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Assistant purchasing manager

Cairo, Cairo Governorate, Egypt
May 22, 2018

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Curriculum Vitae

Name: Ali Attia Atwan

Address: ** ******* *** **, *** El-Salam, Cairo, Egypt.

Mobile: +2-012********

Direct Number +202-********


Date of birth: Cairo, 1st Feb, 1983

Marital status: Married


Energetic and highly ambitious supply chain professional with extensive experience in the hospitality industry. Proven strengths include leadership, decision-making skills, procurement, supplier management and contract management.

Work experience

Hilton Hotels – Egypt

Hilton Hotels Corporation is the leading global hospitality company, with more than 3,200 hotels and 545,000 rooms in 77 countries, with more than 135,000 team members worldwide. The company owns, manages or franchises some of the best known and highly regarded hotel brands including Hilton®, Conrad® Hotels & Resorts, Doubletree®, Embassy Suites Hotels®, Hampton Inn®, Hampton Inn & Suites®, Hilton Garden Inn®, Hilton Grand VacationsTM, Homewood Suites by Hilton®, Home2 Suites by HiltonTM, the Waldorf Astoria TM, the Waldorf Astoria CollectionTM and Denizen Hotels.

The company currently operates 18 hotels in Egypt, 17 Hiltons and 1 Conrad hotel, with over 5500 rooms.

2016-Now Senior Cluster Procurement -

Food and Beverage Sourcing for all Hilton hotels.

Initiatives & accomplishments:

Roll-out of new corporate identity collaterals (2016): Managed the supply of all new guest collaterals, signs, keys, etc. Standardized & centralized all printing materials for both corporate & WWR hotels under 3 suppliers and achieved a saving of USD 50k annually.

Roll-out of Brand Standards: Established local sourcing of linen & terry, shower rod & curtain, Iron & Iron board, in-room coffee program.

Contracts / savings: Implementation of standard contract template for Chinaware, Silverware, Cutlery, kitchen utensils, Kitchen Equipment, F&B Linen, Food, Printing materials and Stationery, thus achieving a saving of USD 100k annually.

General: Delivery of periodical spend analyses, monthly performance reports, supplier consolidation, range consolidation, supplier audits.

Birch Street Roll-out: Responsible for catalogue / supplier portfolio for brand standards, general, services, operating equipment and IT 11/2007-11/2009 Purchasing Clerk – Taba, Dahab and Nuwieba at Purchasing Office Egypt Responsible for General purchases and operating equipment and for the follow up on day-to-day purchasing activities

Initiatives & accomplishments:

Hotel Re Opening: Participate in Hilton Borg Al Arab Re Opening – 420 Rooms – 2008

Tenders / savings: Cluster tendering for food & general items, achieved a saving of around USD 50k annually.

General: Delivery of market surveys, training new employees, handling owning company and hotel queries.

11/2009 – 11/2012

Purchasing Clerk Covering all categories – Hurghada cluster -3 Hotels Responsible for the procurement of all Purchase type items for Hurghada cluster. Explore new reliable suppliers (main importers / distributors) who can deliver high level of services & quality at fixed prices.

Initiatives & accomplishments:

Responsible of Hilton Breakfast project (2010): New breakfast menu applied in all Egypt’s Hilton hotels offered a various selection of special food items, my participation was to handle the food surveys and provide the hotels with the needed equipment for the project.

Tenders / savings: Central tendering for food items, achieved a saving of around USD 15k annually.

Coordinate with Sudan Hilton purchasing managers to fulfill their hotels needs from the Egyptian market.

Fruit & vegetables pricing & delivery system: participate in managing F&V pricing & delivery system. Explore new F&V suppliers who can participate in the system, fix the prices on a weekly basis.

11/2012 – 12/2014 Purchasing Supervisor for Alexandria Hotels –At Purchasing Office Egypt Responsible for the procurement of all Purchase type items for Alexandria cluster. Conduct regular market surveys and obtain quotations for the required items range. Initiatives & accomplishments:

Fully responsibility of Hilton Worldwide resorts Concept (2013) New identity for Hilton resorts in Egypt changed all guests printing collateral, signs, keys, etc.

12/2014 – till now

Procurement Supervisor for Cairo Hilton Hotels- 3 Hotels Responsible for the procurement of all Purchase type items for Cairo Cluster Area. Initiatives & accomplishments:

Itemized, centralized & unified sourcing suppliers for 60% of engineering items. Achieved a saving of around USD 20k annually.

Open new market in Cairo Area.

During This Period I was Participate in the Opening of Hilton Alexandria King’s Ranch, Hilton Borg Al Arab


2016 - Now Hilton Hotels Egypt trainings

Birch Street Systems, Bravo Solution (E-tender), Hilton Supply Management Customer Service, Operational Finance

2016 - Now Hilton University

Decision Making: implementation & Evaluation, 6 Sigma Management and Planning Tools, The Master Negotiator, The Process of Negotiation, Foundation of effective thinking, Fundamental Components of Business case. Improving Your Image. Negotiating Inclusively. Successfully Coaching Relationships. Introduction to Financial Analysis.

2011 – 2013 Yat Center (Microsoft Certified)

Project Management (YAT), Mastering Excel (YAT), Accounting Diploma (YAT) 2006- BA, Accounting


Language skills Arabic (native), English (good)

Computer skills Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Birch Street System, Bravo Solutions (e-tender) Personal skills Perfect in communication & negotiation skill.

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