Experienced Procurement Professional - Supervisor / Manager Level


Last Updated: 12th June 2017 (over 5 years ago)

Address
Horsham, United Kingdom

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Gender
Male

Age Range
45 to 54

Qualification Level
Masters

Languages
English

Summary

A Procurement Professional with over 20 years’ experience performing Managerial and Buying roles during the Engineering Procurement and Construction (EPC) phases of numerous multi-billion dollar Complex Capital Projects in the Oil & Gas industry.

Successfully led multi-cultural Procurement teams on high value Projects in Singapore, Thailand & the United Kingdom and has travelled globally in a professional capacity, representing and liaising with some of the largest Multi-National Corporations in the world.

A demonstrated ability to Project Manage and procure Project Materials and Services in a safe, timely, efficient and cost effective manner and in full compliance with Project Policies, Processes and Procedures.

Computer literate, with good business acumen and an excellent track record of meeting budgets, deadlines and achieving Key Performance Indicators (KPIs).

All Projects necessitated obtaining the best value for money, negotiating and achieving substantial cost savings, reductions, discounts & monetary claims on various Contracts.

Education

University of South Wales
Master’s Degree in Procurement

   Jan 2012
— Jan 2014

MSc

Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply
MCIPS Graduate Diploma

   Jul 2001
— Jul 2004

MCIPS Qualified - Member, Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply Graduate Diploma :

Business Accounting - Pass with Credit
Case Study in Purchasing and Supply - Pass
Commercial Relationships - Pass
Economics - Pass with Credit
International Purchasing - Pass with Credit
Introduction to Purchasing and Supply
Chain Management - Pass
Legal Aspects of Purchasing and Supply - Pass
Management Principles and Practice - Pass
Marketing - Pass
Project Management and Contract
Management for Purchasing and Supply - Pass
Quantitative Studies - Pass with Credit
Strategy - Pass
Tactics and Operations - Pass with Credit

Experience

CHICAGO BRIDGE & IRON - THE NETHERLANDS
SENIOR BUYER (CONTRACTOR)

   Jul 2015
— Jan 2016

Engineering & Procurement (EP) of the $90 Million Afipsky Project - Oil Refinery in Russia for Nefte Gaz Industriya LLC.
Accountable for performing e-Tendering activities for (E&I) scope - Due Diligence, Anti-Corruption, Pre-Qualification, RFQ, Bid Submission, Sealed Bid Opening, Commercial Evaluation, Shortlisting. Cost, Delivery, Payment Milestones & T&Cs Negotiations. Bid Clarification Meetings attendance & participation. Systems Data Analysis & Interpretation.

TALISMAN-SINOPEC ENERGY (UK)
PROCUREMENT SUPERVISOR / ACTING PPM FOR 6 MONTHS (CONTRACTOR)

   Jan 2012
— Jan 2014

Engineering, Procurement and Construction (EPC) of the $2.5 Billion USD Montrose Area Oil & Gas Field Redevelopment (MAR) Project in the North Sea for Talisman-Sinopec Energy (Operator).
Client Procurement Representative present for the entire Purchasing cycle providing supervision, guidance, financials, planning, reporting, negotiation, Contract & Change management. Controlled documentation review and authorization, ran negotiation, troubleshooting, meetings and global supplier visits.

Responsibilities:-
 Review and authorization of Procurement pre-award and post-award key documentation.
 Delivery & Cost Negotiations, Savings, Reductions, Price Discounts, LDs & Claim Review & Resolution.
 Engagement & Management of Contractors, Peers, Sponsors, Stakeholders and Third Parties.
 Company representation & extensive International travel to attend & participate in various Project Meetings.
 Global travel for ‘in person’ intervention / Field Expediting at Sellers or Sub-Suppliers Works for problem packages.
Achievements:-
 Expertise in Project Procurement Policies, Processes & Procedures compliance & Best Practice Procurement.
 Negotiated Cost Savings, Reductions & Price Discounts. Applied Liquidated Damages & pursued Claims to conclusion.
 Resulted in improved cross functional relationships and improved Supplier Relationship Management.
 Extensively utilized Planning & Organisational skills and communication and negotiation skills.
 Good experience of dealing with difficult people in challenging situations and negotiating and achieving a desired outcome.

KELLOGG BROWN & ROOT (UK)
SENIOR PROCUREMENT SPECIALIST (CONTRACTOR)

   Dec 2011
— Dec 2012

Engineering, Procurement and Construction (EPC) of the $20 Billion USD Shah Deniz 2 Project - 2nd Stage Expansion of the Onshore and Offshore gas and condensate producing facilities in Azerbaijan and the Caspian Sea for British Petroleum (Operator), Statoil (Partner) and Total (Partner).
Operated e-Tendering and Contract award activities including cost & delivery negotiations to improve delivery lead times to comply with Project requirements, to reduce costs to the Project & have mutually agreeable T&Cs. Organized Stakeholder Meetings, Supplier Bid Clarification Meetings, Kick-Off Meetings and Negotiations for Direct & Indirect requirements.

M.W. KELLOGG (UK)
PRINCIPAL BUYER (CONTRACTOR)

   Nov 2009
— Nov 2011

Engineering, Procurement and Construction (EPC) of the $37 Billion USD Gorgon Project - Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) Processing facility on Barrow Island, Western Australia for Chevron Australia (Operator), Exxon Mobil (Partner) and Royal Dutch Shell (Partner).
Performed Best Practice Procurement with expertise in Project Procurement Policies, Processes & Procedures compliance. Utilized Global Sourcing & Procurement Strategies & performed e-Tendering, Contract Award & Change Management activities.

