Elaine Porteous

Freelance business writer in supply chain and procurement

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About Me

I'm a published writer of business articles for various on-line and print media, 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 freelance consultant working with other professionals in the field of corporate procurement in Africa. Currently on assignment for the Caliba Group. When I get downtime, I'm off to the bush.

www.elaineporteous.com


Professional Information

FUNCTION: Consultant

INDUSTRY: Professional Services

CATEGORY: Business Services

CURRENT LEVEL OF RESPONSIBILITY: Senior

PRIMARY PROCUREMENT SYSTEM: SAP


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Work experience

Senior Associate

Caliba Group

June 2012 - Present ( 4 years, 8 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

Education

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