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Michel Erickson Talom Wabo


Career Profile

          A diligent, ambitious, competent and self-directed project management & business development professional with comprehensive knowledge of planning, developing and executing project strategies and integrating technological innovation and process improvement techniques to ensure project completion. Well-versed in managing day-to-day operations, project schedules,logistic, procurement of resources and implementation of policies and procedures to comply with organization regulations. Possesses a consistent track record of successfully completing projects from the concept and detail of the planning to implementation, testing and completion. Currently seeking a position of   in a reputable organization that embraces innovation encourages out of the box thinking and provides a challenging work environment where, I will be able to implement the skills I gained from my background to build a great career and, become a reputable Project Manager.

Work experience

Jan 2014Present

Academic Advisor for reseach program

Abu Dhabi University

In this position,I work close with research scientists on how to improve processes and in efficient lost prevention.
I involved in several projects where I have been in touch with the implementation of new procedures and techniques that will help energized the new world in a green and secure way.
Some of my duties are:

  • Working hard to reach resolutions and agreements with customers and suppliers.
  • Negotiating and managing external and internal procurement and contracting arrangements.
  • Identify procurement opportunities and ensuring these opportunities are evaluated and progressed.
  • Clarifying goals with all interested parties.
  • Evaluating the needs of customers and clients.
  • Facilitating the re-negotiation of existing contracts.
  • Managing invoices from generation to payment.
  • Contributing to the business development of the company.
  • Ensuring that personnel have access to all Company Policy & Procedure Documentation.
  • Making sure that all procurement and contracting activities are carried out in accordance with legislation & company policy.
  • Monitoring the performance of staff and holding appraisals.
  • Supporting senior managers in the development of risk and policy documentation.
  • Safeguarding the companies interests.
  • Conducting investigations into any technical changes or contractual disputes.
  • Define, maintain and improve the bid process of the Company.
  • Managing contract staff.
  • Monitoring contract budgets & forecasts.
  • Providing expert advice to colleagues on any issues that may arise.
  • Promoting equality of opportunity and diversity for all employees.
  • Leading complex contractual negotiations.
  • Making amendments to contractual documents.
  • Overseeing and signing off the departmental invoices.
  • Regularly monitoring the performance of contracted services to ensure services are effective.
Jan 2013Jan 2014

Junior Project Manager

Abu Dhabi national oil company

Deputy Projects junior  Assistant Engineer

  •  Project Management: Managed the project operations for specialized projects
  •   Strategic financial Planning: Developed organizational recommendations to ensure sustainability of results
  •   Customer Services: Managed client communications, feedback and reports
  •   Project Implementation: Organized the implementation phase of the approved business cases, including running pilots, analysis of results and roll-outs
  • Process Improvement: Assisted the work stream managers to ensure that the baseline was established for the prioritization and measurement of improvements of the project budget 

Customer Project Junior  Assistant

  •  Project Planning: Defined project scope, securing the necessary resources and plans
  •   Project Execution: Managed project executions such as tracking project activities, monitoring and handling changes etc.
  •   Business Continuity: Handled customer and stakeholder engagement including ensuring project progress and arranging meetings and customer events
  •   Financial Management: Ensured financial system monitoring


Planning and organization

forecasts/predicts; identifies and gathers appropriate resources; thoroughly researches background information; develops strategies; thinks critically to solve problems; handles details; coordinates and completes tasks; manages projects effectively; meets deadlines; plans and arranges activities; multitasks; creates plans

Interpersonal & communication skills

writes clearly and concisely; listens attentively; openly expresses ideas, negotiates/resolves differences; provides and asks for feedback; offers well-thought-out solutions; cooperates and works well with others

Decision making
Managerial & leadership skills

leads and directs others; teaches/trains/instructs; counsels/coaches; manages conflict; helps team members set and achieve goals; delegates effectively; makes and implements decisions; enforces policies


Oct 2014Present

PhD Process Engineering Option Petroleum and development

University Of Atlanta
Jun 2014

MSc in Petroleum Engineering

Abu Dhabi University

Mastering courses in Economics

University Of Texas Austin US

The role of oil & gas in the globalization


MSc Business Administration

Westland University US



Certified Project Management professional

Gulf Project Management Experts
May 2014


Oracle Institute

Data Management and Mapping Integration to business


English: Fluent

French: Fluent

German: B1

Arabic: Basic