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Mellard Goma

Candidate ID: 2071489

Career Summary

Result driven with 15+ years of experience in commercial management, contract management, and claim management within construction sector. Successfully led cross-functional teams in delivering multimillion Emirati dirham projects ranging from high rise buildings, hotels, resorts, infrastructure, pow

Skill Set

Quantity Surveying | Contracts Management | Commercial Management

Professional Information

Total Experience : 23

Nationality : Philippines

Qualification Level : Engineering Graduates/PG

Job Function : Other

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

Detailed Profile

Mellard Goma
Senior Quantity Surveyor | Contracts Manager, UAE •
Mobile: +971568998069

Personal Details:
Date of Birth: 28 | 11 | 1975
Place of Birth: Surigao Del Sur
Nationality: Filipino
Male ? Married

Result driven with 15+ years of experience in commercial management, contract management, and claim management within construction sector. Successfully led cross-functional teams in delivering multimillion Emirati dirham projects ranging from high rise buildings, hotels, resorts, infrastructure, power and utility, MEP / ELV systems. Expert in forecasting, planning, and obtaining high-quality resources to execute efficient operational/project services, achieving client and organisational objectives. Adaptable; skilled in pivoting and responding to everchanging, fast-paced environments. Natural talent for communicating, influencing, and collaborating with diverse individuals.

Areas of Expertise
• Contract Management
• Quantity Surveying
• Cost Engineering
• Construction Management
• Project Management
• Contract Law
• Risk Assessment & Mitigation
• Stakeholder Relations
• Regulatory Compliance

Career Experience

Johnson Controls International LLC, Dubai, UAE 2013 – 2022
Senior Quantity Surveyor / Contracts Specialist

Provided support to sales, project, and QS resource teams throughout all phases of contractual reviews, risks analysis and mitigations, commercial and contractual communications/administration, and reporting. Negotiated and closed contracts with clients. Led processes for tender and bid applications and reviews. Investigated and resolved commercial issues. Advised on and selected subcontractors in alignment with project needs and objectives. Prepared and presented monthly progress and commercial reports. Provided substantiation and history to external counsels for settlement of dispute or legal cases in court.
• Negotiated, substantiated, and concluded variations works at AED 35M for CCAD project which increased revenue and margin.
• Closed out 10 legacy projects which had prior issues.
• Instituted claims for extension of time to avoid delay damages imposition.
• Recovered delay damages valued at AED 2M by substantiating that delays were not solely due to JCI.
• Projects/Contracts:
o Al Ain Hospital extra low voltage system Project, Al Ain, UAE.
o CCAD Hospital extra low voltage system (14 systems).
o Central market re-development - building carpark management system, fire and security system, and access control for retail and podium.
o Upgrade of chilled water system at Sheikh Rashid Tower (SRT) SA01(A).
o Franco Emirien Hospital extra low voltage system (12 systems).
o Construction of chilled water plant which included civil, structural, and external works for CMW, Ghantoot Naval Base.
o Building Management System (BMS) for Sidra Medical and Research Centre, Doha, Qatar.

Al Naboodah MEP LLC (Part of ANCG), Dubai, UAE 2009 – 2013
Senior Quantity Surveyor / Contract Administrator

Ensured accurate administration of contracts and supported project teams with commercial and contractual communications, correspondences, and documentation. Advised on procurement strategy and negotiated subcontractor packages. Monitored projects and resolved emerging / existing commercial issues to minimise impacts. Compiled internal reports (revenue, CTC, forecast, etc.). Facilitated customs duty exemption application and clearance at port. Closed out and led final account negotiations with customers.
• Managed four concurrent projects from commercial and contractual perspective.
• Increased revenue through conclusion of variations works worth AED 15M.
• Projects/Contracts:
o SP100 miscellaneous airfield works for MV, LV, and ELV System for Dubai Airport expansion project phase III.
o AX014 – Dubai International Airport expansion project; supplied and installed high mast system and visual docking guidance system.
o AX124A – Dubai International Airport expansion project; builder's work and earthing system in concourse 3 for Dubai Airport expansion project phase III.
o Parallel road improvement contract 3B & 4; supervised 11kV & 132 kV cable diversion works with DEWA and street lighting works with RTA.
o La Ville Contemporaine business bay phase 1 & 2, service tunnels 4 & 5, pumping station works with associated mechanical and electrical systems (MV, LV, ELV, HVAC, Fire Protection, and FDAS System).

JCL International (Project Management Company), Makati City, Philippines 2009
Construction Manager - MEP

Provided leadership in initial planning stage by collaborating with clients, architects, engineers, and additional involved parties. Developed detailed description of jobs and materials along with schedules to complete projects. Prepared and submitted budget estimates and regularly communicated with clients concerning budget progress and costs. Planned, coordinated, and directed activities regarding construction and maintenance of assigned structures, facilities, and systems. Oversaw contract negotiations, revisions, and additions and adherence by all parties. Prepared tender documents and sent out invitations to tender. Built and strengthened relationships with stakeholders.
• Presented various value engineering exercises and costs (in collaboration with design architects/cost consultant) to clients during design stages.
• Tendered out and recommended to be awarded substructure and superstructure packages (including services).

Mace International (Project & Cost Consultancy Co), Dubai, UAE 2008 – 2009
Quantity Surveyor - M&E

Supported Commercial Manager with cost management of MEP Packages for DWTC 5- star zone project. Review construction plans and prepare quantity requirements. Scrutinized maintenance and material costs, as well as contracts to ensure best deals. Liaised with site managers, clients, contractors, and subcontractors. Advised managers and clients on improvements and new strategies. Prepared reports, analyses, contracts, budgets, risk assessment, and tender documents. Utilised CAD Measure (CATO Enterprise software).
• Prepared elemental cost plans/estimates for MEP packages.
• Supported Commercial Manager in preparing tender documents for main and services packages.

MAPCO Qatar, WLL (Subcontractor), Doha, State of Qatar 2007 – 2008
Quantity Surveyor - MEP

Assigned as MEP QS lead to administered post contract QS function in Pearl Qatar Parcel 4 Project. Appointed as member of estimating department as QS/electrical estimator. Assisted project management team in administering contract per client's requirements and undertook studies to ensure proposals were feasible. Prepared tender/RFQ and contract documents and analysed project costings (such as materials, quantities, labour, and time). Performed risk analysis/mitigation, value management, and cost control. Identified, analysed, and developed responses to commercial risks and provided advice on contractual claims and disputes. Lead and managed tendering, estimating, quantity take-off, and bid review of MEP tenders. Maintained awareness of different building contracts in current use.
• Prepared global claims for variations and prolongation.
• Claimed and paid for completed work pending agreement on rates and prices.
• Established database for supplier/vendors quoted price to be utilized in tender/bid submission.

Additional Experience
Quantity Surveyor - M & E, Shangri-la Resort & Spa, Boracay (SLIM), Boracay Island, Philippines
Quantity Surveyor – MEP, Dutco Balfour Beatty, Dubai, UAE
Quantity Surveyor – MEP, First Philippine Balfour Beatty, Pasig City, Philippines

Certification for Certified Contract Management, Expected December 2022
Chicago Training & Consultancy, Abu Dhabi, UAE
Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering
Central Mindanao University, Bukidnon, Philippines

Institute of Integrated Electrical Engineers (IIEE), Member
Philippine Institute of Certified QS (PICQS), Member
Affiliate Member of AIQS, Member
ACCEI, Member
PADI Dive Master

Technical Proficiencies
Photoshop | MS Project | CAD | Measure (CATO Enterprise Software) | MS Office (Word, Access, Excel, PowerPoint)