Management, Consultant, Engineer, Quality Systems Audit, Change Mgmt., Performance Development
ACT - Canberra
Specialties
Quality Engineer
Quality Auditor
All Rounder
Change Management
Risk Management
Manager
Consultant
Surveyor

Prof. Engineer. Mgmt. Review & Dev’t Systems Audit & Dev’t Mgmt. Consultant, Change, Risk & BPI Performance Dev’t Clients: IBM, DFAT, KPMG.

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Aecom - Management Consultant, Engineer, Quality Systems & Audit. Governance, Change, Risk, Project Management, ICT,
Construction & Infrastructure - Consulting & Strategy
Australia
Specialties
Quality Engineer
Quality Auditor
All Rounder
Change Management
Risk Management
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Australia
Davis Langdon - Senior Project Manager, Lead Certification Auditor
Australia
Specialties
Manager
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Davis Langdon - -
Australia
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- - Contract Consultant
Australia
Specialties
Consultant
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Infrastructure Asset - Surveyor
Australia
Specialties
Surveyor
Bulk Water Alliance - Quality Consultant
Australia
Specialties
Consultant
Responsibilities
  • Acting Risk Manager, co-author and editor of the Risk Management Plan.
  • Class 'A' Building Licence Holder for $600 m Programme of Works comprising eight projects.
  • Quality Systems Auditor.
  • Assistant to the System Manager. ;
  • Records Manager and author of the Records Management & Disaster Management Plan.
  • Member of the Safety Committee dealing with risks of industrial chlorine leaks and evacuation.
  • De facto Approvals Manager for Buildings Approvals and Compliance.
  • De facto Audit Manager.
  • The Enlarged Cotter Dam (ECD) Project
  • The Murrumbidgee to Googong (M2G)
  • The Googong Dam Spillway (GDS)
  • The Murrumbidgee to Cotter (M2C)
  • Quality Consultant for Quality Management System development. This involved close liaison with most functional manager, including, Systems Support, Safety, Environmental, Risk, Procurement, Commercial, Land Acquisition and Projects.
  • Building Licensed holder for the BWA Programme of Works. Transitioning from H.O. QA to onsite project QA for M2G, I was onsite daily at M2C liaising with engineers, subcontractors and the Independent Inspector to resolve legislative noncompliance issues which required resolution;
  • Records Manager for BWA's `cloud computer system' to ensure the effective capture, retention, access and timely hand over of contractually deliverable hard and soft records to the Owner. For this, I wrote the Records Management Plan and Disaster (Data) Recovery Plan and audited and trained staff in records management procedures; and.
  • Management Systems Auditor and de facto Audit Manager to drive compliance and continual improvement, specifically, Quality, Management, ICT and Records Systems. QA System Coaching.
  • Other Responsibilities: * Acting Risk Manager * De facto Building Approvals Manager. ;
  • Volunteer Performance Trainer and Motivational Speaker
  • HAZID, HAZOP, Risk Assessment Studies (including chlorine use) Safety Case Development.
  • Also I presented a regular psychological performance coaching workshops at the programme office.
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Australia
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  • Management Systems consultant liaison developing plans for ISO 9001 and 4801 Certification.
  • Writing Safety Plan and SWMS for excavation and construction a below ground parking and all belowground building services on a Leighton Contractor Project. N.B. Until 75% complete D-Group managed the project. Including: HAZID, HAZOP, SIL, Process Safety, Air Pollution, ...
  • Contract Review, rights and obligation interpretation, and risk assessment.
  • Land acquisition, development, planning, commercial and economic studies.
  • Regulatory compliance and licence application and management.
  • Diesel fuel economic analysis and solution development to save 42 cents per litre, including, sustainability planning and related mechanical engineering and procurement.
Jan De Nul Consortium - Quality Consultant
Australia
Specialties
Consultant
Responsibilities
  • Development of QMS Sytems and Plans, including:
  • Quality, Design, Safety, Environmental, Construction, Marine Works, Dreedging, Risk Mgmt.,
