Coordinate the procurement process like tendering and contracting processes for all goods and services required by Engineering and IT departments.
Provide relevant input in the articulation and implementation of the procurement strategy
Coordinate the entire contracting and procurement operations of Engineering and IT departments and ensure compliance with defined policies and guidelines in all procurement activities
Continuously assist in reviewing procurement activities, make recommendations for improvement and implement approved initiatives to ensure enhanced performance of the team.
Establish and maintain relationships with key internal and external stakeholders (including suppliers, vendors and contractors)
Ensure the conduct of ongoing market surveys to identify various sources of supply and obtain competitive prices for all categories of goods and services to be purchased
Coordinate the evaluation and selection of vendors/contractors and the negotiation of contracts for procurement of items required by user departments
Provide input in the development of effective procurement tracking systems to ensure prompt processing of procurement requisitions from Network Operations and Engineering and Deployment departments.
Plan and manage the human and material resources of the unit to optimize performance, morale and enhance productivity.
Provide leadership and guidance to team members and manage subordinates’ performance towards the achievement of overall team objectives.
Coordinate the $275 million Network Expansion Contract Award, September 2012
Coordinate the $168 million Online Charging System (OSC) Contract Award, September 2012
Played active and coordinating roles in the contracts award for Network Maintenance Outsourcing
Managed and further reduced OPEX spend on MROs (maintenance, repairs and operations services)
Reduced OPEX on diesel through collaboration with major diesel vendors, hence improved network availability significantly.
Liaise with the Finance department to improve payment cycle time
Achieved over $15 million savings from CAPEX in 2008 Financial year
Played a significant role in building over 1600 base stations in 2008
Work directly with design team to revised base station(civil) design specification to reduce CAPEX cost by about 22% per site and OPEX by about 16%
Between 2009 and 2011, played an active role in project capitalization, thus reduced un-spent but committed budget
Coordinate the $85.5 million National Fibre Infrastructure (Self Build) Contract Award, August 2012
Coordinate the $20 million Fibre Infrastructure (Fibre Purchase) Contract Award, August 2012