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Travel advice Eastern Europe

The importance of paying off your loans

September 11, 2019

He who thinks

September 4, 2019

The southeasternmost point of the mainland EU

July 11, 2019

Adventure calls

March 27, 2019

Morning coffee

March 27, 2019

Life is short

December 5, 2018

It's a beautiful day to be alive

November 13, 2018

In your life, what do you do just for yourself?

August 27, 2018

On the move

August 18, 2018

Don't settle down if you don't want to

August 10, 2018

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Travel advice Eastern Europe

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Executive | Umicore | Sofia, Bulgaria | 2019 – current

• Under contract with EXL I support the company's financial department.
• Involved in optimizing company processes, through a Lean/Six Sigma case study.
• Resolving invoice and payment discrepancies. 
• Sorting and matching invoices, then ensuring vendors are paid on time.
• Charging expenses to accounts and cost centers by analyzing invoices and SAP entries.
• Maintaining accounting ledgers by verifying and posting account transactions.

In-House CRA (Site Manager) | IQVIA | Sofia, Bulgaria | 2016 – 2019

• Identified and contacted investigators for clinical studies. Executed 62 contracts and over 10 contract amendments.
• Submitted 8 studies for review of Ethics Committees. Trained investigators on the protocols and guided the studies fully.
• Guided colleagues on work such as contracting, negotiating, site/investigator payments and working with Electronic Data Capture.
• Assigned as mentor for 3 new colleagues in the team, being the go-to-person for any question or concern.

Information Technology Specialist supporting pharmaceutical clients | MSD | Sofia, Bulgaria | 2014 – 2016

• Under contract with C3i Solutions I supported representatives of clients in the pharmaceutical industry, solving software, hardware and financial system inquiries.
• Reported major on-site production outages in full detail and escalated these through the right channels.
• Assisted users facing account and expense report issues in SAP.

Webmaster | PANGEA Travel | Arnhem, the Netherlands | 2013 – 2014

• Did interviews with an Erasmus University professor in eMarketing, and with field experts in the Amsterdam Google office.
• Performed a usability test of the website with 40 customers. Implemented findings significantly improved website usability.
• Accomplished 40% higher positions in search engine results. Acquired 10 new collaborations for internet marketing.
• Ran targeted pay-per-click campaigns and narrowed down the results through Google Analytics to eventually report to management.
• Made banners and newsletters, maintained social media. Expanded business with a website I designed for luxury tours in Africa.

Supervisor | Hotel Van der Valk | Tiel, the Netherlands | 2008 – 2014