Project Controls manager with QS background


Last Updated: 14th September 2018 (over 4 years ago)

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George, South Africa

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Qualification Level
Masters

Languages
English

Summary

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY
A highly adaptable, reliable and accomplished professional with over 25 years’ extensive experience on Greenfield and Brownfield Projects worldwide who offers:
• Expertise in key areas such as Project Controls, Scheduling, Change Management, Contract Administration, Commercial Management, Cost Management, Resource Management, Project Management, Quantity Surveying and Procurement & Logistics.
• Effective implementation of project controls including progress and performance measurement on major capital projects across various industries.
• Establishment of baseline information for schedule, cost and resource management.
• Experience in enquiry document preparation, contract award procedures, commercial terms and conditions, change management, schedule and performance measurement, and methods to determine final project cost and end date
• Overseeing performance measurement of deliverables based activities, hours and cost management, progress reporting and management of change for projects.
• Strategic planning, scheduling, analysing and forecasting capabilities.
• Administrative proficiency – costing, feasibility studies, bids, claims and reporting.
• The ability to communicate effectively at all levels – colleagues, contractors, and client.
• Team leadership and staff coaching / mentoring skills.
• Computer literacy – Primavera P6, MS Projects, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, Access, Word and experience in other applications such as SAP, JD Edwards and Prism.

Education

University of Pretoria, South Africa
MSc Project Management

   Feb 2004
— Apr 2008

University of Pretoria, South Africa
BSc Quantity Surveying

   Feb 1985
— Jan 1991

Experience

Astaldi
Project Controls Manager

   Nov 2016
— Mar 2018

Project Controls Manager and Commercial Lead on a 1.2 bil Euro Integrated hospital project in Turkey. Manage a team of 20 in the EPC office. The design, engineering, procurement, construction, commissioning, testing and final handover of a 3,577 bed (1,150,000m2) integrated healthcare campus in Etlik, Ankara.The project includes a main hospital, a rehabilitation hospital, a high-security psychiatric hospital, administration building, hotel, conference centre, restaurant and commercial areas.

 Provide support in the preparation of RFQ’s incl input into schedule and estimate development, cashflow requirements, insurance, bonding and supply chain/procurement requirements.
 Provide executive committee with a view of all contracts underway with reference to time, costs and impact of changes.
 Implement a progress monitoring and reporting system for engineering & design activities and deliverables of the design consultants (Studio Alterie).
 Consolidate project time related and expenditure progress into meaningful asset creation KPI’s.
 Implement and maintain project controls policy, practise, procedures and system for the project.
 Prepare the Contractual Schedule or “Work Programme” and regular updates (short term look-aheads, critical paths, delay impact analysis, milestones, etc) to be submitted to the Client.
 Review suppliers and subcontractors proposed schedules, monitor their performance, and notify management about their progress in terms of the approved schedule (project baseline schedule).
 Implement a procurement progress monitoring and reporting system for long lead materials and equipment required by the contruction team (aligning with workfronts and resources).
 Implement the complete backcharge control system and procedure for accommodation, medical care, personnel transport, HSE, security services, and bulk material and equipment supply.
 Remeasure and determine final quantities for subcontracts awarded prior to completion of BIM.
 Update the financial model and payment terms (FIDIC) of the EPC contract.

SNC-Lavalin, Saudi Arabia
Commercial Manager

   Dec 2015
— Jun 2016

Commercial Manager on various oil & gas projects executed by Kentz in Saudi Arabia. The procurement, construction, testing, pre-commissioning and handover of well sites, flow lines, trunk lines, laterals, headers, manifolds, transfer lines and other pipelines with associated facilities at Shaybah, Khurais, Hawtah and Ras Tanura refinery. (EPC contract for the expansion of asphalt production facilities). The total value of the projects is approximately $1.5 bil.

 Major resposibilities included the review of contract specifications with all stakeholders (Saudi Aramco, Kentz management, subcontractors, etc) to identify risks or gaps in the project execution plan.
 Support the Project Manager in the development and implementation of a risk management plan.
 Ensure there is a proper business case, risk management plan, project controls plan and compliance component for the project.
 Ensure performance bonds and other guarantees are in place and managed.
 Implement a payment traffic light system, aligned with the Client’s SAP approval process in order to warn management about client payment delays and to improve cash flow.
 Planning of teams to be involved in commercial, contracts and project controls activities at sites from award to final handover.
 Prepare contractual terms and conditions to be included in various subcontracts and PO’s.
 Review, analyse, and develop operational process flows that ensure that the financial aspects and impact of contracts are clear to all parties.
 Brief relevant parties on the interpretation of commercial obligations on both the Contractor and the Client, and the commercial/contractual impact of any failure to achieve these obligations.
 Create control budgets (BAC) and monitor, control, forecast and report on EAC, FTC, EV, etc.
 Prepare and issue payment certificates, change orders and claims.
 Supervise and coach site Quantity Surveying teams (team of 16).
 Prepare delay claim due to the late issue of permits by Client.

