CV, UK Based Adaptable Manager Targeting USA Or Canada

I am currently available for work
Serial No: 26640
(26/03/1970, female)
Skills keywords: admin, analysis, contract, finance, manager, project
Short Bio:

I have a wide range of skills and experience with various roles in finance, management, analysis construction and repairs. I have worked in both the public and private sector.
I have excellent management skills and I feel that my communication skills are good having negotiated many contracts and project deals and having many discussions with trades people relevant to the project. I am a good problem solver.
I am hard working, honest and loyal. I can work on my own or in a team.

Current location: England, United Kingdom - View on map
Nationality: Irish
Preferred Sector of Employment:  General Management, Admin and Clerical
Spoken languages: english
Location I am interested in working: canada, Central America, Iceland, North America, Norway, Swaziland, United Kingdom, United States
List the countires you have a visa to work in: Norway, switzerland, United Kingdom


I have a wide range of experience in contract administration and team leading roles. I am hard working, a good problem solver and team leader looking for an opportunity to take on a more senior role in the context of contract management.

Career Summary

Notting Hill Housing Trust
September 2012 to Present

I have been working with NHHT since Sep 2012 and have undertaken a number of job roles:

Contract Management – Leasehold Contracts Home ownership
May 2014 – Present

I took on additional contract administration duties for 7 months:

• Principal liaison for estate service suppliers

• Oversee Health & Safety Training and set-up procedures for caretakers

• Manage OOH repairs.

• Review of processes

• Introduce a grading system for Cleaning & Gardening Estate Services

• Analyse and report back on two Weekly Repairs and Month End Business figures

• Over see the process of new contractor applications for Approved Suppliers List.

• Evaluate new contractors RAMS (Risk Assessments and Method Statements).

• Principal liaison for estate service Cleaning & Gardening Contract Suppliers meetings and monitor standard of services provides.

• Attend quarterly health & Safety Meetings and Monitor notifications from Health & Safety Team.

• Manage Out Of Hours job contract. Review processes and payments.

• Review training requirements for Care Taker Staff on Site.

• Manage projects and other services as required by the Head of Leasehold Services.

• Oversee Health and Safety training and set-up processes for caretakers

Resource Team Leader – NHH Pathways
Feb 2014 – April 2014

• Managing shift bookings for Bank Staff Sheltered Accommodation Centres.

• Updating Domiciliary Care Officers time sheets on Kronus System.

• Creating weekend cover analysis on excel to review shift cover figures for Permanent, Bank and Agency staff.

• Generating financial spread sheets for the break down of staffing hours.

Housing Coordinator – NHH ATB
Sept 2012 – December 2013 / May 2013 – January 2014

• Liaising with residents and repairs team for defects to be raised and carried out. Raising repairs on Maxcell – Lovell Ltd repairs system.

• Reconciling credit card receipts / statements for Housing managers and completing purchases log and payments journal for the Finance Department.

• Liaising with Debt collector / solicitors and external agencies to resolve disputed bills and invoices.

• Covering many Housing Officer Duties during absences.

Duties: Meeting tenants in the office to address various issues such as noise nuisance, overcrowding, rent arrears / taking payments, disputes with neighbours etc.

Notting Hill Housing Trust – Sudbury Town Defects Officer:
December 2012 to 12th April 2013

• Working with the resident, housing association and the building companies to resolve repairs problems in new buildings on a regeneration project.

• Assisting the Housing officer with pre sign up of new tenancy agreements.

• Assisting residents with general queries.

• Updating project managers and directors on resolution of repair of defects and other outstanding issues.

Project managing the build of my own house
April 2009 to August 2012

• Designed floor plans for house.

• Arrange suitable comprehensive insurance for build (employers / public and contractors liability insurance)

• Price quotations for all materials purchases from suppliers.

• Hire and price all jobs for sub-contractors on each stage of the build.

• Researching information on energy rated materials.

• Liaising with external and internal stake holders including engineers and local authorities.

• Liaise with engineer / builders on snagging of works at all stages of the build, and meeting engineer for signed off of works as completed.

• Financial Accountability and Budget management to complete build and stay on budget.

• Skills and training updated during self build project listed under education and training

Carphone Warehouse, Head Office, London
Senior Bank Analyst
(January 2002 – April 2009) (Redundancy, job moved to Portugal)

• Manage the UK banking team in the absence of the UK Banking Supervisor and to provide direction to team members as and when required by the line manager.

• Provide holiday / sick cover for specific responsibilities and accountabilities of other UK Banking team members as directed by UK Banking Supervisor.

• Maintain and update operations manual related to the responsibilities of UK Banking Department.

• Manage the file Generation process for the weekly cheque run for UK & Portugal.

• Co-ordinate and approve the collection of support documents for all cheques £300 and above.

• Obtaining payment approval and secure the signatures on all cheques above £1000.

• Resolving escalated queries received from chief executive office and other areas of the business.

• Manage head office petty cash facility, ensuring the company policies and procedures are followed.

• Manage company credit cards, ensuring the company policies and procedures are followed.

• Manage the credit card payments process including daily reconciliation of all payments made.

• Responsibility for controlling access to the cheque printing room, the contents of the safe and confidential documents stored.

• Review the monthly non paid direct debit report and advise accounts receivable accordingly. To process instruction for direct debit payments to be made for account customers.

• Additional duties:

• Involved in problem solving projects with other departments which have an impact on U.K. Finance area.

• Manage and organizing the financial requirements to facilitate the annual charity auction event at a

Venue of choice by the major shareholders of the company.

Executive Assistant Age concern – Westminster, 268 – 272 Edgware Road, London,

Administrator: Thames Reach Housing Association, 17 Shroton Street, London, NW1 6UG

Administrator: Dial-a-ride, Hathway House, 7D Woodfield Road, London, W9 2BA

Working Links, 47 Ealing Road, London, HA0 4BA – Office Manager
(March – October 2000 – contract)

Peter Jones Department Jones (John Lewis Partnership) Sloane Square, London, SW1W 8EL
Credit Management 1997 – 2000 – Warehouse supervisor

Qualifications & Trianing

• Accounting Technicians Ireland (post graduate) 1st Year

• Ballina Adult Education Centre – Ireland (23rd Sept 2011 – 16th June 2012)

• Taxation, Accountancy, Business Law & Ethics and BMIT.

• Additional courses: Business Calculations, Text Production (windows 2010 package) & Cultural studies (level 5)

• Key Safe Construction Ltd – Ireland 2010

• Health & Safety course in construction to manage self build

• Irish Computer Society – European Computer Driving Licence & communications Course.

• January 2010 – June 2010

• ECDL :(Windows 7 package) Contents of course: Concepts of information & managing files. Using the computer & managing files. Word Processing, Spreadsheets, Data Base, Presentation, Web Browsing & Communication.