I am a results-oriented individual with more than 10 years experience in the project management, engineering, and operations arenas. PMI and Prince2 certified Project Manager with a  professional history of success in senior management and principal engineering roles.  Compelling experience in knowledge management and people management. 

Additional Core Competencies Include:

  • People and Project Management
  • Technical Strategy and Architecture
  • Product Development Methodologies
  • Ability to communicate and present design or support ideas in a team-related environment
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Excellent organisational skills
  • Team player
  • Numerate
  • Strong business understanding

Work History

Work History
Oct 2009 - Present

Project Manager

Misa Projects

Key Responsibilities

• Directing Municipal Role-out projects

• Prepare project costing and priorities of projects

• Budgetary control and accountability for all expense incurred by the project

• Conduct project meetings and ensure effective project communication

• Change Management

• Pilot Projects

• Research and Development

• Scope Derivation and Management

Key Achievements

During my tenure at Misa Projects, we have successfully completed a three year, R30 million, credit control project for the City of Tshwane. The project realised significant improvements in the revenue management and revenue collection for the City.

We are currently managing a similar project for the Western Districts Municipalities. It is a three year contract and is expected to be completed in 2013.

A new tender for the City of Tshwane required new development. As project manager I was responsible for product development, testing and implementation for the tender document. The tender has been successful and the product is expected to be distributed through major channels in City of Tshwane.

Jan 2008 - Sep 2009

Project Manager

Solar Harvest

Key Responsibilities

· Project Management 

· Project Plans and Project Charters

· Project Coordination· Project Delivery and Support· Business case management

· Conduct Resource Planning, Procurement and Scheduling

· Project Costing

· Product Development and Tracking

· Risk Management

· Time and Motions Studies

· Developing Staff Potential

Key Achievements

Project Manager on the design of the first locally designed and produced solar hot water unit to be passed by the SABS.

Preparing, planning and implementing the manufacturing facility for the production of the solar hot water units.Reached a production capacity as per project mandate of 500 units per month.

Feb 2003 - Dec 2007

Project Manager

Ulrich Engineering

Key Responsibilities

· Total Project costing

· Identifying deliverables and quantifying execution thereof

· Project management from concept, through design, production and implementation

· Customer liaison

· Staff and resource scheduling

· Integrating suppliers with cost and quality control

· Risk Identification and methods of control

Jan 2001 - Jan 2003

Operations Manager

Ulrich Engineering

Key Responsibilities

· Procurement Management - Facilitating JIT Processes

· Manage Material flows

· Manage QC processes inline with company TQM system

· Track expenditure and measure against budget

· Planning and scheduling machine and staff operations

· OHS Manager

· Ensuring workshop met minimum regulatory requirements.

· Managing customer delivery and lead times

· Reporting to Project Manager regarding progress on development projects

· Routine maintenance conducted on machinery

Dec 1999 - Nov 2002

Fitter and Turner

Rhombic Engineering

Key Responsibilities

· Setup and program CNC Machines (Fanuc OT; 6T and 21i)

· Design and manufacture jigging and tooling necessary for mass production within workshop

· Machine maintenance

· TIG, Arc and CO2 Welding

· Manage Tooling Department and Staff

· Integrating suppliers with cost and quality control

· Risk Identification and methods of control

Oct 1998 - Jul 1999

Autocad Engineer


Key Responsibilities

· Autocad Helpdesk operator, remote aiding individuals with contract support as per SLA

· Autocad LT training Engineer, tasked with training individuals on latest versions of Autocad

· Testing new releases and developing internal operation guidelines.


• Active participation in sport (Football, cricket, triathlons)

• Traveling abroad

• Journalism

• Maximizing family time

• Learning new skills

• Current Affairs



Advanced Project Management PMBOK


Passed with Distinction

• Project Integration Management

• Project Scope Management

• Project Time Management

• Project Cost Management

• Project Quality Management

• Project Human Resource Management

• Project Communications Management

• Project Risk Management

• Project Procurement Management

Prince2 Foundation

Ants Project Management

Passed with Distinction

• Introduction to PRINCE2® Themes

• Introduction the Principles of PRINCE2®

• Business Case

• Organisation

• Plans

• Progress

• Risk

• Quality

• Change

• All PRINCE2® Processes from Start-up to Closing a Project.

• Tailoring PRINCE2®

Prince2 Practitioner

Ants Project Management

Accredited by APMG and presented by PRINCE2 ® approved trainers.

Introduction to PRINCE2® Themes

Passed with Distinction

• Introduction the Principles of PRINCE2®

• Business Case

• Organisation

• Plans

• Progress

• Risk

• Quality

• Change

• All PRINCE2® Processes from Start-up to Closing a Project.

• Tailoring PRINCE2®.

Jan 2011 - Present

BCOM Business Information Systems


Computer Networks (Network+) (Distinction)

Structured Systems Analysis and Design (73%)

Databases 1 (Distinction)

Internal Auditing 2 (70%)

General Management (Distinction)

Financial Accounting 1 and 2 (Distinction)

Business Management 1 and 2 (Distinction)

Business Information Systems 1 (Distinction)

End User Computing 1 (Distinction)

Economics 1 (Distinction) and 2 (72%)

HCI 1 (Distinction)

Introduction to the Economic and Business Management Environment (Distinction)



Apple Mac Professional

Snow 100: Introduction to Mac 10.6   Snow 101: Support Essentials

CAD Proficient

AutoCAD   AutoCAD Lite   Solidworks   Pathtrace Advanced Machine System (PAMS)

MS Office Proficient

Vast Experience in the MS Office Suite. This includes MS Project, Access, Excel, Word, Powerpoint and Visio.