Relevant experience for business clients
Diraj’s business coaching is takes advantage of the experienced he earned achieving commercial results across core business functions.
Project Manager (Capital) | Major Infrastructure Projects – State of Victoria
Responsible for strategic scheduling and managing cross-functional project leads for complex infrastructure builds (including $110M Princes Highway Duplication project).
Implemented a variations process to control scope and reduce schedule slippage through improved project management and reporting accountability.
Coordinated communications between engineers, subcontractors, safety, stakeholders and fabrication teams to meet complex deliverables while managing competing priorities.
How this experience applies in business coaching: Diraj uses his experience of leading matrix teams across multi-stage projects to coach business owners to improve effective communications within their teams, whether they are in operational roles or on site.
General Manager | Incari Property Solutions
Co-founded residential development business, Diraj was responsible for end-to-end project management of new builds. Projects ranged from new custom home single dwellings to multi-res and dual occ constructions as own builds and with JV partners.
How this experience applies in business coaching: This hands-on experience equipped Diraj with the knowledge and skill to drive profitability across project stages. Not a sideline spectator, he put his own money on the line; his coaching advice comes from real-world experience of walking the walk.
Consultant Engineer | Civil Build Design (CBD) Consultants
First-hand experience in understanding complex briefs, identifying critical success factors and compiling relevant intel for financial and strategic assessment. A core attribute of this role was being able to synthesise information and relay it to stakeholders to enable effective decision making.
How this experience applies in business coaching: Diraj is able to simplify the complex. He coaches business owners to adapt their communication to suit their target audience, whether it’s a sales process to secure a high value contract or motivating team members on the tools to adopt better ways of doing their role.