an insight from Rio Tinto Procurement.

an insight from Rio Tinto Procurement.

an insight from Rio Tinto Procurement.


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Developing professional procurementpeople to their full potential – aninsight from Rio Tinto Procurement.How do you develop your professional procurement staff to their full potential? Peter McNamara,of Rio Tinto Procurement has had considerable experience in this area and will be presenting hisinsights and experiences into the way Rio Tinto approached this issue and how it implementedits training and development model.The CIPS Australia Queensland Regional Committee, together with the Queensland Division of theSupply Chain and Logistics Association of Australia warmly invites you to their joint April event.Hear Peter McNamara, General Manager - Supply Chain Excellence at Rio Tinto Procurement,provide insight into how he implemented an internal training and development structure in Rio Tintoto ensure the company was able to develop its professional procurement people to their bestcapacity and capability.Peter has 28 years experience in the resources sector and has held a variety of roles coveringtechnical, product support, marketing and project evaluation functions. For the past 12 years hehas been deeply involved in Procurement and Supply Chain Management.The Speaker:Peter McNamara, Rio Tinto's General Manager - Supply Chain Excellence has been a key architect in the transformation ofprocurement in Rio Tinto and has seen the function transition from its origins as an independent site based function to thecurrent centre led, hub and spoke model. Rio Tinto Procurement now manage all external spend for the Group. Peter wasdirectly involved in the strategic, operational and customer facing aspects of this change process.In 2000, Peter spent two years based in the United States establishing the strategic sourcing initiative there. Now, as GeneralManager - Supply Chain Excellence, Peter leads a team of procurement professionals working across Rio Tinto’s extensiveportfolio of growth projects, procurement improvement and strategic development initiatives globally. Most recently Peterled the procurement integration work arising from Rio Tinto’s $38 billion acquisition of Alcan.This function has been generously sponsored by Rio Tinto.When & whereTuesday 28th April 2009Royal on the Park, Southern CrossPavilion, Cnr Alice & Albert Streets,BrisbaneWhat time6pm - Registration6.30pm - Start7.30pm - Finish with drinksand savories served to 8:00pmHow much will it cost?$25 CIPS & SCLAA members,$35 non-membersPlease note that payment must bemade prior to the event to confirmattendance.CateringDrinks and finger food beforeand after the presentation.RSVPCOB Monday 20 April, 2009Email confirmation toevents@cipsa.com.auor call 1300 765 142CIPS AustraliaLevel 10, 520 Collins StreetMelbourne VIC 3000, AustraliaTel: 1300 765 142Fax: 1300 765 143Email: events@cipsa.com.auwww.cipsa.com.au

Driving excellence in procurement and supply managementTAX INVOICEPlease register the following people for the CIPS Australia ‘Developing People’ Eventat Royal on the Park, Southern Cross Pavilion, Cnr Alice & Albert Streets, Brisbaneon Tuesday 28 April 2009.Booker’s name(Include email address if you require a tax receipt)Booker’s companyContact details for bookerNAMES, TITLE and EMAIL OF ATTENDEES:MemberRate $25(tick one)Non-MemberRate $35TOTAL AMOUNT DUE $ inc GST.Please fax this form to CIPS Australia on 1300 765 143.Or email the completed form to events@cipsa.com.auPlease remit payment to : CIPS Australia Pty LtdLevel 10, 520 Collins Street, Melbourne Vic 3000Credit Card payments :AE DC MC Visa Date:EFT payments must bereferenced with your nameand state. E.g. BLEE_NSW :Please note Amex and Diners incur a 3% surcharge.Card Number Expiry /NameSignatureCIPS Australia Pty LtdANZ Banking Group Limited, 388 Collins Street, MelbourneBSB : 013 006 Account No : 4982 47384EFT remittance : Mail : Level 10, 520 Collins Street, Melbourne Vic 3000Fax : (03) 9620 5488 Email : accounts@cipsa.com.auCIPS AUSTRALIA PTY LTD, LEVEL 10, 520 COLLINS STREET, MELBOURNE, VICTORIA, 3000PHONE: 61 3 9629 6000 FACSIMILE: 61 3 9620 5488 EMAIL: info@cipsa.com.auAUSTRALIAN BUSINESS NUMBER (ABN) 32 111 330 262

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