Doc McKerr

Doc McKerr

Studies at:

Cranfield School of Management

Location in:

Cranfield, United Kingdom

Doc McKerr

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Studies at:
Cranfield School of Management
Location in:
Cranfield, United Kingdom

Bio

Experienced Operations and Project Manager with extensive international exposure in strategic planning and delivery of key projects. Proven ability to consistently deliver technically robust and commercially-viable solutions on multiple projects simultaneously against ever-changing deadlines. Known for a calm and engaging manner which quickly generates trust from senior management, key stakeholders, peers and junior colleagues alike. Comfortable spearheading change and taking responsibility yet team-oriented and take a hands-on approach to the professional development of others. Currently seeking a management position (post-MBA) which provides both professional challenge and development while the experience and skills gained so far would add value from the outset.

Doc has worked/studied in

  • Afghanistan
  • Cyprus
  • Germany
  • Japan
  • Kenya
  • Nepal
  • Romania
  • United Kingdom

Doc speaks

  • English
  • Nepali
  • French

Doc has experience in

  • Government / Public sector / Non-profit

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Work

2013 – present

MBA Student at Cranfield School of Management

Cranfield School of Management
  • Due to graduate in October 2014
2013
(Mar – Jul)

First ever solo trek across the Great Himalaya Trail, raising money for charity

Planned Career Break
  • Walked c1500km in 64 days to become the first person to complete the Great Himalaya Trail solo. Raised over £9000 for charity and conducted assessments of bridges and micro-hydro stations in rural Nepal for the Kadoorie Agricultural Aid Association (KAAA). www.east2westnepal.org
2011 – 2013

Engineer Operations Officer

British Army
  • Organised and coordinated tailored training packages for up to 140 people. Also was the engineer specialist in an operational headquarters for the 1st Battalion The Royal Anglian Regiment. Project managed military and local contractor engineering works.
  • Kenya | Afghanistan
2009 – 2010
(Nov – Dec)

Programme Manager, Nepal

British Army and The Gurkha Welfare Trust
  • Managed a team of nine Nepali engineers to deliver the construction of 22 schools and a medical centre across rural parts of Nepal
2007 – 2009

Manager & Project Manager

British Army
  • Commanded and led 35 soldiers in the UK and on operations in Afghanistan. Project managed construction tasks and was the engineer expert during planning cycles.
2006 – 2007

Officer Cadet

Royal MIlitary Academy Sandhurst

Work

2013 – present

MBA Student at Cranfield School of Management

Cranfield School of Management
  • Due to graduate in October 2014
2013
(Mar – Jul)

First ever solo trek across the Great Himalaya Trail, raising money for charity

Planned Career Break
  • Walked c1500km in 64 days to become the first person to complete the Great Himalaya Trail solo. Raised over £9000 for charity and conducted assessments of bridges and micro-hydro stations in rural Nepal for the Kadoorie Agricultural Aid Association (KAAA). www.east2westnepal.org
2011 – 2013

Engineer Operations Officer

British Army
  • Organised and coordinated tailored training packages for up to 140 people. Also was the engineer specialist in an operational headquarters for the 1st Battalion The Royal Anglian Regiment. Project managed military and local contractor engineering works.
  • Kenya | Afghanistan
2009 – 2010
(Nov – Dec)

Programme Manager, Nepal

British Army and The Gurkha Welfare Trust
  • Managed a team of nine Nepali engineers to deliver the construction of 22 schools and a medical centre across rural parts of Nepal
2007 – 2009

Manager & Project Manager

British Army
  • Commanded and led 35 soldiers in the UK and on operations in Afghanistan. Project managed construction tasks and was the engineer expert during planning cycles.
2006 – 2007

Officer Cadet

Royal MIlitary Academy Sandhurst

Education

2013 – 2014

Cranfield School of Management

Masters of Business Administration (MBA)
2001 – 2004

The University of Hull

Chemistry - First Class Honours (Bachelors)
1994 – 2001

The City of Lincoln Community College

A-Levels

Achievements

  • Winner of the John McFarlane Cranfield Leadership Prize, as voted for by the 64 people on the MBA.
  • Team Leader for the Cranfield School of Management AT Kearny Consultancy Competition, coming second out of ten teams.
  • Deputy Lead for the Cranfield MBA Regatta which attracted 20 international business schools.

Additional Info

Website
www.east2westnepal.org
Nationality:
  • British