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Luton, Bedfordshire


  • Aviation

    Commercial Delivery



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    City:   Luton
    County:   Bedfordshire
    Desired job title:   Aviation
    Location:   Luton Bedfordshire
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    Industries

    Aerospace HR IT

    Job Titles

    Area HR Manager Software Developer Systems Tester Aircraft Engineer Business Intelligence Aerospace Project Manager Delivering project management a specialist

    Skills

    Project Team Skills Issue Management project planning and scheduling NATS Management Business Development develop multi manage resource allocation plans Prince 2 Foundation Prince 2 Practitioner qualified project manager job scheduling project deployment P2P managed the implementation management of budgets and timelines Troubleshooting Root Cause Analysis suitable monitoring Managed all project PRINCE2 methodology Budgets & Budgeting appropriate management of their expectations and agreed project objectives all project communication manage project planning resource scheduling third party supply management

    Qualifications

    Bachelor of Science Computer Science Information Technology - IT Software Engineering

    Employment History

    Aviation

    2019 - Present

    NATS - Aviation & Aerospace Project Manager (Commercial Delivery) ------- * Leading tender activity, including major bids and supporting the Programme Manager for Complex bids ensuring that work is effectively structured, and that robust schedules are created covering all costs, risk and outline management plans that are easily adopted (and easily developed) once a contract is awarded. * Leading and directing the London City Airport, Cardiff Airport and Heathrow Airport projects assigned to me by the Programme Manager and taking full accountability by managing the appropriate internal resource, partners/suppliers and sub-contractors. * Responsible for the delivery of my owned projects to achieve all performance targets and represent the project, on behalf of NATS, to the customer and internal/external project stakeholders. * Leading and directing a number of delivery projects / contracts ensuring the solution is delivered to the contractual requirements, timescales, budget and meeting/exceeding quality. * Delivering project management for all projects up to what is classed in the capability as a Major project with key responsibilities as follows: to lead project mobilisation, project planning and scheduling, tracking of milestones, tracking and management of project requirements, tracking and management of the project critical path, risk (threats and opportunities) and issue management, project finances tracking actual spend and forecasting future spend accurately, and change management. * Developing and managing a competitive plan for moderate value/moderate risk or strategically important bids, encompassing compliance with tender requirements, price competitiveness, and an appropriate balance between risk and rewards. * Ensuring projects meet all relevant NATS Management System governance and management/reporting requirements. * Directing and tasking the project team (including external suppliers) to ensure mos


    Project Manager

    2018 - 2019

    Ninos Global Tech ------- * Accountable for delivery of complex projects or a portfolio of lower complexity projects in a safe & responsible manner to time, cost and quality, in accordance with the Governance of Ninos Global Tech * Support the project Sponsor in preparing and maintaining definitions of the project requirements. * Lead and develop multi-disciplinary teams including commercial, programme controls, engineering, and others to identify solutions to client requirements and establish a robust baseline plan. * Empower and inspire others to deliver successful projects * Identify and monitor project risks (threats and opportunities), plan and implement mitigations to them, and respond to other issues that affect the project * Implement and manage resource allocation plans needed for delivery of the project including identification and management of critical resource requirements. Secure resources needed for projects from internal and external sources. * Engage with and lead stakeholder relationships including internal and external parties, taking account of their levels of influence and particular interests. * Establish and maintain governance arrangements for the delivery of projects, defining clear roles, responsibilities and accountabilities that align with organisational practice. * Managing project reviews at appropriate points throughout the project lifecycle which will inform governance decisions of projects by providing evaluations of progress, performance, risk, contingency and continuing relevance. * Establish, and implement where necessary, protocols to change the scope of projects and updating configuration documents as required. * Manage and update business cases that justify projects in terms of benefits, costs and risks


