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Skills

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

Work experience

May 2007Present

Consultant

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

Data Cleansing

Shape

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.

20032006

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
20002003

Manager

Construction Secretarial Services

2000 -2003

Office Manager for Recruitment Agency. Construction Secretarial Services  

Responsible for all aspects of administration,finance and IT

19952000

Project Manager

ICL-Fujitsu

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
19811995

Senior Systems Analyst

Northern Ireland Civil Service
19791981

Senior Scientific Officer

Northern Ireland Civil Service

Horticultural Research Centre, Loughgall, N.Ireland

Education

19731976

Ph.D

19701973

B.Sc