Madeleine Tewes

Madeleine Tewes

Project Manager

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About Me

Through my past roles in procurement, consulting and business development I have developed a strong and varied skill set and have proven my ability to think laterally to solve complex problems, build strong relationships with executive level stakeholders and deliver consistently high quality outcomes for my organisation.


JOB TITLE: Project Manager

FUNCTION: Procurement

INDUSTRY: Government & Public Sector

CATEGORY: BPO (Business Process Outsourcing) Services

CURRENT LEVEL OF RESPONSIBILITY: Senior

PRIMARY PROCUREMENT SYSTEM: Other


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Work experience

Project Manager - Operational Transition and Contingencies

Australian Maritime Safety Authority

November 2015 - Present | Canberra

Manage the Operational Transition and Contingencies project within the wider National System Transition Program.

Head of Business Development and Marketing

Apsiz Services (Hong Kong) Ltd

February 2015 - November 2015 ( 9 months ) | Hong Kong

Invited to join Apsiz Services (Hong Kong) Ltd as the Head of Business Development following significant growth in the business in 2014.

I am responsible for increasing the client base across Asia Pacific by establishing and securing further opportunities for procurement related consultancy services, eCommerce solutions and managed services whilst overseeing the strategy across all Apsiz locations globally.

Senior Business Solutions Manager - Asia Pacific

CIPS Australasia

November 2014 - January 2015 ( 2 months )

Promoted to Senior Business Solutions Manager - Asia Pacific after 12 months as a Business Solutions Manager.

Reporting directly to the Managing Director Asia Pacific, I am accountable for the design, sale, implementation and ongoing management of CIPS Australasia's procurement related corporate training and process excellence programs.

I am also involved in the delivery of the CIPS Professional Agenda including developing and managing Chief Procurement Officer (CPO) level industry groups like the Australian Defence and Industry Procurement Group and the Australian Mining and Natural Resources Industry Group.

Business Solutions Manager

CIPS Australasia

November 2013 - Present

Promoted to Business Solutions Manager after 10 months as the Training Operations Manager.

Reporting directly to the Managing Director, I am accountable for the sales and operations of all of CIPS Australasia's corporate training programmes and products which includes Corporate Award Programme, Corporate Academy, Blended Learning Programme, Capability Uplift Programme and Advanced Certification.

Training Operations Manager

CIPS Australasia

February 2013 - October 2013 ( 8 months )

Invited to join CIPS Australasia as the Training Operations Manager.

Reporting to the Head of Business Solutions, I was responsible for the operations of all of CIPS Australasia's training programmes and products which included Open Training, In Company Training, Corporate Award Programme, Corporate Academy, Blended Learning Programme, Certification, Advanced Certification and Capability Uplift Programme.

Contracts Administrator - Information Technology

QGC - A BG Group Business

January 2012 - January 2013 ( 1 year )

Moved to a Contracts Administrator role in the Indirects - IT procurement team after nine months as the Governance, Training and Reporting Coordinator for the wider procurement team.

Reporting to the Category Manager - IT, I worked within a small team to tender and contract for IT related goods and services.

Governance, Training and Reporting Coordinator - Procurement

QGC - A BG Group Business

May 2011 - January 2012 ( 8 months )

Moved to QGC to the Governance, Training and Reporting Coordinator role following a secondment to the team from KPMG.

My key responsibilities included:

- Conduct training needs analysis for Department

- Develop and implement Training Plan for Department

- Develop training packages in various mediums including Online and Face-to-face

- Present training packages including Supply Chain Risk Assessment and Negation and Contract Owner Training to over 200 employees across Brisbane, Chinchilla, Gladstone and Houston.

- Develop new policy and procedures

- Review and improve existing policy and procedures

- Support audit activities

- Develop and implement Procurement Card Program for QGC

- Develop new reporting for senior management at QGC and BG Group

- Review and improve existing reporting

- Execute reports on a monthly and quarterly basis using various systems including SAP, ProCon, Unifier and Performis

Advisor - Internal Audit, Risk and Control Services

KPMG

February 2010 - June 2011 ( 1 year, 4 months )

Accepted into Graduate Program for Internal Audit, Risk and Control Services.

My key responsibilities included:

- Conduct Internal Audits over areas like procure to pay and risk and compliance

- Conduct Alliance Testing which includes testing claims from Participants across areas like disbursements, timesheets, insurance, internal processes and plant

Intern - Strategy, Policy and Stakeholder Management

Brisbane City Council

January 2008 - January 2009 ( 1 year )

Accepted into Internship Program with the Strategy, Policy and Stakeholder Management team.

My key responsibilities included:

- Editor of internal newsletter Pipeline

- Create the framework for a new Stakeholder Management Plan

- Provide communications for major infrastructure projects. This involved conducting briefs, site
visits, writing communication plans and creating collateral including informative postcards, letters and briefing notes for Councillors and other related parties

- Day-to-day marketing and communication tasks including media summaries, development of collateral, and liaising with internal and external stakeholders

Officer Cadet - Army

Australian Army

February 2006 - May 2009 ( 3 years, 3 months ) | Australia

Accepted as a General Services Officer (GSO) in the Australian Army to attend Australian Defence Force Academy.

My key responsibilities included:

- Bachelor of Arts (Management) at the Australian Defence Force Academy - University of New South Wales campus

- Military training including leadership, management, weapons, team work, soldier skills, drill and physical fitness.

Education

Swinburne University of Technology

MBA of Management

2013 - 2014

Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply

Diploma in Procurement and Supply of

2011 - 2012

Queensland University of Technology

Bachelor of Business of Management

2007 - 2009

Chartered Institute of Procurement and Supply

Advanced Diploma in Procurement and Supply of Procurement

2015 - 2015