Project Description

Deepak Chaturvedi

Procurement Program Director

Areas Of Expertise:

  • Procurement & Supply Chain Management


  • Master of Business Administration in Finance – Institute of Management Technology

About Deepak Chaturvedi

Deepak is a seasonal Procurement Program Director with a record of consistent successful delivery within complex programs over a vast range of industries across Australia, Asia Pacific and the Middle East. With 16 years’ experience in Procurement, leading negotiations of End User License Agreements ($125M), delivering successful solutions for complex IT Outsourcing contracts ($200M) and achieved sustainable cost reductions of $100M upwards from War on Waste initiatives. He effectively multi-task and manages workload and workflow in a complex environment by exhibiting a strong focus to detail, while maintaining a flexible and resourceful approach.

What Deepak brings

  • Demonstrated experience in stakeholder engagement at C level.
  • Proven experience in leading Procurement Transformations.
  • Innovation in Procurement.
  • Skills and experience with negotiations and cost reductions.
  • Provides a resourceful and flexible approach.

Key Clients:

  • Indosat Ooredoo Indonesia
  • Ooredoo Group Qatar
  • Nokia Siemens Networks Australia
  • Nokia Siemens Networks India
  • IBM Global Services India
  • Ericsson India

Key Achievements:

As Senior Vice President – Sourcing for Indosat Ooredoo, Deepak was responsible for effective and sustainable management of all strategic sourcing initiatives for all direct and indirect categories with an annual spend of over $500M, additionally leading the team of Category Managers and Contract Managers delivering e2e sourcing capabilities, including the developing and implementing Annual Operating Plan (AOP), Annual Sourcing Plan (ASP) & Categories’ Strategies, managing end to end Tender/RFx process, improving business processes and developing contracts and their executions. Deepak also effectively led the procurement transformation under Project Optimus Prime in addition to managing the Project Aspire over a multi-year complex project for Managed services and Network Operations valued to $600M, achieving savings of $65M over five years.

As Assistant Director – IT/Transmission Network Sourcing for Ooredoo Group, Deepak provided effective provision of Sourcing Performance Management – driving category strategies, identifying cost reduction and avoidance opportunities as well as implement savings. Deepak contributed to the growth and success of the organisation by efficiently managing the IT and Transmission Network sourcing for all Ooredoo Group Companies which spread in 10 countries in Asia, Middle East and Africa.

As Head of Procurement for Nokia Siemens Networks Australia Deepak led the procurement process from inception to contract execution, overseeing the post contract executing in contract management, monitoring progress during initiation, execution, performance, renewal and expiry to ensure fulfilment for stipulated obligations. Deepak was awarded and selected for Long Term Incentive Plan, designed to boost retention, as the only sourcing professional from APAC – Presented with an award for innovation in services, because of a successful introduction of low-cost country resources to cover local sub-contractor capacities, gaining ‘Excellent Contributor’ rating for 5 year.

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