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MARK DUNCAN P.
NAME: Mark Duncan P.
DATE OF BIRTH: December
EDUCATION AND QUALIFICATIONS
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 &
MCIPS Accreditation Ref
MCMI Accreditation Ref
Six Sigma Green Belt
Member of the Institute of Business Consulting
SC Cleared GCHQ Ref R/BOP/
CIPS Level Executive Diploma in Purchasing
and Supply Management
SC Assessors Award
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
Business Process Management
Vendor Collaborative Management
Supply Chain Optimization
Materials Procurement Management
Key Performance Indicators
Lean Manufacturing Principles
Performance Monitoring and
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
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
The development and introduction
of a bespoke Audit process and programme.
Development and implementation
of the Agile supply chain Beyond Lean
MAIN CAREER STRENGTHS
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
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
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
Oxford Instruments Senior
Avon Technical Products
Midlands Cosmetics Senior
: Peter Black Toiletries and
Cosmetics Ltd Buyer
: Fourways Engineering Buyer
: Compaire Broome Wade Assistant
: Aga Rayburn Assistant Buyer
: Rolls Royce Motors Assistant
Date Think EV Norway SENIOR PROJECT BUYER CONTRACT CONSULTANT
Supply Chain Development & Sourcing Manager
Develop and maintain effective
relationships within the Management Team, Clients, Project Teams and
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
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
L TRL SENIOR BUYER CONTRACT CONSULTANT Supply Chain Development
& Sourcing Manager and Commercial Auditor
Provide product and service
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
Renegotiate, renew and disengage
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
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
Develop Partnership models
including contractual arrangements, risk and performance.
Identify, plan and implement
best practice tools and techniques to drive improvements within the
Champion, develop and implementation
of Audit systems.
Prepare and conduct a comprehensive
Audit programs to maintain and improve organisations systems and process
Penetrate and evaluate audit
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
Reason for leaving: Contract End
VT SHIPBUILDING PROCUREMENT MANAGER CONTRACT
CONSULTANT CVF Aircraft Carrier Project
Develop and Establish longterm
Develop Manage and Monitor
a Vendor Rating Programme.
Review and Measure internal
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
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
Vendor Performance Assessment
and Risk Management through KPI.
Line manages procurement
team of three.
Managed spend of £M
VT COMMUNICATIONS PRINC