Paballo Trevor Motsamai

Paballo Trevor Motsamai

HEAD: Projects Contracts Management in Trans Caledon Tunnel Authority
Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa
  • Current:

    Trans Caledon Tunnel Authority

  • Past:

    Trans Caledon Tunnel Authority

  • Education:

    LLB

Job Experience

HEAD: Projects Contracts Management

Trans Caledon Tunnel Authority

December 2008 to Actually working here

1. Commercial, transactional and negotiation activities in the development and management of the business projects, ensuring that contractual commitments entered into by the business are structured and governed by sound commercial and legal principals/practices and terms acceptable to the entity.
2. Managing the drafting of Requests For Tender/Proposal documentation for capital projects ensuring that they are in line and compliant with related legislations and terms acceptable to the entity.
3. Managing and overseeing the drafting of contracting documentation i.e. Agreements, Memorandums of Understanding etc. ensuring that they are in line and compliant with related legislations and terms acceptable to the entity.
4. Managing and driving procurement reports compilation i.e. evaluation reports (Technical, Financial and Combined).
5. Managing Dispute Resolution Process.
6. Leading the entity?s commercial, contract administration and cost control functions by inter alia:
6.1. ensuring that Contracts Management (CM) section delivers an effective and efficient contracts administration, cost performance monitoring, including general contracts management support to the organization;
6.2. advising on projects? insurance strategy, insurances procurement and administration;
7. Staff recruitment, appointment recommendations, mentoring and development.
8. Managing the interfaces between Project Management Implementation Division (PMID) and other divisions namely: Supply Chain Management(SCM), Finance and Risk & Compliance .

Head of Projects Contracts Management

Trans Caledon Tunnel Authority

December 2008 to Actually working here

1. Accountable for commercial, transactional and negotiation activities in the development and management of the business projects, ensuring that all contractual commitments entered into by the business are structured and governed by sound commercial and legal principals/practices i.e. ensuring that all legal and business risks are managed. 2. Responsible and manage the drafting of Requests For Tender/Proposal documentation for capital projects ensuring that they are in line and compliant with related legislations and terms acceptable to the entity. 3. Managing and overseeing the drafting of contracting documentation i.e. Agreements, Memorandums of Understanding etc. ensuring that they are in line and compliant with related legislations and terms acceptable to the entity. 4. Managing and driving procurement reports compilation i.e. evaluation reports (Technical, Financial and Combined). 5. Managing Dispute Resolution Process. 6. Leading the entity?s commercial, contract administration and cost control functions by inter alia: 6.1. Ensure that Contracts Management section delivers an effective and efficient contracts administration, cost performance monitoring, including general contracts management support to the organization; 6.2. Advise on projects? insurance strategy, insurances procurement and administration; 6.3. Staff recruitment and appointment, mentoring and development. 7. Manage interfaces between Project Management Implementation Division (PMID) and other divisions namely: Supply Chain Manager, Finance and Risk & Compliance.

Project Risk Manager

Pebble Bed Modular Reactor

March 2008 to December 2008

1. Developed SCM and Pilot Fuel Plant (PFP) risk management framework, policies, guidelines including facilitating the implementation and maintenance therefore.
2. Facilitated workshops wherein SCM and PFP risks were identified, analysed, assessed and monitored including recommending appropriate mitigation strategies.

3. Monitored risks practices and ensured that the most effective risk management practices are applied.
4. Ensured that risk management practices were embedded in all business activities, process and systems.

Project Risk Manager

PBMR (Pty) Ltd

March 2008 to November 2008

1) Developed, facilitated implementation and maintenance of Supply Chain and PFP Risk Management Framework, Policy, Processes, Standards and Guidelines; 2) Facilitated workshops wherein Supply Chain and PFP risks were identified, analysed, assessed and monitored including recommending appropriate mitigation strategies; 3) Monitored risks practices and ensured that the most effective risk management practices are applied; 4) Ensured that risk management practices were embedded in all business activities, process and systems.

