Westfehling - Search Engine Optimization - Cape Town, WC, South Africa

Kjell Westfehling

Cape Town, WC, South Africa


Search Engine Optimization

  • Full time
  • Part time
  • One time
  • Contract
  • Temp


SEO / Search Engine Optimization is getting a website correctly build and content both on the website and external to the website will be relevant to rank the website as high as possible in organic search results.

Work History

Travel & Tourism / Tourist

activity related websites.
I have built several tourist activity, travel and holiday accommodation related websites that generate business for hotel and accommodation owners.
I have owned and run my own travel & tours related website www.safarigroup.co.za which has been operational and promoting lodges since 2006. This website has generated bookings & increases tourism for hotels, airlines, transfer companies and other tour related companies.

Travel websites i have built, manage & maintain

A few of the more recent websites I have developed are set out below:

www.web-development.co.za; www.events-sa.co.za ; www.billboardavertising.co.za;
www.it-company.co.za ;www.westech.co.za ;www.africa-gems.com ;

Referral may be obtained from the following people:

Roy Westfehling, tel +27 83 2540737;

Senior IT Infrastructure Manager

ABN AMRO Bank & The Royal Bank of Scotland

November 2004 - March 2011

My duties involved:

➢ Managing Major projects such as:
*Moving the entire bank from the 3rd floor to the 5th floor.
*Closure of the entire RBS operation in 2011
*Opening of the RBS office in JHB in 2011
➢ Management of the local IT support team; administration and development of the IT infrastructure, network, application, telephony, HW and SW support and user administration;
➢ Managing the local active directory infrastructure;
➢ Maintaining the Lotus Notes R5 environment,
➢ Implementation of enterprise- wide desktop and server infrastructure.
➢ Management of the integration project between RBS and ABN AMRO Bank.
➢ Vendor management;
➢ Contract management,
➢ Cost management;
➢ Procurement management.
➢ Management of the AVAYA telephony system, backups, printing infrastructure and RAS infrastructure.
➢ Implementation of internal and 3rd party HW and SW.
➢ Administration of the LAN and WAN Network;
➢ Administration of the Unix, Sybase and Kondor+ systems.
➢ Supporting of Market Date for Bloomberg,
➢ Management of Reuters Dealing 3000 and Kobra support.

Reason for leaving: Retrenchment - Branch Closure
Referral may be obtained from the following people:

Mark Amorim (Technology Manager)
+27 83 2250 932 / +27 11 217 6600 / e-mail: Mark.Amorim@sc.com

Simon Penney (Ex CEO ABN AMRO & RBS South Africa)
+971506001149 / e-mail: penneysimon@gmail.com

Senior IT Systems Administrator and Project Manager

Old Mutual PLC

March 2001 - May 2004

My duties involved:

➢ Application administrator and technical support analyst in 1st, 2nd and 3rd line IT support.
➢ implementation and deployment LANDesk throughout the entire United Kingdom.
➢ Co-ordination of rollout of XP to desktops and the administration and support of the various implemented applications, such as Great Plains, Facsys, RAS Dial up and testing and rollouts;
➢ Product reviews, testing, presenting to business managers for approval and implementation of various software packages and operating systems, pilots, rollouts, migrations, mergers and de-mergers;
➢ Liaising with external suppliers and vendors.
➢ Technical assistance on the Gerrard board road
➢ NT admin, (NT User and Server admin, scripting) of network administration, user account administration;
➢ Specialising in the support of several financial based applications,
➢ Administration of Exchange, SQL, NT4 Desktop, Windows 2000, Windows XP, Citrix, Shiva, IPass, Broadband, Adsl, ISDN, Mail Sweeper and Desktop Infrastructure
➢ Hardware and software installations and configuration.
➢ MS office, Bespoke / In-house applications such as Integra. LAN Hardware fault analysis and support. Network cabling and patching, Telecommunications, Video Conferencing, Backups -
➢ DAT tape Back-ups. Market Data Support. RAS user administration
➢ Asset Management / costing application administration;
➢ Desktop and Laptop infrastructure and building management;
➢ HTML - Dreamweaver web design.

Reason for leaving: Return to South Africa

Referral may be obtained from the following people:

Reporting Manager - Tracy Farrell (IT Manager)
+44 7909925605 / e-mail: Tracy.farell@omg.co.uk;tracy.farrell@ukomfs.com

Desktop Support Team Leader


January 2000 - March 2001

My duties involved:

➢ Assisting in the management of IT (Desktop migration, relocation and support of both firms in their merger on to a single NT infrastructure.
➢ 1st, 2nd and 3rd line Senior it support.
➢ SMS Packaging, deployment of packages and policies to desktops.
➢ Inventory report retrieval.
➢ NT desktop infrastructure support.

Reason for leaving: Moved with management to Old Mutual

Referral may be obtained from the following people:

Reporting Manager - Tracy Farrell (IT Manager)
+44 7909925605 / e-mail: Tracy.farell@omg.co.uk;tracy.farrell@ukomfs.com

Qualifications & Certifications

Marketing and Search Engine Optimisation

Bryanston High School

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