Summary

Experienced senior manager and consultant with proven record of achievement in, procurement ,supply chain, inventory control, distribution, and finance gained both nationally and internationally. Challenge and change focused. Excellent negotiation, communication, project management, problem solving and IT skills. Process driven strong and self-reliant.

Work History

Work History
Jan 2004 - Present

Principal

Blantry Ltd
2006 - 2008

President

IIPMM
Whilst president of the Irish Institute of Purchasing and Materials Management the Institute the IIPMM qualification achieved full University Degree recognition and status.
2006 - 2008

Procurement Consultant

Bank of Ireland
Nov 2004 - May 2006

Procurement Consultant

eircom
Wrote RFP and managed entire RFP process including vendor selection for all cable spend. Achieved savings and major opportunity to improve entire eircom supply chain to include reducing lead time from average of 1 month to commitment to 2 days.
Jan 2000 - Dec 2003

Materials manager

Banta
Recruited and led the commodity management team Achieved annual significant YOY reductions in material cost Agreed, implemented automated cupply chain functionality to exceed customer needs Led the delivery of complex pricing and BOM management tools. Designed and implemented new product processes and tools Represented Banta interests to major customer - Microsoft Implemented a modern vendor management system Built and maintained excellent relationships with vendors Lead material cost reduction projects
1997 - Dec 1999

Financial Controller

Banta
Recruited , trained and managed the complete Finance team trong ) Cleared a major accounting backlog Embedded inventory, creditor and debtor controls to deal with a very high level of transactions in Implemented the extant ERP IT system Created a process to deliver monthly accounts 3 days early
1994 - 1996

Financial Controller

Coca Cola Chisnau
Set up the company from absolute zero Selected and equipped premises. Developed Delivery routes from zero base – 18 trucks Managed the warehouses (2) Implemented and maintained stock and cash control systems Suggested and prepared and KPIs for various areas. Produced and acted on detailed Sales and Margin information on a weekly basis Company secretarial matters including Company formation and financing. Dealt with local and international lawyers Negotiated with the Finance department and other ministries Screened, selected and trained staff (100) ,managed up to22 staff Created a Finance department from nothing Operated almost to Western standards little legal or other infrastructure

Education

Education

Coolmine Community School
1981 - 1985

FCCA

Griffith College Dublin