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Cairo, Cairo Governorate, Egypt
February 19, 2019

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Kety Basta

Procurement Professional

United Arab Emirates; Cell: 009**-***-***-***002-****-*** 0607 Email:

Professional Summary

A hardworking, pro-active procurement professional with a positive attitude, who is looking for an opportunity to make a big difference in a business that is moving forward. Possessing a track record of achievements and a proven ability to manage the vendor / supplier base to reduce lead time and cost where ever possible. Results driven and able to use initiative to develop effective solutions to supply chain problems, whilst having an active and dynamic approach to work and getting things done efficiently. I am seeking a suitable position with a reputable company that offers genuine room for progression.


I. Automotive Management Services (A.M.S.)

Company Profile: AMS specializes in providing Fleet Management Solutions to various industries within both the private and public sectors, typically operating in challenging environments often associated with conflict and developing countries. AMS has successfully mobilized projects in Asia, Middle East, Africa and Europe and is renowned for providing a High Quality and Cost Effective service to companies operating within the Government & Defense, Mining, Oil & Gas, Agriculture, Transport, Private Security and OEM market sectors. AMS is part of Omni Technical Solutions, a forward thinking group comprising of a portfolio of companies providing fleet and equipment services throughout the Middle East, Asia, Africa, Australia and North America.

May 2018 until present:

Procurement Manager

Direct Reporting to Director of SCM & Procurement

• Design and implement effective procedures, processes and control mechanism to optimize the performance of the Procurement department.

• Manage and monitor the work load of Procurement Team and sets their priorities, ensuring productivity of daily tasks.

• Develop and implement a detailed departmental plan including objectives, KPIs.

• Evaluate Procurement and supplier Performance

• Initiate Project-based Procurement Planning for all regions.

• Participate in all major contract negotiations.

• Directly communicate with the vendors on all critical procurement-related matters.

• Collaborate with the sourcing team for the vendor sourcing and qualification procedure.

• Collaborate with the logistics team to ensure smooth flow of the orders placed

• Develop, lead, and execute the procurement strategies tailored for each contract individually.

• Ensure that the procurement processes related to USG are complaint with FAR & DFAR regulations.

• Cover all procurement requirements; automotive parts and indirect goods and services including but not limited to, Logistics services, Marketing, office requirements and facility management.


• Strategic Management.

• Team Leadership & Budget Management.

• Process Implementation & Improvement.

• Vendor Management.

• Contract Management.

• Negotiation

• Analytical Skills

• Time Management.

• Multi-cultural

• Problem Solving

• Project Management


• University: BSc. Accounting, Faculty of

Commerce – Ain Shams University 1999 -


• High School: Saint Claire’s College – 1986

- 1999

Post Graduate Studies:

• Human Resources Post Graduate Diploma

at AUC.

• Spanish language – Advanced level at

Instituto Cervantes del Cairo.

Computer Skills:

• Windows.

• Microsoft Office: Word, Excel, Power

point, Outlook, Access, Internet.

• Photoshop

• S.A.P. (systems, application and products

in data processing)

• I.D.I.S. (Importer and Distributor

Integrated System).

• Oracle


• Arabic : Native Language.

• English : Fluent.

• Spanish: Fluent.

• French : Good.

Personal Information:

• Date of Birth : 14/12/1981.

• Nationality : Egyptian.

• Gender : Female.

• Marital Status : Single.

• Visa : Residence Visa.

• UAE Driver’s license.

• Egyptian’s Driver’s License.


Kety Basta

Procurement Professional

United Arab Emirates; Cell: 009**-***-***-***002-****-*** 0607 Email:


Company profile: Headquartered in Norway, DNV GL is a global quality assurance and risk management company. Driven by our purpose of safeguarding life, property and the environment, we enable our customers to advance the safety and sustainability of their business. We provide classification, technical assurance, software and independent expert advisory services to the maritime, oil & gas, power and renewables industries. We also provide certification, supply chain and data management services to customers across a wide range of industries. With origins stretching back to 1864 and operations in more than 100 countries, our experts are dedicated to helping customers make the world safer, smarter and greener. December 2017 – April 2018:

Procurement Expert – MEA Region

Direct Reporting to Regional Manager Real Estate and Procurement

• Execution of all Indirect Procurement of DNV GL MEA region including but not limited to operations, Facility Management, Real Estate, IT, HR Services and Marketing.

• Aligning Indirect Procurement with Category Management’s vision.

• Developing category strategies on a global, regional and local level in close alignment with stakeholders and other regional offices, to be in line with corporate policies and best practices.

• Planning and leadership of sourcing projects on a regional, local and/or multi-office level, engaging stakeholders and the required cross-functional resources

• Leading contract discussions with vendors, supplier selection and contracts implementation.

