Experienced Procurement leader


Last Updated: 25th July 2019 (over 3 years ago)

Address
Canada

E-mail
Locked

Gender
Male

Age Range
35 to 44

Qualification Level
Masters

Languages
English, French

Summary

I am bilingual (English and French), I have over 12 years experience in Procurement and Supply chain management. I’ve graduated in 2003 from the Institute of Technologies. I’ve worked in the management of major accounts for a firm specializing in IT products and solutions. I’ve held the position of Director of Technologies and Supply Contract Manager for a web development firm. Since 2011 am working in Global procurement for SNC-Lavalin, a global company with offices all around the world. Since December 2015, I lead Global procurement and service delivery, lead the development and execution of strategies for Global IT Projects Procurement. I broadened my fields of action by covering Procurement and Contract strategies for energy, metallurgy, construction and especially the mining sector.

I am adaptable to changes and used to work under intense stress. I work with lot of enthusiasm and finally, I’ve great experience in leading, motivating and organizing teams. I have an extensive experience in applied contracts and procurement management in an international/multinational project delivery environment.

I have a Master's degree in Procurement, Logistics and Supply Chain Management from the University of Salford in England. I am Member of Chartered Institute of Procurement and Supply of Great Britain (MCIP ID 005684355) and member of the Canadian Purchasing Corporation (ID 3002613).

Education

MCIP
Member of Chartered Institute of Procurement and Supply of Great Britain

   Jun 2017
— Nov 2019

MCIP ID 005684355

University of Salford
Master in Procurement, Logistic and Supply Chain Management

   Feb 2015
— Jun 2017

Experience

SNC-Lavalin Inc
Global Procurement Manager

   Dec 2015
— Current

Undertake the setup of contracts and procurement function on EPC and EPCM delivery model, Leading, managing and mentoring project contracts and procurement management team to plan, deliver, and administer effective contract and purchase agreements that add value and life-cycle cost reduction for technical services, construction works, purchased materials and equipment. Under an EPCM delivery model, ensure the EPCM supply chain function complies with all relevant requirements, policies, industry best practice, and project-specific requirements. Proactively assess and manage project commercial risk, and ensure agreements adequately address practical risks. Develop, maintain and improve project contract and procurement management requirements, standards and procedures. Work with corporate Legal Group, Risk and Insurance, and business unit procurement groups to develop, integrate and deliver best-practice project contract and procurement practices, procedures and templates. Conduct independent reviews of project contract and procurement plans and performance at Stage Gates, Health Checks, or other agreed review milestones. Ensure project contract and procurement decisions made by project directors/managers can be made based upon planned contract and procurement strategies, appropriate commercial terms and conditions. Provide support to project directors/managers for planning and implementation of project contract and procurement resources, processes, tools and systems. Build and maintain relationships with stakeholders and key external service providers.

SNC-Lavalin Inc
Global Procurement Indirect Services Coordinator

   Dec 2013
— Nov 2015

Drive and promote purchasing best practice across the Group. Responsible for Global IT Infrastructure procurement. Lead the development and execution of strategies for technology related procurement including contract transactions relating to software, hardware, Infrastructure and telecoms ensuring the best overall value-added solutions from suppliers are obtained. Draft and run RFP/RFI process ($50 Million and more), maintain vendor relationships, lead negotiations and manage contracts and commercial risk for technology vendors. Evaluate and manage competitive offerings from suppliers leading the contract negotiations and vendor selection. Conduct in depth supplier due diligence checks as required focusing on financial viability, analyzing the full life cycle of each assigned acquisition, whilst ensuring compliance IT Regional Directors, Senior Heads of IT and Finance. Ensure close collaboration with internal partners and client teams relating to contract renewals and SLA requirements. Work with the client to manage priorities and expectations to respond to infrastructure request in terms of costs, optimization and time-frame. Contribute to change management by participating in the committees to validate any user impacts. Possess overall vision of the services and products provided, to be able to identify improvement opportunities. Support the Executive team in identifying key areas of opportunities to improve services.

SNC-Lavalin Inc
Senior Global Information Technology Buyer

   Apr 2011
— Nov 2013

Assist to the selection of new products and services. Assist to the selection of international suppliers. Develop and conduct trading and purchasing strategies with targeted suppliers. Manage telecom contracts. Optimize procurement costs based on country-to-country opportunities. Responsible for training and supporting IT buyers. Lead tendering processes, complex agreement negotiations and litigation resolutions in the strict organizational advantage. Generate value for the organization (savings, benefits, etc.). Provide the required documentation to Global procurement manager to award contracts majors. Responsible for placing orders for parts, equipment and services for major projects. Maintain inventory and develop a process to ensure IT inventory accuracy.

Images et Technologies
Deputy Director of Sales and Project Manager

   Sep 2008
— Mar 2011

Define scope, goals and deliverable of each project. Develop comprehensive project plan, establish timelines and project milestones using appropriate project management tools. Set clear expectations to team members and sent timely and effective communication to stakeholders. Manage change requests affecting project scope. Identify risks related to procurement, document and pursue comprehensive alternatives as needed. Produce detailed assessment of each project and recommendations for area of improvements. Lead individual audits of IT project participants.

Attsoft Inc.
Director of Technologies

   Sep 2006
— Sep 2008

Benchmark, analyze, report on, and make recommendations for improvement and growth of the IT infrastructure and IT systems - Communicate regularly with stakeholders regarding pertinent IT activities - Manage financial aspects of the IT Department, including purchasing, budgeting, and budget review - Negotiate and administer vendor, outsource, and consultant contracts and service agreements - Provide proactive analysis of key metrics, project milestones, and departmental priorities - Work effectively with various stakeholders (executives, department heads, end users, vendors, or consultants) to define business and systems requirements.

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