Summary

Data Centre expert with strong track record within Telecoms, IT & project management sectors. Direct sales experience in technology and telecommunications. Specialities include bilateral negotiation, internet peering, international business, commercial strategy, product management, telecommunications & marketing.

Interest

Fitness, reading, films, new tech, spending time with my family. 

Objective

To work hard, have fun & make $$$ !

Work History

Work History
Feb 2003 - Present

Director, Ireland

GPX Global Systems Inc.

• Switching on 3 large carrier neutral DC facilities in Egypt & India

• Business Development reporting to SVP.

• Bilateral client negotiation. 

• Sales & Marketing Networking.

• Purchasing, Procurement, contract negotiation.

• Managing & maintaining website, social media, etc.

• Facility network & server troubleshooting.

• Operational management reports.

• Monitoring financial transfers.

• IT hardware / software implementation.

• Maintaining good customer, supplier & employee relations.

Sep 2001 - Feb 2003

Logistics Manager

http://www.flextronics.com

• Managing IBM, Alcatel & Nortel reverse logistics.

• Processing client orders via EDI link & e-mail requests.

• Updating Excel shipping reports.

• Co-ordinating warehouse logistics.

• Managing EU Intrastat movements.

• Processing return products to manufacturer in the US.

• Monitoring inventory levels with client updates.

• Anticipating & solving issues as they arise.

Aug 1998 - Jul 2001

Shipping Manager

http://www.hasbro.com/

• Managing import freight traffic for Hasbro UK.

• Processing import consignments.

• Maintianing Excel shipping reports.

• Completing CFSP/Homeuse clearances.

• Managing HM Customs EDI messages.

• Handling DTI surveillance licence applications.

• Providing movement costings for internal depts.

• Extensive use of SAP, MSN Office.

• Informing product delivery dates to internal depts.

• Constant distribution centre communication.

• Implementing new tracking procedures & communication.

• Far East/US/India vendor communication.

Apr 1992 - May 1995

Export Co-ordinator

Freightwise Business Consultants Ltd

• Arranging worldwide export consignments.

• Servicing wholesale clients.

• Negotiating rates, providing quotations.

• Consignment tracking.

• Equipment Procurement.

• Communications- internal worlwide offices, airlines, transport co's & other service partners

• Keeping customers informed and relaxed.

• Administrative duties.

• Customer services.

Jun 1995 - Nov 1993

Export Co-ordinator

http://www.aramex.com/

• Monitoring at least 500 (Seafreight & Airfreight) shipments from manufacturer through to delivery to client.

• Purchase order verification.

• Ensuring delivery deadlines met.

• Shipping instruction/documentation verification.

• Shipping instruction/documentation delivery within strict timeframe.

• Goods clasiifcation for pricing,

• DTI import licence & quota application.

• Preparing documents for Letter of Credit.

• Dealing with Airway Bills, C88s, Certificates of Origin, House Bills, EUR1, EUR2, consolidations, etc.

Education

Education
Sep 1991 - Sep 1993

National Vocational Qualification

London Training Centre
Aug 1986 - Jun 1991

General Certificate of Secondary Education

Gunnersbury Catholic High

Skills

Skills

MAC iWork

MCSA Server 2003

MS Office

Certifications

Certifications
Apr 2008 - Apr 2008

Strategic/Conceptual Selling

Miller Heiman
Sep 2005 - Sep 2005

MCSA Server 2003

Microsoft Corp.