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A dynamic professional with a decade-plus experience camp and facilities management, logistics, administration, and operations management. A self-starter with the ability to prioritise and manage multiple tasks at once, awareness of deadlines, and a commitment to achieve set goals within defined parameters; along with the ability to work both independently and as part of a team with professionals at all levels throughout the organisation. Adept at cultivating and fostering productive and long-lasting relations with team members, clients, and key stakeholders by utilising superior interpersonal capabilities.

ATTRIBUTES

  • Leadership skills with a proactive nature and extensive knowledge of Camp, Facilities, Logistics, and Operations Management.
  • Proficient at communicating verbally and in written form in a professional and polished manner.
  • Exceptional communicator and presenter with an aptitude to lead and assist colleagues.
  • Deft at prioritising and multitasking within a deadline-driven environment.

EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND

  • MBA in Operations Management & Logistics, Barcelona Executive Business School (BEBS), Barcelona, Spain, 2019

  • Post Graduate Diploma in Port & Shipping Administration, Regional Maritime University, Accra, Ghana, 2005

  • Bachelor of Arts Degree (BA) in History, University of Yaoundé I, Cameroon, 1999

  • Chartered Member, The Chartered Institute of Logistics & Transport, CILT, Ghana, May 2013

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Superintendent Facilities Maintenance – Ambatovy Joint Venture Project, Madagascar          Nov 2019 – Present

  • Supervise the maintenance of all camp facilities, such as construction camp, operations camp, and management housing village (MHV) in compliance with the organisational policies and guidelines.
  • Assure that all staff carry out duties and responsibilities promptly and comply with personal hygiene guidelines, uniform cleanliness and PPE requirements throughout shift as per standards for all.
  • Review competencies, scopes of work, and schedules of rates for all contractors ensuring costs are managed and controlled while complying with Contractor Controls Policies and Procedures.
  • Manage the maintenance of all grounds and landscaping; buried services in all locations where there are operations activities.
  • Follows-up with daily work through walks on job sites, inspection, testing, or measuring completed work to verify conformance to standards or repair requirements.
  • Track facilities service requests and ensure requests are completed within established timelines and quality standards.

Logistics Officer – Refugee Welfare Association Cameroon (REWAC), Cameroon                March 2019 – Sept 2019

  • Oversaw all arrangements for meetings and conferences to ensure they are delivered to a high quality and cost-effectively.
  • Co-ordinated and maintained the REWAC resource Centre documentation system by receiving and filing official documents, publications, manuals, and text in an easily retrievable manner and ensuring the security of all materials, text, and documents.
  • Supported in the sourcing of goods and services, focusing on optimising cost, quality and service delivery via efficient procurement planning and scheduling, inventory minimisation, and customer order fulfilment requirements.
  • Co-ordinated, monitored, and guided the work of the drivers, cleaners, guards, and any other logistics support by managing performance on an on-going basis.
  • Enabled logistics staff to prepare all logistical reports and donor reports in line with various reporting requirements.

Accommodation Services Manager – United Nations Support Office in Somalia (UNSOS), Somalia   Sept 2015 – Feb 2019

  • Monitored camp premises, allocated accommodation, and conducted preventive maintenance periodically as per the health and safety policies and housekeeping and hygiene's highest standards are met to create a safe and healthy culture.
  • Managed overall programme activities and operations in the camp and logistics related to the management of the camp.
  • Facilitated the check-in process for incoming mission personnel and facilitate their initial movement within the camp.
  • Prepared, monitored, and revised budget for all delivery modalities; ensured adherence to relevant procedures and in compliance with corporate standards.
  • Liaised with internal and external stakeholders to support logistics operations management and actively contributed to effective service delivery.
  • Provided weekly accommodation statistics including weekly forecast to Mission Management.
  • Prepared scope of work (SOW) and technical specifications, including engineering drawings, bills of quantity, and cost estimates for construction works.

