achievements

my achievements include:

  • as a member of the integration board, I led the systems workstream tasked with achieving process harmonisation across the enlarged organisation following three acquisitions by UK listed plc’s
  • as IT Director, developed a systems strategy to lead Bryant Group through the dawn of the internet  which saw the company recognised as an industry leader in the use of technology (featured in The Times 100 Case Studies published in 1999 quote ‘Bryant Homes has reached the forefront of its sector by using both an intranet and the internet together with interactive multimedia to communicate with customers’)
  • directed the development of an electronic ‘purchase to pay’ solution incorporating electronic call-off, goods receipting and supplier invoicing using the BASDA xml document standard, allowing staff numbers engaged in transaction processing to be reduced by 50%
  • implemented an ERP system supporting 2500 users
  • reduced the time taken for a public sector body to achieve board and audit approval of the annual report from ten months to three
  • developed an innovative procurement application which reduced material costs by £1.6m in the first full year