Goucem Saou

Goucem Saou

Blida, ولاية البليدة

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About me:

Direct & Indirect Procurement Management professional with 11 years of experience in purchasing and supply chain management who can formulate and drive a consistent approach towards all sourcing purchasing activities so as to ensure value for money is maximized and cost savings generated .an Expert at delivering individual solutions to specific problems by continually improving purchasing methods ,sourcing the best –priced goods or services , and having the gravitas needed to act as an ambassador for a company .Superb mentor as well as an inspirational leader who motivates to peak performance and productivity levels while maintaining high morale across the boards 





2002-2006        Bachelor degree in Translation “Université d’Alger” 



                    PURCHASE MANAGER 


August 2019-October 2020       “Bessa Promotion” (Real Estate Company) Algiers

  •  Sourcing of new local /international suppliers
  • Working closely with engineering, Sales & Financial departments to Prepare Plans, Budgets, technical sheets.
  •  Negotiate contracts agreements (Cost-Quality-specifications-Qty-deliveries and payments)
  • Orders management, Budgets, payment and deliveries (local & import)


                                                                     PROCUREMENT COORDINATOR

 February 2018- June2019          “British American Tobacco « (Algiers)

  • Prepare, plan, organize all-purpose purchases (materials and equipments, services, and supplies).
  • Sourcing and selection of vendors using RFX processes (RFI-RFT -RFQ-RFP) & Bids.
  • Negotiate a major contracts agreement with vendors for quality, cost, delivery and payment in accordance with the commercial objectives of the company
  • Planning and coordinating deliveries, vendor payments
  • Prepare and process purchase orders and documents    



January2014-December 2017 

                                                                “MAGPHARM LABORATOIRES « (Algiers) 


  • Develop, plan, organize and implement contracting and procurement strategies and program to increase operational efficiency and profitability.
  • Ensure supplier meet compliance requirements.
  • Prepare, negotiate and maintain contracts with company standards.
  • Develop and manage relationships with national/international suppliers and contractors to ensure improved performance, innovation and value delivery.
  • Deliver management informations, reporting, insight and analytics on supplier cost and performance.
  • Manage, respond to and follow up on specific major customer pricing and delivery inquiries.


  January 2013- January 2014                   

                                                                   PURCHASE DEVELOPMENT OFFICER

                                                                “MAGPHARM LABORATOIRES « (Algiers) 


  • Sourcing new manufacturers, vendors and formulas in international Markets to develop new pharmaceutical products.
  • Interact with Market research, Marketing, Sales, Demand planning and Finance departments by providing all informations (Technical files –samples –Packaging- Moq –Budgets and Forecasts …. Ect) 
  • Launch the first order, perform and administrate day to day activities regarding commercial and import issues whilst maintaining KPI’s.


January 2010-January2013                         

                                                                       DEMAND PLANNER OFFICER

                                                               “MAGPHARM LABORATOIRES « (Algiers)         


  • Responsible for all forecasting activities associated with customers and products.
  • Review historical sales trends, research demand drivers, prepare forecast data, develop statistical forecast models, and evaluate forecast results.
  • Interact with sales, marketing, and customer finance (S&OP) to develop a consensus and forecast event drivers across categories and customers.
  • Develop complete analysis/timeline related to demand for new product launches.
  • Maintain metrics/scorecards on KPI's, including forecast accuracy, fill rate, inventory turns, and excess & obsolete inventory.


  March2009-January 2010    “ MAGPHARM LABORATOIRES « (Algiers)


  • Control the timely flow of basic business monthly forecast data, by SKU and customer, into and out of SAP.
  • Conduct continuous analysis of actuals and developing sales trends as compared to forecasts.
  • Develop and fine tunes statistical forecast models in SAP 
  • Conduct monthly comprehensive forecast review meeting with Demand Planning Manager
  • Create and use tools that measure forecast accuracy and error and takes the initiative to develop techniques to improve.
  • Analyze and judge historical data with respect to sell-in (order-writing, shipments, and returns), sell-through (using POS and sales data) and cannibalization of existing products by new product introductions.
  • Advise Demand Planning Manager of problems and significant variance between existing forecasts, plans and actuals.

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