Consulting Project / Contract Manager

Last Updated: 8th May 2020 (over 2 years ago)

United Kingdom


Phone Number


Age Range
55 to 64

Qualification Level
Other Post Graduate

Afrikaan, English


Having 35 years of professional experience in Infrastructure, first, as a certified Program Project Manager consulting, and then in an advisory/consulting capacity as a Professional Construction Project Manager.

Preparing of contract documents, assisting Engineers with design reviews and managing the procurement process for multi-discipline projects, scheduled controls, manage project time and schedule, management of Project Cost and Procurement, Project Integration Management meetings, Construction Supervision, and Commissioning.

Come to offer my strong organizational and analytic skills, combined with the initiative to search for non-standard solutions. Intuitive communicator, able to engage and build relationships with other professionals and coach and energize teams to deliver superior value across the end-to-end process in a fast-moving, high-pressure environment.

With my practical knowledge and demonstrated skills, I have the confidence and talent to lead to success. Looking to pass on my experience within your client's established and reputable organization that would offer me an opportunity to utilize my knowledge, skills, and experience


University Of Pretoria
Programme in Project Management (NQF6)

   Jan 2003
— Oct 2003

Project Management Principles and Practices
Project Management in Organisational Context
People Management for project Success 1&2
Financial Principles and Project Cost Accounting
Project Procurement and contract Management
Project Quality Management
Project Risk Management

Springs Technical Collage
N5 Mechanical;

   Mar 1983
— Nov 1991

Mechanical Technology
Strength of Materials

Springs Technical High
Grade 12 (N3)

   Jan 1980
— Nov 1980

Technical Drawings
Mechanical Technology


KPMG India
Technical Director Advisory Consultant

   Aug 2015
— Apr 2019

Advise the CEO of L&T. Power on Management, Planning, Technical advice, and new construction methods. Enable them to reduce the project schedule from 42 months to 40 months, within budget, maintaining international quality and safety standard
• In addition to this I chair the monthly L&T Power CEO Steer com meeting, where we report back to L&T Power's CEO and top management on the progress of the project
• The report includes recommendation to prevent slippages of the contractual millstones and critical interface areas, as well as highlight critical paths
• During the projects close-out stage will direct the engagement team, to advise L&T Power on the commissioning and contractual close-out of the total project
• Major Cost savings on Project

Mechanical Contract Manager

   Apr 2014
— Jul 2015

Main features: The effective Planning, Organization and Coordination and Control of work area for Super critical Boilers Medupi Power station
• Assisting with the recruitment and selection of the Construction team.
• Daily, Weekly and Monthly planning
• Design reviews
Activities Performed: Control all man hours allowed for the erection of the section above, ensure all budgets are met or improved
• Updating construction schedules and assisting with drawing up of construction schedules
• Responsible to direct, assist, guide and support the supervisors assigned to the Construction Manager in fulfilling their responsibilities
• Report all deviations from the scope of work and design timeously in writing to the Senior Construction Manager
• Ensure high standard of safety and quality are adhered.

ACBO/ LBC Engineering
Consulting Project Contract Manager

   Nov 2006
— Jan 2014

Main features: Consulting Project Managers in multi discipline projects and duties of an
Project Manager in Project Planning and Capital Programme
• Assist in the development of a coordinated (PERT/GANTT) Network programme
• Provide updated data for the capital programme knowledge / information of site progress,
• Monitors progress and key events as well as making decisions on site to remain within the capital programme.
Project Manager Support Project Engineer in Project Engineering
• Provide site information regarding local and ‘peculiar’ situations which may influence designs
• Identify design errors or site conditions which may conflict with design requirements
• Obtaining modified designs / drawings and ensures that contractors are updated
• Provide practical feedback on the feasibility of new designs
Project Manager / Project Officer in Cost Control
• Ensure that invoices and claims submitted by contractors and consultants are timorously checked, verified and forwarded to the project manager
• Anticipate problems
• Anticipate claims for increased costs due to late access or material delivery (endeavors to minimize the effect thereof)
• Ensure effective site contract management is achieved for time, cost and quality
Activities Performed: Preparing Contract documents and managing the procurement process
• Implementation and execution of the contracts
• Commissioning
• Handover
• Management of the guarantee and contracts close out
• Facilitation and training of new staff at Matimba Power Station
• Managing the project scope assisting with design reviews
• Establish and manage project risk
• Develop and implement a management control system to ensure that contractual requirements are adhered to
• Management of project cost and procurement
• Leading and managing human resources
• Quality management
• Developing project communication strategy
• Manage project time and schedule
• Project integration management meetings
• Project safety management
• Project Control management
• Re-commissioning of new installed plants

Eskom Generation
Contract / Project Manager

   Jan 1983
— Oct 2006

• Assisted procurement department with the implementation of the New Engineering Contracts (NEC) in August 1995
• Compile Contract documentation for tender purposes
• Tender evaluation
• Project management, Contract Management when projects are in execution phase
• Co-ordinate site activities with various departments
• Control cost on projects
• Participate in Commissioning activities
• Assist new appointed project coordinators with knowledge gain.
• Integrated schedule with integrated meetings with Top Management.