Kazeem Adeniji

  • 15, Tolu Aluko Street, Off Liasu Road, Idimu, Lagos - Nigeria
Kazeem Adeniji

Astute Project Design and Implementation Professional

Summary

Dedicated, service-focused and result oriented professional seeking to work at the executive/ management level to apply my acquired professional and management knowledge and skills in delivering projects in a cost effective, timely and qualitative manner to meet and exceed clients’ expectations

Education

Education
Sep 1988 - May 1994

Senior Secondary School Certificate

Wahab Folawiyo High School

Work History

Work History
Jan 1997 - Oct 1997

Industrial Training (IT) Trainee

G. CAPPA PLC

G. Cappa Plc is a leading Building and Civil Engineering Construction Company in Nigeria with diverse area of experience and expertise ranging from infrastructure to high-rise constructions.

 G. Cappa has its corporate head office at N0 8, Taylor Road, Iddo, Lagos, Nigeria

 RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Assisted the site supervisor in the supervision of the construction of a 10-units of detached luxury duplex building complete with swimming pool at Ilabere street, Ikoyi, Lagos
  • Interpreted working drawings for the foremen and artisans on site
Aug 2000 - Jun 2001

Trainee Engineer

OYI LOCAL GOVERNMENT, ANAMBRA STATE (NYSC)

National Youth Service Corp (NYSC), is an organisation set up by the Federal Government of Nigeria to involve all graduates in the development of the country. It is a one year mandatory service.

RESPONSIBILITIE

  • Supervision of a road construction at Awkuzu town
  • Designed a box culvert for a village in Nteje town
  • Supervised earth works at various locations around Oyi local government area
Jul 2001 - Mar 2002

Structural/Project Engineer

STRUCTURAL DESIGN CONSULTANTS LIMITED

Structural Design Consultants (SDC) Limited is an indigenous structural design consultancy and project management firm.

SDC had its last known office at No 6, Folawiyo Bankole Street, Surulere, Lagos.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Structural design and construction supervision of MTN Friendship and Service Centres at Enugu and Ibadan
  • storey apartment at Sapara Williams Street, Victoria Island, Lagos
  • Structural design and construction supervision of factory/ office complex for Marc & Mei at 19, Wharf Road, Apapa, Lagos
  • Structural design of showroom/ office complex for Kewalrams at Karimu Kotun street, Victoria Island, Lagos
  • Structural design of a proposed 4-storey apartment for Abica Investment Limited at Diobu, GRA, Port-Harcourt, Rivers State
  • Structural design of Lagos British School at Lekki, Lagos State
  • Structural design of residential Estate for Exuma Ventures at Plot 7/10, Block VII, Ikoyi Foreshore
May 2002 - Dec 2004

Project Engineer

ACCAT(NIGERIA) LIMITED

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Project managed the installation of 50m towers for Multi-Links Telecommunications at various locations in Ibadan, Oyo State (2004)
  • Project managed the installation of various tower heights between 46m and 100m for Odu’a Telecomms (now O’Net) at various locations in the South-West region of Nigeria (2003- 2004)
  • Project managed the installation of 84m tower for Shell Natural Gas (SNG)/ Shell Petroleum Developing Company (SPDC) at Ilogbo, Ota, Ogun State (2003)
  • Project managed the installation of various heights of towers for different GSM and CDMA operators
  • Executed the installation of various heights of towers for different clients around Nigeria including Total Nigeria Limited, Unilever Plc.
  • Liaised with clients, sub-contractors and relevant government agencies for the obtainment of necessary permits and approvals
  • Reported project updates
  • Supervised shelter assembly, Earth Station Antenna (ESA) and Very Small Aperture Terminal (VSAT) installations
Jan 2005 - Sep 2009

Project Manager

ACCAT(NIGERIA) LIMITED

Accat (Nigeria) Limited is a prime distributor of telecommunications and broadcast equipment serving the Nigerian market with products from some of the world's leading manufacturers and innovators. Accat also provides installation and project management services. Its highly experienced project team manages the installation of towers, satellites and microwave antennas, equipment shelters and other peripheral products.

