FMCG Category Manager CV

Ayr


  • FMCG Category Manager

    AG Barr Ltd



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    City:   Ayr
    Desired job title:   FMCG Category Manager
    Location:   Ayr
    Added On:   about 7 months ago

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    Industries

    Procurement Senior Management

    Job Titles

    Head Procurement Procurement Administrator Buyers Assistant Senior Procurement & Supply Chain Global Capex Sourcing Lead

    Skills

    NEC Hardware Royal Society of Arts Chartered Institute of Purchase & Supply Certificate Management Management of Capital Expenditure Contract Management Capital Expenditures Managed contract negotiations Supply Base Tendering

    Qualifications

    Contract Drafting

    Employment History

    FMCG Category Manager

    2019 - Present

    , AG Barr Ltd - ------- Management of all Indirect category spend for the Group, circa £ 50m spend. Includes all Indirect Categories includes Logistics, FM, Waste Management, Utilities. Selected accomplishments include: * Contribute to the formulation and operation of Company Procurement Strategy * Developed the Contract database and renewals by 60% * Managed and mitigated budgetary targets during Covid 19 impact. * Consolodation of Supply base across group aligning synergies and contract terms. * Identified £ 400K saving on MHE tender. * Led UK & Scottish initiatives for Waste Management implementation. * Mobilisation and completed contracts for FM categories. * Managed contract negotiations and complex terminations. * Implemented robust supplier performance tools. * Carried out strategic tenders partnering with various stakeholders.


    Global Capex Sourcing Lead

    2019 - 2019

    , William Grant & Sons Ltd - ------- Global Capex and Indirect Category Management lead Management of Capital Expenditure for Group, circa £ 60M. Selected accomplishments include: * Developement and execution of comprehension category strategies and contract management. * Optimise Capital spend and achieving budgetry targets. * Embedded procurement processes and procedures for Capex spend. * Proficient in NEC Design & Build contracts. * Category rationalisation for MRO, spend portfolio £ 3M. * Led negotiations and commercials for mulitple distilling and packaging plants.


    Senior Procurement Engineer

    2007 - 2017

    , Spirit AeroSystems Europe Ltd - ------- Indirect procurement lead (UK and international) for category management, capital and projects. Selected accomplishments include: * Implementation of CDC & MRO start-up facilities, savings £ 300K circa. * 600K circa Utilities saving following re-tendering. * All related commercials from concept to completion for A350 & A320 Automation projects, delivered within budget, to tight deadlines, savings £ 1M circa. * Health and Safety solution executed for production extraction issues with production, successful delivery and execution of design and installation for new dust extraction systems for multiple production lines. * Professional services, HR savings of 20% for contract renewal following re-tendering. * Managed complex, high-level commercials on multiple technical projects across sites.


    Procurement Manager Managing procurement

    1998 - 2007

    , Serco Prison Services Ltd - Procurement Manager Managing procurement for HMP Kilmarnock and Dungavel Immigration Centre aligning with Global Strategic Sourcing ------- Selected accomplishments include: * Created a robust and consistent purchasing strategy for the future pipeline of stakeholders & management across multiple sites. * Key stakeholder within global strategic sourcing, collaboratively working towards synergies, cost savings, stakeholder management and SRM. * Circa £ 1m savings YTD (2019) for Capital & MRO spend. * Executed & launched implementation of five greenfield sites for builds of prison & detention centre sites throughout the UK; Scotland, Newcastle, Bristol and Derby. * Super-user & trainer for SAP roll-out. * Managed re-branding of HMP Kilmarnock from Premier Prison Services to Serco Ltd in 2002. * Introduced ongoing process improvements to ensure the business operated effectively through a period of significant growth. * Worked in partnership with other Heads of Functions to ensure effective budget planning and control. * Effective and proven stakeholder management for category management.


    Buyer

    1987 - 1997

    , Buyer - Centralised Buyer for non-medical, medical & contracting, covering a network of 56 hospitals and health-centres.


    Education History

    1985 - 1987

    Name of Institution: Cauldon College

    Institute Location: , London, , UK

    Education Title: RSA


    1993 - 1995

    Name of Institution: Staffordshire University

    Education Title: Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply

    Description: Principles of Purchasing (Distinction) Practice of Purchasing (Credit) Materials Management (Distinction) Accounting (Credit)


    Name of Institution: Nottingham University

    Education Title: Certificate

    Major: Management

    Description: National Association for Healthcare Supplies Managers


    - 2016

    Name of Institution: Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply

    Education Title: vocational

    Major: Contract Drafting



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    FMCG Category Manager CV Profile

     

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    A high enthusiastic senior procurement professional with considerable experience in contract development, capital spend projects, merger and acquisitions and indirect category spend.  A talented, focused and inspirational practitioner with proven experience gained in large complex global organisations in the engineering, aerospace, manufacturing, service and healthcare industries.  Creates real financial impact by working as a strategic partner in the development of significant site infrastructure and automation capital investment and category management procurement approaches that enable cost reduction and increased profitability and cash-flow.

