The consultancy is fully experienced in acting for Landlords or Tenants Associations in the property management and maintenance of schemes.
Experienced in regular operational planning with the relevant management team to clearly review the business and market place including analysis of the current market and business objective, identifying opportunities and threats, set agreed achievement goals and strategies to fulfil same and incorporate a regular progress review process. All business activities to be monitored and controlled through a system of budgets and latest forecasts working within a range of corporate policies.
A full understanding of the marketing mix and the need for regular research and product/business development. The need for a strong corporate identity and brand name coupled with the requirement to create and protect a good reputation is fully appreciated. The identification of new products and new markets has also been part of earlier responsibilities.
Accustomed to having full profit and loss and balance sheet responsibility. Responsible for turnover figures of £140 million per annum and pre-tax profits of up to £40 million. Cash flow management is second nature. Well experienced in lender/borrower relationships and used to raising project development finance.
Experienced PLC Board Director
Plc directorship held for 14 years and Chairman and Chief Executive of core business inter-group subsidiary company for 7 years. Fully familiar with Director responsibilities and reporting to a board of directors and managing through a Board of Directors. A good natural leader who through strength of personality and integrity is able to achieve targets through the commitment of a subordinate loyal and motivated team.
Regular liaison with institutional investors, city analysts and merchant bankers, including stock exchange restrictions and regulations.
Land Acquisition and Town Planning
As chairman of the core business involved in the acquisition of up to 90 development sires per annum and the subsequent need to achieve or improve the town planning consent and considerable ability and knowledge has been built up in this sector.
The core business operated with in excess of 120 sales outlets nation-wide, marketing and selling directly to the retirement sector. Being familiar with the need to both motivate and control a effective national sales team and aware of the importance of tight control of the A & P budget and pricing policy.
Public and Press Relations
As the main board director responsible for press relations regular communications with the media was part of the regular routine.
Excellent personal relations were built up with the market sector journalists.
Experienced in radio and television interviews and a effective public speaker.
With group staffing of over 3000 and chairman of a division employing more than 2000 the importance of professional personnel management is fully understood.
Skilled in personal reviews, familiar with various reward by results schemes, possessing a full understanding of the problems of selection and recruitment, induction, career development, team building, car policies and reward package reviews.
The initial career training and experience was built on specialist knowledge of construction and cost management surveying. As a highly practical individual with a good basic mechanical and construction knowledge it is possible to grasp and understand problems and processes of a practical nature. The need for accurate initial estimating, cost management, quality control and detailed project programming and planning are a integral part of the career discipline. Has up to date experience of current and proposed changes to the Building Regulations, Code of Sustainability, SBEM and BCOAM Regulations
Familiar with requirements of modern TQM, BS xxxx and Customer Care programs, having been actively involved with the introduction of all three. Involved with companies which regularly win of quality and service awards judged by the customer.