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Gurjeet singh

Candidate ID: 1715703

Career Summary

PMP certified Engineering professional with more than 17 years experience in Project Planning of Large Scale Construction projects ranging from Residential, Commercial, Hospitals, Hotels & Schools.

Skill Set

Project Planning & Scheduling, EOT Claims, FIDIC, Contract Administration

Professional Information

Total Experience : 17

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.

• Leading member of PMO team of the company for setting feasible Time Frame for New Projects in coordination with marketing strategy
• Providing Planning Guidelines to Nominated Contractor’s for finalizing Clause 14 Programs for monitoring & Control
• Leading assessment of Construction Claims of Contractors and key member of dispute resolution committee of the company
• Hands on experience for delivery of fast track projects like high rise residential , commercial buildings, schools and healthcare projects
• Established the project control and claims department for TERNA and successfully led settlement agreements for all completed projects in UAE
• 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 cost of AED 30m for Al Rayyan Complex
• Lead the Litigation team of TERNA 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
• 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

? 2020- Till date AZIZI Developments LLC
? 2007-2019 TERNA SA
? 2006-2007 Punj Lloyd Limited
? 2003-2006 Sterlite Industries
Feb’2020 - Till date AZIZI Developments LLC as Senior Planning Engineer

Key Responsibilities:

• Key member of PMO team of the company for setting feasible Time Frames for New Projects as per the Market Needs and company strategy
• Preparing Master Program for all Projects of the Company highligting Major deliverables and Milestones
• Providing Planning Guidelines to Nominated Contractor’s for finalization of Clause 14 Programs for progress monitoring & Control
• Leading construction claims department of the Company for providing independent assessment of contractor’s claims merits and demerits to the Senior Management team.
• Key member of dispute resolution committee of the Company defending Company’s stance
• Key member of Company’s PMO team for regular site visits of ongoing projects for trouble shooting operations
• Involved for restructuring of PMO for maintaining database of all active and planned projects
• Assessing Progress status of all ongoing projects and providing feedback wherever needed to site teams.
• Guiding Contractor’s Project Management team for achievement of specific targets based on Market Needs.
• Coodinating with Design, Constructions, Sales & Marketing departments of the Company for setting feasible target dates for Completion dates of various projects
• Participating in progress review meetings with Contractors and providing support wherever needed.

May’07 – December’19 TERNA S.A. – Abu Dhabi, UAE

Career Growth Path:

May’07-Jun’08 :Senior Planner
Jul’08-Jun’14 :Head of Planning & Claims/ Deputy Project Manager
Jul’14-Dec’19 :Head of Planning & Claims/ Project Manager/Project Delivery Expert

Key Responsibilities:

• Established Project control & claims department for the company and ensured all projects are monitored throughly for regular project monitoring & control of individual project
• Led project team(s) for maintaining proper project records of events related to Client/Engineer deliverables
• Participated in progress meetings with Engineer/Client’s Project Management Team to resolve programming issues to ensure Master Baseline approvals are granted in time
• Assissted Project Manager(s) by preparing Contractual response(s) to Client/Engineer’s correspondence
• Coordinated 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
• Led Preparation of 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
• 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

Jul’06-Apr’07 Punj Lloyd Limited – Doha, Qatar as Lead Planner

Jul’03-Jun’06 Sterlite Industries Ltd., India as Associate Manager: Project Planning & Control

• Registered Member of Project Management Institute (PMI), USA
• Primavera advanced Course on version 6.0 for Project Planning, Monitoring & Scheduling techniques.
• Attended 35 hours training program for Project Management Professional & “Effective Planning and Scheduling”

Date of Birth: 16th December 1979
Address: API World Tower, Office 2603, Dubai, UAE
Languages Known: English, Hindi & Punjabi
Marital Status: Married
Visa Status: Valid UAE Resident Visa
Current Location: Dubai, UAE
Driving License: UAE, India & IDP.

List of Projects handled during Construction Stage

• 5 Residential Towers (B+G+2P+12F+R), Al Furjan,Dubai- AED 465.6 M
• 71 Residential Towers Azizi Riviera , Maydan,Dubai- AED 3.61 B
• Diyafah International School (G+2 floors), Abu Dhabi- AED 40 M
• Dar Al Shiffa Hospital (B+G+2 Floors), Abu Dhabi - AED 102 M
• Danat Al Emarat Hospital (2B+G+5 Floors), Abu Dhabi - AED 440 M
• Al Rayyan Complex (3 Towers, 2B+G+6Podium+40 Floors), Sharjah- AED 765 M
• Park Rotana Mixed Used Development (4 Towers, 2 B+G+11 Floors), Abu Dhabi- AED 800 M
• MRF, TRF Industrial Projeects for Beeah, Sharjah- AED 104 M
• Bubble’s Industrial Laundry, Abu Dhabi- AED 54 M
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