For the latest of our Interim Talent Spotlight series, we hear from a highly experienced procurement practitioner who has developed their career by executing and creating purchasing and procurement strategies within indirect categories across a variety of environments including manufacturing, pharmaceuticals and fnancial services.
Career highlights include:
- Procurement leadership to implement a new Hybrid MSP recruitment solution.
- The leadership of a global transformation programme covering $100m global Consultancy spend re-engineering sourcing and category strategy, vendor management strategy.
- Led a new category team to deliver target of £8.3m cost savings in 2018 & 2019.
- Led a global sourcing project to implement a new global Employee Assistance Programme across 70+ countries, delivering $0.2m savings against the original budget.
Imminently available, this individual is UK based and able to operate a remote/on-site /hybrid working model with high impact.
Listen to this interim procurement professional in their own words by clicking the video below.
I’m a senior interim procurement professional with more than 30 years of experience in industry and consulting.
I understand what best practice looks like across the end-to-end procurement lifecycle, especially strategic sourcing, category management and SRM.
I’ve worked across multiple industry sectors, including financial services, pharmaceutical and aerospace and defence.
I have a passion for making a difference in procurement, helping CPOs to change and transform their procurement function, reduce their indirect costs, mitigate supply risk and achieve up to 10 times ROI – is what I consistently deliver to clients.
I’m also recognised for my stakeholder engagement and coaching and mentoring skills.
In depth category knowledge includes HR consultancy, tax advisory, audit and legal services.
Recent projects include developing global category strategies across a £75 million spend on professional services for a FTSE 250 global defence contractor in support of a newly centralised procurement function, delivering in excess of £800,000 worth of cost benefits during the 10-month assignment.