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Freelance RAMS Manager Porto

Safety Management, Safety Engineering, RAM/LCC, Project Management, Transport industry, Oil & Gas industry (offshore/onshore), Business Process Analysis, QA, HSE, Document Control, Gap Analysis

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Hourly Rate / Cost:£70.59 per hour (ex. VAT)
Daily Rate / Cost:£564.71 per day (ex. VAT)
Available From:Now
Candidate ID:322969
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CV (Curriculum Vitae) / Résumé

Feb 2012 - Present Balfour Beattie Rail, Sweden
RAMS Advisor for the development and delivery of a new mobile converter unit to the Norwegian Railway Authority

Jan 2012 - Present Ansaldo STS, Sweden
Assistant RAMS Manager within the NSSS Red Line project

June 2011 – Present Bombardier Transport AB, Sweden
RAM & LCC Manager
- ILS Manager, T44 and Rc upgrade projects
- RAMS & LCC Manager, X2 upgrade project

March 2011 – Present Ansaldo STS, Italy/France/Sweden
Assistant RAMS Manager within the ESTER development project

May 2010 – Aug 2011 Vossloh Cogifer SA, France/Sweden
RAMS Engineer for the introduction of Easyswitch-R to Sweden

June 2010 – Nov 2010 Aibel AS, Norway
Project Planner for onshore and offshore facilities, providing support services to main customer Statoil

Aug 2009 – May 2010 CompMan AS, Norway
Compentence Management Advisor to the maritime and offshore industry in Norway

July 2008 – July 2009 Larsen Oil and Gas Ltd, UK
QHSE Co-ordinator for offshore semi-submersible rigs and jack-ups

Apr 2007 – July 2008 BusinessPort Ltd, UK
Business Process Analyst / Document Controller
- Canrig/EPOCH (US & Canada)
- Lundin Britain Ltd
- Expro (UK & US)
- Subsea 7
- The Underwater Centre

Jan 2007 – Apr 2007 Lidl UK, UK
Store Manager

Aug 2006 – Dec 2006 Western Union Intl Bank, Norway
Front Line Manager within the central Bergen branch

Nov 2005 – Aug 2006 Currys Ltd, UK
Sales Consultant – IT Specialist

May 2004 – Oct 2005 Jo Tankers AS, Norway
IT Assistant / System Support and Business Analyst

Employment History

(May 2010 & ongoing)

RAMS Engineer


Supported the rail and train production and support industry with advise on and implementation of RAMS activities (Reliability, Availability, Maintainability and Safety).

Feb 2012 - Present Balfour Beattie Rail AB, Sweden

RAMS Advisor

• Key supporting role to the mobile converter unit RAMS development
• Created the RAMS Plan
• Reviewed all safety related documents

Key part of the engineering team to develop a normal converter unit to a new mobile converter unit to be delivered to the Norwegian Railway Authority

Jan 2012 - Present Ansaldo STS AB, Sweden

Assistant RAMS Manager

• Review of all safety related documents
• Input to and review of all SASCs
• Key input to the on-site commissioning, validation and SQT
• Key input to the customer, ISA and NSA approvals with respect to both national and TSI approvals process
• Responsible for safety management activities in accordance with Cenelec

I was brought in to support the RAMS functions for the upgrade of the Red Line, as part of the NSSS project in Sweden (ERTMS to be introduced to the Stockholm metro). I had a key role in communication between the French/Italian offices to the Swedish office and the customer SL, as well as the Swedish Transport Agency.

June 2011 – Present Bombardier Transportation AB, Sweden

RAM & LCC Manager

• ILS Manager for the T44 and Rc upgrade projects (freight locomotives)
• Providing weekly and monthly reports on the current status of locomotives
• Weekly meetings and communications with customer Green Cargo
• RAMS & LCC Manager for X2 upgrade project (high-speed passenger train)
• Providing input and documentation to the tender process
• Used the following software: Incidyx, Maximo, BT FRACAS Tool, MS Office

I was engaged as a consultant to support the Service organization on RAMS and LCC issues. The main customers were Green Cargo and SJ (Statens Jernvägar).

