Senior Contracts and Subcontracts Executive
|JAMES W. KENDRICK
*** ***** ******, ***** ***** *8634 • 832-***-**** • firstname.lastname@example.org
SUMMARY OF QUALIFICATIONS
Executive-Level Leadership: Contracts, Supply Chain, Project Management
Defense, Telecommunications, Engineering, Power, and Construction Industries
Innovative, proactive, and highly-focused leader with 20+-year record of generating superior results through engineering and executing complex contracts targeting commercial, international, federal, and construction projects. Exceptional negotiator, reputable for maximizing purchasing power and cost savings through securing optimal contract terms. Visionary planner, skilled in establishing goals and objectives and implementing strategies to achieve the same. Confident problem solver. Polished communicator.
AREAS OF EXPERTISE
Contract and Subcontract Administration • Procurement • Negotiations • Project Management • Supply Chain Life Cycle
Construction Management • Supplier/Vendor Relations • Market Analysis • Cost and Pricing • Uniform Commercial Code
Engineering, Procurement, and Construction (EPC) Contracts • Power Generation Industry • Claims Resolution
SYSTEM ONE / WESTINGHOUSE ELECTRIC COMPANY, Cranberry Township, PA • January 28, 2010 – July 30, 2010
System One Contract employee currently assigned to Westinghouse Electric Company’s Nuclear Power Plants Division, Supply Chain Management, Contracts Group
Senior Contract Review Analyst, Contract Management
Served as Contract Management and Review in support of Supply Chain Management in the Nuclear Power Plants Division. Reviewed all Limits of Authority (LOA) funds obligation memos, and safety and non-safety-related valve purchase orders and change orders in support of Westinghouse’s AP1000 nuclear power plant projects at Sanmen Units 1 and 2 in China and Southern Company’s Vogtle 3 and 4 projects in Georgia. Provided mentoring and coaching on commercial terms and conditions for the Supply Chain Management Valve Supply and Project Administration groups. Negotiated exceptions to Westinghouse’s standard terms and conditions as needed. Spearheaded, researched, performed due diligence, discovery, and audit, and drafted a major $315,000 claim for default against a major U.S. valves qualification vendor. Reviewed all valve vendor insurance certificates for compliance with Westinghouse’s and the client’s insurance requirements. I have substantial knowledge of government procurement regulations and commercial terms and conditions. I am familiar with and received Westinghouse in-house training on the Quality requirements of 10CFR50 Appendix B, Quality Assurance Requirements for Nuclear Power Plants, 10CFR830 Subpart A, Quality Assurance Requirements, DOE Order 414.1C preferred and ASME NQA-1 and ASME NQA-1, Parts I and III and other nuclear industry statutes and regulations.
THINK RESOURCES / LOWER COLORADO RIVER AUTHORITY (LCRA), Austin, Texas • 2007-2009
LCRA: Provider of energy, water, and community services throughout Central Texas. Think Resources: Temporary placement agency specializing in sourcing contracts and supply chain personnel.
Senior Contract Specialist
Spearheaded procurement for multiple Engineering, Procurement, and Construction projects, including $191M+ installation of Flue Gas Desulphurization (FGD) scrubber at Fayette Power Plant in LaGrange, Texas. Managed general work contracts as well as additional construction contracts, crafting contract language, negotiating terms, and administering contract execution.
• Generated $100K+ in savings in 1st 6 months of 2009 by negotiating construction proposal terms with bidding suppliers.
CH2M HILL LOCKWOOD GREENE, Dallas, Texas • 2006-2007
Worldwide leader in engineering, consulting, construction, and operations services. 25,000+ employees. $6.4B in 2008 revenue.
Senior Procurement Specialist II, Industrial Client Group
Administered diverse and complex contracts and subcontracts for Fortune 500 industrial clients, including writing, reviewing, negotiating, and implementing terms for design-and-build, renovation, environmental remediation, power, and EPC projects valued from $5M to $100M. Co-led all procurement activities for company’s Southwest Regional Procurement Department.
• Strategically positioned company to create, secure, and capitalize on competitive bidding opportunities through leveraging industry insight into area subcontractors, vendors, and suppliers.
JAMES W. KENDRICK • email@example.com • PAGE TWO
KELLOGG BROWN & ROOT (KBR), Houston, Texas • 2005-2006
Premier provider of engineering, construction, and additional services to clients within the energy, hydrocarbon, government services, and civil infrastructure sectors. 50,000+ employees worldwide.
