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Examples of Ex Military Candidates for Project Managment

Project Management is nowadays implemented across all Industries requiring planning and management for temporary projects. The relevant qualifications and experience are implemented throughout the Ministry of Defence and thus our candidates, mostly but not exclusively work in middle management, have a solid foundation and qualifications in Prince 2 and APM.

 

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Extensive experience of project and operations management, often with tight time constraints, in challenging environments and in the military, civil and humanitarian space, means that I am well versed in budgetary management, monitoring, resources, tolerances, evaluation, audits, problem solving and information management. Having developed, trained and guided soldiers, production associates and disaster response teams, I have a genuine love for the coaching, mentoring and the development of my subordinates. I offer strong leadership, integrity, enthusiasm, a willingness to learn and develop, unshakable morals, a determined work ethic and an approachable personality.

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A high performing; accomplished customer-orientated multifaceted senior operations and business transformation leader with a 34-year history of sustained achievement, possessing a proactive ‘can do’ working ethic. I have 8 years commercial expertise having retired from the Army in 2011 in the rank of major, after a 27-year distinguished career, the last 10 years holding senior operations, procurement and change appointments at unit, corporate headquarter and MoD main building level. Since leaving the Army, I have worked in the public and private sector across operations, engineering, technological and administrative arenas within; financial services, start-ups, construction, national critical infrastructure [nuclear], government [security and intelligence communities] and defence sectors as a self-employed consultant and full-time-employee, further honing my sales, business development and transformation management comprehension.

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I am qualified in management and logistics and experienced in operational effectiveness, equality, diversity, change, and health & safety. I have an ability to grow with a job, handle responsibility and build positive relationships with work colleagues at all levels. I organise my time effectively, prioritise tasks, and resolve problems promptly and effectively. I am someone who knows how to set goals and achieve them, and have a proven track record of being able to conceive, develop & execute strategies. I feel certain that my strong management skills and experience, coupled with my ability and reputation of leading by example will be of immediate value to any employer.

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An ex-Army Officer with specific training and experience in Project and Programme Management (PRINCE2 and MSP) and Enterprise Architecting (MODAF and TOGAF) and ITIL I have led teams that are both small and focused as well as teams that are large and with a broad remit. I know how to lead and motivate people to deliver the best they can in testing circumstances. Adding these skills to my role as a Lecturer in Information Assurance (cyber security) and as a systems engineer working in the naval arena (T26, QEC and T45) leads me to believe I am a good fit for many types of role.

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I am one of the most experienced Explosive Ordnance Disposal managers available in the world today. Having been the Senior Advanced EOD Instructor at the NATO Defence EOD School, I went on to be the Principal EOD Consultant to the European Commission for Cambodia and Bosnia and wrote the technical standards for demining for Cambodia. I was also one of a small group of people who wrote the Technical Standards for Demining for the UN, which are now the United Nations Mine Action Standards.

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A capable, ambitious, dynamic and results-oriented Project Manager. Educated to degree level with PRINCE2 and a diverse experience working within the armed forces and public sector. Optimising organisational processes, policy, project strategy, business change, QA/QC, resource management and budgeting control. Ensure timelines, budgets, HSE and industry regulations are met. Develop and maintain excellent working relationships with stakeholders. At ease handling high-level responsibility, tackling problems in a practical and logical manner, working well under pressure to meet tight deadlines.

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I have significant commercial and operational experience as well as comprehensive skills in strategic planning and project management. Recognised as a hands-on leader who can rapidly identify problems, formulate solutions and implement change in challenging and diverse environments. Specialities include Project Management, Operations Management, Construction Management, HSE Management, Land / Geomatics Surveying. Qualified in the British Army as a Geomatics Surveyor with over 25 years of experience in both the United Kingdom and overseas for corporate organisations as well as HM Forces.

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I am a highly motivated Senior Manager with international experience and a sustained record of success in HM Armed Forces. Extensive background in training, coaching and mentoring, managing complex training projects to achieve operational objectives and meet critical deadlines. An inspirational leader and well-respected team player, who through a “hands on” approach, creates effective strategies to translate action into results. Strong analytical, problem solving and decision-making skills with a passion for making a difference, together with excellent communication skills. Now seeking a challenging new role with a progressive organisation. I am a successful, delivery-focussed Senior Business Consultant / Program Manager, looking for a challenging role in which I can use my proven skills in analytical thinking, impactful communication and team support. After a 24-year career in HM Armed Forces I have varied and transferable experience in designing and delivering training programmes and managing complex and often ambiguous projects to a successful conclusion that meet, and often exceed, expectations. I have rigorously applied planning policy and process and ensuring demands comply with published deadlines. Frequently my job involves negotiating and managing short-notice changes to resource allocations that are not always popular. For this I am required to liaise both with external units and with those more senior to myself; a task in which I am both robust and effective. I consistently deliver high quality instruction in all aspects of training. I am highly motivated and self-disciplined, set high standards, I am extremely efficient and effectively manage a heavy workload in order to achieve individual and organisational objectives. I have an aptitude for learning which enables me to respond quickly and effectively to new challenges; and have a special aptitude to technical matters and technology. I am an excellent communicator with highly effective written skills and attention to detail. Of my many qualities, my ability to brief and advise higher commanders is particularly impressive. I maintain excellent communication with line management and sub units which inspires trust and confidence. I am highly regarded by both my peer group and those more senior to myself, whilst inspiring loyalty, respect and excellent standards in my juniors. I am a skilful negotiator, effectively liaising above my role in order to successfully implement changes, even when those changes are not popular. I am flexible and diplomatic in handling of difficult issues but prepared to stand my ground where necessary and determined in my enforcement of consistently high standards. Throughout my career I have continually exceeded expectations giving outstanding service to the Army and now civilian employment roles. After 24 years and an unblemished military service in the Army I bring a varied skill set applicable to any challenging and exciting role.

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• Extensive full time and Reserve service as Australian and British Army Officer. DV (MoD - 6 Jul 18). • Key staff roles in Understand, Influence, Strategic Communication, Engagement and Planning. • Commanded sub-Units and specialist teams in Bosnia, Kosovo, Iraq, Afghanistan and Somali Basin. • Leadership of programmes across Defence, with high level responsibility to operationalise concepts. • Analysed, designed and developed Target Operating Models for delivery of large scale transformation. • Accustomed to briefing, challenging and influencing senior decision-makers over reform and change. • Speaker and workshop facilitator on Advanced Management Programme, Henley Business School. • Associate at Changing Character of War Programme, Oxford. 21st Century conflict horizon scanning.

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An experienced and professionally qualified leader and operations / project manager (PRINCE 2, APMP, MSP, MoR). A Chartered Manager with significant HR experience. Due to leave the Army in October 2016 and seeking opportunities in operations / project management or HR.

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