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A Certified Project Management Professional (PMP®) under The Project Management Institute (PMI)  who is self-driven, self motivated and resourceful Project Manager and/or Quantity Surveyor subscribing to team work, with effective leading and directing of project works, Cost and Contractual claims relating to building and civil engineering projects. Possessing excellent foresight and the ability to plan ahead, assess and identify problems and find innovative solutions. Can communicate effectively and impart knowledge, ideas to management or clients for their strategic decision making.

A quick learner and open to new ideas and methods which align to both the business objectives and remain ethical and professional as an individual.

I have 15 Years experience in Quantity Surveying duties in Building Construction & Civil Engineering and 12 years in Contracts Administration & Project Management related duties.

In my line of operations, also deal as well as understanding the requirements and implications of the Health & Safety Environment compliance at workplace and/or on sites.

I am a user of CCS Candy Estimating software during pricing of tenders and planning.

I am currently undergoing an Assessment for Professional Competence (APC) with Royal Institute for Chartered Surveyors (RICS) in Quantity Surveying & Construction - Membership number 6657130.

I am also Studying towards a Diploma in Adjudication for Construction Contracts with the Royal Institute of Charted Surveyors (UK).

 

Professional Experience

June 2020Present

Frelancer - Construction Management Professional Services

Tendering & Estimating | Quantity Surveying | Contracts & Project Management

Services Offered

  • Provision of Tendering & Estimating services that includes Pricing of tender BoQs, Tender Program of Works, Method Statements, Cashflow e.t.c.
  •  Provision of Quantity Surveying Services that includes preperation of Interim Payment Application, Project Cost Control, Project Budgeting, Cost & Value Engineering, Identifying & Pricing Variation Orders, Final Account preparation and agreement.
  • Contract Management that includes management of all contractual aspects of the project that includes Contractual correspondence, notifying & formulation of Contractual Entitlements e.t.c.
  • Provision of Project Management services that includes Project Intergration Management through devising a project specific Project Plan that aligns to the Project Management accepted Standards and using the same for Execution, Monitoring & Control and Closing of the Project.
June 2018May 2020

Contracts Manager / Snr. Quantity Surveyor

Gochi Construction, Johannesburg, R.S.A

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Leading and Managing of Project Management, Estimating, and Quantity Surveying Departments.
  • Monitoring and control of project works progress in line with the Baseline or updated Program of Works.
  • Managing and monitoring of project communication.
  • Ensuring that Resources, Project Risks, Quality Control and proper procurement processes and procedures are adhered by project team members.
  • Engaging with all project stakeholders and monitoring the stakeholder engagement during and after contract duration.
  • Managing of Technical Department (Project & Contracts Management)
  • Preparing, monitoring & control of a Program and Claiming all Contractual Entitlements.
  • Ensure the correct Analysis of drawings and technical specifications
  • Ensure that the departmental team understands varied contractual terms & conditions
  • Ensure that the department upholds good relationships with local sub-trades
  • Building of positive internal and external client relations
  • Ensure that there is always complete budgeting/scheduling
  • Ensures that the department obtains and formulates unit pricing for estimation and tendering as well as for Valuing Variation orders.
  • Ensures the completion of labour costing & productivity breakdown
  • Ensures that the department performs pre-construction services and estimating
  • Checking and verifying quantity take-offs
  • Drafting and sending departmental relevant correspondences
  • Formulating contractual claims in accordance with contracts provisions.
  • Ensuring that departmental players adhere to timelines of submitting Tenders and/or Interim Payment Applications if applicable.
  • Checking and finalizing Final Accounts with departmental players before they send out to Client's Agent.
Jan 2018May 2018

Contracts Manager / Snr. Quantity Surveyor

Solomon Ntuli & Associates, Johannesburg, R.S.A.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Leading and Managing of Project Management, Estimating, and Quantity Surveying Departments.
  • Monitoring and control of project works progress in line with the Baseline or updated Program of Works.
  • Managing and monitoring of project communication.
  • Ensuring that Resources, Project Risks, Quality Control and proper procurement processes and procedures are adhered by project team members.
  • Engaging with all project stakeholders and monitoring the stakeholder engagement during and after contract duration.
  • Ensure the correct Analysis of drawings and technical specifications
  • Ensure that each functional manager understands varied contractual terms & conditions
  • Ensure that the department upholds good relationships with local sub-trades
  • Building of positive internal and external client relations
  • Ensure that there is always complete budgeting/scheduling
  • Ensures that the department obtains and formulates unit pricing for estimation and tendering as well as for Valuing Variation orders.
  • Ensures the completion of labour costing & productivities breakdown
  • Ensures that the department performs pre-construction services and estimating
  • Checking and verifying quantity take-offs
  • Drafting and sending contractual correspondences
  • Formulating contractual claims in accordance with contracts provisions.
  • Ensuring that departmental players adhere to timelines of submitting Interim Payment Applications
  • Checking and finalising Final Accounts with departmental players before they send out to Client Quantity Surveyor.
20172017

Senior Quantity Surveyor / Estimator

Kulu Civils Group, Durban, R.S.A.)

