Jacques-Alexandre Dufour

Project Manager – 5 years working experience in China, Sweden & France in Project management, Quality Auditing, Business Development


Project Manager – 5 years working experience in China, Sweden & France in Quality Auditing, Project management, Business Development - PRINCE2 Foundation certified - International full mobility

Working experiences
France: 1.5 year, China: 1.5 year, Sweden: 2 years

Education: Major de promotion 2011 intake / Valedictorian 2011 intake
- MSc. in Project, Programme Management & Business Development, SKEMA Business School
- Master in Management, SKEMA Business School
- Master 1 Doing Business in China, GEM Suzhou
- Shanghai JiaoTong University, 上海交通大学

MSc. Professional Thesis:
Subject: Supplier Quality Auditing: Key Success Factors in the planning phase
{Application: Industrial Sourcing projects, focus on Best Cost Countries}
Assessment Written 20/20, Oral Defence 20/20

- PRINCE 2 Foundation
- CAPM (ongoing)

- Customer relationship & win-win collaboration, Vendeurs d'élite, mars 2012
- Purchasing Training at ExperBuy (Achats Service Group) – décembre 2010

French - Mother tongue
Anglais - Fluent TOEIC 825/TOEFL 553
Chinois - Intermediate 150hrs intensive training Level 2 at Shanghai JiaoTong Univ
Espagnol - Good working level
Swedish - Basic Notions

Travelling: Mainland China, HK, Russia, Iceland, Sweden, Norway, Denmark, Finland, Canada, UAE, England, Spain, Poland, Italy, Switzerland, Belgium

ICDL / PCIE (International Computer Driving Licence)
MS Office, MS Project, Capture NX2, Lotus Notes, Sciforma PSNext

{1999-2006}: Computers hardware technical training in Saumur Youth center + humanitarian project in Madagascar

Expériences professionnelles

Cms project manager


De Septembre 2012 à Aujourd'hui

Partner Business - Retail Division | Cable Management System (CMS) | PMO

• Driving 4 industrial projects in a matrix organization from Market Offer & Quality requirements, design & technical development phase, industrialization (process robustness & cost control), stock production & logistic harmonization before launching in targeted countries (DIY stores, distributors, special projects) ⇒ top-down & bottom up communication is crucial towards all stakeholders;
• Developing & controlling projects WBS, CAPEX/OPEX investment plans, and scheduling the project, together with the Business Unit, Global SC, Finance, Retail SC, and Retail Marketing stakeholders;
• Consolidating Business Case & project costs to the Financial Controller for profitability evaluation;
• Monitoring project execution, Risks mitigation & resource availability within agreed quality, cost and time Reporting & escalation with Steering Committee

CMS Markets: EMEAS (eg. Scandinavia, France, Spain, Russia, Colombia, Brazil, Gulf, Balkans) + ASIA PAC (eg. Australia, HK, China, Singapour, India); + Specified Project Sales (Global)

Business developer


De Septembre 2011 à Août 2012

Industry: B2B Purchasing & Procurement outsourcing (BPO), Operational Consulting, Sourcing in BCC, HR solutions, Mass purchasing, e-procurement

ExperBuy, Achats Service Group, is a B2B service provider specialized in purchasing & procurement, settled in France, Romania, Germany and China

• Sales: Prospecting Project initiation, Collecting Requirement specification for Internal feasibility study, Risk and Revenue assessment, defining cost model, project methodology, building Service Proposal with Project Scheduling, Scope, Resource, and Communication management planning, T&C, Negotiation and Decision.
• Contract administration: Project progress follow-up, Reporting to clients, Change & Claim management
• Strategy: Sales & Marketing analysis, involved in Requirement definition for company CRM design phase, creating new tools for feasibility study and decision making process, improvement of teleprospecting tools
• Virtual team: involved in regular progress meeting with functional teams in China, Germany, Romania

Professional thesis for MSc Graduation (2012):
Project management best practices applied to the implementation of Procurement outsourcing projects

Project leader


De Décembre 2010 à Août 2011

Project: Setting up launch of a new business activity in Shanghai office: Purchasing & Procurement outsourcing (BPO) services for foreign and chinese companies based in Greater China

