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Md. Arif Anwar
Lead Specialist, Strategic Sourcing-Network at Grameenphone Ltd.

Mohammad Arif Anwar is an MBA (in Finance, from the University of Dhaka), an Int’l Diploma on SCM(P), ITC, Geneva and an MCIPS (Member of the Chartered Institute of Procurement and Supply).


Mr. Arif has proven track records in Telecom Sourcing areas since last 14+ years (including about 5 years currently in GP Sourcing).


He has extensive experience of working in Network Element sourcing along with other areas of sourcing. He is the LSGM (Local Sourcing Group Manager) for Core Community of Telenor Global Sourcing and in recent times, he worked in many Telenor Global Projects like “Mobile Core GFA”, “One Asia RAN”, “One Asia Core” etc.


He is also experienced in the area of Vendor management, Vendor strategies, TCO analysis, negotiation strategies, contract management, etc.


Before GP, he worked with large multinationals like SIEMENS and Robi Axiata Limited and local conglomerate like GMG Airlines in the area of procurement, contract mgt. and Supply Chain Management.


Apart from his permanent job, he is a regular trainer in DCCI (Dhaka Chamber of Commerce & Industry) for MLS-SCM(P) Diploma course jointly offered by DCCI & ITC, WTO /UNCTAD as his part-time engagement.



Training Experience:


More than 8 (Eight) Years Hands-on Professional Training (more than 130 sessions) to 500+ Procurement and Supply Chain Professionals from diversified area of business and corporate bodies in the country.