• Establishment of the criteria for vendor evaluation.

• Performing Supplier Audits, using Supplier Performance Management tools, reviewing and reporting necessary discrepancies to the management team.

• Implementation of e-procurement tools for MEA region.

• Local key user for e-Procurement tools.

• Periodical reporting and analysis of spending per category to achieve savings and ensure smart spending. III. Continental Middle East DMCC, Dubai, UAE

Company profile: Continental is one of the leading automotive suppliers. Continental AG is a Leading German automotive manufacturing Company that was founded in 1871. It is specialized in tires, brake systems, automotive safety, powertrain and other products made from rubber and plastic for the automotive and transportation industries. Headquartered in Hanover, Germany and having more than 200,000 employees worldwide at 317 Locations in 50 Countries Including the United Arab Emirates. December 2014 – November 2017:

A. Purchasing Manager

Organizational Reporting to Head of Finance

Functional Reporting to Director of Purchasing – NPM and Services - EMEA

• Establishment of purchasing process to follow corporate global purchasing policy for indirect material & services and remain in compliance with terms of local accounting.

• Creation, Communication, and implementation of purchasing strategies in the assigned purchasing product groups.

• Responsible for purchasing of Marketing services & materials, Shops Branding, IT hardware & software, Logistics & Warehouse services and materials, HR services, Travel, Insurance, office supplies, and facility management services.

• Operational procurement of necessary indirect material and services. Kety Basta

Procurement Professional

United Arab Emirates; Cell: 009**-***-***-***002-****-*** 0607 Email:

• Responsible for managing and coordinating projects within projects timeline, ensuring that financial targets are met or exceeded.

• Regularly keep stakeholders updated with the status of the running tenders.

• Periodical evaluation to ensure projects’ KPIs are met in order to maintain stakeholder’s satisfaction.

• Negotiation of the commercial terms with suppliers and service providers for all non-production material

& services including evaluation and comparison of offers, cost, and price analysis and calculation of profitability.

• Contracts management: Initiation of contracts with selected suppliers and service providers, as well as the decision of renewal of existing contracts.

• Supplier Selection including documentation of the results.

• Generation and monitoring of Purchase Orders using SAP.

• Establishment and conducting the Vendor evaluation process.

• Key User for Company’s e-procurement system CEOS & owner of procurement tools.

• Responsible for the setting the system – in coordination with the team in headquarters –, user creation and user training for company’s e-procurement tools and purchasing policy.

• Catalogue creation and maintenance according to negotiated prices.

• Periodical Reporting for cost reduction and cost avoidance as well as recommendation on areas of improvement using appropriate company tools.

• Local Key User for SAP MM Module.

IV. Rolman World FZE, Dubai, UAE

Company Profile: Rolman World is one of the largest distributors of KSN bearings and related technical services in the MENA region. With a large range of products serving the Automotive, Agriculture, Oil and Gas, and many industries Rolman World has earned the trust of leading companies in the MENA region since its establishment in 1969.

November 2013 to November 2014:

Assistant Procurement Manager

Reporting to CEO

• Analyze, review and develop the existing supplier base.

• Develop the procurement cycle controlling the cost and desired delivery lead time.

• Monitor supplier’s key performance indicators such as price, delivery time, quality.

• Design and implement procurement strategy.

• Manage end-to-end sourcing lifecycle, including inventory control, supplier selection, placing order, shipping and transportation logistics up to the desired location.

• Prepare the procurement budget and drive cost reduction activities, utilizing negotiation and procurement best practice tools.

• Oversee the procurement daily activities and provide technical support to the procurement staff.

• Ensure the procurement cycle is clearly and accurately implemented in the ERP system.

• Coordinate with logistics manager to ensure shipments are cleared and delivered in a timely manner.

• Manage the department personnel including skills development, training program and performance appraisal

V. Nissan Middle East FZE, Dubai, UAE

Company Profile: Nissan Middle East FZE is the regional head office of Nissan Motor Co. Ltd in the Middle East. It is one of the largest manufacturers amongst all Japanese manufacturers, its operations covers over 20 countries. Nissan vision is to enrich people’s life and this spirit is summed up in SHIFT_, a single word which captures the passion, commitment and drives the future of Nissan. December 2011 – October 2013:

Parts Operations Specialist

Reporting to Aftersales Senior Manager

• Apply the Kaizen methods to ensure the continuous improvement of productivity, efficiency, quality, and business excellence.

Kety Basta

Procurement Professional

United Arab Emirates; Cell: 009**-***-***-***002-****-*** 0607 Email:

• Develop and maintain a constructive business relationship with both our agencies & MPS.

• Supervise the spare parts ordering process on a daily basis.

