Highly accomplished, driven professional with a proven history of leading and growing large-scale technical programs for the US Federal Government, NGO's, as well as the private sector.
Recognized for the delivery and execution of high quality, high performing solutions through effective strategies. Providing leadership on sourcing cost-effective procurement with innovative approaches and strategic thinking.
Supply Chain Analytics & Intelligence
Procurement and Supplier Relationships
US Government Contract Compliance
04/2016 to 09/2016
Senior Logistics Procurement ManagerKuehne + Nagle Partnership for Supply Management － Crystal City, VA
Lead 4PL procurement and supplier management resources responsible for delivering measurable value in the assigned client engagement.
Oversight of the end-to-end logistics procurement process demands regular interaction with internal and external stakeholders (including clients, Business Management, LSPs, industry groups), as well as a solid understanding of each phase of the logistics procurement lifecycle (Supplier Sourcing and Selection, Contract Management, Supplier Performance Management, and Invoice Audit & Payment).
Managed procurement programs and projects through implementation phase while focusing on goal attainment, cost adherence, and cost management (on-time and on- budget).
As well as executing spot buy program with emphasis on auditability.
Negotiate favorable contracts with LSPs to achieve strategic and tactical goals.
Maintain and promote standardization of tools and methodologies to effectively manage globally aligned procurement processes.
08/2013 to 03/2016
Business Development ManagerDamco PART OF THE A.P. MOLLER - MAERSK GROUP － Reston, VA
Integrated product manager accountable for the development of pricing solutions for the capture plan of Government Services and Aid & Development vertical clients.
Responsible for ensuring that pricing structures are competitive and that they abide by the rules and regulations of the US Government and Host Nations.
Managed client on boarding to ensure implementations compliance with DFAR, FAR & ITAR requirements.
08/2009 to 07/2013
Business Analyst / Supply Chain & Logistics ConsultantJohn Snow, Inc USAID | Supply Chain Management Systems Global Fund | VPP Project － Arlington, Virginia
Responsible for conducting performance assessments on the program logistics KPI's through quantitative and qualitative analysis.
Identify resources and provide analytical support for the planning, budget development, implementation, integration, and monitoring & evaluation of integrated logistics.
Collaborated in working groups to provide forward thinking, innovative, and well-integrated solutions that focus on reduced spending in the supply chain and increase available funding for procurement of commodities.
Short-Term Technical Assistance (STTA) in Nigeria, Ivory Coast and Ghana for RFP in warehousing and in country last mile distribution of commodities.
Collaborated with in country director and local Ministry of Health for implementation and process improvement on distribution networks to reduce stock outs.
Developed guidelines and tools specific to help strengthen a national health system's delivery capability, by outsourcing key functions of their supply chain that support the diminishing Central Medical Stores capabilities to manage demand through implementing the outsourcing of delivery mechanisms to improve the balance between supply and demand (S&D).
06/2006 to 08/2009
Global Program ManagerUPS Supply Chain Solutions － Arlington, Virginia
Engineering of the delivery mechanisms for the President's Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) - Supply Chain Management Solutions (SCMS) and the Global Fund (VPP) Programs.
Developed supply chain strategies for the effective global delivery of pharmaceutical commodities and laboratory supplies to support the HIV/AIDS Pandemic in Sub-Sahara Africa, Asia and Latin America.
On Site Client Global Program Manager responsible for the development and implementation of SOPs based on requirements set by the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR).
Ensuring compliant logistics solutions and processes for the delivery of US Government funded pharmaceutical commodities.
03/2001 to 07/2006
Global Corporate Air Freight ManagerUPS Supply Chain Solutions
Managed of Top Tier UPS strategic commercial accounts, where I participated in the development of service solutions to meet the client's objectives.
Worked closely with key influencers and C level clients, to identify solutions and develop expansion of portfolio offerings.
Managed and collaborated in the execution of pricing proposals; skillfully interpreting solicitation requirements, source selection regulations and proposal response strategies on opportunities.
Quantitative analysis, planning, facilitation, gap analysis, requirements development, project coordination, and reporting.
08/1994 to 03/2001
Global Air Gateway SupervisorUPS Supply Chain Solutions － Miami Los Angeles, Florida California
Oversight of the end-to-end coordination of logistics vendor management and procurement process.
Managed negotiations with internal and external stakeholders (airline carriers, industry groups and internal stakeholders), as well as a solid understanding of each phase of the logistics procurement lifecycle (Supplier Sourcing and Selection, Contract Management, Supplier Performance Management, and Invoice Audit & Payment).
Managed and collaborated in the execution of carrier pricing contracts proposals; skillfully interpreting solicitation requirements, source selection regulations and proposal response strategies on opportunities.
Strategic freight planning through consolidations, charters, carrier palletization, to reduce transportation cost and maximize profitability of transportation.
Coordination with US and global agencies to ensure schedule alignments to allow for coordinated transport for timely delivery.
MBA: International BusinessUniversity of PhoenixInternational Business
BSA: Business ManagementUniversity of PhoenixBusiness Management
AA: International BusinessBauder CollegeInternational Business
NDTA - NATIONAL DEFENSE TRANSPORTATION ASSOCIATION
*APICS - American Production and Inventory Control Society
*ITAR - International Trade in Arms Regulations Compliance Professionals
*IAPHL - International Association of Public Health Logisticians
Norwegian - Fluent French - Conversational
Spanish - Fluent