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CV, Project Management Professional, Architectural Asst Targeting UK

I am currently available for work
Serial No: 30823
(02/06/1984, female)
List top 5 skills: architectural assistant, assistant design manager, assistant project manager, design coordinator, design manager, project manager
Short Bio:

In my attempt to gain international experience, diversify my abilities and undertake a new career path, I am seeking a position where my skills and knowledge of building, buildings and managing projects can be applied. Along with my experience, Architectural degree, PMP (Project Management Professional) certification and being in my final year of my Msc in Construction Project Management I am sure to add value to a dynamic team and am indeed enthusiastic to embrace this new step in my career

Current location: 

Saint Michael, Barbados - View on map

Nationality: 

Barbadian

Spoken languages: 

english

Locations I am interested in working:

United Kingdom

List of countries I have a visa to work in:

Barbados, Caribbean, the



Profile

Talented Architectural Designer and currently self-employed as the owner of Greaves Designs & Proj. Mgt Services formed in January 2013, offering an excellent blend of technical aptitude and creative ability. With Barbados’ current economic down turn, I find this to be the perfect opportunity to establish my career internationally in the construction industry and welcome a permanent relocation. I have developed a passion for seeing projects coordinated efficiently and effectively from initiation to close out. I am a hardworking, enthusiastic and motivated individual who learns quickly and is easily adaptable and a strong team player who continuously strives to add value to the teams I work within. My 9 years of architectural experience and my Project Management Professional (PMP) Certification has developed my skills in design, various technical programs and the ability to make decisions and solve problems. These will prove invaluable and will be sure to help achievement of client and company goals.

Skills

Team Player

Strong Conceptual & Schematic Design skills

Strong Technical Detailing Skills

Interior designing experience

Vector works

Autocad

Google Sketchup

Adobe Photoshop

Career Goals

: To gain experience at an international level where I can advance my career on a large infrastructure project, through positive and valuable contributions, in a dominant and dynamic company.

: To continuously learn from mentors already established in the industry and hope to become such a role model.

Personal Details

DATE OF BIRTH : February 6th, 1984

NATIONALITY : Barbadian

MARTIAL STATUS : Single

LANGUAGE : English

Qualifications

: PMP (Project Management Professional) Certified (2012)

: BA(Hons) Architecture (2006)

: Associate Degree in Architectural Studies

Professional  Certifications

:PMI (Project Management Institute);
Membership No. – 2505642

:Associate Member of the BIA (Barbados Institute of Architects)

Education & Qualifications

• 2014 – 2016 : Robert Gordon University, Aberdeen, Scotland, UK
MSc Construction Project Management

• 2012 : Project Management Institute

• 2003 – 2006 : Kingston University, Surrey, England

• 2000 – 2002 : Barbados Community College, St.Michael Barbados

• 1995 – 2000 : The Combermere School – Caribbean Examinations Council
(CXC) – English A, English B, Home Economics – Grade 1
Technical Drawing, Mathematics, Geography, Principle Of Business, Principles of Accounts, Office Procedures – Grade 2

Employment Record

2013 – PRESENT
Greaves Designs & Proj Mgt Services, 272 10th Avenue West Terrace St.James Barbados
Web: http://riannegreaves.wix.com/greavesdesigns

Projects include:

o  MAY 2015 – Architectural Designer for a BBD $60,000 Boutique as an addition to the existing Lonestar Restaurant, Holetown, St.James, Barbados (under construction)- Net Floor Area 800 sq.ft. Fixed price contract –

Full architectural services and contract administration

o  APR 2015 – Architectural designer for a BBD $400,000 free standing Family home, Fairview Plantation, St.George, Barbados (under construction)- Net Floor Area: 2200 sq.ft. Fixed price contract –

