CV,South Africa Based Project Coordinator Looking to Global Corporates

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Serial No: 18996

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Short Bio:

Amanda has a B-Tec Diploma in Project Management, with 11 year experience in Project environment in a Co-ordinating role for initiatives of a Strategic nature for leading Corporates in their respective industries and now currently working for the highest Institution within the country, the Parliament of South Africa.
Her most recent time spent at Parliament as Project-Coordinator in the Strategic and Business Planning/Project Management

Current location: Western Cape, South Africa - View on map
Nationality: South African
Preferred Sector of Employment:  , Pharmaceutical and Science, other
Spoken languages: Afrikaans, english
Location I am interested in working: Anywhere


Formal Studies and Training –  Institution –  Date

Bachelor of Law Degree (LLB) (Student No. 56702027) UNISA 2015

Business Communication: Writing a Report in your official Capacity Stellenbosch University 2014

Writing Reports in the Public Sector Stellenbosch University 2014

Writing Proposals in the Public Sector Stellenbosch University 2014

Mentoring and Coaching Training Parliament of South Africa 2014

Application of Official Protocol Helena Burger and Associates 2013

Supply Chain Management Process Parliament of South Africa 2013

BTEC Dip Professional Project Management EDEXCEL(UK)/X-Pert Academy 2008

Brand Governance Landor UK 2007

Microsoft Enterprise Project Management X-Pert Academy 2006

Collaboration and Facilitation Skills X-Pert Academy 2004

MBP Techniques and Processes X-Pert Academy 2004

Microsoft Project Skills X-Pert Academy 2004

Project Administration X-Pert Academy 2004

Literacy & Numeracy Program for Teachers Rotary International 2000

Professional PA Damelin 2000

Front Page 98 Beginners New Horizons Computer Learning Center 1999

Reaching out from reception Customer First 1999

Career Summary

Date of Service: March 2013 till current

Role: Project Coordinator

Duties: Institutional Restructure Project/Digital Recording Transcript Project/ Institutional Restructure (Phase 2) – Implementation Project/ICON Project/The Establishment of the 5th Democratic Parliament project/Adhoc support to PMO Manager

• Apply Project governance adhering to Parliament’s policy and procedures and the Project Management (PMBOK) Methodologies

• Coordinate the Project steering committee & Project Team appointments

• Develop Project Management Plan and Project Schedule

• Drafting monthly reports, memos and supporting documentation for submission of proposals to the Secretary of Parliament, the Presiding Officers and Sponsors as and when required

• Development of Draft Procurement Plan and Estimate Project Costs and Manage Project Costs

• Development of Draft Project Charter and Scope of Work developed in line with the Business Case

• Manage Project work and deliverables (scope) as per project management plan and project schedule (time)

• Prepare presentations with Project Updates

• Stand-in as Chair or attendee for the Project Manager at Meetings when requested

• Present Project Update Presentations at meetings

• Display professionalism, people centeredness and leadership in managing projects

• Manage project transition, the phase to phase activities to project closure

• Manage the product or service transfer to identified stakeholders

• Manage client expectation and relations – Project Sponsor and Steering Committee

• General Project Administration: Following of the Procurement Policies, Procedures and Processes (TOR, RFQ, RFI, RFP) Filing hard copies and on Alfesco, processing of invoicing, arranging of travel, sending meeting invites; arranging catering, prepare presentation packs, drafting of agenda’s and minutes etc.

Dates of Service: May 2011 till current

Role: Project Coordinator

Duties: Ignite Project and Ignite Programme

• Project Governance in accordance with PMO/Prince2 BCLC-SDLC

• Resource allocations, analysis reporting, task levelling, time management on projects

• Project administrative tasks (Meetings, Minutes, Travel and other)

• Maintenance of the Project Risk Log, Change Request Log, Issue Log, Budget Actuals, Quality

• Management Plan, Quality Register

• Updating In-house system “Clarity”: Risks, Issues, Change Request, Actual Year to Date

• Risk Response Planning, discussing, document the mitigation action steps per risk as well as monitoring and tracking

• Distribution of project documentation to all Stakeholders

• Updating Project Artefacts, taking and distribution of meeting minutes

• Maintaining an electronic document storage facility for the project, including maintenance of access privileges for project stakeholders

• Presentation Consolidations and preparations

• Stakeholder Communication Engagement Planning and Management of Forums and Roadshows

Dates of Service: May 2007 till April 2011

Role: Group Marketing and Brand Coordinator

Duties: Brand Re-Launch Project, E-Tailing Launch, Brand Store Rollout, Fresh Magazine

• Some key deliverables and focus areas were addressing Brand, Marketing and E-Tailing related requirements and queries, giving support and information to all stakeholders as required.

• Coordinating brand requirements per product and services with suppliers and briefing agencies

• Event Management and coordination and logistics (Major Sports Events/TV Shows/other Special Events)

• Brief Agencies, suppliers and PnP internally on Brand Governance

• Review artwork and give input on creative layouts for all ATL and BTL (e.g.: store layout, signage, product labels, tv ads, press ads etc.)

• Monitor and track new product launch and rollout execution is in accordance with in quality and specifications as agreed.

• Research and investigating new product development proposals

• Viral Campaign Crisis Management

• General Administrative and PA support to GM

Dates of Service: August 2004 till Ma 2007

Role: Project Coordinator

Pick n Pay: September 2006 till May 2007

• Project Governance in SAP Program Office

• SAP Configuration management and governance on System Enhancements

• Submitting change requests on Enhancement requirements

• Quality assurance of all process artefacts

• Project resource time management

Old Mutual:
January 2006 till September 2006

• Technology Solutions Programme – Project Governance in accordance with CMM (Capacity Maturating Model)

• Resource allocations, analysis reporting, task levelling, time management on projects

• Project administrative tasks (Meetings, Minutes, Travel and other)

March 2005 till December 2005

• IT Architecture programme administrator – Project Governance in accordance with in house application Workspace.

• Progress reporting process assisting with translating data into reports

• Time management on Genome, reports on e2Financials.

• General project administrative tasks (Meetings, Minutes, Travel and other)

X-Pert Academy:
August 2004 till March 2005

• Project administrator and governance for the Learnership Program accordance with PMI’s PMBOK, ISO 9001: 2001 and SETA processes and standards.

• Assisting students with assessment requirements and giving supporting on the Project Management Course Models

• HR duties, contracts, leave, grievances

• Know, understand Legislation, HR Policy and Learnership Policies and Procedures.

• General project administrative tasks (Meetings, Minutes, Travel and other)

Dates of Service: June 2000 till July 2004

Role: Tax Administrator & PA

Duties: PA to Tax Director and Department Assistant. Liaison to corporate clients, financial institutes & SARS and submission of tax returns & relevant information to SARS. Generating of Department Reports and Invoicing and Billing Processes