Strategic Sourcing

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Gloria McLennan
Lynn, MA

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Desired job title: 
Strategic Sourcing
Desired occupation: 
Strategic Sourcing Lead
Employment type: 
Full time
Career status: 
Active job seeker
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Business Management, 
Swampscott, MA

Work Experience: 

Strategic Initiatives, Operations& Implementation Director
VeriKlick Inc.
A North America based HR Services and Technology company providing end-to-end Total Talent Acquisition Management and Candidate Discovery technology solutions. Strategic Initiatives, Operations& Implementation Director - Reporting to the CEO Team member of the design and implementation of the VeriKlick Multi-factor Authentication Video Interview HR platform designed to manage the end-to-end staffing process including the client, candidate, supplier and, human capital resources. VeriKlick is an advanced HR E2E Video Interview certification platform utilizing advanced Voice & facial Biometrics. Leads technology implementations and change management.

Global position managing Offshore Customer Service team dedicated to training and supporting the VeriKlick Onshore and Offshore client teams.

Leads and supports Investments seeking opportunities.

Build and execute go to marketing strategies to engage partners and drive opportunities for an HR in-house developed technology platform. Expand existing partner relationships as well as seeking out new ones. Develop business plans and ensure successful execution. B2B Go-to-Market marketing initiatives and manage team members as required.

Develop and leads the Company Digital Marketing Campaign for various Social Media platforms utilizing CRM and leads team. Develops, moderates and hosts Company Webinar programs, sources platforms, developed process, content and leads webinar. Develop, lead and managed US based Campaigns designed to socialize VeriKlick Solutions and further expand client base.
Interim V/P / Director, Emerson College Human Resources Operations
Emerson College
Director, Human Resources
An internationally recognized learning institution and the nation's premier institution of higher learning devoted to communication and the arts.

Interim V/P / Director, Emerson College Human Resources Operations Lead the day-to-day management of the HR Services operational support team rand recruiting team reporting to the VP CHRO. Responsibilities included but not limited to; HRSC team management, CRM help desk support via Zendesk, participating in implementing new processes for program performance improvement. Evaluate business processes and platform changes for Workday in the HR Services and Staffing / Recruitment area. Team participant for the Workday re-implementation. Workday implementation included; HR Benefits & Recruitment.

Conducted and delivered data validation projects, collaborated with multiple cross functional VP's. Produced data analytic reports via various internal systems. Recruited and staffed HRSC positions. Evaluated team HRSC team performance.
IBM Corporation
IBM Corporation
An American multinational technology company with operations in over 170 countries providing, Cloud, procurement and technology consulting services

Delivering customized sourcing and outsourcing services and solutions to customers in Finance, Pharma, Healthcare, Technology, Consumer Goods, Retail, Biotech, Manufacturing, Globally

Global Management with oversight and accountability for ~ $12B in business holding several senior leadership roles during my IBM experience to include:

* Global Category Leader - Corporate & Professional Services
* VP of Total Talent Management - Client Role
* Owned Talent Acquisition & Recruitment for External Pricurement
* Global External Talent Acquisition Leader
* Global Professional Services Leader
* Facilities Category Management Leader

Client facing role providing HR and Procurement solutions to external market clients, including commercial, operational and Executive communication aspects of partnership between clients and the respective service provider. Driving discovery and approach to the selection of the service or technology provider.

Lead large teams of consultants& analysts both onsite and offsite to meet and exceed the client deliverables and expectations. Partner with IBM's internal procurement department, global commodity councils to share best practices and improve knowledge and resource sharing for supply chain management. Focused on global procurement strategy for BPO, brand development, HR platform selection and implementation, supply chain optimization with market analysis and strategic sourcing. Developed the strategic direction for the development and evolution of the Talent Acquisition methodology and best practices to achieve staffing goals for the short and long term client and internal projected business requirements.
WG Consulting, LLC.
An American based full service boutique management consulting firm operating out of Houston, TX

Director with client responsibility to support existing clients while developing the East Coast market for staffing, sourcing, consulting and talent advisory project opportunities
Accenture plc, provides management consulting, technology, and business process outsourcing services worldwide

