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Ross McCafferty

Ross McCafferty

Graduate

Transport for Wales | Glasgow, UK

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Introduction to R

Quantitative strategist, harnessing the power of data for strategic advantage.

My Work

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Introduction to Power BI

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Introduction to ChatGPT

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Introduction to R

DataCamp Course Completion

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My Work Experience

Where I've interned and worked during my career.

Transport for Wales | Sep 2022 - Present

Business Generalist Graduate

During my time as a Business Generalist Graduate at Transport for Wales, I am undertaking 8 placements over two years within the Commercial Directorate. These range from Sponsorship & Programmes to Contracts to Rolling Stock. Over the course of these two years, I shall also be completing graduate workshops which are aimed at enhancing and providing key skills for a career within Transport for Wales and that will serve us in aspiring to be a future leader. I will be taking professional qualifications during the graduate scheme to provide in-depth knowledge of the areas that would be best suitable within the Commercial Directorate.
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Camp B'nai Brith of Montreal | Jun 2022 - Jul 2022

Maintenance & Logistics

Duties involved transportation, delivery and setting up for events that the camp holds. Other duties involve providing meals for the infirmary along with any other jobs the camp urgently needs.

Asda | Oct 2021 - Apr 2022

Delivery Driver

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Self-employed | Oct 2020 - Jan 2022

Mathematics Tutor

In my role as a Mathematics Tutor, I am helping secondary school pupils of teenage years with the material they are being taught in National 5 and Higher Mathematics. I help with material that they are struggling with during weekly one hour sessions and help consolidate their knowledge in a relaxed environment where I can explain the material at a steady pace so that they can best utilize and comprehend.

Stirling University SMIF (Student Managed Investment Fund) | Sep 2018 - Jun 2021

Data Analyst

As a SMIF Data Analyst, I research stocks that I believe would be beneficial to add to the fund portfolio and present the case via a stock pitch in front of fellow SMIF members, academic university staff and industry professionals.

Stirling University SMIF (Student Managed Investment Fund) | Jun 2019 - Sep 2020

Chief Financial Officer (CFO)

In my role as Chief Financial Officer (which include the responsibilities of Treasurer and Chief Investment Officer), my role is to monitor and manage the SMIF's finances in regard to membership fees and fund raising, sign off expenses and any further requirements from the Student's Union may impose upon the role of Treasurer. The role of the Chief Investment Officer (CIO) is to own and direct the asset selection process, organisation of members with regards to stock pitch events, to monitor current assets in the portfolio and to report monthly portfolio performance to the members, committee and external stakeholders.

Deadline News | Jul 2019 - Aug 2019

Entertainment Journalist

I worked as an Entertainment Journalist at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe and Edinburgh International Book Festival reviewing comedies and interviews with authors. This involved writing 350 or 800 words respectively to be written and sent to my editor within a 24 hour period for publication. I was responsible for reviewing performances, thinking on my feet and writing up a detailed article describing events afterwards.

N & S MOTORS LIMITED | Jun 2017 - Sep 2017

Shop Assistant

I processed transactions, kept the shop tidy, monitored garage fuel sales - developing my awareness and attention to detail as customers must be charged the correct amount and monitoring cars in the event they drove away without payment were some of the duties I was responsible for.

Sainsbury's | Nov 2016 - Dec 2016

General Assistant

As a General Assistant working on Christmas temporary contract, my role was to assist customers and management in whatever way I possibly could to help with the running of the store during its' busiest period of the year. Duties and responsibilities involved stocking, cleaning and tidying shelves; managing the cash tills when required to; cleaning floors and ensuring that customers are not at risk of any health and safety hazards.

Centerplate UK | Sep 2016 - Oct 2016

Kiosk Assistant

As a Kiosk Assistant my duties and responsibilities included managing the till; taking orders from customers for food and drink; engaging directly with the customer and understanding fully what they wanted; cleaning the kiosk whenever customers were not wishing to purchase from us; taking full account of products and money and ensuring that all amounts were correct.

Auchinloch Primary School | Sep 2015 - Apr 2016

Classroom Assistant

I participated in a community involvement programme at Auchinloch Primary School as a Classroom Assistant. I developed good relationships with staff and pupils whilst improving my social skills.

My Education

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Postgraduate Certificate (PG Cert), Business Management  · (July 2023 - AprilUniversity of Essex Online | 2024
BA (Hons), EconomicsUniversity of Stirling | 2021
HNC, Administration & IT with Digital CommunicationsCity of Glasgow College | 2017
High School/Secondary Diplomas and CertificatesLenzie Academy | 2016

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