Wolfgang L.

Experience

Division Manager Region SW Nigeria
JULIUS BERGER lNTERNATIONAL GmbH
Nigeria
March-2009 - April-2019

Regional Division in Lagos that covers all company operations in Nigeria’s southwestern states. The portfolio includes all construction sectors, infrastructure including roads, highways, bridges, and marine works, commercial/residential buildings, industrial facilities and internal service facilities including quarries, production yards and plant workshops. Accountable for the Division’s business plans, Profit and Loss responsibilty for an annual average turnover of 200 mill €, market developments, strategic objectives, and associated risks including communications/negotiations with senior stakeholders, clients, and government officials. Manage and instruct project teams on constructability, timing, costs, quality, performance, and change orders. Implemented projects, spearheaded tender preparations, and negotiated contracts.

Division Manager Gas & Oil Division
BILFINGER BERGER AG / JULIUS BERGER NIGERIA PLC
Nigeria
August-2006 - February-2009

The Division for heavy civil/marine construction and industrial/building projects for Nigeria’s downstream oil and gas industry with major clients Shell, Exxon Mobil, Chevron, ENI, NLNG. Represented the company in communications/negotiations with senior client representatives, industry stakeholders and government officials. Managed and advised project teams, expatriates, and local staff to ensure the maintaining of scope/direction of each project as well as required resources, budgets, and on-time delivery.

Managing Director
BILFINGER BERGER GAS & OIL SERVICES NIGERIA LTD
Nigeria
January-2004 - July-2006

Construction of pipelines, oil/gas field installations, and dredging/marine projects for international oil and gas clients; a subsidiary of Bilfinger Berger AG with an average annual turnover of 100 mill €. Spearheaded business development, contract tenders/negotiations, and field operations. Reorganised company structures within six months of the corporate decision to withdraw from the Niger Delta due to security threats. Managed integration of assets/resources to ensure high quality and compliance with international oil industry safety standards and requirements.

Head of Civil Division
LUBE & KRINGS GmbH
Germany
August-2001 - December-2003

Directed the construction of multiple bridges, hydraulic structures, heavy industrial, and building projects in the Civil Division. Oversaw and advised teams, managed/monitored budgets, progress, timing, construction schedules, costs, and procurement of materials. Coordinated with internal departments, third parties, and clients on tender/work preparation and site safety.

Deputy Project Manager Joint-Venture
BILFINGER BERGER AG
Germany
February-1996 - July-2001

Joint Venture Bilfinger Berger AG (technical Leader) and Wayss + Freytag AG constructing LOT 1 of the Highspeed Railway Line Frankfurt - Cologne, approx. 140 mill € project value. Deputy Project Manager of the Joint Venture and Line Manager for the construction of the AirRail Terminal building at Frankfurt International Airport

Project / Construction Manager
BILFINGER BERGER AG / JULIUS BERGER NIGERIA PLC
Nigeria
July-1990 - January-1996

Project / Construction Manager for roads, highways and bridges in the company´s Infrastructure Division in South Nigeria. Participated on various large bridge projects (Third Mainand Bridge Lagos, Imo River Bridge, Lagos Ring Road bridges)

Education

Dipl.Ing. (Master´s Degree)
RWTH Aachen University
Germany
October-1982 - February-1990