CV Peter Stratford by HC121107154256


									                                    DOB - 09th December 1966
                      10, ELLISON DRIVE, BANBURY, OXFORDSHIRE, OX17 1GH.
                                       TEL : 01295 278444
                                       MOB : 07900 513317
                                EMAIL :

                   P E T E R S T R AT F O R D

 I want to enhance my career further by creating, leading and enhancing a future
 business strategy for success by having a higher profile within a leadership team.
    I seek to continuously develop and apply my attitude, skills and knowledge.
     My personal objectives drive the desire to achieve reward and recognition.

 I believe that success is the result of being a clear thinker, having external focus,
              trust in your team, being trusted, pride, and hard work.


               Area Manager, GE Money Home Lending

               My main objective is to continuously raise the standards of the

My current role of Area Manager carries key responsibilities:

                  To supervise and report on adviser performance, KPIs, and KRIs
                   to ensure that standards are achieved and maintained.

                  To identify development needs, provide feedback and agree a
                   remedial action plan if the required standards are not met.

                  To complete the supervisory activities as per the T&C Scheme.

                  To maintain adequate documentary evidence of supervisory
                   activity in the T&C files, including the validation of CPD.

                  To gain and maintain personal competency both as an adviser
                   and a supervisor.

                  To assist in the recruitment, stage 1 and stage 2 training
                   processes of new entrant advisers.

                  To plan, present, discuss and agree actions in a monthly team

                           July 1994 - February 1997
                        Chartered Insurance Institute
             Financial Planning Certificate - Papers 1, 2, and 3.

                               December 2003
                        Institute of Financial Services
           CIB Level 3 Certificate in Mortgage Advice and Practice

                                 July 2005
                         GE Money Home Lending
                         Presentation Skills Course
                       How to present to an audience

                              September 2005
                          GE Money Home Lending
                      Sales Force Effectiveness Course

                              January 2006
                        GE Money Home Lending
               Area Manager of the Year Award (South) 2005

                                  May 2006
                          GE Money Home Lending
                  Building an Essential Leadership Course
                      Effective coaching and feedback

                                August 2006
                           Driving Risk Solutions
                         Driver Proficiency Training

                              August 2006
                         GE Money Home Lending
                 Supervisor Re-accreditation Course Pass
            Annual assessment for Competent Supervisor Status

                                August 2006
                          GE Money Home Lending
             Online Spirit and Letter Training and Assessments

                        August to December 2006
                        GE Money Home Lending
           Member of Conversion Project Performance Mirror Team
                       To help develop effective MI
                                  December 2006
                   3 advisers in top 5 of Southern League Table

                                    October 2006
                  Presented 2      Charge Market Overview to SMT

                                  January 2007
                            GE Money Home Lending
             Presented at National Sales Conference to 120 delegates

                                  January 2007
                      Award for Top Area Manager for Sales

                                March 2007
                        BRT Champion - Southern Region

     Nominated for GE Green Belt Six Sigma Training Programme for 2007.


                 April 2005 to date

              Area Manager, GE Money Home Lending

              Post position and duties are as above.

                 May 2003 to April 2005

              Mortgage Adviser, GE Money Home Lending

                 Working from home, to provide advice and recommendation
                  service to clients mainly seeking to remortgage in the
                  non-conforming mortgage market from the appointments
                  arranged by the Company.
                 To advise clients and provide solutions to their mortgage
                  protection needs.
                 To demonstrate a compliantly documented client file.
                 To make home visits at the convenience of the client.
                 To manage pipeline business by liaising with clients and other GE
                  departments to a successful completion.
                 To keep up to date T&C records on activity.
                 Maintain competence by means of training and assessment as
                  per the T&C scheme as necessary.
                 To work within a sales team environment, interacting with other
                  team members.
                   January 2000 to May 2003

                Mortgage Broker and IFA, Mike Swann Financial Management

                 Working from local office, to provide independent advice to
                clients who wish to purchase a property or remortgage.
                 To provide an independent mortgage and mortgage protection
                solution by researching the whole marketplace.
                 To provide advice and recommendation to clients in other areas
                of their financial planning needs.
                 To compliantly document evidence of the recommendation and
                the reasons for the solutions.
                 To make home visits at the convenience of the client.
                 To prospect and introduce new clients to the business and wholly
                manage own appointment diary.
                 To develop lead generation initiatives.
                 Provided group pension and employee benefit schemes to small
                businesses with key decision makers
                 To service the existing client bank.
                 To arrange own product training and CPD activities.

                 To manage own pipeline business to a successful completion by
                liaising with lenders, insurance and investment companies involving
                a smooth working relationship with their Broker Consultants and
                processing staff.
                 To work within a team in a small family run business.

                 July 1994 to January 2000
                Financial Adviser, Britannic Assurance PLC

                   Similar role to above, but providing solutions as a tied adviser in
                    a home service capacity


           1978 - 1983 Drayton Comprehensive School, Banbury Oxon.
                       Attained 4 “O” Levels and 7 CSEs.

                             RECREATIONAL INTERES TS
               Regular physical exercise - try to swim at least twice per week
                  Long standing interest in motor racing, especially F1
                           Like to travel as much as possible

             Shaun Barton,
             Regional Manager,
             GE Money,
             St David’s Court,
             Union Street,
WV1 3JE.

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