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johnson chopamba CV Feb 2017 2


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johnson chopamba CV Feb 2017 2

  1. 1. JOHNSON CHOPAMBA MSC, BSC (HONS)CBIFMEstates Planning Manager  MANCHESTER  07713385108  JOHNSON.CHOPAMBA@GMAIL.COM  LINKEDIN.COM/IN/JOHNSONCHOPAMBA A Highly focused Estates Planning Manager with an adept knowledge of Construction Projects, Technical Facilities and Corporate Real Estate Management with a track record of achieving and employing best business practices, improving e iciency, reducing operating costs whilst increasing productivity. Creative thinker and problem solver with have 12 years successful leadership and management experience gained at senior level in one of the largest FE colleges in Europe and more recently as part of national organisation. I am looking forward to explore new and exciting opportunities. My key strengths include; -Experience of working in a large complex organisation at national, regional and local level. - Exceptionally well developed relationship and project management skills. - Extensive and first-hand knowledge and understanding of the working of the FE sector including, Inspection, risk assessment and quality improvement. - Well-developed commercial and entrepreneurial and budget management skills - Effective strategic leadership and planning skills. - Ability to make sound decisions and multitask to meet competing deadlines. Easy going by nature and able to get along with both work colleagues and senior managers and currently looking for a suitable Estates Planning / Facilities Management position. Expert in: Strategic Planning/ Execution of Capital & Operational Budgets. Management of complex construction, engineering, fit out, change and refurbishment projects throughout all phases of development and implementation. Facilities and Operations Management of large Estate Portfolios. Contract Negotiations, Procurement & Change Management. Staff Leadership. Commercial Real Estate & Landlord/ Tenant/ Lease Negotiation and management. Project Management, Scheduling & Contract Administration for all aspects of the physical environment - projects. Planning and execution of Deferred/ Long Term, Planned and Reactive Maintenance schedules. Delivery of the Business Plans and drive forward initiatives to achieve those plans. Ensuring compliance with all Quality, Building Regulations, Health & Safety and Environmental Regulations and other statutory considerations. AutoCAD Drawing/Space Planning & Utilisation and Computer Aided Facilities Management Software. Risk Management Tactical Planning Bid / Proposal writing Feasibility / Design & Quality Assurance Construction Site Management Safeguarding Estates Based Health and Safety Compliance. ESTATES PLANNING MANAGER LTE GROUP LTD. HTTP://WWW.LTEGROUP.CO.UK MAR 2014 - FEB 2017 My principal responsibility are: Overseeing a full professional team comprising project managers, architect, cost consultants, main & sub contractors and an in-house estates services support staff working on corporate projects across a mixed portfolio of owned and leased buildings contained within 46 buildings, 17 Campuses , 1.2m Square Feet of Gross Internal Floor Area and with over 80,000 learners and 4,600 staff.; KEY ACHIVEMENTS.; - Successful delivery of over £67m Capital Expenditure Budget (Major and Minor Projects), £4m annual Operating Budget (Pay & Non Pay) costs. Leading on Asset performance planning and management including data capture, making of management recommendations to the Principal and CEO with specific responsibility for managing estates based risks and compliance programmes.; KEY ACHIVEMENTS.; - Transformation of space planning & management policies (utilisation/ space standards, timetabling, space bidding & space matching processes), Introduction of procedures and protocols for the annual Business Planning Cycle which clearly defines the NEEDS case, the PROPERTY case and the FINANCE case before a Senior Management approval cycle is triggered. SUMMARY WORK HISTORY
  2. 2. PROJECTS AND SERVICES BUILDING SURVEYOR THE MANCHESTER COLLEGE HTTP://WWW.THEMANCHESTERCOLLEGE.AC.UK/ OCT 2009 - FEB 2014 GRADUATE PROJECTS MANAGER SEFTON COUNCIL MAR 2005 - APR 2006 Leading on all administrative, human resource, procurement and supplier management tasks necessary for the delivery of the LTE Group's estates based Capex & Opex projects, deliverables, objectives and devising, developing, setting up, implementing, actively monitoring and reviewing the estates performance in line with pre-approved strategies and business plans.; KEY ACHIVEMENTS .; - Reducing the LTE's Groups Estates Operating Expenditure budget by over 20% through developing procedures that ensured value for money i.e. a well defined/tested Select List of Contractors, training needs analysis of in-house staff and developing a culture of 'check & balance' before spending. Leading on the technical and contractual aspects of all LTE group's estates management practices including producing fully costed and specified designs, leading on negotiations with local authorities to achieve planning and statutory consents and ensuring estates based Health and Safety compliance.; KEY ACHIVEMENTS.; - among other major and minor building projects; Successfully obtained planning consents for the refurbishment of 3 listed buildings (£8.2m total project value, Gross internal Floor Area of over 36,000 square meters), erection of hired demountable accommodation for educational purposes (£450k installation costs), rebranding and signage/advertising consents on 17 campuses. Leading in the development of estates based risk condition assessments and delivery of the LTE Group's Long Term/ Deferred, Planned & Reactive Maintenance projects and ensuring HSE compliance. KEY ACHIVEMENTS.; - Successful assessment of Building Engineering System & Building Structures , Fixtures & Fittings for hazards & risks and successful implementation of maintenance programmes for a large estate portfolio. Leading on estates based HSE compliance work and directly managing a team of in-house Maintenance Personnel and External Contractors.; KEY ACHIVEMENTS.; - Successfully developed HSE Compliance Management