Kate DurcanSenior Consultant, Product, Project & Technology

Kate Durcan is part of a multi-disciplinary team of strategy, execution and growth experts.

  • End-to-end or specific needs. Our team is structured to provide the exact skills you need
  • A ‘think + do’ approach. With expertise, methods, and networks to rapidly deliver tangible business benefits
  • A collaborative, pragmatic, and flexible culture. Sharing insights and expertise to bring the best to our clients

Kate is a highly experienced senior programme and project manager. She brings expertise in programme delivery and PMO management, combined with the drive and leadership to guide teams to define, develop and deliver winning solutions.

Kate can help you succeed with your application development, integration and infrastructure implementations, across multichannel platforms.

With a specialism in retail, Kate helps clients both enhance their existing technology and implement a variety of new store solutions including POS, E-learning, back office management systems and mobility solutions.

One of her key strengths is leading complex hybrid teams (in-house, near and offshore operations as well as third party), and establishing efficient ways of working and project governance (Agile/Waterfall).

Kate applies exceptional communication and influencing skills to effectively manage all stakeholders, risk and change management, to ensure everyone successfully delivers on time and budget.

Kate has proven expertise in:

  • Project planning and delivery (PRINCE2 methodology)
  • Leading hybrid teams (in-house, third parties and nearshore/offshore operations)
  • Excellent problem solving and risk management
  • Extensive retail and EPOS knowledge
  • PMO and developing project frameworks (Agile & Waterfall)

Key achievements include:

  • Delivered EPOS implementations and web based stores solutions
  • Delivered window refresh programmes enabling Office 365 services
  • Delivered “Your Plan” in-store credit offering at Dixons Carphone
  • Established PMOs at two retailers and set up PMO services for SAP Transformation programme

download biog