    Project Manager

    2018 - 2018

    * Project managed the implementation of an expenses claim system called Access Workspace System(web/mobile app), Access HR System MI reporting tool, Nourish Care Plan Mobile Application, Printer roll out at all Abbeyfield offices across * Proposed reviewed and agreed other potential future projects with the Head of Continuous Improvement. * Provided system training to new members of the HR team and ultimately provided all necessary best practice/user guides * Troubleshoot to identify root cause analysis within the system * Ran and created reports from Select HR to update access expenses system * Managed the data cleanse process to extract and correct data errors or inconsistencies, under the guidance of the HR team for MI reporting * Presented proposals to executive committee for their support and approval to ensure there is a pipeline of projects to be delivered that complement the organisation's strategy. * Developed and implemented an agreed project plan for each project. * Liaised with the Head of Continuous Improvement throughout the project to ensure suitable monitoring and evaluation is undertaken * Provided regular project plan updates to the executive committee on status of projects, including financial spend, quality and time related targets * Detailed clearly the results assumed to be delivered in the business cases of all project against those actually delivered * Worked closely with external suppliers e.g. Barclaycard on the P2P project, Nourish care system Ltd for the mobile App project, FCMB for the printer project, Access for the HR System/ aCloud expenses project and internal staff to deliver projects to agreed project plans, on time and within approved budget * Ensured communication was delivered to all relevant stakeholders throughout the project, from Head Office, divisional or operational staff, as appropriate * Planned appropriate training for staff


    Project Manager

    2017 - 2018

    The Open University ------- * Directed all IT deployments and job scheduling with oversight for vendor and consultant management. * Defined technical requirements and document plans for project deployment from business requirement into deliverables including the management of budgets and timelines. * Managed internal IT projects ensuring that implementations are ready as required by client deadlines. * Proven ability to resolve complex problems, quickly diagnosing and identifying issues and determining the proper resolutions. * Analysed and specified client or system requirements. * Contributed to the design of products or services to meet client requirements, advising on the appropriateness of reuse or re-versioning. * Estimated resources and time required to fulfil specifications. * Attended both internal and client project team meetings as appropriate. * Managed and participated in ad-hoc or formal reviews of potential, new and developed products and services to evaluate their use and fitness for purpose. * Participated in working groups and wider strategic initiatives as and when required. * Managed suppliers (briefing, estimating, and negotiating, scheduling, review, quality) to ensure delivery to specification, deadlines and budget.


    2016 - 2017


    PROJECT MANAGER

    2015 - 2016

    MI SERVICES * Responsible for supporting Portfolio Director, programme managers, project and work stream leads to ensure the timely delivery of projects whilst adhering to processes and standards. * Assisted the Head of Department with annual budgets and business plans * Helped in facilitating project pipelines and making sure they are delivered within agreed budget * Tracked the progress of projects and ensured project plans were updated regularly to reflect progress (RAG status report) * Supported key stakeholders (Programme Managers, and work stream leads) to make certain projects are delivered in time and meet the agreed quality and standards. * Engaged stakeholders to foster positive relationship through appropriate management of their expectations and agreed project objectives * Ensured that the management and governance for all programme documentation is generated, kept up to date and made available to the relevant people * Reviewed change requests and by assessing impact to scope, time and budget. * Managed change logs and produce exception reports for change committee * Communicated to the raiser of the change requests and all stakeholders, particularly those who are directly affected either by the change itself or by the response to the change. * Monitored progress against the baseline. * Informed senior project managers of any delay against time, cost and scope. * Maintained and update the risks and issues log (RAID)


    2014 - 2015

    ERP Project Manager ------- * Established detailed scope of the system implementation during Project Initiation and agreed/sign off scope with the programme manager * Responsible for all project communication and provided regular status updates to all stakeholders * Highlighted progress/risks/issues and maintained the current project plan. * Worked collaboratively with various work streams to manage project planning, resource scheduling and third party supply management * Managed client variations and changes to project scope of any of the following: (deliverables/time/quality/costs/resources) and ensured that change controls/authorisation and project governance procedures are adhered to. (Includes software development). * Worked with the project team to record/control/action/resolve/mitigate project issues. * Worked with the client to record and mitigate project risks. * Worked with the client to ensure that Quality Criteria are recorded, measured/tested and signed off. * Responsible for closing all projects, ensuring handover to Support Team and project signoff


