Senior Manager - Business - Construction - Operations - Project

Last Updated: 10th March 2019 (over 3 years ago)

United Kingdom


Phone Number


Age Range
45 to 54

Qualification Level

English, Italian


Dynamic and motivated senior professional with 30 years of industry equipment and construction comprehensive management experience.
Highly skilled at designing strategies, coaching, and building cross-functional teams. Exceptional stakeholder communication skills and able to make critical decisions during challenges.
Adaptable and transformational leader who can work in a team or independently to develop and manage functional opportunities that further establish organisational goals.

Industry Experience at senior and operational management levels includes; Building & Construction - All types, Crane and Heavy Lift, Engineering, EPC, Facilities and Property Management, Finance, Health & Safety, Heavy and Industrial Fabrication, Import & Export, Insurances, MEP and Building Services, Offshore, Oil & Gas, Operations & Maintenance, Plant, Procurement & Purchasing, Property & Housing, QA/QC certification, Sales & Marketing, Scaffolding & Rigging, Structural, Supply Chain & Logistics.


Curtin University Perth Australia
Bachelors of Science in Construction Management

   Jan 2017
— Current

Working part time towards completion to underpin experience and knowledge in construction with formal qualification.

Course weighted Average 78%

Miscellaneous Courses

   Jan 2016
— Jul 2018

June 2018 - St John Ambulance Western Australia - Senior First Aid Course.

July 2017 - Master Builders Association Western Australia - Certificate in Leadership in Work Health and Safety.

July -

Edith Cowan University - Perth Australia
Graduate Certificate of Business - Post Graduate

   Jul 2014
— Dec 2015

Course work in post graduate study covering managing people and Organisations, Marketing leadership and Fundamentals of Value Creation.

Course weighted Average score 78.33%

Edith Cowan University - Perth Australia
MBAI - Masters of Business Administration International

   Jul 2014
— Dec 2016

Specialisation Project Management.

Course Weighted Average Score 77.25%

MBA coursework with international business and trade units included covering working with cultures and international trade and finance.

Central Institute of Technology Perth Australia
Diploma of Building and Construction

   Feb 2014
— Feb 2015

Diploma is a recognized requirement enabling application for Registered Building Practitioner in Australia (Registered Builder) subject to meeting other criteria.

Edith Cowan University - Perth Australia
Graduate Certificate in Project Management - (Post Graduate)

   Jan 2014
— Jul 2015

Course work at post graduate level covering Quality, Scope & Stakeholders and Scheduling and Control.

Course Weighted Average score 67%

Worksafe Western Australia
High Risk Work Licence

   Feb 1989
— Dec 2018

Attained licence to perform high risk work activity including;

Scaffolding - Advanced.
Rigging - Advanced
Dogging Work (Banksman)
Tower Crane and Vehicle Loading Crane - Operator
Hoist Personnel and Materials - Operator.
Elevated Work Platform - EWP Operator

Industry Safety Awareness Training Card - Blue Card - Western Australia

Safe Work at Heights training Card - Western Australia


Home Group WA
Construction Manager - Special Projects Manager

   Oct 2015
— Current

Senior role -Direct reports for Special Projects, Client Liaison, Maintenance, Construction, H.S.E. and Legal.
• Manage coaching and developmental training programs for managers and employees.
• Manage communications and legal requirements for contract and customer disputes. Attend and manage arbitration, Building Commission and State Administrative Tribunal matters.
• Special Projects Manager - Submission and project manage large non-suite tender activity. Manage stakeholder and workflow activity.
• Project Manager – Client side for large residential land subdivision. RFI, RFT, contracts, progress payments and project reporting.
• Development and implementation contract instruments and safety systems to achieve compliance within legal frameworks: Safety Management Plans, SWMS and Risk Assessments, development and introduction of Online Safety Induction management system.
• Introduction of Quality based improvement cycle, based on plan, do, act and check system of work. Reduction of defects and faults in processes has improved organisational quality outcomes.

