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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 experience

Feb 2003Present

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 2001Feb 2003

Logistics Manager

• 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 1998Jul 2001

Shipping Manager

• 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 1992May 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 1995Nov 1993

Export Co-ordinator

• 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

Sep 1991Sep 1993

National Vocational Qualification

London Training Centre
Aug 1986Jun 1991

General Certificate of Secondary Education

Gunnersbury Catholic High

Skills

MAC iWork
MCSA Server 2003
MS Office

Certifications

Apr 2008Apr 2008

Strategic/Conceptual Selling

Miller Heiman
Sep 2005Sep 2005

MCSA Server 2003

Microsoft Corp.