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Diego B.

Senior Procurement professional | Procurement Transformation
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Last activity Jul, 27, 2021 02:52 PM
Industry: Consulting
  • Spain, Madrid, Comunidad de, Madrid
  • Overview

    Procurement & Supply Chain professional with management consulting and functional experience in manufacturing and services industries. Enthused by delivering sustainable value through Procurement, Diego has implemented successful transformation programs by leveraging an integral view of the Procurement function and aligned it to the corporate strategy.   He has a sophisticated understanding of procurement principles, procedures, processes and systems; he identifies how these interact and perform in each specific situation and tailors the target model accordingly. His transformation journey is followed by building stakeholder partnership and enabling supplier innovation to feed into upstream procurement and deliver company value; the outcome is a trusted target operating model.   Diego ensures sustainable transformation through continuous improvement: this includes effective change management, accurate performance measurement, compliance monitoringsupply chain risk management.


Total Work Experience :

25 Year(s)

Experience as a freelancer :

2 Year(s)

Total Experience in Procurement :

15 Year(s)

Languages with Professional working proficiency level :

English - French - Spanish

Countries i can cover :

Andorra - Austria - Belgium - Canada - Switzerland - Germany - Denmark - Spain - Finland - France - United Kingdom - Ireland - Luxembourg - Netherlands - Sweden - Singapore

Relevant Procurement Functional Skill/Categories
Quality Control 15 year(s)
Process and procedures management consultation service

Advisory Services 15 year(s)
Procurement Systems(eProcurement, ERPs, Data Warehouses,...)
Strategic Sourcing

Sourcing/Category Management 15 year(s)
Management and Business Professionals and Administrative Services
Management advisory services
Business and corporate management consultation services
Process and procedures management consultation service
Trade policy and services
International trade services
Engineering and Research and Technology Based Services
Civil engineering
Energy or utility consulting service
Strategic Sourcing
  • Industrial Engineering to

    Escuela Pontificia de Comillas

  • MBA to

    Business & Administration
    ESCP Paris

Past Experiences
  • Orica | Mining & Metals

    2015-11-01 To 2018-08-01

    Senior Procurement Manager Global

    Orica is one of the world’s largest provider of commercial explosives and blasting systems to the mining, quarrying and oil and gas markets.

    In the role of Senior Manager, Diego had the following accountabilities:

    - Management of corporate and indirect spend, global

    - Supply Chain Excellence, global

    - Supply Chain Services for the global hub

    Global Procurement Operations Manager

    Diego joined Orica in 2014 to optimise purchase to pay (P2P) globally:

    - Rationalised P2P processes for inter-company and third party transactions

    - Streamlined processes, defined policies and procedures

    - Defined target operating model to deliver cost efficiencies in transactional procurement

  • Infosys Portland | Consulting

    2011-10-01 To 2014-06-01

    Engagement Manager

    Infosys Portland is a management consulting and outsourcing company. It delivers efficiency and effectiveness improvement to its clients’ procurement and supply chain activities.

    Diego held the following roles at Infosys Portland:

    - Transformation Project Director: design, implementation and delivery of BPO in upstream and downstream procurement (S2C, P2P), spend analytics, performance management, supplier management and master data maintenance for a leading global bank

    - Managed Services Engagement Manager: management of indirect spend for a major Australian retailer

  • 4C Associates | Consulting

    2004-11-01 To 2010-03-01

    Account Director / Senior Manager

    4C Associates is an award-winning procurement consultancy specialising in helping clients achieve rapid profit improvement and cost leadership.

    Diego held various roles with 4C:

    - Account Director, responsible for managing the operations of managed services and outsourcing contracts

    - Senior Manager of procurement transformation consulting assignments

  • Minick | Telecommunications

    2001-02-01 To 2004-11-01

    Regional Operations Director

    In 2001 Minick was a leading European start-up in mobile services and applications.

    Diego joined Minick to set up and run the Spanish branch, ensure business development and run operations in Spain and France.

  • KPMG France | Consulting

    1997-05-01 To 2000-10-01


    Management Consulting - Industry; Supply Chain and R&D practices

    First in the role of Senior Consultant, then as a Manager, Diego run Supply Chain assignments for leading European players and delivered performance improvement in:

    - New Product Development

    - Supply Chain

    - SAP implementation

  • Efeso | Consulting

    1994-08-01 To 1997-06-01


     Management Consulting - Industry; Supply Chain and Procurement practices

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