CV, Project, Facility Manager Seeking Career Progression With M East

I am currently available for work
Serial No: 23527

Skills keywords: strong communication skills, strong leadership
Short Bio:

An experienced manager specialising in Project, Operational & Facilities Management within the life support sector for Oil & Gas / EPC / Service & Defence Companies in remote sites. Able to take full responsibility when making decisions whilst providing direction, guidance & support to any team in a professional manner. Strong leadership skills & a comprehensive equality & diversity promotion. Acquaintance of anti bribery & corruption in business procedures. Prefer to work in the Middle East.

Current location: sn47fh - View on map
Nationality: British
Preferred Sector of Employment:  General Management, Hotel and Catering, Oil, Gas and Energy
Spoken languages: english
Location I am interested in working: Lebanon, Middle East, qatar, United Arab Emirates


An experienced manager specialising in Project, Operational & Facilities Management within the life support sector for Oil & Gas / EPC / Service & Defence Companies in remote sites. Able to take full responsibility when making decisions whilst providing direction, guidance & support to any team in a professional manner.

Strong in English literature & language at all levels. Proficient to deliver & head meetings for the Company & to convey presentations to a varying audience using a confident & constructive approach. Excellent client skills, mannerism & competence.

Operationally aware of commitments, resources, planning, maintaining & promoting the company. Full logistical & operation responsibility including precise contract overview.

A pro-active & dynamic leader who can empower staff to take ownership & responsibilities whilst providing coaching, training & mentoring to build cohesive teams to achieve key company objectives & individual targets. Results oriented & customer focused, with excellent management relationship skills.

Operationally astute for mobilising & demobilising projects using choreographed timelines & project management techniques.

Good understanding for all Business Development needs to improve the Companies global image whilst establishing potential for new business. Positive Public Relations approach to enforce social responsibilities for the benefit of the Company & region.

Client friendly style using etiquette, politeness & manners at all times to ensure trust is enforced whilst maintaining reputation. Able to decipher objectives from client meetings, leaving no room for misinterpretation whilst fulfilling acceptance of responsibilities.

Aptitude for working at locations, Head Office or Corporate to ensure full capabilities for the company are achieved efficiently & effectively; always to the highest of standards. Full understanding & respect to the Chain of Command & whilst ensuring confidentiality is adhered to at all times.

Successful in regards to tendering processes, negotiations, Business Development, pricing for new & continuation of contracts & cost analysis using an optimum approach.

Professional logistic experience & up to date knowledge in regards to extensive hospitality aspects. Specialist in full catering management including internal / external audit authority incorporating HACCP.

Fully proficient in all management aspects related towards planned & reactive maintenance, utility services, fuel consignments, potable water delivery, RO systems, concise ground maintenance & full waste management control.

Confident at all levels of interviewing to establish promotions & hiring. Professionally able to convey appraisal / disciplinary evaluations.

Experienced in managing P&L, fiscal budgets, purchasing management, stock control & inventory management, sub contractor contracts, payroll, & financial responsibilities to full internal & external audit governance.

Provide strategic & operational financial control for all sites & departments without losing efficiency or compromising standards.

Consistently identifying ways to improve performance within the Company to establish added revenue & awareness towards strategic risk management to mitigate loss.

Functional Competencies

Management & Leadership

Project Management

Entrepreneurial thinking

Updating stakeholders, clients & partners in regards to the business

Setting Key Performance Indicators based on Service Level Agreements to achieve optimum performance

Contract compliant with full awareness & understanding

Equality & Diversity Manager

Business etiquette / Client Skills

Overseeing departments performance whilst setting optimum based objectives

Assessing strengths, weaknesses, opportunities & threats from competitors

Identifying training potentials for employees in the Company

Managing organisational & departmental change

Developing business processes

Understanding of legislation & governance

Performing all management related administrative duties

Professional client approach

Managing financial budgets

Results orientated

Trained integrity mediator

Internal / External auditor

ISO 9001:2008 implementation


– Advanced Leadership in Management

– Project Management – Prince 2 (PMP)

– Defence Vetted


– Team Leadership

– Equality & Diversity Manager

– Anti Bribery & Corruption Manager

– Combatting Bribery in Business

– Team building

– Funds Auditor

– City & Guilds 706 1/2 – UK

– NVQ Level 4 in Catering Hospitality Management – UK

– Food Safety Trainer

– Royal Institute of Public Health Hygiene Management


– Trauma Risk in Management

– Food Safety Trainer

– QHSE Assessor

– Fire Safety Management Planner

– Advanced First Aid

– IT Proficient in Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, Research