Facilities Management Supervisor – UNO in Cote d’Ivoire (ONUCI), Cote d’Ivoire                   Nov 2014 – Sept 2015

  • Planned, controlled, and oversaw the services provided by external contractors, encompassing but not restricted to cleaning, pest control, waste management, exterior grounds maintenance, handymen and janitorial services, including the provision of supplies and equipment related to these activities. 
  • Assisted in scheduling and supervision for construction, repair, maintenance, and installation of conventional building, temporary building, infrastructure and sites and premises comprising of grounds in the mission area.
  • Assisted in carrying out technical assessments of existing buildings and infrastructure.
  • Performed diagnostics and preventive maintenance, resolved basic engineering problems and inspected the quality of work and work performance.
  • Supervised the activities of the loading bay and the stationery warehouse; extend the warehouse activities to include the centralised management of furniture, small equipment and spare parts for building maintenance. Provide guidance and oversee the work of the internal support staff.

Logistics Officer – Africa Advanced Supplies (AAS) Limited, Cameroon                                        May 2013 – Oct 2014

  • Planned, controlled, and oversaw the services provided by external contractors, encompassing but not restricted to cleaning, pest control, waste management, exterior grounds maintenance, handymen and janitorial services, including the provision of supplies and equipment related to these activities. 
  • Facilitated in scheduling and supervision for construction, repair, maintenance and installation of conventional building, temporary building, infrastructure and sites and premises including grounds in the mission area.
  • Assisted in carrying out technical assessments of existing buildings and infrastructure.
  • Performed diagnostics and preventive maintenance, resolved engineering issues, and inspected quality/performance of work.
  • Supervised the activities of the loading bay and the stationery warehouse; extended the warehouse activities to include the centralised management of furniture, small equipment, and spare parts for building maintenance.

Camp Manager – The Cameroon Iron Ore Company – Cameroon                                             April 2011 – April 2013

  • Provided on-site management of the camp property and direct site facility operations.
  • Supervised procurement, supply, and importation process and customs clearance with respect to the legislation.
  • Ensured QHSE practices are being implemented in the camp with daily tool box training and weekly staff meetings, including HACCP and as well as safe hygiene protocol regulations are strictly followed.
  • Led and managed maintenance operations and staff in repair and janitorial needs; recommended, planned and implemented an annual schedule of major repairs or new construction as needed.
  • Administered staff movements, liaised with HR on recruitment, and administered contractual agreements.
  • Ensured that all facilities are operated and maintained in a cost-effective, safe, and proper condition.

Camp Manager – United Nations Integrated Mission in Timor-Leste (UNMIT), Suai           March 2007 – March 2011

  • Under the supervision of the Regional Administrative Officer (RAO), planned, controlled, and oversaw the services provided by external contractors, encompassing but not restricted to cleaning, pest control, waste management, exterior grounds maintenance, handymen and janitorial services, including the provision of supplies and equipment related to these activities.
  • Assisted in scheduling and supervision for construction, repair, maintenance and installation of conventional building, temporary building, infrastructure, and sites.
  • Planned and supervised the provision of stationery, water fountains, plants and decorations, signage, and small equipment.
  • Reviewed and recommended for approval of work orders and assigned routine repair and maintenance tasks to tradesmen.
  • Performed diagnostics and preventive maintenance, resolved basic engineering problems, and inspected the quality of work.

Operations Manager – Bomote Transport & Logistics Company Limited, Cameroon          Sept 2005 - Dec 2006

  • Managed fleet operations, ensured all company vehicles are maintained in excellent working condition.
  • Maintained all documentation and evidence of the procurement process and trail at all times in both hard and soft copies.
  • Supervised the management of all the company’s assets, including IT and communication equipment and vehicle fleet, ensuring proper sizing and dispatch as per needs and available budgets.
  • Ensured logistics staff manages the proper documentation of vehicles, such as lease, insurance, mechanical inspection.
  • Ensured that organisation’s fleet management guidelines are applied in the area at all times: logbooks, registration and maintenance sheets.
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