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E-procurement Leader Resume

SUMMARY:

  • SME in Indirect Procurement with a focus on IT 3rd Party Spend
  • Develop IT Procurement Organizations from the ground up eProcurement SME
  • Develop C - Level Sponsorship, Vendor Management Programs & Governance
  • Implement Strategic Sourcing Engagement Processes
  • Identify and Implement Key Cost Savings Reduction Programs
  • Develop Comprehensive Multi-Year IT Sourcing Strategies that aligns with the Business Strategy
  • Manage Complex IT Supplier Portfolio’s
  • Develop IT Procurement Life Cycle Road Maps
  • Perform Yearly Supplier Audit
  • Develop and Lead Sponsored Gated Contract Review Governance for IT Contracts
  • Develop Outsourcing Technology Programs

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Confidential

E-Procurement Leader

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for providing e-commerce and e-procurement support towards maintaining and expanding the B2B e-commerce capabilities
  • Works closely with customers, internal procurement systems (ARIBA, CUPA, Ketera, etc.), and internal stakeholders to enable E-Procurement relationships
  • Prepare, review, document and distribute all hosted catalogs and pricing
  • Provide monthly and quarterly reports with analysis of the E-Procurement business
  • Build customer E-Procurement relationships securing product listing in customer s procurement systems
  • Troubleshoot and resolve e-procurement issues
  • Ensure reliable and a high quality of e-catalog content
  • Monitor and administer the procurement vendor portals (Ariba, Sysco’s, etc.), responding to new request and issues
  • Liaison with customers, procurement vendors, IT, sales, and Customer Care regarding new and existing B2B relationships and issue resolution
  • Test/validate changes related to hosted catalog generation and punch-out
  • Ensures products published in the e-catalogs meet distribution compliance and contain accurate coding to ensure clean order processing

Lead Procurement Technology Functional Consultant

Confidential

Responsibilities:

  • Led 2 global project implementations of RFx Events & Management, Supplier Performance Measurement Processes using ARIBA Cloud solutions
  • Spent at least 2 years acting as the Senior Procurement ARIBA Solutions Lead, supporting professional services sales cycle including proposal development, RFP responses, account development, Delivery Management and expansion initiatives
  • 10 years of experience supporting global (on-shore/off-shore), enterprise-wide delivery engagements with one or more of the following ARIBA modules:
  • Proven ability to build trusted relationships with the stakeholders Technical SME’s
  • Delivered projects successfully under fixed time constraints
  • Collaborated with the implementation team as well as internal and external customers

Sourcing Procurement Functional ARIBA/SAP Consultant

Confidential

Responsibilities:

  • Managed (project plans, organized, and executed) multiple projects and work streams with timeliness and accuracy
  • Proficient in maintaining tight deadlines and producing detailed, high-quality work
  • Documented and captured business requirements and processes properly
  • Creatively solved problem and conflict resolution
  • Team-oriented; aligned work with team’s priorities and goals
  • Strong communication, presentation, training, client relationship and analytical skills

E-Procurement Coordinator

Confidential

Responsibilities:

  • Served as the E-Procurement Coordinator and provided leadership to the system implementation team that including: project plans, work assignments, timelines and communications
  • Provided education and training to the business units regarding approval workflow, organizational unit configurations, and user roles
  • Presented to the key stakeholders and project teams the weekly program goals and progress to ensure we stayed on target
  • Collaborated with SAP/ARIBA’s training resources with the internal technical, accounting, procurement and training resources to provide functional and technical support to business units
  • Led user group sessions for program improvements and system enhancements
  • Enabled vendors to integrate and maintain electronic product catalogs for purchasers in business units

Confidential

Procurement SAP/ARIBA SME

Responsibilities:

  • Provided expertise on SAP/ARIBA Upstream and Downstream
  • Extensive functional knowledge of all ARIBA modules
  • Managed the global purchasing automation strategy
  • Worked closely with the Global Purchasing groups (North America, EMEA, APAC and Latin Americas, Business Units Leaders, IT Functional Leader and Third Party Technology partners
  • Global accountability for purchasing automation (i.e., eProcurement, Spend Analysis, eSourcing, Supplier Contract Management)

ARIBA Procurement SME

Confidential

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for strategic and operational components of the E-Procurement division
  • Strategized to improve efficiency, reduce expenses, and brought transparency through a single “Procure-to-Pay” initiative
  • Built strong stakeholder relationships focused on customer requirements, gaining strategic alignment, and measuring results
  • Monitored ordering and invoicing trends, and analyzed Functional Buying Group's processes and tools
  • Drove adoption and increased spend into “ Confidential ” procurement tools (e-Purchasing, E-Invoicing, E-Contracts and Spend Analysis), which delivered processing PO’s in 1.5 days from 30 days and invoice payments to Net 30 from 90 days
  • Managed projects in the areas of Supplier Life Cycle, Supplier Performance, Catalogs, and Supplier Enablement
  • Ensured all global functional departments were appropriately educated on the e-Procurement application
  • Enabled, e-Invoicing, Supplier Maintenance, Catalog Maintenance (Hosted and Punch-out)

Procurement Content Functional Lead

Confidential

Responsibilities:

  • ARIBA Procurement Content (On Demand) with SAP
  • Project Management
  • Run the functional design workshops on Catalogue Management, Contract Compliance, Approvals, Reporting and requirements gathering
  • Perform functional tests and solution validation

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