Abdullah Al Masud

Abdullah Al Masud

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About Me

I have around 17 plus years of working experience in various diverse multinationals and Local Group of Companies.

Served Sanofi Aventis Limited a multinational company of French Origin which was world’s third largest Pharmaceuticals Organization.

Served Paxar Bangladesh Limited a multinational company of USA Origin which was world’s largest Garments Manufacturing Organization.

Served LM Ericsson Bangladesh Limited a multinational company of Swedish Origin which was world’s Largest Telecommunication Solution Provider Organization.

Served Unitas Group of Companies a local growing Group of Companies having 10 Business Unites

Served International Planned Parenthood Federation (IPPF) an international UK based Donor Organization for its member Organization as Consultant. Procurement

Serving Akij Group one of the most Divers and Country’s largest Local Conglomerate.


JOB TITLE: Department Head

FUNCTION: Procurement

INDUSTRY: Manufacturing

CATEGORY: Contingent Labour



Work experience

General Manager Procurement (HOD)

Akij Group

January 2015 - Present | Akij House, 198 Bir Uttam Mir Shawkat Sarak (Gulshan Link Road), Tejgoan, Dhaka -1208, Bangladesh

(DGM) Head of Procurement Akij Group: Joining 12 January 2015 to Till Date
• Development of Supply Chain Management
• Development of ERP for Material Management Module
• Establishment of Procurement Policy
• Setting SOP
• Dashboard Reporting to Management
• Strategic Procurement
• Operational Procurement

Consultant Procurement

IPPF for it's member organization in Bagladesh FPAB

April 2013 - December 2014 ( 1 year, 8 months ) | Paltan, Dhaka, Bangladesh

Consultant Procurement (Joining: 15 April 2013 to December 2014)
• Prepare Procurement Policy, Directives to ensure compliant procurement process in coordination IPPF India regional monitoring office for its member organization FPBA in Bangladesh
• Audit National head quarter & Branch offices to find the development need and plan as well for development.
• Prepare Procurement Manual/Guideline.
• Prepare and Implement Standard Forms Formats for facilitating Operation.
• Create SOP & Service Level Agreement.
• Prepare Job Description for the procurement personnel
• Prepare rectification action plan with time line against the audit observation in several areas of operation.
• Introduce and implement and Procurement tools.
• Introduce and implement reporting method
• Training to the Head office and Branch Staffs (21 Branch throughout the country)
• Prepare Strategic & Operational Procurement plan against the Budget
• Cluster Procurement as Strategic & Operational
• Introduce AMC / VMI
• Prepare Central Procurement Unit in Dhaka Head Quarter with recruitment of new procurement personnel.
• Lead ERP project as planned.
• Prepare Logistics Guideline
• Prepare Standard Warehouse operation method and upgrade the Central & Branch office warehouse as per guideline.
• Introduce warehouse reporting system.

Head of Operation

Unitas Group

April 2011 - April 2013 ( 2 years ) | Mohakhali, Dhaka, Bangladesh

Head of Operation Unitas Group. (Joining: April 2011 to April 15 2013)
• Supply Chain Management:
o Tenders offer submission
o Preparing Financial & technical Offer and finalizing Agreement with Clients
o Replenishment planning for products of Unitas Distribution limited and coordinate to the China Factory
o Sourcing of Administrative materials for Unitas Group
o Sourcing of Regular Business Products
o Develop, Enlist, and Maintain Vendors/Supplier for the Group
o Prepare Purchase Budget
o Prepare Distribution plans for UDL Products
o Service Agreement for UDL
o Prepare Distribution Networks.

• Business Development:
o Conducting a detailed presentation before client on TO-BE process and signing it off.
o Search for suitable source of Import from abroad.
o Prepare online sale activation program
o Work on Business expansion plan
o Attend International fairs for new business development
o Attend Telecom and other Clients for Outsourcing projects
o Prepare project management model as per nature of project.
o Supervise Project management team for smooth project completion.
o Analyze and report Unitas Group Management about Business Unites potentials and Progression plan.

Strategic Sourcing Specialist

LM Ericsson Bangladesh Ltd

January 2007 - April 2011 ( 4 years, 3 months ) | SMC Tower, Banani, Dhaka, Bangladesh

Strategic Sourcing Specialist LM Ericsson Bangladesh Ltd. (Joining: 15 Jan 2007 to till 15 April 2011)
• Direct and Indirect material & Services:
o Strategic Sourcing Planning
o Indirect material and services sourcing for Ericsson Bangladesh as per requirement placed from internal stakeholders.
o Logistics materials & services sourcing
o Direct material & services sourcing for Ericsson Bangladesh as per requirement placed from project.
o Sourcing in coordination with Regional, Global Ericsson Sourcing Program as team.
o Management Reports (Savings report, Accounts Payable credit days Improvement Reporting, Process compliance reporting, PO Compliance reporting)
o Project driver for SOX Key control Project.
o Project Driver for Monitoring and developing Ericsson Buyer System (SRM).
o Lead Auditor Supplier Code of Conduct for Bangladesh.
o Develop, Enlist, and Maintain Vendors/Supplier for Ericsson Indirect material & services.
o Supplier Code of Conduct assessment and develop supplier base.

