Chris Pearson Can do attitude Project Manager
Last Updated: 4th June 2018 (over 4 years ago)
MSc in Project Management
— Sep 2016
BSc (Hons) Mechanical Engineering
— Sep 2011
Head of Projects & Delivery Manager,
Facilitate internal process development through software & infrastructure upgrades and provide full commercial as well as technical support for project bid work.
Formulate & implement effective business strategies, own P&L of all projects, manage & direct sub-teams & cross-functional departments, efficiently resolve conflicts,
Ensure delivery of projects in line with KPIs and prepare comprehensive periodical reports.
Yield higher margins and ensure maximum revenue & highest profitability through providing quality service to clients and maintaining long-lasting business relations with clients.
Successfully managed the overall budget of £ 52M for diverse projects.
Continual improvement strategy to reduce business cost
Mentored expeditors into project management roles.
Reduced processing time of internal documentation by 70%
Implemented full Project P&L Monitoring systems
Introduced basic system updated to best industry practice methodologies.
Re-structured department process to identify key inputs, out puts and responsibilities.
Helped to develop new suppliers in upcoming markets such as Eastern Europe.
• Preparation of award winning bids for subsea oil and gas systems.
• Leading a team of 3 regional sales managers for Europe, Middle East and Asia.
• Pinpoint global opportunities that best suite AFG Product line.
• Supporting prequalification for new clients and suppliers
• Supporting financial team with end of month accounting
• Preparing case study/Justification for Directors and Board level members for driving business development.
• Initiated AFG’s new Low cost Horizontal connector for shallow waters currently in development.
• Reduced AFG Connector costing by 30% whilst maintaining margins better margins.
• Redeveloped AFGlobal’s quoting system and Processes.
• Initiated new Framework agreements with new installation contractors.
• Renegotiated BP Master Framework agreement introducing new technology.
— Oct 2015
Spearheaded the design work and project management for the East Nile Delta project regardless of an unattainable lead time deficit due to the purchase of multiple welding units from AFGlobal by the client Subsea.
Contributed to the qualification of designed pieces of equipment against the client requirement, API 6A, and full gas & hydro-strength testing.
Successfully delivered the project one month ahead of schedule, well within budget, and complying with all the requirements by efficiently leading the team.
Key Result Areas
Entirely eliminated the additional cost & reduced resource requirements for flange sales, which formerly required lots of resources through procurement to issue RFQs and engineering to generate drawings.
Successfully implemented a software package using VBA to automate over 90% of the work and reduced the required time from days to 1 hours (a few minutes in some cases) .
Benefitted customers from the internal savings that were caused by reducing internal costs with the help of the developed system, which generated drawings, cost estimations, and customer offers.
Senior Engineer (Projects)/Project Manager,
— Oct 2015
Consistently worked on the continuous development programme, which included evaluation of internal processes, followed by implementing improvements in the processes.
Produced non-conformance reports (NCR), steered standard sales, streamlined refurbishment processes, and took charge of inventory systems.
Directed projects valued at ranging from £ 5M to £ 20M.
Engineered and Managed the first Taper-lok Project after Company merger
Produced easy to use VBA based design package for Taper-lok Calculations
Implemented Excel VBA Based Automated NCR System
Developed Access database for Management reporting to corporate level
Graduate Engineer & Lead Technical Engineer
— Oct 2014
Implemented mechanical engineering best practices, continuous improvements, and general materials knowledge.
Worked on cladding, butt welding, seam welding procedures, and diver-less & diver-assisted subsea connection operations.
Interoperated national standards, resolved non-conformities, and undertook offshore training & other training such as MIST, BOSIET, and CA-EBS training programmes.
Assisted in the build and FAT testing of pressure Vessels (Pullhead Connectors)
ATPR First Class
— Jun 2006
Apache AH64D Refuleing and Rearming
Ground control setup
Forward arming and refuelling point