Ian C. Tandy
Horsham, RH12 5GZ - UK Email: email@example.com Mob:07858 604162
* Leadership, People and General Management skills
* Research and analysis, report writing, time management
* Security and Defence consultancy.
* Corporate resilience and risk management. (10+ years)
* PC Literate
* Driver - LGV, LGV2
* Military Service
Freelance Public Relations & Resourcing Consultant. FleetSec Maritime LLC &
Other worldwide security operators.
Working with Fleetsec Maritime LLC and other worldwide multi-million pound
Marketing & PR Manager for Spirit of Remembrance and concurrently Advisor
(Operations Manager for Europe) for Fleetsec Maritime LLC. Both freelance
Editorial Management Consultancy for a fledgling Defence Magazine group.
Administration Officer for a major Supermarket, running legal administration and
computer systems. Various Temp Agencies - Admin & Support, LGV Driving,
Security, Bar Management, Unemployment & working integrally with family
business. Management training assessor (PRISM) with a well respected corporate
training & development company.
Armed MDP Police Officer Ministry of Defence Police (MDP) - Wethersfield - April
2004 to October 2004
Practical law, procedure, detailed administrative and documentation procedures,
interpersonal skills training, defensive and offensive tactics and small-arms training.
Freelance Editorial, Administration, Security and LGV Various - Crawley -
January 2004 to April 2004
Police Officer (Sussex Police)
Patrol Officer on a busy inner city shift section Sussex Police - Brighton - November
2002 to October 2003
Law enforcement, crime prevention and maintenance of public order. Extensive
technical training in criminal law, interpersonal skills and documentation
Freelance Editor & Researcher Self Employed - 2002 to November 2002 Working
for several companies as a freelancer, researching material and editing authors'
material for suitability, house style and publication. Advising on house style
development and implementation and also CMS development.
Senior Commissioning Editor, Military Titles HarperCollins Publishers - London -
2001 to 2002
Responsible for the commissioning of viable new titles and the management of
them from 'cradle to grave'. Managed new and existing business with revenue of
£3.1m. Responsible for 3 members of staff. Undertook several TV appearances
with BBC World News, BBC News 24 & Sky News. Responsibility for project
management for titles, liaising with authors, copy editors, designers, photographers,
printers, sales & marketing teams etc to ensure success of each project. Reason
for leaving: Redundancy after a change in corporate strategy.
Managing Editor, On-line Content Looksmart Inc - London - 2000 to 2001
Managing the workflow of a team of 12 Editors writing on-line content for a major
search engine (www.looksmart.co.uk). Day-to-day staff management, appraisals,
training etc Liaison with major customers (Microsoft Network, Lycos etc) and
advertisers to determine customer needs for weekly and quarterly work tasking.
Project manager for implementation of new editorial / advertising mechanism to
speed delivery of product for customers.
Managing Editor, Directory Content William Reed Ltd - Crawley - 1999 to 2000
Directly managing a team of 4 Editors, supervising the research and publication of
13 Trade Directories and several bespoke titles for the Food & Drink sector, linking
in with weekly and monthly trade magazines such as The Publican and The Grocer.
Managing Editor, Jane's Information Group - Coulsdon, Surrey, UK - 1989 to
Various roles over ten years; starting as an Editorial Assistant through to Managing
all of the technical Military Land, Maritime and Air reference titles and conference
development, with responsibility for divisional revenue & title quality. Managing the
delicate balance between authors, the production process, house style,
development of electronic information provision and the achievement of targets
through cost control and revenue development. Part of a project team for a two
year, extensive, complex content management system (CMS relational databases)
Post-graduate certificate, Diploma and MSc in Publishing Management - Robert
Gordon University - Aberdeen 1996 to 1999 (Spare time).
12 x GCEs and GCSEs in Levels A-C - Caterham School 1979 to 1987
Management training- from financial, material, intellectual property and copyright,
D-Notice issues to team leadership. Ashridge Management Training College and
The Leadership Trust foundation.
Considerable experience in training and mentoring people, including soldiers, at all
levels of training. I pride myself in being able to communicate with individuals from
all backgrounds regardless of seniority or circumstance.