Basic Info

Mohammed El Fakharani

12 years

Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Bachelor's Degree

Manager

Work Experience

Senior Architect at Architecture and Planning Group

Experience Details

Senior Architect

Project/Program Management, Creative/Design/Art, Engineering - Construction/Civil/Architecture

Experienced (Non-Manager)

- Review, Coordinate and modify design drawings whenever needed as per site conditions or client request.
- Review and approve architectural shop drawings, method statement, RFIs and as-built drawings.
- Assist Principal Resident Engineer in review cost variations, project progress, preparing reports to client and all project's documentation.
- Handling snag, de-snag and handing over stage in coordination with client and end user.
- Supervise the architectural inspectors for daily activities on site.
- Proactively conduct site walks with contractor to oversee the progress of work and check the quality of ongoing activities.


Company Details

Architecture and Planning Group

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

101-500 employees

Architectural and Design Services

http://www.apgarch.com/

May 2014 to present (2 years 7 months)
Senior Architect at Romatre Project Consultant

Experience Details

Senior Architect

Creative/Design/Art, Project/Program Management

Experienced (Non-Manager)

- Review and approve architectural shop drawings, RFIs and as-built drawings.
- Inspect and snag execution of all architectural works as well as any works has partially architectural aspects.
- Attends progress review meetings and co-ordination meetings to assist Project Manager in resolving any site issues.
- Coordinate between “core&shell;” contractor and “fit-out” contractor in FF&E stage in order to facilitate and allow each contractor working smoothly on parallel way in the minimum limit of time and cost waste.
- Address modifications desired by Client in coordination with other disciplines to contractors via site instructions.
- Lead architectural team to produce design stages with sequentially client's approval in coordination with other disciplines.


Company Details

Romatre Project Consultant

Doha, Qatar

11-50 employees

Architectural and Design Services

N/A

Jun 2011 to Mar 2014 (2 years 9 months)
Projects Coordinator / Client Representative at Jenan Real Estate

Experience Details

Projects Coordinator / Client Representative

Project/Program Management

Experienced (Non-Manager)

- Prepare RFPs, establish the scope of works and required deliverables for each project based on directions of top management.
- Evaluate technically and financially the design, project management and site supervision proposals.
- Responsible for the design management of multiple projects. Review design packages of different stages submitted by consultants and prepare monthly / quarterly reports accordingly.
- Follow up with local and overseas consultants to issue coherence tender documents aligned with approved budget.
- Liaise with commercial department for tendering, contracts and material procurement.
- Manage all junior engineers to prepare architectural concepts or details “in house” when needed.


Company Details

Jenan Real Estate

Khobar, Saudi Arabia

51-100 employees

Real Estate/Property Management

http://www.jenan.sa

Mar 2010 to May 2011 (1 year 2 months)
Architectural Estimator at Saudi Binladin Group

Experience Details

Architectural Estimator

Operations/Management

Experienced (Non-Manager)

- Review tender documents (specs, BOQ, COC and drawings) to prepare and send necessary queries to the Owner / Consultant.
- Sending packages and Receiving offers from vendors to evaluate them in a professional way technically and financially, then negotiating prices based on detailed analysis in order to raise recommendations accordingly.
- Provide Value Engineering alternatives and integrated solutions for items especially in case of cost reduction.
- Prepare quantity surveying to check the deviation in quantities in lump-sum tenders to be able portraying that impact on prices.


Company Details

Saudi Binladin Group

Cairo, Egypt

501-1000 employees

Construction - Residential & Commercial/Office

http://www.sbg.com.sa/

May 2009 to Mar 2010 (10 months)
Architectural Team Leader (In Technical Office) at Saudi Binladin Group

Experience Details

Architectural Team Leader (In Technical Office)

Operations/Management, Creative/Design/Art

Manager

- Lead a team consists of: (4) junior architects, (2) Assistants' engineers and (1) Document Controller.
- Check, Review and Issue architectural shop drawings coordinated with all technical disciplines.
- Communicate with projects sites' management on daily basis.
- Coordinate between technical dep., planning and construction management to achieve approvals matching with main schedule.
- Follow up the procurement department and sub-contractors for technical issues.
- Support Bidding & Claims department for technical issues either tendering stage or post contract stage.


