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Fayaz Latheef

Candidate ID: 1510542

Career Summary

Certified Purchasing professional with more than 12 years of diverse experience and functional competencies in all phases of Procurement actively seeking for promising career opportunities to use and enhance expertise through exposure to new ideas for professional growth.

Skill Set

Contract Management, Contract Negotiation, Hotel Preopening Projects, FF&E Procurement, OS&E Procurement, Project Management, Procurement Planning, Purchasing, Vendor Management, Contract Negotiation, Hotel Pre-opening, FFE & OSE Purchases, Market & Product Knowledge, etc

Professional Information

Total Experience : 12

Nationality : India

Qualification Level : Graduate

Job Function : Hospitality / Medicare / Account Management

Work Location Preference : Bahrain, Qatar, UAE

Detailed Profile

FAYAZ LATHEEF CPP, CPPM
Al Barsha 1, Dubai, UAE
+971502468411
faiz_latheef@yahoo.com

CAREER OBJECTIVE

Certified Purchasing professional with more than 12 years of diverse experience and functional competencies in all phases of Procurement seeking for a promising career to use and enhance expertise through exposure to new ideas for professional growth.

SKILLS & COMPETENCIES

? Procurement Planning
? Project Management
? Vendor Management
? Contract Management
? Contract Negotiation
? Hotel Pre-Opening Projects
? FFE & OSE Procurement
? Food & Beverage Procurement
? Strategic Sourcing
? Market & Supplier Knowledge
? Purchasing Systems Knowledge
? Records Organization & Management
? HACCP Implementation Projects

WORK EXPERIENCE

Cluster Purchasing Manager
Somewhere Hospitality Group, Dubai, U.A.E.
March 2016 – December 2018

Pre-Opening Projects
? Successfully completed the Purchases of all OSE & FFE related items for 3 properties (Somewhere Hotel TECOM, Somewhere Hotel Bliss, KSA), Somewhere Hotel Apartment KSA) within the Budget.
? Arranged the complete deliveries on time for the timely openings of the Hotels.
? Implemented in coordination with the Departments the necessary contracts for the smooth Hotel operations.
? Completed the pre-opening purchases of Marketing and Guestroom amenities for Somewhere Hotel Athens, Greece.

Operations
? In charge of the complete purchases for the operational requirements for Dubai properties.
? Communicates with the Suppliers to negotiate the prices for both Contracts & Operational products.
? Developed and implemented the departmental policies and procedures.
? Manage the Purchasing operation and ensure compliance of Purchasing policies and procedures.
? Place Purchase Orders and ensure smooth delivery of supplies and equipment to the hotel as per the specified delivery terms.
? Review and refine equipment specifications with department heads for inclusion in the Capital Expenditure Budget.
? Prepare Procurement Cost Savings Report of the hotel operations
? Prepare Monthly Alcohol Trade Deal Reports and facilitate timely FOC deliveries.
? Organize and attend meetings with suppliers and relevant department heads with regards to major purchases or projects.
? Review and evaluate new and existing suppliers to maintain detailed up to date supplier information and latest available products.
? Ensures all purchases are obtained at the highest possible quality and lowest possible cost.
? Work closely together with the Executive Chef to make sure all food purchases are up to the required standards.
? Keeps updated import requirements, duties and payment practices.
? Conduct regular meetings with the purchasing staff to understand & solve the challenges.
? Prepare the department Roaster & Purchasing staff Performance reviews.
? Interview and hire Purchasing Staff

Purchasing Manager
Somewhere Hotel Apartments, Dubai, U.A.E.
October 2014 – March 2016
? Manage and monitor the Purchasing operation in accordance with the departmental policies and procedures.
? Ensure compliance of Purchasing policies and procedures.
? Place Purchase Orders and ensure smooth delivery of supplies and equipment to the hotel as per the specified delivery terms.
? Review and refine equipment specifications with department heads for inclusion in the Capital Expenditure Budget.
? Organize and attend meetings with suppliers and relevant department heads with regards to major purchases or projects.
? Evaluate new and existing suppliers to ensure the supplier is capable of delivering the desired goods or services on time and in the correct quantities.
? Maintain detailed information on suppliers and latest available products to be able to provide timely and accurate information to the Departments.
? Ensures all purchases are obtained at the highest possible quality and lowest possible cost.
? Work closely together with the Executive Chef to make sure all food purchases are up to the required standards

Assistant Purchasing Manager
Somewhere Hotel Apartments, Dubai, U.A.E.
October 2013 – September 2014
Pre-Opening Team

? Successfully completed the Purchases of all OSE & FFE related items within the Budget
? Arranged the complete deliveries on time for the timely openings of the Hotel.
? Implemented in coordination with the Departments the necessary contracts for the smooth Hotel operations.

Purchasing Supervisor
Lime Tree Café & Restaurants, Dubai, U.A.E.
April 2012 – September 2013
? Supervises & handle the complete operations of Purchasing & Stores.
? Prepare the department Roaster & Purchasing staff Performance reviews.

Purchasing Officer
Hotel JAL Tower/Radisson Royal Hotel, Dubai, U.A.E.
December 2009 – August 2011
Pre-Opening Team

? Successfully completed the Purchases of all OSE & FFE related Items and arranged the timely deliveries foe the smooth opening of the Hotel.

Operational Team

? Managed and handles the complete operations for Purchasing.

Purchasing Officer
Dusit Residence Dubai Marina, Dubai, U.A.E
April 2008 – December 2009
Pre-Opening Team
? Successfully completed the Purchases of all OSE & FFE related Items and arranged the timely deliveries foe the smooth opening of the Hotel.

Operational Team
? Managed and handles the complete operations for Purchasing & Stores.

Purchasing Clerk
Hotel JAL Fujairah Resort & Spa, Fujairah, U.A.E
June 2006 – April 2008
Pre-Opening Team
? Successfully completed the Purchases of all OSE & FFE related Items and arranged the timely deliveries foe the smooth opening of the Hotel.

Operational Team
? Managed and handles the complete operations for Purchasing & Stores.

CORE QUALIFICATIONS
Certified Purchasing Professional (CPP) from American Purchasing Society

Certified Professional Purchasing Manager (CPPM) from American Purchasing Society

EDUCATION
Bachelor of Commerce
MG University
Kerala, India

Vocational Higher Secondary Education (VHSE)
Kerala, India

PERSONAL INFORMATION
Birthday: May 05, 1983
Nationality: Indian
Driving License: UAE Light Vehicle
Marital Status: Married

TECHNICAL QUALIFICATION
? Experience in Purchasing Software’s like Micros-Fidelio Materials Control, ADACO Eclipse, Navision, Lattice software & Ace Systems
? Post Graduate Diploma in Computer Application from IT Line Computer Educations.
? Excellent exposure in Windows Operating System, MS Excel, MS Word, MS Outlook, and Internet.

LANGUAGES
? English
? Hindi
? Malayalam
? Tamil