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Snr Contracts Specialist
Procurement & Supply Chain
Procurement Specialist, provides full, life cycle procurement support
of business driven projects in Manufacturing Equipment and Construction
Leads and executes
Sourcing Projects $k+ in spend including Strategy Development,
award recommendations, business case presentations and supplier contract
creating RFQs, bids and tender process and negotiating international
purchases and contracts in excess of $M, Exports of $M worldwide.
Companies include EU $B publicly traded telecoms systems provider specialized
in governmentfunded contracts, US based $.B publicly traded LNG regasification
company, $M annual turnover privately owned food production FMCG
industry/global exporter of agricultural produce; public sector units
engaged in funding projects; as well as EPC and manufacturing SMEs.
in Supply Chain and Operations Management
in oil & gas, engineering services and manufacturing industries
with a consistent record of low dollar/high volume contracting.
Develops and implements
Strategic and Tactical business process changes and improvements; Coordinates
with manufacturing and quality process engineering for new, sustaining,
and end of life products; introduces new products into outsourced manufacturing.
communications and interpersonal skills. Foster a cohesive team environment
working closely with peers to resolve functional procurement
and contracting requirements at corporate and departmental level
in multidisciplinary activities and manage risk effectively;
Willingness to constructively dissent and challenge senior management.
and exposed to multicultural ethnicities; multilingual written
and verbal proficiency in English, French and Arabic; Up to speed on
traditional and newmillennium, IT programs, communication techniques
as well as research tools and approaches. Willing to relocate
in the US or abroad with adequate domestic and international travel.
Areas of Expertise
Capital Expenditure Strategic
Sourcing; Category/Supply Base Management Processes; Optimize Manufacturing
Site Inventories; Budget Control and Cost Reductions;
Outsourcing Manufacturing Processes; Vendor Selection and Management;
Leadership, Training and Teambuilding; Administer Contracts from Proposal
Phase to Closeout; Total Quality Management; RFP Processes, Negotiations
& Contract Execution ; Time Management, Prioritizing; Multiple Simultaneous
Projects Management; Timely and Punctual Reporting; Best Value Approach
in Bids Evaluation; PreQualification Procedures; Bid Tendering and
Evaluation Procedures; World Class Supplier Relationship Skills; Ensure
Compliance with Financial Policies;
Ensure Compliance with FCPA and Corporate Business Ethics.
PETROLEUM INDUSTRIES AND SERVICES
Sourcing and Supply Chain
Planning and structuring of
startup and early stage projects; develop and implement procedures
for sourcing, procurement and operation; establish costing and budget
Startup of a $.M wholesale
bakery & food industry in Denver, COUSA; $.M additional production
line for a feed mill and integrated farm in OnitshaNigeria; Initialization
and sourcing of a MT/H barite processing plant in Calabar Free ZoneNigeria
for the NNPC; RFQ and Bid preparation for the procurement of Material
and contract award for a , MT fuel tank and farm for the Cross
River State GovernmentNigeria; Planning and RFQ for the rehabilitation
of , hectare of palm plantations for the Cross River State GovernmentNigeria;
Sourcing, procurement and installation of $.M additional extruders
for a plastic packaging industry in KanoNigeria; Market analysis, fact
finding reports on local communities, demographic and economic surveys,
intelligence reports on Nigeria, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon and Angola
for Cheniere Energy Inc, TXUSA.
CHENIERE ENERGY INC / HoustonAfrica
Sourcing and Government
Representation in Nigeria,
then subsequently in West and North Africa of the Houston based $.B
publically traded LNG regasification Company.
Leads negotiations, government
relations, organizing workshops for stakeholders in West & North
Africa; Sources for LNG spot and long term contracts; Participates in
international and regional trade conferences on LNG and energy; Achieves
NG proven reserve data analysis directed towards LNG capacity build
up in West Africa; Prepares intelligence reports, gathers data and documentation,
shipping RFQ for participating in international bids directed at the
procurement and delivery of LNG and negotiating successful tenders.
Contracts Manager and Consultant
FREE LANCE / Nigeria
Management onshore EPC contracts,
Sourcing & Procurement, Consulting
Procurement, supply and installation of $M PP extruders to various
plastic industries; refurbishment of a room hotel$.M; maintenance
of roads for local governments $M, construction of expatriate residential
camp for Ferrostal GmbH$M; supply and installation of a power plant
and fire fighting equipment at Warri refinery$.M.
Retained by Nigeria
based Comasco Ltd, an EPC onshore contractor to Mobil Oil Producing
Unlimited ExxonMobil and Ashland Petroleum now Addax; Achieves change
management, sourcing of equipment and supplies with management, senior
and junior staff; executes $M contracts in Eket, Calabar and Warri
over the period.
retained by Sedex Industries
Ltd in PortHarcourt, Nigeria specialized in food importation and wholesale;
achieves the reorganization of the Company’s managerial procedures
and supply chain sequence, sources consumer goods from Europe and Malaysia
with an annual business turnover of $M.
