senior sourcing manager resume example with 13+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
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Career Focus

Over 15 years of progressive experience across a broad range in the Strategic Sourcing, Procurement and Customer Service space. Highly self-motivated, enthusiastic leader with successful experience motivating teams to achieving optimal results. Proven ability to deliver high quality work demonstrating strong business acumen, technical, communicational, organizational, interpersonal, and analytical skills. Recognized for superior negotiation skills, conflict resolution, relationship management, and enhancing productivity in underperforming areas. Committed to the interests of the organization and displaying example ship of its values while delivering win-win situations to outside constituents. A people person and always looking for ways to work smarter while capitalizing on opportunities.

Summary of Skills
  • Negotiation, Strategy and Continuous Improvement
  • Cross-Functional Team Leadership
  • Access, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, Word
  • Oracle, Ariba, SAP, Maximo, Workday, Peoplesoft
  • Critical Thinking, Decision Making & Problem Solving
  • Category Management
  • Vendor Risk Management
  • Team Management, Staff Training & Development
  • Spend Analysis and Contract Expert
  • Strategic Business Relationships
  • Cost Reduction Initiatives
  • Negotiation Strategies
  • Ability To Prioritize
Professional Experience
03/2018 to Current
Senior Sourcing Manager Stryker Corporation Menlo Park, CA,
  • Responsible for managing sourcing Market Data Service spend of $30M and team including frequent performance check-ins, coaching and evaluations
  • Performed spend analysis, market and vendor analysis, and supplier selection activities
  • Developed strong partnership to enhance close collaboration with key business partners including senior leadership for purchase of services
  • Led cost savings projects such as demand management initiatives, vendor rationalization programs, and payment term discounts etc.
  • Obtained annual cost savings of over 10% of category spend in 2020
  • Presented frequently to Senior Leadership (including Chairman and CEO Rod Martin) on various projects, including cost savings and diversity initiatives
  • Provided thought leadership and Sourcing subject matter expertise to business partners across organization including categories outside of Market Data Services.
  • Develop, improve, and automate processes, participating in Procurement and Sourcing multi-functional projects
  • Exceeded (Exceeds) ratings for annual performance review
  • Negotiated cost savings of ~$10M in 2022 exceeding projected goals
  • Led Acquisitions of Allianz, Tygh, Czech and BST resulting in major consolidations and cost savings.
  • Liaised with internal and external stakeholders to identify and leverage contract value opportunities
  • Administered agreements by negotiating change orders, executing contract extensions and resolving administrative issues
  • Negotiated salaries, administered offer letters and prepped candidates for background requirements and on-boarding paperwork
  • Analyzed spend data to identify and execute cost-savings, cost-avoidance and value analysis opportunities
  • Developed requests for proposal and issued requests for quotes to support sourcing efforts
10/2015 to 02/2018
Procurement Sourcing Agent Illinois Tool Works Dundalk, MD,
  • Managed indirect procurement for corporate services category which included Security, Audit, Customer Service, Consulting, Marketing, Print, HR, Contingent Labor, Facilities and Communications
  • Responsible for developing and executing strategic sourcing plans, negotiations, contract execution and contract management
  • Partnered with various business units to plan, recommend, build requirements for RFP events, Statement of work, and execute on best strategy to procure goods and services at best cost possible
  • Managed Suppliers qualification and performance ensuring standards are met
  • Managed multiple lines of business developing sourcing strategies for high risk and dollar purchases
  • Managed over $100M in category spend annually exceeding expected savings
  • Team trainer and specialist in Maximo and Ariba Eversource’s procure to pay tools
  • Worked with customers to understand needs and provide excellent service
  • Developed and maintained courteous and effective working relationships
  • Worked flexible hours across night, weekend and holiday shifts
02/2012 to 10/2015
Strategic Sourcing Analyst CVS/Aetna City, STATE,
  • Acted as commodity captain and directed internal business areas in procuring of goods and services at best total cost including contractual terms and conditions
  • Assisted in conduct and execution of Procurement's internal and external obligations.
  • Responsible for many commodities including, consulting, security, HR, medical and others.
  • Performed RFx exercises as needed and act as lead for negotiations.
  • Utilized SAP, Ariba and Oracle systems
  • Administered agreements by negotiating change orders, executing contract extensions and resolving administrative issues
  • Created spreadsheets using Microsoft Excel for daily, weekly and monthly reporting
  • Collaborated with team members to achieve target results
03/2009 to 03/2012
Contract Systems Administrator CVS/Aetna City, STATE,
  • Managed and implemented renewals and terminations for purchasing contracts.
  • Supported and facilitated contract negotiations ensuring organizational requirements were met.
  • Collaborated with supply managers to ensure contract compliance and supply chain integrity.
  • Developed and updated language for Procurement’s purchasing contracts.
  • Led and assisted multiple Collaboration Projects across cross-functional procurement teams resulting in significant procurement organization process improvements
  • Developed and maintained contract system and audit contracts to ensure clarity and mitigated legal risks.
  • Led process improvement team for Sourcing which consolidated processes and mitigated risks
  • Developed internal best practices and requirements policy.
Expected in 05/2020 to to
MBA: Business Management
University of Connecticut - Storrs, CT
GPA: Dean's list
Expected in 05/2012 to to
Bachelor of Science: Business Management
University of Saint Joseph - West Hartford, CT
Expected in 05/2010 to to
Associate of Science: Business Management
Asnuntuck Community College - Enfield, CT
Professional Affiliations
  • Serve as Trustee at the Apostolic Fellowship Church of Christ Jesus in Bloomfield CT
  • Serve as advisor for the Black Student Union (BSU) at the High School of Suffield, in Suffield CT.
  • Basketball Coach and Mentored for the WIBL league in Windsor CT

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School Attended

  • University of Connecticut
  • University of Saint Joseph
  • Asnuntuck Community College

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  • Senior Sourcing Manager
  • Procurement Sourcing Agent
  • Strategic Sourcing Analyst
  • Contract Systems Administrator


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  • Bachelor of Science
  • Associate of Science

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