Alex Borg Info
Profession: Mr. Alexander Borg is a Consultant for CILT for the Middle- East Region with responsibilities in identifying new markets and training opportunities. Alex has spent six years (2008 -2013) as Regional Director for CILT for UAE & GCC Region based in Dubai.
During his term in office at CILT UAE, Alex has achieved a lot of success through growth of membership, education, events, awards and expansion of CILT in the GCC region.
Education: Mr. Borg is a chartered trainer and consultant in Logistics, Transport and Supply Chain Management. Mr. Borg graduated in Purchasing and Supply Chain Management from the Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply (C.I.P.S.) in Stamford and in Stores and Inventory Management from the College of Professional Management in Jersey U.K.. He also holds an international Qualification in Logistics & Transport Management awarded by CILT International.
Training Experience: Mr. Borg has been involved in training activities since 1994, where he was entrusted by the Employment and Training Corporation to design and deliver innovative professional development programmes in various areas related to logistics and supply-chain management. In 1997, after becoming a Member of the Institute of Management , Mr. Borg was entrusted once again by the said Institute to deliver different management programmes. Today Mr. Borg form part of various training organisations in Malta such as; ETC /MCAST/MIM/ Malta Enterprise/ Chamber of Engineers/ Freeport Training Institute / Foundation for Educational Services/ GS1 Malta and other local and foreign institutions.
Industry Experience: Mr. Borg is a qualified Procurement and Supply –Chain Professional with extensive hands on buying and Logistics management experience within complex, rapidly changing, cost conscious and customer service environments. A self-motivated individual with proven ability to work with front to end users in developing effective procurement and contract and supply chain strategies, whilst developing strong partnerships with suppliers in the implementation and enhancement of outsourcing programmes. Accustomed to managing all levels of expenditure; utilising best practice methods; management of negotiations; contract formation, implementation and category management; suppler appraisal schemes; forward scheduling, hands-on knowledge WMS and the management of procurement and supply chain operations.
With over 20 years working experience, today Mr. Borg is involved in various consultancy projects and assignments after being entrusted by various public and private organisations in different European Countries, North African Countries, Middle East / Gulf Region and South East Asia.
Professional Membership: Mr. Borg is a member of the following institutions:
• Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply (U.K).
• Chartered Institute of Logistics & Transport
• Malta Institute of Management
• GS1 International
• Foundation for Human Resources Development (FHRD)
Mr. Borg is also managing partner and advisor at SSM Group Ltd , a training and consultancy firm based in Malta with joint offices in UK and UAE.
28/04/2013 Analysis: Middle East Logistics Education Focus
Renewed growth in the Middle East’s logistics sector has the region facing a major challenge in the recruitment and retention of skilled supply chain talent. According to a report from consultants B2G, the current provision of corporate training and educational programmes in the region is failing to reduce the skills shortage in the industry.
24/08/2012 Employee Incentive Programme in Supply Chain Management
If you want to improve your operations in 2012 and 2012, implement an employee incentive programme.
09/05/2012 CILT on top of SCATA Awards for 2012.
I would like to announce that CILT was on top of the agenda yesterday at the SCATA AWARDS FOR 2012.
10/10/2011 Talent Acquisition in a Tight Market
The questions haunting many companies today are: What talent acquisition strategies do I need now and in the future to reach both active and passive job seekers? What are the practices in place within successful recruiting organizations that can help me improve my company.s recruitment planning process?
15/09/2011 Adapting to the Change
Fuelled by unrest in Libya, the price of oil has once again breached the emotive price point of $100 a barrel.
12/08/2011 Competition for Talent in Logistics Industry
Do salary packages determine employees' career choices? What do employees want from companies?