Mongoose & Swan
Transformation - Integration - Remediation
If you are burning £'000 per day on any of these challenges:
Talk to us to explore how we can work with you to drive more certainty into your business outcomes.
Your Success is Our Success
Transformation, Integration and Remediation
We help you navigate your way through the multiple challenges presented by today's business environment.
We think we offer a slightly different experience to our competition:
Personal service – your success is our success and you will work directly with senior individuals on a one to one basis
Deep insight – we only use highly experienced individuals who have worked on a number of transformation, integration and remediation initiatives
Flexible with shared learning – we adapt to your ways of working and you learn as much from us as we do from you
Please contact us for a confidential discussion on how we can help you or for any further information.
We Achieve Results Through:
Focus only on the important
Applying our 40+ years of personal experience in implementing change, fixing under performing operations and integrating new business for some of the largest organisations in the world
Working with you to build on your knowledge and experience of how you operate today and aiding you to implement and deliver your solution
Exploring with you what your organisation is able to achieve today and more importantly what it could look like tomorrow
Being rigorous in all we do and not being afraid to speak as we find.
We specialise in three key areas:
Transformation - Integration - Remediation
Programme managing the creation, implementation and improvement of Global Business Services and internal and external Shared Services
Programme managing the integration or divestment of business units and operations
Programme managing and helping organisations fix poorly performing operations and third party contracts.
Meet the Team
Using the right people for the job
Michael has over 20 years experience in delivering sustainable business change for major organisations.
He has worked for the leading global technology and outsourcing firms in senior leadership positions developing and delivering solutions for clients such as: AstraZeneca; Deutsche Bank; BP; Shell; ING; Johnson Controls; Novartis and UTC.
Michael has extensive experience of sourcing, offshoring, and finance in a captive or outsourced environment.
He has set up Mongoose & Swan to share his knowledge and experience and to continue his learning.
Peter has extensive experience of outsourcing, offshoring, finance and quality management. He worked for a leading global technology and outsourcing firm as a senior partner leading global engagements with major clients in the energy and utilities sectors: including BP; ExxonMobil; ConocoPhillips; United Utilities and Thames Water.
Peter lead the quality management function for the $15 billion outsourcing business across over 2000 clients. In this capacity he was assigned to personally manage and turnaround the most challenging engagements, to ensure the optimal business outcomes for the firm and its clients.
Learning & Sharing
By successfully delivering multiple complex change programmes we have learned and continue to learn.
Remediation is Challenging
Solutions for Failing, Broken or Underperforming Contracts
How many times have you been faced by a seemingly insurmountable problem with a key contract which is soaking up valuable management time and distracting attention away from the delivery of service, either as a provider or buyer of service. Read more...
Early Warning Signs of Failure
We have already discussed how you may remedy a poorly performing contract yet a more fundamental question is how does one know when you are heading for a fall and what are they early warning signs of a potentially stressed account? Read more...
A Town called Hope
Hope is a town in Arkansas, USA. It is not a strategy.
Back in the day, in a town called Hope, two young executives met for coffee in an upmarket hotel lobby. They were busy, bright and enthusiastic. On neutral territory they talked about opportunities and possibilities. She was a leading light …Read more...
What Our Clients Say About Us
Global Automotive OEM
"Michael guided us through the initial stages of an important business change. His advice was always pertinent, concise and practical"
Global Pharmaceutical Organisation
"Michael provided excellent insights and advice on a difficult project. He was a pleasure to work with."
Global Life Sciences Company
"You made a real difference on the project and I always appreciated your direct and honest style coupled with your vast experience. It has been a pleasure to work with you during this time and I am proud of what we have achieved together."
Our Joint Success
Where we have been successful
US Technology Company
Global change programme creating a multi-hub finance shared service delivery model for global finance processes for US technology organisation delivering benefits of $9.1M.
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