Planning & Project Controls Manager


Last Updated: 29th March 2018 (over 4 years ago)

Address
Dubai, United Arab Emirates

E-mail
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Phone Number
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Gender
Male

Age Range
55 to 64

Qualification Level
Degree

Languages
English, Filipino

Summary

27 years of prolific experience in construction industry with extensive hands-on practice in Planning & Project Controls Management. Wide exposure with Contractors (EPC), Project Management Office and Client team in various projects such as Buildings (high & medium rise), Aviation (airports), Light Rail Transit, Golf Course, Theme Parks, Infrastructures and Oil & Gas construction. Proactive team leader, multi-tasking, adaptable and flexible to different working environment and could interface from top management to the lowest member of the organization and project stakeholders. Imaginative in seeking new approaches and can work well under stress.

Education

Franklin University
Project Management Tools & Techniques

   Jul 2014
— Dec 2014

Chicago Training Institute
Project Management

   Apr 2014
— Jun 2014

Polytechnic University of the Philippines
Bachelor of Science in Computer

   Jun 1981
— Apr 1986

Experience

T. Reyes Construction
Project Controls Manager

   Aug 2017
— Current

• Develop and execute baseline plan for project control activities that support the overall proposal strategy of project delivery requirements.
• Lead and guide project control teams with the development, review and submission of both internal and client financial progress status reports that effectively communicate cost and schedule status and identify critical path or issues, and corrective actions.
• Supervise Subcontractors development of the client schedules including baseline Time Schedules.
• Create, implement, and execute proper controls to proactively support, monitor, and communicate budget, actual status, and forecast costs, labor hours and quantities with project managers to fulfill client project control needs and requirements.
• Identify project control risks and recommend mitigation and contingency plans to address the risks
• Provide critical analysis and interpretation to weekly and monthly project controls data, and provide solutions to proactively address any issues or deviations.
• Develop and promote the use of change control procedures including procedures to recover costs not specifically defined by the contract
• Develop, implement, and monitor earned value systems that accurately measure progress and performance.
• Participate in internal and external project controls monthly estimate at completion forecasts and quarterly forecasting.
• Participate with project team in client meetings to speak to project control matters or interface with client project controls staff.
• Preparing and monitoring various reports on daily, weekly and monthly basis.

Concept Plus Interiors Design & Consultancy
Planning & Controls Manager

   Mar 2016
— Jun 2017

• Develop a master program that will cater project requirements from business development, pre-contract, post-contract, construction and commissioning.
• Provide leadership and guidance to contractors in development of project schedules, project controls procedure and reporting systems for the client’s requirements.
• Review and approve contractors construction schedule and analyze if in line with contractual requirements.
• Review contractor’s progress measurement system, manpower histograms, progress S curves which are reviewed at regular intervals.
• Advise client with regard to long lead procurement schedule.
• Development of cash flow for project self-sustaining financial requirements.
• Publish monthly cost report and maintain reconciliation.
• Ensure engineering & procurement activities are properly interfaced with fabrication/ construction, transportation, commissioning etc.
• Attend site meetings to discuss progress and update the project plan together with reporting back on any knock-on effects to the business unit.
• Identify key project schedule risks and action plan to mitigate the delays if any.
• Review and analyze impact in time and cost of the instigating change request.

EC Harris Built Asset Consultancy
Planning Manager

   May 2015
— Feb 2016

• Develop and implement a high level and overall master schedule that establish project milestones and deliverables, logical dependencies, critical paths and overall project duration in line with strategic requirements of the project and stakeholders.
• Formulating work breakdown structures and integrating different types of contract packages for monitoring and control.
• Liaises with consultants, contractors and suppliers to organize the phases of the construction development, identify long lead items and subsequent tracking of procurement progress.
• Attend key meetings with the relevant local bodies for furthering development plans to ensure the right message is communicated clearly with various stakeholders.
• Participate in the process of development of terms of reference, evaluation process and bid process for external consultants and service providers to enable selection of suitable parties.
• Review contractor’s program of works, procurement logs, material delivery, and productivity assessment.
• Provide periodical reports of actual progress of works against planned works for Sr. Project Manager to update project status.
• To get oriented from respective local authorities and Municipalities about their policies and guidelines during the preparation of the master program for better understanding on development issues in achieving key dates of submissions and approval.
• Assess and identify project risks and provide mitigation plans.

Al Jaber Energy Services
Project Controls Manager

   Oct 2011
— May 2015

• Thorough understanding of project scope of works, specifications, contract obligations, and project program for the development and maintenance of construction baseline schedule, administration of planning, cost and progress measurement requirements in the contract.
• Formulate work breakdown structures and document subcontract packages including estimates of man-hours and cost.
• Contract administration activities such as supervision of quantity surveys, control of materials, correspondence, administration of claims, variation orders, etc.
• Interface and coordinate with the project management team and task manager in identification of variance from the original plan.
• Analyzes critical path and to determine the effect of changes in the schedule.
• Prepare and maintain periodic status reports (daily, weekly, and monthly) for client, project team and top level management utilization.
• Review and analyze performances of resources productivity, schedule progress, project financial status, cost performance, and earned value systems.
• Supervise Cost Engineers in preparation and development of project budget and estimates.
• Advise Project Manager of risks that may affect project cost, profit and schedules.
• Coordinate with Project Management team in maintaining timely and effective change management processes, procedures and systems.

