katherine maresca

katherine maresca

sr. procurement associate at Merck and Company

Location
Greater New York City Area
Industry
Pharmaceuticals

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katherine maresca's Overview

Current
Past
  • Program Administrator at Merck
  • Administrativce at Merck
Education
  • University of Phoenix
Connections

3 connections

katherine maresca's Summary

05/15/07- Present - Merck & Co., Inc. Whitehouse Station, NJ
Sr. Procurement Associate – Commercial Services Procurement (MMD)
 Provide Administration support for Director of CSP and direct reports
 Management of calendar including scheduling, acceptance / denial of all meeting request along with making any adjustments for conflicts that may occur.
 Speaking directly with vendors in order to coordinate meetings and events.
 Process and manage any travel arrangements that are needed.
 Management of meetings (internal and external with vendors)
 Acts as “first contact” for calls from suppliers by answering and resolving routine problems.
 Manages sorts and routes supplier literature.
 Tracking and following up on projects and/or deadlines along with other departmental assignments to ensure timely completion.
 Manage expense reporting.
 Manage HR functions within the organization.
 Run financial reports on a weekly and monthly basis.
 Project management.
 Maintain eRoom.
 Recommends or directs process changes and process improvements based on advanced knowledge of Global Procurement area.
 Monitors, and prepares reports of transactions using database information.
 Maintains Dashboard and/or EZ Buy databases by adding or deleting suppliers.
 Contract management.
10/06 – 05/15/07 Merck & Company, Inc. Whitehouse Station, NJ
Program Administrator – Medical Education and Exhibits (GHHM)

Specialties

Extremely quick with learning new programs and processes.

katherine maresca's Experience

sr. procurement associate

Merck and Company

Public Company; 10,001+ employees; MRK; Pharmaceuticals industry

January 2001Present (13 years 9 months)

05/15/07- Present - Merck & Co., Inc. Whitehouse Station, NJ
Sr. Procurement Associate – Commercial Services Procurement (MMD)
 Speaking directly with vendors in order to coordinate meetings and events.
 Process and manage any travel arrangements that are needed.
 Management of meetings (internal and external with vendors)
 Acts as “first contact” for calls from suppliers by answering and resolving routine problems.
 Tracking and following up on projects and/or deadlines along with other departmental assignments to ensure timely completion.
 Manage expense reporting.
 Manage HR functions within the organization.
 Project management.
 Maintain eRoom.
 Monitors, and prepares reports of transactions using database information.
 Maintains Dashboard and/or EZ Buy databases by adding or deleting suppliers.
 Contract management.

Program Administrator

Merck

Public Company; 10,001+ employees; MRK; Pharmaceuticals industry

September 2005May 2007 (1 year 9 months)

0/06 – 05/15/07 Merck & Company, Inc. Whitehouse Station, NJ
Program Administrator – Medical Education and Exhibits (GHHM)
 Provide back-up and make any corrections to the Fin-7 and Fin-30 countries after cross-charges are finalized.
 Track Program expenses.
 Process managers expense reports.
 Process and submit purchase orders for scientific programs through correct policies and procedures.
 Process and submit disbursement vouchers for physicians’ honoraria and travel reimbursement, and vendor invoices.
 Create purchase orders for vendor / agency payments of programs.
 Process cross-charges and correction files for programs within the department system known as ACT.
 Create contracts and agreements for physicians according to correct compliance process.
 Interact with PTP to resolve payment discrepancies and to find out payment status for physicians, vendors, and agencies.

Administrativce

Merck

Public Company; 10,001+ employees; MRK; Pharmaceuticals industry

September 2004September 2005 (1 year 1 month)

9/04-09/05 Merck & Company, Inc. Whitehouse Station, NJ
Support Executive Director, 4 Managers and 2 Directors.
 Manage calendars for department.
 Coordinate meetings and conference calls.
 Travel arrangements for Executive Director and Managers.
 Process / Coordinate purchase orders in EZ-Buy System.
 Process / Coordinate new consultants in Contingent Workforce.
 Maintain and update Microsoft Outlook calendar for senior director.
Assist WHS / WP / RY personnel within department with various day to day requests.
 Maintain and update personnel information within PeopleInfo for the department.
 Maintain global distribution lists within Microsoft outlook.
 Create documentum folder (Employee Development Process) for each individual in IS BIC&DS and grant appropriate access rights.
 Administrative assistant for the Change Approval Board.

katherine maresca's Education

University of Phoenix

Bachelors in Management, Management

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Activities and Societies: Working out, going for walks

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