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Senior Procurement officer

Doha, Qatar
May 17, 2020

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Key Skills Profile Summary


Vendor Management

Value Engineering

Supply Chain Management

Team Building & Leadership

Career Timeline

Midmac Contracting, Qatar as

Procurement Officer

Senior Procurement Officer with Over 16 years’ experience in Qatar (and 4 years in KSA) in Grade A Construction Companies.

Working in Qatar Rail-Doha Metro Project and Successfully completed projects such as Hi-rise Buildings, Stadiums, Express ways, Air Ports, Sea Ports, 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 Issuance of Sub contracts. 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 Value Engineering, 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.

Gulf Consolidated Contractors,

KSA as Procurement Incharge

Apr’94 – May’05 Nov’05 – Mar’10 Apr’10 – Jul’14 Since Sep’14 Southern Construction, India


Procurement Manager



Senior Procurement Officer

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.

+974 - 5032 6255

Soft Skills Education

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

Collaborator Intuitive

Work Experience

IT Skills

MS Office (Excel, Word & PowerPoint)

Internet & E-mail Applications

SAP, ORACLE, Cassius, Microsoft Outlook, Microsoft Access Since Sep’14 with QDVC-GSE&C-ADU-RLS JV, Doha as Senior Procurement Officer (Civil, MEP) Project: Qatar Rail – Doha Metro – Prestigious Metro Rail Project: Design, Procurement, construction and commissioning of tunnels, stations & cross passages, subways and other facilities buildings. Procurement of the MEP, Civil Materials, Safety & Fire Fighting Items, Tools & Equipment, Spare parts etc. as per QCS standards. Issuance of Sub contracts.

Apr’10 – Jul’14 with Gulf Consolidated Contractors Co. Ltd., Dammam as Procurement Incharge (Civil, MEP, HVAC, Instrumentation)

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, Issuance of Sub contracts as per Saudi Aramco standards. Role:

Incharge of 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 procurement. 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


Previous Experience

Apr’94 – May’05 with Midmac Contracting Co. (W.L.L.), Doha as Procurement Officer Procurement of the Civil, MEP Materials, Safety & Fire Fighting Items, Tools & Equipment, Spare parts, Consumables. Nov’05 – Mar’10 with Southern Construction Ltd. Co., Goa, India as Procurement Manager 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: 3

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