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Stephen
Strategic Sourcing Specialist
15 years experience W2 Placentia, CA
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Application Development Contract Negotiations Information Security PCI Risk Assessment
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Recent Experience
Strategic Sourcing Specialist 01/20 - 05/20
Strategic Sourcing Manager 05/19 - 01/20
Application Development Contract Negotiations
Sourcing Specialist 11/18 - 01/19
Summary

  • Contracts Procurement - Supply Chain Professional with extensive experience in the administration and negotiation of supply chain contracts and procurement strategy in the entire lifecycle of Contract management to drive the supply chain process, from change requests to RFPs, RFQs, RFIs to negotiations to completion to renewal maintenance. I can draft from scratch complex IT software procurement processes (SAAS, Cloud).
  • I am not a typical Project Manager (Procurement Agent), someone who can lead a team through the process to completion of the procurement process. I have the ability to multitask and process through 8 to 15 contracts at the same time within the different stages of the contract lifecycle.
  • I’m flexible and nimble to steer a process that is dynamic, collaborative and innovative in nature. I can step in with a flexible mindset and be very adaptive to a dynamic process.
  • I’m a strong team leader with the ability to be efficient in processes and procedures leading to innovative, cost-effective procurement solutions nationally or globally, resulting in immediate actual cost savings.
  • Experience managing a diverse set of global suppliers with the ability to facilitate and communicate needs regarding; total cost, quality, delivery/acceptance and compliance.
  • Conduct contract negotiations and competitive bidding processes from Statement of Work (SOW), Request for Proposal/Quotes. Concept to execution/award through closeout or termination of contracts.
  • Create and develop Supplier performance accountability per agreed to Service Level Agreements (SLA’s). Develop and implement efficient supply chain processes through a commitment to a Lean Six Sigma methodology.
  • Provide analysis, consulting, process improvements, and implementations that bring positive change to the contracts and procurement organization. Strong ERP (SAP, Oracle & Ariba) acumen with strong analytical abilities to drive category management strategies.

Top 5 Skills
SkillsProficiencyLast Used
Application Development
2020
Contract Negotiations
2020
Information Security
2018
PCI
2018
Risk Assessment
2018
Education and Certifications
University of Phoenix
California State University
Certified Purchasing Manager C.P.M,
Green Belt Lean Six Sigma,
Preferences
Availability:Immediately
Willing to relocate?:Yes
Relocation preference
Any location
Prepared to Travel:No travel (0%)
Employment Type:Any
Security Clearance:No clearance
Citizenship:U.S. Citizen