Projects/Constrcution Management

Last Updated: 28th May 2017 (over 5 years ago)

United Arab Emirates


Phone Number


Age Range
55 to 64

Qualification Level
Other Post Graduate

Arabic, English, French


Macro and Micro Projects/construction management.
Strategic thinker as well as in details follow up
Single point of ownership and management for the delivery of a portfolio of projects, from concept design to handover.
Involvement and deep knowledge regarding:
*- The Business concept of the real estate projects, the financial aspects, and the constructability.
*- The B&D /EPC Projects
I have accumulated extensive site construction experience and overall project management capabilities
Single point of ownership and management for the delivery of a portfolio of projects, from concept design to handover.
360 degree projects execution involvement, Business planning, conceptual design, detailed design, and execution.
Successfully I have delivered on time highest quality, slightly over budget.
Ability to spot in early stages the potential issues and the minor offsets from the plans.
Higher abilities to propose and manage recoveries
Team builder, goal oriented


Damascus University
B.Sc Civi. Engineering

   Jan 1977
— Jan 1982


ARCO Contracting
Projects Director

   Jun 2016
— Current

EPC. & Design and Build for Leisure & Entertainment Water Parks, Amusement & Mixed Use Parks projects.

• Establish overall project Strategies & Phasing.
• Introduce a new system for Project Control, Cost Control, and Projects Delivery.
• Re-structure the company departments and establish a new interlink systems in order to fast-track the projects.
• Establish new Quality control systems to achieve the highest quality of execution.
• Close monitoring of the Financial status of the projects including Cash Flows, P&L.
• Flexibility to respond to the Dynamics and the Change continuously imposed by the owner and the operators.

• Hands on Macro and Micro management of the project.
• EPC, D&B full management processes

DAMAC Properties
Ass. Vice President

   Jun 2013
— May 2016

Example projects:
1. AKOYA Golf Course & Mixed Use Developments: 400,000 m2 of lush foliage mixed use development. 2,900 Luxurious villas, Residential and commercial buildings, Mall & High raised buildings. 18-hole Championship golf course, Trump branded and managed clubhouse and fine dining

2. Oxygen Mixed Use Development. Over 55 million square feet of lush expanse Mixed Use development. Impressive 18-hole Championship golf course. 10,000 villas, Residential and commercial buildings, Desert-inspired luxury spa, Luxurious five-star hotel.
• Establish overall Project strategies & Phasing. Produce the officially announced schedules for projects deliveries.
• Delivery of Master Plan, the D.D. for different components of the developments in short time (08 Month).
• Start construction on site 10 months after the initial Concept Master Plan agreed.
• Higher ability to monitor and manage the changing orders.
• Establish in Corporate levels tools and procedures to monitor the progress and enhance the achievements (KPIs, IT connections between Primavera and Reporter(s), Earned Values management…)
• Close monitoring of the Financial status of the projects including Cash Flows, P&L & Escrow accounts.
• Higher flexibility to respond to the Dynamics and the Change of the Demands of the Property Market
• Coordinate the Projects stakeholders: Branding, International Consultants, Financial institutions.

• Establish Projects overall Project strategies, phasing and delivering. Involvements in different stages of the projects including Town & Master Planning, Design, Procurement & Construction.
• Projects Control Management and Project monitoring for DAMAC’s projects in UAE and worldwide.
• Report to the Chairman all related project management, control and status.
• Extension of time (EOT) Claims and the counter-claims Management

China State Construction
Operations Director

   May 2009
— Jun 2013

Example projects:
1. High Rise, Mixed Use Developments/ infrastructure: City of Light Design Build , Ladies Club (AD) .
2. Hospitals: H.H. Sheikh Khalifa Hospital (250M US$), Al Qassimy Hospital, Oasis Hospital (tender stage).
3. Oil & Gas Projects: Sweihan oil Field (Residential Complex, Camp & Operation Complex).
4. Airports & Sport Buildings: Dubai Race Course Maydan, Abu Dhabi Grand Stadium and Midfield Abu Dhabi new Airport.

• Establish Company Planning & Projects control Dept.
• Delivering of the projects as per schedule or with minimum delay.
• Achieve financial targets by close monitoring of the Financial status of the projects, in particular, the Budget vs actual, the Cash flows and the Profit & Loss centers.
• Guarantee the clients in very Early Stage effective and flexible access to the completed areas of the buildings to allow easy and flexible FF&E and OS&E for the buildings.
• Enabling the transfer of the company from the execution of small projects to mega projects and to be one of the biggest players in the Gulf markets.
• Contractually protect China State rights against Claims and breach of the contracts.

• Establish Projects overall construction strategies; guide, monitor & control the project management teams, ensure the achievement of project delivery objectives and optimization of profits, report to president MD.
• Establish systems to close monitoring of the Expenses vs Budget of the projects.
• Highlight and alert the Management on any issues/problems that can affect the performance of projects. Recommend and initiate remedial actions if necessary.
• Extension of time (EOT) Claims and the counter-claims Management

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