Samanyayi - Network Engineer - Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa

Michael Samanyayi

Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa

Summary

• Analytical and strategic thinking.
• Highly innovative out of the box thinker.
• Strong sense of ownership and responsibility.
• Results driven, planning and organizational skills.
• Good financial acumen
• Abundance of personal drive and energy.
• Good team builder and player.
• Excellent people and interpersonal skills while culturally sensitive.
• Excellent communication and presentation skills.
• Cost, quality, compliance and risk management.
• Strong decision making skills and ability to prioritize and plan effectively
• Ability and willing to work in all conditions i.e. weather and hazardous
• Project Planning
• Project Scheduling and Tracking
• Mining experience
• Cisco Networks
• Mobile Networks
• SAP Business Intelligence

Services

Network Engineer

Summary:

Cisco Network Engineer

Work History

Project Planner

Anglo American Platinum

From June 2014

• Apply standard statistical tests for identification of process stability or capability improvement opportunities.
• Rank/Prioritize issues and opportunities based on consistent, objective criteria.
• Apply systematic investigation and analysis techniques to identify contributing/root-cause underlying issues and opportunities.
• Use measures, tests and data to validate that suspected causes are correct.
• Apply systematic investigation and analysis techniques to develop options for control actions.
• Use measures, tests and data to validate the effectiveness of selected control actions.
• Use task appropriate methods for planning, scheduling, resourcing and managing the activities required to implement a control action.
• Use control charts and capability histograms of KPIs to validate control action results.
• Project Schedule build up and updates using MS Projects and Mindjet
• Project Tracking using MS Projects

Junior Project Manager/Cisco Network Engineer

HCL/Soft Solutions South Africa

September 2010 - May 2014

DUTIES.
• Central Coordination of Project Installation Process
• Managing over 25 Field Engineers located all over different Regions
• Understanding and communicating stakeholder requirements to the appropriate team members and managing all requirements to realize each project for the interested parties
• Establishing clear ownership for project tasks and ensuring that the team members have the tools needed and can provide timely feedback
• Coordinating and facilitating delivery of the project objectives
• Tracking progress and reviewing project tasks ensuring deadlines are met appropriately
• Assessing project issues and identifying solutions to assure quality, productivity and meeting customer goals
• Communicating project status, issues and risks to relevant management
• Follow company policies, procedures and methods
• Conducting regular status meetings with all interested parties, keeping the needs and requirements for the projects continuously in view
• Working collaboratively with the development staff and supporting staff to help maintain thorough knowledge of product capabilities, ensuring that all communication between stakeholders are accurate
• Defining and maintaining all implementation processes, managing implementation lifecycle and coordinating documents when needed
• Arranging training and aligning this with customer goals
• Troubleshooting technical issues when needed and escalating appropriately
• Maintaining timelines and targeting dates within Telkom Mobi

Projects

Mine Planning - Tumela Mine

• Apply standard statistical tests for identification of process stability or capability improvement opportunities.
• Rank/Prioritize issues and opportunities based on consistent, objective criteria.
• Apply systematic investigation and analysis techniques to identify contributing/root-cause underlying issues and opportunities.
• Use measures, tests and data to validate that suspected causes are correct.
• Apply systematic investigation and analysis techniques to develop options for control actions.
• Use measures, tests and data to validate the effectiveness of selected control actions.
• Use task appropriate methods for planning, scheduling, resourcing and managing the activities required to implement a control action.
• Use control charts and capability histograms of KPIs to validate control action results.
• Project Schedule build up and updates using MS Projects and Mindjet
• Project Tracking using MS Projects

IP-RAN

• Central Coordination of Project Installation Process
• Managing over 25 Field Engineers located all over different Regions
• Understanding and communicating stakeholder requirements to the appropriate team members and managing all requirements to realize each project for the interested parties
• Establishing clear ownership for project tasks and ensuring that the team members have the tools needed and can provide timely feedback
• Coordinating and facilitating delivery of the project objectives
• Tracking progress and reviewing project tasks ensuring deadlines are met appropriately
• Assessing project issues and identifying solutions to assure quality, productivity and meeting customer goals
• Communicating project status, issues and risks to relevant management
• Follow company policies, procedures and methods
• Conducting regular status meetings with all interested parties, keeping the needs and requirements for the projects continuously in view
• Working collaboratively with the development staff and supporting staff to help maintain thorough knowledge of product capabilities, ensuring that all communication between stakeholders are accurate
• Defining and maintaining all implementation processes, managing implementation lifecycle and coordinating documents when needed
• Arranging training and aligning this with customer goals
• Troubleshooting technical issues when needed and escalating appropriately
• Maintaining timelines and targeting dates within Telkom Mobile (8ta) Project
• Participation in IP-RAN development and Update of Project IP Sheet
• Supervision of MPLS and VPLS configuration
• Managing dispatch and site support for Cisco IP-RAN Project
• Supervision and installation of Cisco 7609 Routers and Cisco 2941 Cell Site Routers for Telkom Network

Qualifications & Certifications

Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (Ms Projects)

Microsoft

mathematics and English

Unisa

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