Head of Central Procurement
Details about Ben McCluskey
After 12 years in the industry and previous roles at Carillion, Laing O’Rourke and Balfour Beatty, Ben joined J. Murphy & Sons in January 2017 as a procurement manager looking after category management and the centralised materials team. Ben was promoted to Head of Central Procurement in early 2018 reporting to Ian Holcroft with responsibility for the Group Central Procurement and the specialist businesses. This role encompasses systems, supplier relationship management, category management and the overall group procurement strategy.
Supply Chain Manager
Details about James Conboye
James Conboye is a Supply Chain Manager with a particular focus on materials and agency labour. He focuses on the long term strategic relationships with key suppliers in the following material areas: merchant including strategic manufacturers, PPE & consumables, fuel, fixings & fastenings amongst various others.
Details about Naveen Arain
Details about Thomas Ashman
Tom joined Murphy six years ago and is now leading the procurement and management of the supply chain on the Oxford Street District Regeneration project on behalf of the Murphy-Careys Joint-Venture.
Details about Adam Titmuss
Adam joined Murphy in July 2019 as part of the Central Procurement team. He has experience working within the Rail, Utilities and M&E sectors prior to joining the team.
In March 2020 he took on responsibility for procurement within the Special Business Units working closely with the Urban Infrastructure, Ground Engineering and Electrical teams.
Adam has recently achieved chartered MCIPS status completing his CIPS level 6 qualification.
Details about Victoria Dean
Vicky joined Murphy in March 2018 and manages the Purchase Card & Precision Pay Process also working with finance to ensure all of the costs are uploaded into our internal systems. Vicky produces all of the procurement reports for the business detailing purchase orders raised, invoices paid and supplier data.
Details about Ailsa Pollard
Ailsa has been with Murphy for 21 years. She has had various roles within the company but when the buying team offered an opportunity to join their team she never looked back. Ailsa is currently a Buyer within the Central Procurement Team working closely with facilities, travel and some key suppliers. She has also been completing her upskilling apprenticeship to further develop her career within the function and the industry.
Details about Natalie Ovenden
Natalie has recently completed her procurement qualification as part of the Murphy graduate programme. This involved placements in Murphy Plant, M4 Power and Energy and Central Procurement. Natalie’s full time role is now as a Buyer in Central Procurement and she is involved in managing key framework agreements and also supplier relationships, including supplier data through new PowerBi Dashboard reporting.
Details about Suki Sinclair
Suki joined Murphy in April 2019, originally as a SHES Administrator within the waste department. Since then her role has developed quite rapidly and Suki now works as an Assistant Buyer within the Central Procurement team, working on ‘Bulk’ requirements for materials and waste removal. Suki also oversees the compliance of waste removals group wide and is currently studying towards her Level 4 in Commercial Procurement & Supply Apprenticeship.
Details about Annamarie Circiog
Annamarie joined Murphy nearly two years ago as an Assistant Buyer for the Central Procurement team. Anna’s role mainly involves supporting the team in all aspects of procurement from raising order numbers to dealing with invoice queries.
Details about Charles Spooner
Charlie is currently an Assistant Buyer sitting within the central and bulks procurement teams. He has been with the company for two and a half years and has enjoyed a number of different challenges. Charlie has worked within the M5 Materials team for nine months where he gained a lot of project experience. His role in bulks has enabled him to develop close working relationships with key aggregate and concrete suppliers where he can see a real positive impact within the business through driving cost savings.
Details about Sofie Hughes
After only being a part of the Central Procurement team at Murphy for a short while Sofie has already been exposed to an array of projects, such as the implementation of Click Travel. She is due to start her CIPS qualification which will enable her to continue in her career as a buyer.