• Carry out new model parts order preparation prior to the launch of a new model in the Middle East

• Designing and generating weekly and monthly statistical forecast reports for timely availability of stocks, assemble and analyze all data pertinent to creating the sales forecast

• Conduct meetings with MPS, Product planning, Sales, Marketing, and Finance to make recommended adjustments to forecast and inventory targets based on changes in demand and market trends.

• Responsible for managing; training, and monitoring performance of new joiners and temp employees.

• Keep track of schedule stock orders to ensure that all orders are processed on time without any delay.

• Process and coordinate all in-coming and out-going Invoices from our Head Quarters upon receipt.

• Follow up our MPS, 3PL partners, and banks Shipments status as well as shipping documents and all necessary paper work to ensure smooth operations.

• Assist in opening of L/C in coordination with Finance Department and Banks.

• Monitor and download various Supply Chain Break Through KPIs to measure the performance of our Head Quarters in terms of Lead time, Fill rate, MOS ... etc all to make sure it meets our company’s objectives.

• Evaluate the performance of our 3PL partners on monthly basis.

• Take necessary countermeasures if the performance of our MPS or 3PL does not meet our company’s objectives.

• Develop new strategies and modify current processes when needed to reach optimum performance levels.

• Assist in Intellectual Property Rights activities by conducting trainings and presentations to help identify genuine from non-genuine products and to identify the proper channels to be contacted in such cases.

• Support our clients with regards to any technical and non-technical queries and provide support on our company’s behalf as well as our Head Quarter’s behalf.

• Process inquiries from our customers to our respective Multiple Product Sources on daily basis.

• Process all claims and close them before due date. VI. Manufacturing Commercial Vehicles (MCV), Cairo, Egypt. Company profile: MCV is the General Agent for Daimler-Chrysler AG Commercial vehicles in Egypt, where it is the market leader in Bus manufacturing. Its vision is to be identified among the top bus manufactures in the world and the supplier of choice of commercial vehicles, creating new international benchmarks in this sophisticated and highly refined global industry, exceeding expectations of quality, safety and excellence in performance. Its mission is to supply to global customers around the world with transport solutions through innovative, reliable, high quality and cost effective products & services, while maintaining a sustainable growth. April 2004 – December 2011:

Foreign Purchasing Specialist

Reporting to Foreign Purchasing Manager – Bus Components

• Attend both; local and international fairs to enhance relations with current suppliers, obtain better offers, and develop new supplier sources.

• Negotiate with suppliers to obtain best prices, payment terms & incoterms, quality, and warranty system.

• Monitor and lead purchasing team juniors to make sure they reach the optimum performance.

• Issue Vendor performance analysis on monthly basis.

• Negotiate with different shipping companies to obtain best freight offers.

• Directly contact customs, banks, and government facilities to ensure smooth shipments’ release.

• Issue and follow-up purchase orders & RFQs

• Track supplier quality and delivery performance, claims if any using SAP application.

• Make sure that delivery times meet our production plan.

• Collaborate with quality department and suppliers to resolve all quality issues.

• Issue and follow-up payment requests for suppliers and shipping companies.

• Prepare reports such as cost reduction, vendor evaluation, and freight cost reports.

• Search & assist sourcing staff for locating new suppliers with competitive prices and better quality to always have alternative suppliers for each of our products. Kety Basta

Procurement Professional

United Arab Emirates; Cell: 009**-***-***-***002-****-*** 0607 Email:

• Strictly maintain data accuracy on SAP to match the actual data; orders’ status, delivery data, material, packing, freight prices, customs, insurance, and bank expenses. Purchasing Specialist

Reporting to Spare Parts Supervisor

• Conduct stock control for imported spare parts of MCV buses

• Maintain accurate data to ensure having valid sales forecast.

• Issue RFQs for Spare parts

• Perform purchasing function & processes (Negotiating best prices, qty and delivery time, ordering, tracking orders all through the supply chain until goods reach the warehouse in good condition)

• Prepare statistical reports for each supplier (stock value variation, sales variation, and vendor evaluation)

• Locate local & foreign manufacturers of body parts suppliers with competitive prices. VII. Dalma Immigration Service – Canada, Cairo Egypt branch. October 2003 – March 2004:

Front office & Customer Service

• Receiving Clients

• Handling Phone calls.

• Arranging appointments.

• Handling client’s files.

• Collecting payments and required documents from customers. TRAINING:

• 2003 Tour Operator in a travel agency “Travel House of Egypt”.

• December 2012 - Excel Level 2 - New Horizons Dubai.

• Jan 2013 - Public Speaking Mastery - Dale Carnegie

• Jan 2013 - DIY Stress Management - Corporate Wellness

• June 2010 – Negotiation Skills.

• August 2016 – Negotiation Skills – Spearhead Training Dubai.

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