DAgun

DAgun

At a glance

Skills

  • Digital and IT strategy
  • Network / system management
  • Project management / Product owner
  • Software and web development
  • Web design (including UX/UI)

Where

Based in Birmingham, West Midlands
I would prefer to volunteer mainly at home, or will consider remote opportunities from across the UK.

Time

Mostly outside office hours

Depending on the role, I am available 2-4 hours a week, mostly after working hours and/or saturdays. 

Causes

  • Black, asian and minority ethnic groups
  • Education
  • International development
  • Local / community
  • Museums / heritage
  • Training / employment support

Type of role

Ongoing role, Short term project, Trustee/Governor

Work history

About me

I have a strong third sector and education background managing, leading, collaborating and delivering numerous high-profile projects from inception with a variety and diversity of stakeholders, due to my experience in the Web, Digital and IT sector. My skills encompass the introduction of productivity and collaboration platforms, development of front-facing websites and the development of bespoke software/services for various business and organisational needs. 

I have broad volunteering experience as, a Treasurer for the Nigerian Society Club at the University of Birmingham, a Student Representative at Birmingham City University and currently as a member of the Hounslow Leaseholders’ Forum.  I have also previously volunteered my time mentoring younger professionals, providing guidance, coaching and support to develop their skills and confidence. I volunteer to widen my social impact and to make a positive difference in other people’s lives.  

As an expert in my field, I engage with solution providers technical experts and developer communities to strategise, define, develop and deliver on numerous innovative technology projects. I actively listen to stakeholders, to pinpoint key stressors, assessing the underlying issues and providing targeted solutions in a collaborative environment.  I believe that these skills are essential to working effectively in a team especially in a volunteering capacity.

What am I looking for

I am interested in volunteering at the non-executive or trustee level to consult as well as provide guidance and advice to senior executives and board members using my technology, web and digital experience and skills.