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Gerard T. O’Donoghue

gerry@odonoghue.com   Tel:  786 385 7583
 

PROFILE

Marine Professional with twenty four years marine management experience available for a suitable position in the Marine Industry.  Solid background in all aspects of yachting, including maintenance.
 

EDUCATION

2003  MBA, Open University, UK.
2000  Professional Diploma in Management
1994  Graduate Command and Staff Course – Irish Military College
1977  Qualified Ships Captain – Irish Naval Service
 

CAREER HISTORY
 
 
2005 - to date, Miami, Fl.
 
  • Boat delivery Captain (sail / power).
  • Assistant manager in WM's Bird Rd. Store.

1999 – 2005. Caribbean

 

Yacht Captain

  • Completed a two year cruise in the Caribbean on own 38ft Sailboat (2005).
  • Co-Ordinating Delivery Captain (Puerto Rico), First Choice Marine (Sunsail/Stardust).
  • Charter and Delivery Yacht Captain for Stardust Yachts,PR. 
     

1996 –1999.   PARC Ltd.
Ireland, Russia and Kyrgzystan

Operations Manager

  • Responsible for the co-ordination, financial control and day-to-day operations of three EU Tacis projects in Russia and one in Kyrgzystan.
  • Responsible for establishing IT systems and procedures for both in-house and remote co-ordination of all Consultancy projects.
  • Designed, established and maintained project management software using Lotus Notes, The Internet and proprietary software.
  • Travelled extensively in the Former USSR.
     

1995 –1996.  PARC Ltd.
Former Yugoslavia

 

Project Manager

  • Solely responsible for the strategic management of a personnel supply project with an annual turn over in excess of $6m USD.
  • Responsible for the day to day management and administration of over 220 personnel.
     

1974–1995  Irish Navy, Ireland

Naval Officer, Retired with the rank of Lieutenant Commander.

Experience includes

  • Ships Captain – Command of a 1000 tonne Patrol Vessel, crew 55.
  • Operations Officer - Responsible for the co-ordination of all day-to-day operations of the NS fleet.
  • Staff Officer in command Irish Naval Reserve – Responsible for the efficiency and effectiveness of the Irish Naval Reserve.
  • Served with the United Nations in the Middle East and Haiti.
     

Nationality:

Irish (European union) Citizen, USA Green Card holder.
 

DOB:

25 February 1957