    2012 - 2014

    Implementation Project: Agency Consultant ------- * Maintained all Agency related data in NHS Professionals operational systems including Agency Users, Agency Preferences, Agency Rates, Trust Authorizers and E-Timesheet management. * Provided a comprehensive knowledge based and high quality advisory service on information systems to NHS Professionals managers, staff, clients, and external agencies. * Worked with the Solution Delivery teams to ensure that the Solution Architecture is well communicated and understood at all levels. * Provided Systems administration for the operational and financial information systems, including setup and maintenance of user accounts and access levels, implementation and maintenance of agency and trust related standing data. * Showed an extensive knowledge of system applications, to be able to respond to queries from NHS Professionals staff, clients and external agencies. * Provided a range of services for agencies, including unlimited advice and support on using NHSP online processes, delivery of training, assisting with invoicing and booking queries.


    Education History

    Name of Institution: UNIVERSITY OF BEDFORDSHIRE

    Education Title: Bachelor of Science

    Major: Computer Science

    Description: PRINCE 2 FOUNDATION - CERTIFIED PRINCE 2 PRACTITIONER - CERTIFIED ADVANCE DIPLOMA IN SOFTWARE ENGINEERING Security Clearance - Valid



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    Aviation CV Profile

     

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    PROFILE

    Resourceful Prince 2 qualified project manager with over 5 years experience in streamlining operations and managing projects to ensure maximum customer satisfaction and business revenue within IT, Aviation, Financial Services, Educational, Public  and private sector.

     

    SKILLS

     

    ·                Risk Management

    ·                CDM 2015

    ·                CRM

    ·                Excellent Communication

    ·                Stakeholders/Team Management

    ·                Negotiation

    ·                Leadership

     

    AREA OF EXPERTISE

     

    Agile & PRINCE 2 methodologies, Commercial bid, Procurement, Web/Mobile apps SAT & FAT testing,  resource planning, ERP system/ MI tools implementation, training and workshop coordination, change control management, stakeholder management,  RAID logs, delivering high level documentations, Third party supplier management, Writing, editing, reviewing documents and reports. Aviation & Aerospace Engineering.

     

    WORK HISTORY

    NATS - Aviation & Aerospace

    Project Manager (Commercial Delivery) October 2019 - Current

                    Leading tender activity, including major bids and supporting the Programme Manager for Complex bids ensuring that work is effectively structured, and that robust schedules are created covering all costs, risk and outline management plans that are easily adopted (and easily developed) once a contract is awarded.

                    Leading and directing the London City Airport, Cardiff Airport and Heathrow Airport projects assigned to me by the Programme Manager and taking full accountability by managing the appropriate internal resource, partners/suppliers and sub-contractors.

                    Responsible for the delivery of my owned projects to achieve all performance targets and represent the project, on behalf of NATS, to the customer and internal/external project stakeholders.

                    Leading and directing a number of delivery projects / contracts ensuring the solution is delivered to the contractual requirements, timescales, budget and meeting/exceeding quality.

                    Delivering project management for all projects up to what is classed in the capability as a Major project with key responsibilities as follows: to lead project mobilisation, project planning and scheduling, tracking of milestones, tracking and management of project requirements, tracking and management of the project critical path, risk (threats and opportunities) and issue management, project finances tracking actual spend and forecasting future spend accurately, and change management.

                    Developing and managing a competitive plan for moderate value/moderate risk or strategically important bids, encompassing compliance with tender requirements, price competitiveness, and an appropriate balance between risk and rewards.

                    Ensuring projects meet all relevant NATS Management System governance and management/reporting requirements.

                    Directing and tasking the project team (including external suppliers) to ensure most effective delivery including costs control, whilst managing internal and external stakeholders at a senior level, building trust and partnerships to direct the delivery to meet existing and future requirements

                    Directing and managing the delivery of the stakeholder meetings, presentations, reports and workshops.

                    Identifying appropriate business intelligence and communicating to relevant NATS Commercial Teams e.g. Business Development, Account Managers).

                    Providing recommendations to improve delivery of bids, projects and product improvement and become a specialist in mitigating risks for all projects I managed

    Ninos Global Tech

    Project Manager October 2018 – September 2019

    ·                Accountable for delivery of complex projects or a portfolio of lower complexity projects in a safe & responsible manner to time, cost and quality, in accordance with the Governance of Ninos Global Tech

    ·                Support the project Sponsor in preparing and maintaining definitions of the project requirements.