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Leading and Managing of Project Management, Estimating, and Quantity Surveying Departments.
  • Monitoring and control of project works progress in line with the Baseline or updated Program of Works.
  • Managing and monitoring of project communication.
  • Ensuring that Resources, Project Risks, Quality Control and proper procurement processes and procedures are adhered by project team members.
  • Engaging with all project stakeholders and monitoring the stakeholder engagement during and after contract duration.
  • Ensure the correct Analysis of drawings and technical specifications
  • Ensure that each functional manager understands varied contractual terms & conditions
  • Ensure that the department upholds good relationships with local sub-trades
  • Building of positive internal and external client relations
  • Ensure that there is always complete budgeting/scheduling
  • Ensures that the department obtains and formulates unit pricing for estimation and tendering as well as for Valuing Variation orders.
  • Ensures the completion of labour costing & productivities breakdown
  • Ensures that the department performs pre-construction services and estimating
  • Checking and verifying quantity take-offs
  • Drafting and sending contractual correspondences
  • Formulating contractual claims in accordance with contracts provisions.
  • Ensuring that departmental players adhere to timelines of submitting Interim Payment Applications
  • Checking and finalising Final Accounts with departmental players before they send out to Client Quantity Surveyor.
20162016

Senior Quantity Surveyor / Estimator

Nyoni Projects, Johannesburg, R.S.A.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Leading and Managing of Project Management, Estimating, and Quantity Surveying Departments.
  • Monitoring and control of project works progress in line with the Baseline or updated Program of Works.
  • Managing and monitoring of project communication.
  • Ensuring that Resources, Project Risks, Quality Control and proper procurement processes and procedures are adhered by project team members.
  • Engaging with all project stakeholders and monitoring the stakeholder engagement during and after contract duration.
  • Ensure the correct Analysis of drawings and technical specifications
  • Ensure that each functional manager understands varied contractual terms & conditions
  • Ensure that the department upholds good relationships with local sub-trades
  • Building of positive internal and external client relations
  • Ensure that there is always complete budgeting/scheduling
  • Ensures that the department obtains and formulates unit pricing for estimation and tendering as well as for Valuing Variation orders.
  • Ensures the completion of labour costing & productivities breakdown
  • Ensures that the department performs pre-construction services and estimating
  • Checking and verifying quantity take-offs
  • Drafting and sending contractual correspondences
  • Formulating contractual claims in accordance with contracts provisions.
  • Ensuring that departmental players adhere to timelines of submitting Interim Payment Applications
  • Checking and finalising Final Accounts with departmental players before they send out to Client Quantity Surveyor.
20122016

Senior Quantity Surveyor / Contracts Manager

JST Construction, Rustenburg, R.S.A

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Leading and Managing of Project Management, Estimating, and Quantity Surveying Departments.
  • Monitoring and control of project works progress in line with the Baseline or updated Program of Works.
  • Managing and monitoring of project communication.
  • Ensuring that Resources, Project Risks, Quality Control and proper procurement processes and procedures are adhered by project team members.
  • Engaging with all project stakeholders and monitoring the stakeholder engagement during and after contract duration.
  • Ensure the correct Analysis of drawings and technical specifications
  • Ensure that the departmental team understands varied contractual terms & conditions
  • Ensure that the department upholds good relationships with local sub-trades
  • Building of positive internal and external client relations
  • Ensure that there is always complete budgeting/scheduling
  • Ensures that the department obtains and formulates unit pricing for estimation and tendering as well as for Valuing Variation orders.
  • Ensures the completion of labour costing & productivities breakdown
  • Ensures that the department performs pre-construction services and estimating
  • Checking and verifying quantity take-offs
  • Drafting and sending contractual correspondences
  • Formulating contractual claims in accordance with contracts provisions.
  • Ensuring that departmental players adhere to timelines of submitting Interim Payment Applications
  • Checking and finalising Final Accounts with departmental players before they send out to Client Quantity Surveyor.

 

20082012

Quantity Surveyor / Estimator

Luvuno Projects (Pty) Ltd, Johannesburg, R.S.A.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Tendering & Estimating
  • Analyzes drawings and technical specifications
  • Understands varied contractual terms & conditions
  • Upholds good relationships with local sub-trades
  • Builds positive internal and external client relations
  • Completes budgeting/scheduling
  • Obtains and formulates unit pricing
  • Completes labour costing & productivities breakdown
  • Performs pre-construction services and estimating
  • Conducts quantity take-offs
  • Drafting and sending contractual correspondences
  • Formulating contractual claims in accordance with contracts provisions.
  • Ensuring that departmental players adhere to timelines of submitting Interim Payment Applications
  • Checking and finalising Final Accounts with departmental players
20052008

Quantity Surveyor / Estimator

NEMAKS Construction (Pty) Ltd

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Tendering & Estimating
  • Analyses drawings and technical specifications
  • Understands varied contractual terms & conditions
  • Upholds good relationships with local sub-trades
  • Builds positive internal and external client relations
  • Completes budgeting/scheduling
  • Obtains and formulates unit pricing
  • Completes labour costing & productivities breakdown
  • Performs pre-construction services and estimating
  • Conducts quantity take-offs
  • Drafting and sending contractual correspondences to Senior Quantity Surveyor for approval.
  • Formulating contractual claims in accordance with contracts provisions.
  • Ensuring that departmental players adhere to timelines of submitting Interim Payment Applications
  • Final Accounts preparation and agreement with Client Quantity Surveyor.
20032004

