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Samples from the Cornucopia of hard earned Skills and Experience that is the TRCRC Register of Member Candidates. Please call 01892 823 746 for more information.

Rare qualities at remarkable rates

17 years' experience in international and domestic medical/capital equipment sales and marketing management with 2 American corporations.

10 years' experience in professional rugby management including negotiation with major sponsors

  • Successful sales record and significant sales management experience, hands- on approach reference to customer facing issues
  • Managed sales teams and account managers, ranging from 6-10 people
  • Significant experience with large tenders and distribution contracts
  • P&L responsibility in all roles

A successful, effective and influential Senior National Account Manager with Catering and Hotel experience and having extensive business building and team leadership skills developed across the food industry in Frozen, Canned and Short Life Chilled products.

Achievements and abilities include: -

  • Motivating others to secure objectives
  • Effective project management: all aspects of implementation and development
  • Excellent communication at all levels: effective negotiator
  • Ensures high standards are met: leads by example
  • Enthusiastic 'hands on' style

Multi-skilled, flexible and practical, Nick seeks to use his many skills within an interesting role, ideally a challenging one. Changing direction, but not necessarily with such high level of responsibility, could suit very well.


Communication & Crisis Management Consultant

Far-reaching experience of working with Governments, Public and Private Authorities throughout the World. Former Assistant Director of Public Affairs.

Extensive experience of communication gained in a lifetime in journalism and public affairs.Consultant to UK (and other) Government Departments including the UK Government Information and Communication Service. Organises and runs courses in media awareness, broadcast interview technique training, all aspects of crisis management and presentation training. Formed his own company in 1997 and offers a range of media and crisis management / resilience related services to governments and the private sector. Extensive experience in media affairs and in training and development in the sector.

An outstandingly, multi-talented, practiced and qualified Head of Procurement with wide and in-depth experience of major £multi-million projects, public and private, both onshore and offshore, involving multinational 'blue chip' companies.

'At the top' with his specialist knowledge, Mike is a 'rare find' to have this practice combined to a wider business perspective, understanding and ability.

His generalist business acumen includes board-level financial management, accounts, project control and commercial experience, as well as successfully setting up and running his own enterprise.

With a calm, outgoing, affable personality, Mike is keen to offer his exceptional wealth of know-how to any organisation having a worthwhile and stimulating challenge that can be profitably managed on a part-time, contract or assignment basis.

An exceptionally experienced and accomplished entrepreneur, acknowledged in both the Private and Public Sectors, Tony has recently retired from running a substantial Publishing, Conference and Exhibition Business.

With strong interpersonal skills, he has successfully built, liaised and dealt with Business and Commerce from ‘ground floor to Government’.

Following a period of expedient charitable work, frustrated and missing the commercial world, Tony is anxious, and in an ideal position to ‘give back’ his enormous wealth of experience, know-how, and influence.

Based part time in Westminster, part time at Sandgate in Kent, flexible and willing to travel.

Now freelance, a hugely experienced and multi-talented, top level, Senior Media Journalist, Producer, Scriptwriter and Author, who has specialised in Business and Economics and visited Enterprises throughout the U.K.

Highly educated, intelligent, empathetic and personable, David puts emphasis on high values and the importance of human interactions.

Able to be flexible, he is currently seeking to use his many skills within an interesting, challenging and thought-provoking role, changing direction if required, but not necessarily with such high level of responsibility.

A highly motivated, ambitious, 'hands on' Professional with excellent people and communications skills having National, Freelance, Managerial and Board level experience. Now wishes to undertake a full/part-time position in order to continue within the business environment, mix with people and develop further interests.

"Experience of tough, no nonsense business sectors has enabled me to develop first class skills within time-management, customer relations, IT, organising and co-ordination".

Versatile, highly competent, all-rounder with extensive experience in all aspects of Business Administration, Public Relations and Event Management, Intelligent, resourceful and motivated with excellent social skills.

  • Experienced in dealing with clients and colleagues at all levels
  • Excellent working knowledge of budget and accounting procedures
  • Computer literate to include word processing, databases, spreadsheets, Power Point, desktop publishing, web site design and editing

"Starting from a secretarial background, I have gained considerable experience and expertise over the years. This background has left me unafraid to 'get my hands dirty'.

I believe strongly in team playing and good communication".

A confident, hard working, ambitious Sales Professional with National, Freelance, Managerial and Board level experience.

Highly motivated and target driven. Enjoys using initiative and persistence to achieve, with or without supervision.

Having excellent social and communication skills, Terry wishes to undertake a full/part-time position in order to continue within the Business/Commercial environment, mix with people, ‘give back’ knowledge and experience and develop further interests.

