Contracts Business Analyst a; Global Sourcing
Developed a comprehensive Contract Management Process for the Digital Mapping Organization (DMO) to support the Offshore Outsourcing Strategy Development. Managed the business relationship by negotiating business agreements and establishing contracts to ensure contract deliverables and requirements were met.
Drafted and approved all Work for Hire and Statement of Work agreements (Consulting) for the Program Management Office (PMO) and DMO.
Analyzed vendor performance metrics, risks and controls and made recommendations based on compliance.
Reported cost, budget management and financial analysis through the month end accrual process.
Represented Subcontract Management on cross a;functional negotiations team for Offshore Master Services Agreements, including creation of Request For Proposal (RFP) management / documentation of bidding process and drafting of agreement.
Generated status reports of outstanding issues; liaised with counsel (internal, external and/or counterparty) regarding negotiation strategy and maintained version control and distribution of drafts.
Documented Interdepartmental processes and successfully aligned Legal, Finance and Purchasing between North America and Europe. Conducted pilot and staff training; successful transfer of these best practice processes capitalized on utilizing company euro based revenue to fund Offshore Program.
WHITEHALL JEWELLERS, INC. Chicago, IL 12/05 - 1/06
Contractor - Business Analyst - IT Finance
Implemented the standardized process of daily corporate reporting and analysis – more... to enhance revenue by partnering with senior management to analyze and format reports. Performed detailed analysis to provide documentation and support of accounting and financial statements.
Managed multiple end-user (i.e., Merchandising, IT, Store Ops) expectations to set long-term priorities by ensuring data integrity and providing analytical insight in strategic design and implementation of standardized reports.
OFFICEMAX Itasca, IL 10/05 - 12/05
Contractor - Contracts Manager - IT Finance, PMO
Conducted legal review of Statements of Work and Professional Service Agreements, checking for corporate and legal compliance.
Transitioned management of IT vendor contracts from closing office to Chicago corporate office.
Documented the current Contractor Approval Process and made recommendations for future state.
Analyzed and recommended the transition of running current process parallel to the cutover implementation of a new IT Governance tool (IT Finance/Project Accountability). – less