Hanssen Pty Ltd
Operations Manager - Senior Project manager

   Feb 2014
— Oct 2015

Managing multiple facilities and projects including precast and fabrication workshops, plant & equipment requirements, procurement and suitability for purpose. Business support for multiple high rise residential building projects. Go to person for constructability solutions.
• Manage diversified fleet of plant and equipment including logistics, maintenance and training. Fleet included: Tower Cranes, Mobile Cranes, Piling Rigs, Grout Pumps & Silos, Passenger hoists, formwork/false work, Concrete Pumps, Scaffolding, Excavators, Loaders, Bobcats and Forklifts, trucks, trailers.
• Communicate, design and oversee application of temporary and fixed building safety systems and requirements to ensure compliance with relevant Building Codes (B.C.A.), Australian Standards and Codes of Practice.
• Senior Project Manager and lead for Jet Grouting, Piling and anchoring project at Aurelia Apartments. Grouting, piling, anchoring, pumping & batching. Lead for engineering design, RFI, Compliance assurance, RFT, negotiation, procurement, shipping, assembly, training and production. Stakeholder management with client and authorities. Forecasting, budgeting and reporting.
• Manage capacity and growth at Hazelmere facility for stores, fabrication and precast facilities. Project Manage construction of large industrial facility. Construct 4,000m2 warehouse, 15,000m2 concrete hardstand and retaining works.

FG Cranes Pty Ltd
General Manager

   Sep 2012
— Jan 2014

Start-up tower crane and mobile crane business.
• Business development: Manage client relationships, review requirements with clients, submission of tenders, contracts review, installation and site management.
• Establish and develop tower crane business, introduce mobile cranes, manage associated services.
• Develop and implement procedures and systems: Manage all administration, OSH, Lift Study plans, recruitment and training requirements.
• Manage engineering design and fabrication requirements, develop and implement crane maintenance regime. Manage compliance and adherence to Australian Standards and Codes of Practice for High Risk Work.

D&G HOist & Crane - D&G Verticon - Northern Suburbs Crane Hire
Managing Director

   Sep 1998
— Jun 2012

Established and developed business from start up to $100m national and international presence through incremental growth and acquisition. Fleet of 130 Tower cranes, 50 Mobile Cranes, 120 Passenbger Hoists, Generators and msic equipment.
• Managed Business Administration, Sales and Operational activity for national enterprise specialising in hire and sales of cranes and hoists. National and international footprint.
• Major procurement activity. Import and export activity between Australia and France, China, Korea, Asia Pacific and USA. Associated shipping, logistics, compliance and financing activity.
• OEM distributor for Potain – Manitowoc Tower cranes. Managed all account activity with Potain Manitowoc. APAC Dealer of the year twice. Purchased 100 new Potain cranes up to 600mt over 12-year period.
• Managed Northern Suburbs Crane Hire, mobile crane business, fleet size 30 cranes, largest crane Terex AC350 with full compliment.
• Managed crawler cranes Manitowoc and Kobelco, up to 250t, introduced machines into Melbourne and PNG.
• Managed and reviewed all sales, operational and safety requirements on major commercial and infrastructure projects across Australia. Grew business activity to 20% national share of tower crane and hoist rental market in Australia.
• Growth strategy included sourcing and finalising acquisitions of Northern Suburbs Crane Hire (Mobile & Crawler cranes) and Verticon (Listed – National Tower Crane & Hoist hire business).
• Implemented and managed under formal ISO systems: 9001.2008 Quality, 4801.2001 OH&S, and 14001.2004 Environmental Management Systems. Significant exposure top major client safety management operating systems.
• Managed and oversaw significant major projects contracting works involving heavy lift cranes performing installations and maintenance works work lifting a wide arrange product into installations.

PCH Group
Director of Sales and Marketing

   Apr 1994
— Jun 1998

Co established and developed scaffolding and access specialised business. Listed on ASX 2006.
• Instrumental in developing business into new markets locally and internationally: Business growth of 400% during three years as marketing director.
• Developed new opportunities into infrastructure and oil and gas access market in N/West Western Australia, Singapore and Azerbaijan.
• Project director on significant major infrastructure works packages including Collie Power Station and Hot Briquette Plant, BP Refinery etc.
• Undertook Rigging and scaffolding activity on major projects working with all crane types including large Manitowoc Ringers and 4100’s at BP Refinery, Cockburn Cement, Wandoo.

Search Jobs by Industry