SERVICES OFFERED...

We offer a variety of services to our clients including:

Programme Management

Seeing and understanding the big picture is key to aligning all resources to deliver positive change for an organisation.

Short-Time Project Management

When you need an experienced, delivery focused PM to get it right first time.

Recovery

Helping to put out the fire and getting things back on track. Engaging an expert can make a huge, positive difference in your project or programme.

Technology Integration

A technology integration plan allows business and IT functions to speak the same language and work toward common goals. An experienced Programme Manager bridges the gap between business and technology, aligning the two to ensure the successful implementation of your business strategy.

Leadership & Mentoring

Delivering the challenging projects takes a well-oiled team. Bring together a group of people into a focused and motivation team requires experienced and supporting leadership.

Business Transformation

Business Transformation aligns People, Process and Technology initiatives within an organisation. This change management process delivers the business strategy and vision desired.

HELPING YOU WITH...

Deliver transformation by focusing on:

Adapting

Adapt and recommend technologies for progressing businesses.

Merging

Merge systems into common platforms, avoiding redundancy and waste.

Aligning

Align and optimise business processes with the advantages of emerging technology.

Recovering

Recover from runaway initiatives and scope creep to get back on track.

Ensuring

Ensure systems are secure and compliant with specific industry standards.

Developing

Develop and implement appropriate solutions to meet the requirements.

Driving

Drive alignment between business needs and IT goals, to deliver change and transformation.

Managing

Manage risks, budgets and team to ensure programme success.
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CLIENTS WORKED FOR...

Prestigious previous clients include:

Thames Valley Police
Thames Valley Police
Hampshire Constabulary
Hampshire Constabulary
Pepsico
Pepsico
Upfield
Upfield
Rolls-Royce
Rolls-Royce
Zurich Insurance
Zurich Insurance
BAE Systems
BAE Systems
Detica
Detica
GCHQ
GCHQ
Department for Work and Pensions
Department for Work and Pensions
CSC
CSC
EDS
EDS
Logica
Logica
Ministry of Defence
Ministry of Defence
Royal Air Force
Royal Air Force
NATO
NATO
ATLAS Consortium
ATLAS Consortium
mbna
mbna
Barclays
Barclays
European Central Bank
European Central Bank
Scottish Power
Scottish Power

WHAT THEY SAY...

What are our clients are saying about us?

"Craig is a consummate professional and it was a pleasure to work together with him during our time together in a "Greenfield" project. I found Craig's calm but assertive style to be refreshing, and I appreciated his honesty. I would gladly work together with Craig on another project."

Global SAP Delivery Programme Lead

Upfield

"Leader, mentor, driven, composed and articulate are attributes that Craig has displayed during the seven months I worked with him at TVP. Craig brings a mix of both technology and business acumen along with the personality to enthuse all stakeholders to buy in to the plan. I would recommend that any business should engage Craig to deliver their programme and would be very happy to work with him again. "

Project Manager

Thames Valley Police

“Whilst working at Logica I got to know Craig well, what was evident was his passion, commitment and his drive to improve himself whilst focusing on ensuring the work he managed was delivered with a high level of commitment.”

Programme Manager

Logica

“I was very pleased to work with Craig at NATO. He was always very friendly and helpful and he persevered under particularly difficult circumstances”

Former Contractor

SHAPE, NATO HQ, Belgium

“Working with Craig is a pleasure. Craig often works to aggressive timescales and always has an eye of the ball as to deliverables.

It is obvious that Craig takes pride in his work and ensure it is delivered in a timely manner to a very high quality. Craig always responds quickly to requests and takes ownership of any issues until they are dealt with. He works well as both a team player and on his own to ensure the teams/projects goals are achieved. Craig has a very positive outlook on his work and is very much a glass half full optimistic person. He is highly regarded by his peers, managers and customers alike and instils trust in his peers as a go getter. He is very aware of his clients’ needs and always works effectively in helping them towards their goals.”

Senior Business Analyst

DWP

"I have known and worked with Craig for over a year whilst at our time with the Force and have always found him to be very professional, positive and proven Programme Manager. Craig was part of senior Programme Managers team, responsible for leading a major change programme for the Force across both ICT and the business. He is consistent, has broad technical and business knowledge, good alignment with the business and attention to detail. He would be a valuable person to any organisation and would strongly recommend him."

