O&M Execution and Sales at Executive / Senior Management Level
Last Updated: 13th August 2018 (over 4 years ago)
Experienced in both the ITO and OTR sides of the business so understands the intricacies and requirements of contract formation, negotiation and execution in terms of risk and reward.
DBA - Diploma Business Administartion
— Jun 2004
Royal Navy Artificer Apprenticeship to Chief Petty Officer
— Apr 1990
1987 - Professional Qualifying Exam
1986 - Gas Turbine Watchkeeping Certificate.
1984 - BTEC Nat Diploma in Marine & Mechanical Engineering
1983 - C&GLI in Fitting & Turning
O&M Sales Director AIM
— Apr 2016
Responsibility includes training of local talent in Project Development, Financing Solutions and Execution Strategy, and the Sales and Commercial Executive support for specific deal projects.
Strategic member of the PGS regional leadership team, responsible for providing Sales and Commercial Executive support for key deal negotiations including Multi-Year Agreements, renegotiations and large upgrades.
Position located in Lagos, Nigeria.
O&M Region Manager
— Apr 2014
Managed teams of skilled personnel in the running of O&M Contractual Services Agreements at power plants throughout the region. Team of 370 personnel.
Worked with Customers, both internal and external, to develop new opportunities to expand the portfolio and renegotiate contracts to increase Customer value.
Conducted and led RCA’s for incidents both within and outside the scope of the contracts.
Assisted and assigned manpower to other plants within and outside the region in development of O&M strategies, safety, O&M training and procedures.
Represented and conducted company and Customer CSR programmes within the local community.
Europe, Africa and Middle East O&M Mobilisation Manager
— Sep 2008
Became the primary Company interface with the Customer(s) and EPC contractor during initial support and site Mobilisation phases until COD.
Managed the Mobilisation, in consultation with the Regional O&M Manager, and coordinated the site activities with the Power Plant Manager at the site.
Coordinated GECS and outside resources to ensure a contractually compliant and effective site mobilization.
Interpreted new contract requirements/deliverables for Initial Support and Mobilization Phases.
Conducted Operational Reviews and submitted recommendations to the Customer.
Tracked Mobilisation activities and expenditures to ensure contractual and budgetary compliance.
Worked collectively with the Commercial Team to develop accurate and effective contract proposals and renegotiations.
Provided advice, and counselled on operational and maintenance programs and issues.
Evaluated facility operational problems and provided recommendations. Conducted on-site O&M reviews.
Provided project support for operational sites as required.
Seconded to Baglan Bay as Plant Manager for 8 months.
Position located in Swansea, UK.
Various O&M Positions (Plant Manager; Operations Manager; Commercial Manager; Shift Charge Engineer; Operator)
— Sep 2008
Managed a team of skilled personnel in the running of a High Value O&M Contractual Services Agreement.
Managed all safety, environmental, financial, human resources, engineering and administrative aspects of the contract. Maintained and update the contract model for the life of the contract.
Worked with the Customer to define and operate the most productive strategy to meet the volatile UK electricity and gas market.
Conducted and lead RCA’s for incidents both within and outside the scope of the contract.
Identified, recommended and assisted the Customer in plant performance upgrades both within and outside the scope of the contract.
Assist and assign manpower to other plants within and outside the region in development of O&M strategies, safety, O&M training and procedures.
Represent and conduct company and Customer CSR programmes within the local community.
Various other functions within an O&M team including Operations Manager (Alscon - Nigeria); Shift Charge (Alscon - Nigeria; Keadby - UK), Operator (Teesside - UK); CPO Royal Navy.