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Midrand, GP, South Africa
April 11, 2018

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Cell: 072-***-****



Current Employment

Comsol Networks

Availability/Notice Period

One Month



First Names




South African

Identity No




Passport Status


Residing in


Areas to consider

Willing to Relocate

Languages Spoken

English, Afrikaans




I take pride in my work and I am always willing to learn more/ explore new challenges in order to improve my skills, knowledge and experience.

I hold a firm belief in high level customer service. Being competitive I always try to perform to the best of my ability. Consider myself a person with high integrity, willing to put in the work needed to progress on merit within a company.

Punctuality is upheld as is adherence to rules and regulations. Think of myself as a mature, responsible individual with excellent work ethic and a high drive to succeed.



Analytic Thinking

Stakeholder Engagement


Supply Chain Management


Service Delivery

Logistics Coordination

Stock Control

Inventory Control

Demand Planning

Risk Control


Property Management

Conflict Resolution

General Management

Quality Control

Cost Control

Budget Management

Supplier Management

Strategic Planning

Report Writing

Contract Management

Change Management

Performance Management

Implementation Management


Crisis Management

Business Strategy

Staff Development

Communication Skills

Project Management

Computer Literate

Customer Service

Staff Management

Time Management


Interpersonal Skills

Advanced Supervisory skills

Stress management

Leadership skills


Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply – Membership No: 005485713 - Since: 14-08-2012

Next Level Purchasing Association – Membership number: 0261903 – Since: 09-08-2012


Highest Grade

Grade 12


Year Passed


Advanced Diploma IT Principles


The English Studio

Year Passed



Diploma Purchasing and Supply



Year Passed

Current Studies – Estimated completion 2018


Aggregate Supply and Demand – 2012

Fundamentals of Economics - 2012

Negotiation - 2012

Social Media Marketing - 2012

EU Public Procurement - 2012

Customer Service Training - 2012

Introduction to Project Management

Business Administration - 2011

Microsoft Office – 2007

Training for Static and Patrol Guards

NRSWA (Street works)

Entry Fire Core and Engineering Permit

Computerised Till Programming

Basic Radio Frequency

Delta UPS training

Health and Safety


Ms Word

Ms Excel

Ms Power Point







Name of Employer

COMSOL Networks

Designation / Title

Various – as listed below

Period of Employment

2012 – Current

Reason for Leaving

Retrenched due to corporate restructure

Senior Buyer: September 2015 – October 2017

Acting Supply Chain Manager 01 – 31st September 2017

Reports to Supply Chain Manager and CFO

Mainly International Procurement

Budget R10 – R15 Million pa (however varies)

Liaising closely with the planning department with regards to and final vetting of BOMs

Liaising closely with project management business unit with regards to the status updates from contractors to their end client and internal stakeholders

Responsible for contracting, monitoring and obtaining feedback from electrical, fibre, mast and solar contractors in response of all projects in the company

Maintaining satisfactory stock levels on licensed RF equipment and liaising with international vendors for deployment at agreed intervals in accordance with project requirements

Coordinating international shipments

Exploring and implementing cost saving practices

Meeting with suppliers to discuss new and existing product lines and maintain business relationships

Joint supervision of junior buyers (2) within the business unit

Purchasing of electric cabling, network and RF equipment

Involved in creating the process flow of the business unit Service Now

Negotiating discounts with suppliers and increasing and decreasing credit limits

Sourcing of unusual or non-stock items

Assisting with moving aged inventory off the system by making suggestions to the planning department of possible current stock that can be used

Weekly reporting to sales and planning on what stock is available and what quantities

Assisting provisioning with obtaining and issuing of software upgrade keys from portal

Making joint decisions during interviews with regarding to potential new buyers joining the business unit

Communications Solutions - November 2012 – August 2015 (Comsol) - Buyer

Meeting with suppliers to discuss new and existing products and to maintain business

Negotiating discounts with suppliers and increasing/ decreasing credit limits

Opening of new accounts with new and existing suppliers

Responsible for maintenance shelf quantities on RF equipment and consumables nationally

Maintaining shelf quantities for warehouse on RF equipment and critical consumables

Monthly supplier account recons, resolving queries, requesting invoices and credit notes signing off on the monthly creditors packs

Returning faulty equipment back to the supplier for RMA purposes locally and internationally

Buying in refurbished stock from the 3rd party vendor for managed circuits and maintenance

Vetting of availability and codes for order entries

Sourcing of new items and suppliers

Creating and housekeeping of new and existing codes on AccPac

Responsible for booking all courier requirements for branches nationally

Coordinating of international shipments

Creating purchase orders according to budget for all overhead expenses

Involved in the specification and policy of tools used by different department technicians

