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Valentin P.

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  • Czechia, Praha, Hlavní mešto, Prague
  • Overview

    I am a result oriented key contributor with 13+ years’ experience in Procurement and Finance across a wide range of industries including IT&C, air transport, and consultancy. Major experience lies in strategic sourcing and procurement function transformation both, as a leader and consultant. I possess strong analytical, negotiation and interpersonal skills, with proven success based on the results achieved.


Total Work Experience :

11 Year(s)

Experience as a freelancer :

3 Year(s)

Total Experience in Procurement :

10 Year(s)

Languages with Professional working proficiency level :


Countries i can cover :

Austria - Belgium - Bulgaria - Cyprus - Czechia - Germany - Denmark - Estonia - Spain - Finland - France - United Kingdom - Greece - Croatia - Ireland - Italy - Lithuania - Luxembourg - Latvia - Malta - Netherlands - Poland - Portugal - Romania - Sweden - Slovenia - Slovakia

Relevant Procurement Functional Skill/Categories
Sourcing/Category Management 8 year(s)
Enterprise system management software

Advisory Services 5 year(s)
Process/Organisational redesign
Procurement Systems(eProcurement, ERPs, Data Warehouses,...)
Strategic Sourcing
  • Bachelor's2008-09-01 to 2011-07-01

    Journalism and Communication
    Spiru Haret University

  • Bachelor's2006-09-01 to 2009-06-01

    Business Administration and Economics
    The Academy of Economic Studies

Other certifications :• Oracle Academy: Database Design and Programming • Oracle Internet Academy: Introduction to 9i: SQL certification • Certificate of professional competence for computer operating • Six Sigma Green Belt Course • Company Business Security Course • Google - Digital Marketing • Google - AdWords Fundamentals • Google - AdWords Video advertising
Past Experiences
  • Freelancer | Consulting

    2018-09-01 To

    Procurement Consultant

    - Procurement projects which included:  Create RfX documentation for P2P solution  Audit and review of procurement policies and procedures  Spend analytics for various indirect spend categories

  • SITA | Information Technology and Services

    2017-03-01 To 2018-09-01

    Regional Supplier Manager

    - Lead a team of supplier management specialists - Supplier management 400+ global suppliers (airports and voice & data providers) in a major 80MEURO+ program - Contract management for two major programs dealing with over 300+ global suppliers - Spend analytics for complex infrastructure management projects - Drive contract renegotiation programs for cost optimization - P2P processes blueprinting and optimization

  • Freelancer | Consulting

    2016-08-01 To 2017-02-01

    Procurement Consultant

    - Project sourcing consulting:  Market intelligence activities  Contract management

  • Genpact | Consulting

    2015-08-01 To 2016-08-01

    International Procurement Consultant

    - Develop business proposals and client presentations throughout the consulting engagements - Establish and maintain strong relationships with country senior stakeholders to define business procurement needs - Engage as procurement SME, in complex procurement transformation projects for various global leading companies in their industry which involved:  P2P process blueprinting and redesign  Operations transition support  Technology implementation (SAP/Ariba)  Spend analytics  Policy and procedure review  Target operating model  KPI framework development and deployment  Benchmarking on procurement operations and organization against industry metrics  Best practices recommendation to achieve Top Performing metrics - Support the transition to operations for the purchase to pay processes by:  Create and validate process flows corresponding to the transitioned processes  Developing SOPs (Standard Operating Procedures) and WIs (Work Instructions)  Sizing of FTE for the activities in scope  Identify process optimization solutions

  • Everlight | Information Technology and Services

    2014-10-01 To 2015-07-01

    Procurement and Relationship Manager

    - Business development in the IT&C in Governmental and Private sectors - Customer and Supplier Relationship Management - Manage all Contract Management activities in relation to our suppliers and customers - Lead and coordinate the bid and eligibility team for all tender processes - Create P&L’s for all the tenders managed and full ownership during project implementation - Sales presentations for customers - Project lead for small business custom P2P system implementation - Implement end-2-end P2P framework

  • Novensys | Information Technology and Services

    2012-07-01 To 2014-08-01

    Procurement Manager

    - Manage the sourcing team by coordinating the work efforts to ensure integration and completion of work against expectations - Lead the sourcing function for all System Integration major turn-key projects in the Eastern Europe and CIS countries - Category Management for indirect spend categories - Supplier & Contract Management - Spend Analytics - Implement end-2-end P2P framework:  Procurement Policy including P2P  SOPs and WIs for P2P Processes  Training – documentation & conducting training sessions for P2P process owners and end-users  Spend analytics  Master Data Management  Supplier & Contract Management - P2P process optimization and automation

  • Ericsson | Telecommunications

    2007-07-01 To 2012-04-01

    Senior Sourcing Specialist

    - Sourcing expert in IT system integration in the public and private sectors with EU and World Bank funding, in the Balkans and Maghreb Regions - Category management for multiple indirect spend categories (IT, Professional Services, Marketing, Facility and Fleet Management, Real Estate, HR, MRO) - SME in regional and global sourcing projects - Project procurement management in managed services projects - Supplier and Contract Management - Spend Analytics - Functional SME for P2P transition projects

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