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March 28, 2018

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EMMANUEL ADDIAH, BSc, MSc, MGhIS

(Quantity Surveyor/ Project & Facilities Management Professional)

P. O. Box TN 1452

Teshie Nungua Estate

Accra, Ghana

Tel: +223-***-******/ +233-***-******

Email: ac4yrp@r.postjobfree.com /ac4yrp@r.postjobfree.com

Skype: addiah1

OBJECTIVE

To contribute acquired skills to a challenging position within any corporate institution that undertakes physical infrastructural development, project finance, procurement and facilities management or an investment company offering opportunities for growth and advancement.

SUMMARY OF QUALIFICATIONS, SKILLS, ABILITIES AND COMPETENCIES

Development Finance Analyst

Contracts Manager

Facilities/Project Management Professional.

Professional (Certified) Quantity Surveyor.

Bachelor of Science in Building Technology with honours.

Proven interpersonal skills: cooperative team player, yet equally effective, motivated and hardworking independently.

Ability to meet critical milestones and deadlines, strong on follow-ups and commitment to the achievement of challenging personal & team objectives.

Goal directed, enthusiastic, high energy, dependable, organized and dedicated with a positive attitude.

PERSONAL INFORMATION

Date of Birth - 4th May, 1980

Marital Status - Married.

MEMBERSHIP OF PROFESSIONAL BODIES

Professional Member – Ghana Institution of Surveyors (MGhIS)

Member – Project Management Institute (PMI-USA)

EXPERIENCE

Feb 2018– Date Heritage Bank Ghana Limited

(Projects & Facilities Manager)

Property Manager of the Banks physical properties (i.e. Branches, Agencies and other facilities).

Negotiating and assisting in securing properties for development into business offices for the bank.

Managing relationships with Local Authorities.

Undertaking documentation and ensuring that contracts and lease agreements are signed and properly filed.

Preparation of Project Cost Budgets.

Management of the Bank’s Fixed Assets.

Preparation of documents to put out tenders for contractors.

Project management, supervision and coordinating work of contractors.

Investigating availability and suitability of options for new premises to set up offices.

Calculating and comparing costs for required goods or services to achieve a maximum value for money.

Planning for future development in line strategic business objectives.

Managing and leading change to ensure minimum disruptions to core activities.

Liaising with tenants of commercial properties to achieve good neighborliness.

Directing and planning essential central services such as reception, security, maintenance, mail, archiving, cleaning and waste disposal and recycling.

Ensuring the Bank’s buildings meets health and safety requirements.

Planning best allocation and utilization of space and resources for new buildings, or re-organizing current premises.

Checking that agreed scope requirements of contractors have been completed satisfactorily and following up on any deficiencies.

Responding appropriately to emergencies or urgent and important issues as they arise.

Jan 2014– Feb 2018 First Atlantic Bank Ghana Limited

(Head, Corporate Services Department – Projects & Facilities Management)

Provides leadership to the Corporate Services Department.

Procurement Manager of the Bank in charge of procurement of goods, works and services

Served on the Bank’s Tender and Evaluation as well as Cost Optimization committees

Project manager for the Bank’s branch Roll Out Plan. Successfully supervised the expansion of the Bank’s physical presence from 8 locations to 28 locations within a 2 1/2 year period.

Manages the Bank’s fleet of vehicles.

Manages the Bank’s protocol duties with respect to staff, Management and Board travel arrangements.

Facilities Manager of the Bank’s premises, fixed assets and archives.

June 2013– Jan 2014 Ghana Cocoa Board, Accra-Ghana

(Senior Quantity Surveyor – Civil Works Unit, General Services Department)

Prepare Bills of Quantities and estimate value of construction works.

Attend site meetings and report on progress of works.

Prepare and review Tender/Contract Documents and subsequent preparation of Tender Evaluation Reports.

Prepares and vets payments certificates for contractors and consultants.

Supervises the activities of Works Superintendent on direct labour assignments.

Visits the Board’s Construction Projects regularly to ascertain progress of works.

Prepares the Budget for the Civil Works Unit of the Board.

