CV, Procurement or Buyer seeks international opportunities

I am currently available for work
Serial No: 17751

Skills keywords: hard working, organized, reliable, team work
Short Bio:

I am an established, extremely hard working and driven individual. As you will note from my enclosed CV, I have gained several years invaluable and hands on experience across a wide range of procurement functions, both in the UK and abroad. Within my current role as Material Management Assistant at NHS University Hospital of South Manchester, I am accountable for the implementation and maintenance of a materials management service to pre-determined departments and wards. This wide and multi-func

Current location: England, United Kingdom - View on map
Nationality: uk
Preferred Sector of Employment:  Transport and Logistics
Spoken languages: english
Location I am interested in working: Anywhere


NHS University Hospital of South Manchester Present

Material Management Assistant 2014

Core Contributions:

• A wide and multi-functional role with overall responsibility for the implementation and maintenance of a materials management service to pre-determined departments and wards across this busy hospital

• Working proactively and cross-functionally with the finance, procurement and NHS supply chain functions to maximise the organisation objective

• Prepare the site advising on storage requirements and design of the storage area

• Manage all aspects of materials flow and maintain control and accuracy over all goods inventories, including all transactions, procurement, planning, scheduling, cost, warehouse, receiving, and shipping

• Actively promoting Standardisation and Supplier Rationalisation across the Trust

• Reducing the level of low value orders by utilising alternative purchasing arrangements as appropriate to ensure that customer orders are fulfilled on time and within budget

• Performing detailed and complex analysis of customer demand including liaising effectively, indentifing and agreeing a portfolio of products and stock levels with the customer

• Monitor usage and activity patterns, recording savings to contribute to the supplies department CIP savings targets and implement service improvements

• Daily ordering activity on behalf of a number of designated departments in line with agreed protocols

• Establish and implement methods and best practices relating to the systems and process that support inventory forecasting, purchasing, and material control

• Placement of timely and accurate orders to maintain agreed stock levels; receive, check and put away all deliveries, deal with all emergency needs outside the normal cycle and all discrepancies

• Develop and execute a sourcing strategy to meet the company’s business growth and sourcing requirements

• Implement and manage, in conjunction with Finance, an inventory control system, capable of identifying discrepancies in inventory counts and taking corrective action to guard against inconsistencies

• Work within financial constraints; prepare the materials budget, schedule expenditures, analyze variances and initiate corrective actions

• Preparation of various reports to the senior management team including spend profiles and regular reporting of spend/saving activity for the Supplies Strategy Group

• Undertake regular reviews with the customer and maintain accurate administration records and filing systems

Fregate Island Private Reserve, Seychelles 2007

Assistant Procurement manager 2006

Core Contributions & Achievements:

• Successfully researched, proposed and developed an inventory coding system, which was approved and implemented, reducing delays significantly

• Gained key exposure across a variety of procurement functions including; sourcing, costing and purchasing, recording and receiving of goods, audit and finance

• Diligently researched and obtained tenders/quotes where necessary

• Ensured all documentation was completed in accordance with company policy and governance requirements

• Managed the authorised internet orders system and produced key procurement information for use by suppliers and for bids and tenders

• Expedited requirements and ensured delivery to site was complete and on time

• Collation of data for reports and maintained supplier records and approved database maintenance

• Managed the quotation process and sourced new/approved suppliers

Microloan Kenya Ltd 2006

Procurement Assistant 2004

Core Contributions & Achievements:

• Successfully worked for a Microloan provider, looking at ways to improve supply networks

• Fully supported the Procurement Manager and oversaw the arrival of shipments

• Inventory Management: Stock optimisation, perpetual inventory counting

• Purchased products and services to specified requirements and carried out tendering, contracting and formal procurement exercises

• Contributed to the achievement of targets in a challenging environment through the effective delivery of cost and efficiency savings

• Managed the contracting process including the formal and informal monitoring of contracts to ensure the benefits of the contract were being achieved

• Assisted the Head of Procurement in reviewing, developing and implementing procurement policies and practice

Kenya Airways 2002

Assistant Stock Controller 2001

Core Achievements:

• Successfully completing a 6 month placement planning delivery timetables under supervision

• Monitored stock levels using computer databases and tracked the movement of goods through depots

• Oversaw the ordering and packaging process ready for dispatch

• Responsible for the monthly stock take and the preparation of weekly, monthly and yearly reports on stock

• Monitored, reported and updated the maximum and minimum stock levels held in the Central Store basic inventory program ensuring that a consistent and cost effective approach to stockholding was achieved


Health Care Organisations: Support Worker 2008-2014

• Working for a large health care provider to fund university study


BSc (Hons) in Logistics and Supply Chain Management [2.1]: University of Huddersfield 2014

Core Modules Studied:

• Commercial Management | Introduction to Air Transport | Transport Issues and Challenges | Marketing and Logistics Management | Economics and Business statistics | Buying and Merchandising | Managerial and Enterprise Skills | Logistics Management | Freight Transport Management | European Business and Global Markets | Logistics Planning Techniques and Applications

Certificate in Short Sea Shipping: Port de Barcelona 2012

Course Content:

• Motorways of the Sea (MOS) in Europe | Intermodal Logistics | Environmental Policy of the European Union on Transport | Ports and Shipping Lines Services | Cost analysis. SSS viability

Diploma in Purchasing and Supplies Management: Kabete Technical Training Institute, Kenya 2002