Multidiscipline Management Professional in: PPPM, PMO, Controls and SHERQ, Ref: 702629

Ref: 702629

Nationality: South African
Highest Formal Qualification: Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Industrial Ecology & Sustainable Mining / Master of Science (M.Sc.) Management Engineering / N.Dipl Construction Technology / Civil Engineering (NQF 6) With honours
Other Formal Qualification: National Diploma (N.Dipl) Human Resource management (NQF 7)
Professional Registration: South African Institute for Civil Engineers (SAICE): Associated member, Project and Construction management and The Association for Controls Management (T.A.C.M.): Fellow member, Association for Controls management
Annual Package Range: R 2.1 mil - 2.5 mil
Total years experience: 20--30 Years

Current/recent job title: Controls Manager - PMO

Discipline: M.Sc. Management Engineering / N.Dips Construction Technology and Human Resources) (SAICE and T.A.C.M).

Industry in: Metals and Minerals.

Years of experience range: 20 to 30 years.

Annual package range: R 2.1 mil – 2.5 mil, per annum.

Gender: Male.

Ethnicity: Caucasian/White.

Nationality: South African.

Highly experienced in a multi-cultural, highly successful and international environment within developing and developed countries. Passionately involved in mining (Open pit mining in Metals and Minerals such as – Iron Ore, Diamonds, Coal, Platinum mining), Construction and Engineering industry for over 10 years. Experienced on strategic, operational and projects level (Greenfield and Brownfields projects ranging from Asset to SIB projects, on site and head office corporate strategy).

Experienced in operational excellence, ecological risk management assessment in Africa and studies on feasibility concepts on extremely confidential project assessments (within Africa.) With his variety of qualifications, experience working within major mining companies such as Anglo American (Group), Kumba Iron Ore and Debswana (De Beers) and skills, he has lead, managed, mentored and coached many people on many levels ranging from junior to senior directors, all with one key aspect in common, creating successful people through change and delivering successfully on business through operational excellence.

Additional Cert/Training: Advanced Project Management (Nat. Cert) / Project management (Nat. Cert) / Prima Vera P6.v7 (Cert) / PM Compass – PPPM Reporting (Cert) / Cobra Costing – Fundamental & Advanced (Cert) / Open plan Scheduling – Fundamental & Advanced (Cert) / ProjectWise management system Documentation management (Train) / PS Next / Sci Forma Portfolio management system (Train) / Project Asset Development Methodology (Cert) Risk Management (ORM): Bow Tie Analysis (Train) /  Isometrix S.H.E.R. reporting (Train) / A3 Safety Risk Management (Cert) / Safety Through the Empowerment of People (S.T.E.P) Safety management (Train)

Candidate location: South Africa

Home & other languages: Afrikaans, English

Designation: Business Improvement Manager

Highest qualification type: Masters

University: Tshwane University of Technology

Company size: ‘5001 – 10000

Division: Programme / Project Management

Seniority level: Regional / Country / Area / General / Project Manager / Department Head

Gender: Male

Ethnicity: Caucasian/White

Nationality: South African

Highest Formal Qualification:  Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Industrial Ecology & Sustainable Mining / Master of Science (M.Sc.) Management Engineering / N.Dipl Construction Technology / Civil Engineering (NQF 6) With honours

Other Formal Qualification: National Diploma (N.Dipl) Human Resource management (NQF 7)

Professional Registrations: South African Institute for Civil Engineers (SAICE): Associated member, Project and Construction management and The Association for Controls Management (T.A.C.M.): Fellow member, Association for Controls management

Current / most recent job title? Controls Manager – PMO

Primary purpose of current/most recent position: Governance and Assurance (incl. QC/QA and Option evaluation) on project stage gate reviews preparation (Incl. on Front-end loading).
Managing a Portfolio value of BWP 1.5 Bn with multiple projects covering multiple disciplines incl. management, Construction, Property/residential development, Engineering, Structural, Environmental, SHE, Operational, Environmental on SIB and Asset management level
Extensive lifecycle financial analysis (Actuals vs. Planned values) on all projects within Portfolio on Capital investments.
Track and report on Portfolio with trends, scenarios and suggestive actions. Reporting on portfolio, finance, budget, accounting, accruals, schedules and risks.
Reviewing EV against scope, plan and schedule activities planned vs actuals, schedule lags and efficiency.
Liaise with clients on overall performance and to ensure alignment of execution strategies in delivering achievement of project KPIs.
Progressive management reporting and updates including on systems
Integrated controls management
Assessing risks and planning of mitigating actions
Standardization of site project controls documents, reviewed with proper interface.
Plant maintenance and equipment, shut down planning.
Mentoring, Coaching and facilitation. Overseeing of career development and IDP’s.
Strategic management and Operational readiness
Commercial/Contract management- Contract oversight and direction, Risk, Quality (LEAN) and Resource management
Support direct reports (Total 22) to mitigate / resolve any outstanding concerns / issues
Planners, Schedulers, Project Controllers, Project administrators, Cost Engineers and Analysts, QS/Estimators, Document controllers, Project managers

Core elements or functions that must operate effectively in order to achieve primary purpose: Resources, strategy, operations, efficiency, schedules, cost, quality, controls, project management

Description of self, along with greater purpose and passions:
Highly disciplined
Self-motivated with a solid base of principles
Outspoken and understanding
Logical and analytical

Ideal business title: Project Services Manager / PMO manager / Project Leader / General manager / Director / Mining related management

Key responsibilities and accountabilities of ideal position:
Management and coordination of a project office
Providing governance and assurance to projects
Risk and quality management
Financial reviews
Advising on project performance
Reviews on business improvement
Management and coordination of staff
Innovation and creativity with new ideas to implement and design
Leadership, mentoring and coaching

Skill area of competence: PPPM, Operations, Strategy, HR, Finance, Safety, Risk, Quality, Controls

Career summary: Iron ore 8 yrs
Diamonds 2 yrs
Platinum 2 yrs
Coal 2 yrs

Achievements: 
1. Achieved designing a project structure which increases productivity and decreases cost
2. Created a resource forecasting tool which identifies areas of cost control, scheduling and risk identification, decreasing costs
3. Effective contract management by designing standardised remuneration, creating benchmarked costs
4. Effective controls management over worksorders declining worksorders, saving company millions of rands
5. Alligned cost and schedule performance in Debswana within first 8 months.

What do you absolutely love doing?
Engaging in problem solving
Using creativity to design solutions
Managing my time continuesly
Being effective throughout the day
Engaging in discussions

Ideal company (culture and values):
Mining, construction, engineering, gas, oil

Location Preference: I am open to positions nationally (in my country).

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