Dubai Properties LLC (Member of Dubai Holdings Group)
Planning Manager

   May 2009
— Sep 2011

• Develop a master program that integrates and coordinate high level activities from business development, concept design, pre-contract, post-contract, procurement, construction and commissioning.
• Interface with Project Management Team with regard to contracts review and amendments.
• Review and approve contractor’s baseline program.
• Analyze and identify critical paths, delays, and planning audit.
• Review and monitor contractors progress, recommend corrective measures to catch up delays of works.
• Coordinate and interface with the project management team and consultants in implementation of master program, to ensure that project milestones will be delivered on time.
• Review and analyze contractor claims EOT (Extension of Time), Acceleration, Mitigation and Disruption.
• Review, analyze project cost performance.
• Prepare presentation in publication of periodical reports for company’s senior executives.
• Identify, analyze project risks and recommend mitigation.

Dubai Land Parks & Resorts (Member of Dubai Holdings Group)
Senior Project Planner

   Jul 2008
— May 2009

• Develop and maintain a suitable planning deliverables that will give clear and unambiguous visibility of Dubailand parks & resorts projects.
• Review, evaluate, and approve contractor’s baseline program.
• Provide assistance with consultant and contractor’s planners in managing their planning process and to integrate contractors input into periodic reporting cycle that includes quantity tracking and work measurement inputs.
• Prepare long lead procurement schedule for theme park rides.
• Coordinate with the tender committee in regards to procedure and process in procurement of Consultants, Contractors, and Rides manufacturers.
• Evaluate and analyze critical paths, delays analysis, and cost impact.
• Review contractors physical accomplishments and compare against planned.
• Attend Project review meeting with the consultants and contractors.

Tamas Projects
Senior Planning Engineer

   Mar 2007
— Jun 2008

• Develop and maintain detailed baseline program for Airfield Ground Lighting System of Abu Dhabi International Airport’s New Runway and associated Taxiways designed for CAT-IIIB.
• Prepare resources loading (manpower, plant, & equipment) required to be utilized in the project.
• Monitor manpower productivity, to ensure that the budgeted man-hours will be utilized efficiently.
• Prepare project cash flow, cost s-curve and histogram.
• Prepare monthly cost report analysis.
• Monitor and report physical progress achievement against the schedule and to measure the variance schedule.
• Recommend corrective measures to recover slippages and catch-up delays in the baseline program.
• Produce productivity rate analysis based on actual and scheduled man-hour accomplished.

Al Dseco General Contracting LLC
Project Controls Manager

   Mar 2004
— Jan 2007

• Develop and oversee the management of project baseline schedule including project controls system, KPIs and report on progress vs targets to the relevant stakeholders to ensure control systems are effectively in place.
• Provide leadership with project control teams with the development, review and submission of both internal and client financial progress status reports that effectively communicate cost and schedule status and identify critical path or issues, and corrective actions.
• Supervise Engineering, Subcontractors development of the client schedules including base line Time Schedules
• Create, implement, and execute proper controls to proactively support, monitor, and communicate budget, actual status, and forecast costs, labor hours and quantities with project managers to fulfill client project control needs and requirements.
• Identify project control risks and recommend mitigation and contingency plans to address the risks
• Provide critical analysis and interpretation to weekly and monthly project controls data, and provide solutions to proactively address any issues or deviations.
• Develop and promote the use of change control procedures including procedures to recover costs not specifically defined by the contract
• Develop, implement, and monitor earned value systems that accurately measure progress and performance.
• Participate with project team in client meetings to speak to project control matters or interface with client project controls staff
• Preparing and monitoring various reports on daily, weekly and monthly basis.
• Involved in the Project’s commercial aspect, contracts, and claims.
• Review periodic reports in daily, weekly, and monthly progress for consequent monthly invoice preparation and submission.
• Review and evaluate subcontractor’s monthly progress/invoice for recommendation in payment certificate.
• Review and analyze possible claims caused by excusable delay (client’s delay), design change, additional works scopes, and other activities beyond contractual obligations.

Hanjin Heavy Industries & Construction Company Limited
Head of Claims & Technical Writing

   Dec 2001
— Feb 2004

• Flagship project of Philippine Government for Line 2 of Metro Manila Strategic Mass Rail Transit Development (MMLRT), a 13.8 kilometer stretch Light Rail Transit consists of 10 elevated stations and 1 underground station, from East of Manila to West of Manila that will link to existing MRT Line 1 & 3.
• To prepare technical correspondence for Client, Consultants, and Government Agencies such as Office of the President, Department of Transportation and Communication, Department of Environment and Natural Resources, Department of Public Works and Highways, Metro Manila Development Authority, and other concerned agencies related to the project.
• Responsible in evaluating possible claims with regard to additional works to carry out beyond original work scopes.
• Review and understand project scope of works, specifications, contract obligations, and project program.
• Interface and coordinate with the project management team and task manager in identification of variance from the original plan.

Nesma & Al Fadl Contracting Company Limited
Project Scheduler

   Jul 1990
— Jul 2001

• Responsible for the development and maintenance of baseline programs for company’s various projects for Infrastructures, Airports, High, Medium and Low Rise, and Industrial Buildings, Military Facilities, Gas Plants, and special construction projects.
• Prepare manpower, plant, and equipment loading and histogram.
• Prepare progress periodic reports (daily, weekly, and monthly).
• Monitor and report physical progress achievement against the schedule and to measure the variance schedule.
• Identification and analysis of Critical Path.
• Write cost analysis report for top management with regard to manpower production and efficiency, revenue generated, and as well as cost comparison between planned value and earned value.
• Prepares monthly billing progress for client or as stated in the contract.

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