RESULTS-DRIVEN PROGRAMME AND DELIVERY MANAGER WITH PROVEN SUCCESS ENCOMPASSING ORGANISATIONAL CHANGE, APPLICATION SUPPORT AND PROGRAMME DELIVERY SPANNING OVER 20 YEARS’ PROGRESSION WITHIN AN INTERNATIONAL DIRECTORIES BUSINESS AND CONSULTANCY ENVIRONMENT. ENERGETIC AND TENACIOUS LEADER WITH EXPOSURE TO ALL DISCIPLINES OF OFF/ON-SHORE 3RD PARTY CONTRACTS/ENGAGEMENTS WHILE LEADING THE DELIVERY OF KEY BUSINESS CHANGE INITIATIVES. RELISHES CHALLENGES AND DEMONSTRATES IN-DEPTH
RESULTS-DRIVEN PROGRAMME AND DELIVERY MANAGER WITH PROVEN SUCCESS ENCOMPASSING ORGANISATIONAL CHANGE, APPLICATION SUPPORT AND PROGRAMME DELIVERY SPANNING OVER 20 YEARS’ PROGRESSION WITHIN AN INTERNATIONAL DIRECTORIES BUSINESS AND CONSULTANCY ENVIRONMENT. ENERGETIC AND TENACIOUS LEADER WITH EXPOSURE TO ALL DISCIPLINES OF OFF/ON-SHORE 3RD PARTY CONTRACTS/ENGAGEMENTS WHILE LEADING THE DELIVERY OF KEY BUSINESS CHANGE INITIATIVES. RELISHES CHALLENGES AND DEMONSTRATES IN-DEPTH ANALYTICAL AND STRATEGIC ABILITY TO FACILITATE OPERATIONAL AND PROCEDURAL PLANNING WHILE PROMOTING AND DEPLOYING A, ‘BEST PRACTICE CULTURE’, ALIGNED WITH ‘FIT FOR PURPOSE’ METHODS AND PROCESSES TO ENABLE SUSTAINED HIGH PERFORMANCE ACHIEVEMENT THROUGH THE MENTORING/ASSESSMENT AND DEVELOPMENT OF INTERNAL CAPABILITY
Senior Development Manager @ From November 2014 to Present (1 year 2 months) Development Manager @ Engaged to head up the Programme Office for Landmark, with responsibility for the delivery of the overall programme plan and management of the Programme Office on a day-to-day basis.
Key responsibility is providing governance for and management of the delivery of the overall development programme, along with line management responsibility for the Project Management and Business Analyst teams within the company. Also responsible for the development and refinement of the internal development processes based on a ‘pragmatic’ Agile/Scrum model. From July 2012 to November 2014 (2 years 5 months) Technical Project Managment Consultant @ Engaged as a Consultant to take on a range of Programme and Project Management roles within various blue chip financial and trading institutions.
Prime role was leading the development of a range of Agile based Project Management principles within a major oil trading house along with the direct management of 2 key delivery streams as part of a major business transformation project, and the delivery of a key regulatory project within a major trading organisation. From March 2010 to July 2012 (2 years 5 months) Programme Manager (secondement) @ Programme Management for two multi-million pound projects in partnership with IBM and Detica, to implement a major B2C eChannel for online sales and servicing of Yell products, while evangelising the new SOA architecture and Agile principles within Yell:
• Engaging with key business sponsors (Board level) to define and deliver Yell’s eChannel vision and strategy
• Forging and nurturing key stakeholder relationships to ensure a consistent engagement is maintained throughout all programmes
• Assuming full budgetary control for both programmes (£15m & £7m) to agreed forecasts
• Overall responsibility for the programme delivery and programme Design Authority to ensure consistency in architectural design decisions across infrastructure, development and business streams From June 2007 to March 2010 (2 years 10 months) Head Of Development @ Accountable for the development and application support of all systems across the Yellow Pages environments (SAP R3, SAP CRM, SAP BW, Java, .Net & various sales force automation tools) while leading 130 people across 4 key teams along with over 60 people engaged as contractors / managed services; working within the senior IS Management team to set overall IS department direction and policy: From October 2006 to July 2007 (10 months) Systems Delivery Manager @ Responsible for the delivery of projects and programmes across a variety of technology platforms (Java, SAP and .Net), achieved through reinforcement of best practice PRINCE2 project management methodology, along with supporting the development of staff via the implementation of a management training programme to help develop a broader base of consultancy skills - subsequently rolled out across the wider department: From April 2001 to October 2006 (5 years 7 months) PROGRAMME / PROJECT MANAGER @ Responsible for the delivery of a range of projects within the knowledge management stream, along with successfully Project Managing the design, development and implementation of an on-line and remote sales system for Yell: From August 1994 to January 2001 (6 years 6 months) Consultant @ From November 1993 to August 1994 (10 months) Senior Analyst/Programmer @ From June 1989 to November 1993 (4 years 6 months)
BEng (Tech), Production Engineering and Production Management, 2:1 @ University of Wales Institute Of Science and Technology From 1984 to 1988 11 O'levels, 3 A'levels @ Beverley Grammer School From 1977 to 1984 Andrew Shipp is skilled in: Programme Delivery, Program Management, Project Delivery, Offshore, Outsourcing, SAP, Stakeholder Management, Agile, Scrum, Line Management, Offshoring, Consultancy, SOA, Agile Project Management, Consultants
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