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Head of Procurement

Tel: 0161 974 0936

Email: [email protected]

What my job role is:

Leading the Contracting Team to deliver best value EU compliant frameworks for members and working with the Regional Procurement Advisors to offer services to members that underpin our ethos of excellent customer service.

What I'm professionally passionate about:

Having worked in education for the last 23 years, I am passionate about seeing the difference education makes to people’s lives and how high quality procurement helps to deliver the best resources for educational institutions to provide students with the right tools in support of them achieving their study goals.

What previous experiences I have that link in with my current role:

Having been a Procurement Manager for almost 23 years in FE, I have purchased across a significant range of goods and services. In fact, everything from Catering, to I.T. to full ships mission bridge simulation and engineering equipment. With such a wide range of procurement knowledge, contract management and substantial utilisation of EU procurement and Contracts Finder resources, there is a natural fit between my previous role and my new role at the CPC.

My inspiration and motivation:

My inspiration is seeing my team develop their skills and knowledge to become stronger procurement professionals benefiting our education community.

How would I describe myself in three words?

Always seeking improvement.