Well Educated Nigerian Project Manager

Serial No: 11117
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Short Bio:

An established, well respected and articulate Senior Business Professional combining vast successes in working at both functional and strategic levels in business operational and project management exceeding both client and business expectations. Exceptional knowledge and expertise gained in; Business Strategy, Contract Negotiations, Strategy Planning, Capital Program, Budgeting & Finance, Cost Management and Project Management; covering a range of industries including; Telecommunication, Energy

Current location:  Lagos, Nigeria - View on map
Nationality: Nigerian
Preferred Sector of Employment:  IT and Technology, Oil, Gas and Energy
Spoken languages: english, french
Location I am interested in working: canada

Professional Experience:

Raeanna Group 2007 – Present

RAEANNA is a group of business Units employing up to 500 staff consisting of; end-to-end licensed telecommunication infrastructure services providers (J and L-Oil & Gas) and Siemens New York Automation Rep/EPC Major Player in the Energy (Oil & Gas) sector and Government Major Construction projects

Appointment Director: Business Operations & Strategy [February 2013 – Present]

A varied and multi functional role with overall responsibility to proactively develop the business strategy and delivery plans by leading a cross-functional team, managing SLAs and building key business relationships both internal and external in order to successfully deliver strong financial and operational results; working in key value areas of; Strategy, Project Management, Portfolio Management, Business Development, Market Intelligence and Process Improvement

Key Achievements

• Telecom cell sites roll-out – Nigeria [967 sites]: MTN, Nigeria, Airtel, Etisalat, Visafone

• National Fibre Expansion & Broadband roll-out: MTN, Nigeria, Airtel, Globacom

• Network Maintenance & Fibre Managed Services – South/South, South-East (Nigeria): Huawei, Airtel, MTNN, Globacom

• Initiation and deployment of broadband services in Niger Delta States (2,150km): Ministry of Niger-Delta

• Planning and deployment of Smart-city Broadband Initiatives: States within Fed. Republic of Nigeria

• Manpower Resources Management (Local & Expat) – Chevron

• Supply and Installation of Siemens ultrasonic flow meter across Nigeria & Africa: Shell, Agip, Mobil.

• Construction of various roads & bridges – Ministry of Niger Delta (NDDC)

General Manager – Raeanna Nigeria Ltd [September 2011 – January 2013]

Key Achievements:

• Provided effective leadership and guidance in all aspects of the project life cycle including managed high level implementation of approved Project Contracting and Procurement Policies

• Successful in identifying, selecting and negotiating new project development opportunities

• Monitored the identification and development of strategic accounts including; Chevron, Shell, Airtel Nigeria, MTN Nigeria, EMTS, VISAFONE, NDDC, and USPF

• Successful in growing long-term relationships and managing Business Development at tactical/strategic level

• Managed operational delivery (Managed Service-Site & Fibre) Airtel, MTN, Etisalat & Globacom fibre network

• Evaluated performance of Managers, for compliance with established policies and objectives of the company and contributions in attaining objectives

• Promoted Raeanna Business through speaking engagements at industry conferences and involvement in local and International business organizations

Senior Manager – Raeanna Nigeria Ltd [2007 – August 2011]

Key Achievements:

• Successfully managed project lifecycle’s including; contractor / supplier management, risk management, audit and compliance, costing / analysis and forecasting

• Developed and implemented Cost Management procedures to increase project performance levels

• Projects included; Airtel/Zain Site Build, MTN site build, Multilink- telecom Site Build, Ericsson, Motorola, Etisalat, NICOMSAT Project and Shell Engineering Hub

• Provided accurate cost / financial reports accurately identifying variations, value of work done, and fluctuations against approved expenditures to ensure minimum issues, financial loss or concerns

Previous Positions Held:

AlanDick (West Africa) Ltd-Engineering Dept Senior Cost Engineer 2004 – 2006

IBM Consults Ltd (Shiloh Group) Senior Quantity Surveyor 2000 – 2004

Education & Qualifications

• PhD Business Administration: University of Phoenix, Arizona, USA [In View 2015]

• Corporate Level Strategy: Harvard Business School, Boston, USA – Exec. Ed: 2012

• Masters in Business Administration [Management]: Ambrose Alli University, Ekpoma, Edo State 2007

• Higher National Diploma in Quantity Surveying Tech (Upper Credit): Federal Polytechnic 1997-1998

• National Diploma in Building & Quantity Surveying (Upper Credit): Federal Polytechnic, 1994-1995

• Diploma in Computer Operation (Upper Credit): Lexvee Computers, Umuahia, Abia state 1999-2000

• Senior Secondary School Certificate: Oluyori Comprehensive High School, Isanlu 1991

Training & Workshops:

• Motorola University Lean Six Sigma Green Belt Training: Ashok Bapat of Motorola University, India Aug 2010

• Siemens Ultrasonic Flow Meter Centre of Competence Training: Siemens, Hauppage, New York July, 2010

• Performance Management Training: Doheney Services Ltd, Lagos June, 2010

• Creating and Managing Contract Service Levels Agreement (SLA’s) throughout their lifecycles – 2 day workshop by Commerce Edge PTY: Centurion, Gauteng, South Africa June, 2009

• Quality System Audit Course-Audit Practices/Principle: ISO 9001:2008: Double Day Expression Ltd Oct 2008

• DEHN: Surge Protection Component Workshop: DEHN Rep South Africa May, 2008

Professional Memberships 1998 – Present:

• The Global Project Professional Society (Worldwide) No.60102343012

• The Association for the Advancement of Cost Engineering No. 53499

• Association of South African Quantity Surveyor No. A5896

• Project Management Institute (PMI) No. 2599663

• Nigerian Institute of Quantity Surveyors [N.I.Q.S]

• Nigerian Institute of Management [N.I.M]

Languages: English | French