Cost Management

Business Development and Project Management, Monitor Management Control Systems Ltd., IT Implementation and Software Integration

START Date: 
November, 2010
END Date: 
July, 2013

During this period I worked at Monitor with an ERP product called Mpower that was used globally for real time project cost management.  It was easily integrated with existing systems and planning tools. 

During my time at Monitor I passed my APMP and studied planning and the use of software tools including MS Project and Primavera and risk management.

Experience Hours (Planning & Scheduling): 
800
Experience Hours (Cost Management): 
800

Project Controls System Support Manager, Bechtel, Houston Regional Office

START Date: 
June, 1992
END Date: 
June, 1993

Houston Regional Office; Responsible for support and coordination of all applications used by Project Controls such as Estimating, Cost Control, Scheduling, and reporting software. Established standards for application integration as well as training programs for these tools. Pioneered first multi user networks utilizing UNIX operating systems for Project Controls use.

Experience Hours (Planning & Scheduling): 
750
Experience Hours (Cost Management): 
750
Experience Hours (Forensic Analysis): 
500

Senior Planning and Cost Control Engineer, SecureTech LLC, IT & SS Projects

START Date: 
November, 2013

·         Handling a Centralized P.M.O and Coordinating with different Project Managers/Project

·         Act the role of Project Manager in his absence

·         Managing & Controlling Projects Independently

·         Planning/Controlling/Managing Multiple Projects at any Point of Time.

Experience Hours (Planning & Scheduling): 
7000
Experience Hours (Cost Management): 
5000
Experience Hours (Forensic Analysis): 
500

Planning and Scheduling Supervisor (Project Control), Suncor Energy Inc., Firebag Portfolio (Firebag 2, Firebag 3, Firebag 4) with FB5, FB6 Long Term Projection

START Date: 
October, 2005
END Date: 
February, 2010

Responsibilities include problem solving, trouble-shooting, schedule planning & development, and preparation of project- related documents such as Basis of Schedule, Schedule Management Plan, Schedule Risk Analysis, etc.

Experience Hours (Planning & Scheduling): 
5600
Experience Hours (Cost Management): 
1300
Experience Hours (Forensic Analysis): 
1750

Project Manager, SA Government and Others, Various Housing, Public Works and Infrastructure projects

START Date: 
December, 1986
END Date: 
September, 2000

Government Infrastructure and Housing Projects, Community Developments and Public Works Programmes (large Scale)- Project Management

Project Manager, SENIOR PLANNER/Scheduler, LTD “Gerc”, Recreation and civil construction

START Date: 
September, 2007

·         5 years of work experience using Oracle Primavera Project Management.

·         2 years of work experience as Primavera P6 Planner in international general construction company LTD “Gerc”.

·         1 years of work experience as Project Manager in international general construction company LTD “Gerc”.

Experience Hours (Planning & Scheduling): 
10150
Experience Hours (Cost Management): 
8400
Experience Hours (Forensic Analysis): 
7000

General Manager, Project Management, TELSTRA CORPORATION, Telstra Infrastructure

START Date: 
June, 2000
END Date: 
March, 2001

General Manager, Project Management, Infrastructure Services and Wholesale

  • Creation of a ‘Centre of Excellence’ in Project Management. Management of 154 Project Management personnel.
  • Chaired group responsible for determining the fiscal control of Telstra’s projects.
  • Chaired Telstra’s cross company Project Management Council.
  • Developed Special Interest Groups, a consolidated guidebook to Project execution in Telstra, systems engineering processes and procedures, and 14 Key metrics to project success.
Experience Hours (Planning & Scheduling): 
300
Experience Hours (Cost Management): 
250
Experience Hours (Forensic Analysis): 
200

Project Manager, Aerospace Technologies of Australia (ASTA), Nulka Missile Development

START Date: 
November, 1990
END Date: 
March, 1993

Project Manager for the development of the Nulka Missile.

This project was behind schedule and running over cost.  ASTA developed the system, body and all flight controls.

Responsibility for turning-around the Nulka missile development Project.  

Turned around the contract to be 7 months ahead of schedule, and $1.6M under cost.

Experience Hours (Planning & Scheduling): 
900
Experience Hours (Cost Management): 
300
Experience Hours (Forensic Analysis): 
100

Primavera Consultant, AMEC, All Oil & Gas, Clean Energy, Greenfield and Brownfield Projects

START Date: 
August, 2013
END Date: 
December, 2016

Support and Product Development of Primavera EPPM applications. Integration with Legacy Systems. Product assessment (Third Party Software) fot the EMEA and Growth Regions

Experience Hours (Planning & Scheduling): 
1500
Experience Hours (Cost Management): 
1000

Senior Construction Planner, Applecross Developments, All APX commercial & domestic build projects

START Date: 
September, 2007
END Date: 
May, 2009

Full project planning responsibility on all company construction projects
Full planning responsibility for design, site set-up, groundworks, envelope construction (experience of timber kit, concrete & steel frame) fitout, procurement and sales & marketing
Responsible for tender review & analysis, and planning aspects of tendering
Leads Planning Function in dispute resolution within NEC3 framework
Selecting new planners to business at interview
Full experience of CPM & non-CPM, cost appraisal and detailed analysis

Experience Hours (Planning & Scheduling): 
4500
Experience Hours (Cost Management): 
1000

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