Richard Murphy


Business and IT Grad


Richard Murphy

39 Greenfields, Model Farm Road, Cork

086 323 0948

[email protected]



Sept 2015-Aug 2016:  University College Cork                   MSc Master of Electronic Business


E-Business Practice                                         Mobile App Programming

Telecommunications                                       Web Design

Data Modelling and Database Systems         Java Programming

Application Modelling and Design


Sept 2011-May 2015:  Cork Institute of Technology          BBus (Hons) Bachelor of Business


Operations Management                                 Direct Marketing

Investment Management                                 Marketing Communications

Supply Chain Management                              Digital Marketing

Financial Accounting                                          Market Research



§  Analytical: Understanding of SPSS software and SEO analysis.

§  Communication: Blogging, speeches, interviews, and reports to students and staff.

§  Teamwork which involved being part of small-medium teams at college, sport and work

§  Good interpersonal and networking developed through customer service at work.

§  Time management working part-time while studying.

§  Strong attention to detail: accurately processing invoices on accounting systems.

§  ICT Skills: Internet coding – HTML, CSS, and Java. Experience with Eclipse, Notepad++, Outlook, MS Office: Word, Excel (Intermediate), PowerPoint, and Visio. WordPress user. Social media marketing. Experience with Share Point and AS/400 JD Edwards accounting system. Creates videos & posters. A user of Windows & Mac OS.

§  Sports First Aid qualification. Trained in Health and Safety in catering, Manual Handling, and HACCP procedures. Experience with GDP standards, SOX & ISO 9001 compliance

§  Full clean driver’s licence.



April 2018-Present                            Event Security

AOS Security Solutions, Kinvara House, Dublin Hill, Cork

§  Monitor and observe the spectators for signs of distress, overcrowding, and inappropriate behaviour.

§  Greet the patron upon arrival.

§  Direct, support patrons, and other customer service based duties.


Sep 2017-March 2018                                    Finance Internship

MSD Ireland, Brinny, Innishannon, Cork

§  Matched goods received notes to invoices followed by data entry on accounts system.

§  Vendor statement reconciliations and queries arising from the reconciliations.

§  Vendor master data management on ERP system.

§  Processed employee expense reports on Expense Master.

§  Ensured accounts payable function is audit-ready at all times.

§  Ordered office supplies.

§  Sorting mail and accounts payable documents.

§  Supervised Transition Year students and showed them accounts payable and policies.

Apr 2017-Sep 2017:                Warehouse Operative

Kuehne Nagel (Global Distribution Company), Touchdown Business Park, Kinsale Road, Cork

§  Loading and unloading of vehicles.

§  Distribution and allocation of stock.

§  Inspection of incoming and outgoing stock.

§  Completing tasks within allotted time frames.

§  Having a high-level of flexibility and adaptability to change for business demands.

§  Working on own initiative and as part of a team to achieve accuracy and quality.

Dec 2016-Mar 2017:        Health Promotion Project Intern

University College Cork, Western Gateway Building, Cork

§  Worked on communications between Health Matters/Club’s president regarding physical activity for students and staff.

§  Provided ongoing support by working on branding and promoting the “New Year, New You” events.

§  Designed advertisements of events that were displayed on televisions around the college.

§  Produced reports for my mentor.

§  Made students aware of health issues online by referencing articles and events that took place. Highlighted various health services are available to students at UCC.


Sept 2012-May 2014:              Kitchen Assistant

Oriel House Hotel & Café Paradiso, Cork

§  Ensured the highest standards of food hygiene in accordance with HACCP regulations and Health & Safety Acts.

§  Ensured that the kitchen and cold room are kept immaculately clean and tidy.

§  General cleaning, preparation, frying, and organisation of food.



Oct 2015-Dec 2015:               Literacy Mentor for SUAS

Terence MacSwiney Community College, Hollyhill, Cork

Assisted students in Terence MacSwiney Community College with difficulties. Acted as the leader/co-ordinator of literacy support group. Informed Suas Educational Development of any issues that arose during the programme.



§  Keen interest in all sports, but mainly Taekwondo, football and running. Member of the Ballyphehane Junior B Gaelic football team.

§  Captained the men’s CIT Taekwondo club for 3 years (2012-2015). Represented UCC & CIT at inter-varsity events in Ireland and England. Involved with the club’s management.

§  Organised yearly a budget, expenses, competition trips, training, and hosted events.

§  Coached CIT Taekwondo students in stretching, sparring, first aid, theory, and patterns.

§  Sports coaching certificates in – FAI Kick Start, GAA Coaching Foundation, Disability Inclusion Training, and Sports First Aid.

§  Ongoing work with Cork Sports Partnership at health checks and sports events.

§  I enjoy music and travelling around Europe.


Sept 2015-Aug 2016

Master of E-Business at University College Cork

Sept 2011-May 2015

Bachelor of Business (Honours) at Cork Institute of Technology

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