Philip Gurnett

EPS Director and Head of Sourcing Education

Philip has a successful track record of achievement as a leader and senior manager in the public and private sector. In 2013 he was appointed to the OGP executive as head of sourcing education with responsibility for implementing and operating the centralised procurement model within the new DES sector sourcing hub, EPS.

Within the Education Sector, Philip is responsible for sourcing a procurement spend of approximately €900m annually. In his role as director of EPS, he has established and developed a business model and change management strategy to on-board the model and has delivered savings of over €13m to date.

 

Denise O’Malley

Corporate Services Manager

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Denise O’Malley

Corporate Services Manager

Denise manages the relationship between EPS and our customers & stakeholders. She also has responsibility in areas of budgeting, reporting, governance, strategic development and HR

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EPS Portfolio Manager

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TBA

EPS Portfolio Manager

The Portfolio Manager is responsible for managing the sourcing and day to day activities of the team within the EPS portfolio. The PM also works closely with the EPS Director on managing strategic and bespoke procurements for education.

Michael Hughes

Category Manager, Ag/Vet & Library

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Category Manager: Agriculture and Veterinary & Library

Michael leads and manages the Ag & Vet Category team in the sourcing of its category projects. He supports the Portfolio Manager in project and resource planning around sourcing bespoke education requirements.
He also leads the sourcing and project planning of Library Goods & Services.

Colette Gallagher

Category Manager, Laboratory/Research Diagnostics Equipment & Services

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Category Manager: Laboratory/Research Diagnostics Equipment & Services

Colette leads and manages the Lab Category team in the sourcing of its category projects. She also support the Portfolio Manager in project and resource planning around sourcing bespoke education requirements.

Maria Owens

Category Manager, Education

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Maria Owens

Category Manager, Education

Maria leads and manages the Education Category team in the sourcing of its category projects. She also support the Portfolio Manager in project and resource planning around sourcing bespoke education requirements.

Gerry Kennedy

Category Specialist Higher

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Gerry Kennedy

Category Specialist Higher

Our team of Category Specialists provide the foundation for the EPS management team in delivering a sustainable, value for money, professional and compliant procurement sourcing service to its customers.

Siobhán Ryan

Category Specialist Higher

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Siobhán Ryan

Category Specialist Higher

Our team of Category Specialists provide the foundation for the EPS management team in delivering a sustainable, value for money, professional and compliant procurement sourcing service to its customers.

Marissa Staunton

Category Specialist

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Marissa Staunton

Category Specialist

Our team of Category Specialists provide the foundation for the EPS management team in delivering a sustainable, value for money, professional and compliant procurement sourcing service to its customers

Kevin Prendergast

Category Specialist

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Kevin Prendergast

Category Specialist

Our team of Category Specialists provide the foundation for the EPS management team in delivering a sustainable, value for money, professional and compliant procurement sourcing service to its customers

Mark Haines

Category Specialist

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Mark Haines

Category Specialist

Our team of Category Specialists provide the foundation for the EPS management team in delivering a sustainable, value for money, professional and compliant procurement sourcing service to its customers

Jonathan Horan

Category Specialist

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Jonathan Horan

Category Specialist

Our team of Category Specialists provide the foundation for the EPS management team in delivering a sustainable, value for money, professional and compliant procurement sourcing service to its customers

Dorothy Walshe

Category Specialist

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Dorothy Walshe

Category Specialist

Our team of Category Specialists provide the foundation for the EPS management team in delivering a sustainable, value for money, professional and compliant procurement sourcing service to its customers

Lisa Noble

Category Specialist

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Lisa Noble

Category Specialist

Our team of Category Specialists provide the foundation for the EPS management team in delivering a sustainable, value for money, professional and compliant procurement sourcing service to its customers

Joe Kelly

Category Specialist

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Joe Kelly

Category Specialist

Our team of Category Specialists provide the foundation for the EPS management team in delivering a sustainable, value for money, professional and compliant procurement sourcing service to its customers

Gráinne Quinn

Category Specialist

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Gráinne Quinn

Category Specialist

Our team of Category Specialists provide the foundation for the EPS management team in delivering a sustainable, value for money, professional and compliant procurement sourcing service to its customers

Glenn Coyle

Category Specialist

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Glenn Coyle

Category Specialist

Our team of Category Specialists provide the foundation for the EPS management team in delivering a sustainable, value for money, professional and compliant procurement sourcing service to its customers

Niamh O'Leary

Category Specialist

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Niamh O’Leary

Category Specialist

Our team of Category Specialists provide the foundation for the EPS management team in delivering a sustainable, value for money, professional and compliant procurement sourcing service to its customers

Maria Cooney

Senior Data and Reporting Analyst

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Maria Cooney

Senior Data and Reporting Analyst

The Senior Data and Reporting Analyst supports the Corporate Services function by undertaking complex data analytics and reporting on public procurement spend metrics, specifically in the Education Sector.

Rose Dooner

Procurement Requirements Planner

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Rose Dooner

Procurement Requirements Planner

The Procurement Requirements Planner engages across education on the MAPP programme and supports the strategic development of procurement solutions to meet future demand in the sector.

Carol Nolan

Data Analyst

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Carol Nolan

Data Analyst

 

Roisin Bennett

Communications Officer

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Roisin Bennett

Communications Officer

 

Fiona Kiely

Administrator Head of Sourcing Education

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Fiona Kiely

Administrator Head of Sourcing Education

Louise Mangan

EPS Procurement Administrator

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Louise Mangan

EPS Procurement Administrator

The Procurement Administrator supports the EPS team across the full range of activities in sourcing and corporate services.

Helen Finnan

Administrator

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Helen Finnan

Administrator

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