CIO, Digital Transformation Programme Director

Thames Valley Police

"I worked with Craig for several months at Thames Valley Police in 2017 and 2018. During this time I was most impressed by Craig’s communication skills. He is a superb communicator, getting his points over clearly and persuasively through integrity and authenticity. Don’t get me wrong, he has all the PM skills and experience and an impressive handle on technical issues, but it was his communication skills that impressed me and sets him apart."

Business Data Analyst

Thames Valley Police

“During our time together in EDS it was clear that Craig is a delivery focused Project Manager with excellent stakeholder management skills. A great person to have on your team.”

Senior Consultant

EDS

“I worked with Craig during 10 months in a Citrix infrastructure project in Dublin. I highly recommend his skills as Project Manager, always focus on goals, team working and customer satisfaction”

Senior Citrix Consultant

CSC

“Craig worked on a number of projects where our paths crossed, and found him to be hard working; thorough and diligent in delivering successful projects.
He keeps track of the programmes in-flight, with an eye on the budget at all times.”

Account Delivery Executive

CSC

“During my time at CSC, Craig was a very accomplished Program manager. During this time Craig was given some extremely complex programs to manage which had difficult stakeholder groups. Craig was able to use his Program management skills to great effect and ensure the successful delivery of the Programs. I would recommend Craig to any company where they can use his technical and program management skills.”

Director of Programme and Project Management for EMEA

CSC

“With a highly specialized knowledge of the customer business requirements, organization, structure and the project deliverables Craig is always able to manage the outcome needed to the customer satisfaction by keeping always the interests and guidelines of CSC.  I enjoyed working with Craig. You can trust him.

I hope to see Craig again within one of our further projects”

Regional Network Lead

Bombardier

“It is a while since and worked with Craig and his career has moved on into Programme Management. I have fond memories of working with Craig as fellow project managers both given demanding date driven projects to deliver.

Craig was a knowledgeable and experienced senior project manager who delivered his projects by making use of his considerable communication and negotiating skills. Craig always seems able to secure the people and other resources he needed to make his project successful and was always articulate and persuasive when rallying his team, dealing with his colleagues and senior leaders.

Communication, negotiation and leadership are Craig’s strengths.”

Transition Stage Manager

CSC

“Craig was a very professional Programme Manager during the time we worked together. He got the job done whilst still managing a diverse team of resources in a matrix organisation. Will be missed at CSC as one of the best to work with.”

Project Manager

CSC

“This is my personal recommendation for Craig Hughes. Craig is a well-connected professional Project Manager that always takes the time to support anyone is his network. He has a very impressive background and profile and makes sure that whatever project he is working on meets the highest standards.”

SAP Functional Consultant

Rolls-Royce

"I have had the pleasure of working with Craig on the start up of a major FMCG producer. His role required a high level of aptitude for cross-functional coordination between business and vendor stakeholders. I found Craig to be extremely helpful and knowledgeable of the subject matter and would welcome the opportunity to work with him again in the future."

Finance Controller

Upfield

“A dedicated professional in the field of Project Management. Delivery to tight timescales and with difficult projects with full commitment, and excellent inter personnel and team skills during my time working with him.”

Solutions Architect

BAE Systems

“Craig copes easily with large quantities of work, effectively managing time and resources.
He was able to quickly obtain detailed knowledge of the customer business challenges, requirements and technical challenges.

He is very client focused enabling him to engage openly and positively, building trust and confidence. It was a pleasure to work with him and would be a pleasure to work with him again.”

Head of Business Operations / Service Management

Bombardier

“I’ve worked in collaboration with Craig for several projects, from an engineering point of view he always was really effective coordinating all the points of the projects my group was involved, being really helpful as interface with management, customer and other groups. i really appreciate the way he made our work easier and more effective.”

Vmware Engineer / Subject Matter Expert

CSC

“I’ve worked as a solution architect in one of Craig’s projects. It was a privilege working with Craig at CSC. He is methodical, organized and very creative.

He has the ability to connect people, inspire the audience and presentation skills are amazing. I will recommend Craig for any company and for any high level role.”

Solution Architect

CSC

“My experience of Craig was a very positive one indeed. Craig’s role as a project manager on a critical programme that I was the Solution Architect for went as planned considering the very tight timescales and lack of requirements we had to work too.

