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CV Simon Pilbeam

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CV Simon Pilbeam

  1. 1. Curriculum Vitae Simon Pilbeam Postal address: PO Box 23, Raglan,Waikato,3265 Email address: Cell phone: 021 412 458 Home phone: 07 825 8668 Career Summary GreenLandscapes, Raglan, Waikato, NewZealand. April 2008 – Present Director Earthscape Distinctive Landscapes Ltd, Hamilton, NewZealand. October 2006 – April 2008 KeyAccountManager Living Landscapes,Hamilton, Waikato,New Zealand. October 2005 – October2006 Manager/TeamLeader Anchorage Financial PlanningServices,Durban, South Africa. April 2002 – April 2003 Financial Consultant
  2. 2. Professional Skills  Openspacesprojectmanagement.  13 Years builtenvironmentexperience throughout Australasia.  Confidentcommunicator,collaborator,mediatorandnegotiator.  Self-driven property professional.  Lateral thinkerandproblemsolver,seekingopportunityforfurthercareerdevelopment. Work Experience April 2008 – present Director, GreenLandscapes,Raglan, Waikato, NewZealand Company Description: GreenLandscapesis currently Waikatobased,andprovidesaone stopsolutiontoall hardand softlandscapingneeds.We provide acomprehensive,tailormade - customerfocussed service, focussedon providingoutstanding resultstobothresidential andcommercial sectors. Key Responsibilities:  Directbusiness,drive marketing,advertisingandbrandmanagement.  Pursue newbusinessopportunities.  Autonomous ProjectandContractManagement.  Clientconsultation,negotiationand expectationmanagement.  Developmentof landscape designandplantingplans.  Quantifying,costingandscheduling.  Projectdelivery of withguarantees.  Sub-contractormanagement.  OSH proficient–Hazard Id, outline,overseeingandensuring site safety.  Bestpractice implementation.  Consistentlydeliversuccessful,timeous,highquality outcomes.
  3. 3. Oct. 2006 – Apr.2008 Key Account Manager, Earthscape Distinctive Landscapes Ltd, Hamilton, NewZealand. Company Description: Earthscape Distinctive Landscapes Ltd held major market share in the Hamilton residential sector. Subcontracting to GJ Gardener homes and dedicated to delivering a full range of landscape design,installationandmaintenanceservices. Key Responsibilities:  Workedactivelywith keyshareholders todevelopandexpandbusiness.  Coordinate, drive anddelivernew initiatives.  Focussedon financial targetmanagement,qualitycontrol and staff management.  Drive processimprovementactivitywithinthe organisation.  Manage competency andmotivate teamstoachieve desiredoutcomes.  Fosterpositive ethosand mind-setwithinthe workcommunity.  Deliverconsistentlyoninstallationturnovertargets.
  4. 4. Oct. 2005 – Oct. 2006 Manager/Team Leader, LivingLandscapes, Hamilton,Waikato, NewZealand. Company Description: LivingLandscapeswasa Napierbasedbusiness, focussedon national growth.Itsvisionwasto attacha new bulklandscapesupplydepotto eachPalmersGardenCentrefranchisethroughout NewZealand. Responsibilities andachievements:  Setup and establishednew Waikatolandscape installationand retail supply branch.  Sourced,selected andcontracted new staff members.  Inducted, trainedandoversaw all new employees.  Established and maintained strong relationships with key stake holders whilst identifying and capitalisingon newbusinessopportunities.  Coordinatedpromotional drives.  Ensuredall occupational healthandsafety procedureswere met.  Drove sales. 2003 - 2005 International Travel. Seized anopportunitytohelpdeliveryachtstovariousdestinationsaroundthe globe. The processenabledme tolearna great deal aboutmyself andthe natural environment,and gave me the opportunitytoexperience manydifferentcultures andwaysof life whilstseeing some outstandingplaces.
  5. 5. April 2002 – April 2003 Financial Consultant, Anchorage Financial PlanningServices,Durban, South Africa. Anchorage Financial PlanningServices coversabroadrange of investmentsolutions including retirement,investment andestate planning,riskmanagement, tax planning,insurance and assurance. Responsibilities andachievements:  Developedrelationshipsandengagedclientstoestablishspecific financial goals.  Gatheringrelevantfinancial information todeterminedclient’sposition.  Developinginvestmentstrategy inordertomove forwardsand attaindesiredoutcomes.  Implementation andfacilitation the outlined strategies.  Scheduled monitoringandreview andamendmenttoensure efficacy. Education and training Oct. 2006 - Oct. 2009 March 2004 2003 NewZealand Horticulture Institute TrainingOrganisation, Waikato,New Zealand. National DiplomainHorticulture Level 4(BuiltLandscape). Real Estate Institute of NewSouth Wales,Sydney,Australia. COR (Certificateof Registration). Ocean SailingAcademy, Kwa-ZuluNatal, South Africa Openoceandeckhandandskipperscertificates.
  6. 6. Sep.1998 – Jun.2001 ChippenhamCollege,Wiltshire, England. B-TechNational DiplomainPopularMusic. Jan.1993 - Oct. 1997 KloofHigh School, Kloof,Kwa- Zulu Natal, Durban, South Africa. HighSchool Matriculationwithexemptiontouniversity. Languages Referees English:1st Language Afrikaans:Fluent Referencesavailable uponrequest.