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CV, Experienced Contracts Professional Targeting GCC Region

I am currently available for work
Serial No: 26570
(08/06/1974, male)
List top 5 skills: contract managment, hr managment, legal, logistics managment, procurement managment
Short Bio:

Senior international contracts professional with strong legal acumen and 20 years of experience in contracts negotiation and administration, global procurement, supply chain, client and vendor relations, transportation, insurance, and human resources operations. Worked with and managed culturally and geographically diversified staff throughout 12 different countries on 3 continents. Worked and grew within several different industries, such as Construction, Transportation, Oil and Gas, etc.

Current location: 

Federacija Bosne i Hercegovine, Bosnia and Herzegovina - View on map

Nationality: 

Bosnian

Preferred Sector of Employment: 

General Management, Transport and Logistics

Spoken languages: 

english

Locations I am interested in working:

Australia, azerbaijan, canada, Germany, kuwait, Malaysia, qatar, saudi arabia, Sweden, Turkey, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, United States



Profile

CONTRACTS / PROCUREMENT / LOGISTICS / LEGAL / HR MANAGEMENT

Senior international contracts professional with strong legal acumen and 20 years of experience in contracts negotiation and administration, global procurement, supply chain, client and vendor relations, transportation, insurance, and human resources operations. Worked with and managed culturally and geographically diversified staff throughout 12 different countries on 3 continents. Worked and grew within several different industries, such as Contingency Support, Construction, Transportation, Oil and Gas, Hospitality and Travel, Education, and Government Infrastructure. Actively pursuing international career continuation.

Strengths

 Contracts Administration and Management  Thorough knowledge of Vendor Sourcing

 Procurement and Logistics Managment  Business Development and Strategic Planning

 Client / Vendor Relationship Management  Profit Maximization and Revenue Achievement

 Productivity Improvement and Project Management  People Management and Team Building

 Compliance with International Legal Standards  HR Administration and Management

Qualification Highlights

• Worked on 20 multinational onshore and offshore oil and gas projects in Australasia.

• Managed transportation and accommodation contracts for transition of 30000 employees throughout two transit hubs (Dubai and Istanbul).

• Negotiated and purchased services and supplies up to $ 100 million annually.

• Contracted for volume discounts from vendors, yielding 20% cost savings.

• Spearheaded stock-less inventory system, through timely delivery, resulting in reduced project budget costs of 60%.

• Established and maintained various types of databases and systems directly increasing process efficiency up to 30%.

• Served as a trainer/mentor for more than 1000 new hires, teaching practical applications and maintaining quality control.

Career Summary

Metross DOO, Legal Counsel (Contracts), Tuzla, Bosnia and Herzegovina,
October 2014 to present

• Providing expert and strategic legal advice to mid-size business entity

• Establishing internal governance policies and managing the impact of external factors

• Anticipating issues and estimating risks strategically

• Identifing proactive solutions that will eliminate or mitigate risks

• Creating associations of trust and respect with key stakeholders

• Dealing with external parties (regulators, external counsel, politicians, clients)

• Drafting agreements that minimize risks and maximize legal rights

Achievements

 Dealing with complex, significant matters that cut across legal and related areas

 Keeping abreast of legislative changes in conjunction with the most current legal trends

Pacific Rim Constructors (PRC), PNG LNG, Procurement and Logistics Manager, Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea,
April 2014 to April 2015

• Managed substantial and procedural aspects of the Procurement and Logistics Department

• Developed and integrated Company Policies and Procedures in compliance with ISO/PC277

• Negotiated and administered service/supply contracts and bulk material discounts 20-30%

• Planned, organized and executed mobilization and demobilization for all PRC projects (20 active projects)

• Collaborated on the material/equipment sourcing and deliveries with team of 20 subordinates

• Coordinated import-export and custom clearance for 1000+ shipments annually

• Maintained the high level of Data Integrity and Inventory Management at 95% accuracy rate

• Organized staff and client transportation (100+ transfers daily)

• Provided 360˚ logistics support for the PRC PNG base operation

• Implemented ISO recognized Contracting and Health, Safety and Environmental standards

Achievements

 Contracts/Clients: ExxonMobil (Catering, Construction and Maintenance); Chiyoda JGC Joint Venture (CJJV) (Construction and Maintenance); Horizon Oil Limited (Catering, Construction and Maintenance); InterOil Corporation (Equipment and Services); Puma Energy (Equipment and Services); National Government of Papua New Guinea (Construction-Schools and Hospitals); Wood Group (Equipment and Services); Halliburton (Equipment and Services); Swanberg International Ltd. (Transportation and Services); Parker Drilling (Catering, Construction and Maintenance); Decmil Group Limited (Equipment and Services); Matrix NAC (Equipment and Services); Avenell Engineering Systems Ltd. (Equipment and Services); South Pacific (SP) Brewery (Construction)

EB Consultancy Group, Consultant, Tuzla, Bosnia and Herzegovina (B&H),
2009 to 2014

• Assisted B&H companies with Procurement and Contracting processes development and implementation

• Actively participated, through advisory role, in negotiation, execution and closure phases on more than 100 commercial contracts

• Promoted and integrated new Procurement and Contracting processes and procedures in compliance with ISO standards

Achievements

 Built up EB Consultancy Group entity from ground zero and positioned it within local market structure

