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Algester, QLD, 4115, Australia
Posted:
December 22, 2019

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SIMON P MERTON

* ****** ***, ********* *****, Queensland 4161, AUSTRALIA.

Beacon Residences, Chino Roces Ave, Makati 1630, PHILIPPINES. Phone / WhatsApp (AU) +61-406-***-***, (PH) +63-92-799*-**** ada4km@r.postjobfree.com · https://www.linkedin.com/in/simonpmerton/ With over 30 years of established relationships in the Private and Government sectors within the region, you cannot afford to overlook what I have to offer your organisation. I am a very experienced Project Management Consultant with past clients based in the Wider Asia Pacific Region. Specialising in Projects with absolutely no compromise on efficiency and professionalism. Offering practical solutions with extensive experience in Project Management, Operations, Logistics, Manufacturing, Civil Construction, Plant Hire, Marine, Automotive, Industrial Supplies, Spare Parts, Service, Fleet Management, Security, Asset Protection, Maintenance, Supply Chain, Logistics, Purchasing and Procurement, Export / Import, Human Resources, Facilities Management, Manufacturing and Technical Training.

I have had extensive experience in the Asia Pacific Region and have a very large established network of contacts within both the Government and Private sectors. I am a team player with good communication skills. I am quick to master new skills. I am a results achiever who thrives under pressure. I am constantly upgrading my skillset and knowledge base I actively participate in professional training courses. I have completed my Master’s Degree in Business - Operations Management at the University of Western Sydney.

I am a frequent Traveller to the Philippines; I am married to a Filipina and intend on relocating to the Philippines on a permanent basis. As an applicant for Immigrant Visa by Marriage (13A) I am exempt from securing an employment permit. I have my own accommodation in Makati City and I can travel to the Philippines immediately should I be offered a position. I am seeking new challenges that can make use of my existing skills whilst developing new skills at the same time.

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EXPERIENCE

FEBUARY 2013 – CURRENT

PROJECT MANAGER, NOTREM PACIFIC AGENCIES LTD

Contract Project Management consultant for several clients on different projects in Papua New Guinea. Specialised Project Management, Temporary Management, Relief Management Solutions. Previous projects include Construction Site Management, Fleet Management Systems, Procurement and supply, Maintenance Systems and Information Technology. Major clients included Fibre Tech PNG Ltd, Oro Provincial Governors Office, Golden Valley Enterprises, Hebou Constructions (PNG) Ltd, Dept of Forests, The Dept of Trade and Industry, Industrial Center’s Development Corporation, Dept Education, Mountain Fuel Freighters, Coastal Freighters, Farmset Ltd and The International Education Agency. JULY 2015 – SEPTEMBER 2019

GENERAL MANAGER, FIBRE TECH PNG LTD

General Manager for a Marine Company Manufacturing Boats and other Fibreglass Products, Marine Equipment Supply, Sales and Service based in Papua New Guinea. Servicing the domestic market as well as actively exporting to South East Asia, Australia and the Pacific Islands. Responsible for overseeing entire operation including Operations, HR, Product Design and Development, Procurement, Distribution and Logistics, Business Development and Product Marketing.

SEPTEMBER 2005 – DECEMBER 2012

OPERATIONS MANAGER, HEBOU CONSTRUCTIONS (PNG) LTD

Responsible for all operational requirements for large Civil Construction Company. Directly oversee Operations, Fleet, Transport, Plant Hire, 5 Workshops, Security and Purchasing Departments. Operations and Project Management duties on special projects. Project Management duties from start to finish of specific projects. Point of contact for Government Inspectors and other stakeholders. Reporting directly to General Manager and Managing Director as required. Responsible for a staff of 120 plus employees, including line Managers and supervisors

DECEMBER 1999 – SEPTEMBER 2005

FLEET MANAGER, LEASEMASTER LTD

· Fleet / Maintenance Manager for vehicle corporate leasing provider and Franchisee for Hertz Rent a Car in charge of vehicle fleet in excess of 500 vehicles. Procurement and negotiation of contracts to purchase required fleet vehicles. Disposal of obsolete fleet. Negotiation of Insurance Policy’s. Management of fleet on a day-to-day basis. Monitoring Registrations, and Bi- annual Safety inspections. Ensuring service schedules are adhered to. In charge of day-to-day operation of maintenance facility consisting of motor vehicle mechanical workshop, spray painting, panel repairs and vehicle detailing. This facility provided services to both internal divisions and external customers. Prepare division budget estimates, identifying operating costs, procurement of motor vehicle replacement parts and materials, external contractual services. 3

