Adam joins the team with over 15 years’ experience working at Action for Children. As a Business Support Officer he provided assistance to a range of senior managers, which included diary and e-mail management, support for meetings and events and arranging travel, accommodation and venues. He also became a governor at the charity’s Headlands School in Penarth, which provides care and education to children and young people who have a range of challenging behaviours owing to learning disabilities and/or Adverse Childhood Experiences. Prior to this, Adam spend 8 years working at Cardiff County Council, providing administrative support to a team of social care trainers; here his role included processing and confirmation of course applications and logging key performance information on training provision for submission to the Welsh Government.
His most recent job with Action for Children was as an Assistant Bid Writer. This involved support for the submission of high quality tender bids for both existing and new business on behalf of the charity, including scrutiny of internet portals for opportunity announcements, population of pre-qualification questionnaires and content creation including charts and diagrams. A key role was proof-reading of method statements to ensure clarity and word-count compliance.
As a history graduate, Adam has strong skills in research and has applied these in, for example scoping similar providers in the social care sector and assessing local authority commissioning intentions by scrutinising cabinet papers. He has a strong interest in current affairs, and will always be on the lookout for news stories of relevance to our business.
When not at work, Adam is a keen PC, table-top and role-playing gamer and also enjoys cooking.