Jane is known for her professional, commercial and pragmatic approach and is always driven by finding the best possible solution for any business challenge
Jane has many years experience with well known retail Brands, working at Board level and playing a significant role in developing people strategies to support business transformation through periods of growth and change. This has included:
- Business turnaround situations with total organisational review and the rationalisation and realignment of structures and resources to support a successful return to profitability.
- The design and implementation of all people processes and practices to support the growth and ‘modernisation’ of a successful Brand which had lacked investment for a number of years.
- Significant infrastructure projects including the move of a Head Office function, and the relocation of a Distribution Centre and Contact Centre – all completed on time, on budget and with no loss of personnel.
- Developing an HR function with external partnerships to support significant business growth and development – including driving significant investment in People Development and Talent Management
Successful Consultancy As An Experienced HR Professional
In addition to in-house Board level roles, Jane spent 2 years building a successful Consultancy business delivering support, advice and coaching to a variety of different businesses and sectors. This included:
- The design of a totally new organisational structure for the set up of Sainsbury’s TU clothing business in Coventry – working with the operational management to build the resource and capability for this venture. This included a recruitment plan and liaison with all parties as well as the management of a TUPE transfer from previously partners into in house functions.
- Interim cover for an HRD on maternity leave
- Facilitation of senior team strategy development events incorporating team building and alignment
- Delivery of Coaching/Career counselling support to a number of individuals experiencing organisational and personal change