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Doha, Qatar
January 12, 2020

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Attn: HR Dept.

Dear Sir/Madam,

My name is Simson Xavier. An Engineer by Profession & a CIPS certified Supply chain professional

/Purchaser/Buyer by Passion. I do have a 7+year’s global experience, A Masters in Business Administration (MBA) graduate having 7 plus years of corporate experience in EPIC Engineering Projects Procurement.Willing to relocate anywhere

Talented, accomplished, proven Procurement & supply chain professional with over 7 +years global experience in Procurement, Logistics & supply chain Operations domains. Attributed ability to manage multiple Business units / Countries for complete Procurement requirements. Proficient in preparing and administering million dollar budgets. Able to develop and implement business strategies, SOP, KPI’s, SLA’s, policies and procedures. Skilled in Sourcing, Procurement, Vendor Negotiations, Cost Saving, Cost Avoidance and re- organizations. Familiar with Quality Assurance and control programs. Ability to recruit, coach and supervise a successful team. I possess a professional attitude, have superb interpersonal skills. For me it would be an honour to be a part of and contribute to a company like yours, I therefore hope you will look favourably look upon my application, and I look forward to hearing from you. Yours Sincerely,

Simson Xavier, B-Tech, MBA, CIPS.

Mob +974-********

This is to certify that


in recognition of successfully passing:

Ethical Procurement and Supply 2017

with a score of

70.0% (Passed)


Visionary Procurement Specialist with expertise in international sourcing and cross-functional team leadership, possess expertise in evaluating the cost & quality of goods & services for ensuring best buying by negotiating the Purchase contracts Targeting assignments in Manufacturing Industries, IT Infrastructure, Telecom, & EPIC projects with an organization of repute Certified Ethical Procurement {Chartered Institute of Procurement & Supply-UK (Level 4)}, offering 7 years of Executive Profile

experience in SCM with million dollar budgets up-to USD 75 million with enriched geographical knowledge Spanning Qatar, UAE, Japan, Africa and so on.

Subject Matter Expert, offering career dotted with impactful role like Procurement Engineer; showcased tenacity in designing strategic supply chain programs including procurement and global sourcing strategies to leverage global volumes in various countries

An ambassador of change with excellence in clinching strategic negotiation closures from vendors through thought leadership and technical expertise

Identifying& developing alternate vendor source for achieving cost effective purchases; also lead supplier evaluation

Displayed paramount efforts across breadth of Supply Chain functions; rendered capabilities in successfully completing a number of SCM projects like,

Air Craft Maintenance Hanger Project (P-803), Kadena, Japan;

SATCOM Complex/NEC, Fort Buckner & Torri Station, Okinawa, Japan;

GTC 06/231/ED: EPIC for Chiller Room for Ras Laffan Industrial City, Qatar Petroleum;

GC12108700: EPIC of Access Control and CCTV System at Qatar Petroleum Refinery, Mesaieed, Qatar and so on

Considerable exposure of Demand & Supply Planning, Spend Analysis, Strategic Sourcing, CAPEX Procurement& so on

Proficiency in streamlining the system / procedures by developing comprehensive Sop’s; skilled in establishing effective inventory control and ensuring availability of materials to meet the targets

A strategist and implementer with recognized proficiency in spearheading business to accomplish the corporate plans and goals successfully Career Timeline Academic Details

Jul 2018 - Mar 2019

Strategic Procurement Engineer-(OEM/Manufacturer)

Marico Gulf LLC

Ras al-Khaimah, United Arab Emirates

Dec 2014 - May 2018

Procurement Engineer-(Projects)

Prime Electrical Manufacturing

Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Oct 2012 - Oct 2014

Procurement Engineer-(Projects)

Control Contracting & Trading Co, Qatar(CCTC-Qatar) Doha, State of Qatar

Sep 2018 - Current

CIPS Certified Ethical Procurement Professional

Chartered Institute of Procurement & Supply (CIPS-UK) United Arab Emirates, Currently pursuing CIPS-Level 4 Certification Jun 2010 - Jun 2012

MBA-Operations Management

Cochin University of science & Technology (CUSAT)

