Laurie Savidan

Laurie Savidan

Category Manager

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About Me

Former high-level sportswoman and specialized master at EM Lyon

STRENGHTS: 3 years experiences in strategic purchasing, leadership, willingness to move (USA/Scotland), stress management, competitive, team worker, determination, organization, proactive and capacity for adaptation


JOB TITLE: Category Manager

FUNCTION: Procurement

INDUSTRY: IT & Telecommunications

CATEGORY: Components & Parts

CURRENT LEVEL OF RESPONSIBILITY: Intermediate

PRIMARY PROCUREMENT SYSTEM: SAP



Work experience

Market Project Procurement Specialist

Philips Heath Systems - EMEA

September 2015 - Present | Paris

Scope: Health Systems – EMEA - Business subject: « Contract and risks management »

- Audit on purchasing process / proposition of strategic reorganization / Lean Workshop (USA team leader)
- Management of RFI - RFP with full autonomy (2) - Scope: 900€k – Third Party Products and Services
- “Consulting” on Building Works – analysing purchasing maturity and recommendation – reflexion base “Green Book” FIDIC (3M°€)
- Supplier performance management: lead procurement and commercial risks / KPI as part of the split of Philips’ activities

Strategic Buyer

Veolia Water

September 2014 - September 2015 ( 1 year ) | Lyon

Scope: Eau du Grand Lyon (portfolio management: 600k€) and Grand Est (portfolio management: 6M°€) - region awarded “Best performance in Purchasing”
- Management of RFI - RFP (5) and approved supplier list (2) - purchasing’s cost reduction - savings 10%
- Reduction of suppliers’ database (50%) – risks and contract management

From February 2015 to September 2015 (6 months) - Legal Assistant
Scope: Business Law – Private Law – one day / week
- Legal and contractual analysis / Creation of General Purchasing Conditions

Junior Buyer

Colas

March 2014 - September 2014 ( 6 months ) | Aix-en-Provence

Scope: Midi-Méditerranée (portfolio management: 50k€)
- Renewal of Colas’ contracts - savings 12%
- RFP (1) (IT - web sites) – savings 8%

Education

EM Lyon Business Shcool

Specialized Master of International Procurement Management

2016 - 2017

Learning Trip in Shanghai (10 days)