AKRAM SAAD, PMP
Contact: +974-****-****, E-mail: email@example.com, Doha, Qatar.
Extensive experience in the construction, supervision and management of projects comprising sport facilities and stadiums, hospitals, health care facilities, hotels, residential, administration, educational and high-rise buildings, water and sewerage networks, pumping stations, power and desalination plant, cement plant, concrete repair works, marine offshore works, site reclamation, utilities, technical office works, coatings inspection and protective coatings, corrosion control, oil and gas field experience.
Areas of Expertise
A result driven management executive with multi-faceted manufacturing and science & industry experience. Strong general management qualification in a strategic planning, manufacturing, production scheduling and control, inventory/management, project management, warehousing, distribution, budgeting/finance, human resources and capital improvement. Fully computer literate and fluent in both English & Arabic
Best Legal Counsel of the Year Award at the first Qatar Business Law Forum & Awards organized by LexisNexis, in partnership with Qatar Foundation, Qatar University and the Association of Corporate Counsel (Ace) Middle East (17th of November 2016)
Certificate of Appreciation in recognition of Valuable
Contribution to Abu Dhabi Center for Children managed by New England from "SEHA", Abu Dhabi Health Services Co. -UAE.
Certificate of Achievement in Successfully passing assignment which demonstrates understanding of Construction Claims from Claim Class January 2014.
Claims Preparation and Dispute Management course College of Contract Management March 2018, Excellent grade.
MBA in Project Management, Missouri, USA - 2002
PMP Certified, Project Management Institute USA, No. 1252246
B. Sc. of Civil Engineering - Cairo University Faculty of Engineering
Certified Cost Professional “CCP”, AACE International - US No. 47517
Member of RICS, “Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors” –UK, No. 1301751
Coating Inspector "Level II” “CIP No. 6960”
NACE Protective Coating Specialist “Cert. No. 8871”
Certificate in MS Project advanced by IBM
Grade “A “engineering registration with UPDA in Qatar No.8933
Certificate in Claims Preparation & Dispute Management-College of Contract Management –UK, with distinction grade 90%
Master Certificate in Fundamental Core Management – Master Class Management
Construction Claims Intensive Course accredited by QSI and ICES
Entrance Course in International Arbitration – CIArb
Master Certificate in Business Management – Master Class Management
Certificate in LEED Green Associate, US Green Building Council
Certificate in Applying the Pearl Community Rating System “Estidama”
Certificate on Construction Site Safety from Abu Dhabi Municipality
Certified in" Permit to work" (Oil Field)
OSHA Construction Industry Safety & Health Certified
Certified in Construction Management on behalf of the Institution of Civil Engineers, UK
Certificate in International Conditions of Contract for Construction “FIDIC”
Certificate in Construction Claims & Disputes Management
Project Management Course using Primavera P3
Certificate in Model & Design High Rise Building using Etabs Program
Certificate in Cost Engineering “Skills and Knowledge of Cost Engineering”
2 Years Course of Soil Mechanics and Foundation - Cairo University
Computer operation, D-base, Excel, Words
“ASCE” American Society of Civil Engineers, Membership No. “367753”
“USGBC” Green Building Council, Membership “126************”
“SEI” Structural Engineering institute
“NACE” American Corrosion Engineering, Membership No. “15547”
“A CIArb” Associate Member of Charter Institution of Arbitrators UK, Membership No. 28883
Society of Engineers UAE, Membership No. “17049”
OSHA Construction Industry Safety & Health Certified “600315401”
Construction Management Association of America “CMMA”-ID “175019”
2017 to Date : Project Manager, Hill International, Doha, Qatar.
2015 – 2017 : Projects Director, Contraco Contracting Company, Doha, Qatar.
2013 – 2015 : Project Manager, Hill International, Doha, Qatar.
2007 – 2013 : Projects Manager, Leo A Daly / Peddle Thorp Architects - Morgan Group
2002 – 2007 : Project Manager, Lahmeyer International, Abu Dhabi
1995 – 2002 : Senior Resident Engineer, Hyder ‘John Taylor &Sons’, Abu Dhabi
1993 – 1995 : Resident Engineer, Dr. M.H. Ali El Saie, Abu Dhabi and Sultanate of Oman.
1990 – 1992 : Construction Manager, Ramw for Construction Company, Egypt
1988- 1990 1988 – 1990 : Project Manager, Al Salama for Investment Company, Egypt
1985 – 1988 : Site Manager, Teksis Technology & System Industry Co. Ltd., Saudi Arabia,
1982 – 1984 : Site Engineer, Arab Swiss Engineering Co. “ASEC, Egypt
[June 2017 to Date]
Project Manager for North Gate Mall, a retail and office development with 396,000 m2 shopping mall and a 5 level separate 6 office buildings of 70,000 m2. It has parking facilities for 4,000 cars underground on 2 levels. It offers leasable space for a hypermarket, department stores, restaurants, food court, cinema, family entertainment, kids playing area and various types of retail outlets.
Project Manager for Residential Compound, Total built up area 47,000 m2.
Row houses with different Villa types, club house, nursery, pool facility, mosque, admin building, external works, kindergarten, tennis court, multipurpose court, kid’s court and landscaping.
CONTRACTO CONTRACTING COMPANY
[2015 - 2017]
200 Bed Community Hospital, including internal / external drainage, water and storm water networks and tie in to existing networks.
Fit out for Qatar Foundation Education City.
Design and Build for Bridge and Marine works at Ras Usherij.
[July 2013 - 2015]
Commercial Development and Fit Out works “9 Blocks”
Residential Development “220 Villas”, including networks and tie in to existing networks/services.
Tower “Design & Build” Concept and preparation of tender documents, Obtaining Local Authorities Approval, Prequalify Designers.
Multipurpose Sports Hall and Hotel/Administration Offices
Project Manager (Project Cost QR 800,000,000)
Design review, supervision, review submittals, chair meeting, liaise with Client, monitoring &control quality and safety, close out, change management, administrative and contractual closure.
Design and Build Turn Key project consist of 5,500 seat arena of 10,000 m2. Covered with Steel trusses span 80 m, height 6 m, cooling capacity of 2400 ton, Hotel and associated support facilities, two lower levels consisting of practice courts, training facilities, Olympic swimming pool and mechanical spaces an attached 5 storey Hotel for players, Gym, ID, landscaping and infrastructures, used for the World Men’s Handball Championship hosted by QHA in Jan 2015.
LEO A DALY/PEDDLE THORP ARCHITECT
[March 2007 - June 2013]
Ghayathi Community Hospital (GCH) - Client: SEHA
Project Manager (Project Cost AED 445,363,945)
Project initiation, design& tender review, construction management, supervision, monitoring & control, progress reports & payments, ensure compliance of quality & safety, implement action plans to overcome cost & schedule concerns, project closure.
The project’s scope consists of the following facilities to be constructed and maintained:
50-Bed Hospital (total built-up area: 40,623 sq.m.) complete with all services which consists of the following, but not limited to, the below-mentioned list of Buildings:
Main Hospital Building
4 Accommodation Buildings
Mechanical Plant Building & Pump Room for Accommodation
Fuel Pump and LPG Storage Tanks
Workshop & Mosque
Football Court (57x39m2), Basketball Court (19x32m2) & Tennis Court (33.50x16.50m2)
Rainwater System, Sewerage System, Fire, Irrigation and Domestic Water Supply System Power
Drainage, water and storm water Distribution Network with connection to the existing network.
External works including curbs, paving, asphalt works and helipad
Autism Centre - New England Centre for Children (NECC), Client “SEHA” Project Manager
The Project is comprised of the works for the following:
Educational Center: (3 Basements +G +4) with built up area = 3,515 m2 and total built up area of 22,805 m2. Swimming pool 28x15m, depth 1.0/1.80m, Multipurpose Hall Gym Basketball “3 hoops” & volleyball with Telescopic Seating, Gym Equipment, Climbing Wall.
Residential Building: (G+2) with built up area = 1,485 m2 and total built up area of 3,000 m2.
Landscape and service buildings with built up area = 7,960 m2, Two Children Playground with Slides.
Sewerage and water Networks and tie in t the existing amenities.
