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Operation / Projects Management Professional

Location:
Al Khobar, Eastern Province, Saudi Arabia
Posted:
May 31, 2017

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“An experienced Professional that Understands the Project Management & Operation Management well. Is highly respected by Clients, and Consultants. ”

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Be a Professional As a Project Controls Manager, Project Operation Manager, Project Management Consultant, Procurement Manager, Contracts Manager with over 20 years’ experience in Saudi Arabia & GCC .I have worked at a senior level on the pre and post contract stages on a number of multi-million dollars unique, large scale and complex projects.

WORK HISTORY

Present AL OJAIMI GROUP (SEC/NG EPC CONTRACTOR), From Feb 2015 till Date. AL KHOBAR. KSA.

Executive Manager – PMO & Operations

The Project Management Office (PMO) Manager oversees the PMO process implementation and ensures that information concerning content (e.g., deliverables, risks, issues) passes to and from sponsors. He is deeply involved in improving the consistency, predictability and efficiency of the organization project delivery capability. The PMO Manager provides leadership in best practices and is highly customer-focused -- outward and upward and that these are consistent with customer expectations . The PMO Manager must also ensure that the operational issues of the PMO are managed, focusing on the project interface with project leaders, project teams, technology and interface issues.

In addition, the PMO Manager oversees projects costs and makes sure they are well managed, monitors profit and cost sheets for each project, and ascertains that payment collections are performed efficiently and timely from a project management point of view.

-Critical Work Functions:

1.PMO development

2.PMO services marketing

3.PMO services quality

4.Management

5.Accounts management

6.Subordinate development & supervision

-Key Responsibility Activities

PMO Development:

1.Mission, vision, objectives

2.Development plan

3.Team structure and job descriptions

4.Policies & procedures, standards, framework

5.Project management tools & practices

6.Software engineering tools and technologies

7.Templates

PMO Quality Processes and Standards:

1.Quality control policies & practices, ensure that latest quality standards are followed and enforced within the organization.

2.Quality processes engineering

3.Quality training planning and strategy

4.Monitoring

Management:

1.Overlook all company projects/programs execution

2.Define and manage department and projects scope

3.Define and manage plans and timelines

4.Manage project costs

5.Manage payment collection from a project management point of view

6.Manage department and projects integration

7.Develop and manage department and projects budget

8.Manage department and projects human resources

9.Manage department and projects communication processes to ensure that all processes are applied and followed.

10.Ensure continuous improvement of the communication stream and apply any new relevant standards

11.Risk management, including risk assessment strategy and policies for the overall organization

12.Ensure proper execution of the risk strategy throughout the projects lifecycle

13.Ensure Risk strategy awareness and training for the relevant employees, project managers, departments heads

Business Development -Account Management

1.Develop new business relationships by presenting potential clients through direct communication in face to face meetings, telephone calls and or emails and provide direction, guidance to the Department to ensure alignment with the Company’s strategies.

2. Establish a communication link with all Department Head and illustrate the organization functions, objectives and increase Company’s involvement with existing clients and to serve as lead facilitator both internally and externally to further develop a multi tier relationship with clients’ projects.

3. Develop the corporate brand strategy, manage marketing tools and collateral for existing and new clients, and implement business models so as to create new ventures and forecast long and short range market potential for Management’s analysis, adopt a hands on approach in monitoring the implementation and execution of marketing programs.

4. Develops negotiating strategies and positions by studying integration of new venture with the company strategies and operations, examine risks and potentials, estimating needs and goals and closes new business deals by coordinating requirements, developing and negotiating contracts, integrating contract requirements with business operations.

5. Conduct market competitive research, paradigm shifting technologies, new market trends and development through guidance from the marketing function, identification and launch of innovative

product opportunities, technologies and markets to achieve all organization objectives and to documents new technologies which may assist in the growth of the Department.

6. Develop business models for the technologies which include projected sales, penetration, potential market, gross margins, risk analysis, business feasibility and actively and successfully manage the sales process, lead generation, credentials pitch, asking questions, solution pitch, negotiation, close and handover to the account management team.

7. Identify trendsetter ideas by researching the industry and related events, publications and announcements. Track individual contributors and their accomplishments, screens potential business deals by analyzing market strategies, deal requirements, potential, and financials; evaluating options; resolving internal priorities; recommending equity investments.

8. Coordinate the project consultant’s activities with all Department and executives, effectively interact with other departments including the account management and technical team when handing over campaigns ensuring fully and correctly briefed in all aspects.

