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Integrity above all else
  

In a nutshell

Programme and Project Manager with experience of working across a number of industries.
  

Availability

Fully Available in < 1 Month
  

Location

Manchester, United Kingdom
  

Languages

  • English
  

Top 5 Strengths

  • Natural Leader
  • Highly Reliable
  • Motivational
  • Outcome Focused
  • Persuasive
  

Skills

  

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HM Expert Since

Monday April 01, 2019
  

About Kevin

I have extensive experience of managing and delivering large, complex multi-million pound programmes, including 3rd party management and interfacing with clients at a senior level. I am highly committed, perform well under pressure, and consistently meets aggressive deadlines.

I am a BSI trained ISO27001 Lead Auditor – The international standard for Information Security Management Systems as well as a PRINCE2 Practitioner, a Project Management Trainer and a CMM Assessor.

Specialties:
• Programme & Project Management
• Organisational Development
• Change Management
• IT Strategy and Governance (CobiT)
• Maturity Models (CMMI)
• Off-shoring
• Shared Services
• Proposal Solutioning
  

Roles & Results

ASTRAZENECA - Senior Project Manager

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Delivery and Achievements
On-time delivery of roll-out of new Planning & Management Reporting applications and processes to a global user base using SAP HANA Technology.


ASTRAZENECA - Senior Project Manager

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Delivery and Achievements
Successful delivery of the provision of data, technology support and information services relating to the on-boarding of new Audit Partners.


ASTRAZENECA - Principal Programme Manager

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Delivery and Achievements
On-time delivery of a number of key projects covering Policy + Process Governance, Tax & Local Stats, and R2R Process Optimisation. Note this was a business role rather than IT.


CO-OPERATIVE RETAIL - Interim Portfolio Manager

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Delivery and Achievements
Management of a portfolio of 12 projects, valued at over $14M, covering the remediation of issues identified with two strategic Data Centres.


  

Services Kevin Delivers

HIVEEXEC FOR EFFECTIVE SOURCING STRATEGY & DELIVERY
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Service Summary: For anyone responsible for sourcing at a strategic level, this on-demand service focuses on providing customised, flexible access to procurement expertise for continuous improvement of an organisations procurement capability.



HIVEEXEC FOR DIGITAL DELIVERY LEADERS
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Service Summary: This service focuses on accelerating success for Delivery Focused Leaders



  

Industry Experience

  • Pharmaceutical and Life Sciences
  • Retail and Consumer
  • Financial Services
  • Power and Utilities
  • Aerospace and Defence
  • Technology
  • Media and Entertainment
  

Regional Experience

  • Asia
  • Europe
  • North America
  

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