Basic Info

Walaa Emam

10 years

Cairo, Egypt

Bachelor's Degree

Manager

Work Experience

Procurement Manager at La Poire

Experience Details

Procurement Manager

Manufacturing/Production

Manager

•Manage the annual allocated budget of 64M$ to ensure effective cost management.
•Recruit, train, motivate and evaluate my team to ensure that the department has the necessary skill base and that staff are optimally motivated and enabled to maximize their potential and contribution to the company.
•Forecasting price trends and their impact on future activities.
•Developing purchasing strategy.


Company Details

La Poire

Cairo, Egypt

501-1000 employees

Retail, Food Services/Restaurants/Catering

www.lapoire.me

Jan 2015 to present (1 year 11 months)
Procurement Consultant at Alexander Proudfoot

Experience Details

Procurement Consultant

Operations/Management

Manager

•Procurement stream lead for operational excellence project in cement industry.
•Implementation of procurement 7 steps.
•ABC analysis for 22,000 SKU.
•Business review to identify areas of improvement.
•Review procurement cycle and close gaps if any.
•Set sourcing strategy according to risk vs. expenditure analysis.
•Spend analysis and install improvements to reach cost savings.


Company Details

Alexander Proudfoot (multinational)

Cairo, Egypt

101-500 employees

Logistics and Supply Chain

www.alexanderproudfoot.com

Mar 2014 to Sep 2014 (6 months)
Regional F&B Procurement Manager at Azadea Group

Experience Details

Regional F&B Procurement Manager

Hospitality/Hotels/Food Services

Senior Management (e.g. VP, CEO)

•Secure strategic regional deals with existing and/or new suppliers.
•Manage the annual allocated budget and expenditure as per set limits to ensure effective cost management.
•Recruit, train, motivate and evaluate my team to ensure that the department has the necessary skill base and that staff are optimally motivated and enabled to maximize their potential and contribution to the company.
•Set policies and procedures for F&B procurement department.
•Set sourcing strategy for the F&B Procurement.


Company Details

Azadea Group (multinational)

Dubai, United Arab Emirates

101-500 employees

Food Services/Restaurants/Catering

www.azadea.com

Oct 2012 to Jan 2014 (1 year 3 months)
Procurement Manager at Azadea Group

Experience Details

Procurement Manager

Operations/Management

Manager

•Established central procurement from scratch.
•Successful implementation of ERP purchasing module (JDE) & conducted in house staff training.
•Organization of procurement department including :
Creation of clear job descriptions for all staff.
KPI’s introduced to measure productivity & efficiency.
Process mapping & Policy development in coordination with regional headquarters
•Implementation of process flow with other department ( maintenance – IT – HR –Operations – Accounting & Finance …).
•Centralizing procurement of operations, IT, Engineering, accounting, Maintenance, HR & administration under central procurement department.
•Re-negotiation of key contracts resulting in improved company profitability Covering all annual contracts & tenders for:
Maintenance department – IT department, Staff accommodation, services contracts, non-merchandize equipment contracts …
•Implementation of purchasing yearly / Quarterly plan including evaluation of suppliers & categories performance & expenditure budget analysis quarterly/yearly basis.
•Plan & implement Risk Management plan in term of:
Inventory level: control & reduced inventory across all supplies & consumables to reduce invested capital.
Price control to minimize risk against market conditions.


Company Details

Azadea Group (multinational)

Cairo, Egypt

101-500 employees

Retail

www.azadea.com

Mar 2008 to Oct 2012 (4 years 7 months)
Assistant Purchasing Manager at EMRM (Egyptian Company For Modern Restaurant Management)

Experience Details

Assistant Purchasing Manager

Operations/Management

Manager

•Responsible for all the supplies of the company chain restaurants (Wessaya, Sbarro & Cantina Laredo)
•Managing RFQ process.
•Monitor the stocks to keep it in the optimum quantity to minimize the cost of stock holding.
•Prepare purchasing contracts and issue purchase orders
•Prepare and review contracts, bids, proposals, and vendor agreements for legal correctness, price, and acceptability of items to specifications
•Negotiate or supervise the negotiation of complex requests for equipment, supplies, and services from suppliers and subcontractors.
•Keep track of purchasing contracts fulfillment as per contracting agreements.
•Evaluate vendor quotations that utilizes appropriate negotiation and purchasing techniques to ensure quality, price, delivery, and service
•Prepare Purchasing and requirements Reports and analysis.


