October 22nd, 2015
Colin Brookman offers top class business skills gained from over 30 years working at senior levels in the IT industry. He has particular skills in strategy development and implementation and in the design and delivery of significant change programmes. As a Consultant Colin focuses his activities on the development of business-based strategies for organisations in the Public and Third Sectors; in particular Local Authorities and Housing.
Sample Consultancy Assignments
Housing Society. Information Systems Strategy development; Requirements development for a replacement Housing Management System and management of tender process to select a supplier; project assurance for implementation of new system.
Global Conservation Charity. Procurement Review to identify opportunities for cost savings; development of procurement policies and procedures addressing client’s sustainability requirements; management of tenders to achieve consistency and value for money procurement in key spend categories.
Local Authority. Analysis of procurement spend to identify nature and scope of supplier base; in particular to identify LEGI and third sector development opportunities.
Local Authority. Development of a strategic commissioning toolkit consisting of an overall process, review gates, checklists and documentation requirements.
Local Authority. Management of a procurement process to select a supplier for the outsourcing of older people’s residential care services including the construction and implementation of new premise.
City PCT: A Strategic Health and Well-being Needs Assessment for Children with Learning Disabilities and Difficulties within the PCTs area of responsibility.
2005-Current Consultant, The Consultancy Company
1996-2005 Operations Director, Electronic Data Systems Ltd
1993-1996 Account Leader Electronic Data Systems Ltd
1974-1993 Various Functional, Project Management & Technical roles in IT Service Delivery and Studies
BSc (Hons) Maths and Statistics, Reading University, 1974 Certified Management Consultant
Member of the Institute of Consulting