Emmanuel Kaibah Koroma

Manager/Officer/Engineering
July 8, 1983

About Candidate

High-performing professional with over 10 years of experience. I possess skills in the management of projects, programmes and technical implementation of projects. I have expertise in water hygiene and sanitation (WASH), an emergency response that is construction and rehabilitation of structures, personnel management, project supervision, quality assurance, site safety implementation and budget management. I also have in-depth knowledge of modern construction methods and procedures, including updated knowledge of site safety implications and compliance. Core skills include risk management, project schedule adherence, and documentation, working drawings reviews, directing activities, and cost estimation.

Location

Education

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Bachelor in Maintenance Engineering 2008
University of Sierra Leone

Work & Experience

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Deputy Project Manager September 7, 2015
United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS)

Major Achievements: ⮚ During this period I supervised the following; ⮚ - Construction of 7 no Hospital Water Systems out of the 23 no Government Hospital Water System Projects in Sierra Leone implemented by UNOPS ⮚ - Construction of 7 no Waste Management Facilities out of the 23 no Government Hospital Waste Management Facilities in Sierra Leone implemented by UNOPS ⮚ - Construction of 1 no Screening Unit and 1 no Isolation Unit in 22 no Screening Units and 21 no Isolation Units in the Government Hospital facilities in Sierra Leone ⮚ - Rural Renewable Energy Project ⮚ Construction of 11 no Photo-voltaic Solar Power Plants and Power Houses out of the 50 no Photo-voltaic Solar Power Plants and Power Houses located at the Community Health Centers in the various selected Towns in Sierra Leone ⮚ - Rehabilitation of the Regent Community Health Center (this is in conjunction with UNFPA) ⮚ - Rehabilitation of the Rokupa Government Hospital (this is in conjunction with UNFPA) ⮚ - Rehabilitation of the Parliament of Sierra Leone Position: Deputy Project Manager(DPM)/Project Engineer (PE)- Meeting Critical Infrastructure and Technology Needs at the Parliament of Sierra Leone Responsibilities: ⮚ - Update the work schedule and inform the Project Manager (PM) on the work progress on the site, on a daily basis. ⮚ - Under the guidance and supervision of the Project Manager, the DPM/Project Engineer provides support to the Project Manager with the day-to-day operations of the mission and coordinating mission progress and implementation. He/she will maintain a close eye on the operational performance, identifies probable issues that may need attention, supports problem analysis and solution identification as necessary, coordinate resolution as per action items assigned and also supervises all the support staff at the field level. ⮚ - The DPM/Project Engineer can often be required to work in complex and challenging environments with limited resources. ⮚ - To carry out tasks, the DPM/Project Engineer was required to be on site where works are implemented ⮚ - Summary of functions: ⮚ - (a) Works supervision on-site to ensure the contractor is complying with all works related obligations ⮚ - (b) Works implementation quality control: inspection, tests, material compliance, verifies measurements, etc. ⮚ - (c) Control and verify daily notebook and other documents provided by the contractor ⮚ - (d) Control and verify that site management plans (H&S, environment, Quality management) are duly respected by the contractor ⮚ - (e) Holding periodical (weekly) meetings and prepare minutes ⮚ - (f) Collect data, compile, and submit to stakeholders ⮚ - (g) Verifying correctness of data included in contractor reports, the proposal for changes and request for payment issued by the contractor and transmit them to the monitor, together with comments, remarks, the suggestion for further follow-up ⮚ - (h) Prepare monthly progress reports for the client and stakeholders ⮚ - (i) Support the Project Manager in undertaking any additional task required ⮚ - Specific duties and responsibilities may include, but are not limited to: ⮚ - (1) Assess work quality and work progress ⮚ - (2) Preparation of daily work/activity report, a record of contractor’s manpower, equipment, and material at the project site ⮚ - (3) In coordination with the Project Manager inspect concrete mix ratio, slump and following the concrete cylinder test as per the UNOPS technical specifications and schedule ⮚ - (4) Report any irregular activities and accident happened on the project site ⮚ - (5) In coordination with the Project Manager make sure that the contractor is mobilized with qualified personnel, skilled and unskilled labors, equipment, and materials available on the project site to complete construction activities as planned. ⮚ - (6) Make sure that the contractor is fully equipped with the personal safety equipment and medical kit ⮚ Report any irregular activities and accidents happened on site ⮚ - (7) In coordination with the Project Manager to discuss the daily work program with the contractor site engineer. ⮚ - (8) Keep records/file of daily work activity reports. ⮚ - (9) Keep records/files of field inspection forms. ⮚ - (10) Keep records and maintain files of the field for the ⮚ - (11) Prepare Bill of quantities, take off sheets for payment to the contractor ⮚ - (12) Prepare monthly progress reports