Technip, Philippines
Project Controls Manager

   Jan 2015
— Nov 2015

Project Controls Manager at the AG&P fabrication yard in Batangas (Philippines) on the Yamal LNG Project. General site project controls functions for the EPC Team at the fabrication yard during the pre-fabrication, fabrication, assembly, commissioning and sail-away phases of moduler construction units.

 Implement a comprehensive daily progress reporting system and procedure for major fabrication and construction activities.
 Identify AG&P’s KPI’s and implement a daily performance measurement system.
 Re-forecast overall project man-hours based on schedule updates and productivity analysis.
 Review and approve AG&P’s weekly and monthly progress reports, minutes of meetings, revised execution methodologies and schedules, claim submissions (contractual obligations).
 Develop and implement the templates and guidelines for weekly dashboards, manpower and equipment histograms, productivity analysis, direct and indirect manpower ratio’s and monthly sponsor meeting presentation.
 Identify shortcomings in the contractor’s daily manpower and equipment reporting systems and develop an alternative reporting system in MS Access.
 Advise management on key risk areas where delay and extension of time claims could arise due to unavailability of free issue material, and incomplete engineering and design.

WorleyParsons, Kazakhstan, Oman
Project Controls Manager

   Dec 2012
— Jan 2015

Involved in the engineering, design and execution phases of projects in the WorleyParsons office in Almaty.

 Provide lead to project controls teams (including cost control, planning / scheduling, procurement and document control) mobilised on projects.
 Develop and prepare the project control plan to outline the process that will be used to measure progress of the project, control cost and project schedule.
 Analyse and update project schedule and cost, highlight issues and make recommendations to the Project Manager on effective mitigation.
 Implement appropriate methods of the project control functions such as planning and scheduling, change management and progress and performance management.
 Lead the development of the WBS, Control accounts and Schedule activity coding structures.
 Prepare engineering CTR’s outlining contractual deliverables and activities of the WorleyParson’s Team, Client, Local Authorities and 3rd Party Consultants on projects.
 Recommend improvements to Primavera P6 schedules in terms of logic, critical path, durations, float, sequencing, assigned resources (man-hours) and execution methodology.
 Client correspondence regarding contractual obligations and amendments, project controls issues, payment certificates, invoices, etc.
 Develop project controls strategies according to Client requirements.
 Advise the project controls teams and establish their delivery capability and industry best practice.
 Report to management providing overall project controls statement (PCS) and forecast GP margin.
 Prepare service agreement (terms and conditions) for the secondment of personnel to Kazakhmys Bozshakol LLC (Kaz Minerals) project.
 Determine project charge-out rates of engineering and support personnel and prepare Personnel Assignment Authorization Forms (PAFs) for Client approval.

Sohar PTA/PET Project for Oman International Petrochemical Industry Co, $1 bil
Worley Parsons Oman is the Project Management Consultant for the overall project. The OMPET project is essentially an integrated complex comprising a 1.1 million tonnes per annum (tpa) capacity Purified Terephthalic Acid (PTA) plant alongside a 250,000 tpa capacity Polyethylene Terephthalate (PET) facility.

TCO future growth project of Fluor, WorleyParsons, KING and KGNT, $3 bil
TengizChevrOil (TCO), the joint venture between Chevron, ExxonMobil, KazMunaiGas (KMG) and LukArco (Lukoil), awarded a first FEED and EPCM contract to a Fluor-led joint venture with WorleyParsons and Kazakh companies KING and KGNT for the Wellhead Pressure Management package of the Tengiz Future Growth Project (FGP) in Kazakhstan. Chevron is working on the deployment of the sour gas injection solution at large scale on the Tengiz field with the TCO Future Growth Project.

Ivanhoe Mines (Oyu Tolgoi LLC), Canada, China, Mongolia
Project Controls Manager

   Aug 2008
— Apr 2012

Project: Oyu Tolgoi copper/gold mine project, (Mongolia, Central Asia), $6.6 bil
Canada, China (Engineering, design & Procurement) Oyu Tolgoi, Mongolia (Construction).

