Project Management Officer
Project Managers Organization
For five years and nine months in the Middle East & CIS Region
Offered Project Management and Business Administrative services to international companies as part of an international network of Project Management Professionals experts working with clients to develop and implement innovative solutions to Management Challenges in improving their procedures to export their know-how and technology.
Interfaced with, represented and properly influenced stakeholders to build solid relation using appropriate and accepted communication protocols to build JV partnerships, public relations, and manage contracts and client relationship. Provided focused leadership on all project functions related to engineering management, project control, project management, and construction management to meet the clients’ overall goals of large multi-disciplinary projects while developing and maintaining a healthy client relation throughout the project execution and project close-out.
Rotana Hotel & Academy— Part of the Negotiation Team to perform Contract Administration and Risk Management for a project designed by Perkins+Will Dubai Office valued at over $185 Million consisted of a 5-Star hotel with 203 keys rooms and suites and 93 keys Serviced Apartments in a 12 story 85,000 Square Meters Building.
Amico Automotive Group— New Product Development Program Manager to coordinate technical design team, international supply chain, production Line, after sale and sale team for a new Pickup Truck. Additionally, part of the international negotiation team to create new partnerships with German and Chinese auto makers and suppliers.
Jondishapour Oil & Gas EPC PMO Creation— Acted as the Subject Mater Expert on Project Management and Contract Management. Helped improve and draft new procedures set procedures aligned with the company’s strategy according to ISO Standards thru establishing a Project Management Office (PMO) for the company.
Responsibilities included, but not limited to:
- Stakeholder Coordination and Management
- Contract Administration and Interpretation
- Claim Management and Risk Management
- Member of the International Negotiation Team
- Implementation of ISO Standards & EFQM
- Scope, Schedule, Budget and Quality Control
- Anthropology and Business Culture Adviser
Project & Business Managing Director
Bana Engineering, Procurement, & Construction
For four years and ten months in the Middle East & North Africa
Joined Bana EPC International Company as the Project & Managing Director to organize and help its board of director in faster and better decision makings to operate the company’s construction activities in Middle East & North Africa and establish a subsidiary company in Sultanate of Oman. Responsible for governance and adherence to procedures and policies set by the board of directors to strategically and tactically lead all aspects of operation required to run the company as well as preparing proposals as part of Business Development efforts. Negotiated scopes of work and fees, executed projects and ensured completion of all stages from initiation, planning and designing, execution, monitoring and controlling, and completion of the project aligned with business strategy, goals and vision.
TAJ Commercial Complex— Acted as the Project Director to manage partnership with the land owner, as well as, being the Public Relation figure to sort extensive local regulators and authorizes requirements to build a $140 Million Project of 195,000 sq ft area Commercial Complex in five stories in a crowded and tight traditional market.
New Business Development & Project Acquisitions – Utilizing local partners to establish branch offices in Oman and Algeria and pursue Public Private Partnership PPP bids as a local joint venture company for Civil Infrastructure and Commercial Engineering, Procurement, and Construction Projects
- Project Director of 195,000 sq ft Commercial Complex valued over $140,000,000
- Business Development & New Project Acquisitions in Oman and Algeria
- Financial & Business Administration Management
Construction Project Manager
EBI & Detroit Contracting Inc.
For Seven years and two months in the Detroit & Port Huron, MI
Led design teams while coordinating construction contractors to manage Design-Bid-Build and Design/Build projects. Duties include managing Sub-Contractors & Sub-Consultants, review drawings & specifications, coordinating design & construction, writing contracts, Negotiation pay applications and ensured timely invoicing and accounts receivables, CPM scheduling, monitoring day-to-day activities, HS&E program development and implementation, processing and negotiating claims and change order settlements, finalizing punch-list items, collecting close out documents and As-Build, commissioning, and obtaining final acceptance.
New Treatment Facility—$37 Million Design/Build of a water treatment facility that included Admin building, 900’ outfall extension into Lake Huron, and 8 lagoons for the Port Huron Plant with 25 million gallon capacity water clear well at Lake Huron Water Treatment Plant that required intense community engagement management.
Water Main Replacement Various Locations in Detroit— $35 Million single source of Design-build management service to perform engineering and construction needed to replace over 22000 linear feet of Ductile Iron Pipe and fittings, Gate Valves, appurtenances, connections and related structures throughout Detroit.
Security System for Pumping Stations— $22 Million Design and Installation of new security system for 64 sites operated by Detroit Water and Sewerage Department (DWSD/GLWA), which included fencing, entry checks, PTZ and Fixed Cameras, Radio and Communication Equipment, and major coordination with over 30 different entities
Detroit Public School Project Management Team (DPSPMT)— Nine schools aggregated to $10 Million. Gained excellent experience in project and client management to manage multiple projects that required building renovation, new building and site construction, and major HVAC and Electrical/IT Systems, at the same time.
Spalding DeDecker Associates
For 2 yrs. 5 mo. in Rochester Hills & Detroit, MI
Acted as a project engineer in major water and sewer design projects for DWSD/GLA by performing preliminary studies, data collection, surveying, designing and CAD. Projects required coordination with other sub-consultants. Performed as the team leader for the process improvement committee as part of the TQM & ISO 9001 Implementations.
Performed job cost reporting and budget control activities through the life of the project with Earned Value and EAC analysis during on-site construction in constructability reviews or QA/QC as a consultant to the owner.
Jefferson Village Development— Involved in the design process of infrastructure (Water, Sewer, Storm Sewer and Roads) redevelopment of 105-acre property for 400 residential homes and commercial developments
Palmer Woods Water Main & Sewer Design— Project included Engineering design of the water main, as well as review and approval sub-consultant’s designs and plans.
- Analyze Data to Plan and Design Projects
- Conduct Risk-Analysis for Each Project
- Prepare and Submit Permits to Comply with Federal, State, and Local Regulations
- Analyze Test Results of Construction Materials
- Manage the Repair and Maintenance of Completed Projects