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Manila, Philippines
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March 16, 2020

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CURRICULUM VITAE

ALMA MONTECASTRO ADAMS

Nationality : Filipino-British

Address : *** ******* *****

Brookside Hills Subdivision

Cainta, Rizal 1900

Philippines

Telephone: +632-****-****

Cell phone: +63-918-***-****

Email Address: adcbi8@r.postjobfree.com

Revision : October 2019

Page : 1 of 9

ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS

Undergraduate B.S. in Chemical Engineering

University of Santo Tomas

Manila, Philippines

1973-1979

Postgraduate Diploma in Instrumentation and Analytical Science

University of Manchester Institute of Science and Technology (UMIST)

Manchester, United Kingdom

1983-1984

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EMPLOYMENT HISTORY

July 1, 2016 – October 15, 2019 Administration Manager / Incorporator

Toughground Corporation

615B Diversion Road,

Fatima Village, Barangay 77

Tacloban, Leyte 6500, Philippines

1. Management of day-to-day office activities to ensure maximum efficiency and productivity.

2. Management of operations of the entire distribution business in the absence of the General Manager.

3. Recruitment, selection and hiring of staff.

4. Training of office staff on the use of existing and new computer programs being used for the company’s operations.

5. Management and maintenance of existing computer programs being used for the daily operation of the company.

6. Evaluation and management of office staff performance.

7. Design and implementation of company policies and procedures.

8. Preparation and disbursement of payroll, warehousing of post-dated checks and check -writing using Metrobank Business Online Solutions (MBOS) program.

9. Preparation of obligatory monthly government contributions like SSS, Philhealth, and Pag-Ibig using their own website for payment and subsequent disbursement using the eGov program provided by Metrobank.

10. Preparation and emailing of business correspondences.

11. Provision of good and quality customer service when needed.

12. Maintenance of a safe and secure working environment.

May 2010 – July 2015 Board Director / Incorporator

Healthy Valley Commercial Enterprise Inc.

147 Sunrise Drive, Brookside Hills Subd.

Cainta, Rizal 1900, Philippines

1. Training of staff on the use of existing and new computer programmes being used for the company’s operations.

2. Management and maintenance of existing computer programmes being used for the company’s operation.

3. Control of issuance of company cheques.

4. Taking on of duties and responsibilities on committees, task forces and special assignments.

5. Ensuring a commitment to serve our customers with a high quality of products and services.

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July 2015 – June 2016 Online English Tutor

RareJob, Inc.

Quezon City, Philippines

1.Online provision of lessons in English to Japanese people at home on a part-time basis

May 2008 – April 2010 Business Owner / General Manager

AA.Com Internet and Coffee Shop

Philippines

1. Management of employees and of the day-to-day operation of the shop.

2. Devising and implementation of strategies to market available and possible services of the shop.

3. Implementation of a good quality of customer service.

4. Management, inventory and purchase of supplies.

5. Preparation and disbursement of payroll of staff.

February 2005 – April 2008 Administration Manager / Incorporator

Ormon Marketing Corporation

Tacloban City, Leyte

Philippines

1. Co-ordination of office staff activities to ensure maximum efficiency.

2. Evaluation and management of staff performance.

3. Recruitment, selection and training of office staff.

4. Design and implementation of office policies and procedures.

5. Maintenance of a safe and secure working environment.

6. Management and maintenance of existing computer programmes being used for the day- to-day operation of the company.

7. Preparation and disbursement of personnel salary.

8. Receipt, accounting and audit of weekly remittances by Sales Agents.

9. Preparation of daily cash and cheque deposits to the bank.

June 2002 – April 2004 Operations Manager

A2F Ventures Inc.

147 Sunrise Drive, Brookside Hills Subd.

Cainta, Rizal 1900, Philippines

1.Over-all management of the family’s vegetable wholesale trading business including the day-to-day operation, purchase and supply of vegetables, product costing, preparation of product quotation, and management of product delivery and delivery logistics.

2.Implementation of a quality assurance programme to ensure quality service and customer satisfaction, and eventually to obtain an ISO certification.

