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Project Manager

Dubai, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
November 14, 2018

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Khan Ahsanul Islam

+971******* (UAE), +971********* (UAE)

Nationality-Singapore, Permanent Address:Blk.262, #14-563, Boon Lay Drive, Singapore 640262.

Construction & Project Management Professional

Accomplished and performance-driven project manager and senior project engineer with 27+ years of experience in controlling all the aspects of large-scale projects across building construction (high rise 50 Floors mix development and 25 Floors commercial tower with 4 Floor shopping arcade & 3 Basements), 5-star & 4-star hotels, hospital, infrastructure and civil engineering. Demonstrated accomplishments in risk and cost control, health and safety measurements, training & development, and quality plans & procedures. Proven success in organising highly valued projects in regulated environment, and implementing right execution process & control techniques to exceed organisation expectations. Solid communication skills collective with proven capability to increase relationships and manage competing demands result in achievement of challenging goals.

Areas of Expertise & Technical Skills

Site Operation Management

Cost & Risk Management

Scope & Schedule Development

Procurement Management

Strategic Planning & Analysis

Budgeting & Forecasting

Technical Contract Handling

Engineering & Drafting

Issues & Conflict Resolution

Quality Assurance & Control

Health & Safety Compliance

Project Controllership

Professional Work Experience


Project Manager

Control all the activities of project management, engineering, implementation, coordination, and procurement to enhance the productivity of the project. Prepare and submit reports to the Operation Director of the company to display the progress of the project. Provide guidance in the selection of subcontractors and suppliers to achieve project budgeted cost and quality. Direct staffs and organise management meetings for the smooth and efficient functioning of the project execution. Handle contract & technical issues, risk mitigation and variation claims.

Current Project: Construction of Residential Building G+16 Floor+Roof (with 2 podiums for car park) at Al Jadaf Dubai. Client: Dubai Sports Council. Consultant: National Engineering Bureau. Total Built up area of 302500 sqft with 120 Apartments and Contract sum of AED 86.5 million.

(7) AL HAMAD ENGINEERING, Doha, Qatar: Jan 2014 – Jul. 3017

Project Manager.

Key Project:

Marina Tower Com-27, Lusail Doha, QATAR

(25 storey Commercial Tower with 4 levels Podium as shopping arcade and 3 levels Basement for parking).

Client: Al Mana Group, Qatar Consultant: Erga Qatar Value: QR. 170M

Manage and resolve issues related to technical, procurement, execution and implementation. Prepare and submit reports to General Manager of the company to display the progress of the project. Provide guidance in the selection of subcontractors and suppliers to achieve project budgeted cost and quality. Direct staff and organise management meetings for the smooth and efficient functioning of the project execution.

Supervised a highly skilled team of 300 direct manpower, along with evaluated performances and working procedures to ensure the compliance with obligations and management plan of the organisation

Identified and resolved health, safety, and environment issues at the site to ensure a safe working environment in accordance with management systems manual and project management plans.

Adhered to the construction programme through formulating and implementing effective strategies, and analysing the available resources, resulting in completing the project within the budget and timeframe.

Formulated cost and risk controlling plans by coordinating with commercial, production, planning departments, and project director to decrease the loss/damage ratio of the project.

(6) HABTOOR-LEIGHTON GROUP (HLG), Dubai, UAE: Jun 2006 – Dec 2013

Senior Construction Manager

Produced accurate assessments for project and site needs, quality and safety, and utilisation of resources to complete projects within time and budget. Developed appropriate recommendations for daily activities, including resources management and construction progress for high-rise residential building, hotel, and hospital projects. Contributed to strategic initiatives for cost controlling of the site works to increase the profit of the company. Handled snagging/de-snagging, commissioning and handing over the projects.

Reporting to Construction Director.

Key Projects:

(iv) King Fahad Hospital (extension project), Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

Client: Ministry of Health - King Fahad Medical City Consultant: Al DAR Value: SR 1.46 billion.

Delivered strategic directions for the 234,000 square metre project, including construction of a central services building spanning four levels, and services tunnel approximately 320 metres in length.

Spearheaded project of first Proton Therapy Centre in Gulf region to facilitate oncology, cardiology, and other much-needed specialist services to the community that awarded to Joint Venture (Habtoor-Leighton and Latifia Trading Contracting) under a separate contract.

Executed plans to complete 11 stories of national neurosciences institute and cancer centre, three stories of cardiac centre, seven stories of laboratories and office building, and two levels of below ground car park.

(iii) Ritz-Carlton Hotel Abu Dhabi, UAE.

Client: Abu Dhabi National Hotels (ADNH) Consultant: OTAK Value: AED 1.2 billion.

