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Purchasing Manager Procurement

Location:
Colombo, Sri Lanka
Posted:
April 08, 2022

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CURRICULUM VITAE OF SAMITHA DINESH

PERSONNEL STATEMENT:

I have started my career in the purchasing field and posses more than 25 years of experience in the Administration & Supply Chain Management, of which 15 years in supervisory / managerial capacity in Manufacturing / Aviation/Logistics & Healthcare industries. Hence, I am look forward to work in a suitable position as per my experience and qualifications.

KEY SKILLS:

Excellent Communication skills

Ability to prioritise, use initiative and a good team player

Experience in managing field of Purchasing & Materials Management in an efficient manner.

Hands on experience in the SAP, Maximo, Oracle & Micro Soft Dynamics ERP Systems.

Ability to streamline and administration of Supply Chain Management.

Operations Management, HR & Administration and Assets Management related responsibilities

CAREER SUMMARY:

In summary, I have started my career in the purchasing field and later on gained experience in all areas of warehousing and Inventory Control activities and posses more than 22 years experience in the Materials Management field of which 12 years in Supervisory and Managerial capacities.

In U.A.E., Employed at Corniche Hospital, Abu Dhabi in 1996 as a Senior Buyer (Procurement Supervisor) responsible for Medical, Tech/Maintenance & Engineering Purchases and worked for a period of 02 years.

In 1998, promoted to Purchasing & Contracts Manager in addition to the additional responsibility of Deputy Supplies Manager (Materials Manager) and worked until 2005.

In 2005 joined as the Supply Chain Manager cum Sub Contracts Manager at Alan Dick Middle East, U.K. in Jebel Ali Free Zone, Dubai and worked till 2006.

From 2006 to 2015, worked at of SEHA - Al Gharbia Hospitals, Abu Dhabi as Regional Inventory Controller, Regional Procurement Manager and setup the Regional Procurement Division under new entity of SEHA.

In March' 2015, I have joined ADNOC Medical Services as the Supplies Supervisor and later reassigned as the Senior Officer – Pharmaceuticals / Supplies and worked till August’2017.

In December’2017, joined M.M. Noorbhoy Group as the Stores Manager and later promoted as the Commercial & Supply Chain Manager and worked till December’2018.

In December’2018, joined Tree Top Hospital, Maldives as the Senior Procurement Manager Overall In charge of Supply Chain Management & worked till April 2019. Presently, I am working as the Supply Chain Manager at M.M. Noorbhoy & Company, Colombo.

EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATIONS:

MASTER OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION (MBA) – OPERATIONS MANAGEMENT

Sikkim Manipal University (SMU) – India

BACHELOR OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION (BBA) – BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION

Madurai Kamaraj University (MKU) - India

GENERAL CERTIFICATE OF EDUCATION (GCE) – ADVANCED LEVEL

Nalanda College, Colombo 10 – Sri Lanka

PROFESSIONAL CERTIFICATION & MEMBERSHIP:

CERTIFIED PROFESSIONAL PURCHASING MANAGER (CPPM)

American Purchasing Society (APS) - USA

CERTIFIED PURCHASING PROFESSIONAL (CPP)

American Purchasing Society (APS) - USA

CERTIFICED INTERNATIONAL COMMERCIAL CONTRACTS MANAGER (CICCM)

International Purchasing & Supply Chain Management Institute (IPSCMI) – USA

LIFE MEMBERSHIP since 2001 – Membership # L/1128/CO

Indian Institute of Materials Management (IIMM) – Cochin Branch - INDIA

ASSOCIATE MEMBERSHIP since 1995 – Membership # A/1995/225

Institute of Supply & Materials Management (ISMM) – SRI LANKA

PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATIONS:

2004 MATERIALS MANAGEMENT Diploma

All India Institute of Management Studies (AIIMS), India

2012 PROJECTS MANAGEMENT PROFESSIONAL (PMP) Certificate

New Horizons Training Institute, Abu Dhabi, U.A.E

1994 PERSONNEL MANAGEMENT Certificate

Institute of Personnel Management (IPM), Sri Lanka

1991 STORES MANAGEMENT Certificate

Institute of Supply & Materials Management (ISMM), Sri Lanka

1999 ISO 9001 QUALITY INTERNAL AUDITOR Certificate

AOQC Moody, United Kingdom

ERP SYSTEM EXPERIENCE:

SAP - ERP SYSTEM - Procurement, Contract & Materials Management Modules

MAXIMO – ERP System - Supplies, Inventory Planning & Distribution Modules

ORACLE – ERP System - Purchasing, Inventory & Distribution Modules

M.S. GREAT PLAINS FINANCIALS - Purchasing & Distribution Module

HOSPITAL COMMISSIONING / PROJECTS & MANAGEMENT

COMMISSIONING TEAM MEMBER - Purchasing & Materials Management

New Muscat Private Hospital – Bausher, Sultanate of Oman in 1998

COMMISSIONING TEAM MEMBER – Supplies & Materials Management

New Kingdom Hospital – Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia in 2000

Handing/Taking Over In Charge - Setting up Warehouse & Materials Mgt.

