Sam Hardy

Sam Hardy

Project Manager/Content Designer/User Researcher

Specialisations:   Business Analyst     Content Designer     Delivery Manager     Developer     Product Manager     Programme Manager     User Researcher    

| Friday, September 13th, 2019

An experienced Project Manager with a demonstrated history of working in the information technology and services industry, utilising practices such as Scrum and Kanban. I am a certified Scrum Master and Product Owner with experience in both internal and external business environments employing project management skills, ensuring a delivered service of high quality for a portfolio of clients.

Client summary: Perfectly Simple IT Solutions (PSIT)PSIT - InternalPSIT - IT Recruitment MarketplacePSIT - IR35 CompliancePSIT - External ClientsHMRC
Perfectly Simple IT Solutions (PSIT) (January 2018 - Present)
PSIT - Internal
  • Gathered consultant data for website profiles
  • Managed/communicated progress through Kanban and online tools such as Trello
  • Front end website developing leveraging WordPress, creating high level and sub- pages, post carousels using Site Origin tools
  • Assisted in book-keeping and invoicing of business
PSIT - IT Recruitment Marketplace
  • Extracted employment opportunities from third party website utilising bespoke JSoup Scraper Tool
  • Reviewed/Edited opportunities, publishing to website using WordPress
  • Contributed to recruitment/candidate selection using LinkedIn and CV Library
  • Collaborated with candidates on opportunity submissions
  • Scrum Master for Configurable Evaluation Dashboard project
  • Responsible for overall maintenance and updates of IT Recruitment Marketplace website
PSIT - IR35 Compliance
  • Conducted online research to find and extract relevant IR35 news
  • Wrote and published articles on latest IR35 News and Case Law
  • Created IR35 Compliance questionnaire assessing key areas including Substitution, Mutuality of Obligation and Supervision, Direction and Control
PSIT - External Clients
  • Enterprise4Good – Collaborated with client to design and build a new website from scratch utilising WordPress including bespoke post carousels using custom post types. I managed progress through iterative development, user research and regular review meetings
  • Health Education England (HEE) – Contributed to Discovery phase of Revalidation project. Conducted online Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) assessment and logged User Stories in Confluence
HMRC (July 2018 - October 2018)
  • Participated in, and facilitated Scrum events including Daily Stand Up, Sprint Retrospective and Scrum of Scrums
  • Project Administrator, responsible for ensuring bookings and invoices of third-party suppliers were in accordance with the agreed work levels by the end client
  • Certified Scrum Master (
  • Certified Product Owner (
  • 3 A Levels: ACC
  • 10 GCSEs: grades A*-B
  • ECDL: Distinction*