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Positive Outcomes hires senior training specialist to its Strategic Team

Employee learning and development specialist Martin Wright has joined the Strategic Management Team of national recruitment and training organisation Positive Outcomes, in the companyís latest step to fulfil ambitious growth plans for the business

Employee learning and development specialist Martin Wright has joined the Strategic Management Team of national recruitment and training organisation Positive Outcomes, in the company’s latest step to fulfil ambitious growth plans for the business.


Martin joins the Strategic Management Team and company as Head of Training, Development & Quality, and joins existing Team members Cheryl Peto, Head of HR & Support Services, and Gemma Cripwell, Head of Finance.


Based at the company’s head office just off Junction 28 of the M1, the role extends to managing Positive Outcome’s government-funded training team that operates across the UK, overseeing its dedicated regional training managers and their development teams, and fifty training and learning advisers.


Martin is also spearheading the creation of a commercial training portfolio that will launch later this year to offer a suite of Management and Leadership, Business Skills and Compliance courses and training packages


Previously Organisational Development Consultant at Telecom New Zealand, based in Auckland, New Zealand’s main provider of telecommunication products and infrastructure, Martin’s career has focussed on employee learning and development from operational to executive development. He has also spent two years as Learning & Development Manager at PlaceMakers in Auckland, one of the leading building supplies merchants in New Zealand, prior to which he worked at ANZ National Bank in New Zealand, and Lorien plc in London, where he was Training & Quality Systems Manager for five years.


Positive Outcomes’ Strategic Management Team reports into Chris Longmate, Managing Director of Positive Outcomes’ group of companies, who explains:


“The Strategic Management Team is tasked with implementing Positive Outcomes’ plans for rapid growth and expansion, to take the company from a plus-£9million turnover business and add to our regional network of offices in Nottingham, Birmingham, Edinburgh, Manchester, Bristol and London, through organic growth, acquisition and service development.


“The company is focussed on a highly ambitious strategy for business improvement and sustainable growth at all levels, both nationally and locally in the East Midlands, and the Strategic Management Team is pivotal to realising this objective, working with the group’s Board of Directors to devise and implement the strategy and tactics to achieve it.”


He adds: “With the addition of Martin in the new role of Head of Training, Development & Quality, the Strategic Management Team now comprises a strong combination of high calibre, qualified professionals with complementary skills, experience and specialisms, which we consider essential to achieving our business goals.”


Ranked as one of the Top 10 of independent providers of government-funded training in the UK*. Positive Outcomes recently signed Preferred Supplier Agreements with top retail brands Iceland and Thorntons, the UK’s leading children’s charity, Barnardo’s, and the UK’s largest privately-owned outsourced services provider Prolog, to deliver tailored work-based training to thousands of employees nationwide.


Positive Outcomes has its head office just off Junction 28 of the MI, near Nottingham and Derby, and is a plus-£9M turnover specialist recruitment and training organisation, which has offices across the UK and operates nationwide for public and private sector organisations.


For more information, contact Positive Outcomes Tel: 01623 819080, or visit: www.posout.com and Positive Outcomes Recruitment Tel: 0845 519 1519, or visit: www.posout-recruitment.com.