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Supply Chain Manager

Location:
Brentwood, CA
Salary:
130000
Posted:
September 30, 2018

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John F. Foley, C.P.M.

**** ***** **** **** - *********, CA 94513

ac68hn@r.postjobfree.com

925-***-****

Contract Management

Jo

PROFESSIONAL SUMMARY

Contract Manager/Business System Analyst: Contract /Business Systems Analyst with 20 years’ experience in Supply Chain Management; both private and government sectors. Offering extensive experience in developing, implementing and improving supplier management procedures and processes. Offer sound background in the management of Materials, Operations, Supply Chain, Programs and Distribution processes. Managed statements of work, RFI, RFQ and RFP’s technical specifications, evaluation of bid replies, engineering, quality, scientific interfaces, field engineering coordination, research and development. Tasked with improving supply chain process efficiencies cross functionally. Experience spans the entire product life cycle from pre-production planning and design, to manufacturing, distribution, and end-of-life product service and support. Improve efficiencies of materials processing; inclusive of SCM implementation and procurement cost reductions. Instrumental in streamlining and improving Program Management service lines. Able to negotiate and write complex contracts, resolve and/or drive to closure many technical issues related to supplier processes. On occasion drive to closure any issues related to components design, materials selection, manufacturing assembly and test processes. Understand Supply Chain performance trends worldwide, benchmark excellence of the use of Best in Class Supply Chain Processes

SKILLS & QUALIFICATIONS

Develop, implement and manage Contract project plans

Manage objectives for strategic improvements to the Materials Management process

Track and report on Contract project management issues

Develop, implement and track GDPR program requirements

Cross functional experience working with multiple business units, clients and colleagues on programs, processes and metrics deployment

Experienced in establishing and the implementing strategies and high-level interface of global distribution and key supply chain processes

Highly skilled in technology development and operations, materials, project management

Effective communicator and problem solver on complex project matters

Global experience in Contract, materials sourcing, contracting and management of OEM and Contract Manufacturing Suppliers

Excellent negotiating skills with proven history of effective project management methodologies and control techniques

Strong principles and operation of ERP systems, interactive planning tools and in systems evaluation and selection.

Leveraged world wide, cross-division supply requirements through RFI-RFQ-RFP process and contracts.

oA Request for Information (RFI) is used when you think you know what you want but need more information from the vendors. It will typically be followed by an RFQ or RFP.

oA Request for Quote (RFQ) is used when you know what you want but need information on how vendors would meet your requirements and/or how much it will cost.

oA Request for Proposal (RFP) is used when you know you have a problem but don’t know how you want to solve it. This is the most formal of the “Request for” processes and has strict procurement rules for content, timeline and vendor responses.

Track record of quarterly cost reduction commitments; strategic sourcing, source selection and supplier management

Develop corporate policies and procedures leveraging cross-division material requirements and contractual agreements

Experienced in complex sourcing negotiations, strategic management, and advanced development of processes with internal and external suppliers including product planning, manufacturing, packaging, fulfillment, transportation, demand forecasting, customer relationship management, VMI, inventory management.

Strong leadership abilities and skilled in negotiating agreements/contracts.

Experienced in the participation in ISO certifications

Experienced in working with key new business stakeholders in defining and documenting cross functional roles and responsibilities

CORE SKILL #1 REPORTING; PROGRAM MANAGEMENT; ANALYTICS

Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) policy accountability and regulation compliance requirements.

Experienced in working in a cross-functional manner with multiple business units within the company establishments, and creating positive, long-term relationships with both stakeholders and Executives.

Experienced in the development, implementation and maintenance of policies and the establishment Contract departmental goals.

Experienced with establishing the deployment of strategies and high-level interface with internal and external partners.

Experience sourcing and purchasing software/hardware projects.

I have global experience in Contract, Strategic Sourcing, Procurement, and contract management.

I have excellent negotiation-skills and a proven history of successful supplier management in a technical environment.

I have strong financial and business skills and I have consistently demonstrated my ability to execute strategic and functional plans

I have experience in the working knowledge of IT Systems.

