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Emmanuel
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Independent executive advisor; managing director; chief executive offi 25 000 000
Job Type: Full-Time

Education

From 0 to 1997
University of Benin, Benin City
No added languages

Experience

Independent Executive Advisor
Brila Energy Limited, Lodestar Energy Limited, Ancient International Infrastructure Limited
November 2011 - Present Day (5 years 8 months)

Emmanuel Ijekhuemen currently works as an independent Executive Advisor to the Board of Directors of Messrs. Energy Factor Marine and Oil Services Limited, Messrs Brila Energy Limited, Messrs Lodestar Energy Limited, Messrs. Geoworld International Resources and Logistics and. Messrs Ancient International Infrastructure Limited.

His role with Energy Factor Marine and Oil Services, Lodestar and Brila Energy Limited consists of him overseeing the identification and development of project opportunities in both the upstream and downstream in Nigeria, Sierra Leone and Cote D’ivoire, supporting the identification of and selection of upstream assets for development, reviewing seismic data reports, preliminary reports from analysis of fluids in place, developing financial models,field development plans, developing feasibility studies for the establishment of modular refinery facilities including financial models for such facilities and strategies for securing financing for the project opportunities.

At Messrs. Geoworld International Resources and Ancient International Infrastructure Limited, Emmanuel has undertaken comprehensive diagnostic reviews of the performance limitations of a 250MT/Hour Quarry operation and is currently implementing recommended actions to restructure and reposition the business. Specifically, the solutions proposed focused on improving the Production Planning Processes, Implementing a Quality Assurance and Quality Control procedure, Implementing Administration and Operational Control Processes, Implementing Health, Safety and Environment Processes, including the acquisition and installation of safety kits and equipment, Implementing Procurement and Inventory Management processes and procedures for cost accounting, creating structures for a business development and sales operation and hiring of business development and sales personnel. He has led the successful restructuring of a N350Million Naira facility with the Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria (AMCON) on behalf of Almond Projects Limited (A subsidiary of Ancient International Infrastructure Limited)

General Manager, Corporate and Development Services
Amazon Energy Limited
November 2009 - November 2011 (2 years 1 month)

Amazon Energy Limited is a wholly Nigerian-owned company engaged in the provision of integrated services covering Engineering, Technical Manpower Support Services, Construction Management Services, Procurement Support Services and Asset Management Services to clients in the Oil, Gas, Power and

Utilities sectors. Incorporated in 1999 with an initial focus on the provision of design engineering services to the Oil and Gas sector, Amazon Energy has evolved rapidly and is now well recognized for its capacity to provide integrated support services on client projects.

I was responsible for driving strategic growth across the group and all its entities, focusing on enhancing market penetration, business expansion, and business development predominately within the local oil and gas market/industry, developing new business opportunities and discovering partnering, acquisition and alliances arrangements with companies on local, regional, continental and global basis. Responsible for developing the company's long term strategies and implementing business objectives to establish and sustain the company's growth; contributing through the Corporate Services division management team to the overall direction of the Group.


Key Achievements

 Led the development of 5-year strategic plan for the business in 2008

 Has developed functional strategies for the different entities of the group-manpower support services, power sector EPC subsidiary, operations and maintenance subsidiary etc.

 Led the reengineering of core and support processes, particularly the admin and project procurement procedures leading to an ISO 9001-2000 certification in 2008

 Has overseen the development and implementation of internal control structures, annual planning calendar, budgeting and budget monitoring and control systems.

 Has overseen the setting up of a Time Management Module designed to optimize manning and performance levels across the group

 Conceptualized and led the implementation of a Project Management methodology, including the establishment of a Technical Committee to serve as a final arbitrer of Project decisions

 Conceptualized and led the implementation of new compensation schemes to improve performance on projects

 Established Internal Service Quality Assessments to promote service delivery from the shared service group to the subsidiary companies

 Led the restructuring of the Manpower Services Subsidiary and the creation of alternative funding lines to enhance service delivery to clients

 Set up and implemented the company’s project development methodology

 Led the restructuring of the Engineering Services entity’s project management functions, establishing structures at all levels to improve team efficiency and service delivery to clients

 Conceived and Implemented a Performance Management Framework across the organization

 Improvement initiatives directly led to the reduction of cost of sales to revenue ratios by 16% between FY2008 and FY2010.

 Improvement initiatives have led to a direct reduction in recurrent expenses of about 17%

 Malcolm Badridge Assessment ratings of levels of waste within the company have improved from 64% in 2008 to about 33% by the end of 2010.

Chief Operating Officer
Noble and Marble Investment Limited
January 2009 - November 2009 (10 months)

Noble and Marble Investment Limited was set up as a holding company to develop the business interests of its principals in real estate, downstream oil and gas, non-bank financing, photography and events management, food services and management consulting.

I was responsible for providing overall leadership and guidance to the respective companies set up in the various sectors, creating structures, systems and processes for each of the resulting entities, creating start-up budgets, recruiting of foundation staff across the entities, strategic planning and performance management across the entities etc.

Key Achievements

 Successfully set up a foods franchise business, led negotiations with franchisor, oversaw the setting up of outlets etc

 Successfully set up a non-bank financial institution, developed credit policies and procedures, led and completed the recruitment of key employees-Managing Director, Heads of Credit Risk and Finance, and Relationship Managers

 Successfully set up a real estate business, oversaw the development of preliminary designs for the company’s prime property development projects, interacted with financial institutions, developed financial models for the prime property developments

Group General Manager
Amazon Energy Group Limited
March 2008 - January 2009 (11 months)

Amazon Energy Limited is a wholly Nigerian-owned company engaged in the provision of integrated services covering Engineering, Technical Manpower Support Services, Construction Management Services, Procurement Support Services and Asset Management Services to clients in the Oil, Gas, Power and

Utilities sectors. Incorporated in 1999 with an initial focus on the provision of design engineering services to the Oil and Gas sector, Amazon Energy has evolved rapidly and is now well recognized for its capacity to provide integrated support services on client projects.

