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P.O.Box AX , Axim Road Post Office Takoradi, Ghana.
PRODUCTIVE, INNOVATE AND COST CONSCIOUS PROCUREMENT PROFESSIONAL Over + Years of Verifiable accomplishment in Purchasing and Supply Chain Management
Outstanding ability to adjust buying decisions to minimize cost, maximize savings and profits, minimize dead stock through understanding changes in market fluctuations and economic conditions and their influence on pricing of materials and services. Proven scheduling, organizational, guidance and negotiation skills, demonstrated through the purchasing and supply of required materials, spares , equipment , works and services. Attentive to internal clientuser needs, delivering their requirements to ensure plant availability, minimized cost and increased profits. Establish strategic vendor/supplier relationships to develop performancebased, low cost solutions and negotiation of winwin agreement. CORE COMPETENCIES Procurement Management Strategic Planning Process Improvements Relationship Management Negotiation Forecasting & Cost Benefit Analysis Internal Request Tracking System Business Process Reengineering Staff Development & Leadership Vendor Sourcing & Analysis Logistics Management Cost Containment Contract Management Inventory Management Strong Oral and Written Communication Skills
SENIOR SUPPLIES ASSISTANT I & ACTING SENIOR MATERIALS ANALYST Present Takoradi Thermal Power StationVolta River Authority Assumes responsibility and oversight of large and complex purchases involving use of Requests for Proposals. Assists departments with specification development, drafts Request For Quotations, obtains Executive approval, served on various Evaluation Committees, undertakes the evaluation of departmental requirements, develop and implement strategic plans, diversify purchasing and inventory management, update procurement policies. Manage Procurement Unit imprest , oversee the negotiation of reduced lead time and favorable terms and conditions and effective management of dead stock reduction. Assess supply/inventory options in order to determine best sourcing solutions. Interact extensively with customers, suppliers, and contractors to ensuring overall delivery of quality service and satisfaction. Maintain compliance with organizational standard and objectives. Advocated and contributed in the recruitment and mentoring of five coworkers .Supervises the Procurement Unit made up of colleagues and two National Service personnel in pursuit of efficiency and quality service for the Thermal Generation Department. Key Achievement: Successfully collated and implemented the procurement plan for two consecutive years. Effectively participated and implemented business process reengineering leading to a significant improvement and efficiency in the procurement and supply chain processes within the Thermal Generation Department. Leading the Procurement Unit to achieve total client satisfaction, by effectively liaising with endusers and suppliers of goods, services and consultancy. Timely preparation of monthly reports on procurement plans, and actuals to determine variance, and ensure compliance to expenditure forecast. Preparation of weekly report on Local and Foreign purchases Implementation of cooperate Procurement policy and strategies. Manage a spending budget of over US$ million annually. SUPPLIES ASSISTANT II Takoradi Thermal Power StationVolta River Authority Held full accountability for planning, controlling, monitoring and directing all procurement activities for the Takoradi Thermal Power Station of the Volta River Authority including evaluation of departmental requirements, implementing of strategic plans and cooperate policies in relation to procurement of goods , services and works. Ensure compliance to cooperate policy on the disposal of obsolete, surplus and scrap materials. Maintain compliance with organizational standard and objectives. Recommending staff strength requirement for the Department, training and development and supervision of nine personnel.
Key Achievement: Advocated the setting up of a procurement unit to address Thermal Generation Department issues rather than depending on a central procurement system. Leading to a significant increase in the lead time for various procurement requirement. Reporting on weekly and monthly status of purchases Help set up the procurement unit for the Tema Thermal Power Complex. Reduced dead stock through program initiation, proactive management, effective internal and external communication and persuasive followup. Ensuring that staff within the Procurement Unit are adequately trained and encouraged to offer their utmost effort and achieving set targets. Advocated the setting up of a complete procurement unit to address only Thermal Generational issues rather than depending on a central procurement system. Leading to a significant increase in the lead time for various requirement. Reporting on weekly and monthly status of purchases Awarded Best Worker in Administration and Procurement Unit Takoradi Thermal Power Station Taskforce Chairman to oversee the reorganization of the Takoradi Thermal Power Station Stores and Ware House. NATIONAL SERVICE PERSONNEL Takoradi Thermal Power StationVolta River Authority Attached to the stores and warehouse and was responsible for receiving of materials into store, inspecting, binning, storage and issuing. Coding of materials, inspection and receiving of fuel and lubricants. Reporting on all status of materials received and issues to the Stores Supervisor. NATIONAL SERVICE PERSONNEL Yirase Junior Secondary School Responsible for teaching Mathematics, English and Religious and Moral Studies. In this regard I undertook lesson notes, lectured, set examination questions, marked examination papers, prepared and continuous assessment sheet.
EDUCATION & CREDENTIALS
Msc Procurement ManagementUniversity of Glamorgan United Kingdom Currently undertaking my dissertation as a requirement for the completion of my Masters program. Bachelor of Science Management Studies University of Cape Coast Graduate Diploma Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply United Kingdom Higher National Diploma Takoradi Polytechnic General Certificate of Examination St. John&;s Secondary School Advanced Level General Certificate of Examination St. John&;s Secondary School Ordinary Level
PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT & TRAINING COURSES
Business Law Ghana Institute of Management and Public Administration GIMPA October December , Oracle EBusiness Suite Extension Project Business Process Workshops November & November , Developing Effective Training Programs Consulting in Technology and Management CITAM February Procurement & Contract ManagementGhana Supply Company Limited GSCLOctober Experiential Human Resource Management J.E.K Moses & Company LimitedFebruary Business Process ReengineeringCommonwealth Institute of Technology & Management CITAMSeptember Contract Management & Monitoring Ghana Supply Company Limited GSCLMay Preparation of bid document for Goods, Services & Works/Response to bids & evaluationGhana Supply Company Limited GSCLJune Materials Inventory Management Africa Analytica May
OTHER TECHNICAL PROFICIENCIES Proficient in the use of Micro Soft Access, Word, Excel, Outlook, Stores Controller, Computron Soft Ware and sourcing on the internet.
Researching, reading, surfing the Internet, song writing, painting and drawing, counseling and mentoring.
Ing. Edward Obeng Kenzo Maintenance Manager Tema Thermal Power Complex Volta River Authority Tema Tell No.: Mr Alfred D. Dodoo Deputy Head of Procurement Tema Oil Refinery Tema Tel No.: Mr. Francis Backer Smith Head of Branch Bureau Varitas International, Aflao Office, Tema Tel No.: