Published on May 13, 2016
1. David Wolfenden CV Page 1 of 4 May 2016 David N Wolfenden CMgr MCMI, CMIOSH Chartered Manager and Chartered Safety Professional Personal Information 21 Court Lane, Stevington, Bedfordshire, MK43 7QS firstname.lastname@example.org 01234 822411 Personal Profile I am a proven, experienced leader with skills that cover many fields including: waste and recycling; quality, environment, transport, health, and safety management; military engineering; and social housing. I have also taken on roles in the leadership of corporate social responsibility, project management, human resource management and in the development of global policy. As an adaptable, practical and pragmatic professional I deliver strategic direction, leadership, information and advice to all levels of the organisation. I develop appropriate company aspirations and the policies, processes and procedures to meet these aspirations, this creates benefit for the organisation for which I work by demonstrating the leader following through with the execution of policy. I provide my organisation with responsible council and support to all levels through my thorough understating of company management at an executive level. My experience covers many high hazard / high risk industries, where I have lead numerous improvements in company performance, some of which were projects in fields outside my comfort zone. I am a leader who spearheads organisational advancement and improvement through my skills in analysing and interpreting information and gaining commitment by motivating others and prioritising challenges and changes. Work Experience Group Health and Safety Manager January 2014 to present GBN Services Limited Overhauled and re-launched the company management system policy, processes, procedures and standards for the combined company management system covering FORS (Freight Operator Recognition Scheme), ISO 9001, ISO 14001, and BS OHSAS 18001 certification. Developed the company management system to incorporate human resource management, to simplify management controls into a single corporate system. Maintained the existing certifications to FORS, ISO 9001, ISO 14001 and BS OHSAS 18001 while the system was overhauled and re-launched. Developed and maintained the company extranet as a means of making ‘live’ documents available in a single controlled website, enabling managers and others to quickly and simply access necessary documentation on-line, and in the knowledge that the extranet site contains the up to date version of all necessary documentation. The extranet is also made available to auditors and regulators for controlled time periods to enable their activities to be completed in an efficient manner. I am the leader of the management team across GBN for all matters. I mentor and coach my colleagues as appropriate to help them achieve the very best in their activities, and work collaboratively with directors and managers on the achievement of company targets, both those set within the company management system, and those set elsewhere by customers, regulators and legislation. I act as the internal auditor to ensure that we not only follow the management systems but we learn from non-compliances. As the internal auditor I also assess our compliance with legislation to ensure we remain complaint and ensure our continuous improvements cover all aspects of our activities.
2. David Wolfenden CV Page 2 of 4 May 2016 Environmental, Health and Safety Manager June 2010 to January 2014 T-Systems Limited part of Deutsche Telekom AG Developed, implemented and maintained the UK-wide policy, processes and procedures for ISO 14001, and BS OHSAS 18001 certification. Initial joint certification was achieved in February 2011. Gaining certification required the commitment of all levels throughout the company. Success is noticeable in the company results for the reduction in accident rates and the increase in the near miss (near hit / close call) reporting. Developed and maintained the company database for recording environmental, health and safety metrics in a way that the data can be extracted for reporting to the parent company and to UK bodies such as the Environment Agency for the Carbon Reduction Commitment, Energy Efficiency Scheme. I am a member of a global working group specifying top level standards for Deutsche Telekom in the fields of environmental management and health and safety management. Working collaboratively with directors in the development of Corporate Social Responsibility policy and processes including sustainability, employee engagement, wellbeing and social targets and the reporting throughout the business on the achievement of these targets. A member of the Process, Quality and Security Leadership Team which is the cross-functional board where all policies and processes are reviewed and approved for use within the UK. Interim Health and Safety Manager January 2009 to December 2009 Holdfast Training Services a special purpose vehicle comprising Babcock Defence and Carillion plc. Developed and implemented an holistic SHEF (safety, health, environment and fire) management system for the 30-year PPP at the Royal School of Military Engineering (RSME); incorporating civilian contractors sub-contractors and MOD bodies. Included gaining ISO 14001 accreditation for both Holdfast Training Services and Babcock Defence. Set up and maintained a reporting systems to ensure adequate and accurate data is collected, collated and reported monthly with appropriate analysis. Acted as the subject matter expert to both the MD and directors of Holdfast Training Services and the Brigadier and senior officers of the RSME. Helped army commanders improve their understanding of safety management in tactical situations. Developed, launched and maintained the behavioural campaign (Don’t Walk By) across the RSME and Holdfast Training Services. Through auditing and compliance checking helped drive forward improvements in SHEF at army training sites in Kent, Surrey, Oxfordshire and Leicestershire. Liaised with key stakeholders, both civilian and military. Wrote articles for the joint in-house magazine, copies of which are available at: http://www.holdfasttraining.co.uk/a/about-us/library/rsme-matters/ Interim Head of Health and Safety October 2008 to January 2009 Metropolitan Housing Partnership Working with the partnership directors and executives developed and implemented a management plan to raise legislative compliance, and to tie the plan into organisational objectives. By raising the prominence of health and safety to equal with other objectives helped break down functional resistance. Set the standard and quality for health and safety strategies, policies and processes, including an auditing protocol and program. Led an investigation into the failure of the lone worker protection system.
