- Nasir Gilani Syed
Nasir Gilani Syed is Certified Project Manager with Masters in International Project Management and Bachelors in Civil Engineering.He has a History of turning “Break Even” projects into profitable projects through delivery of cost effective, sustainable and effect solutions in the field of Construction and Project Management. He is Decisive, action oriented and result focused professional presenting well over 6 years of experience in Construction with 3 years in Project management. Offering outstanding talents in scope development (budgets, timelines and completion dates), risk assessment, contract reviews and work breakdowns, customer relations, increasing net margins and continuous construction procedures improvement. Driven by new challenges and desire to be successful in all endeavors, immensely enjoy navigating all aspects of complex and turnkey projects.Main expertise
Able to capitalize on Project Management & Construction Management background to add value to organizations• Introduce state-of-the-art and to-date Management solutions,• Establish effective progress monitoring system,• Earn value analysis,• On-going Risk assessment;• Cost control.
COMMODORE CONTRACTING CO, DUBAI BRANCH (UAE) - Nov.07 to dateContracts Manager
Hired as Contract Manager in AED 1 Billion Project titled “Al Bateen Hotel & Residence”.
Name: Al Bateen Hotel & Residence Type: High Rise (Hotel & Residential Tower) Hotel: 60 Storey + mezzanine+ Ground Floor+3 Basements + Car park Scope of Work: Excavation to Final finishes (Turn Key) Civil + MEP Residence Tower: 44 Storey + mezzanine+ Ground Floor+3 Basements + Car park Scope of Work: Excavation to Final finishes (Turn Key) Civil + MEP Project Value: AED 1 Billion Client: SEBA Properties LLC Duration: 2.5 YearsType of Contract: Lump-Sum
Key responsibilities:• Assistance to Project Director in all Project Management issues and decisions related to Project (Technical +Contractual)• Contract Drafting and negotiations with Client and Sub-contractor (Base FIDIC 1987-1988-1992 reprinted)• Finalizing Payment Applications every Month • Contractors All Risk Insurance (CAR) • Retention Guarantee follow-up• Performance Bond • Advance Payment Guarantee• Supervision Cost Control- Cash Flow and Budget• Procurement and Logistics for Project• Supervising Site Administrative Staff • Supervising work of Planning Engineer and QS• Monthly Project Progress and HSE reports
MURRAY & ROBERTS CONTRACTORS (MIDDLE EAST) – Aug. 2006 to Oct. 2007Construction Manager
Hired as Construction Manager in $ 1.67 Billion Project portfolio titled “Dubai International Airport Concourse 2, Terminal 3”.
Name: Dubai International Airport Terminal 3 & Car-park Type: Medium High Rise (6 Storey’s plus 6 Basements) Scope of Work: Finishes and MEP works- Architectural and Civil Finishes e.g. concrete works, Curbs, Side Walks, Pedestrian and Building Protection, Traffic Lines and Markings, Unit Pavers, landscaping and Irrigation- Masonry works such as, Stone Masonry, Unit masonry Assemblies and Dimensional Stone Cladding- Architectural Works such as Special Concrete Finishes, Glass Fiber-Reinforcement pre-cast Concrete- Light-weight Concrete, Concrete Floor topping and Screed.- Metal Works such as Structural Steel, Cold-Formed Metal Framing, Metal Fabrications, Pipe and Tube Railings, Gratings, Formed-Metal Fabrications, Ornamental Metal, Vehicular protection, Bollards and Architectural Joint System.- Wood and Plastics Works, that includes Rough Carpentry, Interior Architectural Woodwork, Suspended Wood Canopy, Arabic Architectural Woodwork and Joinery Glass Fibre Reinforced Plastic Fabrications and Plastic Paneling GRP.- Thermal and Moisture Protection, that include thermoplastic street waterproofing, Cold Fluid-Applied Waterproofing, Sheet Metal Waterproofing, Traffic Coatings, Water Repellents, Building Insulation, Metal roof Panels, Composite Metal Building Panels, EPDM Single-Ply Membrane Roofing, Sheet Metal Flashing and Trim, Roof Accessories, Sprayed Fire-Resistive Materials, Board Fire Protection, Though-Penetration Fire stop Systems, Smoke Containment Barriers and Joint Sealants.