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Jose OliveiraVice President

Jose has been with Efficio since 2011, accumulating over 15 years of experience in procurement transformation as well as broader restructuring.

He has significant expertise leading large procurement transformation engagements addressing both direct and indirect categories in varied industries such as banking, insurance, raw materials, engineering products and software.

Significant experience


  • Turned around over 70% of third party spend over 18 months for a leading global software player – reducing costs by more than 3 percentage points of revenue
  • Addressed 80% of spend for a North American property & casualty insurance player – reducing over $37m in indemnity and operating costs
  • Ran a global sourcing programme for a high-tech engineering company, reduceing the directs cost base by 14%
  • Supported a distressed bank redesign and established a new supply base, turning over 800+ contracts and $700m after a rapid divestment
  • Redesiged and rebuilt a procurement organisation, executing a multi-wave sourcing programme, addressing number of direct and indirect categories  and conducting working capital improvement programmes to extending supplier payment terms 

Prior to Efficio, Jose worked at AT Kearney as a manager and attended Universidade Catolica Portuguesa where he studied Business & Economics.

A Portuguese national, Jose speaks: English, Portuguese, Spanish, German and French.



Optimising the global supply base of mid-sized specialist manufacturers

For mid-sized, specialist manufacturers, changing a supplier might be the right approach, but it can be complicated process.

Overcoming issues for mid-sized specialist manufacturers

With the right approach, mid-sized specialist manufacturers can overcome common issues, create their own opportunities and build on new or existing relationships.

An open door to the C-suite for CPOs

Jose Oliviera provides his views on how CPOs can be heard in the C-suite and on executive boards.

What does Brexit mean for CPOs?

In an article written for Supply Management, Jose Oliveira, Principal at Efficio shares his views on what Brexit means for Chief Procurement Officers.