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Project Director

Location:
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
Posted:
February 24, 2020

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Laskaris K. Papadam

Project / Construction Management

Mobile: +966- 509564293 Riyadh / Saudi Arabia

E-mail: adbyf8@r.postjobfree.com

Personal

Information

Marital status: Single

Nationality: Greek

Date of Birth: Sep, 2, 1959

Languages: Fluent in German, English and Greek

For Saudi Arabia: Transferable Iqama, availability 2 weeks !

Professional

Experience

A versatile and highly experienced Executive Management Professional, holder of a MSc in Architecture and Post Graduate Studies on Health & Safety, with experience in Germany, Greece, Bulgaria, Qatar & Saudi Arabia.

More than 33 years of experience in the construction management.

Proven record in successfully delivering multi-million Dollar projects.

Profit producing results in civil engineering, project management, planning, consultancy, project controls management, and construction monitoring of

670 km Highway Project in Greece, the biggest Trade Center in the Balkan region (Sofia/Bulgaria) and North Gate Mall & The Pearl (Doha/Qatar).

Currently working with Archen Engineering Consultants as Executive Dy. Project Director on a huge residential and infrastructure project for the Ministry of Interior in Saudi Arabia.

Strong leader,

Ability to supervise and direct construction works

Oversee the design, delivery and quality of high caliber projects

in Germany, Qatar and Saudi Arabia.

Demonstrate exemplary problem solving skills

Ability to analyze risks and issues to ensure successful

completion.

Comprehensive knowledge of the tendering process

Setting innovative tender documents.

Ability to present robust and structured advice and

recommendations to clients or shareholders/stakeholders.

June 2015 – present

Company: Archen Engineering Consultants, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Project: Huge residential & infrastructure project for M.O.I. (Ministry Of Interior) in Saudi Arabia.

• 10.000 units (villas & apartments) on 16 construction sites

• Each site contains also ancillary buildings:

oAdministration building

oPrimary & Secondary Schools for boys and girls

oMosque

oShopping centers

oWarehouses

oFuel station

oWater desalination plant

oSewage treatment plant

oetc.

Project Budget: 4,5 Billion $

Position: Executive Dy. Project Director

• Supervising 5 Area Managers

• Leading several teams of Architects, Civil Engineers, Surveyors

and Mechanical Engineers. In total more than 600 employees.

• Monitoring work implementation according to design and main

contract obligations

• Project Controls Management

• Quality control, Quality Assurance

• Safety control

• Financial management

• Time management, and Planning

• Value Engineering

• Client liaison due to all project management procedure

• Weekly progress meetings with the main contractors

• Weekly technical & procurement meetings with the main

subcontractors

• Weekly progress meetings with the investor

• Issuing monthly reports

• Analyzing claims and variations coming from Contractor

May 2014 – April 2015

Company: Hill International, Doha, Qatar

A)_Project: North Gate Mall & Office buildings, Doha

Total built-up area of around 375,000 square meters, with a podium comprising two levels of car park, a three-level mall (300 shops), twelve (12) cinema halls and six office buildings with five levels each.

Project Budget: 400 Million $

Position: Project Manager

Monitoring work implementation according to design and main contract obligations

Leading several teams of Architects, Civil Engineers, Surveyors and Mech. Engineers.

Supervising 9 Senior Engineers

Project Controls Management

Quality Control, Quality Assurance

Safety control

Financial management

Time management, and Planning

Value Engineering

Client (investors) liaison due to all project management functions

Weekly progress meetings with the contractor

Weekly structural coordination meetings with the main subcontractors

Monthly & weekly progress meetings with the investors

Issuing monthly reports

Analyzing claims and variations coming from Contractor

Well versed in FIDIC

Jan. 2015 - April 2015

B)_Project: Viva Bahriya / The Pearl / Towers 03, 04 & 05

Construction of 3 multi-story Residential Tower buildings VB 03, VB 04 and VB 05 in the Viva Bahriya district The Pearl / Qatar.

Ground + 27 floors for apartments except VB 03, which has three additional apartment floors. Each of those towers has 2 levels of chalets facing the seafront with direct access to the beach and attached to the car park from inside. Total built-up area is 148,750 m2

Project Budget: 250 Million $

Position: Fit out / Closeout Manager

Monitoring work implementation

Coordination meetings

NCR’s

Snag lists

Inspection requests

Testing and commissioning

Closeout / handing over procedure

2012-2013

Company: Energy Park / Jülich – Germany / Freelancer

Project: Wind Park Bielefeld / Brönninghausen – Germany

Wind Park Benhausen – Germany

Wind Park Düren / Echtz – Germany

Position: Executive Consultant

Consultant on several renewable sources of energy projects in the Rhine Westphalia region in Germany.

Cooperation with the Aerodynamic Institute of R.W.T.H. – Aachen Technical University for the construction of air turbines for energy generating purposes.

2008-2011

Company: GEK-TERNA S.A, Branch Bulgaria

Project: The Mall, Trade Center, Sofia / Bulgaria

A Shopping Mall accommodating 216 shops in 140.000 m2.

Five (5) A – Class office buildings: 19 / 11 / 8 floors, in total: 70.000 m2.

Ten (10) cinema halls,

Supermarket (Carrefour) in 5.000 m2.

Parking with 16.000 m2 open area and 73.000 m2 underground area on three levels (5.000 cars)

Project Budget: 350 Million $ Lump sum / FIDIC

Position: Senior Project Manager

Monitoring work implementation according to design and main contract obligations

Leading several teams of Architects, Civil Engineers, Surveyors and Mech. Engineers.

