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CV, Top Procurement Manager Seeks Opportunities in Middle East

I am currently available for work
Serial No: 6232
(09/03/1980, male)
List top 5 skills: procurement management
Short Bio:

Over 10 years of Professional Working Experience in Construction & Supply Chain functions covering Procurement, Logistics, Customs Clearance, Quantity Surveying, Civil work Supervision, Quantity surveying, Project Planning & Cost Control . In the past 7 years I was Heading and Managing Procurement departments, in the Telecom and Construction industries. More than 4 years experience with ERP applications SAP, and MS Dynamics.

Handled wide range of procurement starting from Standard of Shelf Items up to Turn Key Projects/Solution.Via traditional and strategic sourcing processes.

Specialties: Technical evaluation, Vendor Management, Vendor Evaluation, Proposals analysis and evaluation, Commercial Evaluation, Negotiation , Contract Drafting , Contracts Closure. Supply Chain Management, Team & Capacity building.

Current location: 

United Arab Emirates - View on map

Spoken languages: 

Arabic, english

Locations I am interested in working:

africa, Australia, Bahrain, Belgium, canada, china, Indonesia, kuwait, Mauritania, Netherlands, new zealand, Norway, Oman, qatar, saudi arabia, Singapore, South Korea, Sweden, switzerland, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, United States


End to End Supply Chain Lifecycle Knowledge and Management, Starting from pre-requisition analysis and technical verification, Requisition, Tendering, Negotiation, Award, Delivery and Vendor monitoring

Extensive Negotiation Skills

Team Management Skills

Development and Preparation of Procurement Manuals

Professional Experience

1-Jul-2012 — Current

  Etisalat Afghanistan
  Kabul, Afghanistan

Senior Manager Procurement

  • Major Achievements :
    • Savings  “ Savings achieved via a mix of strategic & traditional procurement methodologies”
    • 20% reduction on the unit rate of construction of turnkey GSM sites by eliminating the risk of currency conversion and through tough negotiation and standardization of technical specifications.
    • 35% reduction on the operational printing cost.
    • 20% reduction on the transportation cost
    • Multiple completion of  software and hardware turnkey project and their project monitoring through different phases “shipping , custom clearance, inventory ,,etc. “
      • Process :
      • Successfully developed and implemented Procurement manual for the whole Organization
        • Development:
        • Successfully coached a team of procurement employees to be developed from regular coordinators to head of units.
        • Successfully supervised multiple tender to source 1800 Generators ranging between 9.5 KVA up to 400 KVA.  Over 3 years with a total value of 16 million USD.
        • Enhancing Specification of GSM towers ranging from 25 m up to 60 m.

Job Description

  • Managing a team of procurement professionals throughout the whole procurement day to day activities covering operational and project oriented procurement Including but not limited to Planning(after spend analysis and volume analysis), Tendering “including reviewing specifications and requirements with end users. , Analysis and Evaluation, Negotiation, Contracting, pre award and Post award vendor management “ for sourcing of goods , products, services and turn key projects, in alignment with the established procurement manual set by the management, Ensuring fulfillments of department KPI’s by applying a mixture of traditional and strategic procurement processes, mainly from UAE, Kuwait, Lebanon, Saudia Arabia “GCC”, China, Turkey , Egypt and Pakistan .
  • Review Technical specifications of submitted proposals and ensure compliance to the organizations compliance requirements
  • Negotiate high value projects ensuring selection of  optimum total cost of ownership
  • Manage Vendor/supplier through vendor management process including pre-award vendor management, and measuring Vendor performance “Including but not limited to: Quality of deliverables, Onsite support, Cost optimization…etc.
  • Develop and implement the procurement processes and policies through applying the gained knowledge of the Supply Chain Process & Management.
  • Key coordinator between the organization procurement unit and the group procurement department in UAE.
  • Coordinate on daily basis with all stakeholders to ensure organization KPI’s are met.
  • Prepare and update an annual procurement plan and monitoring plan.
  • Plan the team development plan and ensure execution.
  • Key point of contact for all ERP enhancements on Microsoft Dynamics and SAP ERP systems.
  • Continually improving procurement policies and procedures
  • Prepare and reviewing all contracts and ensuring that terms and conditions is in line with the organizations best interests.
  • Ensuring that all contracts, Po’s and Contractual documents “NDA’s, EOI …etc.” are executed as per the organizations Delegation of Authority “DOA”

9-May-2009— 1-July-2012

Etisalat Afghanistan

Kabul, Afghanistan

Procurement Manager

  •  Develop and implement along with the process consultant the procurement policies and procedures based on the international standards
  • Plan, direct and manage the central procurement of Administration (vehicles , Office supplies , leasing buildings, Commercial (promotional items and SIM/Scratch cards) and Technical activities ”BTS civil work, Generating units –power-  and GSM & IT equipments” .Through RFQ’s, RFP’s / Tenders, ToR’s for consultancies, Turn Key solutions/projects and supply orders. Starting from thousands of dollars contracts to multi million dollars contracts
  • Member of Technical Evaluation / analysis and price negotiation committee for Technical, Commercial and administrative Procurement
  • Supervises preparation of bidding for contracts above 100,000 USD
  • Implement company’s Procurement Polices and confirm adherence to them. Highlight violations if available.
  • Work closely with logistics for customs clearance for all imported goods
  • To develop and take action plan for revamping the system in accordance with rules and regulations for better quality services delivery
  • Approves all procurement related documents in the ERP, RFQ’s, Tender’s, Po’s…etc.
  • Key point of contact for all ERP enhancements.

