Primary Achievements (Private and Public Sector):
• Supplier consolidation and rationalisation achieving economies of scale and significant multi-million pound savings
• Production and implementation of robust procurement processes and procurement transformation programmes
• Cross-functional alignment and influencing
• Identification and capture of significant savings and efficiencies from spend analysis
• End-to-end procurement of complex temporary staff framework available to all UK Government
Education And Qualifications
Fully MCIPS (Chartered Institute of Purchasing & Supply) qualified (2012)
BSc(Open) Open University (2009)
Occupational Health and Safety NEBOSH (2004)
3 x A Levels – French, Chemistry, English Literature St George Sixth Form (1994)
8 x G.C.S.E’s St George Secondary School (1992)
Title: Group Procurement Manager (November 2013 – current)
Company Name: bwinparty Management (Gibraltar) Ltd
Spend Responsibility: c. £180M.
Scope: Direct responsibility of IT and Non-IT procurement on a Group level for all global affiliates in the online entertainments industry (including Gibraltar, Israel, Bulgaria, Sweden, UK, USA, India and Austria). Role requires ability to source and work with a global supply base in multiple currencies and varying cultural needs. Cradle to grave procurement including influencing and leading internal stakeholders to Board level, category analysis of spend profiles and training of stakeholders in procurement and risk management for low level spend.
Senior Procurement Officer (June 2013 – October 2013)
Company Name: Swindon Borough Council
Spend Responsibility: c. £100M.
Scope: Partnership working with internal stakeholders to enable “self-serve” procurement. Responsibilities involved transferring strategic procurement knowledge and overseeing complex Capital Works procurement.
Interim Category Manager (January 2013 – April 2013)
Company Name: Southwest One
Spend Responsibility: c. £150M. 2 DIRECT REPORTS
Scope: Working in partnership with Somerset County Council, Avon and Somerset Police and Taunton Dean Borough Council. Category planning, market analyses, RFPs, strategic alignment of corporate aims to procurement needs, customer, supplier and contract management and high level stakeholder liaison. High level of savings and efficiencies delivered in line with the difficult economic climate due to budget cuts faced in the public sector.
Senior Procurement Officer (October 2011 – December 2012)
Company Name: Environment Agency
Spend Responsibility: c. £25M. 1 DIRECT REPORT
Scope: Strategic procurement planning, market analyses, RFPs, evaluations, complex commercial & contractual negotiation, bespoke contractual terms, IPR issues, customer, supplier and contract management, high level stakeholder influencing and pan-Government relationship building/collaboration.
12 MONTH SABATTICAL – September 2010 – September 2011 – Travelling and teaching scuba
Procurement Officer (September 2007 – September 2010)
Company Name: Environment Agency
Spend Responsibility: c. £15M
Scope: End-to-end procurement, RFPs, commercial & contractual negotiation, IPR issues, supplier and contract management covering high level sustainability requirements.
Bristol Royal Infirmary – Medical Laboratory Technician (Pathology) (September 2005 – September 2007)
A M Environmental Management Ltd (Hazardous Waste Broker) – Senior Buyer (August 2002 – August 2005)
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