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Manager Project

Dubai, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
May 02, 2019

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I am an experienced multi-skilled Civil Engineer - Projects Manager - General Manager with a proven track record in supervising and directing operations within medium to large size Companies. I possess more than twenty five years of significant and progressive experience involving numerous iconic projects in Bulgaria, Kuwait and Dubai. I am a dynamic team leader and motivator, with a proven record in implementing effective, lasting changes in infrastructural development.


Expertise in directing complex projects that build / optimise organisational processes, measurement systems, and infrastructure to maximise project results.

Proven track record, recruiting, developing and motivating multi-disciplinary teams, consistently and successfully achieving set goals within schedule and budget.

Motivated achiever who consistently exceeds goals, earning high stakeholder / client satisfaction rating.

Proven ability for lateral thinking, delivering creative solutions and formulating comprehensive strategic plans.

Possess sound leadership and negotiation skills.

Excellent communication and client relation building capabilities.


Client Support and Relations


Strategic Planning and Leadership

Ability to Motivate Staff to Set


Efficiency Improvement of

Operational Processes

Recruiting and Training Staff

Negotiation, Persuasion and


Business Performance and


Total Quality Management and


Multi-Project Operations

Delivering customised project solutions that yield significant results

In my current and previous roles, I have established a successful track record structuring and implementing projects that yield measurable results, including cost reductions gained from improved operational / process performance; along with productivity gains through multiple change and improvement initiatives. I have had great success on a myriad of projects through successful collaborations, sound strategic planning, effective team management and my ingrained ability to allocate the resources at my disposal in a prudent and efficient manner.

Organisational ability and agility

My daily workload involves prioritising and organising (often delegating) tasks. This way, I am able to lessen my workload and increase capacity. By prioritising, I am able to focus on more important core issues that effectively define the projects I work on; and carry out other tasks simultaneously whilst maintaining accuracy. I have achieved this by planning tasks, working logically, assimilating feedback and thinking ahead.


Senior Projects Manager (Client Representative) at BLOOM Properties:

April 2016 – present


Bloom Heights Project JVC, Dubai – Two Towers

Dwight & Brighton Schools at Barsha South, Dubai

Stella Maris Tower – Dubai Marina

Senior Projects Manager (Client Representative) at Dubai Sports City :

January 2014 – April 2016


Canal Residence West - Phase 1

Fortuna village

Group General Manager for :

Sharaf Foundations Co.;

Somec-Sharaf ME Company and

TEUTO German UPVC Windows & Doors Co., Dubai .

June 2010 – June 2013

Reporting to the Board of Directors, responsible for enforcing the policies and governance set forth by The Board in the operation of the business.

Directly authorized to implement policies to maximize revenues and minimize operational costs, which generally translates into direct Profit & Loss responsibility.

The position mainly includes managing and coordinating work of the process managers working under the GM.

The duties also comprise devising and planning of company policies and discussing them with Stakeholders for final approval.

Devise and set up an annual budget and fiscal plan and present it before the board of directors. To prepare elaborate reports of the functioning and all the company departments and submit the reports to the top management for practice performance review.

Make sure that all departments and practices are working as anticipated by the company's annual plan.

Chief Projects Manager, Somec-Sharaf ME Company, Dubai August 2008 – June 2010

Overseeing complex medium to large projects to schedule and budget, managing all technical and commercial issues;

and subcontractors.


Al Attar Tower,

JT Metro – Rashidiya Depot;

JT Metro – Jabel Ali Depot;

JT Metro – red and green line stations

Hotel Executive Apartments Tower Project, Abu Dhabi;

GEMS school Project – Silicon Oasis;

Jewel Tower Project.

Projects Manager, International Standard Group Company, Kuwait Feb 06 – Aug 08

Supervised construction management services within this architectural company specialising in both external and

internal architectural solutions. Main duties:

Liaising with the Company General Manager responsible for administration of project contract works.

