Program Management Specialist.
Entrepreneurial leader, with a record of leading global technical, and fintech programs. Adept at establishing PMO's, strategic planning and developing solid business frameworks, across the energy, engineering, IT, and fintech industries.

Experience

  • Program Director

    at Trading House

    May 2016 - at Present

    Province of KwaZulu-Natal

    The force behind establishing the business and driving revenue growth. Exemplify expertise in strategic planning, entrepreneurial business leadership, alternative investments and trading, designing and developing automated software trading algorithms, program management, continuous improvement, and business development. • Continual YOY growth in profitability. • Flawless IT Infrastructure migration, leveraging program and strategic business change skills. • Ongoing improvement of trading and investment portfolio strategies through exceptional application of Lean continuous improvement process methodologies. • Act with visionary leadership to drive results and repeatedly outpace original goals

  • Head of PMO

    at Schneider Electric - Conlog

    January 2012 - April 2016

    Province of KwaZulu-Natal

    Head of PMO: Spearheaded the re-engineering of project, program and portfolio management, and the associated business models, processes and procedures, and headed the business transformation. • Constructed and deployed a very effective PMO. Head of Solutions & Services: Leveraged superior business development, negotiation, technical and regulatory aptitude, to have changes made to the electricity supply country regulations, and opened international business opportunities in Nigeria and Ethiopia. • Turned the division from a loss situation, to profit generating within a year. Head of Bid & Internal Sales: Headed multiple large successful international Bids into the energy and utility sectors. Project funding ranging from private to public equity (including world-bank funded).

  • Head of Technical Project Management

    at Schneider Electric - Conlog

    January 2004 - December 2011

    Province of KwaZulu-Natal

    Headed the development portfolio, including multiple technical development projects and programs from concept through development, into volume production and to final close. Employing Prince2, ITIL, PMI, PMBOK, waterfall, agile, rapid application development, Lean and hybrid methodologies. Trustee on Schneider Electric SA and Conlog retirement / pension Funds. • Added significant value consulting to the group, as a project management subject matter expert. • Bolstered the company EBIT through launching the highest volume AMI energy meter and management and vending systems, ahead of time, and below program and product cost budgets.

Education

  • Masters in Business Administration

    at Durban University of Technology

    2006 - 2009 (3 years) Province of KwaZulu-Natal

  • NDP - Financial Management

    at Durban University of Technology

    2006 - 2008 (2 years) Province of KwaZulu-Natal

  • Engineering - Electrical - Light Current

    at University of Johannesburg (Wits)

    1984 - 1987 (3 years) Gauteng

Services offered

  • Program Management

    Program Management Consulting in the Fintech, IT and Engineering fields.

  • Business Transformation

    Adept at managing change.

  • Process re-engineering

    Lean Continuous Improvement Specialist.

Languages

  • English Native

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