3re Ltd 579 High Road Benfleet Essex, UK SS7 5RZ +441268 453046 firstname.lastname@example.org http://www.3re.co.uk Keith Gray PROFILE KEYWORDS Management_of_Risk Registered Consultant (APM Group Ltd). Registered Management_of_Risk Practitioner. Approved Management_of_Risk Trainer. Registered PRINCE2 Practitioner. Programme and Project Management. Programme and Project Office Support. Project risk consultant – assessment; analysis; management; implementation. Topic training: Programme and Project Support Office; Risk Management; Bid Management; 3-point Cost and Schedule Estimating. Hands-on project planning and risk tools training. Courseware design. Change implementation planning and execution. Culture change workshop facilitation. RECENT CAREER HISTORY June 2007 to date Business Estimating And Risk Analysts Ltd Business 3-point Estimating Training and Professional On-site / Off-site Services DIRECTOR Created and delivered 2-day training course “Practical 3-point Estimating and Risk Analysis” covering project cost and schedule and includes budgeting and decision making (Supports PMI Body of Knowledge, APM Body of Knowledge, PRINCE2, Management_of_Risk, Managing Successful Programmes) Developed and achieved registration of trade mark of PAAAW® 5-step process for estimating and risk analysis. Developed estimating healthcheck Milestone UK client: Training delivery of “Introduction to Risk Management using Pertmaster” RPC UK Ltd (Oracle University Approved Centre) client: Training delivery of “Introduction to Risk Management using Primavera Risk Analysis (formerly Pertmaster)” and conversion training form Pertmaster version 7.8 to Primavera Risk Analysis version 8.7 April 2002 to date Risk Performance Ltd (formerly Business Growth Solutions Ltd) Programme, Project, Risk and Bid Management Professional Services DIRECTOR APM Group: Member of Management_of_Risk®(M_o_R) Examination Pane; developing Foundation and Practitioner questions on current and refreshed M_o_R Guide versions; developing the examination syllabus to comply with new examination standards Outperform client: UK - Programme Management Office Roll-out Plan Template Design and Programme Governance Training workshop Design. Facilitator risk workshops; Middle East – Business Analyst for Enterprise-Wide Strategic Alignment software implementation M-M-P Consultancy Ltd client: ISEB Programme and Project Support Office (Essentials level) courses (reflects OGC products PRINCE2 and Managing Successful Programmes) WPM Group Ltd and WPM Training Ltd clients (in EMEA and USA): Management_of_Risk® Lead Trainer for Foundation and Practitioner levels, Training (topic) delivery on Bid Management, Risk Management and ISEB Programme and Project Support Office (Essentials level). Develop Essentials level exam paper practice questions. Risk Decisions Ltd client (in UK. Middle East and Australia, Aerospace and Defence Industries, Government and Prime Contractors): Risk Management Culture Change Workshop Facilitation; Risk Process and Risk Tool Roll-out Planning and Integration with Programme Support Office Processes, Systems and Infrastructure; Training (topic and hands-on) Courseware Design and Delivery on Risk Management and Risk Tools; Desk-side Coaching; Review of benefits realisation post-implementation of risk tool Scoll Methods Ltd client: Training delivery on Microsoft Project 2000/3/7 Basics. In development, course for core subject “Organisational Context” and examination (accreditation awaited) for British Computer Society Diploma in Business Analysis. Freelance Trainers Ltd client: Training delivery Project Management (preparation for APM Practitioner examination), included leadership, motivation, conflict resolution, team roles. c2 client: Training delivery Cost and Schedule Management (preparation for PMP examination) Project Performance Ltd client: Delivery of ‘Project Management Developing You’ risk and procurement module for global aerospace and defence company Working familiarity with Microsoft Project and Primavera P6 project planning tools and Predict! Risk Controller, Predict! Risk Analyser and Primavera Risk Analysis (formerly Pertmaster Project Analytics) risk management tools April 2001 to March 2002 Business Growth Solutions Ltd Consulting services in Project, Risk and Bid Management, Training, Business Process Re- Engineering and Change Management. DIRECTOR Developed sales and marketing activities and delivered bid training. Organised five Predict! Risk Analysis software courses for over 50 Ministry of Defence (MoD) and other defence industry delegates and followed these up to introduce and demonstrate Predict! Risk Controller software to delegate project teams. Developed and delivered Predict! Risk Analyser courses to MoD staff using Microsoft Project to develop a case study for the risk analysis tool. Successfully completed 'Train the Trainer' course. Co-delivered Bid Management training courses to Sun Microsystems Professional Services for the EMEA, APAC and US Federal teams.. August 2000 – March 2001 KRG Consulting Consulting services in Project, Risk and Bid Management, Training, Business Process Re- Engineering and Change Management. PRINCIPAL Presented to the Risk Specific Interest Group of the Association for Project Management, an overview of Programme Management in support of Risk Decision Ltd services and products. Trained staff in Bid Management techniques for WPM Group customers in the IT industry Co-facilitated a 'Project Management Challenge' day for WPM Group customer in the IT industry. Maintained professional knowledge of Project and Risk Management through attendance at quarterly APM Risk SIG meetings and sales support for Risk Decision Ltd at the Project World exhibition, March and October 2001. 