Procurement Specialist

Last Updated: 28th April 2019 (over 3 years ago)

United Arab Emirates


Phone Number


Age Range
25 to 34

Qualification Level

English, Hindi, Punjabi, Urdu


A dynamic procurement specialist with over 8 years’ experience in handling business purchases requirement. Actively looking for a position in a reputable organization, where my analytical skills, knowledge and experience could be fully utilized for the growth of the organization and overall operational efficiency at optimum cost to explore and implement better means and ways to achieve the organizational goals/objectives.


Al Burkan Machinery and Heavy Equipment
Procurement Specialist

   Jul 2017
— Feb 2019

Strategic and Operational Responsibilities: -

• Obtain competitive prices for approved purchase requisition (PRs) and share procurement details with potential suppliers upon short listing, examine product quality and sample, negotiate discount, expedite delivery and follow up on receiving and payable issue if any.
• Sourcing spare parts and workshop equipment for huge fleet of over 2000 commercial vehicles belongs to Dubai Municipality (DM) and Road and Transport Authority (RTA).
• Receive departments Annual Procurement Plan (APP) and coordinate for clarifications, if any.
• Consolidate the APP; identify cost savings, quality and opportunities in coordination with the manager. Submit the consolidate APP and related reports for review and approval.
• Manage the preparation of annual budgets for purchased items classified according to different categories, in compliance with the concerned department.
• Develop and maintain an effective vendor strategy and undertake vendor evaluation as per procurement procedure to procure various goods i.e. equipment, materials and supplies.
• Work with the team to forecast and determine urgent purchasing demands, negotiate with qualified vendors to get rock bottom prices and flexible payment terms, expedite its delivery, evaluate inventory levels, and forward invoices with GRN’s to finance department for payments.
• Participate in public Bids, Tenders and Blanket Purchase Orders (BPO), its proper documentation and ensure that company procurement & tendering policies are in line with Local Laws.
• Stay up to date of new goods and service, latest laws and regulatory, latest products and vendors and perform any other tasks as directed by the manager.
• Supervise direct subordinate in their day to day tasks and provide guidance.
• Allocate work to subordinate, conduct performance reviews and manage leave and overtime to ensure efficiency.

Procurement Specialist

   Jul 2014
— Mar 2017

Strategic and Operational Responsibilities: -

• Responsible for three facilities strategic spends and obtained competitive price for every purchase requisition (PRs) particularly belongs to automotive spare parts, workshop tools, vehicles branding, Gas & lubricants, IT equipment, Mechanical, Electrical & Plumbing (MEP) etc. and submit to the manager for approval and issuing purchase order (PO) accordingly.
• Identify key suppliers in the region, screen them, negotiates favorable payment term and work with GCC procurement business partner to prepare supplier evaluation strategy and their performance metrics, review and resolve recorded discrepancies and supplier non-conformance.
• Handle and solve vendor issues (damaged materials, rejected orders, transportation status etc).
• Maintain a strong and long term relationship with predefine vendors and assist the manager in locating and developing alternative connections both domestically and internationally.
• Enforce and monitor the procurement procedures, formulate action plans to improve lead time and on time delivery of goods and services.
• Participate with finance and warehouse team to ensure transparency and accountability.
• Ensure maintenance of the highest standards of professional conduct, ethics and integrity in provision of the services in the procurement section.
• Assist the manager in meeting for set up target and objectives of procurement section.

Geant Hypermarket
Procurement Specialist

   Jun 2010
— Jun 2014

Administrative and Operational Responsibilities: -

• Work in Central Merchandising Department (CMD) with responsibility of prepare cost sheets for various sections and create purchase order for foreign and local vendors.
• Ensure sea shipments against signed purchase orders and highlight any discrepancies if any.
• Follow up of shipment documents, tracking of vessels, their departure (ETD) & arrival (ETA).
• Coordinate with shipper for the bank and bill of lading (BL) and ensure that all LC’s documents such as invoice, BL, packing list and country of origin are in line and brought on time.
• Generate weekly stock replenishment for regional stores in Bahrain, Oman and Qatar.
• Coordinate with logistics team concerning direct shipments to hypermarkets and superstores
• Contribute toward the formulation of annual business plan/budgets and ensure adherence to the policies and procedure of the CMD to support organizational objectives.
• Prepare consolidate COGS statement & reconciliation of inventory report on monthly basis.
• Provides accurate input for budget preparation and OTB planning.
• Preparing Profit & Loss statement, monthly proposed budget analysis and its presentation.

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