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About Mervyn Nicholas Monteiro

  • Academic Level Degree Bachelor
  • Gender Male

About me

Veteran Purchasing Manager bringing 10+ years of experience focused on actualizing high-quality, cost,effective procurement solutions. Talented in leading projects, directing logistics and managing inventory
needs. Dedicated to maintaining schedules and budgets while enhancing operational performance.

Education

Experience

  • 2019 - 2022
    Ajman Hotel

    Purchasing Manager

    • Locate Vendors of material equipment or supplies and interview them to determine product
    availability
    • Manage the process and function and the way in which company is spending and ensure spends
    are being used wisely
    • Identifying cost effective procurement outcomes by establishing strong relationship with vendors
    by negotiating well
    • Assist the Director in developing, implementing, and communicating the division-wide
    Purchasing/Sourcing
    • Wrote standard operating procedures for department.
    • Measures savings and seeks opportunities to manage off-contract spend
    • Handling hotel department for various requirement (Engineering,HK,F&B,SPA,Laundry)
    • Improved inspection policies to increase quality of raw materials and finished goods.
    • Prepare and purchase requisitions and purchase orders for supplies and equipment’s
    • Review purchase order claims and contracts for conformance to company policy
    • Analyze market and delivery system to assess present and future material availability
    • Develop and implement purchasing, contract management, instructions, policies, and
    procedures
    • Handled annual spend of 10 million on various categories
    • Represent companies in negotiating with contracts and formulating policies with suppliers
    • Obtain competitive quotation of hotel requirements and ensure that the best product is sourced
    and purchased
    • Contacted location managers and department supervisors to assess requirements.

  • 2016 - 2019
    Apar Investment – Dubai Police GHQ , Dubai

    Purchasing Officer

    • Dealing with direct and indirect purchases
    • Handling with Food & Beverage, Participating in the procurement review meeting for budget
    allocations
    • Accurately maintaining the Company purchasing databases to high standards
    • Submitted tendering for RTA, Pre appraisal of suppliers
    • Fully involved in tendering process for the amount above 500k, Negotiating for best
    • Reviewed proposals, qualified vendors and recommended optimal suppliers.
    • Possible deal & payment terms as per company Policy and procedure
    • Handled IT Requirements as per the company requirements
    • Handled maintenance work and spare required for the maintenance department
    • Evaluate suppliers based on price, quality, finance, and delivery speed
    • Contract & Supplies, Procuring heavy equipment’s for various kitchens and projects
    • Source, select and negotiate for the best purchase package in terms of quality, price, terms,
    deliveries and services
    • Performed monthly reconciliation of open purchasing orders.
    • Handling Purchases for group of companies
    • Updating HACCP certificate required as per Dubai municipality
    • Maximized operational effectiveness across territory.

  • 2014 - 2016
    Grand Millennium Hotel, Dubai

    Purchase Coordinator

    • Getting the quotations for the items needed from the suppliers
    • Ensure Locally Nominated supplier information is kept up to date
    • Updating HACCP certificate required as per Dubai municipality
    • POs are completed with proper approvals prior to ordering
    • Follow up with supplier for pending items and inform Department about status
    • Determined lowest possible cost, factoring in quality and reliability and negotiated favorable
    contracts.
    • Proper filling system for all quotations
    • Handled Purchasing department for 2 months in absence of PM.
    • Communicated with vendors regarding inventory needs and negotiated prices to maintain profit
    margins.
    • Negotiated policies and contracts with vendors to achieve optimal pricing and consistent
    availability

Expertise

Negotiation

Languages

English
Proficient
HINDI
Proficient
MARATHI
Intermediate