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Resume for Richard D. for Supply Chain / Logistics / Wholesale Trade & Import-Export in Albuquerque, New Mexico

Occupation: Supply Chain / Logistics Industry: Wholesale Trade & Import-Export
Country: United States City: Albuquerque
State: New Mexico ZIP: 87111

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Snr Contracts Specialist Procurement & Supply Chain 

  • Capital Equipment Procurement Specialist, provides full, life cycle procurement support of business driven projects in Manufacturing Equipment and Construction Services
  • Leads and executes Sourcing Projects $k+ in spend including Strategy Development, award recommendations, business case presentations and supplier contract execution
  • Responsible for 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.
  • Achieves excellence 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.
  • Crossfunctional 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.
  • Widely travelled 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. 

    Work History

    Managing Consultant



    Sourcing and Supply Chain Management Consultancy

    Planning and structuring of startup and early stage projects; develop and implement procedures for sourcing, procurement and operation; establish costing and budget approval.

    Key Accomplishments:

    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.  

    Country ManagerNigeria


    CHENIERE ENERGY INC / HoustonAfrica

    Sourcing and Government Relations

    Representation in Nigeria, then subsequently in West and North Africa of the Houston based $.B publically traded LNG regasification Company.

    Key Accomplishments:

    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

    Key Accomplishments:

    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 Nigeria

    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.

    Key Accomplishments

    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 

    Project ManagerTelecom


    CAMS Inc / BeirutLebanon

    Telecom outside plant Project Management of an $M government funded contract under technical supervision of Cable & Wireless UK.  

    Marketing ExecutiveMiddle East


    THOMSONCSF / ParisFrance

    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 a year. 

    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. 

    Account Executive



    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 & Workshops 

    AMERICAN UNIVERSITY OF BEIRUT, Masters in Economics/Finance

    AMERICAN UNIVERSITY OF BEIRUT, Bachelor of Arts in Economics/Business Administration

    INTERNATIONAL COLLEGE 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.

    International Conferences 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

    Nationality:  Lebanon

    Resident:  United States Green Card, eligible for citizenship Feb.  


    Excellence ReportingInternational Agent’s Representative Convention; Hartford, CT USA United Technologies Corp.

    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, fishing, traveling,

    SOCIAL: Partial funding of motherless children cradles NGO in West Africa; member of Albuquerque neighborhood association; member of Albuquerque chess club.  

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