Roberto Meazzini - Senior Consultant

Roberto Meazzini

Introduction

A dynamic and motivated leader with significant project management experience gained with major organisations in the Pharmacy/Pharmaceuticals, Retail, Manufacturing and FMCG sectors. Managed, led and successfully delivered high profile initiatives incorporating business process reengineering, software and hardware implementation and organisational change. Strategic in outlook, but capable of delivering at an operational level, with strong leadership skills and the vision to build and inspire multifunctional teams to deliver high quality results. Success record in project delivery; stakeholder & communications management; client and supplier relationship management; business process improvements, organisational redesign and culture change; process outsourcing; benefit realisation; negotiation and influencing; risk and issues management.

Relevant Experience

Managing Partner, Transform 2                                                                        2004 -

Established new organisation for the provision of Programme & Project Management Interim, Recruitment and Training services.  Defined business case, objectives and proposition.  Co-ordinated sales, marketing and business development activities to include account management and production of training proposals.  Clients include Anite, Thomas Cook, AAH, LogicaCMG, Kennedy Ryder, M&S, Boots.  Consultancy and Interim management assignments personally undertaken include:

Consultant - LogicaCMG, Boots                                                    

Performed a strategic review of pharmacy market place and assessed clinical systems providers across Europe and USA for LogicaCMG Sweden.  Produced a market assessment and recommendations report which enabled LogicaCMG to bid for a major deal in Sweden.

Consulted with Boots on deployment strategy and helped them to define step by step implementation process for new NHS EPS service.   Run workshops and produced report.

Programme Release Manager, Marks and Spencer                                

Led £20m portfolio of projects in a business transformation programme for 500+ M&S stores; managed budgets, risks, issues and inter-project dependencies.  Established and led a cross functional team with particular emphasis on communication across the business.  Managed 3rd party suppliers for the delivery and implementation of solutions to include Epos, hand held devices and wi-fi through the management of the portfolio of projects.

Programme Manager, AAH Pharmaceuticals                                                                 

Led projects to deliver next generation of clinical pharmacy management solutions which enabled organisation to grow market product share and raise profile.  Managed, mentored and motivated multidisciplinary teams resulting in the achievement of organisational business objectives and benefits.   Secured sponsorship, structured portfolio of projects, defined implementation process and managed multiple stakeholders.  

Established successful working relationship with NHS Connecting for Health (CfH) and launched 1st national Electronic Prescription Service (EPS) to pharmacy clients ahead of competition.  Achieved regulatory compliance with CfH and completed 5 initial pilots with Co-op Pharmacy and Sainsbury 12 months ahead of competition. 

 Implemented clinical application solution, infrastructure and business process improvements to over 500 pharmacies in England to include Co-op Pharmacy, Welldricks Pharmacy, Sainsbury Pharmacy, etc. Additionally, implemented solutions for pharmacies in Scotland to support the NHS Scotland initiatives.

Education, professional training, affiliations and leadership positions

education

Masters in Strategic Management                        University of Bristol                   2004 - ongoing

Postgraduate Certificate in Management             University of Sunderland            1994

Bsc Computing for Business                                Northumbria University             1992

HND Computer Studies                                      University of Sunderland             1989

Professional qualifications & memberships

Member of the Chartered Management Institute & Association for Project Management.

Prince 2 Practitioner Certificate.  Project Management Professional Certification (APMP).


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