  • I wrote solo the Records Management and Disaster (Data Recover) Management Plan.
  • Construction, Marine Works and Project Management ;
  • Communication, Security, Disaster Recovery and Dredging and Reclaimation Works Plans. About 60 major plans in total.
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ICT Engineering - Project Manager
Australia
Specialties
Manager
Responsibilities
  • The relocation of 300 critical market trading severs from two old IDCs to two new IDCs for Deutsche Bank, Sydney;
  • Contract review and tender submissions for the company with contractual and delivery risk identification, analysis, assessment and mangement; and
  • ICT System Security Audit to Defence's ASCI-33 Information Security Manual (ISM) Standard.
Defence Housing Association - Property Classification Auditor
Australia
Responsibilities
  • The review documents and reclassification of assets to a revised classification standard.
Dept. Of Foreign Affairs and Trade - Relocations Manager
Australia
Specialties
Manager
Responsibilities
  • Writing a successful Investment Business Case (IBC or TOC or Total Outturn Cost) with Risk Management Plan to obtain funding approval for a $29 m. hardening and refurbishment of the Australian Embassy, Kuala Lumpur, including, the sites options investigation and selection. The IBC was reviewed by Finance and approved by Cabinet;
  • Site and premised acquisition and commercial space leasing options in Tehran and Tel Aviv identifying issues and risks identification and assessment pivotal to strategy and decision; and
  • Similarly, influencing investment strategy in an unstable South East Asian country with civil unrest. In this case negotiations were government to government. Specified and managed investigation of a potentially contaminated site.
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RSM Systems - Special Project Manager, Business Solutions Developer
Australia
Specialties
Manager
Responsibilities
  • To attend an RPDE briefing and develop a business solution, which I conceived, named R-e-Minder (Real-time Electronic Minder) a communications technology system with: biological ID verification, health condition monitoring, GPS location, radio frequency lock keys, mobile voice and video communications for Defence personnel security, tracking and minding. This involved innovative conversion of inherent risks to strategic and tactical advantage.
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Australian Govt. Information Mgmt. Office (AGIMO) Dept. of Finance and Administration - Business Analyst
Australia
Specialties
Business Analyst
Responsibilities
  • Reviewed ICT Investment Business Cases for Australian Commonwealth Government agencies with projects ranging from $25 m to probably $6 bn for Defence, Customs and ASIC. This included: analysis, assessment, questions and recommendations of activities concerning Government and agency business needs, policies, strategies, procedures, legacy, immerging technology options, ramifications, expandability, interoperability, reliability, logic, risks, change, schedules, budget, economics, procurement and resourcing; and
  • Researched, developed and wrote an ICT Performance Indicator Resource Guide and KPI Library for Commonwealth Government agencies to raise: the quality of investment decisions; planning; management; success; service; benefits realisation; value; interoperability and governance, etc. The Guide was approved by CIOC and e-published in June 2006 at http://www.finance.gov.au/sites/default/files/AGIMO_PerfIndicatorReport_v1_2.pdf
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Sirius Telecommunications - Management Consultant
Australia
Specialties
Management
Management Consultant
Consultant
Responsibilities
  • Conduct a Management Performance Review and Report to Management. Primary concern was verification of the delivery of contractual obligation to the head contractor with an assessment of contractual risks arising from the head contractor's practices.
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IBM - Contracts and Negotiations Manager
Australia
Specialties
Manager
Negotiations
Responsibilities
  • Interpreting contract obligations, risks and compliance; ensuring changes; statements of work and supplementary agreements are favourable, compliant and agreed; ensuring service obligations are clearly identified and delivered; assessing commercial options and decision ramifications; risks, nurturing and improving client relationship and trust.
