Proven ability to manage difficult technical issues with suppliers across EMEA e.g. steel suppliers in Sweden and Germany, to foundries in Turkey, to electronics in UK companies.
Team leadership skills first developed leading shop-floor based teams, through to the leading of global management teams on topics such as documentation control and ISO27001 implementation, global E-Learning delivery programmes in multiple languages, management of H&S issues across EMEA including management of legal claims.
Negotiation skills acquired through dealing with suppliers and customers of many varied products and services e.g. from Facilities management contracts through to property leases and on to security teams.
Excellent interpersonal and presentation skills.
Experienced in managing departmental and project budgets.
Experienced in developing and empowering staff, e.g. established and led an EMEA training department through the implementation of E-learning processes which are now used globally.
Excellent analysis and problem-solving skills based on many training programmes such as 6 sigma Black Belt training, Statistical Process Control, automotive based process improvement techniques e.g.
Experienced in interpreting and implementing legislative changes across European operations.
Widely experienced in document and data control systems. E.g. ISO9001 using a variety of systems.
Familiarity with relevant H&S legislation and ISO 45001, particularly across the UK. Experienced in dealing with and handling claims against organisations.
Qualified Lead Assessor for ISO9001 and ISO27001, and have led a great many audits and risk assessments in all environments from factories to large call centres across Europe, as well as Disability Discrimination Act building compliance surveys and global Site Security Audits.
Experienced in writing, managing and carrying out Risk Assessments across EMEA in a very wide variety of roles.
Qualified GDPR Practitioner.