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Summary

Energetic professional with over 4 years of combined experience in Business, ICT and Renewable Energy Development. Experience working with diverse population of students or co-workers, both in person or within an online environment. Innovative, strong presenter with experience in leading research projects and a  proven ability to leverage technology to develop and deliver solutions.

Work-History

Oct 2017Present

HVAC Units Assembler / Shipper

Price Industries, Winder, GA

Position Responsibilities: 

Assemble (construct) sheet metal HVAC equipment casings according to job specifications defined in drawings. Use overhead cranes, power tools, wrenches, levels, etc.
 Follow manufacturing, materials, and accounting record keeping practices by promptly and accurately logging pertinent information.
 Tracking of orders placed by customers and preparing them for shippment
 Scheduling of pick-ups with buyers, courier services  and transportation companies
Maintaining daily shipping logs.

Jun 2016April 2017

Project Management & Control Consultant

Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH

Project Description

The African Union (AU) Commission implements a strategy to maintain peace and security throughout the African continent. To support its efforts, the German Federal Foreign Office has donated a specialized, state-of-the-art building for the AU's Peace and Security Department.  This 26 million Euro building Project has approximately 13,500 sq meter of floor space to includes offices for about 360 employees. 

The new building meets international design standards for environmental sustainability, incorporating climate-friendly and energy-efficient technologies such as KNX smart lighting technologies as well as HVAC (Heating, Ventilation and Air conditioning) system.

Specific Job Description

 Worked on improving the accuracy of budget and accounting for the African Union (AU)
 Monitored and evaluated on the quality of all project data to be analyzed in the existing monitoring system and project management software. These data were uploaded and regularly evaluated in the perspective of a result-based project management.
 Served as a cashier/bookkeeper and performed most of the financial related activities
 Facility management in terms of working on the project budget
 Performed some other administrative functions of the project
 Drafted project business plans for review with Project Manager
 Reviewed contract documents for all subcontractors and project consultants
 Assisted in development, planning, and updating of overall project schedule
 Led and facilitated project coordination meetings between for the project manager and wrote meeting agendas and meeting minutes.
 Managed job attendance list and worked with subcontractors to execute their job attendance list in accordance with project schedule.
 Enhanced my building energy efficiency skills through KNX Smart Lighting System programming and Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning (HVAC) System operations.

Supervisor

Mr. Manfred Off 
Project Manager and AV, AU-PSB 
GIZ IS, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

Feb 2016Jun 2016

Project Management Volunteering Intern

Ariel Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation, Abidjan, Cote d'Ivoire

Job Description

Within this duration, I worked as a student intern/project consultant with Ariel on project development and project fundraising. My responsibilities included but not limited to these:

 Performed administrative functions of the various projects for fundraising
 Improve support services and funding levels by 18% and 7% respectively
 Conducted project monitoring and evaluation
 Project management and market research

Supervisor

Koffi Gilberte, Head of Communications, Foundation ARIEL Glaser Cote d'Ivoire

Jan 2015Aug 2015

Master Student Research Assistant

Institut für angewandtes Stoffstrommanagement (IfaS), Birkenfeld, Germany

A selection of students of Trier University of Applied Sciences, Environmental Campus Birkenfeld, took part in "Traveling University," a program aimed at confronting environmental and economic issues around the world.

Worked at the Centro de Investigacion y Docencias Economicas (CIDE), Aguascalientes addressing five projects sectors including Waste Management, Waste Water Treatment, Water Efficiency, Nutrient Mining, and LED lighting.

Acted as a student consultant on the project for the Aguascalientes municipality and state working in partnership with local Mexican university students and research institute leaders to turn energy, water, and waste challenges into opportunities.

Within this duration, I as well worked as a research student with IfaS on project development and project fundraising. My responsibilities included but not limited to these: 

 Performed administrative functions of the various projects for fundraising
 Conducted project monitoring and evaluation
 Led to develop and implement the SYBAC Solar company new market entry concept.

