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Manager Front Office

Rawdat Al Khail, Qatar
June 29, 2019

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Career Objective:

Seeking a challenging senior level position within Procurement

/ Purchasing Operations, Materials Management, Logistics and Supply Chain Management with a dynamic organization to contribute towards the success and growth of the organization. Professional Synopsis

Accomplished result-driven procurement supply

chain professional with over all 25+ years of

progressive experience offering well-developed

expertise in Procurement & Purchase Operations,

Materials Management, Logistics, Commercial

Operations and Information Technology.

Proven success in improving organizational

productivity and performance by achieving well-

timed targets & goals.

Extensive experience in purchasing of various types of materials, equipment, capital procurements as per

corporate purchase policy & process guidelines.

Gained knowledge on materials & spares of various sectors such as Defence & Security, Aviation, Marine

& Navigation, Medical & Healthcare, Oil & Gas and

Education & Sports besides General Trading.

Experience in managing entire dispatch operations, freight management, dealing with modes of

shipments, customer clearing agents, freight


Proficient in supervising & controlling the logistics processes & services at vendors end

& providing valuable suggestions for efficiency enhancement.

Sound knowledge of legalization of shipping documents such as COO, Commercial Invoice, etc. and customs clearances formalities for imports of goods & machineries.

Possesses interpersonal, analytical & negotiation skills with track record of achieving numerous cost savings during the career span.

Communication skills with vendors & team on purchasing issues, transportation issues, receiving materials, invoicing issues and processes.

Proven ability to recruit, train and develop highly motivated performance-focused leaders.

D. Augustine

Contact #: +974-****-****


Proficiency Matrix

Procurement / Sourcing

Contract Management

Material Management


Scheduling & Distribution

Inventory Management &


Transport Management

Vendor Development

Resource Planning

Commercial Operations

IT Solutions


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Occupational Contour

March 2007 to December 2018 (11+ years)

Qatar Development & Trading Co. WLL – PO Box. 22197, Doha, Qatar Position: Purchaser / Sales & Marketing Executive

Major Accountabilities:

Sub-Contracting: Led the purchase activities of their Civil Construction & MEP Projects as a sub-contractor and procurements of specialized materials, equipment, services and manpower for projects worth millions of dollars in the state of Qatar.

General Trading: Responsible for sourcing general as well as specialized materials & spares for major clients such as Qatar Petroleum, Qatar Armed Forces, Hamad International Air-port, Hamad Medical Corporation, Qatar Foundation, Milaha (Qatar Navigation), Qatar Amiri Guard, Ministry of Interior, Internal Security Force (Lekhwiya), Mowasalat (Karwa Transport Co.), etc., etc.

Tenders/Bid Invitations: Responsible for study, detailed review of project requirements as per contract specifications, bill of quantities, etc. and sourcing materials & services, manpower recruitments, etc. for concerned bids.

Other Activities:

o Trade Costing and forecasting in terms of commercial purpose. o Prepare the comparative statements or cost comparisons and finalizing the supplier in co-ordination with Project Director / Director Operations. o Co-ordinate between company Engineers / Technicians and vendors for Technical requirements / shop drawings for technical evaluations. o Co-ordinate with Finance Division for payment process such as LC, Pro-forma, etc.

o Co-ordinate with Expedition Division on and material inspections. o Responsible for evaluating quotes and the dependability of suppliers. o Advise the Junior Staff for preparation of quotations, Pipeline Reports, etc. o Attend client meetings and site visits.

o Responsible for arrangement and supervision of delivery, installation and commissioning process (if required),

o Responsible for Repairs & Maintenance (for Warrantied Materials). o Provide or arrange Training & Technical Instructions (if required) to Client’s Staff.

o Monitoring supplier performance and initiate necessary actions to improve the performance.

o Maintain Purchasing performance data, procurement documentation, and all other pertinent information.

o Responsible for locating or promoting possible new sources of supply. o Prepare annual departmental budget for Director of Finance to review. o Maintained professional relationships with government echelons for maintain required advises with regard to safety regulations. o Responsible for handle clients those who are utilising online procurement sites such as e-Procurement, e-Sourcing, ERP, SAP Supplier Portal, etc. o Responsible for renewal of procurement related registrations with Government Institutions.

o Analysing market trends, prevalent competition and recommended strategies to the marketing team to achieve sales targets.


