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Manager Purchasing

Location:
Norwalk, Connecticut, United States
Posted:
March 31, 2019

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ANGEL ATANASOV

** ***** ******, *******, ** *****

Tel. 203-***-**** - ac8ymj@r.postjobfree.com

http://www.linkedin.com/in/angelatanasov

SUMMARY

Results-driven Technology Purchasing Manager/Technology Manager with 18 years of progressive responsibility in need analysis, sourcing, negotiations and support of integrated business systems. Experience in sourcing, negotiation and deployment of IT hardware, software and other technology; contract and vendor management in a fast-pace environment, negotiated and deployed on time and under budget. Strong team leader with problem solving experience in the Banking, Hospitality, Media and Healthcare industries.

CORE COMPETENCY

Supply Chain Management Strategic Sourcing Contract Negotiation Microsoft Office

Technology Procurement Vendor Management Contract Management Management

International Procurement Project Management Business Savvy Budget Management

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

CONSULTING ENGAGEMENTS

Montefiore Health System, Tarrytown NY 4 months 2018/2019

Strategic Sourcing Category Manager IT - Consultant

Strategically and proactively manage and support the full vendor source to pay cycle for IT, Telecom, Office Supplies and Contract Labor categories with total spend of $175M. Work with stakeholders to source new contracts and negotiate existing contract for each category achieving desired discounts and terms. Negotiate MSAs and SOWs; approve purchase orders create and manage RFPs, participate in supplier proposals evaluation and selection, negotiate contract with selected suppliers. Manage SLAs and recommend improvement to processes and procedures.

Metropolitan Transportation Authority - New York, NY 17 months 2017/2018

Sourcing Specialist - Consultant

Managed and support full vendor source-to-pay cycle for IT category, with strategic as well as transactional approach to sourcing, negotiations and contracting, using PeopleSoft system. Executing fast paced procurement IT requests from RFQ, negotiating, awarding contracts and generation purchase orders.

Purdue Pharma, Stamford CT 3 months 2016

Sourcing Specialist - Consultant

Manage and support full vendor source-to-pay cycle for consulting and training categories. Strategic approach to sourcing, negotiations and contracting. Always ask suppliers probing questions to justify fees for services. Negotiate MSAs and SOWs; purchase orders workflow within sourcing team and Ariba Contract System. Manage four simultaneous RFPs, participate in supplier proposals evaluation and selection, negotiate contract with selected suppliers. Lead negotiations charge of a Sales Force Training negotiation contract and reduced same from $2.8M to $720K and strengthen supplier relationship.

Royal Bank of Scotland, Stamford CT 13 months 2015/2016

Sourcing Project Manager - Consultant

Strategically and proactively manage and support the full vendor source to pay cycle for IT and Benefits categories. Promote excellence in sourcing, question internal clients wish list and help them come up with needs list. Help IT Manager to renegotiate of an existing hardware maintenance contract getting better terms. Managed and negotiated MSAs; assisted in legal review; managed SOW and change request; with domestic a global suppliers and workflow within sourcing team and Ariba Contract System. Manage SLAs and recommend improvement to processes and procedures.

GE Capital, CT 6 months 2014

Senior Sourcing Specialist – Consultant

Responsible for managing and supporting IT sourcing, negotiations and contracting. Renegotiated and reduced existing two Software-as-Service contracts arriving to 5% annual savings. Managed and negotiated MSA; assisted in legal review; assisted IT managers with SOWs and change requests and placed stricter supplier performance language. Managed purchase orders workflow within sourcing team and Oracle Purchasing and Oracle Contracts.

Independent Sourcing and IT Consultant, CT 5.3 years 2009/2014

Assist business clients with IT infrastructure, IT purchases and deployment. Manage multiple projects with competing priority and budget responsibilities. Manage contract, MSA, SOW and vendor relations. Strong project and people management skills with customer service focus.

UBS Financial Services, Stamford CT 1/08 – 3/09

Financial Advisor

Advise clients to accumulate and protect wealth with consultative selling experience and manage client relationships.

