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Summary

Technically minded IT Support and Business Professional Consultant with over 25 years experience leading information technology, project management, IT systems support, infrastructure support, BAU, as a freelance IT / Business / Management Consultant. Proven success executing IT projects, planning and development to execution and enhancement, providing cost-effective solutions and service delivery, delivering technical support to resolve issues while deploying system servers and applications, adhering to best practices.

A true leader, able to manage global project delivery teams and build strong rapports with internal stakeholders, customers, and suppliers to drive process improvements, bottom-line gains, and a competitive advantage.

An elite communicator, able to transform strategic ideas into reality by interacting with management team, Infrastructure team, stakeholders, and all top level executives.

Contract Roles

  • IT Service / Project Delivery Manager
  • IT Systems Manager
  • Help desk / Customer Services Orchestrator
  • IT Systems Administrator
  • 3rd/4th Line Network / Server Consultant
  • Security Systems Analyst
  • Network / Server / Desktop Architect
  • Business Systems Analyst
  • 1st/2nd/3rd Level Desktop Support Analyst
  • Technical / Financial Software Trainer / Coordinator / Author
  • Wintel Analyst
  • Project / Product Implementation Consultant

Contract History

November 2021 to Present Day
XPO Logistics - Crick, Northamptonshire
IT Infrastructure Project Manager
April 2021 to November 2021
Weetabix - Burton Latimer, Northamptonshire
Infrastructure Security Systems Analyst
September 2020 to April 2021
DHL Parcels UK Coventry, Warwickshire
Security Patching Engineer / Consultant
December 2018 to July 2020
Cognita Schools Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
3rd Line Senior BAU Engineer / Project Delivery Consultant
February 2018 to December 2018
Bakkavor Spalding, Lincolnshire
Project Delivery Analyst - Technical Consultant
December 2017 to January 2018
ABM Catering Limited Warwick, Warwickshire
Interim IT Manager - Technical Consultant
August 2016 to April 2017
AB Foods PLC (Associated British Foods) Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
PMO Office Technical Consultant
February 2015 to July 2016
FIS Global (Fidelity Information Systems) Leicester, Leicestershire
Wintel Consultant, Administrator / Wintel Customer Dedicated Support Manager
November 2014 to February 2015
(LGO) Local Government Ombudsman Coventry, Warwickshire
Project Delivery Manager / Project Consultant
December 2011 to November 2014
Perkins Engines (Caterpillar) Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Wintel Analyst / Business Systems Consultant
August 2011 to November 5th 2011
SIMS Metal Management Long Marston, Warwickshire
Technical Systems / DRP Development Consultant
April 2007 to January 2011
AHDB (Agriculture & Horticulture Development Board) Warwick, Warwickshire
IT Systems Consultant / Desktop & Server Architect
January 2007 to April 2007
MLC (Meat & Livestock Commission) Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Systems Support Consultant
November 2005 to December 2006
Northgate IS (Information Systems)Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Senior Support Consultant / Technical Architect
July 2005 to September 2005
IBM / Boots PLC - (Head Office) Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Wintel Technical Systems Consultant
November 2004 to June 2005
Northgate IS (Information Systems)Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Systems Analyst / Technical Author
February 2003 to September 2004
Isotrak Limited – Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Internal Systems Support Manager
August 2002 to February 2003 - Nord-Anglia PIE (Partners in Education) – Milton Keynes - IT Manager / Business Analyst
September 2001 to August 2002 - ARK-H Handling LimitedWilstead, Bedford - IT Manager / Business Analyst / Project Manager
March 2001 to September 2001 - Productive Computer Insight LimitedPeterborough - Technical Support Consultant
September 2000 to March 2001 - TWICambridge - Business Systems Analyst / Project Co-Ordinator / Technical Mentor
January 2000 to August 2000 - e-Net Technology LimitedBath, Avon - Internal Systems Analyst / Technical Server Architect
May 1999 to December 1999 - Smithkline BeechamLondon - Finance and DRP Trainer / Technical Author
October 1998 to May 1999 - 'ComputaCenter' (Clarks Shoes)Street, Somerset - 3rd Level Technical Systems Support Consultant
June 1998 to October 1998 - IBM / Price Waterhouse / Coopers and LybrandDublin, Ireland Systems Implementation Consultant