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Terry Corbett
Senior Project Manager - Delivering Successful Project Outcomes
Phone e +61 414 738 520
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A senior project professional who has delivered successful project outcomes over 17 years across
business and information systems having delivered 20+ projects across a variety of technologies,
applications and infrastructure, within government and business using PMBOK, Prince 2 and Agile
approaches with values of $500,000 to $7m as both a vendor and internal project manager.
Managed projects through the full SDLC as well as picking up projects at critical stages of delivery to
deliver on time, to scope and within budget. Led project teams, of up to ten, in delivering application
projects on time, to scope and within budget. Engaged and managed vendors from initial RFQ, contract
negotiation, statement of work through to successful on time delivery and contract closure.
A strategic thinker who builds mutually beneficial relationships with stakeholders, staff and vendors,
thrives on new challenges and difficult situations, engaging with business and technology and leading
teams in the delivery of high quality project solutions.

Key Strengths
Strategic and Results Orientated: Focused on the overall objectives of the project to ensure the
achievement of business outcomes.
Leadership and Management: Lead project staff in the successful delivery of project objectives.
End to end project Management: Developing business cases, project plans and initiation through to
delivery and transition into business as usual.
Stakeholder Management: Able to communicate and liaise across the business and IT and with
project boards and steering committees and build mutually beneficial relationships.
Project Governance: Management of project processes and governance in PMBOK, Prince 2 and
Agile environments.
Vendor Management: Engagement and management of vendors to deliver project on time and within
Broad Experience with Flexibility: Able to operate across a range of project methodologies,
situations and technologies and to pick up stalled projects and get them moving.

Career Highlights
Mercedes Benz: Delivered a Siemens PLM solution to ensure compliance with large Department of
Defence Contract.
Australia Post (KAZ): Managed the PMO for a major technology refresh across infrastructure and
applications for Australia Post.
Department of Education: Delivered a Microsoft CRM solution with a web portal to support a
significant policy initiative for supporting students with additional needs.
Department of Defence (KAZ): Resolution of significant technical and contractual issues impacting
on the delivery of a performance management reporting project.
KAZ: As Quality Manager ensured the application of standard work practices and project
methodology across multiple clients and projects.

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Career History
UXC Professional Solutions
Senior Project Manager

July 2014-Feb 2015

Transpacific Industries - Senior Project Manager

Senior Project Manager, picking up a stalled proof of concept/pilot project, provided renewed focus to
deliver the proof of concept/pilot project and access the viability of a potential route optimisation
Clarified and reconfirmed the scope of the proof of concept/pilot to ensure agreement with key
stakeholders and sponsors to support the renewed focused on delivery of the proof of concept.
Managed and chaired Steering Committee meetings, provide status reports, meeting minutes, risk and
issues and tracking of action items.
Established strong relationships with vendor, IT development, support teams and business operational
staff to ensure appropriate focus of progressing the proof or concept/pilot.
Managed estimation process and the delivery of application development delivering critical system
integrations supporting delivery of the proof of concept/pilot project.
Developed critical presentation and reports to ensure and support appropriate expectations amongst
senior executives of the purpose, scope and outputs of the proof of concept/pilot.

Swire Cold Storage

Project Office Manager
Sept 2013 Feb 2014
Project Office Management across a $7m national Warehouse Management System replacement with
a focus on project governance and project administration.
Management of the project risk and issues process, capturing and reviewing risks and issues including
conducting risk review session to ensure timely identification and management of risks and issues.
Managed the Steering Committee process consisting of the Managing Director, General Managers and
external consulting partner, established and maintained the committees schedule, meeting agenda and
minutes ensuring effective executive over sight of the project.
Managed the logistics of a national review of business processes, coordinating venues and the
movement of over forty staff for a national review of redesigned business processes, ensuring all
participants were available and that the reviews progressed with without issues.

Project Management:
Oct 2012 - April 2013
Delivered critical production testing and field trial activities for the Myki Tram End State solution,
developed a detailed field trial plan and acceptance criteria, managed day to day field trial activities
and liaised with the PTV and Yarra Trams to achieve formal acceptance.
Managed the software upgrade of 5000 devices across Yarra Tram's fleet, negotiated the upgrade
process, priorities, schedule and remediation ensuring on time achievement of milestones for tram.
Developed SOWs to engage Yarra Trams in the delivery of a major stream of work to be delivered
within a limited time frame.

Service Stream
Project Management/Program Management:
Aug 2012 - Oct 2012
Provided renewed focus and drive to the stalled Service Stream NBN power program delivering
power to NBN communication cabinets in ninety four new housing estates nationally.
Developed and managed relationships with client and regions, ensuring program objectives were
being meet and identification and resolution of issues impacting delivery of the power program.

