Who We Are
Our goal is to help our clients create immediate and sustainable improvements in the performance of their business through business, management and procurement advisory services.
We do this in two ways:
Deploying our Virtual Procurement Service (VPS) using the Procurement People Cloud and a network of technology partners.
A tailored solution that delivers the benefits expected from a high calibre procurement operation at a significantly reduced cost
Delivering business advisory solutions founded on experience, expertise and insight.
The problem we’re solving
“Even with a clear vision, challenges exist that need to be overcome to drive improvements in the performance of your business. Identifying the right strategies that drive performance improvements, securing resource of the highest capability across a broad range of disciplines when it is needed, implementing and maintaining the bottom line benefits year on year without driving up the cost of running your business. Odesma will support you through these challenges whilst ensuring that your business can continue to operate without interruption”
We focus on your bottom line with 5 principle services
We work with your executive team to define and implement strategies which achieve your business goals and support delivery of major change initiatives that provide profitable outcomes.
We will drive a step-change in procurement contribution to your business by maximising the effectiveness and efficiency of your procurement operation.
We provide a tailored on-demand service to ensure that your procurement spend and associated costs are minimised quickly, then professionally maintained at the right cost for your business.
We deliver our services utilising the highest calibre and most experienced interim professionals, harnessing the strongest and most current experience in the marketplace.
We build competency across your business through a combination of structured training, mentoring and hands-on application with a focus on bottom-line impact.
"Ed embraces the challenge and I would recommend him without question to any organisation"Andrew Brightmore - Chief Procurement Officer at Goodman Fielder (FCIPS)
Aerospace & Defence
Whilst working in Professional Services Steve and Ed have between them worked with BAE Systems, Selex, Airbus, Raytheon Corporate Jets, BAE Dynamics, MBDA, The Ministry of Defence and the NAAFI.
Whilst working in Professional Services Ed worked with FIAT Group and Lotus Cars
Whilst working in Professional Services Steve and Ed have between them worked with National Australia Group Europe, Deutsche Bank, Macquarie Group in Australia, Barclays Bank and Legal & General.
Steve has held a number of procurement and senior management roles for Diageo and Recikitt & Colman Whilst working in Professional Services Steve and Ed have between them worked with L’Oreal, United Biscuits, AllianceBoots, Panrico, Godiva Chocolates, Novar and Hammonds Bedrooms.
Whilst working in Professional Services Steve and Ed have between them worked with Smith & Nephew and AllianceBoots.
Ed began his career in line procurement with ICL Fujitsu.
Steve has held a number of procurement roles for British Steel Stainless (now Outokumpo Group). Whilst working in Professional Services Steve and Ed have between them worked with BAE SYSTEMS, Selex, Raytheon Corporate Jets, Airbus, BP Group, Hammonds, Heywood Williams, Chep, FIAT Group & Lotus Cars.
Steve previously worked for Smithkline Beecham in a number of regional and global procurement roles. Whilst working in Professional Services Steve and Ed have between them worked with Bristol Myers Squibb and Novartis.
Ed and Steve previously worked for PriceWaterhouseCoopers and Xchanging plc. Steve also worked for Atos KPMG, whilst Ed worked for QP Group, Sharemax Inc. And both supported Liberata and G4S.
Whilst working in Professional Services Steve and Ed have between them worked with the NAAFI and The Ministry of Defence (MOD).
Whilst working in Professional Services Steve and Ed have between them worked with AllianceBoots and Wickes.
Whilst working in Professional Services Ed worked with Telecom Eireann and Cable & Wireless.