Dominic Wheatley

Project Manager at BAE Systems

Location
Glasgow, United Kingdom
Industry
Defense & Space

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Dominic Wheatley's Overview

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Dominic Wheatley's Experience

Performance Manager

BAE Systems

Public Company; 10,001+ employees; BA.L; Defense & Space industry

August 2011Present (3 years 2 months) Portsmouth, United Kingdom

­Performance Manager responsible for the project controls team and reporting progress across a programme to build three offshore vessels (c3000 tonnes), total contract value circa £420M;
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Part of a selected senior delegation assigned to the programme by the business to get the contract under control, deliver the programme to a revised schedule;
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Overhauling the management information across the programme to ensure that the key performance indicators were being used to drive the schedule, interrogating performance/schedule data and that appropriate management action was being taken to recover schedule/cost shortfalls;
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Delegated Head of Project Controls standing in for the Project Controls Director when required and responsible for resourcing, leading and building the project management capability within the team;
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Scenario planning for the expected outturn of the project including the running of Schedule and Cost Risk analysis models;
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Project Management of engineering deliverables to support the production and commissioning schedules.

Project Manager

BAE Systems

Public Company; 10,001+ employees; BA.L; Defense & Space industry

February 2011July 2011 (6 months) Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom

­Project Manager responsible for the construction and outfitting of large ship blocks to be used in the construction of new aircraft carriers for the Royal Navy, total contract value circa £50M;

Responsible for managing all engineering, supply chain, construction, quality assurance, sub contracts and commissioning deliverables in addition to the commercial aspects of the contract;
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Responsibility and leadership of on-site Health and Safety to drive a culture of improvement
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Interrogating performance/schedule data to identify potential issues, challenging performance shortfalls and driving appropriate recovery actions;
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Delivery of above scope one month early, within cost and quality constraints.

Project Controls Manager

BAE Systems

Public Company; 10,001+ employees; BA.L; Defense & Space industry

April 2009January 2011 (1 year 10 months) Rosyth, UK

­Project control manager, reporting directly to the Shipbuild Director on all performance, governance, planning and risk/opportunity management across the programme to deliver two aircraft carriers to the Royal Navy, total contract value circa £6.5Bn)
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Reviewing & analysing performance data across the Shipbuild function to ensure performance and delivery targets were met;
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Interrogating performance/schedule data to identify potential issues, challenging performance shortfalls and endorsing appropriate recovery actions;
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Delegated Health & Safety lead for on-site activity;
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Managing the governance deliverables of the function including Life Cycle Management deliverables and routine audits of QEC alliance partners;

Dominic Wheatley's Education

University of Strathclyde

Master of Business Administration (MBA), Business Administration and Management, General

20062013

Activities and Societies: Specialist Subjects: Advanced Making Strategy, Project Risk Analysis & Management, Programme & Project Management, Leadership Individual Project: Transformational Leadership

University of Strathclyde

Marine Technology, Marine Engineering and Naval Architecture

20022003

Grade: Pass: No Grade

Activities and Societies: Specialist Subjects: Shipbuilding Technology, Offshore Engineering, Marine Structures, Modelling & Optimisation in Design, High Speed Craft, Waterborne Transportation Systems. Individual Project: Raking damage to High Speed Craft;

Dominic Wheatley's Skills & Expertise

  1. Earned Value Management
  2. Defence
  3. Engineering Management
  4. Systems Engineering
  5. MS Project
  6. Security Clearance
  7. Program Management
  8. MOD
  9. Engineering
  10. Contract Management
  11. Aerospace
  12. Project Engineering
  13. Project Management
  14. Ministry Of Defence
  15. Project Planning
  16. Proposal Writing
  17. Project Delivery
  18. Navy
  19. Requirements Analysis

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