Delivered customized services, consulting and solutions to customers in Banking/Finance, Consumer Goods, Electronics, Mining, and Chemicals

North Americas & Global Lead & - Contingent Labor, External Recruitment and HR Services The Global CWF Marketing position supported the Accenture Executive Leadership in developing/packaging and marketing an external CWF, MSP / VMS solution for the global marketplace. The positions key responsibilities were selling and developing business strategies with cross tower Operating Groups, alliance teams, "deal" engagement teams, market makers and Solution Architects. These various positions all support the various sales teams to assist and support various sales pursuits through the support and participation in RFI's, RFP's, client presentations, workshops and other pipeline related sales activities to promote the capability of the category. Supported client category leads for increased services at client locations.

Gloria J McLennan Cell: 480-650-5011
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Additional Responsibilities included developing the strategy and solution ensuring that the overall MSP / CWF solution was packaged appropriately for the market. Supported multiple client engagement initiatives in pre-sales, post-sales, and implementation stages.
Director Total Talent Acquisition Leader - Recruitment
Director, Human Resources
A telecommunications company providing unified communications solutions for business.

Director Total Talent Acquisition Leader - Recruitment Lead the development and delivery of a strategic staffing resource management program and HR related programs. Sourced and implemented an Applicant Tracking System. Established and managed relationships with Top Ten Colleges/Universities. Successfully improved hiring/staffing metrics by over 80%. Lead strategic cross company staffing/recruiting projects associated with sales and operations supporting the CEO, focused on workforce recruiting and retention programs. Supported the re-alignment of the company wide compensation program and managed the H1B Program.
VP/Director of Sales, Emerging Technologies/Professional Services
Phoenix based Staffing Company
Director, Sales
A women owned small business Executive Search Consultant Firm

VP/Director of Sales, Emerging Technologies/Professional Services; Contingent Workforce Services, Managed Staffing Services Lead the successful development of a Contingent Labor and staffing services division successfully developing And delivering business in the areas of technology, biotechnology, healthcare, and professional management. Delivered six major nationwide clients, two exclusive corporate agreement clients, and various local mid-market clients. Lead the sourcing and implementation of and applicant tracking system.
Sr. Requirements Consultant/Project Manager - Recruiting/Staffing Technology Domain
Hewitt Associates (Aon)
Project Manager, Management/Manager
A global Human Capital Consulting Corporation

Sr. Requirements Consultant/Project Manager - Recruiting/Staffing Technology Domain Lead the development and implementation of the applicant tracking staffing system requirements for full time hourly and management positions for two global clients. Responsible for project management, leading off-shore and onshore teams identifying scope change and change management within the recruiting/staffing domain. Responsible for customer relationship management and vendor relationship management.
Director of Staffing and Recruitment Solutions
Day & Zimmermann, Inc./ HL Yoh Division
Privately held corporation in multiple fields of staffing, staffing solutions, defense solutions and engineering

North America Management with oversight and accountability for clients holding several senior leadership roles during my Day & Zimmermann experience to include:
* Director of Staffing and Recruitment Solutions
* Vice President MSP Implementation
* Director VMS Implementation
* Vice President Continuous Quality Improvement
* Director Strategic Supply Chain Management
* Director Spouse Employment Assistance Program
* Director Supplier Diversity Programs

Original staff member at inception and development of a Managed Staffing Services division for the HL Yoh Company. Linked staffing programs and procurement to company and client vision based on delivering the highest quality of contingent labor solutions and services through: focused implementation, supplier relationship and partnership management, client relationship development and management. Specialty staffing program development as required, process improvement, technology innovation, cost management, and team leadership.

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biometrics, Social Media, CRM, webinar, Zendesk, IBM, Cloud, Accomplished, Passionate, Strong Leadership Skills, entrepreneurial drive, Creative Problem-Solving, financial responsibility, excellent collaboration and client engagement and management skills, communicator, tenacious, negotiator, strategic, problem-solver, ability to work across all levels of an organization, engaging, leader supporting strategies for executive, corporate and complex solutions globally