Andy Howard

Senior Procurement Manager

A senior procurement professional with UK and overseas experience, covering change and development activity across a number of different sectors

Andy is an experienced consultant with excellent communication, man-management and stakeholder management skills, able to operate at many levels within an organisation, operationally and strategically.

His sector knowledge spans: light & heavy Engineering; manufacturing; retail; food ; pharmaceutical; personal care; footwear; construction. Andy’s procurement category expertise includes: direct; indirect; capital; project buying; outsourcing; FM. Andy has handled several transformation programmes, dealing with major contracts and outsourcing.

Andy is an MBA and a full member of CIPS. Some of his past roles include: Interim Sourcing Director for US based mining & construction company. Responsible for the implementation of procurement transformation project in two divisions c$600mn spend; formation of a procurement outsourcing company to provide procurement expertise and cost reduction programs to SME and major companies. Average ROI 18:1; interim Head of Group Purchasing for a telecom company.

Prior to consulting, Andy held senior managerial positions with: Glaxo Welcome, NCR, Siemens, British Aerospace, Delta Switchgear, Bodycare International.

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