Project Controls Manager (MSc, PRINCE2,PMI) – Ref: 1090156

Ref: 1090156

Nationality: South African - dual citizenship
Highest Formal Qualification: MSc Project Management, PMI, Prince2
Other Formal Qualification: Masters
Professional Registration: Project Controls Manager
Annual Package Range: R 1.35 mil - 1.5 mil
Total years experience: 16--20 Years

Current/recent job title: Project Controls Manager

Discipline: Project Management (MSc Project Management, PRINCE2 Foundation, PMI Project Management Professional (Experience using SAP and Solid Edge).

Industry in: Mining – Support / service activities incidental to mining of minerals.

Years of experience range: 16 to 20 years.

Annual package range: R 1.35 mil – 1.5 mil, per annum.

Gender: Male.

Ethnicity: Caucasian/White.

Nationality: South African – dual citizenship.

An internationally accredited Project Management Professional with 10 years of experience in facilitating project success through the application of tailored project control tools and techniques on multidisciplinary infrastructure and mining projects with budget up to $400 million and ongoing capital and business improvement programs of up to $32 million per annum. With his expert knowledge of project and portfolio planning as well as cost-schedule integration and his proven ability to manage both cost and schedule control activities simultaneously is enhanced by his record of effectively leading and directing project control teams of up to 5 direct reports by providing a stimulating working environment in which professional development is achieved through active guidance and formal training.

Also gained experience by performing the procurement, quantity surveying and cost engineering functions in support of projects and has successfully completed small construction projects (up to $1.1 million each) as a Project Manager. The interaction between business strategy and portfolios of projects and programs, and the role those play in the achievement of strategic objectives, have become an area of keen interest for him after exposure in the workplace and as a central theme when completing his MSc degree in Project Management.

Candidate location: South Africa

Home & other languages: English

Designation: Project Controls Manager

Highest qualification type: Masters

Company size: 11 – 50

Division: Project Controls / Documentation and Configuration

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

Gender:Male

Ethnicity:Caucasian/White

Nationality: South African – dual citizenship

If dual citizenship, please specify other: Dutch

Highest Formal Qualification:  MSc Project Management, PMI, Prince2

Current / most recent job title? Project Controls Manager

Primary purpose of current/most recent position:Project execution support through project controls.

Core elements or functions that must operate effectively in order to achieve primary purpose:
Project planning.
Project cost management.
Project data integration.
Project document control.
Analysis and reporting.

Description of self, along with greater purpose and passions:
Mediocrity is failure, striving for and achieving excellence is a habit formed through attention to detail and extreme effort.

Ideal business title: 
Project Controls Manager

Key responsibilities and accountabilities of ideal position:
Project planning.
Project Cost management.
Project data integration.
Program/portfolio analysis and reporting.

Skill area of competence:
Project planning.
Project Cost Management.
Project Document Control.
Project data integration.

Achievements: 
Compiled and presented project cost and schedule execution baselines with associated cash flow forecasts to the client and project financiers with both parties approving the project performance baseline for execution.

Played a pivotal role in the compilation of an integrated program execution baseline schedule with a 5-month shorter duration than the schedule produced for the Definitive Feasibility Study by identifying opportunities, constraints and risks associated with integrated schedule compression and simulating effects of work package duration reductions on the integrated program delivery plan.

Facilitated the formal financial close-out of the FPT backfill project by closing 330 open commitments to the value of $1 million accumulated over 4 years to achieve final project cost close-out over expenditure of only 1%.

Storm water management project completed on time and within budget by ensuring realistic project execution baselines, active risk management and constructive contractor management.

Of the 17 projects ranging each in value between $0.3 million and $4.8 million to which the PSO rendered services, 12 projects were completed on time and 15 were completed within budget largely due to the proactive, practical and appropriate services rendered by the committed and motivated PSO team.

What do you absolutely love doing? Mitigating project risks through integrated project controls.

Ideal company (culture and values):Ethical, acts with integrity, strives for and allows employees to delivery work to their utmost ability.

Location Preference: I am open to positions internationally.

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