Keith's interim & consulting assignments include the following:
Supplier selection, commercial & contractual negotiation, IPR & open source issues, Group negotiations, supplier relationship and contract management. Focusing on software for resale. Technologies include LDAP server & voice recording.
Keith managed an OJEU-compliant tender process for the technology and services required under a programme to drive efficiencies through centralising and upgrading back office systems. Additionally he worked on sourcing hardware, Microsoft licensing with Software Assurance across the Council's estate and mobile PDA solutions for frontline staff.
Supplier selection, commercial and contractual negotiations on specific projects, mostly for public sector IT outsource accounts, including hosted e-commerce applications, build and operation of datacentres, IT professional services, mobile telecoms and broadcast technology.
Category responsibility for Contact Centre Services and focussed support of IP telephony rollout project for a major insurance customer. This included supplier consolidation & savings strategy, commercial & contract negotiation, supplier & contract management, preparation and management of RFPs
Delivering synergies and integration of telecoms supply base following merger with a motoring services group, due diligence, commercial & contractual negotiation - including preparation of negotiation strategies, supplier & contract management, preparation and management of RFPs, group negotiations
Commercial & contractual negotiation, data gathering and analysis, due diligence
Commercial & contractual negotiation - including preparation of negotiation strategies, supplier & contract management
Managing RFIs & RFPs - including evaluating supplier responses and being the single point of contact for vendors, commercial & contractual negotiation - including preparation of negotiation strategies, supplier & contract management, drafting of standard contract templates, IPR issues, implementation of contracts database, Business Continuity Planning, data security requirements, integration of acquired subsidiary
Keith's career prior to founding True Will Consulting includes
RFPs, commercial & contractual negotiation, IPR issues, supplier & contract management, Group negotiations
IT Support Technician - PC, Windows NT, LAN, AS400, dealing room, back office & specialised banking systems
Preceded by study and attainment of a Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer qualification at University of East London
Category Management (Vending & Dispense), RFPs, commercial & contractual negotiation, IPR issues, supplier & contract management
RFPs, commercial & contractual negotiation, supplier & contract management, Group negotiations
Preparation of procedures, commercial & contractual negotiation, inter-house purchasing, order-placing
Commercial negotiation, MRP, supplier management, stock management, order-placing, expediting, Group negotiations