Supervising and directing operations; and monitoring performance on site and in the office.

Monitoring the work of site PM for conformance with all provisions of the Contract Administration procedures.

Collaborating with the Projects PM, exchanging correspondence, key material submittals and technical



oJahra Neighbourhood Project – Hospital, Supermarket, Police station, School and Administration


oMarine Science Center Project.

oArraya Tower Project (Sub contract).

o360 Degree Mall Project (Sub contract).

oGulf University for Science and Technology.

oKuwait Trade Center Tower Project .

oMishaal Tower Project .

Projects / Technical Manager, Al Riyash Company, Kuwait 1999 – 2006

Al Riyash Company provides Design and Build services with in-house design, procurement, management, supervision

and execution capabilities. Main duties to direct the team overseeing the design, engineering, planning and budget, as well as the monitoring of project progress.


Toyota Car Showroom,

Salhiya Complex

Muwasat Hospital,

Shamiya and Shuwikh Coop.,

Al-Sulaibiya Coop.,

New Mowasat Hospital PHASE 2

Safir International Hotel,

Bank of Bahrain & Kuwait,

Arabian Motors Group,

Al-Wazzan Chalet at Juliaa,

Hilton Resort Project phase III Bid pack 13/04A & 13/04

Kuwait Oil Sector Complex Bid Package 6

Al-Nakheel Project,

Al-Amwaj Tower

Kuwait Aviation Services

Commercial Markets Complex H.Q Project

Al Salam Hospital

G.M.S Hospital

Project Manager, Archi Systems W.L.L. – M.A. Kharafi Construction Co, Kuwait 1996 – 1999

Successfully orchestrated projects to schedule and budget, ensuring smooth operations; resolving technical issues

proactively and liaising with stakeholders regarding progress.


Riqqa Water Treatment Plant,

Kuwait Chamber of Commerce and Industry,

Citycom Int.

Director for Kuwait Office / Project Director for J&V with Musaad Al-Saleh & Sons/Kokache J.V.-

Amiri Diwan Project, Kuwait 1995 – 1996

Directed project team of engineers in design, planning, budgeting and monitoring of project. Liaised with clients and consultants in preparation of tenders to sub-contractors. Other duties:

Liaising with agencies and authorities on progress and securing approvals for projects' site activities.

Implementing divisional objectives, policies and procedures, ensuring standardisation between projects.

Maintaining knowledge of applicable state and local laws, incorporating them into current company practices.

Monitoring the division’s budget and expenditures.

Maintaining awareness of new project developments in the field of construction and participating in tenders and bids.

Projects Manager, Citycom Ltd/Shell International Projects, Bulgaria 1993 – 1995

Deputy Project Manager, Citycom Company Ltd. 1992 – 1993

Project: Sofia Golf and Country Club (Residential Buildings and Golf Courts).

Supported the Project Manager in all aspects of the project operations and served as assistant site person with the

responsibility for administering project contract works. Main duties:

Project Civil Engineer, National Metropolitan Company, Sofia Bulgaria 1991 - 1992

Worked on site with architects, engineers and contractors, ensuring the smooth execution of project phases. Main duties:

Monitoring CPM program and sub-contractors' performance, ensuring project meets guidelines, standards and


Overseeing sub-contractors work progress, ensuring implementation in the final shop drawings.

Coordinating project clarifications (RFI) and details with consultants and client to obtain necessary approvals.

Maintaining records of ongoing construction activities for as-build references and verifications.

Altering drawings and redesigning to resolve issues; advising management for change orders and proper action.

Verifying monthly progress on site with quantities and volume, approving sub-contractors monthly payments.


University of Architecture, Civil Engineering and Geodesy. Sofia, Bulgaria 1986 – 1991

MSc, Civil Engineering

High Technical School of Construction, Sofia, Bulgaria 1980 – 1984

Technician Diploma of Metropolitan Construction (Tunnels and Underground Transportation)

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