Writing A Technical CV

This CV focuses upon demonstrating evidence of relevant skills. Use relevant skill headings to present your evidence, educational and work experience descriptions are kept brief. This style of CV is more difficult to organise but, if you focus on the right skills, it can show you have considered the needs of the employer.

Joe Bloggs

Address:
1 New Road
Old Town
Leeds
West Yorkshire
LS11 1LE

Telephone:
Phone No: 01111 123 456
Mobile: 0771 123 4567
E-mail: joe@hotmail.com
Date of Birth: 1st January
Nationality: British

Final year bio scientist, with strong analytical and interpersonal skills, seeking a career in production management with a leading pharmaceutical organisation.

SKILLS & ACHIEVEMENTS

Team working:

Experience of working in groups during academic projects including planning, role allocation, co-ordination and commitment. Won AstraZeneca team-working prize for second year academic project.

Worked effectively with colleagues at St. Georges Hospital pharmacy to understand and co-ordinate their requirements for a new database. The implementation of this database has since reduced administration time by approximately 30%.

Effective communication:

Strong selling and negotiation skills developed through close customer contact in retail and health sector environments. Trained in personal sales, advanced interpersonal skills and customer focus. Recently exceeded personal sales target by 300% during weekend trading.

Presentation skills and confidence demonstrated during the delivery of tutorials and group presentations at university. Have presented to groups of 5 to 100 and enjoy public speaking.

Initiative :

Researched new sportswear concepts for the store and proposed ideas for event evenings during my weekend position. One idea was translated into an event that raised £400 for a local charity.

Problem solving :

Designed and developed a new database for the pharmacy managing financial, administrative and project information. Researched the latest developments to provide relevant software for the budget.

Frontline customer roles have taught me to find solutions to customer problems in a calm and efficient manner.

Technical skills :

Fully competent with all Microsoft Office packages and a number of scientific packages. Learning to program in Java and C++.

Enjoyed consultancy role in understanding client’s need for database development and implementation.

Languages :

French – basic spoken.

German – proficient.

Driving licence full clean for 4 years.

EDUCATION

The University of Bath 2001 – 2005
BSc Biological Sciences Expected grade 2:1
An analytical degree developing research techniques, problem-solving skills and group working.
Project:
Identifying possible solutions for CTB transmission – required strong analytical thought to identify prior considerations and contingencies. College of South West England, Bristol 1999 – 2001

A-levels:
Biology (B),
Chemistry (B),
Business Studies (C)

Farr Wood High School, Bristol 1995 – 1999

GCSEs

10 GCSEs achieved 4 As,
2 Bs,
4 Cs.
(English and Mathematics – B, B)

EMPLOYMENT

St. Georges Hospital Pharmacy,
Bristol
Summer 2003

Voluntary Project –
Administration and IT consultancy Researched, developed and tested a new database for the organisation. Also provided customer service support and carried out stock maintenance
Frankie’s, Bath 2002 – 2004

Sales Consultant –
Part time/weekends/vacations Blue Star Agency,
Bristol 1997 – 2003

Various retail,
administrative and customer service roles.
Silver service waiting on,
stock-filling,
packing and filing positions through Blue Star Agency.

POSITIONS OF RESPONSIBILITY

Elected Hall Representative 2004 – 2005
Inducting new students and liaising with staff and students
to ensure the smooth running of hall life.
Farr Wood Under 11’s Support Coach
Ongoing Vacations
Support the coach in motivating, training and co-ordinating this group of enthusiastic footballers.

INTERESTS

Football – Regularly play with hall team, coaching and watching national games.

REFERENCES

Mr. J. Franks (Manager)
Frankie’s
High Street
Bath BA4 3PL
Tel: 01225 411 123
info@100itrecruitment.co.uk

Professor F. Rogers (Tutor)
Biological Sciences
University of Bath
Bath BA2 3RD
Tel: 01225 321 456
info@100itrecruitment.co.uk