March 2011 – Present Ansaldo STS, Italy/France/Sweden

Assistant RAMS Manager

• Key supporting role to Interlocking and RBC RAMS development
• Created Safety and V&V Plans
• Reviewed all safety related documents
• Review of all GPSCs
• Key input to the on-site commissioning, validation and SQT
• Key input to the customer, ISA and NSA approvals with respect to both national and TSI approvals process
• Review of all GASCs and SASC
• Responsible for safety management activities in accordance with Cenelec
• Maintaining RBC and Interlocking hazard logs and conducting supportive system hazard analyses

I was brought in to support the RAMS functions for the Haparandabanan ESTER project in Sweden (ERTMS). I had a key role in communication between the French/Italian offices to the Swedish office and the customer Trafikverket.

May 2010 – July 2011 Vossloh Cogifer SA, France/Sweden

Safety Engineer

• Deployment of RAM and Safety requirements within the design process
• Responsible for the Safety activities and deliverables based thereupon.
• Monitor the safety acceptance process for document delivery, prototype testing and site trials.
• Attain acceptance authority approval of GASC and SASC upon which the approval to conduct site trails, type testing and ultimately commercial operation will be dependent
• Facilitate and undertake all forms of analysis, which typically include: HAZID, RBD, FMECA and FTA etc.

• Check the project has feedback into the design process the necessary changes to attain requirement compliance.
• Identify corrective actions and report.

I was engaged to support the VCSA position and advise the project as to what actions could be taken to improve the product, attain acceptance of GASC and SASC by TSJ (Trafikstyrelsen – Jernväg) and support thereafter an application for type approval with TrV (Trafikverket).

(Jul 2008 & ongoing)

QHSE Coordinator


At a corporate level, I was responsible for the Integrated Management System, Risk Management System and training the onshore and offshore personnel in its use, including the management of document life cycle and developing document control procedures.

In charge of developing and maintaining document control on a corporate level and training key personnel in its application. Ensured documents were reviewed and updated in a timely manner.

Responsible for the management and administration of the Corporate Integrated Management System (IMS) and providing user training for both onshore and offshore personnel.

Custodian for the corporate electronic Risk Management System (WISER), ensuring the correct use of Permits to Work (PTW), Job Risk Assessments (JRA) and facilitating HAZID and HAZOP studies. Facilitated training sessions for the crews in the shipyard in Singapore for jackup and DP semi submersible rigs in the use of both Risk and Business Management Systems, as well as corporate regulations and guidelines.

Created and reviewed both corporate and rig specific manuals.

Further, I also held the position of Log Keeper, a vital part of the Emergency Response Team, in charge of maintaining the Emergency Response Room and being first on the scene of a major incident/accident.

(Jun 2010 to Nov 2010)

Project Planner

Bergen, Norway

I was engaged to support the project planning related to onshore oil and gas production facilities on the Norwegian west coast. The main customer support was directed at Statoil.

(Aug 2009 to May 2010)

Competence Management Advisor

Bergen, Norway

- Supported the creation of a competence management company, developing documentation, procedures and a customer base

- Facilitated various introduction meetings with new clients and prepared gap analysis of current competence management matrices, mainly concerning offshore vessels, ships and rigs in the Norwegian and UK sector

I was brought in to support the creation of the company structure, before being engaged in some projects to review and update competence matrices against various offshore courses, based on ISO, OHSAS, IMO etc.

(Apr 2007 to Jul 2008)

Business Process Analyst


Worked with clients (SME's to multinationals) to complete gap analysis, generate process maps and other documentation and integrating the IMS throughout the company

Created business plan and website for entering the Norwegian market and performed various sales and marketing tasks, such as business risk analysis, market and competitor analysis, PESTE, SWOT, 5P for marketing and the creation of a potential customer base.