     

    Key Skills and Abilities

     

                    Sound understanding of business priorities and demands, enabling all aspects of purchasing activities to be coordinated and aligned to overarching strategies.

                    Excellent interpersonal skills; track record of building and maintaining relationships with stakeholders and suppliers at varying levels of seniority.

                    Extensive category management experience.

                    Sound knowledge of various contract forms, including construction (JCT & NEC).

                    Management experience of varying levels.

                    Highly motivated, engaging and influential style.

                    Demonstrating best practice and a passion for optimising procurement capabilities within an organisation

     

    Career Progression

     

    December 2019 to Present, AG Barr Ltd – FMCG Category Manager, Indirect

    Management of all Indirect category spend for the Group, circa £50m spend.  Includes all Indirect Categories includes Logistics, FM, Waste Management, Utilities.

    Selected accomplishments include:

                    Contribute to the formulation and operation of Company Procurement Strategy

                    Developed the Contract database and renewals by 60%

                    Managed and mitigated budgetary targets during Covid 19 impact.

                    Consolodation of Supply base across group aligning synergies and contract terms.

                    Identified £400K saving on MHE tender.

                    Led UK & Scottish initiatives for Waste Management implementation.

                    Mobilisation and completed contracts for FM categories.

                    Managed contract negotiations and complex terminations.

                    Implemented robust supplier performance tools.

                    Carried out strategic tenders partnering with various stakeholders.

     

     

    January 2019 to December 2019, William Grant & Sons Ltd – Global Capex Sourcing Lead

    Global Capex and Indirect Category Management lead

     

    Management of Capital Expenditure for Group, circa £60M.

     

    Selected accomplishments include:

                    Developement and execution of comprehension category strategies and contract management.

                    Optimise Capital spend and achieving budgetry targets.

                    Embedded procurement processes and procedures for Capex spend.

                    Proficient in NEC Design & Build contracts.

                    Category rationalisation for MRO, spend portfolio £3M.

                    Led negotiations and commercials for mulitple distilling and packaging plants.

     

     

    Dec 2007 to Dec 2017, Spirit AeroSystems Europe Ltd – Senior Procurement Engineer

    Indirect procurement lead (UK and international) for category management, capital and projects.

     

    Selected accomplishments include:

                    Implementation of CDC & MRO start-up facilities, savings £300K circa.

                    600K circa Utilities saving following re-tendering.

                    All related commercials from concept to completion for A350 & A320 Automation projects, delivered within budget, to tight deadlines, savings £1M circa.              

                    Health and Safety solution executed for production extraction issues with production, successful delivery and execution of design and installation for new dust extraction systems for multiple production lines.

                    Professional services, HR savings of 20% for contract renewal following re-tendering.

                    Managed complex, high-level commercials on multiple technical projects across sites.

     

    April 1998 to Dec 2007, Serco Prison Services Ltd – Procurement Manager

    Managing procurement for HMP Kilmarnock and Dungavel Immigration Centre aligning with Global Strategic Sourcing

     

    Selected accomplishments include:

                    Created a robust and consistent purchasing strategy for the future pipeline of stakeholders & management across multiple sites.

                    Key stakeholder within global strategic sourcing, collaboratively working towards synergies, cost savings, stakeholder management and SRM.

                    Circa £1m savings YTD (2019) for Capital & MRO spend.

                    Executed & launched implementation of five greenfield sites for builds of prison & detention centre sites throughout the UK; Scotland, Newcastle, Bristol and Derby.

                    Super-user & trainer for SAP roll-out.

                    Managed re-branding of HMP Kilmarnock from Premier Prison Services to Serco Ltd in 2002.

                    Introduced ongoing process improvements to ensure the business operated effectively through a period of significant growth.

                    Worked in partnership with other Heads of Functions to ensure effective budget planning and control.

                    Effective and proven stakeholder management for category management.

                                                             

     

    Jan 1987 to April 1997, Buyer – NHS Supplies, North West Midlands Regional Health Authority

    Centralised Buyer for non-medical, medical & contracting, covering a network of 56 hospitals and health-centres.

    Training and Education

     

    1985-1987                                                Cauldon College

    London Chamber of Commerce & Secretarial Course

    RSA & Shorthand.

     

    1993-1995                                                Staffordshire University

                                                             Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply

    Principles of Purchasing (Distinction)

    Practice of Purchasing (Credit)

    Materials Management (Distinction)

    Accounting (Credit)

    1996                                                                Nottingham University

    Management Certificate - National Association for Healthcare Supplies Managers

    2016                                                                Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply - Contract Drafting

     

    Technical Skills: Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, Excel), SAP Super User, Sage.

     

    Career Summary

     

    Driven and well-organised procurement professional with over 25 years of experience.  Passionate about developing businesses in procurement strategies.  Seeks to achieve maximum efficiencies and savings, implementing sound commercial practices.

     

     

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