independent consultant resume example with 15+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
  • Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK
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Executive Summary
Highly motivated Sales Associate with extensive customer service and sales experience. Outgoing sales professional with track record of driving increased sales, improving buying experience and elevating company profile with target market.
Core Qualifications
  • Project Management Institute (PMI) certified Project Management Professional (PMP) with comprehensive knowledge of the entire project life cycle. Advanced MS Project skills.
  • Respected builder and leader of client-focused teams with expertise in the healthcare and market research industries.
  • Bachelor of Arts in International Relations from Stanford University. Completed MBA-level project management coursework at San Diego State University. Skills Computer skills: Advanced MS Project; advanced MS Office (Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, and Word); advanced MS Visio; advanced MS SharePoint; and intermediate MS Access.
Professional Experience
Independent Consultant, 03/2013 - Current
Fellowship Technologies Mclean, VA,
  • Managed research projects for clients in academia and the healthcare industry from inception to final deliverables.
  • Provided healthcare industry client with qualitative and quantitative market intelligence to inform market expansion decisions. Presented findings to internal stakeholders, including members of the executive team.
  • Developed detailed coursework material for University of California, San Diego, Department of Communication.
Verifications Manager, 03/2010 - 01/2013
Department Of Agriculture Ferron, UT,
  • Spearheaded a variety of projects across departments, managing multiple projects simultaneously while meeting budgetary constraints and deadlines.
  • Worked with internal and external stakeholders, including clients and offshore teams, to initiate and execute projects, specializing in new client implementations.
  • Created detailed project scopes and timelines using Microsoft Project. Drafted workflow processes and monitored project completion by establishing metrics and quality control standards.
  • Led the verification team at an NCQA and URAC certified Credentials Verification Organization (CVO), supervising a team of 10 full-time employees and coordinating work with multiple offshore teams.
  • Managed the hiring process for all positions in my department and implemented training regimens for employees and clients including web-based seminars, multimedia presentations, and manuals.
Research Associate, 05/2007 - 07/2009
Csd Autism Services Honolulu, HI,
  • Directed syndicated market research projects in several Latin American countries for a major global market intelligence firm, overseeing a network of approximately one dozen in-country analysts.
  • Enabled strategic planning for numerous multinational companies by supplying detailed data on fast-moving consumer goods and service industries.
  • Planned all details of the project, including confirming scope, budget, and deadlines.
  • Monitored project work through constant communication with analysts and reviewing interim deliverables. Conducted training throughout the projects and supplemented research with additional information.
  • Produced detailed final deliverables including qualitative reports, current market data, key new product developments, and five-year forecasts based on industry and macroeconomic trends.
Operations Manager, 04/2005 - 09/2006
Pacific Theatres City, STATE,
  • Oversaw human resources and operations at one of the nation's top-grossing movie theatres ($21 million in revenue, 1.6 million in attendance FY2006).
  • Managed $1.2 million annual payroll and training budget and 120+ employees, focusing on training and development. Organized all employee reviews, disciplinary actions, wage modifications, and promotions.
  • Created the detailed weekly employee schedule across all departments and collaborated on the creation of the weekly performance schedule.
  • Successfully implemented company-wide marketing programs to increase revenue. Partnered with studios in cross-promotion campaigns for premieres, screenings, and special events to bolster business' attendance and visibility.
Market Analyst (Intern), 03/2004 - 10/2004
The Concord Group City, STATE,
  • Worked in a project-based environment at a real estate consultancy to produce thorough client recommendations. Advised leading developers on market feasibility of large, multi-million dollar real estate developments.
  • Created studies responding to explicit customer inquiries by utilizing primary and secondary research sources.
  • Participated in the completion of detailed final deliverables to clients, including written reports, data sets, PowerPoint presentations, and on-site meetings.
Bachelor of Arts: International Relations, English, Expected in
Stanford University - Stanford, CA
Status - Stanford University - Stanford, CA 9/2000 - 6/2004 Earned Bachelor of Arts, International Relations with a minor in English.
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Oxford University - Berlin,
Status - Studied abroad at Oxford University, United Kingdom and in Berlin, Germany.
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Stanford - ,
Status - Served as Business Manager for the Stanford Journal of International Relations.
Project Management Professional PMP,
Proficient in Spanish; basic comprehension of German
Managed the hiring process for all positions in my department and implemented training regimens for employees and clients including web-based seminars, multimedia presentations, and manuals
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School Attended

  • Stanford University
  • Oxford University
  • Stanford

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  • Independent Consultant
  • Verifications Manager
  • Research Associate
  • Operations Manager
  • Market Analyst (Intern)


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