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I am a  high calibre individual with  a proven track record of successful project management through methodical, thorough and diligent work. My objective is to leverage my experience while continuing to be challenged. I bring  several years experience working with data management and data management systems. As a natural relationship builder,   I am equipped with the vision and purpose to drive organisational change and lead a team. Flexible and able to adapt positively to any challenges that arise, I am comfortable at making sometimes difficult decisions and taking ownership of key issues.  Personally, I have the drive and determination to achieve success as a leader in the role as Product Data Manager for Mitre 10 New Zealand.

 

  • Business Management
  • Data Process/Analysis/ Management
  • Market research/Analysis
  • Project management
  • Brand Management
  • Process Improvement
  • Consumer trends/Insight 
  • Performance evaluation
  • Strategic planning
  • Budgeting/Forecasting
  • Financial cost management
  • Problem solving

Work History

Apr 2016 present

Date Enrichment Project Manager

Mitre 10 NZ Limited

Responsible for managing the Data Enrichment Project ensuring the delivery of quality product data for 16000 online products.

  • Defined the scope of the project, role out plans and sequences of activities required by team to successfully complete the project. 
  • Managing the internal and external data enrichment team.
  • Review and analyse of current data  management processes for the business consulting on future requirements and improvements.
  • Monitoring and making adjustments to the project to ensure the completion of the project within the time frames ad budget.
  • Communication to key stakeholders on the progress of the project.
Mar 2014Mar 2016

GS1 Data Implementation 

Mitre 10 NZ Limited

 Responsible for ensuring the  delivery of the GS1 project and quality data to the business .  

  • Development of business critical working relationship with Mitre 10 Suppliers, Internal Merchandise team and GS1 NZ .
  • Managing all project requirements.
  • Working closely with internal teams and suppliers to understand their needs.
  • Managing the day-to-day operational aspects and process of the project.
  • Producing timing, costing and scoping documentation.
  • Establishing the overall success criteria for a project,including; time, cost, technical and performance parameters.
  • Producing and maintaining project plans,  presenting to senior management.
  • Monitoring all work in accordance with schedules.
  • Worked with internal development/product teams on enhancements to deliver more efficient processes and systems to support data to the stores.
  • Assessed and streamlined processes within Lansa to deliver a feedback loop to suppliers and tighten internal process. Scoping and deployment readiness; prepared and facilitated training for roll out of new process.
  • Monitoring and managing all contractors, consultants and third party suppliers within the project.
  • Lead and delivered training sessions to internal category team and Suppliers.
Jan 2013Feb 2014

Syncronised Service Project IT Coordinator

Mitre 10 NZ Limited
  • Tasked with the Implementation of Interfaces with Kronos and payrolls nationally.
  • Development of relationships with business owners and management staff to execute and deliver a seamless transition from existing methods of timekeeping through to payroll.
  • Testing and creation of batch files, interface codes and mapping systems.
  • Management of the delivery of interfaces including project costs.
  • Support to the Project Manager.
Sep 2009Jan 2013

Business Solutions Architect

Business Solutions NZ

Solutions Architect – Consulted for Zeald/ Village Square/ Jake Pearce.com/ Catchi.com

  • Contracted on various projects to run and deliver discussion groups with Large Corporates developing data into reports to translate back to client to increase profits.
  • Delivery of semiotic workshops for client projects including reporting on outcomes and analysis of information to draw a conclusive marketing direction.
  • Consulting  to companies on website development and e-marketing solutions
  • Auditing of existing website data to implement strategic online marketing plans to increase traffic to website.
  • Assist companies with business development and advice
  • Financial Management accounting – setting up systems, finalising year end accounts and reporting to directors of various companies.
Feb 2012Dec 2012

Recruitment Consultant and Business Development Manager

Pod Consulting
  • Providing HR Services Consulting to SME market – establishing needs and requirements to set up systems and procedures, providing Human resource solutions and support.
  • Consulting to Companies on requirements, providing and presenting solutions for HR to the business.
  • Setting up and running of the  recruitment side of the business 
Mar 2006Aug 2009

Client Relationship Manager/General Manager

Pure Performance Limited
  • Developed and maintained relationships with retail and existing wholesale customers.
  • Project Management.
    • Researching and analysis of requirements for projects
    • Forecasting cost analysis
    • Insuring timely delivery of projects
  • Supplier negotiations.
  • Management of logistics.
  • Financial Management including payroll, cost centre management and reporting.
  • General company management. 
Sep 2000Aug 2006

Marketing and Events Manager 

MRX Matchracing NZ Limited 
  • Corporate Yachting Event Sales.
  •  Business Development.
  • Development and design of direct marketing materials and strategies.
  • Maintaining existing relationships with corporate sponsors.
  • Preparation of sponsorship proposals and agreements for sponsorship ( Sponsors Secured - ASB, KPMG, Schneider Electric, Kodak, Harken).
  • Management of  Corporate and National  events.(Swedish Match racing series/ NZ Keelboat Nationals).
Sep 2000Feb 2006

Real Estate Specialist

LJ Hooker NZ Limited
  • Work with clients for the purchase and sale of residential homes, working primarily from internal database of leads.
  • Serve as primary customer service professional to receive direct sales calls and customer support issues.
  • Assist customers in the evaluation, appraisal and listing of residential homes for sale.
  • Take customers to potential homes, provide guided tours and assist team members when showing homes.
  • Do initial research on area homes to find comparison properties.
  • Hold presentations, conferences and classes in the community to assist individuals in the home buying and selling process.
  • Prepare accurate sales agreements within critical timelines.

Education

20002000

REINZ

TAFE

National Certificate in Real Estate

19911994

Bachelor of Business        

University of Southern Queensland

Major Finance and Accounting

19891990

Associates Diploma

TAFE

Business Accounting

Certifications

20122012

Google Certifcation

Goolge

Google Certification

Interests

Hiking

Yachting

Spending time with family and friends

Referees

Professional Reference

Paul Bradburn - Supply Chain Manager  - Mitre 10 Imports New Zealand

Amber Gladwin - Process and Promotions Manager  - Mitre 10 New Zealand

Adam Wolf -  Group Merchandise Manager - Mitre 10 New Zealand

Personal Character Reference

Lisa Anderson - Human Resource Specialist - Everest Group