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Mohamed Nifras Subaitheen

Candidate ID: 1535276

Career Summary

Skill Set

>> Measurement >> Value Management >>Subcontract Management >> Variation >> Procurement >>Tendering & Estimation >> Commercial Audit >> Commercial Management >> Contract Administration >> Cost Control >> Strong problem solving >>Team working & Management >> Manage multiple responsibilities simultane

Professional Information

Total Experience : 12

Nationality : Sri Lanka

Qualification Level : Graduate

Job Function : Engineering

Work Location Preference : Kuwait, Bahrain, Oman, Saudi Arabia, Qatar, UAE

Detailed Profile

CAREER OBJECTIVE
To obtain a position in an organization wherein I can utilize my skills and contribute towards the company’s growth. Has the ability to perform in a fast paced environment and meet stringent deadlines, having a proven track record of minimizing the costs of a project and enhancing value for money, while still achieving the required standards and quality.

PROFESSIONAL SUMMARY
An experienced Commercial professional with (12) Twelve years’ experience in Quantity Surveying in the Consulting and Main Contracting practices having exposure in pre and post contract works in UAE and Sri Lanka.
I have undertaken the role of Quantity Surveying a wide variety of projects including Commercial, Residential, Retail, Educational, Healthcare, Road, Landscape, Civil, Utilities & Infrastructure projects and dealt with various forms (Fidic1987& Fidic 1999) and type of contracts (Lump Sum, Re-measurement and Design & Build).

KEY CORE SKILL
>> Measurement >> Value Management >>Subcontract Management
>> Variation >> Procurement >>Tendering & Estimation
>> Commercial Audit >> Commercial Management >> Contract Administration
>> Cost Control >> Strong problem solving >>Team working & Management
>> Manage multiple responsibilities simultaneously >> Analytical and critical thinking

PROFESSIONAL HISTORY
? Al Ghurair Contracting and Engineering Works LLC
Senior Quantity Surveyor (April 2012 to Present)

? Nagarjuna Contracting Co LLC
Quantity Surveyor (August 2011 to April 2012)

? Farzan Building Construction
Quantity Surveyor (January 2009 to January 2011)

? Power Construction
Junior Quantity Surveyor (January 2007 to December 2008)

PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATION
APC Candidate for Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors- (RICS)

EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATION
? B.Sc (Hons) Quantity Surveying (Reading) at Birmingham City University, UK
? Advance Diploma in Quantity Surveying at College of ICM Sri Lanka.
? NCT Quantity Surveying at Technical College Sri Lanka.
? Diploma in Project Management at CADD Centre.

OTHER QUALIFICATION
? Candy (CCS) C201- Construction Estimating & Valuations
? Advanced Computer Aided Draughting & Designing - Using Auto CAD
? Autodesk Quantity Take-off
? Draughtsmanship

DETAIL PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE (12 YEARS)
1) Al- Ghurair Contracting and Engineering Works LLC, Dubai, UAE April. 2012 to Present
Position: Senior Quantity Surveyor
>>Reporting to PM and Director of Operation and Managed a team of 4 QS’s
>>Achievement: Managed Variations to Zero dispute

Projects in Post Contract: (Few are)
? DRAGON CITY HOTEL, EXTERNAL WORKS, ROAD, INFRASTRUCTURE & EXTERNAL PACKAGE (Phase-1) –
At International City, Dubai-UAE, (Client: Nakheel/ International City LLC) - Project Value is AED 136.5 Million
? DRAGON MART FURNITURE SHOWROOM (Showrooms & Multi Story Parking) at International City, Dubai-UAE, (Client: Nakheel/ Dragon Mart Complex LLC) - Project Value is AED 136.5 Million
? CLUB VISTA MARE (33nr Studio Apartments with Restaurants and Cafes) at Palm Jumeirah on Plot No: PJTR17, Dubai-UAE, (Client: Nakheel/ Palm Jumeirah Co) - Project Value is AED 38.67 Million
? NEW KANOO COMPOUND 2 & 3 (5+8 Units of Townhouses) at Umm Suqeim First, on Plot No: 356-243 DUBAI-UAE, (Client: KANOO GROUP- LLC ) - Project Value is AED 34.00 Million
? G + 1 (11) GROUP OF VILLA & SERVICE BLOCK at Jumeirah Third, on Plot No: 3520511 DUBAI-UAE, (Client: KANOO GROUP- LLC ) - Project Value is AED 22.80 Million

