Mariya Syed

Programme & Project Expert

Technical Skills
  • Project Management

  • Agile
  • Waterfall Methodology

  • PRINCE2 Methodology

  • Business Transformation

  • Health/Pharma/Medical

  • Technology

  • Public Sector
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With over 14 years of expertise in supporting business, consumer and public sector organisations Mariya Syed helps her clients to better connect their brands and deliver services for their target audiences, through unparalleled stakeholder management and problem-solving that creates simple but effective solutions that drive change.

Sharp, analytical, forward-thinking and curious by nature, Mariya quickly identifies and implements improvements. Excellent at balancing internal and external communication to bring teams together under pressure and deliver to tight deadlines.

Mariya puts user needs and experiences first, applying this approach to service design, project management and leveraging multi-platform services. She is knowledgeable in digital and social media, recognising areas of opportunity.

For Mariya, the job at hand is always the driving force and she brings energy and positivity to everything she does.

Key achievements include:

  • Project managed and delivered time-bound marketing communications campaigns bringing in an increase of 60% in web and social traffic.
  • Delivered self-help COVID-19 digital tool for from conception to go live and enabled 3.4 million highly impacted citizenry within the UK to get the right information at the right time during the pandemic.
  • Successfully delivered the merging and transition of NHS Test and Trace and Public Health England to UK Health Security Agency within an aggressive timeline saving £1 million.
  • Lead the Manual Renewals delivery programme as part of overarching Customer transformation initiative at Avast, bringing the business a total commercial value of $3.7 million.

Mariya can help you with:

  • Programme/project delivery to tight timescales within the public and private sector.
  • Failing project turnaround.

  • Setting up programme and project governance to deliver products with the highest business benefits and cost reductions.
  • Agile/Scrum/Spotify Squad ways of working.

  • Leading hybrid teams (in-house, third parties and nearshore/offshore operations).
  • Software implementations.
  • MSP, PRINCE2 Agile Scrum Methodologies.
  • Previous experience also includes working within regulated industries.

Some of Mariya’s experience: