Candice van Rooyen

Project Manager at Vox Telecom

Location
Johannesburg Area, South Africa
Industry
Information Technology and Services

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Candice van Rooyen's Overview

Current
Past
  • Programme Coordinator at T-systems South Africa
  • Project Coord at HP
  • Project Co Ordinator at 3Fifteen
Education
  • UNISA
  • Damelin
  • National School of Arts
Connections

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Candice van Rooyen's Summary

Responsible for all incoming project requests and conducts initial meetings with internal stakeholders to ensure seamless project kickoff. In addition to assisting project managers with preparation and execution of large or complex meetings, I will be responsible for organizing and updating training manuals, documents, process outlines, and templates. Other responsibilities include but not limited to, planning and facilitating organized and efficient project meetings, create work plans, works with project sponsors to define and control project scope, and monitors day-to-day project life-cycle activities. Working closely with the Project Services Manager. I seek to improve efficiencies in work processes and procedures while performing a broad range of administrative duties including preparing reports and presentations, managing the department calendar, arranging catering and other meeting logistics, and tracking and managing the team expenses and budget.
I have excellent verbal, written, interpersonal, communication and customer service skills and am highly organized and have the ability to manage and prioritize multiple projects simultaneously. Strong attention to detail along with the ability to operate independently with minimal supervision.

I am a strong Project Coordinator looking to grow into a project manager role.
I have highly developed inter-personal and communication skills, a committed team player capable of maximizing the project team’s potential whilst remaining focused on the required results and client expectations.
Project coordinator in a wide variety of business applications.
Particularly interested in the Telecommunications industry, and always interested in various projects.

Specialties: Information systems, project management

Candice van Rooyen's Experience

Project Manager

Vox Telecom

Privately Held; 501-1000 employees; Telecommunications industry

November 2013Present (11 months) Waverley

Duties:

- Act as Project Manager within the national service delivery department and to implement direction, powers and procedures
- Manage, Track and expedite projects/installations on a national level, utilizing project management principles
- Ensure projects are installed, commissioned and operating as per client requirements within timeframes
- Manage all roll outs on a national level
- Adherence to business rules
- Anticipate and identify deviations from the original project plan and resolve accordingly
- Log, analyse and manage potential and actual issues and risks, taking corrective action by tackling day to day issues head on and reviewing how more serious issues and risks may impact scope, schedule and costs
- Keep all stakeholders updated from inception to closure
- Responsible for presentations, proposals, reporting, internal monthly reports and completion of statistics
- Presale support
- Establish and maintain resources
- Management reporting
- Liaise with internal and external parties to facilitate client requirements and deliverables:
o Client
o Telco
o Sales
o Product Mgt.
o Procurement
o Stores
o 3rd Party vendors
o Regional Ops managers
o Technical coordinators and technicians
o High-level support and product development
- Project Support
- Administration
- Project Reporting
- Project, administrative & quality support for Project Managers
- Booking and preparation for project meetings, planning sessions, scoping sessions and any other meetings
- Responsible for accurate financial month end tracking and closure
- General day to day admin manage and support to management

Public Company; 10,001+ employees; SBK; Financial Services industry

January 2012November 2013 (1 year 11 months) Johannesburg CBD

Jnr Project manager on the GTI CBT projects within Standard Bank

WECA BMO & Project Coordinator

Microsoft

Public Company; 10,001+ employees; MSFT; Computer Software industry

April 2010May 2012 (2 years 2 months)

Tasked to assist with Microsoft marketing launches within the business organization of WECA
- Internal Projects, Africa/ Citizenship projects
- I also offered sub region admin support
- Ivory Coast, Kenya, Nigeria, Namibia etc.
- Responsible for accurate financial month end tracking and closure, assist with management of marketing budgets
- Part responsible to changes procurement policy
- Responsible for planning a component of the business rhythm
- Responsible to manage Kick-off event- All logistics as well as own part if the content being delivered by speakers- no less than 300 hundred people from all over Africa
- General day to day admin manage and support to management

WECA BMO and Project Coordinator

Microsoft

Public Company; 10,001+ employees; MSFT; Computer Software industry

April 2010September 2011 (1 year 6 months) Braynston

Project Management and Marketing Management

Programme Coordinator

T-systems South Africa

Public Company; 10,001+ employees; DT; Information Technology and Services industry

