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List top 5 skills: organizational skills
Short Bio:

I am currently employed with CSL BEHRING as a procurement specialist. Some of the highlights in the two years with them are;
• Instituted a record keeping process managing all correspondence with our vendors which enabled information sharing that allowed for transparency in the purchasing process at all times ensuring more effective delivery of goods and services.
• Revived old vendors supplying crucial material by effective management of database which saved cost / time in looking out for new vendors.
• Reduced order cycle times by 10% by integrating the inventory and purchasing functions
• Developed and implemented a new operating procedure to better manage the inventory.

Current location: 

Victoria, Australia - View on map

Spoken languages: 

Engilsh, french, Swahili

Locations I am interested in working:



WORK EXPERIENCE:

February 2012 – to date

CSL BEHRING – PROCUREMENT SPECIALIST

Purchasing Management:

• Manage and improve the procurement process to be compliant with business policies and procedures of CSL’s Code of Responsible Business Practice.

• Development of alternative sources for materials which helps in cost saving.

• Implementing systems to avoid over-stocking or out-of-stock which cause production and financial losses.

• Contribute to continuous improvement initiatives to meet business objectives including Environmental Leadership and Operational Excellence.

Vendor Management:

• Source and assess vendors in compliance with QA procedures and monitoring supplier performance in terms of timely delivery, correct quantity and right quality.

• Conducting trainings for vendors to educate them about company’s requirements and help them in improving their performance

• Developing reports on various programs run for vendor development for top management.

• Running programs to evaluate vendors based on the feedback from internal stake holders.

• Manage day-to-day issues with suppliers maintain up to date vendor information in BPCS. Review current purchasing arrangements and recommend better suppliers.

Contracts management:

• Assist with negotiation of service contracts. Perform cycle counts, generate KPI’s and collate monthly reports.

• Manage contractors and suppliers to achieve agreed service levels

• Review and advise top management on the efficiency and effectiveness of the purchasing and logistics agreements in place

ACHIEVEMENTS:

• Instituted a record keeping process managing all correspondence with our vendors which enabled information sharing that allowed for transparency in the purchasing process at all times ensuring more effective delivery of goods and services.

• Revived old vendors supplying crucial material by effective management of database which saved cost / time in looking out for new vendors.

• Reduced order cycle times by 10% by integrating the inventory and purchasing functions

ADMINISTRATION ASSISTANT ARCARE – LAURISTON

February 2011 – February 2012

General Administration:

• Management Reporting through the Aged Care Funding Instrument used to assess the needs of clients against their financial requirements.

• Assisting in the purchasing of supplies, performing cycle counts, and collating monthly reports with an aim of achieving sustainable procurement.

• Administrative Support to Management Team by acting as a liaison officer between clients their doctors and families.

• Adherence to OHS policies and provision of feedback on improvement measures.

• Encouraging a high degree of independence of the residents while catering to the emotional and psychological needs of the residents

ACHIEVEMENTS:

• Streamlining all reports regarding purchasing enabling all internal stake holders to be arew of the procurement function in the business.

• Attended various training sessions on components of aged care allowing me to understand the ageing process better. This allowed me not only to perform my tasks effectively but also assist the residents in lifestyle activities. Which the residents greatly enjoyed and clearly added value to their lives.

PROJECT ASSISTANT, NATIONAL MUSEUMS OF KENYA, FORT JESUS MOMBASA

February 2008 – February 2011

Policy formulation and Legal advice:

• Legal advice on the complexity of the resettled freed slaves on land given by the colonial government and their rights thereto as well as the establishment of their identity.

• Carrying out of an Institute of Research and Development (IRD) project in establishing and preservation of the heritage of freed slaves in Mombasa

Project assessment:

• Community education on the need to maintain and preserve their heritage as well as community development to help them meet their own needs through the project.

• Implementation of recommendations from the project, through sourcing of funding from donors to carry out community development projects to preserve the heritage of the freed slaves.

Project administration:

• Arrangement of all travel aspects related to the Museum staff as well as visitors on official duties.

• Procurement of all office supplies as well as maintainance of purchasing systems

• Account for research funds and advise on the position of the accounts. Ensure that budgetary allocations are met.

ACHIEVEMENTS:

• Established community programs ran by the community that provided a source of income as well as educated the public on the community’s role in history.

EDUCATION:

2008 – 2010: Deakin University, Melbourne, Australia

Masters in Business and Law

2003 – 2007: Moi University, Eldoret.

Bachelor of Laws (Hons.)

ACADEMIC PROJECTS

• Submitted a Paper on a project plan for Petrochem looking to build a regional hub in Malaysia.

• Studied and analysed the challenge of climate change on Economies in third world countries.

• Analysed and recommended the role and integration of Human Resource in DFP Recruitment services in Australia