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Roger Williams

Interim IT Procurement Manager at
Worcester, England, United Kingdom, United Kingdom
Industry: Utilities
Category: IT - Software

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Interim Procurement Manager experienced across multiple sectors and clients as shown below, Particular strengths in IT re organisation / outsourcing / business divestment's / contract Novation etc. Only available as an Interim and open to direct approaches from potential clients as well as selected Agencies.

Work experience section iconWork Experience

Interim IT Procurement Project / Category Manager

Procuretec Ltd

July 2014 - Present (10 years)
Interim Procurement Manager experienced across multiple sectors and clients as shown below, Highlights of Previous Projects Outsource /Re-engineering of full CRM solution into SAAS 2014 CRM solution and management of SI partner 2013 Outsource of data centre services 2012 Outsource of web hosting services 2008 Software / Contract due diligence programmes pre outsource of IT functions 2001/2004/2007/2012 Procurement / Implementation of Rights to Roam Legislation for Government Agency 2003 Sale and divestment of Rover Group for BMW 2002 (Transfer of all IT Assets ) In-source of IT at Axa 2001 Multiple IT and Telephony projects at BT 2000 Project Manager various warehouse control systems
IT Procurement Manager

Npower

August 2004 - July 2014 (9 years, 11 months) | Worcester
IT Procurement Manager leading a team covering all aspects of IT contracts including, software / hardware services, project services and contract renewal services Personal activities have included Web Hosting contract tender and enduring contract management for npower.com. Management of a major SI implementation contract. etc Portfolio Circa 120 Million with significant and demonstrative contributions to group saving targets both at a personal and team level. Most recently various projects and outsourcing roles across a wide portfolio of requirements mainly Data centre Outsourcing , and back office due diligence and related activity.
Interim Procurement Manager

Natural England

January 2003 - August 2004 (1 year, 7 months) | Cheltenham
Lead Procurement / project manager. Led procurement for rights to roam technology implementation and then went on to implement the solution as the business programme delivery manager,working with IBM to deliver the solution on time and on Budget.
Interim commercial manager

BMW M

June 2001 - September 2002 (1 year, 3 months) | Birmingham
Commercial Lead for the divestment project team set up by BMW to sell Rover Group. This involved the divestment of contracts and services with a value of circa 350 M back to MG Rover ,Land Rover , Ford and BMW pressings ltd. Negotiated with suppliers to novate / assign hundreds of IT contracts / software licenses to the new organisations created by the divestment of the three companies formerly part of the BMW AG Group.
Interim IT Consultant

Aviva plc

May 2001 - August 2001 (3 months) | Norwich
Completed ITT exercise and analysis of bids for hardware maintenance of 8500 plus desktops. Present findings to selection panel made up of Technical / operational management and select successful tender using agreed selection criteria and scoring matrix. Further negotiated savings “Value Add” with new supplier against tendered rates, coupled with enhanced targets and reporting. “Infrastructure”
Managing Consultant

Atos Origin formerly SEMA

September 2000 - May 2001 (8 months) | Surrey
Managing consultant for Commercial consultancy dealing with a broad portfolio of Software Compliance and Out Sourcing related Issues with FTSE 100 companies.Negotiating contracts for European and USA based affiliate organisations for Sema Group Clients,
Interim IT Procurement Manager

AXA Shared Services Ltd

April 2000 - September 2000 (5 months) | Bristol
Involved in initial creation / set up of AXA Shared Services organisation, mainly in contract novation space but also in contract consolidation as well as purchase of SAP and Peregrine systems.
Interim IT Procurement Manager

BT

November 1998 - April 2000 (1 year, 5 months) | Swindon
Various senior roles within several departments of BT procurement including IT procurement, Bid support and working on the DFTS PFI project for the Ministry of Defence.
Interim IT procurement Manager

Royal Mail

September 1998 - November 1998 (2 months) | Swindon
Interim Manager IT and Telecomms, working mainly on maintenance contracts for sorting offices as well as supporting OJEC tenders in mid stream. Including Software VAR
Interim Procurement Manager

University of Worcester

April 1998 - September 1998 (5 months) | Worcester
Interim Procurement Manager, carried out several ITT exercises including Car Hire , Manned Security , Energy , as well as several small engineering / building service contracts.
Head of Corporate Procurement

Cheltenham Borough Council

May 1988 - April 1998 (9 years, 11 months) | Cheltenham
Head of Procurement for central purchasing within the corporate services division. Also managed support service team including central stores and distribution
Stores Officer

