CV, Experienced Turnkey Projects Director Wishing To Remain In France

I am currently available for work
Serial No: 23590

Skills keywords: budgeting, scheduling, tender bids
Short Bio:

My activities consist most essentially in high-end turnkey fit-out quality of major corporate / mixed used / commercial projects and include, amongst others, Design team leading, Client liaison, coordination with Consultants and Contractors, Estimation, fit-outs BOQ, Variation Orders, Cost Control, Scheduling, Planning, Day to Day administrative/Site operations with respect of the FIDIC documents.

Current location: Picardie, France - View on map
Nationality: French
Spoken languages: Arabic, Englis, french, italian
Location I am interested in working: France

Executive Competencies

– Project Management including organizational advanced skills, FIDIC well versed, pre-construction and post construction documents, technical specifications, Engineers decisions, claims procedures and Payment Certificates (Notions).

– Budgeting, fit outs BOQ, construction cost control, Variation Orders.

– Feasibility studies with extensive knowledge of estimation, scheduling, planning and progress reports.

– Design development team leader (Up to 20 Engineers / Architects) and site management in turnkey fit outs operations (Up to 250 persons to date).

Long business trips/stays: Germany, Italy, Spain, UAE, Qatar, Saudi Arabia and Lebanon.

Technical Skills

– Interior Architect (B.Sc) – Kaslik – Lebanon (1980-1985).

– Proficient in Excel / Word / MSP, Autocad 2010.

– Power Point and Photoshop notions.

– Fluent Arabic, French, English and Italian.

Career Summary

Main Contractor – Germany / France
Feb. 12 – Present:
Projects Director for Turnkey high end fit-outs works:

Tender bids, scope of works description, budget, planning, execution drawings development management, including subcontractors and suppliers, commercial orders, quotations and invoicing.

Awarding divers French and European subcontractors after commercial/contractual negotiations leading.

Monthly financial presentation to the Board Committee.

Budget and financial discussions, claims management.

Design development team supervisor (14 members including architects, structural and acoustical Engineers) in tight coordination with the client architects, structural, acoustical and MEP consultants as well as national competent authorities.

Daily site operations team management including 2 Projects Managers, 2 Site Managers, 4 Foremen, 1 logistic manager and an average of 200 skilled laborers (Subcontractors and own company manpower).

Client liaison, progress and site meetings, Budgets and Cost Control, Variation Orders.

Final documentation and As-Built drawings.

– Philharmonic theater in Paris (2400 seats) USD 45 000 000

– Radio France theater in Paris (1400 seats) USD 6 500 000

Tecman Industry (Design and Build Fit-Outs Contractor) – Beirut, Lebanon

May 09 – Sept. 11:
Project Manager for Turnkey high end fit-outs works:

Design development team (8 Engineers, QS and Architects) manager, turnkey details, Joinery / iron works included, coordination with the external Consultants such as Architects, Structural and MEP.

Client liaison, Cost Control, Variation Orders, site works management.

Overall operations management according to FIDIC contractual documents.

– High End Beach Resort in Beirut Downtown (12 000 m2) USD 11 500 000

(Architect: Steven Holl)

– Residential Palaces in Syria, Qatar and Dubai USD 3 700 000

(12 000 m2 circa)

– Pearl Towers – Reception areas – Qatar (9000 m2) USD 3 080 000

Watt International (Canadian Retail Consultants) – Dubai, UAE
Jan. 08- Apr.09:
Senior Project Manager: Client liaison, active management of the project interfaces with a multi-disciplinary team of Construction, Commercial, Planning, MEP, LEED, Structural and Design Engineers with respect of the FIDIC contractual documents.

Reporting to the Managing Director, responsible of the budgeting, scheduling and Variation Orders for additional studies.

– Retail Mall including Hotel above, Marina Showrooms, Yacht Club and Residential Complex (275 000 m2) USD 163 000 000

Woods Bagot (Australian Consultants) – Dubai, UAE
Director of Projects, responsible of several Turnkey (interior fit-outs) projects starting from the Tender layouts, pre-contract documents, technical specifications, BOQ survey and monitoring, financial and technical negotiations, prequalification and awarding the successful Main Contractor.

