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Engineer Engineering

Lagos, Nigeria
April 26, 2020

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Kingsley Aduma

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High Achieving, Meticulous, Cost-Conscious Change Agent, Project Engineering and Procurement Consultant; offering over 17 years of increasingly responsible experience masterminding technical, administrative and operational activities - specialising in oil and gas, plant operations, construction, heavy engineering - for manufacturing, industrial and service firms in Nigeria. Proven history of delivering revenue gains and cost savings while visualising continues process improvements and motivating teams to apply cutting-edge strategies, procedures and technologies that eliminate wastage - while upholding stringent accuracy and safety standards. Typically relied upon by senior management to provide technical guidance in strategically planning, designing, documenting, implementing and leading successful quality projects and initiatives. Possesses inept knowledge of procurement, buying, quality assurance, quality assessments/audits, engineering review coordination, operations, procedures, equipment, materials, tools, services and applicable regulations, stands and requirements. Proficient at facilitating negotiations, forging productive relationships with vendors, contractors and other stakeholders to proactively deliver solutions. Passionate about acquiring and exploiting technical knowledge and theories to analyse, diagnose and troubleshoot intricate problems with solutions that are technically sound and financially feasible.

Areas of Expertise include:

Project Engineering & Change Management

Microsoft Office Suite/AutoCAD

Contract Negotiation & Execution

Project/Contractor/Supplier/Vendor/Material Evaluation

Program Development Value/Cost/Risk/Procurement Material Analysis

Crew/Staff/Contractor Hiring & Training/Team Leadership

Project Quality Plan & Quality Surveillance

Budgeting & Scheduling

Strategic Operational Planning

Experience & Notable Contributions


Project Management Specialist Sep 2018 Till Date

Overview: Impact driving force behind the coordination of internal resources and third parties/vendors for the flawless execution of projects. Enhance quality outcomes ensuring that all projects are delivered on-time, within scope and within budget. Facilitate the definition of project scope and objectives, involving all relevant/stakeholders and ensuring technical feasibility. Engineer resource availability and allocation and develop a detailed project plan to monitor and track progress. Spearhead changes to the project scope, project schedule and project costs using appropriate verification techniques. Outperform expectations measuring project performance using appropriate tools and techniques, reporting and escalating issues to management as needed. Solidify relationships with the client and all stakeholders. Expedite risk management to minimise project risks. Charged with establishing and maintaining relationships with third parties/vendors. Accelerate the creation and maintenance of comprehensive project documentation. Tasked with meeting clients to take detailed ordering briefs and clarify specific requirements of each project. Mount strategies to delegate project tasks based on junior staff members' individual strengths, skill sets and experience levels. Dramatically enhance tracking of project performance, specifically to analyse the successful completion of short and long-term goal. Achieve budgetary objectives and make adjustments to project constraints based on financial analysis. Launch new and comprehensive project plans to be shared with clients as well as other staff members.


Head, Contract & Procurement (EPC) 2017 - 2018

Overview: Leveraged comprehensive knowledge and experience to develop and maintain company wide purchasing strategy. Recruited to ignite company growth and catalyse immediate positive change by building and maintaining strong working relationship to gain buy-in and engagement with key stakeholders. Propelled revolutionary advances in operations to challenge, enhance and standardise existing procurement practice across all business units to ensure conformity of approach. Accelerated growth by optimising economies of scale to deliver better value for money. Turned around approach to ensure procurement resources aligned with all operational and functional business areas across the group. Epitomised excellent leadership ability by building and growing the procurement team by leveraging strong change management techniques that focuses on human capital development. Designated to build and maintain a superior vendor management relationships and capabilities within the team through continuous business improvement. Orchestrated procurement system and data strategy; implemented new tools to support the functions and wider business. Headed support and managed tendering process for large strategic purchases. Maximised profit by tendering contracts. Earned the privilege of meeting with vendors to negotiate the best possible outcome of contract in line with procurement best practices. Accomplished and delivered cost savings, improved vendors performance and risk management. Oversaw department spend and budget optimally. Architected and built exceptional techniques to manage procurement governance process across business verticals by ensuring policy compliance. Transformed business operations to resolve SLA breaches of contract and provide guidance. Drove collaboration with finance on departmental and wider business forecast.