and quarterly reports. ⮚ - (13) Prepare budget planning, budget tracking, procurement tracking, monitoring and evaluation of implementation works, etc. Position: Senior Associate Civil and Site Supervision Engineer- In-charge of North and North Western Areas Responsibilities: ⮚ Daily works supervision on-site to ensure the contractor is complying with all works-related obligations ⮚ Works implementation quality control: inspection, tests, material compliance, verify measurements, etc. ⮚ Coordination of activities being undertaken by the organization in accordance with the UNOPS international regulations and rules. ⮚ Collect data requested by the Monitor and/or the technical coordinator and compile them in the provided templates. ⮚ Verifying correctness of data included in contractor reports, proposals for changes and requests for payment issued by the contractor and transmit them to the monitor, together with comments, remarks, and suggestions for further follow-up. ⮚ Submit periodical reports for the monitors. ⮚ Represent UNOPS in Technical Working Group meetings at the district, regional and national levels so as to develop technical SOPs and guidelines. ⮚ Assist the Construction Manager in assessments of work quality and work progress. ⮚ Capacity building of the filed Monitoring Engineer and any other identified personnel in preparation of daily work/activity report, the record of contractor’s manpower, equipment and material at the project site. ⮚ Guide the teams in the development of tools for day-to-day inspection of the project and ensure that compliance with the laid down SOPs/guidelines is adhered to. ⮚ Guide and support field staff in effective ongoing project monitoring and evaluation. ⮚ Make sure that the contractor is mobilized with qualified personnel, skilled and unskilled labor, equipment, and materials available on the project site to complete construction activities as planned. ⮚ Training of engineers and field supervision and monitoring of installation of solar lightening project in Northern Region of Sierra Leone ⮚ Update the work schedule and inform the Construction Manager on the work progress on the site. ⮚ Ensure those relevant departments within the organization coordinate so as to meet the project goals. Position: Site Supervision Engineer- Northern Areas Responsibilities: ⮚ Daily works supervision on-site to ensure the contractor is complying with all works-related obligations ⮚ Works implementation quality control: inspection, tests, material compliance, verify measurements, etc. ⮚ Collect data requested by the Monitor and/or the technical coordinator and compile them in the provided templates. ⮚ Verifying correctness of data included in contractor reports, proposals for changes and requests for payment issued by the contractor and transmit them to the monitor, together with comments, remarks, and suggestions for further follow-up. ⮚ Draft periodical reports for the monitors. ⮚ Represent UNOPS in Technical Working Group meetings at the district, regional and national levels so as to develop technical SOPs and guidelines. ⮚ Assist the Construction Manager in assessments of work quality and work progress. ⮚ Capacity building of the filed Monitoring Engineer and any other identified personnel in preparation of daily work/activity report, the record of contractor’s manpower, equipment and material at the project site. ⮚ Guide the teams in the development of tools for day-to-day inspection of the project and ensure that compliance with the laid down SOPs/guidelines is adhered to. ⮚ Guide and support field staff in effective ongoing project monitoring and evaluation. ⮚ Make sure that the contractor is mobilized with qualified personnel, skilled and unskilled labor, equipment, and materials available on the project site to complete construction activities as planned. ⮚ Training of engineers and field supervision and monitoring of installation of solar lightening project in Northern Region of Sierra Leone ⮚ Update the work schedule and inform the Construction Manager on the work progress on the site. ⮚ Ensure those relevant departments within the organization coordinate so as to meet the project goals. Projects Undertaken ⮚ Meeting Critical Infrastructure and Technology Needs in the Parliament of Sierra Leone ⮚ Rehabilitation of the Regent Community Health Center (In partnership with UNFPA) ⮚ Construction of PV solar lighting in 54 small and medium towns in Sierra Leone, including the lighting of homes, schools, business places, hospitals, etc. – Rural Renewable Energy Project ⮚ Rehabilitation of Tuberculosis centers in the 5 areas in Sierra Leone (Mamansosanka Health Center, Kono Government Hospital, Port Loko Government Hospital, Bo Prison, and Kenema Government Hospital)- Strengthening Health systems in Sierra Leone ⮚ Construction of PV solar lighting projects in all government health care facilities in the Northern Region of Sierra Leone – Rural Renewable Energy Project ⮚ Construction of Screening and Isolation Units in all Government Hospitals within the Northern and part Eastern Region in Sierra Leone – Post Ebola Recovery Project ⮚ Construction and Rehabilitation of Waste management Facilities in all Government Hospitals within the Northern and part Eastern Region in Sierra Leone – Post Ebola Recovery Project ⮚ Construction new WASH and Waste Management Structures and rehabilitation of existing water projects in the health care facilities in the Northern region Sierra Leone – Post Ebola Recovery Project

