Murray Ambler-Shattock's Curriculum Vitae online.
Address: Wrangle End, 19 Wrangle Farm Green, Clevedon, Bristol, BS21 5DR
Telephone: Personal Mobile: 07972 292 646
Marital Status: Married with four children of various School, Sixth Form and working ages.
Transport: Car owner with clean and current full UK Driving Licence, IAM qualified.
Nationality: British Citizen from Birth. CRB Clear. Current UK British Passport Holder.
Profiles: http://www.MAS-CV.com & http://www.Linked-In.Me
- Highly effective in New Business Discovery, Networking & Prospecting.
- Excellent Team Building Skills, whether internal team or Outsourced/Freelancers.
- Knack for future market prediction, fresh commercial ideas, 'angles' & approaches.
- Hungry for advancement opportunities, above average income & personal wealth.
- Conscientious, reliable, hard-working, analytical, inquisitive, diligent & tenacious.
- Versatile & adaptable team player with good customer service skills.
- Well presented with a professional, positive & helpful attitude towards clients.
- Good interpersonal skills, warm personality & good sense of humour.
- Excellent people, team building, people management & communication skills.
- New Business Discovery and Development, Client Relationship skills & experience.
- IT Literacy in Microsoft Office & Proprietary brand software tools, etc.
- Skilled & confident in dealing with persons at all levels & from all walks of life.
- Practical commercial organisational experience in the real world.
- Self-motivated & best effort/highest possible quality/best practice focused.
- Adaptable to new & changing fast moving modern business environments.
- Thrives on change, challenges & progressive process improvement.
- Motivated by personal satisfaction in a job well done, rewarded success & merit.
- Team Building, Leadership & Management to KPI's, quality, timeframe & budget.
- Excellent Web Marketing & ethical SEO Search Engine Optimisation skills.
CURRENT EMPLOYMENT STATUS:
Since initially starting work in Retail Logistics and Distribution via Blue Arrow at the co-operative Retail Group's Regional Composite Distribution Centre at Avonmouth in Bristol in October 2012 as a De-Kit Clerk (administering the receiving of vehicles returning to depot, managing the removal of empty cages and waste packaging from the fleet and the checking and preparation of vehicles for reloading), I progressed to Transport Clerk assisting the Transport team and Yard Controller with administering the fleet operations with the Yard complex (November 2012), and then to the position of Yard Controller (January 2013) with responsibility for the fleet operations within the Yard complex; Gating-In vehicles, managing the selection, allocation and provision of rigid body vehicles and trailers to loading, unloading, parking and holding bays, collaborating with the Fleet Managers on vehicle maintenance, liaising with stock handling and loading departments to schedule loading, liaising with Transport Managers and Supervisors on operational matters, reporting operational progress to superiors and customer liaison teams, etc. Utilising the excellent Yard Smart computerised management tool from C3 Solutions to administer the Yard.
The Yard Controller has responsibility for the operation of over 350 rigid body trucks, tractor units and trailers, servicing the movement of 1.2 million cases of FMCG items per week for the stocking of around 500 Co-operative supermarket stores across the South West of England. The 33 acre site contains a 435,000 square foot warehouse and distribution facility, with a 10,000 square foot dedicated vehicle maintenance unit.
The Logistics aspect of the operation is provided to Co-operative Food Retail on an outsourced basis by Global Logistics and Distribution specialist Norbert Dentressangle. More details at: www.Norbert-Dentressangle.com
Prior to that I worked for Blue Arrow in their CA Team (since March 5th, 2012) having previously worked for CIP in their CA Team (January 13th to March 5th, 2012), and I am now seeking a new and challenging next step in my career for the long term, after having previously been Freelancing (self-employed) for some six or so years in various roles for High Growth, Start-Ups, Brand names and SME's in Business Development and New Business Discovery roles, as an Internet Consultant, Analyst, Researcher, Resourcer, Investigator, Web and IT Project Manager, Product Manager, Webmaster, Digital Manager, Trainer, Web Publisher, Search Engine Optimisation (SEO) Consultant and Social Media Manager, for various local, UK and international businesses, organisations and Government Agencies.