Senior Subcontract Administrator
Supervised subcontract creation, management, and administration for sensitive and multifaceted government projects, including demand on-call design-and-build construction and EPC projects at Vandenberg Air Force Base, California; Cape Canaveral, Florida; Guantanamo Bay, Cuba; Guam, Puerto Rico, and Indonesia. Led team of 2 additional senior subcontract administrators.
• Piloted subcontract administration for $200M+ design-and-build EPC initiative at Cape Canaveral, Florida, for United States Air Force National Reconnaissance Office (NRO).
CAPE ENVIRONMENTAL, San Antonio, Texas • 2004-2005
International disadvantaged business providing engineering, construction, and operations services to government and commercial clients. 250 employees in 15 locations worldwide.
Senior Subcontract Administrator
Led development, review and evaluation, and negotiation of commercial components of diverse and intricate subcontracts and proposals for environmental remediation projects.
LUCENT TECHNOLOGIES, San Antonio, Texas • 2003-2004
Technology company launched as outgrowth of AT&T. Acquired by Alcatel in 2006; now Alcatel-Lucent.
Contract Manager / Negotiator, SBC Customer Team
Masterminded contract development and negotiation functions for projects targeting Fortune 100 companies and valued at up to $500M. Perform role of Contract Management Director in absence of the same. Coordinated communication with sales team and various additional internal stakeholders in support of contract creation and execution.
THE RESOURCES CONNECTION, Houston, Texas • 2001-2002
Provider of project-based supply chain personnel. Subsidiary of Resources Global Professionals.
EPC Contract Manager, Reliant Energy
Directed administration of $350M EPC contract to construct 650MW combined cycle gas plant.
DUKE/FLUOR DANIEL, Houston, Texas and Odessa, Texas • 2000-2001
Global provider of power contracting services. Partnership of Duke Energy and Fluor Corporation; partnership dissolved in 2003.
Senior Manager, Contracts and Procurement
As senior-ranking field manager, guided all contract, subcontract, and materials management activities and functions for 1000MW, $350M EPC power generation plant project, including leading team of 4 direct reports. Staked and cultivated relationships with vendors and suppliers, and secured all requisite materials and services to bring project to successful completion. Provided expert industry knowledge and information involving any and all aspects of Odessa Ector Power Project supply chain.
• Authored, negotiated, and administered 38 subcontracts valued collectively at $72M+.
• Secured reversal of $300K claim through successfully applying project contract’s “Site Conditions” provision.
• Delivered completed project $4M under budget and 2 months in advance of scheduled timeframe.
CENTRAL AND SOUTH WEST SERVICES, INC., Dallas, Texas • 1995-2000
Publicly-traded Fortune 500 utility holding company with approximately 30 power generating plants and 4 electrical operating companies in the Southwest. Acquired by American Electric Power in 2000.
Senior Contract Specialist
Performed comprehensive commercial contract and purchase order creative and administrative functions servicing 4 utility operating companies and all corporate bodies in Southwest region. Conducted supplies, services, commodities, and environmental remediation project contract negotiations with Fortune 500 companies. Handled all aspects of procurement and contract development and execution, and periodically oversaw plant modification EPC projects. Administered contracts for 15 power generation plants operated by West Texas Utilities Company and Public Service Company of Oklahoma, and managed key service contracts for CSW Engineering. Analyzed and evaluated market landscape, cost and pricing, and supplier financial standings, and provided supply chain expertise as needed.
• Catalyzed $1.2M+ in savings by playing leadership role in merging and centralizing procurement operations of 4 utility companies into 1 system within 18 months. New supply chain department subsequently recognized by Edison Electric Institute as top utility in the nation.
JAMES W. KENDRICK • firstname.lastname@example.org • PAGE THREE
Other previous roles included Contract Administrator – Joy Environmental Technologies, Inc., Consultant/Contract Administrator – Andersen Consulting, and Various Additional Contract and Procurement Positions. Details on request.
Master of Business Administration in General Management
Course Concentration in Corporate Finance and Production/Operations
Texas Tech University, Lubbock, Texas
Master of Arts in Counseling
The University of Texas of the Permian Basin, Odessa, Texas
Bachelor of Arts in Psychology
Texas Tech University, Lubbock, Texas
Certified Construction Documents Technologist (CDT) • Construction Specification Institute (CSI)
Currently pursuing Fellow training modules and certification with the International Association for Contract and Commercial Management (IACCM). I expect to complete the modules in a few weeks and then take the certification examination.
International Association for Contract and Commercial Management (IACCM)
National Contract Management Association (NCMA)
Institute for Supply Management (formerly NAPM)
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