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Construction Project Manager

Makati, Philippines
October 09, 2021

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A bright degree qualified professional within civil engineering who holds chartered status, and has a proactive approach along with an ability to adapt to changing scenarios. Engr. Duma works towards the development of the business processes of a real estate company. She is the one who suggests acquisition of plots, feasibility studies and constructing a residential or commercial structure. She is involved in the design of architectural and engineering design and supervises the construction process as well. Post construction, she insists in the promotion and marketing of the buildings. She also looks after the maintenance and renovation of existing structures and demolition of structures that cannot be renovated. She is in-charge of several other activities that go hand in hand with real estate development.

Engr. Duma acts in a professional and responsible way at all times, and can maintain excellent working relations with clients, designers, site managers, sub-contractors, suppliers and the general public. Her extensive experience allows her to structure and prioritize work effectively through close cooperation with other team members. She is now looking for a suitable position with a company that offers excellent career development opportunities and interesting challenges.


Senior Project Manager July 2018 – March 2021

The Senior Project Manager role plans, directs, manages and provides oversight of assigned design and construction projects to ensure that Agency goals and objectives are accomplished within prescribed schedule and budget parameters. Effectively communicates with Top Management (President, Senior Vice President – Operations & Senior Assistant Vice President – PMD), field staff, technical staff, contractors, design consultants and management. Provides internal and external coordination and collaboration with project partners and stakeholders. This position will assist in the management of company initiatives and projects. The position requires considerable judgment and latitude in performing job duties, and is expected to function effectively with minimal to moderate direct supervision.


1. Provide detailed constructability reviews of project documents; make recommendations.

2. Advise, consult, lead and provide feedback on the development of construction procurement documents, including plans, construction phase consulting services, and GEC responsibilities.

3. Participate in and/or lead project evaluation and consultant selection for applicable procurements.

4. Manage day-to-day work on projects in construction phases; coordinate and make recommendations regarding status of work.

5. Attend and actively participate in partnering sessions with contractors, agencies, and organizations to obtain feedback on Agency performance and effectiveness; represent Agency needs; and develop strong working relationships throughout the industry.

6. Represent the Agency in Value Engineering studies on projects in development.

7. Assist in the development of project procurement documents for various delivery methods, including Design / Bid / Build, Design / Build, P3, and other innovative project delivery methodologies.

8. Represent the Company in reviewing contractor requests through formal or informal processes, and provide prompt responses to keep projects on schedule.

9. Provide regular detailed reporting/metrics on existing projects, resources allocation, project status completion statistics, any variances to plan and forecasting of future needs.

10. Review and monitor project work to ensure that progress is within expected guidelines and is completed on time and within budget.

11. Review and provide recommendations on potential Change Orders on projects and process per contractual requirements, providing detailed analysis of impacts to the Agency budget and schedule.

12. Prepare, negotiate and enforce contractual agreements.

13. Regularly review project schedules, analyze and monitor construction progress to determine impacts to schedule and provide feedback to Director of Engineering and Executive staff.

14. Regularly attend and / or lead detailed project meetings with contractors, GECs, consultants and outside agencies to ensure Agency goals are achieved.

15. Enforce constructor contracts compliance for reporting, environmental requirements, scheduling, and invoicing.

16. Work with General Contractor to define the roles of project team members, project reporting structures and frequency of interaction.

17. Monitor and communicate project-related issues, scope changes, variances and contingencies that may arise during the construction of projects to the Director of Engineering and Executive staff. Facilitate amicable solutions.

18. Meet with and effectively communicate with project partners, project stakeholders and general public.

19. Resolve conflicts between the General Contractors, Trade Contractors and engineering consultants. Assumes a lead role in any dispute resolution activities occurring on assigned projects.

20. Monitor consultant and contractor progress and performance, review and approves invoices, and resolve payment and project disputes.

21. Coordinate project management matters, both current and future, with the Texas Department of Transportation.

22. Advise, consult and communicate directly with the Senior Vice President - Operations, AVP - PMD and management level staff on project matters.

23. Analyze recommendations made by, and provide direction to, General Contractor, Trade Contractors and consultants performing construction engineering and inspection.

24. Work with Project Team on project management, contract provision, terminologies and disputes issues.

25. Coordinate construction activities associated with project implementation with Director of Toll Operations.

26. Participate in contractor’s evaluation, bid analysis reviews, and award recommendation.

27. Provide project management support and input associated with projects to Communications and the Community Relations Departments.

