COVID-19/Coronavirus

The CIPS Australasia Conference and Supply Management Awards will take place as scheduled on 29 - 30 July 2020 at ICC Sydney.

CIPS and Haymarket Media Group (who deliver events on behalf of CIPS) are following the current guidance from the local Government and the World Health Organisation and as such this event will be taking place as planned. Our priority during this time is the safety of our event attendees and our teams, and we will continue to closely monitor the development of the COVID-19/Coronavirus and any potential impact on our event.

You can review Haymarket Media Group's Coronavirus Policy and booking term revisions for all CIPS events. If you have any questions, please contact us.

Rajesh Singh

Rajesh Singh has been the GM Value Management for Spark New Zealand since 2017. Value Management is responsible for Capital Management, Devices Ranging and PLM, OPEX and Domain Management, Software, License and Asset Management Procurement, Supply Chain, Partnerships, Strategic Supplier Management and Inventory.

Prior to this role Rajesh was General Manager, Partnering, Procurement & Supply Chain, a role he held since 2016 after joining Spark in 2009. He is also currently a Director of the Board of Connect 8 and Chairman of the Telegistics Board, both of which are subsidiaries of Spark.

Rajesh previously worked in South Africa for various Network, I.T. and e-commerce organisations. He managed procurement for 8 mobile operations and 16 voice data operations across Africa. He also headed up Wholesale Voice for group (mobile operators) and was the regional director for voice data operations.

Rajesh was the Financial Director and a Board Member for Venture Communications Group spanning 8 countries in Africa. Venture Communications was an infrastructure build company working on behalf of all the major telcos and vendors. He also managed the Group’s finance and procurement activity and was the Chairman of the Audit and Risk Committee.

Prior to that he held various finance and procurement roles in South Africa including in I.T. and Gaming companies and has over 17 years experience in strategic sourcing, category management, relationship management, business development and financial management.

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