Knowledgeable Senior Project Manager; IT Manager, Service Delivery Manager


Last Updated: 31st January 2018 (over 4 years ago)

Address
Port Elizabeth, South Africa

E-mail
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Phone Number
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Gender
Male

Age Range
55 to 64

Qualification Level
Degree

Languages
Afrikaan, English

Summary

• Experienced project manager with 13 year’s experience and am a registered and qualified PMP with PDU’s current
• Member of the Project Management Institute (PMI): Project Management Professional (PMP)
• Project Manage a number of IT infrastructure projects and other disciplines due to my qualification as a PMP
• Risk Management
• IT and network security
• Fully versed in MS Project and the full Microsoft Office suite
• Qualified Health and Safety officer in the construction environment and am Member of the Institute of Safety Management (IOSM)
• Part of a team that work on the Nelson Mandela bay Stadium and was responsible for the implementation of the IT infrastructure
• Responsible for the built of large intercompany data centers and recently finished a 3600 m2 construction project which include all aspects from the construction of walls, roofs, fire suppression, IT infrastructure, flooring etc.
• Knowledge and experience in construction, excavation and some civil work
• Claim successful conclusion of numerous projects which resulted in cost saving to the company.
• Intelligent and innovative manager able to identify and grasp opportunities for business development.
• Experienced supplier and vendor negotiator
• Complex Change Management
• Expertise in project manage and planning with global teams
• Cross-Cultural Talent Training and Development
• Large Client Relationship Management

Education

PROSAFE (Health and Safety)
Health and Safety Officer

   Jul 2011
— Jun 2012

PROSAFE (Health and Safety) – OHSAct & other Regulations (Act 85
of 1993):
Risk Assessment;
Investigation into Incidents and other accidents

PMI
PMP

   Apr 2010
— Aug 2010

PMP: Project Management Professional

TECHNIKON SA - Unisa
National Diploma Information Technology

   Feb 1994
— Nov 1998

Cobol/Natural Programming I, II, III (III Passed Distinction)
Information Systems I, II, III
System Software I
Installation Management III
Introduction to Computers
Language and Life Skills
Work-study 1
Financial Accountancy
Visual Basic Programming
Project Management
People Management

Experience

Dimension Data
Senior Project Manager

   Aug 2008
— Sep 2017

• Managed the daily tactical aspects of multiple and large-scale projects; programme and project management within different disciplines i.e. information technology, various construction/excavation, build industry and I-Media
• Lead and directed teams.
• Managed clients’ expectations by ensuring high-standard project delivery, according to the correct resources.
• Managed vendors, suppliers, and sub-contractors.
• Reviewed the project scope, quality, and progress and liaising with stakeholders to ensure that projects proceeded according to the project management plan and company methodologies.
• Managed project risks and ensured that projects were profitable and achieve objectives.
• Monitored deliverables and receivables from stakeholders to ensure accurate invoicing and appropriate revenue recognition.
• Analysed profitability, revenue, margins, bill rates, and utilization across projects.
• Managed change requests to ensure client authorizations and projects re-baseline.
• Created health and safety plans according to project type.
• Managed project closeouts and handovers and ensured that closeout reports/project implementation reviews (PIRs) were developed and approved

Gijima Ast
Service Deliver Manager

   Dec 2000
— Aug 2006

o Manage the total operation function for the Eastern Cape including the management of various profit and cost centres income and expenditure
o Ensure service delivery is in accordance with the business and technology specifications
o Delivery of projects within time and budget

Datavia
Network Engineer

   Apr 1996
— Aug 2000

o Manage Nortel and Cisco networks for Spoornet
o Manage technical standards of IT infrastructure
o Negotiate Service Level Agreements with clients
o Account management
o Manage and develop new networks
o Manage hardware / software contracts with suppliers
o Manage technical standards of current it infrastructure
o Manage and support Microsoft NT domains
o Interconnectivity on a LAN / WAN basis
o Administrate MS Exchange servers
o Software developer on Natural / ADABAS
o Project manager on YR2000 project

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