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Management Project Manager

Manchester, Greater Manchester, United Kingdom
October 31, 2016

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Julian Luis Verde.

Contact Telephone No: 079**-***-***

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Driving licence: Full.

Qualifications Project Management/ Quantity Surveying (BSc Hons.)

Association of Project Management (APMP II) Practitioner

Management of Risk (MOR APMP I) Practitioner

Construction Skills Certificate Safety (CSCS) Technically Qualified person

Effluent and Petroleum Industry (PIA) Associate Practioner


20 Years’ experience of man-management as Project Manager Senior QS of clients, contractors and junior surveyors.

Programme Management of multiple site locations from inception to completion.

Man management of both direct and subcontracted resources

Contractual knowledge/usage of suites of contracts ranging from JCT minor to major works, NEC 2 NEC 3, FIDIC, bespoke schedules of works and measured term, New build and refurbishment and maintenance. In-depth understanding and usage of schedule of rates, rate composition and rate formulation

Management of Commercial strategy utilising analytical & investigation skills to challenge contractor and supplier accounts.

Multi sector experience of client & contractor management with proven delivery of task to deadline, time and budget.

Strong commercial experience of cost management and reporting. Appraising and valuing contractors’ submissions of estimated cost and contingencies. Reviewing cost plus submissions, schedule of rates compiled final accounts, estimates from specialists plus uplifts. Excellent post contract abilities.

Validation and verification of cost applications, certification of payments and network of supply chain management and procurement

Astute Commercial awareness, strong inter- personnel skills, articulate, honest and hardworking, reliable, goal orientated, strong delivery skills, wide depth of cost control knowledge and experience, good independent worker and committed team player. Computer literate and proficient with Microsoft word, email, excel, outlook.

Project Sectors: Education, Medical, Retail, Transportation (Rail), Leisure, Commercial, Industrial, Social Housing, Mod Estates and Institutions.

Clients: Rail track London & N.E., Halifax PLC, Bass Retail Leisure, Leeds Federated Housing Association, Safeway Stores PLC, North Yorkshire Police and Whitbread PLC. Marks & Spencer PLC, Morrison Stores Ltd, G.E.C. Alstom, HMP. MOD, Midland Bank, NatWest Property Services, Nationwide Building Society, ASDA Stores Ltd, NHS, Leeds City Council, Zurich International, Norwich Union, Nestle.

Career History:

May 2016 – to October 2016

Project Manager / Contract Administrator – Gleneagles Project Management Ltd.

Portfolio Management of national rollout programme for high street retailer of new build and refresh/rebuild of petrol filling stations and kiosk shops. Management of client design team and framework contractors. Contract administration of purchase orders and works variations. Weekly reporting to client of cost and programme. Management and chairperson of weekly progress meetings on site of appointed framework contractors. Management of cost reconciliation meetings on behalf of client. Contractual advice and recommendations for conflict resolution. Certification and reconciliation of payments from client to contractors.

January 2010 – to May 2016

Cost Engineer – Ministry of Defence.

Evaluation of costs for services- provision to the Armed Forces for specific client requirements and National Security requirements. Presentation of analysis, evaluation and recommendations to client’s representative and verifying and validating costs. Attendance at briefing meetings from any of the 3 service/operational commands. Development of scope of works from inception. Delivery of programme of works, procurement recommendations and resource provisions /appropriate contractors. Following appointment from service command, provision of cost and programme advice through whole life cycle of project to decommissioning of project and handover for sovereign usage and commission.

February 2005 – November 2009

Project Manager / Senior QS – Freelance Contract Specific

Commercial sector

Preparation of schedule of rates for client specific requirements. Validation of Main contractors cost submissions. Liaising with client personnel and advising upon cost submissions made and contractual validity.

Verification and contractual implementation of agreed costs within team to all contracted construction parties.

Cost monitoring of progress of projects, monthly reporting with cost value reconciliation (CTR) and Cash to complete (CTC) forecasting. Analytical investigation of contractor valuations to client for approval and processing.

Liaison with client directors and contractor senior management appraising tenders submitted and projected new work. Preparation of estimates and tenders, confirming customer requirement, scope of work and advising on procurement methodology and management of contracts. Attendance at briefings and preparation of cost advice in submission to client base. Cost reconciliation and preparation of interim applications, verification of costs and supporting data, for validation with client representatives. Contractual administration and management of design team. Forecast of costs and Risk analysis management with logistic and strategic planning of services and consultant procured advice. Attending site, discussing client requirements and needs and compiling Client brief, providing scope of works and associated costs. Management of Nationwide Building Society roll out programme of branch upgrades and refurbishments. Attending site, discussing client requirements and needs and compiling Client brief, providing scope of works and associated costs. Procurement of sub contract specialists and agreement of costs with client and consultancy advisories. Management of account throughout programme of works and resolution of final account of subcontractors and external valuation and certification from cost consultants. Management of Design team consultants, 35 direct labour resources. Responsibility for contracts £750,000 to £350million

Medical Sector

Management of Healthcare/Medical P21 Schemes utilising NEC2/3 form of Contract.

Projects included: Project Management of 2 new build Hospitals collectively £75 million project value as well as a new purchase Mental Health Wing liaising with NHS Trust and NHS direct – contract worth £28 million.

Liaising and advising Primary Care Trusts and foundation Trusts of scheme costs, via cost planning and reporting.

