Actively seeking Managerial positions in Purchasing Management/Procurement & Supply Chain with the Oil & Gas Sector.
Strategic procurement - Identified circumstances where value and risk required a strategic approach to be taken; recommended preferred options and exhibited initiative implementing strategies. Commercial Focus - Possesses a practised and in-depth knowledge and experience of a diverse range of markets and commodities; applies well developed procurement skills and exploits opportunities to gain best value. Tendering - Provided sound advice on specifications and actively takes the lead negotiating high value contracts; commands credibility and gains supplier respect; diffuses conflict with proven resolution techniques. Inventory Management - Proficient in the design, implementation and the management of inventory control systems; ensures stock is minimised whilst optimum levels of customer service are maintained. Supplier Management - Well versed in all aspects of pro-active customer relationship management; recognised for being highly effective in promoting procurement influence; establishing long-lasting working relationships. Team Leadership - Provided direction, advice and motivation; ensures team performances against objectives are prioritised; works cooperatively within the team to meet and deliver the needs of the business. Negotiation skills - Developed well-thought, thorough strategies, plans and targets. Readily took ownership and confidently handled complex/difficult negotiations that regularly led to notable cost savings.
Degree Bachelor of Engineering(Production)
C.P.M Certifed Purchasing Manager (ISM USA)
Meticulously manages all aspects of procurement from negotiation through to delivery; identified and implemented appropriate contractual strategies. Actively managed relationships with key suppliers whilst playing a key role in the leadership of cross-functional procurement team members. Over fifteen years demonstrated and proven experience competently managing vendor relationships, global logistics, supply chain management and market exploitation, whilst remaining commercially focused and gaining external credibility. Self-motivated achiever, who provides added value; proven abilities planning and managing resources to meet ever challenging objectives. Leadership philosophy that encourages teamwork and self-organisation; ensured performance against milestones is managed pro-actively.