Richard Jeffries

Richard Jeffries

Category Manager, Sales

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JOB TITLE: Category Manager, Sales

FUNCTION: Procurement

INDUSTRY: Health Care & Pharmaceuticals

CATEGORY: BPO (Business Process Outsourcing) Services

CURRENT LEVEL OF RESPONSIBILITY: Senior

PRIMARY PROCUREMENT SYSTEM: SAP



Work experience

Category Manager, Sales

GlaxoSmithKline

September 2017 - Present | London

Commercial procurement manager responsible for outsourced sales

Management Consultant

PwC

July 2014 - August 2017 ( 3 years, 1 month ) | London

Specialising in procurement projects; cost reduction, organisation design, operating model change, category management.

Procurement Advisor

Proxima

April 2013 - June 2014 ( 1 year, 2 months ) | Cwmbran

My first step in the consultancy/outsourcing space. I started off providing purchasing support for a major oil & gas company before spending over 12 months delivering savings for one of the UK's top 4 supermarket chains.

Buyer

Kerry Group

September 2010 - March 2013 ( 2 years, 6 months ) | Bristol

Starting as a graduate, I held responsibility for a commodity-based category worth around £20m and covering over 40 sites across Europe. Also spent a short time in South Africa acting as Country Buyer for both direct and indirect spend across three manufacturing sites.

Education

Cardiff University

BSc Econ (Hons) of Criminology & Education

2005 - 2008