Contracts and Commercial Manager


Last Updated: 12th September 2018 (over 4 years ago)

Address
Portugal

E-mail
Locked

Phone Number
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Gender
Male

Age Range
35 to 44

Qualification Level
Masters

Languages
Afrikaan, Dutch, English, Portuguese

Summary

As an experienced professional with 17+ years of experience overseeing contract preparation, negotiation, and management, I am confident that I would be a valuable contributor to the company in this role.

My background encompasses excellent experience directing contract administration and management for companies spanning the Oil & Gas, Manufacturing, and Heavy Industrial sectors.

From maintaining key relationships with suppliers and service providers to negotiating optimal and cost-effective contract terms, my skill set, and professional success is certain to render me an immediate asset to your team. Furthermore, with superior communication and multitasking capabilities, I excel at driving maximum team productivity and success.

Highlights of my experience include…

▪ Spearheading all facets of contract initiation and execution; drafting, analysing, negotiating, and continually revising contracts, bids, termination letters, RFPs, amendments, and addendums while negotiating strategic terms and mitigating corporate risk with spend totaling more than $300M.
▪ Negotiating and skillfully managing multimillion-dollar contracts with key suppliers and sub-contractors.
▪ Renegotiating a major, at-risk contract through exceptional relationship management talents while simultaneously achieving an annual cost savings of ~$10M.
▪ Creating and implementing contract templates, processes, and tools and designing and leading training program for up to 50 employees to measurably improve performance, quality, and best practices.
▪ Working closely with legal teams to stay abreast of internal policies and procedures and ensure full down-the-line compliance with legal regulations and contract verbiage.
▪ Experience in Providing Health and Safety and Quality Control Measurement and oversight.

With my proven commitment to delivering the highest quality of contract administration and management, I am well prepared to extend my record of exceptional service to your team. I welcome the opportunity to discuss this position, and my qualifications, with you in further detail.

Thank you for your consideration.

Education

British Safety Council
NEBOSH

   May 2017
— Current

Advanced Diploma

Engineering Institute of Technology
E&I Engineering

   Sep 2016
— Mar 2018

Advanced Diploma

University of Calgary
Health, Safety and Environment

   Jan 2011
— Nov 2012

Certificate

University of Calgary
PMP

   Feb 2010
— Nov 2011

University of Pretoria
B.Eng

   Feb 1997
— Nov 2000

Mechanical Engineering

Experience

EngiONE Solutions
Health and Safety Specialist

   Oct 2017
— Current

Consulting/ Safety Engineering Management/ Quality Control Management for EngiONE Solutions under multiple stakeholders.

▪ Health and Safety Process and Procedure development and implementation - Galp Energy
▪ Health and Safety Process and Procedure development and implementation – EDP
▪ Safety Engineering Services for Government Portugal - Emergency Response Planning (Rural townships) -

Maintain the integrated management system certification ISO
Managing audit and inspection programs.
Managing incident investigations.
Manage the assurance program of HSEQ inspections and audits.
Analyse balanced performance measures for HSE and Quality.
Develop and implement HSE and Quality improvement plans.
Provide HSEQ input to tenders and contract reviews
Competence in certifying management systems to ISO 9001/14001 (OHSAS 18001/ISO 45001)

Saudi Aramco
Health and Safety Manager

   Feb 2017
— Sep 2017

Managing HSSE Activities, FEDWG-1 Fadhili MGS 56’’ pipeline for Saudi Aramco.
Duties and responsibilities included
▪ Safety Engineering implementation for – Mainline Welding – Coating - Civil Works - E&I (CP, FOC, OHTL) – Inspection – Pre-commissioning Assistance
▪ Development of Safe Work Procedures, processes
▪ Managing multiple Health and Safety teams on the project.

Vic-OLI Services inc.
Health and Safety Manager

   Feb 2015
— Jan 2017

Consulting/ Engineering Management/ Construction planning for VIC-OLI Services under multiple stakeholders.
HSSE Management & Engineering Services for USACE (United States Army Core of Engineers), 2015 - 2016. Projects included:
▪ Niger, Agadez Airfield Project/ Niger,
▪ Niamey Logistics Warehouse facility/ Niger,
▪ Agadez Road Construction/ Niger,
▪ Dirkou Maintenance Facility
▪ Chad Military Base Expansion

Project Engineering / Health and Safety Management Services for TransCanada, 2015 - 2017.
Projects included:
▪ Knite, Miekle, Survey Contract for Alberta and Saskatchewan Meter Stations.

