Experience

  • Sourcing Expert and Project Manager

    at Google

    May 2019 - October 2019

    Leinster

    Contract role to provide in-depth analysis of ICT spend and category strategy. Manage global relationship with Gartner, provide global reports on various categories as required.

  • Sourcing Expert and Project Manager

    at Verizon Services Ireland

    August 2018 - February 2019

    Leinster

    Various. Software Licensing global lead (Tax/Finance, ERP, Cloud) S4Hana/Ariba (SAP P2P implementation) and ERP commercial global lead Delivered 60% savings Ariba Cloud 5-year renewal Established governance with SAP to achieve key benefits for Verizon Executed two out-sourcing tenders within an aggressive timeframe and during a sensitive period for Verizon and achieved 45% cost savings against budget

  • IT Supplier Contract Manager

    at SSE Airtricity Services

    August 2017 - May 2018

    Leinster

    Executed e2e supplier governance for services and project delivery Delivered key projects to meet utility regulation for 2017/18 Developed and maintained supplier contracts to comply with audit requirements Delivered savings of 40% across projects (OJEU regulated environment) Implemented supplier framework governance at operational, tactical and strategic level Optimised stakeholder requirements with suppliers through governance and SOW development On boarded new suppliers within a complex environment Drove fixed price contracts to contain budget overruns and manage risk of deliverables Executed and negotiated GDPR compliance

  • Supply Chain Manager

    at Vodafone Ireland

    January 2017 - August 2017

    Leinster

    Contract. Led SCM Enterprise activities Conducted spend diagnostic, transformation, governance and risks management of spend Managed stakeholder and supplier governance implementation Developed supplier, business and SCM strategy for the technology business area e.g. cost savings, supplier development and business opportunities Supported National Fibre Network rollout activity Executed benchmark of leased lines to drive cost savings and achieved 40% on addressable customer contracts

  • Procurement Consultant

    at KBC Ireland

    November 2015 - May 2016

    Leinster

    Contract. Led procurement transition, planning and cost saving activities for IT and Contingent Labour (+ 150 contract renewals) ∙Supplier Diagnostic, Transformation, Governance and Risks Management Implemented supplier governance and conflict resolution Managed stakeholder, strategic program identification and execution and delivered savings of 10% through market benchmarking and supplier renegotiation

  • Procurement Consultant

    at Eircom Group

    May 2015 - October 2015

    Leinster

    Contract. Led the delivery of key Eircom objectives Maximised commercial value for both Three Ireland and Eircom Group Led robust supplier sourcing activity (within OJEU Regulations) Managed stakeholder expectations regarding commercial outcome, legal requirements, program Established ComReg sourcing compliance requirements for transparency

  • Head of Supplier Management Services

    at Ericsson Ireland (LMI),

    April 2014 - February 2015

    Leinster

    Developed and implemented Supplier Manager Program in Ericsson Ireland Managed a team of Supplier Managers, Health & Safety and Quality Managed supplier delivery to KPI and customer flow downs to contract Implemented best practices across multiple programs Managed stakeholder expectations and supplier escalations ∙

  • Category Manager, Strategy & Operations

    at Hewlett Packard Ireland

    August 2004 - October 2013

    Leinster

    Held a number of key roles within category management across EMEA and lead global initiatives - including labour mandated furlough program. Spend analysis, category management, stakeholder development and savings opportunities. Lead and developed core RFP programs. Customer facing projects on Print Management.

  • Technical Sourcing Programme Manager EMEA

    at IBM Ireland Ltd

    May 1997 - August 2004

    Leinster

    Regional lead for Contingent Labour. Improved Contingent Labour/Technical Services competitive advantage by + 10% in a down-ward shift environment against spend of $1bn per year Drove growth for shifting spend to lower cost countries, delivering quality, speed to market, reduced costs and competitive advantage to the Corporation Instigated and drove benchmarking studies with major global multinational corporations, as an on-going effort to retain competitive advantage Lead global absolute competitiveness program for resourcing of technical skills across spend of +7BN Lead project management for IBM Dublin Technology Campus Greenfield start-up in the Dublin Technology Campus

Education

  • Bachleors Business (BBS 2:1)

    at DIT

    2000 - 2001 (1 year) Leinster

  • Irish Institute Purchaing Material Management

    at IIPMM

    1997 - 2000 (3 years) Leinster

Languages

  • English Native

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