An experienced programme/project manager, with extensive experience in managing high value programmes and projects and leading on transformational change, business process analysis and implementing business improvement strategies. This experience has been gained whilst occupying senior operational, and programme delivery roles in the Utility, Telecommunications, Energy, Government and Housing Sectors.
Experience in senior operational management and programme delivery in the Utility industry. Also possesses a very strong understanding of Utility operations and the challenges they face in meeting operational and regulatory targets. Previous responsibilities and relevant information include;
Management of Telemetry and SCADA project delivery teams, responsible for the planning and delivery of capital projects;
Smart distribution network management - Specific systems include “Derceto”, “iconix” and “PRISM”.
IT infrastructure management and design and change control management incorporating a networked server environment (Windows & Linux), Telemetry & SCADA System Support, Wide Area Management (VPN, MPLS, Satellite GSM, GPRS, Satellite, FTP, PSTN & Leased Line), Local Area Network (Ethernet, RS232, Profibus & Modbus) including management and planning of IT security.
The review and upgrade of the Telemetry and SCADA wide area networks, including Data Centre planning and installation of a private satellite system (VSAT), rationalisation of communication links and trailing emerging real time communication e.g. M2M.
Part of the senior procurement team responsible for the specification and selection of Enterprise SCADA and PLC framework agreements.