Mark Farraway

Senior Procurement Manager

A seasoned client side professional with extensive experience in both public and private sectors covering projects from specific category delivery through transformational programmes

Mark has a flexible and consultative working style enabling him to deliver significant operational & financial benefits and ensure engagement throughout an organisation.

Marks procurement category expertise comprises: ICT, M&E outsource; Support Services. He has delivered several transformation programmes and managed major contracts and outsourcing. He is also a full member of CIPS

Some highlights include:

  • Procurement lead on a £1bn M&E outsource for a leading UK utility Co. Drove joint client & consultant team from idea inception to Final bidder status in 9 months.
  • Delivered Global Mngt Consultancy contract for Telco within 6 months creating £200m pa benefit.
  • Transport Procurement lead for the largest sport based infrastructure project in the UK. Delivered critical path procurement activities including land deals and consultancy support framework.
  • Shared Services procurement lead for Central Government based ICT project delivering 70% per seat reduction.
  • Led client steam to deliver first pan-european category strategy review for major Global IT Co.
  • Lead author of national procurement policy .

Prior to consulting, Mark held senior managerial positions with: GKN, ICL, Crown Agents, Amey & the Defence Evaluation Research Agency.

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