• Andy Barnes
  • London / South East
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Company

Nineteen years of business, operations and innovation experience combining a graduate training business, a niche regulatory services consultancy and starting my own business. I have a network of senior contacts cross-industry including investment banking, wealth management and technology. A reputation for being capable, reliable and trustworthy comes 'as standard'.

Capabilities/Services

• Well organised • Active • Relationship builder • Structured sales management • Identification of growth opportunities • Stakeholder management • Leading proposal development • Commercial negotiations • Agreeing and managing deliverables

Recent Projects

A SaaS business which enables contractors and clients to sign B2B agreements without a recruiter. Fully IR35 friendly and GDPR safe, 6prog curates a bench of suppliers for clients to use ‘on demand’. Duties have included design of the workflow, support for the UI, meetings with developers and planning of the operations required (systems, legal, technical) plus management of the team and legal requirements of creating a new business. The product is live on 6prog.com

Testimonials

Notable achievements: Onboarding of 6prog suppliers and clients Contracts creation following multiple reviews for the platform Invoice templates creation Set up partnerships with a number of firms including Qdos, IPSE, Crunch, Docusign, Sterling Talent, Dinghy Insurance, GC Index. Creation of sales plan and demo material Building IM for investors and creation of business plans Advertising concepts and marketing material written / designed Onboarding of platform customers [suppliers and clients] CRM selection and integration Built a database of circa 10000 leads utilising web software Integration of a ‘chat bot’ on the website and enhanced with images and FAQ Attended functions and events to promote the business Management of finance, reports to HMRC, VAT payments, annual returns Ownership of licences for web domains and licensing brand SQL checks and database management Azure Devops planning stories, sprints, bug management Microsoft Sendgrid creation and management of marketing and website related auto communications Advertise and interview and hire key members of staff Hired advisors to the business with former start up and scale up experience

Clients/Sectors

Personal clients (contract basis): Open Orbit : Superb lean transformation software SAAS tool, are a key client of mine. I have made several introductions in the UK market for their team to Investment Banks and assisted on personal demonstrations. Quanteam UK : I have been working with the UK MD to improve all aspects of the business running training courses for the internal team; created an associate relationship for non-permanent staff; redrafted the external messages and introduced the business to a number of new opportunities including signing terms with two investment banks.

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