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Supply Chain Manager

Giza, Giza Governorate, Egypt
April 21, 2018

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Strategic Purchase Planning / Vendor List Expansion / Relationship Management A results driven, dynamic, entrepreneurial purchasing management strategist with a 20+ year record of achievement and demonstrated success, hardworking and capable procurement manager with a track record of significantly reducing costs and also improving a company’s processes and corporate purchasing programs. Having a proven ability to ensure that a company enjoys a competitive edge when compared to their competitors by securing the best quality, price and terms from suppliers. Always delivering results against strategic objectives, whilst working within the organization’s core values and beliefs. Now looking for a new and challenging managerial position, one that will make best use of existing abilities and knowledge and also further my career and professional development. Core competencies include:

• Strong communications


• Flexibility – able to handle

multiple tasks.

• Regularly achieving cost

saving targets.

• Completes assignments in a

timely manner.

• Strong analytical skills.

• Outstanding PC skills –

knowledge of Word, Excel, etc.

Able to learn new systems


• Resourceful and well organized.

• Experience leading cross-

functional teams.

• Strong project management


• Self-starter with the ability to

find solutions.

• Manage open orders on

assigned commodities.

• Deep understanding of the

principles of vendor






BARIQ is the first “Bottle to Bottle” manufacturer in Egypt, processing post-consumer bottles into food grade PET pellets. Owned by RAYA owns 94% equity stake in BARIQ EGP 40 million issued capital. Paid- in-capital stands at 25%.

Reported to the CEO and Managing a team of 7 professional controlling warehousing and raw material procurement with annual spend of 60 M EGP. Responsible for strategic sourcing initiatives that deliver targeted productivity savings, contributed to improve network efficiencies and meeting quality and service expectations. Aligned with internal stakeholders to maintain business relationships and strategies with key suppliers. Applied policies and processes and ensured that all sourcing activities comply with company and regulatory directives. Led all procurement-related activities to source requested services based upon contract work plans and business requirements. Contributed and led bid events including screening, communications, and request for proposal, negotiations, and contracting / administration for responsible categories. Developed and implemented sourcing strategies and productivity programs in order to optimize category spend and maximize the potential value of the supply markets (10% saving) insuring suppliers’ integration into the overall strategies of Logistics Procurement. Developed and executed action plans to AHMED HAMDY

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achieve objectives through identifying risks and obstacles and creating strategies and tactics to surmount obstacles. Effectively developed new productivity ideas. Led and executed negotiation preparation and planning for responsible categories and ensured BARIQ received the best possible prices, terms and conditions to gain a competitive advantage vs. the peer group companies/competitors for a scope of responsibility, without losing quality of any services and meeting service and quality requirements. Selected Achievements:

Forecast inventory requirements, assessed risks, and purchased materials for a 60 million EGP, significantly reducing transportation costs, carrying costs, capital investment in inventory, and inventory management costs.

Saved 6 million EGP annually by reducing fixed spending 10% through a variety of cost- improvement initiatives through better utilization of resources.

Improved the accuracy of budget forecasts.

Consistently developed strong, sustainable relationships with our vendors and executive decision makers of Fortune 250 suppliers.

Finalizing supply agreement with Spanish supplier to support factory stock not to affect the targeted productivity.




SEDICO is a leading Pharmaceutical Company Pharmaceutical industry in Egypt is earning encomiums from people across every corner of the world. With 1500 employees and annual revenues exceeding $100 million.

Buyer. Coordinates activities involved with procuring goods and services, such as raw materials, equipment, tools, parts, supplies, and advertising, for establishment: Reviews requisitions. Confers with vendors to obtain product or service information, such as price, availability, and delivery schedule. Selects products for purchase by testing, observing, or examining items. Estimates values according to knowledge of market price. Determines method of procurement, such as direct purchase or bid. Prepares purchase orders or bid requests. Reviews bid proposals and negotiates contracts within budgetary limitations and scope of authority. Maintains manual or computerized procurement records, such as items or services purchased, costs, delivery, product quality or performance, and inventories. Discusses defective or unacceptable goods or services with inspection or quality control personnel, users, vendors, and others to determine source of trouble and take corrective action. Approve invoices for payment. May expedite delivery of goods to users.

Selected Achievements:

Instrumental in complete turnaround of under-performing purchasing team; set higher expectations and instituted individual team-member accountability resulting in 15 Million EGP savings over three years.

Consistently developed strong, sustainable relationships with our vendors and executive decision makers of Fortune 200 client companies.


SALES MAN, 1992 - 1994


QAWAS GROUP. Is a leading clothes manufacturer and distributor with 20 EGP million in annual sales? AHMED HAMDY

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Managed 2- independent resellers, overseeing total annual purchases exceeding 2 million EGP Developed and implemented strategic plans to market franchises and persuade resellers to purchase products from company’s distribution centers. Responsible for channel/end-user sales development, new market identification and penetration, financial channel management, and large-scale contract negotiations. Monitored operational performance of franchisees to ensure alignment with corporate profit goals. Selected Achievements:

Team consistently ranked #1 in company sales for two consecutive years.

Impacted business partner revenue by over 120 % through continual communications and liaison efforts with both franchisees and sales team members. EDUCATION & TRAINING

Bachelor of Commerce Science (BCS), 1992 – Cairo University-Cairo, ARE Professional Development Courses:

MBA – Global Business ESLSCA

LEAN - Green Belt

Powerful Negotiation for Successful Buying

Leadership Quality

Microsoft Excel for Purchasing Professionals

Inventory Evaluation & Management

Supply chain management Professional

Oracle applications

Communication skills

Team building

ISO training courses

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