Communications and Marketing Consultant to CTG (Complete Technology Group) ………. “Bringing Broadband to People, Safely”

December 2, 2021

At CTG we…
* consistently apply best practice standards
* shield Landlords, Residents and Telcos from risk
* leave a legacy of safety and future-proofing
* always work to win-win-win contracts
* never compromise on safety
* fight digital poverty

 

FFN Consulting

is the company through which I offer my experience of professional communications in large commercial and NFP organisations; strategic management consultancy; entrepreneurial business building; and very extensive leadership and team management.

For more information: http://www.ffnconsulting.co.uk

 

CAREER SUMMARY
Director/Head of… who has operated at senior levels in ‘blue chip’/SME/entrepreneurial commercial environments and public sector/not-for-profit environments (including 14 yrs at John Lewis)
*Interim Manager… A jargon-averse business analyst with an exceptional knack for seeing the wood for the trees and then providing communicable solutions to help obtain ‘buy-in’ from stakeholders

Industry Sector Experience
*Retail and FMCG
*NFP (Not For Profit)
*Housing
*Public Sector
*Leisure

Key Achievements

*Operations, Projects and Finance – Managed £3m annual EU/UK Govt. budgets. Investor relations – raised £950K from German and UK investment institutions and HNIs. Built a business in Germany from a greenfield site to a £1m turnover. Devised pay-for-performance KPI systems to manage partner agencies. Group Retail Manager for a chain of 9 shops and a warehouse.

*Strategic Review – Identified £700K savings in building and maintenance and 65% in the internal post system; revised capital financing protocols; recommended efficiencies in estate management.

*Communications – Issues & reputational risk management and brand defence for an £8bn retail group. Journalism. Marketing material publishing. Saved c£250K by digital channel shift to new interactive and function-rich website. Introduced culture-change mechanisms to make a company more customer-focused and stakeholder-engaged. Managed UK Govt. international information campaigns. Experienced broadcast and national and international print Media interviewee. Public speaking and presenting to MPs in the House of Commons and politicians and senior officials of 8 EU governments.

*Team Leadership – Motivated and managed small, medium and large teams in an open and accountable way to encourage performance and develop potential – in single and multiple locations. Managed HR: recruitment; devised/implemented/delivered salary & performance structures, and management training.

 

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