How to mitigate risks in your Statement of Work spend
An improved SOW culture can have a profound positive impact on the operational efficiency and cost control of an organisation. In this live session, in partnership with Comensura, we'll be looking at the most common SOW risks and ways to mitigate them.
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An authentic and transformational leader with a demonstrable track record of success providing strategic direction and delivering sustainable financial and operational benefits across Global IT, Telecoms and Financial Services organisations. A people champion that creates a diverse and inclusive environment where the teams are empowered and developed to be their best selves. A trusted individual able to foster strong stakeholder relationships and create an environment for experimentation, test and learn. Someone that is prepared to challenge the norm whilst delivering at pace within the guardrails of the organisation.
Leadership experience in multiple indirect and IT categories, driving efficiencies, innovation, sustainability and resilience through sourcing, supplier management, risk management, revenue generation and cost optimisation activities.
Passionate about the value that procurement can bring to organisations and the future of the discipline.
María García Colorado is responsible for global operations in Aquanima, Grupo Santander's purchasing department.
With a degree in Economics from the University of Salamanca and an MBA from the Escuela Europea de Negocios, she works on main agreements with suppliers managed in Aquanima since 2012.
With +10 years of purchasing experience, she has developed her entire professional career at Aquanima, from analyst to global operations director. María has been part of several departments of Aquanima, participating not only in operations but also in other transversal lines such as customer management and internal process optimization. As category manager, within the local team in Spain, she has been part of the main negotiations with suppliers in the categories of facilities, energy, travel and marketing. Later, she led the process optimization team, having the opportunity to be part of the process of adapting the purchasing process with a customer centricity view. She has also worked at Aquanima Portugal and Aquanima Argentina, returning to Spain to be responsible for corporate operations in 2020.
Since May 2021, María has been responsible for global operations at Aquanima, assuming the challenge of transforming relationship with the main global suppliers in a new work and collaboration model, evolving purchases to a 360º vision, considering factors as responsible banking, whole vendor performance and compliance.
Charles joined Comensura in 2009 and has been responsible for growing the firm’s customer portfolio through the development and implementation of innovative product and service delivery solutions. Key achievements include developing a range of services for the engagement and management of direct contractor and interim resource, and unique enhancements to governance and compliance for all resourcing activities.
Before joining Comensura, Charles enjoyed a successful career in RPO and Managed Services, building and managing the customer service and business development operations for two quoted international recruitment and managed service groups. In these roles, he was also responsible for securing and growing a variety of outsourced recruitment solutions from organisations in both the private and public sector markets.
Nowadays, Charles is closely involved in the design and development of Comensura’s statement of work offering, working with customers to implement large-scale SOW programmes across all service categories.
Darryl has been working with Comensura for the last 13 years as part of the Implementation and Supplier management team. He has been responsible for the delivery of customers onto Comensura c.net5 platform, working with them to implement long terms solutions for the management and visibility of temporary, permanent and statement of works demands for their organisations.
He is an active Prince II and CIPS qualified project manager, using his skills and experience to identify and deliver services to Comensura customers that enable recruitment solutions which empower them to monitor and manage spend both short term and plan for long term change within their business to deliver best value
Darryl has worked with a variety of customers in both the public and private sector which enables him to tailor the Comensura portfolio of products and services to fit each of our customers individual markets and requirements.