3.Liaison with the Department of Agriculture to ensure compliance with the government’s standards and regulations.

4.Liaison with growers/farmers to ensure the proper handling of products and the discriminate use of pesticides and other chemicals on vegetables.

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5.Recruitment and training of personnel.

6.Financial control including budget forecasting, disbursement of funds, accounting, and payment of personnel salaries.

7.Strategic marketing to wholesale outlets like supermarkets and fast-food chain restaurants, and retail outlets like hotels and restaurants.

8.Representation to various trade organizations and non-government agencies.

February 2001 – October 2001 Laboratory Consultant

Sentrotek Corporation

208 Pilar St.

Mandaluyong City, Philippines

1.Over-all management of the Chromatography Section including the day-to-day running of the Section, method development, method validation, drawing up and setting up of quality procedures pertaining to the Section’s activities in compliance to ISO 9000 and ISO 17025 (the former ISO/IEC Guide 25).

2.Drawing up of marketing strategies and carrying them out to promote the various services of the Chromatography Section and that of Sentrotek’s other services.

3.Coordination and supervision of the setting up and implementation of the requirements of ISO 17025 specifically on equipment and test methods.

4.Provision of training and seminars relevant to the Section’s activities and to the requirements of ISO 17025 on equipment and test methods.

January 2000 - May 2000 Managing Director/Associate Consultant

DOE Consulting Associates, Inc.

Cristina Condominium

Cor. Legaspi, Herrera and Sotto Sts.

Legaspi Village, Makati City, Phils.

1.Planning, organisation, co-ordination and supervision of the implementation of the company's various programmes and services in accordance with approved work schedule and budget.

2.Update, recommendation and establishment of policies, guidelines and procedures to ensure smooth management and operation of projects.

3.Development of new undertakings and programmes.

4.Drawing up of marketing strategies to promote the company’s various consultancy services and management of their efficient implementation.

5.Conduct of training seminars/courses on ISO 9000 Awareness, ISO 9000 Documentation, ISO 9000 Internal Quality Auditing, Environmental Management System (ISO 14000), Good Laboratory Practices (GLP), ISO 17025 (formerly ISO/IEC Guide 25) Laboratory Accreditation, Laboratory Auditing and Chromatography.

6.Provision of consultancy services in setting up Quality Management System (QMS) based on ISO 9000, Environmental Management System (EMS) based on ISO 14000, and Laboratory Quality Management System based on ISO 17025 (formerly ISO/IEC Guide 25) and Good Laboratory Practices (GLP).

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February 1998 - December 1999 Associate Consultant

DOE Consulting Associates, Inc.

Cristina Condominium

Cor. Legaspi, Herrera and Sotto Sts.

Legaspi Village, Makati City, Phils.

1.Conduct of training seminars/courses on ISO 9000 Awareness, ISO 9000 Documentation, ISO 9000 Internal Quality Auditing, Environmental Management System (ISO 14000), Good Laboratory Practices (GLP), ISO 17025 (formerly ISO/IEC Guide 25), Laboratory Accreditation, Laboratory Auditing and Chromatography.

2.Provision of consultancy services in setting up Quality Management System (QMS) based on ISO 9000, Environmental Management System (EMS) based on ISO 14000, and Laboratory Quality Management System based on ISO 17025 (formerly ISO/IEC Guide 25) and Good Laboratory Practices (GLP).

3.Drawing up of marketing strategies to promote the company’s various consultancy services and management of their efficient implementation.

November 1997 - January 1998 Quality Consultant (Freelance)

1.Conduct of orientation and awareness seminars on ISO 14000 Environmental Management System.

2.Conduct of training courses on Good Laboratory Practices (GLP), ISO 17025 (formerly ISO/IEC Guide 25) Laboratory Accreditation and Chromatography.

March 1997 - October 1997 Laboratory Consultant

Chromatography and Business

Development

Laboratories Division

SGS Philippines, Inc.

Don Tim Bldg.

5468 South Superhighway

Makati City, Phils.

1.Over-all management of the Chromatography Laboratory Section including budget forecasting and expense control.