Craig was very attentive to his role and ensured the project was delivered as expected through the use of his experience and skills and his management of the various technical and none technical resources. He understood how to apply and understand the corporate and client use of processes and procedural elements.  I will be very happy to work with Craig again if the opportunity ever rises.”

Lead Solutions Architect

CSC

“I worked with Craig (representing CSC) on a data centre centralisation project and found him to be a committed and knowledgeable IT professional with strong communication, technical and stakeholder management skills who was prepared to go the extra mile.”

Head of IT

Zurich Insurance

“Craig is an enthusiastic and conscientious professional who has approached his role with vigour and energy. His commitment to delivery is first-class and I would recommend Craig as he would be an asset to any organisation.”

DWP Account Business Development Leader

HP

“Craig is precise is what he does, getting the details right up front and by continuing to monitor and manage them, in order to ensure the projects under his remit come in to the satisfaction of his customers.”

Engineering Application Operations Manager

CSC

“I worked with Craig in Rolls-Royce Supply Chain delivering IT projects & improvements, during this period I inherited several of Craig’s projects. Craig’s projects were extremely well managed and run and very easy to inherit due to his good management practices. Craig has a wealth of experience in delivering in large enterprises and a result manages small or large scale deliveries with equal ease.

Overall Craig is an extremely nice guy to have in the office, he brings a pleasant atmosphere and positive energy. Craig is also unique in that he demonstrates exceptional technical knowledge alongside his Project/Programme Management expertise. Craig is always sharing knowledge and helping others with his experience.”

IT Project Manager

Rolls-Royce

"During 2015/2016 Craig led a mission-critical Data Centre migration Programme for his client, PepsiCo, consisting of cross-functional / cross-vendor projects across Europe and with myself in the Eastern Europe / Russia geography. The Programme was a success, including a “must succeed” migration on New Year’s Eve/New Year’s Day and has delivered significant value to PepsiCo.

I would describe Craig as strong leader, reliable result-delivering partner and excellent person. He adapts very well to to different cultures and has great flexibility to work on-site in the international workplace, including the Russia winter time. If I had another Programme like this, I would definitely contract Craig once again."

Regional Project Manager

Pepsico Europe

"It is with pleasure that I write this recommendation for Craig Hughes. Craig and I worked together at PepsiCo for one year and I found him a diligent and very hardworking professional.

In his role as a Programme Manager at PepsiCo, he came across many challenges and he was able to overcome these challenges with his drive, enthusiasm and tenacity.

Craig is a great guy – smart, organized, dedicated and creative. He has broad experience and knowledge, and works very well with diverse groups of people. I would describe him as a dedicated and enthusiastic individual who has a great passion for meeting deadlines. He is an accomplished multitasker who has ensured the efficacy of the Programme.

Craig would be a great asset for any organization."

European Transformation Programme Consultant

Pepsico Europe

"Craig is a well connected professional that always takes the time to support anyone within his team. I have worked with Craig for 3 months and have enjoyed working him as he always ensured I produced to the best of my ability. He is a very impressive Programme Manager who I recommend as being an expert to connect with and consider for anything appropriate. I look forward to future opportunities to work with with him."

Senior Project Manager

Hampshire Constabulary

"From a Recruiters perspective Craig is excellent to work with and having known him for many years I was delighted to place him at one of my international clients. Craig builds honest, transparent and professional relationships and is known for always putting his clients first. I regularly received positive feedback for the value he added and how quickly he would engage his team to deliver the tangible results that was necessary in such a complex global transformation program. On a personal level I have found Craig to be a bright guy with a great sense of humour and I hope work with him again many times in the future."

Global SAP Senior Account Manager

Portland Resources

"Worked with Craig for a year on this DC consolidation. He quickly took control, and was able to bridge the timeline, business and technology discrepancies to help assure delivery of an operational service in a timely manner."

Technology Architect

EDS

"Craig is a well-connected professional with great communication skills and great vision for his work. He has a very impressive background and profile and I recommend Craig as a Project/Program Manager and very serious team player."

European Security Manager

Pepsico Europe

"Hugely supportive of this professional and diligent Programme Manager. Great communication skills and able to operate at all stakeholder levels, engaging, honest and driven. Highly recommended."

Project Manager

Hampshire Constabulary

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