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Quantity SUrveyor

Fereej Ibn Dirhem, Qatar
April 25, 2019

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B.Sc. (Hons) QS, LLM (Construction Law), MCIArb, MRICS

Chartered Quantity Surveyor

MMUP Reg. Nr. 14410

Doha, State of Qatar.


Mobile: +974-****-****

Career Overview

I am a Chartered Quantity Surveyor with more than 12 years’ experience in pre-contract and post-contract services on Roads

& Infrastructure, Buildings and Facilities Management projects. I am commercially & contractually astute, possess strong communication skills and adopt appropriate professional approach to develop working relationships to engage with the team to manage and control costs, ensuring that the project goals are achieved. I have highly developed professional skills to provide contracts administration and contract management on challenging projects. I work as part of a busy team effectively managing the costs relating to the projects in Qatar, Oman and Sri Lanka; with considerable exposure to different forms of contracts delivered under varying procurement routes. Educational Qualifications

Master of Laws (LLM) in Construction Law and Arbitration, Robert Gordon University, Scotland – 2017 Accredited by Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (CIArb) and Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS)

BSc (Honours) in Quantity Surveying, University of Moratuwa, Sri Lanka- 2009 Accredited by Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS), Australian Institute of Quantity Surveyors (AIQS) and Sri Lankan Institute of Quantity Surveyors (IQSSL) Professional Affiliations

Member of Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) - Membership Nr. 1232517

Member of Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (MCIArb), UK- Membership Nr. 33592

Registered in Ministry of Municipality and Environment (MMUP) - Qatar as a Graduate Quantity Surveyor- Reg. Nr. 14410 Key Skills

Competent with development of the procurement strategies, procurement documentation, tender administration, tender evaluation procedures and contracts compilation.

Experienced in contract administration including the supervision, review, monitoring and reporting on contracts.

Experienced in variations and claims assessments– review, identify and track causes, check validity, assess time and cost impacts and make recommendations.

Experienced in relation to evaluation and recommendation of payments based on the Contract terms and Conditions.

Proficient in cost planning, controlling & reporting and cash flow forecasting & monitoring for construction projects.

Competent in balancing multiple tasks within deadline driven atmospheres while maintaining strict attention to detail. Page 2

Dinesh Gunasena

Chartered Quantity Surveyor

Work Experience

Since 10/2013 Senior Quantity Surveyor-PROJACS International, Qatar Duties & Responsibilities:

Manage the Contracts to ensure contract delivery in line with budget.

Ensure all contractual documentation, Tenders and reports meets the required standards and delivered in line with contractual requirements.

Review contractual correspondence generated by contractors and consultants and ensures that contractual points raised are responded to correctly and in a timely manner.

Evaluate the monthly payments applications of the Contractors and make recommendations to the client.

Prepare various Quantity Surveying documents including budgetary estimates, Bill of Quantities for all disciplines and Costs Estimates.

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

Prepare Monthly Cost and Contract status reports, final accounts and Executive Cost Reports to Client.

Prepare Cash flow reports, Payment certificates and make recommendations of interim payment applications for Consultants and Contractors.

Evaluate the techno-commercial proposals, negotiations and appointment of contractors. Key Projects Involved:

Project Management and Professional Consultancy Services for Ministry of Culture and Sports (MOCS) Projects (Sport infrastructure and maintenance Projects)

Hilton Panorama Residence & Suites, Abraj Quartier Tower & Townhouses, The Pearl Qatar 08/2011 –


Quantity Surveyor- Daan Shaaban Cost and Project Management Consultancy, Oman Duties & Responsibilities:

Production of indicative cost budgets / estimates, elemental cost plans and bills of Quantities.

Prepare commercial evaluation reports for the approval of the Client's Project Team.

Evaluation of Contractual Claims and Prepared claim reports to the client.

Re-measurement of Works based on the RFIs and Approved Drawings.

Evaluation of Contractor's interim payment application including variations.

Evaluated Material On site payment requests.

Taken on-site measurements to support the Varied Works.

Prepared monthly financial status report and other post-contract cost control reports.

Prepared Cash-flow projections for the total Project.

Provided early Cost advice on contractual issues and financial implications on Engineer's Instructions.

Represented at site meetings as cost consultant to the projects. Key Projects Involved:

Design & Construction of Al Faroosiya Street Interchange – Seeb, Sultanate of Oman This project comprises new interchange, water sewage utilities, telecom services and roundabouts link with Muscat Express Way and intelligent Transport System network Page 3

Dinesh Gunasena

Chartered Quantity Surveyor

Work Experience (Cont.)

11/2009 –


Assistant MEP Quantity Surveyor- Conspel Qatar W.L.L., (MEP Contractors), Qatar Duties & Responsibilities:

Site inspections on regular basis for prepare the Progress reports, Payment Applications and Cost Reports.

Analyzing, measuring and estimating variations including preparation of rate Analysis for new items and writing narrative / explanatory notes for Variations.

Calling quotations from Sub-Contractors, evaluation of Sub Contractor proposals and making recommendations.

Prepared Variation Orders for sub-contractors, checking sub contractors’ interim payments applications, making Payment Certificates and dealing with contractual issues with the sub-contractors. Key Projects Involved:

Design & Construction of Qanat Quartier Precinct and Construction of 31 Villas in the Pearl Qatar 04/2009 –


Assistant Quantity Surveyor - M&M Sevenseas Quantity Surveying Consultancy, Sri Lanka Duties & Responsibilities:

Taking off Quantities and preparation of Bills of Quantities Key Projects Involved:

Main Contract Packages for Salalah and Muscat International Airport projects 11/2007 –


Trainee Quantity Surveyor-RN Construction (Pvt) Ltd, Sri Lanka Duties & Responsibilities:

Prepared monthly interim payments, joint measurements, identifying variations, taking off quantities and maintaining project documentation.

Taking off Quantities, preparation of rate analysis/ bill of quantities and provide assistance in tender submissions for road/ infrastructure/ building projects.

Provided Tender services including compilation, tender analysis, negotiations and recommendations.

Assisted in monitoring the progress payments and maintaining a register of payments of the sub- contractors.

03/2007 –


Trainee Quantity Surveyor - Construction Cost Consultant Ltd, Sri Lanka Duties & Responsibilities:

Taking off and abstract of quantities from drawings for building and civil works.

Prepared Bill of Quantities and Cost plans.

Assisted in certifying interim payment Applications.

Assisted preparation of pre-qualification documents.

Assisted preparation of tender evaluation reports. Non-related Referees

Available on request.

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