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Project Manager

3000 KD/Month
December 15, 2017

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Alla Elamin +965-***-***** * of 7


Alla Elamin, GSC, PQS, LEED® AP

Mobile. No.: +965-***-***** (Kuwait)

: +1-289-***-**** (Canada)



Nationality : Canadian (Sudaness originally)

Year of Birth : 17/11/1975

Main Profession : Estimation, Proposals,Contracts, Cost &Project Management. Marital Status : Married, have one kid

Driving Licence : Canada, US,KSA, Kuwait

Contact : +965-***-***** (Kuwait)

+1-289-***-**** (Canada)

E-mail :

Career Profile: Over 18 years of combined experience in Tendering, Construction Management, Contract & Cost Management, Estimation and Site Management. Self-motivated individual with effective interpersonal and communication skills. Ability to prioritize multiple tasks and work in a team environment. Life-long learner along with a strong commitment to thrive in a proactive organization.


Member of Canadian Institute of Quantity Surveyors – (PQS –Professional Quantity Surveyor - Architectural).

LEED® AP-Canada Green Building Council

Gold Seal Certificate “Estimator” –Canadian Construction Association

Construction Project Management Certificate - George Brown College, Toronto, Ontario

Construction Estimating Certificate - George Brown College, Toronto, Ontario

Bachelor's Degree in Civil Engineering (Structural Engineering).

Proficiency in schedule development and cost analyses.

Proficient in MS Office, MS Project, Timberline, computerized take-offs and internet.

Ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously.

Excellent planning, budgeting, estimating, contract management, project administration, decision-making and problem solving skills.

Knowledge of the latest takeoff technology, Timberline (ZIATEK 3D POWERTAKEOFF), and Bid Point.

Extensive experience of interpretation of contract conditions (FIDIC).

Excellent Understanding of principles of risk assessment / risk management Alla Elamin +965-***-***** 2 of 7 PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Proposals/PSC Manager “Project Support & Control Manager” Ahmadiah Contracting & Trading Company, Kuwait July 2016 – Dec. 2017 Kuwait International Tennis Complex Project (KITC) $350 Million Design & Build Project

Developed and enforced planning, control policies and procedures to ensure consistency and realistic implementation.

Reviewed Project Design Development and specification and ensured the alignment with project budget, coordinated and liaised all necessarily value engineering process and material alternatives to maintain targeted cost.

Reviewed Subcontractors quotes and technical submissions for project packages and preformed evaluation to recommend awarding strategy based on project needs.

Managed the proper coordination of various types of agreements, subcontracts and other contract/legal documents within site and company head office as necessary.

Negotiated proposals, contract modifications and agreements as required within the limits of authority delegated by the upper management.

Reviewed all subcontract modifications and proposals for completeness, compliance and accuracy.

Facilitated effective compliance of subcontracts and subcontractor performance with program objectives and requirements.

Solicited, negotiated and awarded subcontracts in accordance with company policy, and Contractual requirements.

Liaison with clients and consultant team on project to ensure the correct & Positive project control system.

Leaded and coordinated between the project planners, cost controllers and other team members to develop project monthly reports, forecasts and analyze project schedule and costs.

Conducted budget overruns investigation and justifications, and proposed recommendations.

Forecasted budget impact of delays and/ or proposed changes. Recommended procedural revisions that will improve schedule accomplishment.

Compiled and issued weekly and monthly region progress and cost control reports, as well as other reports as required, leveraging reports conducted by Planning and Control.

Coordinated closely with CEO, Deputy CEO and Business Development unit regarding proposals or tender pipeline and overall project performances.

Monitored the progress and spending of projects to minimize risks to company and ensured timely delivery and on budget.

Elevated critical schedule and budget variances to the Management Committee Alla Elamin +965-***-***** 3 of 7 Estimation & Project Control Manager

Saudi BinLadin Group, KSA Jeddah July 2012 – July 2016 Deputy Estimation & Project Control Manager

Saudi BinLadin, KSA Jeddah Dec 2011 - July 2012

Leaded the development of all tendering and estimation activities for all Requests for Proposal (RFP)/Tenders.

Headed the tendering process.

