John-Paul McPartlin

John-Paul McPartlin

At a glance


  • IT project management
  • IT strategy
  • Network and/or system management
  • Software development
  • General management
  • Project management
  • Change management
  • Governance
  • Strategic development and planning
  • Mentoring / coaching


Based in Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Tyne and Wear
I would prefer to volunteer mainly at home, mainly at the office, or will consider remote opportunities from across the UK.


Either in or out of office hours

Ideally outside of normal working hours, but I can be flexible about that given enough notice.


  • Any

Type of role


About me

Strong natural collaborator and an architecturally-minded technology leader with over eighteen years varied experience leading, and working within, technical teams. Educated to degree level, proactive, strong leadership abilities. Excellent analytical, budgetary, communication and administration skills. Experienced operating at board level, leading in-house, near-shore and off-shore teams, in-depth knowledge of software development methodologies. Extensive experience of supplier negotiation and management, and 3rd party relationship management. Significant cloud hosting experience, in particular with Amazon AWS services.

Able to operate effectively on either a team or individual level. Experienced in team leadership, with a focus on the delivery of targets on time, to scope and on budget. Advocate of people development, coaching, ownership, accountability and stakeholder engagement. A confident decision maker whilst being open to the suggestions of others and leveraging their expertise.

Takes pride in demonstrating integrity and commitment, whilst taking personal accountability for consistently delivering high quality strategy, vision and solutions. Energises and motivates others to deliver the exceptional.

What am I looking for

Iā€™m looking for non-executive Director roles, where I can contribute my skills and knowledge to help charities and companies.