Skills I am employ in my day to day...

Given the diverse assignments that find their way to me I am required to have a diverse skillset available - this skill set includes the following...

Strategic Alignment

My role often involves aligning business objectives with project delivery, where I

translate strategic plans into actionable goals. This includes working on

projects across various sectors to meet and align with strategic objectives.

Project & Program Management

My experience includes managing a range of projects and programs, from IT

infrastructure upgrades to business transformations, focusing on delivering

these within set timeframes and budgets. An example includes coordinating a

cloud-hosted digital platform project involving global teams.

Team Leadership & Development

My approach to leadership is centered around team empowerment and collaboration. I

have experience in leading diverse teams, focusing on equipping team members

with necessary tools and confidence. This includes mentoring project teams to

enhance their operational effectiveness.

Stakeholder Engagement

Building strong relationships with stakeholders at various levels is a key part of my

role. I focus on clear communication and mutual respect, ensuring that

stakeholder inputs are considered in decision-making.

Operational Efficiency

Improving operational processes for efficiency and productivity has been a recurring

aspect of my work. This has involved analysing and refining processes, such as

improving PMO processes at a financial institution to enhance project delivery

times.

Risk & Change Management

I employ strategies for proactive risk identification and mitigation, coupled with a

flexible approach to change management. This helps in guiding teams smoothly

through organisational changes and adapting to market shifts.

Methodological Adaptability

I am versed in various methodologies like PRINCE2, Agile, and Six Sigma, and adapt

these to the unique requirements of each project. This flexibility allows for

the optimal application of methodologies to achieve project objectives.

Technical Liaison

My role often involves acting as a bridge between technical teams and strategic

decision-makers, translating technical details into actionable business

insights, especially in technology-driven projects.

Business Transformation

I have been involved in driving business transformation initiatives in response to

regulatory changes. My focus is on aligning these operational changes with the

strategic goals of the business.

Continuous Improvement

Continuous improvement is a key focus in my professional approach, where I look for ways

to enhance processes and encourage innovation. This has led to improvements in

operational efficiencies and the development of a culture of ongoing learning.

So who am I?

Now you know what I can do, let me tell you who I am.....

First and foremost I am a father to two sons; Luke and Eddie. Becoming a father changed my life giving me more focus and drive than ever before. It defines me. 

Not only do I work to provide the best I can for them but I also work very hard to leave a legacy for them and to encourage them to want to go on and do better than me. I want to set the highest bar I can and do all I can to encourage them to set their own high bars.

I am fortunate to come from a family where good examples go back generation by generation. I come from a line of hard workers and though the tools I use may be different to theirs I aim to keep their work ethic.

My career has not been without it's challenges, my philosophy being; that we should not allow our past to define our future and without adversity and change, we do not evolve. I believe there is opportunity in every challenge. We should never sell ourselves short.




Get in Touch

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