Futai Arabia (FUTAI ENGINEERING TAIWAN) ( EPC)

Position – Project Control Manager(PCM) July 2012 to Jan 2015

As a PCSM my duty was to plan & execute the project Controls requirement in a timely professional manner for company my tasks includes the following:

Providing technical and administrative directions, evaluation, training and coaching to project control team.

Analyze variance in cost and schedule performance against the planned &communicate the

reasons for the issue of variance and proposed re correction plan to project management.

Implement and supervise the implementation of WBS,CBS for control & integrity of work to be performed as defined on contract.

Manage & administrate contracts with Clients & subcontractors.

Evaluate subcontractor performance.

Coordinate with financial department for project financial status & issues

Feedback & update bidding department on actual cost for items including Overhead cost

Lead development of monthly Projects status and weekly flash reports

Inform top management when targeted milestones may be in danger of not being achieved

or met.

Ensure accurate and timely cash flow management and respond to the requirement of top Management.

Lead development of Sound document control system .

Ensure that the projects team adhere to the Project Control standards & procedures.

Oversee planning and scheduling functions.

Manage the Integration between Project Controls software package ( Primavera+Exp.), Cost Estimation package (Timberline)And Accounting System to insure full integrity.

Create and Manage department standards & procedures

Provide expertise and training for project controls personnel

Manage and record subcontractors meetings..

Perform analysis and provide Projects cost information to other department

Control Projects change management

Maintain, update Projects controls database.

FLUOR ARABIA (PMC - EPC) June 01, 2009 to May 31, 2012

Project Control Manager / Project Operation Manager

Responsibilities:

Responsible for delivery of Project within agreed target of Project budget, Schedule & objectives.

Monitor & Control local & global contractors of Project.

Responsible for Preparation of tender documents, Specifications &procedures for Offshore & Onshore facilities.

Ensure the engineering works are performed in accordance with contract documents, Project specifications and required quality.

Responsible for Quantity verification and control for projects undertaken by EPCM.

Ensure smooth coordination with EPC contractor project engineer to make that project execution takes place within budgeted time and cost.

Prepare the basic engineering / design basis for construction for EPC Contract.

Preparation of Construction Methodology at tender stage.

Prepare and manage the EPC tender document, clarify the technical queries carry out technical bid evaluation prior award.

Responsible for the preparation & finalization of Project budget, Project planning & scheduling.

Manages Schedule & Project risk assessment sections and develops risk simulation models to monitor/manage & Project Schedule & Cost Risks.

Develops Project Master Schedule for Projects covering all stages of Project life cycle ie conceptual, feed, detail engineering, Procurement, Construction & Commissioning.

Supports the line Manager in the finalization of Project Strategy, Project execution & contract administration, evaluation of claims & close out reports.

Discuss, coordinates & Manage daily matters with Operations Manager, Project

Manager, Construction Div, Procurement, Contracts, Production & Project Team, Engineering section, Quality Control, HSE, and divisional staff to ensure smooth and Timely progress of Project works. Conducting the regular meeting between client, PMT, Contractor and Vendors & execute it.

Responsible for Planning, Subcontracting, Engineering, Procurement, Fabrication, Hook Up & Commissioning.

Managing the Preparation of Preparation of Project Schedule, Schedule Revisions, Project Daily, and Weekly & Monthly Internal & External Progress Reports/MOMs.

Review & approve Contractor, Subcontractor, Vendor & Project Progress Invoices.

In charge for the preparation of Spool Tracking Sheet & Monthly Report.

Administer the Purchase Requisitions for the procurement of Projects, equipment and related materials.

Coordinates, controls and monitors site works according to the project plans and project schedule associated with civil works, electrical, systems integration, communication installations and the completion of SAT

Conducts weekly site progress meetings with subcontractors and prepares and issues Minutes of Meeting including action item follow-up.

Preparation of Installation & Commissioning procedures for both rotating & static equipment’s..

Responsible for requisition, Technical Bid evaluation, Vendor data Review.

Prepare Layout planning for Mobilization and Site Preparation.

Responsible for Technical evaluation of bid documents submitted by vendors.

Technical recommendation & Review of vendor drawings & documents.

Coordinate with logistics & Shippers for the exact delivery of equipment’s..

Manage the Preparation of Equipment Manuals & Final Dossier for Equipment’s for Client Submission.

Prepare EPC tenders related to Piping & structural steel, equipment erection & commissioning like pumps, compressors, turbines, heat exchangers, columns, storage/process tanks & vessels, industrial painting & coatings.

Resolve all Engineering and construction issues between Client and Contractors.

Oversee testing and commissioning Final documents preparation.

