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Simex Defence Inc recruits a Contract Manager to better support its growth

Oct 16, 2020

Simex Defence is a provider of defence-related procurement and distribution services. Over the past 27 years, Simex have developed and built collaborative, ethical business relationships with vendors and partners to support the Canadian Government and all other customers with superior products and services. Simex forward thinking and long-term management approach differentiate Simex and have driven Simex’s  growth and success.

In this regard, Simex decided to recruit a Contract Manager.

Marc Bako will be responsible for the Purchasing and Customer Dept.

As the new Contract Manager of Simex, Marc will be supporting the Sales Department with pre-contract negotiation, contract review and acceptance with Suppliers and Customers. He will be ensuring that client’s requirements are accurately flowed-down and efficiently communicated to potential vendors and understood by them. He will be verifying that they will have sufficient information in order to ensure their full capacity to supply to Simex the products expected by the client. He will set-up a contingency plan in order to avoid any shortage or disruption of supplies, empowering Simex in providing high quality of products and services, upon full satisfaction of client’s need.

He will be coordinating contracts within Simex, from sales to shipping, passing through review, purchasing and quality department, and the technical validation prior recommending the approval of the release of the PO and the approval of the contract.

He will also be coordinating with Quality department, Logistics and Warehouse to ensure the full resolution of any technical issues with the client and the potential vendor prior authorizing the shipment of the Goods to Simex and / or to the client

Marc Bako, in his previous employment,  was a procurement specialist with many years of good experience in Strategic Sourcing / Supply Chain Management, contract negotiation & execution.

He speaks 5 Languages and has an M.Sc Degree in Engineering and an MBA Degree as well as ENS International Certified in Effective Negotiation & Influencing,

I am happy to welcome Marc to the Simex family, said Sam Mouallem, President of Simex Defence. Although year 2020 was a challenging year to everybody, the Covid-19 crisis will not derail our growth plans. I am sure Marc will help us succeed to reach all our targets for the years to come

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