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Riyadh, Riyadh Province, Saudi Arabia
November 13, 2017

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An enterprising and results focused senior manager with 15 years’ experience in private, government & semi-government sectors that entail procurement and supply chain management for materials and services. Expertise in providing cost-effective SCM solutions, directing high performance teams and implementing development initiatives to improve department KPIs. Personal objective is continuous development to add value to the organization, gain & exchange knowledge with team members. QUALIFICATIONS

Master in executive business administration, KAU, Saudi Arabia, 2013

Bachelor in Mechanical Engineering, KAU, Saudi Arabia, 2002

Strategic management course, Durham University, UK

Development program in material supply, Saudi Aramco, Dhahran, (Feb-Dec. 2015)

Integrated Procurement & Supply Chain Management

Purchasing Negotiation skills

Member of advisory board of Marketing Department, college of business, KAU WORK EXPERIENCE

Manager – WR Procurement & Contract, May 2016 - Present National Water Company (Jeddah, Saudi Arabia)

Key Responsibilities:

Oversee procurement activities for cities covered by NWC services in western region (Jeddah, Makkah & Taif)

Responsible of optimizing procurement process, KPIs, policy & procedure.

Establish effective communication with stakeholder to forecast the needs and improve the service level.

Execute and manage new procurement contract as per company policy & procedures.

Evaluate supplier capability and quoted prices.

Participate in supplier negotiation to ensure fair prices.

Sign contract and ensure delivering contractual obligations.

Develop the annual budget of the department and monitor the utilization as per department operation plan.

Staffing of the department and setting individual development plans.

Participate in directors meeting & discussion for the planning of mega projects in the region and coordination with the municipalities, Ministry of transportation, etc.

Section Head - Logistics, Sep 2014 – April 2016

Petro Rabigh (Rabigh, Saudi Arabia)


Deputed to Saudi Aramco in Dhahran between February 2015 and December 2015 for leading a development project for materials supply.

Studied SCM business processes and workflows, analysed the Critical Success Factors (CSFs) at each stage of the process and recommended strategies for performance improvement.

Conducted gap analysis at Petro Rabigh and suggested revisions to internal procedures and systems to improve the company’s supply chain operations.

Credited for optimizing supply chain operations, improving efficiency of the supply chain department, and bringing down costs. Key Responsibilities:

Spearhead the inbound logistics function, plan and guide the logistics cycle for spare parts and chemicals, and drive improvements to improve efficiency.

Responsible for optimizing transportation (local and international) and reduce shipping and transportation costs, track delivery schedules and ensure on-time receipts to meet operational and project requirements. NASSER ABDULLAH NASSER AL-SHEHRI

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Oversee the completion of customs activities; monitor the team’s communication with clearing agents and customs personnel for receipt of clearance on incoming cargo, and ensure all documentations and invoices are submitted as per regulations.

Develop and review Statement of Work for projects by utilizing available software tools and define timeframe, scope of work, activity schedules etc clearly.

Execute and manage new procurement contract, evaluate supplier capability and quoted prices, negotiate contractual terms, sign contract and ensure contractual obligations are met.

Manage DHL (outsourcing contractor), ensure that DHL meets all logistics KPIs though regular follow-ups on orders.

Oversee staffing (SCM and logistics personnel), provide training and evaluate their performance on a quarterly and annual basis.

Establish effective controls over the logistics process, reduce financial and operational risks, and develop and implement efficient policies and procedures.

Section Head - Inventory Control, Feb 2012 – Aug 2014 Petro Rabigh (Rabigh, Saudi Arabia)

Key Responsibilities:

Directed inventory operations for four distinct units that include MRO mechanical, electrical/general, raw materials/chemicals and cycle count units.

Planned inventory control activates, managed a multi-million dollar inventory budget; developed standard operating procedures for the inventory.

Oversaw the process of inventory cycle count, which conducted on a regular basis to improve efficiency and accuracy, defined procedure for cycle counts to maintain continuity in operations.

Evaluated inventory reports for the 4 units kept updates regarding present quantity and value; monitored KPI achievement and took corrective measures where required.