July 2009April 2010 (10 months)

Sasol Transission and Transformation Programme

Project Coord

HP

Public Company; 10,001+ employees; HPQ; Information Technology and Services industry

May 2009June 2009 (2 months)

Duties:
Assisting the senior Project managers with:
- Server Consolidation,
- Server Migration,
- User Migration,
- Site Upgrades.
Among the roles and responsibilities are administration tasks as:
- Schedule weekly Status meeting with the client and all related Business units within HP
- Minute taking
- Project schedule updates (EVR reports, Resources, budgets etc.)
- Resource Time management
- Invoicing
- Arrangement of Site Training ( KB Training for engineers going on site)
- SharePoint portal updates, Dashboard updates.
- Maintain sign off documentation
- Ensure that policies and procedures are adhered to and updated.
- Client and HP communications around the project status feeding to Steercom meetings

Project Co Ordinator

3Fifteen

Privately Held; 51-200 employees; Information Technology and Services industry

July 2008March 2009 (9 months)

Duties:
Single point of contact for various stake holders on current projects. Owning and Tracking projects (PMBok Methodology)

Specific Roles and responsibilities:

- Interact with technical resources and business stakeholders, and provide a communication channel between them.
- Ensuring the maintenance of Project Schedule reports for resource purposes.
- Weekly Project Audit Reports-
o Earned value reporting
o Steercom Reporting
- Run with a project from beginning to end using PMBok Methodology.
o Internal project
o External Projects
o Contract management
o Outsource resource management on projects

Candice van Rooyen's Projects

  • T-Systems Sasol transition and transformation program

    • July 2009 to April 2010

    High pressure to deliver, exciting, learning

  • MIT/ HP GIS Transformation Project

    • March 2009 to July 2009
    Team Members: Candice van Rooyen, Henry Sebata

    Anglo American who is a global leader in the mining industry, appointed Hewlett Packard and BT to upgrade and standardize the entire Anglo American IT infrastructure to a single “Global Service Desk”. At the end of the project life, Anglo American will have a standard desk top environment, server environment, data centre and service centre that will be run by Hewlett Packard on a global level. (Europe, Africa, South America, North America)

    My responsibilities are to assist with transformation of the Ferrous SCAW Metals business of Anglo American country wide, the bodies that are involved in the meetings consist of Anglo American, BT and third parties. I document quality, standards, risks, issues and procurement on a central share point that Anglo American, BT and Hewlett Packard have access to. The entire project is based on PMBok methodologies. (Initiation, planning, execution, control and closure)

Candice van Rooyen's Languages

  • Afrikaans

  • italian

Candice van Rooyen's Skills & Expertise

  1. Business Analysis
  2. Program Management
  3. Telecommunications
  4. Requirements Analysis
  5. SharePoint
  6. project managment
  7. Project Management
  8. Management
  9. Training
  10. Outsourcing
  11. Software Documentation
  12. Project Planning
  13. Team Management
  14. Budgets
  15. Project Portfolio Management
  16. Contract Management
  17. Project Delivery
  18. Integration
  19. SDLC
  20. ITIL
  21. Business Process Improvement
  22. Software Project Management
  23. IT Service Management
  24. PMO
  25. Resource Management
  26. Service Delivery
  27. Business Process
  28. Vendor Management
  29. Business Intelligence
  30. Change Management
  31. IT Strategy
  32. CRM
  33. Pre-sales
  34. Solution Architecture
  35. Team Leadership
  36. IT Management
  37. Management Consulting
  38. PRINCE2
  39. Analysis
  40. Governance
  41. Systems Analysis
  42. Risk Management
  43. Agile Methodologies
  44. Strategy
  45. User Acceptance Testing
  46. Leadership
  47. Cloud Computing
  48. Software Development
  49. Process Improvement
  50. IT Operations

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Candice van Rooyen's Education

UNISA

BCom Informatics, Information systems and Business analysis

20092014

Degree

Damelin

Essential Project Managment, Project Management

20082008

Project Mgt

National School of Arts

Matric, Dance

19962001

Dancer

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