Experienced Project Manager & Professional Chartered Engineer


Last Updated: 30th November 2017 (over 5 years ago)

Address
324, Bahrain

E-mail
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Phone Number
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Gender
Male

Age Range
55 to 64

Qualification Level
Degree

Languages
Arabic, English

Summary

I am an Experienced Engineering Project Manager, a Certified Project Management Professional (PMP) and Professional Chartered Engineer (CEng) with a strong practical construction background, as well as a track record of achieving significant results within multi-discipline, multicultural projects and organisations.

I am passionate about Engineering and Construction holding full professional membership of:
 The Institution of Engineering Designers,
 UK Engineering Council,
 The Institution of Engineering
 The Association for Project Management as well as
 The Project Management Institute.

I have over 39 years of project experience, over 30 years managing the delivery of project worldwide, over 16 years in the Middle East and Saudi Arabia.

I am an individual with a strong practical background as well as an Ethical results oriented attitude.

Some of my skills:
• I am an excellent communicator; a Fluent Native English Speaker, who also speaks basic Arabic.
• I am a Passionate Engineering Project Management Professional, with practical experience in Design, Construction and Commissioning.
• I am an experienced Project Manager.
• I maintain 100% safety record with no lost time incidents on my projects by establishing a culture of understanding and full compliance with all HSE procedures.
• I’m a practised Project Control Manager, experienced in Project Progress Reports and Tracking, Budgets and Financial controls, invoicing, compensation recovery, Cost Reports and Cash flow, Project Planning and Project Forecasting,
• An experienced cross-discipline Interface Manager.
• I inspire and motivate others to take personal ownership of issues and deliver high quality results.
• I build on the team and individuals strength, recognizing and driving opportunities for profitable excellence.
• I am culturally astute, having worked and lived in Europe, Africa, Bahrain, Saudi Arabia and the Gulf for many years.
• I am able to immediately adapt to any new working environments, employing a wide range of transferable skills in Administration Construction, Engineering and Management, as well as the soft skills personally developed over many years of cross-cultural working relationships.
• I am adept at ascertaining customer requirements, always looking for opportunities to build relationships with key decision makers; always looking for opportunities to help bring in new business.

My CV is intended to serve as a brief introduction. However, I welcome the opportunity to discuss what I could offer in more detail. I look forward to you contacting me in the near future.

Yours sincerely

Mark Williams BSc BEng(hons) CEng PMP MIED MIET MAPM
mark.williams@telpm.com
Bahrain +973 39368229
UK +44 2380 97 2131

Education

Southampton Solent University, UK
Engineering with Business

   Sep 1989
— Jun 1993

Engineering and Management studies, including Business and Contract Law

Southampton Solent University, UK
Industrial Systems Technology

   Sep 1988
— Dec 1991

Industrial Engineering and Control Systems
Management studies including Project Management and Management Accounting

Experience

SA Kentz
Project Manager

   Jul 2016
— Current

SA Kentz, part of SNC Lavilin, provides specialist engineering, procurement and construction services, and technical support services to the Oil & Gas industry in Saudi Arabia.

• Hired as Project Manager to oversee the multi-million US dollar construction of the Khurais Gas Oil Separation Plant (GOSP) Increment expansion project on behalf of SA Kentz.
• Reported to Construction Business Unit Manager and Managed 11 direct reporting Managers including Health Safety & Environment, Procurement & Warehousing, Project Controls, Site & Construction Management, Contract & Commercial, as well as Camp & HR Managers.
• Indirectly responsible for over 400 personnel including Superintendents, Construction Managers, Engineers and Technicians.
• Measured on achieving construction targets against project plan.
• Responsible for full profit and loss budget for $114M and reporting cost and cash flow to Regional and International SNC Lavilin Senior Business Unit Management.
• Worked within both existing “Brown Field” plant and new “Green Filed” Expansion areas.
• Established and maintained positive and cooperative working relationship with Client.

Key Achievements:

• Ensured 100% safety record with no LTIs, whilst ensuring progress and positive cash flow.

SA Kentz
Project Manager

   Jul 2016
— Current

SA Kentz, part of SNC Lavilin, provides specialist engineering, procurement and construction services, and technical support services to the Oil & Gas industry in Saudi Arabia.

