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I am a highly motivated individual with several years experience in the IT sector and have a
proven track record in people and project management. I posses strong leadership, analytical
and presentation skills and have a solid understanding of financial controls and procedures
within large multinational organisations.
I am a keen observer of technology trends and have considerable experience in adapting new
technologies to enhance existing business processes. I have a solid understanding of ERP
systems, warehouse management, call centre and wireless technologies and have delivered
numerous Internet based solutions utilising these and other technologies.
I am seeking a challenging role in a progressive company, whose focus is on technology or
Web Development Manager March 07 – Present
Something Marketing Ltd.
Something.ie is a newly launched community publishing website for Ireland. The site enables
people and groups to publish & communicate using a variety of tools such as blogs, SMS,
events and email.
As development manager I am responsible for the entire software development and support
effort and have been involved in the project from initial requirements gathering through to
e-Business Manager – Europe & Asia August 99 – Jan 07
Boland Industrial Park,
Snapon Inc. is a fortune 500 company employing 14,000 people worldwide. It is comprised of
several business units and brands and has a number of engineering, manufacturing, sales
and administration facilities located throughout the world.
As e-Business Manager for Europe and Asia I was responsible for working with business
units and functional groups to understand requirements, provide direction and manage the
implementation of Internet and e-business related projects. I successfully delivered many
Internet based solutions, including
B2B Websites complete with full ERP integration.
B2C Websites complete with full ERP integration.
Interactive Text Messaging (SMS) Applications
Multilingual Websites and Content Management Systems
Multilingual Catalogue Management Systems
Web based applications for Digital Asset Management
Intranets & Extranets
Internet Marketing Programs
The role also involved the day-to-day management of the eCommerce development group in
Cork including budgeting and employee management.
Reporting to the Chief Technology Officer I was a member of Snapons Global Web Council,
which defines the company’s long-range Internet strategy and had overall responsibility for
implementing that strategy across Europe and Asia.
Training & Consultancy Manager March 97 – August 99
Eastpoint Business Park,
As Training & Consultancy Manager I was responsible for the provision of those services
across Europe and Asia. As Pervasive produce a database, which is embedded into
thousands of applications by software partners, our clients included those software partners
and their customers. These included large financial institutions, airlines and other similar
organisations running mission critical applications.
The role also involved providing technical backup for the partners and sales managers and I
regularly gave technical presentations to audiences of up to 200 people during product road
Premium Support Engineer March 96 – March 97
Corel is best known for its Corel Draw and WordPerfect suite of products. Working as part of
the Premium Support Group for WordPerfect I was responsible for providing consultancy and
high-level support to Premium customers. The role involved handling day-to-day support
issues as well as investigating and documenting issues for developers as well as developing
workarounds and fixes for customers and front line support staff.
Contract Work June 95 - February 96
During this period I worked on a number of short term contracts involving PC and Network
installation and commissioning.
Software Engineer March 94 – June 95
Dornan Research & Development
Developing in FoxPro I was part of a small team developing software solutions for the
pharmaceuticals industry. Products included software for managing calibration of equipment
and software for managing validation processes. Each product is currently used by several
pharmaceutical companies across Ireland and the United States. I was involved in the
complete software development life cycle and was team lead for the validation product.
Instrumentation Engineer May 92 – June 93
Working as part of the instrumentation department I carried out a variety of tasks, which
included AutoCAD drafting, schedule management and validation & commissioning. The
majority of projects were located on client sites on a contract basis.
Diploma in Applied Physics & Instrumentation September 88 – May 92
Cork Institute of Technology,
Throughout my career I have also completed a number of in-house courses on Project
Management, Finance, Interview skills, Presentation Skills, and various IT related subjects.
Between June and December of 1993 I took time out to travel.
References available on request.