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Location:
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Salary:
AED 16,000.00/monthly Inclusive
Posted:
November 30, 2020

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Senior Quantity Surveyor/Contract Administrator

ALVIN APIT BESAS

Career Objective:

A Senior Quantity Surveyor/Contract Administrator with 29+ years’ experience in the construction and development industry in the Philippines, Iraq, Nigeria, India, Oman, and United Arab Emirates. Display an exceptional track record in Claim and Contract Management and Quantity Surveying Practice and Procedures, Project Management of medium to mega-size developments. Skills and work experience in Claim and Contract Management and Quantity Surveying covers cost management from pre-contract to post-contract, producing development budgets and delivery of projects within the time, cost, and quality framework. I am seeking a challenging position with a dynamic organization to make tangible contributions in achieving macro business objectives.

Skills:

Claim Management

Contract Management

Procurement Management

Preparation of Tender Documents and Bill of Quantities

Tender and Valuation Process and Analysis

Cost Estimation and Progress Claims

Payment Certificates and Variation Orders

Budget and Cash Flow Preparation and Analysis

Review of Concept/Master Plan

Extension of Time Evaluation

Value-Engineering

Professional Career Summary:

Experience: TC CONSULTANCY UAE

01/2019 – Present B+G+6+R TAJ EXOTIC HOTEL & SPA

AED 620 Million

Palm Jumeirah, Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Senior Quantity Surveyor/Contract Administrator

B+G+13+R HILTON Palm Jumeirah

AED 660 Million

Palm Jumeirah, Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Contract Administrator

B+G+13+R MARRIOT Palm Jumeirah

AED 660 Million

Palm Jumeirah, Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Contract Administrator

Attend client meetings/and direct interaction with clients. Prepare bills of quantities as per the architect and the client requirement. Assist in cost analysis for projects and in establishing a client's requirement and undertake feasibility studies. Identify, analyze, and develop responses to commercial risks. Prepare and analyze costing for tenders. Provide advice, inputs on contractual claims. Analyze outcomes and write detailed progress/cost reports. Maintain awareness of the different building contracts in current use. Understand the implications of health and safety regulations. Commercial and contractual management of the Main Contract including review of contract notices, BOQs, drafting of correspondence, review of applications for payment based on-site visit, progress, variations, claims, etc. Attend all the technical queries of the project execution team concerning the terms and conditions of the contract, interpretation of project specifications, drawings, and scope of work. Change evaluation and tracking. High-quality report writing and presentation skills. Assist in the preparation and negotiation of change orders and the identification of potential changes (variations). Tracking of change management control process. Coordinate the collection of all relevant data and information to support the claimed issues. Coordination between contractors and other concerned departments (wherever applicable). Assisting in preparation of Financial Report to submit to Client and concerned departments. Preparation of complete and comprehensive files to forward issues to the client. Final account and Contract Administration duties.

Experience: MODULAR CONCEPTS LLC

09/2017 – 10/2018 VARIOUS HOSPITAL PROJECTS

United Arab Emirates, Oman & India

Commercial Manager

Provide commercial advice to project teams to ensure in all respects that risk is minimized, the best value is achieved, and to maximize the profit margins on projects. Advise the project team on post-contract amendments, variations & procurement to meet the time, quality, and cost requirements on projects. Assist in the preparation of project development feasibility studies and presentations prepared by the project team. Manage claims and disputes using outsourced and internal resources dependent on complexity, size claim, and resources available in compliance with contractual terms and timescales. Review tender/contract documents, in conjunction with AF Group Legal, evaluate project risks, support tendering team in bid preparation, negotiate and agree to contract clauses before the execution of contracts. Provide and manage pre and post contract quantity surveying services including post-contract commercial correspondence, without limitation, cost estimating, monthly accounts, review of cost and budget forecasts, quantum analysis of claims and variation submissions, and final account settlement. Develop procurement strategies for cost efficiencies and minimize procurement risks. Manage and monitor the procurement and tender processes to ensure compliance with the established and approved procedures. Determine, approve, and assign vendors based on the approved supplier’s methodology. To report on portfolio costs, budgets, and risks every month.

Experience: INCORPORATED CONSULTANTS (CONIN)

06/2016 – 08/2017 MOHAMMED BIN RASHID RESIDENTIAL COMPLEX

AED 102 Million

Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Project Quantity Surveyor

Prepares Monthly Cost Reports. Evaluate monthly payment on account of the contractor for endorsement to the client for payment. Record and evaluate all variations for inclusion in interim payment applications and final accounts. Maintain files for quick references such as Request for Approvals (Section Wise), Correspondence (Category Wise), Site Instructions, and Shop Drawings. Check weekly contractor’s performance report. Prepares monthly cost management reports for inclusion in the monthly progress report. Advise Client on Cost and Contract Management Status.

