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Selak Damir

Selak Damir

Data Scientist / Business Analyst / Consultant
Vienna

Summary

To seek and maintain full-time position that offers professional challenges utilizing interpersonal skills, excellent time management and problem-solving skills.



Overview

24
24
years of professional experience

Work History

Freelance Consultant / Data Scientist

Quality Systems & Data Management Agency GmbH
Vienna
2010.03 - Current
  • Enhanced client satisfaction by delivering customized consulting solutions tailored to their unique business needs.
  • Evaluated emerging technology trends proactively while advising suitable adoption approaches where necessary, allowing customers stay ahead of the competitive curve consistently.
  • Supporting clients doing business/data analysis and evaluating processes to anticipate needs and uncover areas for improvement.
  • Analyzed data sets to identify trends and opportunities for process improvements within client organizations (f.e. Alignment of business requirements, creation of FS, performing of UAT).
  • Implementation of quality systems (EN ISO 9001-2008 etc.)

Project & Quality Assurance Officer

JAGO GmbH
2018.01 - 2020.01
    • Conducted evaluations to identify weak areas and identify problematic issues while promoting corrective methods.
    • Developed training programs for employees to enhance their understanding of quality assurance principles and practices.
    • Designed custom reports for management highlighting key performance indicators related to quality control activities.

Project Manager

SPARK – ATA Netherlands
2008.04 - 2010.03
  • Identified plans and resources required to meet project goals and objectives.
  • Created accurate budgets based on resource requirements, allowing for optimal allocation of funds across all aspects of the projects.
  • Planned, designed, and scheduled phases for large projects.
  • Provided detailed technical and operational direction in project challenges, consistently meeting deliverables according to deadlines.

Sales Program Manager

Mercator GmbH
2007.04 - 2008.04
  • Monitoring of supply chain management for fast moving consuming goods.
  • Maintained relationships with customers and found new ones by identifying needs and offering appropriate services.
  • Boosted marketing, reviewed pricing strategies and expanded distribution channels to increase sales revenue.
  • Compiled and analyzed data to determine approaches to improve sales and performance.
  • Preparation and distribution of monthly/quarterly/annually management report.

Key Account Manager

Sarajevska Pivara GmbH
2006.04 - 2007.04
  • Supervision of the national sales network
  • Analyzed sales and customer data to identify trends and opportunities for increased profitability. Created sales forecasts to target daily, monthly and yearly objectives.
  • Presented accurate sales forecasts based on detailed analysis of market trends, ensuring optimal resource allocation for maximum results.
  • Negotiated and maintained cost-effective contract pricing structures with vendors to produce positive return on investment.
  • Expanded key account base by identifying and cultivating new business opportunities.

Planning Officer

UNDP - Economic And Social Fund For Development
2005.03 - 2006.04
    • Assisted in securing grant funding for critical infrastructure projects, enhancing community resources and facilities.
    • Collaborated with stakeholders to address community concerns and incorporate feedback into planning initiatives.
    • Developed comprehensive planning strategies for long-term urban development, resulting in sustainable growth patterns.
    • Improved efficiency of the planning process by streamlining workflows and communication channels.
    • Implemented innovative technology solutions to enhance data collection and analysis capabilities within the planning department.

Economic Advisor

Office of the High Representative of Bosnia and Herzegovina
2002.01 - 2005.03
  • Provided expert guidance on building new market economy based on the rule of law by performing market, economic and sector research and analysis to support developing strategy.
  • Presented findings to key stakeholders, including government officials and private sector partners, fostering productive collaborations and mutually beneficial partnerships.
  • Advised policymakers on potential economic impacts of proposed legislation, ensuring informed decisions were made in the best interest of constituents.
  • Assisted in policy-making decisions by providing well-researched recommendations based on economic trends and projections.

Project Officer

REC – Regional Environmental Center for CEE (Deutsche Gesellschaft für technische Zusammenarbeit)
2000.02 - 2002.01
  • Collaborated closely with clients to clarify project requirements, goals, budgets, timelines, ensuring alignment with organizational objectives.
  • Analyzed project data to identify trends and areas for improvement.
  • Monitored deadlines and milestones to keep team on track with project schedule.
  • Kept stakeholders informed of progress through regular status updates clearly communicating any changes to project scope, timeline or budget.

Education

Certified Data Scientist -

WBS Coding School
Berlin, Germany
12.2023

Certified Project Management Professional -

WQR Quality Registrar, LLC.
Vienna, Austria
01.2021

Master of Economics -

University of Sarajevo - Faculty of Economics
Sarajevo, Bosnia & Herzegowina

ISO 9001: Certified Quality Manager & External Lead Auditor -

BSI - British Standardization Institute
Amsterdam, Netherlands

Project Cycle Management Training, PCM LFA -

SPARK
Amsterdam, Netherlands

Skills

    • Analytical Thinking
    • Project Management
    • Statistical Analysis
    • Business Analysis
    • MySQL
    • Python Programming
      • Machine Learning
      • Data Visualization (Power BI, Tableau, Seaborn, Matplotlib)
      • Model Development (AB testing, quantitative statistics)
      • Data Mining
      • Business Forecasting
      • Quality Management Systems

Personal Skills And Competences

- Honesty, performance and punctuality, attendance and timekeeping, ambition, ability to work under stress and time pressure, reliability, flexibility, willingness to go abroad.

- Intercultural sensitive and competent, I find it easy to communicate with people I have never met before.

- When dealing with a complex problem or issue, it is easy for me to break it down into a logic structure and to identify the main aspects.

- Living and working with people in multicultural and diverse environments, in positions where communication is important and situations in which teamwork is essential.


Timeline

Project & Quality Assurance Officer

JAGO GmbH
2018.01 - 2020.01

Freelance Consultant / Data Scientist

Quality Systems & Data Management Agency GmbH
2010.03 - Current

Project Manager

SPARK – ATA Netherlands
2008.04 - 2010.03

Sales Program Manager

Mercator GmbH
2007.04 - 2008.04

Key Account Manager

Sarajevska Pivara GmbH
2006.04 - 2007.04

Planning Officer

UNDP - Economic And Social Fund For Development
2005.03 - 2006.04

Economic Advisor

Office of the High Representative of Bosnia and Herzegovina
2002.01 - 2005.03

Project Officer

REC – Regional Environmental Center for CEE (Deutsche Gesellschaft für technische Zusammenarbeit)
2000.02 - 2002.01

Certified Data Scientist -

WBS Coding School

Certified Project Management Professional -

WQR Quality Registrar, LLC.

Master of Economics -

University of Sarajevo - Faculty of Economics

ISO 9001: Certified Quality Manager & External Lead Auditor -

BSI - British Standardization Institute

Project Cycle Management Training, PCM LFA -

SPARK
Selak DamirData Scientist / Business Analyst / Consultant