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Procurement Manager

Cairo, Cairo Governorate, Egypt
March 24, 2020

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Tamer Mubarak, CISCM

Cell: *** 010*-*******


Procurement and Logistics Head with a notable record of results leading organized procurement operations. Visionary Leader “Big picture”, adept in strategic planning, development and implementation of systems and processes to increase productivity, induce efficient operations and achieve results. Critical thinker and analytical problem solver, adept in identifying improvement areas and formulating innovative solutions. Strong motivational leader skilled in building diverse, multi-cultural teams and building sustainable relationships with suppliers. Fluent in English and Arabic.

Core Competencies

Professional Experience

APLEONA HSG Facility Management / Egypt Branch June 2014 – Present

Procurement and Logistics Head

Reporting to the CEO

Main responsibilities:

Supervise Procurement, Logistics and Warehouse operations and provide monthly reports to the Top Management.

Review, approve and sign Purchasing Orders & Annual Contracts.

Monitor the suppliers & service providers performance and establish suppliers’ evaluation criteria.

Monitor all the quality problems, shortage issues or any delivery claims.

Review regularly the Approved Vendors List.

Negotiate with the identified suppliers & service providers based on best market prices, suitable delivery time, best payment term, best quality and best service quality.

Create Key Performance Indicators and benchmarks for the Procurement, Logistics and Warehouse Dept. staff.

Cooperate with Operation Dept. and Business Development Dept. to ensure the availability of goods and supplies.

Source new vendors to prevent monopoly from single supplier and/or service provider.

Measure the Dept. performance against company’s goals.

Understand and keep up with new trends and regulations in the business.

Understand technology and managing online systems such as auctions and tendering.

Participate with the involved Departements in development of specifications for equipments, products or substitute materials.

Control and approve administrative duties of the department (leaves, staff appraisal, recruitment, salaries etc.)

Develop and train the Procurement, Logistics and Warehouse Dept. staff according to their needs to increase their skills and performance.

Define the Procurement, Logistics and Warehouse Dept. Manual

El Sewedy Electric Group, Transformers Sector June 2009 – May 2014

The biggest manufacturer of Power, Distribution and Dry transformers in Egypt, Middle East & Africa.

Regional Procurement Manager for factories located in (Egypt, Sudan, Nigeria, Algeria and Zambia)

Reporting to the GM of the Transformer Sector & managing a team of 14 qualified buyers and logistics coordinators (in the 5 factories).

Main responsibilities:

Develop, Lead and execute purchasing functions, logistics operations (import & export) and strategies for materials and services demanded by the factories.

Forecasting levels of demand for services and products to meet the business needs and keeping a constant check on stock levels.

Creating items specific forecast over rolling time horizon to be used for ordering and inventory management purposes.

Creating integrated process among operations, purchasing, logistics and outside suppliers to execute the planning and replenishment process.

Conducting research to ascertain the best products and suppliers in terms of best value, delivery schedules, payment facilities and quality

Liaising between suppliers, manufacturers, relevant internal departments and customers

Searching for local suppliers and developing the existing suppliers.

Handling all disposal activities for scrap and depreciated assets.

Identifying systems tools needed to implement purchasing and forecasting.

Establishing Key Performance Indicators and benchmarks related to Purchasing and Logistics processes.

Measuring actual performance against company’s goals and Dept. KPI’s on regular basis.

Producing reports and statistics.

Ensuring suppliers are aware of the business objectives of the company.

Training, Managing and supervising staff tasked with creating materials requirement plans and / or forecast.

Evaluating bids and making recommendations based on commercial, technical factors and the Procurement Department’s KPI’s

Monitoring all the quality problems, shortage issues or any claims after receiving the shipments.

Evaluating suppliers according to ISO requirements.

Defining purchasing recommendations that support business goals, in collaboration with high management and stakeholders.

Operationally manage supplier interfaces including evaluation of supplier performance to identify key performance trends and good practice. Determine and undertake corrective action and continuous improvement activities.

Support/lead regional projects.


Manage to reduce advance payments and LCs by 75% within one year, followed by an aggressive project to improve payment terms.

Improve the Lead time compliance to 95% vs. 71% in one year.

