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Project Management Consultant

Bukit Merah, 159049, Singapore
May 02, 2019

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PROFILE: Project Management professional & champion for Safety Leadership. Key highlights:

** *****’ Experience

MEGA Project Experience

International Experience

Jan 2015 – Present Project Management Consultant Freelance

Consulting work including development of Interface and Risk Management training course modules, market research for downturn opportunities, and general consulting which focuses on:

Project Delivery

A proven track record of delivering projects safely, on time & on budget. Project Delivery goes beyond simply attempting to manage the project and Wayne provides measurable results and accountability to key stakeholders with timely and concise communication. Accomplishments include building project organizations which lead the way in proactively identifying and solving key project issues, development of a cutting edge toolset and producing lasting organizational value.

Interface Management

Extensive Interface experience including development and implementation of formal Interface plans with internal and external parties. Accomplishments include high performance Interface Forum to vett issues, formal Project Sponsor plan and proactive roadshow campaigns providing seamless communication.

Risk Management

Establishment of a Risk Management philosophy and mindset to the entire organization. Wayne has a passion for instilling the value of identifying and managing key project risks Achievements include ongoing SMART Risk Management and accountability of results to senior management.

Change Management

A strong command of Change Management philosophy, process and execution. Ability to manage change within the project by making conscious decisions based on sufficient data & justification. Accomplishments include strict assessment and approval of the essential changes while not disrupting key project objectives.

Organizational Capability

Development of the entire project organization with the goal of transferring significant capability and value to the base organization upon successful project completion. Establishment of critical Code-of-Conduct within the team in order to empower individual performance and accountability.

Nov 2012 – Dec 2014 Assurance, Interface & Risk Manager Singapore Refining Company

Appointed Assurance, Interface & Risk (AIR) Manager for Major Capital project to install a gasoline clean fuels facility and a cogeneration plant (“Mogas/Cogen”) at the refinery on Jurong Island. The total project cost is in excess of US$500 million. This investment adds new facilities to the existing refinery, including a Gasoline Desulphurization Unit, an Amine Treating Unit, a Heavy Naphtha Splitter and Cogeneration Units.

As AIR Manager I was responsible for providing overall management and leadership direction for development and deployment of key project management assurance practices, risk management, change management, Interface and management of lessons learned.

Nov 2012 – Dec 2014 Assurance, Interface & Risk Manager Singapore Refining Company

Roles Included:

Manages a comprehensive project-wide Interface Management Plan for internal and external interfaces, including NOC and JV partners and projects with significant scope and complexity.

Responsible for development and implementation of a project-wide Risk Management Plan including processes and procedures to identify and assess risk, develop mitigation strategies and track mitigating actions, and communicate progress to the project’s stakeholders. Integrates all project risk elements including HES, Subsurface, D&C, cost, schedule, etc…

Responsible for development and implementation of a comprehensive project Assurance Plan, including NOC and JV partners and projects with significant scope and complexity

Responsible to establish and implement systems to manage interfaces and project risks (such as RIMS) project-wide

Ensures contractor interface management process meets CVX expectations

Proactively seeks and shares lessons learned with similar Major Capital projects

Works with PRC Consulting Services Advisor to maintain alignment with CPDEP expectations, appropriate external resources are provided when needed and key project documents are reviewed for quality.

Responsible for ensuring project risk mitigations are incorporated into execution plans, cost estimates and schedules


Assurance – Successfully completed the required Phase 3 assurance steps propelling the project to final approval in Feb 2014:

Project Execution Plan progress review

IPA / FEL Benchmarking

PReP Review

Peer Review (Gate for Phase 4)

Contractor Readiness Assessment

Interface – Developed proactive Interface Management Plan which enabled smooth and efficient organizational change management during execution phase, including the following initiatives:

Establishment of Interface Forum to address issues in a timely and effective manner

Developed and implemented Tie-In Management Plan

Plan and conducted refinery briefing sessions to provide project updates

Managed the Leadership Team meeting for the PMT

Produced Executive level presentations for Shareholders


Risk – Managed the entire risk profile for the project including:

Developed a fit-for-purpose Risk Management Plan

Management of the Project Risk Register

Coordinating and Facilitating Risk Workshops at key milestones during the project

Reported to key stakeholders risk mitigation plans and closure status

Change Management

Developed a customized Management of Change(MOC) procedure

Successfully rolled out MOC process & socialize with entire organization

Stewarded the MOC process with strict adherence to Project Value Drivers

Reported KPI’s for MOC process and performance

Drive closure by ensuring timely decision making process among Leadership Team

Other – Wide range of expansive duties including successful management of the following:

Successfully managed the project Organizational Capability (recruitment & staffing plan, etc…)

Developed and implemented a stellar “Onboarding Program” for new team members

Coordinated and held Project Team Development activities

Chairman of the Office & Off-the-Job Safety Committee

Jan 2010 – Nov 2012 General Partner W ACCET L.L.C.