Duties and Responsibilities:
? Ensure prompt and regular submission of main contract Interim payment application along with supporting documents and negotiation with consultant to get timely certification based on COC
? Preparation of Statement at completion and Final Account along with supporting documents based on COC
? Advice and discuss with project manager and contract manager on cost implication of variations
? Estimate for extra works, preparation of variation, negotiating and follow-up variations with consultant
? Unit rate analysis and new rate build-up
? Maintaining a variation log that tracks the current status of all variations, substantiation, negotiation and agreement of variations with the client/ consultant.
? Assisting Contracts Manager for Claims submittals & ensure that contemporary records are produced and maintained to support claims
? Preparing the Measurement sheet/ Backups documents for IPA based on Method of measurement/ CESMM3 in line with approved shop drawing and As-Built drawings for Re-Measurable contract works (it covers the Ground Investigation, Demolition & Site clearance, Earthworks, Road works, Soft Landscape, Concrete Structures, Removal & Rerouting of utilities, “Pipe works – for Water supply, Storm Drainage, Irrigation, Fire Fighting Networks”, Fittings & Vales, Manhole, Supporting & Protection for pipe works, Structural Metal works, Asphalt and paving, Signs & markings, Waterproofing and Etc..)
? Preparation of cash flow forecast and Monthly financial summary statement
? Involve in the procurement of materials, especially which are long lead items
? Attend monthly site meetings and internal site meetings
? Quantity taking off from IFC drawings & BOQ preparation for sub-contract agreement.
? Compiling enquiries for Sub-contractors’ and Suppliers’ to request for quotations (RFQ)
? Following up with sub-contractors, suppliers for quotations and preparation of cost comparison.
? Analysis the changes of drawing for sub-contract payment based on actual progress
? Field visits to evaluate and certify the quantity of work done before any certification of sub contractors and supplier payment and Re-measurement/ site measurement if required
? Review and evaluation of sub contractor's payment application and certified.
? Issue the variation order to subcontractors, review, negotiate & settle sub-contractors variations

Pre Contract Projects Won in Bidding: (Few are)
? (B+G+9+R) Dragon City Hotel, External works, Road, Infrastructure & External Package (P1) at International City, Dubai-UAE, Project Value is AED 136.5 Million
? Dragon Mart Furniture Showroom (18 Showrooms & Multi Story Parking) at International City, Dubai-UAE, Project Value is AED 136.5 Million
? Club Vista Mare (33nr Studio Apartments with Restaurants and Cafes) at Palm Jumeirah on Plot No: PJTR17 Dubai-UAE, Project Value is AED 38.67 Million
? New Kanoo Compound 2 & 3 (5+8 Units of Townhouses) at Umm Suqeim First, on Plot No: 356-243 DUBAI-UAE,-Project Value is AED 34.00 Million
? G+1 (11) Group of Villa & Service Block at Jumeirah Third, on Plot No: 3520511 DUBAI-UAE, - Project Value is AED 22.80 Million
? G+4 Labour Camp at DIP, on Plot No: 597-301 Dubai-UAE, Project Value is AED 13.69 Million

