Basic Info

Mohammed El Fakharani

13 years

Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Bachelor's Degree

Manager

Work Experience

Senior Architect / Assistant Project Manager at Architecture and Planning Group

Experience Details

Senior Architect / Assistant Project Manager

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

Experienced (Non-Manager)

- Site-based with all responsibilities related to post-contract stage starting from reviewing & approval, ending by snagging with end user.
- Assist Snr. PM in all aspects of documentation and reports to ensure that contractual obligations are met and project close-out procedures.
- Support the client for alternatives or VE by proposing solutions with advises to avoid time or cost claims.
- Use communication skills to facilitate contractor’s work to assure all required approvals are not affecting project schedule.
- Handle many projects on parallel way without compromising quality.

Key Contribution:
Al Tayer Motors Mixed Use & Showrooms
* Contract value: 75 million USD.

Saraya Residential Towers 40 and 45-storey offer the highest standards of living with apartments, duplex and triplex villas.
* Contract value: 175 million USD.
Participants: Aabar Properties (Developer), Faithful+Gould (Project Management), Arabtec (Main Contractor), Ramboll & DWP (Main Architects).


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 (3 years 8 months)
Senior Architect at Romatre Project Consultant

Experience Details

Senior Architect

Creative/Design/Art, Project/Program Management

Experienced (Non-Manager)

Design role:
- Lead arch. team to develop design aspects and producing full package for tender stage.
- Use coordination skills in all phases either for technical disciplines or managerial level with client and other consultants (if any).
- Participate in preparing contract documents.

Supervision role:
- Responsible for all site supervision activities related to arch. such as review, approve & coordinate all submittals & RFIs.
- Manage effectively the coordination between separated contractors to allow each one working on parallel way in min. limit of time waste.

Key Contributions:
1- WOQOD Tower (Doha, Qatar) Design & Supervision Project
The new headquarters of Qatar Fuel Company "WOQOD" 4 basements+G+M+36 floors non-typical with total built-up area 42,000 m².
* Contract value: 70 million USD (Core & Shell + Fit-Out).
* Contractors: Al-Madar (Core & Shell), Al-Salam enterprise (Fit-out).

2- Underground Structure Project + 3 Parking Levels above ground (Doha, Qatar) Design Project.


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)

- Coordinate effectively 4-5 projects diversified between pre & post contract stage from developer side.
- Involved in all stages of projects development starting from feasibility study, through RFPs, reviewing deliverables, evaluate proposals / offers technically and financially and ending by awarding the contract.
- Support commercial department to meet the budget & afford cost saving is one of main objectives (without compromising quality); therefore involvement in material procurement & long lead items forecasting is essential duty.
- Lead in-house engineers for proposals & design development.
- Issue monthly / quarterly reports for top management review.
- Proactively coordinate between internal stakeholders (construction, sales, marketing and financial teams) for different projects.
- Coordinate with all parties locally & overseas.

Key Contributions:
1- Dana Bay Resort (Half Moon Bay - Al-Khobar, K.S.A)
Development of 2.8 million m² (about 2.6 Kilometers of beach front) touristic community to be developed as sub-projects over 15-20 years.
* Participants: AECOM (Master Planning), CIMS (Project Management), Burro Happold (Dredging Consultant), Golden Tulip (Operator).

2- Jenan City (Al-Khobar, K.S.A)
Mixed-Use with total built-up area 350,000 m² in 7 towers and 3 podiums to provide development mix of office, hotel, retail and residential uses.
* Estimated budget: 320 million USD.
* Consultants: NORR (Main Architect), Projacs (Project Management), DWP (Interior Architect).

3- Nawras Village (Dammam, K.S.A)
Jenan is to develop for SAUDI ARAMCO a housing project in East Dammam for their Employees; Jenan is responsible to provide the Infrastructure works as well as Villa Units on the 228 plots. Villa will be directly contracted by Jenan with each individual Employee / Owner.
* Contract value: 115 million USD.


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)

- Working on estimating a competitive dry cost for arch. items.
- Lead the brainstorming for alternatives in case of cost reduction or value engineering required by consultant / client.
- Use negotiation skills to deal with suppliers for better contract terms.
- Participate effectively for preparing logistics plan & overhead.