Provide high net worth investors with identification, research and analysis of high return diverse venture capital opportunities using demonstrated sound evaluation techniques & unique strategies. Projects encompassed various commercial disciplines and light industrial developments.

1998 – 2010 Project Management ExxonMobil Chemical Co.

Singapore Chemical Plant Expansion – SPT Project (2007-2010)

Site Services – Manage Site Support Services for Multi-Billion dollar expansion project on Jurong Island Singapore. Responsible for planning, delivery & management of facility maintenance and services including:

Transportation planning and services

Waste management

Fleet vehicles

Pest control

Project radio system

Laundry services

Temporary buildings

Photography services

Janitorial services

Project Site Tour services

Catering services

KPI design and reporting

Project Interface Lead - Key Project Interface with live operating plant operations line management and:

Traffic Management

Work Permit – development of new process

Road Closure Management

Area Utilization and Allocation

Unit Shutdown coordination

Interface with Singapore regulatory agencies

Tie-in coordination

Offsite dormitory

Enabling Works (Infrastructure planning and construction, temporary facilities)

Infrastructure planning / FEED

Infrastructure Construction Management

Enabling works planning / FEED

Temporary Facilities FEED & EPC

Manpower planning & resourcing

Staff planning, coordination and support

Project Site Tour services

Safety Incident Investigation Reporting

Baytown, Texas Chemical Plant & Refinery (2001-2007) – Senior Project Engineer

Capital Projects – investment range $0.5M to $10M

Expertise in Front End Engineering Design (FEED) techniques

Manage project teams - FEED through project closeout

Oversight of Detailed Engineering contractor (bid, design, IFC)

Contributing role in development of Global Project Management & Control Systems

Special Assignment – Mass Balance Engineering Conversion Team Leader

Special Assignment – Team Lead for rollout of Global SAP Accounting System

Baton Rouge, Louisiana Chemical Plant (1998-2001) - Project Engineer

Capital Projects – investment range up to $5M

Deliver results for cost savings by utilizing Value Engineering

Main Interface to update line management of project status

1994 – 1998 Engineered Projects/Sales Oilquip, Inc. Baton Rouge, La

Engineered Projects Manager & Sales Engineer

Achievements: National Fluid Power Society – Certified

Fluid Power Specialist - May 95

1992 – 1994 Industrial Engineer Takata, Inc. Greenwood, Mississippi

Die-Cutting Engineer, Optimization Engineer and Packaging Engineer

1988 – 1992 Student Engineer National Aeronautics and Space Administration

Project Engineer Assistant - A member of the NASA Component Test Facility (CTF) Project Office Team. Main area of responsibility was configuration and operation of a VAX based Project Management tracking program.


CELTA (Certificate in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages)

University of Cambridge –thru IH Bangkok (March 2016)

B.S. Industrial Engineering (1992)

Mississippi State University – Mississippi, USA


Wayne is a Project Management specialist having cultivated a real passion for excellence in delivery of Major Capital Projects over 25 years.

Beginning his journey down the path of engineering and projects at NASA’s Stennis Space Center as a student engineer, Wayne developed an appreciation for world class organizations and the challenges they face. Joining ExxonMobil Chemical in Baton Rouge in 1998, and later moving to their Baytown Texas facility continued to gain exposure to the constantly evolving industry leading processes, work practices and tools.

First in Asia in 2007, Wayne worked on ExxonMobil’s multi-Billion dollar venture the Singapore Parallel Train project. This opportunity provided a wealth of challenges and learning opportunities. Moving on to work for Singapore Refining Company in 2012 Wayne realized his zeal for contributing in the key areas of Risk Management, Interface Management and the importance of Organizational Capability.

Hobbies/ Interests:

Dragonboat Competition (2014 Champion Team, Veterans group, Jurong Island Race)

Scuba Diving


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