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Resume for Valarie T. for Purchasing / Procurement / Telecommunications Services in Grandview, Missouri

Occupation: Purchasing / Procurement Industry: Telecommunications Services
Country: United States City: Grandview
State: Missouri ZIP: 64030

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Valarie K. T.

E. th Street

Grandview, MO 

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Results driven and award winning leader with over years of experience in the following:  

Contract Negotiations Risk Mitigation
Supplier Diversity Strategies Price Leveraging
Vendor Relationship Management Change Management
Sourcing Strategy Development Leadership Development


Black and Veatch Corporation, Overland Park, KS       –

Black & Veatch specializes in infrastructure development in energy, water, telecommunications, federal, management consulting and environmental markets.

Project Procurement Manager AT&T Turf Project

  • Responsible for over outsourcing agreements for construction, engineering, geotechnical, site acquisition services and OEM agreements to build and upgrade the AT&T Wireless network $M+ annual spend.
  • Contract manager for the outsourced warehouse and value added distributor.
  • Implemented new processes and improved existing process to enable the organization to successfully process over purchase orders and invoices on a daily basis. 
  • Led efforts to develop the warranty monitoring and measuring system for all equipment and services on the project. 

    Embarq/CenturyLink Corporation, Overland Park, KS     

    CenturyLink is a leading provider of highquality voice, broadband and video services over its advanced communications networks to consumers and businesses in states.

    Sourcing/Supplier Diversity Manager, Sourcing and Procurement

  • Involved in major contract negotiation for multimillion dollar telecom hardware, software and maintenance projects to build and maintain the Embarq telecommunications network. 
  • Each year led a team that produced over $M in sourcing savings for the organization. 
  • Led efforts to increase spend with diverse suppliers from to % in .
  • Responsible for implementing a program that was recognized as “Corporation of the Year” for its diversity efforts by the Mid America Minority Business Development Council in .
  • Created the organizations first Supplier Development program designed to mentor and develop small/diverse companies within the Kansas City area.
  • Codeveloped a new strategic sourcing methodology designed to increase the flexibility of the sourcing process.


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    Sprint United Management Company, Overland Park, KS    

    Sprint offers a comprehensive range of wireless and wireline communications services bringing the freedom of mobility to consumers, businesses and government users.

    Group Manager/Lead Negotiator, Supply Chain Management

  • Colead on the largest outsourcing effort undertaken by the company in which led to over $ million dollars in saving for the organization.
  • Led a team of individuals who were responsible for sourcing IT hardware, software and professional services such as IT testing and development. 
  • Led efforts to develop a new methodology for developing Statement of Work SOW documents which was recognized by the Institute for Supply Management.
  • Responsible for implementing a thirdparty leasing strategy which produced multimillion dollar savings for the organization.
  • Product Manager, Product Management

    Negotiator, Supply Chain Management

    Account Representative/Retention Representative, Inside Sales  


    Northeastern Oklahoma State University, Tahlequah, OK

          Masters in Business Administration with emphasis in Marketing,  

    Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, OK

          Bachelors of Science in Business Administration 


  • PeopleSoft ERP
  • Oracle ERP
  • Microsoft Office Suite


  • – Mid America Minority Business Development Council MAMBDCCorporation of the Year Award for Supplier Diversity
  • – Nominated as Minority Business Coordinator of the Year MAMBDC
  • Southern Christian Leadership Conference Black Achievers in Business and Industry Award
  • Kansas City Minority Supplier Council Buyer of the Year Award Recipient
  • Sprint Finance Annual Excellence Award Recipient nominations
  • Sprint Supply Chain Management Values Excellence Awards

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