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Purchasing Manager Procurement

Richmond, VA, 23219
August 30, 2021

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Cell: 202-***-****



Contracts/Procurement professional with extensive background in Commercial and Federal projects with 15 years of experience in the private and federal sectors in both Domestic and International Venues. Adept at assessing client needs to determine project scope, budget and schedule; pricing and negotiations and dedicated to ensuring regulatory compliance and achieving outstanding quality of all deliverables. Proven problem-solver committed to identifying and harnessing cutting-edge technologies to transform business performance and impact bottom line growth. Possesses a track record of leadership based on outstanding managerial and organizational ability. Plays a key role in the development of the strategic plan, financial targets, implementation of objectives and provides the framework for policies and operating procedures. Creates partnerships with industry, affiliated organizations, governments and the community at large that develops new business opportunities which contribute to revenue, profitability and growth. Areas of expertise include IT, Telecommunications, Architectural & Engineering, Medical Technology/Healthcare and Design/Build construction projects. Additionally, provides direction across a multiservice organization to achieve results, developing external relations to build business through the utilization of research techniques to analyze market conditions. Establish, build and maintain winning relations with external vendors and applicable agencies. Possess strong interpersonal and communication skills and proactively seeks to incorporate improvements to all aspects of the programs’ to meet the strategic business objectives.


Federal & State Commercial Contract Certified Business Development & Client Relations

Budget Development & Accounting Cooperative & Service Level Agreements

Project Life Cycle Control & Monitoring Process Re-Engineering & Quality Control

Invoicing/Billing Operations & Contract Closeouts Post-Award Assessments & Evaluations

Strategic Planning & Implementation Execution Subcontractor Management, SharePoint

Risk Assessment - Controls Risk & Gap Analysis Task Order & Scope of Work Development

Program Mgmt. Certified (PMP) RFP, IFB Management, Bidding & Negotiations

Supply Chain Business Requirement Analysis & Closeouts

Procurement & Supply Chain Expertise Proposal Development and Expert Writer

Deltek CostPoint and Adobe Pro, GOVWIN, ERP Systems GSA Schedule, GSA STARS, IDIQ, CPFF, FFP & T&M

Strategic Sourcing, Grants Pre-award & Source Selection, J&A, D&F, LOA


TGS, Inc. April 2008 - present

Washington DC Contracts/Procurement Mgr.

Responsibilities involve the contractual and establishment of business relationships to determine the client’s scope of support while developing new business through additional SLAs and working as a team to submit proposals under new lines of business ventures.

Oversees and coordinates subcontract management of lower-tier subcontractors, including negotiation of teaming agreements, issuing solicitations and requests for pricing, conducting cost/price analysis, leading negotiations, writing and executing subcontracts and administering subcontracts for outsourced prime contract.

Oversees the acquisition planning and strategy, strategic sourcing, and cradle-to-grave solicitation process and price analyses administration.

Demonstrated ability as a contract/procurement manager who can prioritize workload and manage complex multi-million-dollar projects within cost and schedule. Strong business judgement, instincts, and organizational skills. Capable of acting in a quality control role to measure and ensure adherence to company processes and requirement of the contract.

Defines projects based on customer requirements, schedule planning and implementation, budgeting, and quality control of customer deliverables.

Evaluate bids or offers submitted to determine responsiveness to the solicitation and the bidder’s capacity to perform and comply with contract clauses and specifications and reviews the reasonableness of prices offered.

Understand trends in customers’ needs and concerns, across categories and regions, to influence customers’ priorities.

Lead supplier selection process across multiple categories, internal teams, and regions, and create longer-term supplier selection strategies for management.

Lead business review to discuss best practices and issues and to ultimately improve supplier performance and to strengthen business partnerships.

In conjunction with Project Management expertise, also provides contracts and procurement duties throughout the contracting process and management of contracts. Also, participates in the new business strategies and participates in the development of the technical and cost proposal process.

Manages the development and analysis of the life cycle costs of a program, commodity, or service.

Author Scopes of Work and specifications and change order process.

Experience in a Procurement organization performing vendor management, contract management, negotiating complex purchases, and bidding.

Conducts pre-project planning, project handoffs, and ensured design delivery and verification. Works with team members to track milestones via the WBS method.

Develop mechanisms and metrics to track supplier performance with delivery, quality, and cost.

Participate and lead contract negotiation discussions.

Develop and provide contract analysis and risk assessment to management.

Collaborate with solutions risk management team on contract escalations with legal counsel.

Support development of best practices and initiatives, coordinating SOPs/SIPs with vendors and participating in global and regional standards.

Debrief and lessons learned including a development of best practices and remediation plans.

Develop and track project budgets, identify variances, anticipate scope changes, and communicate changes and issues that may impact the current project budget and notify the appropriate key stakeholders.

Partner with project team members for coordination and development of project presentations to Senior Management and external parties. Prepare and/or present periodic updates at appropriate meetings.

Performs Project and Contract close-out administration and presides over the subcontractor performance process via the Scope of Work and terms and conditions of the contract.

Manages the interface with external partners to support and promote communication between companies, the Joint Steering Committee meetings, to resolve any issues applicable to project issues, resources, and processes.

Manages the Proposal development process, provides proposal debriefings, oral presentation content, and proposal win/loss analysis and debriefing.

United States Government/Dept. of State January 2003 – March 2008

Washington, DC Resource Contracts Admin.

Procurement of a variety of products and services.

Reviews of requisitions and determinations of appropriate method of procurement.

Review of solicitation documents.

Perform contract administration such as incremental funding, rate and cost adjustments, time extension, change orders, stop work orders, progress payments, and contract closeout.

Prepare necessary documentation for contract modifications.

Develop justifications for sole source or emergency procurements.

Interpret, adapt and apply Federal Acquisition laws, regulations, and policies, and procedures of Comptroller General and U.S. Court Decisions.

Perform "cradle-to-grave" acquisition functions (from pre-award to post-award through closeout) for the procurement of equipment and supplies, services, construction, and architect/engineer services.

Monitor compliance with contract terms including use of government furnished property, performance criteria, delivery timetables, and submission of financial/accounting reports.

Inform management of all significant actions or problems including claims, protest, delivery delays, award delays, etc.


BA - Business

Certificates – Federal/Commercial Contract Management/Acquisition Principles, Procurement, Financial Management, Project Management Professional (PMP) and RFP Development, Certified Federal Contracts Management (CFCM), Certified Commercial Contract Management (CCCM), Certified Purchasing Manager (CPM), Certified Professional in Supply Management (CPSM)


Acquisition/Contract/Program Management Training Program

Environmental Security Design Program & Software Licensing Program – US Dept. of State

Telecommunications Upgrade Project - New York City Police and Fire Department

Upgrade of Security Telecommunications Program – London, England

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