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  • Meet the education procurement team - Elle

    02 December 2020 By Elle Barratt, Procurement Project Support

    Elle has worked at YPO for just over two years and is the procurement project support in the newly formed education procurement team. She’ll be your first point of contact for when you’re needing help setting up contracts or just need some advice on your school’s procurement activity.

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  • Ebony Armitage Assistant Buyer of Fleet at YPO

    Meet the buyer Ebony Armitage

    01 December 2020 By Ebony Armitage - Assistant Buyer for Fleet at YPO

    Ebony joined YPO in 2018 as an apprentice and has now recently become the Assistant Buyer for Fleet in our Procurement Services team.

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  • Andy Perrins Category Manager of Social Care at YPO

    Meet the Category Manager - Andy Perrins

    20 November 2020 By Andy Perrins - Category Manager of Social Care and Emergency Services at YPO

    Andy started working at YPO in May 2018 after moving from a local authority, he is now the Category Manager for Social Care and Emergency Services.

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  • Meet the education procurement team - Kirsty

    18 November 2020 By Kirsty Gledhill, Procurement Projects Advisor

    Kirsty has been at YPO for three and a half years in a few different roles, building on her knowledge and experience on all things procurement. She’s really looking forward to getting the new education procurement team known in the education sector and working closely with our customers to understand their challenges and how we can help them.

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  • Meet the education procurement team - Megan

    03 November 2020 By Megan Robinson - Procurement Projects Advisor at YPO

    Megan has worked at YPO for two years and is passionate about being able to help customers buy better, achieve value for money and is proud to be part of a team that's focussed on supporting the education sector.

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  • Meet the education procurement team - Ash

    30 September 2020 By Ash Cartwright - Education Development Manager at YPO

    Ash has been at YPO for 11 years now, where he’s worked in various different roles including contracts officer, curriculum buyer, ICT and innovation manager and now his current role as education development manager.

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  • Sam Johnson, Further Competition Coordinator at YPO

    Meet Sam from the energy team

    27 August 2020 By Sam Johnson - Further Competition Coordinator of Energy at YPO

    Sam Johnson joined YPO in 2018 and is now the Further Competition Coordinator for Energy in the procurement services team.

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  • Katey Stothard, Category Buyer of Financial Services at YPO

    Meet the Buyer - Katey Stothard

    14 July 2020 By Katey Stothard - Category Buyer of Corporate and Financial Services at YPO

    Katey Stothard joined the YPO team almost 20 years ago and is now the Category Buyer for Corporate and Financial Services in the procurement services team.

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    Meet the Framework Manager - Jack Appleton

    25 June 2020 By Jack Appleton - Framework Manager for Furniture at YPO

    Jack Appleton joined YPO 9 years ago and has recently become the Framework Manager for Furniture.

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  • Sarah Earl, Category Manager of Emergency Services at YPO

    Meet the Category Manager - Sarah Earl

    26 May 2020 By Sarah Earl - Category Manager of Emergency Services and Blue Light at YPO

    Sarah Earl joined YPO 22 years ago and has recently become the category manager for the emergency services and blue light team.

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