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John Bridges

BUSINESS TRANSFORMATION | BUSINESS CHANGE | PROGRAMME DIRECTOR

A business benefits focused Interim Transformation Programme and Portfolio Manager, MSP & Prince2 qualified, with 18 years Interim experience and over 30 years’ business experience delivering digital, organisational, and operational transformation.
Combining a collaborative approach, with adaptability, to provide successful transformational leadership, engaging with key stakeholders and third parties to deliver significant business benefit and cost reduction through ‘fit for purpose’ solutions, system transition and business change.
Track record in delivering programmes with budgets up to £30m, to time and budget, within IT services, telecoms, utilities, engineering, health care, public sector and FTSE100, global businesses.
"I have known John for a number of years. John backs up his exceptional qualifications with real world experience and capability. I value integrity above all other qualities, as it cannot be learned or faked, and John has integrity in spades. Not just a safe pair of hands, he's a first draft pick."
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Richard Shipperbottom
COO
"I worked with John for a couple of years and found him to be professional in his approach, hardworking and thorough. He works in a very logical fashion, with a good attention to detail. He quickly grasps a sense of what needs to be done and can be depended upon to make sound decisions. He is also very easy to deal with and would be a fine asset for any team. I recommend him without hesitation".
Steve Groves
NineSigma
"John worked for me as a senior programme manager and built good relationships with his European team, delivering £8m of cost savings across 3 countries outperforming his peers through dedication and good stakeholder management. I would recommend him."
Stephen March
Global Delivery Manager at HSBC

TRACK RECORD

Organisational restructuring + business turnaround + headcount reduction + cost cutting + business process improvement + profit improvement + significant business benefit delivery + customer service improvement + fit for purpose ICT solutions, system transition & business change + global programmes + programme budgets up to £30m + PMO leadership ++

INTERIM PROGRAMME MANAGEMENT AND CONSULTANCY CLIENTS

Experian | Vodafone | T-Mobile | BT Global Services | Interserve | Atos Healthcare | MOD | Ofqual |
Home Office | Environment Agency | DWP | Scottish Water | United Utilities | Centrica | First Group

SKILLS

Digital transformation ~ Business process re-engineering ~ PMO leadership ~ GDPR
Business planning ~ Strategy development ~ Full project lifecycle ~ Benefits realisation
Budget management ~ Agile ~ Business case development ~ ICT change management

EDUCATION & CERTIFICATIONS

MBA, London Business School
BA (Hons) Engineering Science, 2:1, Oxford University
Advanced Practitioner PRINCE2, MSP, MoP, P3O
APM Chartered Project Professional