Michael Fitz Gerald

Michael Fitz Gerald


  •  Communication and change management
  •  Implementing database systems
  •  Business analysis
  •  Managing teams and suppliers
  •  Reporting and presentation of data
  •  User documentation and training

Work experience

Work experience
May 2007 - Present


  •  Self employed consultant providing computer advice for mature, impatient and artistic users
Oct 2006 - May 2007

Project Manager

The Fresh Food Group

Project Manager for implementation of an integrated stock control and finance system

  •  Business analysis
  •  Introduction of new procedures
  •  specification of interfaces. processes and reports
  •  User Acceptance Testing
  •  User training
  •  Project Management
Jul 2006 - Sep 2006

Data Cleansing


Database cleansing and validation for the charity Shape

  •  Validate, de-duplicate and correctly classify  all records on the database
  •  Identify additional priority contacts to be added.

The Database used was Progress and the techniques included manual entry, the production of batch entry files and SQL queries.

2003 - 2006

Artist Manager

Business Manager for the artist Kathleen D'Ore

  •  Mounted annual exhibitions of her work
  •  Promoted the artist and managed commissions and sales
  •  Produced and maintained a database of agents and clients
2000 - 2003


Construction Secretarial Services

2000 -2003

Office Manager for Recruitment Agency. Construction Secretarial Services  

Responsible for all aspects of administration,finance and IT

1995 - 2000

Project Manager


Major projects

  •  Implementing a world wide rollout of Oracle Financials for ICL,  1999 - 2000
  •  Implementing  an Oracle Financials system for IPC Magazines  1997 - 1999
  •  An on-line booking system for a training organisation,Peritas Ltd  1995 - 1997

Other project work

  •  Oracle Financials implementations
  •  Manx Electricity Authority
  •  Chelsea and Westminster NHS Trust
  •  Automobile Association

Infrastructure projects

  •  Transfer of  ICL financial systems to Belfast, building new Datacentre and transferring workloads
  •  Disaster recovery planning for Northern  Ireland Government computing sites
1981 - 1995

Senior Systems Analyst

Northern Ireland Civil Service
1979 - 1981

Senior Scientific Officer

Northern Ireland Civil Service

Horticultural Research Centre, Loughgall, N.Ireland


1973 - 1976


1970 - 1973