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Joined: 04 Apr 2019
Posts: 27
Location: Spain
GMAT 1: 720 Q41 V48
WE: Business Development (Other)
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I would like to know which school I could to aspire to get into. I am looking for an MBA in the united states and I would like to work there after so I looking at STEM certified mba's been Rochester my first option. I wouldnt mind taking a non-STEM mba if there are good chances of landing a work (for more time than de 12month OPT).

I would like either to change my career path and work in PE/VC or to work in the same sector I am in but in an higher position and in the USA. I am looking for an MBA start not before August/September 2020 and ROI is a big issue for me since I wont have the money to pay 2 years tuition plus living expenses upfront.

I have not taken the GMAT yet, I have bought the books online and I will have them by next week. This weekend I will make a test to have a starting point but I am generally good at these kind of tests. This is my profile:

Nationality: Spain
Age: 27
Studies: 4-year Bachelor in Industrial Engineering (6.71/10) at University of Seville, Spain. (according to WES it would equal a B in US grading System)
International experience: 1 Year erasmus in Milan, Italy. 2 month summer work in Las Vegas, USA. 6 month internship in Poland. Since November '18 working in Punta Cana, Dom. Republic.
Languages: English I pass with grade B the Certificate of Proficiency in English (C2) of Cambridge in March 2018. Spain Native.
Extracurricular activities: I played basketball until I was 21 at local level.
Work Experience:

Business Development Engineer at Engineering Company (November/2018 – Now), Punta Cana, Dominican Republic.

Commercial manager of the company in the Dominican Republic, reporting to the General Manager of Estel in the Country.
- Elaboration of technical offers for hotels. electrical, mechanical (plumbing and HVAC) and special installations.
- Negotiation with stakeholders: Land owner, investors, hotel operators and construction companies.
- Coordination of resources for the execution of projects: Personnel, purchases, permits, etc.
- Work supervision.
- Periodic visits to Maintenance Managers, Site Managers and Corporate Hotel staff.
- Collection Management.
- Preparation of Technical Documentation.
- Delivery and closing of projects.
- Projects of relevance:

• Hotel A (New Construction, 911 rooms): General lines, air conditioning in common areas, electricity in lobby offices and phase 2 rooms, data facilities, telephones and CCTV. Plumbing in common areas and phase 2. Control Room in all rooms. 90% finished. ~ 15M USD
• Hotel B (New Construction, 327 rooms: General lines, air conditioning and plumbing of rooms.) Areas not yet tendered. ~ 6MUSD
• Hotel C (Renovation, 751 rooms). MV lines and transformers, table synchronization of generator sets, room control and room electricity, extinguishing and fire detection. ~ 2.5M USD

Market Executive Manager at Construction Materials Manufacturer (April/2016 – Now), Spain-Poland

Business Development Manager for Spain and Latin America


• Identification of potential markets and clients.
• Market entry and marketing strategies.
• Participation in expos and fairs in target markets.
• Market research: competitors, distribution channels and price levels.
• Pricing and selling channels strategy.
• Collaboration with clients in design and execution of international projects.
• Visits to clients & projects in Europe, Spain and Latin America.
• Coordination between departments to achieve objectives and complete projects.
• Supervision several local agents in different countries.

• Spanish version of the Webpage and all the printed & digital material (Commercial and technical).
• Successful entry in Spanish, Chilean, Panama and Mexican markets, among others in which the company had no previous presence.
• Rise brand appreciation and acknowledgement in target markets.

Business Development Intern at Construction Materials Manufacturer (October/2015 –April/2016), Bialystok (Poland).

First, I received an extensive technical training about the product and international trade.


• Contact with potential clients.
• Collaborate with senior colleagues in the design of commercial and marketing strategies.
• Participate with senior colleagues in fairs.
• Support in pricing strategy.
• Support in creation of marketing material.

Quality Operations Intern at General Motors (Dec/2012 – May/2013) Figueruelas, Zaragoza.

Internship at Department of Quality, QO section.
Tasks performed:
• GSIP(QA Software of the Plant) use, management and administration.
• Data analysis, error tracking and manufacture of reports.
• Collaborate in a project consisting of the implementation of the pokayokes system in Gsip.
• Being the nexus between warranty department and quality operation department, making sure those defects which reached to clients were checked more thoroughly.
• Inform plant supervisors about recurring errors, and which areas, shifts or operators were more prone to commit them.
• Compliance of audit requirements for QO post on the production line..

Business Development consultant/ Freelance agent (2016-now)

• Created, negotiated and close a deal between a Portuguese tomato paste manufacturer and the biggest hipermarket chain in Russia.
• Worked as an agent in spain for an Indian Manufacturer of tillage tools. We started with no sales, now Spain market provides 25% of the total sales in Europe.
• Several machinery imports for spanish agricultural companies.
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