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Manguard Plus

Manguard Plus is pleased to announce the appointment of John O’Brien as Quality and Auditing Manager and a key member of the Manguard Plus Senior Management Team. 

John joins Manguard from the Irish Defence Forces (Army) after almost twenty three years of military service with the rank of Company Sargent. He has previously held positions in the Infantry, Military Police, Military College & Defence Forces Training Centre (DFTC) Headquarters. He has served on numerous overseas multinational missions and completed multiple tactical, operational and administrative courses throughout his career.

Since 2008 John has been employed as the Operations/ Intelligence/ Training Sargent & Company Sargent (CS) within Headquarters of the DFTC, where he developed and implemented the process and procedures relating to the provision of resources/support to all Defence Force level courses being conducted with the Defence Forces Training College, ensuring their successful outcome. This process allows the management and coordination of large multiples of personnel over numerous locations. 

Reporting directly to the Operations Director Sean Hall, John will be responsible for increasing the quality and service we supply to all our clients and the internal auditing of company documentation and quality systems.

Specifically John will lead Manguard Plus Limited’s efforts in:
- Leading the Operations Team in improving the Quality and Service Culture
- Maintaining  and increasing quality standards and approvals
- Providing quality support to other departments to achieve their goals

“Manguard Plus represents a change in direction and a new challenge in my career. Undoubtedly I will approach things slightly different and intend to deliver quality and service for the benefit of both our clients and our staff.  I look forward to meeting all our clients and the personnel throughout the organisation and discover how I can help assist and improve the quality and service Manguard Plus deliver.” John O’Brien, 2016.