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Project Management Consultant:

March 2012 July 2012

Vantage Unified Communications - Project Director/Manager

Delivered a $1.5m cloud based video conferencing system, including network, infrastructure and end
points across 35 sites nationally including 3 boardrooms for the ACCC.
Provided the key project liaison for client on implementation of video conferencing solutions,
resolution of issues and site access.
Fulton Hogan - Project Manager

Managed an agile application project, delivering a vendor provided Salesforce CRM solution
supporting the tracking of major construction projects.
Led solution acceptance processes ensuring vendor resolution of issues, user acceptance and
promotion to production on the scheduled release date.

Mercedes Benz Australia

Project Manager:
July 2011 March 2012
Managed negotiation of contracts and SOWs, reviewed contractual terms and liaised with internal
business, legal and IT stakeholders and vendor to resolve contractual issues.
Delivered Siemens Teamcentre PLM application using PMBOK based approach, effectively liaised
with vendor staff to ensuring business requirements were delivered and that Mercedes Benz could
effectively manage a fleet of 2200 Defence vehicles over 15 years.
Managed delivery of Open Text/Live Link content management and workflow application by a third
party vendor for Mercedes Benz Financial Services.
Built strong relationships with project stakeholders, vendors and technical staff ensuring clear
understanding of project objectives, risks and issues to enable successful delivery of the project and
transition to post production support.

OAMPS Insurance Brokers

Consulting/Project Management:
July 2010 June 2011
Developed project business cases and defined project scope, budget and benefits to support the
introduction of nationally consistent claims service offering.
Developed an initial business case for the replacement of a file management system with a digital
document and content management solution to improve operational efficiencies and effectiveness.
Build strong and relationships across the business, IT and externally to support the development of
business cases and to resolve issues.

Department of Education and Early Childhood Development

Project Management:
March 2009 May 2010
Managed multiple simultaneous projects across arrange of technologies, Microsoft CRM, HPPM and
web based solutions ranging in value from $100K to over $1m.
Led sourcing process through RFQ and SOW processes and negotiated contracts with systems
vendors to ensure the delivery of the required solution.
Led project feasibility assessments to evaluate appropriate solution options to meet business needs,
developing business requirements, business cases, and project budgets across a range of projects and
Delivered a student support case management solution using CRM through development, system and
user testing and deployment to production.
Developed strong relationships with business stakeholders, project boards, business users, vendors
and departmental technical staff supporting the effective management of expectations the effective
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implementation of solutions and transition into post production support.

KAZ Group
Senior Consultant/Project Manager/Quality Manager:

May 2005 - Nov 2008

During my time with KAZ Group my performance reviews have noted that I add a broad range of experience to the
Professional Services, did an excellent job sorting out some relationship issues and with strengths being my overall
commitment and ability to step up and take responsibility.

Project Management: Department of Defence

Led multiple application projects within Defence across logistics, Master Supplier Register, Business
Intelligence and data warehouse systems, established and led project teams, monitored and controlled
progress, MS Project schedules, budget and scope to deliver on time and budget.
Project Management oversight of application support team based on Defence premises, pProvided key
point of client liaison to ensure contract adherence, resolved issues concerning team and technical
performance and financial management of application support team.
Quality Management: KAZ PMO

Maintained a high level of ISO 9001:2000 compliance for internal PMBOK based project
methodology, through regular internal assessments and improvements of the KAZ project
Mentored staff in the KAZ project methodology to ensure a high level of awareness of quality
processes and consistent application of the process across projects.
Consulting: Project and Program Management:

Managed a PMO for a multi-million dollar technical refresh for Australia Post with a focus on steering
committee management, reporting and project approvals.
Standard Capital, Interim Executive
Ajilon Consulting, Management Consultant
Melbourne School of Law, Manager Information Systems
AXA Australia, Project Management , Project and Program Office
Independent Project Management Advisor
Department of Defence (Melbourne)

Oct 2004 Jan 2005

Nov 2002 Jul 2004
Aug 2001 Sept 2002
Nov 1999 April 2001
Nov 1997 Nov 1999
June 1987- Nov 1997

Academic Qualifications

Graduate Certificate of Management (Project Management), Australian Institute of Management

Master of Business Administration (MBA), Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology 2002
Bachelor of Business (Bus Admin) (With Distinction), Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology
Advanced Certificate of Management, Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology TAFE 1993

Professional Membership

Member, Australian Institute of Management

Professional Development
Web Management for Managers
Implementing Change
Conflict Management, Negotiation and
Liaison Skills

Industrial Relations
Planning and Managing Customer Service
Facilitating Quality Teams (TQM)

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Golden Key Honour Society, 1998, recognition of academic achievement among top 15% of
undergraduate students.
Defence Centre Melbourne Staff Award, 1996, Project Manager RIMA Relocation Project.