Developed and ensured implementation of tendering and estimation policies and procedures in coordination with other departments.

Developed and Maintained market intelligence, in coordination with other department, to prepare tendering documents.

Supported project feasibility assessment through provision of cost estimates, in coordination with project managers.

Leaded the tendering and estimation multifunctional teams that include Project Manager, estimation and contract administration function.

Reviewed Condition of Contract, Specifications, Bill of Quantities and Drawings.

Assessed the need of Subcontractors support in the project.

Identified possible Value Engineering ideas to cut cost and simplify Delivery.

Ensured preparation of tender clarifications documents to submit to clients, in order to identify areas requiring more information, to ensure the company is positioned to win and secure bid.

Managed reviewed and generated BOQ against drawings and specifications to ensure alignments.

Developed tender cost summaries to the Tendering &Pricing Committee for approval or for reverting back to the Board of Directors.

Supported and involved in negotiation of commercial and technical terms with clients and conducted any amendments or revisions.

Gathered and kept track of key lessons learned based on tender experience and ensured implementations in future tenders.

Engaged Project Directors and the Project Controls Personnel to ensure a collaborative compliance with the needs of Project Controls.

Provided leadership and support to all project control and document control professionals.

Ensured planning and reporting is structured for incorporating into overall Directorate reporting.

Co-ordinated final job statistics and analyzed the effectiveness of procedures for possible improvement on future projects.

Provided feedback on key project issues to Executive Management on a timely basis. Setup up of new projects, Attended Project progress, management and risk meetings.

Alla Elamin +965-***-***** 4 of 7 Senior Estimator

Aecon Group Inc. - Building Division, Canada-Toronto May 2008-Dec 2011

Prepared cost of work completion estimates for project. Computed cost estimates of raw materials, purchased equipment or subcontracted work and labour required.

Reviewed specifications and drawings to determine scope of work and required contents of estimate.

Prepared discipline estimates by all estimating methods with subtrade input where required.

Maintained files of working documents as back-up for estimate figures, including current information on prices from suppliers through direct contact, sales brochures, price lists, etc.

Supported other department personnel as required; may include preparing estimates in other disciplines.

Reviewed design options and recommended best solution based on cost, engineering, quality, or availability of materials.

Communicated with sub-trades.

Reviewed documents for design-build and budget proposals to enable complete estimate preparation.

Participated in tender closing.

Performed quantity take-off from construction drawings.

Maintained files and correspondence on active successful tenders.

Responsible for accuracy of tender submissions.

Tender closings i.e., review of documents, compile proposal information, computes cost estimates on sub contracted work if required, cost out potential scope of work changes, costs out potential additional costs claims situations.

Provided estimating leadership to Business Development opportunities.

Liaison with clients and consultant team on project estimates

Organized and obtained appropriate bonding and insurance requirements on estimates.

Be the “strategy maker” on estimates.

Other Duties & Skills

Practical and proven skills in large, integrated project environments to inform planning and conflict management

Comprehensive knowledge and understanding of mainstream development methodologies to inform project oversight responsibilities

In depth, hands on experience with Quality Assurance and Quality Control in the context of risk and issue management

Experience in adapting existing control and administration policies in alignment with a project environment while maintaining full audit compliance

Fully cognizant of large project disciplines and project requirements including risk and issues management, quality assurance, document / knowledge management, project administration and control, project planning including initiation development and scheduling.

Excellent people management skills (coaching, negotiating, problem solving, team motivation, and managing multi-dimensional relationships often with conflicting agendas)

Excellent oral and written communications skills

Excellent organization and administrative management skills to manage a project team

Comprehensive knowledge of and experience with Microsoft Office and Microsoft Project Alla Elamin +965-***-***** 5 of 7 Senior Project Coordinator

Kenaidan Contracting Limited, Toronto Ontario Feb 2006-April 2008

Handle projects ($95 million)

Shop Drawings:

Prepared & maintained shop drawings schedule

Reviewed shop drawings & coordinated submittals, expedited approvals and distributed same. Quotations / Claims/ Changes

Prepared and submitted quotations for changes & claims

Reviewed RFIs & Site Instructions and contract documents for potential claims

Responded to Architects & Consultants comments on quotations, claims and other project issues.