Achievements & Key Contributions:
1- Hurghada International Airport (Hurghada, Egypt)
* Contract value: 300 million USD.
* Consultants: APDI (Main Architect), Dar Al Handasa (Project Management).

2- Le Méridien Airotel Hotel (Cairo Airport, Egypt)
* Contract value: 85 million USD.
* Consultants: WATG (Main Architect), ECG (Project Management).

3- New Dar Al-Fouad Hospital (Cairo, Egypt)
* Consultants: RBSD (Main Architect), Dar Al Handasa (Project Management).
* Assigned as a main coordinator for this project.
* Participated & responsible for very strong VE sessions contained more than 40% of total items.
* Achieved cost reduction in all trades around 12.5 million USD considering original bid was 85 million USD.


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 / Acting Technical Office Manager at Saudi Binladin Group

Experience Details

Architectural Team Leader / Acting Technical Office Manager

Operations/Management, Creative/Design/Art

Manager

- Lead all engineers in technical office to achieve all objectives and maintain all approvals ahead of project schedule.
- Coordinate & support other departments such as procurement, claims, contracts & tendering.
- Coordinate & manage subcontractors on daily basis.
- Use communication skills to deal with consultant / client effectively.

Key Contributions:
1- Industrial Complex Park of C.P.C (Industrial Park at Adra - Damascus, Syria)
Industrial complex consists of (11) different factories for construction products, total developed area is 300,000 m².
* Contract value: 15 million USD.
* Represented my company as an Acting Technical Manager.

2- Four offices buildings in at The Eight Gate EMAAR Development (Yafour - Damascus, Syria)
Rouya buildings consist of two basements and seven floors for each; the gross area for the project is 110,000m2.
* Participants: EMAAR Properties (Developer), Conser International (Main Consultant).
* Contract value: 45 million USD.

3- Gardenia Touristic Complex Phase 1 superstructure and skeleton only (Homs, Syria)
Mixed-use project in had been built on 8,000 m² and total built-up area 50,000 m² form 3 tower, 4 basements and G+M+25 typical stories.
* Contract value: 7.5 million USD
* Consultant: Conser (Main Architect & Supervision).
* Participated in lay out the logistic plan such as cranes plan, scaffolding systems & mobilization plan.


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 3 months)
Architect at Romatre Project Consultant

Experience Details

Architect

Creative/Design/Art, Project/Program Management

Entry Level

- Develop conceptual design to detailed design & working drawings.
- Apply requirements of municipality and local authorities.
- Responsible for preparing 2D & 3D presentation of design options.

Key Contributions:
1- WOQOD Tower (West Bay - Doha, Qatar)
* Beside main duties in design; supervised construction works for enabling package (diaphragm walls, raft foundation & 4 basements).
* Enabling package Contract value: 17 million USD.
* Contractor: Shanon Engineering.

2- Diplomatic complex for Algerian Embassy (Diplomatic district - Doha, Qatar)
Embassy building & ambassador's villa. Total gross area 8,500 m² and Total buit-up area 4,000 m².
* Contract value: 17 million USD.
* Contractor: Afrina (Main Contractor).


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 shop drawings, coordination, RFIs & material submittals.
- Involved in all technical office duties as junior engineer.
- Part of in-house design team for projects developed by SBG.

Key Contributions:
1-EMAAR Misr headquarters (Cairo, Egypt)
One of the most sophisticated and prestigious projects, built to be a head office for EMAAR Misr and also Sales Center, total gross area 45,000 m2 total built-up area is 13,000 m² with a unique landscaping design.
* Contract value: 22 million USD.
* Consultants: WATG (Main Architect), Turner (Project Management), Sites (Landscape).

2- Al Batrous Hotel - Amira Royal Resort (Ras Sedr - Sinai, Egypt)
A 5-stars Hotel contains 250 Rooms & Suites, Turnkey project starting from skeleton.
* Contract value: 35 million USD.
* Consultants: THE (Main Architect and Supervision)
* Beside main role in technical office; Participated with procurement department in preparing material packages, collecting offers & evaluation.

3- Hayat Heights (New Cairo, Egypt)
Residential compound consists of 12 buildings with 8 different types in addition to shopping & recreation area.
* Participated in all design stages until got the approval from the top management and then handed over to local consultant.
* Project had been executed & sold as per original design.


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

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