Guirguis Abuphilipous

  • Chesterfield VA
Guirguis Abuphilipous



1989 - 2004


TANTA University

Work History

Work History

Contract Specialist

04/15 PROCUREMENT/CONTRACT SPECIALIST-Indirect materials Support Procurement and Contracts management at the Dulles Corridor Metrorail Project Optimize activities related to Acquisition management for goods, services and misc purchase. Support positively efficiency of procurement in issuing solicitations, evaluating offers, negotiating, awarding Administer contracts with 3rd parties/vendors In addition to the preparation for annual federal audit plan. Embed application of established and standardized processes in business ops, procedures and practices; Provide support procurement and contract administration of indirect goods and services including construction, IT, and miscellaneous
Apr 2015 - Apr 2015

Customer Services Representative

CHESTERFIELD VA, USA INVENTORY MANAGEMENT & CUSTOMER SERVICES SUPERVISOR-Retail Responsible for the department retail operations includes Order, vendor and inventory management Overseeing daily operation in customer service facing includes 25 registers and money center. Supervise inventory projects and coordinate optimum materials replenishment ordering Exceed customer satisfaction by going extra mile toward world class approach Increase efficiency and productivity to maximize return on investment of inventory management.
Nov 2010 - Aug 2012

Contract Management Head

SOURCING/CONTRACT MANAGEMENT HEAD-Indirect materials Lead the activities of domestics and international procurement, contract management and negotiation of indirect materials including construction, IT, marketing, facilities, fleet, courier, operations and miscellaneous Interact efficiently toward robust relationship with local, international vendors and cross functions Provides subject matter expert-SME-during implementing procurement system(P2P) Establish KPIs support monitoring achieved Vs plan and action accordingly Review monthly reconciliation of all charges and credit accounts being deployed across supply base Support Products management team in campaigns toward speed to market via optimum supply mgt. Lead prioritization of spend commodities identify ease(low hanging fruits) to hard of implementation Slash spend 35% by remold; negotiate prices and fees while ensuring no compromise to quality G/S.
Sep 2010 - Nov 2010

Procurement Head

PROCUREMENT HEAD-Indirect & direct materials Oversee Order management, contract negotiation, vendor management in daily operation and new opening of indirect and direct materials including IT, marketing, maintenance, operations and miscellaneous Functioned as a subject matter expert(SME) for purchasing system applications base on SAP concepts; Leveraged demand aggregation via chain hotels' engagement and slashes total spend with 15% Mould procurement from transactional to strategic approach maximizing shareholders' value Supervise RFPs and market research process through robust market engagement
Jan 2008 - Sep 2009

Supply Manager

SUPPLY MANAGER(PROCUREMENT & LOGISTICS)-Indirect & direct materials Sets an effective supplier base by establish preferred vendor list via vendor quality certification program Functioned as a subject matter expert for material management while implementing ORACLE Optimize fleet management and procurement policy securing optimum operating cost; Helped earn the company 85% customer satisfaction by supporting speed to market Responsible for the procurement and supply management of indirect and direct materials including construction, IT, facilities, fleet, cleaning, maintenance, operations and miscellaneous
Mar 2004 - Sep 2007

Procurement Manager

PROCUREMENT MANAGER-Indirect materials Successfully transformed procurement from transactions to strategic sourcing toward world class approach Prioritize procurement activities and Slash commodities' spend 10% as a cost savings Sets Sourcing Strategies for high volume contracts and KPI's monitoring achieved Vs target Secures Internal Controls compliance to corporate policies while continually improving procedures Contribute establishing procurement HUB and leveraging demand aggregation across Africa region Functioned as SME for Material management through cradle to grave process in ERP/SAP implementation Responsible for the procurement and supply management of indirect materials including construction, IT, marketing, facilities, fleet, courier, cleaning, maintenance, operations and miscellaneous
Dec 1998 - Mar 2004

Purchasing Head

INTERNATIONAL & LOCAL PURCHASING HEAD-Indirect & direct materials Optimize Procurement policies and Transactional Processes Acquisition management Develop organization into Procurement mindset through Procurement training and provide guidance Supervised purchasing activities of indirect & directs materials and Logistics Optimize supplier and business stakeholder's relationship toward achieving significant cost savings(15%) Provide Subject matter expert while implementation for purchasing application of ORACLE Technical support to production facilities through robust supplier relationship Chronological reporting system helping proper purchasing & business decision Responsible for the procurement and supply management of directs and indirect materials including Raw materials, packaging material, construction, IT, marketing, facilities, fleet, courier, cleaning, maintenance, operations and miscellaneous
Nov 1995 - Oct 1998

Senior Chief Accountant

SENIOR CHIEF ACCOUNTANT Administers accounts payables & receivables Establish efficient accounting system in conjunction with the audit firm ensuring control in place Monitor P&L accounts and cost analyses for management reporting purposes Supervise import & Export operation toward optimum cost management Support Sales team and contribute in increasing sales since the only bi-linguist speaker in the office
Feb 1990 - Nov 1995

Senior Accountant

SENIOR ACCOUNTANT Administer work in construction site like prepare payroll, contractors' payment, general ledger etc. Sharing Cost Control accountant for the consortium shareholdings companies Supervise just-in-time purchasing for Metrorail and construction under control of USA Corps of Engineers Supervise purchasing operation and follow up on deliveries and supplier relationship Responsible for the accounting and procurement for sit works of indirect materials including construction, and miscellaneous EXPERTISE/CORE COMPETENCIES Cost reduction Supplier relationship management-SRM Accounting background Budgeting and forecasting Bi-linguist speaker(English/Arabic) SAP-Oracle-Lotus Notes-Outlook MS office(Word, Excel, PowerPoint)