Beer Kwantes - Business management and anything digital - picture of upper body in park

Hey there πŸ‘‹ , I’m Beer. Passionate about business management and anything digital.

Based in 🏑 Utrecht and currently working as βš™οΈ Business Engineer

Work experience

Business Engineer | Governance, Finance, Insurance | Low-code developer 

Blueriq | Dec. 2022 - Current | 2mo

Identifying the required knowledge in complex client business processes, establishing requirements and functional designs, and developing and implementing software solutions using the low-code software platform called Blueriq.

Founder | Small and medium-sized enterprises | Growth Marketeer & Webdeveloper

izaakbeer.nl | Jul. 2020 - Jul. 2022 | 2yr

Responsible for digital growth initiatives and digital business management for various small and medium-sized enterprise (SME) clients.

Webdeveloper, Conversion- & SEO-specialist

4Industry | Mar. 2021 - Feb. 2022 | 1yr

Concerned with the webdevelopment-, UX-, SEO-, technical-, and Conversion Rate Optimization initiatives by collaborating with management and (marketing)colleagues. 

Jr. Online Marketeer

Plat4mation | Mar. 2021 - Feb. 2022 | 1yr

Shared responsibility with the marketing team with regards to conceptualizing, realizing and improving various marketing efforts.

(Front) Office Employee

Open Universiteit | Jan. 2020 - Feb. 2022 | 2yr

Link between the student, teacher and the back office of the OU-University. Typical tasks are answering student questions, surveying exams, general administrative tasks, and office management.

Administrative Assistant | Call Center (Inbound)

De Hypotheker | Nov. 2018 - Jun. 2019 | 8mo

Screening mortgage applications, responding to customer inquiries, and general administrative work at one of the largest non-bank mortage suppliers in the Netherlands.

Manager & Engineer | IT support

Sleutelstudent | Sep. 2018 - Sep. 2019 | 1yr

Responsible for the business operations in Utrecht (provence) for a start-up providing on-site hard- and software support to businesses and consumers.

Weekend Manager & Crewtrainer

McDonald's | May. 2016 - Sep. 2018 | 2yr, 5mo

Started as a crew member; quickly grew into a leading crew-trainer role; and eventually became a weekend manager. Primary responsibilites were educating, training and coaching new and experienced employees, handling adminstration and customer complaints, and guaranteeing optimal performance whilst ensuring the McDonald's quality standards are met.

Education

Information Science | Utrecht University

Bachelor (BSc) | Sep. 2018 - Jun. 2022

Information Science degree (BSc) with a focus on business-IT and entrepreneurship.

Average grade: 7.6
Thesis grade: 9.5

HBO-ICT | Windesheim

University preparation | Sep. 2017 - Aug. 2018

Business IT & Management track of HBO-ICT, meant as preparation for University.
(note: I do not hold a degree for this education).

Pre-university education (VWO)

Deltion Sprint Lyceum | Sep. 2015 - Aug. 2018

VWO CM + EM

Senior general secondary education (HAVO)

Stad & Esch | Sep. 2010 - Aug. 2015

HAVO EM

Extra curricular

Board member & Treasurer | USBF

Utrechtse Studenten Basketball Federatie | Sep. 2022 - Now

Board member and treasurer at the Utrechtse Studenten Basketbal Federatie (USBF), a sportsclub with 16 teams and 200+ members/year.

Trainer/Coach U16 | Youth

Basketball association Red Giants | Sep. 2016 - Sep. 2017

(Assistant-)coach and trainer of the U16 Youth team (ages 14-16).

Trainer/Coach U12 | Kids

Basketball association Red Giants | Sep. 2016 - Sep. 2017

Coach and trainer of the U12 Kids team (ages 6-12).

Skills and personality

πŸ’¬ Communicator

Excellent oral and written communication skills.

πŸ§‘β€πŸ€β€πŸ§‘ Team-player

Team-player with a drive to work collaboratively and build strong relationships with colleagues, clients, contractors, and other stakeholders.

πŸ‘¨β€πŸ’Ό Leader

Not afraid to take initiative, responsibility and speak or present in front of clients, groups, and other audiences.

πŸ’Ό Organiser

Ability to remain organized, manage projects, and adapt to changing priorities and requirements whilst maintaining a high level of attention to detail.

πŸ’‘ Entrepreneur

Entrepreneurial mindset, with a strength to think in opportunities and efficient ways to
perform, rather than looking at roadblocks and potential limitations.

πŸ“ˆ Analyzer

Strong analytical skills with the ability to extract relevant information quickly and apply
techniques, approaches, models or methods to the situation at hand.

πŸ† Do-er

Extremely high intrinsic motivation to learn, grow and make an impact on challenging IT- and people-driven projects and processes.

🌎 Adapter

Flexible towards working irregular hours, weekends, holidays and a willingness and eagerness to travel to other cities, countries and project locations as required.

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