Aida Yohannes

  • Project Manager | Director | Business Analyst
  • Beltsville, Maryland 20705
  • Nov 26, 2017
Full time Financial Services Marketing

Personal Summary

Versatile, performance-driven, and goal-oriented professional with broad-based experience in business analysis and development, as well as project management. Armed with proven record of success in overseeing and accomplishing multiple projects to support organizational objectives. Equipped with excellent problem-solving, communication, and interpersonal skills; able to establish and maintain positive rapport with individuals of diverse backgrounds and cultures.

Work Experience

Project Manager
Match Marketing Group
  • Cultivate relationships with strategic partners, including Procter & Gamble, L’Oréal & Coty, Target, Walmart, and CVS

  • Serve as the key contact for all internal communication among sales, account management, clients, and the Field Operations Team

  • Interact with clients on all aspects of the program from project development, cost, and profit management

  • Facilitate operational field execution reviews, regular project checks on programs, and client reporting management, as well as timely follow-up on any issues

  • Work closely with the finance department and sales team to issue work orders, establish cost estimates, execute profitable programs and review client invoices

  • Visit clients’ headquarters for sales to coordinate program and consultative recap reporting

  • Ensure the development and compliance of project expectations, timelines and deliverables

  • Hold accountability in developing, overseeing, and reconciling budgets, as well as offering help in forecasting client revenue

  • Coordinate ongoing follow-ups with existing clients to build and expand business

Career Highlights:

  • Earned selection from more than 18 managers to execute six separate high-profile projects which included inaugural consultative work and client executive-level reviews

  • Increased clients’ revenue by 15% through seamless implementation of innovative solutions and progressive ideas

Project Manager | International Business Analyst – Extension Office
ASF
  • Set strategic direction in the development of professional training methods

  • Generated and submitted weekly and monthly reports to vice president of sales and chief executive officer (CEO)

  • Efficiently identified short- and long-term project goals by Identifying client expectations

  • Assumed responsibility in documenting and publishing operational processes, connectivity models, local regulations, and projects status updates

  • Conducted research on laws, regulations, culture, and business environment of proposed business destinations, including Angola, Indonesia, Malaysia, Rwanda, United Arab Emirates, and United States of America

  • Managed and maintained relationships with international suppliers and vendors to ensure a mutually beneficial business to business partnership

  • Collected general proposal content to support business development and proposal efforts

  • Maintained active involvement in forecasting, planning, and budgeting

  • Interfaced with regional staff and offered recommendations to management on process and customer experience optimization

Career Highlights:

  • Succeeded in administering and controlling budget worth over $15M

  • Earned fast-track promotion from CEO’s assistant, research assistant, project manager, to international business analyst for demonstrating exceptional performance

Education

Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, Major in International Business
Marymount University, School of Business