Al Khafji Hospital – Al Khafji, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia in 2003

PROCUREMENT & SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT / OFFICE ADMINISTRATION CAREER IN DETAILS:

SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGER – (Hardware / Pantry Accessories/Units / Engineering / Projects)

M.M. NOORBHOY & COMPANY – COLOMBO – SRI LANKA (From April 2019 to-date)

Mainly responsible for all operational activities of Supply Chain, Administration & Logistics areas

Meeting warehouse operational standards by contributing warehouse information to strategic plans and reviews, resolving problems, and identifying warehouse system improvements

Moving merchandise by scheduling materials to be moved to and from warehouse, and coordinating inventory transfers with related branches in retails and distribution

Maintaining storage area by organizing floor space, adhering to storage design principles, and recommending improvements

Maintaining inventory by conducting monthly physical counts, reconciling variances, and inputting data

Maintaining receiving, warehousing, and distribution operations by initiating, coordinating, and enforcing program, operational and MMN policies and procedures

Safeguarding warehouse operations & contents by establishing & monitoring security procedures

Completing warehouse operational requirements by scheduling and assigning employees.

Devise ways to optimize inventory control procedures

Ensure stock is adequate for all distribution channels and can cover direct demand for customers orders

Updating system on daily deliveries and shipments to reconcile inventory

Monitor and Analyze data to forecast future needs based on consumption patterns

Evaluate suppliers to achieve cost-effective deals and maintain good relationships

Collaborate with warehouse employees and other staff to ensure business goals are met

Set up schedules for the warehouse; monitor staff performances, and conduct reviews

SENIOR PROCUREMENT MANAGER – (Healthcare / Engineering/Food & Beverages/Catering & Services)

TREE TOP HOSPITAL – HULHUMALE - MALDIVES (From Dec 2018 to April 2019)

Preparation Quotations/Tenders, Evaluation Reports & Awarding

Determines most effective supply channels by comparison of local/overseas prices.

Effect action on medical consumables & Drugs/Pharmaceuticals from Overseas Markets

Compiling Technical Evaluation Reports on all Capital Equipment purchases

Negotiate with successful bidders to obtain best prices & discounts from time to time

Negotiate with suppliers on supply plan & delivery commitments

Monitoring processing of Purchase Requisitions for items reaches re-order levels

Monitor performance of delivery and expediting of goods on regular basis

Provide leadership and decision making support to both departments

Key Performance Indicators (KPI) targets to achieve on monthly basis

Manage Staff training programs and performances as per agreed targets

Attending to Non-moving and or expired goods for disposal action

Monitoring Sub Store transfers to respective departments on time

Attending to user departments special requirements on time

COMMERCIAL MANAGER – (Engineering / Projects / Services)

M.M. NOORBHOY & COMPANY – COLOMBO – SRI LANKA (From Dec 2017 to Dec 2018)

Supervises all Supplies, Customer Services and Logistics staff.

Attending & coordinating with evaluation of offers, compiling comparative Statements.

Preparation of Purchase Requisition related reports on monthly basis, submit to the directorate.

Determines most effective supply channels by comparison of market prices regularly.

To monitor processing of standing orders based on call up basis.

Monitor performance of Purchase contracts & ensure timely delivery of Call-Up Orders.

Prepare & submit monthly Consumption Reports on all receipts and issues.

Monitors the consumption of items by user departments.

Managing logistics related consignments from time to time

Monitoring Purchase Requisitions and delivery of goods on time.

Monitoring and evaluation of movement of goods within the warehouses

Disposal action on non-moving stocks as appropriate.

Managing Supplies related responsibilities on all Fixed Assets within the Unit

SENIOR OFFICER – SUPPLIES & PHARMACEUTICALS – (Healthcare / Engineering/Services)

ADNOC MEDICAL SERVICES, ABU DHABI – UAE (From Mar 2015 to Aug 2017)

Supervises all Supplies staff.

