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Manager Management

Fife, KY5, United Kingdom
£25,000 to £35,000pa
October 28, 2016

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Peter John Nicholson

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An accomplished Human Resource Manager with over 30 years’ experience operating in commercial environments across UK, Middle East and Caribbean in a variety of business sectors including Healthcare, Legal, Construction, Finance, Print, Joint Venture, Government Contract and Tourism. An HR consultant since 2012 working in Transport, Hospitality, Healthcare industries and heavy involvement in running training and development courses for the Civil Service. I am also a Mentor for the Edinburgh Chamber of Commerce.


Human Capital Management, Organisation Development, Change Management, Employee Relations, Training Needs Analysis, Reward Management, Leadership Development, Coaching & Facilitation, Counselling, Mentoring, Organisation Effectiveness, Recruitment, Managing Diverse Cultures, Training and Development, Administration, HRIS Implementation, Team Building


Chartered Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CFCIPD)

Post Graduate Diploma in Management and Organisation Development (1996)

Post Graduate Diploma in Personnel Management (1985)

NVQ Level 4 Training & Development (1997)

NVQ Assessor (1997)

ISO9001 Internal Quality Control Auditor (2001)


December 2012 to Date HR Consultant

(April 2015 to October 2016 Office Manager at Bedlam Paintball)


The successful support of clients in the Transport, Hospitality, Leisure, Healthcare and Charity companies in a wide range of HR requirements.

The successful delivery of training and development courses for senior managers and staff within the Civil Service. Courses included: Personal Impact and Effectiveness for Senior Managers, Influencing skills for Senior Managers, Managing Skills – Coaching People, Personal Impact and Effectiveness,Constructive Conversations

September 2010 to September 2012 HR Manager Turks & Caicos Islands Hospital

Responsible for setting the culture for Human Capital within the hospital to achieve the Accreditation Canada award in a two year timescale involving development of the HR Framework and Human Resource Plan and leading the change management offensive with additional specific responsibilities for worldwide recruitment of Medical, Administrative and Facilities staff to tight timescales and budget.


The development and implementation of a Performance Management Review system.

Production and implementation of HR Policies and Procedures.

The implementation of Simply Personnel HRIS

The hospital achieved the highest award, Diamond level, the first hospital worldwide to achieve this distinction at first attempt. The report stated ‘The organisation is very fortunate to have a very dynamic and competent Manager of Human Resources’.

January 2010 to August 2010 Time catching up with family and friends

June 2008 to December 2009 Senior Manager Compensation & Benefits Emirates Aluminium (EMAL)


The introduction of a compensation and benefit structure retaining equilibrium within the organization but removing benefits outside a job grade for new employees.

The introduction compensation and benefit reviews for all staff against performance management reviews.

Introduced the concept of Job Families with aligned compensation and benefits

Successful implementation of the SAP HRMI system for HR department (Assistant Lead)

June 2007 – June 2008 HR Manager, Tourism Development & Investment Company (TDIC)

Responsible for the management of HR department and the development of all HR functions, systems, policies and procedures and Compensation and Benefits programme.

Sept 2006 – 31 May 2007 HR Director, Royale Hayat Hospital

Member of the Executive Committee

Member of the Hospital Governance Committee


Setting up the HR department systems and culture.

The successful recruitment of Medical, Administrative and facilities staff worldwide

The design and implementation of the Performance Management system

Jan 2005 – Aug 2006 General Manager HR & Administration, Said Al Shahry Law Office


The implementation of a competence audit for all employees

The production of competence standards for staff

The design and implementation of policies and procedures

The design and delivery of training events

The design and implementation of performance review system.

The updating of workflow systems and practices

Implemented a training needs analysis of all support roles

The design and delivery of workshops in support of the training needs highlighted

Jan 2002 – Dec 2004 HR Director, Al Faisal Holdings

Member of the senior management strategy group

Responsibility for HR management and recruitment for group companies incorporating

Gettco Contracting (three divisions – construction, ready mix cement, Roads)

GMMC (mechanical and electrical)

Gettco Trading (transport, sales of manufactured goods)

Ibn Sina (pharmaceutical company)

Real Estate



The strategic review of HR functions and recruitment requirements in all group companies

The strategic review of compensation and benefits systems of all group companies and development of and implementation of new policies and procedures

The design and implementation of compensation and benefit policies and procedures

The design and implementation of performance management system

The review of the recruitment procedures

The development of a group infrastructure out of independent business units.

The successful introduction of Oracle HRMS system

The development and delivery of training courses for management including Leadership, Team Building, Coaching and Facilitation, Performance Management, Discipline and Grievance

Oct 1998 to Dec 2001 HR Manager, US Government WRM Contract (Airwork Vinnell/Dyncorp)

HR support and advice to 5 sites in 3 GCC countries.


The successful recruitment of senior managers, specialist trades and support staff

The development of a compensation and benefits policy satisfactory to all nationalities

Managing and administrating a multi-cultural workforce to ensure retention of staff

The constant review of policies and procedures with recommended amendments

Planning manpower requirements in relation to work expansion

June 1992 to Oct 1998 Standard Life Assurance Co

An internal People Management Consultant


HR Project Manager for the successful re-engineering of the Republic of Ireland operation

A project team member for the highly effective ‘Continuous Improvement’ culture change throughout the company.

HR Manager, R R Donnelly Printers June 1988 to May 1992

I was recruited to design and implement the concept of High Worker Involvement which would allow participation by union workers in daily and long term improvements to working methods


The successful conclusion of Trade Union negotiations gaining agreement to the introduction of High Worker Involvement and the ongoing training required for all staff

The development and delivery of management and supervisory leadership/coaching/ facilitation and performance management courses

The production of competencies for assessment of personal development

Personal Information:

Married, one son (16 years)

18 years’ service HM Forces (retired as Major)

Activities/Interests: Tennis as player and coach, squash, golf, skiing, coaching rugby for under 12s : Languages German to colloquial/linguist level

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