- Doors and Windows, that include Custom Steel Door and Frames, Flush Wood Doors, Fire Rated Doors and Frames, Stile and Rail Wood Doors, Access Doors and Frames, Overhead Coiling Doors, Special Function Doors, Steel Folding Doors, Aluminum Framed Entrances and Stonefronts, Steel Wall and Store Front Assemblies, All-Glass Entrance And Stonefronts, Structural Glass Store Fronts, Sliding Automatic Entrance Doors, Steel Windows, Aluminum Windows, Door Hardware (Scheduled BY Naming Products), Customized master keying system and system management exclusively for Dubai International Airport Glazing, Security Glazing Mirrored Glass, Plastic Glazing, Resinous Sheet Glazing Structural-Sealant-Glazed Curtain Walls, and Machinery Attached Structural Glass Curtain Walls.- Finishes, that include Portland Cement Plaster, Decorative Plaster, Gypsum Board Assemblies Glass-Reinforced Gypsum Fabrications, Ceramic Tile, Dimension Stone Tile, Acoustical Panel Ceiling, Acoustical Snap-In Metal Pan Ceilings, Special Metal Panel Ceilings, Suspended Decorative Canopies, Membrane Canopy, Special Flooring Stone Paving and Flooring, Wood Flooring, Resilient Wall Base And Accessories, Static-Control Resilient Floor Covering, Resinous Flooring Carpet, Carpet Tile, Interior Stone Facing, Interior Stone Veneered Facing, Wood Laminate Aluminum Panel System, Special Wall Surfaces, Acoustical Metal Wall Panel System, Metal and Glass Cladding High-Performance Coatings, and Intumescent Paints.- Specialties that include Toilet Compartments, Search Cubicles, Louvers And Vents, Grills And Screens, Impact Resistant Wall Protection, Access Flooring, Pedestrian Control Devises, Metal Lockers, Benches, Fire Protection Specialties, Site-Assembled Demountable Partitions, Toilet and Bath Accessories.- Equipment that includes Loading Dock Equipment and Detention Equipment.- Furnishing, that includes Furniture, Interior Plants, planters- Special Construction: Pre-Engineered Structures, kiosk…- Interior Design Works and Finishes to First and Business Class Lounges (Floor) and Hotel Floors- Interior design works and finishes related to the zones accessible by the public/passengers at the First & Business Class Lounge (floors) and the Hotel floors, and forming an area of about 3800m2.- The scope covers but is not limited to the following items as detailed above in L and as applicable.- Architectural concrete works, Metal works, Wood and plastic works Doors and windows finishes, Specialties Furnishing, special construction.- MEP and SAS Works encompassing, but not limited to:- The design (to the extent of the Subcontractor), supply installation testing and commissioning of the complete systems, equipment and materials as shown on the drawings and/or described in the specification together with all associated ancillary work, support work and builder’s work required to achieved fully functional systems wholly suitable for the purpose of use of the following:
Project Value: AED 6 Billion Client: Department of Civil Aviation, Dubai Government, UAEDuration: 3 Years
Key responsibilities:• Supervision of Project Engineers work• Coordination with all Subcontractor and supplier for their deliverables• Progress Monitoring and to remove all Obstacles• Procurement and Logistics for Site (B4)• Supervising Site Administrative Staff• Supervising work of Planning Engineer and QS• Supervising QA/QC’s work• Coordination and Communication Up-side down and side ways
Value addition• Established rooms vs finishes progress monitoring system,• Inherited a project situation that was jeopardized by bad coordination among contractor and Sub-contractors. Through series of actions, coordination and communication up-side-down and side ways were established which resulted in production on time,• Key player in solving outstanding issues among subcontractors,• Saving approximately 1000 USD a day by introducing common activities schedule.
BIA CONSULTING AB, VÄSTERÅS, SWEDEN Dec. 2004- June.2006Consultant Project Manager
Hired as Consultant Project Manager on $ 402 Million Project portfolio titled “Three Gorges to Shanghai”.
