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Procurement Officer (#139,876,700) 

Location: Anywhere in Kuwait (CV #139,876,700)

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Profile Dedicated procurement support professional with more than 18 years of experience. Responsible for ensuring the material need of employers. Adept at working in fast-paced environment demanding strong organizational, leadership and interpersonal skills. Highly trustworthy, ethical and discreet, committed to exceptional customer service and driven by challenges. Confident and poised in interactions with all ages and levels of individuals. Detail-oriented and resourceful in spearheading, organizing and completing projects; able to multitask effectively. Diplomatic and tactful with professionals and non-professionals at all levels. Value Offered •Knowledge of Policy & Procedure •Customer Relationship Management •Team Building and Time Management •Financial Awareness •Performance Management •Scheduling & Event Coordination •Written Communication & Presentation •Negotiation •Planning and Implementing Strategies •Quality and Productivity Improvement •Problem Identification & Resolution •Interpersonal Communication Skills •Able to identify good buying opportunities. •Recognize market fluctuations. •Capitalizing on advantageous buying situation. •Able to cultivate good relationship with suppliers in an effort to get the best possible for employers. •Leadership & Managerial skills. •Evaluate, prioritize, organize and delegate work schedules. •Arrange things or actions in a certain order or pattern according to a specific rule or set of rules. •Monitoring/Assessing performance of yourself, other individuals, or organizations to make improvements or take corrective action. Professional & Academic Qualifications oBachelor Degree in Science (B.Sc Mathematics), M.G. University, Kerala, India oPost Graduate Diploma in Computer Application. oDiploma in Office Automation. oFamiliar with ERP Programmes like SAP, MAXIMO, E-beams & MMS Details of Experience January 2011 to Present: Kuwait Oil Company (through contract with Kharaffi National, Kuwait – Procurement Officer) Receiving and verifying purchase requests Float enquiries to the appropriate suppliers To negotiate prices to terms and conditions to ensure that the company’s best contractual and commercial position attended Comparison (Bid) preparation Purchase Order creation and delivery follow up To maintain a database of Vendors/ suppliers and actively research and propose new sources of product supply. Storage, Stock Control, Budgeting and sales analysis. Resolves purchasing problems between department and venders. Processing of invoice to Accounts Ensure liaison between stores and procurement Prepares and presents special reports to various teams. Provides training to staff on purchasing procedures. March 2002 to June 2010: Engineer’s Office(Office of His Highness Shk. Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Makhtoum, Dubai, UAE) – Buyer Job profile includes organizing and execution of local and International purchasing activities for materials to provide a procurement service to meet the needs of the company. Operating under the general guidance of Head of Purchasing on all routine issues related to all purchasing activities. Performs research and prepares specifications based on customers' needs assessment. Obtains competitive price quotes, Assists with the preparation and implementation of formal bids. Negotiates procurement details with vendors. Provides and coordinates product and service trial periods or demonstrations as required. Recommends the most appropriate and cost effective alternatives. Float enquires & comparison(Bid) preparation. Purchase order creation Assists departments in the evaluation of goods and services as needed, insures that customers' expectations and requirements are met; resolves conflicts concerning materials or services at the department and vendor levels. coordinates delivery and installation, confirms with customer that all products are received in condition consistent with original request or bid. Keeps in constant contact with appropriate personnel to insure satisfactory operations, reviews warranties. Coordinates returns and/or repairs of products, monitors changes, modifications, and technological advances that affect the purchasing of goods and services utilized. Processing of invoice to Accounts. April 1996 to August 2001: Saudi Oger Ltd – Purchase Co-Oridinator Saudi Oger Ltd. is a reputed global ISO 9001 certified company, mainly in the fields of construction & Maintenance with branches all over the Kingdom, providing world class quality services to Royal palaces, Hotels, Airports etc. •Reviews, evaluates, and monitors department purchase requisitions for proper authorization, specifications, and legal compliance. •Takes responsibility for procuring appropriate items or services. •Float enquires, comparison(Bid) preparation, creates and reviews purchase orders. •Make sure shipments are made on time, arrange for distribution to multiple sites. •Researches and resolves receiving and accounts payable issues; inputs, edits, and retrieves purchasing data. •Self correspondence to suppliers and internal departments •Disburses and maintains files related to purchase orders and purchasing; maintains other department files including those pertaining to vendors, bids, quotes, and other correspondence. •Invitation of Bids and Annual Tenders •Sale of disposed vehicles and equipments •Required to source new product streams, find new vendors, develop procurement strategies as well as manage and supervise others. June 1994 to March 19962004: V.J. Peter & Sons, Kerala, India – Purchase Asst./ Inventory Controller Receive the right item as specified in the LPO, inspect quality and prepare warehouse inspection report. Issue the right quantity as per user requirement . Follow last in first out procedure and check the validity of dated products Accept and issue of goods in good order without any damage and are located at proper locations Ensure materials are clearly labeled for identification Ensure physical stock check and physical maintenance of material. Processing invoice to Accounts Handle mails/memos/documents related to Purchase and stores.

Personal Details

Thomas Jose
49 Years

Job Details

Employment Status
Full time
Type of Salary
Fixed salary
Preferred Job Location
Anywhere in  Kuwait

Educational Qualifications

Highest Qualification
Bachelor's degree  (Diploma in Material Management) from MG uty, Kerala, India  with Distinction Marks / Grade / Class

Professional Details

Professional Experience
17 Years 5 Months
Languages known
English  (Expert)
HINDI (Expert)
ARABIC (Intermediate)
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