28. Occasionally prepare and lead presentations to the Operations Meeting.

29. Manage project budgets in an effective, efficient manner.

30. Complete any other job-related duties as assigned.

Projects undertaken:

Holland Park Residences, Cluster 3 & 4, 13 Storey Condominium Building, Southwoods, Laguna

Tulip Gardens, Tower 1, 20 Storey Condominium Building, Southwoods, Laguna

Holiday Homes, Phase 3, Residential Housing, General Trias, Cavite

Eastland Heights, The Springs, 640 hectares, Antipolo, Rizal

Manila Southwoods Sports Club, Carmona, Cavite


Head, Property Development March 23, 2015 – July 15, 2018


1.Research about available plots in the city and suburbs and retrieve information about the owners.

2.Manage all aspects of the due diligence process including but not limited to feasibility studies, geotechnical evaluations, environmental assessments and surveys.

3.Obtain corporate project approvals.

4.Manage all dates and processes within the project to ensure the project progresses as anticipated including but not limited to critical dates within the development agreements, leases, purchase agreements, permitting and construction.

5.Oversee site entitlement and due diligence effort for multiple new construction and remodeling project across the Company’s entire properties.

6. Review Architectural and Engineering drawings to ascertain that these conform to all specifications, standards, and regulations.

7. Develop cost effective plan and schedule to efficient project implementation and completion, consistent with contract documents and specifications, and company policies.

8.Participate in project scoping and budgeting of remodel projects.

9.Administer construction activities to include securing the necessary clearances and permits.

10.Track and control construction schedule and associated costs to achieve project implementation within the target time and within budget.

11. Supervise total construction effort to ensure project is constructed in accordance with design, budget and schedule. Includes interfacing with client representatives, AE representatives, other contractors, etc.

12.Supervise project staff, review reports and institutes pertinent actions.

13.Coordinate with Project Owner and architect/designer/consultant on any modifications or necessary changes in plans.

14.Submit periodic project status report to the owner, and to Head of Operations.

15.Submit post project completion report to Head of Operations, identifying problems encountered during the construction and solutions recommended/applied.

16.Ensure satisfactory project closure and comply all related key documents for future reference.

17.Ensure that all billings are promptly made after every milestone.

13. Ensure proper accounting of M/S at project site.

14. Maintain industrial peace at site.

15. Solicits bids for specific work to be sub-contracted.

16. Prepare Contract, Notice of Award and Notice to Proceed with the winning bidder/contractor.

17. Supervises and coordinates additional contracted personnel as necessary.

18. Schedules and monitors all sub-contractors and required inspections.

19. Informs and assigns Site Supervisors to specific tasks for build days

20. Monitor Site Supervisor work to ensure work is done properly.

21. Inspects each phase of work to determine acceptable quality and that each trade is finished on

schedule. Supervise total construction effort to ensure project is constructed in accordance with design, budget and schedule. Includes interfacing with client representatives, AE representatives, other contractors, etc.

22. Perform personnel appraisal.

23. Perform other work that may be assumed or assigned by Top Management.

Projects undertaken:

Coron de Le Soleil, Hotel and Resort, Coron, Palawan

Three Storey Auction Warehouse, Belisario, Las Piñas

Warehouse 2, San Mateo Rizal

Two Storey Commercial Building, Pamplona, Las Piñas

Three Storey Commercial Building, Angeles, Pampanga

General Renovation of Three Storey Commercial Building, J.P. Rizal, Makati City

General Renovation of Four Storey Commercial Building, Metropolitan Ave., Makati City

Three Storey Commercial Building, Sta. Ana, Manila

Two Storey Commercial Building, San Andres, Manila

Two Storey Commercial Building, Pasong Tamo, Makati

Warehouse 3, San Mateo, Rizal

General Renovation of Four Storey Commercial Building, Pasay City

Two Storey, Six Classroom, School Building, North Tacloban National High School (Donated by Lhuillier Group of Companies)

Boutiques for Just Jewels at SM Iloilo, SM Megamall, Robinson Galleria, SM City Manila, Festival Mall, SM City Cebu and SM City Davao


Design Manager, Design Department September 2014 – March 22, 2015


● Manage and supervise all related activities of the staff of Head and Design Engineers.