Name: Three Gorges to Shanghai- Concrete DamType: DamScope of Work: Concrete and MEP works- Concreting: Daily 21066m3 Total Concrete used: 27,200,00m3- Technology Used: Hi-tower Flatliners, Gantry cranes, belt cranes, cable cranes and Continuous Concrete conveyor belts- Total Steel Used: 463,000 Tones- Power Generation: 22, 500 MW- No. of generators: 34
Project Value: USD 25 Billion, our Contract: USD 402 MillionClient: China Yangtze Three Gorges Project (TGP), Duration: 10 Years
Key responsibilities:• Overall Project Management for ABB China• Master Plans and Time Schedule• Improvement of PM process and Procedures review• Contract drafting and Negotiations• Logistics management• EVA• Risk Calculation• Change and Claim Management• Contributing to TOPS (Project Management System)
Value Addition• Project Management system review,• Project Management Intranet solution,• Updating Project management and quality procedures,• Approximate benefit to company 1.2 MUSD per year.NWFP UET PESHAWAR, PAKISTAN- Jan 04–Aug. 04Consultant Site Engineer
Hired as Consultant Site Engineer for Project titled “Seismic Study Centre”
Name: Seismic Study Centre, UET PeshawarType: Low Rise BuildingScope of Work: Excavation, Concrete, Earth Quake Equipment and MEP works- Raft Foundation facilitating EQ Penetrations- Steel Works- EQ Equipment Installation
Project Value: RS. 1.8 MillionClient: Govt. Of Pakistan Duration: 1.5 Years
Key responsibilities:• Inspection of Steel, Concrete, Tiling, Joinery works• General Coordination with Client Rep, Contractor and all related• Reviewing shop drawings and bar bending schedules• Assisting Project Manager for Budget, contract and Quality Issues
Value Addition:• Zeal & Zest.
GSCC CONTRACTOR COMPANY, PAKISTAN- Aug. 2002 - Jan 2004Site Engineer
Hired as Site Engineer for the construction of project “Provincial assembly chamber and ministerial blocks”
Name: Provincial assembly chamber and Ministerial blocksType: Medium-Low Rise BuildingScope of Work: Excavation, Concrete and MEP works- Strip(Isolated) Foundation- Steel Works- Architectural WorksProject Value: RS. 30 MillionClient: Provincial Assembly Secretariat, Govt. Of Pakistan Duration: 2 Years
Key responsibilities:• Supervising Foremen for steel, Brick, plastering and Painting works• Coordinating works with MEP Contractor• Estimating Quantities and initiating Inspection requestsValue Addition:• Exuberance of Youth.
CERTIFICATION- Nov. 2005“Accredited /Certified Project Manager” from International Project Management Association (IPMA) Switzerland, Certificate No. SE420-D, PMP equivalent www.ipma.ch
Malardalens University, Sweden www.mdh.se -04-05 Masters in International Project managementMain Courses:1. Project Management Extended2. Tendering & Sales Management3. Installation and Commissioning4. Contracts5. Stress Management6. Economics
NWFP University of Engineering & Technology Peshawar, Pakistan- 01-02B.Sc. in Civil Engineering
“Some Projects have a different result than others"-what's behind a good project result” E-Publication www.mdh.se Research was aimed to find out success factors in a project, what makes a project better, how to increase net margin, comparative study between ABB Sweden’s adopted PM procedures and PMBOK. Articulation of pre-project planning, risk management, time schedules, earned value analysis, change management and project follow-up with construction engineering as focal point Concluded with Top Ten Success factors in any project
• MS Project 2003,• TOPS, Project management Intranet systems,• SAP 2000 (Structural Analysis Program),• VISUAL BASIC 6.0 and C++,• Ms. World, Ms. Excel, Ms. PowerPoint and Lotus Notes;• Arc VIEW (3.0, 3.1 & 3.2) and Ilwis 3.0.
EXTRA CURRICULAR ACTIVITIES
• President of MIMA Student Union, Malardalens University, Sweden,• President of Techno Dramatic Club & Arts Society,• Chief Coordinator Gandhara Youth Wing (Peshawar based NGO),• Sub Editor Cemmazine (University Magazine),• General Secretary of Hiking Club,• Finance Secretary of Literary & Debating society,• Chief Organizer of Seminar on” The Importance of Pure Drinking Water”,• Chief Organizer of World Science Day in Peshawar;• Chief Organizer of I.T Seminar, UET Peshawar.
Nasir Gilani Syed is Married to Syeda Saba Gilani ("Saba Mirza" Before Marriage).
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