With 23 years spent working within the Fire & Security Industry, Law enforcement, Private Sector and Oil & Gas Markets both in the UK, Europe and Middle East. I have a strong knowledge and a wide skill base to meet the needs of any employers or client requirements. I have developed and applied these skills in wide
With 23 years spent working within the Fire & Security Industry, Law enforcement, Private Sector and Oil & Gas Markets both in the UK, Europe and Middle East. I have a strong knowledge and a wide skill base to meet the needs of any employers or client requirements. I have developed and applied these skills in wide range of roles such as the technical aspects of fire and security, intelligence and large scale project management.
Specifically during my time in UK, Europe & Middle East I have gathered a wealth of experience from a variety of different roles. Developing business growth in a position of Division Management, my duties included the production of sales proposals and the marketing of the company. I have met these demands and challenges through proposing innovative, leading edge, technical solutions and communicated this through presentations which guarantee the delivery of the client’s needs.
I am a highly enthusiastic and motivated individual who possesses strong business acumen and interpersonal skills in a demanding environment which is constantly changing. An excellent aptitude for problem solving and analysis, with a proven ability to succeed in a global work environment, while managing culturally diverse teams.
I specialize in Project Management in high Security and Fire installations which would include IP CCTV 500+cameras and ANPR (Automatic Number Plate Recognition) Systems 100+ cameras in remote regional sites and large networked fire systems. This would incorporate the full project life cycle. Including first contact meeting with client to find out the projects scope and their requirements. After this I would research relevant manufacturers specifications to insure the products can be designed and integrated onto a fiber network, to communicate with Government remote data servers LAN/WAN insuring the clients requirements are met.
Head of Projects & Business Development. @ Heading up a construction companies ELV department, my duties are to build are market share and increase sales within the Middle East. Gaining prequalification and approvals with International EPC’s and Main Contractors, producing technical quotes and tenders. While running the day to day business of a project department including financial cost control, man power, health and safety policies, quality control, and producing management policy and procedure. Ultimately producing monthly financial and project reports direct to company owners and Directors. From July 2015 to September 2015 (3 months) QatarFire & Security Projects Division Manager @ To set up a brand new Fire Detection, Suppression, Security, RADAR/SONAR, PIDS, BMS and Critical Infrastructure Company in Qatar, to run alongside the other divisions within the group. To drive the Divisions sales and marketing teams and advise of route the to market, and the risks. To bring new products into the company and gain MOI and Civil Defense approvals. Produce sales proposals in-line with client inquiry documents and scope .Monitor project financial control and risk management. Write Health and safety policy and procedure including disaster management plans and processes. From November 2014 to May 2015 (7 months) Qatar & OmanSystems Project Engineer/Manager @ Project Engineer/Manager on large complex projects incorporating Fire, CCTV and ANPR, such as construction of NHS Hospitals, Police HQs Stations, Schools and Large Engineering Projects. Manage multiple projects from Design, Quality, Audits, P&L, H&S and Commissioning Program through to project completion and hand over. Also to give staff technical support on a wide range of fire and security products, and produce complete O&M manuals. From April 2013 to November 2014 (1 year 8 months) South West EnglandIntegrated Systems Project Engineer @ To manage my own Fire & Security work load within the South West including Maintenance schedules, Reactive call outs. Survey sites while on site to insure that the customers protection is up to British Standard requirements then write such reports/quotations for extra works when required. From July 2012 to March 2013 (9 months) South West EnglandSenior Engineer & Project Manager @ This is a hands on role over seeing all engineering works including, Intruder Alarms, Fire Systems and Alarms, IP CCTV ANPR and Access Control Systems. Covering the South West I Install and maintain large integrated systems. I also project manage large scale projects and increase company sales in this sector. From May 2011 to July 2012 (1 year 3 months) WiltshireFire & Security Manager Middle East @ Structured development and business strategy, insuring increased sales. Monitoring all high security Access Control and ANPR projects our completed on time and to budget. Daily monitoring of high quality output standards and all day to day business issues. From November 2009 to April 2011 (1 year 6 months) bahrain saudi arabiaMiddle East Divisional Fire & Security Manager @ Development of the Division, which included the Sales & Marketing with the production of sales proposals etc. Monitoring the project department’s progress throughout completion of projects. Increasing operational effectiveness through streamlining financial costs and risk. Monitoring personnel’s monthly KPI`s to insure project timelines. To increase company profitability and insure that all ISO 9002 quality and health and safety procedures are strictly adhered too. Ultimately building a trusting direct relationship with past and future clients. From October 2007 to October 2009 (2 years 1 month) saudi arabiaITD Security Department Project Manager Saudi Arabia @ To manage high security installations such as CCTV and ANPR, monitor and improve operational effectiveness both internally and externally. To communicate with outside subcontractors on contract completion dates and monitor the project financial costs. To communicate with legal departments on relevant law and apply such requirements. To produce method statements for internal personnel to follow and apply. The monitoring of health and safety procedures. Production of monthly status reports for review by the board. From October 2006 to October 2007 (1 year 1 month) Saudi ArabiaNorthwest Engineering Manager @ Daily staffing logistics, the production of sales proposals. Design of Integrated Systems ANPR. Monitoring of performance statistics KPI`s and false alarm management. Training staff on technical aspects of their duties, improvement methods and completion of projects. To communicate with head office on all HR issues and to supply monthly completion reports. From October 2004 to October 2006 (2 years 1 month) Northwest
Electronic Systems, Electrical and Electronics Engineering @ City & Guilds From 1994 to 1996 Electronic systems @ The Mosslands School Richard Kilde is skilled in: Certified Internal..., Certified Internal..., BFPSA Fire Detection..., BFPSA Fire Alarm System..., FM200 National Training..., National Safety Group,..., Engineering..., IPAF Operator License..., Various product..., Management, Security, Integration, Project Management, Business Development, Access Control, Business Strategy, Fire Alarm, CCTV, Alarm Systems, IP Cameras, Budgets, Video over IP, Video Analytics, Burglar Alarm, Intruder Detection, IP CCTV, Integrated Security..., Biometrics, Security Operations, Team Building, Fire Protection, Intrusion Detection, Security System Design, Perimeter Security, Building Management..., Perimeter Protection, Project Planning, Risk Assessment, ANPR, Team Management, Program Management, System Design, Contract Negotiation, Leadership, Engineering, DVR, Analysis, Fire Safety, Security Management, Security Audits
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