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Volker L.

IT-Procurement - Consulting, Training, Interim
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Company: Lopp - OptimierungsManagement
Industry: Consulting
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  • Germany, Rheinland-Pfalz, Montabaur

Information Technologie Procurement - IT procurement almost 20 years of experience in IT procurement, another 15 years experience in IT itself Trainer, coach, autor (IT-Einkauf kompakt, Springer Vieweg), consultant Profound knowledge in all aspects of IT purchasing: hardware, software, services, cloud, outtasking, outsourcing, maintenance No matter what industry!


Total Work Experience :

32 Year(s)

Experience as a freelancer :

19 Year(s)

Total Experience in Procurement :

22 Year(s)

Languages with Professional working proficiency level :

English - German

Countries i can cover :


Relevant Procurement Functional Skill/Categories
Advisory Services 15 year(s)
Process/Organisational redesign
Procurement Digitilisation
Strategic Sourcing
  • Dipl.-Ing. (FH) Industrieelektronik (approx. Master of Science, industrial electronic) to

    industrial electronic
    Fachhochschule Wiesbaden

Past Experiences
  • Lopp - Optimierungs Management | Consulting

    2003-10-01 - Today


    Buchautor: "IT-Einkauf kompakt", erschienen bei Springer Vieweg,

    - IT-Sourcing strategy

    - IT contracts

    - IT purchasing/procurement

    - Outsourcing

    - Outtasking

    - Strategic Vendor Management

    - Project Management

    - Interim Management

    - Negotiations

    - Coaching and training on negotiations and IT procurement

  • Leifheit AG | Consumer Goods

    1999-07-01 To 2002-05-01

    IT Manager

    - Responsible for defining the strategic IT and eBusiness direction in close co-ordination with the board of directors

    - Responsible for the business process optimization at the headquarter and subsidiaries

    - Responsible for the selection of the standard ERP, human resource and EAI system and implementation of the CRM and human resource system.

    - Responsible for setting up the NT migration and enhancing the WAN (leased lines)

    - Contract negotiations with consultant/service companies and (software) vendors

  • Electronic Data Systems | Information Technology and Services

    1988-06-01 To 1999-05-01

    Project Manager

    Project Manager for the Y2K-Project for a major German insurance company

    - Responsible for the European conversion factory with up to 100 people

    - Start-up and shut-down of the project and associated resources

    - Execution of the project within the defined cost und time line

    - Personnel responsibility for 30 employees

    Customer Relationship Manager for a major automotive supplier

    - Responsible for the growth of the IT infrastructure and engineering business

    - Writing and negotiation of MSA, SLA in the area of engineering and infrastructure on a national and European level

    - Personnel responsibility for up to 16 employees, budget responsibility

    Project Leader

    - Project leader for the implementation of an electrical design tool

    - Project leader for the implementation of a facility management CAD tool; hard- and software installation, programming, training and support

    - Trainee program in Detroit (USA) in C, PL/1, DB2 on Unix and MVS

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