Association for Public Service Excellence
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What we do

Specialist Consultant in HR, Environmental services and Procurement

Key service areas:

  •  Human Resources 
  •  Transformation
  •  Procurement
  •  Contract Management
  •  Environment (including waste)
  •  Property and Asset Management
  •  Facilities Management
  •  Catering Private Finance Initiatives (PFI) and Shared Services.


  • Psychology Graduate and HR Professional. Fellow of Chartered Institute (FCIPD) since 1990,DMS
  • Sound financial acumen.
  • Experience

Examples of this associates most recent consultancy/interim roles are outlined below:

  • Major Contracts Review of Private sector Contracts for  an authority whilst leading Procurement function and delivering 15% cashable savings in a 5 month timeframe Interim management/change manager role for a County Council creating and implementing transformational change, delivering efficiencies/streamlining, development of arm’s length trading company/Local Authority Trading Company (LATC) options and contract options review.
  • Achieved significant cashable efficiency savings whilst in post in excess of the directorate targets and provided further opportunities for delivering streamlining with the support of the trade unions. In addition realised further efficiencies through capacity building and eliminating waste through business process reviews and driving efficiency, end to end service delivery and customer satisfaction.
  • Advising managers on targeting improvement including development of individual and cross-cutting service improvement plans for a wide range of services.
  • Consultancy projects including advising on how to progress partnering and arm’s length trading opportunities, including financial reviews achieving in excess of 35% savings and opportunities in relation to future service delivery.
  • Business Case review and deconstruction, review of OJEU processes and transformation projects, including Shared and Shire Services.

Promoting excellence in public services

APSE (Association for Public Service Excellence) is a not for profit unincorporated association working with over 300 councils throughout the UK. Promoting excellence in public services, APSE is the foremost specialist in local authority frontline services, hosting a network for frontline service providers in areas such as waste and refuse collection, parks and environmental services, cemeteries and crematorium, environmental health, leisure, school meals, cleaning, housing and building maintenance.




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