Completes a market analysis and survey, also sources for additional
MT/H mill and bagging unit for a barite processing industry in Port
HarcourtNigeria for STARAP; Advisor to the Federal Minister of Solid
Minerals in Nigeria on export methodology and licensing; Consulting
to Makkeri Smelting Co. one of the largest Nigerian tin mining companies
Six Sigma implementation and turnaround, West African export market
analysis and assessment; Consulting for the Nigerian Forestry Commission
for assessing the export market of Gmelina timber to India.
Group General Manager
NIGERIAN OIL MILLS LTD / LagosKano
P&L Management, Operations,
Procurement and Supply Chain Management of AgroIndustrial FMCG
Group; Development of Agric Plantations
Joins a multiproduct / multiple
locations industrial group FMCG in Nigeria specialized in the production
of vegetable edible oil and other consumer products with total assets
exceeding $M, and $M annual revenue. The Group had lost its growth
momentum in , once a sector leader in the ’s.
With P&L responsibility
and direct report to the Managing Director and the Board he takes the
mother company and affiliates forming a nationwide outfit of
people expatriate managers and supervisors in geographical locations
to the next level Contributes to increase sales by %, profits by
% and workforce from to , within a year contract term
expands sales to neighboring West African countriesexports , MT/year
CocoaAcquires and develops a , hectare palm plantation with integrated
oil processing mill
CAMS Inc / BeirutLebanon
Telecom outside plant Project
Management of an $M government funded contract under technical
supervision of Cable & Wireless UK.
Marketing and Sales of Telecoms
Digital Exchange and Transmission Equipment for the Paris based $B
publicly traded Telecoms Company in countries in the Middle East.
Participates in international bidding process, achieves $M sales within
Sales and General Manager
AL SULEIMAN GROUP /
Riyadh, Dhahran & JeddahKSA
Relocates to RiyadhKSA and
joins Sawary Ltd as Sales Manager for power plants OnanCummins, gas
turbines TP&M and prefabricated houses Mobile Homes, and exceeds
sales targets and margins by % over the first two years. Obtains
a promotion in as General Manager of Jeddah based “SBDC”
, a sister company within “Al Suleiman Group” geared at contracts
and engineering support with direct report to the CEO; Provides logistic
support to EU and SKorean M&E engineering and pipeline construction
partner companies in the process of completing $M contracts in KSA.
BUSINESS SERVICES & RESEARCH
CORP BSR / BeirutLebanon
As a fresh graduate he joins
this reputable consultancy firm as analyst and gets rapidly promoted
to Account Executive and covers countries in the Middle East, develops
new markets for Northrop Grumman Corp., United Technologies Corp.,
Occidental Petroleum, Shell Petroleum, Rolls Royce, Boyle Engineering
Corp. and Middle East Airlines
His achievements include market
segmentation, marketing strategies, public relations drive, intelligence
reporting, public bidding process, bidding follow up. The Company folds
up in at the verge of the Lebanese civil war
Education, Training &
OF BEIRUT, Masters in Economics/Finance
OF BEIRUT, Bachelor of Arts in Economics/Business Administration
LEBANON, French Baccalaureate II / Math Elem
– ThomsonCSF days
Crash Training Course on Telecom Digital Exchanges and HF Transmission.
– Cable & Wireless
Workshop on Manpower and Equipment Operation for Outside Plant Networks
to Attends seminars,
workshops and international conferences on food processing technology
as well as trading forum
/ – Mobil Producing
Nigeria Unltd. Seminars on HSE, Community Development Relations, Vendors
Compliance with API Standards
– Shell Nigeria Workshop
on Logistics for Offshore Operations.
on Trade and Economic Development in the Middle East & Africa
/ – Inhouse Seminars
on LNG; International trade conferences, workshops and seminars on Energy,
LNG, NG and Biodiversity.
Profile: Male, Married
Resident: United States Green
Card, eligible for citizenship Feb.
Agent’s Representative Convention; Hartford, CT USA United Technologies
Best Contractor of the Year
Award. Beirut / Lebanon; Ministry of Telecommunications ;
Best Product Award for .
Nigerian Oil Mills Ltd; Lagos / Nigeria; National Food & Drugs NAFDAC;
times Lebanon’s National
Champion in sailing and participant in the European and World championships
Fireball and Flying Dutchman classes
SPORTS: Lawn tennis, table
tennis, swimming, snow & water skiing,
HOBBIES: Reading, music, chess,
SOCIAL: Partial funding of
motherless children cradles NGO in West Africa; member of Albuquerque
neighborhood association; member of Albuquerque chess club.
References on Request