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Resume for Ari A. for Purchasing / Procurement / Telecommunications Services in Helsinki, Finland

Occupation: Purchasing / Procurement Industry: Telecommunications Services
Country: Finland City: Helsinki
State: Southern Finland ZIP: 00330

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Ari A.

Helsinki, Finland

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Nationality: Finnish 

Career overview:

, IT Contract Specialist: Nov – May

, Technology Domain Lead, Commodity Manager: Mar – Nov

, Procurement Professional, Fulfillment Administrator, Project Administrator: Feb – Mar  

Work experience:

Emirates Integrated Telecommunications Company PJSC du  Nov – May

IT Contract Specialist – Hardware, Software & Professional Services

  • Negotiation and finalizing of contracts, modules and schedules in cooperation with legal  
  • Coordinating with all stakeholders to ensure that all contract terms and conditions are addressed
  • Preparation, execution and evaluation of RFI’s, RFQ’s and RFP´s tenders
  • Consolidating business needs to maximize purchasing power and achieve absolute best cost
  • Strategic IT supplier management, search for new suppliers to tenders and collecting supplier data
  • Achievements: Met or exceeded all personal targets KPI’s customer satisfaction, tender management, master agreement implementation, procurement process communication, savings and cost reductions in the first year of employment. Achieved million USD worth of savings during months and finalized over master agreements. 

    HewlettPackard Oy HP    Sep – Nov   

    Technology Domain Lead EMEA – PC´s, Printers & HW Rental

  • Organized the supply chain for PC´s and printers in all EMEA counties
  • Strategic PC, printer and HW Rental supplier management and escalation handling 
  • Spend and supplier analysis on EMEA level
  • Achievements: Led the Approved Supplier List ASL project across all domains, successfully created a detailed domain plan with savings strategy, successfully analysed current EMEA supplier database and benchmarked prices between different suppliers in EMEA. 

    HewlettPackard Oy HP  Mar – Aug

    Commodity Manager – SW & HW

  • Aligned HP Finland’s local HW & SW procurement strategy with Global and EMEA
  • Contract negotiations and management for key suppliers 
  • Establishing and improving relationship between procurement and stakeholders
  • Achievements: % internal customer satisfaction, efficiently negotiated & renegotiated different contracts driving better terms and conditions including higher discount levels.  

    Oy International Business Machines Ab IBM  Dec – Mar

    Procurement Professional IT & Business equipment

  • Creating and maintaining  sourcing plans for IT & Business equipments
  • Contract negotiations with IT wholesalers and OEM’s
  • Supplier performance monitoring, relationship development and supplier database management
  • Supplier implementation to the Web Ordering and Invoicing system WOI
  • Developing relationship and communication between local procurement and Hungary Operation Centre
  • Achievements: Handling emergency ADhoc purchases and logistics with one week delivery time to various European countries, automated IBM purchasing and invoicing processes with key IT suppliers, negotiated sourcing and general payment term higher than days net.

    Oy International Business Machines Ab IBM  Jun – Nov

    Fulfillment Administrator – Customer Support OnLine CSOL

  • Relaunch and promotion of Customer Support OnLine concept to IBM customers
  • Customer service for IBM customers in the administration area
  • Implementing webtools and translating web pages to Finnish
  • Acting as the Siebel focal point for CSOL Nordic team
  • Achievements: Registered over % of the targeted customers to Statements OnLine System and solved % of customer questions with “first hand answers”. 

    Oy International Business Machines Ab IBM  Feb – May   

    Project Administrator

  • Validating contracts according to IBM policies and guidelines
  • Contract management through it’s total life cycle
  • Customer invoicing
  • Follow up of contract budget, costs, revenue and labour reporting
  • Resolving invoicing disputes with IBM customers
  • Accounting tasks such as revenue and cost accruals, enriching and correcting accounting data
  • Achievements: Managed IBM Finland's first Strategic Outsourcing SO agreement. 

    Education and Qualifications:

    .. Laurea Polytechnic: Bachelor of Business Administration, BBA 

    .. Helsinki Business College: Business College graduate, major in marketing 

    Trainings attended:

    Jan  Contract Negotiation Training Masterclass, Terrapinn, Jorge Guira

    Apr  Negotiations for Managers, HewlettPackard Netherlands

    Mar  Flawless Consulting, Designed Learning Inc

    Sep  Managing Supplier Relationships, Robertson Cox Ltd 



    Finnish, native

    English, very good

    Swedish, below average


    Ariba, Buy On Demand BonD, CFT/S, Contracts OnLine Tool Colt, Lotus Notes//WordPro / Freelance Graphics, Microsoft Office, Windows ///XP/Vista/, Outlook, Oracle eBusiness Suite Purchasing, SAP R, Siebel, OpenOffice.  

    Interests and Activities:

    Listening to music, travelling, swimming, badminton, pool and bicycling.

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