Project Controls Manager


Last Updated: 9th January 2018 (over 4 years ago)

Address
South Africa

E-mail
Locked

Phone Number
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Gender
Male

Age Range
25 to 34

Qualification Level
Trade Qualification

Languages
Afrikaan, English

Summary

I am a Resourceful and very successful Project Controls resource with a great deal of Costing and Planning knowledge, skills and experience which was acquired through functioning successfully in a variety of challenging positions. With more than 9 years of experience within the Project Controls and Project Management industry, I am now in search of a more challenging opportunity / prospect to display significant abilities and contribute successfully in a thriving, client orientated team.
I am a very motivated person and am always willing to learn from others and to share my knowledge.
Project controls:
Project Planning.
Cost Engineering.
Estimating.
Risk Analysis
Document Control.
Procurement.
 Conduct Scoping Studies, Pre-Feasibility, Feasibility Studies and Execution projects.
 I have been involved in 9 major projects in the past: (Maragra project, FE Programme, Medupi Power Station, Lephalale Housing project, TRP (Two Rivers Platinum), Union Platinum Mine, Modikwa Platinum Mine, Sasol Alliance Project and Transnet Manganese Export Project.)
 Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, Visio, Outlook, Access, SharePoint and PowerPoint)
 Microsoft Projects 2007, 2010 and 2013.
 Primavera P6 Professional Rel 8.4
 EPM , EPC and EPCM
 Costrac, SAP and Lotus Notes

Education

ProjectPro
PMI-SP

   Jan 2017
— Jan 2017

Schedule Strategy
- Schedule Planning and Development
- Schedule Monitoring and Controlling
- Schedule Closeout
- Stakeholder Communications Management

Alusani Skills and Training Network
Construction Estimating

   Jan 2015
— Jan 2015

FEL Estimating
BOQ
Construction

Oracle University
Primavera P6

   Jan 2015
— Jan 2015

Project Management Life Cycle
- Understanding Data in P6
- Overview and Navigation
- Creating a Project
- Creating a WBS
- Adding Activities
- Assigning Calendars
- Creating Relationships
- Scheduling
- Assigning Constraints
- Creating Layouts
- Understanding Roles and Resources
- Assigning Roles and Resources
- Optimizing the Project Plan
- Baselining the Project Plan
- Importing and Exporting Data
- Methods of Applying Progress
- Executing the Project Plan
- Reflection Projects
- Analyzing the Updated Project
- Reporting Performance

NOSA
NOSA SHEQ Rep Certificate

   Jan 2012
— Jan 2012

Health and Safety

Learnfast
Project Management

   Jan 2011
— Jan 2011

PMBOK
Project Management Fundamentals - Advanced

Learnfast
Microsoft Projects (MSP)

   Jan 2011
— Jan 2011

Microsoft Projects Beginners - Advanced

PaCE Services (Planning and Cost Engineering Services
Project Controls Assistant Qualification

   Jan 2009
— Dec 2009

My initial training included 8 weeks theoretical training covering project aspects such as project schedule, work break down structures (WBS). Project tracking and progress review. Cost elements included costing and estimating, cost allocation to work packages and financial reporting.
On completion of the theoretical training, I was posted out to a project (Medupi Power Station) to receive practical training within a project environment and timing constraints. This training included the following:
Assist senior staff compiling work breakdown structures within the overall time span of the project ensuring that critical milestones are met.
Prepare project presentations in Windows Visio and/or Power Point for client team meetings indicating WBS from level 1 -4.
Compile tender registers tracking tenders issued and returned.
Capture contractor bill of quantities into cost control software (Costrac)
Build templates within Costrac Report Manager (Eigasoft) to control and report on Journals, purchase and work requisitions, change notices and variation orders
Capture project data and prepare cost and progress reports (graphs) to be incorporated in the Project Managers monthly report to the client.
Track project progress (MS Project)
Build and maintain project specific data sets.
Build data base sets, analysing data and export results to Excel Pivot tables for inclusion in client reports.
Create drawing registers and build pivot tables from the data.
During this period I also attend cost and progress project meetings. Where requested I compiled minutes of the meeting as well as submitted reports that were required as action items.

Port Natal High School
Matric Qualification

   Jan 2001
— Dec 2005

English, Afrikaans, Mathematics, Accounting, Geography, Economics

School Swimming team, School Athletics team, Rugby team, Matric Representative Body

Experience

TNPA
Lead Project Controls

   Nov 2014
— Current

Overall planning for cost budget estimates as well as project execution
On-going planning and reporting.
Schedule Forecasting on a monthly basis.
Planning and monitoring progress on projects.
Compile schedules from the Scope of Work Document.
Compilation of daily and monthly Management Reports.
Cost and hour Reporting Weekly/Monthly.
Forecasting.
Earned Value Management.
Manage Productivity.
Manage the Cost flow of the projects.
Do weekly/Monthly S-Curves and Cash flows.
Change Management.
Assisting on other Projects.