Contracts Manager

PBMR

March 2006 to March 2008

1. Assisted with the drafting of Requests For Tender/Proposal documentation ensuring that they were in line and compliant with related legislations and terms acceptable to the entity.
2. Responsible for the designated plant section?s development, implementation and maintenance of a procurement tracking and contract commitment schedule for an up to date reporting during Procurement Commitment Register (PCR) meetings.
3. Provided contractual and commercial support to project managers including compensations evaluations, contracts amendments, modifications, cost performance monitoring etc.

Contracts Manager

PBMR (Pty) Ltd

March 2006 to March 2008

1)Developed contracting execution strategies covering contract particular conditions, commercial conditions, including appropriate structure of the contracts; 2) Lead the designated section?s development, implementation and maintenance of a procurement tracking and contract commitment schedule for an up to date reporting during Procurement Commitment Register (PCR) meetings; 3) Provided contractual and commercial support to project managers during the implementation of the project.

Projects Manager/Engineer

Total SA

July 2001 to February 2006

1. Accountable for compilation of Requests For Tender/Proposal documentation for capital projects ensuring that they are in line and compliant with related legislations and terms acceptable to the entity.
2. Project managed a portfolio of projects covering:
2.1. procurement of goods and services required for project implementation;
2.2. resourcing of the Project Management Teams;
2.3. ensuring that the project progressed according to set milestones and goals i.e. programme management including production monitoring;
2.4. managing projects cost control including financial reporting, cashflow analysis, budgets and reconciliations;
2.5. quality assurance and control-ensuring adherence to ISO 9001 and final product quality;
2.6. production, review and updating of projects drawings.

Projects Manager/Engineer

Total South Africa (Pty) Ltd

July 2001 to February 2006

1) Compiled due diligence reports for projects implementation proposals; 2) Compiled RFPs ( Request for Proposal ) for capital projects; 3) Project Managed a portfolio of projects covering: 3.1) Procuring the goods and services required for project implementation; 3.2) Resourcing of the Project Management Teams; 3.3) Ensuring that project progresses according to set milestones and goals i.e. programme management including production monitoring; 3.4) Projects cost control including financial reporting, cashflow analysis, budgets and reconciliations; 3.5) Quality assurance and control-ensuring adherence to ISO 9001 and final product quality; 3.6) Produced, reviewed and updated projects drawings.

Project Manager/Engineer

ABB/ALSTOM POWER

April 1999 to June 2001

1. Took responsibility of tendering process.
2. Attended site clarification meetings and performed site visits.
3. Prepared, issued, evaluated and clarified tenders to sub-contractors.
4. Client liaison and Stakeholders relations management.
5 .Project managed a portfolio of projects covering:
5.1 procuring the goods and services required for project implementation;
5.2 resourcing of the Project Management Teams;
5.3 ensuring that project progresses according to set milestones and goals i.e. programme management including production monitoring;
5.4 cost control including financial reporting, cashflow analysis, budgets and reconciliations;
5.5 quality assurance and control-ensuring adherence to ISO 9001 and final product quality;
6. Produced, reviewed and updated projects drawings.

Project Manager/Engineer

Alstom Energy Systems (Pty) Ltd

April 1999 to June 2001

1) Compiled and took responsibility for tenders; 2) Attended site clarification meetings and site visits; 3) Prepared, issued, evaluated and clarified tenders for sub-contractors; 4) Liaised with colleagues and clients at all levels; 5) Managed stakeholder relations; 6) Project managed a portfolio of projects covering: 6.1) Procuring the goods and services required for project implementation; 6.2) Resourcing of the Project Management Teams; 6.3) Ensuring that project progresses according to set milestones and goals i.e. programme management including production monitoring; 6.4) Projects cost control including financial reporting, cashflow analysis, budgets and reconciliations; 6.5) Quality assurance and control-ensuring adherence to ISO 9001 and final product quality; 6.6) Produced, reviewed and updated projects drawings;

Commissioning Engineer

SteinMüller

May 1997 to March 1999

1. Commissioned horizontal mills and associated equipment (critical path activity).
2. Commissioning support function of other plants namely: Draught Group, Sub-merged Scraper Conveyor and associated equipment.
3. Designated plant section project management covering:
3.1. quality assurance and control-ensuring adherence to ISO 9000;
3.2. ensuring that plant commissioning progressed according to programme;
3.3. inventory control and human resources management;
3.4. documentation signing?off on completion (hand over certificate).