KBR Inc., Travel Services (LTS), Project Coordinator, Dubai, UAE and Istanbul, Turkey,
2007 to 2009

• Managed transportation and accommodation contracts in Dubai, UAE and Istanbul, Turkey

• Administered HR projects such as recruitment and demobilization, visa processing, EAP information system updates, medical leave coordination with HSE department and local hospitals/clinics

• Initiated and led KBR personnel tracking system composition and sustainment

Achievements

 Coordinated, with Travel / Air OPS departments and Dubai / Istanbul International Air Port authorities, transition of 30000 KBR, Inc., LSI and WSI employees

 Collaborated with Top Management of 10 different internationally recognized 5 star hotels and apartment complexes in Dubai UAE and Istanbul Turkey

 Structured orientation briefings for approximately 400 employees on a daily basis

KBR Inc., PSM, Procurement Supervisor, Joined Base Ballad (JBB), Iraq,
2006 to 2007

• Negotiated and purchased services and supplies up to $100 million annually

• Managed planning, estimating, funding, requisitioning, bid review, contract awarding, delivery and vendor payment processes

• Coordinated with U.S. Army and Air Force ACO and DCMA offices and Iraq Government issuance of Custom Exemption Letters

• Collaborated on contracting, purchasing and transportation processes with procurement offices in Houston, Dubai, Istanbul and Kuwait

Achievements

 Supported Transportation Theater Management (4000 vehicles) and Construction/Planning-Scheduling Department (50 construction projects)

 Trained and supported Expediters and Buyers in Iraq and managed team of 30 Procurement and Materials employees
WVP Group, Consultant, Tuzla, Bosnia and Herzegovina (B&H), 2005 to 2006

• Assisted B&H companies with risk assessments and insurance programs

• Developed insurance (life, real-estate, cars, goods, etc.) sales contracts

• Promoted and integrated new insurance companies via structuring high production sales network

Achievements

 Increased UNIQA Insurance B&H annual market share for 10% in 2006

KBR Inc., Air OPS/Travel Coordinator, Dubai, UAE,
2004 to 2005

• Managed transition of 25000 KBR employees

• Administered HR projects such as recruitment and demobilization, visa processing, EAP information system updates, medical leave coordination with HSE department and local hospitals/clinics

• Collaborated with Dubai International Air Port authorities as official company agent

• Managed team of 10 airport employees and travel agents in 2 contracted Travel Agencies

Achievements

 Organized booking, purchasing and issuing of 20000 airline tickets for 5000 travelers on annual basis.

 Administered entitlements, upon employees return to work location, in the value of $ 2 Million through internal financial transactions with Finance and Accounting Department

KBR Inc., Senior Procurement and Materials Expediter, Uzbekistan/Afghanistan,
2003 to 2004

• Supported KBR Afghanistan PM through furnishing information on ordered material ETA’s and assured timely deliveries for ongoing projects

• Incorporated expediting and custom exemption system for Afghanistan and Uzbekistan project

• Prevented production delays and secured significant cost savings by developing alternative sources for hard-to-find products

• Coordinated with U.S. Army and Air Force ACO, DCMA offices and Afghanistan Government issuance of Custom Exemption Letters

Achievements

 Established efficient communication and client relationship with100+ international companies/vendors

 Streamlined purchasing procedure by consolidating procurement processes, resulting in reduced costs of 30%.

Brown and Root Services (Balkan), Supervisor, Procurement and Materials, Tuzla, Bosnia and Herzegovina,
1996 to 2003

• Analyzed market and delivery systems to determine present and future material availability

• Sourced and qualified vendors, with an emphasis on legal compliance, quality and cost effectiveness

• Negotiated and purchased services and supplies up to $50 million annually

• Administered inventory data and directed buyers to purchase services and supplies

• Managed team of 20 Procurement and Materials employees

• Trained 100+ employees on Balkan project

Achievements

 Reduced stock from 180 to 60 days supply on hand and decreased costs for 2/3

 Coordinated distribution to more than 150 different locations on a daily basis

Qualifications & Education

Bachelor of Legal Studies; Baccalaureate of International Law, 2009 – 2014

State University of New York; American University in B&H, GPA: 3.8/4.0 – Dual Degree Program
H.S. Diploma, Mechanical Engineering Technician, 1994

High Technical School, Tuzla, Bosnia

INTERNSHIP 2009 – 2014

• LOG CAP Travel DOO, Legal Department Consultant, Tuzla, Bosnia and Herzegovina (Contracts and Claims)

• Metross DOO, Legal Department Consultant, Tuzla, Bosnia and Herzegovina (Contracts and Claims)

• LAW FIRM, Litigation Team Attorney Assistant, Tuzla, Bosnia and Herzegovina (Civil Litigation)

Training

Kellogg Brown and Root University, 1996 to 2009 – Procurement, Supply Chain, and HR Procedures and Policies

Awards Of Excellenece

Numerous Certificates of Appreciation awarded by Top Management and Kellogg Brown and Root’s Leadership Team members in the period from 1996-2009

Certificates for Exceptional Academic Performance (Dean and President List) State University of New York and American University in B&H 2009-2014

Certificate of Appreciation awarded by ExxonMobil LNG PNG Management Team 2014-2015