Sales & Proposal Engineer, Project Engineer


Last Updated: 5th May 2018 (over 4 years ago)

Address
South Africa

E-mail
Locked

Phone Number
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Gender
Male

Age Range
55 to 64

Qualification Level
Other Post Graduate

Languages
Afrikaan, English

Summary

With more than 36 years of industry experience, a solid educational and training foundation and an exemplary career at leading South African companies in the industry, I possess the required skills and knowledge to be a valuable asset to any organization and contribute meaningfully to the achievement of company objectives.

Team-based style with excellent interpersonal skills. A results-oriented leader with proven ability of analytical techniques and solving problems. Proven ability to complete tasks quickly and skillfully and make decisions effectively while working on multiple projects with brilliant time management skills. Excellent planning and organization skills with a strong attention to detail and follow-up.

Able to work in a fast pace environment, qualifying information and handle objections and obstacles swiftly and effectively. Highly adaptable and flexible and able to change priorities quickly in response to business demands.

Focused on pursuing a challenging employment opportunity within the company that promotes and encourages further development, professional growth, and leadership within a multi-dimensional, performance-oriented career.

Education

University of Pretoria
SDP

   Feb 1994
— Nov 1994

Supervision Development Program (SDP) * – Pretoria University | Pretoria | South Africa (1994) [*Distinction]

Diploma - Mechanical Engineering – Newcastle Technical College | KwaZulu-Natal | South Africa (1983 - 1985)

Safety Management (SAMTRAC) – NOSA | Gauteng | South Africa (2003)

Advanced Incident Management – BOHSS | Gauteng | South Africa (2004)

Advanced Risk Management (NQF4) – BOHSS | Gauteng | South Africa (2004)

Construction Regulation – BOHSS | Gauteng | South Africa (2005)

X5 Export Documents - Invoices & Exchange – Freight Training | Gauteng | South Africa (2006)

Export Risk Management – Freight Training | Gauteng | South Africa (2006)

Experience

ASW Hydropower
Project Leader

   Sep 2017
— Feb 2018

- Responsible for maintenance of the project plan, maintenance, and updating of the SASOL Project.
- Provides administrative support to the Operations Manager.
- Ensuring that the project is run in compliance with the Organization’s requirements
- Providing guidance for the project team
- Maintaining integrated project plans
- Tracking & Reporting overall progress
- Planning & Scheduling resources for the project
- Monitoring resource utilization
- Performing quality reviews
- Establishing and maintaining the project documentation library
- Handling all SHEQ requirements

Outotec (Pty)Ltd | Centurion | South Africa
Project Administrator

   Mar 2017
— Apr 2017

- Responsible for maintenance of the project plan, maintenance, and updating of a project.
- Provides administrative support to the Project Manager.
- Ensuring that projects are run in compliance with the Organization’s requirements
- Providing guidance for project teams
- Maintaining an integrated project plans
- Tracking & Reporting overall progress
- Administering the project budget
- Planning & Scheduling resources for a group of projects
- Monitoring resource utilization
- Performing quality reviews
- Establishing and maintaining the project documentation library

Outotec (Pty)Ltd | Centurion | South Africa
Sales / Proposal Engineer

   Jan 2010
— Dec 2015

- My job responsibilities were to Manage & Lead and prepare multiple proposals & estimating by determining concept; gathering and formatting information; writing drafts; obtaining approvals.
- Identify client requirements: (technical requirements, client infrastructure, configuration, and requirements), technical design (including solution configurations and diagrams) and planning phases of the sales cycle
- Work with Major Accounts, Purchasing, Engineering and Support Center groups to ensure successful delivery of solutions to customers.
- Provide the implementation team with all necessary documentation for the successful completion of the project
- Provide pre-sales support for new and existing customers.
- Work with sales to provide a response to technical RFI / RFP questions.
- Participate in all scheduled sales team meetings/conference calls and sales training.
- Determines proposal concept by identifying and clarifying opportunities and needs; studying requests for proposal (RFPs); attending strategy meetings.
- Meets proposal deadline by establishing priorities and target dates for information gathering, writing, review, and approval; entering and monitoring tracking data; coordinating requirements with contributors; contributing proposal status information to review meetings; transmitting proposals.
- Gathers proposal information by identifying sources of information; coordinating submissions and collections.
- Identifying and communicating risks associated with proposals.
- Handling of all logistical aspect's around the projects from Local to International Suppliers.
- Develops proposal by assembling information including project nature, objectives/outcomes/deliverables, implementation, methods, timetable, staffing, budget, standards of performance, and evaluation; writing, revising, and editing drafts including executive summaries, conclusions, and organization credentials
- Obtains approvals by reviewing proposal with key providers and project managers.
- Accomplishes organization goals by accepting ownership for accomplishing new and different requests; exploring opportunities to add value to job accomplishments.
- Responsible for communicating directly with the Sales Manager & Department in South Africa and Perth to coordinate Sales and Proposal in the Sub-Sahara Africa Region.
- Assist Sales Manager with the planning and implementing improvements in the department.
- Ensure the maintaining and updating of the sales system in the department
- Visited sites and clients to promote our Product, After Sales Services and Spares.

Outotec (Pty)Ltd | Centurion | South Africa
Project Engineer

   Apr 2007
— Jan 2010

- Manage multi-disciplinary grinding projects at Outotec to meet 100% of agreed targets of functionality, specification, budget, and timeframe.
- Provided technical assistance and guidance to assigned engineers, contractors, and artisans.
- Responsible for initiating projects that improve efficiency and/or reduce operating costs.
- Responsible for maintaining a concentrated focus on safety on the projects. Managed & responsible for all aspects of Health and Safety (OHS Act).
- Assured the timeliness and accuracy of all engineering schedule deliverables.
- Manage interpersonal relationships, and how these affect projects.
- Team player and contribute to the success of project teams.
- Construction site supervision.
- Handling of all logistical aspect's around the projects.
- Responsible for assisting with researching, designing, evaluating, installing, modernizing, redesigning and machine operation in maintaining machinery and equipment.
- Conduct, and also assist with the planning, scheduling and cost control of assigned projects.
- Responsible for interpreting blueprints, technical drawings, schematics and computer-generated reports.
- Performing various other duties as needed to support the business if and when required.
- Assure the timeliness and accuracy of all engineering schedule deliverables

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