Keith Robertson

Freelance Blog Writer & Book Writer

Location:Pecatonica, Illinois, United States
2 Skills
To be all I can be and live life as it should be lived!
The Princess Perspective
The Princess Perspective
December 2012 – Present (1 year 1 month)United States
Initiator - Project in progress
Leisure Travel Consultant
World Ventures
March 2012 – Present (1 year 10 months)Harare
Made a living, living!
Purchasing Manager
Meikles Hotel
January 2012 – September 2013 (1 year 9 months)Harare, Zimbabwe
Procurement of all Food, Liquor, Stationery and Cleaning requirements. Digitized Stores department via email and spreadsheets. Implementation of digital purchase order authorizations in progress. Implementation and fine tuning of Materials Control and shared Excel over network in order for management to view procurement status 24/7/365. Commenced AuthorisedSupplier, PotentialSupplier, CurrentArticle and PotentialArticle database creation. Also commenced Project Management initiative.
Meikles Hotel
February 2010 – December 2011 (1 year 11 months)Harare
Made Rooms Reservations through Opera for Meikles Guests via Internet, Fax, Email, LEO Trust Voyager website and telephone. Upkeep of paper data filing systems. Recorded and followed up on no shows and implemented no-show prevention practices.
Meikles Hotel
October 2008 – January 2010 (1 year 4 months)
Managed email, filing, note-taking, minutes and Word processing for the Chief Executive Officer at Meikles Africa. Created alphabetic filing system for paper architectural drawings of the Meikles Hotel buildings. Attempted digital architectural records, but the digital infrastructure was too archaic to support it.
Solution Centre, Harare
August 2007 – September 2008 (1 year 2 months)
Repair of Apple computers, and all accessories – all models from 1999 iMac [Rev.C] Vintage iMacs, to 2009 iMac silver.
Repair of all iPod models from iPod 3rd generation [2003] to iPod classics 2009.
Oversight of workshop job bookings, ordering of new parts, invoicing jobs and processing Apple warranties on new hardware.
Sales Rep
Chips Computers
April 2006 – July 2007 (1 year 4 months)
Quoting for/Sales of Pastel Evolution, Partner and Xpress Accounting packages.
References Rob Watson –MD-- Tel 263-04-773809

Courses Attended
Pastel Partner
Pastel Evolution Business Partner
Pastel Evolution Business Partner
Total PC
September 2005 – March 2006 (7 months)Harare, Zimbabwe
Quoting for / Sales of new hardware and software.
More experience in troubleshooting IBM-compatible PCs and other hardware –
keyboards, mice, internal and external modems, motherboards, network cards, VGA
cards, Windows 3.11, Windows 95/98/XP Home, Professional, Media Centre Edition
Support of CCTV systems.
Laptop troubleshooting
References Heath Graham – MD-- Tel 263-04-301969
Pangie Computers
January 1997 – August 2005 (8 years 8 months)Harare, Zimbabwe
Pangie Computers
? Experience in troubleshooting IBM-compatible hardware – keyboards, mice, internal and external modems, motherboards, network cards, VGA cards, Windows 3.11, Windows 95/98/XP Home and Professional. Microsoft Office 95/97/2000/2003
? Hardware servicing.
? Some experience with Linux 9
? Laptop troubleshooting
References Paul Mitchell – MD– Tel 263-04-746002
Courses Attended
Linux Administration – University of Zimbabwe
Supporting Windows 98 - AITECH
Network Administration - AITECH
– International Computer Driving License
Junior Assistant Food and Beverage Manager
Cresta Hospitality
January 1992 – December 1996 (5 years)Harare
Acquired Diploma in Hotel and Catering Management from International Correspondence Schools while acquiring practical experience at Cresta Oasis and Cresta Jameson hotels. Worked in all fields of the hotel from public area cleaning to management level.
Skills (2) Rating
Blog Writing
Book Writing