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Eddie (Edward) Blake

IT Manager at buro business supplies ltd

Work experience

Jan 1994Feb 1996

Assistant Office Manager

Flextech Television
Assisted the Office Manager in all aspects of running offices across London housing 150+ employees
Mar 1996Feb 2000

Purchasing Manager

Marshalls Stationery
Primary responsibility was making sure that we got the best deal - not cheapest price - from our suppliers. Being a small company I was also involved in account management and all operational areas
Feb 2000Present

Co Founder

As one of three who started the company, the other two being salesmen, it was left to me to do everything else. As we grew and took on more people I could specialise in certain areas but this stage means that I can understand the frustrations and needs of most people across the business as I have down their job.

Web Editor

Office Canopy Group Ltd
I created, themed, edited and maintained new sites based on OCG Technologies software which to start ran on Lotus Notes, moving to Java J2EE During this period I started to get involved in specifying, designing, and testing new features and functionality.
Jan 2010Jul 2013

MPS Deployment Manager

Office Canopy Group Ltd

Audit, fleet design, proposal generation, administration of Managed Print Services contracts

Jul 2013Present

IT Manager

buro business supplies ltd
I am level 1-3 support depending on the system/software for our Servers (Window 20008 R2 and Linux), desktop and laptop fleets and all of the software running all of these. I maintain the hardware and software, I am responsible for ensuring staff can use the systems. In a nutshell; The Tin What runs on The Tin Making sure people know how to use what runs on The Tin



A Levels

John Ruskin High School


Enterprise Reporting Solutions
Network Administration
DNS Management
Active Directory
Windows Server
Information Security
Data Management
System Administration
Microsoft SQL Server
Microsoft Dynamics NAV


Nov 2014Present

Professional Membership of BCS