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Resume for Chris L. for Purchasing / Procurement / Energy & Utilities in Basel, Switzerland

Occupation: Purchasing / Procurement Industry: Energy & Utilities
Country: Switzerland City: Basel
State: Basel-Stadt ZIP: 4058

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Chris L.

Orchard Gate, Bradley Stoke, Bristol BS HN




I am a professional buyer with a thorough knowledge of upstream and downstream contract management and I manage contracts within a high value and within a multisite environment.  My years of experience has equipped me with highly developed interpersonal skills and I am recognised as an adaptable, selfmotivated, well organised, hard working individual that has a hands on approach to his work.  I have a proven track record of delivering results including strategy development and implementation, project/programme management and cost reduction. 


  • Contract Management I have experience of running several high value and business critical contracts in parallel and am able to take an overview and ensure the effective deployment of multisite contracts.
  • Negotiation I am a skilled negotiator and have a proven track record of securing successful solutions that safe guard and add value to the present and future business needs of my employer.
  • ü   Presentation Skills I am fluent with all types of presentation tools and able to deliver the information accurately and confidently.

    ü   Building Relationships I am excellent at building relationships at all levels and find it easy to convince others of the benefits of the desired outcome.  I am able to develop relationships quickly to achieve results and am mature enough to work in a collaborative manner to achieve joint benefits.

  • Leadership I have led tendering,  integrated projects and departmental teams and am able to achieve success over the short, medium and longterm by building teams and developing individuals.
  • Computer Literacy I am fully conversant with Microsoft tools, such as Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and Outlook.


    – Present Senior Procurement Specialist, EDF Energy Existing Nuclear HQ Previously British Energy, Gloucester, UK

    The Role

    I am currently responsible for developing and implementing the access & insulation and bulk chemicals supply market strategy’s for all EDF Energy’s UK owned nuclear power stations.  This role entails the overview and strategic management of EDF Energy’s annual external expenditure of £m in these areas’s, including all areas of upstream and downstream contract management, and supplier management.  

    Previously I have been responsible for high value procurement expenditure in most of the key supply markets that support the operations and maintenance of EDF Energy’s nuclear power stations including facilities management, turbine and boiler maintenance and projects, commodities, and spares & consumables. 

    – Procurement Specialist, British Energy HQ Gloucester

    The Role

    I was responsible for the preparation of tenders, selection of tender lists, post tender and claims negotiations, compilation of appropriate terms and conditions and typically I was responsible for the contract strategy for an annualised project and management expenditure of £m per annum.   

    Other roles 

    – – Finance Team Leader, CEGB, Southwest Region HQ Bristol

    I led a small team of employees who were responsible for the processing and payment of invoices in line with due process and external commitments with suppliers and other creditors.  This role required the management and monitoring of team and individual performance and regular presentations of progress to senior management.  Communicating and dealing with supplier payment issues was an integral part of this role.  

    – – Contracts Officer, CEGB, Southwest Region HQ Bristol 

    I was responsible for the downstream commercial management of high value contracts including the agreement and preparation of payment certificates, and the negotiation and settlement of contract variation and prolongation claims. 

    – – Stores Management & Purchasing Assistant, CEGB, Hinkley Point Power Station,  

    My typical duties included the purchasing of low value goods and consumables, the investigation and interrogation of stock discrepancies using stock management systems and processes and the expediting of purchasing orders to meet agreed delivery timescales. 


    University of West of England, Bristol – to          HNC Business Studies 

    Bridgewater College, Bridgewater – to          ONC Business Studies 

    Chiltern Trinity School, Bridgewater to          O Level English, Mathematics, Physics,    

            Accountancy, Law & Economics


    I have attended and achieved certification in various courses, these include: 

    Action Centred Leadership   Presentation Skills

    Influencing Skills    Facilitator Training

    Project Management   Contract Management

    Internal Consultancy    Financial Skills for Purchasing Professionals

    Event Rootcause Analysis   Advanced Negotiation 


    I am an FA qualified football coach and have coached – year olds in the Avon Youth League.  I enjoy keeping fit through cycling, swimming and regularly attending the gym.  I go on family skiing holidays every year and play golf occasionally when time allows. 


    Date of Birth   January             

    Nationality   British                                                                       Marital Status:  Partner in Basel, Switzerland

    Driving Licence  Full                              

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