Checked in detail cases of discrepancies in inventory figures or non-compliance to set procedures, took actions as dictated by the inventory policy.

Ensured that quality of the items received matched defined standards, replenished stock as per the established re-order levels, and maintained the inward register.

Effectively managed fast moving and slow moving items to keep the inventory carrying costs within budgeted figures. Supervisor - Spare Part Purchasing Unit, Oct 2010 – Jan 2012 Petro Rabigh (Rabigh, Saudi Arabia)


Held fruitful negotiations with suppliers and vendors and acquired materials at competitive prices, availed discounts and volume rebates that helped save purchase costs significantly.

Led a successful project that reduced purchasing lead-time and contributed to enhancing operational efficiency.

Part of the team that was involved in enhancement of the SAP purchasing module in the organization. Key Responsibilities:

Managed operations of the spare parts purchase section and controlled a multi-million dollar purchase budget; headed a purchase team of 8 personnel that comprised Senior Buyers, Buyers and Processors.

Facilitated reliable spare parts availability to support operations of company plants across multiple locations though efficient coordination with suppliers.

Assigned tasks to team members, monitored and managed their job performance as per pre-defined KPIs, and organized training programs.

Analysed reports to evaluate departmental performance; identified key areas of improvement and implemented time-bound strategies to optimize performance.

Managed local and overseas suppliers and ensured availability of spares at affordable prices, developed alternate sources for critical spares to reduce risk of disruption to plant operations.

Monitored and kept track of market conditions and economic scenario to predict events that could affect purchases, and established contingency plans.

Established and maintained solid business relations with suppliers, ensured that any issues raised by them were resolved satisfactorily.


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Buyer, Jan 2008 – Sep 2010

Petro Rabigh (Rabigh, Saudi Arabia)


Participated in the ‘Lenders Reliability Test’ through the testing and inspection stage. The test was conducted to establish operational and production stability and reliability of the plant.

Team member of the Project Team tasked with develop and implement purchasing procedure for the company. Key Responsibilities:

As one of the early employees of the company (joined the company during the operational commencement phase), worked in purchasing across all major units – spare parts, raw materials, agreement units.

Carried out continual improvements in performance and productivity, established smooth workflows and ensured timely availability of raw material and spare parts.

Participated in vendor negotiations in conjunction with senior managers, identified and developed reliable vendors and administered supplier contracts.

Conducted vendor audits from time to time to evaluate vendors’ capabilities to meet company requirements in terms of quality and timely deliveries.

Provided support to the production departments by communicating market information regarding alternate cheaper materials available that could substitute the current materials in use.

Participated in preparing the annual procurement plan and budget based on production estimates, and executed cost control measures.

Mechanical Engineer - (R&D Department), Mar 2003 – Dec 2007 Raytheon Middle East Services (Jeddah, Saudi Arabia) Key Responsibilities:

Carried out failure analysis studies for reported mechanical system failure of equipment deployed with Royal Saudi Air Defense Forces.

Collaborated with engineers and technical personnel of RSADF and provided solutions to rectify failures; these included manual upgrades to systems, instruction bulletins, and developing engineering package and scrap.

Reverse engineered spare parts that had failed frequently, replaced these parts by having those manufactured or purchased locally.

Studied design and performance specifications of equipment, assisted managers in developing technical drawings.

Developed technical drawings for spare parts to support local manufacturing activities at RSADF mechanical shops. SEMINARS

2015: ISM annual conference, Phoenix, USA

2014: European Supply Chain & Logistics Summit, Barcelona, Spain

2013: European Supply Chain & Logistics Summit, Berlin, Germany

2012: Saudi Aramco Best Practices 8th Symposium, Dhahran

2011: Petrotech 7th “Middle East Refining & Petrochemicals Conference & Exhibition”, Bahrain

2010: Purchasing Spend Analysis workshop, Centurion, South Africa Citizenship: Saudi Arabia ~ Date of Birth: 08/10/1978 ~ Language: Fluent in English and Arabic

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