● Directly manage the development of architectural, structural and MEPFS design details.

● Ensure on time completion of technical design work while adhering to established specifications and standards.

● Preparation of project plans, project schedules, proposals and client contractors.

● Coordination with clients and when required.

● Managing the quality control as per approved programs or trades or discipline.

● Monitoring of CAD Manual System.

● Review and approved technical design phase of projects.

● Establishes, reviews and schedules work priorities for assigned design engineers.

● Ensures all trades/disciplines work is completed on time and adheres to established specifications and standards.

● Review and approved all clients invoices on assigned projects.

● Accountable for the quality of service profitability on assigned project.

● Coordinate with construction unit for material selection according to approved drawing and client selection/approval.

● Participates in site visits, client meetings and presentations when required.

● Supervise subcontract employees and/or other contractors as required by the contract.

● Provide technical assistance, i.e., interpretation of drawings, recommending construction methods and equipment, etc., as required.

● Initiate and maintain extra work estimating and issuance of change orders.

● Develop a core group of reliable and reputable subcontractors and vendors. Ensure proper due diligence of subcontractors, approval of payment and qualifications as necessary.

● Assume responsibility of productivity of subcontractors, efficient use of materials & equipment, and contractual performance of the project.

● Assist in training of personnel in designated business operations.

● Assist in overall implementation of company objectives, including profitability, quality and schedule.

● Monitor/control construction through administrative direction of on-site Superintendent to ensure project is built on schedule and within budget; investigate potentially serious situations and implement corrective measures, etc.

● Represent company in project meetings and strategy meetings, etc.

● Manage financial aspects of contracts (fee payment, rental equipment, income/expenses, etc.) to protect company’s interest and simultaneously maintain good relationship with Client.

Projects Undertaken:

● The Veranda, Residential Condominium, Four Towers (South and West Tower, 15 Storey; and North and East Tower, 17 Storey), West Bicutan, Taguig City

● Project Falcon, 33 Storey Office Building, LEED Building, Bonifacio Global City, Taguig City,

● Skywalker Project, 33 Storey Office Building, LEED Building, Bonifacio Global City, Taguig City,

● T-Park Project, High-End Parking, Bonifacio Global, Taguig City

● Jade Residences, 17 Storey Condominium, Quezon City

● Piccolo Square, Mid-End Housing, General Trias, Cavite,

● Vertis North Condo, 20 Storey Condominium, Quezon City,

● Seda Vertis North, 20 Storey Hotel, Quezon City,

● Ayala Land Mall, with gross floor area of 57,000 sqm, Quezon City,

● Portico Sandstone, 41 Storey Condominium, Pasig City

● Abreeza Place, 15 Storey Condominium, Davao City


Head, Operations February 2013 – July 2014

Responsible for leading and supervising a team of engineers as they develop, test. Modify, and create solutions to technical problems. Resolves minor construction issues in the course of project implementation. Responsible for the preparation of scope documentation, technical specifications, tender documentation and evaluation of third party engineering design documents, and provision of technical input to the project as when required.


Recruit, select, train, assign, schedule, coach, counsel and discipline employees

Communicate job expectations; planning, monitoring, appraising and reviewing job contributions

Review and approved project costing and tender for private bidding projects

Plan and review compensation actions; enforcing policies and procedures

Contribute operations information and recommendations to strategic plans and reviews; prepare and complete action plans; implement production, productivity, quality and customer-service standards; resolve problems; complete audits; identify trends

Forecast requirements; prepare an annual budget; schedule expenditures; analyze variances; initiating corrective actions

Develop operations systems by determining product handling and storage requirements; develop, implement, enforce and evaluate policies and procedures; develop processes for receiving product, equipment utilization, inventory management and shipping

Analyze process workflow, employee and space requirements and equipment layout; implement changes

Maintain safe and healthy work environment by establishing, following and enforcing standards and procedures; complying with legal regulations

Update job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities; reading professional publications; maintaining personal networks; participating in professional organizations

Accomplish operations and organization mission by completing related results as needed

Meet or exceed operations labor budget expectations

Manage staff levels, wages, hours, contract labor to revenues

Responsible for all department managers and supervisors, with review/approval responsibility for all operations employees

Run a safe, injury/accident free workplace

Responsible for all aspects of vehicle and heavy equipment rentals

Establish contracts and pricing and ensuring proper maintenance and serving as primary liaison with utilities and local government agencies, such as fire, police, health and safety agencies

Manage relationships with key operations vendors

Review and approve all operational invoices and ensure they are submitted for payment

Communicate customer issues with operations team and devise ways of improving the customer experience, including resolving problems and complaints

Work closely with GM and management team to set and/or implement policies, procedures and systems and to follow through with implementation.

