Amarakoon - Procurement Specialist - Sri Lanka

Madusha Amarakoon

Sri Lanka

Services

Procurement Specialist

Summary:

Currently working for GlaxoSmithKline as a commercial Procurement Coordinator

Work History

Commercial Procurement Coordinator

GlaxoSmithKline

From January 2013

Sri Lanka
• Generate and handle the reporting cycle
• Stake holder management and Conduct Supplier evaluation process
• Carry out Costing and negotiation process with the suppliers
• Maintain the company standards
• Supervise, guide and ensure the development of the Subordinates.
Key Achievements
• Ability to save 13.5 Million Sri Lankan Ruppies through the negotiation
• Manage the existing supplier base even after extending the credit period to 75 days

Commercial Procurement Coordinator

GlaxoSmithKline

From January 2013

• Generate and handle the reporting cycle
• Stake holder management and Conduct Supplier evaluation process
• Carry out Costing and negotiation process with the suppliers
• Maintain the company standards
• Supervise, guide and ensure the development of the Subordinates.
Key Achievements
• Ability to save 13.5 Million Sri Lankan Ruppies through the negotiation
• Manage the existing supplier base even after extending the credit period to 75 days

Commercial Procurement Trainee

GlaxoSmithKline

September 2011 - January 2013

Sri Lanka
• Competent in handling the full inbound logistics lifecycle
• Handle supplier bidding process and issue purchase orders
• Track the progress of purchase orders with vendors to ensure timely deliveries
• Create and handle service contracts with vendors
• Coordinate with internal stakeholders and external service providers (warehouse facility providers, suppliers)
• Processing purchasing documents according to GSK standard operation procedure

Temporary Demonstrator - Department of Industrial Management

University of Kelaniya

June 2011 - September 2011

Sri Lanka
• Design and delivery of Personality Development course module offered for the undergraduates of the Department
• Coordinated with external facilitators to design and deliver personality development programmes for undergraduates

In-plant Trainee in Supply Chain Management

Coca Cola Beverages Sri Lanka Ltd

March 2011 - May 2011

Familiarized with SAP MM module
• Involved in a project on Working Capital Management - focused on streamlining distribution operations
• Conducted pre-audits on safety standards
• Involved in TPM activities

Intern

Coca Cola Beverages Sri Lnaka

February 2011 - May 2011

• Familiarized with SAP MM module
• Involved in a project on Working Capital Management - focused on streamlining distribution operations
• Conducted pre-audits on safety standards
• Involved in TPM activities

2011 Temporary Demonstrator

University of Kelaniya

June 2011 - August 2013

• Design and delivery of Personality Development course module offered for the undergraduates of the Department
• Coordinated with external facilitators to design and deliver personality development programmes for undergraduates

Commercial Procurement Trainee

GlaxoSmithKline

September 2011 - December 2012

• Competent in handling the full inbound logistics lifecycle
• Handle supplier bidding process and issue purchase orders
• Track the progress of purchase orders with vendors to ensure timely deliveries
• Create and handle service contracts with vendors
• Coordinate with internal stakeholders and external service providers (warehouse facility providers, suppliers)
• Processing purchasing documents according to GSK standard operation procedure

Project Coordinator

Letzdream Foundation

From September 2009

, Delhi, India.
• Coordinate with stakeholders for the smooth function of ongoing projects
• Develop a NGO Information Management System to streamline project coordination

Local Committee President

Colombo North Local Committee of AIESEC

(World largest student run organization)

Member of the Executive Body

Colombo North Local Committee of AIESEC in Sri Lanka

Develop the annual plan for the local committee based on the National plan
• Recruit and develop members to maintain the talent pipeline
• Budgetary control and partnering with various stakeholders to raise funds (coordinate with companies, embassies, governmental and non-governmental organizations)
• Partner with other AIESEC countries to maintain the student exchange growth
• Arrange leadership development programmes for members and university students

Projects undertaken
HIV AIDS awareness project - Project leader
Coordination with project sponsors, educational authorities, World Health Organization, NGO and other foreign facilitators
English Education project - Project leader
Coordinating the process of bringing down foreign trainees to improve English knowledge of underprivileged students

Key achievement
Nominated for the AIESEC Local Committee with best relative growth in Asia Pacific region under my leadership

SKILLS AND ATTRIBUTES
Effective written and oral communication skills - including negotiation, presentation, and writing clear concise reports (as demonstrated by working in AIESEC and successful completion of assignments and case studies during university)
Highly-developed logical, analytical and research skills (resulted from academic and professional experience)

Projects

HIV AIDS awareness project – Project leader

Started the project with the intention of making the Awareness about the HIV and AIDS among the younger generation.Main Duty was to Coordination with project sponsors, educational authorities, World Health Organization, NGO and other foreign facilitators

Qualifications & Certifications

B.Sc.Physical Science

University of Kelaniya Sri Lanka

Visakha Vidyalaya Colombo 05

English

Yale

Music Theory

Institute of Western Music and Speech

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