Ensure strict compliance with the Board’s approved budget.

March 2012– June 2013 Access Bank Ghana Limited

(Team Lead - Facilities and Project Management Unit)

Property Manager of the Banks physical properties (i.e. Branches, Agencies and other facilities).

Negotiating and assisting in securing properties for development into business offices for the bank.

Managing relationships with Local Authorities.

Undertaking documentation and ensuring that contracts and lease agreements are signed and properly filed.

Preparation of Project Cost Budgets.

Management of the Bank’s Fixed Assets.

Preparation of documents to put out tenders for contractors.

Project management, supervision and coordinating work of contractors.

Investigating availability and suitability of options for new premises to set up offices.

Calculating and comparing costs for required goods or services to achieve a maximum value for money.

Planning for future development in line strategic business objectives.

Managing and leading change to ensure minimum disruptions to core activities.

Liaising with tenants of commercial properties to achieve good neighborliness.

Directing and planning essential central services such as reception, security, maintenance, mail, archiving, cleaning and waste disposal and recycling.

Ensuring the Bank’s buildings meets health and safety requirements.

Planning best allocation and utilization of space and resources for new buildings, or re-organizing current premises.

Checking that agreed scope requirements of contractors have been completed satisfactorily and following up on any deficiencies.

Responding appropriately to emergencies or urgent and important issues as they arise.

May 2010– March 2012 Intercontinental Bank Ghana Limited

(Head-Maintenance and Renovations Unit)

Property Manager of the Banks physical properties (i.e. Business Offices, Agencies and other facilities).

Completion of Six (6) Business Offices for Intercontinental Bank Ghana Limited.

Contract Administration.

Preparation of Service Agreements with service providers.

Estimation of Project Cost Budgets.

General Administrative duties.

Dec. 2008– May 2010 Intercontinental Bank Ghana Limited.

(Quantity Surveyor - Business Offices Development)

Quantity Surveyor

Completion of Eleven (11) Business Offices for Intercontinental Bank Ghana Limited.

Preparation of Tender Documents and Evaluation of Priced Tender Documents and reporting.

Evaluation of Interim Application for payment and preparation of Interim payment Certificate.

Vetting of Payment Certificates prepared by consultants.

Evaluation of Expression of Interests, Technical and Financial Proposals.

Joint Site Measurement with contractor’s Quantity Surveyor of work in progress.

Preparation of Sub-contract packages, measurement and valuation of sub-contract works.

Joint Site Measurement with Client’s Quantity Surveyor of work in progress.

Site Inspections and Preparation of project progress reports.

Negotiating and assist in securing properties for development into business offices for the bank.

Monitoring of projects being financed by the Bank.

Preparation of Project Cost Budget.

Dec. 2006– May. 2008 Best Western Premier Hotel, Accra Ghana

(Construction of 100 Room Hotel Complex in Accra)

Project Quantity Surveyor

Project Quantity Surveyor offering professional advice to the Client.

Preliminary Cost Advice of proposed projects to client.

Prepared Tender and Contract Documents.

Advised Client on contractor selection.

Preparing and agreeing accounts with contractor.

Cost Control during construction stage.

Advising client to comply with regulatory requirements.

Preparation of project progress reports.

Dec. 2006– Nov. 2008 Orange Construction Company Ltd/Interbeton Bv-The Netherlands

(Cargill Cocoa Processing Plant Project, Tema)

Project Quantity Surveyor

Preparation of Interim Application for payment, preparation of Final account in consultation with Client’s Quantity Surveyor.

Identifying and preparation of claims.

Keeping track of materials delivery and usage on site and advising procurement issues.

Preparation of Sub-contract packages, measurement and valuation of sub-contract works.

Joint Site Measurement with Client’s Quantity Surveyor of work in progress.

Preparation of progress reports.

June 2005– Dec. 2006 Orange Construction Company Ltd/Interbeton Bv-The Netherlands

(New Royal Netherlands Embassy Project, Accra)

Project Quantity Surveyor

Preparation of Interim Application for payment, preparation of Final account in consultation with Client’s Quantity Surveyor.