Plant Performance Monitoring Engineer

ESKOM

September 1996 to May 1997

1. Compiled plant modifications proposals including submissions to projects finance covering both costs and benefits e.g. proposal to retrofit the staged combustion burners to reduce SOX and NOx gases.
2. Monitored plant performance and operation optimization.
3. Plant operating parameter data analysis, roots cause analysis of deviations to set specifications, risk analysis of the deviations and make corrective action recommendations.

System Engineer (Boiler Plant)

Eskom

September 1996 to May 1997

1) Compiling plant modifications proposals including submissions to projects finance covering both costs and benefits e.g. proposal to retrofit the staged combustion burners to reduce SOX and NOX gases; 2) Plant performance monitoring and optimization; 3) Plant operating parameter data analysis, roots cause analysis of deviations to set specifications, risk analysis of the deviations and make corrective action recommendations.

Performance Engineer (Turbine)

Eskom

September 1996 to May 1997

1) Plant performance monitoring and optimization; 2) Plant operating parameter data analysis, roots cause analysis of deviations to set specifications, risk analysis of the deviations and recommendations thereto.

Plant Performance Monitoring Engineer(Turbine)

ESKOM

October 1995 to September 1996

1. Monitored plant performance monitoring and optimization.
2. Plant operating parameter data analysis, roots cause analysis of deviations to set specifications, risk analysis of the deviations and recommendations thereto.

Engineer in Training

ESKOM

September 1994 to October 1995

General Engineering and plant operating training.

Education

LLB

University of South Africa (Sudáfrica)

June 2013 to Currently studying

Bachelor of Laws (LL.B.)

[Otra]University of South Africa/Universiteit van Suid-Afrika (Sudáfrica)

January 2013 to January 2017

MBA

[Otra]North-West University/Noordwes-Universiteit (Sudáfrica)

January 2003 to January 2005

Advance Diploma Project Management

[Otra]Cranefield College (Sudáfrica)

January 2003 to January 2003

B.Eng (Hons) Fuel and Energy

[Otra]University of Leeds (Sudáfrica)

January 1991 to January 1994

A levels

[Otra]Loughborough College (Sudáfrica)

January 1989 to January 1990

Languages

IT skills

Other Skills

MS Project Performance Management Software Documentation Project Planning Policy Negotiation Proposal Writing Energy Quality Assurance Management Strategy Engineering Stakeholder Management Program Management Budgets Procurement Risk Management Project Risk Project Management Commissioning Engineers Primavera P6 Tender Management Systems Engineering Procurement Contracts Contract Management

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Career Goals

I am an engineer with 18 years working experience ranging from project risk management, contracts management, projects management, systems engineering and commissioning engineering. My qualifications include: 1) Current Studies, LLB Degree, Unisa, SA 2) MBA Management; Potchefstroom University, SA 2) B.Eng (Hons) Fuel and Energy, Leeds University,UK 3) Advance Diploma Project Management, Crane field College, SA 4) A Levels Science, Loughbrough Technical College, UK Commercially savvy and highly diplomatic, as the HEAD: Projects Contract Management my responsibilities include being accountable for commercial, transactional and negotiation activities in the development and management of the business projects, ensuring that all contractual commitments entered into by the business are structured and governed by sound commercial and legal principals/practices i.e. ensuring that all legal and business risks are managed.

Industries of interest

Areas of interest

Availability to travel and work outside the city

No

Interests and hobbies

?Spending time with family. ?Gym. ?Reading business reads i.e books; magazines; journals etc. ?Cooking.