Implementation of Procurement Standards Dynamic relationship buliding capability with suppliers/vendors for materials and services.

$25 million cost reduction utilizing competitive bidding processes.

Leveraged world wide, cross-division requirements through RFP-RFQ process and contracts.

Development of an IT commodity-based sourcing system.

Development and implementation of Strategic Sourcing best practices.

Excellent verbal, written and presentation communication skills.

Leveraged world wide, cross-division supply requirements through RFP-RFQ process and contracts.

Preformed ERP readiness assessment reviews in determining if the organization is ready to implement an Enterprise Resource Planning program: SAP, Oracle, PeopleSoft ERP implementation.

Possess an understanding of ISO 9000, QS 9000 and/or ASPAR/DAR and JIT.

Experienced with SAP, Oracle, PeopleSoft, Power Point, MS Word and Excel

CORE SKILL #2: Contract Management:

The ability to work effectively with senior management, build and maintain vendor strategic alliances and other high-level contractual Contract relationships

Provided Contract Management lead, in development of new processes and procedures and support group efficiency and productivity.

Aligned and supported the business priorities of internal customers in the business

Provided critical Contract project support and drive necessary policy or process changes for supported organization

Leveraged world wide, cross-division contract processing Contract requirements through RFP-RFQ process and contracts.

Provide vendor contract negotiations.

Defined business requirements.

Handled contract administration process duties to include, end-to-end signature process.

CORE SKILL #3: Stakeholder Management:

Team leader of 3 major cross-functional teams including; process development teams building to a consensus.

Established a software project as a key facilitator for communication among; the consulting team, programmers, client senior management and end-users

Administer contracts and resolve claims/disputes in a manner that produces fair and timely resolution of issues

Determine key issues in a contract process or operational situation, involve the appropriate individuals and develop appropriate plans of action from multi-disciplinary perspective

Developing and implementing related training plans and strategies for Client personnel for contract interpretation, or contract change and contact stakeholders for missing contract information needed

Working with individual Business Units to establish contractual support in reviewing and editing business requirements and project Statements of Work and project change requests against Service Agreement obligations.

CORE SKILL #4: Contract Management & Process Management:

IT contract process, administration and contract review and interpretation for hardware, software, maintenance, and service agreements and preformed training assessments.

Reviewed contracts to identify issues or potential opportunities for savings or contract improvements

Leveraged world wide, cross-division contract processing requirements through RFP-RFQ process and contracts.

Developing and implementing contracting process best practices

Knowledge of disciplines and functions related to and involved in the acquisition support programs.

Purchase and contract for wide range of products and services.

Highly effective contract process development and management including contract negotiations.

Demonstrated excellent professional judgment and technical knowledge and insight

Determine key issues and contribute to the resolution, de-escalation and fact-based mediation of conflicts issue

Provide immediate support and follow-up to diagnose and address problem root causes

CORE SKILL #5: Risk Management:

Ensure contracts minimize the companies' risk and maximize the probability that the vendor will meet the contract requirements

Ensure that vendors and business units do not miss a contractual notification deadline

Develop contingency for risk mitigation plans for key vendors

Incorporate key vendor, service and risk mitigation factors into negotiations and the contract clause in to a template library

Ensure Information Security, Compliance and Legal objectives are fully supported

PROFESSIONAL WORK HISTORY (CONSULTING)

Material and Contract Services

Senior Contract Consultant December 2002 to May 2011

Business Analyst Subject Matter Expert (SME) Independent Consultant. IT systems for hardware, software, maintenance, and service agreements and preformed training assessments.

While working with one substantial client as a Business Analyst Subject Matter Expert (SME)

Preformed IT systems for hardware, software, maintenance, and service agreements and provided training of stakeholders.

Developed and implemented training process and strategies.

Working with individual stakeholders to establishing IT process and contractual support requirements.

Managed the contract information process within the IT department.

Managed contracts with hardware and software vendors, and consultants.

Coordinated IT contract renewal process with stakeholders throughout the IT department.

Maintained budget information of $38,700,000.

Approved appropriate payment requests.

Reviewed contracts to identify issues or potential opportunities for savings or contract improvements.