FOSTER WHEELER - WORLEY PARSONS JOINT VENTURE (Singapore)
AREA PROCUREMENT MANAGER (CONTRACTOR)

   Apr 2007
— Apr 2009

Engineering, Procurement and Construction (EPC) of the multi-Billion dollar Singapore Parallel Train (SPT) Project for Exxon Mobils’ Jurong Island Petrochemical plant in Singapore.
Functioned as the APM for the entire Purchasing cycle providing strategic direction & leadership, guidance & motivation to the motivation to the team. Added value and lowered costs, performed budgeting, planning & reporting activities. Review and authorization of documentation, Meetings & Job Site attendance, Global Supplier visits & Negotiations & drove & upheld the Project Schedule. Procurement of Direct & Indirect Project materials & services.

Responsibilities:-
 To Manage & guide the Procurement team with professionalism, integrity & cultural understanding.
 Manage the procurement & delivery of Project materials to Jurong island Jobsite in a safe & timely manner.
 Supervising Commercial Activities, Processes & Systems. Taking appropriate action regarding any problem issues.
 Regular Progress Measurement and Reporting, Budget & Resource Forecasting, Planning, Tracking & Control.
 Ensuring that Procurement staff strictly complied with Project Policies, Procedures & Processes.

Achievements:-
 Successfully managed and supervised a multi-cultural Project Procurement team in the FWP Singapore Office.
 Procured all problem items at short notice to avoid any delay to the scheduled shut-down date for the SPA-X Project.
 Ensured supplier attended Jobsite to rectify rejected non-conforming equipment to be acceptable & fit for purpose.
 Provided a professional service that was commended by the SPA-X Exxon Mobil Project Manager (the Client).
 Exxon Mobil executed two audits of the Procurement department & reported zero non-conformances each time.

M.W. KELLOGG (UK)
PRINCIPAL BUYER (CONTRACTOR)

   Sep 2006
— Mar 2007

Engineering, Procurement and Construction (EPC) of the $12 Billion USD Pearl GTL (Gas To Liquids) Project in Qatar for Qatar Petroleum and Royal Dutch Shell.
Worked effectively performing the full spectrum of Procurement activities for the supply of Direct & Indirect Requirements.

ALUMINIUM CANADA - ALCAN GOVE DEVELOPMENT (Thailand)
PURCHASING SUPERVISOR (CONTRACTOR)

   Feb 2005
— Feb 2006

Engineering, Procurement and Construction (EPC) of the $2 Billion AUD Alcan 3rd Stage Expansion of an Alumina and Bauxite Refinery in the Northern Territory, Australia.
Managed and supervised the Procurement of Direct & Indirect Project materials & services in a safe, timely, efficient & cost effective manner in full compliance to Project Policies & Procedures.

Responsibilities:-
 Managing Project Procurement delivery for the whole Purchasing cycle from initiation to Jobsite delivery.
 Ensured the Procurement team met Deadlines & achieved Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) / delivered Key outputs.
 Providing the Procurement office with commercial & procedural guidance & training whenever deemed necessary.
 Project Management & Decision Making on the required actions, responses, direction & strategies to be used.
 Implementation of a vendor qualification strategy by the Bangkok Procurement office to increase competition.

Achievements:-
 Successfully managed and supervised a multi-cultural Project Procurement team in the Alcan Thailand Office.
 In 12 months the office placed in excess of 800 Purchase & Change Orders globally with a spend of AUD $220 Million.
 Successfully oversaw Due Diligence, Tendering Process, Project Contract & Change Management & Systems Training.
 Gave continuous guidance to ensure best practice and strict compliance to Project Policies, Processes & Procedures.
 Expanded the South East Asia supplier base in order to minimize costs and maximize efficiency.

KELLOGG BROWN & ROOT (UK)
PROCUREMENT SPECIALIST (CONTRACTOR)

   Aug 2003
— Jan 2005

Engineering, Procurement and Construction (EPC) of the $4 Billion USD Block 18 Greater Plutonio Floating Production Storage and Offloading (FPSO) System in Angola for British Petroleum (Angola) B.V.
Administered the full Procurement function / cycle of activities for the purchase & supply of Rotating equipment packages.

AMEC SERVICES (UK)
SENIOR BUYER (CONTRACTOR)

   Aug 2001
— Aug 2003

Engineering, Procurement and Construction (EPC) of the $2.7 Billion USD Bonga Floating Production Storage & Offloading (FPSO) System in Nigeria for Shell (Nigeria) Exploration and Production Company.
Handled the full spectrum of Project Procurement activities for Static and Process equipment packages.

UMM AL-JAWABY OIL SERVICE COMPANY (UK)
BUYER (PERMANENT STAFF)

   Sep 1990
— Jul 2001

Serviced the multi-billion dollar requirements for a nationalised oil & gas industry in a North African country.
Procurement for Upstream - Fields, Production Facilities & Exploration, Midstream - Pipelines & Terminals, Downstream - Refineries, Petrochemical Plants & Gas Processing Plants.

INTERNATIONAL MILITARY SERVICES (UK)
PROJECT OFFICER (PERMANENT STAFF)

   May 1987
— Aug 1990

Procuring and selling equipment and services to diplomatically friendly foreign governments.
(No further disclosure due to signing the Official Secrets Act).

MINISTRY OF DEFENCE (UK)
ADMINISTRATION OFFICER (PERMANENT STAFF)

   Aug 1982
— Apr 1987

Procuring and selling equipment and services to diplomatically friendly foreign governments.
(No further disclosure due to signing the Official Secrets Act).

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