Sr. Executive Procurement

Paxar Bangladesh Ltd

August 2006 - January 2007 ( 5 months ) | Uday Tower, Gulshan, Dhaka, Bangladesh

Sr. Executive Procurement Paxar Bangladesh Ltd. (Aug 2006–10 Jan 2007)
o Monitor overall Material Requirement Plan & Procurement activities.
o Ensure Optimal Stock Management to avoid stock piling/ short stock and Finance locked up with co-ordination to Finance Department.
o New Sourcing and Negotiation for efficient procurement to ensure lower product cost with coordination with Costing Department.
o Negotiation with Logistics Organizations to have price benefit and better Routing for Air/Sea/Courier consignment service with coordination to commercial department.
o Special Assignment: Project Driver for ERP Project implementation for a local inventory management ERP.
o Nominated as ERP Project Driver for Paxar Bangladesh in line to global Oracle based ERP (go live period 2nd quarter 2007 Paxar globally)

Sr. Officer Material Planning

Sanofi – Aventis Limited

April 2005 - August 2006 ( 1 year, 4 months ) | Station Road, Tongi, Bangladesh

Sr. Officer Planning Sanofi – Aventis Limited (Apr 2005 – Aug 2006)
o Collect forecast from marketing & Analyze Forecast for Material Requirement Planning in SAP.
o Analyze net demand for 12 Months for Master Production Plan.
o Analyze Material requirement planning individually for Import & Local material.
o Intercompany High value raw material inventory control and replenishment Plan.
o Analyze top 30 products and keep close monitoring.
o Analyze material with High Lead-time and high consumption plan accordingly.
o Plan for special Order (Institutional sales & Export)
o No and slow moving Product analysis.
o Analyze Production Against Planning.
o Follow up Procurement against Plan.
o Group reporting of Plan Vs Production, Inventory coverage, Inventory value, and Quality assurance lead-time.
o SAP Power User Material Management Module

Officer Procurement

Sanofi – Aventis Limited

April 2003 - March 2005 ( 1 year, 11 months ) | Station Road, Tongi, Bangladesh

Officer Procurement Sanofi – Aventis Limited (Apr 2003 – Mar 2005)
• Import Procurement
o Replenishment planning of trading finished goods and group company Raw materials as per marketing forecast.
o Ensure availability of Sanofi – Aventis group raw materials and finished goods as per local requirement.
o Correspondence with foreign vendors to ensure timely delivery.
o Communication and coordination with Commercial department for LC opening, customs clearance, and other commercial issues.
o Communication and coordination with Regulatory affairs for Drugs approval, Registration and other regulatory issues.
o Monthly/Bimonthly reporting to group.
o SAP Power User Material Management Module
• Local Procurement
o Ensure availability of all local packaging & raw material
o Coordinate warehouse & suppliers to keep inventory in control.
o Perform bidding process.
o Sourcing & Generate Savings.
o Audit vendors to enlist new ones & maintain existing ones.
o Perform vendor evaluation for rating vendors.
o Coordinate Stock taking and stock management
o SAP Power User Material Management Module
• Non Standard Procurement
o Ensure availability of all promotional & gift material as per requisition by stakeholders.
o Ensure availability of all logistics, Non-COGS & Asset Items on time per requisition by stakeholders.
o Perform bidding process.
o Perform comparative analysis of Price, quality and service.
o Sourcing & generating savings.
o Audit vendors to enlist new ones & maintain existing ones.
o Perform vendor evaluation for rating vendors.

Management Trainee International Business

Sanofi – Aventis Limited

January 2002 - March 2003 ( 1 year, 2 months ) | Station Road, Tongi, Bangladesh

o Process all export documentation for both international tender and international sales till consignment dispatch.
o Export Scheduling.
o Commission Disbursement.
o Coordinate Commercial & Regulatory Department to ensure smooth operation.

Internship Program: Aventis Pharma (Sep 2001 – Dec 2001)
Internship Project: “Competitive Analysis of Pharmaceutical Companies of Bangladesh Engaged in Export”


East West University

Master of Business Administration (MBA) April-2004: of Marketing

2002 - 2004

Master of Business Administration (MBA) April-2004
East West University, Dhaka-1212.
Major (Concentration): Marketing
C.G.P.A-3.13 (in the Scale of 4.00)

Ease West University

Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) August-2001 of International Business

1996 - 2001

Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) August-2001:
East West University, Dhaka-1212.
Major (Concentration): International Business
C.G.P.A-2.75 (in the Scale of 4.00)

Dhaka City College

Higher Secondary Certificate (H.S.C.) 1995 of Commerce

1993 - 1995

Higher Secondary Certificate (H.S.C.) 1995:
Dhaka City College, Dhaka.
Commerce Group
First Division

Nawab Habibullah High School

Secondary School Certificate (S.S.C.) 1993 of Science

1992 - 1993

Secondary School Certificate (S.S.C.) 1993:
Nawab Habibullah High School, Dhaka.
Science Group
First Division