Akorfa Philip Tay

Mr. Tay is a founding member of NewMax. He has a certificate and degree in Information and Technology from Ghana Telecom University. Mr. Tay is the head of operations and is largely credited for leading his team to set up NewMax Mines and its entire operations. He is also largely responsible for building and setting up the East Legon facility of the Chiropractic and Wellness Centres.

He is meticulous and results oriented. As the project manager, Akorfa’s job is to plan, budget, oversee, and document all aspects of a specific project. He works closely with the strategic team and other departments to make sure that the scope and direction of each project is on schedule. Planning is an essential duty determining what needs to be done, who is going to do it, and when it needs to be done. Some of his key planning duties includes:

  • Defining and clarifying the scope of the project
  • Developing the project plan
  • Developing the project schedule
  • Developing policies and procedures to support the achievement of the project objectives

He is also in charge of controlling and measuring project progress toward meeting its objectives by:

  • Evaluating: Determining the cause of deviations from the plan
  • Correcting: Taking corrective actions to address deviations