Wendy Lavender

Contract and Commercial Management

Wendy is a highly-motivated contract and commercial manager with a great deal of initiative and drive. She is a highly-skilled Supplier Relationship Manager having worked on strategic programmes, in both public and private sector organisations, that have resulted in major savings and commercial improvement.

Wendy is able to communicate ideas and project manage with great efficiency. A Friendly, trustworthy, outgoing person who can operate effectively at all levels and thrives in meeting challenges head on. A team player that is happy to work on own initiative and willing to lead, Wendy is very proactive with lots of energy and strong interpersonal skills.

Wendy worked with the Nationwide Building Society on the Nationwide Strategic Programme managing all the commercials, delivering real-time savings, working with the business to understand requirements, working with suppliers to commercialise and manage them through the lifecycle of the contract to ensure deliverables are met, and with senior stakeholders to communicate progress, challenges and gain approvals. Other clients include The Driving Standards Agency, InterServe, UCAS, EDF/British Energy, Lloyds Bank and Barclays Capital.

She has been working most recently for the NHS enegotiating their prison contracts for Oxygen, Health care.