IT Procurement Professional
MEET ANDY ► Over 20 years of Procurement Experience, qualified to CIPS Level 5. Broad knowledge of IT – Hardware, Software, Networks and Services. Also Fleet, Facilities & HR. Currently leading all UK Data Centre procurement for National Grid.
VALUE ► Tenacious approach delivering consistent cost savings. >£5m cost savings and >£15m avoidance across a variety of industries, complex projects and challenging conditions – whilst maintaining a focus on total cost of ownership.
EXPERTISE ► Strategic Sourcing, SRM & Risk Management – Category plans designed to deliver best practice sourcing, incorporating governance controls to effectively manage risk throughout procurement lifecycle. Innovative commercial approach, creative perspective to achieving negotiation outcomes aligning with business objectives and financial cost drivers
RELATIONSHIPS ► Established trust of Executives through continuous successful delivery and designed best practice training programme to develop business skills
YPT ► Your Procurement Tools co-founded in 2019, a new service designed to provide procurement professionals with market leading tools and advisory support throughout the lifecycle