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Chief operating officer 1 677 721
Job Type: Full-Time , open to relocation


From 2010 to 2011
Buckinghamshire New University, London
Master of Communications Management
MPhil / PhD
From 1995 to 1996
University of Lagos
Electrical & Electronic Engineering
MPhil / PhD
From 1988 to 1993
Federal University of Technology, Akure
Electrical Engineering
No added languages


Project Director
Prettak Global
January 2015 - Present Day (2 years 6 months)
Design and implement business strategies, plans and procedures Set comprehensive goals for performance and growth Establish policies that promote company culture and vision Oversee daily operations of the company and the work of executives (IT, Marketing, Sales, Finance etc.) Lead employees to encourage maximum performance and dedication Evaluate performance by analyzing and interpreting data and metrics Write and submit reports to the CEO in all matters of importance. Participate in expansion activities (investments, acquisitions, corporate alliances etc.) Manage relationships with partners/vendors. Business Intelligence, Analysis, Contract Risk, Compliance & Audit, Supplier Programme Management, Supplier Requirements Engineering, Supplier Quality and Supply Chain Risk. Managed the Power & infrastructure division of a client company deploying embedded power generation, renewable energy system and distribution power system deployment. Performed and confirmed initial Business Case analysis for Project and conducted regular update on Business Case bases on Project integrity to ensure that projects remain justified and on focus to objectives and benefits. Achievements: • Managed several major Project profitably. • Monitored and direct on Project exception plans. • Performed Business Review Plan and provided information to various Projects. Managed and review several Post project learning and benefits.
Project Engineer
Shell Petroleum Dev. Com
June 2012 - January 2015 (2 years 8 months)
Port Harcourt
Responsibility for the management of the company Project. Coordination of overall activities of the company Project through key strategic officers, Implementation of the vision of the board members. Stake holders’ management, Drive the company to profitability and ensure succession through mentoring.Design. Drive and implementation of business strategy. Direct all company resource management.
Head, Transmission/Power/Portfolio Manager.
Tgata Facilities and Partners Limited, UK/ Quantum Basic Limited.
April 2010 - June 2012 (2 years 3 months)
  • Engineering Review and Control, Procurement Implementation and Management, Construction / Installation Monitoring, Supervision and Control
  • Inspection Management and Quality Control, Cost and Schedule Control and Forecasting, HSE Monitoring, Implementation and Control, Commissioning and Start Up
  • Performed and confirmed initial Business Case analysis for Project and conducted regular update on Business Case bases on Project integrity to ensure that projects remain justified and on focus to objectives and benefits.
  • Managed Projects’ Risk and ensuring Project Assurance.
  • Monitored and direct on Project exception plans.
  • Performed Business Review Plan and provided information to various Projects.
  • Managed and review Post project learning and benefits.
Construction Coordination (Team Lead)
Shell Petroleum Dev. Company Limited (SPDC)
September 2006 - March 2010 (3 years 7 months)
Port Harcourt
Coordinated Team contracting activities. Reviewed Design Change Notices and site engineering queries, work methods and Inspection /Test Procedures (ITP's). Participated in SIF reviews and HAZOP studies. Approved permits and Permit to Work papers (PTW). Prepare Job Hazard Analysis (JHA); work Methods Statement, closed out all constructions and commissioning check lists. Reported Project Monthly Project EVM report; Sign off WCC (Work completion certificates) at mile stones. Projects Work Packages included Deployment of all IT systems including servers, PCs, operating systems, hardware, software, Radios, multiplexers, switches, router and peripherals. Conducted system, Telephone Exchange expansion, Telecommunication, External line plant with copper cable to Fiber, Lightning/ Earthing Protecting, Marine, Aviation & HF radio system, Digital Microwave Radio/Multiplexers systems. Trunked UHF Mobile radio/ESD systems, Telemetry system, CCTV Surveillance Systems, Satellite CATV and distributions. Power systems distributions.


  • Completed project to quality, scope and cost with marginal variations on schedule. Managed staff and contractor and subcontractor staffers numbering up to 120. Project value of Project is above $280,000,000.00 all inclusive, achieved company goal zero (no accident) target. Completed all closeout reports and handed over.
Odua Telecoms Limited, Head of Engineering & Technical (Defacto CTO) Cocoa Industries Limited (
Odua Conglomerates
March 2001 - September 2006 (5 years 7 months)
  • Developed project Management Plans. Compiled management baseline changes, Design, implement, execute and optimize CAPEX and OPEX. Generated and manage regular EVM reports. Performed reduced Earned Value Management analysis and resource reallocation. Directed operations management of infrastructure, managed products and budgets.
  • Responsible for technical strategy and technical architecture, devised strategies for the Technical Department in line with the Company’s corporate objectives, responsible for overall network design, operations and maintenance.
  • Directed the development, surveillance and maintenance of the network to ensure quality and availability are maintained at optimum level, empowered and motivated the technical team to achieve the desired results.
  • Handled matters in respect of Regulatory Technical issue with National Regulatory body. Ensured and sustained effective relationships with all stake holders and managed presale and post sale activities.
  • Analyzed and managed Health, safety, environmental and risk logs and issues
  • Managed Industrial machineries successfully with enhance output leading a staff team numbering over 50. Ensured projects planning, development, contracting, commissioning, and the operational support systems (OSS) plan. Conducted internal due diligence and reengineering of businesses
  • Increased Company Annual Profit before tax on Technical matters by 55% and Reduced cost of (sales) maintenance by 60%
  • Coordinated liaison activities with all stake holders and subsidiaries.

 Integrated planning by managing interfaces and dependencies, managed company’s cross-border relationships. Managed Contract Mgt Plan and New value improvement opportunities

 Supported toward claims prevention and management and other assignments.

Facilities/ Field Engineer.
Makon Eng’g & Technical Services Ltd. (Oil & Gas Service Company)
January 1997 - March 2001 (4 years 3 months)
  • Deployed oil and gas projects which includes: EHS ESSDS projects, CMMS projects, Pipelining projects, Instrumentation and Calibrations, Skid constructions, drilling operations, Catholic Protective projects, Corrosion management System Automations and upgrades, Flow Custody Samplings, metering and controls, Process Control & Automation and ICT projects, completed within integration of Jackboot auto samplers, Omni flow controllers, Controlotron Ultrasonic flow metering, Honey field buses, Daniel orifice meters FH PD flow meters, ICS TMR, etc
  • Focal point for the company acquiring TQM ISO 9001 certification. Managed, DCS, SCADA and PLC projects. Installed and managed power systems. Coordinated company agency and Procurement activities
Facilities Coordinator
Abacus Limited
December 1993 - January 1997 (3 years 1 month)
  • Liaised with the Commercial & Procurement team to award work to the appropriate contractors/suppliers. Ensured maintenance contracts are in place and are executed according to plan
  • Interpret help desk requests in relation to maintenance issues and allocate work to 3rd party contractors as appropriate. Coordinate day to day maintenance activities. Managed operational risks.
  • Completed over 300 pre- and post-sale IT and ICT system designs such as computers, pabx, phones, UPSs, radios, fax machines, etc, write proposals, plans, and propagation predictions.
  • Completed instrumentation Projects, Electrification Projects, building facilities management, corrosion management projects, etc.
  • Worked as Sales Engineer and delivered high profitability margin for the company.
  • Complete over 300 installations units’ installation that included radios, microwave point-to-point links, computer systems, data systems, Pabx. Complete automation and training in 25 university libraries...
Laboratory Attendant
Ajolagun High School
May 1985 - July 1988 (3 years 3 months)

Laboratory preparatory for high school

Tutorial handling

setting up of experiments