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Pat Hawkins Profile

  1. 2. Objective <ul><li>To secure a challenging management or consulting role with a dynamic and exciting organisation where my business knowledge, experience and skills will contribute towards the growth and success of the organisation. </li></ul>
  2. 3. Profile <ul><li>Performance-driven manager offering 15 years comprehensive achievements within Project Management, Training and Operations. </li></ul><ul><li>Solid history utilizing out-of-the-box approaches, adapting to new business environments, and negotiating win-win agreements. Recognized for ability to incorporate innovative management techniques that result in enhanced business practices, as well as increased productivity, and profits. </li></ul><ul><li>Forged strong business relationships focused on teamwork, service level, and cost containment. </li></ul>
  3. 4. Skills Summary <ul><li>Experienced in leading large global teams through complex program and project tasks.  Detail-oriented, delivery-focused and able to motivate teams. </li></ul><ul><li>Excellent written and verbal presentation abilities.  Extensive experience with project proposals, methodology, timeline determination, project cost management, budget estimation and staffing plans.  Comfortable in Steering Committee and 'C' level discussions regarding systems functional and integration capabilities, Return-on-Investment (ROI) areas and overall IT strategy. </li></ul><ul><li>Hands-on industry and consulting experience with best practice business processes. </li></ul>
  4. 5. Technical Skill Set <ul><li>Microsoft Office 2003/2000/XP </li></ul><ul><li>Microsoft Visio </li></ul><ul><li>Microsoft Project & Project Server </li></ul><ul><li>Primavera Enterprise </li></ul><ul><li>Network Engineer </li></ul><ul><li>Networking: Wireless Networking </li></ul><ul><li>10/100/1000 Ethernet </li></ul><ul><li>Optical Networking </li></ul><ul><li>VPNs, LAN/WAN/MAN </li></ul><ul><li>IBM compatible computers </li></ul><ul><li>Windows Enterprise Server, Small Business Server and Workstation </li></ul><ul><li>2003/2000/NT/XP/Vista </li></ul><ul><li>Exchange 5.5/2000/2003 </li></ul><ul><li>Remote Desktop Management </li></ul><ul><li>Business One SAP </li></ul><ul><li>Inventory Management Solutions </li></ul><ul><li>Commerce One EBD/EBP </li></ul>
  5. 6. Management Skill Set <ul><li>Project Management </li></ul><ul><li>Project Procurement </li></ul><ul><li>Project Cost Accounting </li></ul><ul><li>Team Management </li></ul><ul><li>Financial Management </li></ul><ul><li>Negotiation </li></ul><ul><li>Logistics & Materials Management </li></ul><ul><li>Procurement </li></ul><ul><li>Inventory Management </li></ul><ul><li>Business Process Reengineering </li></ul>
  6. 7. Employment History
  7. 8. AuroraXM Consulting, Manila November 2007 – Present <ul><li>Consulting to several foreign companies for start up operations for inbound investment in the Philippines </li></ul><ul><li>Operations Consultancy </li></ul><ul><li>IT&T Systems </li></ul><ul><li>Financial Management </li></ul><ul><li>Logistics & Procurement </li></ul><ul><li>Development and presentation and of training programs for management and core staff members </li></ul>
