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Office relocations.

Since 2005, I have managed the delivery of 

ten new office fit-outs and nine office relocations,

in the UK, Europe, the USA and Asia Pacific.  

 

As well as filling the role of IT project manager, I was often involved in the

office design and physical construction, as well as the normal IT fit-out. 

I have managed the delivery of new office space for almost 1,000 employees.

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2015
Zurich

Network fit-out and staff relocation

30 people

I was asked to help with an office relocation in Zurich, amalgamating staff from two floors the client wanted to return to the landlord, to a new floor in the same building, the client had rented. The move required installing new LAN hardware on the new floor and connecting it to the existing LAN on remaining floors, inter-floor copper and fibres, patching about 80 positions and relocating approximately 30 members of staff. The IT fit-out and staff move was completed on schedule.

Responsibilities:

  • Fit-out: None

  • New installation: LAN hardware, telephony

  • Relocation: LAN hardware, telephony, desktop PCs, staff


2014
Stockholm

Office relocation

15 people

The client wanted to relocate their office in Stockholm to new premises. There was no fit-out work involved, just the installation of the new telephone, MPLS and internet circuits, followed by the relocation of the staff and their equipment.

Responsibilities:

  • Fit-out: None

  • New installation: WAN

  • Relocation: LAN hardware, telephony, desktop PCs, staff

Frankfurt

25 people

I project managed the relocation of staff and equipment to new premises in Frankfurt. I looked after the elements of the project, not under control of the main contracting company in Germany - the installation of new telephone, MPLS and internet circuits and a new Wi-Fi network. I liaised with the internal End User Support department to organise the relocation of the staff and their equipment and the internal Networking department for the delivery and connectivity of the new circuits.

Responsibilities:

  • Fit-out: None

  • New installation: WAN

  • Relocation: LAN hardware, telephony, desktop PCs, staff


2010
Paris

New office fit-out

4,000 sq. ft / 372 sq. m

I was tasked with designing and planning the IT installation for a new sales office, for 12 staff, seminar room and meeting rooms. I project managed the design, supply and installation of the IT infrastructure; electrics, LAN cabling, WAN links, LAN hardware, telephone lines and PABX system, desktop computers / peripherals and audio visual hardware.

Responsibilities:

  • Fit-out: electrical

  • New installation: LAN cabling, LAN hardware, WAN, telephony, desktop PCs, audio visual, security, furniture

  • Relocation: None

London (133 Houndsditch)

Telephony migration

400+ people

The client wanted to relocate their existing telephone system to their new HQ and at the same time, improve the resiliency by hosting it across two data centres. I managed the installation of new phone lines into the new office and second data centre, followed by splitting and balancing the phone system hardware and configuration between the two sites.  The final stage was the relocation and testing of over 400 handsets, as staff were moved to the new HQ office.

Responsibilities:

  • Fit-out: None

  • New installation: telephony

  • Relocation: telephony

London (Leadenhall Street)

Office relocation

50 people

I was called back to reactivate an office I had decommissioned six months previously and given one month to do it. I produced seating layouts, a relocation plan and got a new WAN link installed. Once all the IT infrastructure had been installed, furniture, staff and their equipment were relocated.

Responsibilities:

  • Fit-out: None

  • New installation: WAN

  • Relocation: LAN hardware, telephony, servers, desktop PCs, staff

Auckland

Office relocation

15 people

Relocation of a sales office to new premises in Auckland. I was asked to design the IT infrastructure for the new office, organise the installation of new data cabling, phone and data lines, and produce a relocation plan that a local company would follow to move the staff and equipment.

Responsibilities:

  • Fit-out: None

  • New installation: LAN cabling, LAN hardware, WAN, telephony

  • Relocation: None


2009
Hamburg

Office relocation

30 people

The client wanted to relocate their office from Frankfurt to Hamburg, then decommission the original office. There was no fit-out work involved, just the installation of the IT infrastructure (data cabling, electrics, WAN links, LAN hardware, telephones lines), followed by the relocation of the staff and their equipment.

Responsibilities:

  • Fit-out: floorplan designs, electrical

  • New installation: LAN cabling, LAN hardware, WAN, telephony

  • Relocation: telephony, desktop PCs, staff

Vienna

Office relocation

5 people

I project managed the relocation of staff and equipment to new premises in Vienna. There was no fit-out work involved, just the installation of the IT infrastructure (data cabling, electrics, WAN links, LAN hardware, telephones lines), followed by the relocation of the staff and their equipment.

Responsibilities:

  • Fit-out: floorplan designs, electrical

  • New installation: LAN cabling, LAN hardware, WAN, telephony

  • Relocation: telephony, desktop PCs, staff

Munich

Office relocation

10 people

I project managed the relocation of staff and equipment to new premises in Munich. There was no fit-out work involved, just the installation of the IT infrastructure (data cabling, electrics, WAN links, LAN hardware, telephones lines), followed by the relocation of the staff and their equipment.

