Bernard Leigh
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Bernard Leigh

Director of Professional Services, Consulting and Program Management


Peyia, Cyprus


Demonstrable skills and experience in both Enterprise and SME (MSP Clients) Project and Programme Management, based on the principles and methodologies of industry standards such as PRINCE 2 and PMP. With further demonstrable experience of managing teams in excess of 30 members including local hire and remote resources, together with all aspects of annual performance appraisals, and contractor negotiation, with an excellent understanding of the latest ITIL methodologies for ITSM. This specific experience has been gained from over 10 years of managing distributed teams and environments across multiple time zones and cultural forums, through Application and Infrastructure Support and Project ... moreand Change Management to have a complete understanding of the both SDLC and ITSM and how to make them successfully coexist. I have developed and managed enterprise grad SLA’s, OLA’s, UC’s and KPI’s framework, for both internal IT staff and external supplier resources to meet with industry and global regulatory requirements. Responsible for ALL Sarbanes Oxley (SOX) reporting and owner of ALL SOX controls for UK. I have a professional, adaptable, and competent approach to both Resource and Stakeholder management. I am more than comfortable with working in an integrated IT environment or as a consultant. I have a strong mix of corporate enterprise, SME and entrepreneurial experience, and to expand on that, my experience has afforded me the ability to learn the complex matrix management structures and business models which predominantly gained within Global Financial Services Industries (Investment Banking and Global, Corporate and Specialty Insurance). Where conversely some of my most recent and earlier career experience was based in one of the most competitive customer service industries, and to achieve success in this, I had to be flexible to market conditions, so that I could maintain strategic focus so as to continually meet my financial targets. The combination of my career experience has provided me with the opportunities of working in USA, Belgium, France, Spain, Gibraltar, Abu Dhabi and secondments to Brazil, Mexico and APAC, for projects that I was either managing or transferring to local piers and latterly I had responsibilities for USA, Germany, Italy, Switzerland and Denmark. I am confident that I have a strong comprehension of global business environments and managing diverse IT Departments across a multicultural platform. I feel that I am confident and excellent communicator and am completely at ease with interacting and influencing piers, partners, subordinates and executive management, both internally and externally to my working environment. Throughout my career, I have remained technically competent, complemented by my training and experience with Prince 2 and ITIL methodologies. I am a strong communicator, who is confident and experienced in influencing business and IT stakeholders-up to and including-CIO/Managing Director Level. less

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Work History and Feedback

  • Sep 2014 - Oct 2014

    IT Project Manager Help

    No feedback given

    11 hours
    $44.44 / hr
    $496.25 earned

  • Aug 2014

    IT Project Manager Help

    No feedback given

    4 hours
    $33.33 / hr
    $133.32 earned

  • Dec 2011 - Feb 2013

    Project Manager / Service Manager
    Bernie has been an awesome addition to our team. Bernie is loyal, bright and shows good judgement. It was a pleasure working with Bernie and I would highly reccomend him.
    2,781 hours
    $13.89 / hr
    $42,073.90 earned

  • Sep 2011 - Oct 2011

    Business Consulting
    It was sort of brilliance and professionalism working with Bernard, I enjoyed all aspects of work from all perspectives and wish to recommend him for any scale organization, as his performance was accentual and deterministically competent. I wish him all best and to look for future endeavors working with him again.
    166 hours
    $11.11 / hr
    $1,862.60 earned

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Name Score (out of 5) Time to Complete
Management Skills Test 3.10 Top 30% 28 mins
Telephone Etiquette Certification 4.30 Top 20% 21 mins
UK English Basic Skills Test 4.00 Top 30% 27 mins
Email Etiquette Certification 3.70 Below Average 22 mins
Customer Service Test 3.60 Below Average 18 mins
U.S. English Basic Skills Test 3.40 Below Average 27 mins

Work History

100% Job Success
7,951 hours worked
15 jobs


Less than 30 hrs/week


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