Initially joined Ivanhoe Mines Mongolia and assigned to the Integrated Management Team (PMC) in North Bay, Canada – Project Controls, Commercial and Contracts function.

Oyu Tolgoi is a copper and gold mine located in the South Gobi, approximately 550 km south of Ulaanbaatar and just 80 kilometres from the border with China. The project includes a diesel power generation plant, concentrator, heating plant, open pit mine, various mine shafts and underground development, airport for light aircraft and infrastructure (roads, water and power reticulation).

http://ot.mn/en/home

 Prepare the revised Shaft No.2 project estimate in 2010 and the revised shaft sinking, barrel equipping, associated underground development, headframe fit-out and change-over estimate in 2012.
 Prepare the baseline schedule including critical path analysis in MS Projects for the main contractors’ scope of work which include: Site civil works, 96m tall reinforced concrete tower including 21m below normal ground level loadout/services access (headframe construction), 2000-man Contractors camp, 25,000m² Warehouse facility, Administration building, and Sports and Recreation Building.
 Prepare the TCC (Chinese subcontractor) contract, with input from Fluor contract administrator, for the headframe and ancillary buildings, site utility services, central warehouse, contractors camp and the Redpath shaft sinking contract for work to be executed from 2012 to 2015.
 Prepare the Shaft No.2 sinking schedule and the daily sinking progress report.
 Develop the Owner’s budget (Class 3 estimate) for the operations phase of the project.
 Create new control accounts (to be incorporated in PRISM), and project work breakdown structure and dictionary.
 Generate various weekly and monthly management reports (expenditure, cashflow, forecasts, potential and approved change orders, commitments, estimate at completion, etc.) by importing data from SAP, FDCost, Matman and Milemarker into MS Access.
 Develop the milestone payment schedule and cashflow forecast for the project.
 Responsible for the split of the original mining budget in 2 phases.
 Prepare the delay and extention of time claim (6 months) due to the Shaft No.2 headframe fire.
 Prepare the level 2 schedules and procurement plan for major equipment (long lead equipment) for phase 2, Shafts No. 3, 4 and 5.

Provide controls guidance and leadership to the Owner’s mine team with respect to schedule, logistics and cost control functions,
Collaborate with the sinking contractor, consulting engineers, project management consultant, owner’s feasibility team and other consultants to develop a baseline schedule and revised project budget for the Shaft No.2 mining project,
Prepared estimates for the Shaft No.2 ancillary buildings, site civil works, site water and drainage network, consolidated contractors camp and Owner’s warehouse facility,
Assist with the preparation of bid documents for the mining project,
Preparation of the project procurement plan, basis of estimate, basis of schedule and other financial reports,
Supervise the EPCM’s Project Controls activities and deliverables on the Shaft No.2 mining project.

Oyu Tolgoi is a copper and gold mine located in the South Gobi, approximately 550 km south of Ulaanbaatar and just 80 kilometres from the border with China. Turquoise Hill Resources, majority owned by Rio Tinto and one of the world’s oldest mining companies, owns 66% of the business while the Government of Mongolia owns the remainder. Rio Tinto has managed Oyu Tolgoi on behalf of all the shareholders since 2010. The project includes a concentrator, heating plant, open pit mine, various mine shafts and underground development, airport for light aircraft and infrastructure (roads, water and power reticulation). http://ot.mn/en/home
Major achievements on the Oyu Tolgoi copper/gold mine project: The revised Shaft No.2 project estimate in 2010 and the revised shaft sinking, barrel equipping, associated underground development, headframe fit-out and change-over estimate in 2012. Preparing the baseline schedule including critical path analysis in MS Projects for the main contractors’ scope of work which included site civil works, headframe construction (96m tall reinforced concrete tower), 2000 man Contractors camp and 25,000m² Warehouse facility. The Shaft No.2 sinking schedule and the daily sinking progress report. Setting up and implementing the code of accounts, work breakdown structure and Owner’s budget for the operations phase of the project. Generating various monthly management reports (expenditure, cash flow, forecasts, change orders, commitments, etc.) by importing SAP, FDCost, Matman and Milemarker data into MS Access. Part of the team preparing the Redpath shaft sinking contract for work to be executed from 2012 to 2015. Setting up the milestone payment schedule for the project. Responsible for the split of the original mining budget in 2 phases. Setting up control accounts which aligned with WBS, OBS and CBS in Prism. Prepare the high level schedules and procurement plan for major equipment (long lead equipment) for Phase 2, Shafts No. 3, 4 and 5.

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