Noel IrwinSenior Consultant

Meet the team

A graduate of University of New England and RMIT, Noel is professionally qualified in purchasing and materials management.

Noel has held a variety of procurement and logistics roles over 32 years. He was a logistics officer in the Australian Army rising to the rank of major. He started his procurement career in a private sector blue chip heavy manufacturing organisation supporting manufacturing maintenance for a production factory, then operations Australia-wide.  He then went on to work in outsourced procurement rising from the senior procurement specialist to General Manager of the procurement consulting business, servicing major blue-chip companies, Federal Government and State government as well as smaller clients.

Noel recently spent 5 ½ years in Local Government, and in this time he won two industry awards and took an active role in leading and developing procurement through industry body groups.

Noel also works across systems sourcing and deployment in the procurement process including P2P and source to contract. He provides assistance in specification, sourcing, deployment, change management and training and is well-connected with many established and new systems available within Australia.

Noel brings the ability to manage strategically and take a hands-on approach at all levels of procurement.  He engages from the coal-face purchase to strategic business planning and the ways procurement can assist in business strategy outcomes.  He provides engaging change management, mentoring and full end-to-end procurement management.

“My aim is to be the type of supplier I would want to engage; innovative, knowledgeable, efficient and delivering solutions”

Contact Me

  • Melbourne Office
  • +61 418 905 744  
  • noel.irwin@arcblue.com.au