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Iain Robertson | Elance
 
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Iain Robertson

Wordsmith offering Document Services
   South Africa
  |   Umhlanga Rocks, KwaZulu-Natal
  |  12:37 pm Local Time

Overview

Minimum Hourly Rate $33

As a near 40 year veteran of the IT Industry. I have a sea-chest full of been there, seen that, done that T-Shirts, caps and the other gee-gaws accumulated over Europe, the Middle East and Africa. The experience gained through bumps, bruises and warm memories is also in there.

IT experience for sure, Life experience for sure, and a deep understanding of the need for simple and effective communications, particularly when working with colleagues who do not have English as a first or even second or third language. Assumptions can be a...

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Portfolio

Output from Investigative study
1st Draft management report
Blog Entry

Skills (10)

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English Language
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English for Business
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Understanding differences in British and American English
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Management Consulting
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Business Process Improvement
IT Strategy
Project Planning
Change Management
IT Management

Service Description

Writing bid and proposal documents, tidying up existing reports, reviewing writing and making recommendations to improve readability, help and assistance with document structure and layout.

Document transfer between formats.

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Employment

University of Pretoria
Senior Programme/Project manager
2009 - 2014
IT Consultant/Advisor to the Medical Faculty, assessing projects and advising on a long-term IT strategy to include day to day and research activities and to act as IT liaison with the National...
Bytes Systems Integration
Project Manager
2008 - 2009
Contract Project Manager. I worked as part of a team reviewing the ICT function of the Swazi Government. The goal of the exercise was to recommend to the Swazi Government the changes needed to the...
Bytes Systems Integration
Project Manager
2008 - 2009
I was employed as a Planner/Project Manager concerned with relocation of a major African Bank from Harare, Zimbabwe to Johannesburg, and establishment of a retail infrastructure for the bank in the...
Walter Sisulu University
ICT Director
2005 - 2008
WSU has 24000 students and 2500 staff, and is a merger of the University of Transkei with Border and Eastern Cape Technikons. It is a multi-campus University with four main campuses in Mthatha,...
University of Transkei
ICT Director
2003 - 2005
ICT Director with full line responsibility for all University ICT matters. A member of the University Executive management committee, Research Committee, and several other operational and...
Various
Various
1976 - 2003
Various ICT technical and consulting positions in the UK and Europe.

Education

Simplilearn
Certification
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SAP Education
Certification
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Simplilearn Online.
Prince Practitioner Re-Certification
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Dublin University, California
Master of Business Administration (M.B.A.)
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SAP Education
ASAP 8.0 Implementation Methodology
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SAP Education
SAP Certification
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University of St. Andrews
B.Sc.
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