Vince Fenlon

Vince Fenlon

Project Manager and Senior Consultant

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JOB TITLE: Project Manager and Senior Consultant

FUNCTION: Consultancy, Strategy, & Transformation


CATEGORY: IT - Software



Work experience

Project Manager and Senior Consultant


March 2016 - Present | Perth, WA

Product Consultant


June 2013 - March 2016 ( 2 years, 9 months ) | Perth

• Process design for the end to end contract management from pre-qualification to contract close-out
• Created functional specifications including process mapping of client operations
• Managed stakeholder relationship with major clients
• Presented and worked through the presales process
• Senior Consultant and Project Manager on a range of projects
• Delivered testing onsite with clients for upgrade product
• Lead on Pre and Post Award implementation on multi-billion projects
• Scoped, designed and delivered SAP integration projects
• Developed organisation wide standard documentation for implementation
• Trained users and suppliers in Arrow, Chevron, INPEX, Santos and Woodside
• Interfaced with customers for pre-sales and post go-live support
• Won additional business through relationships with clients

Senior Supplier Manager


January 2013 - April 2013 ( 3 months ) | London

• Responsible for annual spend of AU$335m as part of the team spend of AU$2.5b
• Interface for Finance, Marketing, Product and Quality to suppliers
• Supplier relationship management for Asus, Blackberry, HTC, Nokia, Microsoft and Distributors
• Delivered quarterly business reviews with vendors and senior stakeholders
• Resolved quality issues including travelling to international head office and factory visits
• Briefed CXO level on the status of supplier relationship to drive key subjects
• Created and developed a model to predict and support quarterly negotiations to maximize expected savings
• Led 3-way negotiations with Nokia and Microsoft to maximize marketing exposure for EE as part of Windows 8 launch
• Delivered aligned contracts across all suppliers in Accessories category with improved terms
• Negotiated extended payment terms for year end with $60m benefit
• Negotiated price rebates of AU$37m per annum
• Delivered the largest savings based on spend

Supplier Manager


July 2011 - January 2013 ( 1 year, 6 months ) | London

• Managed the commercial relationship with Sony, Nokia and Accessories
• Negotiated quarterly deals with suppliers including sell-through for old stock
• Responsible for annual spend of AU$100m
• Built scorecards to record savings progress on a weekly basis for VP level
• Negotiated an outsourcing contract for website management and order distribution
• Department lead for the design, development and training for Ariba eRFX project
• Led initiative to merge stock across two SAP systems saving AU$1.8m through reduced stock holding
• Negotiated annual rebates of AU$34m
• Delivered multiple projects as part of stretch AU$35m savings
• Negotiated Blackberry Software License Fees for consumers and as a reseller
• Developed a Total Cost of Ownership model for the organisation

Global Commodity Manager


January 2011 - July 2011 ( 6 months ) | London

• Managed category spend and strategy for direct procurement
• Procurement lead for new product introductions through to production
• Introduced standard RFQ to PO process utilising SAP functionality
• Benchmarked current suppliers and reduced lead time and tooling cost for new products by outsourcing to China
• Worked with vendors to improve DIFOT to allow for reduced stock holding 14 to 7 days of stock
• Procurement lead for reducing the goods receipt inspection items from 55% to 20% to improve time to stock

Senior Subcontracts Officer

SELEX Galileo

July 2010 - December 2010 ( 5 months ) | Luton, UK

• Managed annual project spend of AU$40m
• Procurement lead for all project tenders
• Drafting and agreeing on statements of work with subcontractors
• Attend project, engineering and commercial reviews
• Management of product obsolescence management strategy
• SAP Super User
• Reduced project material budget by 33% from AU$25m
• Delivered the first MRP project on SAP
• Created a two-year plan for the graduate scheme
• Personally delivered over 60% of business wide target of AU$3m

Subcontract Officer

SELEX Galileo

July 2009 - July 2010 ( 1 year ) | Luton, UK

Procurement Graduate

SELEX Galileo

September 2007 - June 2009 ( 1 year, 9 months ) | Luton, UK


University of Hertfordshire

BA (Hons) of Business Management

2004 - 2007



2009 - 2014

University of Hertfordshire

Msc of Operations & Supply Chain Management

2014 - 2016

Completion 2017