• Project Management (PM): Deploying the PM Plan in line with ExperBuy development objectives & related Business Plan, developing Unique Value Proposition & service benefits, Prospecting, Building Service Proposal, T&C for contracts, Cost model, Monitoring achievement, time & costs.
• HR: Recruiting a 4 people team. Interviews, integration, team building and training program in France
• Marketing: Developing a media plan tailored for Chinese market, drafting new media vectors with advertising consultant, for approval by ExperBuy management team
• IT: conducting market study & bids for acquisition & implementation of the company NAS and Server
• Legal & Admin: Coordinating with Business Consultant the legal migration process from Rep. Office to Trading WOFE (Wholly Owned Foreign Enterprise), Business & Import-Export Licenses, Taxation issues, Official certificate, Invoicing formalization and alignment with local regulations, Corporate Bank Account

Duty: Assigned In-house Consultant for an optimization mission at customer's Purchasing department (5-star hotel in Shanghai)
Results: BPO activity is operational & contracted with 4 major industrial customers

Internal quality auditor


De Mai 2010 à Décembre 2010

Industry: Construction engineering and Distribution, B2B & B2C

• Monitoring HSE compliance on workplace (6S Quality Standard, as extension of the Japanese 5S methodology): Quality control of 250 worksites monthly in Shanghai
• Auditing: Building Regular Internal Audit reports for senior management
• Management: Audit team coordination (3 people), Installation team (21 people) follow-up
• IT & Accounting: improving expenses follow-up of the Audit Dept & data entry process on company CRM
• Communication: Developing signposting and marketing on sites
• SAINT-GOBAIN HABITAT Sustainable Solutions Project team for Saint-Gobain pavilion at SHANGHAI 2010 World EXPO

Assistant sales manager


De Mai 2009 à Août 2009

Industry: Tourism and Retail, B2C

• Developing sales and communication tools for “Voyages Auchan VÉLIZY 2” new travel agency
• Market study & strategic planning for the next 40 travel agencies opening from 2010 to 2012

Events, customer reception, warehousing


De Juillet 2006 à Février 2009

LSO International - VMWare World Congress 2009, Event coordination - Cannes
NRJ - NRJ Music Awards 2009, Event coordination - Cannes
CHATEAU DE TARGE (vineyard) - Warehousing & customer reception - Loire Valley, Saumur

Formations complémentaires


SKEMA Business School (ESC LILLE & CERAM)

2008 à 2013

1/ Msc in Project, Programme Management & Business Development / 2011-2012 - PARIS

2/ MIM Master In Management / 2008-2012 - NICE-SOPHIA ANTIPOLIS

3/ Master 1 International Business - Doing Business in China / 2010-2011 - SHANGHAI & SUZHOU
Multi Cultural Management, Corporate Law, China's Economic & Institutional Environment, China's Cultural & Socio Political Environment, Chinese Language & Culture

Master 1 International Business

Global Edutech Management, China (Suzhou) - Doing Business in China

2010 à 2010

Foundation Hanyu Program Level 1&2

上海交通大学, Shanghai JiaoTong University - Mandarin Chinese Language

2010 à 2010

Classes Préparatoires aux Grandes Ecoles HEC - Voie S

Lycee Henri Bergson - Intensive 2-year preparation for competitive entrance to French Business Schools

2006 à 2008

Baccalaureate - (Scientific major, Biology) passed with Merits

Lycee Saint Louis Saumur

1997 à 2006


MJC Saumur - IT Training in Computer Hardware


Tennis Club du Saumurois (Bagneux 49)

Equipe competition n.2

Student Union Board, SKEMA Business School 2008-09

Public Relations Officer

Parcours officiels

VIE – SUEDE – 2014

Centres d'intérêt

  • Photography - Saint-Gobain 2010 International Photography competition
  • Photo trips in China & Canada
  • Part time photograph at SHANGHAI 2010 WORLD EXPO) //// Travelling/Backpacking - Mainland China
  • HK
  • Russia
  • Iceland
  • Nordics countries
  • Canada
  • UAE
  • UK
  • Spain
  • Poland
  • Italy