A multi-experienced individual with a background in Biomedical research and education.

  • Significant career history of 20 years with a global pharmaceutical company, concentrating on safety of clinical medicines
  • Twelve years in management/senior management
  • Proven abilities to work/manage in a diversely skilled, multi-cultural, international and continuously changing organisation
  • Ability to work in a team or individually
  • Puts strong emphasis on high values, and the importance of human interactions in work situations

Recently self-employed focussing on audit and compliance activities. Currently seeking to change direction and use skills in an interesting thought-provoking role but not necessarily now looking for a position with such a high level of responsibility.

Successful customer and people focused executive with strong leadership qualities developed over a diverse career in the financial services sector here in the UK and 7 years in the USA.

Highly versatile career covering commercial and corporate markets where a creative approach and strong customer ethic have achieved excellent bottom line results.

Impressive management credentials with a track record of building and leading highly successful and motivated B2B teams often during periods of considerable corporate change.

Richard's extensive experience has been redirected towards assisting owners of small and medium sized businesses to improve performance, manage change, and tackle people, sales and marketing challenges.

Currently seeking new assignments/challenges.

An experienced business development manager and adviser. A confident self-starter with a commitment to quality standards and values. Analytical and practical, successfully leading and contributing to a variety of project work. An outgoing and adaptable team leader. 20 years public and private sector experience of managing operations in highly visible roles.

Key background knowledge and experience:

Business to business development, account management. Business diagnostics, planning and implementation. Classroom training, workshop design and facilitation. Team management, including performance management and appraisal. Individual coaching, counselling and career development. Managing training, training needs analysis (TNA) and evaluation. Financial management, contract management, lending, credit control, financial analysis.

Looking for:

A role, temporary, part time or permanent, where I can use my background of commercial and people management skills for the benefit of individuals, businesses or social enterprises

All Companies can benefit from an independent, unbiased review of their sales & marketing activities. With a lifetime’s experience, David is able to give valuable advice and information to help clients be more competitive and successful, working on a project basis, structured to be effective and cost conscious, especially for the small to medium size Business.

Services offered are: sales performance reviews, sales training, team building, motivation, planning, incentives and promotional ideas, marketing strategies, advertising, mailings, website performance, e-marketing, social media, public relations and exhibitions, business development, budgeting, targets, organisation, structure, forward planning and market analysis.

With proven management skills and the ability to communicate and influence at all levels, David is accomplished at managing all aspects of sales, advertising, training and team motivation resulting in improved long-term business performance.

A Managing Director / Change Manager / Business Consultant with senior overseas management experience within the Manufacturing, Engineering & Marine sectors.

  • Experience of U.K., Ukrainian, Scandinavian, US and Canadian organisations
  • Restructured €60M overseas procurement operation
  • Increased revenues up from £11m to £16m in 3 years
  • Transformed several near-to-closure businesses
  • Deployed Lean Manufacturing techniques to significantly improve margins
  • Increased sales by 90%, transforming PBIT from loss to 8.5%
  • Led major contract negotiations, securing £1.4m plus orders
  • Built teams of highly motivated/dedicated professionals acknowledged by customers & peers
  • Initiated and achieved QA/QC ISO 9001 accreditation
  • Introduced IT & CAD-based tools and solutions, improving productivity and accountability

A senior ranking Marketing Professional with 30 years International experience in blue-chip fmcg including Hermès S.A., Parfums Fabergé S.A. and the Cutty Sark Scotch Whisky division of Berry Bros. & Rudd Ltd.

  • EMEA - Europe, the Middle East and Africa - Premium consumer Brands - Fluent French.
  • Proven ability to identify, evaluate and recruit suitable distributors in unusual and unorthodox markets.
  • Used to managing complex customer relationships and adept at coaching, training and working with diverse groups of people in challenging environments. Team building.
  • Able to reformat unorthodox market realities to create business and marketing plans in a disciplined manner.
  • Long experience of understanding and resolving financial issues encountered in the developing world.
  • P&L planning and budget management in challenging markets. Negotiation of pricing, marketing investment and contracts.
  • Marketing and planning.

A top-drawer mover and shaker.

Mike is a writer, producer, filmmaker and photographer with extensive experience in working for companies, charities and government agencies. He has managed large and small teams and can work with a team or on his own. He can work through his own small company or on freelance contracts. Mike has worked extensively overseas most recently in Bangladesh for the BBC World Service Trust.

