July 14th, 2016
Tessa is a self-motivated, proactive leader with a relentless drive to improve and innovate. She has considerable experience in 3PL’s ultimately responsible for running a multi-client warehouses including pre-sales, returns and repair facilities.
She is a qualified accountant and has a strong financial track record including: business case creation, cost reduction and income enhancement, long-term forecasting and scenario planning, changing pricing mechanisms to enhance profitability, implementing and streamlining financial processes. Her cascade coach approach has delivered exceptional results, winning accolades for both customer and employee engagement. She is very comfortable implementing change and relishes taking challenging environments, simplifying the objectives and delivering outstanding results. Click here for LinkedIn profile.
Leading global technology brand: Led account through period of phenomenal growth (>1000%) as well as taking on new products, new geographies and new services. Simultaneously improve all KPIs and were deemed the best global warehouse for this well-known technology brand.
Cost Challenge: Led a Transformation Programme to reduce an £11m gap between income and cost of reverse logistics. Identified and realised £5m of savings with the incumbent then instigated a change of outsourced supplier to meet the full target.
Strategy: Led a programme of work engaging key stakeholders, identifying strategic direction; aligning all objectives to strategy; and using a coach approach to support the headmaster on his path to outstanding.
Major Projects: Led a number of successful major projects including: changing WMS, starting up new business streams, relocating warehouses, team restructuring, taking on business from abroad, cost down programmes, Kaizen events, and stock rationalisation.
2018-Current Consultant, The Consultancy Company
2014-2017 Management Consultant, MGH at Vodafone UK
2008-2013 Account Director/General Manager, Unipart Technology Logistics
1995-2008 Various roles at Unipart Group inc: General Manager & Account Director
2001-2007 3 separate ‘Heads of’ roles of: Commercial, Planning and Finance UGC (Hutchinson contract)
M.A. Coaching & Mentoring, Oxford Brookes CiMA/CGMA Chartered Institute of Management Accountancy
Coaching and Mentoring Level 5, Institute of Leadership and Management
B.Sc.(Hons) Psychology, University of Southampton
Six Sigma Green Belt