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Project Management

United States
April 27, 2012

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Name Kwasi Asare-Amegashie


Box CT742, Cantonments, Ghana

Email OR

Mobile 054******* / 027******* /020*******

Nationality Ghanaian

Date of Birth March 25, 1956

Marital status Married


Since 1992 to date, I have had the priviledge and opportunity to undertake various courses such as : MS Project 2007, self-tuition (2011);

SAP GRC, self-tuition ;( 2011)

Performance Management Training, Newmont ;( 2007)

Professional Project Management Course, Newmont, Ahafo, Ghana;

Finance for Non-finance Managers, Newmont, Ahafo, Ghana;

MS Project 2003, Newmont, Ahafo, Ghana;

Interaction Management Essentials, Newmont, Ahafo, Ghana;

Health, Safety and Loss Prevention Courses, Newmont, Ahafo, Ghana;

Leadership courses such as Partnerships for improvements and

Adaptive Leadership;

Customer Relations & Communications, Newmont, Ahafo, Ghana;

Ellipse Fundamentals & Intermediate courses, Newmont, Ahafo, Ghana.

SCALA Accounting training with Jecty & Co;

1991: - UNIX and UNIX System Administration, C Programming, ICL Training

Centre, Beaumont, Berkshire, UK

1988: - Executive Management Training, ICL, Nairobi, Kenya.

1985: - COBOL Programming, NCR, Lagos, Nigeria.

1978 – 1981: -

1. Diploma in Data Processing [i.e. Computer Science] (1981); Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST), Kumasi, Ghana.

2. Certificate in Data Processing, KNUST, (1979)

1975 – 1979: - Advanced ‘A’ level, Navrongo Secondary School, Navrongo.

1970 – 1975: - Ordinary ‘O’ level, Bishop Herman Secondary School, Kpandu.


May 2008 to date

Self-employed: offering IT and Project management Consultancy services to individuals and small businesses mainly application software development,implementation and training.

April 2006 – April 2008: Business Process Analyst/Ellipse IT Coordinator- Newmont Ghana Gold Ltd, Ahafo Mine Project; Responsible for ensuring Newmont Business processes were adhered to, by monitoring compliance and generating exception reports;Reviewing all business processes and recommending to/advising management on improvements on an on-going basis.

Assisting IT Manager in preparation and administration of CAPEX and OPEX budgets for the Department. Revising on a monthly basis, the variance reports. Run budget so efficiently that variances were within 5% variance 99% of the time; Handling of all administrative and project management processes for the department –Department Document Control Management which included creation of Project folders and files, amendment and/or maintenance of same under very strict guidelines ensuring only valid and legal access was available to users, travel booking and reservations (flight and accommodation), health, safety and environmental inspections and seminars, management and project meeting organization; Raising Purchase Requisitions (PRs), inventory control, writing of all minutes of meetings, etc. Received praise/commendation most of the time for excellent work done, albeit verbally; As the Ellipse Coordinator, liaised with all users – old & new to assign user-ids, passwords and access (permissions); thus responsible for Ellipse governance, risk and compliance issues. Excellently executed having taken over from an outgoing expatriate; Also ensured SOx expectations were met by monitoring on daily and monthly basis, all critical batch reports and activities as far as IT was concerned. In addition, played an integral role in Change Management processes by testing all system changes for proper functioning before live implementation (i.e. production) after migration from development; Besides, monitored and produced on weekly basis, Helpdesk activities/reports detailing how many help requests were made, resolved and outstanding. Ensured problem resolution attained 90 %.mark

May, 1987 – April 2006

Managing Consultant, Gigabyte Information Systems, Accra

Responsible for company’s consultancy services which included sourcing, planning and execution of IT projects involving training, systems development and implementation and post implementation support. Clients included Coca-Cola, Aluworks, Cocoa Marketing Company, Ghana Civil Aviation Authority, Nestle, Ghacem, GTP, First Ghana Building Society, etc, Put company finances on very sound footing.

September 1986 – March 1987

Systems Analyst/Programmer, State Gold Mining Corporation, Accra.

Successfully developed and implemented a single user Payroll System for the Corporation as well as a Procurement Document Control System for the Procurement Outfit then run by the Canada Ghana Mining Group (CGM)

June 1984 – August 1986

Programmer/Analyst, NCR Ghana Ltd, Accra.

Responsible for clients’ systems support and training.

Trained most of the Banks’ employees in Ghana during the beginning of their computerization – Stanchart, Barclays, SSB, ADB, NIB, Merchant Bank, Most successful and challenging project undertaken was the analysis, design, development and implementation of a bespoke Integrated Accounting System (comprising General Ledger, Sales and Billing, Purchases, Budgeting, Inventory/Stock Control) for the then Pioneer Tobacco Company (PTC) now known as British American Tobacco Company single-handedly on the first NCR PC brought into the country.

October 1982 – March 1984

Programmer, Intercontractors Nigeria Ltd., Lagos, Nigeria.

Responsible for developing and implementing bespoke application systems – which included mainly Inventory Control and payroll

September 1981 – August 1982

National service-man, Boso Secondary School, Boso.

Taught Mathematics, General Science and English


Payroll, Inventory/Stock Control, General Ledger & Budgeting, Purchase Ledger (Creditors), Sales Ledger (Debtors) – this includes billing, Fixed Assets, Procurement Document Control Systems, etc.


Ellipse, SAP, PERSOL Sales/Invoicing, DBFLEX Accounting, SUNACCOUNT, SCALA Accounting, , BANKER ’80, ICBA Accounting & Banking, Microsoft Office Applications, , etc.


WINDOWS (including NT), UNIX, IMOS, ITX, DOS, SQL SERVER 2000/2003/2005, etc.


DBASE, COBOL, FOXPLUS, SQL, Visual Basic, etc.


Reading, soccer (watching), playing squash and sight-seeing.


1. Joseph Daniel Obeng 2.Victor Ankobiah

IT Business Consultant Manager (GIS/GPS)

Accra, Ghana Sambus Company Ltd

Tel: 024******* Box AN16701

Email: Accra – North

Tel: 020-******* /021-*******


3. Samir Natafgi

Managing Director

Taylor Business &Associates

Accra. Tel: 026*******

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