Management Consultant (Director)
GIC is primarily active within programme and project management of strategic & operational performance improvements, change management, out/in-souring and process reengineering. I work as associate project- and programme manager partly for the consultancy Boxwood Ltd. (www.boxwoodgroup.com) and partly through a network of 50 independent consultants ”Jungle Drum” (www.jungledrum.net).
Examples of projects:
Consultant / project manager in the construction industry.
Accountable for the design and implementation of cross organisational improvements. The changes included:
-Outsourcing of a SBU (Strategic Business Unit) including a manufacturing unit.
-Process improvements in support functions and operations based on LEAN.
-Creation of a risk management system.
-Facilitation of strategy workshops with the board regarding investment strategy, definition of future competence requirements and communication between operations and support functions.
Consultant / project manager for an Organisational Design project in a procurement function.
Planning the restructuring of a procurement department (150 employees):
-By reorganising the procurement function and increasing the number of vendor managed inventory, labour costs were reduced by 20%.
-75% of spend was integrated into 30 framework agreements achieving a cost saving of £2.7m.
-By centralising the registration of all stored products the inventory was to be reduced by £5.5m.