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Senior Planner & Planning manager, Transnet Capital Projects, Various Projects

START Date: 
January, 2007
END Date: 
June, 2010

Managing Gauteng region, detail schedules for PM’s and Sub Contractors. Monthly management reports including costing, resource loading and S-curves.

Included recruiting, training & mentoring of staff to ensure the efficient running of the Project Planning department. Resolve all issues relating to the planning department to ensure effective reporting and project monitoring on a monthly basis.

I currently have 13 planning staff on my org chart with an additional 8 vacancies to fill as soon as we get the go ahead with the expansion that has been planned.

I am currently executing the training function for Primavera as we are the first company in the country to be running with an integrated project management system using Primavera P6, Primavera Contract Manager, Primavera Resource Manager and the Primavera P6 Web suite of tools. We are currently training all the planners, contract managers, procurement staff and project managers in the effective use of the tools.

With P6 we have included all the financial data on the projects to ensure effective and accurate reporting using Earned Value, all the data is integrated between the suites of tools and is extracted monthly for reporting, both to management and the clients.
 

Experience Hours (Planning & Scheduling): 
5750
Experience Hours (Cost Management): 
1000
Experience Hours (Forensic Analysis): 
2500

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