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Briana Yarborough

  • Management
  • HOUSTON, TX, US
  • Sep 10, 2019
Telecommute Admin-Clerical Business Development Consultant Executive General Business

Personal Summary

o Ability to communicate with various types of people and personalities which has aided in cultivating client
relationships, diffusing situations and having positive interactions with colleagues.
o Thrives in environments that require the capacity to prioritize concurrent projects both calmly and efficiently.
o Proven track record of accurately conducting research, reporting, information management, process
improvement, and business development efforts within budget and time constraints
o Proficient at utilizing; Access * Adobe Acrobat * Agile * Cisco WebEx * Confluence * EcoSys * Enovia * Excel *
HTML Hyperion * IMPACT Reporting * Jobvite * Mac OS * MS LiveMeeting * MS Project * Oracle * Outlook *
PeopleSoft PowerPoint * Primavera * Publisher * QuickBooks * SAP * SAP Ariba * SQL * Salesforce *
SharePoint * Travel Management Systems * Windows OS * Word * Workday.
o Broad knowledge of various IT technologies, such as Cloud Computing, Network Architectures, Software
Development, Windows Operating Systems, SQL/Oracle Databases, Financial Applications, etc.; advanced
Excel user (vlookup, pivot tables, macros, VBA, etc.)

Work Experience

Turnaround Procurement Analyst & Buyer, MRO & General Supplies
May 2014 - Phillips 66

Houston, TX, Billings, Montana & Bartlesville, OK - positions listed below Turnaround Procurement Analyst & Buyer, MRO & General Supplies - 01/2017-Present
o Carried out the procurement and project management activities for Billings 2017 mega-turnaround including
building contract summaries, contract amendments, creating OLAs, data analysis and template development to streamline work, savings entries, hot buying (1000+lines), overseeing materials expediting and initiating
contractor performance reviews
o Managed over 125 separate suppliers while developing strategies to mitigate risk of supply interruption
o Analyzed spend and usage of MRO purchases for managed sites which resulted in an annual cost savings of
$225k

Procurement Systems Analyst
May 2014 - Dec 2016 Phillips 66

o In charge of procurement systems implementation and operational functions of this Fortune 50 diversified
energy manufacturing and Logistics Company.
o Provided significant support in Organizational Change Management efforts of Ariba Project II e-procurement
catalog implementation to ensure on time and on budget delivery of the intended functionality and rapid
user adoption.
o Recognized for consistently achieving cost savings for the business through contract negotiations, supplier
management and enforcing administrative spend reductions combined with maximizing SAP Ariba project
productivity through data analytics/ migration and facilitation of process improvement efforts.
o Other special projects: Global Contracts reporting, CPO/ ELT Road Show, systems implementation support,
IMPACT reporting and other analytical assignments
o Acted as central Procurement contact/ liaison to all internal/external parties.

Manager, Operations
Jul 2012 - May 2014 Whitehat Security Inc

o Managed operational functions, special projects, and provided support to strategy and client interactions
team of this leading provider of website risk management solutions.
o Supported and led various aspects of data gathering/ assimilation, system configuration and other
components of global Workday, Confluence, Salesforce and Jobvite implementation and conversion projects
o Produced progression metrics/insights for executive leadership throughout project and strategic planning
processes combined with planning, organizing and managing project and information management efforts
that aligned with organizational needs.
o Orchestrated and monitored strategy for high-risk service accounts and client satisfaction efforts through historical data and forecasting principles.

Energy Research Administrator - Contract
Dec 2011 - Jul 2012 Wood Mackenzie Inc

o Supplied research and analysis support for the Upstream, Gas, Power, Macro Oils, and Global Markets
Research units within this International Research and consulting services firm.
o Selected to establish industry-related publications, presentations and pamphlets for use in direct marketing and client portals also served as subject matter expert for department-specific systems.
o Provided aid in the configuration of customized business solutions - client portal service via HTML and SQL
language.
o Secured customer feedback, prepared analytics report and presentation, disclosed findings and recommendations with executive head and implemented solutions strategies.

Office Manager
Jun 2009 - Nov 2011 Local Initiatives Support Corporation

o Provided high-level support to regional office of a National Non-Profit Organization with over 30 locations
nationwide combined with managing government-funded projects, maintaining compliance, and implementing control metrics.
o Developed efficiency-enhancing workflow processes to accommodate increasing responsibilities necessitated by staff reductions
o Reduced expenditures by implementing needed material controls and standardizing procurement
procedures.

Executive Assistant
Jun 2007 - Jun 2009 Constellation Energy

o Supplied administrative and technical support for Operations, Land, Upstream and Downstream Origination,
Gas Trading, Gas Scheduling, HSE and Accounting Groups including the Executive Head's of these groups in this Fortune 500 energy company.
o Resolved employer challenges with innovative solutions, systems and process improvements proven to increase efficiency while overseeing a wide variety of executive support functions, aiding all level projects and information-management processes.
o Researched and extracted HSE data for analysis, risk assessments, managerial reporting, and action planning.

Education

Master of Business Administration - Project Management
- Jul 2015 TEXAS WOMAN'S UNIVERSITY
Bachelor of Business Administration in Management - Management
- Apr 2014 UNIVERSITY OF HOUSTON DOWNTOWN
Associate in Arts - Core Curriculum Transfer
- Apr 2012 HOUSTON COMMUNITY COLLEGE