Candidate's Resume

 

Overview

 

I am a Civil Engineer with 12 years of experience as an overseas  Project Manager & Contracts Administrator at Oil, Gas and Petrochemical companies; this includes all the technical and administrative tasks (costs estimates for civil works, invoicing, payrolls, preparation of tenders, progress control, technical inspections, supervising and coordinating subcontractors, extra-activities and scope changes negotiations, costs control, client liaisons, monthly reports and management presentations). Also, on my last role, I was in charge of a team of 15 people at a service company, which I successfully managed for the last 5 years.
About my qualifications, besides my degree as a Civil Engineer, I have a master´s degree in Business Administration and I am currently attending the IV Certificate in Project Management at Southbank Institute of Technology.
I am a very determined, problem- solving, straightforward person and an enthusiastic worker with a strong customer orientation. My technical skills include MS Project, Word, Power Point, Outlook and Excel software proficiency. I also speak Spanish (as a native speaker) and Italian (read and spoken intermediate level)

Achievements

:Professional qualifications . IV Certificate Project Management -Southbank Institute of Technology. Australia(In progress) . Master in Business Administration-Zulia University. Venezuela. ( June 1991) . Civil Engineer- Rafael Urdaneta University. Venezuela. (Oct.1985) . CPR & Apply First Aid. St.John-Brisbane.Australia (Oct.2009)Communication . Fluent in written and verbal English and Spanish . Basic level in reading and verbal Italian

Career History

Mar 2004 - Jul 2009

Company name:CEI (www.centroelectronicodeidiomas.com)
Location:Maracaibo, Venezuela
Industry:HR, Recruitment & Training
Company size:51-200 employees
Company web site:http://www.centroelectronicodeidiomas.com
    
Job Title:Head Coordinator-Outsourcing Contracts
Job Type:Full-Time
Position Department:Human Resources & Recruitment
Closest Job Role:Manager
Detailed Description: Supervised and coordinated all outsourcing contracts, including:
• Prepared and negotiated economical offers
• Interviewed and selected personnel
• Developed all clerical and administrative tasks: payrolls, bills, monthly payments and reports
for General Manager
• Supervised 15 teachers and 2 coordinators, including monitoring their performances
according to clients needs

Sep 2001 - Apr 2003

Company name:PDVSA
Location:Maracaibo, Venezuela
Industry:Mining & Resources
Company size:5001-10000 employees
Company web site:http://www.pdvsa.com
    
Job Title:Contracts Administrator-Project Department
Job Type:Full-Time
Position Department:Construction, Building & Architecture
Closest Job Role:Contracts Administrator
Detailed Description: Managed 35 civil construction projects of petroleum plants ranging $150K -$800K each, including:
• Monitored budgets and construction schedules, identifying associated risks, viable solutions and recommendations to project leaders.
• Managed contract negotiations with contractors and providers.
• Developed control administration, preparing analysis and reports of month-to-month physical advance and cost variations due to inflation, new collective contracts and parity exchange.

Sep 1999 - Aug 2001

Company name:PETROQUIMICA DE VENEZUELA (PEQUIVEN)
Location:Los Puertos de Altagracia, Venezuela
Industry:Mining & Resources
Company size:More than 10000 employees
Company web site:http://www.pequiven.com
    
Job Title:Conracts Administrator
Job Type:Full-Time
Position Department:Construction, Building & Architecture
Closest Job Role:Contracts Administrator
Detailed Description: Managed a $1500 K project for the Major Rehabilitation of the Electrical Plant (partially burned after explosion), including:
• Assisted the Project Manager in negotiating with contractors and providers
• Prepared financial and physical monthly progress reports
• Negotiated variations due to inflation and extra-activities with consultants, contractors and providers
• Closed negotiations with insurance company and prepared administrative closure

Jul 1990 - Aug 1999

Company name:PETROQUIMICA DE VENEZUELA (PEQUIVEN)
Location:Los Puertos de Altagracia, Venezuela
Industry:Mining & Resources
Company web site:http://www.pequiven.com
    
