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Annette

Annette Purchase South Africa

Project Management experience

Annette is a Pharmacist with a Master’s degree in Pharmacology and has more than 25 years of extensive Project Management experience across various sectors and project sizes. Her experience extends to the SA and the USA work environments, in private (Pharmaceutical and Biotech), Clinical Research Organisation, IT and public healthcare industries. Annette is a Project Management Institute (PMI) certified Project Management Professional (PMP) and has certifications in MS-Project and MS Visio Project management tools, as well as in the PRINCE 2 (foundation and practitioner level) methodology.
Before relocating to the USA in 2000, Annette served as the head of the Department of Scientific Information at Noristan Limited, as well as General Manager, at G.W. Leppin in South Africa. She later became a private consultant in South Africa to CRO’s and Pharmaceutical companies and coordinated numerous international clinical trial studies. In the USA, Annette was a Senior Project Manager in a clinical research organisation. Responsibilities included: project assessment and initiation, resource procurement and planning, project implementation, leading and motivation of cross-functional departments and international teams, with special emphasis on compliance with FDA regulations, reporting on EVM, contract, and financial management. Annette presented at capability and proposal meetings and was accountable for the management of the sub-contractors for the various clinical research projects which involved a cross-functional, international team.
Since 2007, Annette has been a Project Manager in South Africa in a consultancy position managing various Gauteng Government Hospital and Clinic Revitalisation projects. As from December 2009, Annette has been a project manager facilitator, involved in project management delivery of training, consulting and product related services role to various industries, specifically related to the CAPM and PMP certification training programmes.

experience

M Pharm., PMP., PRINCE2

PMP Trainer/ Facilitator - PMP # 452720 2009 - Present

Actively seeking new lecturing opportunities.
Annette is a Pharmacist with a Masters degree in Pharmacology and has more than 25 years of extensive management experience in both South Africa and the US in private (Pharmaceutical and Biotech), Clinical Research Organisation (CRO) and public healthcare industries. Annette is a Project Management Institute (PMI) certified Project Management Professional (PMP) and has certifications in MS-Project and MS Visio Project management Tools, as well as in the PRINCE 2 (foundation and practitioner level) methodology.
PMBOK® Guide knowledge areas:
Project Integration Management
Project Scope Management
Project Time Management
Project Cost Management
Project Quality Management
Project Human Resource Management
Project Communication Management
Project Risk Management
Project Procurement Management
Project Stakeholder Management

PMP® # 452720 PMP® Original Grant Date 31 Jan 2007. PMP® Expiration Date 30 Jan 2020
PRINCE2 Registered Practitioner # P2R/280573 Effective date 12 April 2008. Expiration date 12 April 2013

Educations

University of Pretoria/Universiteit van Pretoria

M Pharm 1990 - 1990

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