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Manuela

Graduate Project Manager
Coventry, UK
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Career Profile
A highly motivated and strategic project management student with a civil engineering background and relevant experience in construction engineering. Proficient in Microsoft Word, Revit, Excel and well-versed in AutoCAD, effective team player with a special interest in Industrial and systems engineering. Currently seeking a dynamic role where technical expertise can add value to the strategies and processes of an organisation.

 

Industry Skills
Design Software:

·       A high-level user of Autodesk AutoCAD and appropriate skills in Autodesk Revit.

·       Microsoft Office- Efficient user of Microsoft Packages (Word, PowerPoint and Excel).

·       An advanced beginner of writing C# codes in Visual Studio.

Material Analysis:

·       Monitored quality control and independently performed specific gravity and compressive testing on asphalt concrete.

·       Analysed survey reports, drawings and topographical data from road construction sites.

Project Management:

·       Worked as a business analyst on a software development project with five team members.

·       Coordinated project management simulations with Cesim Software and Edumondo for group projects.

·       Used Gantt Charts, Ms Teams, PMBoK and Agile PM methodologies for group projects.

·       Effective written and verbal communication of technical reports.

Education
Coventry University                                                                                              January 2020- December 2020

MSc Engineering Project Management

Predicted Grade: Merit

Key Modules: Advanced Experiential Project Management,  International Strategic Project Management, Global Professional Development, Project Management, Engineering Management  Frameworks, Change Management, Management of Quality

September 2015- July 2019

Central University

BSc Civil Engineering (Average mark 73%)

Key Modules: Civil Engineering Materials, Engineering Technology, Hydrology, Timber and Steel Design Geotechnical Engineering, Water Resource Engineering, Construction Management, Road Engineering, Soil Mechanic

 

Dissertation: Study of the Impact of Make-Shift transportation Systems on Traffic Flow in Ghana

Planning – Research and recommend sustainable strategies to improve traffic flow in Ghana
Testing and Analysis – Usage of a speed radar gun to record data of vehicular speed of vehicles for a selected section on the Madina Road, Ghana to analyse the area of potential traffic congestion.
Final Report Presentation – 11,000-word report submission, pitched face-to-face with 4 random Central University Civil Engineering lecturers.
Results – Achieved a combined grade of 75% (Second Class Upper) for report and presentation.
 

Aburi Girls Senior High School, Ghana                                                                         November 2011- May 2014

WASSCE: Mathematics, Chemistry, Physics

Including Geography, A English, B

 

 

 

 

 

Project Experience
Ghana Highway Authority                                                                                                   July 2018 – August 2018

Assistant Surveyor (Internship)

·       Project coordination – Attended daily progress meeting with surveyors to discuss design issues and safety concerns.

·       Developing joint reporting systems – Securely shared project ideas and reviewed contributions.

·       Technical role – Kept accurate notes, records, sketches to describe and certify the work performed and calibrated the test equipment.

·       Presentation – Analysed survey objectives and specifications, utilizing knowledge of survey in presenting ideas.

Applied Professional Experience
Ghana Highway Authority                                                                                      September 2019 – January 2020

Asphalt Laboratory Assistant

·       Teamwork – liaised with my colleagues to extract asphalt samples from sites for testing and analysis through an effective coordination of roles.

·       Technical operation – Evaluated the quality and strength of the aggregates and in charge of finding the economical mix that suited the specified requirements and performed asphalt tests (Extraction of Bitumen and Gradation of aggregates, Marshall Test, Asphalt Core Density and Specific Gravity)

·       Maintenance – Ensured the safety and proper storage of materials and equipment used on site and in the laboratory.

·       Communication – interacted and maintained a network with stakeholders and managers, periodically discussing the outcomes of the results and the potential outcomes of the assigned tasks.

·       Organisation – coordinated daily tasks effectively to meet deadlines and analysed results with Microsoft Excel.

·       Flexibility – Adapted to complex issues in solving problems encountered in the delivery of tasks.

 

·       Customer  relations– adapted a positive approach to present solutions to customers in person and on the telephone.

 

 

Interests and Achievements
Leadership                    – Participated in the Ghana Robotics Academy Foundation as a robot designer and lead my team to win a bronze medal in 2012 and a gold medal in 2013.

 

– Served as the class representative at central university college and this exposed me to opportunities that enhanced my leadership and organizational skills.

 

Certificates                    – CMI Certificate in Strategic Management & Leadership Practice (Level 7)

– Agile Project Management Foundation and Practitioner

 

Travel                               – Organised and accomplished a tour of Pretoria, South Africa in Winter 2018 and 2019.

Hobbies                           – Regular volunteer for tutoring math and science to children. I am interested tennis as well as photography and fashion design

 

 

References –            Available upon request

 

 

 


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Education

  • MSc Engineering Project Management at Coventry University

    13/01/2020-16/01/2021

Skills

  • data modelling
  • Organisational skills
  • team player
  • technical writing
  • Updated 2 months ago

To contact this candidate email manuelamissah@gmail.com or call 07448766873

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