Gibrilla Kamara a Procurement and logistics professional with a wide range of experience, though Still studying because capacity building is key to building one’s competencie. The capacity to lead is not only exemplified in my knowledge in procurement field but also in interpersonal relations. A valuable asset to any organization
Assisting with the daily activities of the procurement department.Planning for the purchase of equipment, services and supplies.Monitoring and enforcing the company’s procurement policies and procedures.Reviewing, comparing, evaluating and approving products and services.Managing inventories and maintaining accurate records.Maintaining and updating supplier information.Maintaining good supplier relations.Negotiating contracts.Researching and evaluating prospective suppliers.Preparing budgets, cost analyses and reports.
Pursuing a Diploma course which enables and opens my knowledge in Chartered Institute of Procurement and Supply (CIPS) modules through IPAM-USL
Work & Experience
•Preparing budgets, cost analyses, and reports •Responsible for evaluating suppliers, products, and services, negotiating contracts, and ensuring that approved purchases are cost-efficient and of high quality. •Preparing plans for the purchase of equipment, services, and supplies. •Following and enforcing the company’s procurement policies and procedures. •Reviewing, comparing, analyzing, and approving products and services to be purchased. •Placing and tracking orders for logistical items both products, services and works. Preform vendor research and selection to enhance efficient and effective purchase Do monthly analyses and reports Percorm negotiation and contracting.
•Executing the stock management activities (receipt, storage, and issuance to projects or other departments of medical supplies, food items, spare parts, tools, equipment and/ or other logistics materials), according to the line manager’s instructions and MSF standards and protocols, in order to ensure the overall functioning of MSF activities •Storing materials in accordance with the system in force in order to ensure continuous availability ensuring that all items are well organized and correctly stored, well protected, fully identified and easily accessible (cleanliness, security, access, etc.). •Monitoring the store temperature and ensuring Cold Chain items are stored in an adequate temperature. Keeping a special control of “sensitive” goods: numbers of lots, expiry dates, packaging and special storage conditions •Assisting the line manager with preparation of the stock reports
•Ensures (execute or supervise) in the project the daily logistics activities and the maintenance to the MSF equipment, facilities and infrastructures, according to MSF protocols in order to maintain the facilities in perfect conditions and collaborate in the development of the project. •Carrying out regular visits to the facilities, reporting any anomalies or problems to the line manager. •Evaluating rehabilitation needs and following up minor building rehabilitation work in accordance with instructions given by his supervisor, and accounting to him/her on progress •Identification of local contractors and follow-up of the works •Planning and tracking of the movements
-Monitor stock levels and identify purchasing needs -Research potential vendors -Track orders and ensure timely delivery -Update internal databases with order details (dates, vendors, quantities, discounts) -Conduct market research to identify pricing trends -Evaluate offers from vendors and negotiate better prices -Prepare cost analyses -Maintain updated records of invoices and contracts -Follow up with suppliers, as needed, to confirm or change orders -Liaise with warehouse staff to ensure all products arrive in good condition