Operations Executive


Last Updated: 15th February 2019 (over 3 years ago)

Address
Doha, Qatar

E-mail
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Phone Number
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Gender
Male

Age Range
45 to 54

Qualification Level
Degree

Languages
Czech, English, Greek

Summary

A highly experienced Operations Executive who has demonstrated the ability to lead diverse teams of professionals to new levels of success in a variety of projects in the highly competitive construction industry and fast-paced environments.

Strong technical and business qualifications with an impressive track record of more than 20 years of hands-on experience in strategic planning, business unit development, project management, and planning engineering strategies.

Proven ability to successfully analyze an organization's critical business requirements, identify deficiencies and potential opportunities, and develop innovative and cost-effective solutions for enhancing competitiveness, increasing revenues, and improving customer service offerings.

Construction Projects · Design & Build Projects · Design, Build & Finance Project · Key Client Retention · Liaison with Financing Institutions · Business Development · Relationship Management · Tendering · Project Management · Value Engineering · Heavy Equipment/Plant Management

• Involved directly and through subcontract works, and successfully managed, the execution of numerous infrastructure projects involving the construction of various types of utilities, the construction of asphalt and concrete pavements in excess of 2.5 million m2, 4 elevated interchanges, 8 vehicle underpasses, over 5000m of utilities’/ pipelines’ culverts.

Education

University of Glasgow, UK
B.Eng. (Honors) in Civil Engineering

   Sep 1991
— May 1993

Higher Technical Institute, Cyprus
Diploma in Civil Engineering

   Sep 1987
— May 1990

Experience

ICM SpA
Project Director

   Apr 2017
— Dec 2018

Engineering, Procurement, Construction and Finance (EPCF) of Infrastructure Development for Phase 1 Konza Techno City, of value $ 391 million and with a scope that involves the construction of approx. 35kM of roads (including earthworks and asphalt paving), storm water drainage, sewerage, water supply and irrigation network, electrification and street lighting, telecom and IT networks, sewer and water treatment plants, solid waste collection and processing plant, ancillary buildings, soft and hard landscaping.

The project was funded by a consortium of European Banks, with imposed tedious social, health & safety and environmental procedures.

Fairfield (QFC) LLC
General Manager (founder)

   Sep 2016
— Current

Founder of and principal operations’ officer of a consultancy firm (in Qatar) providing commercial and technical support to the local construction industry.

The company is currently inactive.

Dukhan Engineering Services
Operations Manager

   Dec 2015
— May 2016

• Monitoring and analyzing construction and facilities’ management projects.
• Planning, and controlling changes
• Researching and recommending alternative methods of efficiency
• Plant/equipment management, procurement and human resources management

Gulf Consolidated Contractors WLL (Wade Adams Qatar)
Country Manager

   Jan 2002
— Nov 2015

• Key member in the starting up and growing this construction company resulting in over $700 million in cumulative revenue during my tenure, with over 200 pieces of heavy equipment and over of 1000 employees.

• Oversee the strategic management and operational oversight of the company's Business Development and Operations in order to provide streamlined operations, reduced operating costs, and greater profitability.

• Interface with partners and important clients to develop and maintain organizational strategies, operational efficiencies, and proposals for increasing timeframe and technical efficiency, and improving profitability.

• Acting as Representative for the Wade Adams Middle East Group for growth of the Group in Qatar and, as and when assigned to, its Business elsewhere.

Charilaos Apostolides (Bahrain) WLL
Projects Manager

   Sep 1993
— Dec 2001

• Grew as a professional with the Company, and oversaw the management of the company's construction execution business.

• Involved in design teams and with Clients for implementation of design and build projects, from concept to delivery of the projects.

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