Project / Contract / Commercial Manager / Director

Last Updated: 28th March 2018 (over 4 years ago)

Amory, MS, United States


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Age Range
35 to 44

Qualification Level



20 years project management, contract and commercial management at project and corporate levels.


University of Southern Mississippi
Bachelor's Construction Engineering

   Aug 2012
— May 2015


GE Oil & Gas
Sr Project Manager - Commerical

   Jan 2016
— Dec 2016

Commercial leadership of division manufacturing modular natural gas liquifaction plants.
• Advised Program Directors and division General Manager regarding contract and commercial issues and requirements
• Tracked cost and schedule for projects in excess of $2B
• Trained junior Project Managers
• Selected and trained contract administrators for individual projects

Jacobs Engineering
Contract Manager

   Jan 2011
— Jul 2012

Morocco -
Prime Contract Management of $550 MM, 240km phosphate slurry pipeline and distribution facilities.  Project completed on time and within budget, by lowest bidder. PMC contract increased 300% due to our quality of work and relationship fostered with owner.

• Led weekly progress meetings with prime contractor to determine actual vs claimed progress
• Review and approval of contractor procurement actions
• Maintained contract correspondence database
• Review and endorsement of contractor invoices for submission to client
• Administration of contractual changes and claims
• Presentation of weekly progress to client
• Trained 3 direct report quantity surveyors
• Reported to Program Director

Business Unit Manager - Procurement & Materials

   Jan 2009
— Dec 2010

Established a procurement, materials and logistics department for a new EPC business unit focused on fuel storage and distribution facilities, transmission pipelines and pump stations.  Created full life cycle training programs for procurement and non-procurement personnel.   Ensured compliance with U.S. Federal Acquisition Regulations, International Organization for Standards, Sarbanes Oxley, Small Business Administration and internal requirements.  

• Coordinated with engineering departments in the preparation of proposals
• Traveled with project teams to establish local supply chains for new projects
• Worked with legal department to create standard terms and conditions for fuel terminal contracts
• Trained procurement staff of 3
• Reported to Vice President of corporate procurement and President of business unit

Operations Manager

   Dec 2008
— Dec 2017

2005-2008         Operations Maintenance & Logistics                  Houston, TX
                    Operations Manager
Assisted product line leadership with oversight and management of projects. Served as interface for corporate support required by active projects. Oversight and management of tasks included:  planning, coordinating, documenting and supervising the execution of product line activities.  Served as subject matter expert for new business pursuits that contain contingency and homeland operational work. Business development tasks included developing operational concepts and organizational structures for projects involving facilities operations and maintenance , construction & engineering services, supply, transportation, maintenance and other logistics functions as well as providing past performance information to the proposals department.  Assisted with starting high profile projects requiring travel to customer locations for planning and execution.  Prepared and presented briefings and information papers on a wide range of product line related topics to internal and external audiences.

• Led yearly definitization of contract vehicles under Logistics Augmentation Program
• Conducted corporate level training in Sarbanes-Oxley and Foreign Corrupt Practices Act to all new procurement employees
• Conducted corporate level training in procurement to all project managers
• Accompanied business development managers on site visits as subject matter expert
• Served as corporate sponsor for Maximo implementation
• Acted as interim project manager as required to meet project requirements
• Reported to Sr. Vice President of product line

2003-2004            Logistics Augmentation Program III Kuwait/Jordan/Iraq
                    Middle East Regional Manager Procurement & Materials
Established Procurement, Materials and Property offices in Kuwait, Jordan and Iraq in support of the LOGCAP III.  Provided full commercial, supply chain and subcontract support in excess of  $3B.  Managed over 350 direct hire, expatriate employees and successfully grew department to meet the project’s EPC requirements.

• Managed 35 satellite procurement offices in three countries
• Established initial training and on the job training for all procurement and materials personnel
• Liaised with government officials in Kuwait  and Jordan to facilitate logistics
• Worked closely with corporate accounting to ensure payables were properly forecasted
• Established claims process for undocumented work
• Reported to Director of corporate procurement, Program Manager and client’s representative

2000-2003             Balkan Support Contract                Kosovo/Macedonia/Bulgaria/Romania/Greece
Procurement and Materials / Business Operations Manager IDIQ - CPAF
The role of Procurement and Materials Manager in Kosovo evolved into a combined Business Operations/ Commercial/ Procurement Manager responsible for all procurement in Kosovo, Macedonia, Greece, Bulgaria and Romania. In addition, duties included negotiations with the numerous government agencies in these countries and oversight of all administrative functions.

• Reduced expat numbers by 75% through the training of local nationals
• Consolidated 6 procurement and materials offices, warehouses, and laydown areas to 2 central locations
• Reported to Director of corporate procurement and Project Manager

1998-1999             Halco 21                  Azerbaijan/Egypt/ UAE/ Australia
Functional Lead - Purchase to Pay
Responsible for the configuration, testing, and deployment of SAP to the various Brown & Root offices throughout the former Soviet Union, Middle East and Australia.

1997- 1998           Petrochemicals                                                   Houston, TX
Sr. Purchasing Specialist
Split role between Exxon Plastics Plant at Mont Belvieu, and corporate procurement position with duties ranging from subcontracting work for local facilities to acting as procurement center for EPC projects worldwide.  

1996- 1996           Los Angeles Export Terminal                            Los Angeles, CA
Structural Steel Craft Clerk
Prepared and submitted claims for structural steel rework required as a result of contract changes or fabrication errors.

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