Career Summary

Dec 2012 – Feb 2015
SENIOR PROJECTS MANAGER – Deputising to the General Manager
Gulf Catering Company Services – IRAQ –

Responsible for 26 contracts incl – BP, Shell, Lukoil, Gazprom, ENI, Petronas, Petrofac, +3 years experience with GCC SERVICES

Specialising in full operational management towards life support services on remote sites throughout Iraq for +5000 client mandays. Skills listed in professional overview.

Full Project Management responsibilities including risk strategy, planning, processes, delegation authority, budget control, initiating / stage boundaries / closing.

Soft & Hard Facilities Management with full HSE awareness & compliance.

Apply & follow the contractual obligations on behalf of the Company, with responsibility for performance reporting to client, stakeholders & managers.

Manage, administer & audit departments within Head Office & sites.

Financial management including commercial, administration, operational, procedural & contract authority on behalf of the Company. P&L awareness & accountability.

Setting Key Performance Indicators for Sites & Departments based on Service Level Agreements. Implementation of policy changes & part of the ISO 9001:2008 award.

Manage & coordinate, international / local subcontractor contracts using selection & evaluation processes.

Full legislation compliance & understanding to local, national, industry, client & Company regulations. Responsibility towards Anti, Bribery & Corruption in Business.

Accountability to a multi national workforce > 1300 from 26 countries. Responsibility includes recruitment, managing, evaluation, promotion, payroll, training, repatriation, evacuation & discipline.

Dec 2011 – Dec 2012
Gulf Catering Company Services IRAQ – Rumaila Oilfield Operation (ROO)

Overall responsibility for the life support services in Rumaila Oilfield for BP, CNPC & Southern Oil Company totalling +1000 mandays; including extensive catering services, full maintenance of utilities, power generation services, water supply, distribution of resources, waste management responsibilities, vector control, landscaping, fleet management, security, medical response, asset control & full Camp responsibilities for the staff (+250) associated for the projects.

Applies & follows the Companies contractual obligations whilst promoting & upholding the core values. Fully conversant to the ISO standard which the Company conforms to. Ensure HACCP & full HSE compliance is met & promoted at all times. Full due diligent responsibility at all levels.

Maintain & develop organisation culture amongst the employees including equality in promotion & training.

Responsibility for full accounting, procurement, storage, warehouse & asset control. P&L accountability to ensure best value for money whilst setting percentage targets to improve profit without sacrificing efficiency.

Plan & schedule project timelines for the departments within ROO to effectively ensure contract compliance.

Influential manager as part of a team that won a large contract extension duly rewarded with a promotion within the Company to Senior Projects Manager throughout Iraq.

1987 – Dec 2011
Royal Air Force / Worldwide – 24 years experience

Myriad of responsibilities linked to promotion within the United Kingdom Armed Forces establishment. 24 years impeccable service record that cumulated with being awarded an exemplary conduct decoration. Full duties listed on request & a summary includes:

• Subject matter expert to logistic outlets & services throughout the Royal Air Force

• Logistic Manager in the Middle East providing full contract management

• Strategic experience in regards to all military requirements for all logistic & support roles including peacekeeping

• Procurement management, storage & operational requirement for commodities

• Operational Manager towards remote site facility management

• Specialist in catering management duties at all levels

• Full HR responsibility for team including management & welfare

• Managed teams of catering staff both front & back of house producing +2000 meals 3 times a day

• Conforming to all Health & Safety & HACCP requirements initiating safe working practises

• Managed, organised, trained & motivated both experienced & inexperienced staff

• Ensured compliance to all food safety & hygiene regulations across all dining facilities

• Driving force behind the team to deliver a concise package for customers requirements

• Ensure all documentation is completed & fit for audit purpose

• VIP chef offering prestigious catering & dining experiences to high ranking military officers & distinguished guests



Personal traits: Trustworthy & honest, communication, leadership, management, responsible, mature, ethical, motivated, resourceful, interpersonal skills, fair, methodical, thorough, dynamic

Reason for change: New experiences & development within a reputable organisation whereby I can utilise my years of experience