Project Manager - Logistics

Last Updated: 24th October 2017 (over 5 years ago)

United States


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Age Range
55 to 64

Qualification Level

English, Indonesian, Malay, Spanish


Extensive experience in the profitable management of large scale Ship Owner/Operators, Petro Chemical, Mining and EPC organizations supporting world-class enterprises with global operations. Proficient in linking purchasing, inventory, logistics and transportation operations with high-level corporate strategies and cross-functional business units, projects and teams. Consistently successful in reducing costs, improving performance and driving bottom-line profits through forward-thinking strategies, sound financial management, decisive corrective actions and innovative problem solving. An interactive, motivational leader - valuable to senior-level strategy, business development, operations, turnaround and performance improvement teams. Globally adaptive and multi-cultural as well as Bilingual fluent in both English and Spanish.
Committed to delivering the highest quality leadership in developing project strategy and execution planning. Exceptionally strong negotiating qualifications and a resourceful decision-maker combining strong leadership and organization skills with the ability to both understand and support recommendations, or alternately, directly manage high-level business affairs and their improvement needs.
25 years of experience, beginning in vessel operations and chartering. I have built a strong foundation and knowledge base in total logistics planning and execution.
Experienced in the management of mega construction projects from the Owner and EPCM execution perspectives which enabled me to develop the necessary skills to lead the Construction and Operation Teams in achieving their goals while focusing on the ‘Safety First’ philosophy.
I have maintained a proven track record of successfully streamlining Project Logistics operations maximizing 3rd party logistics providers and supplier capabilities, and delivering cost controlled service to the end users.


Sam Houston State University
BA International Business and Economics

   Aug 1985
— Dec 1988

International Finance, Accounting, Economics, Business Cultures and Administration, Contracts and Law


Sr. Project Manager - Logistics

   Aug 2011
— Current

Provided construction focused logistics support for the strategic delivery of all early works materials and project capital equipment. Developed high level logistical strategies complete with detailed execution plans for major projects with all modes of transport. Accountable for the complete establishment of up front project processes for freight forwarding, module heavy transport and customs clearances including RFQ, ITB, scope of work development and execution planning, commercial and technical review and selection processes through to bid award and contract implementation of successful project start up. Likewise held advisory responsibilities for infrastructure development of waterfront material off-loading facilities, bulk aggregate and conveyance delivery systems and global site management support. Engaging in oversight of project logistics teams, executes the logistics processes and procedures and ensuring accountability and success in achieving measurable milestones, delivered on time and in budget, whilst reporting to project executives.

ExxonMobil Chemical Singapore
Sr. Project Manager - Logistics

   Mar 2008
— Jul 2011

Responsible in oversight of all inbound project, heavy lift, and bulk materials for 4 major Engineering, Procurement and Construction (EPC) companies for the Singapore Chemical Plant (SCP), Multi-billion dollar expansion of their Singapore operations. Established functional Logistics Teams consisting of management from each EPC, Jetty Masters and Traffic Managers. Organized synergies of consolidation of ship charters ensuring safe delivery of services for all cargo operations throughout the project. Lead SPT Traffic Coordinators and SPT Jetty Masters ensuring minimum EM Chemical Operations disruption, coordinating Heavy Lift operation plans and operational affects across operations, safety, security and contractors. Communicated regularly with EPC’s Engineers and Executive Management to ensure all expectations are being met and on schedule. Celebrated successful completion of this project, receiving multiple performance awards.

Crystallex International Mining
Director, International Supply Chain and Project Logistics

   Jun 2004
— Feb 2008

Establishment and management of procurement and logistics program for Crystallex International’s first major international gold mining project, located in the Bolivar State of Venezuela. Primary responsibilities were to establish a purchasing and logistical office, in Houston, to support the construction and operations of the Las Cristinas mine. This encompasses all facets of writing standards, policies, procedures and performing audits for the transportation and storage of all materials, hazardous and non-hazardous, including cyanide, mercury, acids and explosives. Responsible for negotiations of transportation contracts with third party logistics providers, directing best methods and practices for modes of transport, and managing nationalization duties and risks. Participated in all global strategic purchases and contract negotiations.

Newmont Mining Company
Global Logistics Manager

   Mar 1999
— Mar 2004

Responsible for delivering Project and Operational Supply Chain cargo, worldwide, including hazardous materials. Experienced in Europe, Asia, Australia, South America, and Africa, including Countries of Uzbekistan, Indonesia, Ecuador, Bolivia, Ghana, and Peru. Negotiated all Intermodal, Ocean Transportation and Air Carrier Contracts. Specialized in chartering direct heavy lift vessel service to our private terminal in Sumbawa, Indonesia, for the Batu Hijau, PTNNT Project and to Puerto Salaverry, Peru for our Minera Yancocha Mine. Authored NMC’s Global Hazardous Materials Transportation Policy and Procedures and responsible for establishing and auditing hazardous material handling programs at all international mining operations. As a SCM team member, participated in global purchasing and contracting strategies and negotiations. Experienced in Supply Chain Integrated Information Systems, i.e. MiMs / Ellipses. Communicate logistics strategies to Corporate and Site Executives and implement plans.

Associated Transport Line Shipping
Director of Liner Services and Vessel Operations

   Feb 1989
— Feb 1999

Directly responsible for the arrival and departure of all vessels, arranging labor, pilots, tugs and all Government Authorities for Nationalization Entry. Calculating full charter cost analysis, profitability, and strategies in a very competitive market. This requires full understanding of market trends such as charter hire, bunker cost, port and stevedoring cost, political and economic stability of other countries. Was responsible for the stowage planning of the vessels with consideration to port rotation and vessel’s capabilities. Extremely effective in company presentations, negotiations and the preparations of proposals. Developed and managed new accounts for international oil & gas, energy and mining projects for total logistic movements involving challenging land, air and sea transportation, specializing in heavy lift cargo. Analyzed project materials and transportation requirements to determine the most timely and cost effective logistics programs. Prepared bids and negotiated with potential service providers to satisfy project schedule and budgetary requirements. Interface closely with project management to ascertain changes in scopes/work orders and enable a prompt accurate response to shifting needs and priorities.

United States Marine Corps
Sergeant, Platoon Leader

   May 1978
— May 1984

Regimental Combat Team 7, supervising 30 infantry personnel. NCO in charge of high security ammunition / weapons depot. While detached to the Camp Pendleton rifle range, as an instructor, was responsible for ensuring safety and expert instruction of Marine enlisted and officer infantrymen. Awarded Good Conduct Medal, Three meritorious promotions, two meritorious masts and Honorably Discharged on May 25, 1984.

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