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Jessica
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Professional Summary

Architectural consultancy experience spans more than two decades as the business owner of Shelter Consortium Limited in Nigeria. Managed multi-disciplinary teams of 10 - 15 professional staff in architecture, procurement, building construction management and administration. Worked in four major capacities: Design Project Architect, Management Project Architect, Procurement Coordinator and Architectural Consultancy Administrator. Services were provided to international Oil and Gas companies including Shell, Total and Nigeria LNG Limited and other private sector clients. Have a proven track record for taking on challenging assignments and managing multiple responsibilities. Consulted for World Bank and was rated a confident consultant architect, an articulate project administrator, and an astute decision maker. Have coordinated several projects with the ability of achieving team success by leveraging on the potentials, experiences and diverse cultures of team members.

Skills
  • Good communication skill.
  • Ability to adapt to changes.
  • Project safety, health and environment
  • Effective written and verbal communication
  • Active Listening
  • Attention to Detail
Education
State University of New York Stony Brook, New York., Expected in B.Sc. : Psychology & Biology - GPA :
Carnegie Mellon University Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania., Expected in Master of Architecture (M. Arch.) : Architecture - GPA :
Work History
Hill International, Inc. - PROJECT DIRECTOR
Valencia, CA, 02/2020 - Current
  • Coordinated procurement team of 3 staff for online bidding of procurement contracts. Reviewed bid estimates for procurement of sanitary wares for office and residential estates.
  • Scheduled and facilitated meetings between project stakeholders to discuss deliverables, schedules and conflicts.
  • Hired and managed consultants, contractors and sub-contractors to complete project tasks.
  • Developed project control roadmap to guide various projects.
  • Led preparation of bid packages and associated scopes of work, appendices and exhibits.
  • Directed project design functions, developed proposals and conversed with customers and funders.
  • Verified quality of deliverables and conformance to specifications before submitting to clients.
  • Adhered to budget requirements with excellent planning and consistent expense monitoring.
  • Recruited and oversaw personnel to achieve performance and quality targets.
  • Oversaw business operations and produced updated status reports outlining each project to meet milestones.
Luxus - Project Manager/Administrator
Austin, TX, 01/2012 - 11/2019
  • Managed multi-disciplinary team of Architects, Engineers, Estimators and CAD Operators for provision of Architectural and Engineering Design Services. Work was issued and executed as Job Orders on 3-year Term Contract
  • Managed team of professionals for provision of Construction Management Support Services for Water Reticulation Project - Phase 2.
  • Managed procurement of large volumes of sanitary wares for office and residential estates. Online bidding through Purchase Order. Items in purchase orders were procured from Oversea Equipment Manufactures (OEM).
  • Reduced process bottlenecks by training and coaching employees on practices, procedures and performance strategies.
  • Established and updated work schedules to account for changing staff levels and expected workloads.
  • Adjusted job assignments and schedules to keep pace with dynamic business needs, factoring in processes, employee knowledge and customer demands.
  • Approved regular payroll submissions for employees.
  • Accomplished multiple tasks within established timeframes.
  • Delivered feedback to decision-makers regarding employee performance and training needs.
Shelter Consortium Limited - Architectural Project Manager
City, STATE, 01/2006 - 11/2011
  • Designed playground layout. Procured playground equipment from Oversea Equipment Manufacturer (OEM). Coordinated installations of playground equipment for 3 different clients in three (3) different sites.
  • Designed layout for Skate Park. Procured skate park equipment from OEM and supervised installation.
  • Attended all team meetings to resolve technical and project issues, coordinate with team members and review project schedules
  • Consulted with clients to determine functional and spatial requirements of new structure
  • Kept project on schedule and within budget while serving as project leader
  • Completed comprehensive code compliance evaluations
  • Verified construction documentation conformed to quality assurance standards and client requirements
  • Created new and innovative approaches to problems and discussed strategies with project managers
  • Met with municipal building department and other governing agency officials to coordinate approvals
  • Coordinated with clients, consultants and contractors during construction bidding
  • Reviewed and checked technical drawings by architectural technicians, CAD technicians and drafters
  • Managed and led multi-disciplinary design team throughout development and contract document phases for N1,578,427,510.00 ($10,522,850.06)
  • Planned and led professional development reviews
  • Prepared, checked and coordinated documentation to support component design and application.
  • Presented project information and status updates to customers and fielded concerns.
  • Recruited, placed and oversaw project staff for optimal project results.
  • Integrated architectural and engineering drawings to create cohesive packages.
  • Evaluated existing procedures and made proactive adjustments to meet changing demands.
  • Participated in team-building activities to enhance working relationships.
  • Demonstrated respect, friendliness and willingness to help wherever needed.
  • Proved successful working within tight deadlines and fast-paced atmosphere.
  • Created plans and communicated deadlines to complete projects on time.
  • Resolved conflicts and negotiated mutually beneficial agreements between parties.
  • Identified issues, analyzed information and provided solutions to problems.
  • Resolved problems, improved operations and provided exceptional service.
Shelter Consortium Limited - Design Project Architect
City, STATE, 03/2003 - 03/2011
  • Designed multi-facility Catholic Pastoral Center of N1,578,427,510.00 ($10,522,850.06: leading seven (7) design professionals: Architects, Engineers, Estimators, CAD Operators.
  • Managed multi-disciplinary design team of ten (10) professionals: Architects, Engineers, Estimators and CAD Operators. Led team throughout development and contract document phases of N1,890,500,000.00 (US$12,603,333.00) Planned Neighborhood Development of 62-Single Family Unit Housing Estate.
  • Designed Saint Francis Catholic Church, Port Harcourt, Nigeria. Led design team for provision of post-contract services during construction.
  • Designed Emerald Energy Building for Institute of Petroleum Studies (IPS) of University of Port Harcourt. Coordinated work of Design Team of Architects, Engineers, Estimators and CAD Operators. Led team for post-contract services.
  • Designed All Saints Catholic Church. Port Harcourt, Nigeria.
  • Consulted with clients to determine functional and spatial requirements of new structure.
  • Reviewed and checked technical drawings by architectural technicians, CAD technicians and drafters.
  • Kept project on schedule and within budget while serving as project leader.
  • Met with municipal building department and other governing agency officials to coordinate approvals.
  • Reviewed project goals and objectives on monthly basis with project manager and design team.
  • Discussed zoning laws, fire regulations and building codes with city and county government agencies.
  • Verified construction documentation conformed to quality assurance standards and client requirements.
  • Planned and led professional development reviews.
  • Completed comprehensive code compliance evaluations.
  • Attended all team meetings to resolve technical and project issues, coordinate with team members and review project schedules.
  • Coordinated with clients, consultants and contractors during construction bidding.
Accomplishments
  • Fellow of the Nigerian Institute of Architects ; FNIA
  • FIELD OF INTEREST:
  • Green Architecture and Renewable Energy
  • Bioremediation
  • HOBBIES:
  • Horticulture and Golfing.

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School Attended

  • State University of New York
  • Carnegie Mellon University

Job Titles Held:

  • PROJECT DIRECTOR
  • Project Manager/Administrator
  • Architectural Project Manager
  • Design Project Architect

Degrees

  • B.Sc.
  • Master of Architecture (M. Arch.)

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