Attending & coordinating with technical committees on evaluation of offers, compiling technical reports.

Preparation of Purchase Requisition Status Reports on weekly basis to be submitted to Administration.

Determines most effective supply channels by comparison of market prices regularly.

To monitor processing of Call-Up orders based on existing stock levels for replenishment.

Monitor performance of Purchase contracts & ensure timely delivery of processed Call-Up Orders.

Prepare & submit monthly Consumption Reports on all receipts and issues transactions of Medical, Laboratory, Radiology & Dental warehouses.

Monitors the level of issues and consumption of items by user departments.

Managing Long Term Price Agreements (LTPA) and advising processing of release orders

Processing of Purchase Requisitions as and when goods require re-ordering or to purchase of new items.

Monitoring and evaluation of sub store stock levels with the requisitions received for replenishment

Disposal action on expired/non moving stocks as appropriate.

Managing Supplies related responsibilities on all Fixed Assets within the Unit

ACT. REGIONAL PURCHASING MANAGER / SENIOR PURCHASING OFFICER / (Healthcare / Eng. & Projects)

SEHA – AL GHARBIA HOSPITALS – ABU DHABI – UAE (From Sep 2006 to Feb 2015)

Implementation of best practices on cost effective and efficient purchase process

Floating of Limited Tenders/Request For Quotes, Scheduling and Evaluation of offers

Preparation of Public Tenders, Preparation of Evaluation Reports & Award of Tenders

Determines most effective supply channels by comparison of local/overseas prices.

Scheduling and Evaluation of Technical offers

Compiling Technical Evaluation Reports on all Capital Equipment Tenders

Negotiate with successful bidders to obtain on best prices on required supplies

Managing and administration of Services and Supplies related Contracts

Negotiate with suppliers on supply plan & delivery commitments

Support Services contract arrangements & award for facility Maintenance & Contarct services

Monitor performance of contracts based on agreed deliverables

Provide leadership and decision making support to sections and employees

Key Performance Indicators (KPI) targets to achieve on monthly basis

Manage Staff training programs and performances as per agreed targets

Compliance with SEHA Procurement policies and procedures at all time

SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGER / SUB CONTRACTS MANAGER (Engineering /Services & Projects)

ALAN DICK MIDDLE EAST, UK. – JAFZA - DUBAI – UAE (From Aug 2005 to Jul 2006)

Supervises all purchasing, warehouse and Logistics staff.

Collaborates with departmental staff to ensure adequate provision of all types of supplies to user departments.

Floating of Tenders/Request For Quotes, Scheduling and Evaluation of offers

Preparation and Award of Annual contracts.

Maintains good relationship with Freight Forwarding Agents to facilitate clearance.

Determines most effective supply channels by comparison of local/overseas prices.

Ensures that price information for all stocks held is updated.

Involving with sub contractors on service contract preparation and negotiations

Attending to Contract management and Administration

Ensure all proper documentation for receipts by air or sea freight.

Prepares monthly report on consumption of goods issued & received at warehouse.

Advises the Purchasing section when goods require re-ordering

Monitors stock expiry dates closely to identify obsolete stock items and ensures disposed action.

Supervises Supply Chain staff to ensure PO processing

Monitoring the Expediting of Purchase Orders.

PURCHASING MANAGER / DEPUTY SUPPLIES MANAGER ((Healthcare / Engineering / Projects & Services)

SEHA - CORNICHE HOSPITAL, ABU DHABI – UAE (From Jul 1996 to Jul 2005)

Supervises all purchasing and warehouse staff.

Floating of Tenders/Enquiries, Scheduling, Evaluation and preparation of contracts.

Preparation of Purchase Savings Reports to the Management for Financial Reports.

Determines most effective supply channels by comparison of market prices regularly.

Calling Tenders Freight clearance & Forwarding and signing of annual contract.

Prepare and Negotiating Hospital Service related Contracts

Monitor performance of contracts & ensure timely deliveries as agreed

Ensures that price information for all stocks held is updated.

Prepares monthly report on consumption of goods of warehouses/direct purchases.

Monitors the level of issues and consumption reports of user departments.

Advises the Purchasing section when goods require re-ordering.

Monitoring proper documentation on air/sea freight and customs clearance

Responsible for facility operations and maintenance work

Disposal action on expired/non moving stocks as appropriate.

Liaises with the overseas Purchasing Contractors.

CHIEF SUPPLIES & STORES CLERK (Engineering / Services / Maintenance & Projects)

AIRPORT & AVIATION SRI LANKA - COLOMBO INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT (From Apr 1993 to Jun 1996)

Supervises purchasing & warehouse clerical staff.