Experience: FEBC INTERNATIONAL JLT

12/2011 – 02/2016 ROYAL PEARL DUBAI

US$ 3.7 Billion

Dubai, United Arab Emirates

LUXURY COLLECTION TOWERS IKOYI

US$ 235 Million

Ikoyi, Lagos Island, Lagos State, Nigeria

GRAND HOTEL ASABA

US$ 60 Million

Asaba, Delta State, Nigeria

AL RAWDATAIN GARDENS HOSPITALITY COMPLEX

US$ 200 Million

Karbala, Republic of Iraq

Project Management Commercial Manager-02/2014 – 02/2016 Project Management Senior Quantity Surveyor-11/2011 – 01/2014

Commercial Manager-02/2014 – 06/2016

ROYAL PEARL DUBAI

US$ 3.7 Billion

Dubai, United Arab Emirates

LUXURY COLLECTION TOWERS IKOYI

US$ 235 Million

Ikoyi, Lagos Island, Lagos State, Nigeria

GRAND HOTEL ASABA

US$ 60 Million

Asaba, Delta State, Nigeria

Resolving contractual and commercial problems. Reviewing, scrutinizing, and developing operational process flows. Producing cost reports, financial forecasting & budgets, payments, and contractual administration. Valuing completed works and arranging payments. Commercial and contractual management of the Main Contract including review of contract notices, BOQs, drafting of correspondence, review of applications for payment based on-site visit, progress, variations, claims, etc. Communicates with parties in a contract so that all understand the terms, particularly a contract's financial aspects. Coaches employees on best practices for managing contract issues and handling daily issues and tasks. All FF&E and OS&E, working closely with internal and external stakeholders.

Senior Quantity Surveyor-11/2011 – 01/2014

AL RAWDATAIN GARDENS HOSPITALITY COMPLEX

US$ 200 Million

Karbala, Republic of Iraq

Preparation, assessment & evaluation of Tender Documents. Preparation of Bill of Quantities & Finishing Specifications. Preparing and analyzing costing for Tenders. Prepares Tender Analysis Report. Prepare and draft Contract Documents. Preparation, assessment & evaluation of Claims/Variation Works. Sourcing and procurement of materials and suppliers/Contractors. Coordination with Clients & Contractors and handling meetings to solve Commercial Issues. Prepares Estimated Development Budget. Cost Evaluation and Cost Control. Closing/settlement of Final Accounts. Coordination with Main Contractors and handling meetings to solve issues. Review and approval of payment certificates. Working closely with the client evaluating all claims and extension of time submissions (EOT).

Experience: AL MUHANDIS CONSULTING ENGINEERS

05/2011 – 11/2011 ERBIL REHABILITATION CENTER PROJECT

US$ 150 Million

Erbil, Kurdistan, Republic of Iraq

Cost Consultant/Senior Quantity Surveyor

Prepares Monthly Cost Reports. Evaluate monthly payment on account of the contractor for endorsement to the client for payment. Record and evaluate all variations for inclusion in interim payment applications and final accounts. Check weekly contractor’s performance report. Prepares monthly cost management reports for inclusion in the monthly progress report. Advise Client on Cost Management Status. Prepares technical and recommendation reports on Provisional Sum Items for Clients' approval. Commercial and contractual management of the Main Contract including review of contract notices, BOQs, drafting of correspondence, review of applications for payment based on-site visit, progress, variations, claims, etc.

Experience: ARCHITECTURE & PLANNING GROUP

05/2010 – 05/2011 SHIEKHA SALAMA MOSQUE & AL AIN LABOUR VILLAGE PROJECT

US$ 150 Million

Al Ain, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

Cost Consultant/Senior Quantity Surveyor

Prepares Monthly Cost Reports. Sub-contract and supplier procurement process. Management of sub-contract accounts, including variation orders. Prepare payments on account to sub-contractor. Record and value all variations for inclusion in interim payment applications and final accounts. Prepare a re-measurement account if required. Preparation of sub-contract agreements. Prepare Cost Value reconciliation. Prepare bid summaries for all sub-contracts. Final account negotiation with the client.

Experience: OBAYASHI CORPORATION

12/2008 – 05/2010 PALM JUMEIRAH MONORAIL TRANSIT PROJECT

US$ 380 Million

Palm Jumeirah, Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Senior Quantity Surveyor

Prepares Monthly Cost Reports. Sub-contract and Supplier Procurement process. Management of Sub-contract Accounts, including variation orders. Prepares payments on account to sub-contractors. Record and value all Variation Work for inclusion in Monthly Interim Payment Applications and Final Accounts. Prepare a re-measurement account if required. Prepare Cost Value reconciliation. Prepare bid summaries for all sub-contracts accounts. Finalization of Closing of Account & negotiation with the Main Contractor. Preparation of Arbitration Documents.

