Ouphouët KOUACOU


En résumé

A Bi-Lingual (English & French) friendly, enthusiastic and dynamic Systems and Network Technology Engineer who is reliable and interacts energetically within a team. Also, knowledgeable in Business, Government Ethics and Economics. Possess managerial skills at all levels. Works confidently unsupervised aiming to succeed through highly skilled performance.

" Spirituality broadens the Mind " , they say ! Having studied and worked in the United Kingdom (Great Britain & Northern Ireland), I've been impacted culturally and profesionally. Although I don't hold any British citizenship, for the simple reason that I've always considered myself as a first class World Citizen, I'm truly open and ready for Business. The West African Business Council [ the WABC ] is a company aiming to succeed in this pole-shifting global economy. In this project we are looking forward to working with worldwide investors that agree with our vision and guiding principle. Thank You !

Mes compétences :
Management opérationnel
OS: Windows (All) - Linux SuSE/Unix
Outils Web Design: Adobe CS (All) ; Infographie
International Business Development
Développement économique


  • The WEST AFRICAN BUSINESS COUNCIL [ WABC ] - Founder ; President and CEO

    Abidjan 2012 - maintenant The WABC is a relatively new company providing high-level expertise in local business development, market identification and development, channel development, distribution strategies, and marketing strategies for all types of products and services. It will focus initially on providing and satisfying two kinds of markets:

    1. Providing market research to local clients looking at developing their businesses for the increasingly competitive markets, be they are new or established.

    2. Providing market research services to foreign investors looking at investing in the local markets.

    As it grows it will take on people and consulting work in related markets. It will also look for additional leverage by establishing relationships and representations with international market research organizations.

    Our MISSION:

    The WABC offers clients reliable, quality information and proposals for business development, market development, and channel development that will maximize business development. A true alternative to in-house resources we offer a very high level of practical experience, know-how, contacts, and confidentiality. At WABC we are able to provide comprehensive solutions to our clients' problems that will foster business development. Clients must know that working with WABC is a more professional, less risky way to develop new areas even than working completely in-house with their own people. WABC must also be able to maintain financial balance, charging a competitive and realistic value for its services, and delivering an even higher value to its clients. Initial focus will be development of the local market clientele.

    Our mission statement is:
    "We endeavour to understand our customers' business so well as to be able to offer comprehensive solutions to their problems."
  • EDMARK CÔTE D’IVOIRE - Abidjan [RCI, West Africa] - Manager – EDMARK CÔTE D’IVOIRE

    2010 - 2011 Defending the interests of the company with the administrative authorities in accordance with orders received from the hierarchy (Philippines and Malaysia) and the laws in force in the country.
    I ensure that the daily tasks of employees were completed with respect to the standards outlined by management.
    1. Payment of taxes, renewal of the License import Analysis (LANEMA) and clearance EDMARK products.
    2. Translation of documents: English - French and French – English.
    3. Management subscribers EDMARKERS Database - Resolving disputes between subscribers and EDMARK Côte d’Ivoire.
    4. Represented EDMARK Côte d’Ivoire to Accra (GHANA) and Lagos (NIGERIA) during the first LTBC (LEADERSHIP TEAM BUILDING CAMP) held in Nigeria.
  • TEREX Compact Equipment - Coventry [UK] - Network Technology Engineer – Assistant Manager Production Programming & Scheduling

    2005 - 2006 • Daily system update with data received from Fermec and Benford Production lines
    • Received job requests from users, prioritised and executed jobs as necessary, without guidance from senior colleagues – Operated in accordance to standards and procedures within the service area
    • Extensive use of Microsoft Office Applications e.g. Word, Excel, Power Point.
    • Knowledgeable in Sage Line 500 and Project 1 (in - house Software)
  • HASWELL CONSULTING ENGINEERS (HCE) - Birmingham [UK] - Data Migration Engineer (Windows) – Manager Swan (Equipoint)

    2005 - 2005 Migrating data from Laptops & Desktops (Source: Win_9x, 2000, NT) to (Target: Win_XP Professional).
    300 users at Swan, Equipoint and Birmingham Business Park.
    • Other Duties included Novell File server, Windows 2003 server Backup and purging.
    • Data migration to new HCE Domain.
    • Daily User support including creating new users, changing passwords, setting up email accounts (MS Outlook) on Exchange Server.
  • BT (British Telecom) - Milton Keynes [UK] - Network Technology Engineer & Telecom Consultant

    2004 - 2005 Part of a team of site Engineers / Support Consultants:
    • I contributed to the Design, Implementation and Test of WiMax Project in Milton Keynes
    • Other duties included deployment of network infrastructure design, core and access (BSS et NSS) within the framework of standards defined by BT
    • In addition, I assisted in planning and designing the core database (HLR, VLR, EIR etc …), GSM, GPRS Protocol Stack; also testing various VoIP applications
    • Audit and analysis of network statistics as well as information securities


  • Middlesex University (London)

    London 1999 - 2003 BENG Hons. Systems and Network Technology

    GRADE [2:2]
  • London School Of Economics And Political Science (London)

    London 1996 - 1999 BSc Government and Economics

    Grade [PASS]
  • Université De COCODY Abidjan RCI (Abidjan)

    Abidjan 1987 - 1990 DUES (LICENCE)

  • Lycée Moderne Dimbokro (Dimbokro)

    Dimbokro 1986 - 1987 BACCALAUREAT D


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