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In a nutshell

Jennifer works with Business Execs to shape their business. She defines the change landscape and provides governance for their delivery.
  

Availability

Partly Available Immediately
  

Location

Manchester, United Kingdom
  

Languages

  • English
  

Top 5 Strengths

  • Great Communicator
  • Highly Reliable
  • Outcome Focused
  • Hard Working
  • Natural Leader
  

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HM Expert Since

Monday March 16, 2020
  

About Jennifer

Jennifer has experience of guiding organisations in private, public and not-for-profit sectors through a commercial landscape to enable them meet their strategic objectives for creating growth or sustaining existing revenue.
Jennifer is an advocate who builds strong collaborative relationships and works empathetically with Business Executives to shape their business. She is good at performing situation analysis and uses insights to steer strategic decision making; translating strategy into actions and mobilising resources to deliver the change that will enable the business to evolve for the best customer outcomes.
Jennifer is a versatile professional who has a passion for driving service excellence and creates momentum to deliver complex change.
  

Current Role Details

Jennifer is currently commissioned by the British Computer Society as a Subject Matter Expert to optimise the portfolio of Solution Development & Architecture products to ensure that the curricula have enough industry input to keep them relevant. Based on market analysis, she facilitates the decision on which modules should be retired, retained, integrated & redesigned and which new modules should be created. Jennifer also contributes to designing syllabi; creating courseware which Accredited Training Organisations procure for course delivery as well as creating multiple choice questions for the certificaion exams.
  

Roles & Results

OPPORTUNITY POD - Business Development Strategist

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Requirements / Actions
Helping businesses develop agility to explore existing and new opportunities through more effective market / product growth strategies and sustainable customer relationships.
Delivery and Achievements
As a Subject Matter Expert, I am helping the British Computer Society shape their portfolio of products. I ensure that the Solution Development & Architecture curricula are relevant to industry.


MANCHESTER CITY COUNCIL - Lead Enterprise Architect

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Requirements / Actions
Accountable for optimising technology enablement across 36 Lines of Business. Working with Business stakeholders to align complex needs with strategic intent and deliver 3yr Business Plans.
Delivery and Achievements
Designed a target application landscape to reduces 50% costs over 3yrs. Designed a roadmap to migrate on-premise legacy systems to the cloud with full ROI within 24months.


ELANTRA INVESTMENT LTD [B2B PROCUREMENT COMPANY] - Consulting Expert to the CEO

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Requirements / Actions
This company was facing a number of critical challenges such as reduced market share, negative cash flow and low staff morale.
Delivery and Achievements
I developed and implemented commercial strategies aligned to the company goals and objectives to turn around and accelerate growth.


BRITISH COMPUTER SOCIETY - Business Analysis Examiner

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Requirements / Actions
I assess candidates in face to face oral exams and determine whether they meet the standards to be awarded the International Diploma in Business Analysis qualification.
Delivery and Achievements
I contribute to the advancement in standards and professionalism in Business Analysis.


CLOSE BROTHERS PREMIUM FINANCE [FINANCIAL INDUSTRY] - Lead Business Analyst

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Requirements / Actions
I was commissioned to strengthen the company’s capability to deliver large complex change to mitigate project scope creep, low business acceptance and poor customer satisfaction.
Delivery and Achievements
I establish a Business Analysis practice; recruited and developed Business Analysts whom I allocated to projects to improve delivery of regulatory, financial, operational and strategic initiatives.


NORTHUMBRIAN WATER LIMITED [UTILITIES INDUSTRY] - Business Architect

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Requirements / Actions
Evaluated business needs and prioritised initiatives for delivery in both Water and Waste Water business areas.
Delivery and Achievements
I created an Investment Plan of initiatives that optimised organizational capability. I also developed the capability maturity of the Business Architecture function


EXPLAINERDC LTD [DIGITAL INDUSTRY] - Enterprise Business Architect

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Requirements / Actions
Analysed and standardised business processes
Delivery and Achievements
Enabled the company to become ISO 9001 compliant


ASTRAZENECA LTD [PHARMACEUTICAL INDUSTRY] - Global Strategic Business Partner

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Requirements / Actions
I provided information services to North America, Latin America, Asia Pacific and EMEA regions within a multiple-supplier outsource model. I improve capacity utilisation and system integration.
Delivery and Achievements
I identified improvement opportunities to service management processes and led a team to design and implement them globally; integrating with other service management processes.


  

Industry Experience

  • Power and Utilities
  • Banking and Capital Markets
  • Capital Projects and Infrastructure
  • Financial Services
  • Government and Public Services
  • Pharmaceutical and Life Sciences
  • Technology
  

Regional Experience

  • Europe
  • Asia
  • North America
  • South America
  • Africa
  • Central America
  

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