Mike can help with a number of tasks faced by businesses and other organisations:

  • Documentary and drama video scripts, speeches, articles, assignments for education and training, magazine articles and song lyrics
  • Design and production and copy writing for brochures, fliers and advertising
  • Content and market research in a variety of areas
  • Advice about and management of communication issues
  • Filming promotional and educational video projects for DVD or web use.
  • Stills photography
  • Project management, budgeting and scheduling for events and media projects
  • Teaching and training in media skills

In all these areas Mike brings a wealth of practical, hands on experience, an ability to find solutions that work and don't cost too much and a dedication to having some fun while getting the job done.

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An academically highly qualified Chairman and ex-International Research Institute hands-on Managing Director who has influenced, guided and overseen major Industrial innovation.

Brian's top-level experience has included dealing with Government and the Civil Service and his many distinctions include the appointment of OBE for services to Industry.

A very experienced business manager with a wide skill base gained with companies from a medium sized partnership to large corporates.

  • Core competencies & personal attributes:-
  • Operational & business management
  • Strong financial & analytical skills
  • Business development – organic & by acquisition
  • Financial & Cash Control
  • Purchasing & Procurement
  • Effective communicator at all levels, problem solver, IT literate in MS Office & usual business applications, particularly skilled Excel user, self-motivated and objective.

A personable and seasoned business professional with extensive management experience at senior level.

Skills include:-

  • Financial Planning and Control
  • Business Strategy
  • Organisation
  • Human Resource Management
  • Sales & Marketing

John has worked for both international and privately-owned companies and has gained a wide range of Business experience and expertise. He has strong inter-personal skills and is enthusiastic and creative in his management style.

John is an experienced media professional and has worked in television for over forty years. He has made documentaries, drama documentaries and factual entertainment programmes for broadcasters throughout the world. For many years he also worked in TV News. John has produced programmes in the corporate sector about graduate and school recruitment. He has also made fund raising videos for national institutions.

An accomplished writer, director, editor and videographer John is a good team player who works well with all ages. He has taught drama students and teaching is an area he would like to expand.

John is very active, and happy to travel. Completely reliable he is very keen to tackle fresh challenges.

Jeremy is an experienced MD/General Manager who began his career with 8 years in FMCG marketing with Colgate Palmolive and Ranks Hovis McDougall. He then moved into general management and for the last 20 years has specialised in running smaller companies (£1-5 million turnover) on a full-time, part-time, and interim management basis.

He has also undertaken specific consultancy projects for business owners; for example, a sales development programme focussed on gaining new customers in order to replace lost turnover; acquisition searches; capital expenditure projects; and the re-focussing of businesses which have become undisciplined and lacking strategy.

The sectors in which Jeremy has particular experience are food, beverages, and personal care/toiletries.

He is now looking for a new assignment, either as general manager of a business or company division, or to undertake a specific consultancy project.

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Peter is an international business manager who is seeking to offer his skills and experience (on a project base or on-going consultancy) to businesses wishing to expand, particularly outside the UK. He has worked as a director of both UK and Italian companies with 35 years commercial experience, 25 of which were gained living and working in Continental Europe (West, Central & Eastern Europe).

Key attributes:

  • International marketing & sales experience from planning to implementation.
  • Wide general management and functional skills  - great cultural adaptability.
  • Set company vision and strategic plans for profit growth in all world markets.
  • Team leader and people developer in multi-national environments.
  • Multilingual  - Fluent Italian & French with knowledge of Spanish & German.
  • Strong communicator  - IS and Supply Chain experience.
  • Director experience of multinational and family owned companies.
  • Owner & director of own business.

With a good sense of humour, Peter is used to working both alone and in teams. He is extremely flexible in terms of travel and timing in order to meet deadlines and achieve agreed business goals.

All enquiries will be welcome irrespective of scale and scope.

An experienced IT professional with many years experience in product development, infrastructure support and program management in large multi-national complex environments more recently with Deutsche Bank and UBS.

Proven ability to communicate with all levels of the business community. Significant experience of business objectives, control costs and effective use of skilled resources to facilitate change.

End to end management knowledge and understanding of IT systems, web based applications and infrastructure environments.

Areas of expertise, Investment management (inc: Bonds, Fixed income, OEICs, Peps, Unit trusts, Pensions Etc), Asset management, financial services, Head of IT, Programme and project management, Development management, Operational IT management,

I-series, AS400, Change management, Infrastructure management (systems and business applications), Team building and management, Business investment /management/control /Auditing/BCP/DR and effective investment control. Areas of finance, manufacturing and distribution experience.

Multi-talented, highly motivated, bright, experienced Management Accountant (ACMA) and Business Development Manager. Analytical with excellent consultancy, communication, and social skills. BA Hons in German.

Active and very fit, seeks opportunity to transfer skills and take up new challenges.

