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Tamer Obaideen

Procurement Manager

  • Dammam Dammam
  • 00966596988882


A results driven, hardworking and capable procurement manager with a track record of significantly reducing costs and also improving a companies processes and corporate purchasing programs. Having a proven ability to ensure that a company enjoys a competitive edge when compared to their competitors by securing the best quality, price and terms from suppliers. Always delivering results against strategic objectives, whilst working within the organisations core values and beliefs. Now looking for a new and challenging managerial position, one that will make best use of existing abilities and knowledge and also further my career and professional development.

Work History

Procurement Manager

Apr 2011Present
  • Royal Commission approved Procurement Manager (Code 1 ).
  • Overall responsible for the procurement of materials and proprietary parts for all sites, plant yard, departments at the most competitive terms considering price, delivery and quality of the product.
  • Overall responsibility for all procurement for sites, plant yard & other departments.
  • Responsible for arranging LPO’s for materials and negotiating with approved suppliers for supply quality materials.
  • Responsible for the review of new supplier’s particulars and suitability, approval/rejection as per company quality system requirements.
  • Co-ordinate with Project Manager / Operations Head for the material requirements, verification & assure timely delivery as required.
  • Deal with suppliers for the delivery of defective / non-conforming materials and arrange for replacement of the same.
  • Monitor the performance of the approved suppliers and ensure receiving quality material as per requirement and company approved list.
  • Responsible for checking all materials are receiving according to the material requirement and LPO.
  • Responsible for all RC submittal to get materials approved. 
  • Responsible for ensuring to preparing / maintaining purchase records of fixed assets, LPO’s, Plant & Machinery along with quotations and comparison statements.
  • Maintain material document library to ensure the availability of technical catalogue/specifications, verification details, material approved certificates, material traceability etc. as and when required.
  • Responsible for checking and reviewing of all pricing and sourcing done for plant purchasers.

Other duties as assigned.

Procurement Specialist

Abdulaziz Al-Binali Trading Corp.
Apr 2010Apr 2011
  • Enhance and redevelop existing specifications for services required by internal customers in order to prepare RFQ’s by liaising with departments and ensuring specifications are definitive and meet corporate legal and financial standards
  • Participate in cost savings program and provide financial information to department managers for preparation commitment authorizations.
  • Assist with the development of sources of supply for material and services.
  • Establishes new sources of supply, selects subcontractor and maintains vendor relationship in a professional manner.
  • Purchase material, equipment services in accordance with established corporate guidelines and signing authority
  • Process through the vendors the deficiency parts that rejected by quality control or receiving section.
  • Participate in the negotiation of prices, including specifications with selected vendors.Solicit quotations and evaluate suppliers.

Purchasing Specilaist

Jan 2007Jan 2010
  • Understand and articulate business and supply chain characteristics, as well as market conditions, for suppliers and commodities assigned.
  • Assist with development and implementation of materials cost reduction strategies.
  • Understand and articulate personal and departmental strategies related to suppliers and commodities managed.
  • Maintain efficient inventory levels in accordance with ADVANTECH’s risk management plan.
  • Issue and review quotes, contact vendors and award component bids.
  • Buy supplies, materials and equipment for factory operation consistent with quality, delivery, and pricing expectations.
  • Evaluate vendor performance.
  • Develop and foster business relationships with suppliers.
  • Continuously identify, measure, improve, and follow purchasing processes.

Purchasing Technician

UMMA Trading & Contracting – Doha – Qatar.
Nov 2004Aug 2006
  •  Analyze offers from suppliers
  •  Develop and update the project procurement plan, structuring the orders and contracts to optimize cost and time
  •  Know, select and negotiate with suppliers to purchase with prospects of benefits and profitability.
  •  Request the offers to the most adequate suppliers and negotiate the prices and conditions of the proposal
  •  Follow-up on the procurement market
  •  Coordinate the various departments within the project and maintain relationships with suppliers, customers, I / E; resolving conflicts and reaching agreements
  •  Coordinate with the rest of the organization in all areas
  •  Write and submit reports on the results and deviations detected in the execution of a plan
  •  Negotiate with suppliers

Purchasing Assistant

Jamaliddin Lutfi Fansa Contracting Est.
Apr 2004Nov 2004
  • Organize all procurement activities relating to request for proposals, sealed bids, and price quotes.
  • Organize and maintain computerized records containing vendor and bid information.
  • Receive, open, screen, log and date stamps bid responses/quotations, mail as required and organize bids for review by the specialist.
  • Maintain and update professional library publications.
  • Perform general clerical duties such as maintaining general files, typing, data entry, opening mail, and completing and processing standard purchasing forms.
  • Coordinate and schedule meetings and appointments as requested; respond to inquiries which do not require the personal attention of the Procurement Specialist.
  • Correspond with vendors regarding prices, product availability, and delivery.
  • Respond to inquiries from company staff regarding requisitions, purchase orders, contracts and pricing information.
  • Assist in answering incoming calls.
  • Perform related work as required.


Bachelor - Computer Science

Aleppo University
Jan 2001Jan 2003



Jan 2003Present
Microsoft Certified Professional


Jan 2003Present
CompTIA Computer HW/SW Specialize


Jan 2007Present
WiMAX Essentials Certification Program ( 2007 )

BICSI Standard

Jan 2008Present
Data Center & Network Standard .


Jan 2009Present
Video Conference - TANDBERG Certified Product Expert


Feb 2011Present
FI Module


Apr 2012Present
FI Module

Procurement Manager

Royal commission 

Code 1 


Upon Request


Understanding technology and managing online systems such as e-auctions and e-tendering
Dealing with international suppliers
Understanding and keeping up with new trends and regulations in the business
Contract management and negotiation
Building strong working relationships both internally and with key suppliers
Working with suppliers to ensure that key processes are running efficiently and cost-effectively
Cutting any waste and unnecessary costs to create a streamlined process and fast production times
Getting goods and services for the best price and value