Stephen Forrest

Multi-lingual HR/ Business transformation & shared services professional with experience in third, public and private sectors. Particular interest in and knowledge of the CEE region, currently with a number of mentees across the area. Professional fluency in German and near professional fluency in French with the basics of most European languages. Previous in country experience in the DACH region with a cross European family background.

Specialties: Project/ Programme Management
Change Management - people & business change
Organisational audit and design
Business Analysis
Process reengineering and improvement - Lean: Six Sigma
Shared Services design, improvement and management
Strategic and operational vendor selection & management
HRIS - SAP ESS/MSS implementation: NorthgateResourceLink: Peoplesoft: Midland Software, Core International (CoreHR)
E Recruitment review & implementation
HR Service Delivery
Customer & business engagement

Stephen Forrest has seen it all when it comes to private vs public sector services: The one is good at partnering; the other better at making risky decisions that promise results. Both, however, will have to crack the "bespoke solutions" vs standardization nut......Full Article »