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• Over six years experience in public, academic, government and corporate environments
• Masters degree with merit in library and information studies
• Competent implementer of EDRMS, with sound knowledge of their functional requirements
• Manages staff, supervisors and teamwork with tact and competence
• An entertaining public speaker and sought after author
• Extensive records management theoretical knowledge and practical experience
• Highly customer focused, with glowing references from employers

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Adam Geoffrey Pope
Flat 6, Lancaster House,
Rushcroft Road
London SW2 1JS
07977238873
adam@adampope.net
Dual. Born in Swindon, England. NZ citizenship granted 1989
International, full and unblemished
MS Access, Livelink, Photoshop, Flash, Dreamweaver
Belbin Myers-Briggs
German, British sign language

Information Management Career

 

Information Manager for the Government Actuary's Department, August 2004-present. Responsibilities included:

The procurement, contractual negotiations and failed implementation of an EDRMS
Building an interim replacement (eGAD) for the failed EDRMS solution
Expanding eGAD to replace the intranet
Managing a team of up to eleven staff
Training staff on a variety of IT and records management issues
Automating the disposal of 2500 files including transferring 300 to the National Archives
Writing and contributing to information management policies department wide
Managing, advising and monitoring of regular and complex freedom of information requests
Developing software to manage access requests, now in use by hundreds of public authorities
Writing and fulfilling service level agreements for records management

Corporate Records Manager for London Borough of Camden. January-July 2004. Responsibilities included:

Building an instrument to conduct a records audit
Employing and managing four staff
Giving numerous presentations to convince business teams of the need for records management and an information audit
Writing and getting the Council records management policy approved
Providing advice on records management to teams throughout the 8500 strong organization

As a result of my contributions I was nominated by the Local Government Group of the Records Management Society (RMS) to be their representative on the Executive Council.

Document Management Services Officer for the Ministry of Health and the HealthShare funding agency in Hamilton, New Zealand. 2001-2002. Responsibilities included:

Managing the circulation, storage and disposition of over 60,000 corporate documents
Developing systems to manage the records
Devolving 25,000 documents to five hospitals
Training staff on the systems developed both in-house and to the five hospitals’ records staff

Academic Business Librarian for the University of Greenwich. Looking after 9,000 students and their faculty, I managed a three-person team to deliver current awareness alerts, market a database, manage the collection, supervise the £60,000 budget and provide reference and library counter duties from August 2003.
Interloans and E-Journals Librarian for AgResearch. Supervising a three-member team to fulfill up to 500 Interloan requests per week and managing access to over 1500 electronic journals to four sites via the corporate intranet. 2002-3
Librarian for the Ministry of Health in Hamilton. Managed the acquisition, cataloguing, circulation, and deselection of materials as well as providing reference services. 2001-2
High School and ESOL Teacher at Ngaruawahia High School, Fraser and Huntly Colleges, and at the University of Waikato Language Institute. 1996-2000.

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Victoria University

Masters in Library and Information Science 2000-2003 Transcript
Management of Information Services A
Information in Society A
Management of Library Services A-
Records Management A-
Research Methods B+
Archives Management B+
Intellectual Access to Information B+
Information Technology B+
Information Sources and Services B+
Bibliographic Organisation B+
Research Project B+

University of Waikato

Certificate in English Language Teaching to Adults 1997 Transcript

Bachelor of Arts with Honours 1991-1994 Transcript Written reference from David Neilson
Major: Political Science
Supports: Economics and German
Average Grade: 68%
Range: 93% to 48%
Pass Rate: 100%

 
 
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