Supervisor

Dr. Micheal Knaus, Head of the International Department at IfaS, Umwelt-Campus Birkenfeld

Sep 2012Dec 2014

Team Member / Assisting Communication Director 

AIESEC Ghana, Central University Local

 Organizing assemblies, forums, conferences, meetings, e.t.c., for university students
 Organizing monthly meetings for the evaluation of ongoing projects and improved partner companies’ service satisfaction through these meetings and a detail report initiatives
 Database management for new students recruits

Oct 2010Mar 2012

Computer Technician and IT Tutor

Speedster ICT Resource Center, Dansoman, Accra-Ghana 

I worked as a computer technician and an IT tutor.  My responsibilities and tasks included:

 Connecting and setting up hardware
 Loading required software
 Developed troubleshooting procedure for three companies with strong attention to detail.
 Maintaining current and accurate inventory of hardware, software and resources
 Utilized modern teaching methods such as e-learning and team learning.

Jun 2010Sep 2010

Marketing Intern

Speedster ICT Resource Center/RiMCS Consult , Dansoman, Accra-Ghana

 Marketing various solutions of the center to various institutions
 Data management and record keeping on clients as well as providing  feedback services
 Expanded business development to include pre-deposits by schools and companies which increased the center’s asset base as well as operations.

Supervisor

Mr. Kwabena-Owusu Mensah, CEO of Speedster ICT Resource Center / RiMCS Consult , Ghana

Jul 2009Dec 2009

Assistant to the Sales Manager

George Joko Supermarket, Tarkwa, Ghana formerly (Joko Stores)

 Submitting orders, price listing and product stocking data management
 Developed and implemented indirect sales lending program, which filled a need for micro-enterprises or petty sellers as identified by customer feedback.               

Education

Sep 2014Present

Master of Science in International Material Flow Management (Supply Chain)

University Hochschule Trier, Umwelt-Campus Birkenfeld, Germany         

As an IMAT Master student, I am able to contribute to the workforce in relation to industry, research, academic and governmental institution in the following fields:

  • Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Management
  • Waste, Waste Water, Water and Resource Management
  • Sustainable Material Management (Cradle-to-Cradle Approach, LCA, LCC e.t.c) 
  • Carbon Trading, Bio-fuels and Sustainable Mobility
  • Project Development and Management
Jan 2010May 2014

Bachelor of Business Administration with E-Commerce

Regent University College of Science and Technology, Accra - Ghana

As an E-Commerce Bachelor student, I seek the use of an electronic medium to carry out commercial transactions. Most of the time, I administer the sale of products via Internet. 

E-Commerce is not only limited to online sales, but also covers:

  • Provision of an electronic catalog and  Point of Sales (POS) Management
  • Real-time management of product inventory (stock)
  • Online payment, Delivery tracking and After-sales service
Apr 2012Jul 2012

Certificate in Principles of sustainable Business Management

University Hochschule Trier, Umwelt-Campus Birkenfeld, Germany

As one of the projects of the UN-Decade “Education for Sustainable Development”, Study Semester implements the maxims of the global sustainability movement. This means teaching about the ecological and social origins of today’s mega-trends such as climate change, demography, resource management and inter-generational justice.

Skills

Leadership, Communication and Interpersonal skills


Professionalism, Strategic Planning, Project Develop't
Microsoft Office Suite, Accounting software, Computer Hardware and Software & Web Building 

 WINPACCS cashbooks & WINPACCS accounting, Analyzing and Visualizing Data with Excel, Visual Studio, HTML coding 

Certifications

Languages

English (Fluent), Fante (Native), French (Good), German (Fluent), Nzemah (Fluent), Twi (Fluent)

Portfolio

An Energy Master Plan Project for the state of Aguascalientes in Mexico. A project to create Added Value for the region! We were a team of master students from my university institute IfaS and a group of Mexican university students lead by Professor Dr. Peter Heck, the CEO of the Institute for applied Material Flow Management [IfaS]. The following link is the project report. 

https://www.workstory.s3.amazonaws.com/assets/1078914/EMP-AC-Heck-Intro-TU20151.pdf

References

Mr. Manfred Off

Project Manager and AV, AU-PSB , GIZ IS , Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

Email: [email protected]

Mr. Kwabena-Owusu Mensah

CEO, Speedster ICT Resource Center / RiMCS Consult, Dansoman-Accra, Ghana  

Email: [email protected]

Miss Lisa Dunning

District Area Property Manager, Morrow Realty Company Inc., Tuscaloosa, Alabama

Email: [email protected]