2.Drawing up of marketing strategies and carrying them out to promote the various services of the Chromatography Laboratory Section.

3.Development of prospective analytical services through research and market study.

4.Establishment of Health and Safety policies in the laboratories, initialisation of their implementation, and management of their proper and effective implementation.

5.Setting up of an Environmental Management System (EMS) for the laboratories.

6.Interview of Chemist and Laboratory Aide/Technician applicants using Targeted Selection System (TSS) Interviewing.

7.Carrying out of the performance appraisal of the Section’s staff.

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September 1995 - February 1997 Laboratory Consultant Pesticide Laboratory Section

Laboratories Division

SGS Philippines, Inc.

Don Tim Bldg.

5468 South Superhighway

Makati City, Phils.

1.Setting up of systems and procedures for the establishment of a Pesticide Laboratory.

2.Initialisation and control of the Pesticide Laboratory’s operations in compliance with ISO 9000, ISO 17025 (formerly ISO/IEC Guide 25) and Good Laboratory Practices requirements.

3.Drawing up of business plans for the entry of the Pesticide Laboratory into the market.

4.Carrying out of marketing strategies to promote the services of the Pesticide Laboratory.

5.Interview of Chemist and Laboratory Aide/Technician applicants using Targeted Selection System (TSS) Interviewing.

6.Carrying out of the performance appraisal of the Section’s staff.

April 1995 - June 1995 Research Analyst

Analytical Chemistry Department

Rhone-Poulenc Agriculture Ltd.

Ongar, Essex, United Kingdom

1.Management and supervision of a team performing analysis of various metabolism studies within the department.

2.Organisation and setting up of different analytical activities within the team.

3.Interpretation of results obtained and preparation of reports.

4.Carrying out of the performance appraisal of team members.

July 1994 - March 1995 Team Leader/Research Analyst

Analytical Chemistry Department

Rhone-Poulenc Agriculture Ltd.

Ongar, Essex, United Kingdom

1.Management and supervision of a team performing pesticide residue analyses to support various environmental studies within the department (e.g. lysimeter studies, field dissipation studies).

2.Organisation and setting up of different analytical activities within the team.

3.Interpretation of results obtained.

4.Preparation of reports of analysis and progress reports.

5.Carrying out of the performance appraisal of team members.

January 1993 - June 1994 Method Development Analyst

Analytical Chemistry Department

Rhone-Poulenc Agriculture Ltd.

Ongar, Essex, United Kingdom

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1.Development of different methods of analysis for pesticide residues according to GLP.

2.Validation of methods of analysis for pesticide residues according to GLP.

3.Preparation of reports for method development/validation.

February 1987 - December 1992 Analytical Chemist

Analytical Chemistry Department

Rhone-Poulenc Agriculture Ltd.

Ongar, Essex, United Kingdom

1.Carrying out of various pesticide residue studies on agrochemical products of Rhone Poulenc for development, registration, and marketing requirements.

2.Training of new members of staff on the rudiments of pesticide residue analysis.

3.Consolidation of data and preparation of reports of analysis.

4.Preparation of Standard Operating Procedures for existing and updated methods and instruments used in the department.

May 1985 - May 1986 Laboratory Head

Pesticide Analytical Satellite Laboratory

Bureau of Plant Industry

Department of Agriculture

Cebu, Philippines

1.Setting up and management of the new pesticide satellite laboratory.

2.Recruitment and supervision of graduate and technical support staff.

3.Laboratory financial control including budget forecasting, accounting and payment of staff salaries.

4.Coordination with the Central Laboratory in drawing up of area programme targets supportive of the Philippines' national pesticide monitoring project.

5.Operation, maintenance and fault diagnosis of laboratory instruments.

September 1979 - May 1985 Analytical Chemist

Pesticide Analytical Central Laboratory

Bureau of Plant Industry

Department of Agriculture

Manila, Philippines

1.Analysis of pesticide formulation products for active ingredient content and for physico-chemical properties.

2.Analysis of pesticide residues in a wide range of sample matrices.

3.Preparation and consolidation of analyses performed.

4.Preparation of literature reviews on pesticides and analytical methods being used in the laboratory.

