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Here are some facts about Rob:

What will you be doing in your role at YPO?

Managing the Cleaning and Site Management product portfolios consisting of over 2500 products, managing over 90 suppliers and servicing over 10,000 customers.

What are your first impressions of YPO?

My first impression of YPO was that it is a very friendly working environment that goes above and beyond to help its customers wherever possible.

If you were to sum up your time at YPO, so far, in one word, what would it be?

Enjoyable!

What is the most rewarding part of your job?

The most rewarding part of my job is being able to help customers save money, especially with the constraints of public sector funding and school budgets.

Describe your role in three words:

Fast-paced, flexible and challenging.

How did you get involved in procurement?

I started working in Recruitment after graduating University, however, this wasn’t an industry I was enjoying for various reasons. Then Covid hit and I decided now was the best time to leave the industry and started working for Mid Yorkshire Hospital Trust at Pinderfields Hospital. In this role, I was responsible for procuring supplies & materials used in 3 Hospitals & 12 Medical Centres during the height of the pandemic. As you can imagine, this was a baptism of fire, but I really enjoyed the challenge.

As I enjoyed the role so much and wanted to stay in the procurement industry, I started studying for my CIPS of which I have achieved Level 4 & currently working towards Level 5. After my time at Mid Yorkshire Hospital Trust, I worked in other areas of the NHS Procurement, joining Leeds Teaching Hospitals working in the Pharmaceutical Procurement Consortium, servicing the North of England with the procurement of pharmaceutical drugs. I also worked for NHS Digital as a Commercial Officer before joining YPO.

What do you like to do in your spare time?

Live music and going to gigs. Playing and watching football, I have held my Leeds United Season Ticket for over 19 years now and have played football at club level from the age of 6. Taking my dog out on adventures!

 

If you enjoyed this read, you can find out more about our employee’s and how they found themselves at YPO, as well as their job responsibilities and progress throughout the business. Meet the YPO team now!

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