Curriculum Vitae

Paul N Harris

Key Strengths


Expert internal consultant, coach and mentor

Problem solving, decision-making and people management skills

Extensive experience in all the elements of the training cycle from identifying training needs to evaluating and measuring the impact of learning and development

Designing and delivering highly effective training to meet learner needs and improve individual, team and organisational performance

Extensive expertise in Change, Quality and Performance Management




Lecturer in Management and Human Resources

Barnet and Southgate College


  • Teaching on professional and HE programmes including leadership and teambuilding, the effective manager, project management, international human resources and employee development


Curriculum Manager (Business Industries)

Barnet College



  • Responsibility for managing and developing a wide range of Professional , Higher Education and Work Based Programmes both standard and tailored to external organisational requirements
  • Working with employers to develop and deliver training programmes in management, customer service and administration
  • Line Manager for 16 college staff  as well as numerous agency staff


Quality Assurance Co-ordinator /Senior Lecturer

Barnet College


Cross college role involving developing, implementing, reviewing, verifying, auditing and supporting the college’s Quality Assurance (QA) systems as well as teaching in the Business Department.


  • Developing QA strategic objectives, policies, procedures and practices
  • Writing QA Documentation e.g. QA Handbooks, College Charter and working with teams to produce relevant service standards
  • Monitoring KPIs and working with teams to improve performance and share best practice
  • Involved in the strategic planning process +Leading teams to prepare and undertake organisational self-assessment and action planning
  • Teaching observation of staff
  • Running staff development activities + Managing a development budget
  • Designing and running feedback systems such as student questionnaires, focus groups and a college suggestion scheme



Barnet College



  • Teaching on a wide range of full and part time programmes


Client Liaison Officer

Key Employment Ltd



  • Marketing and customer service plus supporting and coaching teams



Media Planner

McCann Erickson Advertising Ltd



  • Media  research, planning and buying for a range of clients


 Qualifications and Membership of Professional Bodies

  • Member of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development
  • 2003   MSc  in Human Resource Development
  • 1994   Training and Development Lead Body Units D 32/33
  • 1992   Grad. Institute of Personnel Management
  • 1990   Further and Adult Education Teachers Certificate (C&G 7307)
  • 1986   Diploma in Management and Administration
  • 1984   BSc (Hons) 2ii Chemistry