Utilising database and market tested information to project anticipated out turn costs. Reporting upon Main Contractor tenders ( PSCP )Partnering with Trust, providing cost advise for projected construction costing of scheme and validation of interim valuations. Providing procurement route advice and contract preparation for client and awarded contractor. Responsibility for Contract Formation, Progressive adaptation of management of evolving design phases and reporting such directly to Trust and NHS Representatives. Negotiated procurement and financial management of fees for such third parties. Management of costs throughout construction period through to final account resolution and negotiated settlement, Certificating and recommendations of payment in secondary and primary school schemes for local authority education authority and main Contractor partnering with the authority.

Analysis of designs provided, liaising with client and design team on concept design and presenting costing analysis and value workshops with both client and contractors. Resolution of design and production of out turn costs, presentation of contract and procurement advice. Programming scheduled elements of pre site construction.

Post construction, management of finances, reporting monthly to client on expenditure, out turn cost and projected final accounts. Management of Design team consultants and 12 direct labour resources.

Responsibility for contracts £250,000 to £200million

Social Housing

Management of costs for large Social housing refurbishment and new build assignments ranging in value between £500k to £5 million. Strategic planning and management of risk allocation and fiscal budget. Reporting to Estates and Treasury committees of Local Authority and Council Chambers Preparation of cost models and variations, negotiated agreement of costs with client advisory. Liaison directly with client executive board and presentation of costing. Resolution of accounts with Client Managing Surveyors from inception to final account, via internal / external valuation and negotiated resolution and settlement visiting 1300 properties to put together where the maintenance budget can be best used to provide corrective solutions and upgrades to tenanted properties to gain a profit. Responsibility for team of 16 direct labour resources .Also reviewing void properties and providing advice on how to make them habitable to the best value as possible in conjunction with health and safety. Procurement of subcontracted services and financial management. Responsibility for contracts £450 million

February 2003 – May 2005

Wates Construction – Leeds/Bradford

Project Manager / Senior Project Surveyor

Directly responsible for a team of Surveyors (6) and reports directly to the Managing Surveyor.

Liaising with and agreeing works packages up to a value of £2 million producing all normal pre through to final account settlements in a managerial capacity. Directing the surveying teams’ workload and responsibilities, monitoring them and guiding them. Presentation of tenders and bids and any cost related matters with the client BCHT (Bradford Community Housing Trust), managing £175 million for the 5-year contract term (3 years capital expenditure upgrades and 2 years maintenance start up).Agreeing all packages and programmes of work by attending sample sectors of the housing stock, providing cost analysis of the schedule of works required and making recommendations on how to best provide the work in a cost effective manner & preparing tender documentation to this effect.

Adapting 22000 properties existing housing stock and raising current dwelling standards to meet Government standards and above to meet the clients Bradford Standard. Providing specification advice assisting and building up the client’s performance specification, giving financial and programming advice.

Direct responsibility for supply chain establishment and implementation of such with 2 nr other contractor partners and client.

November 1999 – February 2003

A Baldwin & Co – Leeds

Senior Project Manager

Various Quantity Surveying duties including all scheduling, planning and scoping works, dealing with loss adjusters agreeing Programmes and Programming of the works.

Establishment and implementation of business growth, via relationship development with client.

Resourcing, interviewing and managing 28 Nr Direct Trades, including management of 6 Office staff.

Internal/ External Valuations of works of Insured Peril works and minor works for main contractors.

Client Management of Zurich International, Nationwide Property Services and Norwich Union

Daily duties involve the compilation of costs for contracted works orders to submit to client cost consultant.

Valuation of works utilising measured term contracted schedule of rates, collating staff timesheets, checking on-costs with in-house computerised records, researching invoiced data for subcontracted works, compilation of costs and submission of documentation with cost reconciliation data forwarded for authorised submission to clients representative. Valuation of works for petro-chemical clients and Employment services for building works, M&E and associated elements in conjunction with SMM7 and measured term contracted schedule of rates carried out by on site re-measurement of planned or responsive works for 3 NR, Regions, Wales, N.West England and East Midlands.

Pre contract duties involved take off measurement of requested elements of work in accordance with SMM7; inputting quantities and descriptions into computerised bill production for Senior Management utilising Cato-Pro

Monitoring and verifying Trainee and Assistant Q.S.’s Training and Development Program Directly responsible for interaction and engagement with external consultants, contractors and client commissions.

Responsibility for contracts of £100,000 to £25million.

August 1997 – November 1999

Faithful & Gould - Graduate Assistant Quantity Surveyor

Scheduling of costs for new build retail establishments, reconciliation of invoices and budget expenditure liaising with client representatives and reporting to Associate Director.

Producing spreadsheets and pivot tables to display expenditure of national expansion program.

Pre-contract duties involved take off measurement of requested elements of work in accordance with SMM7 and CESM3, inputting quantities and descriptions into computerised bill production for senior members of staff.

Post contract duties include re-measurement of work elements and preparation of final accounts including site checks and evaluation of contractor claims, meeting with contractors and negotiation of satisfactory settlement of account.

Duties include management, settlement and closing out of final accounts including post-contractual re-measurement, negotiation and liaison between Architects and Contractors.

Preparation of valuations for petro-chemical works contracts including site visits for re-measurement purposes.

Pre-contract duties include: preparations of contract documents and bills of quantities, schedules of work and bills of approximate quantities, budget estimates, proposals and pre tender estimates, measurement of elemental sections for bill production using SMM7 and CSM3.

Responsibility for contracts of £100,000 to £8.5 million.

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