IT Procurement Associate
Oversaw the daily operations of the sourcing arm of the Microsoft North America Hardware Buying Desk. Key member of strategic sourcing team that handled $50 million Microsoft annual purchasing budget.
·Creation and launch of Microsoft RFP/RFQ/RFI’s for bulk and custom hardware purchases.
·Performed in depth analysis and summaries of closed RFX’s, making recommendations to stakeholders based on cost, criteria, and long term program strategies
·Managed business relationships with HP, IBM, Cisco, Sun and Dell