Senior Contract Administrator with more than twenty years of progressive leadership in procurement and contract operations. Dedicated
to streamlining operations and building performance-minded teams focused on business success. A challenging and growth oriented
position in a progressive company, where I contribute to the organization's success with my procurement and financial expertise through
my innovative ideas and desire to achieve excellence. Over 20 years of experience in Government and Private Proficient with Microsoft Office programs (Word, Excel,
Sector procurement PowerPoint, Project, Access)
Contract Management Knowledge of multiple operating systems including
Accounts Payable/Receivable Windows, Mac OSX and Linux
Analytical problem solving Acquisition of goods (i.e., RFP, ITB, etc.)
Inventory Management Construction Management
Self-directed nature Customer relations specialist
Process improvement Project Management
Oracle-11-i, ERP Procurement and SAP
07/2005 to Current
Contracting Officer, SrCITY OF ATLANTA PUBLIC WORKS － Atlanta, GA
Manage a combined capital and expense budget of $8+ million annually, reduced process time for expense
purchasing from 6 days to 2 days and capital purchasing from 6 weeks to 4 weeks.
Parks Department: Demonstrably improved state contract prices on IT-related purchases and bid negotiations.
Consolidated Agency's printer inventory resulting in the reduction of printer and cartridge models and a cost savings of $40K
annually in ink supplies and $25K in MRO operatives.
Reduced overall expense inventory of tangible items by 39% without sacrificing comprehensive inventory and still able to meet
all boroughs needs.
City of Atlanta: Awarded and administered over 100 contracts for Department of Public Works Solid Waste Services,
Transportation and Fleet Services from requirement identification through contract award, developed and implemented a
blanket order process to ensure quick and timely delivery of critical items., monitor vendor performance and negotiated contractual concerns by issuing modifications, terminations, and enforcing clauses, manages project schedule on projects, thus reducing the "best in class" completion time of 120 days to 93 days.
02/1999 to 02/2005
Procurement Manager/Staff AnalystNEW YORK CITY PARKS & RECREATION
Dealing with top IT vendors for IT related procurement.
Procurement of all IT related purchases /software.
Serving as a facilitator with department offices, government oversight agencies and vendors on relevant issues Pertaining to the
purchases of hardware, software, networking and wireless technology, furniture and other commodities.
Interview, hire, train, evaluate and oversee activities of staff of six resulting in the creation of an IT procurement division.
Manage department OTPS budget and capital budget Responsible for the modification and reconciliation of inter-budget funds.
Review contract proposals and performance reports to ensure program and contractor/vendor compliance with the Agency's
requirements, as well as federal/state/city guidelines.
Establish and implement control mechanisms to facilitate program evaluation and monitor Agency's operations as well as the
contractors' performance to ensure optimum effectiveness/efficiency and prepare frequent periodic summary reports to senior
management with respect to contract performance including final report at contract closure.
Provide technical expertise to peers and make recommendations to management concerning the awarding of contracts, provision
of funding or de-funding contracted programs.
Participate/lead in Agency planning sessions; recommend new approaches, as well as modifications to policies and procedures as
In concert with legal counsel, solicit bids for contract proposals; responsible for bid process, from authoring RFP to analyzing and
awarding bid to prospective vendor; obtain quotes, encourage competitive bids, determine/award contract to winning
Matched received delivery slips to P.O.
and invoice; processed for payment.
Negotiate IT-related contracts and maintain service-level agreements.
Analyze agency-wide IT needs, review growth projections, source competitive suppliers; make decisions on appropriate
equipment purchases from best sources.
Forge relationships with prospective vendors and negotiate favorable contractual rates, delivery, terms and conditions.
Forecasted inventory levels for the fiscal year.
Implemented salvage removal process for agency.
Designed and developed policy/procedure and purchasing manuals for agency.
02/1998 to 02/1999
Procurement Supervisor/Senior QualifierKEY SYSTEMS/MICROAGE － New York, NY
Supervised nine purchasing agents in their execution of internal procurement process.
Managed organization's largest revenue-generating account.
Expedited orders, ensuring timely and efficient delivery schedules and consistently meeting client's daily needs.
Negotiated special volume-based pricing and favorable contractual terms.
Designed and implement database to efficiently generate delivery compliance reports.
Provided ad hoc RFP's and RFQ's.
Entered purchase order-related data, stock codes and revision of ETA dates.
Conducted follow-up with vendors regarding open purchase orders; reconciled vendor accounts.
Matched received delivery slips to P.O.and invoice; processed for payment.
Participated in quarterly physical inventory.
Managed all aspects of FOB truckload/railcar shipments.
01/1987 to 01/1998
PC Store Supervisor/Purchasing AgentPRUDENTIAL SECURITIES, INC － New York, NY
Supervised a staff of four associates.
Addressed company-wide computer hardware/software needs and initiated system and software upgrades.
Acted as intermediary between users and vendors to facilitate orders.
Ordered fax equipment, oversaw maintenance contracts, coordinated service calls firm-wide.
PROJECT MANAGEMENT CERTIFICATION
CERTIFIED PUBLIC PROFESSIONAL BUYERUniversity of Georgia － Atlanta, GA, USA
BACHELOR OF SCIENCE: BUSINESS MANAGEMENTNational Institute of Governmental Purchasing NIGP)BUSINESS MANAGEMENT
Business AdministrationAudrey Cohen College － New York, NYBusiness Administration 3.8