Toshif Vally BA (Hons)

Toshif Vally BA (Hons)

Seeking Procurement opportunities

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JOB TITLE: Seeking Procurement opportunities

FUNCTION: Procurement

INDUSTRY: Social Housing

CATEGORY: HR - Generalist

PRIMARY PROCUREMENT SYSTEM: Other



Work experience

Procurement Assistant

Places for People

October 2015 - Present

• Identifies, evaluates and recommends suitable alternative supplier sources to reduce costs whilst maintaining high quality specifications.
• Evaluating and analysing spend information to forecast trends.
• Manages tender evaluations and scoring; producing competitor analysis - using research skills to see if there are companies who offer the same, or similar framework to the Procurement Hub.
• Produces KPI’s and metrics for Placemaking hub.
• Manages communications regarding Procurement Hub and Due North pro-contract management system tenders. Monitors and deals with all other enquiries assigning to relevant services or team members where appropriate.
• Managed supplier rebate collections and confirmed successful receipt.
• Working closely with Procurement Manager to support and help the new Procurement Hub as it grows into the market.
• Contributes to the new supplier framework, managing queries effectively and sending out the correct joining pack for new members.
• Uses Salesforce to add new supplier contacts when new queries come in to join Procurement Hub.
• Involved in Project, compiling supplier lists and liaising with accounts team.
• Updates spreadsheets for marketing mail campaign; ensuring data corresponds with actual facts.
• Data cleansing activities – removing duplicates and updating with correct info.
• Researches and writes, building a monthly marketing blog.
• Raising and processing invoices via Agresso.
• A motivated self-starter, who makes a valid contribution to teamwork, helps to build up a feeling of camaraderie whilst offering a flexible and cheerful attitude.

Marketing Assistant

University of Central Lancashire

January 2015 - August 2015 ( 7 months )

• Project Management: Organised milestones and targets across a range of activities including sourcing and procurement of merchandise
• Negotiating: Achieved bulk buy and other discounts whilst ensuring top quality products
• Sourcing: Liaised with local suppliers who supply cost effective merchandise
• Social Media: Managed social media campaigns through Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn, updating blogs, posts and general content, communicating with prospectors and potential clients through these channels.
• Marketing Campaigns: Provided support for marketing events and exhibitions as required; assisting with the collation of information for promotional literature.
• Student Recruitment: Provided careers advice to potential students at events and in-house

Junior Buyer

S & S General Trader

October 2014 - October 2015 ( 1 year )

• Effectively managed multi-national suppliers to procure quality video communications; ensuring timely delivery, specifications and other necessities taken into account as well as achieving cost savings.
• Built and maintained strong relationships with suppliers; analysing product information; asking questions to ensure requirements are met. Communicating well and obtaining a high level of service.
• Checked references; researching and sourcing suppliers.
• Planned requirements in a methodical order; processing orders and ensuring timely delivery.
• Experience of collaborating and working with merchandising and quality assurance teams. Excellent administration and organisation ability, producing management reports on supplier performance.
Achievements: Sourced new supplier saving 15% on stock

Clerical Officer

NHS

August 2014 - November 2014 ( 3 months )

• Effectively managed multi-national suppliers to procure quality video communications; ensuring timely delivery, specifications and other necessities taken into account as well as achieving cost savings.
• Built and maintained strong relationships with suppliers; analysing product information; asking questions to ensure requirements are met. Communicating well and obtaining a high level of service.
• Checked references; researching and sourcing suppliers.
• Planned requirements in a methodical order; processing orders and ensuring timely delivery.
• Experience of collaborating and working with merchandising and quality assurance teams. Excellent administration and organisation ability, producing management reports on supplier performance.
Achievements: Sourced new supplier saving 15% on stock
* Developing working relationship at all levels; adapting to different situations and managing patients with tact and discretion.
* Liaising with staff and storing data safely; dealing with sensitive information carefully ensuring strict adherence to privacy policies.
* Demonstrating sound customer service by meeting patient’s needs.
* Continuously striving to provide excellence of service whilst working under pressure, using initiative and making qualified decisions quickly. .

Achievements:
* Resolving patient queries within the second day at work, exceeding all expectations of my colleagues
* Helped a vulnerable patient who was distressed and unable to find the correct ward.

Education

Univeristy of Central Lancashire

BA Honours of Business Studies

2011 - 2014

Preston College

Triple Distinctions of National Diploma Business

2009 - 2011