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London School of Business and Finance (LSBF) Organisational Development Manager (May 2011-present)

London, United Kingdom

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Heads the Organisational and Staff Development function within the Company Works collaboratively with Directors and Middle Managers to create a high performance culture by helping to implement transparent individual objectives and behaviours to deliver organisaitonal KPIs and objectives • Influences and informs key stakeholders in support of strategic organisational outcomes Achievements: • Designed and implemented Job Family Model (JFM) for the Company. That included; job analysis, developing a pay grading structure and Academic Workload Model, reformulating Core and Management Competency Frameworks and introducing role-specific progressive competency matrices. Designed and administered surveys and interviews to establish personal development and career progress at each Job Family level and designed individual role transition plans. Adapted Annual Performance Management System accordingly and trained all layers of management • Nominated as the HR Business Partner for international Business Development, Sales, Academic Faculty and Student Services areas. Advised on all aspects of HR and L&D, proposed solutions and project-led implementations to deliver on 1-3-5-year departmental goals and objectives • Developed concept and piloted “LSBF DRIVE: Sales Training Programme”; set up client focus groups for identification of training strategy, ran TNA and devised desired behaviours framework, and aligned all L&D provisions to JFM model and business priorities. Delivered internationally through adopting content online. This reinforced the alignment with the Company core values and desired behaviours and normalised these into everyday working culture of the teams • Proposed and project-managed the expansion of internal learning and development portfolio to our Interactive Platform (Moodle) and intranet (SharePoint). Introduced and content-managed Knowledge Hub to encourage information sharing and staff engagement. • Redesigned all Company Induction materials with support of all levels of stakeholders. This resulted in smooth transition of newcomers into the business, increased engagement and retention post-probation May 2011 – Nov 2012

London School of Business and Finance (LSBF) Talent Development Specialist (full time, permanent) • • • •

May 2010 – Nov 2010

London School of Business and Finance (LSBF) Training Officer (fixed term) • • •

April 2010 – Jan 2011:

Introduced Talent Development and Succession plans across all departments and supported managers in the transition by adapting Potential Assessment Tool for Company use Designed and implemented new Performance Management System and rolled out within UK and internationally Analysed training needs and delivered bespoke workshops to audiences up to 80, including senior management, contractors and newcomers Promoted to Organisational Development Manager at one year anniversary

Assisted in aspects of Lead full training cycle: Identification and analysis of training needs, designing and delivering learning interventions within larger business, while coordinating Learning and Development communication across departments via InterActive learning platform Researched, advised and managed relationship with third party training providers Promoted to Talent Development Specialist after 6months

The Chalfont Project Ltd International consulting firm/Organisational architecture Research Associate (freelance) •

Research and analysis, web-based and print media content writing

London, United Kingdom

Jan 2010 – April 2010:


Contributed to relevant chapters and fully authored Annex of research compilation - Human Condition Explained in Herrero, L. Homo Imitans. The art of social infection. Viral change in practice, Meetingminds, Sept 2010

The Breakthrough Group Ltd. London

London, United

Business Coaching Consultancy Programme Coordinator (fixed term)

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July 2008 – January 2010:


Held full accountability for end-to-end project managing of Training Programme, both nationally and internationally Produced proposals and storyboards for clients including Fortune 500 companies Wrote 4 Case Studies on Culture of Innovation, Explosive Growth, Behavioural Leadership Transformation, Accelerated Learning and Performance to market the firm

Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD)

London, United

Learning and Development/ Training Project Coordinator

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Resourced, supported the development and managed all venue logistics, scheduling and execution of new L&D and Training programmes; approximately 600 events per annum across 25 certificate programmes within Learning & Development, Coaching and Mentoring and Organisational Development and Design portfolios Designed and delivered Induction Training and Advanced L&D Induction days for new tutors, coaches and contractors and staff Monitored all event costs by negotiating the best price (e.g. collateral, equipment, resources and the use of syndicate rooms) Facilitated a successful implementation of new Virtual Learning Environment (WebEx) and coordinated the migration process. Resulted in increased efficiency in managing interactive training content

Polish Psychologist Association, Consultant

London, United Kingdom

supports the development of current projects; expanding access to psychological help and support providing monthly consultations and online career advise through UK Polish Community online Jan – Jun 05

Clinical Psychologist Assistant, (private practice)

Warsaw, Poland

Supported a Doctoral Thesis research, resourced volunteers and managed data. Supported work on children with ADHD and Autistic Spectrum Disorder. Organised workshops and informational sessions at schools community centres for the members of community to attend


University of Cambridge, Psychometric Centre


UK 2010 - 2011 2008 - 2009 2006 - 2008

2003 - 2005 2002 - 2003 February 2002

BPS Certificate of Occupational Test Use (Level A and B) CIPD Certificate in Learning and Development Practice (New CLDP) London, UK CIPD short courses: Developing Skills in NLP, Introduction to Project Management University of Westminster London, UK Bachelor of Arts (BA) in Psychology and Sociology (2:1) – top 3% Combined Honours in psychology, sociology and applied research Final dissertation in Organisational Psychology Warsaw University Warsaw, Poland Research and coursework in Psychology (Applied/Cognitive) and Applied Linguistics Gap year; Jeune Fille au Pair Programme Saint Jean de Luz, France Warsaw French Institute Diplôme d’Études en Langue Française (DELF) Warsaw,



Polish (native), French and English (near-native), Italian (intermediate), Latin (read only)

IT Interests

Advanced in Microsoft Office (including Visio), Photoshop, Statistical Analysis Software (SPSS), Moodle, WebEx, Cognos, Sage, SharePoint Designer, Adobe Designer, basic HTML Running, Martial arts (Capoeira, Thai Box), Scuba diving, Entomology and Linguistics

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