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Project Manager Supply Chain

United States
March 06, 2011

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Curriculum Vitae

Name and Surname: Pavel Nohava, MBA

Contact Address: Alešova 772, 436 00, Litvínov

Contact E-mail:

Phone: +420-***-***-***

Date of Birth: April 27, 1966


1993-1998 University of Pittsburgh – Katz Graduate School of Business - MBA 1984-1989 Charles University - Prague, P.E., English language

Further Education

06/2001 CEIBT – British English Certificate

03/1998 DuPont Sourcing - Houston (USA) 02/1997 GMAT, TOEFL

08/1992 YMP - Young Management Program at Czech Management Center Professional experience

04/2008- Managing Director and CEO, PLP a.s.

Responsibility: Manage Company for Bioethanol production with turnover for more than 50 Mil. EUR/year


• Start up new plant and business development in the Czech Republic

• Get more than 50 % market share in the Czech Republic and export more than 50% of production to other EU countries.

• Manage more than 300 employees

05/2006-03/2008 Sourcing Director, Veolia Water Central Europe and Russia

Responsibility: Manage central procurement organization and support 14 affiliate companies within Czech Republic, 2 in Slovak Republic, 1 in Poland, Hungary and Russia. Board member of 10 affiliates.


• Cost reduction - contracting for more than 200 Mil. EUR/year, secure cost savings for more than 5 % mostly by economy of scale and utilizing synergies within Veolia Environment group of companies.

• Implement Sourcing Best Practices – Vendor List Management, Suppliers Audits, Tendering and Contracting Standards.

04/2001-04/2006 Supply Chain Manager, Czech Refining Company (Shell, ConocoPhillips and ENI)

Responsibility: Manage contracting for material and services of more than 150 M EUR /year.


• Cost reduction – secure real savings for more than 200 k EUR/year

• Implement Shell and ConocoPhillips Contracting and Procurement Best Practices (Best in Class Project Manager).

06/2000-03/2001 Sales and Logistics Manager, Czech Refining Company (Shell, ConocoPhillips and ENI)

Responsibility: Secure sales and establish new Finished Product Logistics function to secure rail, trucking, pipeline logistics services for 8 mil tons of refinery products (40 M EUR /year).

07/1998-06/2000 SAP Project Manager, Czech Refining Company (Shell, ConocoPhillips and ENI)

Responsibility: Establish “Standard supply chain Function” in Czech Refining Company.


• Facilitate and communicate the change within the company.

• Implement basic Shell and ConocoPhillips Best in Class procedures.

• Vendor selection process and contract negotiation for more than 25 CAPEX projects in total value more than 570 M USD.

01/1997-06/1998 Working Assignment - ConocoPhillips (USA)

• 4 months studies to finish MBA studies in University of Pittsburgh

• 10 months work at different projects in the area of finance in ConocoPhillips (Denver, Colorado)

• 4 months work in sourcing, procurement and contracting organization in ConocoPhillips (Houston, Texas). Active participation in DuPont Sourcing Project managed by ConocoPhillips Vice president.

07/1995-06/1996 CFO, Czech Refining Company (Shell, ConocoPhillips and ENI)

Responsibility: Start newly established company after privatization of Czech refinery-petrochemical industry to International Oil Consortium.


• Secure 150 M USD loan to finance the start of the company.

• Establish basic financial organization with support of Shell and ConocoPhillips experts.

06/1994-06/1995 Planning and Budgeting Manager, Chemopetrol, a.s.

01/1993-05/1994 Financial Director - Refinery, Chemopetrol, a.s.

09/1990-12/1992 Financial Analyst - Chemopetrol, a.s.

Professional Objectives

Get an interesting and challenging job in top management in well-known multinational company.

Computer Skills: MS Office, Lotus Notes, SAP

Language Skills: Czech (Native), English (Excellent), Russian (Active), German (Passive), Slovak (Active)

Interests: Sport – football, tennis, squash, scuba diving, skiing

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