Julie joined Totally Local Company in 2010 and she has brought a wealth of Procurement and Contract Management experience into her role. Julie is an experienced strategic thinking Procurement Manager with 19 year’s procurement experience of working in both Commercial and Public Sector.
Julie’s career history includes 12 years as the Group Purchasing and Contracts Manager for the largest Sports and Fashion retailer – for JD Sports PLC. Within her previous role she successfully introduced new procurement systems and delivered significant savings across the company.
Julie and her team support the business with all Procurement requirements. She is responsible for implementing and managing robust purchasing contracts and processes ensuring compliancy, whilst identifying and maximising savings across the business. Julie and her team also control and manage the company stock holding ensuring key lines are available for the TLC operational teams.
Julie has an excellent leadership style, she is solutions focused and a keen team player with strong negotiation and influencing skills and the ability to manage projects and achieve deadlines.