Clients

OPL’s success is based on our ability to explore and fully understand our clients’ needs and to design and deliver bespoke solutions to drive the continuous improvement of their businesses.


Some of the clients

We’ve had the pleasure of working with


Construction, Building, Rail and Infrastructure  

Online Profiling Ltd (OPL) has supported the review and development processes for people in these industries since 2001. Recent clients include United Utilities, UK Power Networks, Costain and Balfour Beatty. Realising benefits such as improved resourcing efficiencies, enhanced workforce capabilities, real-time data management for health and safety compliance and audit, assessment of project management capabilities benchmarked to international standards and the coordination and analysis of skills and training data.

Energy, Oil and Manufacturing

Clients have included Coca Cola, Hovis, Npower and the Welsh nuclear industry. Our largest client in this area is Shell, who we have been supporting since 2002. Shell have implemented our systems for global communities of between 4,000 and 30,000 staff, requiring flexible and scaleable software that meets robust and complex security standards.

Public Sector

OPL was chosen by the Big Lottery Fund to address the performance assessment and development needs of their 1000 staff, who required an easy to use, web-based approach to competency-based job profiling and development. It operated alongside their existing HR system and intranet site to provide seamless access to all people based activities. We have also worked with the Ministry of Defence, Welsh Assembly Government and local authority partners.

Professional Services

We have developed competency frameworks and role profiles for legal and professional firms such as PWC, SGH Martineau and the Legal Ombudsman. We have also developed software to assist professional firms with fee-earner and support staff appraisal and development and executive 360º assessment and feedback.


Case Studies

Targeted development at The Cabinet Office

The Cabinet Office sees tangible signs of improvement in leadership performance, by using a bespoke targeted development programme developed by OPL and our partners Cranfield Business School, PA Consulting, and The Project Academy. Learn how around 1500 leaders across the Cabinet Office, who are responsible for the successful and sustainable implementation of over £500 billion of infrastructure spending, are benefitting.

Menter Môn

Menter Môn was established 20 years ago to deliver EU rural development programmes on the island of Anglesey.  In response to the planned decommissioning of Anglesey’s nuclear power stations, the Shaping the Future (StF) project was aimed at improving the skills and adaptability of those working at the power stations.  OPL provided StF with a redeployment database capable of retaining and analysing the CV’s, education, qualifications, training, skills and experience information for 1,400 staff who were re-skilling in anticipation of being redeployed out of the nuclear facilities in North Wales.

OPL supports CarillionAmey with major contract mobilisation

CarillionAmey (CA) utilised OPL’s expertise to design and deliver a staff assessment process after winning a major contract for the provision and maintenance of MOD housing across the UK. An intensive delivery plan provided CA with bespoke testing and interview outcomes in rapid time, enabling timely appointment decisions to be made on the basis of robust and objective assessment results.

Delivering the Cabinet Office’s new Project Leadership Programme

Online Profiling, in conjunction with our partner organisation The Project Academy, is working with Cranfield University and PA Consulting to deliver a major project leadership programme available to all government departments.

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