Feb 2006— May 2009

   FCEC/UIProjects J.V                               
Kabul, Afghanistan

Deputy Procurement Manager / Cost Estimation Team Member (Construction industry)

  • Major Achievements :
    • Multiple cost savings via traditional procurement strategy
    • Zero Error track record for a total worth of 126.4 million USD worth of projects
    • Establish the procurement and logistics processes and develop the team to handle the supply chain function smoothly

 •Heading a team for Procurement of construction / mechanical and electrical supplies. Including Companies Fixed assets, project material and subprojects Requirements. “Total Value of projects supervised 126.4 million USD”.

• Areas of Scope containing but not limited to : Prefabricated / Pre-engineered buildings  , Power Generators ranging from 250 KVA single generators up to 4,000 KVA power plants, water and sewer distribution systems from, Diesel evaporative healers and coolers systems, Construction chemicals, electrical cables / electrical  Fixtures, 3D panels, Flooring options , EMT pipes /accessories, Fire Alarm systems., Water Pumps, Lightening / Grounding accessories and sanitary fixtures .

•Reviewing the Projects technical requirements, Scope of work, design and identifying the projects requirements.

•Reviewing technical / financial offers from suppliers located in Egypt, UAE, Kuwait, Saudia Arabia, China and Turkey concluding the best suitable offer.

•Issuing submittals.

•Monitoring the full supply chain cycle from ordering till acceptance through logistics monitoring all the way through shipping, custom clearance, verification and acceptance.

•Team member in estimation and pricing for project ranging from 1 million U.S dollars to 72 million U.S dollars

•Insuring that the pricing meets the scope of work and technical requirements

 Projects :-  “All Project covers involves the design and build of bases including all the power supply, power distribution, water supply, water distribution and sewage treatment plants”

Client:  U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, AED


  • Afghanistan National Army compound  Phase 1 and 2 , $ 77 million project, Farah Afghanistan
  • Afghanistan National Police Stations Project, Lashkargah, Afghanistan, $27.5 million
  • Forward Operating Base, Gomal, Afghanistan , $6.8 Million
  • Border Police Brigade Head Quarter , Britannia , $4.5 Million
  • Border Police Brigade Head Quarter , Shabrghan , $4.5 Million

Aug 2005— Feb 2006

Elmo’tasem Group
Cairo, Egypt

Senior Technical office Engineer  (Construction and real estate)

• Perform and supervise quantity survey team to analyze project requirements during bidding phase.

• Prepare bidding documents including technical proposal, compliance sheet and detailed BOQ for lump sum project.

• Establish post award BOQ and monitor material and confirm that activities are executed as per budget.

Oct 2004— Aug 2005

Hashem&Shehab eldin
Mansoura, Egypt

Site Engineer (Construction and real estate)

Supervising general Construction Projects / Quantity Survey

Aug 2004— Feb 2004

Cairo, Egypt

Site Engineer (Construction and Power)

Supervising civil Work for Cairo North Power Station Combined Cycle 2×750 MW (Module one) with total amount of civil Works of 130,000,000 Egyptian Pounds

Jun 2004— Aug 2004

Egyptian Association for construction & Development
Mansoura, Egypt

Site Engineer (Construction and real estate)

Monitoring Quality control for the renovation and rehabilitation of civil work

 Apr-2003 — August 2004

Military Service
Cairo, Egypt

Supplier Chain Controller  (military)



2003— 2005

Cairo University
Cairo, Egypt

Diploma of Higher studies in Engineering Management

1997— 2002

Mansoura University
Mansoura, Egypt

B.Sc. Civil Engineering- Airports-Highways.


7 Steps Strategic Sourcing

Advanced Communication Skills

PMP Fundamentals



International Academy of Project Management

CIPP TM – Certified International Procurement Professional

In recent years, Strategic Procurement and Supply Chain Management have been receiving increased focus. This is due to the quick and large benefits that are available, often with minimal investment. These disciplines apply across all industries, in the same way as all companies require robust financial control. It is the experience of the discipline, not the industry, that leading companies are looking to develop. Effective management and control of these disciplines will make a material difference to your bottom line.

Professional and Community Memberships

PMI Member

IAPM member

CIPS Member

Computer Skills

Expert Level:

Autocad, MS office, ERP (MS dynamics AX) ,


Primavera, MS project, ERP (SAP)