2) Nagarjuna Contracting Co LLC, Dubai- UAE/ NCC International LLC, Muscat-Oman August 2011 to April 2012
(The Company has presence in Oman and UAE)
Key focus areas built around domestic expertise- Transportation, Water & Sanitation and Buildings
Position : Quantity Surveyor
>>Reporting to Senior Quantity Surveyor
Projects in Post Contract:
? CONSTRUCTION OF AL BATINAH COASTAL ROAD (66Km) at Oman - Project Value is UD $ 374.00 Million
(Comprising of 66 kms. of dual carriageway and sea protection works (with rock armors) and structures (13 Wadi bridges, 1 overpass, 188 box culverts) with around 150,000 cum of concrete)
? WADI ADAI – AL AMERAT ROAD (7.5Km) at Oman- Project Value is UD $ 134.00 Million
? (G+35) 2No’s NCC HARMONEY TOWERS at Dubio Tech, Dubai-UAE- Project Value is AED 1700.00 Million
(Total Built up area is 4.00 Million Sq.ft)
Duties and Responsibilities (in Post Contract):
? Prepare Interim payment application along with supporting documents
? Preparing the Measurement sheet/ Backups documents for IPA based on Method of measurement/ CESMM3 in line with approved shop drawing and As-Built drawings for Re-Measurable contract works (it covers the Ground Investigation, Demolition & Site clearance, Earthworks, Road works, Soft Landscape, Concrete Structures, Removal & Rerouting of utilities, “Pipe works – for Water supply, Storm Drainage, Irrigation, Fire Fighting Networks”, Fittings & Vales, Manhole, Supporting & Protection for pipe works, Structural Metal works, Asphalt and paving, Signs & markings, Waterproofing and Etc..)
? Reviewing Sub-contractor payment applications, evaluation and issuance of payment certificates
? Monitoring and forecasting the project cost to complete
? Reviewing Variations, evaluation and issuance of the variations Orders
? Preparation of estimations and build-up rates for Variation Items
? Preparation of cost comparison of sub-contractor/Supplier quotations
? Attending to the Negotiation Meeting with Sub-contractor
Duties and Responsibilities (in Pre Contract):
? Taking off Quantity from the Tender drawings.
? Material Enquiries & BOQ preparation for Sub-contract packages
? Compiling enquiries for Sub-contractors’ and Suppliers’ to request for quotations (RFQ)
? Preparation of the comparative statement.
? Estimating & Rate analyzing.
? Assessing the Rate Break Down.
? Involving for Preparation of construction programs.

3) Farzan Building Construction, Akkaraipattu, Sri Lanka
January 2009 to January 2011
Position : Quantity Surveyor
>>Reporting to Project Manager
Projects in Post Contract: Infrastructure works package (it covers the Road works, Pipe Laying and External Services work for Drainage, Water Supply, Irrigation, Lighting Electrical cabling and Telecommunication), South Eastern
University Buildings, Residential Building and Vocational Training Center

Duties and Responsibilities:
? Supervising the work & material quality
? Quantity take offs for Valuation
? BOQ preparation
? Preparation of Interim payment application, Statement at completion & Final Accounts
? Checking sub contractor's valuation and preparing payment certificate
? Material and Rate Break Down
? Estimating & Rate analyzing
? Preparing material requirement sheet at the end of every month
? Checking & inspecting the work according the project planning
? Keep track of project as per planning schedule and coordinate with higher management

4) Power Construction. Akkaraipattu, Sri Lanka June 2007 to December 2008
Position: Junior Quantity Surveyor
>>Reporting to Senior Quantity Surveyor
Projects in Post Contract: Public Market, Community Center, Fisherman rest rooms

Duties and Responsibilities:
? Quantity take offs, Material Enquiries and BOQ preparation.
? Preparation of Interim Valuation.
? Calling for Quotations from Suppliers & Sub Contractors,
? Checking sub contractor's valuation and preparing payment certificate
? Monitoring Construction planning.
? Updating the project schedules from actual site status.

CAREER DEVELOPMENT PLAN
? Planning to obtain Chartered Membership from Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS - UK) in Oct 2019
? Planning to follow MSc /LLM Construction Law at Robert Gordon University, UK in 2019.

REFEREES
Referees will be provided upon request.

DECLARATION
I do here by confirm that the information given above is true and correct to the best of my knowledge.

Thank You & Best Regards,
Mohamed Nifras