Senior Program/Project Manager


Last Updated: 17th June 2019 (over 3 years ago)

Address
Israel

E-mail
Locked

Phone Number
Locked

Gender
Male

Age Range
45 to 54

Qualification Level
Degree

Languages
Arabic, French, Russian

Summary

Senior Program/ Project Manager with:
• Overall Professional Engineering and Construction experience – 30 Years;
• Project Management only experience - 18 years;
• Infrastructure experience (planning, study, design, construction management) - 25 years;
• Developed countries experience - 20 years;
• Developing countries experience - 9 years (5 years Middle East);
• U.S. Federal Government experience - 8 Years.
Areas of expertise include Buildings, Laboratories, Data Centers, Water and Wastewater transmission and treatment, Gas transmission, Roads and Incinerators.

Proven to successfully deliver complex multi-million dollar Engineering and Construction projects and programs. Strong and confident leader, self-motivated, lateral thinker who understands the challenges to deliver programs with multi-disciplinary and multi-cultural teams. Capable communicator able to work across cultural boundaries and with different levels of stakeholder. Leads marketing efforts and delivers wining strategies and proposals. Cognizant of current market trends and technologies with proven ability to cross-sell business within a multi-faceted organization.

Education

Project Management Institute
Project Management Professional

   Oct 2009
— Current

Board of Professional Engineers California
Professional Engineer (Civil) licensed in California

   Jun 2009
— Current

University of Greenwich
Civil Engineering (Honors)

   Sep 1991
— Jun 1995

B.Eng. (Hons) degree in Civil Engineering

Experience

Black & Veatch
Senior Project Manager

   Aug 2018
— Current

Senior Project Manager for laboratory refurbishment of seven laboratories in Madhya Pradesh, India funded by US. Govt to provide improved biosafety and security for dangerous pathogens. Developed new business opportunities under the US. Govt. European Defense Initiative in Iceland and supported airfield projects in Slovakia and Norway.

Black & Veatch
Senior Programme m

   Oct 2015
— Current

Chief of Party/Deputy Chief of Party to deliver USAID’s large infrastructure program. Completed 52 designs and constructed 29 projects serving 1.8 million Palestinians in Water, Road and School using local and global engineering teams. Led stakeholder engagement at Minister level to identify priorities to agree with the national strategy. Program projects covered full project lifecycle from Study, Planning, Design, preparation of Tender Documents and Contracts, to Bid Stage, Conformed Document and Construction Management. Projects included 27 roads, eight (8)4,000 m3 water reservoirs, new sewerage for 9,000 population, new water networks for over 50,000 people, a 3,600m3/day seawater desalination plant, beach wells and brine discharge. Critical designs were completed in a fast track six (6) month schedule to meet client financing requirements and received internal award for cooperative working. Conducted negotiations at senior levels with the Israel government to facilitate project execution in West Bank and Gaza. Built capacity within local engineering and construction companies. Employed over 30% women in a traditionally male dominated environment. Projects (design and construction) accepted as setting the standard for the West Bank and Gaza in terms of construction management, safety and quality.

Black & Veatch
Senior Project Manager

   Sep 2012
— Jun 2019

Data Center Project Manager who delivered a Firm Fixed Price EPC contract for 11 level IV data centers located over eastern and central Russia (from Saratov to Irkutsk) to store, process and transmit secret level information for the Russian MoD.

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