Severn Trent Water

January 1980 - April 1988 (8 years, 3 months) | Gloucester
logistics , warehousing and Inventory management
Interim IT Procurement Project / Category Manager

Procuretec Ltd

April 1998 - Present (26 years, 3 months)
Interim Procurement Manager experienced across multiple sectors and clients as shown below, Highlights of Previous Projects Outsource /Re-engineering of full CRM solution into SAAS 2014 CRM solution and management of SI partner 2013 Outsource of data centre services 2012 Outsource of web hosting services 2008 Software / Contract due diligence programmes pre outsource of IT functions 2001/2004/2007/2012 Procurement / Implementation of Rights to Roam Legislation for Government Agency 2003 Sale and divestment of Rover Group for BMW 2002 (Transfer of all IT Assets ) In-source of IT at Axa 2001 Multiple IT and Telephony projects at BT 2000 Project Manager various warehouse control systems
IT Procurement Projects Manager

RWE GBS UK

July 2013 - June 2014 (11 months)
Various projects and outsourcing roles across a wide portfolio of requirements mainly Data centre Outsourcing , and back office due diligence and related activity.
IT Procurement Manager

Npower

August 2004 - July 2013 (8 years, 11 months)
IT Procurement Manager leading a team covering all aspects of IT contracts including, software / hardware services, project services and contract renewal services Personal activities have included Web Hosting contract tender and enduring contract management for npower.com. Management of a major SI implementation contract. etc Portfolio Circa 120 Million with significant and demonstrative contributions to group saving targets both at a personal and team level.
Interim Procurement Manager

Natural England

January 2003 - August 2004 (1 year, 7 months)
Lead Procurement / project manager. Led procurement for rights to roam technology implementation and then went on to implement the solution as the business programme delivery manager,working with IBM to deliver the solution on time and on Budget.
Interim commercial manager

BMW M

June 2001 - September 2002 (1 year, 3 months)
Commercial Lead for the divestment project team set up by BMW to sell Rover Group. This involved the divestment of contracts and services with a value of circa 350 M back to MG Rover ,Land Rover , Ford and BMW pressings ltd. Negotiated with suppliers to novate / assign hundreds of IT contracts / software licenses to the new organisations created by the divestment of the three companies formerly part of the BMW AG Group.
Interim IT Consultant

Aviva plc

May 2001 - August 2001 (3 months)
Completed ITT exercise and analysis of bids for hardware maintenance of 8500 plus desktops. Present findings to selection panel made up of Technical / operational management and select successful tender using agreed selection criteria and scoring matrix. Further negotiated savings “Value Add” with new supplier against tendered rates, coupled with enhanced targets and reporting. “Infrastructure”
Managing Consultant

Atos Origin formerly SEMA

September 2000 - May 2001 (8 months)
Managing consultant for Commercial consultancy dealing with a broad portfolio of Software Compliance and Out Sourcing related Issues with FTSE 100 companies.Negotiating contracts for European and USA based affiliate organisations for Sema Group Clients,
Interim IT Procurement Manager

AXA Shared Services Ltd

April 2000 - September 2000 (5 months)
Involved in initial creation / set up of AXA Shared Services organisation, mainly in contract novation space but also in contract consolidation as well as purchase of SAP and Peregrine systems.
Interim IT Procurement Manager

BT

November 1998 - April 2000 (1 year, 5 months)
Various senior roles within several departments of BT procurement including IT procurement, Bid support and working on the DFTS PFI project for the Ministry of Defence.
Interim IT procurement Manager

Royal Mail

September 1998 - November 1998 (2 months)
Interim Manager IT and Telecomms, working mainly on maintenance contracts for sorting offices as well as supporting OJEC tenders in mid stream. Including Software VAR
Interim Procurement Manager

University of Worcester

April 1998 - September 1998 (5 months)
Interim Procurement Manager, carried out several ITT exercises including Car Hire , Manned Security , Energy , as well as several small engineering / building service contracts.
Head of Corporate Procurement

Cheltenham Borough Council

May 1988 - April 1998 (9 years, 11 months)
Head of Procurement for central purchasing within the corporate services division. Also managed support service team including central stores and distribution
Stores Officer

Severn Trent Water

January 1980 - April 1988 (8 years, 3 months)
logistics , warehousing and Inventory management

Education section iconEducation

Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply

MCIPS

1988 - 2013
University College Worcester

Management

1996 - 1997
Gloucester College of Arts and Technology

MCIPS

1985 - 1988
Redditch College Further Education

Purchasing

1983 - 1987
Evesham Technical College

MVT

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