Dynamic, highly-qualified Logistics and Facilities Management Contractor with over 29 years’ experience of leading operational excellence through efficient, cost-effective, multi-site storage and distribution functions, worldwide. Detail-intensive with a significant track record of spearheading, establishing and managing end-to-end Hard and Soft FM, warehouse and supply chain operations, whilst driving service, performance and quality assurance. An innovative leader with highly developed communication, negotiation and influencing skills acquired by working with people from diverse backgrounds and cultures at all levels.
Deputy Inventory Manager
Responsible for the storage, supply, distribution, costing and auditing of all equipment/spares within all NCS Fuels Afghanistan sites. To advise the Equipment Support & Logistics Manager Afghanistan/Technical Procurement Team London of failings in the supply chain and make suitable suggestions for solutions. Ensure that all NCS personnel are trained in the completion of Purchase Order paperwork and understand the supply chain SOP’s, to include NAVISION internal training. (Left to care for close family member undergoing hospital treatment).
Service and Project Manager
Directed day-to-day commercial and technical operations for all MAGSG projects across Africa, whilst working with project teams to clearly communicate and effectively manage stakeholder requirements.
Facilitated the delivery of project objectives, working collaboratively with support and development teams, tracking progress and reviewing tasks to ensure project milestones and deadlines were achieved. Established ownership of project tasks, supplied tools required and delivered timely feedback on progress.
Facilities and Warehouse Manager
Providing flexible facility solutions and critical logistical and aircraft maintenance support for the Apache, Blackhawk and Chinook Helicopters operating in Kandahar, Afghanistan, under contract with the US Department of Defense, on behalf of DynCorp, leading suppliers of flight operations support, training and international development. Acted as the key link between the US military unit, the Government representative and DynCorp. Managed 2 warehouses and a team of 12 warehouse and logistics specialists over 2 shifts controlling 10,400 consumables and 1,317 high value items worth circa $204,000,000. Oversaw the facilities maintenance program, budgets, contracts, and procurement functions. Trained Supply Technicians in the use of ULLS-A (E) system, receipts, issues, inventory reconciliation and parts ordering procedures; used ULLS-A (E) and GCSS Army systems for daily tasks and stock takes. Controlled inventory; accurate labelling, location, relocation and movement of parts within the warehouses. Maintained competency levels for 160 personnel by monitoring completion of training.
Engineering Procurement and Logistics Manager
Delivered integrated supply chain management through outsourced procurement, inventory, stores and transactional processing for IESA Ltd, an international, industrial Business Process Outsourcing organisation; managed large engineering parts warehouse containing 8,000-line items worth circa £3m. Led, trained and developed a team of 3 technicians; monitored performance against KPIs and SLAs. Transformed the department from a red audit result to green pass within 1 month of arrival in role. Stream-lined parts issuing process and improved service to engineers with better storage.
Managed property renovation project in Mojaca, Spain; sourced tradesmen and maintenance services, scheduled payments, organised and directed the site, oversaw procurement, deliveries and storage.
HM Forces- British ARMY
Supply Chain and Logistics Management Specialist
Enjoyed a successful and progressive military career which culminated in the rank of Senior Non-Commissioned Officer (SQMS) and Logistics Manager; controlled vehicle fleets, accommodation and warehouse operations for 17,000 items valued at £26m, in accordance with statutory legislation. Trained and mentored colleagues to maximise performance and support them to achieve their potential. Negotiated and liaised with vendors to source supplies and solicit cost-effective bids and quotations. Administered and used inventory management systems including JAMES, GLOBAL, UNICOM and VITAL