Andrew Schild

Newport, South Wales, UK

Available for consultancy work. Please contact me via Email or using the contact info below.

All enquiries very welcome.

A dynamic, technical leader and programme manager with a proven track record of delivering outstanding results in complex high-pressured global and business-change environments. Possessing extensive bid and large-scale military, security and public-safety systems delivery experience; a highly self-motivated, goal focused team player. A strategist, engineer, technologist, transformer and innovator; thriving on challenges that align with business needs, with a proven aptitude in building relationships and influencing people at all levels.

Possessing exploitable experience in:
• Strategy analysis, planning & execution; Business Case development
• Business winning and marketing approaches
• Leading & supporting change programmes in complex fast-paced operating environments; driving delivery and rising to emergent opportunities
• Engineering, CTO and CIO advisor
• Technical and organizational innovation; open systems & standardization, business modelling and RACI/RAPID analysis, process and procedure establishment and refinement
• Complex knowledge management and growth
Programme management:
• Full development life-cycle programme and project management with incremental capability focused delivery
• Multi-£M CAPEX and OPEX budgetary management and cost estimation
• Planning and scheduling; risk, assumption, issue, dependency, opportunity (RAIDO) analysis and management
• Benefits and value realisation
• Supplier down-selection, effective collaboration and performance management
Systems Engineering:
• Systems Engineering; organizational, management, governance, performance measures, engineering methods and techniques; integrated, ‘one team’ design approaches
• Complex systems and system of systems development; end-to-end technical leadership extending over initial research and vision creation, requirements derivation, design, specifying, implementation, systems integration & testing, operational acceptance and in-service support
• Systems Design Authority including system functional/non-functional safety and configuration management
• Thought leaders