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Zahra Awan

Zahra Awan

Career Adviser

Beaconhouse School System

Peshawar, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa

Career Adviser at Beaconhouse School System, Supply Chain Professional


Beaconhouse School System

Career Adviser

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Hoshan Company Limited

Purchasing Officer


• On behalf of Hoshan Company Ltd., successfully negotiated a letter of credit with payment terms at 90 days instead of the initial 45 days with Mannington Mills, Inc.. Ensured these terms were maintained and respected for all future orders.

• Suppliers with advance payment terms were convinced to make exception for unique situations or priority customers with short deadlines.

• Succeeded in arranging cost free mock-up and replacement items for display and customer claims.

• Worked in closed collaboration with suppliers, building vendor trust and dependability while making sure of on time payment and delivery.


• Managed procurements and served as primary liaison between suppliers and multiple internal groups to ensure clarity of goals, quality and adherence to deadlines.

• Obtained supplier quotations and negotiated for favourable payment and delivery terms.

• Compared and verified quotations with the project cost analysis before seeking approval.

• Sought timely approvals on quotations and purchase orders.

• Prepared and sent Purchase Orders. Followed up on payment to the supplier and delivery from.

• Successfully resolved customer claims with vendors and suppliers while striving to save cost.

• Responsible for filling out bank forms with accurate data for Letters of Credit and making Telex Transfer requests.

• Computed, recorded, and proofread data, records and reports including but not limited to the Order Status Report, Payments Report, Cost Analysis and Supplier List. Reconciled and reported discrepancies found in records.

• Facilitated accreditation of new suppliers.

• Accessed computerized purchase order information and reviewed files, records and other documents to answer questions related to specific projects.

• Provided full support to the Purchasing Supervisor and Supply Chain Manager.


Ghulam Ishaq Khan Institute of Engineering Sciences and Technology

Bachelor of Engineering (B.Eng.), Semiconductors and Superconducting Devices

Middle East International School, Riyadh

A Level, Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics

Middle East International School, Riyadh

O Level, English, Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Business Studies, Islamic Studies