Responsibilities:

  • Fit-out: electrical

  • New installation: LAN cabling, LAN hardware, WAN, telephony

  • Relocation: LAN hardware, telephony, desktop PCs, staff

London (Leadenhall Street)

Office relocation

70 people

An office with 70 staff was relocated to other premises belonging to the client, as the lease on the Leadenhall Street address was ending. Plans were made to relocate the staff over three weekends and then decommission the original office's IT infrastructure and dispose of any unwanted furniture.

Responsibilities:

  • Fit-out: None

  • New installation: LAN hardware, telephony

  • Relocation: LAN hardware, telephony, servers, desktop PCs, staff


2008
Oslo

New office fit-out

1,990 sq. ft | 185 sq. m

Refurbishment of an office in the centre of Oslo. The challenge here was to fit staff desking, a manager's office, a seminar room and a meeting room, into a small area. I managed all the aspects of the project, from the architectural design and the interior construction, to the installation of the office components; IT infrastructure and hardware, security and furniture.

Responsibilities:

  • Fit-out: floorplan designs, construction, mechanical, electrical, lighting

  • New installation: LAN cabling, LAN hardware, WAN, telephony, desktop PCs, audio visual, security, furniture

  • Relocation: None

Milan

New office fit-out

3,219 sq. ft | 300 sq. m

Refurbishment of an office in a redeveloped office block in central Milan. Office space was required for 11 staff, meeting rooms and a seminar room. I managed the entire project, from the architectural design and the interior construction, to the installation of the office components; IT infrastructure and hardware, audio visual, security, furniture and signage.

Responsibilities:

  • Fit-out: floorplan designs, construction, mechanical, electrical, lighting

  • New installation: LAN cabling, LAN hardware, WAN, telephony, desktop PCs, audio visual, security, furniture

  • Relocation: None

Madrid

New office fit-out

3,390 sq. ft | 315 sq. m

Refurbishment of a very dated office interior in Madrid, in a building that had a listed status. Floorplans & related documentation had to be created to ensure the project complied with legislative restrictions on the building. I managed the entire project, from the design and the interior construction, to the installation of the office furniture and IT infrastructure.

Responsibilities:

  • Fit-out: floorplan designs, construction, mechanical, electrical, lighting

  • New installation: LAN cabling, LAN hardware, WAN, telephony, desktop PCs, audio visual, security, furniture

  • Relocation: None


2007
Dublin

New office fit-out

3,000 sq. ft | 278 sq. m

Fit-out of an empty office in the city centre of Dublin. Office space for 19 staff, meeting rooms and a seminar room. I managed the entire project, from the architectural design and the interior construction, to the installation of the office components; IT infrastructure and hardware, audio visual, security, furniture and signage.

Responsibilities:

  • Fit-out: floorplan designs, construction, mechanical, electrical, lighting

  • New installation: LAN cabling, LAN hardware, WAN, telephony, desktop PCs, audio visual, security, furniture

  • Relocation: None

Edinburgh

New office fit-out

3,200 sq. ft | 297 sq/ m

Complete fit-out of an empty office in Edinburgh. Office space was created for 7 staff, four meeting rooms and a seminar room. I managed the entire project, from the architectural design and the interior construction, to the installation of the office components; IT infrastructure and hardware, audio visual, security, furniture and signage.

Responsibilities:

  • Fit-out: floorplan designs, construction, mechanical, electrical, lighting

  • New installation: LAN cabling, LAN hardware, WAN, telephony, desktop PCs, audio visual, security, furniture

  • Relocation: None


2006
Stockholm

New office fit-out

3,200 sq. ft | 297 sq m.

Complete fit-out of a shell and core office space in central Stockholm. Office space for 22 staff, reception, meeting rooms and a seminar room. I managed the entire project, from the architectural design and the interior construction, to the installation of the office components; IT infrastructure and hardware, audio visual, security, furniture and signage.

Responsibilities:

  • Fit-out: floorplan designs, construction, mechanical, electrical, lighting

  • New installation: LAN cabling, LAN hardware, WAN, telephony, desktop PCs, audio visual, security, furniture

  • Relocation: None

New York

New office fit-out and staff relocation

2,500 sq. ft | 232 sq. m

I designed the floorplans for the new office for 24 staff and managed the fit-out process with local sub-contractors in New York. I selected and managed the installation of the furniture, network cabling, IT hardware, audio visual and security. Upon completion of the fit-out, the computers, telephony and network hardware were relocated from the original office in mid-town NYC.

Responsibilities:

  • Fit-out: floorplan designs, construction, mechanical, electrical, lighting

  • New installation: LAN cabling, WAN, telephony, audio visual, security, furniture

  • Relocation: LAN hardware, telephony, servers, desktop PCs, staff


2005
Frankfurt

new office fit-out and staff relocation

11,990 sq. ft | 1,113 sq. m

Thirty staff were relocated to a new office in central Frankfurt. I managed the whole project, including the architectural design (done with a UK-based architect), the interior refurbishment and installation of data and phone lines, phone system, networking, security, furniture and signage. I managed a mixture of German and UK suppliers and local German trades and sub-contractors.

Responsibilities:

  • Fit-out: floorplan designs, construction, mechanical, electrical, lighting

  • New installation: LAN cabling, LAN hardware, WAN, telephony, security, furniture

  • Relocation: LAN hardware, telephony, desktop PCs, staff

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