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Liana Ellis
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Liana Ellis

Project Manager | CPG | Healthcare | Sales | Business Process & Supply Chain Mgmt.

Toronto, Canada Area

  • Focus: Contributions are valued by peers
  • Accountability: Thoroughly contributes in all areas
  • Sense of Urgency: Consistently responds in a timely fashion
  • Team: Frequently supports and responds to peers
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Level: LEVEL 02

12 month points: 26 ptsView details

Lifetime points: 280 pts

skills
Marketing 30
Manufacturing 26
Strategy 14
Management 13
Sales 13
Customer Service 9
Advertising 9
Leadership 7
Product Development 4
Product Management 3
Purchasing 2
Supply Chain Management 1
Operations Management
Project Management
Marketing Strategy
Strategic Planning
Cross-functional Team Leadership
Process Improvement
Negotiation
Team Building
Procurement & Supply Management
Sales & Marketing
New Business Development
Account Management
Sales Management
Team Leadership
Vendor Management
Business Development
Forecasting
Business Strategy
Business Process Improvement
Change Management
Business Operations
PROFILE

Summary

Innovative and progressive Project Manager and Business Consultant providing value and business improvement processes within the healthcare, consumer packaged goods and alcoholic beverage industries.

Passionate and driven to achieve results for any CPG and/or healthcare companies. Strengths include strategic business development strategies incorporating Project Management methodologies for new product introductions, package development initiatives, business development and business analysis.

Project Management: Was accredited with introducing multiple new product introductions for the alcoholic beverage industries, ex. Polar Ice Vodka, CC, CC Classic, Wiser's Deluxe and many others. Extensive experience leading cross-functional teams on new product introductions and packaging initiatives concept to production. Expertise in all package development processes including design, procurement, production and quality assurance.

Supply Chain Management: Executed the strategic sourcing/supply chain plans for global companies to deliver savings and improve revenue.

Operational Management and Continuous Improvement: Ensuring operational efficiencies are obtained from the outset of the project in order to ensure customer value throughout the process.

Strong analytical thinker with ability to manage and overcome obstacles to achieve end results.

Professional designations include Certified Associate Project Manager (CAPM) and Certified Purchasing Practitioner (CPP). Looking for new opportunities.

Technological skills: Microsoft Office Suite (Projects, Word, Excel, Outlook, Powerpoint, Visio)

Contact info: lianaellis100@gmail.com
416-660-8523

Experience

Project Manager, Supply Chain | CPG | Operations

Ellis Management & Consulting Services

January 2015 - Present

Provide strategic business development ideas, project management and supply chain expertise to in order to:

- Develop and expand brand development strategies, marketing and channel strategies and value proposition that distinguishes their competitive advantage within their respective industries.

- Create and improve online presence and e-commerce opportunities through website development & online marketing initiatives. Are they maximizing interactions to drive business?

- Provide marketing and project management expertise for new product introductions, package development initiatives and line extensions for domestic and international markets.

ACTIVITY
  • Mar 2018 - Dec 2019

    Facilitated a KnowledgeStream™: "Exploring the Future of Orthotic Design and Testing"

    Orthopedic
    Orthotics & Prosthetics
    Orthotics
    Insole Design
    Podiatry
    Footwear
    Orthotic design and manufacture
  • 19 Feb 2018

    Answered a question on OpenForum: "Immune System"

  • 19 Feb 2018

    Answered a question on OpenForum: "What does "natural products" mean to you?"

  • 19 Feb 2018

    Answered a question on OpenForum: "Obesity Prevention"

  • 24 Jan 2018

    Answered a question on OpenForum: "Small Business Competiveness"

  • Mar 2017 - Jun 2017

    Participated in a KnowledgeStream™: "The Tech Innovations Changing Consumer Product Packaging"

    Packaging
    Smart Packaging
    Microelectronic Packaging
  • May 2017

    Participated in a Sprint: "Breakthrough Tech in Personal Care"

    Personal Care
    CPG Industry
    Personal Care Product
    Consumer Products
    FMCG
  • Apr 2017 - Dec 2019

    Facilitated a KnowledgeStream™: "Latest Trends, Innovations, and Best Practices in Foot Health & Wellness"

    Podiatry
    chiropractic care
    Foot