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Neil Dalton

Candidate ID: 1367904

Career Summary

More than 10+ years of experience in Supply Chain Management activities like Procurement and Contracts, Strategic Sourcing, international sourcing (Import and Export) and System Development, Material requirement planning, Demand Forecasting, Distribution,CAPEX Procurement, Project logistics.

Skill Set

ERP or MRP system, Purchase orders and Data analysis,Procurement Management,Technical and Project procurement,Strategic Global Sourcing,Project Logistics (Import & Export),Supplier Development & Negotiation,Contracts, Tender Management, RFP & RFQ Responses, Vendor Management

Professional Information

Total Experience : 12

Nationality : India

Qualification Level : Management Post Graduates

Job Function : Supply Chain / Logistics / Import / Export

Work Location Preference : Oman, UAE

Detailed Profile

Neil Dalton Dsouza
Senior Procurement Officer

Mobile: +971 557230652
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
twitter: @Neil3050

• Visionary Procurement Specialist having more than 10+ years of experience in international sourcing (Import and Export), Cross-functional team leadership, Evaluating the cost & quality of goods & services for ensuring best buying by negotiating the Purchase contracts. Material and equipment need for Manufacturing, Construction projects, controlling inventory, CAPEX Procurement, Project logistics.
• Subject Matter Expert, offering career dotted with impactful role like Procurement Engineer.Showcased tenacity in designing strategic supply chain programs including procurement and global sourcing strategies to leverage global volumes in various countries.
• A strategist and implementer with recognized proficiency in spearheading business to accomplish the corporate plans and goals successfully.

• Procurement Management
• Purchase Planning
• Technical and Project procurement
• Strategic Global Sourcing
• Project Logistics (Import & Export)
• Project Management
• Supply Chain Management
Policy and Procedure
• Vendor Management
• Warehousing
• Materials Management
• Supplier Development & Negotiation
• Budgeting and finance
• Contracts, Tender Management
. Online marketplace
• Stock and Inventory control
• ERP or MRP system
• Bill of materials
• RFP & RFQ Responses
• Purchase orders and Data analysis
• Facilities Management

• Reduction of overall purchasing cost by 20% by combining common items and negotiating long term contracts to achieve economy of purchase.
• Led company-wide global sourcing initiatives in spend management for indirect spend with a plan to reduce costs by over 20%.
• Eliminated shortages of supplies and delivered 20% in savings from reduced import and logistics costs.

(Manufacturer of Pre-painted Aluminum & steel coils)
Sr. Procurement Officer / Engineer – May 2015 Till date

Key Result Areas:
? Ensure that all products or services are bought at the most competitive price and delivered on time.
? Defining & implementing sourcing strategies which includes sourcing plans, defining sourcing projects, justification of sourcing projects, current cost analysis, developing action plans, timelines, risk identifications and risk mitigation plans.
? Engaging in negotiations with the suppliers on technical &commercial pricing discussions and executing the same for long term supplier contracts with defined KPIs.
? Leveraging skills in identifying new suppliers in the local (UAE, MENA)& international market, maintaining good supplier relationship throughout the business tenure.
? Augmenting client satisfaction by sourcing materials according to the customer requirements from suppliers all over the world with the best price, quality, and lead times.
? Monitoring the inventory level at regular basis, identifying items nearing to out of stock & reorder levels, preparing purchase requisition, floating RFQs to manufacturers, suppliers & reliable vendors.
? Maximizing revenue by bagging quotations, leading comparisons, negotiating best price, crosschecking the technical requirements and preparing the purchase order.
? Performing a wide variety of operations like:
• Placing purchase orders, expediting the order process, following up for supplier shipping
• Generating sourcing reports for management; preparing and updating supplier database
along with purchase orders & requisitions.
? Spearheading entire gamut of operations related to preparation of:
• Inventory reports for identifying items nearing to out of stock & re-order levels
• Global Sourcing - Importing of Goods: Arranging Insurance, Shipping documents to the customer/client, identifying new freight forwarders, sending shipment inquiries prepare comparisons based on the received quotations, negotiating with the best forwarder to the lowest cost, awarding the shipment and expedite the process the Final invoice to the customer, clearing material from the port by preparing duty exemption documents.
• Procurement & spend analysis report for management review
? Responsible for Local Order Placement Timing, Supply / Demand Alignment, Material Replenishment and Supplier Performance. Negotiation with free zones and local authority.
? Developing reports on procurement and usage of material for top management. Involved in selling off excess and damaged inventory and stock.

Projects Handled/Completed:
Displayed paramount efforts across breadth of Supply Chain functions rendered capabilities in successfully completing a number of SCM projects like
• Expansion of UMC plant-Phase 2 Project.
• Import of Plant and machinery for new UMC-Phase 2 Project.
• Commissioning of ETP and STP plant UMC-Phase 2 Project.

(Leading Interior Designing & Office fit out Company)
Procurement Officer – Dec 2012 – Mar 2015

Key Result Areas:
? Prepare standard purchasing documentation including conditions of inquiry and conditions of purchase.
? Sourcing the most affordable materials for the company's manufacturing process.
? Projecting Stock levels and reviewing tenders and bids.
? Continuously reviewing the company’s procurement strategy.
? Monitoring delivery times to ensure they are on time and ensuring the adequate supply of all required materials, components and equipment.
? Regularly contacting suppliers to renegotiate prices and resolving disputes and claims with vendors and suppliers.
? Keeping all supplier programs current and accurate and developing relationships with distributors.
? Involved in selling of excess and damaged inventory and stock.

(Lead Acid Battery Manufacturer)
Sr. Sales and Marketing Executive– Aug 2010 – Oct 2012

CONTINENTAL EXPORTERS - Strategic Sourcing Manager - Nov 2006 – Jan 2010.

Master’s in Business Administration (MBA)
National Institute of Management 04/2006 – 05/2008
(Marketing, Human Resource and Supply Chain Management)

Bachelors in Business Management (BBM)
St. Aloysius College - Year 2004

Diploma in Electrical Engineering Impact Institute of Technology - (03/1996 – 05/1997)

Microsoft Dynamics ERP, TALLY SAP MM MODULE
Microsoft Office Suite
Excel, Word, Power Point, Outlook
Platform: Windows™ (7™, 10)

Nationality: Indian
Marital Status: Married
Languages: English, Hindi, Malayalam, Tamil
Visa Status: Residence Visa, Dubai
UAE Driving License -Valid till 02/2021