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Procurement and Contract Administrator

Spring, TX
March 26, 2019

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IRIS ALEXANDRA GARCIA Telephone: 832-***-****

**** **** ****** ** **** TX 77494 Email:


Long term strategic procurement activities, including preparation of market analysis, suppliers pre-qualifications, elaboration of specific procurement and contracting strategies required to establishing contracts and service agreements.

Overall procurement and contracting activities from pre-award, evaluation, award recommendations to post award of service agreements and contracts.

Coordinating of inputs from all stakeholders to ensure clarity on specifications, requirements and expectations of the specific procurement process.

Risks evaluation and improvements in the contract administration of awarded services and contracts.

Following up of supplier performance.

Preparation and evaluation of contractual modifications including scope changes, design developments, pricing escalation, etc.

Advisory contract management expertise to project staffs and business units.

Preparation of contract closeouts including final acceptance certificates, final payments and warranties releases.


Excellent communication skills.

Effective team member working in cross cultural/international working environment.

Open and able to work within multidisciplinary teams and across organisational boundaries.

Strong negotiation and influencing capabilities with the ability to seek creative win-win solutions.

Deliver high quality work under tight deadlines

Safety minded as well as the safety of co-workers

Strong analytical capabilities.

Computer literate in Microsoft Offices, SAP and Electronic Document Management Systems such as Primera Expedition.


PDVSA PETROLEOS Feb 2004 – Feb 2018

Leader Contract Administrator

Responsible for the contract formation group, contract evaluation and contract administration team for requested procurement and contracting processes.

Focal point coordinator on ensuring that all contract administration activities are performed according the company governing requirements as well that this administrative activity follow company specifics recommended procedures.

Responsible to ensuring constructive liaison and strong working relationships with business units, engineering, project controls, finance, construction which are aligned to the project requirements.

Overseeing the processing and implementation of contractual changes (scope changes, design developments, etc.) according to company contracting regulations.

Responsible for the identification of cost savings and spend reduction opportunities on pre-award but as well post award services and contracts.

Responsible for preparations of analysis and approval of foreign currencies contracts and service orders.

Responsible for overseeing the elaboration and allocation of monthly and annual accruals.

Overseeing cost reconciliations and cost reverses between accruals and actuals contractors, supplier and internal order cost.

Responsible for contract close-out and final contractual negotiations according company procedures and regulations.

Grupo Alvica ( Fluor – Inelectra, Hamaca Heavy Oil Project) June 2002 – Jan 2004

Contract Administrator

Involved in the contract formation group, as well contract evaluation for the procurment o of services.

Participated in the negotiation of new contracts to achieve the best possible commercial outcomes and to ensure contracts can be administered.

Processed and implemented contractual changes.

Drove customer communication during customer impacting events (e.g. outages, billing issue, price changes, etc.).

Ensured proper contract administration and that services provided to a client comply with contract requirements.

Experienced on control, follow up and approval n conjunction with project engineers of contractors and suppliers progress payment valuations.

Preparation and allocation of monthly and annual accruals.

Perform contract close-out according to awarded contract requirements.

Sadeven Industrias May 2001 Jun 2002


Participated in the procurement process from request for proposal, evaluation, contract administration, close-out and final negotiation of contracts and service orders.

Worked with engineering, project controls, finance & control, construction, ensuring that contract management activities are aligned to the project objectives.

Processing and implementation of scope changes, design developments, etc. according to the contract requirements.

Perform administrative contract close-out according to contract requirements.

Alstom ATA, S.A Nov 1999 - Nov 2000

Document Control (SINCOR PROJECT)

Distributing, organizing and updating of drawings, isometrics, data sheets, loop diagrams, vendor data and specifications.

Organized construction dossiers for final client acceptance.


Master of Science in Financial Economics October 2014

Bachelor of Administration: Industrial January 2000

Universidad Simon Rodriguez. Venezuela

Member of Venezuela’s Administration College


2018 ESL Lone Star College

2018 Escalation and Price Adjustment in Multi-Year Contracts - WEBINAR

2018 ESL Level 4 Bilingual Education Institute

2018 ESL Level 3 Bilingual Education Institute

2015 Public Procurement and Contract Regulations (National Services of Contracting- Actualizacion)

2015 Open English Level 4

2012 Public Procurement and Contract Regulations (National Services of Contracting)

2011 English Language (Berlizt) Level II

2011 Economic and Financial Evaluation Methods for Projects in the Oil Sector (OIL Engineering Consultants)

2011 Cost Estimating (Serconett)

2011 Reinforcing workshop on analysis on contracts or service orders on foreing currencies in PetroMonagas (PDVSA CVP).

2010 Integrated Contract Administration (AMB Group)

2009 Understanding and Applications of the Public Procurement and Contract Regulations (APS Consultancy)

2007 Workshop on Public Procurement and Contract Regulations (National Services of Contracting)

2006 SAP Buyer / Contract Administration module

2006 SAP MM-200 Requisitor Module

2006 SAP Environment

2004- Primavera Expedition Software: Engineering and Contract database.

2003-Complete IT: Flour Daniel’s Integrated Planning and Turnover Management System)

2002-TDD: (Technical Document Database),

2002- Victor 2000: Suppliers and Factories Databases.

2002- Hydro test Database: Punch List Data Base Register

2000- English for Foreign Languages. (Trinidad & Tobago)

1999- Challenges of the Administrators in the third millennium era.

1999- the role of Manager in the Global and Competitive Enterprises

1998- Windows

1998- Skills of Administrators on the Venezuelan Society

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