Plans and work programmes for Asbestos, legionella, PAT testing, electrical, gas and fire safety, accident & incident Reporting & Investigation, COSHH, Li s and Li ing operations & compliance programmes for a complex educational institution. Overseeing the development of the estates CAFM (Computer Aided Facilities Management) so ware and directly managing the e ective deployment of the estates help desk and fault reporting function, space management/utilisation and integration with AutoCAD, KEY ACHIVEMENTS.;- Successfully obtained complex estates & management data that improved estates management KPI's, property management information, Help desk & work order processes, preparation of annual management plans including monthly performance indicators,budget projections, comparison of the annual management plans against set budgets and advising on the adjustment of estates based strategies accordingly.; Coordinating a seamless commissioning, documentation and start-up transition from project to operation to occupancy, involving both internal stakeholders and external service providers.; KEY ACHIVEMETS.; - Successfully transformed Post Occupancy Evaluation results, manifested through sta and learner satisfaction feedback reports on estate performance and alignment with the NEEDs/PROPERTY & FINANCE cases. Coordinating estates based bid proposals and the direct liaison with funding agencies including the Skills Funding, Education Funding Agencies and keeping the LTE Group's management informed of opportunities through the local government devolution agenda.; KEY ACHIEVEMNTS.; - Successfully acquired over £6m in SFA Enhanced Renewal Grants and over £4m in LEP and Energy Management Grants. Management and monitoring of commercial leases, licences, third party hire of space to and from external stakeholders including analysing, maintaining, reviewing and reporting on the LTE Group’s responsibilities and legal obligations as an estate owner , landlord and tenant.; KEY ACHIVEMENTS.; - Successfully worked with legal teams in a complex real estate environment and produced site management plans with ownership data, obligations under leases, licences and worked with a professional teams in formulating an Estates strategy that included disposals, acquisitions and negotiating on lease covenants to enable an ambitious £250m Estates Strategy. Assisting in defining project briefings, deliverables and monitoring all project stages from Strategic Definition. KEY ACHIVEMENTS.;- Preparation of Briefs, Concept Designing, Developed designs, Technical designs, Construction, Handover and Post Occupancy evaluations to ensure the required quality, completion within the specified time, resource and cost constraints and reporting in a timely manner on portfolio, programme, project and task levels including financial consumption, commitment and outturn projection.; Member of the Senior Management Team working to strategize short‐range and long‐range organizational goals. Responsible for: The preparation of the annual property budgets, with input from PM Supervisors, Facilities Manager, building managers and the Director of IT, and review by the CFO and CEO.; The reparation an delivery of a variety of schemes to required budgets and programme and to predetermined standards.; The preparation of design drawings, full specifications and contract documentation for procurement of contractors on a variety of property types.; The undertaking of condition/defect surveys, including production of information for procurement and reports.; The management of contractors undertaking approved projects.; Feasibility studies for potential schemes and estimation of costs.; The setting of performance goals by project; monitoring performance, adjust strategies as needed.; The management of commercial leases including assessing and calculating annual CAM’s, monitoring lease compliance and renewals.; Continually enhances industry knowledge and expertise through real estate and property management publications, reports and seminars Works with staff to ensure maximum use of property management software.; Contract Administrator and Design Team Client Representative for The Manchester College.; Space Planning and assisting in developing learner timetables and enhancing utilisation.; Assisted in the supervision of public highway projects sites including overseeing budgets of up £4M. Managed a team of 4 foremen, 115 in-house staff, and subcontractor.;
  3. 3. PROJECT FOREMAN JOHN SISK & SONS CONSTRUCTION APR 2004 - FEB 2005 Reviewed and monitored building schedules and priorities to ensure projects progressed at expected pace. Liaised with clients to ascertain requirements and ensured constructions met their expectations.; IT Expert in Microsoft Office, particularly Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Visio. Proficient in AutoCAD, Computer Aided Facilities Management Software, Building Management Systems Software ORGANISATIONAL Strong organisation skills and an eye for detail with Interest and firm knowledge of the built environment. Analytically minded with strong problem solving, Interpersonal and communication skills, both oral and written, Excellent people, project and time management, Full UK Drivers licence MSc Commercial Building Surveying - Completed - Liverpool John Moores University (May 2008- April 2009) BSc (Hons) Quantity Surveying - Completed - Liverpool John Moores University (May 2004 - July 2007) Certified Member of the British Institute of Facilities Management CBFIM City & Guilds - AutoCAD - The Manchester College City & Guilds - Institute of Leadership Management- The Manchester College IOSH & NEBOSH Health & Safety - April 2016- The Manchester College MRICS - Building Surveying - to be completed Autumn 2017 First Aid P405 Management of Asbestos in Buildings - Completed- RB Asbestos Consultancy. Mr Daniel Godwin (Estates Maintenance Manager- The Manchester College)Email: Tel: 0161 920 4606 The Manchester College , Openshaw Campus, Ashton Old Road, Openshaw, Manchester M11 2WH. Mr John Walker (Director - Walker Simpson Architects)Email: Tel: 44 (0)161 228 7406 33 Piccadilly M1 1LQ, Manchester, United Kingdom SKILLS EDUCATION, CERTIFICATIONS, LICENSES & TRAINING REFERENCES