Guillaume Firmin - Graduate from both engineering and business school seeking for a project management position in an international company

Innovation management consultant at Act One



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General Management



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Having completed a Master in Engineering and a Master of Science in International Business, I am looking for a first position in an international company in which I could combine my technical background with my passion for management and strategy.

Guillaume Firmin's Professional Experience

2011 - 2011

Act One - Innovation management consultant

Act One is a French consulting and training firm specialized in Innovation Management.

My mission was to help companies in their innovation processes, in order to do that, I:
▪ Met customers to define their needs and find good problematics
▪ Prepared the meeting: choice of creativity exercices, writing the slides, adapting participants' booklets, etc.
▪ Lead creativity groups: brainstorming, empathic games, etc.
▪ Drew up synthesis and strategic action plans

Other internal missions:
▪ Administrative follow-up: tax declaration, payments, etc.
▪ Design of card games using Act One's methodology

Main missions:
Total (Exploration Production, Supply Marketing, Chimie), Direct Énergie, Gemalto, Danone, Usine Nouvelle, Cegedim

Key Skills
2010 - 2010

Dutheil Construction - Project manager / design engineer

Dutheil Construction is a French construction company.
My mission as a design engineer was to assess the costs of the construction projects in order to prepare a price for a tender.

• Reviewed the technical specification of the projects
• Negotiated with sub-contractors for several important public and private projects
• Prepared on site methodology : cranes implantations, construction steps, etc

Key Skills
construction design engineer negociation Project Management technical review
2009 - 2009

Dutheil Construction - Construction engineer

• Assisted engineers in the construction of a resort in Saint Tropez, in charge of the control of conformity between the work done and architect plans.
• Managing the teams and the sub contractors and prepared the monthly reports to client and senior management

Key Skills
Architect construction engineers Reports Senior Management
2008 - 2008

Eiffage Travaux Publics - On site internship

Worked on the field for road systems and network construction in Cagnes-sur-Mer and Sophia Antipolis (French Riviera).

Key Skills
2007 - 2007

Renault - Assistant engineer

▪ Conducted a survey about the dyno benches used for air pollutant gas measurements in every site of the Renault-Nissan group

Key Skills
2006 - 2006

Renault - assistant engineer

▪ Developed a database to evaluate Renault Nissan group's dyno benches, in order to make them fit to the Euro5 regulation requirements.

Key Skills
2003 - 2003

Kombikart France - Seasonal employment

Seasonal employment in Kombikart France.
Created and designed a go karting spare parts catalogue release in the national specialized press (30.000 copies.)

Guillaume Firmin's Education and Qualifications


Masters/PostGrad - Master of Science (MSc), International Business

Skema Business School

Master's degree obtained with Honours (GPA: 16.37 on 20)

Master thesis: "New business models related to the 4th generation of mobile networks (4G - LTE)" under the supervision of Mr Jean Claude Tagger (former CEO of NEC Computer)

Business and Management projects

❏ Strategy consulting for the development of a startup
❏ Proposal of a procurement process for catering service of the school
❏ Organization of a dialogue between multinational companies and universities « Dialogue Grande
Entreprise et Etudiants Grandes Ecoles » with Michel Pébereau (former CEO of BNP Paribas)


Masters/PostGrad - Civil engineering

Ecole Polytechnique d'Orléans

Scientific projects

❏ Conception of low energy buildings
❏ Modelling of road and highways in respect with the French regulations
❏ Diagnosis of the damages on the Château de Chambord’s limestones with the CNRS (Centre National de Recherche Scientifique)
❏ Proposal of a “green” city planning taking into account pedestrian, cycles, and tramway in
partnership with the city of Orléans

Course Reference : AL013 - Civil Engineering

Guillaume Firmin's Additional Information


• Pilote en karting pendant 5 ans (100 cm3 et 125 cm3 Rotax)
• Musique irlandaise : pratique du Tin Whistle depuis 10 ans
• Art moderne et contemporain

• Ouvrages sur l'organisation et le management : Ken Blanchard, David Allen, Edward de Bono, etc.


Président de l'association 4LGT lors du 4L Trophy 2009