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Michael McKissack

Michael McKissack

General Manager / Retail, Infrastructure and Operations

Compass Group

General Manager at Compass Group

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Compass Group

General Manager / Retail, Infrastructure and Operations

Assume full responsibility in daily project construction and formulation of effective proposal packages. Perform critical allocation of limited resources on completing projects. Single handedly arrange critical needs of clients such as up-to-date programs, databases, and learning programs. Act as main liaison officer to essential clients.

Career Highlights:

- Demonstrated leadership skills in acquiring renewal of contract by identifying opportunities from the clients.
- Expertly managed a project with $52M annual budget and sustained priorities in allocating resources
- Generated annual revenues of $30M from implementation of retail outlets to include franchise establishments, catering services, and acquisition of new service contracts
- Solely acquired strong relationship with major client in Shell Canada
- Played a key-role in formulating effective proposal packages and completion of critical projects ensuring client’s satisfaction

Career medium 06
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Career medium 01

Fluor

Director of Quality Assurance

Contributed strategic insights in quality assurance in line with best practices and international standards in project management. Played vital role in constructing programs and processes to improve quality of performance. Led regular meetings and updates to promote high quality output of project management.

Career Highlights:

- Worked collaboratively with product and project managers in executing of new projects and infrastructures providing essential information such as operational readiness, change preparation, change execution, and post change QA validation
- Led the creation of QA Procedures Manual and objectives and philosophies; fostered assistance in periodical maintenance and development of QA Manuals and conducted awareness program
- Provided assistance in identifying critical issues in facilities and formulation of Quality Assurance Team to administer proper resolution in a specific facility, in line with established guidelines and procedures
- Made major contribution in establishment of reference library of written material and reports; promoted accessibility of references to regular meetings and updates of facilities’ guidelines and procedures
- Performed key functions on operational activities such as roadmap management, automation, and improvement of events across the facility ensuring high level of operations output and timely completion of project

Career

Fluor

General Manager / Contracts and Clients Relations

Fostered assistance to key-clients focused on essential needs. Unfailingly carried out strategic directions to project team ensuring excellent output and loyalty of important clients. Completed projects in a short period of time without sacrificing high-quality service level, while ensuring proper allocation of resources. Perform several key-tasks, such as tracking of assets, labor fees, and deficiency reports. Set strategic direction to business units in carrying out instruction in line with government rules and regulations. Conceptualized and implemented cost-effective plans for materials and site management by formulating various site programs and policies. Contributed strategic insights in modifying and improving functionality of each operational department within high visibility headquarters.

Career Highlights:

- Made significant contribution in sustaining a $32M startup budget; and guaranteed the efficient allocation of resources
- Dealt with managing and analyzing site policies to incorporate materials and site management
- Pioneered O&M Construction teams to optimize job performance in accordance with (IAW) contract requirements
- Ensured satisfaction of client’s requests by unparalleled supervision of construction projects and offering best bid packages
- Fostered operation of MAXIMO database in tracing essential information for project construction
- Established and maintained relationship with key personnel including major general in conducting project operations.
- Led Professional Services group in identifying valuable opportunities for clients to renew contracts and maintain strong relationship

Career medium 04
Career
Career medium 04

Fluor

General Manager / Program Expansion & Client Relations

Performed several key tasks, including the overseeing the transition process of various projects, including deployment of new functions of each department and staff. Led the successful process of integration to Fluor staff, military personnel, DCMA, and Incumbent.

Career Highlights:

- Authored theater Audit Matrices and definitive directives for SOP employee workflow
- Took charge in leading weekly status meetings to Program Manager on systemic trends, auditing percentages, and compliance of cross functional departments
- Render supervision to transition process of 72 military bases in Northern Afghanistan within 10 months

Career

KBR, Inc.

General Manager / Infrastructure and Operations

Provided keen oversight to the entire operations, such as QA, HSE, Property, Materials, Logistics, Operations, IT, Prime/Subcontracts and active construction teams. Led the structure of policies and procedures of facility required in mentoring staff and team members. Conceptualized and implemented on-site trainings and web based support for client’s needs.

Career Highlights:

- Led the updates of clients information and database for early identification of problems and opportunities
- Worked collaboratively with key-clients in meeting challenges and adhering to their needs in line with formulated contracts and completion of projects
- Took accountability for a $42M worth of government properties and monthly budget of $12M
- Fostered supervision of well diverse group of 475 employees consist of US expatriates, foreign nationals, and local national Iraqis
- Displayed multi-tasking skill in supervising major projects without decreasing efficiency of performance

Career medium 03
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Career medium 02

United Association

Industrial Piping/instrumentation Project Lead

Responsible for coordinating project teams, tracking and reporting process to Program Manager
Coordinated all project specific industrial piping/instrumentation processes to include (ROWPU) Multi-Media purification systems and chill water production power plants
Directed project teams on installations of commercial grade renewable H20 and Bio-degradable collection systems IAW, EPA, WWF, and US regulated government conservation laws
Delivered on target project completion dates and maintained achievement milestones
Coordinated target Inspection teams for quality assurance and project completion verification

*Projects included high visibility facilities

Career

Columbia Southern University

B.S BA, Project Management