Introduce at least 3 new backup suppliers annually for each category with focus on major categories.

Settle 94% of balance accounts with all suppliers through negotiation and reaching final settlements to clear financial books.

Participating in building new sector of 5 factories in Egypt & Africa for El Sewedy Electric Group which is El Sewedy Electric Transformer Sector.

El Sewedy Electric Group, Cables Sector September 2005 – May 2009

The biggest manufacturer of cables in Egypt, Middle East & Africa.

Procurement Section Head

Reporting to Purchasing Director of the Cables Sector & managing a team of 4 qualified buyers.

Main responsibilities:

Ensure process competitiveness by optimizing purchase orders placed to achieve targets in terms of Cost, Quality & on Time Delivery.

Have supplier leadership assignment for global suppliers.

Manage local /foreign suppliers consultation, selection and award according to company strategy & through an objective scoring system ensuring the application of commodity strategy.

Manage supply Qualifications.

Build solution with suppliers in tender phase, ensure preliminary negotiations and collect commodity purchases prices to define the best price of suppliers.

Submitting a complete file of all required External Suppliers technical & commercial documents.

Optimize procurement terms for all projects (quality, cost and on time delivery) in compliance with project procurement policies and with customer’s contract in order to keep or improve the project margin and manage its risks.

Implement the quality optimization and cost reduction objective related to action plan or productivity program.

Negotiate all General purchasing terms, conditions and manage contracts with suppliers to ensure optimum contractual relationship between company & suppliers.

Organize regular Business Reviews with the suppliers & business partners to ensure development of suppliers performance.

Creating a wide base of alternative suppliers and sources

Prepare suppliers annual evaluation

Qualify & train new comers of procurement team.

Arab Organization for Industrialization (A.O.I) February 1999 – August 2005

One of the biggest industrial groups in Egypt which owns 10 factories and working in military and civil products.

Purchasing Specialist

Reporting to Purchasing Manager.

Main responsibilities:

Ensure the material availability for all the projects on the right time, with the right quantity and with the right cost to maintain optimum inventory levels to meet targets.

Ensure procurement of all projects components:

Study all projects’ needs regularly (Bill Of Materials)

Manage the complete relation with Local & Foreign Suppliers (Vendors)

Maintain accurate procurement data (Lead Time, Safety Stock, Technical Specifications, Target Prices, Minimum / Maximum Order Quantity, Approved Suppliers List….etc.)

Follow up the Purchase Order Cycle ( send PO, receive Order Acknowledgment, receive goods at the warehouse, receive the Store Add Note…etc)

Inventory management:

Stabilize and reduce Excess stock levels

Adjust stock parameters to coincide with Lead Time changes.

Monitor closely and minimize the level of obsolete stock.

Validate regularly the stock parameters.

Local / Foreign suppliers management:

Follow up vendor’s commitment to the Ex-work dates.

Check the shipment documents (invoice, packing list, Bill of Lading and / or Air Way bill, Certificate of Origin and / or EUR 1 Certificate …etc.)

Investigate regularly all opened orders with suppliers.

Offer accurate forecast to the suppliers on monthly basis to smooth the logistic flow as much as possible.

Measure & evaluate the quality of services for all vendors.

Investigate improvement of the action plans with vendors.

Electrical Material Data Accuracy:

Ensure data reliability of Oracle system and keep the parameters updated to smooth the business progress.

Check the conformity of the data on Oracle system with the actual data.

Follow up with the Technical Dept. the new created references and updating the existing references.

Educational Background

BSc of Commerce − Ain shams University, Egypt 1998

High School I Degree – Amir El Shoa’ra School, Egypt 1994

Professional Development

Legal Englishreally and contract drafting for the commercial contracts held at the Center of Arbitration, Faculty of Law, Ain Shams University in December 2003.

The following courses had been held at AIAT (Arab Institute for Advanced Technology) which is a specialized training institute belonging to the A.O.I. between 2000 up to 2004:

Letters of credit.

Letters of Guarantee.

Negotiation skills.

Computer skills.

Letters of credit course held at Center of Accounting and Managerial Expertise in 2008.

CISCM (Certified International Supply Chain Manager) issued from IPSCMI (International Purchasing and Supply Chain Management Institute)

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