Responsible for maintaining and executing an effective procurement cycle for major Materials Long lead and for establishing frame agreement and contracts.

Work together and closely with the Commissioning, Start-up and Operation teams to ensure that each of the project elements will progress smoothly, and controlled, from design and construction through pre-commissioning, start-up, handover and operations.

Ensure SAP records are updated, and provide all the technical input to the database for the new activities.

Provide the technical and commercial expertise on material handling & related equipment’s & responsible for planning, leading, and managing all material

handling equipment & packages of project.

Responsible to assist and advice project coordinators on the best suitable contracting strategy, preparing tender documents, encourage the development of cost effective and competitive specifications, etc.

To monitor and control expenses related to project work and ensure organizational forecasts and budgets are met for these expenses

To handle procurement activities relating to contracts and sub contracts in accordance with Company’s Procedures and Procurement department activities.

To ensure safety standards and procedures are implemented and followed in accordance with contract requirements and Company guidelines.

To be responsible and report on the scheduling of man/material movements for all aspects of construction.

To review and evaluate technical submittals and shop drawings prior to submission to consultants and clients according to required project standards.

To assist the Project Manager in preparation of Sub Contract agreements and to recruit people for his area of discipline.

Coordinate with procurement, ascertain expedite of materials and equipment to site

Direct and provide guidance in the Technical Bid Evaluations (TBE), review vendor drawings and documents.

Management of project resource requirements in conjunction with the Projects Head.

Ensures that materials used meet standards and specifications.

Manage the work of assigned personnel including allocation of job responsibilities, coaching, appraising performance and developing staff. Schedule workloads and set priorities including inspection of contractor work.

Reviewing and commenting and approving the Contractors, sub-contractors or specialists drawings, specifications, method statements, temporary works, proposals, designs etc., for compliance with the approved designs, drawings and specifications

Monitoring and approving materials incorporated within the Works for compliance with requirements.

Inspect the works on site to see that they are being built generally in accordance with the Contract drawings and specifications and also with good engineering practice and good quality.

Issuing of Site Instructions and follow it to make sure of finishing the project within the specified

Certifying monthly payment application according to the job completed by the contractor period.

Prepare tender proposal including technical specifications and costing to bid for new projects

Monitoring Health & Safety matters on the sites.

Directs the daily workshop work requests, in relation to priorities, labor, and equipment and spares availability. Advice the planned completion times for such work.

Ensures that adequate raw materials are available for work in accordance with the planned work requirements. Reviews store’s stock levels to ensure that stocks are maintained at adequate levels for future work programs.

Maintains and updates procedures for all technical and practical aspects of mechanical, fabrication, welding, painting maintenance and refurbishment.

Review ITP for vendors and manufacturer and complete with third party review points and get it approved by client inspection department.

Prepare requisition to third party inspection companies and liaise with Client.

Manage issuance of inspection release certificates by Client.

Verify all vendor QC documents that are incorporated into the vendor data book.

Liaise and co-ordinate with clients, other consultants and local authorities for authorities’ submission, project execution, co- ordination and on-site construction supervision.

Preparation & Follow up of Project Schedules & Mile Stone Completion Activities.

SAMSUNG ENGINEERING & CONSTRUCTION. (GCC) EPC (September 2006 – April 2009 )

Operation Manager Head Office (Projects)

Duties and responsibilities:

Coordination and Supervision - Coordinate, manage and monitor the workings of various departments in the organization.

Best Practices - Improve processes and policies in support of organizational goals. Formulate and implement departmental and organizational policies and procedures to maximize output. Monitor

adherence to rules, regulations and procedures.

Human Resources - Plan the use of human resources. Organize recruitment and placement of required staff. Establish organizational structures. Delegate tasks and accountabilities. Establish work schedules. Supervise staff. Monitor and evaluate performance.

Procurement - Coordinate and monitor the work of various departments involved in Procurement, warehousing, pricing and distribution of goods. Monitor performance and implement improvements. Ensure quality of products. Manage quality and quantity of employee productivity.

Manage maintenance of equipment and machinery. Provide technical support where necessary.

Communication - Monitor, manage and improve the efficiency of support services such as IT, HR, Accounts and Finance. Facilitate coordination and communication between support functions.

Sales, marketing and Customer Service - Manage customer support. Plan and support sales and marketing activities.

Strategic Input - Liaison with top management. Assist in the development of strategic plans for operational activity. Implement and manage operational plans.

Responsible to create and execute project work plans and revises as appropriate to meet changing needs in the most economical ways and make the best use of time.

