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CV, Executive Project Manager in Saudi Arabia

I am currently available for work
Serial No: 7088
(25/10/1971, male)
List top 5 skills: communication, construction management, project management, team player
Short Bio:

A versatile Civil Engineer with more than 14 years of rich leadership experience with the General Directorate of Military Works, Ministry of Defense, Saudi Arabia.

The range of assignments executed by me cover projects for new build, repairs & modifications of buildings, grounds and engineering facilities as well as operation & maintenance of buildings & systems - mechanical, HVAC, electrical & civil.

My competencies cover preparation of budgets, operation plans, project proposals, tendering & award of contracts, contract administration, project execution and multilateral coordination.

I have consistently completed all assignments on time, within budgets and achieving all project objectives.

Confident of adding value

Current location: 

Riyadh Province, Saudi Arabia - View on map

Spoken languages: 

arabic and english

Locations I am interested in working:

qatar, saudi arabia, United Arab Emirates



EXECUTIVE SYNOPSIS

  • Postgraduate Civil Engineer with 14+ years of rich leadership experience with General Directorate of Military Works, Ministry of Defense, KSA.
  • Extensive experience in projects for new build, modifications & repairs of buildings, grounds & engineering facilities as well as operation & maintenance of building systems & facilities covering mechanical, HVAC, electrical and civil works.
  • Adept in managing complete lifecycles of projects from developing specifications, drawings & cost estimates, tendering, bid evaluation & award of contracts/subcontracts, supervision of works and completion fulfilling time, cost, quality and safety requirements.
  • Well versed in developing and implementing planned preventive maintenance programs delivering targeted reliability & availability of equipment & systems.
  • Experienced in developing & implementing fire & safety programs based on JCAHO standards and NFPA 101 Life Safety Code.
  • Capable of preparing budgets, operational plans and ensuring adherence to approved budgets for manpower, tools, spares & consumables.
  • Sound technical expertise of modern construction methods, project management techniques, cost & financial control and contract administration.
  • Outstanding communication, presentation and negotiation skills with capabilities for influencing external & internal stakeholders.
  • Deft in building & sustaining robust professional relationships and achieving all predefined objectives.
  • Proficient in leading multidiscipline teams and supervising large multinational workforces eliciting superior results.
  • Proactive, achievement driven manager with excellent coordination, organizing, analytical decision making, problem solving, planning & execution skills.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

MINISTRY OF DEFENSE – GENERAL DIRECTORATE OF MILITARY WORKS, Saudi Arabia

Project Director – Construction Department, Riyadh, 2009 to 2013

Reported to: Director General Team: 500+

  • Managed projects for maintenance, repairs & modifications to buildings, grounds and engineering facilities of the Ministry of Defense.
  • Supervised the finalization of drawings, specifications and cost estimates and award of subcontracts for new projects.
  • Developed & implemented fire & safety programs at all facilities of the Ministry fulfilling requirements of JCAHO standards and NFPA 101 Life Safety Code and ensured consistent compliance.
  • Implemented planned preventive maintenance system ensuring smooth functioning of equipment & system  thereby increase lifespan of equipment and cost cutting (reduce purchase of spare parts and stop frequent repair of equipment)
  • Reviewed material requests from sites, planned & scheduled supplies and coordinated procurement with the Purchase department.
  • Coordinated with operations managers & site engineers, assessed requirements of manpower recruitment, tools, equipment, spares, consumables & housing and prepared operations budgets & operating plans.
  • Monitored progress of ongoing projects and coordinated inspections to ensure that works were completed in accordance with approved plans & specifications for equipment & materials, bills of materials and terms & conditions of contract.
  • Coordinated with owner, contractors and architects and completed all projects on time, within budgets and fulfilling owner’s requirements.

Assistant Project Director – Operation & Maintenance Projects, Riyadh, 2004 to 2007

Reported to: Project Director Team: 350+

  • Developed specifications & cost estimates for finalizing subcontracts for running projects.
  • Procured requirements for execution of projects including identification of best suppliers, negotiating & finalizing prices & terms and signing agreements.
  • Monitored and ensured that all operation & maintenance works were executed with in approved budgets for manpower, spare parts & consumables.
  • Attended scheduled conferences related to various projects, reviewed progress & status, identified development needs and prepared reports.
  • Prepared and provided responses to queries and requests for information from officials of the General Directorate of Military Works including monthly reports, statistics and operational budgets.

Site Engineer/Project Manager – Construction Department, Riyadh, 2002 to 2004

Reported to: Project Director Team: 200

  • Supervised the execution of construction projects assuring compliance with design criteria, plans & specifications and terms & conditions of the contract.
  • Inspected and accepted/rejected mechanical, HVAC, electrical & civil works & materials.
  • Assessed percentage of completion of mechanical, HVAC, electrical & civil works and processed progress payment bills.
  • Coordinated with the contractor & end user for successful on time completion of projects.
  • Supervised & instructed technical support engineers in preparing technical & commercial evaluation reports of bids.

Project Manager – Corps Engineering, King Fahd Military City, Al Khobar, 2000 to 2002

Reported to: Director Team: 100

  • Executed projects involving engineering, design and construction of buildings. Reviewed and approved plans & drawings. Supervised contractors and ensured adherence to schedules & specifications.
  • Evaluated progress of works and processed contractors’ bills for payment.
  • Coordinated with owner, architect & contractor for expediting and completing projects on time.

Career Highlights

  • As Project Director, successfully completed 1 operation & maintenance project contracts – each of 3-year duration – within Government approved budgets by implementing efficient preventive maintenance schedules, planning & scheduling, monitoring & controlling and cost reduction.
  • Successfully completed assigned construction projects on time, adhering to design criteria, specifications & standards and fulfilling quality & safety requirements

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS

  • Member, American Society of Civil Engineers (MASCE)
  • Member, Project Management Institute (PMI)
  • Member SAVE International – Value Engineering
  • Professional Engineer, Saudi Council of Engineers (PE)
  • Certified holder of OSHA 30-hour card, Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA), USA

EDUCATION

  • MS Civil Engineering, Project & Construction Management, Wayne State University, Detroit MI USA, Dec 2009, GPA: 3.73/4.00
  • BS Civil Engineering, King Abdulaziz University, Jeddah KSA, Feb 1999, GPA: 3.75

TRAINING

  • Short course in Integrated Project Management, USA
  • Short course in Revit Architectural Design Software, Autodesk
  • Building Information Modeling (BMI), USA
  • Short course in Project Management Professional (PMP), USA