Procurement In-charge (Purchaser / Sales & Marketing)


Last Updated: 4th February 2020 (over 2 years ago)

Address
Qatar

E-mail
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Phone Number
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Gender
Male

Age Range
45 to 54

Qualification Level
Trade Qualification

Languages
English, Hindi

Summary

Result-driven Procurement Specialist with 25 years of total experience in Qatar, Sri Lanka & India seeking a challenging senior level position within Procurement / Purchasing / Sourcing Operations and Supply Chain Management with a dynamic organization to contribute towards the success and growth of the organization. Procurement experience in sectors being Aviation, Marine, Medical, Defense, Oil & Gas, Fleet Management, Education & Sports, Hospitality, Infrastructure, etc. etc.

Success Story:
Joined my previous company, Qatar Development & Trading Co. LLC, in March 2007 and started my career as an Administration Assistant. The company was a general trading (buying & selling) established in the year 2006 with couple of potential clients in the oil & gas sector. I have been promoted as Administration & Purchasing Assistant late in 2008. The company had a change in management in 2009 and I had to manage sale and marketing as well.

I had an incredible career journey and started picking up clients through government & semi-government establishments from other sectors. My strategic sourcing methods helped me to expand client database from other sectors such as Aviation, Marine, Military & Defense, Medical & Healthcare, Education & Sports, Transportation & Fleet Management, Hospitality, Infrastructures, etc. and secured a well known name "QDT" among them.

I managed for certain period to partnership with one of our principals and start a division which had been dealing with specialized materials such as varieties of filters, batteries, equipment, spare parts & kits, etc. for heavy vehicles & heavy machineries equipped in fast growing construction sector.

During my tenure, I gained more knowledge on sourcing any type of client required materials and services both globally & locally. I accomplished my duties as Procurement In-charge for the entire group when a second management change occurred in the company.

Education

Globe Computers, North Soorankudy, Nagercoil - 629501, Tamil Nadu, India.
Post Diploma in Computer Applications (PDCA).

   Mar 1992
— Feb 1993

Post Diploma in Computer Applications (PDCA). from Globe Computers, North Soorankudy, Nagercoil - 629501, Tamil Nadu, India. Year: February, 1993.

Basic Lang. Programming - 74
Practical I - 84
COBOL Lang. Programming - 78
Practical II - 68
DBase III+ & Lotus 123 - 76
Practical III - 87
Word Star - 68
Project - 84

National Council for Vocational Training, Government of Tamil Nadu, India.
NCVT - Provisional National Trade Certificate – Data Preparation & Computer Software.

   Aug 1991
— Jul 1992

Provisional National Trade Certificate – Data Preparation & Computer Software. from National Council for Vocational Training, Government of Tamil Nadu, India. Year: July,1992

Trade Practical - 341/400
Trade Theory - 89/120
Social - 30/50

Scott Christian Higher Secondary School, Nagercoil, Tamil Nadu, India.
Higher Secondary Course Certificate (HSCC)

   Apr 1990
— Mar 1991

Higher Secondary Course Certificate (HSCC). from Scott Christian Higher Secondary School, Nagercoil, Tamil Nadu, India. Year: March, 1991.

Experience

Qatar Development & Trading Co. WLL
Procurement In-charge (Purchaser / Sales & Marketing)

   Mar 2007
— Sep 2019

Major Accountabilities:
I. General Trading:
Responsible for sourcing general as well as specialized materials & spares for major clients such as Qatar Petroleum, Qatar Armed Forces, Hamad International Air-port, Hamad Medical Corporation, Qatar Foundation, Milaha (Qatar Navigation), Qatar Amiri Guard, Ministry of Interior, Internal Security Force (Lekhwiya), Mowasalat (Karwa Transport Co.), etc., etc.

II. Sub-Contracting:
Led the purchase activities of their Civil Construction & MEP Projects as a sub-contractor and procurements of specialized materials, equipment, services and manpower for projects worth millions of dollars in the state of Qatar.

