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Procurement Specialist Resume

Triangle Park, NC

OBJECTIVE

To excel in a challenging opportunity with an established organization where the utilization of my communication skill-set, education and experience will add significant value.

EDUCATION

Bachelor of Science in Communication

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Procurement Specialist, Confidential,Triangle Park, NC, September 2010 to Present

  • Responsible for assisting in all aspects of RTI’s purchasing and strategic sourcing areas:
  • Negotiates and purchases a wide range of commodities including cellular devices, services and company vehicles
  • Developed professional working relationship with the Apple Corporation to have them assist with purchasing and maintenance of all Apple products
  • Negotiated contracts with suppliers including a new agreement with Verizon Enterprises which saved RTI $65,000 annually in mobile expenses
  • Audited buyers compliance with P-Card purchases through Bank of America and reported findings in monthly logs submitted to the CFO
  • Hands-on experience using E-Procure and Deltek Costpoint systems; setting up new suppliers; and issuing purchase orders; also performs E-procure maintenance activities
  • Developed strong and effective working relationship with company project and executive staff
  • Handpicked as supply chain representative at small business events, and co-hosted event for RTI Staff.
  • Reviewed all subcontract invoices to ensure that they followed compliance rules as stated in the FAR
  • Received certificate for completion of FAR training
  • Worked closely with logistics staff on expediting products to international locations

Head Student Athletic Manager, Confidential,NC, August 2005 to May 2010

  • Managed all Division 1 Athletic Managers for Men’s and Women’s basketball, and Football
  • Worked closely with coaches to train fellow student managers on daily athletic operations including practice itinerary, travel arrangements, and game day functions
  • Proactively interacted with opposing colleges’ coaches and managers on video exchange and travel plans
  • Received 5 Varsity Letters and University letter jacket for contributions to team’s success

Radio Show Host and Producer, Confidential,NC, August 2007 to May 2010

  • Lead sports personality for Lady Catamount Athletics
  • Created the “Season Ticket” sports talk show on Power 90.5 FM radio and served as “On-Air” host
  • Interviewed high profile athletes and personalities including CBS Sports Greg Gumbel and MLB Pitcher Mark DiFelice

Intern, Confidential,Raleigh, NC, May 2009 to September 2009

  • Handpicked to intern for one of the Southeast’s largest and prestigious public relations firms
  • Developed a thorough understanding of creating press releases, Excel Charts, and event planning
  • Highly proficient in promoting clients through use of social media
  • Lead writer for nationally published press releases and blogs for property law firm
  • Identified target media outlets for pharmaceutical client to promote newly developed weight-loss supplement
  • HONORS AND DISTINCTIONS

    • High level of proficiency in Microsoft Excel, Word and PowerPoint and Adobe Professional Suite including Adobe InDesign
    • Had articles published in Freshman writing manual for Western Carolina University
    • Headed the public relations efforts for Award Winning production of “On the Home Front” Veterans Day show for Western Carolina University in Fall 2009
    • Received high recognition from faculty for excelling at Summer Internship program
    • Operated StatCrew software from 2006-2010 at select Division 1 athletic events

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