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In a nutshell

Portfolio CIO/ CTO
Fractional IT Director
Independent ICT Consultant
Digital Transformation
Programme & Project Management
Non Exec Director
  

Availability

Partly Available Immediately
  

Location

Warrington, Manchester, United Kingdom
  

Languages

  • English
  

Top 5 Strengths

  • Motivational
  • Great Communicator
  • Natural Leader
  • Highly Reliable
  • Outcome Focused
  

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HM Expert Since

Saturday March 23, 2019
  

About Andrew

An IT & Change Director with 20+ years’ experience promoting business change through technology at senior leadership level.

Strong IT leadership qualities with a focus on transition management, driving through complex change and managing significant IS projects simultaneously.

Excellent communication, presentation and analytical skills with an ability to converse and influence at all levels within the organisation. Experienced in stakeholder - IT alignment and delivering business benefits through IT strategy.

Focused on delivering increased value from IT whilst reducing costs through efficiency, targetted procurement and consolidation programmes.

Capable of leading large IT teams through complex transitions and new challenges whilst remaining strong but fair with people. With a proven track record in team development, reorganisation and trasnformation, possessing quality skills in creating highly motivated & productive teams.
  

Current Role Details

Principal Consultant - Fractional IT
- ‘All of the IT expertise you need at a fraction of the cost’ -

Helping SME organisations improve their technical maturity by delivering 'on-demand' IT management, transformation & digital consultancy. Providing IT leadership, programme management & coaching to businesses on a portfolio (part-time interim) basis.
  

Roles & Results

FRACTIONAL IT - On demand IT Director

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Delivery and Achievements
IT strategy review and digital readiness assessment. IT leadership coaching & mentoring - critical friend. Option appraisals, technology procurement & contract negotiation support.


EXTENTIA GROUP - Consultant Head of IT

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Delivery and Achievements
IT Strategy and Operation Consultancy Services. Delivery of a comprehensive review of IT Strategy and a deep dive forensic analysis report into stability. A new Target Operating Model.


THE GUINNESS PARTNERSHIP - Group IT & Change Director

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Delivery and Achievements
Developed a new 5-year IT strategy and roadmap to exploit better use of technology and reduce operating costs. Introduced new digital services for customers and new technology for staff.


YOUR HOUSING GROUP - Group ICT Director

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Delivery and Achievements
Led the development of the ICT strategy & its delivery across the group from day 1 of company merger. Created a new high performing central ICT function from two disparate organisations.


KINGSPAN GROUP - Group Head of IT / CIO

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Delivery and Achievements
Implemented global IT shared services & datacentre strategy to deliver IT services to multiple divisions. Defined global SAP strategy and created internal competency centre.


  

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