Graduation

Overall Objectives of the Module


 


Trainer Profile


Alexandra LEON

Project Leader
Public Procurement Excellence

Senior Consultant
Department of Consulting, E-Procurement & International Affairs
Bundesbeschaffung GmbH (BBG), Austria

 

Professional Experience

Current Position:

Project Leader for the Public Procurement Excellence Programme – responsible for design and implementation.

Employment History:

15 years of professional experience in the public sector, in the Ministry of Finance and the Austrian Central Purchasing Body (BBG).

Head of Human Resources and Organisational Development (BBG), more than 10 years of professional experience in human resources in the field of public procurement. Development and implementation of HR strategies and initiatives support of business needs through professional development and training programmes, performance management systems, and compensation and benefits programmes.

Expert in human resources with a special focus on personnel development and compensation management programmes. Responsible for the conceptual design of individual and organisational training programmes such as the BBG’s in-house Public Procurement Academy (PPA). The focus of the PPA is on imparting theoretical and practical knowledge specific to the field of centralised public procurement. The BBG staff is trained to ensure quality, value for money, and fairness throughout the procurement process from the preparation of calls for tenders and needs assessments, application of market knowledge, to contract management.

Development and implementation of a train-the-trainer concept for BBG in-house experts.

Federal Ministry of Finance, working in the cabinet of the Austrian Finance Minister.

Educational Background of the Trainer

  • Master’s in Educational and Political Science
  • Diploma in Human Resource Development
  • Certificate of Advanced Human Resources Management

Trainer Profile


Jürgen JONKE

Lecturer
Public Procurement Excellence

Head of Department of Strategic Purchasing
Department Strategic Purchasing
Bundesbeschaffung GmbH (BBG), Austria

Professional Background

More than 20 years of experience in the field of public procurement in the Ministry of Defence and the Austrian Central Purchasing Body (BBG). Expert in strategic purchasing, responsible for the development of purchasing strategies for a comprehensive range of products & services in different industries, such as Automotive, ICT, Energy, Health & Pharmaceutical and Consultancy.

Management and continuous optimization of the purchasing processes, to achieve cost reductions while maintaining or improving the quality of supplies and services. Directing procurement professionals and team leaders. His procurement team is responsible for the preparation of calls, needs assessments, market analysis and drafting the tendering strategy and documents.

Responsible for recruiting and evaluation of purchasing professionals, team and individual employee development.

Experience in staff training at the BBG’s in-house Public Procurement Academy, teaching strategic public procurement.

 


Trainer Profile


Jürgen UNGER

Lecturer
Public Procurement Excellence

Head of Operative Procurement & Customer Management, Head of Sales
Bundesbeschaffung GmbH (BBG), Austria

Quote: „Professional public procurement is an enabler for an efficient process and best procurement results.“

Professional Background of the Trainer

Head of Operative Procurement, Customer Management & Sales. Responsible for the management of tendering processes, from publishing tenders to contract conclusion and management of the post-award phase, such as contract & quality management, procurement- & sales controlling, customer management and sales and catalogue- & content management. His main focus in daily business is to develop workflows & processes which satisfy customer needs and simultaneously enable the translation of public procurement law into everyday’s practice.

More than 15 years‘ experience in the fields of public procurement (strategic and operative procurement) and consultancy. Expert in public procurement for a comprehensive range of categories, such as C-Parts, consumer goods, producer goods and services.

Responsible for recruiting and evaluation of purchasing professionals, team and individual employee development.

In cooperation with HR, responsible for the conceptual design and implementation of BBG’s in-house Public Procurement Academy (PPA), where he also designed and conducted several modules, such as the tendering process, contract- and quality management and knowledge management.

Educational Background of the Trainer

  • Master of Business Administration (MBA) in Strategic Purchasing & Supply Chain Management
  • Certified Management Consultant – CMC
  • Certified Supplier-Auditor
  • Certified Quality-Auditor