• Hired as Project Manager to oversee the multi-million US dollar construction of the Khurais Gas Oil Separation Plant (GOSP) Increment expansion project on behalf of SA Kentz.
• Reported to Construction Business Unit Manager and Managed 11 direct reporting Managers including Health Safety & Environment, Procurement & Warehousing, Project Controls, Site & Construction Management, Contract & Commercial, as well as Camp & HR Managers.
• Indirectly responsible for over 400 personnel including Superintendents, Construction Managers, Engineers and Technicians.
• Measured on achieving construction targets against project plan.
• Responsible for full profit and loss budget for $114M and reporting cost and cash flow to Regional and International SNC Lavilin Senior Business Unit Management.
• Worked within both existing “Brown Field” plant and new “Green Filed” Expansion areas.
• Established and maintained positive and cooperative working relationship with Client.

Key Achievements:

• Ensured 100% safety record with no LTIs, whilst ensuring progress and positive cash flow.

Amec Foster Wheeler
Project Control Manager

   Aug 2015
— Sep 2015

Amec Foster Wheeler designs, delivers and maintains strategic and complex assets for its customers across the global energy and related sectors.

• Managed multidiscipline, multinational project team for Saudi Aramco multi-billion USD Fadhili Gas Program in Saudi Arabia.
• Reported to Project Director and managed 6 direct reports including Project Planner, Costing Engineer, Document Controller and Secretary.
• Measured on project deliverables output against baseline plan, as well as project cash flow and timely invoice payments.
• Produced Front End Engineering Design (FEED) & Engineering, Procurement & Construction (EPC) project planning and scenario analysis.
• Ensured that project milestones were continuously achieved and recorded.
• Ensured timely reporting of progress, forecasting, budget control, cost reports and cash flow.
• Managed and maintained a culture of exceptionally high HSE standards with zero LTIs.
• Directly interfaced with Saudi Aramco senior management and other key stakeholders, such as Sofcon and Amec Foster Wheeler during project meetings.
• Developed and maintained good professional working relationships with all parties involved.
• Deputised for Project Director when necessary.

Key Achievements:

• Successfully achieved 100% competition of FEED and EPC schedule planning works while contract value increased by 38%.
• Successfully achieved better than 99% invoice collection with payments received without delay by building and maintaining close working relationship with Saudi Aramco.

Saudi Oger Ltd.
Interface Manager

   Mar 2014
— Aug 2014

• Provided interface and issue resolution between Saudi Oger, Saudi ARAMCO and contractors during construction of the King Abdulaziz Centre For Knowledge & World Culture in Dhahran worth $690 million US.
• Reported to MEP Director and worked autonomously being responsible for interfaces between Aramco contractors, Saudi Oger Ltd and the Saudi Aramco company.
• Measured on delivering project milestones with accordance to MEP work schedule.
Managed interfaces for construction of steel framework and buildings.

Saad Group
Head of Project Management & Control – SAAD Group Electrical Division

   Jul 2005
— Mar 2014

• Established Electrical Division Project Management and Control Unit to provide project management support for internal and external commercial and residential construction and maintenance projects including industrial estate warehouses, medical facilities, schools, workshops, factory construction projects, industrial training facilities, industrial power plants, including mechanical, electrical, instrumentation and control works.
• Reported to head of Electrical Division and managed 4 direct reports including Designer, Planner and 2 Document Controllers.
• Indirectly responsible for 500 Engineers, Electricians, and construction staff.
• Completed project reporting and measured on delivering milestones against planned construction programs up to $150M monitoring project progress against agreed KPIs.
• Established and implemented systems, structures, templates, guidelines and policies
• Introduced parametric estimating system using industry and company norms for E&I works.
• Regularly Chaired Project Meetings with senior stakeholders.
• Forecasted project progress and implemented corrective action to continuously achieve KPIs.
• Managed submittal process to ensure problem free client approval of deliverables.
• Co-ordinated the project handover to the client including system handover for structure and walk-throughs, production and approval of O/M manuals, and as built red lined drawings.
• Successfully project managed construction of 20 Generator, 13.8kV PowerStation, including civil, mechanical, electrical and instrumentation works.
• Successfully project managed upgrade of industrial estate MV and LV distribution networks, including subterranean cabled networks and substations.
• Successfully project managed special works for high profile clients and Government agencies including British Trade Office, UK Diplomatic Mission to the Eastern Province Saudi Arabia.
• Authored Electrical Division Standard Health & Safely and Construction Method Statement.

Zueitena Oil Company
Project Engineer

   Aug 2004
— Dec 2004

• Completed technical and commercial bid evaluations and selected appropriate vendors.
• Reviewed contractors project plans.
• Worked on replacement of 69kV high line project.
• Developed power protection relay audit plan.
• Dealt with electricity supplies 220V 2.4kV 4.16kV.
• Created specification documents for electrical installations.
• Reviewed contractor technical project submittal.

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