Get Physical Software/Online River, LLC. Greenwich CT 7/03 – 12/07

Purchasing Manager/Technology Services Manager

Managed sourcing, negotiations of all technology purchasing and vendor relationships.

Concurrently managed several small and large IT infrastructure projects for new clients; propose and approve network and other related hardware and software modifications. Identified risks and took proactive steps to avoid delay in project completion. Manage multiple projects with competing priority and budget responsibilities. Build internal/external client relationship and managed relationships.

ENT and ALLERGY ASSOCIATES – Tarrytown, NY 8/01 – 7/03

Technology Purchasing Manager/IT Director

Performed need analysis company business needs, proposed plans, sourced and negotiated with vendors and implemented various technology projects. Managed tactical and transactional procurement, negotiated and executed contracts, vendor relations and monitor vendor/contract performance.

Developed and implemented sourcing strategies to prepare new RFQ/RFP for increased services and value. Evaluated, negotiated and managed $2.5 million per year of IT, telecom and other purchases.

Sourced and negotiated contracts with new vendors and managed office automation projects to improve business processes.

Category process management; maintain and review vendor contracts, validate results and negotiated appropriate resolutions in accordance to purchasing agreements and Service Level Agreements.

Performed need analysis; sourced technology and other category and negotiated contracts. Evaluated and negotiated existing and new support contracts; achieved annual and ongoing savings of 10%.

ACCUHEALTH INC., Yonkers, NY 9/99 – 7/01

Technology Purchasing Manager/IT Director

Performed need analysis for company infrastructure upgrade, proposed and sold plans to CEO, negotiated with vendors and implemented various IT and telecom infrastructure projects. Developed and implemented sourcing strategies for RFQ/RFP for increased services and value. Evaluated, negotiated and managed IT, telecom and other purchases. Identified new vendors, sourced and recommended office automation projects to improve business processes. Managed IT and telecom vendor relations and monitored contract performance. Expertise in defining business needs and contract evaluations with strong negotiations skills.

MULTIMEX GROUP – Sofia, Bulgaria (HQ) & Hartsdale, NY 7/94 – 9/99

Technology Procurement Manager

Multimex was an international conglomerate with $500 million annual revenue with 10 diversified business lines; television, radio, 2newspapers, banking, travel, hotels and import/export.

Performed need analysis for company Information Technology infrastructure upgrades, proposed and sold plans to CEO, negotiated with vendors and implemented various IT and telecom infrastructure projects.

Managed all technology purchases for Business Bank, savings and loan bank with 36 branches and managed vendor relations and monitored performance.

Able to understand the big picture and think out-of-the-box to identify opportunity and resolve key issues.

Actively seek business development opportunities, initiated, developed, sold business plans and managed execution for new ventures enterprises.

Setup joint venture with Cadbury Schweppes to produce, distribute and market soft drinks in Bulgaria. Negotiated contracts and managed purchasing of all infrastructure and supplies for that entity.

Negotiated exclusive import and distribution of Gold Star Electronics products in Bulgaria and sold Russian steel to clients in Taiwan; setup several business partnerships with international import/export clients. Negotiated contracts and implementation of $4.0 million of technology for the first digital station in Bulgaria. Developed and implemented sourcing strategies for RFQ/RFP for purchasing of $2.0 million per year television programming from international producers and distributors

Managed an average of $25 million in annual acquisitions for the entire group.

Collaborated with business and technical partners, upgraded existing IT equipment determined business demands and implemented emerging technologies and business standards.

COMPASS GROUP – Restaurant Associates & Flik International divisions, NY, NY 2/90 – 7/94

Purchasing Manager, Restaurant Systems

Analyzed current procedures and user needs, and selected PC based POS Systems.

Negotiated and managed $3.5 million POS system acquisition project and saved 15% from a discounted price. Maintained vendor relations and supervised systems deployment for 247 locations.

EDUCATION

NY University/School of Continuing Education, New York NY – 36 credits in Information Systems.

University of Sofia, Bulgaria - B.A. Linguistics program major in Italian Studies.

Languages: Fluent in Italian, Bulgarian and English, basic knowledge of Spanish and French



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