Wade Patry

  • Global Procurement Manager / International Contract Administrator
  • Omaha, NE 68154
  • Jul 04, 2017
Full time Management

Personal Summary

Seasoned, astute, and results-oriented professional, with extensive background in global subcontracting, including purchasing and procurement, contract writing, and project management

Additional qualifications include:

  • Adeptness in interpreting a wide range of business initiatives into clear team objectives and solid individual goals; along with expertise in defining and implementing processes and systems that boost productivity, efficiency, and quality of operations.

  • Efficiency in establishing and managing a team environment to maximize best results as well as in delivering professional service in sharing responsibilities and accountabilities for both routine and important tasks and decisions.

  • Proficiency in utilizing interpersonal, problem-solving, and negotiation skills to establish supplier relationships, implement cost-reduction programs, and improve sourcing initiatives.

Work Experience

Division Business Manager of Global Subcontracting
Jan 2012 - Gallup

Establish systems from the ground up and optimize nine subcontracted divisions at offices worldwide in compliance with one global corporate philosophy. Offer hands-on support with the acquisition of projects; negotiation of best value; administration of data of external partners; rating of subcontractor performances; and forecasting of future undertakings of finance and operations through corporate-wide, center-led procurement program. Serve as purchasing director for US federal government and large-scale international enterprise projects. Facilitate subcontract process mapping from sourcing to payment, while planning and implementing online tools to meet government compliance standards. Develop and implement a corporate-wide contractor database and acknowledge a more objective selection process in bids.

Notable Accomplishments:

  • Performed strategic sourcing and integrative negotiation that generated company subcontract expense savings of 15% with more than $3M on global subcontracting expenses with the first 12 months upon establishing the Procurement Team.

  • Created a library of subcontract documentation, including templates for subcontract plans, requests for proposal, and requests for quotation, requests for information, work orders, and nondisclosure agreements.

Contract Financial Specialist
Noll Human Resource Services

Provided assistance in managing client portfolio of multiple companies, including Pioneer Investments, Securities America, TD Ameritrade, and TSYS Merchant Solutions. Demonstrated knowledge of core accounting principles and finance operations, such as credit application and financial document auditing, client financial advisory services, credit fraud investigations, and merchants and banks’ dispute negotiation.

Notable Accomplishment:

  • Received full-time employment offerings at three separate client corporations for excellent performance and professionalism.

International Business Intern and Team Leader
The European Business Seminar

Worked closely with the owner to assist with daily financial, human resources, marketing, and operational needs of corporate learning services provider. Contributed key insights on program development; while facilitating client seminars across four cities and translating corporate documents from German to English language.

Notable Accomplishments:

  • Conceptualized a marketing plan and sales strategy and integrated best practices to ensure company growth and advancement.

  • Earned selection as the team leader for the company’s intensive intern program to direct and coach four other interns.

Data Content Specialist
Carlson Companies

Served as sole global point of contact for special corporate rate codes, client research, identification, and application for the company’s vast portfolio of Country Inn and Suites, Park Inn, Park Plaza, Radisson, and Regent hotel properties. Secured and properly maintained website content for 60 hotels throughout Canada and Latin America.

Notable Accomplishments:

  • Reduced redundancy in the department by identifying overlapping systems and processes.

  • Streamlined global database with full restructure and integration of translation tables at local levels that reduced the response time for new corporate rates from two weeks to a few hours.

  • Succeeded in achieving level of service delivery increase to a wide network of internal partners.

  • Obtained two elite corporate honors for excellent performance and first-rate services.

International Corporate Linkage Executive
Infogroup (formerly InfoUSA)

Conducted in-depth research and development of robust corporate profiles for targeted companies across central Europe.

Notable Accomplishments:

  • Drove key research studies, which resulted to frequent achievement of the highest possible quality assurance ratings.

  • Employed strategic leadership to a team of eight international associates who acquired the highest productivity rate in the department.

Education

Master of Business Administration in International Business Management
Bellevue University
Bachelor of Arts in German
University of Nebraska
Bachelor of Science in Journalism, with Emphasis in Public Relations
University of Nebraska