transformational business leader

  • Advised one or more organizations
  • Published articles on Best Practices in Strategic Sourcing & Supplier Enabled Innovation
  • Received an award or special recognition
  • Highly networked professional
  • Technology applications in Procurement
  • Considered an authority on the Future of Procurement
  • Considerable experience using & applying technology in Supply Chain
  • Endorsed by co-workers or clients
  • Spoken in front of an audience on Procurement Transformation & uses of Artificial Intelligence in Su

Summary

Rhonda Griscti, MBA
Rhonda is a future focused Procurement leader who works closely with companies to simplify the buying process and deliver scalable procurement road maps – people, process & technology - to improve bottom-line profitability while achieving the highest level of customer satisfaction.

Timeline

  1. Management Consultant , Matchbook Inc

    As a future focused Procurement leader I work closely with companies to simplify the buying process and deliver scalable procurement road maps – people, process & technology - to improving the corporate bottom-line profitability while achieving the highest level of customer satisfaction.

  2. Chief Procurement Officer, Medidata Solutions

    Established, created, and scaled Procurement function leading both strategy and tactical execution for centralized team. Devised processes, policy, and implemented technology solutions to reduce enterprise-wide levels of third-party cost and risk.

  3. Head of Procurement , Biotech Start up

    Responsible for both setting strategy and leading tactical execution for the centralized Purchasing team. Created and scaled the function, while reducing the enterprise-wide levels of third-party cost and risk.

  4. Mergers, Acquisitions and Divestments , GSK

    Program Manager for GSK Integration of $20B asset swap with Novartis that resulted in no business interruption on day one. Provided leadership and support for delivery teams and staff in local offices. 

  5. -
    R&D Procurement Category Leader, GSK

    Transformed a transactional procurement team into a high performing stategic sourcing organization.

  6. -
    Sr Director Category Strategy & Innovation, Johnson & Johnson

    Lead team of ~200 procurement professionals and managing >$2 billion annual spend for Clinical & Non Clinical services supporting the Global Pharmaceutical Research & Development Companies.

Education Highlights

  • Masters Business Administration, Finance
    La Salle university
  • Bachelor of Science, Chemistry
    virginia commonwealth university

Skills

  • Global Strategic Sourcing
  • Creating Procurement functions
  • Procurement transformation
  • Digital transformation
  • supplier enabled innovation
  • SUPPLIER / PARTNER MANAGEMENT
  • agile Leadership
  • Pharmaceutical /Biotech
  • Team Building
  • Supply chain leadership
  • negotiations
  • Coaching/Mentoring

Blog

Four Advantages of Early Stage Biotech Investment in Procurement

Establishing a procurement function at the beginning of an early stage biotech’s growth curve allows the company to scale faster and achieve a higher level of efficiency sooner. That said, putting a procurement team in place, even a small one, requires an investment that must compete with many other demands for scarce resources. The pull for investment will only come when procurement is viewed as a value-added activity.

In many organizations, prior bad experiences with transactional buying...

Location

United States

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