Hugh Sanderson

Hugh Sanderson

Commercial Manager

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A dynamic purchasing and contracts professional, with over 20 years experience across a variety of leading organisations covering: financial services; property; pharmaceuticals; management consultancy and leisure industries. A highly motivated professional with a demonstrable record of achievement in the key general management disciplines within a highly competitive and challenging environment. A leader who possess strong communications and interpersonal skills. Successes include business development, team building, revenue generation, change management and supply chain management cost control.


JOB TITLE: Commercial Manager

FUNCTION: Procurement

INDUSTRY: Sports & Leisure

CATEGORY: Facilities Management

CURRENT LEVEL OF RESPONSIBILITY: Senior

PRIMARY PROCUREMENT SYSTEM: Other



Work experience

Commercial Manager

AELTC

September 2015 - Present | London

Heading up the Commercial function of Facilities Management (FM) analysing advising and delivering on all aspect of operational and indirect procurement for AELTC. Working across all FM spend categories, leading significant procurement projects to deliver a host of tangible business benefits. Working with clients, within a range of spend categories. Investiging opportunities for cost reduction and performance improvement identified, findings and recommendations presented with change implemented as new best-practice procurement and commercial solution

EMEA Associate Director of Sourcing and Procurement for Facilities and Travel

Jones Lang LaSalle

May 2009 - January 2014 ( 4 years, 8 months )

Non IT EMEA Procurement at Jones Lang LaSalle, Managing and delivering Procurement for all Hard and Soft Facilities and Travel Services. Management of strategic procurement function and subject matter experts, based in UK, responsible for EMEA regional. Experienced in consolidation and change management after a company merger in 2011 delivering savings across various business areas in both the supply and demand side of the business.

Accenture Outsouring Delivery Account Manager EMEA For Jones Lang Lasalle

Accenture

May 2009 - May 2010 ( 1 year )

Procurement Specialist - Sourcing and Category Management all for all non IT categories. Manage overall non IT categories on EMEA basis for Real Estate Client providing periodic reviews of spend, savings reports and industry analysis. Identify and communicate new savings and improvement opportunities to the Client through a defined process. Work with the supplier and the Client to carry out sourcing or change programs to achieve the target savings and improvements.

Procurement Professional Facitities and Travel Services

Accenture

September 2005 - May 2010 ( 4 years, 8 months )

A recognised specialist in the development and implementation of Procurement, Business Process Outsourcing, Supply Chain and Supplier Relationship Management strategy, deriving a demonstrable track record of significant financial and operational impact. A strategic thinker with strong executional skills - with the ability to see broad supplier challenges affecting the company and to recommend programmed actions accordingly.
• Able to select and deliver strategic wins and day to day tactical results simultaneously, prioritising where the most value is obtained.
• Confident team leader, with a strong presence and a natural ability to motivate
• Sound Commercial acumen.
• Excellent communication skills.
• Strong analytical and problem solving skills.

Procurement Solutions Sourcing Lead UK and Ireland

Accenture

September 2005 - May 2009 ( 3 years, 8 months )

Proven,results-oriented Manager with significant experience in effective procurement of Shared Services organisations-operations Excellent leadership skills with particular expertise in client relationship management,strategic planning,expense management,project management and reengineering.Consensus building,collaborative leader

Specialties
Procurement value add delivery of Outsourcing,Off Shoring,Shared Services,Business Process Reengineering,Expense Management

Supplier Manager

Citigroup

June 2001 - September 2005 ( 4 years, 3 months )

Senior Group Facilities Buyer

Aventis

November 2000 - June 2001 ( 7 months )

Company Buyer

Waterers Landscape

September 1998 - August 2000 ( 1 year, 11 months )

Group Buyer/Unit Manager

First Leisure

July 1994 - August 1998 ( 4 years, 1 month )

Engineering and Services Buyer

The Wellcome Foundation

November 1991 - June 1994 ( 2 years, 7 months )

Assistant Buyer

Woods of Colchester

March 1990 - October 1991 ( 1 year, 7 months )

Education

London Metropolitan University

MSc of Purchasing & Supply Chain Management

2004 - 2006

Croydon College

CIPS Purchasing and Supply of CIPS Purchasing and Supply

1994 - 1996

Polytechnic of North London

Post Graduate Diploma of Purchasing & Supply Chain Management

1988 - 1989

City of Birmingham Polytechnic

Business Studies and Finance of Business Studies and Finance

1986 - 1988

Grenville College

A levels of Economics & Geogaraphy

1979 - 1985