Careers

At Elevate2 our consultants and employees are empowered to lead, and driven to make a difference. As a company, it is our responsibility to provide the network, support and tools to enable our staff to effectively fulfill their roles and to encourage them to pursue their passions and further their professional careers.

As a growing company, Elevate2 is a consultancy driven by performance and customer service. Work life balance is key to the company and each individual. Projects are run to provide both customer satisfaction and also personal fulfilment, ensuring both client and employee get the most from their roles within the engagement.

There are no fixed paths or specific timescales required to stay at a particular level; rather it is down to the individual’s performance and desire to grow within their career. At Elevate2, we recognise and reward this and ensure you are part of the company and its success.

We have a wide range of diverse clients, from FTSE top 500 to mid-size companies, through to small growing companies and even start-ups. Our experience is across a broad range of industries and sectors, including financial services, retail, mining, insurance, hotel & leisure, technology, telecoms, manufacturing, waste management, legal, interior design and managed services.

If Elevate2 is the type of company you are looking to progress your career with, for more information or just a chat, please feel free to drop us a line.

 

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Alex

Founder. Managing Director

Alex has worked within the Business sector during the last 20 years across numerous industries. He has successfully created and built several companies including a technical/finance start-up consultancy, growing to a client base of 200+ companies from initialisation.

With a broad background in numerous sectors within business analysis, Alex has a track-record of creating substantial award-winning transformations and functions as a trusted consultant for businesses looking to achieve a step-change in growth. Alex has gained invaluable experience during several roles as Managing Director, Finance Director and Operations Director.

Alex still holds positions as a non-executive director and business advisor. He has utilised this experience to filter within the consultative area, enabling him to give a clear perspective of client requirements and successful implementation methodologies.

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Golf: 0 holes in one throughout his golf career.

Average of 1.3 tube journeys every day.

Took over 3000 photos in 2014, 5 were good.

16 Michelin star restaurants visited so far.

David

Sales Director

David Kennett has been working within the technology area for the past 16 years, which began when he set up a small business from home to help people resolve their PC, internet and networking issues. More recently, David’s passion for helping businesses through the effective use of software and technology led him into various ERP sales roles, then with NetSuite – selling accounting, ERP and CRM solutions to companies from a wide range of industries.

Having sold into businesses ranging from Airlines, to Pharmaceutical companies, Advertising Agencies, Manufacturers and everything in between, David has an exceptionally broad range of industry understanding which helps him to formulate solutions that are tailored to his clients’ unique business needs.

With an honest, transparent and professional approach to sales, David focuses on building strong and enduring relationships with clients based on mutual trust. David loves meeting businesses and working with them to surface how they can benefit and derive value from adopting transformational software and technology.

Unashamed techno and gadget geek

Fan of politics, but not of politicians

Enjoys cooking and skiing, but not at the same time

Member of a red wine club and enjoys the odd glass

Monica

SALES EXECUTIVE

Monica believes that sales is best achieved with openness and clarity, she listens to a client and their requirements rather than dictating or following generic sales pitches.

Monica comes from a background in sales and business development, and believes that a business would be nothing without the people in it. She reflects her own personality with her energetic, fresh and personal approach to sales, Monica has a real passion to truly understand and meet client’s needs. Believing effectiveness in sales requires a balance of managing outcomes and managing expectation she maintains her integrity by not painting a picture that distorts the reality of her clients expectations.

Having a background in sales Monica has the ability to identify and engage with clients quickly building lasting relationships, for her the comfortability and peace of mind of her clients is of paramount importance.

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Eats at least 6 chickens a week (cooked)

HAS to go for a long walk every Sunday

Needs to sink her teeth into a ‘life changing’ book

Loves to travel and explore new places

Amar

Head of Professional Services

Amar studied business accounting in college and business information systems in university. This gave him a good blend of technology and accounting knowledge to tackle the world of enterprise solutions. Amar has worked in the accounting field for several years prior to working at NetSuite professional services. Within NetSuite, Amar was challenged to combine detailed accounting knowledge with IT and development, this allowed Amar to fine tune his business requirements methodology and advise best practice and provide solutions by bridging the gap between IT and Finance within a variety of businesses.

Since then, Amar has joined the Elevate2 team, and currently heads up the professional services department.

Speaks fluent German, Hindi and Punjabi

Loves emerging gadgets

Enjoys a good glass of neat Whisky

Enjoys travelling and seeing different countries and cultures

Julie

Principal Consultant

Julie has been helping companies for over 20 years to expand and grow their business using technology.  With a background in finance, she has worked in many industries from publishing to High Tech R&D to deliver software solutions simplifying processes and enabling insight.

Julie has well-developed problem-solving skills coupled with a ‘big-picture mentality’ and a natural talent for identifying core business improvement areas. She has gained substantial financial management experience and has also been extensively involved in advising senior management and the board on how to implement change to bring about business process improvement.

Julie has expertise in delivering enterprise-wide solutions, having worked for both software companies and businesses selecting and implementing solutions, she has a strong accounting background coupled with an in-depth-knowledge of sales processes, ERP implementation, financial reporting to deliver complex projects on time and within budget.

A seasoned world traveller, all continents ticked

Love to cook and experiment with food

Used to be a tennis ace in a previous life

Keen horse rider

Carl

Support Manager

Carl’s broad industry experience is second to none, and has over 20 years business experience working for a number of multinational companies including HSBC and Enterprise Rent a Car.

He has enjoyed success gained from a variety of roles including purchasing, field sales, business development and management. He also has extensive project management experience of building and managing ISO9001 to ISO14001 business quality systems.

Carl prefers a consultative approach when dealing with clients, and has also seasoned his approach to listen and quickly understand client requirements, helping them support ongoing projects and current implementations.

One of Carl’s passions and talents is also in writing, and is the main contributor to the news page at Elevate2. He combines the experience of the business world, with straight forward talking and practical humour.

Over 40,000 miles on the road in 2014.

Frequent Hay Festival visitor

Thinks golf ruins a good walk

Has read the first chapter of ‘A Brief History of Time’ (almost)

Zoe

Marketing, Digital & Social Media

Zoe has over eleven years’ experience working at marketing director level for both small entrepreneurial organisations and listed companies including The Carphone Warehouse, Centrica and Symantec.

After many years working in industry, Zoe recognised that many companies seeking marketing support simply weren’t getting the results they were paying for. She realised her skills and experience would allow her to deliver a different and more effective approach. Working closely with customers to establish their business needs and requirements, Zoe and her team provide professional guidance and expertise to allow both Elevate2 and clients gain the best possible return from their marketing spend.

Zoe has a very straight-talking, honest approach. She would certainly never bamboozle you with the industry jargon and spiel you’d get elsewhere!

Used to teach tennis, and still has a wicked lefty serve

Loves a good comedy

Believes mobile phones should be banned from social situations

Loves to cook and experience new food

listen . transform . together

Find out how your company could benefit from our proven experience and commitment towards creating positive change. We’re great listeners and firmly believe that business and system transformation should be a collaborative process between ourselves and our clients. We can assist you through the full life cycle; from choosing the right software solutions, through to implementation and support.

 

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