Matt Bonwick

Matt Bonwick

Sourcing Manager - Marketing

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COMPANY NAME: Asahi Group Holdings Australia

JOB TITLE: Sourcing Manager - Marketing

FUNCTION: Procurement

INDUSTRY: FMCG (Fast Moving Consumer Goods)

CATEGORY: Marketing

Work experience

Sourcing Manager - Marketing

Carlton & United Breweries

June 2014 - Present ( 6 years, 1 month )

Lead and/or support the development and execution of category strategies for marketing communications including media, creative and promotions.

Drive category strategy definition, deployment and stakeholder alignment between the CUB Marketing, CUB Procurement and Global Procurement teams. As and when necessary, lead and support the execution of sourcing projects.


The Faculty

December 2011 - May 2014 ( 2 years, 5 months ) | Melbourne, Australia

Matt has worked in the consulting team at The Faculty for over two years and has contributed to a number of projects in the resources, finance and health industries. These have ranged from a secondment in a CAPEX sourcing team, to building supplier management frameworks and supporting the development of an Australian-first local sourcing program.

Prior to this, Matt managed the Learning Supplier Panel at ANZ Banking Group. In this role he enhanced supplier relationships, delivered significant cost savings, increased the effectiveness of contract management across the category, documented and managed operational risks, and improved the quality of SOWs. After graduating in 2007, Matt managed a small successful HR/Training consulting business which developed his commercial acumen and strong professional network.

Matt holds a Bachelor of Commerce and Bachelor of Arts from Monash University.

Learning Supplier Panel Manager

ANZ Banking Group

February 2010 - March 2011 ( 1 year, 1 month ) | Melbourne, AU

In this role I was responsible for implementation of a Vendor Panel model for over 70 approved Learning Suppliers across Australia, with an annual spend over $10M.

Core activities included;
- Supplier relationship management
- Spend analysis and performance reporting
- Operational contract management
- Continuous improvement initiatives
- Internal consulting to manage demand, standardise engagement methods and minimise scope creep

Business Manager

Polson & Co.

September 2007 - February 2011 ( 3 years, 5 months )

Initially I sourced HR and L&D resources for clients. After two years I also stepped up to run the business from a day to day operating and cash flow perspective. This role included more formal activities such as demand planning, setting a budget and successfully running a P&L which delivered a strong result in FY2008.


Monash University

Bachelor of Commerce & Bachelor of Arts of Management & Pscyhology

2002 - 2007