3. David Wolfenden CV Page 3 of 4 May 2016 Senior Compliance Adviser April 2000 to July 2008 Cory Environmental Limited Managed two teams of employees covering transport and health and safety. Led the implementation of processes that reduced the road traffic accident rate by 10%, and maintained the downward trend, the same processes also delivered a 10% fuel saving across a fleet of over 550 vehicles. Interpreted legislation and industry standards and developed company policy and procedures to ensure legislative compliance. Led investigations into serious accidents, including fatalities and ensured recommendations were implemented within the organisation and brought the finding to the industry body (ESA) so lessons could be cascaded across the waste management industry. Trained employees at all levels throughout the company in health, safety, environmental, transport and loss control. Including leading regular meetings for the sharing of knowledge and ideals and as a forum for generating recommendations for changes in policy and processes. Led in the liaison with external regulators and bodies, including: Traffic Commissioners, VOSA (now the DVSA), HSE (WISH Forum), EA, industry bodies (ESA and FTA), local councils and suppliers. Subject matter specialist adviser to in-house project teams. As an internal auditor helped 24 sites maintain compliance with legislation and management systems, including ISO 14001 accreditations. Managed the production of newsletters, intranet pages and team-briefs. Occupational Safety Manager February 1996 to March 2000 Connex Rail Limited Interpreted legislation and railway industry group standards into company policy, procedures and standards. Developed procedures and processes for the assessment of safety critical rolling stock maintenance, and for the operation of plant and machinery. As the in-house consultant on occupational health, safety and welfare, produced papers, briefs and guidelines for directors, executives and senior managers. Investigated non-operational incidents and other areas of concern. Undertook liaison with Railtrack (now Network Rail), other train operating companies, HSE (RI), EMAS and various contractors. Completed complex and cross-functional risk assessments. Training Instructor February 1992 to February 1996 Network Southeast Train Company Developed and trained courses covering: personal track safety; rolling stock maintenance; induction; manual handling; rolling stock operations; plant and machinery operation; and rolling stock cleaning. Ensured employees developed their craft skills and assessed their competence. Developed the training element for ISO 9001. Informed buyer of training services, and adviser to management on training issues. Please note: Further employment history is available on request, my railway career began in 1979 as a Carriage and Wagon Examiner based at Norwood Freight Depot.
4. David Wolfenden CV Page 4 of 4 May 2016 Education, Qualifications and Memberships 2015 Awarded Chartered Membership of CMI (CMgr CMCMI) 2014 WAMITAB Operator Competency Certificate (4MPTNH6) 2012 Fundamentals of Project Management 2010 Affiliate membership of IEMA 2008 Buzan Training Ltd. Mind Mapping 2007 Awarded Membership of CMI (MCMI) 2007 NHBC. CDM Co-ordinator 2007 Mentor Group Ltd. Executive Diploma in Management (EDM7) 2005 Awarded Chartered Membership of IOSH (CMIOSH) 2005 Excel Training Ltd. ISO 14001 Internal Auditor 2005 BOHS. Asbestos Surveying and Bulk Sampling (P402) 2004 FTA. Dangerous Goods Safety Adviser (all classes) 2003 WWP Training. Train the Trainer, Level two 2002 FTA. National Road Haulage, Certificate of Professional Competence 2002 C&G. Occupational Safety and Health (NVQ4) 2000 ESA. Practical Waste Management 1996 DNV. Modern Safety Management 1996 NEBOSH. National General Certificate 1996 ETA. TDLB Units D32 and D33 General Information I am a Chartered Member of the CMI, a Chartered Member of IOSH, and an affiliate of IEMA; to maintain these I regularly attend branch meetings and participate in continuous professional development activities. I voluntarily act a Subject Matter Expert for the CMI and collaborate in the development of Management Checklists published individually on the CMI website, and in book form in The Checklist Series. The checklists and other publications are valuable learning and development tools for all managers, though they are primarily targeted at those new to management or new to a subject matter. Other skills I have gained that I find valuable to me in my career include: o project management; o mind mapping; o report writing and presentation; and o team briefing. Additional Information I am a British citizen, and hold a full driving licence. My hobbies include reading and self-improvement, walking and photography.