Expedited approval of quotations & claims

Contributed to project profitability.

Managed and distributed Change Notices, Site Instructions, Change Directives, Change Orders and Cash Allowance items.

Assisted in preparing progress claims and reviewed subcontractors progress billings

Updated project budget and costs during construction

Maintained highest standards of professional ethics and integrity when representing my firm. Other Duties & Skills

Completed and delivered projects on time and on budget that meet the specified quality.

Obtained contract documents and distributed to subcontractors and site

Reviewed contracts for scope of work / inclusions and exclusions

Obtained, reviewed and recommended quotations from subcontractors and suppliers as required.

Quantity take-offs for various divisions as required

Issued RFIs and distributed response

Provided support to the project managers and site superintendents

Created & updated tracking sheets for all documents

Collaborated with the Project Manager in managing, administering, coordination of construction projects, monitoring construction work and preparing / updating construction schedules.

Coordinated preparation of As-Built Drawings and O & M Manuals.

Identified, addressed and resolved issues and problems as or before they occur.

Provided assistance to ensure project health, safety and environmental standards are met. Estimator/Project Coordinator

Pegah Construction, Toronto Jan 2003 – Feb2006

34-TownHomes Unit Project (Jarvis Mansion)

Performed duties listed above (Coordination of shop drawings & changes).

Conducted weekly visits to the construction site to assist in monitoring subcontractors work

Prepared individual suite finish schedules including appliances (from dwgs & info. from owner)

Completed estimates of big scale projects from $1.5 million to $8 million

Preparation of construction documentation associated with production schedules Alla Elamin +965-***-***** 6 of 7

Completion of bid documents and sub-trade contract document.

Evaluate additional work and prepare change-order accordingly.

Evaluated additional work and prepared change-order accordingly.

Attend project site meetings and familiar with construction bidding procedures Chief Estimator/Project Manager Feb 2001-Jan 2003

Croma Painting Ltd. Toronto, Ontario

Leaded and established the commercial division, searched and established new profitable projects.

Reviewed drawings, documents and specifications before start of projects.

Organized day-to-day activities at the site.

Site work inspection; make sure that all work performed according to Building Codes, drawing and specification.

Estimate and order material and make sure material is received on time.

Trade coordination, management, evaluation of complying with contract documents, drawings, specifications and addenda.

Water Engineer/Civil Engineer 2000-2001

Khartoum Water Corporation Sudan, Khartoum North

Developed of city pot water and storm water network model and calibration, together with project management of these tasks

Designed overall schemes, such as sewer improvement schemes or flood defense programs, and associated structures, such as pumping stations, pipework and earthworks.

Prepared tender documents as a basis for construction, reviewing technical submissions.

Liaising with various bodies and individuals, including local authorities, government agencies, clients, contractors, residents, suppliers, technical experts and other consultants

Reviewed, interpretation & understood of preliminary, concept & final design reports for pumping stations

Supervised the technical aspects of the pumping station and water network designs for the city, Technical supervision of tenders and pumping station design and construction (including all related electrical and mechanical equipment).

Road Designer Engineer 1999-2000

Ministry Of Construction, Housing and Public Utilities Sudan, Khartoum Department Of Roads and Bridges

Provided design and drafting services for roads design team for the preliminary and detail design phases of a project.

Prepared drawings in accordance with Government of Sudan and internationally recognized standard formats.

Interpreted survey results into technical drawings.

Promoted and improved professional standards for road engineering design.

Supervised the execution of the road construction as to follow the paving processes and remedy the problems thereof.

Prepared quantities of the building materials, and prepared tender packages for contractors. Alla Elamin +965-***-***** 7 of 7 EDUCATION AND TRAINING

Gold Seal Certificate 2010

Canadian Construction Association

LEED® AP 2009

Canada Green Building Council

Construction Project Management Certificate 2003 - 2004 George Brown College, Toronto, ON

Construction Estimating Certificate 2003 - 2004

George Brown College, Toronto, ON

Bachelor's Degree in Civil Engineering "Structural Engineering" 1999 Sudan University of Science & Technology


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