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Freelance Consultant
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Freelance Consultant providing interim IT services in Architecture | Strategy | Cyber Security | IT
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Member since: 17-12-2018
My Background Details
Neil has a background across all core IT Disciplines including Security and has led major investment and digital transformation projects and programmes up to values of £15m, overseeing these from inception through delivery, providing strategic leadership and effective governance arrangements.
Neil has strong business relationship, technology appreciation and staff management experience gained across a variety of working environments, with a proven track record in organising his teams and budget to deliver against the s
Current Role Details
Freelance Consultant providing interim IT services in Architecture | Strategy | Cyber Security | IT Leadership roles

Neil Jenkins is an experienced IT Leader with over 20 years of delivery experience to various sectors, including aviation and financial. Neil has proven ability to create and implement robust IT strategies, establish delivery programmes, motivate and mobilise teams to facilitate achievement of key organisational business objectives. Neil has procured and delivered business applications and IT infrastructure to support various size businesses from 250 to 10,000 + users.
DELIVERY ROLE HISTORY
ACS INTERNATIONAL SCHOOLS - Interim Head of IT Ops & Infrastructure

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Delivery and Achievements
Role: Freelance IT Consultant providing interim IT services specialising in Cyber Security, Architecture, Strategy, and IT Leadership roles. Current engagement@ ACS International Schools helping support during the current IT reorganisation in interim management role, supporting the Director of IT as part of the leadership team. Achievements: • Developing target operating model (people, roles, and services) required for the new Digital Learning & technology function and updates to the IT Strategy • Governance and assurance of the ‘Infrastructure Projects’ being run within ACS Schools PMO • Review and update of ACS Schools InfoSec Process, Policies, and Procedures • Cyber Security Framework Development in line with Information Security Policy and Cyber Essentials certification • Achieved Cyber Essentials Certification • Developing project cost models to implement Cloud based IT Infrastructure & Cyber Security improvements • Input and assistance in the finding and appointment of a permanent resource
P&O FERRIES - Interim Information Security Manager\Enterprise Architect

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Delivery and Achievements
Role: Freelance IT Consultant providing interim IT services specialising in Cyber Security, Architecture, Strategy, and IT Leadership roles. Engagement@ P&O Ferries helping shape their Cloud and Cyber Security Strategies, reporting directly into the CIO as part of the senior leadership team. Achievements: • Developed target operating model (people, roles, and services) required for BAU IT Security function • Governance and assurance of the ‘Security Projects’ being run within P&O Ferries PMO • Review and update of P&O Ferries InfoSec Process, Policies, and Procedures • InfoSec Framework Development in line with Information Security Policy • Developed the overall business case & project cost models to implement Cyber Security Strategy improvements and Asset Management Lifecycle process review • Input and assistance in the finding and appointment of a permanent resource • Developing P&O Ferries Cloud & Information Security Strategies and Action plans • Highlights: Being asked to join the senior leadership team supporting in other areas such as contractual renewals for key IT services and Infrastructure strategic reviews.
CAPITA PLC - IT Director

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Delivery and Achievements
Role: IT Director for the Capita Vetting Business, reporting to MD as part of the board working with senior business management to influence, develop and communicate a clear and simple IT strategy and digital vision and product roadmap for end to end users’ business IT operations. • Achievements: Delivered new Public Cloud Based PBX solution for business end users across SW Offices in UK • Managed and delivered migration of key legacy production system software to new cloud platform based on MS Dynamics 365/Azure - spend of £1.1m • Achieved ISO27001 Certification • Achieved Cyber Essentials Certification • Migrated to new Product Developer Partner to enhance in-house team as part of DevOps agile development strategy • Delivered new Access Control System to meet ISO27001 compliance • Highlight: Created new IT organisation, leading and delivering significant projects and change within 2 years to support business growth with an increased profit margin of £4.7m year 1, and £5.5m year 2



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