Basic Info

Alan Barnes

Less than 1 year

Taunton, United Kingdom

Bachelor's Degree

Experienced

Work Experience

Logistics Operator at Labour Link

Experience Details

Logistics Operator

Logistics/Supply Chain

Entry Level

● Successfully worked in four different departments including Import, Export, Post NL and a specialist Export contract for Singapore Airlines
● Achieved numerous successes including being personally chosen to work for Singapore Airlines on the specialist Export contract
● Responsible for supervising staff for the construction of airfreight for the Netherlands Postal Service, ensuring all tasks were completed on time
● Utilised organisational skills by prioritising shipments and organise the assembly of the appropriate plates and containers.
● Direct management of ensuring the cargo is constructed safely and the relevant paperwork is completed correctly and signed off by immigration authorities


Company Details

Labour Link (multinational)

Amsterdam, Netherlands

51-100 employees

Logistics and Supply Chain

N/A

Aug 2014 to Oct 2015 (1 year 2 months)
Greenhouse Gas, Business Continuity and Emergency Program Coordinator at Vancity

Experience Details

Greenhouse Gas, Business Continuity and Emergency Program Coordinator

Project/Program Management

Experienced (Non-Manager)

● Worked closely with other staff to develop and establish initiatives to minimise the organisations Carbon Footprint in business travel, commuting and paper usage
● Initiated a successful internal paper reduction campaign; identifying over 300 potential procedural processes for improvement, established a branch 'paper pledge' and raised awareness through employee engagement
● Personally responsible for carrying research into innovative solutions for sustainable transportation methods including transit passes, parking, car allowances, subsidised green vehicle loans and biking programs
● Successfully responsible for project managing the successful installation of secure bike lockers
● Actively participated in sustainable transportation initiatives including a “Green Your Commute” month, bike to work weeks and share the road challenge
● Gained external recognition of biking facilities from independent biking organisation
● Collaborated on the development of a transportation survey and provided in depth analysis of subsequent data to drive new and extended initiatives
● Responsible for raising employee engagement through development and introduction of internal environmental newsletter, and acted as the main contact for the shared in-box for greenhouse gas related enquiries
● Lead new Fire Safety Plans for company owned branch locations; including the coordination of site inspections, pre-site questionnaires and installation of necessary equipment and signage
● Liaised with the landlords of the businesses leased locations for Tenant Fire Safety Plans and arranged, where necessary, the development of new inspections
● Facilitated fire training sessions, carried out fire drills, and assisted with the development of fire wardens across the company sites
● Ensured all company flowcharts were up to date and mapped personnel in relation to Branch locations of greater Vancouver
● Designed and implemented the initial Business Continuity Plan template using Microsoft Infopath


Company Details

Vancity

Vancouver, Canada

501-1000 employees

Banking

Vancity.com

May 2013 to Feb 2014 (9 months)
Online Retailer at Self Employed

Experience Details

Online Retailer

Sales/Retail

Experienced (Non-Manager)

● Established a successful online company selling a variety of merchandise from both UK and Asian wholesalers and manufacturers
● Created and implemented a successful business model by researching potential products, markets and regulations and identified a niche and competitive advantage
● Designed an effective marketing strategy through social media, Search Engine Optimisation, electronic newsletters and advertising cards
● Cross referenced substitute and complimentary products to further promote depth of product range
● Built and maintained excellent working relationships with other similar companies, wholesales, manufacturers, couriers and customers
● Full accountability of all P&L and budgets, implementing profit target models and budget spreadsheets


Company Details

Self Employed

Bristol, United Kingdom

1-10 employees

Retail

No Longer available

May 2012 to May 2013 (1 year)
Analyst at 1st Central

Experience Details

Analyst

Accounting/Finance

Experienced (Non-Manager)

● Responsible for carrying out analysis on all aspects of vehicles, individuals, locations and demographics
● Direct management of conducting thorough research into problem areas; drilling down into specific postal regions and identifying viable pockets of potential business
● Conducted in-depth analysis into iteration tables; identifying the effects of driver characteristics and behaviour in various circumstances
● Successfully analysed complete pricing systems and adjusted rates to reflect market movement, loss ratio, competitiveness and profitability
● Personally responsible for reviewing and monitoring the launch of new, modified and special edition vehicles including researching target market, demographics, cost of spares, popularity and security features
● Made recommendations, based on the research carried out, for the realignment of vehicle insurance bracket depending on company risk threshold
● Created, developed and analysed SAS programmes and datasets, extracted information and generated daily reports
● Evaluated budgets and identified daily trends and behaviour through aggregators
● Responsible for constructing Emblem models to understand policyholders, purchasing, conversion behaviour and market characteristics. Established framework to pre-empt staffing requirement within organisation
● Ensured knowledge was kept up to date on industry specific news, updates and areas of industry fraud
● Successfully acted as Employee Council Representative for Gibraltar


Company Details

1st Central (multinational)

Gibraltar

101-500 employees

Insurance

N/A

Jul 2010 to Apr 2012 (1 year 9 months)

Education

BSc Econ Business Economics in Economics

Education Details

BSc Econ Business Economics

Economics, Business

Cardiff University, United Kingdom

C / Good / 65 - 75%

Macroeconomics, Microeconomics, International Trade, Managerial Economics, Business History, Empirical Economics, International Business, Political Economy of the EU, (18 modules in total)

N/A

Cardiff University
2002 - 2005

Certifications

aat
Jun 2016

Certificate details

aat

Jun 2016

N/A

N/A

N/A

aat

I have two modules remaining in the aat program and should complete the full qualification within the next two months.

Training and Courses

SAS at SAS
Jul 2010

Training/Course Details

SAS

Jul 2010

SAS

N/A

EMB at EMB
Jul 2011

Training/Course Details

EMB

Jul 2011

EMB

Specialist Pricing Software

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Profile Skills and Keywords

1st CentralAatAccountingAccountsAdaptiveAnalystAnalyticalBankingBusinessBusiness DevelopmentBusiness-orientedDetails-orientedEMBEconomicsEnglishFinanceFlexibleGreenhouse Gas, Business Continuity And Emergency Program CoordinatorInsuranceLabour LinkLogisticsLogistics And Supply ChainLogistics OperatorMicrosoft OfficeOnline RetailerPlannerProgram ManagementProjectProject CoordinatorRetailSASSalesTransportation

Self-assesed Skills

Languages

English

English

: Fluent

: Fluent

: Fluent

: Fluent

Tools and Technologies

Microsoft Office

Microsoft Office

: Expert

: Extreme - I love it!

:

More than 7 years

Fields of Expertise

Analytical

Analytical

: Advanced

: High

:

3-5 years

Project Coordinator

Project Coordinator

: Advanced

: High

:

1-3 years

Accounts

Accounts

: Beginner

: Extreme - I love it!

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Less than 1 year

Key Skills

Analytical, Planner, Business-oriented, Flexible / Adaptive, Details-oriented

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