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Category Managers

Led by Jamie Dunnicliff, Manager, Strategic Procurement, the University’s Category Managers are responsible for all aspects of strategic procurement within their categories.

Their roles include assisting staff and students with procurement of goods and services, building and maintaining strategic relationships with suppliers, and ensuring that the University gets the best value for money in all procurement activities.

Frances Doyle – Indirect

Frances’ remit includes travel and entertainment, stationery and office products, furniture and small appliances, consultants and external service providers, financial and insurance services, and books, journals, and other teaching materials. She is responsible for the management of key contracts across the whole University and will be able to assist staff with any queries related to her category.

Frances Doyle
Phone: (08) 8313 9851

Magda Hebert – Facilities & Utilities

Magda is responsible for procurement of all services required to maintain the University’s facilities. This includes electricity and other utilities, building construction and maintenance, gardens and grounds maintenance, and cleaning, security, plumbing and electrical services. Magda works closely with the Infrastructure branch and Campus Services to ensure that the University gets value for money in the procurement of these goods and services and that a high standard is maintained by service providers working on the University’s campuses.

Magda Hebert
Phone: (08) 8313 2468

Eddie Veale - IT  Equipment & Services

Eddie is responsible for procurement of all computer hardware and software, multifunction devices and printers, telecommunications and internet services, and IT infrastructure. Working in partnership with Technology Services, he ensures University gets value for money in all IT procurement activities and benefits from strategic relationships with suppliers.

Eddie Veale
Phone: (08) 8313 9808

Tom Cummings - Research & Major Equipment

Tom’s category includes major research equipment and laboratory instruments. This category also includes chemicals and gases, laboratory consumables, agricultural and veterinary supplies as well as scientific and analytical services. Tom works closely with researchers to ensure the University receives agreed product specifications best suited to research needs and achieves value for money from our suppliers.

Tom Cummings
Phone: (08) 8313 9183

Other Queries

For all other queries, please contact


Finance & Procurement Services


T: +61 8 8313 3414
F: +61 8 8313 4350