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Michelle B. | Elance
 
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Last Sign-in: May 23, 2013

Michelle B.

Expert Event Planner / Purchasing Specialist
   United States
  |   Atlanta, GA

Overview

I am a 7 year self motivated veteran of the Sourcing/ Purchasing/ Procurement field with excellent people skills, problem solving and decision making skills.

I am a f creative, fun, professional event planner. I plan and implement high quality events. This implementation includes; negotiate contracts, select venues, schedule event dates, and design concepts for events that are befitting of the occasion and engaging to prospective attendees. I can plan any event and work with most budgets.

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Skills (7)

Tested
Event Planning
Purchasing Negotiations
Government Purchasing
Purchase Management
Supply Chain Management
Vendor Managed Inventory
Investigations

Service Description

Manage event staff on site, including contract workers (caterers, musicians, tenting companies etc.) and event staff working at the location. Manage both internal staff and contract staff hired to work on site at the event. Negotiate vendor contracts and ensure that each event in his/her portfolio stays within the budget.

Events Planned:

DeKalb County's 13th Annual Small Business Development Conference
Planned Wedding Events, Parties, Meetings etc...




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Employment

Bruel & Kjaer NA, LLC
Part-Time Contract Specialist
2012 - 2012
Experience with FAR, DFARs and GSA Schedule contracting Present points of negotiation to senior management and legal counsel Developing and implementing contract/document management ...
CBRE (CEO, Inc)
Supply Chain Specialist
2012 - 2012
Conduct Strategic Sourcing of required Services. Conduct the timely execution of necessary processes which includes Request for Information (RFIs), Request for Quotation (RFQs), and Request for...
DeKalb County Government
Senior Contract Compliance Officer/ Event Planner
2012 - 2012
Work with team to develop and maintain Government messaging objectives Drive venue selection process for 13th Annual Small Business Development Conference Ensure high-quality event...
CB Richard Ellis (CEO, Inc)
Supply Chain Specialist
2011 - 2011
Conduct Strategic Sourcing of required Services. Conduct the timely execution of necessary processes which includes Request for Information (RFIs), Request for Quotation (RFQs), and Request for...
SunTrust Bank (Aerotek)
Sourcing Contract Administrator
2010 - 2010
Preparing non-disclosures agreements, Hardware/Software Evaluations Making supplier presentation arrangements/logistical support (location, equipment, coordination with supplier, etc.), Support of...
USDA (Government Contract Solutions)
Procurement Technician
2009 - 2010
Create contract and G&A files to include all tabs, check lists, and labels required Receive and prepare and process all invoices for CO signatures, payment and maintain and update invoice logs Data...
Home Depot (Modis)
Compliance Supervisor
2009 - 2009
Direct and oversee the daily functions and processes of DTS compliance scorecard program Supervise, plan and coordinate the daily activities for a staff of 15 Responsible for the documenting...
Clorox (Foundation Systems)
Procurement Specialist
2008 - 2009
Provide ERP system support for the Procurement/Co-Pack department Supports quick reaction tasks having extremely short duration and critical delivery schedules Execute all appropriate SAP...
AGCO Corporation
IT Procurement Buyer
2004 - 2008
Convert the requests for hardware and software to purchase orders Prepares purchase orders by verifying specifications and price; Obtaining recommendations from suppliers for substitute items;...

Education

Colorado Technical University
BS
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Strayer University
Masters of Public Administration
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Keywords

Events Purchasing Procurement Contract Administration Planners
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