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Projects Director

Location:
Riyadh, Riyadh Province, Saudi Arabia
Posted:
May 25, 2018

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Section “A”- Curriculum Vitae of Vasileios K. Alexandrou

VASILEIOS K. ALEXANDROU

Consultant Architect Engineer, M.Arch.Eng, M.Arch, M.Sc.EPM

- Nationality: Greek (holding a transferable Saudi Iqama)

- Mob.: +30-694*******, +966 (5) 9929 5660

- Tel.-Fax: +30-231*-******

- Mail: ac5lve@r.postjobfree.com ac5lve@r.postjobfree.com

- Skype: Vasileios Alexandrou

- Address: 4831, Ibrahim Ibn Muammar Str., 12724 Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

EXECUTIVE LEVEL PROJECT DIRECTOR / MANAGER / CONSULTANT

SUMMARY

- Registered, Consultant Architect Engineer (United States educated, M.Arch).

- Entrepreneurial-driven executive management professional (M.Sc.EPM), with expert knowledge of construction and building operations, focused to support business growth and profitability.

- 30+ years engineering career that reflects exceptional achievements in delivering strong market, financial and operational results.

- International experience, conducting business in Europe and Middle East.

QUALIFICATIONS’ OVERVIEW

- Operations Leadership (Managing Director, Projects Director).

- Strategic Construction Business Development, Planning & Execution.

- Organizational Change/Reengineering Management.

ACHIEVEMENTS

- Starting up Consulting and Construction Companies from scratch.

- Solid experience and proven success in managing complex operations cross functional teams and million-dollar project’s budgets (FIDIC, EPC, Fit Out Contracts).

- On Time and In Budget projects construction delivery, according to Quality Standards.

- Continuous Margin Growth and Annual Revenues.

- Team Building, Efficient Labour & Resource Utilization, Employees (Architects, Managers, Technicians) Training & Mentoring, Stakeholders Communication & Collaboration.

- Clients satisfaction.

- Extended expertise on Monument & Heritage Buildings’ Consulting & Restoration Construction (Demanding and Detailed construction).

- Use of Innovative and Traditional Construction Techniques and Materials.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

- Oct. 2014 – Sep. 2017

Projects Director at:

“MIMARIA I ARCHITECTURAL CONSULTANTS”, Riyadh, Saudi

Arabia

- Significant Difference and Added Value to the Company.

- Execution of Projects Planning, Implementation and Construction such as: Private Palaces, Individual Villas, Hotel Renovation, Interior Adjustments and Proposals, Office and Retail design, and on the job training to staff for Project Management.

- Jan. 2001 – Sep. 2014

Founder, Managing Director and Chief Executive Consultant of the Construction Engineering Practice:

“VASILEIOS K. ALEXANDROU - DOMITOR S.A.”, Thessaloniki,

Greece

- Effectively established and started the company up from scratch and managed its entire operations, with Continuous Margin Growth and Annual Revenues.

- Executed more than 80 projects construction, most of them on Airport Buildings’ expansion, Mall Developments, Resort/Hotel Construction, High-rise Towers, Real Estate Developments, Industrial Plants, Health Care-Hospital Facilities, Educational Buildings, Private Villas, Interior Fit Outs, Heritage Buildings and Complexes Rehabilitation and Reuse, as well as Monuments’ Restoration.

- The Company’s clients range from private individuals to developers, private companies, Mount Athos Monasteries, other Monasteries and Churches and Public Organizations.

- The Company has established and applies a Quality Management System, certified on December 2005, to the standard ISO 9001:2000 / EN ISO 9001:2000 by TUV HELLAS (RWTUV) S.A. (Certificate Registration No: 041050169) for the scope:

- Design and Construction of Public and Private Projects in:

- Building Construction.

- Restoration of Monuments and Listed Buildings.

- The Company is registered as Experienced Construction Company for Public Works (ID: 18763, Grade C, Dec. 2003) at the Ministry of Urban Planning, Environment and Public Works of Greece.

- June 1981 – Sep. 2014

Founder and Principal Architect Engineer of the Architectural Engineering Practice:

“VASILEIOS K. ALEXANDROU & PARTNERS-ARCHITECTS

ENGINEERS”, Thessaloniki, Greece

- Specializing in various types of modern building (Multi-storey Housing, Individual villas, Resort/Hotel complexes, Commercial shops, Health Care-Hospital Facilities, Industrial plants, Educational Buildings, Interior Adjustments and Decoration, Traditional houses renovation and Reuse) Projects’ Design and Construction, as well as Byzantine and Ottoman Monuments Rehabilitation (Castles, Churches, Mosques) and Mount Athos Monasteries Restoration.

- Jan. 2001 – Sep. 2014

Co-owner, Constructor and Hotel Manager of the two buildings of the Small Luxury Boutique Hotel:

“ALEXANDROU TRADITIONAL INN”, Arnea, Chalkidiki-Greece

- Two traditional buildings (build at 1812 and 1924) transformed into a Small Luxury Boutique Hotel (11 Suites & Rooms - 32 beds).

(www.oikia-alexandrou.gr)

EDUCATION

- Sep. 2013 – Nov. 2015

Master of Science in Engineering Project Management (Major in Engineering Project Management) GPA 10.00/10.00

- Department of Civil Engineering, Polytechnic School, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki (Thessaloniki, Greece).

