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Allan Jones - Associate Interim CIO and IT Director

Allan turned freelance in 2000 having held several permanent CIO/IT Director level positions in FTSE 100 & 250 companies. Between 2006 and 2009 Allan was Interim CIO  and transformation Manager at Northern Irish Water responsible for Information Technology; Corporate Information Management; Business Process Management Programme Manager for IT and the Technology and Asset Management Transformation Programme (£35m)

Allan is:

  • A versatile Interim IT executive and Programme/Project Manager with a record of successful Private and Public Sector assignments in Utilities, Public Sector, and Financial Services sectors.
  • Experienced at identifying and delivering synergies as a result of consolidating IT functions from multiple organisations.
  • Practiced at developing and implementing all aspects of IT Strategy and restructuring IT, optimising efficiency and developing technical competence and motivation.
  • Experienced in specifying, packaging and outsourcing IT services.
  • Experienced in end-to-end IT supplier performance management.
  • Inclusive and hands-on management style, quickly engaging staff and other stakeholders.
  • Practiced at describing and promoting complex and technical solutions in commercial and layman’s terms.
  • Capable of running large scale implementation programmes within and outside the IT function.
  • Experienced and equally competent in both large and small scale businesses.
  • Experienced in the practical application of Prince 2, ITIL, Agile development processes
  • Experienced in tackling and resolving data quality issues in a utility regulated environment..
  • Excellent communicator of strategy and solutions to Board, “shop floor” and all levels in between.
  • A Fellow of the British Computer Society and Chartered Information Technology Professional