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CV, Transport And Logistics Manager Looking Globally

I am currently available for work
Serial No: 47162
(12/10/1973, male)
List top 5 skills: logisitics, logistic & transportation, transport management
Qualifications and Skills:

6 O'Levels including English and Maths.

Previous Employment Details:

Antrak Logistics Pty based in Ouagadougo, Burkina Faso as the In-Country Manager. Tasked with sorting out and running their project.

Bollore Africa Logistics based in Johannesburg. My role was setting up new projects around Africa ensuring they were run correctly.

Bollore Africa Logisticds based in Mombasa as In-Country Manager. Tasked with running the Base Titanium Project

Current location: 

Krung Thep Maha Nakhon, Thailand - View on map

Preferred Sector of Employment: 

Transport and Logistics, Oil, Gas and Energy, Retail Wholesale and Purchasing

Spoken languages: 

english

Locations I am interested in working:

Anywhere



SUMMARY

You will see from my CV that I have worked for FH Bertling for 13+ years, SDV in Sierra Leone for 2 years as Project Manager, Bollore Africa Logistics in Kenya for 2 years as In-Country Manager, Implementation Manager for Bollore Africa Logistics based in Johannesburg, South Africa implementing various Mining projects around Africa from Ghana, Senegal, Uganda, Mozambique, Zambia and Mali. I have most recently held the position as In-Country Manager for Antrak Logistics based in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso for a short term contact on the Bissa Gold Project.

In the past, some of my recognized strengths while working for FH Bertling / SDV / Bollore and Antrak have been working in close contact with the clients, maintaining the high levels of QHSE standards required by the group, working to budgets, keeping accurate tracking reports / KPI’s, maintaining cost controls /and invoicing out to clients.

As Implementation Manager my role was setting up new Mining projects and once set up handing them over to the Project Controllers / Managers and then monitoring their performance via reporting, financial results and quarterly reviews and taking all necessary actions to ensure they maintained the standards required by the client / group.

I have been responsible for working with teams to tight deadlines and under great pressure to meet the groups and client’s requirements. I have worked with a variety of colleagues of numerous nationalities in my career and believe that I will be able to comfortably work with complete confidence in any environment.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

IN COUNTRY MANAGER
ANTRAK LOGISTICS, OUAGADOUGOU, BURKINA FASO
OCTOBER 2015 TO FEBRUARY 2016

• Successfully completed a short term contract for the Transport and Logistics on the Bissa Gold SA Project through their EPCM Lycopodium

• Ensuring Timely and accurate tracking reports and monitoring of all cargos from arrival in Abidjan / Tema / Takaradi through to the customs clearance and delivery to site

• Ensuring the containers are then sent back to the port of arrival for de-hire and monitoring any demurrage charges.

• Regular meetings with the client to discuss any performance problems and how they are being rectified

• Managing tight deadlines and ensuring QHSE policies are adhered to strictly especially with all cargo on route to site.

PROJECTS IMPLEMENTATION MANAGER
BOLLORE AFRICA LOGISTICS, JOHANNESBURG, SOUTH AFRICA
OCTOBER 2013 TO JULY 2015

• I was transferred to the SDV office in Johannesburg from October 2014 on the Mining section. I am responsible for the implementation of all new mining projects and to monitor the already existing projects with regular quarterly reviews.

Bollore Africa Logistics, Chingola, Zambia (Tenke Fungurume, TFM Chingola Hub Project)

• This was a 2 month contract to implement the setting up of the offices, staff, operational SOP’s, QHSE, 18140 m2 Warehouse, Reporting, Stock Control, Invoicing and Equipment for the Chingola Hub Project and to ensure they were running smoothly. This was for the receiving and warehousing of Copper, Reagents – Sulphur and Lime.

Bollore Africa Logistics, Dakar, Senegal (Cairn Oil Project)

• This was a 2 week contract to implement the setting up of the Cairn Oil Project in Dakar from SOP’s, staffing, invoicing and QHSE.

