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procurement/proposal specialist

Location:
Toronto, ON, Canada
Posted:
March 05, 2019

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Chigozie Anyanwu

437-***-**** ac8oji@r.postjobfree.com Toronto, ON

PROFESSIONAL SUMMARY

A hardworking and highly analytical procurement and proposal specialist, with over 4 years’ experience in procurement and proposal processes, communications and operations management. I possess exceptional project planning and stakeholder management abilities successfully demonstrated across multiple projects. An excellent communicator with the ability to develop long-lasting relationships. Keen to join an organization where I can further harness my skills and experiences to achieve even greater results and make an enduring impact.

AREAS OF EXPERTISE

•Excellent Writing Skills and Preparation of Procurement documentation, including RFPs, RFQs, and RFIs

•Proposing and implementing Systems and Process improvement

•Excellent Budgeting, Planning and Change Management Skills

•Excellent Client Relations and Business Management Skills

•Management of Risk and Issues, Assumptions and Dependencies (RAID)

•Excellent Stakeholder Analysis and Management Skills

•Strong knowledge of Project Management methodologies based on PRINCE2 Waterfall and Agile Framework

•Excellent Proposal and Communications Management Skills

•Sound experience of using MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Tableau, Visio, SharePoint, Project, Adobe Creative Suite, Jira, Primavera P6 Project Planner Tool

•Expert in Procurement Processes and Methods

WORK EXPERIENCE

STADXL Consulting Limited (Mar 2016 – date)

Procurement Officer/Lead

Responsibilities:

•Interfacing between the business and technical teams and translating technical and business requirements

•Preparing and executing tasks in accordance with a defined project plan

•Managing the project RAID log, from identification through to mitigation and project closure

•Researching and sourcing potential contract leads in various contract portals.

•Produced submissions in response to Request for Information and Request for Proposal documents, ensuring that submissions are of a high and consistent standard, clearly communicating the company’s brand values and key strengths

•Responsible for managing and evaluating proposals across the business, including RFIs, RFPs and Due Diligence Questionnaires

•Managing the project plans, maintaining the proposal knowledgebase on SharePoint, and communicating status updates with stakeholders

•Performing critical analysis on proposals to establish suitability of each contract and to assign required resources

•Directed the development and implementation of key bid evaluation procedures and contingency plans to ensure that strategies and plans are aligned with organizational objectives

•Ensured compliance with industry mandated regulatory, security and data management requirements as stipulated in industry consultation documents

Procurement For All Limited (Jun 2015 – Feb 2016)

Procurement Officer

Responsibilities:

•Partnered with key subject matter experts (SMEs) to define business needs for the procurement of a £200M contract for a 10-year consolidated Planned and Reactive Maintenance project

•Prepared Tender Documentation, (RFQ, RFI, RQP, ITT, PQQ), analyzed client’s responses to assess suitability and liaised with the relevant stakeholders to ensure all procurement and contracts regulations has been met and followed

•Managed the tendering process through effective communication with bidders/service providers throughout the tender clarification period

•Assisted in developing, implementing and maintaining policies/procedures related to Procurement as well as delivering procurement related training programs to promote best practices

•Proactively identified system and data errors, areas of opportunities, and performed corrective actions to ensure high data confidence and integrity

•Produced pricing documents and evaluated bidder’s responses to proposals

•Worked closely with framework department to develop quick call proposal documents and mini competitions for framework contracts

•Ensured compliance with industry mandated regulatory, security and data management requirements as stipulated in industry consultation documents

•Captured and analyzed data in applicable software programs to assist with the preparation of procurement activity reports and presentation material submitted to the Executives

•Identified, captured and managed risks, assumptions, issues and dependencies (RAID)

•Performed critical path analysis to determine problem areas in regard to procurement project schedule and resource overloads, alerting the project team to critical scheduling issues.

AAMP Engineering (Feb 2011 – Jun 2015)

Project Planner

Responsibilities:

•Established and maintained a robust planning system for a new build residential project to a combined value of £500m

•Developed and maintained comprehensive integrated master project schedules including Front-end Loading, Detail Design, Procurement, Construction and Commissioning/ Start-up Project Stages

•Participated in key business development activities including preparation of business proposals and responses to RFI/RFPs, presentation delivery and contract negotiations

•Supported in the development of project plans including cost, schedule, scope and resource requirements

•Utilized project cost estimates to resource load project schedules and gain alignment with estimated scope of work and the project schedule

•Worked with cost management practices to gain alignment when forecasting schedule completion dates

•Performed ongoing schedule analysis, critical path analysis, earned value analysis, risk analysis reporting, evaluate /recommend schedule improvement opportunities. Prepared schedule-related portions of monthly reports

•Produced monthly Reports for review and discussions with contractors and the project manager

•Performed critical path analysis to determine problem areas in regards to project schedule and resource overloads, alerting the project team to critical scheduling issues

•Developed project Baseline schedule used for carrying out for variance analysis.

Clear Security Solutions (Nov 2009 – Jan 2011)

Project Administrator

Pina Manufacturing Company (Jan 2007 – Aug 2008)

Project Analyst

National Power Holding Corporation (April 2005 – Sept 2005)

Project Engineer (Intern)

EDUCATION AND PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATIONS

2009 MSc – Construction Management – Glasgow Caledonian University

2006 B.Eng. – Electrical and Electronics Engineering – Enugu State University of Science and Tech.

2015 Prince 2 – Foundation & Practitioner by Association for Project Management (APM)

2013 Minimum Industry Safety Training Standard (MIST) – approved by OPITO

2013 Basic Offshore Safety Induction and Emergency Training (BOSIET) – approved by OPITO

2012 Value Management – Certified Professional in Value Management, Europe (F-GB09-MSc-494)

HOBBIES

Swimming, meeting people, baking and participating in charity events

REFERENCES

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