18+ years of leadership in driving bid design and estimation, strategic sourcing, and proposal management

Last Updated: 24th January 2019 (over 4 years ago)

United Arab Emirates


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Age Range
35 to 44

Qualification Level

Arabic, English, Hindi


Results-driven professional with demonstrable talent for guiding estimation, consultation, and proposal creation for large-scale projects. Talent for driving major construction operations involving oil and gas, smelter complex, power, transportation, airports, hotels, hospitals, showrooms, warehouses, and residential buildings. Ample experience overseeing acquisition of global resources, conducting risk assessment, advancing process optimization measures, and integrating recommended practices of AACE International, the Cost Estimation Classification System. Skilled in client relationship management, target market identification, equipment pricing, budgeting, and contract development. Fluent in English, Hindu, and Modern Standard Urdu with basic Arabic comprehension.


Osmania University
Bachelor's Degree In Civil Engineering

   Jan 1994
— Jul 1997

Continuing Education Programme in Piping Engineering – Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) - Bombay, Mumbai, India
Diploma in Designing of Electrical, HVAC, Plumbing & Fire-Fighting – Taiba Engineering Consultancy
Chartered Quantity Surveyor - RICE USA

Professional Affiliations
Project Management Professional (PMP) – Project Management Institute, Membership #2888099 • 2013 – Present
AACE International – The Authority for Total Cost Management, Membership #59318 • 2010 – Present
MCIOB – Applicant Member of Chartered Institute of Building - UK
Canadian Institute of Quantity Surveyors (CIQS) • 2006 – Present
Society of Engineers – UAE • 2005 – Present


Lead Estimator

   Jan 2018
— Current

SNC-Lavalin International Inc., United Arab Emirates
Lead Estimator, Oil & Gas Division, 2018 – Present
Spearhead cost estimation, contractor negotiation, and settlement activities. Generate proactive strategic plans and cost-reduction recommendations. Scrutinize progress billing, engineering change notices (ECN), field work instructions (FWI), and quantities approval. Sustain continuous communication with clients in establishing and adjusting objectives, projected labour expenses, and project timelines.
Key Project:
 Unconventional Shale Gas System (Saudi Aramco): Orchestrated $600M System B shale gas project, skilfully guiding engineering, procurement, and construction (EPC) functions. Determined and attained required resources and components, including wellheads, surfacing processing and control facilities, and export pipelines.

Senior Estimator

   Jul 2012
— Dec 2017

SNC-Lavalin International Inc., United Arab Emirates
Senior Estimator, Mining & Metallurgy Division, 2012 – 2018
Delivered full-cycle project management cost estimation. Formulated detailed value-engineering proposals, conducted benchmarking, and integrated database of unit rates. Organized bid documentation, devised escalation plans, and employed project tracking system. Leveraged expertise in pricing equipment, coordinating feasibility studies, mentoring personnel, and interfacing with key contractors and subcontractors.
Key Projects:
 Emirates Aluminium Smelter Complex: Played instrumental role in supporting $5.7B EMAL Phase II expansion project. Systematized essential documentation for cost estimation and bidding purposes.
 Power and Steam Integration: Took command of engineering, procurement, and construction management (EPCM) for $320M Al Taweelah project involving low and high-pressure steam, integration of return condensate, fuel gas, sea water return and supply, process, potable and fire water power including infrastructure under Brownfield.
 Pilot Project (DZ Technologies): Aided in defining core objectives for major project worth $230M. Secured process equipment, procured necessary materials including rectifiers and pot feeders, and conceived infrastructure development strategies.
 D20+ Conversion Project: Exercised professional discretion in effectuating $490M transfer of pot lines 5, 6, 7, 9, 5B, for 1001 pots from D20 and CD20 to D20+. Assumed ample responsibility for all EPCM tasks.
 D18+ Capacity Creep and Energy Optimization: Independently managed all cost-related activities to EPCM from bid stage to final completion through variations, claims, and project change notice for 513 pots of plotlines 1 and 3 at Dubai Smelter Complex, UAE for $330M

Group five structured Ingenuity, South Africa / JV Al Naboodah Group, United Arab Emirates
Senior Estimator

   Feb 2003
— Jul 2012

Senior Estimator, 2003 – 2012
Interpreted complex tender documentation and completed bill of quantities (BOQ). Ascertained and recorded relevant bidding information. Provided complete conceptual and finalized bid price. Scheduled, attended, and coordinated project-related meetings covering core infrastructure plans for roads, tunnels, bridges, underpass, utilities, buildings, hotels, airports, villas, showrooms, and hospitals.
Key Projects:
 Shah Gas Development ($1.2B): Played leading role in capturing state-of-the-art utilities plant.
 New Doha International Airport– Passenger Rails Station Box ($92M): Played vital role in supporting unique project, leading construction through top-down approach. Commanded valve engineering, benchmarking, escalation, and unit rates. Interfaced with key contractors and subcontractors.

Additional Projects
 Hotels: Saadiyat Beach Resort Hotel, MA in Abu Dhabi ($260M) • Jumeria Beach Residence Hotel ($80M)
Bin Yusuf Tower, Dubai ($60M) • Khasab Hotel Development (Rated 3 Star), Musandam, Oman ($35M)
 Buildings/Residential Villas: Propped Housing Scheme - Dubai Police Force and Army Officers at Al Quoz Fourth, Dubai ($57M) • Dubai Logistic Building Package, Infrastructure Building ($400M) • Al Hayar Residential Villas - Al Ain ( 336 Villas) ($32M)
 Infrastructure: JXB/INF/050 Roads, Infrastructure ($176M) • Compressive Improvement of Parallel Roads Optimization – Al Barsha, Dubai ($236M) • Lusail Expressway Package – 1 ($235M) • Lusail Infrastructure Development Package 5B, 6C ($528M) • RTA- R856 Roads in Nad Al Shiba ($44M) • Dualling Road from Shuaibah to Qisas with Utilities ($26M) • Disi-Mudawarra to Amman Water Conveyance System (120KM) ($30M)
 Airport/Aviation: Dubai International Airport – Cargo Mega Terminal ($137M) • Abu Dhabi International Airport – GMHQ Air Base Buildings; Hangers, Ground Support, Aircraft Support, Equipment Facility ($88M) • Sharjah International Airport Expansion ($78M) • New Doha International Airport - Airline Operation Facilities ($100M) New Doha International Airport – Qatar Duty Free Warehouse ($90M)
 Hospitals: King Fahd Hospital Rehabilitation, Redevelopment of Infrastructure for Jizan & Abha ($250M), KSA
 Stadium: Baniyas Stadium & Cultural Club ($32M) - Abu Dhabi, UAE
 Showroom/Warehouses: Workshop and Warehouse Facilities - Nissan Motors /Peugeot Motors ($44M), UAE
 Oil & Gas: Borouge-3 PO/LDPE ($315M) • Angola Oil Handling Facility ($220M)

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