Identifying and preparation of claims.

Keeping track of materials delivery and usage on site and advising on procurement issues.

Preparation of Sub-contract packages, measurement and valuation of sub-contract works.

Joint Site Measurement with Client’s Quantity Surveyor of work in progress.

Preparation of project progress reports.

Sept 2003–July 2005 Architectural and Engineering Services Ltd. (AESL)

(Accra, Ghana)

Assistant Quantity Surveyor

Preparation of Tender Documents and Evaluation of Priced Tender Documents.

Evaluation of Interim Application for payment and preparation of Interim payment Certificate.

Joint Site Measurement with contractor’s Quantity Surveyor of work in progress.

Joint Site Measurement with contractor’s Quantity Surveyor of work in progress.

Preparation of Sub-contract packages, measurement and valuation of sub-contract works.

Joint Site Measurement with Client’s Quantity Surveyor of work in progress.

Site Inspections and Preparation of project progress reports.

Negotiating and assist in securing properties for development into business offices for the bank.

Monitoring of projects being financed by the Bank.

Preparation of Project Cost Budget.

EDUCATION

Aug 2016 – May 2017 MSc. Development Finance, University of Ghana Business School, Accra

Feb 2009–July 2009 Project Management Certification Training - Project Focus, Accra

Undertook training in Project Management Certification. This training enlightened my understanding of project management and studied all the processes a project manager should consider on any given project. I wrote the PMP examination and was awarded the Project Management Professional Credential.

June 2007–Sept 2007 Ghana Institution of Surveyors, Accra

Fully participated and completed the Refresher course in Practical Application of Quantities for Graduate Quantity Surveyors and passed all the Examinations. Subjects passed include: Building Economics and Price Analysis, Pre-contract practice and procedure, Quantities and Post-contract practice and procedures (including Law and Arbitration).

Sept 1999–July 2003 Kwame Nkrumah University of Science & Technology, Kumasi

Awarded Bachelor of Science degree in Building Technology

Jan 1995–Dec 1997 Mfanstipim School, Cape Coast

Senior Secondary School Certificate (General Art).

TRAININGS/SEMINARS AND WORKSHOPS ATTENDED

2017 – Harvard Business School, USA – Attended lectures on Corporate Growth Strategy.

2017 – Yale School of Management, USA – Executive Education on Leadership and Personal Change.

2017 – Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania, USA – Global Economic Trends (Social Entrepreneurship in Africa- Opportunities & Challenges).

2017 – Fox School of Business (Institute of Global Management Studies), Temple University, USA – International Business Certificate Program (Emerging Markets).

2017 – Center for Emerging Markets, North Eastern University, Boston, MA, USA – Attended an EMBA Workshop (Use of Mobile Technologies in Africa/ Ghana’s Development)

2017 – Binghamton University, State University of New York, USA – Attended lectures on Fiscal Management and Growth & Contracting

Waber Conference 2013, Accra – Construction Procurement and Supply Chain Management in Infrastructure Delivery

Other Continuous Professional Development Trainings and Seminars organized by the Ghana Institution of Surveyors

SKILLS

Computer Literate: Microsoft Office, Microsoft Outlook, Microsoft Project, AutoCAD (Intermediary level), Internet and its applications.

Languages: Fluent in English

INTERESTS

Interests include reading, watching soccer, table tennis and listening to music.

REFERENCE

Ernest Duodu

Deputy Director, Civil Works

Ghana Cocoa Board

Accra, Ghana

Phone: +233-********* [cell]

E-mail: ac4yrp@r.postjobfree.com

Charles Appiah

Chief Finance Officer

Omnibank Ghana Limited

Accra, Ghana

Phone: +233-********* [cell]

E-mail: ac4yrp@r.postjobfree.com

Simon Annan

Head, Strategic Sourcing & Project Management

Heritage Bank Ghana Limited

Head Office

Accra, Ghana

Phone: +233-********* [cell]

E-mail: ac4yrp@r.postjobfree.com



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