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Officer Civil

Doha, Qatar
QR 10,000
December 09, 2019

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Key Skills

Profile Summary


Vendor Management

Liaison & Coordination

Supply Chain Management

Team Building & Leadership

Senior Procurement Officer with Over 16 years Experience in Qatar (and 4 years in KSA) in Construction Industry with Grade A companies

Working in Qatar Rail-Doha Metro Project and Successfully completed Infrastructure projects such as Stadiums, Express ways, Air Ports, Sea Ports, Star Hotels, Palaces, Large Commercial Complexes and EPC Project KSA Saudi Aramco Total Refinery & Petrochemicals (SATORP Package 8) and so on

Comprehensive knowledge in conducting purchasing of construction materials i.e. Civil, Mechanical, Electrical, Plumbing, HVAC, Architectural, Interior fit-out, Scaffolding & Formwork material, Safety & Fire Fighting Materials, Spare Parts - Plant

& Vehicles, Tools, Equipment and Consumables, Rental of Equipment, Hire of Manpower and so on

Identifying and sourcing best suppliers from local & overseas market in the construction industry

Expertise in understanding the equipment needs, material management and Inventory control for construction projects and contractual agreement

Negotiating and getting the best products at competitive prices and payments terms

Expert in negotiating contracts, blanket agreements and bulk commodity pricing agreements

Ensuring timely deliveries of the goods to complete the projects Monitoring project cost control and alerting the management of variances if any

A strategic planner with skills in implementing cost reduction measures to achieve saving in terms of material and procurement & logistics cost Built & maintained vendor relations; evaluated vendors, managed buyer processes and analyzed reports

Excellent interpersonal, communication and organizational skills in team management and planning

Career Timeline

Apr’94 – May’05 Nov’05 – Mar’10 Apr’10 – Jul’14 Since Sep’14 Syed Arshad Husain Khazi

Senior Procurement Officer


Position myself as a procurement and material management specialist in construction industry. Contribute in organizational development with my negotiating & purchasing skills.


Midmac Contracting, Qatar

as Procurement Officer

Gulf Consolidated Contractors,

KSA as Procurement


Southern Construction, India

as Senior Procurement Officer



Senior Procurement Officer

Soft Skills


Diploma in Mechanical Engineering from Oxford Polytechnic, Bangalore, India

Diploma in Materials Management from All India Council for Management Studies, Chennai, India

Diploma in Computer Science

IT Skills

MS Office (Excel, Word & PowerPoint)

Internet & E-mail Applications

SAP, ORACLE, Cassius, Microsoft Outlook, Microsoft Access Work Experience

Since Sep’14 with QDVC-GSE&C-ADU-RLS JV, Doha as Senior Procurement Officer (Civil, MEP)\ Imar Contracting (Architectural & Interior Fit out) Project: Qatar Rail – Doha Metro – Prestigious Metro Rail Project: Design, Procurement, construction and commissioning of tunnels, stations & cross passages, subways and other facilities buildings Apr’10 – Jul’14 with Gulf Consolidated Contractors Co. Ltd., Dammam as Procurement Supervisor (MEP, Civil)

Project: Package 8 - Pipelines and Off-Plot Facilities, Jubail Export Refinery, K.S.A. Saudi Aramco Total Refining and Petro Chemical Company (SATORP)

Procurement of the Specialized MEP Materials, Instrumentation, HVAC, Civil, Safety & Fire Fighting Items, Tools & Equipment as per Saudi Aramco standards


Supervising the procurement team including Procurement officers, Expeditors, Logistics officers in sourcing & purchasing of materials to support company's operations at most competitive cost in a timely manner Preparing & Submitting the Technical Submittals for approval. Preparing bulk order contracts for medium to large volumes of Specialized and regularly used materials/consumables Preparing bulk order contracts for medium to large volumes of regularly used materials/consumables Coordinating with Planning Engineers and receiving procurement needs from each department, approved by the concerned Department Head

Maintaining & establishing a supplier database; conducting research on new supplies to maximize number of potential suppliers to minimize single sources

Generating & issuing RFQ packages to selected potential suppliers; coordinating with Site Technical Team for the technical submittals for the materials needed

Receiving & evaluating bids, preparing the comparative & choosing the right vendor with right material with lowest price which meets the project’s technical requirements Creating purchase orders, validating specifications compliance and ensuring they are as per terms and conditions with full clarity to avoid any future disputes

Ensuring that ordered materials are delivered at the correct location and concerned requester in a timely manner Interacting with the International Suppliers and generating the LPOs Developing internal control mechanism to ensure quality standards are met in delivery of all approved procurement requests and resolving any issues accordingly

Tracking processing of purchase orders in coordination with Finance Department and ensuring that all vendors receive payments in a timely manner

Liaising with customs & logistics to ensure availability of material and quality requirements Budgeting & planning the funds for procurement and sourcing of materials ensuring optimum utilization of materials, maximum cost savings & meeting anticipatory orders for monthly sale Identifying & developing potential vendors / suppliers for achieving cost effective purchases of materials; contributing towards reduction in prices, vendor managed inventory and timely delivery Assessing performance of the vendors based on various criterions such as quality, delivery, credit terms, response, technology, and so on

Communicator Innovator


Collaborator Intuitive

Previous Experience

Apr’94 – May’05 with Midmac Contracting Co. (W.L.L.), Doha as Procurement Officer Nov’05 – Mar’10 with Southern Construction Ltd. Co., Goa as Senior Procurement Officer Personal Details

Date of Birth: 1st June 1971

Languages Known: English, Arabic, Hindi, Kannada & Urdu Nationality: Indian

Marital Status: Married

Present Address: P. O. Box # 31412, Doha, Qatar

Permanent Address: Flat No. 403, Unique Streak, Jeppu, Bolar Road, Mangalore – 575002, Karnataka, India Passport No.: J1381751 (Valid till July 2020)

Driving License: Qatari / Indian

Visa Status: Residency Permit

No. of Dependents: 5

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