    ·                Lead and develop multi-disciplinary teams including commercial, programme controls, engineering, and others to identify solutions to client requirements and establish a robust baseline plan.

    ·                Empower and inspire others to deliver successful projects

    ·                Identify and monitor project risks (threats and opportunities), plan and implement mitigations to them, and respond to other issues that affect the project

    ·                Implement and manage resource allocation plans needed for delivery of the project including identification and management of critical resource requirements. Secure resources needed for projects from internal and external sources.

    ·                Engage with and lead stakeholder relationships including internal and external parties, taking account of their levels of influence and particular interests.

    ·                Establish and maintain governance arrangements for the delivery of projects, defining clear roles, responsibilities and accountabilities that align with organisational practice.

    ·                Managing project reviews at appropriate points throughout the project lifecycle which will inform governance decisions of projects by providing evaluations of progress, performance, risk, contingency and continuing relevance.

    ·                Establish, and implement where necessary, protocols to change the scope of projects and updating configuration documents as required.

    ·                Manage and update business cases that justify projects in terms of benefits, costs and risks

     

    Abbeyfield Society

    Project Manager April 2018 – September 2018

    ·                Project managed the implementation of an expenses claim system called Access Workspace  System(web/mobile app), Access HR System MI reporting tool, Nourish Care Plan Mobile Application, Printer roll out at all Abbeyfield offices across the UK and a P2P System.

    ·                Proposed reviewed and agreed other potential future projects with the Head of Continuous Improvement.

    ·                Provided system training to new members of the HR team and ultimately provided all necessary best practice/user guides

    ·                Troubleshoot to identify root cause analysis within the system

    ·                Ran and created reports from Select HR to update access expenses system

    ·                 Managed the data cleanse process to extract and correct data errors or inconsistencies, under the guidance of the HR team for MI reporting

    ·                Presented proposals to executive committee for their support and approval to ensure there is a pipeline of projects to be delivered that complement the organisation’s strategy.

    ·                Developed and implemented an agreed project plan for each project.

    ·                Liaised with the Head of Continuous Improvement throughout the project to ensure suitable monitoring and evaluation is undertaken

    ·                Provided regular project plan updates to the executive committee on status of projects, including financial spend, quality and time related targets

    ·                Detailed clearly the results assumed to be delivered in the business cases of all project against those actually delivered

    ·                Worked closely with external suppliers e.g. Barclaycard on the  P2P project, Nourish care system Ltd for the mobile App project, FCMB for the printer project, Access for the HR System/ aCloud expenses project and internal staff to deliver projects to agreed project plans, on time and within approved budget

    ·                Ensured communication was delivered to all relevant stakeholders throughout the project, from Head Office, divisional or operational staff, as appropriate

    ·                Planned appropriate training for staff and provided comprehensive training materials i.e best practice system guide, FAQ’s guide. moderate forum etc

    ·                Provided closure reports and lessons learnt for all projects

    ·                Managed all project using prince 2 methodologies and Agile frame work

    The Open University

    Project Manager June 2017 – April 2018

    ·                Directed all IT deployments and job scheduling with oversight for vendor and consultant management.

    ·                Defined technical requirements and document plans for project deployment from business requirement into deliverables including the management of budgets and timelines.

    ·                Managed internal IT projects ensuring that implementations are ready as required by client deadlines.

    ·                Proven ability to resolve complex problems, quickly diagnosing and identifying issues and determining the proper resolutions.

    ·                Analysed and specified client or system requirements.

    ·                Contributed to the design of products or services to meet client requirements, advising on the appropriateness of reuse or re-versioning.

    ·                Estimated resources and time required to fulfil specifications.

    ·                Attended both internal and client project team meetings as appropriate.

    ·                Managed and participated in ad-hoc or formal reviews of potential, new and developed products and services to evaluate their use and fitness for purpose.

    ·                Participated in working groups and wider strategic initiatives as and when required.

    ·                Managed suppliers (briefing, estimating, and negotiating, scheduling, review, quality) to ensure delivery to specification, deadlines and budget.

