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Top Talent - Available Candidate Candidate #254159 Senior Bids & Procurement Manager FCIPS, CIMA Full Security Clearance Experience 30 years’ experience at Management level roles in various Procurement functions. Worked at companies such as Thales, BAE and Cobham TCS. Managed spends of US$2 Billion. Achievements • Produced savings of 65% by offshoring the Purchasing function to India, opening new markets and produced massive price reductions. • Reviewed and consolidated a supplier base of over 100 individual suppliers to 16, producing savings of £450k in London / South East. • Developed Supplier KPI measures which instigated improvements of over 20%. • Completely created and developed a Procurement function plan and strategy, producing savings of 15% (£800 million spend) and centralized Procurement throughout EMEA with a country to country bias. • Spearheaded a 3-year contract for National Merchant Tender that produced £4.6m savings per annum with a £1m cash saving upfront • Instigated cost savings of £5 million (16% - direct spend) • Centralized buying desk for UK wide consumables with savings of £2m • Instigated National Plant &Tool Hire tender – With a turnover of £10m; savings £2m per annum (£20%) and savings of £300k upfront in cash

To arrange a meeting or get the full CV please contact: Michael Bentley - T: 020 3805 7007 or E: michaelbentley@castuk.com

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