  • Facilitated the sale of 2000 ICT assets; problem solving; contentious issues resolution; negotiating MS-OS licenses levels; protecting intellectual property and staff privacy; maintaining contractual documents and regular reports; smoothing changes; forewarning and assessing risks: identifying opportunities for benefit. The value of the contract was $19 m p.a., $127 m in total.
  • Savings Achieved: saved $800,000 on asset sales, $95,000 on MS OS licenses, and an estimated $5m. p.a. on COLA labour rates increases Australia wide.
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- - Financial Consultant, Business Analyst
Australia
Specialties
Business Analyst
Consultant
Responsibilities
  • To conduct a biennial or triennial National Human and Financial Resources Review of Seaports, which resulted in an increase of 8-11% p.a. on operational cost analysis and recovery for passenger clearance QRA and SIL; saving of 11% p.a. on an industry forced introduction of co-regulated vessel inspection. (Percentage relates to total expenditure and income).
  • Observing quarantine inspections for various large commercial vessels and passenger clearance.
  • Conduct a Risk Management Review of Import Clearance, Cargo Management with QRA, Consequence and Likelihood Probabilistic Risk Analysis HAZID, HAZOP. This concerned methodologies, process, capabilities, accountabilities and practices for long chain event national biosecurity risks relating to import cargo, plant and container inspection and quarantine.
  • Review proposed Co-regulation and Co-inspection Changes to Import Clearance.
  • Volunteer Psychological Performance Workshop Presenter / Coach, and colleague counsellor.
Centrelink - Business Analyst
Australia
Specialties
Business Analyst
Responsibilities
  • Client liaison, business needs extraction, analysis and definition for ad-hoc inquiries involving: Teradata Mining and Testing and results presentation for complex inquiries to the Ad-hoc Requests Team, Knowledge & Enabling Team, National Support Office, Centrelink.
SAI Global Services - Senior ISO 9000 Compliance Certification Auditor
Australia
Specialties
Compliance
Responsibilities
  • To plan, manage, lead and conduct ISO 9001 Certification Audits involving the audit, analysis, assessment, reporting and contribution to business process improvement.
  • SAI Clients Managed in this Role include: 165 clients, including: KPMG, Auspace (Matra-Marconi) Joint House Dept., Connell Wagner, Raytheon Systems, Qantas, Maunsell, Bassett Consulting, NYD, Rocla, CSR, ARC, Haskins Contractors, Project Co-ordination, Lintek, Kalamazoo, CSU, ...
  • Developed specialist post-graduate credentials in Human Motivational and Performance Enablement Psychology, Change Management and Transition to Organisational Performance Cultures.
  • Client Manager, Enterprise Development Programme, AusIndustry, Canberra.
  • Lecturer in the following subjects at Australian universities and CAEs, and UK polytechnics:
  • Technology:
  • Project Management, Heavy Plant Management and Economics, Construction Management, Technology at Post-graduate Diploma level;
  • Architectural Design Technology, Environmental Sciences, Building Services;
  • Quantity Surveying, Cost Control, Estimating;

Education and Qualifications

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Year Qualifications Level Institution
2004 Commeerce & Law Belford No
2000 Certified Senior Auditor Graduate Certificate Quality Society of Australasia No
1992 Chartered Professional Engineer Master's Degree Engineers Australia (Institution of Engineers, Australia. No
1981 Energy Supervision (Management) Oil, gas and Coal Graduate Diploma Porstmouth Polytechnic now University No
1977 MSc Construction Management and Economics Master's Degree Aston University, Birmingham No

Achievements and Awards

ACADEMIC: I studied at 10 institutions, including, Aston, Portsmouth, Manchester, Curtin & Cambridge, MANAGERIAL: I implemented DEET’s SPAM (Space Planning & Mgmt.) at UWA. I save IBM $5m. p.a. I saved IBM $895k on a project. LEADERSHIP & NEGOTIATION: Successfully negotiated the relocation of a School at UWA. FINANCIAL ACHIEVEMENTS: I saved Seaports, AQIS 22% of its annually. TECHNICAL ACHIEVEMENTS: I conceived R-e-Minder for RPDE, Defence,