Company Details

Saudi Binladin Group

Damascus, Syria

501-1000 employees

Construction - Residential & Commercial/Office

http://www.sbg.com.sa/

Feb 2008 to May 2009 (1 year 2 months)
Architect at Romatre Project Consultant

Experience Details

Architect

Creative/Design/Art, Project/Program Management

Entry Level

- Develop conceptual design to detailed design considering requirements of municipality and local authorities.
- Prepare working and construction drawings for tender interpreting the projects scope and budget.
- Full responsibility to prepare 2D and 3D presentation for explaining multiple design options.


Company Details

Romatre Project Consultant

Doha, Qatar

11-50 employees

Architectural and Design Services

N/A

Mar 2007 to Feb 2008 (11 months)
Architectural Engineer at Saudi Binladin Group

Experience Details

Architectural Engineer

Creative/Design/Art

Entry Level

- Prepare technical architectural shop drawings with full technical coordination with other engineering disciplines.
- Preparing RFIs by reviewing tender documents in order to make spotlight on discrepancies.
- Prepare material submittals with all required items (catalogue cuts, samples, compliance sheets, etc.).
- Communicate with site engineers on daily basis to resolve / update coordination drawings according to site conditions.
- Participate with design team to prepare complete design set for projects have been developed by SBG.


Company Details

Saudi Binladin Group

Cairo, Egypt

501-1000 employees

Construction - Residential & Commercial/Office

http://www.sbg.com.sa/

Oct 2004 to Feb 2007 (2 years 4 months)

Achievements


Saudi Binladin Group had been awarded by 3 public tenders more than 4 billion EGP with 7 months.


Education

B.Sc in Architectural Engineering

Education Details

B.Sc

Architectural Engineering

Zagazig University, Egypt

C / Good / 65 - 75%

N/A

N/A

Zagazig University
1998 - 2004
High School - Thanaweya Amma

High School Details

Thanaweya Amma

King Fahed Secondary School

Egypt

1998

A / Excellent / 85 -100%

N/A

King Fahed Secondary School
1998

Training and Courses

Training/Course Details

Management of Project Resources

Jul 2013

American University in Cairo

N/A

Training/Course Details

Sources of Obligations (Contractual & Legal Aspects in Construction)

Jul 2013

American University in Cairo

N/A

Training/Course Details

Project Management Proffesional

Sep 2009

Promaster

N/A

Training/Course Details

ArchiCAD

Aug 2001

B.O.B

N/A

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Self-assesed Skills

Languages

Arabic

Arabic

: Fluent

: Fluent

: Fluent

: Fluent

English

English

: Advanced

: Advanced

: Advanced

: Advanced

Tools and Technologies

ArchiCAD

ArchiCAD

: Expert

: Extreme - I love it!

:

More than 7 years

Adobe Photoshop

Adobe Photoshop

: Expert

: Extreme - I love it!

:

More than 7 years

AutoCAD

AutoCAD

: Advanced

: High

:

More than 7 years

Microsoft Office

Microsoft Office

: Advanced

: Extreme - I love it!

:

More than 7 years

Power Point

Power Point

: Intermediate

: High

:

5-7 years

MS Project

MS Project

: Beginner

: Extreme - I love it!

:

1-3 years

Fields of Expertise

Technical Coordination and Management

Technical Coordination and Management

: Expert

: Extreme - I love it!

:

More than 7 years

Architectural Design

Architectural Design

: Advanced

: High

:

More than 7 years

Project Management

Project Management

: Advanced

: Extreme - I love it!

:

5-7 years

Site Supervision

Site Supervision

: Advanced

: Medium

:

3-5 years

Contracts and Procurement

Contracts and Procurement

: Intermediate

: Medium

:

1-3 years

Real Estate Development

Real Estate Development

: Intermediate

: Extreme - I love it!

:

3-5 years

Key Skills

Hard worker, Organizer, Details-oriented, Interactive, Team Player

Online Presence

www.linkedin.com/in/mfakharani

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