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Gurjeet singh

Candidate ID: 1715703

Career Summary

PMP certified Engineering professional with more than 16 years experience in Project Planning of Large Scale Construction projects ranging from Residential, Commercial, Hospitals, Hotels & Schools.

Skill Set

Project Planning & Scheduling

Professional Information

Total Experience : 16

Nationality : India

Qualification Level : Engineering Graduates/PG

Job Function : Corporate Planning / Consulting

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

Detailed Profile

PMP certified professional looking for Senior Project Management position to deliver projects from inception to handing over within time and cost parameters entailing project, contracts & construction management aspects


• Established the project control and claims department for the company and successfully led settlement claims for all completed projects in UAE
• Successfully handed over Bubble’s Laundry project as Project Manager for Sheikh Suroor’s Private office within 9 months including Power Energization & Testing & Commissioning of all Laundry Equipments
• Assigned with special responsibility as Project Delivery Expert for fast track projects like hospitals, high rise buildings, schools and industrial projects
• Successfully achieved reversal of project penalties in the range of AED 52m for Park Rotana Complex by defending the extension of time claim
• Secured successfully the extension of time claim and prolongation costs exceeding 50m for Danat Al Emarat Hospital & Al Rayyan Complex
• Leading the Litigation team of the company for dispute resolutions and Arbitration proceedings for UAE operations
• Acquired expertize in handling Extension of Time (EOT) claims by performing delay analysis using cause & effect methodology
• Presented the dashboard reports, assessment & analysis to the Country Director
• Presented and negotiated project time & cost claims on multi-million-dollar projects
• Secured approvals on extension of time and relief from liquidated damages
• Led preparation of revised/recovery/acceleration schedules, as applicable
• Led preparation of Tendering Programs, Construction methodologies, Resource planning & cash flow estimates at the Bidding Stage
• Leading Project Management Team for regular monitoring & control of all ongoing & tendering projects in UAE region

List of Projects handled from Commencement to Completion

• Diyafah International School (G+2 floors), Abu Dhabi
• Dar Al Shiffa Hospital (B+G+2 Floors), Abu Dhabi
• Danat Al Emarat Hospital (2B+G+5 Floors), Abu Dhabi
• Al Rayyan Complex (3 Towers, 2B+G+6Podium+40 Floors), Sharjah
• Park Rotana Mixed Used Development (4 Towers, 2 B+G+11 Floors), Abu Dhabi
• MRF, TRF Industrial Projeects for Beeah, Sharjah
• Bubble’s Industrial Laundry, Abu Dhabi
List of Major Projects handled during Bidding Stage

• Reem Mall, Abu Dhabi
• Mafraq Square Mall, Abu Dhabi
• Musanda Schools, Abu Dhabi
• Adventz Tower, Dubai
• Corniche Towers, Abu Dhabi
• Waterfront Residential Toers, Abu Dhabi
• Holiday Inn & Staybridge Suits, Dubai
• California Villas, Dubai

May 2007 to till date with TERNA SA :

May’07-Jun’08: Senior Planner
Jul’08-Jun’14: Head of Planning & Claims/ Deputy Project Manager
Since Jul’14: Head of Planning & Claims/ Project Manager/Project Delivery Expert

Key Responsibilities:

• Established Project control & claims department for the company and ensuring all projects are monitored properly by deploying adequate project control personnel for regular project monitoring & control of individual project
• Guiding project team(s) for maintaining proper project records of events related to Client/Engineer deliverables
• Attending progress meetings with Engineer/Client’s Project Management Team to resolve programming issues to ensure Master Baseline approvals are granted in time for progress monitoring & control
• Assissting Project Manager(s) by preparing Contractual response(s) to Client/Engineer’s correspondence
• Coordinating with engineering, procurement & construction departments of the projects to sort out various technical & contractual issues to ensure project deliverables are met
• Identifying delay events, analyzing their probable impacts using CPM methodology on approved baseline schedule and highlighting in the progress meetings, whenever required
• Maintaining Risk Register for delay/change/external events and sending time & cost notifications (TCNs) to Project Engineer for probable impact on project completion date
• Arranging preparation and submission of Extension of Time (EOT) claims with supporting documentation due to delay/change/external events occurred on the project by performing delay analysis
• Preparing recovery/acceleration & target schedules by fast tracking or crashing techniques as per project requirements
• Monitoring preparation of daily, weekly and monthly progress reports for submission to the clients and for internal management reporting
• Participating in high level meetings with Clients to defend EOT claims and negotiate close-out agreements
• Secured successfully the extension of time claim & reversal of project penalties for major completed projects
• Participation in project meetings with Client, Consultants & Subcontractors and sort-out planning related issues.
• Establish milestones and review vendor’s/subcontractor’s schedules
• Responsible for recruitment & assessment of Junior Team members as per company’s periodic
appraisal system and recommending trainings wherever necessary
• Reviewing tender documents for upcoming projects with regards to allocated time frames & resource requirements and advising company management about schedule success feasibility
• Led preparation of Tendering Programs, Construction methodologies, Resource planning & Cash flow estimates during the Bidding Stage
• Presented company’s project execution philosophy during post tender meeting for major projects

July 2006 to April 2007 with PUNJ LLOYDS LTD INDIA

July 2003 to June 2006 with Sterlite Industries India