Oasis Hospital Accommodations at Al Ain, Client “SEHA”
Monitoring and control project execution, carry out administrative closure and contract close out.
Al Ain Hospital Operations Theatre Phase I & II, Client “SEHA”
Monitoring and control project execution, conduct contract closure for Phase I. Follow up Phase II.
Project Manager for Al Jazira Sports Club Stadium Phase II, Abu Dhabi
(Cost 300,026,389.00 UAE Dirhams)
Extending the existing stadium to cater 42,000 spectators, the work includes De-construction of the precast upper tiers and removal of Scoreboard and Lighting Poles, waste Management and Disposal Plan including Concrete Recycling. R.C. frame, Fabrication and installation of steel structures to extend four floors to reach (+36.20) level, hollow core slabs, precast seats, Floodlight poles 55m Height, Scoreboard “12mx8m”, Facial Aluminum Cladding Panels 10,000 sq.m., Stainless Steel Metal screen 4000 sq.m.2 LED Screen boards of 12x8m and 42000 seats. MEP works including lifts, HVAC, firefighting/ alarm, public address system, pumping station, sewerage, water and storm networks and car parking, sewerage and water networks, area 25,000 sq.m.
[January 2002 – February 2017]
Project Manager, Interconnection of ADCO/ TRANSCO Power Networks
Prepare specifications, preparing preliminary studies, design review, contract administration, supervision, technical office works, verify materials and shop drawing submittals, project closure.
New 400KV GIS at Medina Zayed Grid Station: : (Cost 277,148,600.00 UAE Dirhams)
Piling Foundations, GIS Building, Control Building, 3 Transformers “500MVA”, 33kv GIS
“3 Nos.”, 36.7MVR ”3 Nos.”, 77.2MVR Reactor ”2 Nos.”, Cable Trenches, Fire Pump House, Fire Fighting Tank, Fire Ring Main Pipeline & HVAC Plant Building, sewerage, water and storm networks, internal and external access roads, Boundary Wall & Landscape.
Modification to 220KV GIS & Control Building: (Cost 80,582,104.00 UAE Dirhams)
Micro Piling inside GIS Hall to carry the steel structure of the Switchgear.
New 220KV Grid Station at Bab: (Cost 123,737,032.00 UAE Dirhams)
New 220KV Grid Station at Buhasa: (Cost 123,737,032.00 UAE Dirhams)
New 220KV Grid Station at Asab: (Cost 120,598,538.00 UAE Dirhams)
Senior Resident Engineer, Shuweihat Site Development Project: (Cost 196,000,000.00 UAE Dirhams)
Site Formation for an Area of 5,230,541 sq.m., 2.440 k.m Access Roads, drainage, water and storm networks and landscaping, 4.021 k.m Shore Line Protection, 3.698 k.m Breakwaters with 2,037,143 tons quantity of total rocks, 942 linear meter Distribution Channels, Intake & Outfall Structures, 150x 50 m. R.C. Block jetty and dredging area of 800,000 q.m. & Cofferdams including site surface drainage and 9.156 k.m. plot fencing.
HYDER JOHN TAYLOR CONSULTING ENGINEERS
[February 1995 – December 2002]
Senior Resident Engineer, for the following Projects:
Tender evaluation report& recommendation for approval, project budgets & monthly budget status report, supervision, liaison between Client, main contractor and subcontractor, change management, close out.
Water Distribution Project at Dalma Island Phase V, hill top circular RC tank, elevated tank, ground tanks,4 pumping stations, DI network with surge vessel, administration & accommodation buildings, steel structure store building and NDRC works.
Concrete repairs and replacement of Fenders for Berths 14 - 21 in Mina Zayed - Abu Dhabi, pre-cast and cast insitu facial panels for berths, bollards, stainless steel ladders, cope timber, cylindrical vulcanized rubber fenders and its assembly.
Resident Engineer, for the following Projects:
Twin water transmission lines from Umm Al Nar Desalination Plant to Unit 1 and Abu Dhabi Power Station. Miscellaneous Urgent Sewerage Works ADSS Contracts 142/11, 142/12 & 142/13.
Non-Disruptive road crossing and Pipe jacking. Storm water and Irrigation lines.
