Senior Planning Engineer, Snamprogetti/Saipem, Burren Field Development Project

START Date: 
March, 1973

Many years experience in the implementation management of multi-discipline projects around the world in various industries, OIL & GAS, Nuclear Power, Rail etc.

In the course of my career I have - directed the development of detailed scope descriptions and forecasts of their associated manpower, costs schedule and quality requirements

Managed the preparation of plans and schedules for organising, executing and controlling projects, both large ans small, through FEED, detailed engineering, procurement and field implementation phases.  This preparation has included the creation of coding structures such as WBS and OBS.  Have managed the progress measurement and control processes using Key Performance Indicators (KPI), Milestones and Earned Value Analysis (EVA).

Evolved manpower, cost and schedule reports including approval cycles. Have evaluated available resources against requirements and initiated action to ensure that resource needs were met in the most economical manner using Earned Value Management (EVM) processes.

Computer literate and conversant with various software including Microsoft Office suite (Excel & Word)

Extensive experience in using project management software for Critical Path Analysis (CPA), particularly 'PRIMAVERA'.  Currently MS 'Project 2010' licence holder.

Presented lectures, training courses and mentoring in the use of project control systems and in technological transfer.

Written ans presented papers on project management topics to international conferences and seminars.