Experience: ARABTEC CONSTRUCTION LLC

03/2008 – 12/2008 HASEEB RASOUL INDUSTRIAL COMPLEX & ARABTEC PRECAST FACTORY US$ 40 Million

Dubai Investment Park, Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Senior Quantity Surveyor

Sub-contract and supplier procurement process. Management of sub-contract accounts, including variation orders. Prepare payments on account to sub-contractor. Negotiate and agree with sub-contract final accounts. Prepare payment application statements for presentation to Project Consultant. Record and value all variations for inclusion in interim payment applications and final accounts. Prepare a re-measurement account if required. Preparation of sub-contract agreements. Prepare Cost Value reconciliation. Prepare bid summaries for all sub-contracts. Final account negotiation with the client/consultant.

Experience: KALAHI : CIDSS KKB PROJECTS

03/2007 – 09/2007 VARIOUS WATER WORKS AND ROAD PROJECTS

US$ 20 Million

Mabini, Bohol, Philippines

Projects Consultant

Prepares Detailed Estimates, Technical Specifications, and Program of Works of Projects Implemented. Oversees project implementations of Contractors and Community Force Account. Reports monthly project accomplishment to Regional Infra Engineer. Monitors proper construction methods and schedules of projects. Conduct community-based workshops for the Tariff Setting of Water Works Systems Projects. Coordinates with the Local Government Unit for its local counterpart Contributions. Evaluates and prepares billing statements of contractors.

Experience: S & CU CONSTRUCTION

06/1990 – 09/2005 VARIOUS BUILDING AND ROAD PROJECTS Bohol, Philippines

Senior Quantity Surveyor

Management of sub-contract accounts, including variation orders. Supplier procurement process. Prepare payments on account to sub-contractor. Quantity surveying matters preparations. Prepare bid summaries for all sub-contracts. Prepares schedule of materials on site. Prepares variation orders of projects implemented. Prepares monthly billing statements of projects. Prepares sub-contract final accounts.

Experience: VAL ANTHONY CONSTRUCTION

06/1986 – 06/1990 VARIOUS BUILDING AND ROAD PROJECTS Bohol, Philippines

Project Quantity Surveyor

Prepare payments on account to sub-contractor. Quantity surveying matters preparations, Prepares schedule of materials on site. Assist in the preparation of Bid Documents. Supervise Manpower and Equipment schedule of projects. Prepares the schedule of materials on site.

PROFESSIONAL HISTORY

Year Level/Position Company Location

01/2019-Present Claim Management/ Contracts Administrator TC CONSULTANCY FZC Sharjah, UAE

09/2017-10/2018 Main Contractor/ Commercial Manager MODULAR CONCEPTS LLC Dubai, UAE

06/2016 – 08/2017 Cost Management/Project Quantity Surveyor INCORPORATED CONSULTANTS CONIN Dubai, UAE

09/2015 – 02/2016 Project Management/ Commercial Manager FEBC INTERNATIONAL JLT Lagos, Nigeria

02/2014 – 09/2015 Project Management/ Commercial Manager FEBC INTERNATIONAL JLT Dubai, UAE

11/2011 – 01/2014 Project Management/ Senior Quantity Surveyor FEBC INTERNATIONAL JLT Dubai, UAE

05/2011 – 11/2011 Project Consultant/ Senior Quantity Surveyor AL MUHANDIS CONSULTING ENGINEERS Erbil, Iraq

05/2010 – 05/2011 Project Consultant/ Senior Quantity Surveyor ARCHITECTURE & PLANNING GROUP Al Ain, UAE

12/2008 – 05/2010 Sub-Contractor/Senior Quantity Surveyor OBAYASHI CORPORATION Dubai, UAE

03/2008 – 12/2008 Main Contractor/Senior Quantity Surveyor ARABTEC CONSTRUCTION LLC Dubai, UAE

03/2007 – 09/2007 Project Management/ Project Consultant KALAHI : CIDSS KKB PROJECTS Philippines

06/1990 – 09/2005 Main Contractor/Senior Quantity Surveyor S & CU CONSTRUCTION Philippines

06/1986 – 06/1990 Main Contractor/Quantity Surveyor VAL ANTHONY CONSTRUCTION Philippines

Years of experience:

Middle East Experience – 10 Years +

Philippine Experience – 19 Years

Total Years of Experience – 29 Years +

Membership:

1987 – Present Philippine Society of Civil Engineers

2011 - 2018 Dubai Society of Engineers

Personal Information:

Birth Date: 27 November 1964

Gender: Male

Nationality: Filipino

Residence Home Country Address: Tagbilaran City, Bohol, Philippines

Current Location Address: Dubai, UAE

Dubai Mobile: +971-**-*******

Email: adh8hp@r.postjobfree.com

Languages:

Spoken: English, Tagalog, Bisaya, Hokkien

Written: English, Tagalog

Computer Proficiency:

Expert: MS Word, MS Excel, MS Power Point, Adobe Pro

Intermediate: AutoCad 2017, Planswift 9.0

Career Status:

Career Level: Management/Senior Management



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