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Manager Program

Arlington, VA
September 09, 2018

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John A. Sami

Falls Church, VA



•M.S., Conflict and Analysis Resolution

George Mason University, May 2016

•B.S., Peace Studies/Minor: Conflict and Analysis Resolution,

George Mason University, May 2013


•History & Politics, Modern Middle Eastern Politics and Mass Migration

University of Oxford (History, Politics, & Society Summer School), June 2016

•History, Politics, & Society

University of Oxford (History, Politics, & Society Summer School) June 2014

Work Experience:

Airbus Defense and Space: Sustainment Coordinator Jan 2018 to Present

(Short Term Project)

•Responsible for the coordination of spares and repairs for Airbus radar systems.

•Filling out purchase order requests through Costpoint.

•Ensure that all stakeholders are in agreement with bid responses and contract execution plans. Maintained current knowledge of all aspects of spares, contract and delivery execution, including PHS&T, Import/Export, Inspection/Acceptance, and ITAR compliance market requirements.

•Maintain applicable databases used to track and monitor all aspects and phases of the radar spares program and other program logistics support activities. Ensure all information is accurate and current.

•Assist the Program Manager in the processing of spares and repairs bids, (to include drafting/circulating quote RAS; sending quote packet to Contracts Manager for submission; updating Sustainment Log with quote details and maintaining records of all documents in iShare).

•Assist the Logistics Support Program Manager with spares and repairs contract execution, (to include drafting/circulating contract acceptance RAS; drafting/circulating Purchase Requisitions; updating Sustainment Log with award details and maintaining records of all documents in iShare).

LIDL: Governance Project Audit Jan 2018 to Jan 2018

(One Month Project)

•Provide project support in the areas of store & warehouse accounting, goods delivery confirmation, vendor invoice verification, and others, ensuring adherence to company procedures in order to successfully execute the duties and routines determined by the manager and company guidelines regarding administration functions in the region.

•Perform data verification and execute system transaction for open store bookings.

•Support regional offices with inventory functions for Store and Warehouse.

•Generation and analysis of reports on open bookings and inventories.

•Identify corrective actions for incomplete/erroneous transactions.

EMCOR: Junior Buyer Oct 2017 to Dec 2017 (Short Term Project)

•Executed processes for purchasing and procuring parts, tools, and materials at prices most economical to the company and in accordance with cost objectives.

•Followed prescribed company policies, departmental procedures and sound procurement practices to perform supply chain procurement activities.

•Resolved supplier performance and supply chain issues.

•Consistently researched and recommended new supplier and product opportunities in order to procure more cost effective products.

•Reviewed purchase requisitions for correctness and completeness.

•Utilize JDE to effectively convert purchase requests to purchase orders.

•Initiated immediate action on each requisition assigned and assumes responsibility from start to finish including logistics, expediting & final payment to suppliers.

•Located and selected sources capable of performing the type, quantity, and quality of work involved in procurement.

•Assisted with coordinate activity between subcontractor or supplier and the Company to assure performance by subcontractor or supplier in a manner most advantageous to the company.

•Maintained accurate records of each procurement transaction as prescribed by departmental procedures.

•Made periodic review of status of each item and supplier position on open purchase orders and due dates, making adjustments as necessary.

Embassy Products and Logistics: Analyst Sept 2009 to Oct 2017

•Responsible for data management and data entry tasks for new and existing contracts.

•Responsible for bidding on Procurement RFQs.

•Coordinated incoming and outgoing orders of various government agencies.

•Managed government contract and procurement issues.

United States District Court: Clerks Office Intern May 2017 to Oct 2017

•Clerk's Office Intern at the United States District Court.

•U.S. District and Bankruptcy Courts and the U.S. Probation Office for the

District of Columbia.

Save The Children Action Network: Government Relations Intern Sept 2016 to Dec 2016

•Supported federal, state and local government relations efforts by researching elected officials and legislation that support MNCS and ECE.

•Supported MNCS and ECE coalition work through specific research, targeting and coordination projects.

•Attended and assisted Capitol Hill events as needed.

•Supported state mobilization efforts through event planning, campus outreach and grassroots research.

•Provided data support for online engagement plans.

•Assisted with general administrative tasks and projects.

Creative Cauldron: Sound and Light Designer May 2010 to Aug 2016

•Responsible for light and sound design for various events to include more than 30 theater productions and cabarets.

•Assisted students from Fairfax county public schools by mentoring them in light and sound design.

•Assisted in coordination of Student Ambassador Program.

Internal Revenue Service: Summer Intern May 2013 to Aug 2013

•Responsible for educational outreach to tax exempt organizations nationwide.

•Organized and created presentations educating tax-exempt organizations about IRS policies.

Early Identification Program GMU: Program Coordinator June 2010 to Aug 2013

•Mentored and provided guidance to first generation high school students to attend college.

•Coordinated Mentor Program at EIP, which aids first-generation high school students to pursue higher education.

•Organized events for the Early Identification Program at George Mason University to include: academic advising tutoring, arranging for motivational speakers, board meetings, special programs and annual conferences.

U. S. House of Representatives: Research Intern May 2008 to Aug 2008

•Prepared necessary materials for weekly committee meetings.

•Managed Constituents’ requests and messages.

Software experienced in

Tableau, JD Edwards, SAP, Costpoint

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