Ntule Projects & Engineering
Project Controls Manager

   Jan 2014
— Current

Program development for a multitude of mixed use development projects in the northern areas of Durban for Tongaat Hulett Developments. Each development is then further broken down and infrastructure needs scheduled and budgeted for over a 10 year period.
 Prepare and control program schedule for refurbishment of a multistory control tower (National Key Point) at Richards Bay. This included progress and earned value reporting.
 Prepare and control program schedule for a truck staging facility and government offices in Richards Bay. This included progress and earned value reporting.
 Prepare schedule to consolidate three factory production and administration facilities into one larger facility and optimize production flows

Jacobs Matasis
Project Controls Engineer

   Apr 2013
— Nov 2014

Track Weekly Actuals vs. Planned and Forecast.
Estimating and forecasting of projects.
Built Detailed Engineering Phase Schedules and Construction phase Schedules.
Monte Carlo Simulation
Forensic Planning
Load the schedules with Resources and Cost.
Generate weekly and Monthly reports on progress.
Cash flow and S-curve Graphs.
Earned Value Management.
Compile Templates for tracking purposes.
Invoices on timed phased.
PAF (Personal Assignment Forms)
Project Productivity
Creating new Templates (Excel and MSP)

Bosch Projects
Project Planner

   Sep 2012
— Mar 2013

Compile Proposal Schedules.
Compile Implementation Schedules.
Compile Execution Schedules.
Do monthly look ahead reports.
Load the schedules with cost and resources.
Generate Weekly Cash flows.
Build Monthly S-curves.
Forensic Planning
Generate Earned Value graphs.
Track Productivity

Fox Projects
Project Planner/Cost Engineer

   Sep 2011
— Aug 2012

Overall planning for cost budget estimates as well as project execution. Planning and monitoring progress on projects. On-going planning and reporting during the construction stage of projects. Planning for tendering submission. Analysing work breakdown structures and development of specific projects.
Compilation of daily and monthly management reports. Forecasting on a monthly basis. Generating and updating the procurement schedule using MS Projects.
Compiled CBE and CBS.
Tracking of monthly invoices.
Built Pivot Tables.
Budget, Actual and Forecast.
Built S-Curves on a weekly basis.
Built Cash flows on a weekly basis.

Sasol
Cost Engineer

   Sep 2010
— Aug 2011

To update monthly Cost Reports.
Get signed approval of each Function Manager.
Sort the Budget for the Project in total.
Build Consolidated Master Documents.
Built a process template in accordance with the timeline for each function per month.
Tracking of functions expenditures and savings.
Do SAP reports for all functions on a monthly basis.
Built Pivot Tables in Excel.
Budget, Actual and Forecast.
Built S-Curves on a weekly basis.
Built Cash flows on a weekly basis.
Have weekly team meetings to discuss the progress on the project.
Present presentations to the clients.
Earn Value Management.
Tracking of productivity.
Create new templates for the structure.

Bosch Projects
Junior Project Planner

   Mar 2010
— Jul 2010

Assist project cost control officer with EPCM Projects
Accounts for Maragra Project, Prepare payments process. Prepare financial data for project managers, monthly client meeting
Prepare planning schedule for Bosch Projects
Propriority equipment (chainless diffuser and cvp)
Prepare overall manufacturing schedule
Reason for leaving
Visit workshop to verify timer elements, allocated to tasks
Verify progress in the workshop(actual vs planned)
Report progress at project managers meetings
Worked on Microsoft Projects, Excel, Visio, and Access.

PaCE Services (Planning and Cost Engineering Services
Project Controls Assistant

   Jan 2009
— Dec 2009

My initial training included 8 weeks theoretical training covering project aspects such as project schedule, work break down structures (WBS). Project tracking and progress review. Cost elements included costing and estimating, cost allocation to work packages and financial reporting.
On completion of the theoretical training, I was posted out to a project (Medupi Power Station) to receive practical training within a project environment and timing constraints. This training included the following:
Assist senior staff compiling work breakdown structures within the overall time span of the project ensuring that critical milestones are met.
Prepare project presentations in Windows Visio and/or Power Point for client team meetings indicating WBS from level 1 -4.
Compile tender registers tracking tenders issued and returned.
Capture contractor bill of quantities into cost control software (Costrac)
Build templates within Costrac Report Manager (Eigasoft) to control and report on Journals, purchase and work requisitions, change notices and variation orders
Capture project data and prepare cost and progress reports (graphs) to be incorporated
in the Project Managers monthly report to the client.
Track project progress (MS Project)
Build and maintain project specific data sets.
Build data base sets, analysing data and export results to Excel Pivot tables for inclusion in client reports.
Create drawing registers and build pivot tables from the data.
During this period I also attend cost and progress project meetings. Where requested I compiled minutes of the meeting as well as submitted reports that were required as action items.

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