Procurement specialists

At Mobius, we have a very experienced and dedicated team of procurement specialists, who work hard to streamline processes, increase your buying power and, ultimately, put more on your bottom line. Each individual comes with different specialities, which we’ve outlined below. Heading this team is Mobius Director, John Green, who has over 20 years FTSE 100 procurement and supply chain experience including roles as Procurement Director for Rentokil and Head of Procurement for Sainsbury’s.

John Green


John has 30 years experience in buying and procurement. Earlier in his career he bought both directs and indirects, and went on to run procurement functions for Sainsbury’s and Rentokil Initial. He has planned and set up procurement functions and has also led them through significant change, whilst maintaining both team morale and delivery. He has been a judge for CIPS Supplier Awards, which is a testament to his standing in the profession and his breadth of experience and knowledge. More recently, he has developed and implemented procurement strategies for diverse organisations, run manufacturing and service outsourcing programmes and delivered benefits across a range of categories.

Experience

Process

Procurement strategy development
Procurement strategy implementation
Manufacturing outsourcing
Procure to pay
Supplier management

Categories

Electricity sourcing
Cleaning and FM
Packaging
Garments
Vehicles

Sectors

Retail
Business services
Property
Hospitality
FMCG

Pooja Bhasker

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Pooja is a customer-centric, self-motivated and versatile retail professional, with significant and demonstrable experience in devising and project managing across various retail functions. She has performed roles at Sainsbury’s in project management, business planning and sourcing, and has developed both deep domain expertise in retail and advanced functional skills in outcome focused project definition and delivery. She is adept at working with both senior business stakeholders, and collaboratively leading teams across different business areas driving to tangible outcomes. Her previous experience includes IT project management and business analysis.

Experience

Process

Project management
Project planning
Commercial planning
Customer strategy
Product strategy
Price and promotions

Categories

Food
Clothing

Sectors

Retail
IT services

Anita Pearse

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Anita is experienced in buying both goods for resale and not for resale across a number of sectors in various industries, and has managed the procurement function for a large multisite retailer. She has a track record of negotiating complex transactions; implementing robust procurement plans across a range of categories using her excellent analytical and commercial capabilities. Recently, she has supported the establishment of procurement functions on green field sites, and designed the supporting processes and systems. She has led both large and small teams, as well as cross-functional programmes, with an ability to create strong stakeholder relationships. An area of specialism is supplier relationship management, which was part of her MBA.

Experience

Process

Process
Strategic procurement implementation
Stakeholder management
Vendor selection
Complex contract negotiations

Categories

FM both soft FM (eg, cleaning) and hard FM (eg, mechanical and electrical)
Utilities
Marketing
HR
Clothing
Services (eg, laundry, call centres, prepayment electronic cards)

Sectors

Hospitality
Retail
Services
Craft

Andy Renshaw

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Andy has a wealth of experience in indirect procurement with a primary focus on IT and telecoms. He has developed and led indirect category and IT sourcing teams in the business services and retail quick service restaurant (QSR) sectors for major global companies. In the IT category, he has established procurement as a critical contributor and consulting function to global and regional IT leadership teams. Most recently, he has been engaged in a broad spectrum of IT procurement initiatives delivering cost and operational benefits on projects in UK, Europe, North America, Pacific and Asia regions.

Experience

Cost savings delivery

Track record of year-on-year targeted benefits delivery

Process

Procurement strategy development
Procurement strategy implementation
Global stakeholder management
Supplier management

Categories

IT software
IT hardware
IT services
IT infrastructure
IT business systems
IT “..aaS”
Telecoms (fixed & mobile)
Indirects
Energy

Sectors

Retail (QSR)
Business service

Christina Wiharto

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Christina has two decades of international experience in sourcing, buying and procurement. Her main expertise is in setting up procurement and sourcing operating models and implement strategies across various industry sectors. Equipped with both an operational and a formal management consultancy background, she has a proven track record to deliver transformational change. She leads with a practical and simple vision, clear communication, natural empathy, effective resistance management and measurable benefits realisation. She has also designed tailored training programmes and is an advanced negotiator with multicultural and multilingual background.

Experience

Process

Category management cycle
Procurement change strategy and delivery
Global sourcing strategies and execution
eProcurement design and delivery
Supplier relationship and contract management
New product development
Procurement up-skilling

Categories

Corporate services (eg, media, travel, marketing, waste, people/human resources)
Professional consultancy (eg, management, financial)
Products: Non-food (including fashion)
Facility management
Office perishables

Sectors

Retail (European and UK)
Financial services
UK public sector
Management consultancy
Distribution
Charity

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