Accat presently has its office at Plot 22a Cocoa Industry Road, Ogba- Ikeja, Lagos.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Managed the internal environment to ensure effective implementation of every project
  • Managed the changes in various project fields, exert influence to the change factors for achieving positive changes and implement the issued project control mechanisms
  • Consulted stakeholders to set up quality objectives, standards and judgment conditions to provide basis for quality management and analyse results to evaluate compliance
  • Built and maintained interpersonal communication, negotiation and conflict handling procedures to produce a positive working environment
  • Coordinated and directed the operations of the company
  • Managed the Project Management activities of the company using a bottom-up management approach in order to ensure qualitative job execution and feed backs
  • Quality management control and assurance
  • Project managed the deployment of 57 Multilinks Telkom turnkey cell sites in a three-month implementation fast track roll-out, to the point of commissioning, in the northern part of Nigeria for capacity enhancement
  • Project managed the installation of various heights of towers for different GSM and CDMA operators including Shell, Total, MTN, O'Net, Megatech, Rainbownet etc in various locations across Nigeria
  • Project managed the installation of different sizes of VSAT and ESA ranging from 2.4m to7.3m for different clients including Globacom, MTN, Zain, Gilat, Gatewaycomms, Cyberspace, Unicem etc, in various locations across Nigeria and Benin Republic
  • Developed project proposals
  • Contract drafting and selection of sub-contractors
Oct 2009 - May 2011

Project Coordination and Management

PRIVATE PRACTICE

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Project-managed the construction of a 27km domestic road at Akwa Ibom College of Education, Mkpatenin, Oron Local Government Area of Akwa Ibom
  • Construction of steel shelter for MTN 3G in all existing sites in Abuja
  • Construction of a 1.7km internal networks of roads complete with drainages, shoulders and box culverts within Tai Solarin College of Education
  • Construction of a 1.8km internal networks of roads complete with drainages, shoulders and box culverts within Olabisi Onabanjo University
  • Construction of a 250m Otegbeye Street complete with drainages at IlaroConstruction of a 5km section of Ilaro-Idogo road complete with box culverts
  • Coordinated Turnkey installation of a 50m Tower for Globacom cell site for Trussnet Limited at Igboora, Oyo State
  • Civil installation of a 56km length of Fibre Optic Cable for Multi-Links between Auchi and Agenebode
  • Quality Assurance Implementation management of Globacom Fibre Optics Cable installation in South-East Nigeria
  • Prepared Engineering Documentation including comprehensive soil test for the construction of an eight-storey water front office complex for Anambra State Liaison Office along Ahmadu Bello Way, Victoria Island, Lagos
  • Conducted a comprehensive soil test for a 3 nos three storey buildings including boys quarter at CHOIS Estate, Abijo, Ibeju-Lekki Local Government Area of Lagos State
  • Lagging of thermal pipes and combustion chambers for Dangote Salt at Ikosi Road, Oregun, Lagos
May 2011 - May 2013

Regional Manager, South-East; Huawei-Airtel Project Management and Control (PMC)

​HUAWEI TECHNOLOGIES COMPANY

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Driving project objectives with particular attention to time, scope and quality management of the Airtel Project roll-out
  • Daily review of project objectives, deliverables, achievement and proffering solutions
  • Review the progress of the project and execute the approved progress change to ensure consistency with project scope and objective
  • Determining resource demand of each task as basis for allocation of resources to achieve the project objective
  • Consult with stakeholders to set up quality objectives and standard conditions to provide basis for quality management and analyse results to evaluate compliance
  • Build and maintain interpersonal communication, negotiation and conflict resolutions procedures to produce a positive working environment
  • Manage the generation, acquisition, storage, retrieval, analysis and distribution of information to improve decision-making process and communication management system
  • Present project delivery quality assurance status report weekly and monthly to all stakeholder including the SBCs with a view to tasking them on sustained performance and positive improvement in delivery
  • Conduct periodic and random on-site spot check of sites installations quality
  • Present project status report, daily to the Central Project Manager (CPM) of PMC
  • Manage ending activities to ensure that quality and responsibilities of the contract deliverables meet contract and project requirement
May 2011 - May 2013

DIESEL DELIVERY AND LOGISTICS MANAGEMENT FOR AIRTEL PMC; SOUTH-EAST

HUAWEI TECHNOLOGIES COMPANY

 Diesel delivery and logistics management is majorly the data driven fueling solutions that provide an efficient and cost effective diesel fuel supply chain in the management of diesel consumption and compliance.

As the Regional Manager in charge of the South-East, it was my responsibility to ensure that diesel was delivered to any site ready to go on-air in the seven states under my supervision and management without fail and this was diligently carried out with resounding success recorded.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Ensuring diesel delivery of the right density specification as per customer's(Airtel) requirement, using hydrometer test kit, to site
  • Ensuring that the right diesel quantity, as per instruction and waybill, are delivered to site and recorded in diesel delivery log book with picture evidence
  • Ensuring safety compliance to avoid any form of accident during diesel delivery
  • Ensuring customer's policies and procedures are strictly adhered o during diesel delivery
  • Direct interface with customer(Airtel) a critical moments to fast-track and ensure smooth timely diesel delivery to critically needy sites to ensure on-air target or avoid downtime
  • Ensuring capturing of relevant information needed to understand diesel consumption, refueling planning and billing and compliance evidence needed and feedback same to operations and maintenance team
  • Conducting site evaluations prior to diesel delivery and ensuring adequate and smooth passage for truck into“ hostile” communities for diesel delivery
  • Do adequate follow up with diesel delivery truck drivers to eliminate driver downtime
Jun 2013 - Mar 2014

