Aamir Aka

Chief Executive Officer - Adivo Consulting

Work History

Work History
Nov 1996 - Mar 2001

Management Consultant

Aamir joined Accenture Consulting straight from University and spent 4 years 5 months working with them within their Strategy Practice.After establishing Adivo Consulting in the UK and Continental Europe in 2001, Aamir moved to the Middle East to expand Adivo’s offering after winning their first major contract with SABIC in 2003.

Jan 1994 - Present

Chief Executive Officer

Adivo Consulting

With nearly 20 years of experience, Aamir has sold and led a variety engagements in a variety of industries:• Supply Chain Re-engineering in Oil & Gas;• Building Procurement Departments in Mining;• Enhancing HR functions in Defense sector;• Establishing PMO’s within Utility;• MRO within Petrochemical Industry

Education

Education
1993 - 1996

Management Information Systems, General

CASS Business School

Skills

Skills

Asset Management and MRO

Strategic Asset Management can help businesses in achieving this objective by increasing the asset availability and reliability. Having associated with the asset intensive heavy industries over a period of time Adivo has developed various methodologies in the areas of Strategic Asset Management such as Outsourcing Model, Asset Excellence Model, Complete Lifecycle Analysis etc these methods help in improving ROI ,Maintenance strategy & outsourcing, Cost modeling Item Cataloguing, MRO inventory planning and Criticality analysis.

Program Management

Fructification of a sound business initiative entirely depends on the success of its implementation , at Adivo we have realized the potential of project and program management in delivering success to our clients. We offer end to end program management services to our clients including staffing support to successfully manage large & complex projects across functional areas such as Supply Chain, Corporate Change Management, Transformation etc:  PMO office setup – Governance / Policies & Procedures, KPIs, Mgmt., Reporting & Monitoring  Staffing

People & Change Management

People are central in any organization, hence it is very important that the HR organization is in complete alignment with the Vision / Mission and Overall strategy of a firm. Our People and Change Management services are aimed at unlocking the value of human potential, we support all processes of an HR organization especially in a multicultural environment.  Manpower planning  Policies & Procedures, JDs development  Job Evaluation & Compensation modeling  Change Management

Business Process and KPI's

A picture is worth thousand words, following this dictum when we draw business processes for modeling, using techniques like SIPOC, Brown Paper, VSM etc, the process wastes become evident. We not only design/enhance processes but document them in practical Policy and Procedure manuals by defining SMART Key Performance Indicators.  Policies and Procedures Development  KPIs definition and Performance Management  Risk Management  Achieving certifications ISO / OSHA

Due Diligence & Strategy

Strategic decisions such as Market entry, facility relocation, outsourcing, new business venture etc are taken on the basis of sound feasibility studies and feasible financial plan / business case. Leveraging our market intelligence of European and Middle Eastern regions and extensive knowledge of functional areas such as Supply Chain, Logistics, and Warehousing we develop bankable business plans ensuring reliable ROI to customers/investors, we offer:  Feasibilities in areas of Supply Chain and Logistics  Operational due diligence  Inventory valuation

Logistics & Warehousing

Adivo not only assist clients in Product logistics but in Service logistics aimed at improving “time-tomarket" and the "time-to-volume” constraints. A warehouse plays an important role in the entire supply chain in fulfilling the customer’s requirements on time and within the service levels.The design of warehousing facility is crucial for thesuccess of entire supply chain . We offer: Complete review /design of warehousing facility including feasibility and business case Warehouse automation technology selection WMS system and automation implementation

Procurement

Today’s financial crisis means that Procurement must drive costs out of the bottom line, and procurement organizations are finding that there is a need to review existing procurement methods to reduce costs & maintain reliability. Procurement improvement can take many shapes timing, constraints, opportunity and context tailor the solution. Adivo works in:  Strategic sourcing  Pre Qualification  Procurement Spend Analysis and Optimization  Procurement organization development & capability building and policies & procedures

Supply Chain

With reduction in profit margins, the intensification of globalization and a shortening of innovation cycles companies need to constantly re-invent their supply chain to win business and to react effectively, almost in real time, to their business environment. Adivo assist clients in:  Supply chain strategies – definition & review  Cost optimization  Inventory review and reduction  Supply chain organization and distribution nodes review and design

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