I am writing to recommend that you consider (name of recommended) for you’re the management position that is available. Recently (name of the recommended person) applied and thought that he was interviewed for the (management position, but was actually interviewed for a senior level position which does not remotely give him the opportunity to exercise his asset and life cycle planning management capabilities. In all my years of experience, some people that showcased their skills and for their superb qualities and (insert name of recommended) is one of those people. He is famous for his years and knowledge in asset management and life cycle planning his (analytical, solution-oriented, logical, process driven and methodical, planning, and attention to detail skills, etc). He is well admired for his aforementioned characteristics as well as his leadership capabilities.
During his role as a life cycle manager (name of the recommendee) receved Director’s and Chairman’s Bronze Award for excellence 2004 – 2005 after developing a successful Activity. This type of innovation and excellent customer service are skills that cannot only be applied to this organization, but are skills that promote new methods, throughout the organization for any upper level management position. In addition to the aforementioned, (name of the recommended person) he was able to plan and develop an operational budget (250 million-operating cost; and 75 million CAPEX on improvement projects) and maintenance team; recognize and calculate significant assets cost, risk assessment, and monthly reviews; supervised and lead up to 25 operation and maintenance team members; and as previously mentioned developed a unique model that focused on long term planning, cost analysis, and team management. (Name of the recommended person) has shown the ability to meet deadlines that are short and lengthy, for accomplishing several task, multi-tasking, and ha also displayed motivational leadership kill, and amazing potential.
During (name of the recommended person name) tenure at the Shell Petroleum Development Company he played an important role in excellent team building events from 2000 – 2003 after coordinating successful team building event for the entire Eastern Directorate that covers 9 events from 6 teams of 271 participants. His responsibilities included the following :
Responsible for Planning and Development of the Bonny Oil export Terminal (Tank Farm), Storage and export facilities, including major projects EPC (BTIP with a total CAPEX budget of USD 850 million)
Devise a short and long term plan for Asset Integrity and reviews. Interface role with Operations, Maintenance, engineering and Finance team to align the team Business planning and development strategy
Contract Holder on Hazardous Waste, and Remediation of the past impacted sites and management of the solid and liquid Hazardous waste and clean-up process.
Managed the Operations and Maintenance of the storm and domestic waste management including drainage collection and treatment facilities within the company premises.
Manage the ISO 14001 certification approval process for Bonny Terminal Oil export facilities and maintain, analyze and report on monthly basis the implementation of action plan and performance against the recognized key performance indicators
Exposure to PE & Engineering business and economics strategies during the major Bonny Terminal Integrated Project
Develop a business planning and budgeting preparation for the project from concept to the construction and commissioning stages
In summation, due to his positive attitude, devotion and outstanding potential I would heartily recommend that you accept (name of recommended) for the (upper level management position). I am sure that he would not let you down and would be as great an asset to your team as he has been to mine. It is my humble request to you that may I appeal policy of management of the company as to recognize my case with the reference of higher performance criteria. However, it is requested you to see matter promptly, and recommend promotional package as per company internal policy.
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