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Freelance procurement and operations Greater London, UK

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Hourly Rate / Cost:£12.94 per hour (ex. VAT)
Daily Rate / Cost:£103.53 per day (ex. VAT)
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Candidate ID:360742
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CV (Curriculum Vitae) / Résumé

Employment History

(Apr 2012 & ongoing)

Procurement and IT Services, clients including:

• nfpSynergy – infrastructure project management
• Institute of Legacy Management – deployment of Google Apps and Training
• Changing Faces – Procurement review
• Roose & Partners – IT project and procurement review

(Aug 2009 & ongoing)

Volunteer - IT and Event Support

(Jun 2009 to Apr 2012)

Office Manager

A role with an open remit in a rapidly expanding research consultancy operating exclusive in the not-for-profit sector.
• Reduced office running costs from approx. £400,000 a year (previous 2 years) to £272,000
• Researched and headed Data Protection Act compliance
• Developed and ran risk assessment and checklists for research projects
• Prepared for HRMC PAYE and ICO inspection
• Managed 4 interns
• Developed IT infrastructure and maintenance (lowering costs by 56% whilst expanding)
• Content management and strategic review and design of website
• Created HR checklist and induction process for new employees
• Managed annual leave records
• Overhauled supplier contracts to resolve long standing issues with IT and infrastructure
• Knowledge management - developing our proprietary research knowledge into an asset, leading to new sales strategy
• Created a tenders process, analysing tenders to identify company strengths and weaknesses
• Introduced zero-cost press monitoring and its distribution to sector specialists

(Nov 2006 to Sep 2007)

Practice Manager


Responsible for the running of six doctors, a psychiatrist, psychologist, physiotherapist, pharmacist and an extensive out of hours service. Aside from the duties of running the clinic, from payments, pharmacy management and patient file management, my achievements included:

• Raising the Healthcare Commission Status from pass to excellent, including personal mention.
• Reforming payments system and accounting
• Transforming 25% of the paper records to electronic multimedia format in compliance with the Data Protection Act 1998

(Apr 2005 to Oct 2006)

Program and Office Administrator

In this role, I prepared the Hygiene and Therapy Programme for its withdrawal from King’s College, London and summary inspection for the General Dental Council. This involved:

• Replicate the Registry team services of KCL, including admissions
• Implemented and managed press monitoring and student news letter
• Arranged marketing and publicity for a non-UCAS course
• Creating timetables over three campuses, for three years of students
• Managed all of the IT and AV needs of the department
• Modularised a course that had just grown from 16 to 40 students
• Planned and administered growing IT needs and new services
• Planned departmental rebuilding and redistribution of assets
• Created and developed a student database
• Planned marketing assets of during holidays

(Apr 2001 to Apr 2005)

Personal Assistant to Consultant Radiologist

Royal Free Hospital, NW3

A holding job while I pursued a career as a screenplay writer that resulted in being optioned twice.

(Mar 2000 to Apr 2001)

Practice Manager

Bodylogic Physiotherapy Clinic, Streatham

• Designed company logo & company literature
• Marketing, PR and advertising
• Prepared and researched expansion to second premises
• Responsible for setting up and maintaining database
• Maintaining duty and employment records
• Setting up and maintaining manual filing system
• Compiling office manual and training staff
• Dealing with telephone queries from the public and healthcare professionals

(Jul 1998 to Oct 1999)

PR and Advertising Production Assistant

GCI, London

• Extensive on-the-job training in service delivery and PR fundamentals
• Liaison between copywriters, graphic designers & manufacturers
• Event organisation
• GP & nurse training for new drug & products
• Arranging international & national conferences
• Pre-product research
• Brand awareness within the media
• Liaising with healthcare professionals, media and drug companies
• Press scanning


( 2007 to 2008)


MSc Development Studies, Merit

( 1991 to 1994)

University College

BSc Psychology II (i)


THC – Tough Hemp Clothing 1996 -1998
Resourced, designed, marketed and sold range of hemp clothing

Private yacht deliveries – typically Sweden to Mediterranean and inter-Mediterranean.

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