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Professional Experience Customer Service

Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
Salary:
$85,000.00
Posted:
May 31, 2017

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Ulrich Kossekpa

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Hyattsville, Md 20782

Cell: 202-***-****

Email: ac0kux@r.postjobfree.com

P R O F ES S IO N A L P R O F ILE

Contract & Procurement Professional confident in ability to propose and apply expert procurement and acquisitions related strategies. Significant experience in the “Cradle to Grave” of contracting operations. Broad-based experience providing and articulating acquired knowledge in contracting and procurement, cost analysis and acquisition planning. Considerable expertise creating innovative problem solving programs, while implementing the strategic operations for high-growth sectors; a technically-oriented performer with extensive experience in solving complex business problems; ability to build teams and encourage diverse feedback in complex situations.

Achievement-driven with a demonstrated history of producing accurate and timely reports. Ability to juggle several projects simultaneously while working under pressure in fast-paced environments. Excels at interacting in diverse populations including senior management, staff members and external vendors. Highly versatile; quickly masters new roles, responsibilities, technologies and environments.

CORE COMPETENCIES

• Developing & Executing Strategic Sourcing

• Proficient in Microsoft Windows Systems

• Financial Econometrics

• Contracting & Procurement

• Empirical Asset Pricing

• Risk Analysis

NOTABLE CAREER HIGHLIGHTS

• Adept at developing and maintaining detailed contracts, policies and procedures while updating bids and proposal formats to comply with changes in laws and regulations;

• Highly focused and results-oriented in supporting complex, deadline-driven operations; able to identify goals and priorities and resolve issues in initial stages;

• Proven track record of accurately completing research, reporting, information technology management and development efforts within budget requirements.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Government of the District of Columbia, Contracts and Procurement Division of the Department of General Services (DGS)

Washington, DC March 2014 – Present

CONTRACT SPECIALIST

Serves as contract specialist responsible for pre-award and post-award functions involving specialized procurement of importance to the agency. Requirements typically involve systems or programs such as:

Develops procurement objectives for the program in terms of competition and price range, and constructs the contractual vehicle including use of pricing arrangement, subcontracting policy, and similar considerations. Prepares and maintains current acquisition plans, appropriate milestone charts, and related schedules.

Develops plans and contractual strategies for the acquisition program, including overall goals and methods to achieve them, identifies the level and type of services to be provided, particular groups or individuals to be contacted, acceptable results, and alternative courses of action. Develops pre- negotiation position, determines the types of contracts and negotiation authority to be used, and prepares justification.

Serves as advisor to in procurement planning meetings. Advises program officials of the procurement objectives to be used, and assists in the preparation of statements of work. Prepares determinations and findings and solicitation documents. Performs analyses of all elements of cost in contractor proposals, and makes competitive range determinations. Conducts pre-proposal conference(s) with prospective contractor(s) to arrive at a clear understanding of what is required under the proposed contract. Issues necessary amendments to clarify questions concerning such topics as specification changes, language ambiguities, or clarification of contract clauses. Explores new and innovative contracting approaches to arrive at an equitable contract arrangement.

Plans the negotiation strategy, coordinates strategy with negotiation teams, which are conducted with contractors to develop the contract, prices and terms. Awards the contract.

Analyzes and reviews the procurement process to assure that proper procedures are followed and recommends changes in the process which will improve procurement activities in all agencies of the District government.

Accesses PASS (procurement automated support system) for work assignments, to conduct analysis and develop reports.

Government of the District of Columbia, Office of Unified Communications Washington, DC August 2009-March 2014

FINANCIAL ANALYST

Provided overarching budget and financial support of the Office of the Unified Communications by planning, programming, budgeting, with particular focus on budget preparation and justification, funds execution, program planning and analysis.

• Assisted with monitoring and updating spend plans, adjusting spend plans, adjusting allocations to revised budget controls, preparing reprogramming requests, and the day-to-day budget execution process.

• Processed requests for budget reallocation submitted by departments and once approved, entered budget revisions into the system; prepared compilation of statistical analysis to support and validate budget requests.

• Approved departmental requisitions ascertaining that they conform to budget guidelines and are within budget authority.

• Evaluated and monitored contracts performance to ensure compliance with contractual obligation and determine needs for change.

James Madison University, Finance Department, Harrisonburg, VA June 2007-July 2009 ASSISTANT FINANCE ADMINISTRATOR

Maintained fiscal year expenditures spreadsheet for over eight departments by generating monthly operational reports for distribution to department managers.

• Generated, tracked and updated endowment funds spreadsheet to ensure accuracy of accounts balances; analyzed impact of endowment accounts on gift awards and recommended student award amounts to committee.

• Reviewed and processed contractual agreements to conform to the policies and procedures of the University's contract guidelines, processed requisitions, purchase orders and invoices.

EDUCATION, CERTIFICATIONS & TECHNICAL SKILLS

James Madison University, Harrisonburg, VA (2007)

BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN ECONOMICS, MINOR: HUMAN RESOURCES.

TECHNICAL SKILLS

Contracts & Procurement, Fluent in French, Data Analysis, Financial Analysis, Multivariate Statistics, Logistics Regression, Econometric Modeling, Loss Given Default (LGD) Modeling, Portfolio Forecasting, Windows XP, Microsoft Office Suite with Advanced experience with Excel (Pivot tables, V lookups, and Applying formulas), Microsoft Access.

Member of National Contract Management Association (NCMA) and CFCM Pending November 2017

INTERCOLLEGIATE ATHLETICS

DIVISION I MEN’S BASKETBALL TEAM, JAMES MADISON UNIVERSITY, HARRISONBURG, VA 2002-2007

INTERNSHIP & VOLUNTEERISM

1. Outreach (Volunteer)

2. The Greater Mount Calvary Holy Church, Washington, D.C. 3. 2013-Present

4. • Assists in renovation in home improvement of various homes of senior citizens to improve living 5. conditions. Renovations include but are not limited to landscaping, painting, plumbing, power washing and 6. other minor construction.

DC General Homeless Shelter

• Regularly assists in the distribution of food, clothes and toys to individuals and families residing at shelters.

PROFESSIONAL REFERENCES

Available Upon Request

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