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» Production, maintenance, quality
» Transport, logistics
» Food-processing industry
» Industry, production, manufacturing and other
» Transport, logistics, postal services
Professional experience . More than 10 years
Professional Experience: 
Business Development Consultant
Failte Solutions Limited
Since 05.2017
Main Achievements: • Successful fundraising for a Livestock programme - $340,000 match fund whereby a commercial farmer developed a series of mini feedlots in deep rural areas of Southern Province Zambia, to be serviced by a mobile abattoir and a farm butchery as a means of linking smallholder livestock farmers into a more structured value chain, improving their income. (Acted as General Manager between April 2018-May 2019) • Completing a full Business Plan for a Tomato Processing Facility in Zambia (still seeking funding)
Business Management Consultant
ArmSecure Limited
09.2014 - 12.2016
Key Responsiblities: • Establishment, co-ordination and supervision of all aspects of internal systems and controls for a workforce of 5,000 through 20 separate departments • Establishing new company policies and procedures • Developing a new company computerised communications system to improve efficiency and cost effectiveness of company operations • Taking the lead role in planning for, and the implementation of, ISO9001 Quality Management Systems in order to improve the company’s overall financial and operational effectiveness • Expanding the customer base in Zambia by developing a range of future business ideas that would attract new customers and provide additional employment opportunities for Zambians
Business Manager
Rivonia Farm Products Limited
01.2012 - 08.2014
Key Responsibilities: • Day to day management of production facility including production planning and stock control systems, office administration, staff supervision and despatch of goods • Liaising with customers, suppliers, banks, government institutions such as ZABS, Min of Health Main achievements • Accessing additional markets for products including international chains which doubled turnover in first year. • Attracting AMSCO project funding assisting in the development plans of the company • Building a new factory on greenfield site complying with all government regulatory equirements • Substantial reduction in shrinkage and theft • Systemising and updating all human resource records (over 100 staff) • Introduction of new office, stock and financial management computer systems
Branch Manager
Celtic Freight and Logistics Limited
09.2010 - 12.2011
Main achievements • Setting up a new depot located in Livingstone - recruiting, training, supervising staff, implementation of new office procedures and administration; monitoring of drivers and truck maintenance; efficient facilities management • Successfully taking over the company’s work of generating export documentation • Developing excellent relationships with clearing agents, customs officials and customers • Improving the speed of vehicle crossing through 3 border posts and minimising delays of goods in transit
Financial Consultant
FinLuca International Limited
01.2007 - 12.2009
Main achievements • Establishing an office in Zambia with attached recruitment, training and mentoring activities for company consultants • Writing a training manual for use with new consultants • Developing a company website and assorted fact sheets on specialist financial planning topics and writing a series of newspaper articles for The Post in Zambia • Improving the company IT systems to increase overall efficiency and effectiveness and analysing financial data • Increasing client base by preparing confidential reports and making recommendations on specific products
Public Relations and Development Manager
Women's University in Africa
01.2004 - 12.2005
Key duties: • Strategic and operational planning including responsibility for drafting WUA’s Strategic Plan • Policy and procedure development including Gender Policy and Human Resources Policy • Project development and preparing funding proposals • Marketing and communications • Public relations and events management including responsibility for First Graduation Ceremony • Support to executive committees and recruitment of staff • Preparing and delivering a staff training programme on project development, budgeting and writing grant applications Main achievements • Completing first Strategic Plan 2004-8 and associated Operational Plan for 2005 • Writing Gender Policy and Human Resources Policy • Writing funding proposals attracting US$210,000 and donated computers and library materials • New communications materials produced including website, newsletters, information sheets • Successful staging of University’s First Graduation ceremony
Ireland Manager
Child Accident Prevention Trust
09.1993 - 12.2003
Key duties: • Sole responsibility for development and implementation of business strategy and work programme in Northern Ireland and securing funding • Gaining support from decision makers and opinion formers within Northern Ireland, responding to consultative documents, representing CAPT on taskforces and working groups in Ireland and UK • Recruitment, training and management of all staff and volunteers in the Northern Ireland office • Writing and delivering training programmes for community volunteers and healthcare workers Main achievements • Establishing a Child Safety Centre in Northern Ireland which acted as a demonstration house to improve safety in the home • Improved status of injury prevention within the country through national policy development • Increasing core funding income from GBP20,000 to GBP100,000 per annum plus a number of funded projects ranging from £5,000 to £1million • Invitations to numerous regional and international conferences to present on injury prevention • Local programmes published and taken up nationally and internationally • Awarded a Churchill Fellowship to study injury prevention activities in Australia
Strategy formulation; Project management experience; Strong budgetary management skills; Extensive training experience; Recruiting and developing new teams; • Leadership and people management; Working and reporting at Board level; Excellent time management skills; Proven fundraising success; Advanced communication – written & oral; Supervision of large teams; Ability to work remotely from office; Logical and methodical; Withstand pressure and meet deadlines; High level of computer skills; Clean UK & Zambian driving licences; Good sense of humour
Education . Master
MSc in Information Management
Queens University of Belfast
09.1990 - 06.1991
Modules included Information Technology, Organisational Behaviour, Marketing, Information Resources Management, Systems analysis and design, Communications Thesis: “Work smarter, not harder - the management of innovation and change”
MBA Business Administration (part 1)
Open University UK
01.1992 - 12.1993
Modules included: Managing People, Marketing, Financial Management and Accounting, Managing Change, Information Technology, Managing in the competitive environment, Strategic Planning.
Postgraduate Certificate in Further Professional Studies in Education
University of Newcastle upon Tyne UK
01.2002 - 12.2002
Project: Media portrayal of accidents and injury events
BA in Social Science
Open University UK
01.1983 - 12.1989
Modules included Social Sciences, Information Technology, Third World Studies, Global Politics
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