I am Akpe Baribor. I hold a Bachelor in Technology (B.Tech) Degree in Computer Engineering from the River State University Of Science And Technology, Rivers State Nigeria.
I’m a seasoned Cost Engineer with over 12 years experience in the Oil & Gas, petrochemical, refining, sector. I also have an extensive knowledge on budgeting, forecasting, cash flow preparation & analysis, earned value management, risk and opportunities management, manpower planning and productivity analysis, project cost management and purchasing / logistics, process monitoring, project reporting, contract administration and negotiation.
I presently work with Bergeson World Wide Offshore as a lead cost control engineer where I handle the preparation of budget and issuance of monthly Earned Value Analysis (EVA), project cost forecast, cash flow and invoice/ tenders analysis and implementation of cost control system. Since 2006 I have worked with SAIPEM Contracting Nigeria Ltd And then Niger dock Nigeria Plc, FZE, as Senior Cost Engineer and have achieved series of accomplishments on various management and operational roles. Find below a few of these accomplishments:
- Championing the development of a viable Integrated Cost & Planning Analysis System (ICPAS), for monthly, quarterly and yearly project cost reporting.
- Efficiently coached or trained project control team on the use of advanced excel (pivot tables, charts and excel spread) for quick analysis and reporting