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Doha, Doha, Qatar
May 24, 2018

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FIRASQASSIM (Procurement Manager)

Dear Sir / Madam,

POST OF PROCUREMENT MANAGER / SUBCONTRACTS MANAGER I Graduated in Quantity Surveying with 13 years GCC Country experience in Buildings, Malls, Airports and Metro projects as a Quantity Surveyor, Contract & Procurement Engineer with reputed international Property developers & Contractors. During this period, I have gained a great experience in all aspects of Quantity Surveying & Contracts. The present valuable experience as a Procurement & Subcontract Manger with 13 years experience in GCC countries (Qatar, Dubai,Singapore & Saudi Arabia). If I am given an opportunity, I will assure you that I will discharge my responsibilities diligently and sincerely to the utmost satisfaction of the organization. Your consideration is greatly appreciated.

Thank you,

Yours truly,

Firas Qassim

Bsc(Hon).Quantity Surveying, MSc in Procurement

Doha, Qatar

00974– 50290140

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FIRAZCASSIM (Procurement Manager)

Firas Qassim Bsc(Hon).Qs, MSc

Mob:- 009**-********


Address:- Doha, Qatar

( Ready to Move other country/ Local Transfer)


To take charge of a challenging Procurement Manager/ Subcontract Manager position that will enable the utilization of knowledge and skills acquired from academic education and past professional experience. I have gained 13 years excellent Experience in Quantity Surveying /Contracts

/ Procurement. All type of Major Rise Building Structure, Resorts & Malls, Building finishing Work, Infrastructure, Airports work with Reputed Contractors in State of Qatar, United Arab Emirates-Dubai, Saudi Arabia, and Singapore & Srilanka.







PROCUREMENT MANAGER– SIX Construct- Qatar –Sep-2011- 2016



PROCUREMENT ENGINEER–BESIX Construction Doha, Qatar – 2005 to 2007

o BSc(Hon)-Quantity Surveying & Commercial Management, University of Wolverhampton(UK)

o MSc in Contract & Procurement with University of Salford(UK) in final Dissertation Stage

SUCCESSFULLY COMPLETED ADVANCE DIPLOMA IN QUANTITY SURYEYING( 1Years Part Time), American Central University, UAE FOLLOWING "RICS" ACCREDITED PG-Diploma in Arbitration College Of Professional


Estate Management- UK

AutoCAD, Primavera and MS Project, QSPro, WLC Software CPD-Variation under FIDIC 99, Dubai-UAE.

CPD-Contract Administration and Contract Issues

by DR.Sam,Dubai-UAE

FIDIC Condition of Contract Seminar at Riyadh-KSA 2011 Introduction to the UAE Civil code with specific reference concerning to Design, Construction & Engineering Contracts

FIDIC-Qatar Contracts Intensive training Programme-Qatar Page 2 of 4

FIRAZCASSIM (Procurement Manager)

Professional 1) Procurement Manager - Qatar


Project Nature:- Mainly involved in the construction of Mall, Stadium & Airport Project, Metro with Civil, MEP, Fit outs and Interior Design. Leads & finalize all activities related to contractual, legal, commercial issues related to subcontracts, suppliers, client, MOU & JV. Develop and implement new purchasing strategies to deliver ongoing cost reductions and process simplification.

Prepare Subcontracts & suppliers Agreement and draft contractual terms. Verify payment applications from Subcontractor and recommend. Evaluate variations and handle contractual correspondences. Manage purchasing/Subcontracts price negotiation, terms, schedules, guidance& risk assessment to cost saving& new proposals Ensure that all contractual and legal matters related to the projects are dealt with properly and promptly

Establish new relationships with subcontractors and suppliers to ensure adequate resources for all projects and to continually improve pricing and quality of work.

Manage the centralize Procurement Department with strategic procurement activities, control, ontime delivery finalization and stock management

Monitor Material Procurement activities for the project under his control and ensure that all materials are submitted, approved, ordered and delivered in accordance with project time schedule

Posting awards, administering contracts and monitoring consultants and contractors performance & conformance to commercial terms. Screening Bids, evaluating & recommending to claims & disputes coordinate the overall process of administering of sub-contractors on the project with planning, budgeting and quality aspects of sub-contracts/Suppliers 2) Senior Contract & Procurement Engineer (Pre & Post)- KSA Infrastructure works and High speed Rail Link, Including utility Networks. Tendering for Airport, Railways and Buildings. Preparation of contracts Documents incorporating with the effect of all negations and finalization.

Liaise with Project Directors and attend Tender procedures and prepare Tender Reports.

Prepare evaluations/ cost projections of the assignment to meet requirements of works in progress

Prepare award of contracts, checks contract documents as well as make recommendations of contractor’s valuations.

Coordinate warranties, performance bonds and insurance and ensuring that they are in place in accordance with the main contract and any subcontract conditions

Locate vendors of materials, equipment or supplies, and interview them in order to determine product availability and terms of sales Preparing Additional Estimation and Claim work Variation or Transmittal and Breakdown Item.

Preparing variation Cost Implication for Work Changes. Review and comment on contract terms and conditions at proposal stage

Assist, evaluate and advise project managers on contract conflicts and claims with clients and subcontractors. Initiate and prepare variations and claims to be forwarded to the clients in consultation with project team Page 3 of 4

Key Knowledge,

Skills &






FIRAZCASSIM (Procurement Manager)

3) Contract & Procurement Engineer – DUBAI, UAE

High Rise Buildings, Resorts, and Towers

Estimating Quantities and Cost of Materials and

labour Per daily Basis.

Coordinate the Contract Departments in various tender and evaluation stage Prepare variation orders through site visits to record information on claims/variations.

Drafting commercial letters when EOT, Variation or Additional work occurred. Confirm this event finalization.

Post contract Administration of contracts for interim valuation, re- measurement work, variation and final settlement.

Perform & maintaining contracts documents for compliance with contract terms and service status.

• Pre-Contract and Post Contract

• Knowledge of International Standards and Codes(FIDIC,POMI,CESM)

• Negotiation, Finalization and Contracts

• Subcontracts & Supplier Management

• Risk and Opportunity

• Tender Management

• Procurement, Purchasing & Logistics

Al Gurm Resort, Package 4A, Shell & Core, MEP MEP Works-First Fix, Roads & Infrastructure – Abudhabi- UAE, 2010

The Burj Khalifa Tallest Tower in the world- Dubai- UAE, 2008 Al Haramain High Speed Rail Link (Package 1 / Phase 1)–KSA, YAS Island Mall - 2011

New Doha International Airport - Passenger terminal- Qatar, 2014 Khalifa Stadium- Qatar, 2007

Qatar Rail Major Stations- 2017

AL-Gurum Resort(UAE)

Kaleefa Stadim(Q) Burj Khalifa(UAE)Al Haramain (KSA)Doha Inter Airport (Qatar) Computer Skill MS Office, AutoCAD, Primavera, Focus & Candy

& Expertise

Analytical skills & Results Oriented

Personal Skills Ability to act upon own initiative and work under pressure, utilizing creative thinking and analytical methods to resolve complex business and contractual issues

Knowledge of supplier management and tender and bid management

People management & Analytic Skills.

Personal Details 35 years old Sri Lankan, Creative, Innovation, Reliability, Flexibility, Teamwork and Demonstrate ability to work well under pressure with a proactive approach to unusual occurrences.

Certification I certify that, to the best of my knowledge and belief, this resume correctly describes me, my qualification and my experience. I do understand that any wilful misstatement described herein may lead to disqualification or dismissal, if employed.

Firas Qassim ( 11 th

April 2018)

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