Director of Service & Solution Delivery @
Group IT Director @ WHSmith
Director of Delivery @ From November 2015 to Present (1 month) Head of Solution Delivery @ From July 2014 to Present (1 year 5 months) Head of Development @ Senior Executive IS Division - Head of Development & Testing From August 2013 to Present (2 years 4 months) Taunton, United KingdomProgramme Manager @ Leading the Contactless Payments
Director of Delivery @ From November 2015 to Present (1 month) Head of Solution Delivery @ From July 2014 to Present (1 year 5 months) Head of Development @ Senior Executive IS Division - Head of Development & Testing From August 2013 to Present (2 years 4 months) Taunton, United KingdomProgramme Manager @ Leading the Contactless Payments Programme of work for the WHSmith Retail estate.
First Phase complete - includes all key Airport & Rail station locations. From September 2011 to July 2013 (1 year 11 months) Programme Manager / Head of Delivery & Support @ From November 2009 to September 2011 (1 year 11 months) Bristol, United KingdomEuropean IS Manager @ As head of IT for Budweiser UK/Europe - Responsible for a team of 30 and a operating based budget of $12 Million.
- Internal stakeholder relationships with the business units
- Relationships with internal & external suppliers
- All IT staff for UK inclusive of personal development plans
• Leadership of the IT team providing support for the European Operation. UK/Europe Helpdesk, SAP (security and support function), infrastructure teams and a team of business analysts and project managers.
•Develop and manage the standard operating procedures and control processes to meet internal audit and Sarbanes-Oxley requirements.
•Continuously driving to building International relationships to drive effeciencies and service delivery. From June 2008 to August 2009 (1 year 3 months) Project Manager - Sales & Marketing (Digital) @ As head of project management for the sales & marketing arena I led a cross business functional team to produce the on pack / on line interactive Bud Bucks program. This included managing the scope, timelines, technology, digital partners, and a $4 million project budget.
- project teams based in the UK & USA (Included European and Int. travel)
-the technology partners and all IT purchasing relationships
-multiple Web, SMS and WAP based business project implementations.
(sales data capture systems, online point of sale ordering, and sales text to win campaigns for sales drives though out the UK & Europe)
•Managed and implemented web based POS system for all UK sales force
•Aligned Europe web strategy with UK & Ireland
•Responsibility for all technology based Sales & Marketing business projects
•2005 / 06 Led the technical team for design/implementation of the on pack Passport to the World Cup Budweiser sales text to win campaign From September 2005 to 2007 (2 years) Project Manager - Boots Opticians Account @ Project Leader – Boots Opticians software/hardware rollout to over 300 UK stores. This role involved scoping the project requirements and controlling the change management and project budgets directly with the client Boots Opticians. I was also responsible for the day to day account management. From February 1999 to February 2000 (1 year 1 month)
BA, Business Information Technology @ University of Gloucestershire From 1993 to 1997 Steve Evans is skilled in: Change Management, Project Delivery, Team Management, Stakeholder Management, Program Management, Business Analysis, PRINCE2, Project Management, Integration, Business Process, Cross Functional Team Building, Management, Resource Management, PMO, Mobile Devices
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