Dulce Almeida

Dulce Almeida

Procurement and Contracts Manager

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About Me

Experience in Indirect and Direct categories of spend.

Specialties: Business travel, Energy, Vehicles, Telecoms, EDI, Stationery, Print, PR services, Creative Marketing, Recruitment, Occupational Health, Media Buying, Waste, Cleaning, Security, PPE and Janitorial and revenue generating categories.

Professionally, my main ongoing focus is on learning and becoming a better professional. I like to consider new ideas and to think outside the box.

Personally, I am optimistic, treasure my family and friends and love Latin music and dancing 'salsa'.

JOB TITLE: Procurement and Contracts Manager

FUNCTION: Procurement

INDUSTRY: Automotive

CATEGORY: HR - Generalist



Work experience

Procurement and Contracts Manager

ATS Euromaster Limited

February 2011 - Present | Birmingham

Responsible for drafting procurement documents, assessing proposals, negotiating commercial and legal terms, supplier implementation and contract management. Liaising with stakeholders at all levels.

Examples of categories: Business Travel, Energy, Print, Waste, Stationery, Mobile phones, Chip & Pin devices, EDI, Marketing agencies, Recruitment, etc.

Procurement Coordinator

Office Depot UK

May 2010 - December 2010 ( 7 months ) | Leicester

Direct Procurement: Responsible for carrying out procurement processes and supplier management.
Focus on process improvement.

Assistant Purchasing Manager

National Express

June 2007 - May 2010 ( 2 years, 11 months ) | Birmingham

Operational/Direct Procurement, Coach Division: responsible initially for 'Duplication and Events' negotiating with suppliers and managing performance.

Indirect Procurement, Group (Coach, Bus and Rail): experience of OJEU procurement, issuing tender documents, assessing proposals, negotiation and contract management.

Categories: Strategic Creative Marketing, Occupational Health, Media Buying, Security and Cleaning, Telecoms and revenue generating categories.

Procurement Officer (Contract)

Highways Agency

March 2007 - June 2007 ( 3 months ) | Birmingham

Contract role in the Traffic Officer Policy & Procurement team.

Delivering of procurement services in line with government and EU legislation, developed knowledge of the structured Public Sector Procurement processes.


University of Birmingham

MBA Strategy and Procurement Management, with Merit of

Instituto Superior de Economia e Gestao

Business Management of