Responsible for driving strategic growth across the group and all its entities, focusing on enhancing market penetration, business expansion, and business development predominately within the local oil and gas market/industry, developing new business opportunities and discovering partnering, acquisition and alliances arrangements with companies on local, regional, continental and global basis. Responsible for developing the company's long term strategies and implementing business objectives to establish and sustain the company's growth; contributing through the Corporate Services division management team to the overall direction of the Group.

Head, Process Improvement
Access Bank Plc.
September 2007 - March 2008 (7 months)

Access Bank Plc., is currently one of the largest banks in Nigeria with shareholder’s funds in excess of N185 Billion, Assets and Contingents in excess of N850billion, and a deposit base in excess of N450billion. The bank is currently rated BBB- by Fitch Ratings Ltd (New York); A- by Standard & Poors; AA- by Global Credit Rating (GCR –South Africa) and Bbb by Agusto & Co (Nigeria). Access Bank Plc serves over 2 million customers from its 130 branches spread around Burundi, Cote D’Ivoire, Democratic Republic of Congo, Ghana, Rwanda, Sierra Leone, The Gambia, Zambia), the United Kingdom, and three non-banking subsidiaries - United Securities Limited, Access Homes and Mortgages Limited, and Access Investment and Securities.

Responsible for setting up and operating the banks system-based process repository, designing and developing the bank’s process performance management infrastructure, conducting periodic process performance assessments, designing and implementing the process/service intervention framework, developing and test running new processes, and facilitating training on standard operating practices across the bank.

Key Achievements

  • Led Post-Process Review Implementation Efforts Bank-wide
  • Led radical changes in training school curriculum from a theory-based training program, to that focusing on training on existing standard operating procedures, bank products and services etc.
  • Oversaw the deployment of the bank-wide process intervention framework (PIF), a comprehensive guide designed to support:

 The deployment of tools and resources for the resolution of process non-performance or non-conformance incidences

 Identification of critical roles and responsibilities across the bank for issue identification and resolution

 The process of escalating severe non-confirmities and failures from all the bank locations, service points and offices to the Process Improvement Unit

 Implementation of corrective action on identified non-conformities or failures

Consultant
PricewaterhouseCoopers, Nigeria
May 2004 - September 2007 (3 years 5 months)

PricewaterhouseCoopers is a leading provider of professional services, which include business advisory, audit, tax, financial and risk advisory. The Performance Improvement Group is tasked with helping organizations to work smarter and grow faster, build effective organizations, innovate and grow, reduce costs and leverage talent.

Responsible for delivering strategy, culture transformation and programme and change management engagements

Key Accomplishments

  • Created Service Delivery Methodology for Culture Transformation Service Offerings to clients
  • Successfully led the Nigeria Export Promotion Council (NEPC) project (Value >$4million) resolving long standing difficulties between representatives of the client and the firm
  • Part of the successful transformation projects at Dangote Group (Program Office Manager), Royal Exchange Assurance (Team Leader, Culture and Change Management), Zenon (Team Leader, Culture and Change Management)
  • Part of the Successful Process Reengineering Project at Access Bank Plc
  • Part of a two-man PwC team that developed Corporate Social Responsibility Auditing practise in the Nigerian Office
  • Receipient of two “Outstanding” Appraissal Ratings for the quality of work on client projects
Head, Value Consulting Services
SS Afemikhe Consulting Limited
March 2003 - May 2004 (1 year 3 months)

SS Afemikhe Consulting Services Limited was established on the back of the successful Value For Money Audit survey of Nigerian Joint Venture Oil and Gas operations conducted by SS Afemikhe and Co., between 1998 and 2002. The Intention was for the firm to serve as an outlet of providing similar services to other public and private sector clients, riding on knowledge and skills picked up by the audit firm during the 4 year audit

Responsible for developing a consultancy practice, creating service delivery methodologies, product and service categories, business development etc., towards the delivery of Value Analysis and Process Reengineering service offerings to public and private sector clients.

Key Achievements

  • Led Successful Studies and Reviews on behalf of the Budget Monitoring and Price Intelligence Unit, BMPIU that directly impacted the content of Public Procurement Legislation now in effect in Nigeria
Project Manager
Fusion Energy Limited
June 2002 - March 2003 (10 months)

Fusion Energy Limited was set up specifically to secure a Marginal Field Lease, during the marginal fields bid rounds that occurred in Nigeria, between 2001 and 2003.

Responsible for the preparation of technical and commercial bids, with respect to the Tsekelewu Marginal Field, one of the 24 marginal fields available for farm-out in the Marginal Fields bidding process. Responsible for developing the Company’s Business plan, which covered Corporate Social Responsibility Framework, Health, Safety and Environment Plan, Company operations strategy as regards the disposal of produced fluids etc.

In the second Phase of the exercise, developed a Comprehensive Field Development Plan for the Tsekelewu field including Hydrocarbon evacuation and treatment plans, Project Execution plan for key field development activities. Developed a comprehensive field economics model for the Tsekelewu field and a Proposal on consideration payments to the Farmor.