Eng. Folagbade Olakunbi

Post Held:


Business Analyst - BBC Worldwide

Children's Presentation Schedule Planning Co-ordinator | BBC | August 2009 – Present (6 years 9 months) London/manchester

  • Applying placeholders to the schedule in On-Air
  • Working across multiple platforms CBeebies, CBBC on 1 and CBBC on 2
  • Submitting Briefing documents to Redbee playout for all platforms
  • Entering lomos for CBBC 1 & 2 into the repository
  • checking the schedule for press day release
  • timing up CBBC on 1 & 2
  • Adding day specific links to the CBeebies schedules
  • Adding lomos to the schedule

Test Engineer | BBC | February 2014 – July 2014 (6 months) Salford/Media City

  • Tested CBBC Applications across all devices
  • Suggested improvements to be made on applications
  • Refined requirements criteria for testing applications
  • Attended the following Courses
    • Business Analysis for FM
    • Introduction to Product Management
    • Introduction to Scrum
    • Behaviour Driven Development
    • Introduction to Agile
    • Introduction to Effective use of Kanban

Children's Presentation Schedule Planning Assistant | BBC | July 2008 – August 2009 (1 year 2 months) London, United Kingdom

  • Planning Schedules
    • To ensure that all running orders fall within appropriate scheduling requirements and are delivered and signed off on time at the given deadline.
    • To communicate all agreed changes within the schedule to Schedule Manager(s) by the agreed weekly deadline.
  • Preparing and delivering of Running Orders
  • Being a contact point for BBC Presentation between Red Bee Media to ensure smooth output and instigate any changes as required by Playout.
  • Liaising and filling in for other schedule planners covering leave/sickness where possible
  • Assisting the Cbeebies and CBBC Production team by using BPS/SAP and raising Requisitions/Purchase Orders where possible.
  • Assisting with Post Production Paperwork on occasion where workload permits.

Project Orion Data Assistant/scheduling assistant | BBC | September 2007 – July 2008 (11 months)London, United Kingdom

  • Inputting data into the On-Air system according to procedures provided
  • Inputting data into legacy systems under the guidance of other staff
  • Data cleansing On-Air system post migration
  • Assisting schedulers with month end duties and As-runs in On-Air

Trainee Patent Analyst | Thomson Reuters | July 2006 – August 2007 (1 year 2 months)London, United Kingdom

  • Translated technical legalese patents to allow the client to understand at a glance.
  • Researched and updated documents holding patented information on new electronic inventions.
  • Applied specific codes to said documents in order for them to be correctly catalogued within the patent Database.

Technical Assistant | Thomson Scientific | September 2001 – July 2006 (4 years 11 months)London, United Kingdom

  • Maintain Database for over 6million patents citations, dealt with customers queries via phone and email.
  • Involved in high priority production enhancement projects, continually worked alongside other members of staff to enhance I.T. process.
  • Made sure the team consistently meet its targets. I also had the opportunity to train both new and existing members of staff


Birkbeck, University of London
Modular Courses, Film/Cinema/Video Studies, A
2004 – 2005
Modular courses in Screenwriting, Introduction to Media and Introduction to Film

Queen Mary, U. of London
High School, Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering, 2:1
1996 – 2001
Technology: C programming, Software Engineering, Integrated Circuit Design, Digital Circuit Design, ATM Networks, IP Networks, GSM, UMTS, LMDS.
Management: Fundamentals of Management, Operational and Financial Management, Business Technology Strategy

Project: Remote Heat Monitoring System used for heat detection in green houses. This project was built using electronic hardware devices that use multi-frequency dimensioning to allow various users to remotely check temperatures at various. This project was completed within the allocated time scale and within the given budget. Grade obtained: A

Group Projects:
C++ Database design programming project: Grade obtained: A
Internet Traffic Modelling and analysis project: Grade obtained: A
Research Project: Grade obtained: A
Multimedia Presentation Project: A


Queen Mary University of London
London, United Kingdom

Birkbeck, University of London
United Kingdom