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Procurement Specialist MBA International Logistics & Supply Chain Ma

Lahore, Punjab, Pakistan
January 13, 2020

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Email: Linkedin: Nationality: Pakistani Cell: +923********* Skype: shahabshabi Address: 73-K1 Wapda Town, Lahore 54770, Punjab, Pakistan Profile Synopsis

A Business Administration professional witholding MBA degree from Sweden, served US Agency for International Development and in a local company in Pakistan, keenly looking for a challenging career opportunity in UAE that provides learning as well as professional growth.

Employment History

Procurement Specialist (Freelancer) - (June 2016 – Present)

Provide procurement consultancy for different local and imported equipment.

Assist clients for the procurement of the required equipment

Assist clients in the import of the equipment

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International Procurement Specialist (Consultant) - (July 2014 – May 2016) USAID/ABADE (Assistance in Building Afghanistan by Developing Enterprises) International Executive Services Corps. (IESC)

Kabul, Afghanistan Email: Web: Duties and Responsibilities: Adhere to all IESC/ABADE & USAID procurement procedures and policies Assist ABADE technical staff in creating, reviewing and finalizing equipment specifications (detailed on the Capital Investment Specification Forms (CISFs) for PPA partners. Obtain prices for equipment specified in CISFs Identify potential suppliers/vendors for required equipment regionally and internationally Create and disseminate Requests for Quotations, and collect bids Assist in technical evaluation of quotations received Undertake vetting and due diligence of selected vendors Serve as point of contact for queries/clarifications from vendors/suppliers Work with vendor and shipping company to ensure timely delivery of equipment Assist with customs clearance documentation and procedures Maintain electronic records/documentation and ensure status of procurement is continually updated on necessary systems Support inventory of procurements Maintaining two way communication with the vendors for the prompt feedback Bridging the communication between USAID/ABADE-IESC and the Vendors

Arrange meetings of the end user(partner) with the vendors in Pakistan if necessary Inspection of vendors for the completion of the procurement process within the defined time period and update ABADE Logistics arrangements of the procurements from Pakistan to Afghanistan Reliable logistics and management support Monitoring & Evaluation of the tasks assigned by the manager Any additional tasks assigned by the International Procurement Manager to ensuring that arrangements are in place for effective contract management Assistant Manager Business Development (August 01, 2010 to July 31, 2012) SKAFS International Pvt. Ltd. (Construction Company) Lahore, Pakistan, 237-A, Ahmed Block, New Garden Town Lahore, Pakistan, Duties and Responsibilities: Coordinate the business development team in business processes Assist top management in the preparation of Business Plans and ensure they appropriately address growth objectives Assist in planning, organizing, leading, controlling and delivery of the Plans Handling and maintaining HR issues Handling and Maintaining confidential records Supervising the staff in following the processes and procedures Following up new business opportunities and setting up meetings with the coordination of General Manager Business Development Planning and controlling projects presentations Overseeing the business processes Managing Reports Monitoring & Evaluation of the tasks assigned by the manager Business Development Coordinator (January 2008 to July 2010) in SKAFS International Pvt. Ltd. Duties and Responsibilities: Coordinate Manager Business Development in the business processes Handling and maintaining office records Making reports and presentations Preparation of project reports Additional tasks assigned by the senior manager

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MBA in Logistics & Supply Chain Management (2012- 2013) on Merit Scholarship Jonkoping International Business School, Jonkoping University, Sweden Major: Logistics & Supply Chain Management

Subjects: •Basics of Supply Chain Management •Retailing • Globalization of Economic Activity

•Advance Logistics and Supply chain Management - Supply Chain Integration and Alliances

• Logistics Firms and Logistics Services • IT enabled changes in Supply chain Management

•Master Thesis: Logistics Outsourcing: Transition Phase of Logistics Outsourcing Masters of Human Resource Management - MHRM (2009- 2011) Institute of Administrative Sciences, University of The Punjab Lahore, Pakistan Major: Human Resource Management (Result: CGPA: 3.50, 79%, Grade: B+ Marks: 1742/2200) Main Subjects: •Introduction to HRM •International HRM •Strategic HRM •HR Consulting

•HR Information System •Performance & Compensation Management •Change Management

•Organizational Development •Strategic Management •Organizational Behaviour

•Marketing Management •Financial Management •Training & Development •Change Management Bachelor of Business Administration - BBA (2002-2004) Institute of Management Sciences, Lahore - Pakistan Major: Business Administration (Result: CGPA:3.00, 85.04%, Marks: 2041/2400) Skills and Core Competencies

High command on global procurement/sourcing &

Processes – Contract Management

Good experience of quality inspection of the equipment

Manage, execute, and coordinate tasks related to the high value procurement of goods and services

Good communication & interpersonal, negotiation & conflict management skills

Positive attitude & friendly personality, ability to interact well with others

Self-motivated and adaptable to be able to work with minimal supervision

Ability to plan, manage work loads and solve problems quickly

Understanding of supply chain management with

relevant commodity management experience

Ability to work independently or in team

Reliable logistics and management support

Ability to operate under solid pressure and meet


Ability to work in dynamic cross-cultural


Ability to handle confidential information

Strong multi-tasking skills and the ability to work in a dynamic and fast paced environment

Well developed planning, organizing, and time

management skills

Strong attention to detail

Strong IT Skills: Internet, MS Windows and MS

Office applications (WORD, EXCEL and PowerPoint),

Web browsing/searching

Ability to learn new software programs quickly

Computer Skills: MS Windows, MS Office, Office Machinery and Internet Tools. Communication Ability: Fluent in verbal and written English (IELTS: 6.5), Urdu, Punjabi and Basic Arabic. Availability: Immediately

Areas of Interest: Any suitable

International Living Experience: Sweden, Denmark and UAE References and Certificates will be furnished on demand.

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