Collaborates with staff to ensure adequate provision of supplies to all depts.

Attending to calling quotations, Scheduling and Evaluation of offers received.

Maintains adequate stock records, provisioning receipts/issue controls for all goods processed.

Ensures that price information for all stocks held is updated.

Monitors the level of issues and consumption reports of user departments.

Expedites Purchase Orders as necessary.

Maintains & updates stock control records and ensures accurate stock levels.

Ensures proper documentation for receiving goods.

Attending to preparation of Purchase Orders.

Maintenance & Update of Purchase, Leave & Attendance Register of Supply & Stores Division.

SENIOR PURCHASING ASSISTANT (Engineering & Technical Maintenance)

CEYLON GLASS COMPANY LIMITED – RATMALANA - SRI LANKA (From Apr 1984 to Sep 1992)

Floating of Tenders/Enquiries, Scheduling, Evaluation and preparation of contracts.

Determines most effective supply channels by comparison of market prices regularly.

Calling Tenders Freight clearance & Forwarding and signing of annual contract.

Liaises with the overseas Purchasing Contractors.

Attending to preparation of Purchase Orders.

Updating Purchase Register

Attending to Collection of goods where necessary.

PROCUREMENT & SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT ERP SYSTEMS PROJECTS IMPLEMENTATIONS:

SAP Super User – SAP-ECC and SAP-Ariba System at Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC), Abu Dhabi

Member of SAP ERP Procurement team during implementation by ‘Accenture’ at Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC), Abu Dhabi, project commenced in May 2016 & started live in January’ 2017.

SCM Team Member of Oracle Financials ERP system implementation and represented SEHA Al Gharbia Hospitals at Abu Dhabi Health Services Corporate Office (SEHA), Abu Dhabi in 2014

Supply Chain Management Leader for MS GREAT PLAINS / MS DYNAMICS ERP System implementation at CORNICHE HOSPITAL, Abu Dhabi in 2005.

QUALITY ACCREDITATION & SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT INITIATIVES & IMPLEMENTATIONS

Successfully completed the ISO 9001:2015 Internal Auditor Course at SGS Lanka, Colombo in 2018.

Participated in the 7th Middle East Quality Management in Healthcare – Cleveland Clinic - USA

Lead the ISO 9001 implementation team in Al Gharbia Hospitals – Support Services Division in 2014.

Management Coordinator of ISO 9001: 2008in Al Gharbia Hospitals – Support Services Division

Leading member of the ISO 9001:2005 accreditation team in Alan Dick Middle East, Dubai

Posses more than 07 years experience as an ISO 9001 Quality Internal Auditor.

Lead the Preliminary team on TOP-UP System implementation in Health Authority managed Hospitals in the Western Medical District in 2006

Successfully implemented TOP-UP System/Department Sub Store in Al Corniche Hospital, Abu Dhabi in 1998

Lead the Centralization of all Purchasing areas in the Corniche Hospital under Supplies Department in 1997

successfully implemented Computerisation of Bio Medical, Laboratory & Engineering Warehouses in Corniche Hospital in 1997

PERSONEL DETAILS:

Name: Mr. M. Samitha Dinesh Wickramasuriya

Nationality: Sri Lankan

Present Employment: Working as the Supply Chain Manager at M.M. Noorbhoy & Co., Colombo 02.

Civil Status: Married (Male)

Address: No.136/1B, Temple Road, Katubedda. Moratuwa

Total Experience: More than 25 Years of experience in Purchasing/Supply Chain/Operations Management fields where more than 20 years in the Hospitals.

Highest Educational Qualifications: Master / Bachelor of Business Administration (MBA/BBA)

Required Notice Period: One (01) Month

Contact Details: Mob: 076-******* / Email: adqp14@r.postjobfree.com adqp14@r.postjobfree.com

Driving License: Sri Lanka

NON RELATED REFEREES:

(1) Dr. Vinya Ariyaratna – President – Sarvodaya Shramadana Sangamaya - Mobile: 077 – 341 3724

(2) Senior Professor Upul Sonnadara - Dean - Faculty of Science, University of Colombo–Mobile: 071-***-****

I do hereby certify that the information furnished by me is true and accurate to the best of my knowledge. In the event being selected to a suitable post, I wish to state that I will discharge my duties to the entire satisfaction of my superiors and for the well-being of the organisation.

Best Regards.

SAMITHA DINESH WICKRAMASURIYA



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