  8. 9. DigitalSkys, Dubai - Logistics and Procurement Manager November 2005 – October 2007 <ul><li>Responsibilities </li></ul><ul><li>Responsible for the development of DigitalSkys Logistics and Procurement functions including managing of Projects across Middle East and Africa </li></ul><ul><li>Achievements </li></ul><ul><li>Development of global relationships with manufactures and suppliers – Norsat, NJR, NexGenWave, Andrew, Prodelin (General Dynamics) </li></ul><ul><li>Developed and implemented a logistics plan and processes to support capacity expansion </li></ul><ul><li>Implementation of Warehouse Management System </li></ul><ul><li>Successful implementation of warehouse facilities for management and distribution of product sets </li></ul><ul><li>Successful completion of several projects across the Middle East and Africa </li></ul>
  9. 10. NewSat, Dubai - Project Manager September 2002 – November 2005 <ul><li>Responsibilities </li></ul><ul><li>Responsible for the development of NewSat’s operations which included Logistics, Procurement and Support across Africa and the Middle East </li></ul><ul><li>Achievements </li></ul><ul><li>Achieved creating a support centre for L2 and L3 support for more than 500 clients </li></ul><ul><li>Design and building of the warehouse which included inventory management and warehouse systems </li></ul><ul><li>Development of Logistics function using air, sea, military and charter services across Africa and Middle East </li></ul><ul><li>Development of Supplier Database for product Sets </li></ul><ul><li>Development of Global Installer for Satellite Infrastructure </li></ul><ul><li>Project Management of several infrastructure projects across Africa and Middle East </li></ul>
  10. 11. Commerce One (SAP), Bahrain Project Manager November 2000 – August 2002 <ul><li>Responsibilities </li></ul><ul><li>Project Manager responsible for Project Management, Strategic Planning, Training and Development as well as identifying partner organisations and clients for development and planning issues. Training of Project Managers for a number of clients in Commerce One/SAP applications and methodology </li></ul><ul><li>Achievements </li></ul><ul><li>Successful implementation of Aramex subsidiary Aregon’s ( ) eMarketplace Portal Solution in Jordan. Team of 8 project personnel over an 8 month period implemented the solution. </li></ul><ul><li>Project Manager for the BPR and implementation of a collaborative buying solution in conjunction with PwC for Arab Banking Corporation in Bahrain. </li></ul><ul><li>Project Lead for the scope, planning and implementation of Saudi Oger’s collaborative buying solution. </li></ul>
  11. 12. Gulf Tasks, Saudi Arabia Principal Consultant October 1998 – July 2000 <ul><li>Responsibilities </li></ul><ul><li>Principal Consultant of Gulf Tasks, a Saudi Technology Services Company. Expertise in creating plans for Future Strategic Information Systems. </li></ul><ul><li>Achievements </li></ul><ul><li>Provided all software and hardware platform support, technology adaptation and advancement; implemented five-year redundancy plan for Saudi Aramco’s Refineries and Tank Farms over a 10 month period with 30+ engineering project members. </li></ul><ul><li>Project Manager of the US Navy's telecommunications infrastructure project in Bahrain. Fibre Optic Cable implementation, Fore Systems ATM network with Cisco 6000 series routers. </li></ul><ul><li>Project Lead on the implementation team of a 30,000-seat EDMS (Opentext LiveLink) system including installation, implementation, BPR, training and on going support and maintenance. This included development of a training plan for 1,500 power users of the system over a 3 month period who went on to training a further 30,000 staff on this platform. </li></ul>