Provide vendor contract negotiations.

Defined business requirements.

PROFESSIONAL CONSULTING EXPERIENCE:

Material and Contract Services: Sutter Hospital - Oakland, CA December 2016 – November 2017

Subject Matter Expert (SME): Contract Manager

Provided the Contract Services for agreements for Software, Hardware and Professional Services for Sutter Hospitals. The renegotiation of its current outsourcing agreements with vendors

Material and Contract Services: Yukon-Kuskokwim Health Corporation, Bethel AK

3-month assignment Dec., 2013 to April 2014

Business Analyst Subject Matter Expert (SME) Independent Consultant

Developing and implementing related Contract Management strategies.

Working with individual Business Units to establish CIT contractual support on RFX.

Developing and implementing related Contract Management strategies.

Developing and contract standard templates.

Provided Vendor Contract resolutions.

Defined business requirements.

Artech: Kaiser Hospital, Modesto, Ca.

4-month assignment Dec., 2012 to May 2013

Subject Matter Expert (SME): Supply Chain (Asst. Manager Supply Chain) for Supply Chain services Central Valley Area,

Directed the staffing and stocking for the Modesto & Manteca Hospitals. Developed a management strategy for the Central Valley Area. Provided leadership, direction and ensures proper execution of operations responsible for sourcing and logistics and financial performance at a medical center complex. Developed purchasing and contracting services, distribution (internal/external), storage, inventory control systems, transportation. Developed and implements policies/procedures improving efficiencies.

Enhanced the organization's supply chain processes.

Compiled relevant information, including Hospital procurement receiving, warehousing, distribution systems, for the improvement of productivity and efficiencies.

Examines inefficiencies and developed recommendations and solutions for them.

Material and Contract Services: Disney Glendale, CA

IT Sourcing Specialist- Consultant

Three Month assignments May 2012 to August, 2012

Provided the reassignment of agreements for Software, Hardware and Professional Services from IBM back to Disney. The renegotiation of its current outsourcing agreements with IBM vendors. Providing for the transition of hardware and software that was deployed by IBM in support of the Disney account to Disney directly, and requires the setting up of required maintenance and support agreements implementing the transfer process.

Material and Contract Services: Genentech, So. San Francisco Ca

Business Analyst Subject Matter Expert (SME)

18-month assignment April. 2009 to September 2010

Business Analyst Subject Matter Expert (SME)

IT systems for hardware, software, maintenance, and service agreements and preformed training assessments.

IT systems for hardware, software, maintenance, and service agreements and preformed training assessments.

Developing and implementing related training plans and strategies.

Working with individual Business Units to establish CIT contractual support.

Managed the contract information within the (CIT) department. The contracts are with hardware and software vendors, and consultants. Coordinated renewals with contract owners throughout the IT department.

Maintained budget information of $38,700,000. Approved appropriate payment requests. Reviewed contracts to identify issues or potential opportunities for savings or contract improvements. Provide vendor contract negotiations. Developed RFX service agreements and preformed training assessments and resolutions.

Material and Contract Services: ITSI Walnut Creek, CA Sr Contract Manager Work

Senior Contract Administrator - Consultant

Two Four Month assignments April 2005 to August, 2005 & Sept. 2008 to Dec. 2008

Responsible for DOD and US regulatory procurement policies and compliance in Construction.

Statements of Work, technical specifications, evaluation of bid replies, engineering and R&D scientific interfaces, field engineering coordination.

Spherion: KAISER INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY, Pleasanton Ca

4-month assignment Nov., 2007 to May 2008

Sourcing Manager: IT systems for hardware, software, maintenance, and service agreements and preformed legal assessments.

Sourcing Manager: IT systems for hardware, software, maintenance, and service agreements and preformed legal assessments.

Responsible for Software and IT Professional Services projects.

Manage global contracts and supplier relationships.

Manage client Team meetings that determined contract requirements.

Developing and implementing related category plans and strategies.

Drive Client alignment and support internal operational leadership.

Responsible for ensuring optimal life-cycle and value chain total cost of ownership.

Make contract disposition recommendations to Senior Management.

