Highly versatile and experienced business manager with particular background in:
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- defining business strategies,
- writing presentations, plans and proposals,
- developing and nurturing business relationships,
- advising on employment and human capital issues,
- data analysis and summarizing,
- travel and event planning
My career spans over 12 years as middle and senior management in high-profile global industries and companies, including retail, healthcare, aviation, travel and logistics. Check out my LinkedIn profile:...
Feb 2, 2015|Article Writing|$100|Working
Oct 7, 2013|Customer Service|$2,408|Completed
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Sep 2, 2013|Research|$99|Completed
Researched, analysed and wrote comprehensive business plan outlining case for investment
With a highly international and varied background, covering working in Europe, Asia, Australia and North America, in Retail, Travel, Aviation, Healthcare and Media, Ian has developed what he considers the single most important skill in business - ADAPTABILITY.
Combined with a first-rate approach to PROBLEM-SOLVING and ANALYSIS, Ian is well-placed to address those tough business questions you may be facing, and come up with innovative solutions. He will work with you to completely understand the nature of your task and your needs before working out the best way to tackle your job.
You should expect timeliness, professionalism, high quality results and a friendliness which is so often missing in the business world.
Contact Ian for any daunting business issue from drafting proposals, to sounding him out about a tricky HR issue to research and analysis on competitors.
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Senior HR Manager
2012 - Present
Senior HR Manager for a team of 40 in the regional office, managing generalist HR issues for expatriates and locals. I also support in delivering consistently top level global and regional HR...
Cathay Pacific Airways
Flight Crew Personnel Manager - Strategy
2008 - 2012
I developed long-term strategies on the employment relationship between Cathay Pacific and its 2,600+ cockpit crew spread across 8 jurisdictions with three different unions. Managed industrial and...
2007 - 2008
I led the HR function of a project dedicated to provide the ground transport logistics for NBC as they prepared for, and then delivered the coverage for the Beijing Olympic Games to the US market....
United Family Hospitals
Staffing and C&B Officer
2006 - 2007
I was responsible for the creation, administration and updating of all HR policies, creating and managing a system-wide database of all expatriate staff compensation as well as developing the...
Business English and Communication Skills Trainer
2005 - 2006
Designed and delivered Business English training courses to major clients including Nokia, the Beijing Police Force and the University of Science and Technology.
Sales Team Leader
2001 - 2004
Branch manager responsible for retail team of 6. Won awards for sales and invited to speak at national conferences on sales performance.
Beijing Language and Culture University
Chinese Language Certificate