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Civil Engineering Manager

Dubai, Emirate of Dubai, United Arab Emirates
June 01, 2020

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Riad Kesrouan

Project Manager, MSc., PMP

Ras Al Khaimah, United Arab Emirates • +050*******


A PMP-certified Project Manager with over 30 years of experience in leading projects including: Residential & commercial buildings, infrastructures, highways, tunnels, five-star hotel, high rising buildings, precast buildings & maintenance for major property developers in the region. EDUCATION

• Master’s Degree in Civil Engineering / Structures at the Higher Institute of Architecture & Civil Engineering in Sofia, Bulgaria 1986.


• Project Management, leadership & site administration.

• Construction planning and risk management techniques.

• Problem-solving, decision making, and time management.

• Interpersonal and communicational.


Tornado General Contracting – Ajman, United Arab Emirates August 2016 – October 2019 Project Manager

Teacher Training Institute – Ajman (55 Million AED). Client: Ministry of Education (MOE) Ajman Education Zone – Block A, B, and C – Ajman (65 Million AED). Client: MOE Private Villas in Dubai & Umm Al Quwain

• Responsible for all aspects of construction, and ensured successful development, implementation and risk mitigation for all projects.

• Creatively used all resources available to reach appropriate solutions.

• Tracked and monitored the construction project schedule to deliver the projects on time.

• Training institution project was handed within only five months. MEDMAC General Contracting – Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates November 2011 – August 2016 Project Manager

Renovation of recreational center – Ruwais (75 Million AED). Client: ADNOC

• Managed all construction and directed assigned project resources given the project scope, time, and cost.

• Consistently ensured availability of resources for smooth progress on the project activities.

• Applied appropriate technical and quality policies.

• Monitored the project baseline periodically.

Dubai Civil Engineering L.L.C – Ras Al Khaimah, United Arab Emirates November 2001 – October 2011 Project Manager, January 2009 – October 2011

Construction Manager, June 2006 – December 2008

Project Engineer, November 2001 – June 2006

Julphar Twin Towers (B+G+43 floors) – RAK Properties (428 Million AED) Khat Hotel & Spa (five stars) – RAK (40 Million DHS) Commercial Buildings & Sheikha Mohra Mosque – RAK

• Lead projects with oversight of planning, scope, and budget.

• Defined project objectives and ensured the availability of resources.

• Ensured compliance with approved QA/QC procedures, design and architectural specifications.

• Managed contractors, design teams, and consultants to guarantee all HSE requirements.

• Organized project activities and developed progress reports, as well as troubleshooting any given problem. Commodor for Contracting – Beirut, Lebanon June 1999 – September 2000 Site Engineer – Water Supply Work (Infrastructure) for south suburb of Beirut

• Ensured conformance with contract requirements and required level of quality throughout the construction process.

• Assigned work and liaised with authorities for pipeline layout.

• Performed water tests and inspection prior handing the project to contractors.

• Ensured all materials were suitable based on given criterion. Ramco Trading Co. – Beirut, Lebanon February 1998 – June 1999 Project Engineer

Dual carriage way (5km) Phase 1, February 1998 – May 1999. Site infrastructure and external works. Dual carriage way, Phase 2, September 2000 – June 2001. Site infrastructure and external works.

• Managed & controlled both phases of the project with oversight of technical support for installation of infrastructure within tunnel limits and ensure conformance to contract requirements.

• Performed activities and maintained the workflow to guarantee the schedule was met.

• Prepared progress reports and monitored quality of resources. M/s Engineering Offices – Beirut, Lebanon May 1990 – January 1998 Site Engineer

Residential Buildings

• Managed civil, architectural, and infrastructure for estimation, scheduling, coordination, and site implementations.

• Prepared requisitions of construction materials and procedure engineering services.

• Performed regular quality and safety control checks. Minstory Construction – Madan, Bulgaria February 1987 – April 1989 Site Engineer

Road Construction (28 kms)

• Provided planning, organization, and construction works, technical follow-ups.

• Monitored project progress to ensure on-time delivery.

• Organized subcontracting for certain project activities. TRAINING & CERTIFICATES

• Project Management Professional (PMP) certificate – PMI. (USA)

• Risk Management – Cambridge Education – Dubai, United Arab Emirates.

• Introduction to Quality Management & ISO 9001 – 2000 Quality Management Systems.

• Managing Safety – Institution of Occupational Safety & Health in association with CHSS.

• Experienced with MS Office software.

• Intermediate with Primavera software for planning. LANGUAGES

• Arabic.

• English.

• Bulgarian.

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