Rish Thakrar

Talent Bank Associates

  • Description

    Rish Thakrar is a highly skilled procurement professional and consultant, with a wealth of experience across central and local government, the NHS and the wider public and non-profit sectors. He is experienced at providing procurement and commercial guidance up to board level, delivering complex and compliant public procurement and tendering processes, contract negotiations, building supplier relationships and developing and leading procurement professionals.
    Rish is well versed at creating and implementing procurement strategies that enhance efficiency, improve outcomes and raise the profile and impact of procurement.
    A public procurement expert comfortable with managing procurement and tendering processes in all categories of spend, with particular expertise in ICT, Professional Services, Workforce & Personnel, Construction and FM.

  • Specialism(s)

    Commercial Management, Procurement

  • Work Location

    East of England

  • Previous Clients

    West Midlands Employers (LGA), Liverpool City Council, Birmingham City Council, Ministry of Justice/GFSL, Department of Business Energy and Industrial Strategy i.e. BEIS / DESNZ

  • Core Skills

    Procurement Process Management, Options Investigation and Appraisal, Formal Tendering, Category Management

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