PHILIP GOLDACRE MSc Word Version

 

Qualifications:

MSc. Business Information Systems

- East London Business School, University of East London 1997-99 – 67.7%

 

NCC/BCS Systems Analysis Examining Board Certificate in Systems Analysis and Design

- Direct Computer Training 1990 – 71%

 

Languages:

German, Swiss German, French

 

Technical Experience:

·       SP4IS (Tozer)

·       SELECT Perspective

·       Unified Modelling Language (UML)

·       SQL

·       MSOffice (Access, Excel, Word, Powerpoint) in Client/Server environment

·       MS Project

·       Visio

 

·       AS/400, AS/400 Office

·       LSDM with CASE tool

·       WAN/LAN technology

·       Synon/2

·       DataEase 4.2

·       WordPerfect 5.1, WordPerfect Office

·       Harvard Graphics

·       Norskdata R/KYV

·       COBOL 74

 

Training:

·         Effective Management 1 & 2

·         Synon Fundamentals parts 1 & 2

·         LSDM Analysis and Design

·         Financial Skills for Non Financial Specialists

 

·         Display Screen Equipment Assessor

·         Project Approach to Management

·         Effective Selection

·         First Aid At Work

Out of work activities:

Church (committed Christian), Scuba Diving, Golf

 

Adaptable with the ability to achieve at the highest levels.  Sound business knowledge and acumen has resulted in success in sales, management and IT in a wide variety of industries from entertainment to manufacturing to public service, including healthcare.  First class analytical and interpersonal skills have enabled positive relationships at all levels within organisations.  Imaginative, hard working, articulate and persuasive; totally committed to meeting both customers’ and employers’ requirements.


EMPLOYMENT HISTORY

 

Sep 2002 – present

Small projects with SMEs and property development and investment.

 

Developing and installing business information systems and providing capital to property developers across Europe.

 

Sep 2001 – Sep 2002

Sabbatical

 

Jun 2001 – Sep 2001

DAY ROBINSON INTERNATIONAL CONSULTING LTD

 

Consultant

 

Analysis, design and development of CRM and Event Management application for conference production company.  Application developed in Office 2000 components later to be linked to website for OLTP and bookings.

 

Sep 2000 – Jun 2001

 

NORTH AND MID HAMPSHIRE HEALTH AUTHORITY (NHS)

 

Business Systems Analyst (Contract)

 

Analysing and designing new Electronic Health Record System integrating GP, Out of Hours, A&E, Pathology, Pharmacy, Radiology, Ambulance, NHS Direct and Social Services systems.

 

Initially for Central Hampshire and then to roll out to the whole NHS. Developed User Requirement Specification, Technical Specification and Interface Specifications detailing outputs from feeder systems and inputs to the Electronic Health Record System.

 

Dec 1999 – Feb 2000

NETWORK TRAINING

 

Head of Information Services

 

Developing internal information systems strategy and new products for company producing intranet based training products.

 

Apr 1990 - Sep 1999

LONDON FIRE AND CIVIL DEFENCE AUTHORITY

 

Management Support Manager (1996 – 1999)

(Business Analyst/Project Leader)

 

Business Analyst (1994 – 1996)

 

Systems Analyst (1991 – 1993)

 

Analyst Programmer (1990 – 1991)

 

Prepared Human Resource System (see below) for Thin Client implementation (Data Migration, System Enhancement & Security system re-design).  (LSDM, Access/Excel/Word)

 

Analysed, designed, tested and developed new Workload Measurement  & reporting system in Client/Server environment  (LSDM, Access/Excel)

 

Carried out business analysis and project managed the development and implementation of new Command Intranet (MSOffice 97)

 

Analysed, designed, developed, tested and implemented new Human Resource System (supporting 6500+ staff and 100 users) in Client/Server environment. (LSDM, Access/Excel/Word, MS Project)

 

Developed new IT Resource Management and Helpdesk Support System in Client/Server environment. (LSDM, Access/Excel).

 

Business Analysis of Fire Safety Function (LSDM, MS Project)

 

Lead Analyst in team managing implementation of LFCDA’s Network, Office Software and Document Image Processing strategy (£7m+ project).  Recommending technical solutions, implementation phasing strategies and developing user training plans.  (LSDM, MS Project).

 

Developed Requirement Specification for Automated Office Project including WP, E-mail and Document Image Processing.  (LSDM)

 

Analysed Fire Station and Area HQ business functions to develop Specification of Requirements for Brigade Network Project.  Planned and managed interview schedule, carried out interviews, managed analysis and presentation of results.  (LSDM, MS Project).

 

Analysed Authority’s voice and data network requirements and produced strategy report The Future Data Networking Strategy of the London Fire and Civil Defence Authority.  (LSDM, MS Project)

 

Programmed part of Hydrants Maintenance application, carried out system testing and managed user acceptance testing.  (Synon 2)

 

Carried out Feasibility Study to replace Command and Control Database Administration and Update System supporting 999 call out service.  (LSDM)

 

1981 - 1990

SELF EMPLOYED

 

Actor/Director

 

Theatre, West End, Film, Television and Radio.

Between job occupation:  HGV 1 Driver

 

1978 - 1981

LESNOR ASSOCIATES

 

Resources and Administration Manager

 

Organising resource allocation (Human, Vehicle, Material) for family construction company with 23 employees.  Also maintaining payroll, company accounts, vehicle fleet, etc.

 

1976 - 1978

BRITISH TWIN DISC

 

Sales Engineer

 

Sales and Application engineering selling to Original Equipment Manufacturers in heavy vehicle manufacturing.

Products:  Powershift Transmissions, Power Takeoffs, Gas Turbine Starting Systems.

Physical territory:  N. France, Germany, Scandinavia.

Correspondence territory:  USSR, Japan, S. America.

 

1975 - 1976

HOBOURN EATON MFG CO LTD

 

Production Control Machine Loader

 

Controlling production facilities (Human, Machine, Material) for a quarter of the production capacity of a factory producing 40,000 low pressure lubrication oil pumps per week of 88 different types.

 

1971 - 1975

HM FORCES (ARMY)

ROYAL ELECTRICAL AND MECHANICAL ENGINEERS

 

Clerk REME