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sarahNet Ltd CV


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sarahNet Ltd CV

  1. 1. Sarah KeenProfileSarah Keen is an experienced IT and Management consultant with over 20 years’ of knowledge in the IT industry. Workingin both the private and public sectors, Sarah has excellent skills in web design and has been responsible for project managingbespoke and creative network solutions that meet and exceed customer requirementsSarah is conscientious, very driven and has a proven track record of consistently high standards. Sarah has a strong creativetalent which, following a Master’s Degree in Creative writing in the last year has combined together with her IT skills to develop e-book publishing and e-book processes, including setting text to Kindle format. Sarah has worked in numerous situations and enjoysworking within a team but is equally self-motivated with a flexible approach to work and ability to work independently.Based in Hampshire, Sarah holds a full driving licence and is able to travel.Key Skills;Technical:  Advanced PC skills  Backup methodologies  FTP, Google Apps and cloud databases  HTML, CSS and Server side WordPress web applications.  Networking  Servers and Exchange networksBusiness:  Data analysis using Excel and Pivot Tables to extract and examine data  Enjoys problem solving and sourcing solutions  Experienced at managing budgets and bringing projects in on schedule and to budget  Coordinating and competing for resources in a large organisation  Managing teams & managing time across several projects with competing time scales.  Project management using Microsoft Project  Run own business since 1998 and started Ltd Company in 2004  Successfully negotiated for supply contracts and tendersData Management:  Data Governance Statutory Requirements  File structure and retrieval  Freedom of Information and Data Protection Act  Helpdesk organisation and managementCommunicationpublishing skills:  Advanced Windows Office  Artwork, Copywriting, Marketing, includes publications for e-book/kindle formats  Blogging skills, SharePoint and Intranet, Twitter  Enjoys working with people/ team player  Managing IT for conferences  Strong Communication Skills – both oral and written  Oral, written and presentation skills to hostile audiences  Touch Typist  Written and produced articles for work magazinesCommitted to developing skills and further education- recent examples include:  WordPress Server & website hosting o Masters Degree in Creative and Critical Writing from Winchester University – (part time) Modules passed with distinction or merit - Working on dissertation to be submitted next year.Sarah Keen: BA Hons - University of London Tel: 07740 053895; Email:; Website:
  2. 2. Recent Work History2010-2011 ongoingPublic Sector (NHS)  Fareham GP Commissioning  Hampshire PCT  Solent NHSPrivate Sector  Passingham Associates o Advising on hardware solutionsSOLENT NHS:RiO is a Hampshire wide Patient Records system supplied by BT  Liaised with BT RIO service teams, Connecting for Health and National Back Office  Working on RiO program both Community Health and Mental Health systems  Working with other RiO Trust users in Hampshire to resolve common issues  Met regularly with users and BT to ensure good customer feedback and user experienced  Setup helpdesk system to manage calls  Ensured all calls logged complied with data governance requirements  Worked with the Trusts ICT networking to trouble shoot and resolve any technical problems that occurred.  Updated the RiO intranet pages to ensure clear communication to all RiO usersFAREHAM AND GOSPORT CLINICAL COMMISSIONING GROUP (FGCCG)(Previously part of Hampshire Primary Care Trust)Primary role to liaise with practice managers and ensure their patient statistical returns are made on time to the PCT and FGCCG  Cost Saving Solutions Project Managed implementation of an Open Source/ Google App intranet site that allowed NHS practice managers to directly input their returns online. The site then collated all the returns for the PCT. This helped the Locality and Practice Managers prove their compliance with Local Enhanced Services (LES) agreement that are commissioned by the PCT. This model has now been taken up by Gosport Locality.  Data Analysis Experienced data analyst using Excel and Pivot Tables to extract and analyse data  Website Design Designed and maintained website for Fareham PBC (NHS practice based commissioning) Website uses FTP, Google Apps, HTML, CSS, Some PHP and Server side WordPress web applications. Patient Group:  Ran local patient participation group that meets to discuss & feedback requirements to GP practices. Associations Personal Interests British Computer Society Antiques, Gardening, Interior Design, Information Since: Apr-2007 Technology, Reading, Yoga. Volunteered to put in place website for the local parish council Photos on this site taken by sarahNet Ltd.Sarah Keen: BA Hons - University of London Tel: 07740 053895; Email:; Website:
  3. 3. Full Employment History:2009-2010Completion of Data Governance project for Portsmouth City Trust. The Trust had to show that all divisions were aware of theirresponsibilities under Information Governance and demonstrate compliance to external auditors.Data Governance - NHS Portsmouth City PCTContractor Apr 09 - Apr 10  Ensured Trust met its requirements under data governance  Worked with all the Divisions in the Trust to ensure all directors, managers and staff were aware of their responsibilities under the Data Governance act and that they could demonstrate safe handling of person identifiable data.  Worked to ensure policies and procedures were in place to reflect the importance of complying with Data GovernanceIT Consultant - Snell WilcoxContractor Mar 09 - Mar 09  Required to source suppliers for a website application.Project Manager - NHS Acute Foundation TrustContractor Apr 08 - May 09  Implemented a Managed Learning Environment for NHS Foundation Trust.IT Contractor - NHS Trusts PortsmouthContractor Oct 07 - Mar 09  Connecting for Heath ProjectOctober 2007 Consultancy work with MatchTech for the NHS:  Inc EDM and Connecting for Health projectsIT Consultant - Strutt ParkerContractor May 07 - Apr 09  Advised on networkMay 2007 - 2009:- Private Sector: Strutt & Parker – Estate AgentIT Consultant - NHS WDCContractor May 03 - May 07Implemented and recommended WAN network.May 2003- 2007 – NHS:NHS – workforce development confederation (WDC)  Developed and maintained Wide Area Network and mobile computing for Chief Exec and his HR team.IT Consultant - NHS Community Dental ServicesContractor Jan 02 - Jan 04  Identifying dental practices that needed IT.2002-2004 Public SectorPublic Sector: Community Dental Services: Mid-Hampshire PCTIT Consultant - Public SectorSarah Keen: BA Hons - University of London Tel: 07740 053895; Email:; Website:
  4. 4. Contractor Jan 99 - Jan 02  Teaching Microsoft Office & Operating Systems1999 -2002 Public Sector  Mid-Hampshire Primary Care Trust (NHS) working with Education Purchasing Confederation.  Dental Deanery: teaching IT skills to Dentists  BMA: teaching IT skills to Doctors  Teaching IT skills to adults (Designed and produced coursework )Jan 85 - Jan 97Network Manager  Network manager for Novell network: please see belowDetailed Employment history pre-1999 available on request:  Twelve years experience from Data Input Clerk to Network Manager for a Pharmaceutical CompanySarah Keen: BA Hons - University of London Tel: 07740 053895; Email:; Website: