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Purchasing Specialist

Cairo, Cairo Governorate, Egypt
November 28, 2017

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Mohamed Aly Abbas, CIPM

Alexandria University – Accounting & Finance

Address: * ******* ***** ** ***** St, Fleming – Alexandria, Egypt.

Address 2: 3 103 Street, Misr Helwan Agricultural Road, Maadi – Cairo, Egypt.

Cellular: +201**-***-****


Date of birth: August 12th, 1989

Nationality: Egyptian

Marital Status: Single

Military Status: Exempted

Driving License: Valid


Dependable, hard worker and energetic candidate seeking a challenging and interesting job opportunity in a multinational consultancy, where I can work with a diverse group of people in an intellectually stimulating environment. And invest my educational background and professional experience in providing supportive information and analysis that effectively aid in directing business activities and decisions.


2012 Alexandria University.

Faculty of Commerce, English section.

Accounting major.

Grade: pass

Percentage: (63.8%)

2008 American High School Diploma - Certified by CITA

El-Quds Language School

Percentage: (99%)

2017 International Purchasing & Supply Chain Institute (IPSCMI)

Certificate of International Procurement Manager (CIPM)

Purchasing, Procurement/Acquisitions & Contracts Management

Professional experience

. Regional procurement specialist at Amico group for medical devices.

March 2017- Present.

-Handling the procurement process for Mena Region.

-Prepare purchase orders and review for accuracy.

- Monitor all types of purchase requisitions (PR) to determine the correctness of stocks information.

- Check AMICO Group stocks and maximize the usage of the same requested items after taking approvals from the stock owner.

- Approve suppliers pro-forma invoice after checking correctness of information, calculations, … etc.

- Reporting any discrepancy in purchase price to the Product Manager for approval and forwarding it to the master data team for price update.

- Follow up on the whole cycle starting from the issuance of purchase requisitions till issuing of the goods receipts (GR) including purchase orders, shipping details, etc.

- Follow up with suppliers for the back order quantity to fulfil the pending requirements.

- SAP system data entry of purchase orders (update PO) and confirmed delivery dates.

- Detect, research and resolve purchasing issues and problems with incorrect orders, invoices and shipments.

- Work cooperatively with customer services and warehouse managers to determine availability, pricing, shipping and receiving.

- Answer any queries related to order status by customer service/sales or any related parties should be responded within the same working day.

- Coordinate with shipping and clearing team for facilitating smooth shipping and clearance.

. Foreign Purchasing Specialist at international group of coating MIDO

October 2014 - February 2017.

- Work closely with planning department to help achieving the preset production plan.

- Searching for approved international suppliers based on price, quality, selection, service support, availability, reliability, production and distribution capabilities, and the supplier's reputation and history.

- Able to calculate international freight charges to determine whether the purchase of the materials or equipment is economically feasible.

- Prepare price comparisons to ensure compliance with the agreed upon contract price.

- Analyze price proposals and other data and information to determine reasonable prices.

- Negotiate with international suppliers to achieve best material price offer and best service.

- Maintain data of purchase orders on SAP (Qty. of items, price, conditions, confirmation, and shipping notification).

- Review and follow up on all foreign purchase orders requested by all concerned parties/departments.

- Monitor shipments to ensure that goods come in on time, and in case of problems trace shipments and follow up undelivered goods.

- Deal with shipping forwarders/shipping lines; getting their best rates & best services.

- Approve released payments of Forwarders and suppliers to be sent to financial department.

- Issue purchase report reflecting the status of purchase orders even they are opened or closed ones.

- Supply Research and Development department with newly discovered or invented materials, chemicals and manufacturing techniques used globally.

Internal Auditor at Alexandria Business Association (ABA)

October 2012 – September 2014

–Provide assurance that operations and processes conform to current ABA’s policies and procedures for the ABA’s departments (operation, IT, HR, Legal affairs

–Identify control and processes weaknesses, document main control points and provide evidential support for report recommendations.

–Present to area management the results, recommendations and conclusions of audit reviews.

–Prepare draft audit reports with the relevant information to assess the quality of performance of the departments and the level of risk incurred.

–Follow up some legal procedures in the courts and identifying its legal status.

Marketing representative and senior sales representative.

Logic Solutions for Business Entertainment.

February 2010-July 2010

Marketing representative and direct sales agent.

Acacia Resort & Spa.

August 2009 –January 2010

Sales executive in Lagoon Resort and Spa

July 2008 –July 2009

Three day sessions in which we were given an over view on different Sales & Marketing skills by Dr. Mohamed Radwan.

Summer 2009

Relevant skills

Computer skills

-Microsoft office package - (Word, PowerPoint, Excel)


-English: Fluent.

-French: Fair.

-Arabic: Mother tongue.


-Presentation and Communication skills.

-Aspiration to become distinguished.

-Ability to work under stress & to handle multiple tasks at the same time successfully.

-Very adaptable in team work, where I compromise my thoughts & ideas with other team members to reach a perfect solution in pursuit of promoting my company neglecting personal benefits.

Interests and activities

-Member of Smouha Sporting Club Taekwondo official team, where I have been awarded many times the first & second places in local & national championships.

-Charity, sports, fishing, historical interests and others.

References are available upon request

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