Education: Educated to Master's Level with an undergraduate BA and an MSc in International Relations and History of International Relations. Also, have professional project management qualifications like Prince 2 and MSP (Managing Successful Programmes)
Languages: English, Urdu, Hindi, Punjabi (some Spanish)
Set-up a Corporate PMO from scratch for an organisation of 25,000 employees and 7/8 hospitals. Led and delivered a wide range of programmes and projects. Developed tailored project management toolkits and methodologies for a wide range of clients. Likes: Travel (been to over 35 countries), cricket (used to play at club level), football, boxing, reading and current affairs. Foodie as well.
LinkedIN Profile: https://www.linkedin.com/in/faisal-khan-a221b32/
Current Company: Banking Standards Board
Current Position: Assessment Manager
Experience Description: Approx 14 years in project, programme and PMO management including in the UK central, regional and local government as well as the NHS and overseas Healthcare and Banking Regulatory domain. Have worked on a wide range of projects and programmes and subject matters. Experience includes: • Assessment Manager - Banking Standards Board (Mar 2017 - Jul 2017) • PMO Manager - House of Commons (Jun 2015 - Jun 2016) • Corporate Programme Office Manager - Hamad Medical Corporation (Sept 2011 - Sept 2014) • Project Manager - Watford Borough Council (Aug 2010 - Jan 2011) • Project Manager - Camden and Islington NHS Foundation Trust (Nov 2009 - Mar 2010) • PMO/Programme Manager - NHS Hammersmith and Fulham, Programme/PMO Manager (Aug 2008 - May 2009) • Programme Office/Change Manager - London Fire Brigade (Jan 2008 - Jul 2008) • PMO Analyst - London Borough of Tower Hamlets (May 2007 - Nov 2007) • PMO Analyst - London Borough of Lambeth (Sept 2006 - Apr 2007) • Programme Manager - London Borough of Haringey (Jan 2005 - Sept 2006) • Programme Support Officer - Office of the Deputy Prime Minister (Oct 2001 - Dec 2004)
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Currently working as a free-lance management consultant with over 14 years experience in PMO/Project/Programme Management. I have strong experience in the change, set-up and management of PMO’s (Programme Management Office’s). I have worked in a wide range of project environments including UK central, local, regional and the NHS (National Health Service) as well healthcare experience in the Middle East (Qatar). I worked on a wide range of subject matters from European Structural Funds Programmes to Cost improvement programmes. I have also gained a number of years line management experience.
I feel I can assist a mentee in a number of ways these include learning from my personal and professional mistakes, career direction, CV development, knowledge sharing from my experience, line-management experience and more.