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    Candidate Profile
     Date Submitted:10-09-2014
     Last Modified:16-12-2014 (09:57)
    Job information
     Current job:Project Manager
     Employment Term:Either
     Job location:Europe only
     Date available:within a month
     Industry:Satellite Operators
     KeywordsProject Manager, Operations Manager, Satellite data, Image processing, Team leader
    CV

    PROJECT & OPERATIONS MANAGER

     

    I am highly skilled Project Manager, Operations Manager and Operations Team Leader with thirteen years’ experience of resource managing, coordinate the workload and improving the efficiency of the Operations Team as well as successfully delivering multimillion projects in an Earth Observation (EO) company. Having excellent interpersonal and leadership skills I am able to effectively manage performance of staff by organising time, priorities and resources so as to achieve targets. I am competent and versatile in working with people of all levels within national and international organisations. I am able to establish very good working relationships with team members, business partners and clients.

     

    Achievements

     

    • Recruit people and built excellent Operations Team

    • Successfully delivered multiple projects of value up to £5 million
    • Developed, reviewed and implemented procedures and processes to improve work efficiency in the Operation Team as well as interaction between other Teams within the company
    • Reduced the product delivery time to the customer from 100 hours to less than 24 hours
    • Increased data downlink and processing from 8GB to 40GB per day
    • Improved product quality control
    • Developed and maintained great relationship with key DMCii partners and customers
    • Significantly improved communication with the Sales and Marketing team members
    • Trained and guided international customers to use efficiently the satellite systems
    • Developed and managed 24/7 service provided to the international customers

     

    Experience

     

    Surrey Satellite Technology Ltd (UK) Nov 2013 - Present

    Project Manager

     

    • Budget planning including the aspect of risk management and managing crisis situations

    • Performance monitoring of engineering teams in terms of tasks, budgets and schedules
    • Supporting Business plan development through reports and bid preparation submitted to Project Director and Head of Business
    • Assisting in staff recruitment and training

     

    DMC International Imaging (UK) Jul 2010 – Nov 2013

    Operations Manager/Project Manager

     

    • Managed a team of seven people in providing satellite data services

    • Prepared the plan and monitored the workload of the Operations Team
    • Produced informative presentations about Operations Team performance for the senior management and presented on the monthly company staff meetings
    • Using excel graphs I presented to the Sales and Product Development Teams the Operations Team resources availability
    • Prepared resource effectiveness weekly analysis and talk through them on the weekly Management Team meeting
    • Tracked activities against the plans for Operations Team using tool that I created in excel
    • Produced financial reports based on information gathered from the Finance Officer
    • Supervised successful delivery of multiple projects and studies to the customer requirements and timescale
    • Monitored, analysed and improved the Team performance
    • Provided the performance feedback to each team member
    • Encouraged and motivated Operations Team members to deliver excellent results and high quality products
    • Prepared and monitored Operations Team budget
    • Produced informative presentations for the senior management and company staff meetings
    • Solved problems and reacted quickly to arisen issues
      • Prepared and tracked project plan, budget and labour

      • Wrote project progress reports
      • Defined, tracked and mitigated the project risk
      • Tracked activities against the detailed project plans
      • Updated project plans to include agreed changes
      • Prepared CCN (Contract Change Note)
      • Produced financial reports
      • Monitored actual expenditure figures against project budgets
      • Organised and facilitated project progress meetings
    • Worked closely with the Financial Manager, Sales and Marketing team and PD team

    • DMCii Management Team member since 2010

     

    DMC International Imaging (UK) Feb 2006 – Jul 2010

    Satellite Campaign Manager

     

    • Managed and trained of team members in data processing

    • Conducted quality control assessment of final products and ensured delivery to clients
    • Image scheduling/satellite tasking including processing and analysing of imagery

     

    Fin Skog Geomatics Int (Poland) Nov 2001 – Sep 2005

    Specialist Consultant

     

    • Planned and coordinated the project team workload

    • Advised Project Manager and Operations Director on the resources (people, budget, software, hardware) needed to complete the projects on schedule as well as technical aspects of the projects, operations and services
    • Processed and analysed very high resolution satellite imagery

     

    Qualifications

     

    MSC, Physical Oceanography, University of Gdansk (Poland), 1995-2000

    PRINCE2 Foundation

    APMP Certification in progress

     

     

    Additional training, skills and interests

     

    Training in

    Negotiations Skills

    Coaching, Giving & Receiving Feedback

    Developing Your Team

    Influencing Skills

    Advanced user of Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Project and Visio

     

     

    Languages

    Polish: Native language

    English: Excellent

    French: Basic

    Spanish: Basic

     

    Interests

    Photography
    Tennis

    Dancing (Latin dance styles)

    Learning to play piano

     

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