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Manager Supply Chain

Location:
Staten Island, New York, United States
Posted:
January 29, 2019

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CATHERINE PIRAINO

Staten Island, NY 10305 718-***-**** ac8bx1@r.postjobfree.com Procurement, Sourcing and Vendor management executive with a broad range of experience. Proven ability to combine vision, creativity and strong business acumen with well-developed supply chain experience, education and leadership qualities. Effective project leader and problem-solver with advanced skills and a hardworking mentality. Seeking to apply expertise and extensive experience in supply chain to take on a challenging new role with a growing team. Powerful negotiator

Effective presentation, interpersonal and

consulting skills

Proven ability to communicate, partner and

influence across global matrix organization

and at all levels

Strong time management skills, able to work

independently, manage concurrent projects,

set goals and prioritize focus

Risk minimizer, best value attainer while

providing complete and complex solutions

Elderly Caregiver 2011 to 2018

Parent – Staten Island, NY

Transported individuals to medical appointments and other errands. Maintained a clean, safe and well-organized patient environment. Worked to improve and enhance patient quality of life through effective and compassionate care.

Assisted and encouraged disabled clients in any way necessary to facilitate independence and positive well-being.

Supervised daily activities to ensure safety and provided assistance when needed. Liaised with key accounts to deliver targeted administrative support, including estate, household and property management.

Provided multifaceted services to career professionals by running errands, managing mail, scheduling appointments and arranging transportation. Director, IT Sr. Sourcing Manager 2009 to 2011

UBS Financial Services – Weekhawken, NJ

Managed 3 employees in this position.

Ensured quality and integrity of all supplier business partners. Developed and maintained relationships with suppliers and key personnel. Responsible for sourcing, contracting and procurement of $500mm/annually of IT Infrastructure spending; hardware, software, professional and outsourced services, including project management and maintenance services.

Performed frequent spend analysis and supplier benchmarking, KPIs and SLAs, proposing improved efficiencies and cost reduction programs. Cost reduction programs included, but not limited to, vendor consolidation resulting in $1mm spend reduction, software redundancy program through standardization resulting in 10% savings on $200mm annual spend.

Client interface for RFX requirements, preparation, analysis, contract negotiation, vendor management and compliance.

Director, IT Procurement 2004 to 2009

UBS Financial Services – Weehawken, NJ

Directly managed $6.0 billion spend annually, in a global IT operational procurement environment of 40 employees in 3 US locations, Sydney, London and Zurich. Re-engineered procurement and sourcing workflow for new SAP SRM (supplier relationship manager) procurement system.

Successful implementation of procurement system to 30 global locations and 3000 employees. Implemented contract management system, including catalog, reporting and process flow. Outsourced contract data input to lower cost economy achieving $250k annual reduction in personnel costs.

Automated purchasing end-user input, thereby achieving $120k annual reduction in personnel costs.

Owner and developer of procurement policies, communications and maintenance. Implemented e-procurement and e-payables entitling prompt pay discounts and improving efficiency of accounts payable processing, thereby, reducing annual personnel costs by $90k. Created measurable goals and objectives for staff resulting in higher performance and development.

Corporate Vice President, IT Vendor Services 2004 to 1999 UBSPaineWebber – Weehawken, NJ

Created position and department to support IT Infrastructure division. Managed 10 staff members in this position.

Developed annual project budget detail, estimating product and labor costs. Communicated annual budget detail to Sourcing department in order to obtain annual discounts based on projected spend.

Created authorization matrix, ROI (return on investment), business justification and process for Education

capital expenditures, as well as, tracking against approved budget. Supported CTO (chief technology officer) in expenditure reporting and project milestones. Implemented financial process and controls to ensure on-time vendor payment and appropriate escalation path for disputes.

Divisional Vice President, Manager Contract Administration 1995 to 1999 PaineWebber – Weehawken, NJ

Responsible for 20 contract administrator staff.

Author, implementor and communicator of competitive bidding procedures, standard contracts, and vendor SLA compliance

Executive in charge of RFX, analysis, negotiation, review and execution of office supplies, printed materials, paper, office equipment (copiers, printers, scanners, postage equipment and fax machines) and associated hardware leases.

Designed and implemented hardware and telecommunication lease tracking system and maintained portfolio valued at $80mm.

Divisional Vice President, Manager Corporate Procurement 1991 to 1995 PaineWebber – New York, NY

Managed staff of 20 purchasing agents and 2 warehouse employees. Warehouse operations management included feeding of paper rolls via forklift to printing department, receiving and delivery of equipment and supplies, copier machine supply delivery and maintenance.

Responsible for the day to day provisioning of printed materials (business cards, forms, envelopes and stationery), computer hardware, office equipment and office supplies. Cost saving achieved on form and envelope consolidation, alternative paper stock and printing techniques.

Increased centralized purchasing compliance from 60% to 80% in two years with an approximate savings of $5mm annually.

Designed and implemented firm-wide mainframe purchasing system with connectivity to fixed assets and accounts payable systems.

Bachelor of Arts: Supply Chain Management 2018

Ashford University - San Diego, CA

Business Management

Pace University - New York, NY



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