Programme Director, CapQuest Group Limited
- Guildford, United Kingdom
- Financial Services
Nick Lodge's Overview
- Programme Director at CapQuest Limited
- Contract Programme Manager at Xceed Delivery Solutions Limited
- Founder at Progress8 Sports Nutrition
- Programme Manager at Royal Bank of Scotland
- Southampton University
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Nick Lodge's Summary
Nick Lodge - Programme Director, CapQuest Group Limited
Programme Director with significant experience of governing and delivering large-scale systems implementation, change management and business improvement projects.
• Leads the timely and cost-effective implementation of challenging programmes from mobilisation through to project closure.
• Gains support and commitment from all stakeholders, articulating project plans, scope, objectives and issues to a variety of audiences.
• Manages all stages of the programme lifecycle from requirements definition and business case development through to the design-build-test, training, implementation and benefits realisation phases.
• Uses very strong change management skills to drive and deliver the process, technology, organisational and cultural change agenda essential to all major programmes.
• Communicates and influences at every level, from Board of Directors to multi-site project teams, clients and suppliers.
Nick Lodge's Experience
Financial Services industry
May 2013 – Present (2 months) UK
Programme Director for Columbus Programme, a transformational business change and core systems implementation programme.
Contract Programme Manager
Xceed Delivery Solutions Limited
March 2012 – June 2013 (1 year 4 months)
Specialising in the delivery of small and large-scale process improvement, systems implementation and business change programmes.
Clients have included companies in the food manufacturing, hi-tech manufacturing and employment services industries.
Progress8 Sports Nutrition
September 2012 – May 2013 (9 months) United Kingdom
Founder of a brand new business supplying innovative and exciting sports nutrition products, serving a fast-growing market and broadening consumer base
Leveraging an advanced programme management skill base to structure and build the company from scratch, encompassing recruitment, new product development, pilot and launch phases, branding, website, social media, sales and marketing, supplier management and more
Led the business as it scaled from the initial launch, building presence through wholesale and internet retail channels.
Public Company; 10,001+ employees; RBS; Banking industry
August 2011 – February 2012 (7 months) United Kingdom
Interim programme management role on a £13.5M core-systems implementation project within the Operations Investment Change programme
Established required governance and programme management processes and disciplines throughout the team (technical, process, business owners). Defined, approved and communicated project strategy, plans and reporting tools across the wider stakeholder group
Public Company; 1001-5000 employees; Semiconductors industry
January 2005 – July 2011 (6 years 7 months) United Kingdom
Programme manager for global ERP implementation for planning and manufacturing
Programme manager for Asia SAP & SCP deployments (5 countries)
Senior manager, Information Management (IM) department
Public Company; 10,001+ employees; ACN; Management Consulting industry
November 1996 – December 2004 (8 years 2 months) United Kingdom
Project and programme management specialist working predominantly in the Utilities and Resources industries
Primary focus on delivery of strategic, global ERP implementations for blue-chip clients
Nick Lodge's Certifications
- September 2008
Nick Lodge's Skills & Expertise
Nick Lodge's Education
Bachelor of Science (BSc), Physiology with Nutrition
1994 – 1996
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Guinness World Record Holder (you'll have to look it up!!)
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