Virtual Business Assistant, Investment & Business Plan development, HR Benefits & Insurance Consultant & Researcher
Consulting for an established professional services company on Strategy, BD, Operations & HR (p/t).
I am a dynamic and highly experienced specialist Business Consultant, with a diverse skill set gained in the areas of Business Development, Operations, Strategy, Procurement, HRmore...I am a dynamic and highly experienced specialist Business Consultant, with a diverse skill set gained in the areas of Business Development, Operations, Strategy, Procurement, HR and Executive VA Support gained from over 20 years experience in the Private Equity, Investment Banking and Property sectors.
With an entrepreneurial spirit having worked with a number of Angel Startups whilst working in Private Equity, I have an intrinsic desire to help others achieve success and develop their business. I enjoy working with start-ups, young businesses, entrepreneurs and SME’s and love the challenge of helping new businesses grow quickly and efficiently with the appropriate guidance and support.
I have a fully comprehensive skillset in all aspects of business from strategy, financial control, through to operations, procurement (including cost optimisation), HR and virtual support.
Skills include: Project Management tools including; Asana, Smartsheet, Trello, advanced MS Office, Dropbox, Google docs and Google mail, CRM systems including: Pipedrive, Odoo, Salesforce and Raisers Edge, Adobe photoshop, Mailchimp, Remote working communications including; Citrix, Zoom, Skype and Gotomeeting and Financial including; Quickbooks.
My work ethic is to deliver projects in an accurate, efficient and with the highest standard possible, which allows me to provide an excellent service to clients.
I provide detailed updates to all my clients on progress and expected project delivery, ensuring all projects are delivered within their desired timeframe and to their expected deliverables!
Whatever stage you are at in your business, please contact me as I would love the opportunity to support you and your business.
Projects I have delivered recently include:
Telecoms Start-up – working with the Founder in the areas of business development, HR, procurement, office move resourcing, business development and the sourcing and implementation the companies first CRM. (Project management of Odoo CRM working with development team and employees in the areas of construction, implementation and management).
Payroll Company (SME) – Employee Benefits Review – working with the Co-owner of a payroll consultancy – Developed the first employee benefits and incentive proposal package - to increase revenue of £4.2m per annum.
Health & Wellness Startup – remote support; including a website strategic review and analysis, HR recruitment, cashflow review and business development.
Product Startup - Current working here in Business Development - working globally to get the brand out there, working with Distributors and Retailers to launch worldwide.
Area Covered: Worldwide
Work Experience Summary:
- Business Plans
- Business Strategy
- Operations review
- VA support – including; calendar management, research, events & global travel,
- Business Development – including; market research, networking, business introductions, website strategic reviews, proofreading
- HR – including; employee benefits review & implementation, recruitment sourcing, strategy and advisory, company procedures guidelines
- Corporate Travel – including; corporate travel comparables, current corporate travel assessment & budget review, cost optimisation initiatives and implementation