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Agnes Gerlei

Procurement

Wellington, New Zealand

agnes.gerlei@gmail.com

0273922388

Skills

Vendor and stakeholder management

Strategic planning

Category Management

Contract preparation and negotiation

Creative problem solving

Coaching and training

Languages

Hungarian

English

French

Awards

Above and beyond award - Price reduction (2014) - Savings 45k USD

Corporate Award (2011) - diligent work on it quote collection

Activities

Outdoor activities - Running (Marathons), Hiking (El Camino), Climbing, Sailing

Dancing - tango, Hungarian folk dance, salsa, swing

Art - computer generated or traditional

Volunteer work - teaching and organising Saturday activities for Hungarian kids

Education

Kodolányi János College / Finance of Budapest Business School (Hungary)

Bachelor , Business Administration & Management

September 2002 - July 2010

Hunfalvy János Bilingual Secondary Vocational School of Foreign Trade and Economics (Hungary)

July 1998 - July 2002

Experience

PROCUREMENT CATEGORY MANAGER

Toitū Te Whenua Land Information NZ , Wellington, New Zealand

January 2020 - Present

I am the Procurement Category Manager assigned to the Business Transformation Group, which is leading one of New Zealand's largest government transformation programmes.
The Program is rebuilding and modernising how information about land in Aotearoa is supplied through the Landonline system.
I am the primary procurement support for the program, responsible for
sourcing and managing contractors and consultants, software licence and application contracts

Supporting Agile Delivery
Building Stakeholder Relationships
Prepare approval memos and contracts
CONTRACT ASSURANCE SPECIALIST

Westpac (NZ) Ltd , Wellington, New Zealand

May 2016 - January 2021

Responsible for commercial relationships with an annual value of $65m relating to the majority of the software and applications used by the bank. My role ensured the high performance of sourcing, contract negotiations and category/vendor management.
I was responsible for some categories with annual spending of around $20m, including Back office payment systems; Analytics systems and associated tools; Resource augmentation, and Front office teller applications.
I managed multiple small to medium-sized contract renewal process for software development projects.
I developed and maintained productive working relationships with project owners, business functions, IT developers, vendors, and other project stakeholders to achieve the desired outcomes.
Leading and supporting supplier assessments, negotiation and contract management

Meeting risk and Banking regulatory obligations
Contractual negotiations for banking software and applications
Facilitate contract approval and execution
CUSTOMER SERVICES/CATEGORY MANAGER

Spotless Facility Services (NZ) Ltd , Auckland, New Zealand

October 2015 - March 2016

Primarily responsible for the key contracts and the performance indicators of the day to day cleaning services at a regional and national level
Developing and maintaining client relationships
Identified and resolved issues to achieve successful completion of the subcontractor project
Negotiated and prepared commercial agreements and documentation.

Contract management
Subcontractor issue resolution
Stakeholder management