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I'm a published writer of business articles for various on-line and print media including Procurious. I specialize in Supply Chain, Procurement, Logistics and Career Management. I work extensively for private clients to create fresh web content, white papers and case studies.
I'm also a part-time freelance consultant working with other professionals in the field of corporate procurement in Africa. When I get downtime, I'm off to the bush or the beach.
JOB TITLE: Freelance writer
INDUSTRY: Professional Services
CATEGORY: BPO (Business Process Outsourcing) Services
CURRENT LEVEL OF RESPONSIBILITY: Senior
PRIMARY PROCUREMENT SYSTEM: SAP
June 2008 - Present ( 11 years, 3 months ) | Johannesburg, South Africa
My specialist areas are:
....strategic sourcing, contract management, supply market analysis and category management with specific focus on professional services
.....in the application of human resources management in the supply chain functions. This includes: talent management, skills development, training, recruitment support, organizational restructuring and coaching.
...specific experience in these industries: oil and gas, petroleum, coal and platinum mining, financial services
University of the Witwatersrand
Masters in Management (MM) of General Management and Human Resources
1994 - 1995
University of South Africa
Hons BCom of Economics, Marketing
1984 - 1986