An educated Gentleman with a lifetime experience of International top-level Corporate/Industrial Public Relations.

Rising through the ranks, his experience culminated in setting up and running for nearly 30 years, a successful PR Agency based in Central London.

Now retired, more important than income, Geoffrey seeks a position that will keep his intellect and creative instincts in active working order.


An accomplished, highly driven and motivated individual who is used to working in a hectic, deadline-led working environment which requires a calm, pragmatic management style, a people-focused approach and strong team management and leadership skills.

Business led, delivering work on time and on budget to demanding retail clients, their printers and suppliers, often to short deadlines and sometimes with last minute changes.

A respected manager, whose firm but fair approach and good sense of humour encourages loyalty and commitment when the going gets tough.

Currently operating as Production Director for a member of the Prestige group of companies solely looking after the Marks & Spencer account.

Mike is an IT senior professional with 40 years' experience. He has managed the delivery of IT services within the financial sector in the City of London for the past 25 years, preceded by a number of roles in software development - from programming, design, analysis & implementation through to software house management.

He is a good communicator able to bridge the gap between IT people & business practitioners by translating the technicalities of IT into plain English. Mike's skills are in successful management of the internal IT function, alongside a wider appreciation of the contribution that IT can make in a modern business. He believes that business and IT people should work closely together to ensure that IT is an integral part of a strategy that can deliver real business benefit from effective investment in technology & systems.

Mike is now ready to use this experience to help companies of any size avoid the risk of painful & expensive IT project failures. He is happy to work either full or part-time and in an interim or mentoring capacity.

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IT professional with over 40 years' experience in technical and management roles and with excellent business and commercial acumen; available to manage large or small, business or technical projects/ programmes, or to undertake interim management roles, full-time or part-time. A committed and focused individual, good track record of project delivery, also with excellent people skills, able to communicate and influence at all levels. Flexible, adaptable, fits in well and will tackle any assignment.

Reliable, hands-on Senior Management Executive with 30 years experience in Manufacturing, Education, Financial Services and International Branded Software. A dedicated organisational, personnel and administrative/finance problem solver. Consistent track record in delivery of accurate and fast accounts, expenditure performance and budget analysis & monitoring, trade mark protection, legal co-ordination, distribution and key-account sales contracts (including International). Along with Seminar presentation skills, all are included within an excellent ability to communicate at all levels, particularly within SME's.

Willing and able to undertake part time or project delivery at any level.

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A Mars-trained, European and International, FMCG Sales and Marketing, strategic thinker, doer and achiever.

Focussed and results-orientated, a good communicator/presenter at all levels.

Calm under pressure in all types of situations. Leads by example. Wide management experience, good team builder and motivator. People orientated - good listener. Forward thinker/multi-tasker. Computer literate. Good health, non-smoker.

Works well unsupervised and used to working long/unsocial hours.

Extensively travelled and highly experienced at National Account to Director level.

Over 30 years successful international experience in advertising, communications and market research at director level in:

  • Business, product, brand and strategy definition, set up, concept development and evaluation.
  • Creative insight generation
  • Customer engagement

Problem solver. Enjoys new challenges. Skilled in analysing, interpreting and using data to produce new insights and build communications platforms. Considerable international experience with a variety of clients such as Mars, Hewlett Packard, Mobil, Colgate and Philips.

Experience in fmcg, B2B, utilities, retail.

Seeking interim and temp opportunities - London, Surrey.

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Human Resource Professional

Twenty plus years experience of line management roles in leading-edge international Media companies at Board/Managing Director level, recruiting and developing senior staff as well as recruiting graduates. Recently working on interim assignments in recruitment and selection for major clients.

Transport for London, Rural Payments Agency (DEFRA)

  • Managing end to end recruitment process
  • Chairing competency interviewing panels
  • Competency interviewing, assessment and selection at all levels; CV screening
  • Candidate tracking systems - experience in I-Grasp
  • SHL, A&DC and ABLE testing, selection, administration and feedback
  • Role-play and group dynamics observation and interpretation

Seeks interim or extended temporary opportunities.

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A conscientious reliable Lady with excellent organisational skills, able to work independently or as part of a team. A warm and effective communicator with good negotiation skills. Multi skilled and experienced UK and overseas. Has developed high levels of diplomacy with ability to empathise at all levels and with all ages. Positive and a great sense of humour.

A widely experienced charity and trade association leader with a keen intellect and strong lobbying and media skills.  A record of strategic policy analysis in the voluntary, public and private sectors, influencing Government and acting as the public face of a sector.

