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					              KEVIN O'MALLEY
              GARDEN FLAT, 41 BATHWICK STREET, BATH, BA2 6PA
             MOBILE: 07905 842 851 • KEVIN@KEVINOMALLEY.CO.UK
                         WWW.KEVINOMALLEY.CO.UK

PROFILE
                   Experienced PRINCE 2 (Practitioner) qualified technical project manager
                   with first class web skills, a background in usability/ accessibility and an
                   excellent reputation for consistently delivering high profile projects to time,
                   budget and quality.


PERSONAL INFORMATION
                      Marital status: Single
                      Nationality: British/ Irish (dual)
                      Age: 42

EDUCATION

                   Sept 2002- Sept 2003                                        University of Bath
                    M.Sc Communication and Computing


                   Oct 1990- Aug 1991                       Jesus College, Cambridge University
                    M.Phil Archaeology


                   October 1987-July 1990                                University of Liverpool
                    BA (hons) Archaeology [2:i]


                   Sept 1980-June 1987                            St Josephs School, Hebburn
                    3 'A' levels in English, Geography and Classical History

                    9 'O' levels including English (grade A) and Maths (grade B)



PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

                   September 2009 – present                              Bristol City Council
                    Programme Manager
                    Responsible for operating Bristol City Council's Connecting Bristol

                   programme (www.connectingbristol.org). This involves managing a wide
                   range of prominent Council and European funded digital technology
                   projects. Member of Bristol City Council’s Website Development Board.

                   Jan 2009 – Aug 2009                                             Eduserv
                    Project Manager
                    Responsible    for managing full life-cycle of high profile web
                      development projects. Projects included web developments for Great
                      Yarmouth PCT, National Gallery of Ireland and Victim Support.
                    The Victim Support website, which I Project Managed in its entirety

                      from requirements gathering to go live, won Sitecore Government
                      Website of the Year
Sept 2006 – Jan 2009                                    Connecting Bristol
 Project Manager
 Project Manager responsible for delivering a range of digital technology

   projects for Connecting Bristol, the City's digital partnership
   (www.connectingbristol.org)
 Board Member of UK Government's National Digital Inclusion

   Network- “the DC10”
 Responsible for procurement and project management of the DC10

   website (www.dc10plus.org)

March 2005 – Sept 2006                                 Bristol City Council
Project Manager
 Project managed the successful delivery of complex web based

  campaigning application as an “eInnovation Project” for the Office of
  the Deputy Prime Minister (now DCLG).
 The project won a Eurocities Award and a Good Communications

  Award, and was selected as an International Best Practice Case Study.

June 2004 – March 2005                               Bristol City Council
Project Manager
 Project managed a work-stream of the eDemocracy National Project for

   the Office of the Deputy Prime Minister (now DCLG)
 Worked on the specification, user testing and evaluation of a range of

   web based eDemocracy Tools

Oct 2003 – June 2004                                           Various
Freelance Technical Consultant
 Working on internet development and consultancy projects for various

  charities, public sector organisations and Virgin mobile.

March 2001 – September 2002                      British Waterways, Watford
Internet Project Manager
 Managing the strategic and technical direction of all British Waterways

   internet/ intranet sites, and EU funded project EureauWeb
 Responsible for specification, procurement and project management of

   the development of four separate complex multimedia and eCommerce
   websites, including the delivery of mobile content and sophisticated GIS
   mapping

Nov 1999 – March 2001                        British Waterways, Watford
Webmaster
 Responsible for project budget and the technical development of the

  British Waterways flagship website including management of external
  suppliers and internal stakeholders

Feb 1998 – Nov 1999                          British Waterways, Watford
Website Project Co-ordinator
 Responsible for external supplier management, and ensuring delivery of
                       all technical elements of the project to develop, design and launch a
                       website for British Waterways.

                   Oct 1997- Jan 1998
                   Travelling in India and Nepal

                   June 1996- Oct 1997                      British Telecom, Hemel Hempstead
                   Technical Support

                   October 1995-May 1996
                   Traveling in Indonesia, New Zealand, Singapore, Malaysia & Thailand

                   May 1995- October 1995          Dept. of Mineral Resources, Sydney, Australia
                   Research Officer

                   November 1994- May 1995
                   Travelling in Malaysia, Thailand, South Africa and New Zealand

                   May 1994-Nov 1994                          Dept. of Energy, Sydney, Australia
                   Policy Officer

                   October 1993-May 1994
                   Travelling in Malaysia, Singapore, Thailand, Hong Kong and Australia

                   November 1992-Sept 1993                                 London Fire Brigade
                   Fire Safety Administrative Officer

                   May 1992-October 1992                     Dept. of Social Security, Newcastle
                   Executive Officer

                   October 1991-April 1992                      Dept. of Environment, London
                   Admin Officer

TECHNICAL SKILLS
                   I am a qualified Prince 2 Practitioner with ten years experience of project
                   managing successful high profile National and European technology
                   projects. I have excellent MS Project skills.

                   I am a member of the British Computer Society with very advanced skills
                   in standards compliant website development and have a very keen interest
                   in ensuring interface usability and accessibility.

                   I have good technical skills in connectivity, networking, hardware and
                   software. Some of my key skills include;

                      Development Skills: xHTML, JAVA, web scripting, ASP, XML (&
                       XSLT), SQL, CSS.
                      Design Packages: Fireworks, Photoshop, Paintshop Pro, Flash
                      OS Platforms: NT, 2000 (including IIS), XP, Vista, OS X, Linux
                    I am a comfortable and confident public speaker and speak regularly at
                    National and European events to a broad range of audiences.


INTERESTS AND ACTIVI TIES
                    Travel and Archaeology are my main interests outside of work. I have a
                    keen interest in the archaeology of the Late Palaeolithic period and have
                    traveled widely over the last fifteen years.


REFERENCES
                    References and letters of recommendation are available on request

				
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