technology procurement manager and contracts administrator resume example with 16+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
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Motivated, versatile and qualified procurement and contract professional with over 15 years of experience and a successful track record in sourcing, supplier relations, financial analysis, and contract negotiations. Seeking to transfer strong skillset and talent to a challenging position within a world-class company.

  • Contract Management Workflow Design
  • Supplier Relationship Management Negotiating Skills
  • Financial Analysis Process Improvement
  • Cost Reduction Strategies Team Management
  • Oracle P2P and Contract Management Lifecycle
  • Adobe Creative Suite and Adobe Sign
  • Microsoft Office, Excel, Project, Access, Outlook
  • Banner ERP
Technology Procurement Manager and Contracts Administrator, 11/2007 to Current
Impartner Inc.Alexandria, MN,
  • Responsibilities are to:.
  • Lead and strategic sourcing efforts for the IT/Telecom category(s) encompassing over $100M in annual spend.
  • Work with internal stakeholders to plan, evaluate and manage RFPs, proposal reviews, and vendor selections.
  • Manage and facilitate negotiations for high complexity contract requests including Master Service Agreements (MSA), Amendments, Non- Disclosure Agreements (NDA), and Statement of Work (SOW).
  • Conduct vendor management activities including and supplier relationship management and periodic business reviews with strategic suppliers.
  • Lead continuous improvement in procurement processes resulting in increased team performance.
  • Manage site licenses and volume licensing renewals which includes acquiring approvals and billing information from the campus partners.
  • Execute category (e.g., IT) strategies and manages the entire procurement process resulting in the best possible terms for value, quality, service and delivery.
  • Onboard new suppliers using best practices and processes which meet the company’s service level and pricing requirements and goals.
  • Manage, supervise, and train procurement staff and departmental purchasing agents on campus.
  • Ensure that benefits from the strategic sourcing process are sustained and extended during the period of the contract through ongoing improvement strategies and initiatives post-sourcing.
  • Manage day-to-day administration of the Oracle Contract Management System through data governance, optimizing configuration and workflows, and monitoring the flow of and storage of enterprise contracts.
  • Work with internal stakeholders, suppliers and general counsel on supplier contracts.
  • Interpret contracts to advise management and internal stakeholders of rights, risks, and obligations.
  • Serve as the primary point of contact for contract requests such as, NDA’s, MSA’s, other Service Agreements, Consultant Agreements and Terms & Conditions.
  • Support contracts management strategies and tactics to ensure suppliers remain focused on mutual goals.
  • Prepare correspondence and maintains records required to ensure the effective administration of all contractual matters.
  • Monitor and modify contract terms and conditions as required to meet growth, scalability, and changing requirements.
  • Work with OIT security and privacy teams to complete of vendor risk assessments for new software acquisitions.
  • Review, analyze and interpret contracts for extraction of key legal points and dates for reporting into the contracts management system.
  • Ensure agreements are executed per established contract processes and workflows.
  • Oversee the business review, approval and signatory processes to execute contractual documents.
Senior Contracts Specialist, 06/2007 to 10/2007
  • Procurement Responsibilities were to:.
  • Draft and negotiate contracts for products and services both sold and purchased in the technology industry (e.g., computers, software, telecommunications, office equipment, consulting services).
  • Coordinate review of contract documents with staff legal counsel.
  • Issue contracts and master agreements for various services or materials.
  • Issue requests for quotations, agreements and Purchase Orders in SAP.
  • Perform pricing analysis and review contractor qualifications for award recommendations.
Corporate IT Procurement and Asset Manager, 11/2004 to 05/2007
  • Responsibilities were to:.
  • Report to the Chief Information Officer to procure technology related products and services for 250 locations.
  • Products and services, with total spend in excess of $10-$20 million annually, include computing and peripherals, network equipment, cash handling machinery, land-based and wireless telephony, printers and printing supplies, licensed and shrink-wrap software, and service and maintenance contracts.
  • Define and implement processes to manage assets throughout their lifecycle (from requisition to disposal).
  • Negotiate vendor pricing based on product usage, value added services, and total cost of ownership.
  • Work with Fixed Asset Accountant to ensure IT assets are tracked under the SOX compliance guidelines.
  • Determine if product maintenance and software licensing agreements need to be updated or reconciled.
  • Evaluate vendor performance against Service Level Agreements (SLAs) to ensure service compliance.
  • Provide financial reports on IT expenditures to management as a basis for forecasting and contract negotiations.
  • Prepare data for Requests for Quotes (RFQs) to solicit pricing from vendors for IT projects.
  • Assist with managing core supplier contracts.
  • Serve as liaison between corporation and suppliers regarding customer support and technical issues.
  • Reconcile and investigate discrepancies of purchase orders and invoices with products and services received.
Education and Training
M.B.A: Management Information Systems, Expected in to University of Texas - Austin,
B.S: Mathematics and Computer Science, Expected in to Texas Southern University - ,
Paralegal Certificate Rice University Glasscock School Certified Software Asset Manager IAITAM Certified IT Asset Manager IAITAM,

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School Attended

  • University of Texas
  • Texas Southern University

Job Titles Held:

  • Technology Procurement Manager and Contracts Administrator
  • Senior Contracts Specialist
  • Corporate IT Procurement and Asset Manager


  • M.B.A
  • B.S

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