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Towhid Zaman

Manager, International Procurement


A self-directed achiever who has a strong work ethic, and who is an expert at minimizing spending costs when buying in products or services that are essential for a business. I have a good track record of developing successful procurement solutions. I am  able to analyze market information and build a plan strategically, while also being able to execute tactically. As a born leader I am willing to accept any level of responsibility that accompanies a job role, and is committed to getting value for money in anything I buy. Right now i am looking for a suitable position with a reputable and forward thinking company that wants to recruit talented individuals.

Work experience

Jan 2015Present

Manager, International Procurement

Paper Leaf

Company Address:

Al Bashir Plaza

205/5 Fakirapool, Culvart Road, Motijheel, Dhaka.

Company Overview:

Paper Leaf is a FSC certified trading company which is specialized on Importing fine paper, security paper & printing accessories around the world. Paper Leaf is one of the very few  trading houses in Bangladesh which holds FSC Certification.  

Job Description:

  • liaising between suppliers, manufacturers, relevant internal departments and customers;
  • identifying potential suppliers, visiting existing suppliers, and building and maintaining good relationships with them;
  • negotiating and agreeing contracts and monitoring their progress, checking the quality of service provided;
  • keeping contract files and using them as reference for the future;
  • forecasting price trends and their impact on future activities;
  • developing an organisation's purchasing strategy;
  • producing reports and statistics using computer software;
  • evaluating bids and making recommendations based on commercial and technical factors;
  • ensuring suppliers are aware of business objectives;
  • attending meetings and trade conferences;
  • training and supervising the work of other members of staff.

Jun 2012Oct 2014

Manager, Procurement

Papertech Industries Ltd.

Company Address:

Block-J, Road-5, Plot - 1

Baridhara, Dhaka.

Company Overview:

Papertech Industries Ltd. is one of the leading writing & printing paper production company in Bangladesh. 

Job Description:

  • Operating at a senior level, working with all parties to find solutions to complex procurement issues.
  • Drafting high quality, articulate proposals, reports and presentations.
  • Ensuring that all purchase orders are logged.
  • Managing all petty cash transactions.
  • Supporting organisational change to improve business processes.
  • Monitoring all supplier contracts.
  • Processing payments and invoices.
  • Forecasting price trends.
  • Developing a purchasing strategy.
  • Ensuring inventory levels are adequate for the business.
  • Negotiating contracts with third parties and suppliers.
  • Developing relationships with suppliers.
  • Following up with suppliers concerning delivery times.
  • Reporting to Senior Managers and Executives.
  • Forecasting future demands.
  • Reviewing proposals for competitive pricing, lead time and quality.
  • Developing strategies to address a wide range of regulatory and stakeholder needs.
  • Overseeing the execution of purchase orders.
  • Monitoring the cost and performance of major suppliers
Jun 2011Jun 2012

Officer, Procurement

Papertech Industries Ltd.

I joined Papertech as a management trainee  and performed the following tasks:

  • Procurement of Material 
  • Material Management 
  • Expediting
  • Billing 
  • Comparative Statement 
  • Budgeting 
  • Documentation 
  • Negotiation with vendors 
  • Vendor Management.
  • LC Documentation 


Jul 2006Dec 2010

Bachelor In International Business

Limkokwing University Of Creative Technology,Malaysia

“In today’s economy, most economic boundaries have already disappeared and those remaining will continue to diminish.”

In order to be prepared for a career in any facet of the business world; accounting, finance, marketing, information technology, law, healthcare, etc., an understanding of global issues is critical. Thus, studying international business has helped me to  prepare for diverse business opportunities, knowing in advance that respect for and knowledge of your counterparts can create a competitive advantage.



University Of MAINE,USA
The GED, which stands for General Educational Development but is also referred to as a General Education Diploma, is a set of tests that when passed certify the test taker (American or Canadian) has met high-school level academic skills.



Edexcel, London

A Secondary School Certification provided by the Examination Body Of London


Certificate of Excellence - This certificate was handed over by the Limkokwing University Of Creative Technology for submitting good projects throughout myacademic year of study.

Technical Skills

**The Benchmark of the course LEVEL is set out of 5

Course NameExperience Level**
WindowsLevel 3
Microsoft OfficeLevel 3
Web DesigningLevel 2
HTMLLevel 1
E-Commerce Project ManagementLevel 3
Computer Harware MaintenanceLevel 1

Community Service

Blood Donation Program - This program is operated by Quantum Foundation
every month. I have worked in the Blood donation program helds every year in

Blood Donation Motivational Program - This program is operated by Quantum
Foundation. This program aims to motivate donors to give blood after every four

Personal Details

Place of Birth: Dhaka, Bangladesh

Date of Birth: 2nd of April, 1984

Present  Address-220/1 Fakirapool 1st Lane,Motijheel, Dhaka-1000.

Permanent Address - Same As Present Address

Sex: Male

Status: Married with 1 child (age 4)

Mother's Name - Jostnara Begum

Father's Name - I.G.M. Akhtaruzzaman

Spouse Name - Taslima Akter Jassi