Company Details

EMRM (Egyptian Company For Modern Restaurant Management)

Cairo, Egypt

51-100 employees

Food Services/Restaurants/Catering

N/A

Dec 2006 to Mar 2008 (1 year 3 months)
Purchasing Specialist at AVIT (Aviation Information Technology)

Experience Details

Purchasing Specialist

IT/Software Development, Operations/Management

Experienced (Non-Manager)

•Review the requests received from the requirement planning
•Prepare purchasing contracts and issue purchase orders
•Prepare and review contracts, bids, proposals, and vendor agreements for legal correctness, price, and acceptability of items to specifications
•Negotiate or supervise the negotiation of complex requests for equipment, supplies, and services from suppliers and subcontractors.
•Keep track of purchasing contracts fulfillment as per contracting agreements
•Evaluate vendor quotations that utilizes appropriate negotiation and purchasing techniques to ensure quality, price, delivery, and service
Prepare Purchasing and requirements Reports.


Company Details

AVIT (Aviation Information Technology)

Egypt

51-100 employees

Airlines/Aviation

N/A

Apr 2005 to Nov 2006 (1 year 7 months)
Purchasing Specialist at Halwani Brothers Factory

Experience Details

Purchasing Specialist

Manufacturing/Production

Entry Level

•Purchases merchandise or commodities for resale
•Inspects and grades or appraises agricultural commodities, durable goods, apparel, furniture, livestock, or other merchandise offered for sale to determine value and yield
•Selects and orders merchandise from showings by manufacturing representatives, growers, or other sellers, or purchases merchandise on open market for cash, basing selection on nature of clientele, or demand for specific commodity, merchandise,
•Transports purchases or contacts carriers to arrange transportation of purchases. Authorizes payment of invoices or return of merchandise.
•May conduct staff meetings with sales personnel to introduce new merchandise.
•Supply the factory with Computers, Printers, and Scanners…etc.
•Supply the factory with Packaging, general stuff and Raw Materials.
•Analyze the market to search for best suppliers.
•Follow up with suppliers to ensure meeting dead lines.


Company Details

Halwani Brothers Factory (multinational)

Egypt

101-500 employees

Food and Beverage Production

N/A

Dec 2003 to Apr 2005 (1 year 4 months)

Achievements


* I have write down the full SOP for F&B procurement department.


Setting up the procurement department from scratch
Implementation of JDE ERP procurement module in Egypt
Opening of 3 Zara shops in less than 6 months
Cost saving of 8% out of 5m$ spend budget


Education

Bachelor's Degree in Law

Education Details

Bachelor's Degree

Law

Ain Shams University, Egypt

C / Good / 65 - 75%

N/A

N/A

Ain Shams University
2006 - 2001

Training and Courses

Training/Course Details

Cost-Effective Purchasing Operations Management

May 2010

Chartered Institute for Purchasing and Supply (CIPS UAE)

N/A

Training/Course Details

Effective Negotiation in Purchasing and Supply

May 2010

Chartered Institute for Purchasing and Supply (CIPS UAE)

N/A

Training/Course Details

Creating Value Through Effective Procurement

Sep 2011

Chartered Institute for Purchasing and Supply (CIPS UAE)

N/A

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Profile Skills and Keywords

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Self-assesed Skills

Languages

Arabic

Arabic

: Fluent

: Fluent

: Fluent

: Fluent

English

English

: Fluent

: Fluent

: Fluent

: Fluent

Tools and Technologies

JDE Procurement Module

JDE Procurement Module

: Advanced

: Extreme - I love it!

:

3-5 years

Oracle Procurement Module

Oracle Procurement Module

: Intermediate

: High

:

1-3 years

Microsoft Word

Microsoft Word

: Intermediate

: High

:

More than 7 years

Microsoft Excel

Microsoft Excel

: Intermediate

: High

:

5-7 years

Microsoft PowerPoint

Microsoft PowerPoint

: Intermediate

: High

:

3-5 years

Fields of Expertise

Effective Procurement

Effective Procurement

: Advanced

: Extreme - I love it!

:

5-7 years

Negotiations

Negotiations

: Advanced

: Extreme - I love it!

:

5-7 years

Sourcing

Sourcing

: Advanced

: Extreme - I love it!

:

3-5 years

Key Skills

Analytical, Leader, Hard worker, Negotiator, Initiative

Online Presence

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