Responsible for the management and administration of the internal Business Management System (BMS).

Carried out market analysis and competitor reviews, producing valuable reports and advise to top management.

Facilitated various sales & promotion meetings with potential clients and performed ad hoc gap analysis, process mapping and risk assessments for new and existing ones. Reported weekly on plans and progress to both client and top management.

Involved in the following major projects:

May 08 - June 08 Canrig/EPOCH, Houston (US) and Calgary (Canada)
- Carried out discovery phase in core departments for merging of both companies
- Facilitated mapping sessions with departmental managers and key personnel
- Delivered a system presentation for the company directors, which lead to the extension of the initial contract

Feb 08 - April 08 Lundin Britain Ltd, Aberdeen (UK)
- Performed document control activities according to company standards
- Implemented change management procedures as requested by the client
- Facilitated process mapping / amendment sessions as well as supporting with risk assessments in conjunction with client

Aug 07 - Dec 07 The Underwater Centre, Fort William (UK)
- Facilitated project awareness meetings across the company
- Carried out gap analysis with key people in the organization, preparing a business analysis and risk assessment, as well as developing a project plan
- Facilitated process mapping sessions
- Created overviews and organisation charts for the Crannog Group (owner) as well as The Underwater Centre
- Delivered user and administrator training

Jul 07 - Mar 08 Expro Group, Aberdeen (UK)
- Performed document control according to client requests
- Facilitated discovery and process mapping sessions with client
- Carried out gap analysis with key personnel
- Populated test system and supported client through reviews

Jun 07 Subsea 7, Aberdeen (UK)
- Identified scale of work (gap analysis), as well as identifying information and communication systems available for implementation of the BMS
- Assisted in the creation of a proposal and further client relations

(Aug 2007 to Dec 2007)

Area Manager

Bergen, Norway

Managed monetary transactions and exchanges, ensured the security of the office and was in charge of prevention of money laundering. Also prepared budgets and reporting to head office, as well as office procurement.

- Handled and ensured the security of large amounts of Norwegian currency each week
- Passport validation for all nationalities
- Course in the prevention of money laundering
- Set up/improved security procedures for the Bergen office
- Dealt with customer and staff issues

(Jan 2007 to Apr 2007)



Managing a number of personnel, including deputy managers, scheduling, reporting, budgets and cost control.

- Ensured the proper execution of the daily routine
- Handled staff and customer issues in a diplomatic manner
- Performed cost analysis and budget forecasts
- Supported the management of other facilities, as and when necessary

(Nov 2005 to Aug 2006)

Sales Consultant


Part-time/Full-time work while completing final year of university.

Received product training on all product groups sold

(May 2004 to Sep 2005)

IT Assistant / System Support and Business Analyst

Jo Tankers AS, Bergen, Norway

Sole responsibility of management system used by the operations department (ShipNet)

- Involved travel to vessels for updates and system support
- Networked with important people in the shipping and tanker industry
- Excellent insight to the methodologies used by brokers and operators, especially in terms of customer negotiations and in-house communications
- Involved in the development of a new corporate management system created by Cabis Ltd from Dundee (UK)

- Maintained, built and updated servers and office computers
- Gave customer and technical support to all levels of personnel and management in European offices


(Sep 2002 to May 2006)

Robert Gordon University

Ba(Hons) Business Studies

Assignment History

(This Candidate has recently been shortlisted or contracted for the following people4 assignments)

  • Market Analyst - Oil & Gas Sector: Market analyst with oil & gas experience required for one month contract. Analyst required to carry out a very focused and specific market analysis in the offshore Oil & Gas sector leading to a market assessment report that can then form the basis of developing a marketing and sales strategy for specific consultancy services.
  • Project Consultancy - GAS plant: Providing staffing level and skills mapping support advice for a major new deep gas development project in the Middle East/GCC

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