Bollore Africa Logistics, Nacala, Mozambique (Vale Rail Project & Coal Terminal Project)

• This was a 2 month contract to implement the setting up of the offices, staff, operational SOP’s, QHSE, Sub-contractors, reporting, invoicing and equipment for the two Vale Projects (CLN & CDN) and to ensure they were running smoothly. Both these projects were being run out of Nacala.

Bollore Africa Logistics, Freetown, Sierra Leone

• This was a 7 week contract to assist in the implementation of haulage tender, contract and facilitating working relationships between Bollore Africa logistics Sierra Leone and the various sub-contractors for the Marampa Iron Ore Haulage Contract.

IN–COUNTRY MANAGER
BOLLORE AFRICA LOGISTICS, MOMBASA, KENYA (SDV TRANSAMI, ANTRAK LOGISTICS)
JUNE 2012 TO SEPTEMBER 2013

• Successfully completed the smooth running of all the logistics for Base Titanium Ltd and the EPCM for Ausenco. ($305 Million Dollar Project)

• Set up a good, workable Shipping SOP for the project that was then given to all suppliers.

• Timely and accurate tracking and monitoring of all BASE and Ausenco cargo from arrival in Mombasa and/or Nairobi through to the customs clearance and transportation to site.

• Managing tight deadlines and ensuring QHSE policies are adhered to strictly especially with all cargo travelling via public ferry on one portion of the route to the site.

• Updating daily reports and monitoring / managing the invoicing / GM on the project.

• Updating the client on a daily basis on all shipments status and expected delivery to site dates.

• Sourcing and liaising with QHSE reliable trucking companies to ensure we kept a steady supply of cargo to site.

PROJECT MANAGER
BOLLORE AFRICA LOGISTICS, FREETOWN, SIERRA LEONE
DECEMBER 2010-MAY 2012

• Successfully ran the logistics operations for SDV arm of Bollore Africa Logistics in Freetown

• Liaised effectively with clients to ensure their expectations were met

• Supervised Junior Managers, Warehouse, Truck Depot and Workshop

• Met and liaised with relevant government departments responsible for customs clearance and import procedures

• Sourced and met potential clients and maintained strong relationships with current clients

• Effectively operated a fleet of trucks, trailers, cranes and other heavy equipment for use on the project and any other projects that arise.

• Ensured smooth and effective customs clearance and port procedures in liaison with agents SALS and SLSA (agents for Bollore)

PROJECT MANAGER CONSTRUCTION
LARGE PRIVATE RESIDENTIAL  AND BUSINESS CONSTRUCTION SITE IN CHIANG MAI, NORTHERN THAILAND
JULY 2009-NOVEMBER 2010

• Oversaw the general construction and employment of correct materials from planning stages to completion

• Maintained work schedules to budget and time deadlines along with regular liaison with the architects to the full satisfaction of the client

IN-COUNTRY MANAGER – TANZANIA
F H BERTLING LTD
SEPT. 2007 – MARCH 2009

• Was responsible for keeping up local company projects up and running in conjunction with local agent Liberty International.

• Liaised very well with clients, strengthening and maintain good working relationships

• Initiated and conducted road surveys and sourced/met potential clients.

• Sourced and liaised with reliable trucking companies in Tanzania for the various projects.

• I was seconded by the Head Office in South Africa to spend six weeks in Zambia on the Lumwana Mining Project which we had just taken over from another logistics company. During this time I successfully set up the whole logistics operations with the Lumwana logistics manager, SOP’s etc to ensure a smooth flow and to make sure we did not make the same mistakes as the previous logistics company.

 

 

DETAILS OF FURTHER EXPERIENCE CAN BE PROVIDED UPON REQUEST

 

COURSES AND CERTIFICATIONS

• A 3 day Project Management course completed in Paris by IFL (A division of Bollore Logistics)

• Management of Lifting Operations (Appointed Person BS7121) provided by LGH Training, Lifting Equipment Training Initiative.

• Advanced HSE course provided by BP

• Site specific induction courses for while at various ports and facilities in the Ukraine and Azerbaijan

• Class 1 First Aid course provided by SOS International in Baku Azerbaijan.