Kochi, India

Jun 2004 - Jun 2009

B-Tech-Electronics & Communication Engineering

Cochin University of Science & Technology (CUSAT)

Kochi, India

Key Impact Areas

Procurement & Sourcing Quality Management

Team Management / Leadership Inventory Management

RFP & RFQ Responses Qualified & Pre-Qualified Suppliers Evaluation Contracts / Tender Management Vendor Management

Negotiation Liaison & Coordination

Simson Xavier B-Tech, MBA, CIPS

Procurement Engineer

Highly knowledgeable in a wide variety of SCM tasks : Strategic Planning Business Operations Management Supply Chain Management Global Sourcing Engineering Procurement +974-********

Selected Highlights & Contributions

Professional Experience

July’18-Mar’ 19 with Maico Gulf LLC, RAK, UAE as Strategic Procurement Engineer Team Size: 5

M/s. Maico Gulf LLC being a Manufacturing Unit catering to the air distribution & Ventilation Industry, my Duties & responsibilities as Strategic purchasing Engineer includes:-

Key Result Areas:

forecasting levels of demand for services and products conduct research to ascertain the best products and suppliers in terms of best value, delivery schedules and quality liaising between suppliers, manufacturers, relevant internal departments and customers build and maintain good relationships with new and existing suppliers negotiate and agree contracts, monitoring the quality of service provided process payments and invoices

keep contract files and use them as reference for the future develop strategies to make sure that cost savings and supplier performance targets are met - or exceeded undertake value for money(VFM) reviews of existing contracts and arrangements keep a constant check on stock levels

produce reports and statistics on spending and saving evaluate bids and make recommendations, based on commercial and technical factors ensure suppliers are aware of Maico’s business objectives attend meetings and trade conferences

Dec’14 – May’18 with Prime Projects International, Dubai, UAE as Procurement Engineer Team Size: 6

Title: Aircraft Maintenance Hanger Project (P-803), Kadena, Japan Organizational Projects: Project Value: USD 18 Million

Scope of Work: EPIC for MEP,IT &Telecom- Complete Renovation of Aircraft Maintenance Hanger @ Kadena, Japan Title: SATCOM Complex/NEC, Fort Buckner & Torri Station, Okinawa, Japan Project Value: USD 75 Million

Scope of Work: Design Build & EPIC for 3 Major Buildings Viz a Satellite complex (SATCOM), Network enterprise Complex (NEC) & Battalion head Quarters (BNHQ) Complete MEP,IT,Telecom, Access control system, structured Cabling Title: P236- Fitness Center Project, Camp Lemonier, Djibouti, Africa Project Value: USD 17 Million

Scope of Work: EPIC for complete Fitness Center Project .Complete MEP,IT,Telecom & Access control system, Camp Lemonier, Djibouti, Africa Key Result Areas:

Undertaking spends data analysis and supplier market analysis; identifying opportunities for global sourcing and managing global field operations to support business objectives.

Defining & implementing sourcing strategies which includes sourcing plans, defining sourcing projects, justification of sourcing projects, current cost analysis, developing action plans, timelines, risk identifications and risk mitigation plans. Engaging in negotiations with the suppliers on technical &commercial pricing discussions and executing the same for long term supplier contracts with defined KPIs.

Leveraging skills in identifying new suppliers in the local & international market, maintaining good supplier relationship throughout the business tenure.

Augmenting client satisfaction by sourcing materials according to the customer requirements from suppliers all over the world with the best price, quality, and lead times.

Monitoring the inventory level at regular basis, identifying items nearing to out of stock &re-order levels, preparing purchase requisition, floating RFQs to manufacturers, suppliers & reliable vendors Maximizing revenue by bagging quotations, leading comparisons, negotiating best price, cross-checking the technical requirements and preparing the purchase order

Performing a wide variety of operations like:

Placing purchase orders, expediting the order process, following up for supplier shipping documents

Generating sourcing reports for management; preparing and updating supplier database along with purchase orders & requisitions Spearheading entire gamut of operations related to preparation of:

Inventory reports for identifying items nearing to out of stock &re-order levels

Shipping documents to the customer/client, identifying new freight forwarders, sending shipment inquiries prepare comparisons based on the received quotations, negotiating with the best forwarder to the lowest cost, awarding the shipment and expedite the process Final invoice to the customer, following up for payment

