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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
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.
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.
Presentation Skills I am fluent with all types of presentation
tools and able to deliver the information accurately and confidently.
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.
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.
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,
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
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.
– – 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
University of West of England,
Bristol – to HNC
Bridgewater College, Bridgewater
– to ONC Business
Trinity School, Bridgewater to
O Level English, Mathematics, Physics,
Accountancy, Law & Economics
OTHER SKILLS & KNOWLEDGE:
I have attended and achieved
certification in various courses, these include:
Action Centred Leadership Presentation
Influencing Skills Facilitator
Project Management Contract
Internal Consultancy Financial
Skills for Purchasing Professionals
Event Rootcause Analysis Advanced
HOBBIES & INTERESTS:
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
Marital Status: Partner in Basel, Switzerland
Driving Licence Full