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Resume for Mark P. for Purchasing / Procurement / Professional & Consulting Services in BATH, United Kingdom

Occupation: Purchasing / Procurement Industry: Professional & Consulting Services
Country: United Kingdom City: BATH
State: Avon ZIP: BA1 5DG

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NAME:  Mark Duncan P. 

DATE OF BIRTH:  December  


ONC Business Studies.

HNC Business Studies.

NVQ Level Procurement

NVQ Level Business Management

NVQ Level Supply Chain Management

NVQ Level Business Improvement Techniques

APM Introductory Certificate 

Professional Awards, Memberships & Accreditations

MCIPS Accreditation Ref

MCMI Accreditation Ref

Six Sigma Green Belt

Member of the Institute of Business Consulting

SC Cleared GCHQ Ref R/BOP/ 

Current Studies

CIPS Level Executive Diploma in Purchasing and Supply Management


SC Assessors Award

Abilities Statement  

Enlightened professional with excellent organizational skills and a quality, delivery and cost focus able to provide strong leadership, excellent interpersonal and communication skills. Proven record of negotiations, line management and the formulation of supply agreements, allied to strong commercial acumen and the drive to develop best practices in procurement. Excellent understanding in developing all aspects of contractual obligations; able to work on demanding timescale and deliver actions to time and budget, with the ability to adapt to and to engage change. With a proven record of achievement at a senior level in the management of the procurement function 

Results oriented, forward thinking supply chain executive with a proven track record of leading transformational change and driving profitable improvements and able to generate success by challenging the status quo with an innovative approach to managing and creating agile supply chain operations.  Strong organizational skills, attention to detail and an enthusiastic make/it/happen attitude transforms supply chain operations into high/performance operations. 

Areas of Expertise  

New Product Introduction/Launch

Strategic Planning

Business Process Management

Vendor Collaborative Management

Supply Chain Optimization

Materials Procurement Management

Key Performance Indicators  

Skills Base 

  • Lean Manufacturing Principles
  • Best Practices
  • Performance Monitoring and Continuous Improvement
  • Auditing
  • Total Contract Management
  • Global Cost Reduction Programmes
  • The introduction of a VMI inventory managed supply solution.
  • The introduction of a bespoke end to end supply chain development, management and performance monitoring procedure.
  • Development and Introduction of a Procurement Process & Procedures Manual.
  • A quantifiable cost reduction programme with a year on year yield of £k.
  • Development and introduction of an Obsolescence management tool.
  • Lean manufacturing principles and application within the supply and manufacturing chain.
  • Full working understanding of Partnerships within the supply chain.
  • Champion of the nd Tier Procurement Council Forum.
  • Member of the Continuous Improvement Process forum.
  • Champion of the Commodity Coding Workshop Initiative.
  • The development of a set of bespoke Supply Agreements “Fair Business Agreements” for sustainable supply.
  • The development and introduction of a bespoke Audit process and programme.
  • Development and implementation of the Agile supply chain Beyond Lean
  • Supplier assessment and appraisal including performance monitoring and rating within the supply base.
  • Effective Global negotiator with an in depth understanding of Adversarial and Partnership negotiations
  • Total project management incorporating evaluation, planning and controls.
  • Purchasing supply within group undertakings
  • Low cost Global sourcing including Far East and Central & Eastern Europe.
  • Continuous cost down initiatives resulting in a proven track record of savings.
  • Purchasing performance, control, line management, evaluation and management by objectives
  • Contract negotiations and Through Life Management
  • Working knowledge of MOD Contract management.


    Date Think EV Senior Projects Buyer, Supply Chain Development & Sourcing Manager 

    L TRL Supply Chain Development & Sourcing Manager and Commercial Auditor 

    VT Shipbuilding BAE/VT/BVT/ACA

    VT Communications Principle Buyer 

    Oxford Instruments Senior Buyer

    Avon Technical Products Senior Buyer Midlands Cosmetics Senior Buyer  

    : Peter Black Toiletries and Cosmetics Ltd Buyer 

    : Fourways Engineering Buyer 

    : Compaire Broome Wade Assistant Buyer 

    : Aga Rayburn Assistant Buyer 

    : Rolls Royce Motors Assistant Buyer 

    March Date Think EV Norway SENIOR PROJECT BUYER CONTRACT CONSULTANT Supply Chain Development & Sourcing Manager 

