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Summary

With more than 14 years experience in the Logistics Industry focussing on IT, Project Management & Transport Management Sector where my responsibilities were among others: Infrastructure Management, IT Business Development Support, In charge of the  Project Management Office (Quality Assurance), Delivering of  IT & Business  Projects internally and client facing for DHL across the  MEA region. More recently analysing business needs and sourcing best-fit solutions for the Transport Management Sector.

 Additional five years running my own High End Fashion business where I was responsible for sourcing products, marketing, sales and financial management of the business as well as website design and Social Media management.

I am a motivated self starter and always deliver high quality work on time and on budget, ensuring all work/projects remain on schedule.

Work History

Nov 2015Oct 2016

Owner

IT Infrastructure, Webdesign & Project Management Consultant

Rolling out fully Project Managed Internet connectivity and managed wi-fi solutions for home and businesses. Building Websites for small Inter to medium businesses and marketing through Social Media platforms i.e. Facebook, Twitter, Pintrest, Blogger etc. Building Affiliate marketing  websites for the purpose of marketing various products through Clickbank, Amazon, Sharesale etc

Jan 2011Oct 2015

Director

Chica Loca Fashion

Sourcing of high end, quality Ladies and Men's clothing across Europe / Marketing & Sales / Account Management & Financial Control. Website design and Social Media management.

Jan 2014Oct 2014

IT Manager TMS

DHL

Delivering of  IT & Business  Projects internally and client facing for DHL across the MEA region / Analysing business needs, sourcing and implementing best-fit solutions for the Transport Management Sector

Jan 2011Dec 2013

IT Manager MEA Projects / PMO

DHL

IT Business Development Support / In Charge of Project Management Office  - Database Quality Assurance, Governance and Support. / Delivering of  IT & Business  Projects internally and client facing for DHL across the  MEA region ( South Africa, Dubai, Oman, Saudi, Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, Ghana &  Nigeria, ).  

Jan 2010Dec 2010

IT Lead Angola / IT Manager Pan Africa Projects

DHL

Business Development Support / Customer Engagement & IT requirements for Angola

Feb 2008Dec 2009

IT Lead Equatorial Africa

DHL

Business Development Support / Customer Engagement & IT requirements for Kenya / Tanzania / Uganda and Angola

Jan 2006Jan 2008

IT Program Manager

DHL

Deliver Internal / External Projects & IT requirements for Dedicated / Angola / East and West Africa on time and within budget

Jan 2004Dec 2005

IS Manager

Exel

Monitoring Infrastructure and applications

Jan 2000Dec 2003

Assistant IT Manager

Eagle Freight

Monitoring Infrastructure and applications

Education

Jun 2008Jun 2008

Prince 2 Practioner

Snaptech College

PRINCE2® (PRojects IN Controlled Environments) is a process-based approach for project management providing an easily tailored and scalable method for the management of all types of projects. The method is the de-facto standard for project management in the UK and is practiced worldwide.


Feb 2000Dec 2000

MCSE (Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer)

Ambassador College

 The MCSE is responsible for the overall IT environment and architecture in the organization. He/she translates business goals into technology decisions and designs mid-range to long-term strategies.


Jan 2000Feb 2000

Microsoft N+

Ambassador College

Network+ covers the areas of network architecture, topologies, protocols especially TCP/IP, network operating systems, network installation, upgrading, troubleshooting, managing user accounts and passwords, network securities, remote access and administration, and fault tolerance and disaster recovery.

Jan 1998Dec 1999

Advanced Information Technology and Business Management

Birnam Business College

Teaches student to analyze a problem in information technology and identify and define the computing requirements appropriate to its solution, with a focus on how to design, implement, and evaluate a computer-based system, process, component, or program to meet desired needs. Students learn to analyze the local and global impact of computing on individuals, organizations, and society. This course leads students to recognize the need for continuing professional development and imparts an understanding of professional, ethical, legal, security and social issues, and responsibilities in information technology. Students write and present, building their ability to communicate effectively with a range of audiences, and work in teams learning to function effectively together to achieve business goals.

Skills

IT Infrastructure implementation:

Rolling out fully Integrated Internet connectivity and managed wireless solutions for home and businesses. Meeting with vendors to deliver and implement best fit IT solutions.

Website Design

Building websites for Internet Marketing purposes as well as for Small to Medium Businesses. All websites are able to run on any media or software platform and are Google friendly.

Social Media Management

Ability to understand client needs  and responsible for developing content across owned and earned social channels. This could include blog posts, tweets, status updates, pins, photos and videos. Creates, manages and grows business presence across social media channels, including, but not limited to blogs, Twitter, Facebook, Pinterest, LinkedIn, youTube and Instagram.

Translator

Ability to read & write in required language.Translating documents, email, manuals, short books & videos from Portuguese into English and vice versa.

Sales & Marketting

Revenue-driven. Knowing your customers and markets ensuring remarkable customer experiences. Being a great storyteller and able to write very well. Test everything and assume nothing.  Never stop acquiring new marketing tricks and use data to make decisions. Enjoy working with technology. Ability to manage your customers  work according to a schedule. Deliver specific, identifiable results.

Project Management

Highly organized and a good multi-tasker. Able to take charge and know how to lead. An effective communicator.Know how and when to negotiate.  Detail-oriented. Able to recognize and solve problems quickly. Having  solid knowledge of the platforms, software and programs that your company regularly works with.

Certifications

Mar 2011Mar 2011

PM 101 Train the Trainer

Engage

Certified trainer in DEPICT /PM 101  (Based on Prince 2 Methodology) Project Management training

Sep 2007Sep 2007

Prince 2  Practioner

Snaptech  College

PRINCE2® (PRojects IN Controlled Environments) is a process-based approach for project management providing an easily tailored and scalable method for the management of all types of projects. The method is the de-facto standard for project management in the UK and is practiced worldwide.

Feb 2000Dec 2000

Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer

Ambassador College / Microsoft

The MCSE course covers all aspects of the overall IT environment and architecture in the organization. How to translate business goals into technology decisions and designs mid-range to long-term strategies.

Jan 2000Feb 2000

Microsoft N+

Network+ covers the areas of network architecture, topologies, protocols especially TCP/IP, network operating systems, network installation, upgrading, troubleshooting, managing user accounts and passwords, network securities, remote access and administration, and fault tolerance and disaster recovery.

Languages Spoken

English - Fluent / Read & write

Portuguese - Fluent / Read & write

Afrikaans - Fluent / Read & Write