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Contract Specialist, Project Manager

Location:
Cleveland, Ohio, United States
Salary:
86000
Posted:
October 19, 2018

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Michael Kaplan

Business Professional

Combines academic training in business and Air Force contracting expertise with specialized knowledge and strategic insight learned from having started a small business. Known for providing exemplary sales support, excels at meeting deadlines and functions well in a high-stress environment.

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Cleveland, Ohio

linkedin.com/in/michaelkaplan216

WORK EXPERIENCE

11/2015 – Present

CEO

Slushen Limited

USA / Hong Kong

Import / Export and Global Sourcing

Provides customers with a customized strategic sourcing plan including identification of the ideal factory to match product and budget.

Performs SWAT analysis to optimize product's market penetration.

Conducts negotiations with all factories and suppliers on the customer's behalf to ensure the best optimal price and terms/conditions.

Facilitates full quality control and door-to-door shipping including all U.S. Customs documents and declarations. 07/2012 – 08/2015

Contract Specialist

Joint Base Langley-Eustis (JBLE) / U.S. Air

Force

Virginia, USA

Security Clearance: Secret; Level II DAWIA Certification Performed Operations & Maintenance contracting in

support of more than 9,000 military and civilian

personnel.

Created and maintained system to track more than $410 million of contracts, conducted weekly meetings with contractors and customers to ensure project schedule and identify any issues.

Solicited bids, negotiated terms and conditions of contracts, and provided post-award project management and site visits to maintain effective use of taxpayer monies.

Wrote & managed $1.2 million emergency F-22 hangar repair in under 60 days, ensuring protection for more than $858 million of 5th generation aircraft.

Executed emergency acquisition for communication

requirement resulting in contract award 75% faster than standard, thereby averting intel ops shutdown.

Successful graduate of the Air Force Copper Cap

Program.

Squadron Information Assurance Officer, Alternate. Hand picked as Contracting Representative for Public- Private, Partnership Program (P4).

SKILLS & COMPETENCES

Critical Thinking

Resiliency

Leadership

Creativity

Time Management

Verbal and Written

Communication

Negotiation

Federal Contracting

Goal Oriented

Market Research

ACHIEVEMENTS

Civilian of the Quarter - USAF 633d Contracting

Squadron (10/2013 – 12/2013)

Civilian of the Quarter - USAF 633d Mission Support Group (01/2013 – 03/2013)

Distinguished Graduate - Mission Ready Contracting Officer Course (01/2013 – 02/2013)

Summa Cum Laude, Notre Dame College (05/2012)

President of College Choir (05/2009 – 05/2012)

Outstanding Business Student Award - Management

Information Systems (MIS) (2012)

Kappa Gamma Pi Honor Society (2012)

Who's Who in American Colleges and Universities (2012) Elizabeth Unkefer Award for MIS and Management

(2010)

INTERESTS

Science Technology Singing Reading

Volunteering Cooking Hiking

Alternative Energy Traveling Camping

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WORK EXPERIENCE

05/2011 – 07/2011

Flood Risk Management & Programs

Assistant, Intern

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers

Cincinnati, OH, USA

Lake River Division (LRD) Headquarters

Assisted in the creation of the first flood-risk-

management twenty (20) year plan for Buffalo, Chicago, Detroit, Huntington, Louisville, Nashville, and Pittsburgh Districts.

Performed data collection and analysis in order to identify spending trends and project most efficient use of resources.

Compiled monthly In Progress Reports for LRD Water Safety Program.

06/2010 – 08/2010

Office Automation Clerk, Intern

Trident Refit Facility, Kings Bay Naval Base

GA, USA

U.S. Navy

Performed regular inventory of more than 200 IT

department assets.

Wrote instruction manual for use of Microsoft Office software and Zebra barcode printer; instructed 15

coworkers on proper use of software and hardware

devices.

EDUCATION

05/2007 – 05/2012

Management Information Systems

Notre Dame College

GPA 3.99/4.0

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