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CV, Project Manager With Exp In Variety Of Sectors Targets East Africa

I am currently available for work
Serial No: 32295
(12/02/1971, male)
List top 5 skills: africa, business manager, director, east africa, logistics, manager, mining, operations, project manager, security, tourism, transport
Short Bio:

An energetic team player, with an eye for detail, experienced in logistics, project management, security, tourism, workshop operations and wildlife management coupled with excellent man management skills gained over 20 years working in East Africa in the commercial oil, gas, mining, security and tourism sectors.

Current location: 

Arusha, Tanzania - View on map

Nationality: 

Kenya

Preferred Sector of Employment: 

General Management, Manufacturing and Operations, Transport and Logistics

Spoken languages: 

English; Swahili

Locations I am interested in working:

africa, United Kingdom

List of countries I have a visa to work in:

Kenya, Tanzania, United Rep. of, United Kingdom



Profile

An energetic team player, with an eye for detail experienced in logistics, project management, security, tourism, workshop operations and wildlife management coupled with excellent man management skills gained over 20 years working in East Africa in the commercial oil, gas, mining, security and tourism sectors.

Career Experience

June 2015 to August 2015
Tanzania Big Game Safaris Ltd

Project Manager

 Select location and build a complete semi-permanent hunting camp in Central Tanzania

 Design and install water, sewage and electrical reticulation for the camp

 Initiate and direct anti-poaching operations

 Manage all staff, operations and building budgets

November 2011 to August 2015
Borassus Company Ltd/Borassus Kenya Ltd

Managing Director – Tanzania/Director – Kenya (currently Non-Executive Director)

 Founding Shareholder of Borassus Company Ltd from inception in Tanzania, Kenya and Uganda

 Company primarily established to provide logistics support to the oil, gas and mining industries within East Africa

 Directed operations to supply a 127-tent camp (canvas only) to a client in Orientale Province, DRC including purchasing, transport, construction and maintenance. Contract duration 23 months

 Delivered transport solutions to client based in Obo, CAR

 Introduced range of artisanal gold processing equipment for sale in Tanzania and DRC. Established training facilities for operations of said equipment, deployed installation teams and managed sales programs.

 Provided logistics support for seismic exploration companies in Tanzania

 Managed agency agreements with international O&G supply companies in the East African region and supplied them with market information etc. to allow for a successful launch and introduction of their products into the region

(During this period I have undertaken a number of safaris for Robin Hurt Safaris Tanzania as the onsite hunting coordinator)

September 2006 – September 2011
Warrior Security Ltd

Country Director – Tanzania

 Founding Shareholder of Warrior Security Ltd from inception in Tanzania with branches in Arusha, Dar es Salaam and Tanga.

 Directly responsible for the establishment of the company and growth of income to USD 3.2m per annum achieving increased levels of profitability year on year

 Directly responsible for recruitment of 800 employees and ongoing management of guard force

 Oversee all Accounting aspects of the Business

 Oversee all new business leads and provide guidance for increasing business.

 Author of numerous security audits and security plans for companies and orginisations in East Africa.

 Responsible for introducing new products including fleet management systems achieving sales in excess of USD 500,000 since inception

August 2004– August 2006
KK Security / Security Express Ltd

General Manager

 Conduct all aspects of managing the Arusha Branch including 450 guards and 20 administration staff.

 Oversee all Accounting aspects of the business.

 Oversee all new business leads and provide guidance for increasing business.

 Increased income from sales from USD 95,000 to USD 140,000 per month.

 Introduced CCTV to Arusha and achieved sales in excess of USD 300,000 per year.

Oct 2002 – July 2004
KK Security / Security Express Ltd

Business Development Manager

 Managed sales representatives in Arusha Region; Increasing company income from sales from USD 60,000 to USD 95,000 per month.

 Managed Technical team.

 Oversee income generation aspects and budget functions of Business

February 2000 – June 2002
Abercrombie & Kent / Sanctuary Lodges (Tz) Ltd

General Manager

 Rebuilt two lodges in Tarangire and Serengeti including personally installing new water systems and electrics, generator installation and borehole

 Operated all aspects of supply, reservations, and maintenance for Lodges and Head office.

 Managed Human Resources department

 Managed all budgetary and accounts functions of the Business

September 1998 – December 2000 Dorman Coffee Ltd

Workshop Manager

 Manage daily raw coffee collections from farmers, consolidate shipments and deliver port

 Manage daily operations in workshops and ensure all purchasing vehicles and factory machinery remained fully functional

 Managed all budgetary and accounts functions for workshops

1996-1998
Four Wheel Drive Maintenance Ltd

Workshop Manager

 Manage all day-to-day requirements and staff to ensure that workshop functioned efficiently.

 Overhauled companies purchasing and accounts systems ensuring improved efficiency and increased profitability

1993 -1996
Rekero Farm / Various Tourism Companies

 Development of group ranch for tourism operations, Anti poaching and community relations in the Kuku Rombo area of Kenya

 Photographic safari guide including walking and vehicle trips all over Kenya.

Education

1990-1993 Lackham Agricultural College United Kingdom
 National Diploma in Mechanical Engineering

1985 – 1989 Bryanston School United Kingdom
 A Levels – Economics, Geography, Biology

Interests

Founding Director of African Environmental Film Foundation (resigned), Board member of the Tanzania Rugby Union (2005-2011), Chairman of the Tanzania Rugby Referees Association (2005-2011), Game bird shooting, Hunting, Skeet shooting, Fishing, Reading, General Sport.

 

References

Available on request