    MATERNITY LEAVE

    May 2016 – June 2017

     

    Barnfield College

    PROJECT MANAGER June 2015 – May 2016    

    MI SERVICES

    ·                Responsible for supporting Portfolio Director, programme managers, project and work stream leads to ensure the timely delivery of projects whilst adhering to processes and standards.

    ·                Assisted  the Head of Department with annual budgets and business plans

    ·                Helped in facilitating project pipelines and making sure they are delivered within agreed budget

    ·                Tracked the progress of projects and ensured project plans were updated regularly to reflect progress (RAG status report)

    ·                Supported key stakeholders (Programme Managers, and work stream leads) to make certain projects are delivered in time and meet the agreed quality and standards.

    ·                Engaged stakeholders to foster positive relationship through appropriate management of their expectations and agreed project objectives

    ·                Ensured that the management and governance for all programme documentation is generated, kept up to date and made available to the relevant people

    ·                Reviewed change requests and by assessing impact to scope, time and budget.

    ·                Managed change logs and produce exception reports for change committee

    ·                Communicated to the raiser of the change requests and all stakeholders, particularly those who are directly affected either by the change itself or by the response to the change.

    ·                Monitored progress against the baseline.

    ·                Informed senior project managers of any delay against time, cost and scope.

    ·                Maintained and update the risks and issues log (RAID)

     

    NETWORK RAIL:

    ERP    Project Manager December 2014 – May 2015                      

    ·                Established detailed scope of the system implementation during Project Initiation and agreed/sign off scope with the programme manager

    ·                Responsible for all project communication and provided regular status updates to all stakeholders

    ·                Highlighted progress/risks/issues and maintained the current project plan.

    ·                Worked collaboratively with various work streams  to manage project planning, resource scheduling and third party supply management

    ·                Managed client variations and changes to project scope of any of the following: (deliverables/time/quality/costs/resources) and ensured that change controls/authorisation and project governance procedures are adhered to. (Includes software development).

    ·                Worked with the project team to record/control/action/resolve/mitigate project issues.

    ·                Worked with the client to record and mitigate project risks.

    ·                Worked with the client to ensure that Quality Criteria are recorded, measured/tested and signed off.

    ·                Responsible for closing all projects, ensuring handover to Support Team and project signoff

     

    NHS PROFESSIONALS LIMITED

    Implementation Project: Agency Consultant August 2012 – December 2014

     

    ·                Maintained all Agency related data in NHS Professionals operational systems including Agency Users, Agency Preferences, Agency Rates, Trust Authorizers and E-Timesheet management.

    ·                Provided a comprehensive knowledge based and high quality advisory service on information systems to NHS Professionals managers, staff, clients, and external agencies.

    ·                Worked with the Solution Delivery teams to ensure that the Solution Architecture is well communicated and understood at all levels.

    ·                Provided Systems administration for the operational and financial information systems, including setup and maintenance of user accounts and access levels, implementation and maintenance of agency and trust related standing data.

    ·                Showed an extensive knowledge of system applications, to be able to respond to queries from NHS Professionals staff, clients and external agencies.

    ·                Provided a range of services for agencies, including unlimited advice and support on using NHSP online processes, delivery of training, assisting with invoicing and booking queries.

    IT Project:

    UAT Performance Tester:

    ·                Developed test plans and strategies and examining all aspects of the programs from a clients or end-user's perspective.

    ·                Provided solutions and answers to all projects on performance testing issues

    ·                Found and eliminated any problems. Typically involved in working on more than one product at a time.

    ·                Tested software to identify and resolve problems from an end users perspective.

    ·                Managed testing developed software’s against specified requirements.

    ·                Accurately monitored and recorded results in test documentation and uploading to deftrack.

     

    EDUCATION & QUALIFICATIONS

    UNIVERSITY OF ############ 2011                BSc (Hons) Computer Science

    PRINCE 2 FOUNDATION – CERTIFIED

    PRINCE 2 PRACTITIONER - CERTIFIED

    ADVANCE DIPLOMA IN SOFTWARE ENGINEERING

    Security Clearance - Valid

     

    Reference: Available on request

     

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