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Domestic and Global Contracting Strategist * Key Client & Supplier Retention * * Business Development * Relationship Management * Project Management

* Process & Procedure Development * Training and Team Building PROFESSIONAL PROFILE * Entrepreneurial manager with extensive experience managing projects, recruitm ent, sales, marketing, operations, personnel and contracts development, negotiat ion and implementation at international, regional, and corporate level for both start-up and established companies. * Strong leader with motivational management style and reputation to recognize greatness in others and using that for building and retaining highly motivated t eams, industry networks, and with client representatives. * Results-oriented achiever with excellent track record for identifying opportu nities for accelerated growth. RECENT ACCOMPLISHMENTS * Successfully developed and implemented multinational operational processes an d procedures in accordance to client contractual requirements leading to annual audit success. * Managed the successful pursuit of 5 major global project services tenders wit h O&G operators resulting in the award of all 5. * Manage and train international recruiting teams for optimum performance and j ob placement success. * Developed a strategic business plan and secured international director approv al to invest in a business unit operating at a loss for 3 years resulting in a h ighly profitable turnaround within 6 months. * Established critical alliance partnerships with high level industry leaders t o ensure global supply capacity. * Spearheaded supplier reduction initiative resulting in a 45% cost reduction. * Enhanced the public image and recognition of the firm name within the busines s community through new business development, brand name redesign, and aggressiv e networking. PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE 2008 - Present Consultant * Assess, re-engineer and implement oil & gas staffing services organizations c ompliance with major client contractual requirements. * Conduct internal audits. * Develop and implement corporate strategic plans i.e. acquisition, recruitment strategies and business unit performance. * Develop and implement processes and procedures throughout global organization s * Manage recruitment teams. * Streamline back office operations and processes. 2007 - Present Litigation Researcher and Analyst * Research, analyze and provide comprehensive information for the defense or in itiation of claims and litigation. * Prepare trial strategies and public relations initiatives. * Forge, manage, and maintain high-level relationships with experts and witness es. * Render litigation and investigative services including: expert testimony, val uation, damage analysis, and financial investigation and analysis. * Work with multiple law firms throughout the United States. * Use mainstream media, social media, internet, blogs and other means to achiev e goals.

2006 - 2008 Moody International, Inc Houston, Texas Vice President - Global Staffing * Manage firm's global staffing strategies for operator client's capital projec ts. * Continued consultation with major operators re: the 'how to' implementation o f staffing strategies. * Develop procedures to ensure compliance with various counties labor laws, exp ort controls, tax compliance, etc. * Incorporate client initiatives, processes and procedures into group strategie s i.e., local content initiatives - training, malaria control programs, etc. * Steward large commercial tenders i.e., Exxon-Mobil Global Staffing Bid (Globa l), BP Alaska Staffing Bid (Alaska), Mobil Producing Nigeria (MPN) Staffing Bid (Nigeria and Global), Suncor Voyageur Project Technical bid (Canada), Mobil Cepu Global Staffing (Indonesia), etc. * Responsible for global deliverables such as international country guides, glo bal mandatory payroll requirements, visa / work permit requirements, etc. * Manage recruitment team and implement global recruitment strategies and perfo rmance monitoring. * Write business plans for regional offices within group to ensure maximum perf ormance and success. * Oversee profit and loss aspects of business unit. * Responsible for global account management of Exxon-Mobil account. * Develop and implement contractor management strategies. 2005 - 2006 Brunel Energy Inc. Houston Texas Business Manager * Manage operations with emphasis on the development of processes and procedure s to enhance and improve company's performance, contractual terms and conditions with international operator and engineering (EPC) clients in the oil and gas in dustry. * Responsibilities included management of billing, payroll, finance, recruiting and day-to-day business as required. * Manage 29 employees and approximately 400 contractors. * Steward the commercial management for bids/ tenders (ITT's, RFP's, RFQ's). * Interface with staff, senior management and wide range of clients to promote relationships and enhance business effectiveness. * Managed 5 senior recruiters and business development teams. * Closely worked with payroll and invoicing departments to improve performance and reduction cycle time and rejection rates. * Developed and implemented processes, procedures and policies to enhance staff ing solutions, mandatory government reporting, audit and general financial repor ting and accounting principles. * Audit all aspects of the business to ensure compliance of financial reporting , procedures and contractual terms. 2003 - 2005 ExxonMobil Development Company Houston Texas Project Management & Controls - Contractor Advisory Analyst * Earned reputation for accuracy and precision in execution/implementation of c ompanywide project management plans. * Development and implementation of the global CAM (contractor utilization) pro cess and controls procedures (approx. spend $500 MUSD/year) for capital projects . * Develop and implement export controls procedures pertaining to "deemed export ". * Reduced spending by 45% in first year. * Monitor and report supplier performance in monthly financial and operating re ports to senior management. * Worked with suppliers to embrace company needs and enhance performance and be st practices. * Continued development and benchmarking for supplier selection, rate ranges, c osts, international tax implications, protection against co-employment, etc for functional and project groups on an international basis.

