Specialising in Leadership Development and Organisational Development including performance management, competency frameworks, change management, team development, 360 degree feedback and development/assessment centres. Expertise in designing and delivering Leadership Development programmes, specialising in first line / middle management covering a wide range of leadership topics with a focus on self-management/awareness and managing others.
Previously Leadership Development Consultant and Divisional HR Business Partner for Manchester Airports Group (MAG) and Management Development Specialist in the banking sector.
"The support of a brilliant team and chance to work with lots of exciting organisations and interesting people."
This how Karen describes her role with The Oakridge Centre
Improved employee engagement ratings for performance management by 15% on previous year, through delivery of a Performance Management Programme for 450 leaders. The programme transitioned performance management into a value add business process linked to development, reward, recognition and talent management.
Significantly increased the performance of the middle management team and expanded the talent pipeline through the design and delivery of a leadership development programme for aspiring senior leaders. Included learning needs analysis and assessment and the delivery of a 360 feedback programme.
Honours degree in Sociology, professionally qualified CIPD Associate (Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development), trained in psychometric testing (BPS Level A and B). Accredited to use the Myers Briggs (MBTI) tool and Saville WAVE personality questionnaire.