Project Manager / Procurement Manager /Materials Manager


Last Updated: 27th November 2020 (over 2 years ago)

Address
Preston, United Kingdom

E-mail
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Phone Number
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Gender
Male

Age Range
55 to 64

Qualification Level
Masters

Languages
English

Summary

A highly motivated and experienced Project Manager, Procurement & Contracts Manager with over twenty five years’ experience, I have excellent operational management skills with strong leadership in strategic business development. I have always been results orientated, cost focused with business infrastructure planning and training skills. I am a strong communicator and multi-tasked, who thrives on working within a team. I believe my past experience combined with my enthusiastic approach, could make me a valuable addition to your team

Education

Peterbourgh Regional Collage, Cambridgeshire, UK.
Chartered Institute of Purchasing & Supply - Professional Stage

   Sep 1985
— Jun 1987

This was before the IPS was Chartered, I passed this two year course with day release from my position as a Senior Buyer at Philips Communications & Security in Cambridge.

Experience

BQ Solutions. Doha, Qatar
Contracts /Procurement Consultant

   Feb 2020
— Apr 2020

Qatar Staffing Solutions/BQ Solutions (Doha, Qatar) Feb 2020 – Apr 2020
Employed on a short-term contract, to support BQ Solutions & Barzan Maintenance Shield in negotiating contracts and writing up contracts for the Qatar Emiri Air Force the Qatar Emiri Navy the Emiri Land Forces and the Qatar Emir Border Force. Due to the current Corona Virus Pandemic in Qatar, the contract was cut short and all expatriate staff members were repatriated to the United Kingdom in April 2020.

Ainscough Crane Hire Limited
Contracts and Procurement Manager

   Nov 2019
— Jan 2020

Ainscough Crane Hire Limited Nov 2019 –Jan 2020

Contracts and Procurement Manager

Employed on a short-term contract, to set up Smart Procurement Practices and establish Contract Management Tools for various Departments (Engineering, Transport, Logistics).

BAE Systems - Samlesbury, Lancashire.
Temporary Procurement Engineer - Contractor

   Aug 2019
— Nov 2019

BAE Systems UK Aug 2019 – Nov 2019

Procurement Engineer

Employed on a short-term three-month temporary contract. Covering the order book for legacy aircraft spares & repairs on Hawk, Tornado, Harrier & Typhoon for UK & International customers.

Modular Leisure Buildings Limited
Contract - Procurement Manager

   Jun 2019
— Aug 2019

Modular Leisure Buildings Limited Jun 2019 – Aug 2019 Purchasing Manager
Employed as a short-term professional Purchasing Manager. Responsibilities included:

• Setting up the Purchasing Department and designing the purchase orders
• Setting up and writing terms of business and arranging contracts with local and national UK Suppliers for SIPS Ltd & Modular Leisure Buildings Ltd

Stadler Rail Services UK Limited
Purchasing Manager - Contract

   Sep 2017
— Dec 2019

Purchasing Manager- GPW Recruitment Design Services Ltd (Contractor)

Self-employed contractor under a long-term contract for Stadler Rail, based in Birkenhead North TMD, Liverpool. Responsibilities included:

• Negotiating contracts, setting up RFQ’s RFP’s and writing tenders.
• Logistics management, procurement for facilities maintenance asset management and all stores management activities in two depots.

BAE Systems (Saudi Development & Training Ltd)
Purchasing Manager - Contract

   Sep 2015
— May 2017

BAE Systems SDT Nov 2015 – May 2017

Procurement & Contracts Manager (Contract Position)

Self-employed contractor under a long-term framework contract for BAE Systems. Responsibilities included:

• Negotiating contracts, sending out RFQ’s and agreements for development/training courses
• Preparing and delivering purchase orders to deal with everyday requirements to support the company in several locations in the UK & Overseas.

BAE Systems (Saudi Development & Training Ltd)
Purchasing Manager - Contract

   Sep 2015
— May 2017

BAE Systems SDT Nov 2015 – May 2017

Procurement & Contracts Manager (Contract Position)

Self-employed contractor under a long-term framework contract for BAE Systems. Responsibilities included:

• Negotiating contracts, sending out RFQ’s and agreements for development/training courses
• Preparing and delivering purchase orders to deal with everyday requirements to support the company in several locations in the UK & Overseas.

Charles Kendall Consulting Ltd, ITER Organization, Southern France
Project Buyer - Contract

   Dec 2013
— Jul 2014

Charles Kendall Consulting Ltd, ITER Organization, Southern France Dec 2013 – Jul 2015 Project Buyer (Contract Position)
Self-employed contractor under a framework contract for the ITER Organization, based in Southern France. Responsibilities included:

• Negotiating contracts, setting RFQ’s CFE’s and writing up purchase orders to deal with the construction and manufacture of the International Fusion Energy Project for South Korea, China, India, Russia, Japan, USA and the EU.