Design services and construction drawings only

o  JAN 2015 – Architectural designer and project manager for a BBD $1,200,000 Free standing new build family home & cottage, Gibbes, St.Peter Barbados (under construction)- Net Floor area: 3000 sq.ft. Fixed price contract Fanny Village Government Primary School – Design & Build Project, Fanny Village, San Fernando, Trinidad – Full architectural services and contract administration

o  SEPT 2014 – Architectural Designer & Consultant of Fanny Village Government Primary School Design & Build Project accommodating 300 students – Fanny Village, San Fernando, Trinidad (under construction)- Gross Floor Area: 22,400 sq.ft –
Design services and construction drawings only

o  JAN 2014 – Architectural Designer & Project Manager for a TTD $18,000,000 Casino (Club Royal Caribbean) – Ariapita Avenue, Woodbrook, Trinidad – Gross Floor Area: 15040 sq.ft – Full architectural services, contract administration & Project management

o  JUN 2013 – Architectural Designer for a BBD $6,000,000 renovation to Lonestar Luxury Boutique Hotel (4 rooms) & Restaurant, Holetown, Barbados – Gross Floor Area: 12,500 sq.ft Full architectural services and contract administration

o  JAN 2013 – Independent Architectural Designer consultant as part of the Design team with Design Collaborative Architectural firm for a Mixed Use Development Business Park located in Trinidad. Design services and construction drawings only

Position: Lead Designer & Project Manager

Responsibilities Include:

o  Shell and core: Providing key co-ordination, negotiation and communication of clients, consultants, Barbados Town & Country Planning and other regulatory agencies, contractor and sub-contractor design, construction and progress management responsibilities

o  Providing Architectural design, documentation and planning

o  Team & Documentation Leader

o  Responsible for all architectural detailing

o  Review of architectural works with project manager to ensure commercial viability and buildability

o  Internal fit out works

o  Lead regular design team meetings

o  Review architectural documents for potential conflict with other disciplines

o  Regular review and co-ordination of works on site.

o  Commercial budget management of Casino

o  Project delivery from initial design briefing through to completion

2009 – 2013
Michael C Lashley Architects Ltd, No.1 Lashley Road, Lashleys, St,Martin, St.Philip Barbados

Projects & Responsibilities Include:

• Architectural Assistant for a BBD $1,100,000 Residential home – Southview Kent, Christ Church, Barbados – Gross Floor Area: 3,300 sq.ft

Provision of Architectural design, documentation and planning, instructing technician and liaising with client and consultants

• Architectural Assistant for BBD $13,000,000 NUPW (National Union of Public Workers) Wellness Centre, Dalkeith Road, St.Michael, Barbados – Gross Floor Area: 28,000 sq.ft (not constructed as part of an architectural design team of 3, provided, Architectural design, documentation and planning and all construction drawings, liaising with clients and consultants and instructing technician.

• Architectural Assistant as part of a mixed residential development of Townhouses, 2 Bedroom and 3 Bedroom free standing houses between BBD $300,000 and BBD $500,000 – Vineyard, St.Philip, Barbados. As part of an architectural design team of 3, providing, Architectural design, documentation and planning of 5 Townhouses as well as site planning for the entire site

• Architectural Assistant for BBD 18,000,000 Polyclinic, The Glebe St.John, Barbados – Gross Floor Area 32,000 sq.ft. First designed in 1999. Construction stopped and the project restarted in 2009.

Providing construction drawings and interior fit out.

2007 – 2008
Aubrey Dawkins Architects, Holetown, St.James, Barbados

Residential Architectural Assistant undertaking feasibility scheme design, working drawings and gaining valuable site and delivery experience

2006 – 2007
The Attic Ltd, The Nest, Greenwich Ville, St.James Barbados

Residential Architectural Assistant undertaking feasibility scheme design, working drawings and gaining valuable site and delivery experience

Affiliations

: Associate member of the Barbados Institute of Architects (BIA). I sat on the Council for 1 year and playing a major role in the planning and executing of a conference the BIA held in 2012 for delegates from 30 countries. Role included managing sub committees, determining detailed requirements, managing the execution and performing some of the executing tasks, ensuring the work was done to plan. Involved in managing persons registering, selecting sellers such as caterers, graphic designers and publishers.

: Involved with the educational aspect of the BIA. This included attending and participating in student critiques at the Barbados Community College and attending various career showcases for secondary school students.

Interests

: Fitness and aerobics, swimming, travelling, art, wine tasting