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Dean Shaw | Elance
 
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Last Sign-in: Jul 9, 2012

Dean Shaw

Writer & Compliance, Risk, Health & Safety Expert
   Australia
  |   Seattle, Washington
  |  6:39 am Local Time

Overview

Do you need interesting and informative articles or content written for your website, blog or publication?

Do you require Search Engine Optimised (SEO) content to help you website appear higher on search engine rankings and get more customers/viewers?

Or perhaps you require help with developing policy and procedure documentation or audit checklists to make sure your business is running in compliance with company rules, legislation, regulations and Health and Safety requirements?

I can help you out with all of these areas. With almost 20...

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Portfolio

An example of an article for a blog
SEO website article
Compliance requirements document for environmental legislation
A matrix to determine the level of environmental risk based off the likelihood and...
A table to evaluate risk and determine possible risk treatments
An example of a risk management framework structure for a business (in this case...
An example of a section of an audit checklist that can be developed for al areas of...

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Tested
Content Writing
Business Writing
Business Writing Skills Test (U.S. Version)
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Business Writing Skills Test (UK Version)
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Holistic Risk Management
Editing
English
Customer Focused
Sound Business Acumen
Microsoft Word
Microsoft Word 2007 Test
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English Grammar
English Proofreading

Service Description

My key specialities include:

Freelance writing that provides entertaining and informative Search Engine Optimised (SEO) content and articles for websites and blogs to help them appear higher on search engine rankings and receive more customers/viewers. I also write general interest articles covering anything from travel and music to history and pop culture for blogs and other web based publications.

Business writing (including proof reading and editing documents) covering compliance, internal audit, risk management, corporate social responsibility, corporate governance, loss/fraud prevention, health and safety and process improvement.

Development and implementation of operational internal audit and compliance programs (including Health and Safety) and checklists; loss prevention strategies and fraud control plans to improve business efficiency, business growth, corporate social responsibility and governance.

Process mapping and process improvement.

With almost 20 years experience working in industries such as Fast Moving Consumer Goods, Telecommunications, Management Consulting and Freelance Writing in Australia, New Zealand, Hungary and the United States I have established a proven track record improving business, supply chain and retail operations and helped businesses to grow. I can provide you quality solutions in a timely and cost effective manner.


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Employment

Freelance Consultant
Consultant
2011 - Present
Freelance consultancy offering compliance, internal audit, risk management, workplace safety and business writing services.
Reece Onsite
Consultant
2010 - 2011
Contract consulting role with Reece Onsite (volume builder/developer division of Reece Australia Ltd.) to conduct risk management and develop policy/procedure documents and compliance programs.
Reece Australia
Compliance Manager
2006 - 2010
An FMCG business with over 400 retail outlets in Australia and New Zealand. Develop and implement risk based internal audit and compliance programs, shrinkage loss/fraud control plan,...
Reece Australia Ltd.
CIP Branch Operations Manager
2003 - 2006
Continuous Improvement Program (CIP): develop and implement risk based internal audit programs, policy/procedure and project management across retail operations. Coach and develop Auditors...
Vodafone Group Plc.
Internal Audit & Business Improvement
1997 - 2003

Education

SAI Global
Diploma of Business (Quality Auditing)
- 2009
Charles Sturt University
Graduate Certificate in Compliance
- 2003
Charles Sturt University
Graduate Certificate in Fraud Investigation
- 2002
Wimmera TAFE
Advanced Certificate of Information Technology
- 1993
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Business Writing
Compliance
Risk Management
Loss Prevention
Article & SEO Writing
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