Working with individual Business Units to establish IT contractual support.

Material and Contract Services: FIREMAN’S FUND, Novato CA One-year assignment Nov., 2006 to Oct., 2007

IT systems for hardware, software, maintenance, and service agreements and preformed legal assessments.

Developing and executing standardized strategic IT sourcing.

Project management skills to facilitate sourcing projects and appropriately lead internal and external resources.

Specific and technical knowledge of contract types, methods and procedures, contract law, corporate governance, related computer applications, and general business analysis.

Execute standardized external market and internal total cost of ownership assessments to ensure best value/service mix for goods and services.

Identified new sourcing suppliers for commodities, business requirements, processes.

Rose International: CHEVRON, San Ramon, CA

Business Analyst Subject Matter Expert (SME) for Category Management

100% IT systems for hardware, software, maintenance, and service agreements and preformed legal assessments. One-year assignment August, 2005 to July.,2006

Developed and executed standardized strategic IT sourcing processes and strategies, accountable for value added, cost savings, and other performance metrics. And in identifying where

Maintained IT budget of $212,000,000.

Procurement can add value and drive cost savings via the strategic sourcing process. Working with the Strategic Sourcing Group, responsible for contract review and analysis during merger and acquisition

Experienced in Preparing and leading fact-based negotiations and execute IT contracts utilizing terms and conditions for many types of Agreements.

Executed standardized strategic sourcing processes for sub-categories for contractual development.

Built and maintained strong working relationships with internal customers and key suppliers.

Developed and executed standardized strategic sourcing processes and strategies, accountable for value added, cost savings, and other performance metrics.

Identified where Procurement could add value and drove cost savings via the strategic sourcing process.

Prepared and lead fact-based negotiations, and executed contracts utilizing the approved terms and conditions.

Working with the Strategic Sourcing Group, responsible for contract review and analysis during merger.

CARDINAL.HEALTH, Dublin, OH Supply Chain, Subject Matter Expert

Consultant Apr 2002 - Jul 2002

100% IT Assessment of EDI & ERP system both hardware & software. Analyze and evaluate current EDI systems for customer order of retail and wholesale medical sales transactions. Recommend enhanced use of current system and the implementation of an ERP system for supply integration and business management use.

Services and technologies supporting the Health Care industry.

Analyzed and evaluated current EDI systems for customer order of retail and wholesale medical sales transactions, as a consulting team member.

Recommend enhanced use of current system and the implementation of an ERP system for supply integration and business management use.

TIS Worldwide, New York City, NY - Provider of E-Business Solutions 1998 – 2001

Business Analyst and E-Business Senior Strategist

The incorporation of new ideas from many management fields and assisting senior management in applying new concepts for a competitive advantage. TIS Worldwide (TIS), a e-business architect company was at the forefront of e-supply chain management concepts. The incorporation of new ideas from many management fields and assisting senior management in applying new IT concepts for a competitive advantage.

I streamlined supply chains by implementing cost reductions, improving the efficiencies of materials processing and managing organizational changes.

I improved supply base services by developing a e-commodity based purchasing system.

My expertise is in materials, Business Solutions, e-procurement, SCM, manufacturing and operations management is focused on building and implementing enterprise-level applications for clients, integrating buyers and suppliers seamlessly. Service offerings range for business and consulting implementations with a focus on delivering supply chain solutions that allow organizations to conduct business transactions with a full arsenal of information and execution tools.

With a minimum of three years’ experience with applications development and deployment, including: Hands-on technical project experience

Education and Certifications:

Master of Science, Procurement and Contract Management

Saint Mary's College, Moraga, CA

Bachelor of Arts, Psychology,

California State University East Bay, Hayward, CA.

Current ISM Certified Purchasing Manager, C.P.M.

Certifications:

Current standing as a Certified Purchasing Manager; C.P.M; Issued November 1989

Received Lifetime Certification, February 1997

Advanced Purchasing Management Certificate, California State University, Hayward; Spring 1998

Teaching and Instruction:

San Jose State University, through the ISM, Instructor for Supply Base Management and JIT

University of California at Santa Cruz, through ISM



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