Paul Jobson

MSc (Eng). MSc (Sci). MBA. FCMI. MInstP

Professional Profile

 

Paul is highly qualified and professionally accomplished Company Director equipped with a distinguished track record delivering excellent commercial results through strategic leadership in all aspects of the business. Particular skillsets in designing and implementing business-critical turnaround strategies against challenging expectations and timescales.

Key Skills

Strategist: Utilises emergent strategy techniques, with a preparedness to seek beyond the obvious. Tenacious in pushing through necessary changes and implementing solutions, including those calling for radical changes. Recently designed and implemented a successful wholesale company restructure within 6 months, having set out a clear vision of the changes needed to the Board and convinced them to back the plan. Led one company to runner-up in last year’s prestigious CMI Outstanding SME of the Year Awards.

Business Driver: Proven capacity for implementing strategic ideas in a highly organised and collaborative manner. Demonstrable capacity for delivery to highly challenging commercial targets. Marshals all resources in a collaborative, calm and organised manner. Frequently takes on responsibility for several phases of a given initiative simultaneously, parlaying strategy into real actions on the ground.

People Leader: Proven in managing cross-discipline teams across diverse organisational settings. Drives all team members to develop and extend their capabilities, freely sharing knowledge and nurturing emerging talent. Assembles and rebuilds highly skilled teams with complementary skill sets.  Strives to involve team members in decision-making while providing clear and decisive leadership from the front.

Problem Solver: Natural instincts for identifying and tackling the causes of problems with particular skills in diagnostic and analytical thinking, strengthened by higher level qualifications completed while working full-time. Thinks flexibly and finds innovative ideas by blending this training with engineering background. Solves business problems in a rigorous and methodical manner.

Communicator: Experienced trainer and lecturer, having lectured at universities including UCL, ESTP-Paris, Brighton and Kingston; plus presentations to industry audiences. Well-regarded as an in-house trainer, especially at Bouygues with its varied cultural demands. Engages positively with a wide range of stakeholders including clients, Boards and shareholders – skilled at conveying disparate points of view to the whole group.

Qualifications

Professionally Paul is a Fellow of the Chartered Management Institute (FCMI), an affiliate Member of the Institute of Consulting and a Member of the Institute of Physics (MInstP); he is currently progressing his application for Chartered Manager (CMgr.) and has recently submitted his application to become a Certified Consultant both via the CMI.

Academically Paul has an Masters in Business Administration from Kingston University London (MBA), a Masters of Science Degree in Structural Design with Construction Management (MSc Eng.), a Masters of Science Degree in Medical Physics and Scientific Communication (MSc Sci.) as well as a Bachelor of Science Degree in Civil Engineering (BSc).

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