Director of Procurement/ IT Procurement Business Manager
Developed first procurement organization within 85 year old Heavy Civil Construction and Mining Company. Ground up process and systems implementation of best practices, training as well ascost savings and cost containment.
Responsible for National/ Global goods and services sourcing, procurement and management of vendors to achieve service deliverables and resource/ cost optimization across approx. $650MM spend for all Granite business units. Originate, negotiate and manage supply and service procurement of goods and services across Granite. Works closely with Granite Business Units to insure proper information flow and multi-divisional or regional, national leveraging opportunities.
·Achieved and maintained minimum 7 times ROI department costs.Reduced IT ongoing and projects cost through negotiations and robust alternate sourcing for Telecom of over $750k annually, project one-time costs over $1.75MM and hardware / software annual costs by $2.5MM. Negotiated or renegotiated agreements with IBM, HP, Cisco, Microsoft, Oracle, AT&T, Sprint and Verizon, as well as multiple consultant and specialty vendors.
·Facilitated sourcing assistance with large project proposal for Guam NAFAC installation, leading to $6MM reduction in logistics, aggregate and steel supply costs.
·Negotiated over 25 new national supplier agreements that netted in excess of $4.7MM in first year savings across Indirect, Travel and Operations.
·Developed and implementing strategic plan for maturing the Procurement/ Sourcing Management function from infancy to a mature category management model in new functional role including organization buy-in through value creation communication.Leading the Procure-to-Pay implementation for JDEdwards/ Oracle Enterprise1 transformation project.