CV, Experienced Proposals Manager Seeks Career In Australia

I am currently available for work
Serial No: 13125

Skills keywords: attention to detail, general management / leadership, teamwork, time management / planning
Short Bio:

A Mechanical Engineer with 17 years of work experience & several post-graduate management qualifications, (completed with distinction). In my current position as Proposals Manager I lead a team of engineers towards the effective & efficient completion of technically & commercially sound bids. I am confident that my transferrable engineering & leadership skills, in particular: attention to detail, time management, general management will enable me to add value to any suitably aligned position.

Current location: South Africa - View on map
Nationality: South African
Preferred Sector of Employment:  General Management
Spoken languages: Afrikaans, english
Location I am interested in working: Australia

Education And Qualifications
Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering (1993 – 1996)
University of Kwazulu Natal
Upper 2nd Class Pass including many distinctions during four years of study.

Certificate in Management (2000 – 2000)
University of South Africa (School of Business Leadership
Passed with distinction.

Occupational Health & Safety Act 85 of 1993 (2000 – 2000)
Department of Labour
Passed with distinction.

Diploma in Management (2001 – 2001)
University of South Africa (School of Business Leadership)
Passed with distinction.

Maintenance Practice (Reliability Centred Maintenance) (2001 – 2001)
University of Pretoria
Passed with distinction.

Senior Management Development Programme (SMDP) (2012 – 2012)
University of Stellenbosch
Passed with distinction

Proposals Manager (2010 – present date)
John Thompson, a division of Actom Pty Ltd
Leading a team of Proposals Engineers, assuming ultimate responsibility for the delivery of high quality technical and commercial proposals on time.
Specific Duties :
•Preparing proposal development plans,
• Identifying personnel needed,
• Delegating responsibilities,
• Preparing monthly enquiry and tender status reports.
• Preparing and issuing confirmation of order / contract documents.
• Soliciting new enquiries.
• After each proposal submission, lead post-proposal efforts such as negotiations, contract start-up briefings and “proposal lessons learned” staff meetings.

Senior Proposals Engineer (2009 – 2010)
John Thompson, a division of Actom Pty Ltd
As for Proposals Engineering position below, but extended to more complex new plant bids.

Proposals Engineer (2007 – 2008)
John Thompson, a division of Actom Pty Ltd
Compiled technically and commercially sound cost estimates and tenders for repair & maintenance and retrofit bids for industrial watertube boilers and environmental equipment to meet client and employer requirements.

Property Developer (2006 – 2007)
Distinctive Dwellings
Successfully built and managed the construction of four residential units, including management of the lease of these units, and the subsequent sales thereof.

Design Engineer (2002 – 2006)
Bell Equipment
Designed and tested cabins (including interior and exterior components) and composite material components on wheeled loaders and articulated dump trucks.

Maintenance Engineer (1996 – 2001)
Spoornet (Rail Wagon Division)
Implemented Reliability Centred Maintenance strategies to rail wagon fleet.