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I am a highly experienced Procurement, Sourcing, Commercial and Project Manager with 10+ years’ experience in the industry

Ich biete

  • E-procurement
  • IT-Outsourcing-Konzepte
  • Service Management

Projekt‐ & Berufserfahrung

Procurement Category Manager- Access & Infrastructure Services (radio network ha
Vodafone, London
7/2016 – offen (4 Jahre, 8 Monate)

7/2016 – offen


Liaise with the VPC (Vodafone Procurement Company) where a Global category plan is applicable. Ensure UK Operating companies’ views and requirements are understood during the strategy development and represent the UK Operating Company in any subsequent negotiations to deliver best value for the business. (CTO Advisory)
Where a local category plan is applicable, develop a local procurement strategy (local category plan), with internal stakeholders, which seeked out business opportunities, capitalises on current market conditions and challenges business requirements. Manage the procurement process for key projects, working with the VPC lead for global categories and contracts, ensuring the selection of suppliers with the capability to meet our needs, high service standards, efficient execution and competitive costs. Assisting the business in driving robust demand management practices to deliver the best possible outcomes for cost, quality, delivery, and ensure supplier pricing and budgets are interlocked with Finance.Drive cost reduction opportunities, understand total cost of ownership and work with key suppliers to implement value-add initiatives.Identify and deliver commercial best practices and synergy benefits through effective collaboration with peers in other Operating Companies, and Global Supply Chain.Ensure appropriate governance is in place for key suppliers and contracts to include strategic vendor management and robust implementation and execution of Commercial Contract Management principles.Act as a true business partner in managing stakeholder relations at all levels including senior stakeholders. Influence, challenge and drive change to add incremental value. Drive SCM engagement and relevance to get the right result for the business

Eingesetzte Qualifikationen



(International Marketing)
Jahr: 2005
Ort: Seatle


• Contract Management/Commercial Management
• Supply Chain Management
• Vendor Management, Stakeholder Management
• Programme/Project Management, Customer Management
• Infrastructure Management, Network Management,
• Process Oriented, Results Oriented, Customer Oriented, Multinational Environment Oriented
• Forecasting, Escalating and Reporting Oriented
• Team Management /Cost Management
• Portfolio Management /Market Management
• Product Management, Service Delivery Management
• Financial Risk Management, Market Risk Management,
• IT Applications, Business Services.
• Telecommunications
• Professional Services

Über mich

I am a highly experienced Procurement, Sourcing, Commercial and Project Manager with 10+ years’ experience in the industry. B.Sc. International Business Marketing and MBA on grneral Business qualified with a significant number of years’ experience as a Procurement Expert on IT & Telecom Services, as well as lots of hands on Professional and Managed Services experience. I have worked in a number of business sectors including Telecoms ,IT , Consultancy and Banking, (with most recent experience in Management Consultancy) and have also worked on a multitude of technical and business platforms.Proven ability to lead change and manage operations and strategy in complex environments for different sectors.
Highly developed communication skills and effective at executive stakeholder management directly reported to and worked alongside the corporate board of directors and C-Level executives. Proven ability in motivating, mentoring and inspire staff to achieve success across a wide range of operational, process and technological change.

Persönliche Daten

  • Englisch (Muttersprache)
  • Europäische Union
  • Schweiz
4 Jahre und 7 Monate (seit 07/2016)
12 Jahre


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