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Management Project Manager

Location:
ontario, Canada
Salary:
120,000 to 140,000
Posted:
March 14, 2011

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Hoda Wassef Kayal

B.Sc.Eng, M. Arch., M.B.A., O.A.A, M.R.A.I.C., P.M.P.

e-mail: hcmo5c@r.postjobfree.com 548 Scarlett Crescent

Burlington, ON L7L 5M2

Tel: 905.***.****

Cell: 905.*** ****

PROFILE

Highly motivated professional with extensive, multi-discipline experience in project management, strategic planning, asset management, and execution. Excellent analytical skills, strategic planning and knowledge of government, private sector and university dynamics. Successful track record in executing concurrent complex projects. Proven creative and comprehensive problem solving approach to achieve objectives within existing organizational parameters and in alignment with strategic plans.

RELEVANT EXPERIENCE & ACCOMPLISHMENTS

ROTMAN SCHOOL OF BUSINESS, UNIVERSITY OF TORONOTO

Manager, Capital Projects June 2010 - present

• Undertook the management, for Maternity Leave coverage, of a $98.1 million complex project construction of a new facility and the associated renovations of existing building.

• Accountable for dealing with a wide range of stakeholders, including faculty, students and staff and ensuring that their needs are accommodated and their interests protected.

• Able to quickly learn and manage the intricacies of a complex organizational structure.

MCCALLUM SATHER ARCHITECTS INC., Hamilton 2008 – 2010

ASSOCIATE

Provided Project Management services for complex projects including current projects for Waterloo North Hydro, Canada Post Corporation Letter Carrier Depot – Don Mills, Hamilton General Hospital renovations and North Hamilton Community Health Centre.

Develop Business Standards and Processes including Corporate Forms, scheduling, client and management reporting and billing controls.

CITY OF BRANTFORD 2001-2008

DIRECTOR, PROPERTY MANAGEMENT

Accountable for the delivery of an average of 260 projects annually from inception to commissioning and for projects varying in scope and value.

Created and led department of 9 in the project management and execution of 250+ annual projects which resulted in being recognized as the Service Provider of Choice across the Corporation.

Developed business plans for Brantford Municipal Airport and Brantford Farmer’s Market which resulted in successful implementations and self sufficient operations.

Achieved operational savings averaging between 3 - 7% due to standard maintenance agreements and bundling of purchasing of services.

Completed real estate rationalization automated data system by collecting and re-organizing all property data providing search parameters including address, tax roll, owner, operating department, reason for purchase / acquisitions and disposal. The system facilitated decisions such as annexation, disposal, handing over to neighboring owners.

Streamlined and standardized facility management practices including corporate-wide building operations, design and performance, procurement of services and performance management

Created a computerized corporate-wide web-based tool for capital and preventative and regular maintenance programmes.

Improved the accuracy and relevance of facilities Capital Budget long term projections by introducing and implementing Total Project Budgeting, Life Cycle Costing and CPI / Specific Market Condition Price Escalation concepts into budgeting.

Provided Social and Municipal Housing technical and project management support.

Undertook the implementation of Brownfield projects, including environmental issues, as a member of the Brownfield Technical Committee and the technical implementation team.

Implemented best practices such as Project control methods, risk management, stakeholder management in Project Management leading to the delivery of projects on time, within budget and exceeding expectations.

Accountable for the preparation, implementation and reporting of operating and capital budgets.

Responsible for integrating the Department’s strategic direction into the Municipality’s strategic plan.

Prepared and presented reports, studies and presentations to City Council and other stakeholders groups.

CORPORATION OF THE CITY OF HAMILTON, Hamilton, Ontario 1991-2001

PROJECT MANAGER, ARCHITECTURAL DIVISION, PROPERTY MANAGEMENT DEPARTMENT

COORDINATOR OF PLANNING & DESIGN, CULTURE & RECREATION DEPARTMENT.

Performed project and construction management that included, selection of consultants, reviewing design and contract documents, coordinating tender calls, general review of construction activities, budget analysis and cost control, critical path development, schedule and completion monitoring.

Provided project management services to Client departments, including Culture and Recreation, Fire and Ambulance Services.

Participated in the analysis of alternative delivery methods (ASD) for 4 Pad Arena at Mohawk Park , Hamilton and recommended and implemented 3P (public, private, partnership) as the most viable method.

Coordinated and developed Capital Budget Program which integrated strategic direction of Department with that of the Corporation.

Initiated Asset Renovation Plan Program that evaluated all Department properties from capital conservation, image, program, risk management, barrier free accessibility and revenue generation perspectives.

Conducted feasibility studies, including needs and demographic analysis, location analysis, development impact, and financial analysis that was used as a solid and accurate basis of preparation of capital budget.

ADAMSON ASSOCIATES, ARCHITECTS AND PLANNERS, WEBB ZERAFA MENKES HOUSDEN, ARCHITECTS and SEDUN AND KANERVA ARCHITECTS, Toronto, ON 1985-1991

EDUCATION

Master of Business Administration (MBA) York University, Toronto, Ontario 1988

Master of Architecture and Urban Planning, University of Toronto 1983

B.Sc. Engineering, Ain Shams University, Cairo, Egypt 1980

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS

Member of Experience Requirements Committee, Ontario Association of Architects

Member of Practice Committee, Ontario Association of Architects

Member, Royal Architectural Institute of Canada

Member, Project Management Institute (PMI)

Member, International Facilities Management Association

COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT

Burlington Sound of Music Festival, Burlington, ON

Board of Directors, 2009 - present

Director of Communications, Media and Marketing, Burlington, ON 2008 - present

Hillfield Strathallan College, Hamilton, ON

President, Parents Association 2010

Member, Board of Governors 2004-2007

Member, Strategic Planning Committee 2006-2007

AM Rotary Club of Hamilton, Hamilton, ON President (2001) and Member 1993-2001

Boys and Girls Club of Brantford, Brantford, ON Board Member, 2004-2006

YM/YMCA of Brantford, Brantford, ON President, 2003-2008

John Howard Society, Hamilton, ON Board Chairman and Member 2001-2005



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