Active participation to the Concept elaboration, including management of the design teams, coordination between Client, Consultants and Contractors.

HSBC Regional Head Office (8000m2) USD 6 500 000

Herbert Smith (Lawyers) – Head Office (1050m2) USD 1 760 000

ANZ Bank – Regional Head Office (400m2) USD 136 000

BNP Paribas (Qatar) – Regional Head Office (5000 m2) USD 4 900 000

A.R.T.I.S Emirates – Dubai, UAE
Jan. 2005-Dec.2006:
Branch Manager in Interior Design, Engineering and Turnkey projects.

Company Representative, direct negotiations with the Clients, fit-outs BOQ and Variation Orders.

Monitoring of the Engineering department including architects, QS and draftsmen (7 persons).

Responsible of the business day-to-day operations and developing the long term strategy, major operational decisions included.

Dealing and contracting Turnkey projects.

Dubai Lagoon – Head Office (400 m2) USD 570 000

Tawazon Chemical Co – Dubai Head Office (500 m2) USD 68 000

Residential villa (Concept studies) – Emirates Hills USD 68 000

Residential villa (Concept and Turnkey) – Emirates Hills USD 706 000

Residential villa (Concept and Turnkey) – Merdef USD 122 000

A.R.T.I.S France – France
Senior Project Manager for Turnkey projects, Company Representative, direct negotiations with the clients, orders and evaluation proposals to determine financial and technical feasibility, fit-outs BOQ, cost control and Variation Orders.

Client liaison, management of the project interfaces with the Construction, Commercial, Planning, MEP, Structural and Design Engineers.

Overall operations management according to FIDIC contractual documents.

Reports on department and projects activities to the CEO.

HUGO BOSS Flag store- Champs Elysées avenue USD 6 335 000

HUGO BOSS Head Office USD 1 100 000

KOOKAI Shops – Several places in France USD 810 000

1.2.3 Shops USD 668 000

FITNESS FIRST (Fitness club) USD 2 477 000

CHAUMET Jeweler – Head Office – USD 862 000

CARTIER Jeweler- Rue St Honoré – USD 2 287 000

VAN DER BAUWEDE Jeweler USD 656 000

HAVAS (3rd European advertising Co.) Head Office USD 1 048 000

LA LUMIERE (Insurance Co.) Head Office USD 4 500 000

SBC WARBURG (Swiss Bank) Head Office USD 2 187 000

“LA TETE DANS LES NUAGES” Video-games spaces USD 7 241 000

DAUM Museum – Paris USD 525 000

LOUVRES Museum – Paris USD 3 260 000

OPERA COMIQUE Theater (850 places) – Paris Municipality – USD 381 000

Conservatoire DARIUS MILHAUD – Paris Municipality – USD 895 300

Different private townhouses USD 3 486 000

Berlin and London (Germany and UK)

NIKE TOWN Shops and Museum USD 1 810 000

BEAUTY SPY Cosmetic shops USD 756 000

Liechtenstein – National LIECHTENSTEIN Museum USD 1 150 000

Madrid (Spain) – Ines de La Fressange Shop USD 515 200

DENNERY Company – France

Draftsman, Site Manager: Design concept development, execution layouts, budget preparing including costs analyzing, quality and business control management, supervision of the turnkey works on site.

CENTRE CULTUREL de la ville de Mulhouse USD 2 762 500
Municipal theatre (1 200 places), libraries and official reception areas

HISTOIRE NATURELLE Museum – Paris Municipality USD 723 500


Draftsman, Site Manager: Active participation for the realization of the shop drawings, supervision of the works on site, including preparing reports on department activities for the management.

EURO DISNEYLAND (Main Street) – Paris USD 51 802 000

IRIS CERAMICA (European leader in ceramic tiles production) – Italy

Designing of kitchens and bathrooms exhibitions for French market and abroad

Follow up of the works and handover.

Interior Design Practice – Lebanon

Active participation to the design and concept drawings, plan procedures specifications.