Sivarajah Panjalingam

  • Senior Business Analyst
  • Selangor, Malaysia
  • Oct 02, 2020
Full time

Personal Summary

Total of 23 years of experience in Strategic Planning, Risk Management, Safety Management,
Project Engineering, Quality Management Systems, Management System and Contractor
Audits, Quality Assurance in diverse sectors as Oil & Gas, Underground Tunneling, Construction,
Information Technology and Business Analytics. Experienced in leading cross-collaborative
teams in creating requisite Systems and digital solutions design, implementation, QMS, HSE and
Technical audits, performance monitoring and analysis. Known as a proactive and practical
organizational leader, able to mentor, train and develop junior staff and new-hires towards
delivering exceptional performance.


PROFESSIONAL STRENGTHS

Strategic Planning Leading Teams Project Management
Auditing Business Process Optimization Data analysis
Effective Communicator Management Systems Integrative Thinking


CAREER HIGHLIGHTS
[from most recent to earlier years]
• Created and rolled-out the internal Strategic Priorities and Business Planning process
for the HSE & Business Directorate. Supported Vice President, HSE and Head, Business
Support, to drive project optimization, change initiatives and select projects for
implementation based on defined Priorities. Led the implementation of Management Systems

1/5
(Quality, HSE (Health, Safety & Environment), Business Risk Mitigation) and Business
strategies within the Department and Directorate. Developed and implemented Directorate
KPIs and electronic reporting Dashboards. Estimated annual savings of QAR 10 million
based on project prioritization criteria.


• Awarded AL HASBA AWARD (2nd highest award in QATAR PETROLEUM) for key role in
the development and effective roll-out of the QP Dukhan Operations Disaster Recovery and
Township Evacuation Plan in 2013. [Note: Dukhan Operations had a population of
approximately 5,000 living in Dukhan in 2013].


• Lead for Business, Risk, Quality and HSE Strategies implementation for Integrated Facilities
Department. Managed and implemented Quality and Safety related internal training and
audit inspection programs for Contractors personnel. Successfully reduced the
Department's Contractor safety related incidents /injuries by more than 30% within 1
year.

• Managed, as Asst. Manager, M&E, a team comprising of Engineering Consultants and
Contractors and company staff to design, install and test the software-based Flood Detection
and Forecasting System for the innovative dual-purpose Stormwater Management and Road
Tunnel (SMART), KL, Malaysia. Saved approximately RM 1 Million by implementing
innovative techniques and cost-effective solutions to deliver a final working solution.


• Member of the pioneering first ever all Malaysian team to install, test and commission
MALAYSIA's first ever RM 230 Million (USD 54Million) Tunnel Boring Machine for
Malaysia's SMART Project. It was the first ever large diameter (13.2 meter) Tunnel Boring
Machine used in Malaysia.

Work Experience

Senior Business Analyst
Jan 2015 - Sep 2020 QATAR PETROLEUM

Created and rolled-out the internal Strategic Priorities and Business Planning process for
the HSE & Business Directorate. Process is inclusive of Business review, evaluation,
technical and financial analysis and recommendation of proposed projects for inclusion and implementation in the Directorate's project portfolio. Support in efficient utilization of budget
of over QAR 1billion (> USD 270 million) annually


2/5
• Developed the Directorate's Management Reporting process, procedures and KPIs.
Managed the reporting process cycle in coordination with the Business Support team and the Directorate's Departments. Includes presentations for Vice President on status of KPIs
and Projects.
• Led as Department Management Representative for Client / Surveillance audits for
Management System. Supported VP, HSE & Business and Head, Business Support to drive project optimization based on defined Priorities, change initiatives and implementing
Management Systems (Quality, HSE (Health, Safety & Environment), Business Risk
Mitigation) and Business strategies within the Directorate.