Communicate all operating policies and/or issues at department meetings

Work closely with the inventory manager and team to perform analysis of our inventory and ensure we are utilizing our inventory effectively, purchasing the right equipment, maintaining solid inventory data and reduce sub-rental expenses

Communicate with legal counsel and safety department to ensure all processes remain compliant with OSHA and other governmental regulations


QA/QC Engineer June 2008 - June 2009

Senior Project Engineer July 2009 - December 2012

As QA/QC Engineer, I am responsible for:

Witnessing and sentencing of all site inspections within their disciplines.

Coordinate all site inspections with the site subcontractors and site engineers.

Ensure all inspection reports are accurate and that all attached documents are current status.

Ensure all work is correctly prepared prior to any inspection being undertaken.

Review all inspection reports for compliance.

Assist the site QC Manager/Head in the organization, operations and control of the quality system.

Liaise with the site construction engineers and provide assistance when requested.

Prepare nonconformance reports to the QA Manager and assist in developing corrective actions.

Assist the QC Manager and Construction Manager in resolving any discrepancies and ambiguities.

Coordinate with the customer’s QC Inspectors for the resolution of site problems.

Coordinate with the subcontractors to ensure that communications exist and are maintained.

Assist the site subcontractors in the resolution of drawing interpretation.

Attend weekly QC meetings.

Review work procedures and method statements for compliance with good work practices and the customers contract specializations.

The issuance of nonconformance reports in conjunction with the Site QC Manager.

The completions of QC site instructions and coordinate their closure. The review of inspection test packages during the course of construction activities.

Compliance with the site’s health and safety regulations.

As a Senior Project Engineer, I am responsible for managing the civil/structural/architectural part of construction project and help with technical advice and supervise other member of staff. Sometimes acts as junior project manager for some projects.


Generally responsible for implementations of civil, architectural and structural works at site.

Estimates, prepares and assigns the resources such as manpower, materials, consumables, equipment, tools, etc., required for all civil works prior to execution.

Plans and analyses all possible construction methodologies and recommends the best options to the Project Manager/Construction Manager for approval prior to execution at site.

Interprets construction drawings and studies the contract documents and applicable standards or specifications prior to execution of any activities.

Manages directly and provide engineering and technical supports to all civil work groups at site.

Plans the execution of all civil related works and coordinates the works to electrical and mechanical groups.

Monitors the actual physical works at site.

Coordinates with Client/Consultant’s representatives for any site instructions or inspections of works.

Assign targets for accomplishments and ensure targets are met on daily basis for all civil groups at site.

Submit site daily reports, inspection requests, estimates and all applicable monitoring reports on regular basis or as required.

Supports the Project Manager in accomplishing all the goals and targets for the civil groups at site.

● Ensures that all the works done are in accordance with approved construction drawings, contract documents, project specifications and all applicable standards whether local, national or international standards.

Ensures that all site works are done according to all applicable quality standards.

Directly responsible for the safety of all civil groups’ personnel of the project by ensuring that the project execution will be done according to all applicable health, sanitary and environmental standards.

Performs other related duties as may be required by the Project Manager or Construction Manager.

Projects Undertaken:

1.Addimmune, Taiwan, Cleanroom Expansion Project (Cleanroom & Non Cleanroom Package), October 2010 – January 2011

2.TSEC (Taiwan Solar Energy), Taiwan, Cleanroom Expansion Project, Phase 13 (Cleanroom & Non Cleanroom Package), October 2010 – January 2011

3. Neo Solar Power, Taiwan, Cleanroom Project, Building 2, October 2010 – January 2011

4.Big Sun, Taiwan, Cleanroom Project, Building 3, Phase 3, October 2010 – January 2011

5.GSK (Glaxo-Smith & Klein), Cainta, Rizal, Cleanroom Expansion, August – November 2012

6.Baxter Inc., Laguna, Cleanroom Expansion Project, September – December 2012

7.Texas Instrument, Clark, Pampanga, Phase 3, Bump Module, Level 1 & 2, March 2011 – December 2011

8.Texas Instrument, Clark, Pampanga, Assembly Module, Level 2, 3 & 4, February – December 2010

9.Texas Instrument, Clark, Pampanga, Bump, Assembly, Probe & Test Module, Phase 1, June 2008 – July 2009


Senior Civil Engineer October 2007 - May 2008

Responsible for the quality assurance and quality control of all civil, architectural and structural works at site. In charge with the weekly QA/QC meetings and attend coordination meetings.


