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Melbourne, Australia, Australia
Function: Procurement
Industry: Oil & Gas
Category: Facilities Management
Level of responsibility: Senior
Procurement system: Ariba

About me section iconAbout me

An experienced Procurement Professional undertaking an MBA with over 6 years' experience in leading end to end sourcing projects, category management, and supplier and contract management across a variety of categories. I firmly believe in strong and collaborative partnerships with stakeholders and suppliers to successfully deliver excellent customer outcomes and am passionate about my work, challenging myself and working in a way that stimulates collaborative and innovative culture.

Work experience section iconWork Experience

Vendor Management Specialist

Telstra

June 2011 - October 2013 (2 years, 4 months) | Melbourne, Australia
I was accountable for and managed all aspects of commercial relationships with facilities and outsourced suppliers on behalf of Telstra's internal business units.
Assistant Store Manager

Telstra

June 2009 - June 2011 (2 years) | Melbourne, Australia
Senior Procurement Specialist / Category Owner

Telstra

November 2015 - September 2017 (1 year, 10 months)
I owned and lead the strategy development and execution of Network Services and Construction, engaging and working closely with stakeholders and suppliers to deliver customer centric outcomes and priorities. I managed supplier relationships, negotiated commercial outcomes to deliver value, and project managed sourcing opportunities including gathering and interpreting market and industry insight.
Procurement Specialist / Category Owner

Telstra

October 2013 - November 2015 (2 years, 1 month)
I owned, lead and developed the Capital Works strategy and supporting initiatives through Procurement's transformation rollout, with highly successful stakeholder engagement, collaboration and identified benefits. I lead and delivered the end to end procurement sourcing exercise for facilities remediation on behalf of Telstra's internal Defence engagement business unit. I provided ongoing direct procurement expertise to Telstra's network and facilities management strategy and managed the commercial relationships.
Category Specialist - AsPac

BP

October 2017 - Present (6 years, 9 months)

Education section iconEducation

Monash Business School

Masters

2017 - 2017
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