Job Title:Project Engineer
Job Type:Full-Time
Position Department:Construction, Building & Architecture
Closest Job Role:Project Manager
Detailed Description: Managed 27 civil projects of petrochemical plants, around $200 K each, including:
• Prepared budgets, bid documents, metrics and cost estimates
• Monitored scheduling and prepared financial and physical progress reports
• Supervised on-site inspections of projects performed by civil inspectors
• Prepared payments and administrative closure

Education & Training

Oct 2009 - Apr 2010

Institution:Southbank Institute of Technology
Institution Type:University
Location:Brisbane, Australia
Course Name:IV Certificate in Project Management
Grade:postgraduate studies
Study Units/Modules:
  • 10 modules
Comments:10-module Certificate in Project management according to the PMBOk

Sep 1988 - Jun 1991

Institution:Universidad del Zulia
Institution Type:University
Location:Maracaibo, Venezuela
Course Name:Master in Business Administration
Grade:Master´s degree
Study Units/Modules:
  • 3 year-module master

Sep 1980 - Oct 1985

Institution:Universidad Rafael Urdaneta
Institution Type:University
Location:Maracaibo, Venezuela
Course Name:Civil Engineer
Grade:Civil Engineering
Study Units/Modules:
  • 5 year-study career

Skills

Business Skills

  • Accountancy ( - experience)
  • Administration ( - experience)
  • Estimating ( - experience)
  • Insurance ( - experience)
  • Management ( - experience)
  • Marketing ( - experience)
  • Monthly ( - experience)
  • Outsourcing ( - experience)
  • Payments ( - experience)
  • Project Management ( - experience)

Product Skills

  • Analysis ( - experience)
  • BASIC ( - experience)
  • Chemicals ( - experience)
  • COM+ ( - experience)
  • Contracts ( - experience)
  • Director ( - experience)
  • Distribution ( - experience)
  • Excel ( - experience)
  • FLUENT ( - experience)
  • GAS ( - experience)
  • Insurance ( - experience)
  • Internet ( - experience)
  • Manager ( - experience)
  • Marketing ( - experience)
  • MS Project ( - experience)
  • Oil ( - experience)
  • Overview ( - experience)
  • Progress ( - experience)
  • Project ( - experience)
  • Project Management ( - experience)
  • Projects ( - experience)
  • Retail ( - experience)
  • Scheduling ( - experience)
  • Technical ( - experience)
  • Transport ( - experience)
  • Word ( - experience)

Industry Company Experience

  • Chemicals ( - experience)
  • Construction ( - experience)
  • Facilities ( - experience)
  • Financial ( - experience)
  • Industrial ( - experience)
  • Insurance ( - experience)
  • Management ( - experience)
  • Mobile ( - experience)
  • Negotiations ( - experience)
  • Outsourcing ( - experience)
  • Petrochemicals ( - experience)
  • Production ( - experience)
  • Residential ( - experience)
  • Retail ( - experience)

Languages

  • English ( - experience)
  • Italian ( - experience)
  • Spanish ( - experience)

Licenses & Certifications

driver license

Reference:103 638 200
Issuer:Qld government
Valid From:5th October 2009
Valid To:5th October 2014

Associations

Colegio de Ingenieros del Estado Zulia

Website:http://www.cidez.com
Date From:1st October 1985
Date To:1st November 2009

Visa Information

Australia

Visa Type:Permanent Resident Visa
Visa Name:GRANTED CLASS BN- SUBCLASS 136 SKILLED- INDEPENDENT AUSTRALIAN PERMANENT RESIDENCY
Valid From:1st March 2009
Valid To:31st December 2024

Interests

Site Contracts Administrator.

Personal Information

Job Seeking Status:Seriously Looking
I am on a notice period (days):  0
I am available from:16th November 2009
Date of Birth:1st October 1961
Gender:Female
Marital Status:Married
Do I have a drivers license?Yes

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