Manager - Purchasing


10-15 years experience




University education

Degree / faculty / university
Study areas



Master Degree
Aeronautical and Aerospace Engineering

, Italy

Professional experience

Occupation / company

2016-12Till now

Head of Business Winning Process & Best Practice – Marketing & Sales Divisional Business Governance

, Italy

• Coordinate the Bid Management process at Divisional level
• Manage the Divisional Tender meeting and related reports
• Support the Divisional Marketing in the preparation and conducting of Business Winning Reviews
• Collect data and produce the overall Order Intake Forecast and Integrated Budget Plan (orders).
• Generate strategic reporting about prospects and forecasts Administrate and the Prospects data base
• Produce and maintain the Country Summary Sheet database
• Responsibility of a Unit composed by 3 people across the IT and UK territory


Head of Procurement Category Manager Civil Work & Technical Services

, Italy

• full responsibility of a Procurement Unit dedicated to purchasing of Civil Works, Construction, Infrastructure, Plants, Installation, Maintenance & Repair services; overseeing strategies, cost budgeting, negotiations, contract and agreements while tracking progress versus established internal and external industry benchmarks with a focus on cost management; analysis of Supplier performance via KPI process.
• Provided leadership for the purchasing department
• Reporting to Senior Management
• Responsible for managing procurement spend around 100m per year
• Medium target saving realized 7%.
• Responsibility of a Procurement Unit composed by 4 people across the domestic territory


Procurement Category Manager Civil Work & Commissioning

, Italy

• As Procurement Category Manager holds full responsibility for Civil Works, Infrastructure, Plant commodities within the Procurement Department by overseeing strategies and negotiations.
• Provided leadership for the purchasing department
• Responsible for managing procurement spend ranging between Euro 30m and 50m per year
• Medium target saving realized 8% per year.
• Coordination of a Team of 4 Category Manager


Procurement Category Manager Civil Work & Logistic Services

, Italy

• Fully accountable for commodity and category management of Civil Works and Logistic Services (overseeing six dedicated resources).
• Responsible for managing procurement spend ranging around Euro 30m per year
• target saving realized between 7% and 10%.
• Co-responsibility for coordinating and managing the Buying Department for Supplies and Subcontracts for the provision of integrated systems.

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Senior Buyer

, Italy

Co-responsibility for coordinating and managing the Buying Department for Supplies and Subcontracts for the provision of integrated systems and services. Responsibilities included management of Italian and foreign suppliers, drafting and negotiating contracts, work agreements, development of buying strategies.


Procurement Manager

, Italy

• In the Integrated Project Team (IPT), team organized for any Bid/Program and composed also by Program Manager, Technical Manager, Risk Manager, Contract Manager and Quality Manager, as Procurement Manager responsible for purchasing activities.
• planning and management of procurement budget and forecast;
• identification of risks associated with minimum target in achieving targets agreed with the Integrated Project Team.
• Stakeholder management



, Italy

Handled purchasing tasks and function on Procurement Department Air Traffic Control Systems


Proposal Manager

, Italy

Responsible for researching and drafting technical proposals and related cost estimate by leading all deliverables for proposals and ensuring comprehensive submittals that are fully compliant with all requirements. Provided sales support for negotiations with national and international clients. Coordinate Cost/Price Analysis with Sales and Finance, with all appropriate approval

Language ability

Exam / certificate
Mother tongue

Fluent (C1)

Other skills

Key professional skills
Driver licenses
Interests, hobbies, personal

• Data Analysis
• Solid Procurement & Negotiation Skills / experience
• Financial Planning & Reporting
• Effective Stakeholder management
• Cross-functional Team Leadership
• Problem solving
• Team Leadership
• Change management
• Time Management
• Business acumen
• Project Management
• Proficient in Ms Office, Programming Languages, SAP

• Establishing effective operating policies, lean initiatives and processes
• Comprehensive understanding & experience of purchasing strategies
• Regularly achieving cost saving targets
• Resourceful and well organized
• experienced in resource Management
• Extensive knowledge of purchase order systems and related software
• understanding of Supplier relationship Management principles
• understanding of Category Management principles
• Ability to manage multiple priorities
• Excellent analytical, critical thinking, and strategic skills
• Experienced in Business Winning Process

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