* Resolved claims, disputes, etc from suppliers and within company. * Significant experience performing companywide internal audits. 1999 - 2003 ExxonMobil Global Services Company Houston, Texas Upstream Projects Procurement - Services Agreements * Steward over 260 upstream services agreements in support of 3 Exxon-Mobil aff iliates. * Perform extensive studies, analyze data and recommend results in effort to re duce supplier base and streamline number of agreements in use. * Developed and implemented contracting strategies which are being used through out the corporation. * Manage supplier identification, selection, bid process, negotiation, contract award and fulfillment. * Developed and implemented comprehensive international compensation packages ( long term, short term and rotational). * Acted as advisor to international consulting procurement team members. * Manage supplier relationships. * Prepare bid packages for various upstream projects (i.e. FEED, Project Manage ment Services, etc.) * Assist legal & controller departments with procurement processes, procedures, terms and conditions for global use. * Steward annual internal audit preparation of procurement group. 1998 - 1999 Exxon Upstream Development Company Houston, Texas Projects Contracts Administrator * Maintained over 250 upstream contracts. * Co-author of the Esso Exploration Angola (Block 15) Ltd. Contracting and Purc hasing Process Guidelines in compliance with the PSA and with acceptance and app roval from co-venture's (BP Exploration, AGIP Angola Exploration and STATOIL) * Maintain contractor database for use in bid pre qualifications, long lead ite ms and general contractor services. * Implemented document control strategies. * Assist procurement teams in bid preparation, clarification and award recommen dation. * Steward reporting database between various procurement teams and management. 1997-1998 Exxon Company International Houston, Texas Drilling Services Coordinator * Rotation coordinator for Niger, Venezuela and Bordeaux, France drilling campa igns. * Implement and manage drill team rotation schedules. * Maintained daily drilling progress reports and database in DIMS. * Coordinated with in-country project teams to ensure logistical issues were in place (i.e. staff housing, satellite phones, visas, passports, secure travel sc hedules, etc.) * Managed day-to-day business for drill teams while in the field. 1992 - 1994 Badger Africa (Pty) Ltd. Durban, South Africa Contracts Negotiator / Materials & Logistics Coordinator * Contracts negotiator, Materials & Logistics Coordinator for an expansion proj ect on the Engen (formerly Mobil) Refinery * Contracted with various international engineering companies and monitored con tract compliance, performance and claim evaluations. * Interfaced with project engineering and vendors in preparation of ITT's (RFP' s), evaluation, negotiation, award and to ensure compliance with engineering spe cifications and schedules. * Daily maintained materials logistics database and tracking system. 1986 - 1992 Volkswagen S.A. Durban, South Africa Buyer / Materials & Stock Controller * Manage Inventory Division and supervised 15 employees. * Responsibilities included inventory planning, budgeting and stock financing. * Supervised 15 team members and served as public relations manageress. * Expanded inventory database and purchasing strategy which lead to an annual o verhead savings of 17%.

* Initiated and developed Excellence Through Technology customer relations plan to improve communications in service department. * Received company's highest awards for customer service and materials control. EDUCATION * 1989 - Business Administration, Port Shepstone Technical College, South Afric a * 1985 - Hoerskool Suid-Natal, Port Shepstone, South Africa Additional Coursework and Professional Development: * Contract Planning, Development & Administration, Win-Win Negotiations, Multi Country Contracting. * Project Controls & Business Controls, Internal Audit Skills, International Ta x. * International Diversity and Social Skills, Communication Skills, Successful W ork Relationships Skills * Various international labor law courses * Risk Management, Contract Claims and Litigation Avoidance. * Planning & Time Management. * Computer Skills: * Microsoft Office: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Project, Access, Outlook, Visio * Accounting systems: QuickBooks, Navision * Alliance & Ceridian payroll systems * Recruiting applicant tracking systems: Taleo, iCIMS, etc. * Internet, professional networking, social media networking, blogging, data mi ning, research, etc. MEMBERSHIPS * * * * * Gerson Lehrman Group Financial & Business Services Council Chamber of Mining Museum National Institute of Business Management (NIBM) National Heritage Society Audubon Society