Job in ChinaRene Okech

Driven consultant and researcher with extensive experience in consulting with international firms and government departments.

Age27 years oldPost TypeBusiness Analysis / ConsultancyLiving CityLiving in Overseas

Language: English Mandarin Others

Summary

  • Driven consultant and researcher: extensive experience in consulting with international firms and government departments. Professional experience in advising on policy and implementing projects in the fields of arbitration, trade and investment.

Experience

  • Project Director

    Beijing LexPR Consulting
    (9 months)

    Drafted project proposals, business plans and project itineraries. Conducted preliminary desk research and wrote reports on the state of Chinese investment and arbitration institutions in Africa. Developed marketing strategies through social media platforms. Coordinated collaborative relationships between Chinese companies and institutions that intended on expanding their operations to Africa; and African government departments, chambers of commerce and enterprises. Translated contracts from Mandarin to English. Translated mobile user interface for mobile application utilised during the 14th CIETAC CUP International Commercial Arbitration Moot.

  • Project Manager

    Shenzhen Shuzhan Environmental Planning
    (5 months)

    Conducted desk research and drafted innovative proposals about potential collaboration opportunities between companies outside and in mainland China. Advanced current projects through being the main communication link between Chinese clients and company partners outside mainland China. Conducted analytical case studies on different projects and created top-level designs. Followed up on project timelines, budget, and payments. Translated contracts and case studies from Mandarin to English and English to Mandarin.

  • Intern

    MetaThink Strategic Branding & Consultancy
    (2 months)

    Wrote marketing, branding and communication proposals for clients. Optimized brand touchpoints and optimized/created English branding material. Participated in desk research and project brainstorming. Organised meeting notes. Translated case studies and project proposals.

  • Freelance Writer and Editor

    "China's Foreign Trade" magazine
    (4 months)

    Edited English articles and wrote articles about Chinese culture for the lifestyle section of the magazine.

  • Summer Intern

    United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO)
    (2 months)

    Conducted analytical research on a policy guideline to engage women and youth in agribusiness. Participated in the “Learning Initiative for Entrepreneurs” youth empowerment program. Participated in work planning and fieldwork review meetings for staple crop processing zones and the UNIDO Regional Centre for Small Hydro Power in Africa. Planned entrepreneurship workshops and a career fair.

Skills

  • Project Management
  • Leadership
  • Relationship Building
  • Research and Analysis

Education

  • King's College London

    Master's Degree, China & Globalisation
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    Distinction. Studies covered: China’s economic development and international investment policies; China’s governance structure and institutions; China’s international relations; and globalisation studies.

  • Peking University

    Bachelor's Degree, Chinese Language & Literature
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    Studies covered: ancient, modern and contemporary Chinese literature; and Chinese linguistics.