Alumni Profiles

Ali Noor

Organization Information

Jura Energy Corporation is an international independent upstream Oil & Gas Company, listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX) under the symbol JEC. The Company has a balanced portfolio of nine producing, development and exploration assets spread over various basins in Pakistan. Jura's working interests are held through its two wholly owned subsidiaries, Frontier Holdings Ltd (FHL) and Spud Energy Pty Ltd (SEPL).
The Company aims to deliver substantial growth and value for shareholders by:
Enhancing production from producing fields
Commencing production from undeveloped discoveries
Growing reserves through exploration
Jura operates one of its nine concessions and plans to bid for additional acreages in Pakistan at the upcoming bidding round. Jura is also evaluating potential acquisitions of producing assets in Pakistan and the MENA region.
Jura's head office is located in Calgary, Alberta with its main operational office in Islamabad, Pakistan.

Describe the work that you do in your role

1. Purpose of the job
To provide a complete corporate procurement function for all the company’s expenditure with external suppliers responsible for the provision of professional expertise and at the
forefront regarding the implementation and development of procurement strategies.
2. Dimensions
Commercial advice on, and authorization of, contracts, purchase commitments and expenditure made throughout the Company. Departmental budgets & Research.
3. Principal Accountabilities
a. Develop and manage the procurement department including setting targets and monitoring performance
b. Develop and deliver a Procurement Strategy across the company to deliver the target benefits and financial savings including approving purchase category strategy and savings plans
c. Engage support and agreement for the strategy from key stakeholders so that implementation and compliance are optimal; promote the effective management of suppliers to sustain value throughout the life of the contract
d. Establish new processes and systems for effective procurement across the Jura’s to develop an eProcurement vision
e. Provide specialist advice, guidance and service on leading practice procurement to all Jura’s departments; lead the society in identification, assessment and management of potential risks associate with differing sourcing strategies; provide insight through the analysis of spend, supply markets and savings;
f. Ensure all goods and services purchased comply with the Jura’s corporate social sustainability policies
g. Define and manage key supplier relationships to deliver breakthrough performance in cost, service and quality, including technical input to negotiations on strategically significant contracts and negotiation
h. Develop and agree annual departmental cost savings targets for the annual Budget process; develop and agree the annual procurement plan with directors and departmental heads
i. Develop a savings reporting mechanism with Finance which is understood and accepted by the user departments. Produce regular reports on performance and provide comprehensive management information and in-depth analysis when requested including spend analysis, savings secured and potential savings – for forecast and budgets.

Indicate previous experience and/or areas of career proficiency/achievenments

Assistant Manager( Supply Chain Dept.)
Hira Terry Mills Ltd
May 2009 – November 2013 (4 years 7 months)Lahore , Pakistan
* Directly involved in the planning of towels from weaving to packaging stage
* Conducted material resource planning to meet targets and made timely deliveries
* Selected vendors and kept track of procurement for in time and quality products
* Developed capacity resource plan to meet daily to yearly production targets

Describe your success in your professional life and achievements

Employee of the month 4 times during my last job in 4.5 years.Analyzed end-to-end supply chains of Dynamic Sports Wear Pvt Limited. Examined their financial, material and information flows and identified gap. Recommended them to implement CPFR model and developed complete plan for strategy & planning, demand & supply management during internship.

Write your activities and achievement if you were member of any club or society in UMT?

Vice president Leaders Forum in 2007-2008
Arrange Book Fair in 2004 in UMT.

What do you remember about your time in ILM / IMT /UMT?

My Teachers