Andrew Keddis

Andrew Keddis

Works at:

International Design and Development

Location in:

Colchester, United Kingdom

Andrew Keddis

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Works at:
International Design and Development
Location in:
Colchester, United Kingdom

Bio

Member of Beta Gamma Sigma honour society, accredited by AACSB

Course representative for Aston Fulltime MBA ’09/’10

Volunteered in designing the electrical systems for an orphanage project in Sudan with EMI (Engineering Ministries International) –Oct ’10 till March ‘11

Volunteered in designing the electrical systems for a school expansion project in Amman with EMI (Engineering Ministries International) –April ’09 till June ‘10

Designed the electrical systems for Chili-House Restaurant, Bahrain –Oct ‘08

Sustainability and Global Responsibility Seminar at Audencia School of Management, France –March ‘10

Member of the Technical Committee of the Jordan Green Building Council –June ’09 till March ‘11

Primavera Project Management (Level II) at the American University in Cairo (Egypt) –Jan ‘08

Andrew has worked/studied in

  • Denmark
  • Egypt
  • Jordan
  • Qatar
  • United Kingdom

Andrew speaks

  • Arabic
  • English
  • German
  • Hebrew

Andrew has experience in

  • Consulting

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Work

2010 – 2011
(Oct – Feb)

Independent Business Consultant

International Design and Development , Egypt
  • Formulated a strategic analysis to develop strategic choices for establishing the firm in Egypt, and assessed the robustness of each strategic choice.
  • Trained staff on electrical systems
  • Assisted in developing CAD design standards
  • Assisted in developing orientation manuals for new staff
  • Assisted in office registration procedures
2010
(Jul – Oct)

Independent Business Consultant

British Telecom , United Kingdom
  • Analysed the change in value chain activities arising from new technology and socio-economic trends.
  • Investigated new opportunities for group investment
2008 – 2009
(Feb – Aug)

Low Current Engineer

Jordan TechnoTrade LLC , Jordan
  • Managed projects through their life cycle: planning, material sourcing, implementation, supervision, quality control and commissioning
  • Allocated resources to different projects and activities
  • Liaised with clients on work procedures and progress
  • Managed time and risk of projects
  • Initiated new dealer/distributor relationships with international security systems manufacturers to shorten the supply chain
  • Analysed clients requirements prior to offer proposal
  • Conducted meetings to discuss work scope and progress
  • Assisted in managing external vendor and client relationships
  • Initiated CAD design practice company wide
  • Identified learning needs, prepared and implemented learning and development curriculum for CAD and technical functions
2006 – 2007
(Aug – Oct)

Jr. Electrical Engineer

Consolidated Contractors International Company , Qatar
  • Managed a multicultural team of up to 70 people (engineers, supervisors, technicians, and manual labour)
  • Allocated resources to different project activities
  • Created, executed and revised plans as appropriate to meet changing needs and requirements.
  • Coordinated progress schedules and quality control inspections with client.
  • Coordinated work procedures with other disciplines.
  • Managed time and risk of project activities.
  • Conducted daily co-ordination meetings with client.
  • Supervised implementation of electrical site activities of QatarGas-II Expansion project according to quality, health and safety standards.
2005 – 2006
(Oct – Aug)

Electrical Engineer

Hiba Engineering Establishment , Jordan
  • Supervised the implementation of electrical site activities in the “National Museum” project according to client drawings and standards
  • Arranged quality control inspections with client

Work

2010 – 2011
(Oct – Feb)

Independent Business Consultant

International Design and Development , Egypt
  • Formulated a strategic analysis to develop strategic choices for establishing the firm in Egypt, and assessed the robustness of each strategic choice.
  • Trained staff on electrical systems
  • Assisted in developing CAD design standards
  • Assisted in developing orientation manuals for new staff
  • Assisted in office registration procedures
2010
(Jul – Oct)

Independent Business Consultant

British Telecom , United Kingdom
  • Analysed the change in value chain activities arising from new technology and socio-economic trends.
  • Investigated new opportunities for group investment
2008 – 2009
(Feb – Aug)

Low Current Engineer

Jordan TechnoTrade LLC , Jordan
  • Managed projects through their life cycle: planning, material sourcing, implementation, supervision, quality control and commissioning
  • Allocated resources to different projects and activities
  • Liaised with clients on work procedures and progress
  • Managed time and risk of projects
  • Initiated new dealer/distributor relationships with international security systems manufacturers to shorten the supply chain
  • Analysed clients requirements prior to offer proposal
  • Conducted meetings to discuss work scope and progress
  • Assisted in managing external vendor and client relationships
  • Initiated CAD design practice company wide
  • Identified learning needs, prepared and implemented learning and development curriculum for CAD and technical functions
2006 – 2007
(Aug – Oct)

Jr. Electrical Engineer

Consolidated Contractors International Company , Qatar
  • Managed a multicultural team of up to 70 people (engineers, supervisors, technicians, and manual labour)
  • Allocated resources to different project activities
  • Created, executed and revised plans as appropriate to meet changing needs and requirements.
  • Coordinated progress schedules and quality control inspections with client.
  • Coordinated work procedures with other disciplines.
  • Managed time and risk of project activities.
  • Conducted daily co-ordination meetings with client.
  • Supervised implementation of electrical site activities of QatarGas-II Expansion project according to quality, health and safety standards.
2005 – 2006
(Oct – Aug)

Electrical Engineer

Hiba Engineering Establishment , Jordan
  • Supervised the implementation of electrical site activities in the “National Museum” project according to client drawings and standards
  • Arranged quality control inspections with client

Education

2009 – 2010

Aston Business School - Aston University

Master of Business Administration (with Distinction) (MBA)
2010

Copenhagen Business School (CBS)

International Summer University Program (MBA)
2001 – 2006

University of Jordan

Electrical Engineering (Bachelors)

Achievements

  • Received an African countries scholarship for my MBA degree
  • Graduated from my MBA degree with Distinction
  • Awarded life time membership for Beta Gamma Sigma honour society

Additional Info

Website
uk.linkedin.com/in/keddisa