5.Compilation, screening and modification of analytical methods to suit local requirements.

6.Operation, maintenance, and fault diagnosis of chromatographic equipment.

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ACHIEVEMENTS

1.Recipient of a one-year scholarship grant from the German Government in 1983 to undertake postgraduate study in the U.K. This formed part of the Philippines’ Bureau of Plant Industry’s Philippine-German Crop Protection Programme.

2.Successful establishment and management of a regional Pesticide Analytical Satellite Laboratory under the Philippines’ Bureau of Plant Industry, 1985/1986.

3.Successful establishment of a Pesticide Laboratory for SGS Philippines, Inc. and successful entry of it into the analytical market, 1995/1996.

4.Part of a team in SGS Philippines, Inc. Laboratories responsible for setting up quality systems in the laboratories and for eventually achieving ISO 17025 (formerly ISO/IEC Guide 25) laboratory accreditation for SGS Laboratories in 1996.

5.Headed the SGS Philippines, Inc. Laboratories teams in setting up and implementing an environmental management system (EMS), 1997.

CONSULTANCY/TRAINING PROJECT INVOLVEMENTS

1.ISO 17025 (formerly ISO/IEC Guide 25) Training and Consultancy: Laboratory Services (both government and private sectors) and Pharmaceutical Firm (private sector)

2.ISO 9000 Training and Consultancy: Engineering Consultancy Firm (private sector)

3.ISO 14000 Seminar: Private sector and Non-Government Organization (NGO) on Disaster Management

4.Liaisoning Services for Environmental Compliance

5.Public Seminars: ISO 14000, ISO 17025 (formerly ISO/IEC Guide 25), Waste Management, Disaster Management, Industrial Wastewater Treatment Facility Management

TRAINING IN THE UNITED KINGDOM, 1986-1995

1.Use of different chromatographic instruments like HPLC, Radio-HPLC, GC, GPC, and use of Solid Phase Extraction (SPE) techniques.

2.Use of chromatographic data integration/manipulation systems like Multichrom and Labnet, and use of Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS).

3.Use of different computer software like Excel, Word, Lotus 123, D-Base, Power Point and TeamLinks.

4.Safe use and handling of radio-labelled 14C compounds, and use of COSHH (Control of Substances Hazardous to Health) Assessment.

5.Good Laboratory Practice (GLP).

6.TQM and various management training courses for career advancement and self-development.

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TRAINING IN THE PHILIPPINES, 1995-2008

1.Documentation for ISO 9000

2.Internal Quality Auditing for ISO 9000

3.ISO 17025 (formerly ISO/IEC Guide 25) Laboratory Accreditation

4.Environmental Management System (EMS) Lead Auditor’s Course (ISO 14000)

5.Toxic and Hazardous Waste Management

6.People Management

7.Coaching for Improved Performance

8.Team Leadership

9.Targeted Selection System (TSS) Interviewing

10.Strategic Marketing

11.Basic Statistics

12.MYOB Accounting Software

13.Various In-house Computer Programmes used in distribution business

14.Metrobank Business Online Solutions Program

15.eGov Program

REFERENCES

1.Dr. Jerry R. Outram

Special Projects Manager, Bayer Crop Science

United Kingdom

Email Address: adcbi8@r.postjobfree.com

2.Ms. Jocelyn R. Bedano

Business Development Manager

Sentrotek Corporation

208 Pilar St., Mandaluyong City, Philippines

Contact Nos: +632-***-****; +63-917-***-****

Email Address: adcbi8@r.postjobfree.com

3.Mr. Carlito Realuyo

President & General Manager

Sanofi-Aventis Philippines, Inc.

Makati City, Philippines

Contact Nos: +632-***-****; +63-998-***-****

Email Address: adcbi8@r.postjobfree.com

4. Mr. Daniel Dexter M. Montecastro

General Manager

Toughground Corporation

Eastern Star Compound

Barangay 82, Marasbaras

Tacloban, Leyte, Philippines

Contact Numbers: +63-998-***-**** +63-917-***-****

Email Address: adcbi8@r.postjobfree.com



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