My name is Joao Miguel, Iam a MBA finalist, a MSc in Management and a Mechanical Engineer. My academic education is complemented by a certification in Project Management.
Iam an experienced Business Manager, Sales and Marketing Director and International Business Manager (Europe, Africa and USA).
I have working experience in the Energy, Renewables, Mechanical, construction and concrete block sectors.
I speak fluently Spanish, English and Portuguese and have Good understanding and base of French, and Knowledges of Italian.
Joao Ferreira's Professional Experience
A International presential MBA Program specialized in Energy http://ibs.iscte.pt/en/programmes/the-energy-mba
Energy Regulation Politics in the Energy sector Energy Markets Sustainability Development Energy Industry Global Management in Energy Business Corporate Finance Managerial Accounting Data Analysis Solar CSP, Photovoltaics Wind Gas Oil Biomass Hydro Wave Technology Combined Cycles Coal Carbon markets CDM CSR International Marketing
» Reporting directly to the company CEO, Iam responsible for the Business Development and Management in European Markets and ocasionally to African Markets for the Mechanical, Energy and Industrial sectors;
» Contracts negotiation, closure and Management for multimillion Euros projects size. During 2010 managed to close 3 large Energy projects of overal value superior to 300 million Euros for Combined cicles CCGT, Solar Power Plants and Refineries in Portugal, France and Netherlands;
» Team Management and leadership (up to 8 persons direct and more than 20 indirect)
Acomplishments: Created and Developed Business from 0k (2009), to 1million in 2010 and 4 million in 2011
» Business and Commercial/Accounts team Management, Development and Motivation (8 persons)
» Business and Marketing Plan creation, development and control, and Marketing Mix definition.
» Periodic reports to Stockholders and to the company CEO;
» Project Management of the Corporate Image of Companies like: Vodafone, Cepsa, AXA, etc.
» The main instructions of my role was to reorganize and re-motivate the Commercial and Technical department, Build and implement the company strategy for the medium and long term, to allow the Administration to Sell the company to a Group called FINERTEC. Main mission was concluded in end of December with the conclusion of the new Administration in to the Board of Administration
» Technical and Operational support to the development of a Manufacturers Licensee network in Portugal, Spain and Egypt;
» Expert in concrete block manufacturing, and Segmental Retaining walls Technologies.
» Responsible for the Manufacturing support and correct running of concrete block plants and Segmental Retaining Walls Projects in the territories of my responsibility;
» Execution of the Marketing plan for the International Markets and support the one of each Licensee;
» Technical support to the Project team of each Licensee in NCMA and ASSHTO design codes, and relationship with geosintectics suppliers.
» During this time had the opportunity of install a production unit in Cairo/Egypt and had technical training in Wesser, columbia Machines, concrete Block spliting and concrete Mix.
» Reporting to the General Manager was responsible for creation, implementation and control of the business and their marketing plans, team coordination and development(6 persons), contracts management, proposals management, procurement management, subcontractors management, relathionships management;
» Responsible by strategic, operational marketing and business development for B&B and B&C;
» Project management of soil reinforced construction projects, procurement and Quality Systems Implementation
Acomplishments: Awarded with the ANCHOR WALL ON TRACK AWARD for the great achievments in Sales and Marketing in Portugal and Spain, and a business growth from 200k to 2 million in 3 years.
» Technical Support to all equipment commercialized by the brand in Portugal, related to Pool equipment (Water pumps, Salt Electrolysis, Filters, etc) and all Mechanical and Electrical Equipment.
» Licensee franchising network coordination and overall operational, Marketing and Technical support.
» Licensees Managers relationship Management;
Project and Account Management of big corporative Image Changes.
Production and Manufacturing management of aluminium and metallic structures
Management of corporate Image changes like Vodafone, BP
HSE Consultant for Construction Projects
Joao Ferreira's Education and Qualifications
currently studying - MBA
Columbia University New York / ISCTE Business School Lisbon
The Energy MBA
Masters/PostGrad - Business Management
Instituto Superior Gestão
Master in Management
Certificate - Project Management
Certified by Institute of Commercial Management
Masters/PostGrad - Mechanical Engineering
Universidade Nova de Lisboa
Conclusion of the dissertation in Mechanical Engineering
Masters/PostGrad - Marketing Management
Post Graduation in Marketing Management
Bachelor/Degree - mechanical Engineer
Universidade Nova Lisboa
Joao Ferreira's Additional Information
Member of the Portuguese Engineers Association
Developed a Business from 0 to 4 million as a International Sales Director at the service of ATLANCO RIMEC GROUP in 2 years.
Managed with sucess an Interim change Shareholder process in APAMILUX, as an Commercial and Marketing Director.
ON TRACK AWARD in USA for the great achievments in Sales and Marketing at the service of ANCHOR WALL SYSTEMS.
Was a Business Manager at one of Anchor Wall licensee managing a business from 200k to 2 million Euros in 3 years
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