Terrsaeis Trading Limited/Sonangol Oil Company, Dubai/Northern Iraq
Project Manager/Procurement Manager

   Dec 2012
— Dec 2013

Terrsaeis Trading Limited/Sonangol Oil Company, Dubai/Northern Iraq 2012 – 2013
Project Manager/Procurement Manager
Tasked to construct a 162-man camp in Northern Iraq close to Mosul and Erbil, responsible for all sourcing procurement planning costing and hiring of all staff for the project. The camp was to be utilized for Seismic Operations and Drilling Operations; it was to be completed within a very tight budget and under an extremely challenging time frame.

Charles Kendall & Partners Ltd - (Australian Government/ Australian Agency for International Development)
Consultant Procurement Specialist/Logistics Advisor (Papua New Guinea)

   Jan 2011
— Nov 2020

Charles Kendall & Partners Ltd 2011 – 2012

(Australian Government/ Australian Agency for International Development) Consultant Procurement Specialist/Logistics Advisor (Papua New Guinea)

• Tasked to monitor, advise and report to the Australian Government Aus/AID, on local contractors who were contracted for the distribution of medical equipment, drugs and cold Storage emergency medical supplies for the over two thousand Medical centres and Aid posts in the country.
• Tracked monitored and reported on the progress of local contractors, contracted to deliver school textbooks to over three thousand five hundred primary schools and two hundred secondary schools in the country.

ATCO Frontec Europe KFT
Senior Contracts Advisor & Buyer Administrator

   Apr 2010
— Sep 2011

ATCO Frontec Europe KFT 2010 – 2011

Senior Contracts Advisor & Buyer Administrator

• Personal responsibility for all contracts between ATCO Frontec and ISAF (US DOD and NATO) on Kandahar Military Base in Afghanistan
• Negotiated and wrote up purchase orders & contracts for capital expenditure projects.
• Responsible for day to day base maintenance and improvements, anything from water treatment plants to hazardous waste disposal water and sanitation plants.

Mac Dinh Chi Schools - Vietnam
Consultant English Language Teacher & Schools Supplier Administrator

   Jun 2007
— Dec 2011

HCMC Vietnam 2007 – 2010

Consultant English Language Teacher & Schools Supplier Administrator

• Recruited as a Consultant English Language Teacher, to teach English to local Vietnamese students, helping them to gain experience in speaking, reading and writing English.
• Schools administrator for an additional six schools in the group within Saigon city, buying books & software.

Iraqi MOD – MPRI (US State Department /D.O.D.)
Senior Procurement/Contracts Advisor to the Director General of Procurement & Contracts at the Iraqi MOD in Baghdad

   Jan 2006
— Dec 2006

Iraqi MOD – MPRI (US State Department /D.O.D.) 2006 – 2007

Senior Procurement/Contracts Advisor

• Appointed as the Senior Advisor to the Director General of Procurement & Contracts at the Iraqi MOD in Baghdad
• Tasked to negotiate & write up all contracts and procedures to train the department in open and honest procurement practices.
• Responsible for setting and running the Tender Opening Committee
• Appointed as a non-executive non-voting member of the committee

United Nations UMISS - The World Bank - DynCorp International LLC - United Nations (UNMEE)
Various overseas projects - Working as a Project Manager, Contracts Manager and Procurement Manager

   Jan 2002
— Jun 2006

Various overseas projects 2002 – 2006
Working as a Project Manager, Contracts Manager and Procurement Manager

• Procurement & Contracts Manager – European Union (TACIS) – Chernobyl,Ukraine
• Senior Contracts Officer (P3) United Nations Mission in Sudan (UNMIS)
• Purchasing Manager – DynCorp International LLC Amman, Jordan
• Contracts Management Advisor Crown Agents/World Bank, Afghanistan
• Project Manager – DynCorp International LLC (Pakistan/Afghanistan Support Office)
• Senior Procurement Officer (P3) United Nations (UNMEE) Eritrea & Ethiopia

BAE Systems, Warton, Preston, UK
Purchasing Manager & Asset Manager

   Aug 1999
— May 2002

BAE Systems, Warton, Preston, UK 1999 – 2002
Purchasing Manager & Asset Manager
Part of the Eurofighter Flight Development Team. Responsible for Crew Escape, Crew Clothing and Life Support for the seven Development Aircraft in four countries Germany, United Kingdom, Spain and Italy.

BAE Systems - Samlesbury, Lancashire.
Procurement engineer - Employee

   Sep 1987
— May 1992

British Aerospace (BAE Systems) UK 1987 – 1992
Senior Purchasing Engineer (Employee)
(Supporting in Service Spares & Repairs on Hawk, Tornado, Harrier & Flight Simulators)

Philips Communications & Security - Cambridge
Senior Commercial Buyer

   Jun 1985
— Apr 1987

Philips Communications & Security 1985 – 1987

Senior Commercial Buyer

Addison Tool Co. Ltd, Preston
Chief Buyer/Stores Manager

   Nov 1983
— Apr 1985

Addison Tool Co. Ltd, Preston, UK 1983 – 1985
Chief Buyer/Stores Manager

British Army - Royal Armoured Corps (14th/20th Kings Hussars)
NCO - Troop Corporal - HQ - RQMS Tech Troop.

   Jan 1978
— Nov 1983

British Army 1976 – 1984
Royal Armoured Corps (14th/20th Kings Hussars)

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