All supervisor staff at sites

Project and Contract control

Quality control

Safety control

Financial management

Value Engineering

Client (investors) liaison due to all project management functions

Weekly progress meetings with the supervision company (Savant)

Weekly structural coordination meetings with the subcontractors

Monthly progress meetings with the investors (Carrefour & E.T.C.)

Issuing weekly & monthly reports

Negotiating with eventual subcontractors

Back to back contracts with subcontractors

2002 - 2008

Company: EGNATIA ODOS S.A., Greece

Project: Egnatia road construction

A Highway in Greece that extends from the western port of Igoumenitsa to the eastern Greek–Turkish border,

Total length: 420 miles (670 km),

Tunnels: 76 tunnels with a combined length of 61,5 miles (99 km) Bridges: 1650

It is a closed highway with sophisticated electronic surveillance measures, SCADA controls for the lighting/tunnel ventilation and advanced vehicle collision absorption measures.

Project Budget: 5,25 Billion $

Position: Project Management Director

Responsible for the management of central and east part of the project (21 construction sites).

Construction Management

Supervising a group of senior Engineers

Project Controls Management

Contract Management

Site inspections on weekly or monthly basis

Structural coordination meetings with the contractors/subcontractors on weekly or monthly basis

Monthly progress meetings with the managing authorities

Issuing of monthly reports to the Greek authorities

Issuing every three months reports to the European Union authorities in Brussels

Financial Management

Cost control

Value Engineering

Quality Control & Health and Safety

Site inspections on weekly or monthly basis

Coordination meetings with the Q.A. and H & S responsible of the contractors

1999 - 2001

Company: Monastery of St. Paul

Project: The “Monastery of St. Paul” / Mount Athos / Greece

The “Monastery of Agios Pavlos” (St. Paul) is located on the west side of Mount Athos. Its existence first appears in documents of the year 972. The reconstruction of the N.W. track of the Monastery using old traditional building techniques was a real challenge.

Project Budget: 32,5 Million $

Position: Project Director

Extensive reconstruction of NW tract of the Monastery

Extension of the energy supplying building

Reformation of the “Ivory tower of St. Prodromos”

Restoration of the "Ivory tower of Holy Trinity”

Supervisor a team of senior Engineers

Project Controls Management

Contract Mangment

Quality control

Safety control

Financial management

Weekly structural coordination meetings on site

Weekly progress meetings with the subcontractors

Issuing monthly reports to the Mount Athos authorities and the Monastery

Issuing every three months reports to the European Union authorities in Brussels

European Union Subvention Project

1997 - 1999

Company: Heupel – Heupel – Tzonos, Architects, Greece

Project: German School of Thessaloniki

It is a Private German School, Three wing main building for 600 students, Assembly Hall, own closed Sports Stadium and swimming pool (25m), Landscape architecture / football field, tennis, theme parks, play areas, walkways, etc.

Project Budget: 32,9 Million $

Position: Project Management Supervisor

Project/Construction Supervision, Quality & Budget control.

High quality finishing works, using several materials / marble, granite, natural stones, wood, steel, aluminum, tiles / glass facades, suspended ceilings, lighting, etc.

Supervising a group of senior Engineers

Project Controls Management

Contract control

Quality control

Safety control

Measurements control

Budget control

GERMAN STATE INVESTMENT

1988 - 1996

Company: Kuepper & Papadam Constructions, Cologne, Germany

Project: Apartment Complexes, Vilas, Single &Two family houses

Position: CEO & PARTNER

- Construction of 24 buildings with 4 floors and gable roof each, according to the German construction law.

Underground parking with separate entrances for each building.

Landscape architecture / theme parks, play areas, walkways, etc

In total 30.000 sqm. building and 4.000 sqm. landscape works

- Construction of two luxurious Villas in Preusswald / Aachen.

Extreme renovation of a 4 level building in the old town of Cologne.

- Construction of six (6) luxurious Villas in Porz-Süd / Cologne

- Construction of two two-family houses in Dormagen / Cologne

High quality finishing works, using several materials / marble, granite, natural stones, wood, steel, aluminum, tiles / glass facades, suspended ceilings, lighting, etc.

Preliminary and final study, implementation study, budget control, issues for bids and measurements, construction and supervision.

Private investments

Project Budget: 52,7 Million $

1985 - 1987

Company: Design Office: Cellenti, Ginis, Papadam G.b.R.,

“ALPHA TEAM” / Aachen / Germany

Project: Internal & External Decorations, Object & Industrial Design

Renovation of several Shops, Cafes’, Bistros & Restaurants in Aachen, Monschau and Cologne.

Study, budget control, supervision and construction.

Education

1997 R.W.T.H- Aachen Technical University, Germany

Master of Sciences in Architecture

1991 – 1992 R.W.T.H- Aachen Technical University, Germany

Post Graduate Studies on Health & Safety

Seminars

Participated in several seminars regarding;

oProject Management

oNew Materials and Technologies

oRenewable sources of energy

oQuality control

oHealth & Safety matters

Since 2003 officially recognized by the “Greek Ministry for Education” as qualified seminar holder on Health & Safety matters.

He organized during 2003 – 2008 in cooperation with the “Hellenic Institute for occupational Health and Safety”, seven (7) seminars on construction sites of the “Egnatia odos” Highway project.

In the year 2005 he hold 10 seminars on Health & Safety at the “Pythagoras Institute” in Thessaloniki / Greece. The duration for each seminar was 10 hours and took place on two following days.

References available upon request.https://www.linkedin.com/company/11204/



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