    Main Responsibilities

  • Develop and maintain effective relationships within the Management Team, Clients, Project Teams and Suppliers.
  • Propose strategy and develop project bidder data, solicitation of bids, evaluation, negotiation and recommendation for award in accordance with best practices and company Procurement policies and procedures.
  • Propose strategy and develop Project Procurement Plans in accordance with project key milestones.
  • Define and implement the Procurement strategies within the Project scope.
  • Ensure compliance with all relevant Procurement guidelines and processes throughout the project lifecycle.
  • Identify and define cost saving opportunities and added value activities.
  • Maintain key information within the Procurement plan.
  • Define and manage Procurement risk analysis and measures.
  • Prepare and conduct supplier negotiations, managing the award process and total cost of ownership.
  • Review and negotiate supplier contracts with suppliers.
  • Coordinate change orders, problem resolution and contract compliance.
  • Make recommendations to design, systems, processes and procedures to reduce costs.
  • Serve as an operational resource to the project.
  • Develop and define appropriate procedures for Project Procurement accountability.
  • Identify and plan all potential acquisition transactions and define approach.
  • Develop structured approach for incorporation of Procurement management into project tasks, plans and budgets.
  • Establish Contract types, write SOW's. CDRLs and DIDs.
  • Manage communication exchange.
  • Track deliverables, performance and change against contract.
  • Manage tooling realization.
  • Prepare and issue all project related procurement packages.
  • Facilitate continuous development and improvements within the project.
  • Lead the coordination and integration for all new technologies into the Supply Chain
  • Daytoday negotiation with key suppliers for cost reductions and long term contract negotiations
  • Develop and implement new ways of working for product release using techniques and processes which increase productivity, efficiency, time to market and reduce costs
  • Develop tools manage exit strategy i.e. excess inventory, disposals etc.

    Reason for leaving: Completion of Project 

    Feb March L TRL SENIOR BUYER CONTRACT CONSULTANT Supply Chain Development & Sourcing Manager and Commercial Auditor 

    Main Responsibilities

  • Provide product and service expertise.
  • Implement supplier agreements/contracts by working in cross functional teams of key stakeholders and suppliers.
  • Develop and negotiate strategy that delivers against business objectives and achieves sustainable relationships within the supply chain.
  • Analyze the industry and organisation to understand trends and competitive positioning.
  • Analyze evolving technologies to proactively identify supply base issues and to protect and exploit continuity.
  • Renegotiate, renew and disengage supply contracts.
  • Influence supplier manufacturing processes, technologies, decisions and policies to secure mutually beneficial and sustainable leverage.
  • Manage projects against a plan and objectives to ensure commitments are met.
  • Coordinate work efforts of others to ensure expectations are met.
  • Reduce costs that are focused on creating greater efficiencies, economics of scale and better quality resources.
  • Make recommendations and provide input to the determination of goals.
  • Provide plans and strategies for the business, project and department to satisfy internal customers.
  • Develop and appraise procurement policies and procedures.
  • Promote the role and raise awareness of the Procurement function to all clients.
  • Promote the benefits of effective Procurement by influencing internal customers to embrace innovative sourcing.
  • Develop Partnership models including contractual arrangements, risk and performance.
  • Identify, plan and implement best practice tools and techniques to drive improvements within the supply chain.
  • Champion, develop and implementation of Audit systems.
  • Prepare and conduct a comprehensive Audit programs to maintain and improve organisations systems and process controls.
  • Penetrate and evaluate audit activities.
  • Training and mentoring employees in order to provide the required support.
  • Interpret requirements and implement compliant systems, conduct Audit activities and achieve certified accreditation and approvals of suppliers.
  • Extensive travel within the UK and overseas.
  • Develop approaches, questionnaires, checklists, metrics and methodologies including system based, analytical review; IT assisted Audit techniques collation and review.
  • Facilitate Audit workshops.
  • Execute follow up Audits.
  • Conduct due diligence reviews.
  • Manage the day to day formal Audit Management systems.
  • Improve the effectiveness of Audits through research and the disseminating of information which forms the process.
  • Prepare Audit compliance reports which document observations, evaluations and recommendations.
  • Establish daytoday and strategic process improvements, KPIs and balance scorecards with key suppliers.

    Reason for leaving: Contract End 


    Main Responsibilities

  • Develop and Establish longterm MOD contracts.
  • Develop Manage and Monitor a Vendor Rating Programme.
  • Review and Measure internal performances.
  • Maximise competitive position.
  • Develop and Maintain Supply Chain Systems, Processes and Procedures and Enhance the Group Infrastructure.
  • Ensure effective control of Purchasing Resources and encourage personnel development
  • Build relationships with Business Managers.
  • Support Internal Customers in identifying opportunities for business growth.
  • Raise the profile and advice on the importance of effective Procurement to the Organisation.
  • Placing and Expediting of Orders
  • Vendor Performance Assessment and Risk Management through KPI.
  • Line manages procurement team of three.
  • Managed spend of £M


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