Kamru Mohammed

Kamru Mohammed

Works at:

Henley Business School

Location in:

READING, United Kingdom

Kamru Mohammed

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Works at:
Henley Business School
Location in:
READING, United Kingdom

Bio

A senior leader with in-depth experience of delivering large-scale, complex business programmes and technology transformations across healthcare organisations. Accomplished in shaping and implementing change initiatives across complex business functions. Strategic thinker with excellent analytical capabilities highly experienced in leading and motivating large multi-disciplinary teams in delivering business benefits and a talent for leveraging technology to realise added value. Passionate about delivering innovative ideas into practical solutions for healthcare services.

Managing director and principal consultant with Bright Sparks Consulting (www.brighsparksconsulting.co.uk) resulting in a successful and profitable small business enterprise.

Specialties: NHS healthcare across primary, secondary and tertiary
IT project management
IT programme management
Contract and commercial management
Business Change
Training Development
Management consultancy
Software development

Kamru has worked/studied in

  • Egypt
  • Netherlands
  • Qatar
  • Spain
  • Sweden
  • United Kingdom

Kamru speaks

  • English

Kamru has experience in

  • Consulting
  • Education
  • Healthcare
  • Technology

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Work

2012 – present

Full-time MBA in International Business Management

Henley Business School
  • Winner of Queens Jubilee Scholarship 2012 to study on the prestigious Henley MBA
2010 – 2012

Transformational Projects Portfolio Manager

Berkshire Healthcare Foundation Trust
  • Responsible for managing a portfolio of cutting edge business transformation projects as part of organisation wide transformation programme:
  •  Provided strong leadership support to executive board members to deliver strategic objectives enabled by innovation
  •  Produced a striking 3 year IT strategy for supporting service redesign – commended by board
  •  Chaired the technology and change forum with partners and stakeholders – introduced innovation into the organisation
  •  Attended Trust board meetings to participate in strategic decision making for organisation
  •  Worked collaborative in partnership with vendors, local authorities and internal teams to implement new ways of working across the business units
  •  Successfully implemented a programme of technology enabled change projects to increase productivity and efficiencies (achieved 6% savings)
  •  Led a large project team of 28 staff including clinicians, IT and change agents to deliver the strategic vision
  •  Strategic development Managed the tendering processes for a high profile contract, writing the business case and presenting the budget which was approved (£800K)
  •  Responsible for ensuring that the new services had have adequate policies and procedures in place to meet data security and confidentiality requirements
  • Great at "Winning 'hearts and minds' of people at all levels of the organisation"
2009 – 2010
(Jan – Apr)

Regional Programme Manager

Department of Health
  • Responsible for the management of a high profile but under performing set of contracts with a budget of £20m across the region. Managed relationships between PCTs, SHA, and Providers - reported to ministerial levels at Department of Health.
  •  Successfully turned around failing projects into high performing and effective centres which resulted in better benefit realisation and consistent value for money
  •  Performance management of highly political projects across regions working in partnership with stakeholders
  •  Worked in partnership with the commissioning team working on capacity planning including optimising capacity and re-procurement of new providers for business continuity
  •  Setup a process for handling negotiations between sponsors and providers to ensure maximum participation which resulted in a series of win-win situations
  •  Introduced the development of Value for Money (VFM) business cases and performance reporting across business units which resulted in savings of £500k per annum
2006 – 2009

Projects and Portfolio Manager

NHS Connecting for Health
  • Responsible for the successful delivery of complex and challenging programmes to the NHS (Worlds' Largest IT Project). Management of 10 programmes under the national NHS portfolio covering all aspects of healthcare solutions:
  •  Planned and presented events to communicate changes and grew a culture of understanding within the business amongst clinicians and senior managers
  •  Developed the right blend of people, processes and technology to exceed the stakeholder’s expectations and not being afraid to move perceived barriers; achieved through mentoring and coaching which resulted in increased motivation and teamworking
  •  Planned and coordinated business requirements aligning them to strategic programmes
  •  Programme managed complex IM&T solutions across large geographical locations & organisations
  •  Developed implementation roadmaps for steering the organisation delivery of solutions
  •  Managed senior stakeholders, product teams & suppliers to implement systems in a coordinated fashion
  •  Implemented the IT training strategies for supporting a multi-billion pound project which led to increased quality of training provisions for supporting business transformation
2004 – 2006

Senior Project Analyst

NHS Berkshire West
  • Responsible for the change management and analytical work streams and implementations across complex organizations.
  •  Successfully developed a business case to transform information exchange between organisations – commended by CEO
  •  Researched, acquired and created tools, documentations, operational policies and procedures to support business change
  •  Consulted and educated staff in new working practices through business process redesign
  •  Successfully delivered projects by applying PRINCE2 methodology - within budget & time constraints
  •  Successfully delivered a robust solution resulting in 60 organisations to be better enabled to deliver improved services
2003 – 2004
(Apr – Aug)

Senior Business Analyst

Heatherwood & Wexham Park Hospitals' NHS Foundation Trust
  • Responsible for customer management and information exchange between business processes across the enterprise.
  •  Delivered a successful project where others have failed - received commendations from the CEO
  •  Conceptualized and designed innovative enterprise architecture to integrate business processes
  •  Managed and mentored team of analysts on internal web design and development projects
  •  Developed, presented client project plans and managed technical implementation with internal and external teams
2000 – 2003