III. Tenders/Bid Invitations:
Responsible for study, detailed review of project requirements as per contract specifications, bill of quantities, etc. and sourcing materials & services, manpower recruitments, etc. for concerned bids.

IV. Other Activities:
⦁ Trade Costing and forecasting in terms of commercial purpose.
⦁ Prepare the comparative statements or cost comparisons and finalizing the supplier in co-ordination with Project Director / Director Operations.
⦁ Co-ordinate between company Engineers / Technicians and vendors for Technical requirements / shop drawings for technical evaluations.
⦁ Co-ordinate with Finance Division for payment process such as LC, Pro-forma, etc.
⦁ Co-ordinate with Expedition Division on and material inspections.
⦁ Responsible for evaluating quotes and the dependability of suppliers.
⦁ Advise the Junior Staff for preparation of quotations, Pipeline Reports, etc.
⦁ Attend client meetings and site visits.
⦁ Responsible for arrangement and supervision of delivery, installation and commissioning process (if required),
⦁ Responsible for Repairs & Maintenance (for Warrantied Materials).
⦁ Provide or arrange Training & Technical Instructions (if required) to Client’s Staff.
⦁ Monitoring supplier performance and initiate necessary actions to improve the performance.
⦁ Maintain Purchasing performance data, procurement documentation, and all other pertinent information.
⦁ Responsible for locating or promoting possible new sources of supply.
⦁ Prepare annual departmental budget for Director of Finance to review.
⦁ Maintained professional relationships with government echelons for maintain required advises with regard to safety regulations.
⦁ Responsible for handle clients those who are utilising online procurement sites such as e-Procurement, e-Sourcing, ERP, SAP Supplier Portal, etc.
⦁ Responsible for renewal of procurement related registrations with Government Institutions.
⦁ Analysing market trends, prevalent competition and recommended strategies to the marketing team to achieve sales targets.

Neptune Hotel (An Aitken Spence Subsidiary) Beruwala, Sri Lanka
Analyst / Programmer (Oracle ERP Development Support)

   Jan 1994
— Apr 2006

Major Accountabilities:
⦁ As an Analyst: The main task to homework and implement new techniques to Accounts & Administration divisions of the subsidiary using information technology.

⦁ As a Programmer: Assists the Aitken Spence Hotels (Head Office) to implement business operation such as Reservations, Accounting, Procurement, etc. utilizing ORACLE® Applications.

⦁ Other Activities:
a. Study activities of operational divisions such as Front Office, Restaurant, Bar, Health Club, Boutique Shop, etc. in order to implement and provide IT solutions.
b. Study non-operation activities of divisions such as Housekeeping, Kitchen, Engineering, Laundry, etc. to implement and develop Stores & Purchasing activities through Central Purchasing Division.
c. Support Finance Division with application solution by assisting Accounts / Administration divisions for their Daily Reports, Monthly (bluebook) Report, Quarterly Accounts and Annual Reports,
d. Assisting and monitoring of User Applications which are developed in Oracle Platform for error free operations and provide solutions by co-ordinating with application developers at the IT Division.
e. Supports the General Manager / Finance Manager with designing presentations for their financial meetings at the Head-office.
f. Provide system support by diagnosing systems for most common OS and Application errors.
g. Responsible for arrange system support during major hardware and software malfunctions
h. and more...

⦁ Non-official Activities:
a. Help the operational division such as Front Office, Restaurant, Bar, Kitchen, etc. for their promotional activities by designing menus, animated promotional videos, banners, etc.
b. Involved in Curriculum Activities of Administration Division.
c. Involved in designing a monthly magazine called ‘Neptune Puvath’ (Neptune News) and publish in the interest of all employees of the subsidiary.

Globe Computer Training Centre, Marthandam – 629 165, India
Asst. Programmer (COBOL Specialist) / Data Entry Operator

   Aug 1992
— Jun 1993

Major Accountabilities:
Assist the Senior System Developer for software development mainly with thence popular computer programming language COBOL (Common Business Oriented Language) on DOS platform and Data Entry.

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