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Independent consultant, mentor & non-executive director within the fashion & clothing industry

Victor Rosenberg I work as an independent consultant, mentor & non-executive director within the fashion & clothing industry. I am called upon by both established companies requiring specialised assistance & by start-ups navigating the trade for the first time. I also speak at events & seminars designed to broaden understanding of clothing manufacturing. With over 45 years of diverse industry experience at every level, from the factory floor to the boardroom, I can bring solutions to the many challenges my clients face.  I have a rare comprehension of the complete clothing production cycle from the initial design sketch through to delivery of the finished product to the customer. I am a problem solver, easily approachable, with a hands-on attitude. In addition to resolving the particular problems encountered, I enjoy teaching my clients how to fix things for themselves, thus passing on the wisdom & experience I have gained over the years. SKILLS I combine my understanding of operating clothing companies with my enjoyment of teaching & can add value to any business by my hands-on guidance & leadership skill in cutting costs & driving efficiencies expertise in manufacturing, production & the supply chain experience in sourcing, supplier relations & costing in-depth knowledge of warehousing, pick & pack, imports & logistics mentoring, counselling & trouble-shooting ACCOMPLISHMENTS Include guiding 3 founders with no prior experience of clothing, through from concept to successful launch within the last 18 months, all very different projects. my success in turning around a loss-making organisation into a profitable, well managed business within 12 months of appointment achieving a reduction in garment costs of 20% by working...

‘Fortinbras HR Solutions takes care of the people matters.’

Whatever business you’re in, you probably didn’t choose it simply to manage people issues. ‘Fortinbras HR Solutions takes care of the people matters.’ Most people do not go into business with the sole intention of recruiting staff, appraising staff, performance managing, dealing with grievances, disputes and dismissals. In fact, in my experience, most employers find these sorts of issues a bit of a headache. At Fortinbras HR Solutions, implementing all of the employment legislation and managing all of those people issues are exactly what I came into business to do! I am a qualified and experienced HR professional who understands the pressures and strains of running a business and I help to take the strain of people management from the clients’ business. I take problems off clients’ desks and provide them with commercially sound solutions, not just advice, but hands-on practical support that aims to help them: Save time; Save money; Gain peace of mind knowing that their people issues are being dealt with quickly, efficiently and within the law. I offer expertise in HR Administration, day-to-day HR matters such as handling disputes, grievances and strategic HR such as Coaching, Employee Development and Talent Management.  Providing all three levels I can add real value to the clients’ business. The aim of Fortinbras HR Solutions is to provide support with the day-to-day running of people management in a wide range of business sectors. If you need any support then please contact me at...