Peita Taylor

Peita Taylor

Commercial Director NSW

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About Me

I have a deep passion for innovating our industry, nurturing our future talent and evolving myself as a procurement leader.

JOB TITLE: Commercial Director NSW

FUNCTION: Procurement

INDUSTRY: Aviation & Aerospace

CATEGORY: IT - Software



Work experience

Manager, Strategic Sourcing

Sydney Airport

May 2015 - Present

Currently, I've been engaged to support the Head of Strategic Sourcing to continue to mobilise the delivery of Sydney Airports procurement transformation program and deliver complex sourcing solutions to address the Airport's large investment programs across their technology, operational and aviation services portfolios.

Commercial Director -NSW

The Faculty Management Consultants

August 2014 - Present | Sydney

Peita currently heads up the Sydney office of The Faculty ( in the role of Commercial Director. Her key focus is to commercially develop the business, developing new and leading existing key client relationships, chairing regional Round Table discussions, consulting on the delivery of strategic programs of work and assist in the delivery of key consulting and training engagements.

Client Lead (Principal Consultant)

Caliba Group

August 2013 - August 2014 ( 1 year )

aliba Group is a privately owned procurement consulting company with a firm focus on assisting clients to improve their bottom-line performance.

Headquartered in Australia, Caliba Group has offices across Australia and South Africa.
Caliba Groups dedicated Team of experienced procurement professionals have a wealth of knowledge through years of being in the industry. This gives the Team a great foundation to assist clients in improving their bottom-line performance by reducing their total cost of procured goods and services, and ensuring security of supply.

Caliba Group's procurement services include Consulting; Project Delivery (Sourcing); Outsourced Services Hub, Procurement Training, and Procurement Executive Resources.

My role within Caliba Group is client facing and centres around managing key client relationship's. This entails interfacing with the client SLT Team on behalf of Caliba Group, Managing our onsite consulting teams, and assisting the client's internal procurement teams in conducting and executing strategic programs of work to deliver total value propositions within the Corporate Services landscape.

Senior Commercial Manager


November 2011 - August 2013 ( 1 year, 9 months )

This role involved the development and implementation of strategic category strategies across a large operations portfolio to the value of $250M. across Legal, Insurance and Tax. Workers Compensation, HR, Staff Health and Market data / Information Services. Additional to implementing category strategies, I also:

Advice and engage with Business Unit leadership on the strategic aspects of sourcing
Led cross functional teams to develop and implement strategic project strategies and commercial engagement activities to align with enterprise wide strategic objectives.
Collaborate and develop key partnerships via vendor performance framework to identify and enhance service offerings in the market and drive value into Westpac's supply chain.

Led a small team providing people leadership, strategic direction, and guidance on sourcing
activities and team administration and management.
Engage at executive level to influence and grow strategic stakeholder relationships, promoting and building on the internal Enterprise Sourcing brand across the organisation.
Maintain best practices in relation to Risk, Sustainable supply chain practices and up to date regulatory requirements.

Procurement Manager - Professional Services - RAILCORP

Portland Group

September 2009 - November 2011 ( 2 years, 2 months )

Develop and refine sourcing strategies for major and general suppliers. Provide advice on the strategic and transactional aspects of sourcing to Business Unit leadership teams.

Led commercial engagement activities including tenders and requests for proposal, supplier negotiations and contract development and execution. Led a cross fucntional team providing leadership, strategic direction, and guidance on sourcing activities.
Led end-to end Category management activities, providing support and expertise in strategic sourcing.
Provide assistance and support to the Strategic Category Manager.

Project Officer


October 2008 - February 2009 ( 4 months )

Managed a training programme for 2500 employees within UK and Ireland, sourcing all training resources and requirements.

Project Labour Services Specialist

NSW Businesslink

January 2008 - June 2008 ( 5 months )

Procurement Lead for the sourcing of Labour Services for a restructure within DADHC

Online Analyst


April 2005 - May 2006 ( 1 year, 1 month )

Product Research and Development, Market Segmentation Analysis. Online and Digital Campaign Management and Analysis. Industry and Opportunity assessments. Provision of Product Development recommendations specific to revenue increase targets for Sales.

Increasing the sales revenue for the UK based Key Account Managment team.

Director and Founder

QT Business Solutions Australia

January 2005 - Present


QT Business Solutions

January 2005 - April 2005 ( 3 months )

Key Account Manager - News Interactive

December 2002 - December 2004 ( 2 years )

Purchasing /Business Services Manager


May 2001 - December 2002 ( 1 year, 7 months )

Managed all procurement sourcing actitvities, contract management and ongoing business services requirements.


RMIT University

Bachelor of Business Management of Procurement

2011 - 2014

University Newcastle

BSc of Social Science

1998 - 2000

This degree was deferred but majored in social and political science.