- Project/Construction Management. Thesis submitted: «Administration, Management and Construction of the Heritage Project: “Restoration of the old Representatives House of “Hagia Anna” belonging to the Holly Monastery Megistis Lavras at Karyes-Mount Athos”»

(www.ikee.lib.auth.gr GRI-2016-15650.pdf)

- Sep. 1979- June 1981

Master of Architecture (Major in Architecture) GPA 3.47/4.00

- Department of Architecture, College of Design, Iowa State University (Ames-Iowa, U.S.A.).

- Architectural Design, Solar Architecture. Thesis submitted to the Graduate Faculty: «Adaptation of existing buildings to climate».

- Sep. 1974 – June 1979

Master of Architectural Engineering (Major in Architectural Engineer) GPA 8.00/10.00

- Department of Architectural Engineering, Polytechnic School, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki (Thessaloniki, Greece).

- Architectural Engineering.

- Sep. 1973 – June 1974

First year of studies

- Facolta di Architettura, Universita degli Studi di Firenze (Florence, Italy).

- Architecture.

CERTIFICATIONS & LICENCES

- Saudi Council of Engineers, Registered Consultant Architect Engineer (ID: 00243085, April 2015).

- Technical Chamber of Greece, Registered Professional Architect Engineer (ID: 29086, June 1979).

- Ministry of Urban Planning, Environment and Public Works of Greece, Registered Experienced Constructor for Public Works (ID: 6144, Higher Grade (D), Sep. 1998).

SKILLS

- Leadership (Lead, Decision making, Motivate, Negotiate, Promote,

Mentor, Coaching, Inspires shared vision)

- Administration (Manage budget, Schedule and resources, Value

engineering, Cross-cultural sensitivity, Track

documents and assets)

- Context (Understand Project Scope, Knowledge of Resources,

Team and Stakeholders)

- Analytical (Source information, Critical thinking)

- Problem solving (Manage risk, Manage crisis, Know when to escalate)

- Communication (Interpret business needs, Customer orientation, Educate

stakeholders, Facilitate productive discussions)

- Technology (Know and use project management and collaboration tools)

PERSONALITY TRAITS

Confident – Integrity – Persistent – Proactive – Disciplined – Realistic –

Innovative – Visionary – Courageous – Creative – Resourceful – Competence

LANGUAGES

- English

- Italian

- Greek (Mother Language)

TECHNOLOGY

- Networking, Internet and www

- Complete MS Office Suite

- MS Project 2010

REFERENCES

- Available upon request

Section “B”- Curriculum Vitae of Vasileios K. Alexandrou

List of selected projects

a. Hospitality sector projects (management, supervision and construction)

- “Alexandrou Traditional Inn”, 5 Star, Luxurious Boutique Hotel (8 Rooms, 3 Suites), Arnea-Chalkidiki, Greece.

Owner, participation in restoration construction, decoration and furniture selection (2001, 2006)

- “Porto Carras Grand Resort”, 5 Star (area 17.630 million m2, 4 Complexes, 421 Rooms, 257 Suites, 110 Apartments), Neos Marmaras-Chalkidiki, Greece.

Participation in the project management, supervision and implementation (2011).

- “Sani Resort”, 5 Star (area 4.500 million m2, 4 Complexes, 344 Rooms, 406 Suites), Kassandra-Chalkidiki, Greece.

Participation in the project management, supervision and implementation (2010).

- “Eagles Palace Hotel”, 5 Star (164 Rooms, Suites & Bungalows), Ouranoupolis- Chalkidiki, Greece.

Participation in the project management, supervision and implementation (2009).

- “Akti Ouranoupoli Beach Resort”, 5 Star (80 Rooms & Suites), Ouranoupolis-Chalkidiki, Greece.

Participation in the project management, supervision and implementation (2005).

- “Zeus Hotel Platamon”, 3 Star (31 Rooms & Suites), Platamon-Pieria, Greece.

Participation in the project management, supervision and implementation (2003).

b. Health sector projects (management, supervision and construction)

- “Al Fedhailia”, Teaching General Hospital (250 beds), Baghdad, Iraq.

Participation in the project management, supervision and implementation (2012).

- “Rea” Surgical-Maternity Hospital (207 beds), Athens, Greece.

Participation in the project management, supervision and implementation (2008).

- Sotir”, General Clinic (80 beds), Athens, Greece.

Participation in the rearrangement of interior and renovation of main building (2008).

- Reconstruction-Space arrangement, of the building belonging to the Holly Monastery Iveron, to house the Health Care Centre (20 beds), Karyes, Mount Athos.

Participation in construction (2003).

c. Property Development

- Construction of 1500 Residential Units (with Retail and Recreational areas) at Kassandra-Chalkidiki, Greece (97.500 m2, 78 Million €, 2007).

d. Mall Project

- Project Director: “Mediterranean Cosmos Mall”, Thessaloniki, Greece.

200 Stores, 30 Restaurants and Coffee Shops, 11 Multiplex Cinemas, Kids Playroom, Church, Large Super Market, Hairdressers and Manicure services, Large Parking service Area (Oct. 2005)

e. Airport Project

- Project Director: Expansion of Thessaloniki-Greece International Airport (19.000 m2 of the Western and Eastern wings, 2003)

f. Projects realized as Project Director at MIMARIA I ARCHITECTURAL CONSULTANTS (Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, Oct. 2014 – Sep. 2017)

- Private Palace, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia (Basement-Two stories-Penthouse, Total 4.500 m2)

- Private Organizations’ Office, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia (Two stories, Total 2.500 m2)

- Private Villa, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia (Basement-Two stories-Penthouse, Total 2.500 m2)

- Hotel Renovation, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia (Five stories, Total 5.000 m2)



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