- City of Westminster, GB
- £35 /hr
- Available now
I am a senior business development and marketing manager with extensive experience in developing and implementing strategic business plans to achieve and exceed objectives. I havemore...I am a senior business development and marketing manager with extensive experience in developing and implementing strategic business plans to achieve and exceed objectives. I have expertise in strategic analysis, Management Information Systems (Excel-based) and planning & management, with ability to identify and address key business issues and work autonomously or as part of a team. I am experienced in blue-chip, SME and public-sector organisations and happy to work in a strategic or operational / tactical role.
Key Strengths and Values
ï‚§ Strong analytical skills
ï‚§ Advanced Excel trained
ï‚§ Excellent planning ,organisational and project management skills
ï‚§ Strong negotiator
ï‚§ Adding value • strong personal commitment
ï‚§ Commitment to quality outputs
ï‚§ Delivering results on time & in budget
Area Covered: SW Warwickshire / Gloucestershire / Worcestershire
Work Experience Summary: Perfect Food Limited - Co-Owner and Company Secretary
Managing a team of 10 employees and 7 contractors to assess 3,500 pub kitchens nationwide p/a and report on key criteria for food safety, brand quality and risk management. Collated qualitative and quantitative data and developed a highly efficient MIS for blue-chip client, where it is used as a key management tool within the business. The role incorporates Relationships Management; Management Accounts (TAS Systems); Personnel Management; Payroll; Strategic & tactical Marketing; Business Development; MIS development using Excel expertise.
The Spirit Group: 1999 - present
Allergy and nutritional analysis of key menus: collection of allergen and nutritional data from suppliers; development of allergen and nutritional reports by meal; creation of consumer communications literature for ten key menus.
Coventry University: 2005 - 6
Online course development: Developed four course modules in Marketing and Business Development
Online Tutoring: delivering course modules and managing other online tutors
University of Birmingham: 1999 - 2005
Lecturing in Marketing and Project Management to undergraduates: formal lecturing, one-to-one tutoring and mentoring.
Business Start-up Consultancy: writing and delivering course modules.
WRAP [Waste & Resources Action Programme]: 2004 - 5
Managing initiatives for reducing the amount of waste going to landfill: developed, negotiated and approved contracts for 35 WRAP-funded initiatives nationwide.
de Brus Marketing Services Ltd: 1999 • 2005
Management of a Government-funded project with the objective to raise the Basic Skills levels of employees within SMEs in the Coventry and Warwickshire region: Researching, developing and editing all distance-learning and marketing materials; managing the project and partners, including budgets; recruitment and management of participants from a range of business sectors.
Project Manager for two ESF-funded initiatives (£750K) for upgrading the skills of 3,000 employees of 700 local food businesses: Researching, developing, editing, proof-reading and printing all distance-learning and marketing materials; marketing the initiative; managing the project and partners; recruitment and management of participants from food SMEs.
Goulds (Design and Manufacturing) Limited: 2003
Market review: Comprehensive analysis of toilet tissue, facial tissue and kitchen towel markets through store audits; including digital photography, detailed product, pricing and promotional reports, and a system for presenting and analysing ongoing store audit data.
New product research: Researching new product concepts and packaging designs among target market, using focus groups and qualitative and quantitative methods.
1995 • 1999 SMITH AND NEPHEW CONSUMER PRODUCTS LIMITED - Senior Brand Manager
1994 - 1995 FORT STERLING LIMITED - Product Manager
1990 - 1994:CAMPBELL’S FROZEN FOODS LIMITED
Product Manager / Account Support Manager / Planning Manager
Education Summary: QUALIFICATIONS
CTS - ADVANCED EXCEL TRAINING (2008)
Birmingham University - ONLINE TUTORING - MA MODULE (2005)
University of Salford - MASTER OF SCIENCE • MARKETING (1992)
University College Salford - DIPLOMA OF CHARTERED INSTITUTE OF MARKETING (1990)
BTEC HIGHER NATIONAL DIPLOMA - BUSINESS & FINANCE (1990)
Loreto College - 9 O’ LEVELS