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General (Engineering, Administration, Logistics, and Procurement) Manager
Finnah Holdings Company Limited; South Ridge, Hill Station, Freetown, Sierra Leone

⮚ To support field staff in terms of planning all field operations and strategies ⮚ To organise all logistics processes, including storekeeping and warehousing, transport, as well as related administrative procedures, for operations. ⮚ To supervise and support staff with logistics and vehicles for operation, and responsible for their performance management and development. ⮚ To Ensure that the have and was to provide an sufficient storage and supply of equipment to our materials for use. ⮚ Effectively ensure clear and concise ‘up to date’ records, documentation trails for all stock movements including Way Bills, Goods Received Note, Stock Requests, Bin cards, etc. at all times ⮚ To organise and plan all logistics field operations ⮚ To lead the team during the field assessment operations ⮚ To implement and monitor logistics systems, in accordance with the company’s policies and procedures. ⮚ To establish and maintain good relationship and contacts with clients, stakeholders, communities, suppliers of goods & services, NGOs, etc. with regards to all matters. ⮚ Ensure to give technical and logistics support to the district field level team ⮚ During the drawing up of new project proposals, ensure that a proper advice is given to the project owners, in terms of quality control and assurance, health and safety, transportation, supply chain, environmental impact etc. ⮚ Ensure that the Field Operations Officers carry out all the day to day project activities in accordance with the field operations work plans. ⮚ Responsible for the renting and maintenance of all machineries and vehicles. ⮚ In case of war, civil disturbance or arbitrary malicious intent, in consultation with other managers, to safeguard vehicles, communications and other capital equipment, either by hiding them, or by moving them to safety, under the condition that the effort does not jeopardise the personal safety of any staff involved. ⮚ In line with the other managers, ensure that staffs abide by correct functions of field offices by ensuring correct flow of information, correct interpretation of procedures and processes. ⮚ To report monthly on all activities to the client, stakeholders, and any other parties involved in any of the projects. ⮚ To efficiently evaluate the costs of transportation, services and inventory within any budget or distribution strategy. ⮚ In collaboration with the Assistants, ensure that vehicles are duly serviced and organise preventative maintenance as required at all times. ⮚ To regulate the use of vehicles and communications equipment. ⮚ To maintain communications equipment, including telephones, computers, etc. ⮚ Supervising and planning vehicle allocation in order to optimally serve the needs of the projects. ⮚ Monitoring the fuel consumption of the company and the ensure skills of the drivers are professional at all times. ⮚ Ensure that vehicle and motor bikes are licensed and insured accordingly. ⮚ To personally ensure that drivers follow company regulations when driving the company vehicles. ⮚ Perform any other tasks assigned by the Managing Director when and where required ⮚ Ensure that a consistently high standard of quality control and supervision is maintained for each contract via site visits, assessing contract implementation with due regard to building standards and service work against the schedule. ⮚ Supervise the construction of treatment/holding centers, WASH and Waste Management Areas. ⮚ Check the position, dimensions, plumb of structural members, walling etc., and of concrete shuttering before concrete is poured. ⮚ Present on site when concrete is being mixed and poured, ensuring that the relevant concrete cube and sand/aggregate quality tests are taken. ⮚ To provide a service at all times to the client by ensuring that the standards of work and the materials supplied are as specified in accordance with the contract information. ⮚ To act on behalf of the Company in respect of site problems and defects in works under construction. ⮚ To interpret the drawing of the architect/designers on the practical aspects of building construction, to ensure soundness and practicality. ⮚ To monitor the performance of workers on site and to ensure that building construction and installation works are constructed in accordance with drawings and specifications. ⮚ Prepare Bills of Quantities as requested by the clients. ⮚ Prepare drawings as requested by the clients accordingly. Projects Undertaken ⮚ Construction of boreholes, water tank towers and installation of water tanks, PV solar powered water pumps to hospitals in Lungi, Kambia, Port Loko, Makeni, Kabala, and Kono Districts in Sierra Leone. ⮚ Rehabilitation/ Construction of the Adventist Health System Ebola Holding/ Treatment Center in Waterloo- Emergency Response ⮚ Construction of five story building at Hill Station ⮚ Construction of three story building at Juba Hill ⮚ Construction of three story building at Aberdeen ⮚ Roads Construction-Waterloo-Freetown Road. ⮚ Construction of ECOBANK-Sierra Leone building

