Procurement Director, Supply Chain

Last Updated: 30th June 2018 (over 4 years ago)

United States



Age Range
45 to 54

Qualification Level

Arabic, English, French


Seasoned professional, possessing extensive experience in all phases of procurement and contract management for multimillion-dollar lumpsum turkey (LSTK) capital projects for upstream and downstream facilities. Demonstrate strong work ethic and commitment in reducing cost toward attainment of corporate goals and objectives. Display excellent adaptability as team player working globally in countries of Angola, France, Japan, Korea, Kuwait, Malaysia, Vietnam, UAE, and USA. Skilled negotiator, with interpersonal aptitudes in maintaining relationships with different levels of individuals internal and external; with multilingual fluency in English, Arabic and French


Lebanese American University
Bachelor of Science, Business

   Sep 1988
— Feb 1992


Procurement Director, Supply Chain

   Aug 2013
— Jun 2018

2018-Ongoing LNG Canada  JVD procurement director to lead Fluor/ JGC joint venture partnership supply chain team for SHELL LNG Canada export facility in Kitimat, British Columbia where it consist of two LNG trains, with the capacity to produce at least 6.5 million tons per annum of LNG per train. 2017 Lake Charles Methanol Project  Guide and implement commercial execution strategy plan on Lake Charles Methanol Project in alignment with account quality, price, schedule, safety, and applicable laws  Spearhead the implementation of sourcing projects by applying ingenuity, creativity, and sound judgment to obtain competitive total cost within the company 2013-2016: JV Procurement Manager  Strategically manage Sasol Lake Charles Chemical Plant (LCCP) in Louisiana as part of the Fluor and Technip JV lead team with overall Total Owner of Installation (TIC) worth $9B  Administer the Procurement Team for UO&I and Ziegler Unit with cost of estimated purchase material and equipment worth $890M for both units  Employ project management methodology to ensure an effective mechanism of the project statement of work (SOW) through the entire supply chain and conformity with contractual documents  Maintain compliance with pre-audit findings and expertly manage corrective action report completion, as well as related procedures and processes Key accomplishment:  Attained the 20% target of approximately $175M on cost reduction by executing global sourcing strategy and optimizing agreements to provide support on fabrication yards and construction site

Proposals Manager

   Jun 2012
— Aug 2013

Led a team of 17 personnel comprised of procurement support engineers and buyers to develop overall bidding process on LSTK proposals  Identified opportunities for cost reductions, contract improvements and consolidation, and additional potential services inclusion in the outsourcing portfolio  Rendered oversight to the bid evaluation process for signed proposals while dealing with inefficiencies, and process and strategy deviations  Directed the proposal win strategy development, value proposition, and executive summary  Served as key contributor in the risk register proposal, while assisting with commercial proposal reviews  Exhibited strong understanding of rules and regulations of Export Credit Agencies (ECA) for finance projects

Project Procurement Manager

   Nov 2001
— May 2012

Spearheaded the projects such as: o Nautilus Solwara1 Project, Australia (Subsea); o Total/PDVSA Sincor Project, Venezuela (Downstream); o Valero Port Arthur Expansion Project, Texas, USA (Downstream)  Administered initiatives related to procurement through effective guidance to purchasing, expediting, inspecting, and handling logistics  Strategically developed annual team objectives to guarantee accomplishment focus in achieving annual savings  Successfully maintained measurable key performance indicators (KPIs) for existing activities which involved cost savings, suppliers control, and projects progression  Guaranteed timely delivery of materials and equipment by coordinating with Engineering and Construction.

Monitored improvement of key supplier performance metrics which included quality, delivery, and invoice accuracy Key accomplishments:  Succeeded the negotiation with high value purchase order and favorable terms and conditions  Brought key contribution on the development of overall supplier commodity strategy through supplier consolidation and process standardization which resulted in 10% cost reduction

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