Procurement & spend analysis report for management review Reduction of overall purchasing cost by 20% by combining common items and negotiating long term contracts to achieve economy of purchase

Led company-wide global sourcing initiatives in spend management for indirect spend with a plan to reduce costs by over 20% Eliminated shortages of supplies and delivered 20% in savings from reduced import and logistics costs Oct’12 – Oct’14 with CCTC, Doha, Qatar as Procurement Engineer Previous Experience

Team Size: 4

Organizational Projects:

Title: GTC 05/300/FSG: EPIC Refurbishment of NFA Living Quarters Plat form for QP offshore, Qatar Petroleum Project Value: 15 Million QR

Scope of Work: Electrical LV works, Plumbing & Drainage works, and Architectural modification of rooms. Title: GTC 06/231/ED: EPIC for Chiller Room for Ras Laffan Industrial City, Qatar Petroleum Project Value: 10 Million QR

Scope of Work: EPIC for Electrical LV/MV, HVAC Units, BMS, Fire Alarm system and construction of two gate houses. Title: GTC 05/270/ED: EPIC for Ras Laffan Emergency & Safety College Project (PAGA System), Qatar Petroleum Scope of Work: Engineering, Supply and Installation of PAGA System for Emergency & Safety College Project. Title: GC 13111100: EPIC- Security Buildings and Boundary and Landscaping works at RLIC, Qatar Petroleum Scope of Work: Design, Supply, Installation, Integration, and Interfaces with existing systems, Testing and Commissioning of 48VDC UPS, SDH, PDH, AV, Structured Cabling and Fiber works

Title: GC08114800: EPIC of Telecom System for Khalifa Street Phase-II and Security Gate Ras Laffan, Qatar Petroleum Scope of Work: Supply, Testing and Commissioning of 48VDC UPS, SDH, PDH, AV, Structured Cabling and Fiber works. Title: GC10112800: EPIC for Ras Laffan Multipurpose Administration Complex Phase-1, Qatar Petroleum Project Value: 70 Million QR

Scope of Work: EPIC for CCTV, PA/GA, ACS, 48VDC UPS, SDH, PDH, AV, Structured Cabling, Master Clock, Nurse Call, SMATV, Digital Signage and Fiber works.

Title: GC12108700: EPIC of Access Control and CCTV System at Qatar Petroleum Refinery, Mesaieed Project Value: 26.5 Million QR

Scope of Work: EPIC for Access Control & CCTV System at Refinery Key Result Areas:

Planned and led designing & implementation of the procurement of all the related materials for every discipline including Electrical, HVAC, Plumbing, Communication, Structural & Civil required for the projects Negotiated across the country & globally for acquiring business deals with suppliers/vendors and contracts for specialized systems Examined difference in proposal’s with tabulations by evaluating technical specifications for raw materials, components and equipment Developed material purchase orders/sub-contracts & agreements for the prominent suppliers and followed up regarding delivery process from different part around the globe

Identified risk associated with various deliverables at different point of time during the project period Organized & directed major material inspection (internal) for the complete project upon receiving the material at buyers premises or prior

(at vendor/supplier premises)

Played a key role in providing support for Projects QA-QC to secure the final client approval for all the delivered items Developed complete proposals (commercial/Technical) for customers/clients on behalf of the Principal M/s. Gai-tronics Devised comprehensive strategies for managing marketing techniques of the Gai-tronics products in Qatar with the instructions of top Management

Technical Knowledge Purview

Operating Systems: Windows (XP, Vista, 2007 and 2010) Procurement Software’s: Orion, SAP MM (working Knowledge) and E-promise Office Tools: Microsoft Office(Word Excel, Access & PowerPoint), Nitro PDF and Adobe Acrobat Personal Details

DoB: 14th October 1986 Languages Known: English, Hindi, Tamil, Malayalam & Arabic (Basic)

Address:-S/o Mr. Xavier Aloysious, Sam Nivas, Mamanthoppil, PO, Kollam – 691582, Kerala, India I Current Location- Doha –Qatar l Visa Status- Work Business Visit l

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