CV,South African Project Manager Seeking Work In Africa Or Middle East

I am currently available for work
Serial No: 17777

Skills keywords: control systems engineer, electrical engineer, engineering manager, project manager
Short Bio:

Determined leadership style, pragmatic approach to problem solving – and huge depth of technical experience. A dedicated, proactive and highly experienced engineering practitioner, with extensive technical, project management and leadership expertise gained through senior executive positions within the construction, oil and gas industries on an international level.Accustomed to a global arena and a multi-cultural workplace; open-minded and receptive to new ideas and innovative approaches.

Current location: Gauteng, South Africa - View on map
Nationality: South Africa
Preferred Sector of Employment:  Oil, Gas and Energy, education and training
Spoken languages: Afrikaans, english, understand Dutch
Location I am interested in working: Anywhere



• Certified International Project Manager: CIPM: IPMC: License No # 2115 (June 2007)

Tertiary Qualifications:

• Diploma in Project Management (1990)(Executive Education College)(FT&PT)(1 year)(NQF5-United Kingdom)

• Diploma in Engineering (electrical & control systems)(1988)(Technical College Maitland)(FT& PT)(4 years)(set at B degree level)

• Diploma in Computer Engineering (systems & hardware)(1982)(ICS-USA)(PT)(2 years)(associate degree level)

Professional Registrations/ License :

• Chartered Engineer: C Eng (ECUK):License No # 409374 (2005)(set at M degree level)(NQF7-United Kingdom)

• European Engineer: Eur Ing (FEANI):License No # 29338 (2006)(set at 5 year degree)(Europe)

Professional Membership:

• Fellow: Institute of Measurement and Control (UK): # S19450

• Fellow: Institute of Engineering and Technology (old IEE)(UK): # 1100179684

• Senior Member : IEEE : Institute of Electronic & Electrical Engineers (USA): # 90883894

• Senior Member : ISA : International Society of Automation (USA) # 33178502

Engineer – Training & Mentoring : ( Part Time)

• Middle East : Jan 2014 ~ Dec 2014 : Training & Mentoring : Electrical , Automation & Control Systems

• Technical / Engineering – Research

Career Summary

Project Manager: Hatch (Africa): June 2011 ~ April 2013 ( done under contract)
Project: AATC: – FEL: 2: Mafube: Project Value: 3.5 Billion ZAR
SASOL Mining: – FEL: 1 & 2: Limpopo West: Project Value: Phase 1 mine & Phase 2 mine: 5.5 Billion ZAR

Core Accountability & Execution:

• Coordinated all contracts with the clients and maintained an available working relationship at all levels throughout the period of the project

• Demonstrated an overriding commitment to health, safety, environmental responsibility

• Assumed responsibility for the performance of all tasks needed for the successful completion of the project and as leader of the project team, plans, organizes, directs, manages staffs, controls, motivates and stimulates the team to work as an integral / cohesive unit

• Defined project scope and objectives

• Establishes the basic work plans for engineering, procurement, project control, construction planning, commissioning, and quality assurance in line with the client and others outside

• Represented Hatch in project execution and maintained official communication with the client and others outside of Hatch

• Conducted periodical meetings with the client to review progress, discuss major changes in the work and resolve problems raised between the client and Hatch, (this included the Steer com meeting / Agenda that was drafted by myself)

• Managed key project personnel so that the work can be executed correctly, effectively, and smoothly in accordance with the client’s specifications, and all contractual terms and conditions

• Conducted the project for execution in line with the project policy, procedures, instructions and guidelines

• Managed all project personnel matters and settled all problems concerning the organization, functions necessary to the corporate officers concerned

• Reviewed and approved all major change orders and periodically reviewed change order controls to determine their adequacy and whether change orders are executed in a timely manner

• Reviewed and approved all major purchases and subcontracts to assure their conformance with the project

• Reviewed and approved the work procedures, and schedules prepared for project administration, engineering, procurement, project control, construction planning and quality assurance

• Reviewed project status of engineering, procurement , and directs the respective group managers to take necessary measures so as to ensure compatibility with the overall schedule

• Reviewed and approved all project forecast, schedules, cost estimates and approved all major expenditures

• Reviewed and approved quality assurance programs and reports

• Coordinated all contracts with the clients and maintained an available working relationship at all levels throughout the period of the project

• Obtained all necessary client approvals with focus on enhancing client relations

• Obtained the client’s acceptance of the plant and coordinated completion of final project document

• Executed project within timeframe and budget, in the case of SASOL the budget constraint was tight and we delivered on target

Engineering Manager: Worley Parsons SA: June 2009 ~ May 2011 ( done under contract)
Project: CAN: Sasol Nitro: Project Value: 1.25 Billion ZAR
PMC Role: Owner Engineer
Managed Sub Contractors: BE Morgan & Associates and SNC Lavalin (Belgium)
Managed Engineering Team: Worley Parsons

Core Accountability & Execution:

• Responsible for the day to day management and performance of the Engineering Department (multi discipline)

• Management and development of all engineering staff (project related)

• Recruitment of engineering personnel in conjunction with HOD of respective engineering departments

• Management of the coordination between ED and other various departments and disciplines within the ED to ensure compliance with the project scope of work , HSE and QA requirements

• Responsible for project management of engineering work (basic engineering & detail design & implementation)

• Acted as the main interface with the Client for all engineering and technical related activities

• Responsible for the finalization of the engineering document deliverables register and schedule to ensure a timely issue of all deliverables inline with the project schedule

• Reviewed and approved all engineering deliverables

• Participated in driving all engineering meetings within WP team and that of the Sub Contractors

• At all times maintained a good client relationship

• Implementation of good, sound engineering practices to ensure efficient constructability and value engineering opportunities

• Developed and standardized procedures and methods to that improved the efficiency and effectiveness of engineering services, projects, and activities; assesses and monitors workload, administrative and support systems, and internal reporting relationships; identified opportunities for improvement

• Contributed to the commercial management of the project

• Developed /updated a detailed plan / schedule to ensure optimization of resources for project completion

• Responsible for the document control personnel



• English (fluent); Afrikaans (fluent)