Jens has nearly 20 years of experience working with organizations to transform their procurement, payables, strategic sourcing, travel and expense management functions. He advises businesses across industries on technology and process redesign initiatives to reduce costs and improve efficiency.
Jens is a spend management expert who has spent over 15 years helping leaders improve their business operations and enhance financial performance. He specializes in improving the performance of all aspects of the procure-to-pay cycle, including strategic sourcing, contract life cycle and supply cost management — as well as identifying the organizational structures, policies, programs and technology solutions needed to optimize it.
Throughout his career, Jens has:
- Led procurement, sourcing and travel program assessments for numerous large, public research universities.
- Managed procurement assessments, modeling exercises and technology implementations for a variety of universities, state and local government entites, and several global organizations.
- Served in leadership and other roles across a variety of eProcurement planning, design and implementation programs, overseeing complex technology integrations and internal change management efforts.
Prior to joining Huron, Jens held various industry and consulting roles in the procurement and supply chain management field, and served in the U.S. Navy.