A.HAK International BV
Construction Manager

   May 2013
— Jan 2015

Managed Pipeline construction for Hammar, Zubair, and Rafidiya pipeline projects in Basra Iraq, under Weatherford and ENI.
Dealt with the local government as well as a diverse group of personnel from Iraq, India, Turkey, and a numerous European mixture of staff; demonstrated adaptability and flexibility in managing socioeconomic personnel on-site.
Duties and responsibilities included
▪ Provided on-site construction management of pipelines and facilities.
▪ Managed Equipment Preventative Maintenance and planning.
▪ Devised/delivered engineering, procurement, and construction plans and schedules; tracked progress, timelines, and project status; ensured local government compliance.
▪ Managed and directed installation of pipelines; oversaw field activities from surveying to pre-commissioning;
▪ Managed and Directed on site quality assurance and Health & Safety programs

CEDA
Director of Health and Safety

   Jan 2012
— May 2013

Directed Health and Safety Programs for Multiple business units under CEDA International.
Ideated/incorporated best practices in office/field staff. Built team cohesiveness with two contracting cultures that ensured seamless integration of projects/operations.
▪ Health and Safety Process and Procedure development and implementation
▪ Safety Engineering Initiatives
▪ Maintained the integrated management system certification ISO
▪ Managing audit and inspection programs.
▪ Managing incident investigations.
▪ Manage the assurance program of HSEQ inspections and audits.
▪ Analyze balanced performance measures for HSE and Quality.
▪ Develop and implement HSE and Quality improvement plans.
▪ Provide HSEQ input to tenders and contract reviews
▪ Competence in certifying management systems to ISO 9001/14001 (OHSAS 18001/ISO 45001)
Key Highlights
—2012: HSSE award from Canadian Natural Resources for best performing contractor on CNRL work sites with best HSSE record. 2 years LTI (Lost Time Incident) free.
—2012: HSSE award from Shell Canada for achieving 1 Million Work Hours with no Lost Time Injury or Incident
—2012: Commendation from Syncrude Canada Ltd. For successful completion and execution of first Tremmie Diffuser Project Launched within South West Sand Tailings facility.

CEDA
Project Manager

   Sep 2009
— Jan 2012

Managed project/operating budgets of $300M+, directed workforce of 300+ personnel and ideated/incorporated best practices in office/field staff. Built team cohesiveness with two contracting cultures that ensured seamless integration of projects/operations.
Incorporated multiple Lean Manufacturing and 5S programs into all operating business units under Environmental Fluid Solutions (Engineering, Operations, Projects, and Manufacturing).
Duties and responsibilities included
▪ Detailed Engineering and design
▪ Procurement of materials and equipment
▪ Expediting of materials and equipment
▪ Construction
▪ Inspection & Testing
▪ Pre-commissioning & Commissioning Assistance
▪ Health and Safety Management
▪ Quality Control.

BisOKI BV
Health and Safety Manager

   Feb 2008
— Aug 2009

Health and Safety Management Saint John Cryogenic storage depot construction project.
▪ Oversaw project HSSE administration,
▪ Maintained HSSE Processes and controls,
▪ Developed /delivered policies/procedures, and ensured governmental regulatory compliance was maintained.
▪ Managed personnel, resolved Union/staff conflicts from informal discussion to formal arbitration.
▪ Directed HSSE segment for construction of pipeline commissioning, insulation, and pre-commissioning.

Hertel BV
Project Manager

   May 2006
— Jan 2008

CNRL Horizon Project
Managed all facets of construction planning and delivery of a Hydrogen plant, process piping, and electrical installations; coordinated project activities, HSSE/QA Management, maintained costs and quality, and managed materials procurement and contracts.
Sarnia Energy Project
Directed installation of Turbines for Sarnia Energy Project and ensured construction completed on time and to client requirements; oversaw HSSE / QA Management, maintained quality and controlled costs; managed personnel and monitored entire project from startup to completion.

Michelin North America
Project Manager

   Dec 2004
— May 2006

Overseen Operational Projects for BF Goodrich Manufacturing Facility in Kitchener Ontario as well as the decommisioning of the plant in 2006.
Responsibilities included
▪ Devised/delivered engineering, procurement, and operational plans and schedules; tracked progress timelines, and project status; ensured local government legislation and compliance.
▪ Detailed Engineering and design
▪ Inspection & Testing
▪ Maintenance Projects
▪ Health and Safety Management
▪ Quality Control Management

Terceira Duarte
Construction Manager

   Feb 2002
— Nov 2004

Terceira & Duarte, Sines (Portugal)
Managed construction project of pipelines to storage tanks, pump stations, directed construction of temporary compressor station on mainlines
Oversaw project budget administration, maintained quality/cost controls, developed/delivered policies/procedures, and ensured governmental regulatory compliance was maintained.

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