Senior-Level Project Manager


Last Updated: 18th March 2018 (over 4 years ago)

Address
United Arab Emirates

E-mail
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Phone Number
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Gender
Male

Age Range
35 to 44

Qualification Level
Masters

Languages
English

Summary

A target-driven and dedicated professional with a successful background in project management and committed to best practices. Has combined a successful career with international experience on “$ billion +" projects in Australia, North America, Pacific and Middle East. Enjoys building strong working relationships with stakeholders at all levels and takes pride in developing and leading productive teams. Consistently maintains control of multiple processes and thrives on achieving high quality standards under pressure of deadlines in a fast-paced environment. Identifies procedural failings, implements improvements and realigns project controls management systems.

Skills:

Cost Control Management; Schedule Management; Progress Measurement Systems; Risk/Change Management;Technology Management; Electrical Engineering; Forecasting & Planning; Team Leadership; Costing & Budgeting; Client Relationships; Communication Skills; Training & Development

Education

Queensland University, Australia
Graduate Diploma of Project Management

   Jan 2009
— Dec 2010

La Trobe University, Australia
Master of Business Administration - Technology Management

   Jan 2000
— Aug 2004

Central Queensland University, Australia
Bachelor of Engineering - Electrical

   Feb 1993
— Dec 1996

Experience

EGA - Emirates Global Aluminum
Senior Manager, Project Controls

   Sep 2011
— Oct 2017

Senior Manager, Project Controls, PMO - Core Management Team
Served as key member of core senior leadership team for EGA Capital Projects; performed functional management responsibility for all projects conducted by EGA Capital Projects Division and managed risk.
Formulated and approved project controls execution strategies; developed and implemented processes/procedures and provided governance for all capital projects with respect to project controls and risk.
Oversaw Projects Division and Project Controls teams comprising of project controls managers, risk managers, cost and planning managers, cost engineers, planners, estimators and accountants.

Senior Manager, Project Controls “Aluminum Smelter Expansion Project - Phase 2”
- Communicated and approved project controls execution strategy, systems and procedures, administered project budgets / schedules with the EPCM and ensured project milestones were achieved.
- Maintained independent assessment on overall project progress and cost forecasting. Effectively accomplished project interfaces with engineering, procurement and construction activities to meet the project deliverables.
- Informed effective management decisions with accurate and timely data and support, whilst building strong communications with top leadership.

Uhde Shedden
Project Delivery Manager

   May 2010
— Sep 2011

- Planned and co-ordinated project management team in the delivery of project controls and procurement / contracts of assigned projects. Guaranteed clear agreement on clients’ objectives and ensured that these were met or exceeded.
- Provided effective communications with the project teams. Facilitated accurate and timely progress reporting to the clients and internally to management. Preserved risk management focus throughout the project duration.
- Effectively handled project interfaces, including the possible use of high value engineering centre. Delivered design, procurement and construction activities to meet the project schedule.
- Assessed performance of cost control, procurement, contracts systems, and personnel. Guided team on achievement of milestones and other key project objectives.

Ausenco Limited
Manager, Project Controls

   Jun 2006
— May 2010

- Safeguarded availability of correct project controls resources to manage project performance for all projects.
- Ensured that proposal estimating, project planning and cost control was carried out in accordance with best practices and standards.
- Maintained standards and procedures of excellence in planning, costing and estimating; developed and upheld reporting and controls tools for the Ausenco business.
- Developed and implemented project controls execution strategies, processes/procedures and reporting for the full life cycle of multiple projects.-

Bechtel Corporation
Senior Project Controls Engineer

   Jan 2000
— Jun 2006

Senior Project Controls Engineer & Electrical Engineer in a team responsible for the design, construction management, and commissioning of various mining industry projects

Bateman Kinhill
Electrical Engineer

   Feb 1997
— Dec 1999

Electrical Engineer in a team responsible for the design, construction management, and commissioning of various mining industry projects

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