Estimating Manager, Pre-Contracts Manager, Tendering Mangaer

Last Updated: 20th May 2019 (over 3 years ago)

United Arab Emirates


Phone Number


Age Range
45 to 54

Qualification Level

English, Urdu


Experienced Individual, with Invaluable combination of Solid Engineering Foundation, with touch of planning and reasonable on-site exposure, hands-on experience of all pre-contracts / bidding activities and successful proven style of managing resources.

Guaranteed ability to systematically improve the Pre-Contracts/ Estimating Departments functionality; Analytical Approach to Evaluate Complex Engineering Projects. Ability to Lead and Manage Teams of Senior and Junior Estimators, Planners and Quantity Surveyors, coordinating with procurement and Senior Managers to submit a successful and Timely Bid.

Global Tendering/Bidding Experience; Bahrain, Lebanon, Sudan, Trinidad, Belize, Qatar, Iraq, Jordan, UAE, Kuwait, Oman and Morocco.

Mega-Projects including High-rise Buildings, Highways and Bridges, Ports & Harbours, Warehouses, Hospitals, Educational Institutes, Power Plant.

Bachelors of Civil Engineering; PQS (Canada) ; Associate RICS (UK);
Candy (CCS) Estimating and Valuation Software; Risk Analysis; Subcontractors Evaluations; Contracts Evaluation; Management of Complete Bidding Process.


Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyor - UK
Associate of The RICS

   Oct 2015
— Nov 2015

Canadian Institute of Quantity Surveying
Professional Quantity Surveyor

   Jun 2009
— Jul 2015

Started as associate member in 2009, took courses from George brown college and also sat in exams directly taken by CIQS;
Construction Estimating II
Construction Estimating III
Method of measurements
Project Delivery system/Project Close out

N.E.D. University of Engineering and Technology
Bachelors of Civil Engineering

   Dec 1988
— May 1994

4 years degree course, after 12 years of schooling. Main subjects
Structural Design and Analysis [ used microfeap, stadd II, autocad ]
Planning and Cost Control
Construction Management
Passed with Grade A


Freelance Cosultant

   Jan 2018
— Current

2013 & 2018 | STmates – Cost & Contracts Management Consultants | – Dubai/Karachi/Islamabad Pakistan

| Freelance Consultant – Self Employed – Intermittent between jobs |

Freelance work in between jobs, registered as S.T.mates FZ LLC RAK- UAE. Have been involved in the following activities:

Bidding for Saudi Aramco Project – Marjan Saudia – for M/s Arabtec Dubai –Nov/Dec2018 – ongoing

All Direct works pricing with complete breakdown of Labour/Plant/Material and S/c in CCS Candy

Supervised and Managed Quantity take off.

Preparation of BOQ was under our scope

Pre-Engineered Buildings and Precast Works – Major scope

Review, negotiate and checking conformance of all subcontractors quotations

Raising queries with client

Most of the work done online, via skype meetings, emails, phonecalls, also visited Dubai for face to face meetings intermittently.

Strict confidentiality observed.

Preparation of Engineers Estimates | Plant Histogram and reports |Highway project in Lahore – Pakistan – 2018

Preparation of Construction Programme | Forensic claims Planning | for M/s Taisei-(Japan) ; Highway in DGK Pakistan – 2018 – 0ngoing

Feasibility studies for a Housing complex. | Abbotabad – Pakistan | - 0ngoing

Complete project control activities including Bidding, Estimating and cost management, subcontractors, Contract agreement (Fidic White book), Cost Control.

Standardization of Estimating/Costing worksheets | Labour, Plant and Material Reports |NHA – 2018

Cost Reconciliation and projected forecast. - 2014

Worked in Oman, Qatar, UAE, Pakistan on estimating and commercial activities

Planning Conultant for Ms/ Taiseie – Japan | Highway project in DGK- Pakistan. 2018

Development of Standards Rates of Hihways for NHA – Islamabad Pakistan.2018

Marina Mall     Qatar    US$ 400 Million-2013

Saraya Baandar Hotels    Oman    Projected Cashflows, Cost Reconciliation, Revised Subcontractors Quotations etc. 2014

Mega Highway Projects     Pakistan - 2018

6000 m2 housing complex -2018

HLG Contracting (former name Habtoor Leighton Group)
Estimating Manager

   Nov 2014
— May 2017

Subsidiary of CIMIC Australia
Estimating (Cost) Manager
Managing Estimates in Qatar, Oman, Iraq and UAE
Values ranging from US$ 100 Million to US$ 1 billion plus
Healthcare, Office and Residential Towers, Highways, Oil&Gas
Manages Estimating, planning and Quantity surveying activities
 Deira Mall Dubai US$ 1Billion +
 Expo 2020 – Residential towers-Expo Site Duba US$ 200 Million
 Expo 200 – Infrastructure package Duba US$150 Million
 Fakeeh Academic and Medical Building- Awarded Dubai US$ 200 Million – Project Awarded
 Media City 5 star Hotel – 28 stories hotel Building Dubai US$ 200 Million
 Saraya Bandar Resorts- Post Contract Cost analysis on site. [cashflows, forecast etc.] Oman – US$200 Million
 AL Falaj Highway -Al faalaj- Oman
 Qatar Orthopedic Hospital Doha – Project Awarded
 Hessa Street Dubai Dubai – Project Awarded
• Post Contract Commercial Activities:
 Crude Oil Export Facility – Iraq – Post Contract Evaluation:29 km 48” Oil pipeline
 Cashflow and project forecast – SarayaBandar Hotels and Resorts – Oman
 Fakeeh Academic Medical Center – Cost Reconciliation

Estimating Managers FZE UAE
Executive Consultant - Owner

   Jan 2013
— Nov 2014

Ventured in entrepreneurship, opened a freelance estimating company.
Worked in Oman and Qatar on estimating and commercial activities with Carillion and HLG
Rejoined HLG later to work on mega projects. Letter of appreciation received from Ms. Carillion Dubai.
Marina Mall Qatar US$ 400 Million