  12. 13. Sulcus International, Singapore Operations Manager January 1997-October 1998 <ul><li>Responsibilities </li></ul><ul><li>Operations Manager for the implementation, installation and training for several hotel construction projects in SE Asia of the Network Infrastructure, LANMARK property management systems and Squirrel POS (Point of Sale). LANMARK System includes Finance, Sales and Catering, FO, Housekeeping and Reservations. </li></ul><ul><li>Achievements </li></ul><ul><li>Project Manager – Construction MIS for the design and implementation of the data infrastructure for 130 workstations and 45 POS terminals for the Palace of the Golden Horses, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Training for more than 1500 staff on the new systems </li></ul><ul><li>Project Manager for the updating of a new system for the Holiday Inn Manila. Infrastructure rebuild for 125 workstations and 38 POS terminals. Training for more than 2500 staff within 6 divisions of the hotel </li></ul><ul><li>Sales and Catering Lead for the Plaza Hotel Chongqing China. Implementing and training of the core sales team for this property. </li></ul><ul><li>Additional Info on other Projects in Appendix 1 </li></ul>
  13. 14. Lecturer – Information Technology 1994 - 1997 BLUE MOUNTAINS INTERNATIONAL HOTEL MANAGEMENT SCHOOL
  14. 15. Financial Controller/Cost Controller 1990 - 1994 ACCOR ASIA PACIFIC, Sydney
  15. 16. Maitr’d Hotel 1988 - 1990 SOUTHERN CROSS HOTEL, Sydney
  16. 17. 1977 - 1984 Royal Australian Navy
  17. 18. Education <ul><li>1987-1988 MBA, James Cook University, Australia </li></ul><ul><li>1984-1987 BA(Hons), University of New South Wales, Australia </li></ul>
  18. 19. Appendix 1 Projects
  19. 20. Projects - Malaysia <ul><li>Malaysia – 1997 through 1998 </li></ul><ul><li>Project Manager </li></ul><ul><li>Palace of the Golden Horses, KL </li></ul><ul><li>Structured Cabling and Fibre </li></ul><ul><li>System Implementation (Servers, Network OS, ERP Software) </li></ul><ul><li>6 Servers, 130 Workstations, 40 POS Terminals </li></ul><ul><li>Training – 1100 Staff </li></ul><ul><li>Team – 12 Consultants </li></ul><ul><li>Onsite – 3 Months </li></ul><ul><li>Bukit Merah Laketown Resort </li></ul><ul><li>Structured Cabling and Fibre </li></ul><ul><li>System Implementation (Servers, Network OS, ERP Software) </li></ul><ul><li>4 Servers, 40 Workstations, 25 POS Terminals </li></ul><ul><li>Training – 250 Staff </li></ul><ul><li>Team – 6 Consultants </li></ul><ul><li>Onsite – 2 Months </li></ul><ul><li>Mines Beach Resort, KL </li></ul><ul><li>Structured Cabling and Fibre </li></ul><ul><li>System Implementation (Servers, Network OS, ERP Software) </li></ul><ul><li>4 Servers, 60 Workstations, 10 POS Terminals </li></ul><ul><li>Team – 8 Consultants </li></ul><ul><li>Training – 400 Staff </li></ul><ul><li>Onsite – 3 Months </li></ul>
  20. 21. Projects – Indonesia & Philippines <ul><li>Indonesia - 1997 </li></ul><ul><li>Bintan Sol Elite Resort </li></ul><ul><li>System Implementation (Servers, Network OS, ERP Software) </li></ul><ul><li>4 Servers, 20 Workstations, 10 POS Terminals </li></ul><ul><li>Team – 4 Consultants </li></ul><ul><li>Onsite – 2 weeks </li></ul><ul><li>Centra Wonosobo </li></ul><ul><li>Facility Management (Post Implementation) </li></ul><ul><li>Onsite – 2 Months </li></ul><ul><li>Philippines – 1997 through 1998 </li></ul><ul><li>Holiday Inn Manila </li></ul><ul><li>Structured Cabling and Fibre </li></ul><ul><li>System Implementation (Servers, Network OS, ERP Software) </li></ul><ul><li>8 Servers, 125 Workstations, 45 POS Terminals </li></ul><ul><li>Training – 2,500 Staff </li></ul><ul><li>Team – 22 Consultants </li></ul><ul><li>Onsite – 8 Months </li></ul><ul><li>Cebu City Waterfront Hotel </li></ul><ul><li>Structured Cabling and Fibre </li></ul><ul><li>System Implementation (Servers, Network OS, ERP Software) </li></ul><ul><li>6 Servers, 80 Workstations, 25 POS Terminals </li></ul><ul><li>Training – 400 Staff </li></ul><ul><li>Team – 12 Consultants </li></ul><ul><li>Onsite – 3 Months </li></ul>