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Deputy Resident Engineer II
Realini Bader Associates Limited; 72 Willington Street, Freetown, Sierra Leone

⮚ Ensuring design specifications and safety standards on the project site. ⮚ Surveying and establishing reference points and elevations to guide construction. ⮚ Involve in project coordination and Execution for the construction of all kinds of civil works. ⮚ Plan and schedule the work and efficiently organized the site/facilities in order to meet agreed-programmed deadlines. ⮚ Keep a track of materials standards, enabling aligning of the materials used and building standards- inspect the project sites to monitor the progress. ⮚ Ensuring that the project runs smoothly and the structure gets completed on time and within budget. ⮚ Plan and schedule the work and efficiently organize the site/facilities in order to meet an agreed programmed deadline ⮚ Provide suggestions and technical advice regarding the design, program modifications and structural design. ⮚ Writing weekly and monthly progress reports and maintaining all project records. ⮚ Oversee quality control and safety matters on the site, and ensure that regulations are adhered to. ⮚ Checking the quality of concrete strength regarding the grade 7 days and 28 days test and quality of steel as per structural requirement, diameter and shape. ⮚ Coordinating site meetings between contractor, client and consultant regarding the status of work. ⮚ Preparing structural design and analyzing the calculation using skills, formulas and codes. Project Undertaken ⮚ Deputy Resident Engineer II : Upgrading/ Reconstruction of the Mange- Mambolo/ Bamoi- Rokupr Roads in Port Loko District ⮚ Deputy Resident Engineer II : Upgrading the Waterloo- Kent Road and Upgrading / Reconstruction of the Tombo Road and Mama Beach Road ⮚ Geographic Interpretation Survey Engineer: Surveying of the Sierra Leone Cables (SALCAB)/ West African Economic Backbone Network (ECOWAN) Fiber Optics Cable Route from Lumley beach to the Gbalamuya (Kambia District) Border post and from Lumley Beach to Bo Waterside (Pujechun District) Border post ⮚ Road Engineer: Rehabilitation / Reconstruction of Rural Feeder Roads Bonth District: Package B3; Luawa- Wongifor (5km), Semabu Motami (6.5 Km), Motou- Senjehun(11.5 Km), Gbamgbama- Sembehun (14.9 Km), Matakan- Keiga (4.5 Km) ⮚ Work supervisor/Infrastructural Coordinator: Government of Sierra Leone, Strengthening of District Health Service Project (SDHSP) Bonth District- Construction of Maternity Wards in Tihun and Gambia Towns, Community Health Post in Madina Bum, Community Health Post in Kanga, Community Health Post in Gbap.

Skills

⮚ Communication Skills: Excellent communicator who effectively conveys information both verbally and in writing. I am also a keen listener and give prompt feedback. Possess good presentation skills and people handling techniques. ⮚ Analytical Skills: I can recognize areas of weakness requiring improvements and make recommendations for consideration, approval and implementation. ⮚ Time Management: Ability to prioritize work and manage time effectively. ⮚ Leadership Skills: Proven ability to lead and manage the operations team to deliver a culture that supports and contributes to the strategic objectives of the organization and meets approved service standards. ⮚ Teamwork: Possess strong commitment to team environment dynamics with the ability to contribute expertise and follow any directives at appropriate times. ⮚ Planning and Organizing: Refined planning and organizational skills that balance work, team support and ad-hoc responsibilities in a timely and professional manner. ⮚ Computer Skills: Possess skills in Hardware Engineering and Software applications such as Auto Computer-Aided Design (CAD), Microsoft Office, Microsoft PowerPoint presentation, graphic design, all Google tool kits (Docs, Sheets, Calendar, Meet), etc.
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