Management Consultant

Unisys
  • Graduate programme and developed management skills to deliver customer focused solutions with in-depth understanding of business.
  •  Consulted business in design and alignment of information technology infrastructure strategy to objectives
  •  Conceptualized, designed and deployed new web presence for client engagement and social media integration
  •  Developed enterprise wide Project Management methodology and best practice system
  •  Gathered global requirements from stakeholders and facilitated resource management for major change projects
  • "Completed Unisys Graduate Training Programme"

Work

2012 – present

Full-time MBA in International Business Management

Henley Business School
  • Winner of Queens Jubilee Scholarship 2012 to study on the prestigious Henley MBA
2010 – 2012

Transformational Projects Portfolio Manager

Berkshire Healthcare Foundation Trust
  • Responsible for managing a portfolio of cutting edge business transformation projects as part of organisation wide transformation programme:
  •  Provided strong leadership support to executive board members to deliver strategic objectives enabled by innovation
  •  Produced a striking 3 year IT strategy for supporting service redesign – commended by board
  •  Chaired the technology and change forum with partners and stakeholders – introduced innovation into the organisation
  •  Attended Trust board meetings to participate in strategic decision making for organisation
  •  Worked collaborative in partnership with vendors, local authorities and internal teams to implement new ways of working across the business units
  •  Successfully implemented a programme of technology enabled change projects to increase productivity and efficiencies (achieved 6% savings)
  •  Led a large project team of 28 staff including clinicians, IT and change agents to deliver the strategic vision
  •  Strategic development Managed the tendering processes for a high profile contract, writing the business case and presenting the budget which was approved (£800K)
  •  Responsible for ensuring that the new services had have adequate policies and procedures in place to meet data security and confidentiality requirements
  • Great at "Winning 'hearts and minds' of people at all levels of the organisation"
2009 – 2010
(Jan – Apr)

Regional Programme Manager

Department of Health
  • Responsible for the management of a high profile but under performing set of contracts with a budget of £20m across the region. Managed relationships between PCTs, SHA, and Providers - reported to ministerial levels at Department of Health.
  •  Successfully turned around failing projects into high performing and effective centres which resulted in better benefit realisation and consistent value for money
  •  Performance management of highly political projects across regions working in partnership with stakeholders
  •  Worked in partnership with the commissioning team working on capacity planning including optimising capacity and re-procurement of new providers for business continuity
  •  Setup a process for handling negotiations between sponsors and providers to ensure maximum participation which resulted in a series of win-win situations
  •  Introduced the development of Value for Money (VFM) business cases and performance reporting across business units which resulted in savings of £500k per annum
2006 – 2009

Projects and Portfolio Manager

NHS Connecting for Health
  • Responsible for the successful delivery of complex and challenging programmes to the NHS (Worlds' Largest IT Project). Management of 10 programmes under the national NHS portfolio covering all aspects of healthcare solutions:
  •  Planned and presented events to communicate changes and grew a culture of understanding within the business amongst clinicians and senior managers
  •  Developed the right blend of people, processes and technology to exceed the stakeholder’s expectations and not being afraid to move perceived barriers; achieved through mentoring and coaching which resulted in increased motivation and teamworking
  •  Planned and coordinated business requirements aligning them to strategic programmes
  •  Programme managed complex IM&T solutions across large geographical locations & organisations
  •  Developed implementation roadmaps for steering the organisation delivery of solutions
  •  Managed senior stakeholders, product teams & suppliers to implement systems in a coordinated fashion
  •  Implemented the IT training strategies for supporting a multi-billion pound project which led to increased quality of training provisions for supporting business transformation
2004 – 2006

Senior Project Analyst

NHS Berkshire West
  • Responsible for the change management and analytical work streams and implementations across complex organizations.
  •  Successfully developed a business case to transform information exchange between organisations – commended by CEO
  •  Researched, acquired and created tools, documentations, operational policies and procedures to support business change
  •  Consulted and educated staff in new working practices through business process redesign
  •  Successfully delivered projects by applying PRINCE2 methodology - within budget & time constraints
  •  Successfully delivered a robust solution resulting in 60 organisations to be better enabled to deliver improved services
2003 – 2004
(Apr – Aug)

Senior Business Analyst

Heatherwood & Wexham Park Hospitals' NHS Foundation Trust
  • Responsible for customer management and information exchange between business processes across the enterprise.
  •  Delivered a successful project where others have failed - received commendations from the CEO
  •  Conceptualized and designed innovative enterprise architecture to integrate business processes
  •  Managed and mentored team of analysts on internal web design and development projects
  •  Developed, presented client project plans and managed technical implementation with internal and external teams
2000 – 2003

Management Consultant

Unisys
  • Graduate programme and developed management skills to deliver customer focused solutions with in-depth understanding of business.
  •  Consulted business in design and alignment of information technology infrastructure strategy to objectives
  •  Conceptualized, designed and deployed new web presence for client engagement and social media integration
  •  Developed enterprise wide Project Management methodology and best practice system
  •  Gathered global requirements from stakeholders and facilitated resource management for major change projects
  • "Completed Unisys Graduate Training Programme"

Education

2012 – 2013

Henley Business School

Master of Business Administration (MBA)
2006 – 2009

Erasmus University - Rotterdam School of Management

Masters in International Management (Masters)
1997 – 2000

The University of Reading

Bsc (Hons) Computer Science

Achievements

  • Queens Jubilee Award Winner 2012
  • Erasmus Scholarship Award 2006

Additional Info

Website
www.brightsparksconsulting.co.uk
Nationality:
  • British