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Civil Engineering Engineer

November 04, 2019

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Ashok Anbalagam

Doha, Qatar 009**-******** & ****5659 &

LinkedIn URL: /ashok-anbalagan-941585145

Personal Details:

10th Mar 1979 India Indian Male Married

Languages: English, Tamil, Hindi, Kannada, Telugu, and Malayalam

Senior Quantity Surveyor

Accomplished and performance driven professional with extensive experience in quantity surveying and commercial contract management. Solid history of accomplishments in harmonising performance among colleagues to achieve operational goals without compromising quality and safety management regulations and cost/productivity targets. Repeated success in managing all forms of contract FIDIC conditions and reviewing EOT/prolongation and other contractual and non-contractual claims. Adept at leading projects from inception to completion, preparing and implementing consistent and realistic plans/control structures for project, and ensuring completion within time and under budget.

Areas of Expertise

Contract Management

Commercial Management

Team Training & Leadership

Contractor & Subcontractor Management

Supply Chain Management

Negotiation & Presentation

Health & Safety Compliance

Reporting & Documentation

Change Management

Claims Management

Cost Control & Reduction

Dispute Management

Professional Experience

M/S. KERNEL ENGINEERING CONSULTANCY WLL, Doha, Qatar (Egypt based Consultant) 2015 – Present

Senior Quantity Surveyor

Interim Payment Evaluation, conduct Contract review, BOQ, and drawings/specification reviews to ensure value engineering ratification compliance with original contract. Arrange and manage weekly progress, commercial, client, and contractor meetings, monitoring work progress and issue notice for improvement of progress rate. Deliver contractual and commercial guidance to engineers, including supervision consultants to identify and meet their requirements. Generate and present comprehensive status reports to update senior management on business progress, while preparing contractual letters as well as contractual and non-contractual claims reply to main contractor/Sub Contractors.

Key Projects:

Abraj Quartier Tower

Budget: QR2Billion Team Size: 3 Form of Contract: FIDIC Conditions of Contract Application

Spearheaded overall project from start to end, ensuring completion within timey and budgetary constraints.

Enhanced overall operational performance by analysing and addressing potential issues.

M/S.OBAYASHI QATAR LLC- Msheireb Doha Down Town- Phase-3 (Japan Based Main Contractor) 2015

Senior Quantity Surveyor

Ensured safe, secure and efficient delivery of subcontract works by defining subcontract scope and providing contractual information to construction team. Managed and successfully completed project as per works scope, while preparing contractor instruction for subcontractors, final account payment certificate, and subcontractor liability statement in each payment certificate. Organised cost flow projection and three-month look ahead cost data for all subcontracts by collaborating with design and accounts teams.

Key Projects:

Budget: QR2.45Billion Team Size: 6 QS and 1 Senior QS Form of Contract: FIDIC Conditions of Contract Application

Identified subcontract variation from tender to IFC drawings, generating variation orders for subcontractors.

Managed and ensured successful completion of several subcontracts, including

oHBK carpentry (QR110M) AGME landscape and Irrigation (QR10M)

oFino Stone Works (QR80M) Samji Stone Works (QR80M)

oGulf GRC (QR20M) United Precast (QR10M)

oHBK Steel Fabrication (QR20M) Various Small Petty Subcontracts

M/S. GULF CONTRACTING CO.WLL, Doha, Qatar (UK based Main Contractor) 2005 - 2015

Quantity Surveyor: Produced quantities bill in accordance with IFC drawings by establishing and implementing measurement methods. Created and presented additional work cost proposal to client with all backups and breakdowns for approval and payment based on Japan Gas Corporation (JGC) standards. Estimated cost to assure contract completion within contract value limit, including all item wise work cost comprising of material and manpower, overhead and profit, prelims, administration expenses, safety requirement, plant, as well as tools and machineries usage cost. Established and maintained long-term professional relationships with customers for repeat business

Key Projects:

Construction of Substations for Siemens, ABB, Marubeni, Arriva, Villa at Pearl, Residential Tower at Pearl, Car Show Room for Nissan, All type of Interior Works and Prefabricated Offices, Staff & Labour Accommodation, camps, Mess Hall

Budget: 500 Million Team Size: 5 Qs and 1 Sr.QS Form of Contract: Construction

Delivered strategic leadership to team of 5 Qs’s and encouraged them to achieve set goals, while monitoring material consumption and plant/tools usages as per planed task completion cost.

Improved accuracy value, overhead, and profit estimation by analysing and addressing earlier estimation error in previous projects, while executing current status of construction systems, cost, and related data.

Reduced cost by avoiding rework and non-scope of work to execution team through definition and notification of contractual scope and clear contractual doubts.


Civil Engineer at M/s. Mfar Constructions (p) Ltd. India

Quality Controller at M/S. PVP construction, Tamil Nadu, India.

Quantity Surveyor at M/S. Mass Residency, Tamil Nadu, India.

Site Supervisor at M/S. Femina Hatcheries, Tamil Nadu, India.

Site Supervisor at M/S. Build well construction, Tamil Nadu, India.

Education & Certifications

BTECH Civil Engineering (IC) Indira Gandhi National Open University, New Delhi, India

Diploma in Civil Engineering Valivalam Desiker Polytechnic, Tamil Nadu, India

Certificates: Certified Commercial Contracts Manager- Chicago Training Centre, Doha, Qatar Contract Management in FIDIC- Skills international, Doha, Qatar Certified Cost Professional- Gulf Green International- Doha, Qatar Claim Preparation and Dispute Resolution- Collage of Contract Management, UK Project Management Professional- Skills international, Doha, Qatar

Membership: MQSi (Member of the Quantity Surveyors International, UK), since Jan 2016

Technical Proficiencies: MS Windows, AutoCAD 2000, Archi CAD, MS Office Suite

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