Devised and executed successfully the construction of Ritz-Carlton hotel consists of 10 towers, 88 individual chalets within budget and scheduled time to get the best possible benefits from the project.

Organised and completed onsite Venetian Village project, including, eighty-six pergolas, eleven gazebos, and three shaded areas adjacent.

Displayed exceptional expertise to control the project of Ritz-Carlton Abu Dhabi, including features 447 luxurious guestrooms and suites.

Planned and implemented strategies to construct beautiful landscaped gardens in private beach overlooking the grand canal that hotel consists of ten stately buildings arranged in a crescent formation, complemented by artfully designed water features throughout the 220,000 sq meter (54 acres) property.

(ii) Radisson Blu Hotel & Park Inn by Radisson, Yas Island, Abu Dhabi, UAE

Client: Al Dar Consultant: WSP Value: AED 690M

Completed construction, fit-out, and landscaping functions, as well as internal roads, to achieve the two separate four-star hotels on adjacent plots on Yas Island in Abu Dhabi.

Utilised constructive opinions for Radisson Blu Hotel, Abu Dhabi Yas Island project, including 400-rooms with 30 additional suites, while Park Inn by Radisson Abu Dhabi Yas Island Hotel with a 200-room hotel.

Formulated and implemented policies to build ballroom, function rooms, and recreational facilities including pools, and food and beverage outlets for Formula 1 race in Abu Dhabi in a timely manner.

(i) Executive Residential Towers (50 storey) at Business Bay, Dubai, UAE

Client: Dubai Properties Consultant: Al Dar & Atkins Value: AED 2 billion.

Streamlined the process of substructure construction including pile caps & raft and construction of superstructure of eleven towers featuring luxury residential apartments, five-star hotel tower, health clubs, and leisure facilities for the project.

Played an integral role in constructing an area of more than 8.6 million square feet, the 2,115 residential apartments range from studio to four bedrooms within high rise (50 storey) tower, as well as terrace and duplex style apartments.

Prepared effective plans for building up the 176 office studios, 60 villas, and eight boutique villas, retail mall, two health clubs, 4,500 car parking spaces, and over 33,000 square metres of landscaped grounds.

(5) S. L. GUWE CONSTRUCTION PTE LTD, Singapore: Jan 2002 – May 2006

Site Manager

Project -1: Residential development, Singapore

Led a high rise building project of eight building blocks with 17 storey each and a five story car park with 1.2 Km of flexible road, and drain at Sengkang, Singapore with a value of AED 380M.

Project -2: Improvement Project, Singapore

Oversaw all the activities of reconstruction and modification project within high rise building. Strengthened the existing foundation with addition of micro piles under the basement of building.

(4) HOR KEW CORPORATION, Singapore: Aug 1998 – Sep 2001

Assistant/Resident Engineer(RTO)

Project -1: (Design and Built Contract)

Completed a construction project of eight blocks with 16 storey building and five storey car park at Jurong West Neighbourhood -2 Contract-4, Singapore with a value AED 300M.

(3) ONG & ONG ARCHITECT, Singapore: May 1996 – Jul 1998

Construction Superintendent

Project -1: Design and Built Contract

Achieved all the desired objectives of three blocks of 10/14 storey each, six blocks of 16 storey with a total 1504 dwelling units and two Blocks of five storey car park at Woodland Neighbourhood-6 Contract-5, Singapore with a project value AED 535M.

(2) HOUSING AND DEVELOPMENT BOARD, Singapore: Oct 1994 – Apr 1996

Resident Technical Officer.

Proposed construction of three residential buildings with 14 storey each with one multistory car park at Wood Lands Neighbourhood-7 Contract-16, Singapore.

(1) RENARDET S.A, Bangladesh: 12/1990 - 08/1994

Project Engineer/Design Engineer.

Project: Road Development and Infrastructure Project

Devised and constructed pre-stressed post tension bridges, concrete bridges with bored piling, multi-cell box culverts, earth retaining structures, 6m wide 40m deep Diaphragm wall and construction of new roads in Bangladesh financed by ADB.

Contributed in the design-modification and supervision of the project with a project value AED 440M.


Master of Science in Construction Management, Jul 2001 – Jun/2002

Nanyang Technological University, Singapore,

Post Graduate Diploma in Construction Management, Jul 2000 – Jun 2001

Nanyang Technological University, Singapore.

Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering- Jan 1985 – Mar 1989

Bangladesh Institute of Technology, Bangladesh.

Other Training & Courses:

British safety council Health and Safety training course. Dubai.

Firefighting and Fire Marshal training course. Abu Dhabi.

Construction project planning and scheduling using Microsoft Project and Primavera, Singapore.

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