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Hi. I'm Andy Wood.

I create full stack web applications and I'm available for hire,
Whether you're looking for Web Development,
Leadership, Management or Business Consultancy.
I'm here to help.
let's work together.

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About me.

My professional background is in Leadership and Management at CeX, where I've spent 10+ years in senior business operations.

Progressing from shop floor to senior management. I’ve always had an interest in problem-solving and worked on a number of projects with BA and IT Dev. I enjoyed a lot of success in delivering solutions.

I collaborate with business owners, technical staff and leaders, using coding, communication and consultation to deliver results.

What can I bring to your business?
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Business Consultancy

I'm a leadership and management professional with project management and business improvement experience.

Experience

I have 10+ years experience in retail and e-commerce business management. As a leader and project manager - I work well with teams, understanding what it takes to make things work and adding value for you and your customers.

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Professionalism

As a Chartered Manager, I subscribe to the high standards of professionalism and self management required for CMI Membership. I add as much value as possible for clients and act with humility, integrity, respect and confidence.

Problem Solving

I like helping people solve problems while training, coaching and collaborating with teams. Let's have a discussion so we can work something out tailored to you and your company's individual needs.

Business Operations Projects

Delivering Change through People Leadership, Continuous Improvement and Business Project Management.

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Expansion Program Management

as a Strategic Lead, I provided business analysis and project management support working nationally and internationally with cross-functional teams. We delivered 53 new retail sites in the UK & 16 in Portugal. Significantly increasing Sales Performance

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Behavioural Recruitment Systems

Agile Project Manager for reform of internal recruitment processes. Delivered applicant tracking systems, with KPIs & delivered a nation-wide training program for operations teams. Reduced time to recruit by 8x and cut vacancies from 14% to 6% in 6 months

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Performance Targets & KPI Systems

Developed, deployed & maintained performance management dashboards for an international start-up. Enabled problem solving, KPI setting and continuous improvement. Increased annual store net profit from €219k p/a 2016, to €941k p/a 2019

Web Development

Website Design, Software Engineering and Application Development.

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CeX Portugal Franchising

Responsive website designed to client brief with regular consultation and iterative improvements. Built with HTML/CSS/Javascript and JQuery/Sass Template. Localised in Portuguese.

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Recruitment RESTful API, Client and Guide

a RESTful API built on node.js and express with mongodb hosted on AWS. API serves CRUD actions which curate a db of behavioural recruitment questions. MVP Under development.

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mytraveljournal - React/Typescript

Built in Typescript with React as a framework, packaged with Vite and deployed with netlify CLI a simple MPV view that could be adapted to full-stack.

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SnapEasy Card Game

a javascript program that lets you play the card game - snap, against the computer. Features the Deck of Cards API and session save with localstorage, use of timers and audio.

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Bizzick's Lounge Bar and Grill

Responsive multi-page website for a bar in Leeds, West Yorkshire. Project featured google maps API integration for location services and Drive PDF API for client customisable menus.

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Welcome to Cocktail Club Marina Del Rey

Cocktail recipe site, Search for a cocktail and receive a showcase of recipes based on your search complete with photos. Features APIs, local storage and image carousel.

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Document Auto-Filler

a simple javascript program using forms and event listeners to collect variables, auto-filling a contract for easy printing.

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Learn 'N' Drive

Responsive website for a driving school based in West Yorkshire.

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Quick Klean

Responsive website for a cleaning business based in West Yorkshire.

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