EXPERIENCE (Continued)

JUNE 1996 – DECEMBER 1999

BRANCH MANAGER, NORTH QUEENSLAND AUTOPRO

· Responsible for all areas of the business that consisted of wholesale / retail sales of Automotive Spare Parts and Accessories. Setting and achieving budgets, Sales representative duties, counter sales and customer service. Other duties included procurement of stock, negotiating tender/ supply contracts and general administration duties. JANUARY 1992 – APRIL 1996

TECHNICAL TRAINER INSTRUCTOR, PAPUA NEW GUINEA DEPT OF EDUCATION Instructor Trainer in various Technical Vocational Training Centres. Responsible for overall operation of the centre. Actively involved in generating income to fund training activities. Developed and delivered training courses in the Mechanical Engineering field. JANUARY 1985 – JANUARY 1992

APPRENTICE AUTOMOTIVE MECHANIC, TOBA MOTORS LTD

Automotive Mechanical Engineer Apprentice with OEM Mitsubishi, Honda and Isuzu Franchisee. All aspects of Automotive Engineering including but not limited to Diesel and Petrol Engines, Transmissions, Fuel Injection Systems, Spray Painting Body Repairs, Automotive Electrical Systems and Replacement Parts.

EDUCATION

SEPTEMBER 2014

MASTER OF BUSINESS (OPERATIONS MANAGEMENT) WITH DISTINCTION, UNIVERSITY OF WESTERN SYDNEY

Core Units: Business Operations and Logistics, Project Management, Compliance Management, Supply Chain Management, Purchasing and Materials Management, Enterprise Resource Planning, Strategic Business Management, Creating Sustainable Organisations. 4

SKILLS AND CERTIFICATIONS (In Alphabetical Order)

• Construction Management Foundations

• Construction Management: Safety & Health

• Human Resources: Selecting an HR System

• Implementing Supply Chain Management

• International TEFL and TESOL Training

• Lean Inventory Management

• Lean Six Sigma: Analyse, Improve, and Control

Tools

• Logistics Foundations

• Management for Managers

• Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator

• Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer

• Microsoft Office Specialist Master Instructor

• Negotiation Foundations

• Operational Excellence Foundations

• Operations Management Foundations

• Project Management Foundations

• Project Management Foundations: Budgets

• Project Management Foundations:

Communication

• Project Management Foundations: Ethics

• Project Management Foundations: Government

Projects

• Project Management Foundations: Integration

• Project Management Foundations:

Procurement

• Project Management Foundations: Quality

• Project Management Foundations:

Requirements

• Project Management Foundations:

Schedules

• Project Management Foundations: Small

Projects

• Project Management Foundations:

Stakeholders

• Project Management Foundations: Teams

• Project Management: Simplified

• Project Management: Technical Projects

• Purchasing Foundations

• SAP Transportation Management Overview

• SQL Tips, Tricks & Techniques

• Six Sigma Foundations

• Six Sigma: Black Belt

• Six Sigma: Green Belt

• Strategic Human Resources

• Supply Chain Foundations

• Technology for Product Managers

• Time Management for Managers

• Train the Trainer

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CIVIC, PROFESSIONAL AND ASSOCIATION MEMBERSHIPS

Member- Australian Institute of Purchasing and Materials Management. Member- Project Management Institute.

Member – Australian Institute of Automotive Mechanical Engineers. Vice President - Madang Chamber of Commerce and Industry. President- The Madang Club INC.

Member -The United Grand Lodge of Ancient Free and Accepted Masons of Queensland. Member - The Rotary Club of Brisbane Inc.

Member – Internations Manila

REFEREES

Mr Mitch Lutschini,

(former General Manager, Hebou Constructions PNG Ltd) ada4km@r.postjobfree.com

Mr Clarence Hoot,

(Director, Investment Promotion Authority – PNG.)

ada4km@r.postjobfree.com Ph (675-****-****

Mr Peter Memafu, MCS,

(former Director, Melanesian Foundation Inc)

ada4km@r.postjobfree.com Ph (675-****-****

Mr Lucky Selva,

(former Financial Controller, Hebou Constructions PNG Ltd) ada4km@r.postjobfree.com

Mr Andrew Marshall

(Director, Fibre Tech PNG Limited)

ada4km@r.postjobfree.com Ph (675-****-***



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