Creating international purchase orders for RF equipment

Assisting in creating process flows/ filing procedures for the company

Exploring and implementing options to bring down costs

Setting up demo installations for training purposes

Compiling an image gallery on products for in-house purposes

Procurement of safety equipment and training for technicians

All adhoc purchasing required by organisation

Research and development of existing or new product requirements

Assisting in creating a sign off matrix for the company

Involved with acquiring new fleet of vehicles for technicians

Name of Employer

Authentic Marketing Solutions

Designation / Title

Buyer/ Procurement

Period of Employment

2009 - 2011

Reason for Leaving

Position became redundant

Meeting with suppliers and branding partners to decide on production/ branding options and maintaining business relationships

Negotiating payment terms and pricing with suppliers

Making sure project stays on target with regards to deadline, budget and quality standards

Proof reading artwork and quality control of samples

Souring and purchasing of products - textile, plastic injection moulding, promotional, corporate branding and publishing

Ensuring client receives optimum results in quality as well as value for money

Updating and maintaining of supplier database

Keeping clients, sales team, warehouse and management and warehouse up to date on progress

Managing courier with regards to collections and delivery of stock items

Administration of internal and external documents e.g. pro forma/ commercial invoicing, production status reports, courier trip sheets, purchase orders and payment agreements

Providing clients mostly international telecommunication groups, with multi million Rand quotes and placing orders with various suppliers for very large quantities

Meeting with potential new clients and converting them to customers

Involved with the redesign of the company website and provided the image gallery for the email marketing plan

Name of Employer

Elite Chauffeur Services

Designation / Title

Logistics Co-Ordinator

Period of Employment


Reason for Leaving

Small business, was not a secure environment

Invoicing of all completed jobs

Briefing and debriefing of chauffeurs

Servicing fleet to ensure optimum running conditions

Data capturing of new booking and amending existing ones

Dealing with enquiries and requests from customers telephonically

Office administration duties eg faxing, scanning, printing, emailing and filing

Sourcing extra vehicles and responding to quote requests

Acquisition of new international clients

Interviewing chauffeurs for possible positions

Liaising with airports, guest houses, tourist attractions, hotels and international companies with regards to booking for VIP clients

Name of Employer

Biltong Masters, Potchefstroom

Designation / Title

Owner/ Manager

Period of Employment


Reason for Leaving

Moved to Johannesburg

Branding of shop including logo, staff uniform, packaging, shop front etc

Promotions and advertising of the business

Sourcing of new business clients

Training of staff

Acquiring of all business equipment needed for production

Pricing and budgeting

Hiring of staff finding suitable rental space

Deciding on product line for the shop

Dealing with agents regarding advertising space both fixed and in print

Name of Employer

Self Employed – London

Designation / Title

Property Manager

Period of Employment

2005 - 2007

Reason for Leaving

Visa expired and had to return to South Africa

Locating financially profitable properties to rent for subletting

Place advertising online as well as in print

Responding to potential tenant’s queries and showing them rooms to rent

All administration duties e.g. rent collection, invoicing, surveys, contracts and petty cash

Banking and financial forecasting to bring pricing in line with conditions and establish profitability

Contract the best possible suppliers for internet, electricity, water, digital television and telephone services

Setting up and encrypting of wireless internet networks for all properties

Supervising all repairs and refurbishment to make sure it was done with little disruption and to acceptable standards

Name of Employer

Shield Guarding Co, London

Designation / Title

Security Officer/ Reception

Period of Employment

2003 – 2005

Reason for Leaving

Career Advancement

Administration and reception duties.

Access control.

Dealing with couriers and clients.

Protecting the property and its tenants from any loss or damage

Name of Employer

Mugg & Bean, Conductor’s Grill, V & S Mining Supplies, Mooirivier Security, Sunfun Marketing, IQF Foods, Thermal Insulations, Deutche Babcock, Executive Applications

Designation / Title

Reaction Officer, Senior Barman, Waiter, Supervisor, Section/ Team Leader, Assistant Manager, Salesman

Period of Employment

1995 – 2003

Reason for Leaving

Career Advancement

Sandblasting and spray painting of steel structures, operating overhead crane (Supervisor)

Exit & entry control, armed reaction services, protecting the property and its tenants from any loss or damage (Reaction officer)

General bar duties and stock control (Senior barman)

Table reservations and overseeing plate settings, food preparation and cashing up waiters (Assistant Manager)

Insulation of boilers with asbestos sheets (Team leader)

Scaffolding (Section leader)

Fireproofing of electrical cables and sandblasting and spray painting of steel structures for various mines (Supervisor)

Selling educational toy to businesses in any sector of any size using cold calling techniques; presentations at primary schools (Salesman)

Selling 90% ready frozen French fries to the restaurant industry using appointment based and cold calling techniques (Salesman)


Darren Morgan – Chief Operations Officer - Communication Solutions Tel: +27-10-140-****

Trevor Groves – Managing Director – Authentic Marketing Solutions. Tel: +27-11-022-****

David Harwood – Managing Director – Elite Chauffeur Services. Tel: +27-11-447-****

Nick Tolley – Contract’s Manager - The Shield Guarding Company. Tel: +44-20-758*-****

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