Syed Jaffer Ali

Syed Jaffer Ali

Syed Jaffer Ali

SENIOR PROJECT MANAGEMENT ● CONSTRUCTION OPERATIONS MANAGEMENT PROFESSIONAL

Project Management · Contract & Site Management · Quality Assurance · Tendering & Designing · Construction Management · Planning & Scheduling · Material Management · Resource Mobilization · Contract Administration · Budgeting/MIS/HR · Analytical Skills · Estimation & Operations · Drawings & Documentation · Training & Development · Crisis Management

  • Dynamic, industrious, versatile and result oriented professional with qualitative expertise of 20+ years in execution, supervision & management of residential & commercial building construction.
  • Established performance benchmarks in accomplishing prestigious construction projects within defined time/cost parameters. Core strengths in collaborating with project teams, interfacing with clients and deploying technology to build successful solutions for clients.
  • Proficient in management of all type of construction projects with project cost review, project design review, budgeting, estimating and tendering. Proven expertise in present construction methodologies and in managing materials & manpower resources to register maximum productive output.
  • Fully conversant with concepts and application of quality and process improvement tools to facilitate smooth functioning of overall operations and thereby improve service and reduce costs. Demonstrated in-depth grasp of project planning, scheduling, monitoring, execution of construction projects without incidences of time/cost overruns.
  • Skilled in managing multiple projects simultaneously. Result driven and focused with immaculate work habits, excellent man-management, construction management, project management, time management and leadership skills.

Forte Includes:

  • Generation/review of P3-Variance analysis and work progress reports through application of MS project ensuring adherence to pre-planned schedules & budgetary parameters.
  • Carrying out project pre-planning including preparation of budget (cost baseline), Financial Breakdown Structure-FBS, Work Breakdown Structure-WBS, construction schedule (schedule baseline) and cash-flow projection.
  • Development of project network at Summary, Master and Detail levels in Arrow/Precedence mode and simulating the sequence of construction of the various phases of the project.
  • Monitoring the progress of work through evaluation of the SPI (Schedule Performance Index) and CPI (Cost Performance Index)
  • Implementation of Management Cost & Control System (MCCS) for projects.

CAREER CONTOUR

GLOBE BUILDERS, CHENNAI  since Jun’07

Project Manager

  • Spearheading efforts in leading a team of 15; Oversee all phases of project execution; approved engineering/design changes, troubleshoot and resolve complex technical problems, consistently meeting project deadlines and highest possible quality standards.
  • Dexterously prepare Master Schedules for all projects including resource schedules, execution methodologies, milestones, cash flow projections / budgets and periodic monitoring.
  • Contribute significantly in settling various post contract issues including dispute resolution through Arbitration.
  • Develop Vendors and negotiate with them to supply the best qualitative products on most competitive prices.
  • Actively participate in reviewing of concessionaire’s works programs, quality management system, detailed project reports, and conducting regular inspection of works.
  • Initiate procurement activities with defined schedules and tender all capital & revenue nature of works.
  • Accountable for conducting various Inspections by inspection agency.
  • Nurture relations with Consultants and Vendors for speedy implementation of projects.
  • Pioneer in preparation and certification of Progress Invoice, contract claims formation and realization.
  • Prepare budgets, estimates, bids, proposals, schedules, contracts, subcontracts, and work scopes.
  • Comprehension and assimilation of contractual obligations, rights, and scope of work. Engineered preparation of MOU’s, Legal Drafting and other contractual documents.
  • Deftly prepare tenders, invite proposal, open, & finalize the vendor based on quality standards complying with the international/co. norms. Organize various training sessions for the team to enhance their performance.
  • Liaising with clients, architects, consultants, contractors, sub-contractors & external agencies for determining technical specifications, approvals and obtaining statutory clearances.
  • Handling estimation, planning, billing, quality and quantity checking; analyzing the problems & giving solutions both in Technical / Non-Technical.

ASWATHANARAYANA & ESWARA CONSULTING ENGINEERS, CHENNAI Jun’06-May’07

Project Manager

  • Credentials of executing the consortium of shoe federation of Manufactures of India project at Irrungattukottai, Chennai.
  • Led a team of 15; steered efforts for troubleshooting complex technical problems; provide technical inputs for methodologies of construction & coordination with site management activities.
  • Efficiently structured tender documents complete with all essential ingredients-Scope of work, Technical Specification, Drawings and inviting bids from qualified suppliers.
  • Pivotal in preparation of construction schedule, delegation of work to subordinates.
  • Deftly ensured that all the required materials are indented & made available on time.
  • Pioneered in Indenting of material requirement on monthly basis.
  • Meticulously ensured safety of men & materials at site, Stock maintenance at site.
  • Interfaced & coordinated with external facilitator where assigned.

POTENTIAL SERVICE CONSULTANTS (P) LTD, BANGALORE Jun’05-Mar’06

Project Coordinator

  • Successfully executed the IT Techno park project of M/s TCS at Siruseri, Chennai – Built-up area 57 lakh sft.

ESKAY DESIGN, CHENNAI Jul’04-May’05

Project Engineer

  • Successfully completed the Rs. 80 Crores Chennai Citi Centre project within 18 months.

AL JAUF LLC, OMAN Nov’01-Mar’03

Planning Engineer

  • Involved in preparing Financial Breakdown Structure-FBS, Work Breakdown Structure-WBS, construction schedule (schedule baseline) and cash flow projection.
  • Successfully managed the arbitration-subcontractors-payments-Invoice/payment dues from client.
  • Delivered the Holiday Inn Hotel at Salalah worth Rs. 3 million RO.

NESMA & AL-FADL CONTRACTING COMPANY LTD, KSA Jun’00-Jun’01

Scheduling & Cost control Engineer

  • Successfully delivered the Saudi Riyals 40 million Administration & Divers School Building Project at Ras Al Ghar, Jubail in 18 months.

KSM ENGINEERING CONSULTANTS Oct’98-May’00

Planning Engineer

  • Successfully executed the construction of Sailakhshmi industries project at Bangalore and Mysore.

BIN ZAYED GROUP, DUBAI, UAE Aug’94-Sep’98

Planning Engineer

  • Executed the construction of Residential complexes (G+3 storied) comprising 120 flats at Al- Hamriya.
  • Roof truss construction comprising show room and cinema theatre complex at Al Wahda, Sharjah.
  • Carried out major water proofing jobs for UAE armed forces using Bitumat water proofing products & polyurethane products.

Trainings Attended

P3 workshop, 5 days · MS project 2007 workshop, 2 days · PMP Contact hours (40)-4 days

Construction and Engineering, Mediation, Real Estate

20+ Years

Member of American Society of Civil Engineers (USA)
Member of Institution of Engineering & Technology (UK)
Member-Indian Concrete Institute
Fellow Member- Institution of Valuers
Approved Valuer
Member-Institution of Engineers (India)
Chartered Engineer · Chartered Professional (USA)
Member- Indian Institution of Technical Arbitrators

BE (Civil Engineering); 1993 · Crescent Engineering College, Madras University

English, Hindi, Tamil, Urdu
New No.6 (Old No.14), Sardar Jung Garden Tank 2nd Street, Royapettah,
Chennai

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