Group International Procurement Manager 2009 - 2017

Overview: Regarded as a mentor and credible leader responsible for direct importation of capital equipment, technology transfer and raw material by implementing robust procurement business strategy that ensure expectations are delivered timely. Played instrumental role completing EPC project execution in partnership with technical and financial partners, OEM through development and Implementation of innovative sourcing strategy on PPP. Operated project procurement plan. Pioneered transformational initiatives to ensure that government regulation on freight forwarding, relationship with licensed customs forward agent and logistic companies were maintained. Strategised and executed RFQ scenario for contract negotiation by applying strategic sourcing practice and managed suppliers' negotiation to ensure that full benefits were realised and sustained. Handpicked to build and maintain strong working knowledge of external business environment, government regulations. Successfully forecasted price trend and created efficient procurement culture based on strong processes, continuous improvement and team human capital development. Mobilised research and presented to line management, intelligence on market analysis regarding product and service development. Forged partnerships with vendors to develop new performance enhancing materials and technology. Conceived, designed and worked on EPC equipment part turnkey project through International technology acquisition and transfer. Amplified insightful analysis of procurement business functions, complex problem solving and business improvement recommendations. Owned compliance with procurement processes regarding e-tendering, e-procurement. supply chain and contract management. Capitalised on evaluation and research to make recommendations and develop group procurement policies and procedures for implementation and best practice.


Plant Manager 2007 - 2009

Overview: Influenced company culture by cultivating a workforce that fostered a stellar safety work record and encouraged constant improvement in safety matrices. Modernised capabilities to remain in compliance with facility ISO standard and all HSE guidelines. Completed short/medium term manufacturing plans to ensure that manufacturing capacity and capability met the projected sales volume for the plant. Aligned the organisation for growth building a strong and efficient organisation manufacturing capability at the plant, particularly the engineering capability by developing a solid pipeline for key technical positions. Executed strategies and initiatives to develop collaborative working relationships with customers and sales team to maximise customer service. Planned and supervised technique and (SOP) standard operating procedures to ensure compliance and manage (KPI) key performance indicators. Masterminded and led the careful implementation of production six sigma's to ensure process optimisation that had zero tolerance for inefficiency. Created succession plan through hands on job training. Assigned to prepare, analyse and issue production and performance reports. Maintained all administrative records. Slashed costs to achieve company budgetary goals through lean manufacturing. Launched programs to improve plant performance. Ensured that CAPEX projects within the plant, were executed within set timelines and budgets; and adherence to the highest Quality standards. Championed compliance with environmental and safety requirements. Built an effective team based environment and motivated employees to optimise their performance within the plant. Drove growth by recruiting, on-boarding, coaching and developing key members within the plant. Led and encouraged staff to achieve max performance and dedication. Executed PMP process and held people accountable.

Prior Experience

Rimco Ltd. 2005 - 2007

Production Manager

Cotabs Engineering Ltd. 2002 - 2005

Mechanical Engineer

Projects Executed

·Engineering Procurement and Construction (EPC Equipment part only. Turnkey project) De-smet Refinery and Fractionation plant with corresponding storage facilities and loading bay.

·Engineering Procurement and construction (EPC) of Equipment Part Only Turnkey project for Semi Automatic line of automotive lubricant blending plant and corresponding packing line. An attachment of 10 tons/ day grease boiling and packing lines.

·Engineering Procurement and construction of (EPC) equipment and civil engineering Part Turnkey project of operational polyvinyl chloride plant.

·Engineering Procurement Construction (EPC) of 50 tons/ day CMP blow and injection molding lines with corresponding product lines development and molds provision.

·Engineering Procurement and Construction of (EPC) 10 tons/ day saponification and packing lines at Nnewi Anambra state .

·Engineering Procurement and Construction of 100 ton/day Barite Beneficiation Plant in Daudu Benue state Nigeria.

·Engineering Procurement and Construction of Multi Billion Naira Office Building Project in Ikoyi Lagos state Nigeria.


MBA Business Administration & Management 2014


B.Eng. Mechanical Production Engineering 2002


Professional Affiliations

·Corporate Membership Licence Membership No.42932 Nigeria Society of Engineers (NSE)

·Certified Project Manager Chartered Institute of Project Managers of Nigeria 2019

·Registered Engineer Membership No. R43038 Council for Regulation & Engineering in Nigeria (COREN) 2018

·Certified Procurement Engineer Nigeria Institution of Procurement Engineers (NiPROC) 2017

·Registered Engineer Membership No. 7741069 American Society of Mechanical Engineers 2002

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