Summary

Willing to excel in a conducive environment where I can learn, grow & deliver to my full potential.Focused on sustainable and ethical sourcing, finding new ways which lead to new solutions. Want tobring change in Procurement approach

Work History

Work History
Jan 2011 - Present

Commodity Buyer

GlaxoSmithKline

• Execution of internal customer requirements• Price Negotiation to reduce or Maintain Key Price Points• Negotiating with suppliers for Best rates, Payment Terms, ensure agreed Lead Time• Identify opportunities to develop Blanket order / Price Agreements / Contracts with Vendors and feedback the opportunities to Head Procurement Lead - Pakistan• Develop alternate sources for Key commodities to reduce supplier dependencies• Promotes low cost sourcing/outsourcing and use of E-bidding tools

Jan 2010 - Dec 2010

Junior Manager - Supply Management (Packaging Materials Buying)

for Unilever Pakistan

• Supply management of packaging materials (local & imports).• Implementation of Cost effective plans with a view to reduce packaging material cost.• Development of alternate sources to reduce dependence, improves supply position, & drive the cost of supply chain.• Responsible for quarterly Regional Savings reporting of packaging buying.• Work on VMI project with key packaging materials suppliers.• Develop & keep up-to-date cost models for paperboard, flexible & rigid plastics packaging materials for effective negotiations.• Participate in regular supplier evaluation audits & follow-ups with a view to improve supplier’s quality control systems

Nov 2008 - Aug 2009

Junior Manager - Supply Management (General and Promotional (POS) Buying)

for Unilever Pakistan

• Purchasing promotional and give away items• Coordinating with the brand team in planning and scheduling marketing activities in order to ensure timely execution & delivery of goods• Cost and benefit analysis of suppliers/ quotations• Negotiating discounts and terms & conditions of purchases with suppliers• Co-ordination with the brand team, artwork to ensure minimum wastage of materials, material selection and ensuring timely delivery of the required items• Quarterly suppliers visits for induction of new resources in order to evaluate their current capabilities and capacities to work with our business

Education

Education
Jan 2007 - Dec 2010

MBA

Iqra University

CGPA: 3.04 / 4.0

Courses include:

  • Supply Chain Management
  • Procurement & Sourcing
  • Strategic Logistics Management
  • Business Process Reengineering
  • Distribution & Channel Management

Research thesis on "Role of procurement in Green Supply Chain Practices in FMCG Sector of Pakistan