Group Purchasing Manager – Systems, JCB 
Case Study: How big data and analytics can improve procurement decision making

In the past 4 years at JCB Rob has transformed how Group Purchasing generates, captures and uses data. Consistent, sustainable and flexible global systems ensure decisions taken at all levels are supported by relevant, timely and accurate information.

Rob’s career has been shaped by a fundamental desire to understand how things work – a degree in Mechanical Engineering led to roles in IT, external and internal audit. Rob is a Chartered Accountant and has broad knowledge of business processes in both the public and private sectors. Rob has spent the past 7 years improving the effectiveness and efficiency of Purchasing systems, processes and reporting.