Sumo Jallah
Sumo Jallah Procurement (International Specialist)
Last update: 7 days ago
Sumo Jallah Procurement (International Specialist)
Last update: 7 days ago
English, French
Highest Degree:
19 years
Cote d'Ivoire, Dem. Rep. Congo, Liberia
Logistics, Procurement, Administration, Statistics, Vehicles, Transport
Beni, North Kivu
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§  More than 15 years of proven work in the field of procurement and logistics. Managed local and international procurement operations, including high-value contracts and multi-million-dollar projects, ensuring compliance and efficiency. Run transactions of $28 million annually at SIFCA Groupe;

§  In-depth knowledge and understanding of international procurement and logistics guidelines. Extensive experience with organisations such as the United Nations, Population Services International, the International Committee of the Red Cross, and others;

§  Solid understanding of contract negotiation and management. Successfully negotiated $15 million contracts with AIRTEL DR Congo and Vodacom DRC;

§  Working knowledge of international donor guidelines and procedures with proven experience working with the Global Fund, European Union, local government entities, and various international NGOs;

§  Extensive expertise in project management. Led cross-functional teams in implementing high-value projects and developing strategies. Administered a $1.2 million EU-funded health services project for Partners in Health;

§  Hands-on experience in supply chain management. Optimized efficiency and minimize downtime by supervising vehicle and equipment maintenance, managing warehousing operations, and developing monitoring methods;

§  High proficiency in preparing detailed reports and documentation. Drafted comprehensive reports, work plans, and strategies for various projects and procurement activities;

§  Capacity to manage complex procurement actions and assist in preparing evaluation criteria, tender documents, and contracts for intricate procurement processes. Contributed to the development of evaluation criteria and tender documents for high-value security contracts at MONUSCO, ensuring compliance with organizational standards and international procurement regulations. Managed the procurement of IT apparatus worth $29,000 for the Global Fund initiative at PSI Liberia, ensuring timely delivery and cost-effective procurement;

§  Ability to provide strategic recommendations for contract awards, contributing to successful procurement outcomes across various sectors and organizations. Made suggestions for the award of contracts for GSM and DID services totalling $15 million with AIRTEL DR Congo and Vodacom DRC at MONUSCO, securing favourable terms and cost efficiency;

§  Great leadership and team management. Supervised a multidisciplinary team of 40 members at Partners in Health, ensuring effective project implementation and staff performance;

§  Extensive experience in knowledge sharing, providing training and guidance to procurement staff on procurement processes and best practices. Coordinated staff training initiatives under the West African Power Pool (WAPP) Project, enrolling over 150 personnel across Ghana, Nigeria, and China, supporting academic and professional advancement.