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Willbros Group, Inc., US / Nigeria / Venezuela 2000 - 2007 Materials & Logistics Coordinator (2006-2007) Selected to oversee materials and logistics functions for special ExxonMobil project in Nigeria. Managed receipt, issuance, and storage of all materials and equipment imported into country. Expedited shipment clearance and duty payments as needed, maintained inventory control systems, and ensured no interruption in fabrication schedules due to delivery delays. Interfaced with local clearing agents, client representatives, and client Materials Coordinators. Reviewed shipping documents prior to vessel arrivals and worked closely with US-based Logistics and Procurement team on reports, and to resolve potential issues. Ensured QA/QC supervisors present when materials and equipment received.
Business Development Manager / Administrative Manager (2003-2006, 2000-2002) Marketed companys services for Venezuelan and Caribbean markets. Oversaw client relations. Administered proposals and bids. Prepared pre-qualification packages for pre-tender processes. Ensured proper registration all client and potential client contractor lists. Assisted with preparation of commercial proposals, followed with clients on projects, maintained monthly reports of key prospects, and carried out visits to client sites. Managed client entertainment and coordinated travel for visitors to company sites. Carried out supervision of logistics and administration for Caracas office. Directed all invoicing for Total Oil & Gas Venezuela and ensured payment.
Western Region Manager (2002-2003) Managed logistics and operations for Western Region, operating out of Maracaibo, Venezuela. Played major role in successful fabrication of concrete modules for offshore platforms, metallic walkways, load out of fabricated products to job sites, and maintenance of all equipment. Maintained safety and security of facilities, and resolved any legal/administration issues. Actively involved in collective bargaining with local unions and community representatives. Saved company hundreds of thousands of dollars through effective inventory management.
Intels Group of Companies, Port-Harcourt, Nigeria 2000 Regional Procurement Manager
EDUCATION National University, San Diego, CA MBA in Financial Management (1986)
Universidad Catolica Andres Bello, Caracas, Venezuela Degree in Business Administration (1982)