Business Applications Support Analyst at OfficeTeam Limited
- Preston, GB
OfficeTeam Limited, Business Applications Support Analyst, Blackburn
March 2010 to present
"OfficeTeam is the UK's leading office services and products company, with over 21,000 customers nationwide.
At OfficeTeam, we are passionate about providing high quality office services and products – and delivering them reliably every time.
As a UK leader, we strive to deliver the highest standards and will always go further for our customers.
Our unique portfolio of services and products enable us to provide your business with a complete single sourcing solution with a comprehensive range of services offering a real financial saving to your business, whilst allowing total control over your day to day spend.
Each of our services have a dedicated team of industry experts with extensive knowledge and expertise. All of these teams bring with them strong knowledge within their fields and are experts at providing guidance and advice on how their service can match every customers’ specific needs."
I currently work in the IT Department supporting the day to day system operations of the Business.
In this position I have gained experience working with e-commerce systems support customers and administering the back end of the software. My current role is supporting users with IT applications and new software, administering back office system, training and assisting with Project rollout where needed.
Travelodge Hotels Ltd, Assistant Dual Site Hotel Manager, Preston/Blackburn
June 2007 to September 2009
I originally started in this role as the Assistant Manager of Preston Central, I spent the first year or so training and gaining experience in the Business. After this I became involved in training staff and supporting new openings in the area.
In 2009 Preston Central and Blackburn M65 became a dual site. I became part of the management team of these 2 hotels, managing the day-today operations of the sites to ensure the business ran smoothly. This included responsibility for Health & Safety, Food and Beverage, Recruitment & Selection, Training, Financial Controls, Payroll & HR.
I successfully managed the operations of the business when it went from from the bottom 10 of 400 hotels to the top 30 within 3 months, and building on that success, before moving onto a new challenge later in the year.
McDonald's, Shift Manager, Lancashire
September 2002 to June 2008
I started with McDonald's as a part time crew member and worked my way up to shift manager. While in the role I developed my management and business skills which helped me move on to my next role with Travelodge.