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Summary

a Project Manager with good people management skills and great ability to deal confidently and professionally with stakeholders at all levels. able to influence and persuade others with tact and authority and show empathy towards clients whilst retaining a commercial focus, possesses the ability to contribute to the continuous improvement of teams and Business Processes. trustworthy, dedicated and committed to strong Customer Service with both internal and external customers. resourceful in completing full life cycle projects on time and under budget. specialties: Project Management, feasibility and viability studies,valuation of properties, international Project Management, key account management, property management, client services, Business Management process,

Experiences

Current Experience

  • Council Member


    Since January 2015
    consultancy. Consultancy.

Past Experience

  • Director of Corporate Real Estate

    December 2014 --- May 2015
    provisage asset management-project, property, development 2014 - date Director of corporate real estate • responsible for overseeing and managing the overall Operations of the property management business. • responsible for establishing the strategies for business Operations, new developments, maintaining a strong client relation, Recruiting and retrenching the key business personnel. • direct, manage and execute all provisage real estate activities across west africa. • oversee provisage’s corporate portfolio • understand and comply with company policies relative to the Negotiation of legal documents. • prepare monthly space utilization reports and annual transaction and project summary reports. • act as liaison with tax, legal, environmental and other support functions. • manage all elements of property acquisition, including real estate Due Diligence analysis, guidance on alternatives, rfp’s and lease negotiations, as well as purchase and sale contract terms. • manage Strategic Planning, purchase and Sales contract, Financial Analysis and corporate approvals.

  • Regional Programme Manager for West Africa

    November 2013 --- August 2014
    • managed project risks, including the development of contingency plans. • produced a weekly status report highlighting performance against plan and listing outstanding actions. • maintained a risk and issues register and explored Mitigation and avoidance strategies. • liaison with the programme Director and related projects to ensure that work is neither overlooked nor duplicated. • built strong relationship with clients. • managed client’s expectations and constantly keeping them fully apprised of project progress. • maintaining customer relationship and Communication during project life cycle. • coordinated and monitored project work on 6 sites, 4 countries in west africa(nigeria, ghana, ivory coast, sierra leone. • effectively recruited visa application managers and vac agents prior to commencement of Operations. • coordinated and managed delivery of external suppliers i.e. isp, security, it vendor and general contractors in charge of fit-outs. • identifies and obtains support and advice required for the management, Planning and control of the project. • managed quality of project deliverables. • managed risks and issues across multiple project sites i.e, lagos, abuja, accra, abidjan and freetown. • managed project administration. • maintained an awareness of potential interdependencies with other projects and their impact. • reports through agreed reporting lines on project progress through highlight reports and end-stage assessments. • directs and oversees activities of local project managers both directly when in country and remotely from london based pmo when visiting for central meetings.

  • Director of Projects

    September 2011 --- September 2013
    • planned, developed and led complex projects from inception through completion, delivering projects on time and under budget. • delivered performance with higher success rate, manage men and materials. • interfaced with contractors, equipment suppliers and vendors, estimating costs internally and externally of equipment and resources needed, creating time lines for each phase of the implementation through completion. • coordinated interdepartmental activities ensuring an on schedule completion of the project within budget. • analysing the needs of the organization and its Employee, this includes developing the project process as it relates to the needs of the organization and avoiding interruption of business functions, working with executives to create a plan of execution and suggesting an implementation process that meets the required completion time frame and within budget. • conducted rigorous Quality Control inspections to ensure Compliance with building authorities requirements and company standards. • monitored sub-contractor performance and evaluated quality of work products and effectiveness on the job.

  • Project Manager

    January 2005 --- October 2011
    • responsible for requirements gathering, functional and technical specification writing, creation of project roadmap and milestone creation. • initiated all communications/informational meetings with team, clients and executive staff • supervised daily schedules of administrative assistants. • negotiated vendor contracts pertaining to furniture, architects, suppliers and facility service providers. • contributed to Strategy Formulation and forward Planning as a Member of the management team. • researched and reviewed existing Budgets and presented a more cost effective plan for infrastructure and support expenditure.

  • Project Coordinator of Building and Construction

    January 2005 --- January 2007
    • responsible for requirements gathering, functional and technical specification writing, creation of project roadmap and milestone creation. • initiated all communications/informational meetings with team, clients and executive staff • supervised daily schedules of administrative assistants. • negotiated vendor contracts pertaining to furniture, architects, suppliers and facility service providers. • contributed to Strategy Formulation and forward Planning as a Member of the management team. • researched and reviewed existing Budgets and presented a more cost effective plan for infrastructure and support expenditure.

  • Estate Surveyor

    February 2002 --- January 2005
    • negotiating Sales, attending weekly management meetings, writing and submitting weekly trading Analysis. • management of lease and tenancy schedules. • planning and overseeing building work/renovation. • supervising multi-disciplinary teams of staff including maintenance, grounds and custodial workers. • conducting regular routine inspection of properties. • conducting Due Diligence for acquisition and Sales. • liaising with clients, their solicitors and tenants on a daily basis. • advising on property relocation, managing Budgets, Energy efficiency, and effective use of space. • coordinated all services rendered by physical plant, preventive maintenance and protection of physical property. • Project Planning and management.

  • Business Development Executive

    January 2001 --- January 2002
    • participated in early development of project Strategy, implementation and execution of phases. • assisted in compilation of tenders on behalf of Project Manager. • involved in the Negotiation and compensation to indigenes of oghere-emevor. • actively involved in the processes leading to the proposed construction of a gas conversion plant on over 300 acres of land in oghere-emevor in delta state.

Knowledge

LinkedIn Assessment :
Project ManagementmanagementContract negotiationBudgetsLeadershipProject PlanningStrategic PlanningFacilities ManagementProgram ManagementMS ProjectNegotiationAnalysisConstructionChange ManagementContract ManagementOperations ManagementBusiness AnalysisRisk ManagementEngineeringTeam LeadershipCustomer ServiceSDLCNew Business DevelopmentProposal WritingBusiness StrategyTeam ManagementBusiness DevelopmentTrainingProcurementBusiness Process ImprovementManagement ConsultingProject Portfolio ManagementBusiness PlanningValue EngineeringBusiness ProcessCRMConsultingTeam BuildingStrategyInternational Project Management

Education

  • Master's Degree in Project Management from The University of Salford in 2015
  • PRINCE2 in Project Management from ILX GROUP in 2014
  • Advanced Certificate in Project Management from University of Lagos in 2010
  • Bachelor of Technology in Estate Management from Federal University of Technology, Minna, Niger State in 2000
  • High School in Pure Science Student from Lagos State Model College Kankon, Badagry in 1993

Training and Certification

  • An Introduction to Operations Management in 0000 Certification
  • Scrum Fundamentals Certified in 0000 Certification

Area / Region

Lagos, Nigeria

Others

Driving License
  • No

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