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Summary

My passions are in business and technology. I greatly enjoy being part of a team that loves what they do and takes pride in producing quality work.

Work History

Jamberry, United States

Jan 2015Present

Senior Buyer

  • Managing a total annual spend of over $3 Million
  • Forecasting product demand
  • Working in conjunction with product development to ensure successful execution of product launches
  • Managing international markets from a supply chain standpoint
  • Leading multiple company-wide projects from an operations standpoint
  • Managing the production and fulfillment of a subscription based product  (20,000+ subscriptions a month)
  • Building strong relationships with vendors
  • Negotiating production and product costs
  • Providing savings of over $400K through effective demand forecasting
  • Assisting with the expansions of new markets
  • Managing  Imports and Exports 

Villa Maria, Melbourne  Australia

Nov 2010Jul 2012

Business Analyst

I was part of a team that undertook the rollout of a transformational project for Villa Maria (state wide health care provider). The project's objective was to successfully implement an ERP system(Epicor), iCare(Clinical Care System) and Rosterlive (Time and Attendance System) within the organization.

MAJOR PROJECTS & ACHIEVEMENTS

  • Collaborated in the successful implementation of iCare's Medication Management System 
  • Assisted with various system upgrades to Villa Maria's ERP and Clinical Care system. 
  • Assisted with the implementation ERP financial modules 
  • Developed customized dashboards, reports and automated business processes
  • Developed and deployed training for health professionals
  • Worked closely with Villa Maria's Finance department to design and modify system reports
  • Participated in requirements gathering

Red wagon toys, United States

20142015

General Manager

  • Undertook product research
  • Sought and out and developed new vendor relationships
  • Conducted cost analysis
  • Analyzed market competiors
  • Established a presence in Canada

Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day, Paraguay

Nov 2005Nov 2007

Missionary

 My 2 year experience as a missionary in South America greatly enhanced my people and communication skills. I learned to quickly adapt to change, to effectively work in teams and acquire leadership skills that can be transferred to any work environment. 

Education

Deakin UNIVERSITY - Melbourne Australia

20082012

Bachelor of Business Information Systems

Majors: Health Informatics, Business Security Management 

References

MARK NEILSON
Jamberry - Global Supply Chain Director
801-456-4351
mark.nielson@jamberrynails.com
AUSTIN SMITH
Co-Founder - Red Wagon Toys
385-209-3813
Ajsplus10@gmail.com

GRAEME WICKENDEN
Chief Financial Officer - Villa Maria Australia
+61 3 9855 7600
Graeme.Wickenden@villamaria.com.au