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Lee Mcallister

Transformation Programme Director/Manager

Can work in or around Manchester, London

  • 53.471419
  • -2.244834
  • Suggested rate €1,017 / day
  • Experience 7+ years
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Manchester, England, United Kingdom
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  • around Manchester and 50km
  • Around London and 100km


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  • English

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Lee in a few words

Accomplished strategy minded programme manager/director, with over 20 years extensive experience in Transformation roles. Proficient in all areas relating to six sigma, lean practices, agile, scrum master, change and project and programme management. Results driven with a passion and enthusiasm for delivering strategic excellence and creating improvements through business transformation across multiple industries and business services.
A well-respected Senior Operational Excellence improvement executive with excellent analytical and communication skills with a proven track record in leading and driving programmes to successful delivery outcomes.



Programme Manager, Europe Ops Transformation

Ashton-under-Lyne, UK

July 2020 - Today (2 years and 3 months)

Advantis Op Ex Ltd.


August 2013 - Today (9 years and 2 months)

JLA Group

Programme Director

January 2020 - July 2020 (6 months)

Programme Director Hexagon Consultants


UK Programme Director Campion Wilcocks Ltd

May 2018 - January 2020 (1 year and 8 months)

Leading the UK arm of a global Data and Analytics programme within HSBC. The Intelligence Hub provides analytical products which could be algorithms, metrics, predictions and insights of forecasts to customer facing solutions. Established Agile methodology along with running multiple Sprint and Scrum activity to establish 9 products for business use via the cloud. Benefits included Operational Efficiency savings, Improving the Customer Experience and Enabling HSBC to Make Better Business Decisions.


Delivery Director - Campion Wilcocks Consulting Ltd

London, UK

November 2017 - May 2018 (6 months)

Delivery/Programme Director for Campion Wilcox Consulting as part of their assignment with HSBC. Focusing on the Process CoE team in designing Transformation Framework for delivery teams on a global scale.

Lloyds Banking Group

Senior Programme Manager

Birmingham, UK

November 2015 - November 2017 (2 years)


Independent Operational Excellence Consultant

August 2014 - July 2015 (11 months)

Work alongside senior management to help deliver operational excellence programme in Wealth Management and Banking Office call centre. Operating as workstream lead to oversee 3 waves of activity in C & ES, CRC, Wills, UAT, Property and Safe Custody teams. In addition looking at how to create capacity for new volumes of work coming into Banking Office using Lean Ways of Working. Also had responsibility for coaching, mentoring and growing internal capability through LERC accreditation of which Business Impact Consulting delivered the training.

EDF Energy

Independent Operational Excellence Consultant

London, UK

September 2013 - August 2014 (11 months)

Working alongside senior HR managers to deliver a companywide operational excellence programme, focusing on:
• the End 2 End performance and rewards processes
• 'Joiners and Leavers' processes. Working alongside the internal improvement and transformation teams, operating as the work stream leader with additional responsibility for training, coaching and mentoring employees in Improvement methodology, tools and techniques to enable LERC accreditation.


Head of Business Improvement

May 2012 - August 2013 (1 year and 3 months)

Working with senior directors and managers to help implement a Lean strategy across 90000 employees within BT Group. Designing and developing the BT Way, instigating communities of learning and development alongside the BT Academy to grow internal capability. BT Group covers, predominantly in the UK although also works with with specialist teams across the world. Along with other Heads Of Business, responsible for design, strategy and execution of business improvement method across BT Group, Setting strategic direction for directors across various lines of business. Help to establish the teams to enable internal improvement programmes to be sustainable Developing the lean capability deployment strategy to ensure the programme delivers business improvement year on year with savings in excess of £50m pa to be achieved. Accountable for aligning Lean Sigma training material to Cardiff University LERC and gaining accreditation.

Virgin Media

Senior Business Consultant

February 2009 - April 2012 (3 years and 2 months)

Virgin Media

Senior Business Imp Manager

March 2009 - October 2010 (1 year and 7 months)

Led deployment of Lean and six sigma across Virgin Media Operations Led Programmes of work and 'End to End' value stream projects Deliver Lean & Six Sigma Training & Development. Work with Directors to establish work strategy.

Barclays Wealth Management

Lean Manager

April 2008 - March 2009 (11 months)

Lean Deployment Manager Barclays Wealth Deploy Lean across Banking Operations. Deliver Lean & Six Sigma Training & Development. Establish Change Team to Standardise Global Client On Boarding. Work with Associate Directors to Prioritise Lean Projects and Events. Achievements Delivery of 5 day to 3 day Global On Boarding Project. Implementation of 12 projects delivering over £1 m in savings

Network Rail

Process Improvement Manager

December 2002 - April 2008 (5 years and 4 months)

Delivery of number of projects across West Coast project achieving over £12million in savings.