Quality Assurance & EHS Manager, Nigeria; Huawei-Globacom Projects

​HUAWEI TECHNOLOGIES COMPANY

Huawei is a leading global information and communications technology (ICT) solutions provider with its products and solutions deployed in over 140 countries, serving more than one third of the world’s population. Huawei has a strategic business partnership with all major telecommunications companies, including MTN, Airtel, Globacom, Etisalat and PTOs, in Nigeria providing cutting edge and unrivalled product and services.

Huawei undertook a strategic roll-out implementation for Airtel Nigeria through a medium called Project Management and Control (PMC). By the strategic arrangement PMC, under the umbrella of Huawei, supervises/ manages the end-to-end build of new Airtel cell sites and transfers same to Huawei for maintenance on behalf of Airtel Nigeria.

Huawei presently has its head office at Oriental Building (2nd Building), No 4, Lekki Road, off Ozumba Mbadiwe Road, Victoria Island, Lagos.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • E2E Q&EHS activities management of all Globacom projects to ensure projects are delivered to time and as per requirements and specifications to ensure customer satisfaction and zero defect
  • Continuously consult with the customer to collect VOC(Voice Of Customer) aimed at identifying, analysing, understanding and incorporating customer's requirements and needs with a view to satisfying the customer and improving on quality delivery process
  • Perform continuous quality management transformation to realize efficient process-based organization operation and ensure high quality end-to-end delivery
  • Continuous improvement of the quality capability of the E2E processes, completion of projects correctly the first time and reduction of cost of poor quality; to improve the overall profitability of the company
  • Constantly mobilize effective connectivity of the company's quality management with the customer's processes and establish an E2E quality management system framework that is complete, efficient and global
  • Manages the adequacy and effectiveness of the whole delivery quality system, including internal audit, external audit and management review for the quality system; imparting quality culture, introducing new quality engineering methods, quality improvement technologies and performing analyses on quality capability and continual improvement.
  • Ensures the active participation of all stakeholders in the quality improvement of the quality management system by incorporating the involvement, capability and initiative of all stakeholders
  • Analyses the trend of problems on the network and ensure effective solution and improvement mechanisms are put in place in a timely manner
  • Consult with stakeholders to set up quality objectives and standard conditions to provide basis for quality management and analyse results to evaluate compliance
  • Conduct pilot validation with the sub-contractors for all new projects
  • Review the progress of the project and execute the approved progress change to ensure consistency with project scope and objective
  • Build and maintain interpersonal communication, negotiation and conflict resolutions procedures to produce a positive working environment
  • Manage the generation, acquisition, storage, retrieval, analysis and distribution of information to improve decision-making process and communication management system
  • Present project delivery quality assurance status report weekly and monthly to all stakeholder including the SBCs with a view to tasking them on sustained performance and positive improvement in delivery
  • Conduct regular and defect-understanding-and-correction-technique trainings for in-house engineers and SBC
  • Conduct periodic and random on-site spot check of sites installations quality aimed at improving overall delivery process and performance
  • Manage ending activities to ensure that quality and responsibilities of the contract deliverables meet contract and project requirement
  • Ensure timely closure of projects and invoicing with the customer
Apr 2014 - Present

Project Coordination and Management

PRIVATE PRACTICE

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Road drainage construction for Lagos State government through Lagos State Public Works Corporation in different locations across the state
  • Telecom turnkey cell site build for Biswal Limited and Makasa Sun Limited
  • Construction of Nigerian Police building project in Badagry, Lagos State
  • Telecom site auditing for Accat Nigeria Limited

Skills

Skills

Strength

• Self-motivated, Team Player, Good verbal and strong analytical reasoning • Determined and open minded; and Skillful at stressful working conditions • Innovative, Creative, Proactive and Strategic thinker

Proficiency

• MS Word • MS Excel • MS Outlook • MS Project • MS PowerPoint • MS Visio • Internet

Cell Sites

Turnkey telecommunications cell site civil infrastructure build from the point of site acquisition to completion, commissioning, on-air and integration

Consultants

Consultancy services in the area of professional advice on major civil related and general projects management concerns.

References

References

Ravindra Survase/ Central Project Manager (CPM)

He is the head of Huawei-Airtel massive national telecommunications infrastructure rollout in Nigeria overseeing and coordinating the operations of other National Project Managers