Senior business Analyst
at Syrah Rsources
January 2018 - December 2018
Cabo Delgado Province
Financial site representative (liaison between Mozambique site and Australia Head Office) • Review business processes and procedures, analyse business needs and associated data, identify and assess possible solutions, and define the associated requirements. • Map relevant processes to improve business efficiencies. • Provide ongoing advisory services to maintain synergised operational processes • Constant monitoring of business activities to prevent budget overruns. • Contribute to operational budget development • Analyse different sources reports and collate for executive presentation. • Prepare month end and adhoc reports with focus on actuals vs budgets; preparing an in depth analysis and associated commentary on deviations.
Cost Control Engineer
at Syrah Resources
October 2016 - December 2017
Cabo Delgado Province
• Cost management: - Reviewed all contractor payment certificates and approve for payment - Monitored all payments and ensures compliance with agreed terms - Reviewed and maintain variation registers to determine impact on contracts - Prepared monthly cost reports, including project performance and cost forecasts in line with updated schedules • Schedule Management - Worked closely with planner and project manager to determine realistic time frames for activities - Daily interaction with planner and project manager to interrogate all schedule slippages, provide estimates, forecast and provide accurate estimate at completion (EAC) - Provided workable systems to integrate schedule and cost, so to accurately report value of work done • Risk management: - Reviewed all service requests to ensure alignment with approved budget - Maintained variation register - Analysed all variations and determine schedule, contract and cost impact
Senior Cost Engineer
October 2006 - January 2016
Province of the Western Cape
2007 UK Scotland Secondment - Worked as planner on subsea pipe installation for projects in Latin America - Work closely with planner, estimator and project manager to establish an appropriate work breakdown structure (WBS) for each project - Daily interaction with planner and project manager to interrogate all schedule slippages, provide estimates, forecast and report accurate estimate at completion (EAC) - Provide workable systems to integrate schedule and cost, so to accurately report value of work done - Developed cost management processes, templates (budget transfers) and procedures for each project - Reviewed project estimates before they were issued for final approval - Created cost breakdown (CBS) structures in accordance with work deliverables - Allocated and distributed approved budget in accordance with corporate code of accounts - Developed monthly cost reports, including project performance and cost forecasts in line with updated schedules
Post Graduate Diploma in Project Management
at Stellenbosch University
2014 - 2014 (1 year) Province of the Western Cape
National Diploma in Buiding
at University of Johannesburg
1997 - 1999 (2 years) Gauteng
Holding a post graduate qualification in project management (higher than Bachelor’s degree), I am well rounded professional who is widely familiar with areas of project management with special focus in project controls. I have more than 18 years’ experience working in day to day projects and capital projects with budgets of just under USD2billion. Therefore, I appreciate complexities posed by projects irrespective of size. Experience has been gained in Construction, Oil & Gas and Mining sectors. My skills range from quantity surveying, construction management, contract administration, project controls, business analysis and overall project management.
Further to the above, I easily adapt to new work environments but I am excellent in developing fit for purpose systems in challenging environments
Determine health of project by providing in depth diving into scope, contracts, schedule, risk, cost.