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Freelance Business Consultant Middlewich, Cheshire, UK

Experienced business consultant with specialisms in organisational growth, innovation, change management, momentum and process for smes, social enterprises and charities.

Rating:Unrated (New)
Hourly Rate / Cost:£35.29 per hour (ex. VAT)
Daily Rate / Cost:£282.35 per day (ex. VAT)
Available From:Now
Candidate ID:349983
: Offers a discounted hourly rate to registered charities
: Freelancer has their own limited company

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CV (Curriculum Vitae) / Résumé

Senior Management Professional, skilled in partnership creation, change management and organisational development to deliver both commercial and social benefits.

Core Competencies:

Social Value Creation

Business Development

Income Generation

Business Planning

Feasibility Studies

Risk Management

Corporate Responsibility

Innovative Service Delivery

Partnership Creation

Stakeholder Relationship Management

Process Design/ Implementation

Change Management

Strategic Planning

Policies/ Legislation

Employment History

(Mar 2011 & ongoing)

Director and Founder

A new management consultancy which works primarily with small businesses, social enterprises and charities to support them to increase their efficiency, improve their process, build better partnerships, create new funding streams and deliver social value.


(Jun 2003 to Mar 2011)

Director (National Role, Manchester-based)

Innovative company that helps organizations, create and deliver the maximum social value from all their activities by creating sustainable community benefit from investment, development, procurement and corporate citizenship - Turnover £1 million pa - Employees 16-20

Manage key accounts - Develop strategies and implement promotions and marketing activities to generate additional revenue streams - Consult with clients on public policy and organisational development issues linked to social and community outcomes -Set and manage all budgets (along with 2 Directors)

Established all operational and HR functions including processes and policies and ensured the provision of support and guidance for the full spectrum of issues - accredited to ISO9001, ISO14001 and Investors in People level.
-Worked across the company, charity and non-profit think tank.
-Formulate and develop strategy, business systems and processes achieving £1 million pa from a range of public, private and 3rd sector clients.
-Instigated, managed and developed relationships with cross sectional partners including Morgan Sindall Investments, Waitrose, Enterprise Plc, Local Leadership Centre for Government, Institute of Ethics (Leeds University), Sandwell Borough Council, NHS NW, Children in Need and Groundwork
-Founded the Ethical Leadership Society
-Acted as the an Interim General Manager of Greater Manchester NHS LIFT programme (Local Improvement Finance Trust)
-Designed and implemented corporate responsibility organisational development processes from board level down for a range of Plc clients including Enterprise Plc, Rydon Group, Birse and Graham Construction.


(Nov 1999 to Jun 2003)

Senior Consultant

Accenture (London/Manchester/Hong Kong)

Global management consulting, technology services and outsourcing company (Fortune Global 500) - Turnover $23.3 billion - Employees 200,000+ - Locations 200 in 52 Countries

Managed international teams of up to 20 multi-disciplined professionals across multiple locations - Oversaw projects mainly in the retail sector - Clients included AS Watson (HK), Sainsburys, Virgin, WHS Smith, Eriksson and Argos

Key team member in the design, building and launching of Virgin Wines .com - Managed the website team and designed tools, which generated customer recommendations based on preferences and wine ratings;
Led a multi-location team with a £2+ million budget to redesign and launch the back office operations for ParkNShop Supermarket (part of the AS Watson Group - Hong Kong)

Developed and implemented the customer data mining and marketing system for Sainsbury's Online in order to gain business intelligence for future campaigns

Professional Qualifications

BSc (Hons 2:1) - Psychology (University of York)

CSYS - English (A) and German (A) (Balfron High School)

Higher - English (A), Maths (B), French (A), German (A), Physics (A), Biology (A) and Geography (A) (Balfron High School)

8 Standard Grades (7 ‘A’s & 1 ‘B’) (Balfron High School)

DIRECTORSHIPS & VOLUNTARY ROLES

Non-exec Director, Dallas Matthews, Relationship Marketing Firm, (current)

Shadow Board Director, New Progress Housing Association (current)

Director & Trustee, Changing lives in Cheshire, Charity and Social Enterprise, (current)

Founding Chair, Mid Cheshire Hospitals - Patient, Public Involvement Forum (2004-2005)

Assignment History

(This Candidate has recently been shortlisted or contracted for the following people4 assignments)

  • Project Manager Coach: Project Manager Coach
  • Have you got what it takes to help entrepreneurs realise their business dreams? Would you like an opportunity to be part of a team supporting entrepreneurs in business? Would you like to join us helping people decide if they have the personality profile to run their own business, decide what business they can run, give them the tools to start and run the business and remove the loneliness of being an entrepreneur?

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