IMS & Planning Coordinator
Apr 2007 - Jun 2015 Qatar Petroleum

Supported Manager, Integrated Facilities to ensure best fit strategies for the business
activities related to projects and services for Dukhan Township (population approximately 5,000 in 2014).
• Supported Manager, Integrated Facilities to monitor and ensure timely delivery of projects
and plans in alignment with the 2022 Dukhan Master Plan. Annual budget of QAR 2 billion.
• Managed the Department's Transformation Program for review, validation and assurance
of Contractors Project Delivery Plans and Project Quality Management System (QMS).
Ensure compliance to Quality Standards and Contractual obligations through various
means.
• Lead Focal Points for Business, Risk and HSE Strategies and Implementation for the Department. Liaison and training of staff and Contractors personnel to achieve HSE
Objectives. Lead Department Focal Point for Emergency, Township Evacuation and Disaster Recovery Planning.

Assistant Manager (M&E), SMART Project
Jan 2005 - Mar 2007 GAMUDA ENGINEERING

Lead Engineer for the Design, Installation, Testing and Commissioning of the Flood
Detection System for the innovative dual-purpose Stormwater Management and Road
Tunnel (SMART), KL, Malaysia.
• Managed a team comprising of Engineering Consultants, Contractors and company staff
to design, install and test the software-based Flood Detection and Forecasting System.
• Managed the requirements of the Client (Government of Malaysia). Scope of work included
design, test and commissioning of control and display instrumentation, SCADA, radio
telemetry, flood forecasting modeling, software programming, works planning,
subcontractor management and integration of various subsystems. Interfacing with various
Government agencies. Key system for operation of SMART Motorway and Stormwater
diversion. [www.smarttunnel.com.my]
3/5
• Manage Customer's expectations by managing the business relationship and reporting to
Customer Representative and own company's Project Director. Conduct audit programs to ensure Contractors are in compliance to Contractual and Regulatory requirements.

Electrical Engineer
Jan 2003 - Jan 2005 SMART

Installation, Testing and Commissioning of SMART's RM 230 million Tunnel Boring
Machine (TBM), for SMART Project in KL.
• Member of the pioneering first ever all Malaysian team to install, test and commission
MALAYSIA's first ever RM 230 Million (USD 54Million) Tunnel Boring Machine for
Malaysia's SMART Project. It was the first ever large diameter (13.2 meter) Tunnel Boring
Machine used in Malaysia.
• Extended on-site job training attachment with HERRENKNECHT AG at SCHWANAU,
GERMANY for installation, commissioning and operation of the Tunnel Boring Machine.
• Managed day-to-day operational maintenance of Tunnel jobsite communications and IT
infrastructure and facilities at KUALA LUMPUR, MALAYSIA worksite. Time and cost savings
via implementation of IT initiatives, such as Geological Monitoring System and Technical
Drawings management between Malaysia and Consultant Design Office, UK for electronic
management of project documents, correspondences and technical drawings.
• Headed the onsite Project planning, ISO 9001:2000 Quality Management Systems
implementation and day-to-day management of contractors.

Section Head, Quality, SPRINT Highway Project
Jan 1997 - Jan 2003 GAMUDA 's Construction Training College

Served as a Trainer to GAMUDA 's Construction Training College- delivery of Quality
System courses to internal staff, contractors and general public.
• Supported Project Director as Section Head, Quality of EPC Contractor to manage the
Project's Quality Management System (ISO 9001:2000). Inclusive of system set up and implementation for all contractors at SPRINT Highway- Penchala Tunnel. Instituted
initiatives to reduce defects to zero.
• As Head, implemented QA/QC inspection and test procedures via peer team of QA/QC
Engineers and Supervisors.


4/5

Quality Control Engineer
Jan 1995 - Jan 1997 TAMURA ELECTRONICS

Supported Manager, Quality and Head, Quality to institute Quality Management Systems
and QA/QC procedures in the manufacturing lines of TAMURA ELECTRONICS MALAYSIA.
• Owned, as QA/QC Engineer, the QA/QC Inspection and Testing procedures for all incoming
materials for production purposes.
• Facilitated the manufacturing schedules and deliveries to customers (export and internal markets) with Engineering and Procurement Departments to ensure minimal disruptions.
• Managed Suppliers to ensure materials conform to specifications. Visit Supplier base of operations and conduct pre-qualifying audits prior engagement as Supplier.

Education

Certificate in Advanced Business Planning
- Jan 2013 George Washington University
Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) - Engineering
Jan 1990 - Jan 1995 University Malaya

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IC Number

690207086173