Rehabilitation of Digester No. 7 at Mafraq Sewage Treatment Plant.
Rehabilitation of Pumping Stations 5/1, 5/2 and 5/3 at Umm Al Nar.
DR. M.H. ALI EL SAIE CONSULTING ENGINEERS UAE & SULTANATE OF OMAN
[April 1993 – January 1995]
Resident Engineer for Mirfa Power and Desalination Plant:
Rock Sea wall, Sea water intake, Pump House, water and drainage networks and unloading quay.
Outfall Culvert 2.7 Km long, Outfall structure and Outfall channel.
Steel Evaporator supports and Hypo Chlorination Building. Cofferdam and sheet Piles. Water supply, storm and Drainage Networks. Attending Monthly and Progress Meeting. Preparing the Monthly Payment Certificate and Monthly Reports.
Review and commenting on Drawings, Materials and Method Statements.
Reply to Contractual claims and disputes.
Main Civil Engineer, responsible for:
Concrete repair work for Foundation rafts and trench walls of Desalination Plants and Sea water intake for Umm Al Nar Power and Desalination Plant, Mapping Field tests, Grit Blasting, Application of Protective Coating and Up-Grading of several machine Foundation, sewerage, water and storm networks.
Maintenance facilities Building, Reinforced frame Multi-Story with area 2200 M2 Project value 43,000,000.00 Dhs.
Participate in the evaluation of Mirfa Power and Desalination Plant, Project value 1.8 Billion Dhs.
Supervised and prepared the final report for the concrete repair works of the settling basin and overflow culvert at Ghubrah Power and Desalination Plant Phase -11 owned by The Ministry of Electricity and water. Sultanate of Oman, for period from 20th December 1994 to 8th January 1995. The rehabilitation has been carried out by spraying of steel Fibre Reinforced Shot Crete (S.F.R.S) new concrete lining for the structure of the settling basin and overflow culvert (walls and roofs).
RAMW FOR CONSTRUCTION COMPANY - CAIRO, EGYPT
[January 1990 – October 1992]
High rise Housing Complex, infrastructure, tie-in with existing networks and interfaces.
Managing subcontractor’s works
Follow up the procurement schedule and conducting procurement meetings
AL SALAMA FOR INVESTMENT COMPANY
[February 1988 – December 1990]
TEKSIS TECHNOLOGY & SYSTEM INDUSTRY CO. LTD. - RIYADH, SAUDI ARABIA
[January 1985 – January 1988]
Malaz Stadium - Riyadh
Royal pavilion, spectators seating and super boxes for VVIP and VIP, water features, Fountain, Sewerage, water and storm water networks and landscape
Al Mukrarat Building Project, Riyadh, with an area of 4631 M.SQ.
Owned by Ministry of Finance and national Economy
Border Station at Battha and Odied owned by Ministry of Finance and national Economy
Appraises and recommended the technically acceptable bids, Evaluation, Estimating of the following Projects:
Medical Centre (200 Bed Hospital, area of 1349 M SQ.).
Jubail Commercial Port housing (42 Villas, area of 3017M.SQ).
Palace and Housing Complex for Sh. Hassan Bin Al Sheikh.
Mosque and Private Villas, Sewerage Treatment Plant, Elevated and Underground tanks, Flexible pavement road works, Housing Complex, Power Station, Sanitary Network, Water and storm distribution networks, Landscaping and greenery.
ARAB SWISS ENGINEERING CO. “ASEC” - ASSIUT, EGYPT
[February 1982 – December 1984]
Assuit Cement Plant
Pre-stressed concrete silos, special concrete structures, “Arch, truss, hopper, conveyor and frames”, Industrial Buildings, Bridges and steel structures, services trenches, sewerage, water and storm water networks, grouting of plinths and machine foundations.
Project: Guezira Sheraton Hotel
Responsible for the Construction of reinforced concrete and finishing works of al Guezira Sheraton Hotel “36 floors”, Controlled the site Laboratory and Concrete mix design and pipeline works.
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PROJECT DIRECTOR / MANAGER
English & Arabic Speaker
Holding a valid UAE, Qatar and USA Driving License.