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Procurement and Sourcing

Sanford, Florida, 32771, United States
January 31, 2018

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Ashraf Salib

**** ********** ***** ***, ******* *2771, FL. Cell: 407-***-**** mail:

Education: Bachelors Degree in Finance and Accounting / Ein shams University, Cairo - Egypt


Highly motivated, personable professional with a documented record of success in Procurement, Contracts, Supply Chain, and Customer Service.

Effective supervisor and team member with the ability and willingness to either take the lead on projects or to implement the decisions of others.

Demonstrated ability to produce quality work under deadlines and to handle difficult customers with patience and good humor. Excellent verbal and written communication skills Strong negotiation skills, and Strong analytical skills

Skills and Qualifications Summary

Languages – English / Arabic (fluent speaking, reading, writing)

Possess Leadership & Managerial skills. Ability to work well under pressure & thrive on challenging works. Good eye for detail, well organized, skilled in setting priorities.

Highly skilled in all standard Microsoft Office products (Costpoint / Deltek)

Solid knowledge of structure and function of Department of State acquisitions regulations/practices, FAR/DOSAR/ILMS/DELTEK Procurement System

Problem Solving, Procurement Solution. Customer service oriented, Excellent in collaborating with internal and external customers.

Professional Experience

Senior Procurement Specialist, Comprehensive Health Services (CHSi)

Cape Canaveral - Florida

April 2015 – current

Support procurement and subcontract administration functions and maintain all aspects of purchasing, subcontracting, negotiations, strategy, tool and process implementation for procurement/subcontracts related to goods and services.

Evaluation of customer RFPs and ability to work with the program team to develop procurement/subcontract RFPs that include Statements of Work, Technical / Quality Specifications, Deliverable Requirements List and Schedules, Performance Assessment Requirements, Terms and Conditions, Proposal Preparation and Pricing Requirements / Templates, Compliance Matrices and supplier profiles. Prepares bid packages, analyzes and evaluates proposals, negotiates procurement/subcontract provisions, selects or recommends suppliers/subcontractors, writes awards, and administers resulting procurement/subcontracts.

Ensure procurement/subcontract specifications, work statements, and terms and conditions for the specialized materials, equipment, and/or services are implemented in accordance with establish CHSi policy and procedures, laws and regulations, and customer requirements and documents the files accordingly. Compare prices, specifications, delivery dates in order to determine the best offer among potential suppliers/subcontractors and selects, recommends suppliers/subcontractors and negotiates price, quality, and service. Provides pricing, deviations from scope and/or terms and conditions, comprehensive cost analysis and justifications, and technical data assertions during the proposal preparation phase.

Continuously monitors procurements/subcontracts performance by determining compliance to contract requirements and need for mandatory Prime Contract flow-downs, modifications, funding, schedules, deliverables, or extensions to the procurement/subcontract and project status reports.

Negotiates and settles with suppliers/subcontractors regarding damage claims, rejections, losses, return of materials, over-shipments, cancellations, and engineering change orders.

Prepare/participate in internal/external audits and interact with other team members to advise and Recommend/implement improvements. Provides guidance and education of procurement/subcontract documents and regulations across all functional organizations with timely notification of issues and concerns to prevent negative feedback from internal and external customers. Demonstrated proficiency in a broad range of functional assignments within the procurement/subcontract field and proven skills in the ability to assess the aspects of procurement/subcontract formation including the identification of risks, opportunities and acquisition approaches.

Prepare, distribute, and manage Requests-For-Quote to meet departmental goals. Evaluate quotes for appropriateness based on industry knowledge. Select suppliers for parts in assigned commodities and maintain records of such decisions in appropriate databases. Research and evaluate potential vendors to determine suitability of materials, meet new production requirements and/or to replace poor-performing vendors.

Investigate and resolve improper Purchase Price Variances. Support the engineering department in clarifying and determining requirements for sourcing new products and material for use in pre-production engineering phases of development as assigned. Analyze costs using manufacturing databases and generate reports to management regarding impact on cost savings. Actively seek out and advise management of ways to continuously improve the quality of the process or methods employed in the day-to-day activities of the function and participate in implementation of approved changes.

Coordinate with Logistics and Accounting Departments on deliveries and assist in resolving problems/anomalies. Delivers on cost reduction commitments through the identification, development and execution of strategic sourcing initiatives. Maintains professional and technical skills by attending educational workshops, reviewing publications, and establish professional networks, and participating in professional societies such as the National Contract Management Association (NCMA). Ability to multi-task in a dynamic, fast-paced environment.

Procurement Manager – Treasure Photo Gift – Florida (Nov 2013 – Aug 2014)

Lake Mary – Florida

Forecast procurement needs. Analyzed to improve forecast for warehouse utilization, monitor the supply chain analysis, supply chain management, and the warehouse operation. Also, the inventory control, inventory planning, and the material management. Design and implemented tracking system for purchase orders to increase accuracy in budgeting and cost control.

Set procurement strategies, quality management and strategic buying. Researched multiple sources for supplies, conduct market survey, global sourcing and new product development. Establish and maintained data base of approved vendors and suppliers. Establish and managed Web-based purchasing systems to enable to track orders, stock levels, and delivery status. Scheduled local and overseas freight for just-in-time delivery of goods to improve use of limited storage space.

Develop and review purchase requests and ensure authorization as necessary to facilitate the timely purchase of new products. Locate vendors of materials, equipment or supplies, and interview them to determine product availability and terms of sales.

Negotiate pricing and purchase goods and ensure delivery in a timely manner. Review, evaluate, and approve specifications for issuing and awarding bids and prepare bid awards requiring board approval. Maintain records of goods ordered and received. Resolve vendor or contractor grievances, and claims. Control purchasing department budgets.

Procurement and Contracting Supervisor, U.S. Embassy Cairo August 2003-June 2013

Supervises and hired eleven procurement personnel, administrating the efficiencies of local and overseas purchasing on behalf of 44 (USG) offices, issuing 4600 purchase orders and contracts, totaling at $44 million a year. Oversaw procurement, allocation, distribution control, stock level, and cost compilation/analysis. Researched and proposed system improvement, presenting recommendations with detailed cost-benefit analysis and ROI. Streamlined purchasing procedure by consolidating purchasing forms and reducing cost.

Responsible budget development, competitive analysis, office continuous improvement, also for enforcing USG acquisitions regulations as applicable to purchase order and contracts. Writes, prepares, and supervises the execution of firm fixed price contract solicitations using RFQ/RFP/RFI. Manages public tenders. Evaluates solicitation and purchase order. Receives competitive bidding, negotiate price and source selections to assure selection is in the best interests.

References and/or evaluations

Paige Pitman – Recruiting Manager

Catherine Ebert - Dept of State/ Office of Logistics Management

Carlos Figueroa –Course Manager/Instructor - Foreign Service institute

Winkle Nemeth – Contract Specialist - Federal Acquisition Resources

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