  • Analytical ability and flexibility to deal with unprecedented situations
  • Initiative and creative thinking
  • Leadership and ability to work in a membership organisation
  • Presentation, communication, marketing, PR and lobbying/campaigning
  • Management – strategic thinking, planning and budgeting   
  • Mathematics degree & tutoring experience

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Philip is a highly effective, enthusiastic and talented Freelance Senior Project/Programme Manager or Interim Senior Line Manager accustomed to driving complex business critical projects and programmes. With a high degree of commercial acumen plus Financial Services, Life and Pensions, and Banking expertise demonstrated through an outstanding record of achievement Philip is now seeking a new contract that will prove to be both a professional and personal challenge.

Possesses extensive experience of the successful delivery of normal projects and programmes and also of turning around failing projects and programmes. Experience is further enhanced by exceptional communication skills and a dynamic self-starter approach. His background as a developer in IT is a significant asset in his management of complex and IT-related projects.

With substantial UK and international experience gained with major global industry players and clients, he is an adaptable accredited Prince 2 Practitioner offering significant strategic management expertise with a proven ability to implement innovative solutions and optimise resources. He has a 100% successful delivery record.

An investment professional with long experience of forming strategy and taking decisions at a senior executive level in the pensions and insurance industries and liaising with pension fund trustees and their consultants.

Thomas, an Honours Graduate with expertise accumulated from Fund Management and responsibilities as Investment Director, CEO, CIO and Partner, enjoys Classical and Jazz music, literature and travel.

Cultured, educated Professional with high-level International Advertising, Direct Marketing and Sales Promotional expertise.

International clients from within the Airline, Automotive, Financial Services, Medical Insurance, Leisure and Tourism sectors.

Board-level and Blue Chip Corporate experience within the Charity Sector, Fine Arts, Advertising, PR, Publishing, and Merchandising.

Fluent Danish and Norwegian.

Has worked in Europe, U.S.A. and the Middle East.

Many transferable skills including Strategic Planning, Creativity and Design, Man Management, Acquisition and Communication.

A very able Site Manager with experience in running all aspects of multi-million residential and industrial developments/projects both at home and abroad. Seeks new career which will enable him to transfer his many managerial and practical skills.

A highly motivated team leader with an enviable, proven track record of delivering new projects from inception to successful completion.

Sourcing materials and tooling through to team training and multi-site roll-outs with ‘on time’ logistics, Philip has enjoyed fifteen years experience as Area Manager/Training Manager (Retail and Technical), and eight years as Project/Product Manager with a leading multi-site High Street, Retail & Service Company.

"I relish a challenge, and would welcome the opportunity to ‘get stuck in’ to the setting up of new Company projects, especially where sourcing, purchasing and training are needed."

Intimate knowledge of the Service Industries together with Management/Interpersonal experience and skill; adept working in a Project Team or on his own initiative, driven by success, motivated by meeting customers’ expectations and with a demonstrable history of dependability and reliability, Philip would prove an invaluable asset to any Organisation.

Keith is a highly experienced senior professional with a strong background of turning business ideas and objectives into commercial realities, via innovation, sound management processes, rigidly controlled technology development and methods to better engage with customers.

He has worked in the U.K and internationally at senior, including board, level with customers from small start-up businesses to global brands, government departments and NGOs. His talent for finding best practice and new ideas to improve business processes and provide insight have resulted in two patents and a string of endorsements from customers and colleagues.

In addition Keith has created and run successful consultancy services to customers ranging from Sony, IBM, The European Commission’s Department of Energy and Transport, Lloyds Bank and Unipart Group to name but a few.

Equally at home in a customer office, IT developers team, Board room or with a third party partner, Keith is a master of bridging the gap between what a customer is trying to do and the (often highly technical) means to realise their objectives . Keith is a lively and engaging person, able to mix with staff at every level within an organisation, and a flair for finding common ground and the ‘value’ in individuals and teams. He has mentored and trained staff internationally on subjects ranging from ‘how to identify better with your customers’ and understanding performance measurement to lectures on how the changing face of social communications is creating new paths to sales and loyalty.

An extremely knowledgeable, professional and multi- talented Business all rounder.

Practiced and experienced in Business Strategy, Planning and Management within Marketing, Finance and Budgetary Control.

Having worked previously as Chairman and CEO of a family owned financial Services Group, Peter has had a long and successful term, self employed, advising SME’s both here in the U.K. and abroad.

Experience within major Multinational ‘blue chip’ Companies in the U.K. and in Europe, has enabled Peter to practice and develop top level expertise in Customer Delivery Services that has produced significant savings and efficiencies.

Available and willing to attend interview with local Organisations seeking to explore how his wisdom, insight and know-how could enhance their overall expertise.


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