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Project Manager/Quantity Surveyor

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Zimbabwe
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April 27, 2020

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TAPIWA CHIHOMBORI

(MSC CPM (Part), BQS (Hons), Dip PM (ICM), Cand ZIQS)

QUANTITY SURVEYOR/PROJECT MANAGER

PROFESSIONAL PROFILE

I am an experienced Quantity Surveyor/Project Manager with an extensive flair for figure-oriented aspects of Construction and Mining (Civil, Structural, Electrical and Building). I am exceptionally adaptable in identifying and achieving new objectives with an ability to fulfill varied and compressive duties to support cost-effective Construction and Property development projects. A privilege in a broad knowledge base of the profession allows me to meet tight deadlines. CAREER OBJECTIVES

To find a challenging position that can catapult me to the most eminent peak, that can help me grow in pursuit of my vision, that meets my competencies, capabilities, skills, education and experience. ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS

Program: Master of Science in Construction Project Management Institution: National University of Science and Technology, Zimbabwe Status: Final Stage

Year of Completion: November 2019

Program: Bachelor of Quantity Surveying Honours Degree Institution: National University of Science & Technology, Zimbabwe Duration: Four Years

Degree Class: 2.1

Year Completed: May 2016

Program: Advanced Diploma in Project Management

Board: Institute of Commercial Management (UK)

Year Completed: June 2018

CONTRACTUAL EXPOSURE

Agreement and Schedule of Conditions of Building Contract (Zimbabwe), NJPC 2000 (Zimbabwe), Zimbabwe General Conditions of Contract (ZGCC4), NEC3, FIDIC

SOFTWARE EXPERIENCE

Construction Computer Software (CANDY),

AUTOCAD (Basics)

ARCHICAD (Basics)

Ms Office: Word, Excel, Power Point, Outlook and Project (Basic Computing, Preparing Program of Works, Payment Applications, Suppliers and Subbies Management, Estimating, BOQ Preparation, Contracts Documentation etc) EXPERIENCE

4 Years (Inclusive of 1 year industrial internship) CAREER SUMMARY

December 2017 to present (Homelink Pvt Ltd)

Designation – Projects Quantity Surveyor

Reporting to – Projects Director

73 Block 20 Odzi Flats, Eastlea, Harare

Telephone: +263-***-***-***; +263-***-***-***

Email: adcy9e@r.postjobfree.com

Homelink pvt ltd has a mandate to construct residential houses for both low income earners and high end consumers. I am currently working with Homelink as a construction cost manager where I ensure budgets are strictly adhered to. My duties overlap to overall project management.

Pre – Contract Period; - Project identification, appointment of Consultants, Checking, Feasibility Studies, Checking and recommending preliminary and final designs and estimating design costs, Adjudicating and recommending the appointment of prospective Tenderers to Procurement Regulatory Authorities. Post – Contract Period; - Monitoring and Reporting of project progress to the Director, Recommending payments for both the Consultants and Contractors, adjudicating Variation orders and advising and recommending to the accounting officers. I have managed to complete projects in a highly inflationary environment. Completed and ongoing projects among others:

1. Brockdale Bindura Housing - US$ 10,000,000.00

2. Adylinn Cluster Houses - US$ 2,000,000.00

3. Willsgrove Development Project - US$ 1,800,000.00 4. Strathmore Development Project - US$ 6,000,000.00 5. Crowborough Flats - US$ 1,600,000.00

June 2016 to November 2017 – Masimba Construction Zimbabwe Designation: Project Quantity Surveyor

Reporting to: Commercial Manager

Key Duties and Responsibilities:

1. Preparing Bills of Quantities

2. Attending site meetings and coordination meetings 3. Measurement from working drawings

4. Preparing schedule of materials

5. Checking Interim Claims and certifying payment to Sub-Contractors 6. Valuation of variation orders, dayworks, etc

7. Checking monthly progress reports

8. Preparing programme of works using Ms. Office project 9. Preparing Contract Reports

10. Preparing Final Accounts

11. Pricing Tender Documents.

Project Completed among Others:

1. Victoria Falls Development Project - US$ 5,113,000.00 2. Unki Housing Project - US$ 2,000,000.00

3. RioZim Floatation Plant - US$ 513,056.37

October 2014 to September 2015 - Masimba Construction Zimbabwe Designation: Intern Quantity Surveyor

Reporting to – Senior Quantity Surveyor

Key Outcomes:

1. Interpreting Contract Documents

2. Measurement from working drawings

3. Re - measurement of work done on site

4. Preparing schedule of materials

12. Attending site meetings and coordination meetings 13. Preparing Interim Claims

14. Valuation of variation orders, dayworks, etc

15. Preparing Monthly progress reports

16. Preparing programme of works using Ms. Office project 17. Preparing Cost Reports

18. Preparing Final Accounts

Project Completed among Others:

1. Switzerland Embassy Modifications and Renovation Works - US$ 175,000.00 2. Nestle Egron Tower Building Extension - US$ 220,000.00 3. Proplastics Repair Works - US$ 38,567.00

4. Puma Service Station - US$ 30,000.00

July 2014 to September 2014 – Ministry of Local Government, National Housing and Public Works Zimbabwe Designation: Student Quantity Surveyor

Reporting to: Chief Quantity Surveyor

Key Outcomes:

1. Taking off quantities, squaring of the measurements, and checking of the squared measurements. 2. Preparation of BOQs.

3. Preparing approximate estimates of costs in the very early stages of the formulation of building project. 4. Checking Interim Valuations

5. Preparing Material Schedules.

6. Contract administration (Standard Building Contract). ADDITIONAL SKILLS

Certificate in Public Procurement Procedures

Certificate in Preparation of Standard Bidding Documents for Public Sector Projects

Certificate in AUTOCAD essentials

Certificate in Grooming and etiquette

Certificate in attitude is everything

Enterprise Wide Risk Management

PERSONAL DETAILS

Date of Birth: 03/11/1992 Gender : Male

Nationality : Zimbabwe Languages : English and Shona Marital Status: Single Passport Number: BN382223

Driver’s Licence: Class Four

INTERESTS AND ACTIVITIES

Currently include: Chess and Swimming

REFEREES

Mr. Mukawa

Chairman

Department of Quantity Surveying

National University of Science and Technology

Box Ac 939 Ascot

Bulawayo

Zimbabwe

+263-***-***-***

Mr. Mambemba

Senior Quantity Surveyor

Masimba Construction Zimbabwe

44 Tilbury Road

Willowvale

Harare

Zimbabwe

+263-***-***-***



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