  21. 22. Projects - China <ul><li>China - 1998 </li></ul><ul><li>Chongqing Plaza Hotel </li></ul><ul><li>System Implementation (Servers, Network OS, ERP Software) </li></ul><ul><li>8 Servers, 80 Workstations, 25 POS Terminals </li></ul><ul><li>Training – 450 Staff </li></ul><ul><li>Team – 10 Consultants </li></ul><ul><li>Onsite – 3 Months </li></ul>
  22. 23. Projects – Saudi Arabia <ul><li>Saudi Arabia – 1998 through 1999 </li></ul><ul><li>Principal Consultant Aramco </li></ul><ul><li>Livelink Implementation </li></ul><ul><li>Team – 12 </li></ul><ul><li>Training – 1,500 Power Users </li></ul><ul><li>Onsite – 3 months </li></ul><ul><li>These Power Users went on to train a further 30,000 staff over the next 6 months </li></ul><ul><li>Project Manager Aramco </li></ul><ul><li>Systems Inventory – Refineries and Tank Farms </li></ul><ul><li>Team – 35 Engineers </li></ul><ul><li>Onsite – 10 Months </li></ul><ul><li>Principal Consultant Aramco </li></ul><ul><li>Recruitment – IT Professionals </li></ul><ul><li>42 staff hired in a 12 months period </li></ul>
  23. 24. Projects – Bahrain and Jordan <ul><li>Bahrain – 2000 through 2002 </li></ul><ul><li>Project Manager American Naval Base </li></ul><ul><li>Fibre Implementation – Single and Multi Mode </li></ul><ul><li>Fore Systems and Cisco Router install and configuration </li></ul><ul><li>Team – 6 </li></ul><ul><li>Onsite – 9 Months </li></ul><ul><li>Project Manager Arab Banking Corporation </li></ul><ul><li>Implementation of an electronic eprocurement solution </li></ul><ul><li>Redesign of Business Processes (BPR) and Training of Staff </li></ul><ul><li>Team – 6 </li></ul><ul><li>Onsite – 3 Months </li></ul><ul><li>Project Manager Aregon </li></ul><ul><li>eMarketplace Implementation </li></ul><ul><li>SAP EBP/EBD/Commerce One eMarketPlace </li></ul><ul><li>Team – 8 </li></ul><ul><li>Onsite – 8 Months </li></ul>
  24. 25. Newsat and Digitalskys Projects <ul><li>United Arab Emirates – 2002 through 2007 </li></ul><ul><li>Afghanistan – Military Aircraft </li></ul><ul><li>VoIP Wireless via VSAT (35 Phones via a base station Matrix over 30km) </li></ul><ul><li>Several VSAT Projects with the Dutch, Australian and NATO Forces </li></ul><ul><li>Client Implementations in Bagram, Kandahar and Kabul </li></ul><ul><li>Mobile VSAT Installations </li></ul><ul><li>Azerbaijan, Cameroon, Chad, Djibouti, Egypt, Eritrea, Gambia, Gabon, Ghana, Kenya, Lebanon, Libya, Mali, Malawi, Morocco, Niger, Nigeria, Oman, Jordan, Saudi Arabia, Sudan, Tanzania, Tunisia, Yemen, Zambia </li></ul><ul><li>Client Implementations of VSAT and VoIP Wireless Networks </li></ul><ul><li>Mobile VSAT Installations </li></ul><ul><li>Pakistan </li></ul><ul><li>Hybrid Wind/Solar VSAT Network for Earthquake Monitoring (38 Stations) </li></ul><ul><li>Iraq – Military Aircraft </li></ul><ul><li>VoIP Wireless via VSAT (50 Phones via a base station Matrix over 35km) </li></ul><ul><li>Internet Café Setup for 50 workstations </li></ul><ul><li>Several VSAT Projects with the UK and US Forces </li></ul><ul><li>Client Implementations in Baghdad, Balad, Al Asad, Tallil and several smaller US military camps </li></ul><ul><li>Mobile VSAT Installations </li></ul>