Charles has been at HTA since 2017 and his role as the Data Systems Coordinator has led to the development, support, and maintenance of all HTA’s information and quality control systems. The role involves acquiring an in-depth knowledge of the various information systems and their uses and ensuring this expertise is integrated effectively across the business.
This happens as 5 key responsibilities:
Project auditing - Making sure that the information created by projects is archived and managed in accordance with HTA policies and the stages of project development as outlined by RIBA.
System development - Involving assisting the IT department in the deployment of new systems. This also involves managing the information databases (Deltek PIM & OpenAsset) and making them user friendly.
Project Support and Training - Providing training to employees on key aspects to ensure an improvement in the quality of information that HTA provides through their internal systems.
Data Protection Lead - Relating to the management of data breaches and their prevention and reporting and involves the conducting of consultancy wide training and testing on the new General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR).
ISO Coordinator - Coordination and management of company ISO compliance whilst also specialising in quality control as part of the ISO 9001:2015.
Charles also is a member of the HTA IT Team advising in the company policies regarding data protection. He also oversees the management of data lifecycles ensuring that any digital data surplus to requirements is purged before being archived and the related policies, as well as providing front-line support and assisting in software and asset management.
Before joining HTA permanently, Charles has been employed at other architecture practices in London in a temporary capacity including Pollard Thomas Edwards Architects and MAKE Architects working in both general administration, archivist, and document controller positions.
Charles also held a temporary position at HTA Design in early 2017 working as a Data Entry Administrator assisting the Marketing team
Currently, projects Charles is working on include:
Greenford Green Block 8 - Document Controller
Kings Road Park - Document Controller