Attend and witness the quality tests.

Conducts site inspection before and after execution of activities.

Inspection of material deliveries at site.

Prepare inspection reports after the site inspections.

Issuance of nonconformance report for all civil works that does not conform with the project specifications, construction drawings, methodologies, etc.

Liaise with the site construction engineers and provide assistance when requested.

Prepare nonconformance reports to the QA Manager and assist in developing corrective actions.

Assist the QC Manager and Construction Manager in resolving any discrepancies and ambiguities.

Coordinate with the customer’s QC Inspectors for the resolution of site problems.

Coordinate with the subcontractors to ensure that communications exist and are maintained.

Assist the site subcontractors in the resolution of drawing interpretation.

Attend weekly QC meetings.

Review work procedures and method statements for compliance with good work practices and the customers contract specializations.

The completions of QC site instructions and coordinate their closure. The review of inspection test packages during the course of construction activities.

Compliance with the site’s health and safety regulation.

Projects Undertaken:

1.Exchange Regency, 35 Storey Condominium, Ortigas, Pasig City, February – May 2008

2.E-Services 3 De la Rosa Project, Tower 1, De la Rosa St., Legaspi Village, Makati City, October 2007– February 2008

3.The Beacon, 45 Storey Condominium, Makati City, October 2007 - May 2008


Head of Operations October 2003 – May 2007

Project Manager May 2001 - September 2003

Civil Engineer July 1999 – April 2001


Responsible for the supervision and implementation of works.

In charge with the quantity take-off for all materials, manpower, equipment, tools, etc. required for the project.

Responsible for evaluating and endorsing the monthly billing.

Inspection of delivery materials at site.

Performs and witness quality test at site.

Coordinates with the local government units for the permits required by the law.

Delivering safety and environmental management systems.

Co-ordinate with sales, all subcontractors, purchasing departments for plan clarification & material, make changes when plan changes.

Prepare bill of materials/quantities for the tender either private or government projects.

Co-ordinate with logistics department for relevant permits required.

Site induction of all subcontractors, the checking of method statements and risk assessments and ensuring all contractors follow agreed method statements & always wear appropriate PPE’s.

Handle the completed job to customer and ensure customer sign back the “Handling Over Form”.

Check and sign worker’s timesheet.

Submit progress report/photo every week.

Projects Undertaken:

Brgy. Libo Carigara, Road Concreting (3.6 kms.)

Brgy. Barayong Carigara, Road Concreting (6.7 kms.)

Brgy. San Julian Basey Eastern Samar, Road Concreting (5.3 kms.)

Scandinavian Village, Tacloban City, Road Construction with RCP (1.6 kms.)

Scandinavian Village, Tacloban City, Low Cost Housing (350 units)

Three-Storey School Building (18 rooms), Palanog Central School

Six-Storey Commercial Building, Ormoc City, Leyte

Five-Storey Commercial Building, Guiuan, Eastern Samar

Mayorga Municipal Cemetery Concrete Pavement Phase I, Mayorga, Leyte

Mayorga Slaughter House, Mayorga, Leyte

Palanog-Paglaum Road Construction Phase I & II (10.47 Kms.)

Five-Storey School Building (20 rooms), Holy Infant College, Tacloban City

Three Storey School Building (18 rooms), Carigara National High School

Six Storey Commercial Building, Ormoc City

Barangay Health Station, Sta. Ana, La Paz, Leyte

Barangay Health Station, Palale II, MacArthur Leyte

Passed Licensure Examination for Civil Engineering

PRC Tacloban City

May 10 – 11, 2001


Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering

Tacloban City, Leyte

June 1996 - March 2001


Project Manager, HVAC General Manager

M+W Taiwan Guevent Group of Companies

Hsinchu, Taiwan +63-908-***-****



Property Manager

Holland Park Residences

Southwoods, Binan, Laguna




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