Manage the new projects from leasing stage until opening the stores.

Identifies resources needed and assigns individual responsibilities.

Responsible to manage day-to-day operational aspects of a project and scope.

Review and able to understand the plans and drawings and supervise the work progress at site.

Effectively applies company methodology and enforces project standards based on the

directions.

Providing work directions to the project team and ensure federal regulations and company

policies and procedures.

Responsible for preparing schedules, controlling work progress to timely delivery the projects.

Prepare status reports to successfully manage the projects, such as monthly progress analysis / schedules and control billing and payments to contractors.

Support function in management by preparing and submitting periodical reports to higher

Supervise documentation of all significant project events (e.g., accidents, delays, change orders).

Manage and overseas project controls for the project planning and scheduling, progress measurements, cost estimation, monitoring and control, change management, contract administration and document controls)from Start till Commissioning.

Manage Project Sites Management team.

Provide feedback and Reporting to PMC and Owner Team Project director on a timely bases.

Provide guidance and consultation to project team to ensure proper completion of the project.

Delegate the needs for the project and make sure that the assignment is executed by the appropriate personnel.

Setup,update and maintain project KPI’s dashboard.

Prepare all performance, achievement and Earned Value reports .

SAMSUNG ENGINEERING & CONSTRUCTION .(EPC) July, 2003 to July, 2006

Site Operation Manager

Organizing and supervising a wide variety of Administrative and Logistic Support functions at Construction Site intended to facilitate the smooth running of the Projects.

Overseeing the recruitment of Asian Staff to expedite their deployment at site

Responding to employees enquires related to their general welfare particularly the medical referrals follow up.

Organizing the office layout and maintaining office supplies and equipment;

Preparing various statistical reports, data analyses and summaries using financial, planning and statistical data as source.

Holding meetings with senior management on Administrative / HR & Logistics topics.

Recording Office Expenditure and managing the budget

Overseeing Employees Documentation processing, granting the availability and validity of Residence Permits (Iqamas) – Exit /Re-entry Visas, Business Visas, Driving Licenses, Family visas, IDs.

Providing work directions, job delegation and performance control to the Administration Staff.

Ensuring Company Administrative Procedures are followed up.

Camps Administration and maintenance: Junior – Senior & Client accommodation

Employee’s transportation coordination (Land & Air).

FLUOR Arabia ( June 2000 – 2003)

Project Control Specialist.

Duties :

Manage day-to-day activities of Project Controls management Support.

Training Project team on proper project management process including staff training on Expedition & p6/e.

Create and manage department standards and procedures.

Management of the project IT system for regards of Project Controls Software.

Proactively manage planners,cost & Document Controllers and Contract Administrators.

Set up, develop, administrate, and maintain of Document Control System using Expedition.

Manage Production of periodic reporting system.

Administrate,Review, of project correspondence including submittal to insure adherence with provision of contract documents utilizing the advanced features available in Expedition

Managing the process of change control.

Liaison with other department in the project to ensure that the project team adhere to the Project Controls standards and procedures.

Ensure accurate and timely cash flows management and respond to the requirement of top management.

Provide project team with early warning indicators and updates project K.P.I's.

Perform analysis and provide Project Controls information to other departments.

Lead development of Project status reports.

Interprets contract conditions to ensure compliance.

Train and develops subordinates to be more effective.

Support Client as requested in solicitation of Bids evaluation.

TECHNIP FRANCE (EPC) Doha Qatar (May 1997-April 2000)

Project Engineer / Project Manager

Doha – Project Manager For New Schools Around Doha Project Total Amount QR 320 Million.

Major Responsibilities:

Manage Contractors works at site

Lead supervising team

Reviewing and checking the project drawings and brief up the expected problems and indicate the practical standard solutions.

Checking Drawings Coordination for all disciplines and keeping pre stage time schedule on track.

New modifications and requirements applying to the drawings as per owner late requests and wishes.

Reviewing and checking tender and contract documents.

Control the contractors, sub-contractors and specialists performance to maintain the highest standards of the engineering activities and superior quality of finishes.

Project Coordination and communication planning.

Owner advisor and consultancy.

Cost monitor and advice.

Project human resource management.

Project Risk and safety management.

Time and scheduling management.

Technical trouble shooting.

Quality assurance.

Maintaining weekly meetings and Owner Presentation.

Apply the Qatar Construction specs. (Q.C.S) in compliance with project engineering activities.

Computer Literature:

1- Timberline (estimation SW.)

2- M.S office (including info path)

3- M.S Project

4- Primavera p6

5- Expedition (Contract project control soft ware)



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