Broad NHS experience having set up and managed Programme Management Offices in both a corporate and IT environment. Managed significant cost improvement programmes and cost reduction initiatives as well as having oversight of contactual commitments, CQC-driven action plans and transformational programmes.
Broad media, publishing and software delivery experience with programme and project management expertise in both a supplier and business role, having worked "on both sides of the fence" delivering applications and bespoke systems to customers in a broad range of industries and managing business transformation , commercial development and IT implementations within a large corporate environment.
Successful delivery of a 60 million-pound press investment, construction and business change programme within a UK public listed company.
Development, on-time delivery and maintenance of business continuity plans covering loss of site, department, services and systems.
Collaboration across a large organisation, together with cross-organisational alliances with not-for-profit enterprises, establishing programmme and project best practice and effective methods for delivery of programmes and projects to time, cost and quality.
10 years direct programme and project management responsibility and having had project involvement throughout 30 years in business through new business initiatives, acquisitions, company buy-out and flotation, moves and changes and IT implementation.
Programme and departmental budgetary responsibility.
Served as Company Health & Safety Representative, having achieved Managing Safely certification.