Dr Jane Lynch
Senior Lecturer in Supplier Management
Jane is a Senior Lecturer for the Logistics and Operations Management (LOM) section & Director of Student Experience for the Business School.
Jane's subject areas for teaching include purchasing/procurement, supply chain management and supplier management. Her research is focused around social procurement, community benefits of local sourcing, supplier consortia and effective collaboration. Jane regularly presents papers at international supply chain and logistics conferences such as IPSERA, IRSPP, POMS and EUROMA.
Additional Roles: Senior Associate (MICW) of Institute for Collaborative Working (ICW), Cymru; Trained facilitator for ISO 44001 Collaborative Relationships; Education and Liaison Officer for South Wales Branch of the Chartered Institute of Procurement & Supply (CIPS); External examiner for University of BathSpa; Research Leader for IRSPP (international research study on public procurement); Co-Chair of Joint-bidding Steering Group with Welsh Government, Judging Panel for GOAwards (Wales).
2015 - PhD - examined the configuration of strategic orientation approaches for manufacturing firms during a period of hyper-turbulence.
2007 - PGCert FHEA Higher Education Teaching Qualification, University of Wales, Newport.
2005 MBA (PT) University of Wales, Newport
Honours and awards
Jane has regularly received awards for her contribution to teaching and supporting students. The most recent include:
- Outstanding Contribution Award 2016;
- Developing Student Employability Award 2015;
- Nominated for Exceptional Enhancement of the Student Experience Award 2015;
- Outstanding Contribution Award 2014.
The Joint Bidding research project with Welsh Government has been shortlisted for three Government Awards and winner of GO Innovation or Initiative of the Year Award 2016
Member of Chartered Institute of Procurement & Supply (CIPS)
Executive Network Member of Institute for Collaborative Working MICW
Previous academic positions
2011 - Full time Lectureship in Cardiff Business School
2006 - Joined Cardiff Business School as a fixed term contract teacher
2003 - 2011 Teaching Associate for Open University
2003 - 2006 Lecturer for University of Wales, Newport
Jane regularly delivers executive education on procurement and collaboration linked with sustainability
Speaker at CoInnovate UK Conference in Cardiff 2016
Speaker at Procurex Wales 2016 - http://spendmatters.com/uk/procurex-wales-event-wellbeing-public-procurement/
Speaker at Supply Chain Collaboration Event
Speaker at ECR Shrinkage Food Waste Forum in Hamburg 2017
Jane's role as Director of Student Experience means that she is a member of many School and University Committees and Boards including:
- Teaching & Learning Committee
- Student/Staff Panel
- ISC Committee
- Business Management Board of Studies
- MBA Board of Studies
- Coordinator - LOM section Advisory Board committee
- (UG): Purchasing & Supply Chain Management (Year 2)
- (UG): Strategic Purchasing and Supplier Management (Year 3)
- MBA Purchasing & Supply Chain Management (elective module)
- MBA/MSc Dissertation supervisor
- PhD supervisor for two research projects examining sustainable / social procurement
Research Impact Case: Transforming Public Services through Sustainable Procurement
Y-Lab - Innovative Procurement with Professor Kevin Morgan, School of Geography & Planning
Knowledge Transfer Partnership with Dr Katherine Shelton, School of Psychology