1994 - July 2000 Matra BAe Dynamics Systems designer and manufacturer of Guided Weapons. £1000 million turnover. 3500 employees 1998 - July 2000 PROGRAMMES EXECUTIVE Responsible for the direction of commercial and business activities: 1. to secure and deliver profitable domestic contracts, 2. to develop product strategy to ensure future participation in the business sector 3. to manage the overall relationship with the customer to ensure company reputation and credibility is sustained. Motivated a multi-national bid team to deliver a successful competitive proposal for a key UK customer programme, valued at £300m+, covering the Project Definition, Development, Production and Support phases spanning 22 years. Managed the successful negotiations of the £5m Project Definition contract with key customer Created a strategy for the business sector covering the period 2000 – 2015+ evaluating the accessible market to be in excess of £2bn. Facilitated a high-level 7-year development and production project plan using risk management techniques. Analysed the complex US International Traffic in Arms Regulations. Produced a 12-month project plan to achieve timely approval of a licence agreement for the manufacture in the UK of US sourced items. Recruited 5 company employees to be members of a multi-national Team located in the USA. Negotiated with the customer, company personnel department and company agent in US rates of pay and terms and conditions of 2 year employment contracts. Directed a small team employed in project management and business development roles on a competitive 3 year UK/US project. 1994 - 1998 FUNCTIONAL HEAD OF ESTIMATING AND PRICING Responsible for the development of the company estimating and pricing processes. Functional responsibility for 35 indirect commercial estimating and pricing staff. Directed and motivated 15 direct staff on maintenance and improvements to company project management and related processes. Created and led a major change programme to embed new estimating and risk management processes, which became the company standards. Conducted internal research on engineering estimating and risk analysis practice in conjunction with Cranfield University. Trained project and proposal teams in project management, estimating and risk analysis techniques. Trained students in estimating and risk analysis techniques on British Aerospace sponsored MSc Systems Engineering course at Salford University. Developed course material for Project Management module at Warwick University for British Aerospace Procurement course. Presented paper ‘Risk: An Industry View’ to the Royal Aeronautical Society, 1997. 1969-1994 BAe Dynamics. Systems designer and manufacturer of Guided Weapons. £400 million turnover. 1800 employees 1991 - 1994 HEAD OF ENGINEERING ESTIMATING Responsible for the improvement of engineering estimating methodologies and delivering robust, risk assessed engineering estimates (average 250 per year) for all company quotes. 1982 - 1991 PROJECT MANAGER Responsible for performance of a major task groupings within a £450m (then-year value) development and production contract for UK MoD PERSONAL And PROFESSINAL INFORMATION British Nationality; Married, 2 daughters, 1 step-daughter, 1 step-son Master of Business Administration [Dissertation: 'Developing a Risk Management Methodology for the UK Defence Industry'; Elective: Human Resource Management] Bachelor of Science (Hons) Electrical Engineering Member of the Institute of Engineering and Technology Member of the Association for Project Management, including Risk SIG and Governance of Project Management SIG (SIG = Special Interest Group) Member of the Project Management Institute, including Risk SIG Member of Institute of Directors Affiliate member of the Institute of Risk Management Affiliate member of the Business Continuity Institute ‘Project Risk Analysis and Management Guide’, Steering Group member, Association of Project Management, 1997 ‘Risk in the Defence Industry’, co-author, Institute of Mathematics and Its Applications, Edinburgh University, 1996 Registered Consultant in Office of Government Commerce “Management_of_Risk” (Registered with the APM Group Ltd) Practitioner level, Office of Government Commerce course, “PRINCE2” (ATO: WPM Training Ltd) Practitioner level, Office of Government Commerce course, “Management_of_Risk” (ATO: WPM Training Ltd) Foundation level, Office of Government commerce. ‘Management of Value’ (ATO: Scoll Methods) Project Risk Management level 2, Association for Project Management Risk Qualification Essentials level, ISEB course, “Programme and Project Support Office” (ATO: WPM Training Ltd) Advanced level ISEB course. “Programmes and Project Support Office” (ATO M-M-P Consulting Ltd) Business Analysis Essential ISEB Course (core subject in Business Analysis Diploma) Requirements Engineering ISEB Course (core subject in Business Analysis Diploma) Tools: Microsoft Project, Primavera P6, Primavera Risk Analysis (formerly Pertmaster), Predict! Risk Analyser, Predict! Risk Controller, Microsoft Excel / Word / Powerpoint / Outlook French: Basic level, Foreign Languages Institute Certificate; Spanish, German: beginners' courses completed. Prepared to travel (services delivered in Australia, Middle East, UK, USA for Risk Performance Ltd / Business Growth Solutions Ltd clients and various roles with customers / partners / suppliers in UK, Europe, USA for Matra BAe Dynamics) INTERESTS Dancing (Modern Jive, Argentinean Tango), reading books on travel (Bill Bryson), science fiction (Tom Clancy), espionage (Frederick Forsyth, Jean Le Carre), horror (Stephen King) and suspense (Lynda La Plante); house and garden projects and maintenance.
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