Breakout 13 - PayPal Achieves Total Workforce Visibility with SAP Fieldglass Solutions

Wednesday, May 5, 2021 - 14:20

PayPal embarked on a journey with SAP to change how it managed thousands of external workers globally. The outcome? Total workforce visibility, compliance, automation, and the ability to save both time and money while delivering a positive end-user experience. Hear from PayPal Senior Sourcing Manager John Gallagher on how PayPal transformed its contingent workflow to become a best-in-class external workforce management program. John will be joined by Amanda Slevar, Director Solution Advisory, Services Procurement & External Workforce from SAP who will share insights on how the right technology and processes can help your company remain scalable and competitive in a dynamic marketplace.

You will learn:

  • From a best practices guide on services procurement and external workforce strategy
  • Tips on change management and scaling adoption
  • The critical importance of data insights to measure success 

John Gallagher

Senior Sourcing Manager

John Gallagher is a Sr. Sourcing Manager in PayPal's Global Sourcing organization where he leads the Labor procurement team.  After close to a decade in procurement and rebuilding PayPal's contingent workforce program from the ground up, he is aware of the unique challenges to managing and controlling contingent workforce spend and how to overcome them.  The program that John has built at PayPal relies on data, transparency, and controls to identify targeted savings opportunities while minimizing leakage.  John is passionate about leveraging cost models to drive negotiations and identifying creative solutions to procurement challenges.  He lives in Scottsdale, Arizona with his wife and daughter and he holds a B.S. in Industrial Engineering from Purdue University and an MBA and M.S. in Information Management from Arizona State University.

Amanda Slevar

Director, Solution Advisory, Services Procurement & External Workforce
SAP Procurement Solutions

Amanda Slevar is a Director,  Solution Advisory, Services Procurement & External Workforce for SAP Fieldglass. She brings over 15 years of contingent labor management and services procurement expertise to prospective customers to designs solutions to fit their current needs, and build toward an innovative future program. She also has experience in management consultation, team building, professional development, strategic implementation, and company collaboration. Amanda holds an MBA from Canisius College, and spends her free time chasing her three year old son! 

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