I am well qualified and experienced for the position, possessing degree in Procurement and supply chain management from Makerere University in Uganda and with CIPS at an Advanced diploma Level (level 5) and currently pursuing an MBA at Edinburgh Business School.
As an experienced and highly skilled professional with 5 years of experience analyzing sourcing opportunities and driving strategic, multimillion-dollar vendor negotiations to achieve business goals, I am confident that I will significantly contribute to the objectives of your organization as your next Senior Operations & Administration Officer.
My career accomplishments demonstrate expertise in needs analysis, vendor and supplier relations, contract negotiation, cost reduction, and team leadership to facilitate improved financial performance and profitability. With experience in both domestic and international procurement, my additional skills in effective communication, problem solving, and relationship management allow me to excel in driving successful procurement executions and ensuring achievement of corporate objectives.
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head Admin Procurement Assistant at suretelcom Ug ltd
together with implementation of sourcing strategy and e-procurement tools focusing on achievement of the following results: Preparation of procurement plans for the office and projects and their implementation monitoring; participated in monthly and quarterly budget formulation and carry out assessments and forecasts of organizations’ financial performance against the budget, financial and operational goals. Implementation of proper monitoring and handling of procurement processes including organization of RFQ, RFP, receipt of quotations, bids or proposals, their evaluation, negotiation of certain conditions of contracts in full compliance with Smart’s rules and regulation; Submissions to the Contract, Asset and Procurement Committee (CAP), Preparation of Purchase orders and contracts, preparation of Recurring Purchase orders for contracting of services, vendors’ Purchase order reconciliation; timely corrective actions on purchase orders with budget check errors and other problems and closing of purchase orders; Implementation of the internal control system which ensures that Purchase orders are duly prepared, dispatched and reconciled; Maintained centralized filing system for procurement documents including tenders, bid securities and purchase orders; Elaboration of supplier selection and evaluation criteria, quality and performance measurement mechanisms Administration Responsibilities Assisted in developing the department’s work program and budget; analyses inputs and formulated resource allocations by work program, or business processes. Monitored the department activities with respect to budget, on a regular basis, and reallocated resources as necessary. Supported the implementation of procedures and systems for implementing the appropriate financial database Contributed to the development of budgetary guidelines for the administration department. Prepared weekly petty cash reports Reviewed monthly fuel consumption for vehicles, motorcycles and generators to ensure proper fuel utilization. Review vehicle and cycle maintenance records monthly Assisted in drafting SOX process document to Smart internal functioning and risk management Updated and maintained key information for the Exco team to support the work of the Smart management. Coordinated the logistical and administrative support for the sessions of the Exco team and other official visits to Smart Assisted in coordinating the operational travel programme, monitoring of accounts and payment to vendors and individual contractors for services, physical space planning and the identification of office technology needs and maintenance of equipment, software and systems;
- First-rate oral and written presentation agility coupled with an ability to listen attentively. • Creative organizational, mobilization and team work skills. • Computer proficiency in Tally, Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, Access, Power Point and Internet. • Commendable interpersonal skills, attentive to detail, and expedient at crisis management. I am self-driven, open to learning and able to work with minimal supervision.
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