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Philip Ross

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Letchworth Garden City, Home Counties
SG62HQ
UK

Philip Ross

Principal Consultant at CPA Global Ltd (London)

Enterprise Software Implementation & Consulting

Summary

Philip is an experienced business analyst and project manager with a track record of success in both business and technology projects. His strong belief is that the key to project and business success is participation and that his role is to manage both resources and budgets and also to build a team and project with a common purpose. He has twenty-five years experience as a project manager and business analyst at investments banks, in the London insurance market and for software houses and financial services companies. He has strong communication skills and has written two books and numerous articles on business issues and outside work is an international speaker on the topic of Garden Cities. He has been a director at a leading trade association, mayor of his local town and has run the Westminster office of an MP. He is a Chartered Engineer and former trustee of the British Computer Society and was on a Home Office’s skills committee.

Experience

Principal Consultant
CPA Global Ltd
March 2016 - July 2016 (4 months) London
Working as consultant for CPA. Business analysis work on their legal and IP\Trademark software product MEMOTECH. Work done in London, Paris and Letchworth.
Principal Consultant
Endava
September 2011 - February 2016 (4 years 5 months) London, London
For this consultancy based in UK, Romania and Other Eastern European countries on multitude of project from payments, compliance & regulatory control to digital transformation. Drawing on abilities as someone who is analytical and creative. Helped drive up Endava’s profits and establish it as one the top ten leading digital agencies. Helped design their CIO product and Digitial Transformation Service with focus from strategy and UX through to the build and operation of a platform.
Skills: Business Analysis, Business Analysis/Requirements Management, ITIL, Project Management, Business analysis workshops, Systems Analysis, jira, Agile
Business Analysis and Development\Support management
Global Aerospace Underwriters
June 2005 - September 2011 (6 years 3 months) London
Business analysis and team management
Skills: Business Analysis, Team Leader, SQL, Business Analysis/Requirements Management, Business analysis workshops, Project Management, Systems Analysis, Agile
Technical Lead and Project manager
Tietoenator Financial Systems
January 2003 - June 2006 (3 years 5 months) Dunstable, Home Counties
Skills: SQL, Oracle PL/SQL, Sybase PowerBuilder, Project Management, Business Analysis, Business Analysis/Requirements Management, Business analysis workshops, Systems Analysis, Agile
Senior Advisor
House of Commons
July 2002 - December 2003 (1 years 5 months) London
Senior advisor and chief of staff to an MP. Alongside office duties of working with community stakeholders and other bodies also introduced a CRM system into the office to manage correspondence.
Skills: Letter Writing, Business Analysis, business communication, CRM
IT Consultant
Salomon Brothers
September 1997 - June 2002 (4 years 9 months) London
Skills: Sybase PowerBuilder, Business Analysis, Business Analysis/Requirements Management, SQL, Systems Analysis, Project Management
IT Project Leader
Intuitive Systems Ltd
May 1995 - September 1997 (2 years 4 months) Stevenage
Project leader and product manager for development of CRM and tele-marketing software products and for pension POS system. Clients included France Telecom, British Gas, Royal London Insurance
Skills: Business Analysis, Project/team leadership, Project Management, Oracle, Systems Analysis
Team Leader
Sage (U K) Ltd
February 1993 - May 1995 (2 years 3 months) Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne-Tees
Programmer and team leader on payroll, accounts and then in charge of CRM product TeleMagic. Took to market and worked with Californian office.
Skills: Clipper, C, Project/team leadership, Systems Analysis, CRM Software

Education

University of Sunderland
Bachelor's Degree
BA (Hons) Data Processing, HND Computer Studies
1983 - 1988

Certifications

ITIL V3 Foundation
British Computer Society
May 2014

Professional Memberships/Awards

  • British Computer Society
  • British Standards Institute
  • Town and Country Planning Association
  • IPSE
  • Chartered Engineer
  • Chartered IT Professional

Skills

  • Business Analysis (15 years )
  • Team Leader
  • SQL (13 years )
  • Business Analysis/Requirements Management (10 years )
  • ITIL
  • Project Management (15 years )
  • Oracle PL/SQL
  • Sybase PowerBuilder
  • Business analysis workshops
  • workshop
  • Systems Analysis
  • Project/team leadership
  • Oracle
  • Clipper
  • C
  • CRM Software
  • Letter Writing
  • business communication
  • CRM
  • jira
  • Agile