Procurement Category Manager, Travel and Meetings BAE Systems
Jennifer Kern is a Procurement, Meetings & Travel Professional with over 20 years' experience providing leadership in the areas of procurement, strategic meetings management, and corporate travel products and services. In general, Jennifer strives to identify areas of organizational development and optimization, cost reduction or service enhancement (or both), and risk opportunities, within the areas of corporate meetings and corporate travel. She’s collaboratively lead many cross-functional teams for special projects to successful conclusion and works collaboratively with business units to create, implement & monitor strategic business plans. Her current responsibilities with BAE Systems, Inc. has her overseeing $115M in travel spend and the beginnings of a strategic meetings management program. She’s recently conducted a request for proposal for technology to support this SMMP initiative and has just completed implementation of the selected tool.
Jennifer earned her MBA from Wake Forest University and is currently working on becoming a Certified Supply Chain Professional through the Institute for Supply Management.
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