Project Manager

Last Updated: 21st September 2017 (over 5 years ago)

United Kingdom


Phone Number


Age Range
55 to 64

Qualification Level
Trade Qualification

English, Filipino


Senior Project Manager, having achieved a proven track record of delivering on a wide range of projects for numerous blue chip companies, and achieving an extensive experience operating in various industries such as Construction, Oil and Gas, Petrochemical and Chemical, Utilities and Renewable Energy, working on both Greenfield and Brownfield projects
• Over 35 years’ global experience with a strong focus on coaching, team leading/building and client interface to implement “get it right first time” methodology.
• Strong financial awareness, structured and ability to motivate and communicate at all levels.
• Adopt problem solving positive approach to any challenging situation.
• Specialise in start-up and failing projects.
• Adaptability and deep end pressure working where an organised disciplined approach and motivation is required.
• My largest budgetary/operational control project to date $1 billion circa per annum, 2300 staff (GMMR project Libya 1994/7)
• A successful and experienced Impact Manager:
• Achieving an excellent reputation for successfully resurrecting failing projects and delivering projects on time, on budget and maintaining the required quality standards through a controlled, well-managed, and transparent set of activities


Project Management capabilities are: disciplined structured team leading multi discipline activities, JV, operational planning, BMS/IMS systems, tender/procurement/proposal process, standard recognition, formulating project controls/verification safety leadership, PM planning/operating FEED, vendor/staff approvals appraisals, QA/QC audits,(NCR CAR), risk assessment, contract negotiation, manpower employment/placement and cost/budget/forecasting financial management, improvement analysis.

• Personally devised and wrote six ‘Practical Project Management’ courses, approved by the British Institute of Leadership and Management (City& Guilds)
• Managed and delivered courses for Lloyds DNV, and responsible for presenting motivation talks to Billfinger staff, along with other companies.
• Wrote and implemented the “3 steps to safety” procedure which came 2nd in the OCA (offshore contractors association) awards 2014
• Owner of successful Project Management Consultancy Group for 27 years


Aberdeen College of Commerce
Business management

   May 1979
— Sep 1981


Senior Project Manager (CNRI)

   Apr 2011
— Jan 2017

Provide management of scaffolding, coating, and insulation projects on 5 platforms:
• Commercially responsible for £22 million contract value, and team lead for the same
• Innovations, new technology and operational philosophy
• Reviewed and re-wrote coating/insulation specs, set up QA procedures
• HR/HSE responsible for 370 personnel/ plus 18 staff and vendors
• Client liaison, oversee all operational meetings, drive direction
• Planning/tracking/costing/estimating, responsible for project delivery on time and on budget.
• Contract negotiation/ variation/amendment
• Devised and wrote the company 3 Steps to Safety campaign
• Designed and wrote the TOPS system for international working
• Project management Training

Site Manager/Advisor

   Oct 2010
— Feb 2011

Specialist advice on coatings, application, costing, inspection, and planning programming:
• Advised on the application of TSA and cost analysis against wet coat systems
• Gave presentations on good coating ethic and inspection
• Overviewed and amended offshore coating philosophy
• Audited and verified contractors on the application of TSA
• Attended shutdown planning meeting
• Advised on alternative coating systems (linings, high temp)
• Project Management Trainer

Project Manager (St Fergus / FNGL Gas Plants)

   Sep 2007
— Sep 2007

Analyse and improve production, QA and stream line operations on a project behind schedule, interface with contractors and client to achieve “Value for Money” delivery on gas plant rejuvenation. Project value £270m
• Improved quality specification compliance on sites from 42% to 92%
• Perfected cost savings by upgrading structured operations
• Wrote self-auditing system for contractors, reducing re-work by 25%
• Unified all sites to the same working ethic, QA practice in accordance with certified bodies and procedures, approved method statements.
• Set up 5 year warranty system on works with contractors/paint suppliers, sign off works on completion / commercially sign off contractors work schedules
• Wrote and directed specific training programmes in line with client specification, supported contractors on delivery, monitored contractor inspection methods.
• Formulated weekly QA, costs, production meetings/communication points, with continual verification audits, presentation on gas/safety related issues, direct QA monitor teams
• Designed conception of controlled working habitat improving production by 25% and maintaining quality bar.
• Advised all parties on TSA application, inspection, wrote procedures.
• Wrote and implemented the TEAM philosophy

Globe Elite Ltd
Operations Manager

   Jan 1990
— Current

Globe Elite Ltd. is also a leading edge project management consultancy group with a diverse team of highly experienced and innovative Project Managers, offering a wide range of services ranging from complete project management, resurrection of failing projects, management training, and consultancy.
We aim to exceed our clients’ expectations by adding value to the services we provide, and manage from the workface back, with the knowledge to develop, articulate, and advocate clear and exact business outcomes.
This is achieved through effective communication during client presentations as well as on a one-on-one basis with site personnel.
This is demonstrated by positive feedback from satisfied clients, such as Bilfinger Salamis UK, Cape PLC, Shell, BP, Woodside Petroleum and Transocean.
19 years of International experience, including work on ‘The Great Manmade River Project, Libya’.
Training is at the forefront of Globe Elite’s operations, and through experience, I have written and developed a range of ‘Practical Management’ training courses approved by the Institute of Leadership and Management (City & Guilds ILM).
These courses aim to provide your project teams with the knowledge and capability on how to effectively implement their management skills, required for delivering operational performance and excellence to ensure your company delivers projects successfully.