FREELANCE WORK UNDERTAKEN:
IT-Freelance.co.uk, IT-Projects.net, Business-IT.Net, BusinessITools.com (UK), Switched-On-IT (UK), with & for British Chambers of Commerce (UK), MHTLife (UK), Business Social Media (UK & Europe), IPSOS (UK), Lightspeed Research (UK & Europe), Global Market Insight Inc. ('GMI') (USA), Honest Rewards (UK), WideAccessMedia.com (USA), LifeWorkLife (Hemingway Corporation, UK), Macmanus Consulting (UK), ViralPrint (UK & Europe), Midas Estates (UK), FREETrafficSEO.com (Netherlands), Website-Shop.com (UK & USA), YouGov (UK), Amazon (world-wide), LinkedIn.com (USA), THL (USA), HandsOn (UK), Global Business Consulting (world-wide), Universal Web Consulting (USA), Business Information Systems Inc (USA), NetSoft Company (Romania), Weston Chamber (UK), eBay (world-wide), Universal Web Consulting (world-wide), HiMedia Technology Company ('HTC') (Hong Kong), Market Force Information (USA), Optimum Consulting (UK & USA), DSH Finance (USA), Harris Media Trans (Germany), Vue (UK), Microsoft Corp. via Cross-Tab Marketing services PVT (UK & Europe), Nordicon AB (Sweden), Nuclear Energy (UK), Business West (UK), Energy Recruitment Solutions Ltd (UK), South West Hypnotherapy (UK), Dockside Studios (UK), Hepworths (UK), Royal Mail (UK), Youde Consulting (UK), North Somerset Chamber of Commerce (UK), Heavy Plant Crossing (world-wide), Abbydale Ltd (UK), Benchmark Contracts (UK), Orange Together via Verve (UK), EventCastMedia Ltd (UK), ModeLabs (France) & UK Government Agencies, amongst many other small & independent Clients in various sectors. (Confidentiality, OSA & NDA's apply accordingly).
OTHER PREVIOUS COMMERCIAL EXPERIENCE GAINED (AS AN EMPLOYEE) AT:
Commercial Manager, Corporate Services under Chief Executive's Office at Capitek plc (5 years)
Business Development Manager then Commercial Manager at ISP-Telco plc (2 Years)
Projects Manager, then Business Development Manager at IT Business Systems Ltd (1 year)
Income Auditor, Project Technician, then Special Projects Team Leader at Wessex Water plc (6 years)
Sales Negotiator, then Sales & Marketing Manager at Beaumont Estates Ltd (2 years).
New & Used Automotive Sector (Units & F&I) Sales Executive (VAG) at Lonrho plc. (1 year)
Property Sector Venture Capital Broker at Castlebridge Management Group (now within RSA).
Sales and Marketing (Financial Services) at Overton Carroll Ltd.
Commercial & Residential Property Sales & Lettings Negotiator at Shattock & Company.
Commercial Relocation Agent at CODA Relocations (Independent Agency).
Housing Assistant, then Land Acquisition & Housing Surveyor at Woodspring District Council.
Surveyor's Assistant, Sales Negotiator, then New Branch Marketing Assistant at Hartnell/Taylor/Cook.
Freelance Graphic Designer for various Ad Agencies, Newspapers, etc. whilst at Brunel University.
2000-09 Professional Doctorates in Computer Science (Information Technology, Semantic Algorithms, Schema) & Internet Strategic Planning (SEO), Mid Western University, Texas (US) & Canterbury (UK) attained via Correspondence/Online. Post Graduate Further Professional Education planned via Stanford University (USA) 2012 Academic Year onwards, via Online. Honorary Fellow of the International Association of Web Masters and Designers. Member of British MENSA since 1996. 1996 English (A), Maths (A) & Law (A*) at 'A' Level, (via Correspondence). Whilst working Full-Time for Wessex Water Plc as a Special Projects Team Leader. 1983-85 City & Guilds Part 1 & 2 in Graphic Design & Business Studies incorporating Marketing & Communication, Merit, (Brunel University), whilst working Freelance Part-time/Full-Time equivalent.
- Fundraising for various charities & good causes, social participation, etc.
- Executive President of North Somerset Chamber of Commerce, Trade & Industry '09-'11,
- Chairman of Local Resident's Association, North East Ward, Clevedon.
- Neighbourhood Watch Co-ordinator, NHW Panel Member.
Notable Hobby Project:Restored a 1994 Brabus S124 E3.6-24s from a stolen-recovered rolling shell into concours class-winning condition over 3 years. The car subsequently won 'Best in Show' in the Special Interest Category at the Bristol Motor Show & 'Highly Commended' at the Somerset Festival of Motoring (2007).
References can be made available as required to verify competencies, capabilities, integrity, reliability, qualifications, experience, etc. Professional & Personal Referees are available on request.