Procurement, Contracts and Supply Chain Management Exceeding USD $20 Billion to Date


Last Updated: 7th August 2020 (over 2 years ago)

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United Kingdom

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Gender
Male

Age Range
55 to 64

Qualification Level
Other Post Graduate

Languages
English

Summary

I am a highly experienced / multi-skilled leader who has successfully manage procurement, contracting and logistics requirements in some of the world’s most challenging locations. My strong commercial and business qualifications were accumulated through 25+ years managing capital projects, programs and contracts for construction, EPC & EPCM services, logistics, security, equipment, training, O&M, bulk commodities, environmental, infrastructure development (including airport, port and rail), commissioning, social projects and capacity development. I am versatile, wearing many hats as needed and deliver in time-critical situations by drawing upon extensive global experience, business acumen, team management skills and finesse. I am accomplished in “fast-tracking” project, sourcing, procurement, contracting and logistics schedules to meet client objectives. I am a veteran user of various database, controls, tracking and reporting tools / software.

Experience:
• Over USD $20B – Large Capex Engineering, Procurement and Construction Management
• Project Locations: USA, Mongolia, Madagascar, Congo (DRC), Iraq and Panama
• Roles: Manager – Procurement & Contracts, Commercial Manager, Program / Project Manager, Supply Chain Manager, Claims Specialist, Logistician and Consultant

Specialization (Value Added):
• Project Strategy & Execution: Write and Execute Procurement and Contracting Strategies / Execution Plans (“Turn-Key…Project Start-Up to Hand-Over, including Logistics / Supply Chain)
• Procurement and Contracts Management: All types… FIDIC, IDIQ, FFP, CPFF, CPIF, T&M, UNIT RATE, LS, EPC(M). All Phases…Sourcing (RFP / RFQ), High Level and Complex Negotiating / Adjudication, Evaluating, Writing, Awarding, Administering, Claims Settlement and Close-Out
• Controls & Change Management: Tracking / Trending Changes in Scope, Schedule, and Budget
• Reporting: Providing Visibility and Accountability of All Changes… “No Surprises”
• Problem Solving: Risks Analysis (Flag Problems), Claims Deterrence and Mitigation (Fix Problems)
• Leading / Training / Mentoring: Hire, Lead, Train & Mentor Staff (106 on latest Project)

Awards / Accolades
• Meritorious Achievement Award from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers for successfully managing and completing an infrastructure re-construction program in Iraq, USD $4 billion in Procurement and Contracts
• Recognized for job performance by the U.S. Transportation Security Administration (TSA)
• Recognized for Job performance by U.S. Ambassador Paul Bremer on behalf of President Bush
• Winner of the Rio Tinto Chief Executive Safety Award for the Best Project

I have an in-home office in Tucson, AZ (for remote work) and typically travel where work/project is located and/or a combination of working remotely with site visits as required. I am open to relocating for the right long-term position. The enclosed resume describes my experience is further detail. Feel free to contact me at your convenience to discuss the results you can expect from me.

Sincerely,

Leon Leopard
leonleopard@aol.com
Cell: +1-520-244-9779

Experience

See Resume
Procurement & Contracts Manager, Commercial Manager, Program / Project Manager Claims Specialist and Logistician

   Oct 2003
— Aug 2020

Management Experience: Procurement, Contracts and Supply Chain Management Exceeding USD $20 Billion to date
Sectors: Engineering, Construction, Mining, EPC(M), Gov/Military, Operations and Maintenance
Project Locations: USA, Mongolia, Madagascar, Congo (DRC), Iraq and Panama
Roles: Procurement & Contracts Manager, Supply Chain Manger, Commercial Manager, Program / Project Manager Claims Specialist and Logistician
Awards / Accolades:
• Winner of the Rio Tinto Chief Executive Safety Award for The Best Project
• Meritorious Achievement Award from The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers for Successfully Managing and Completing an Infrastructure Re-Construction Program in Iraq, USD $4 Billion in Procurement and Contracts
• Recognized for Job Performance by The U.S. Transportation Security Administration (TSA)
• Recognized for Job Performance by U.S. Ambassador Paul Bremer on Behalf of President Bush

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