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Mark Roach

Programme Manager

Can work in or around Bristol

  • 51.449749
  • -2.584173
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  • Suggested rate £750 / day
  • Experience 7+ years
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Location
Bristol, England, United Kingdom
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  • around Bristol and 50km

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Languages

  • English

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Mark in a few words

Accomplished and tech-savvy professional with versatile experience spearheading and delivering companies most strategically important IT programmes and projects within agreed timeframe and defined budget.
Proven track record over a 15 year consulting career, developing innovative, complex technology and analytics solutions for numerous FTSE 100 companies. Recovery of failing projects, outlining strategies, overseeing portfolios of work and addressing project/programme roadblocks in a pragmatic manner to achieve the defined objectives. Well-versed in managing priorities, growing and leading high-performance teams to achieve milestones and deliver programmes to schedule. Demonstrated expertise in change management, ground breaking technology implementation, governance processes administration, stakeholder engagement and analytics tools deployment. Instrumental at driving technical initiatives, uncovering and mitigating potential risks and determining a strategic portfolio. Articulate and refined communicator; excellent at forging and nurturing long-term relationships at all levels of management.

Experience

Private Company

Healthcare and Property Director

London, UK

January 2020 - Today (2 years and 10 months)

Mark is the owner and Director of a property and healthcare business, employing 35 people and operating semi-autonomously. He has implemented numerous changes to turn around the business, modernise and increase revenue during one of the most challenging times the industry has ever experienced.

DELOITTE - Deloitte Organisation

Technology Senior Manager

London, UK

September 2006 - April 2021 (14 years and 7 months)

Mark worked in Deloitte for 15 years setting up and delivering complex, business led, transformational programmes, underpinned by technology. As a senior leader, Mark brings together cross functional teams and works with people at all levels of the organisation; having 1:1 meetings with FTSE100 Board Members, liaising with junior developers or building relationships with end users. He defines and runs effective governance processes; Programme Steering Groups, project status reporting or Agile ceremonies. Many of these processes have been taken by the client as the 'golden template' and rolled out across their business.

UNILEVER - Unilever

Global Promotion Analytics Programme Director

Kingston upon Thames, London, England, United Kingdom

March 2020 - March 2021 (1 year)

Managed the creation of an innovative, complex analytics solution which defined the promotional calendar for all products, in all stores, globally – the first of its kind and in the words of the CEO, 'the most exciting thing to ever happen'

SSE plc

Strategic Programme Manager

Reading, UK

June 2019 - March 2020 (9 months)

Delivery of strategic board level questions, developing analytics solutions at breakneck speed in partnership with AWS and winning their Innovation Award.

ROCHE - Roche

Analytics Strategy Manager

Welwyn Garden City, UK

April 2019 - July 2019 (3 months)

Creation of the strategy and target operating model to deliver a capability to analyse better ways to spend the entire enterprise's budget

Specsavers

Data Transformation Programme Manager

Guernsey

June 2018 - October 2018 (4 months)

Set up and Programme Management of a global data platform to drive the future business and digital strategy. Alignment of the global business reporting through design of a global big data architecture, data models / flows, operating model, data governance and culminating in the delivery a number of key reports.

TJX Europe

Hybris eCommerce Programme Manager

Watford, UK

November 2016 - October 2017 (11 months)

Set up and management of a 60+ team, governance and processes to deliver a new Hybris eCommerce platform for the .com website, significantly improving digital user experience, increasing sales and reducing customer drop out.

PT Bank Tabungan Pensiunan Nasional Tbk

Analytics Big Data Consultant

Jakarta Metropolitan Area, Indonesia

February 2017 - March 2017 (1 month)

Sainsbury's

Marketing and Loyalty Programme Manager

London, UK

February 2016 - September 2016 (7 months)

Post Office

Programme Assurance

November 2015 - January 2016 (2 months)

NEW LOOK

Programme Manager - Oracle RMS

January 2015 - January 2015

Sainsbury's

Programme Manager - Marketing and Loyalty

January 2014 - January 2015 (1 year)

Spitalfields Crypt Trust (SCT)

Pilotlight Team Member

January 2014 - January 2015 (1 year)

CrossRail Ltd

IT Service Management Consultant

London, UK

January 2013 - January 2013

Barclays

IT Service Management Consultant

January 2013 - January 2013

London 2012

Technology Equipment Manager

January 2009 - January 2012 (3 years)

University of Bath

Entrepreneur Mentor

Bath, UK

September 2006 - August 2010 (3 years and 11 months)

Electronic Arts (EA)

Business Architect

Guildford, UK

January 2008 - January 2009 (1 year)

IFA Hotels & Resorts

Sharepoint Consultant

January 2009 - January 2009

SABMiller

Sharepoint Consultant

January 2006 - January 2009 (3 years)

SONY COMPUTER ENTERTAINMENT EUROPE

Enterprise Architect

January 2008 - January 2008

Dyson

Design Engineer

January 2005 - January 2006 (1 year)

John Lewis

Sales Representative

January 2005 - January 2005

Oxford Instruments

Cryogenic Engineer

January 2002 - January 2005 (3 years)

Education