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January, 1994 to April, 2006.

Neptune Hotel (An Aitken Spence Subsidiary) Beruwala, Sri Lanka Position: Analyst / Programmer

Major Accountabilities:

As an Analyst: The main task to homework and implement new techniques to Accounts & Administration divisions of the subsidiary using information technology.

As a Programmer: Assists the Aitken Spence Hotels (Head Office) to implement business operation such as Reservations, Accounting, Procurement, etc. utilizing ORACLE® Applications.

Other Activities:

o Study activities of operational divisions such as Front Office, Restaurant, Bar, Health Club, Boutique Shop, etc. in order to implement and provide IT solutions.

o Study non-operation activities of divisions such as Housekeeping, Kitchen, Engineering, Laundry, etc. to implement and develop Stores & Purchasing activities through Central Purchasing Division.

o Support Finance Division with application solution by assisting Accounts / Administration divisions for their Daily Reports, Monthly (bluebook) Report, Quarterly Accounts and Annual Reports,

o Assisting and monitoring of User Applications which are developed in Oracle Platform for error free operations and provide solutions by co-ordinating with application developers at the IT Division.

o Supports the General Manager / Finance Manager with designing presentations for their financial meetings at the Head-office. o Provide system support by diagnosing systems for most common OS and Application errors.

o Responsible for arrange system support during major hardware and software malfunctions

o and more...

Non-official Activities:

o Help the operational division such as Front Office, Restaurant, Bar, Kitchen, etc. for their promotional activities by designing menus, animated promotional videos, banners, etc.

o Involved in Curriculum Activities of Administration Division. o Involved in designing a monthly magazine called ‘Neptune Puvath’ (Neptune News) and publish in the interest of all employees of the subsidiary. August, 1992 to June, 1993.

Globe Computer Training Centre, Marthandam – 629 165, India Position: Asst. Programmer / Data Entry Operator

Major Accountabilities:

Assist the Senior System Developer for software development mainly with thence popular computer programming language COBOL (Common Business Oriented Language) on DOS platform and Data Entry.


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Academic Credentials

Post Diploma in Computer Applications (PDCA).

from Globe Computers, North Soorankudy, Nagercoil - 629501, Tamil Nadu, India. Year: February, 1993.

Provisional National Trade Certificate – Data Preparation & Computer Software. from National Council for Vocational Training, Government of Tamil Nadu, India. Year: July,1992

Higher Secondary Course Certificate (HSCC).

from Scott Christian Higher Secondary School, Nagercoil, Tamil Nadu, India. Year: March, 1991.

Secondary School Leaving Certificate (SSLC).

from Scott Christian Higher Secondary School, Nagercoil, Tamil Nadu, India. Year: March, 1989.

Other Trade Skills

Workshop - 1999: MS-Office (MS Excel, MS Word, MS PowerPoint, Coral Draw v9.0) from International Business Systems Overseas (Pvt) Ltd., Colombo, Sri Lanka.

Desktop Publishing – April, 2000. – SAP Computers, Hatton, Sri Lanka.

Macromedia Flash v 6.0 – May, 2001. – SAP Computers, Hatton, Sri Lanka Personal Details

Name in full : Augustine Dharmaraj

Date of Birth : 14th August, 1972

Nationality & Religion : Sri Lankan, Christian.

Marital Status : Married; (No. of Dependents: 4)

Language Known : Tamil (Mother Tongue), Sinhalese (Native) & English.

Permanent Address : #100/6, VC Housing, Pathana, Sri Lanka.

+94-51-224-**** (Land) / +94-76-377-**** (GSM)

Present Address : PO Box 22197, Doha, Qatar.

+974-****-**** (GSM)

Identifications : Passport#: N5367139; Exp.: 05-Jan-25. National ID#: 722273370V (Sri Lanka)

Qatar ID#: 272********; Exp.: 11-Mar-20.

Qatar DL Expiry: 28-Feb-22.

Further, undersign, declared that the above given particulars are true and accurate to the best of my knowledge and belief.

D. Augustine - Applicant

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