Junior Quantity Surveyor

Murray and Roberts Construction

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Assisting in Estimating Department
  • Assisting in ensuring that proper filling is adhered to and also assisting in document control for records keeping.
  • Assisting the Senior Quantity Surveyors with take off of quantities and onsite measurements.
  • Inventory control for Interim Payment Applications.
  • Monitoring and capturing productivity on behalf of the Senior Quantity Surveyor.
  • Measuring of minor works and reporting to the Senior Quantity Surveyor for verification.
  • Pricing of minor works and seek verification from the Senior Quantity Surveyor.
19992000

Production Clerk

Monarch Steel Pty Ltd

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Keeping of Employees Records & calculation of time sheets.
  • Procurement and ordering of direct and indirect materials.
  • Monitoring of inventory movement and advising the Departmental Foreman on the requirements.
  • Conducting periodicals inventory checks for accounting purposes.

Education

August 2020Dec 2020

PMP-Scheduling Professional Certification

Project Management Institute, Pennsylvania, USA.

PMI-Scheduling Professional Certification credential (PMI-SP®)

June 2019July 2021

Diploma in Adjudication for Construction Contracts

Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors

Diploma in Adjudication for Construction Contracts in the South African Industry

20132014

Post Graduate Diploma - NFQ 8

Management College of Southern Africa, Johannesburg, R.S.A

Post Graduate Diploma in Project Management

20002005

BACHELORS - SAQA NFQ 7

National University of Science and Technology, Bulawayo, Zimbabwe

BSc Quantity Surveying (Honours)

19971998

Certificate

Mpopoma High School, Bulawayo, Zimbabwe

Advanced Level Certificate (Equivalent R.S.A. to Matric)

Portfolio of Current Projects

  • DEVELOPMENT BANK OF SOUTHERN AFRICA - Repairs & Refurbishment at Potchefstroom Prison for the Department of Public Works - R38 Million.
  • Roof Replacement at Agricultural Research council in Silverton, Pretoria - R4 Million.

Portfolio- Projects Completed

  • Completion of Female Residence at University of Venda, Thohoyandou - Contract Value - R48 Million
  • Construction of Rambuda Traditional Council Offices in Thohoyandou - Contract Value R8 Million
  •  Additions and Alterations to Platform 19 at Johannesburg Parkstation for PRASSA - Contract Value R78 Million.
  • Completion of Edenpark Swimming Pool for City of Ekurhuleni - Contract Value R22 Million.
  • Remaining Works at Tlhabane Community Health Centre, Rustenburg - Contract Value R16.5 Million.
  • Dwaarsberg Police Station for SAPS, in Dwaarsberg North West - Contract Value R41 Million.
  • Construction of Toevlug Primary School for DBSA, in Ventersdorp - Contract Value R39 Million.
  • Rustenburg Communication Centre, Rustenburg Fire Station. - Contract Value R6 Million.
  • Construction of Bophelong Psychiatric Hospital Phase 1, Mafikeng - Contract Value R100.5 Million.
  • Voortrekker Hospital, Mokopane, Limpopo - Contract Value R26 Million.
  • Matlala Hospital: Sakhiwo Project Managers, Limpopo - Contract Value R15 Million.
  • Jane Furse Hospital, Sakhiwo Project Managers, Limpopo - Contract Value R26 Million.
  • Design & Build of Neotel Operation Centre, Midrand - Contract Value R38 Million.
  • Johannesburg Development Agency: Upgrade of the Yeoville Recreation Centre, Johannesburg. - Contract Value R8.5 Million.
  • Johannesburg Development Agency: Upgrade of Kippies Jazz - Contract Value R3.5 Million.
  • Moepathuse Orphanage, Hammaskraal, South Africa; - Contract Value R5.8 Million.
  • Royal Bafokeng Administration - Construction of Lebone College, Rusternburg, South Africa ( J.V. with Stefanuti & Stocks) - Contract Value R485 Million.
  • Construction of Harvest House International Conference Centre ( Building & Civil Works) - Contract Value USD 1.2 Million.
  • Construction of Residential Houses (200 units) for Shabanie Mine, Zimbabwe
  • Hwange Power Station upgrades in Zimbabwe - Contract Value USD 8.5 Million.
  • Net One Communications Public Limited - GMS Stations around Zimbabwe - Contract Value USD 12.5 Million.

Portfolio - Projects Tendered On

  • BUFFALO CITY METROPOLITAN MUNICIPALITY - The upgrading of Mdantsane roads to surfaced standards Phase 3 – Cluster 3
  • EKURHULENI METROPOLITAN MUNICIPALITY - The appointment of service providers for the maintenance and rehabilitation of roads of the EMM on an as and when required basis, for the period with effect from July 2016 to June 2019.
  •   Additions and Alterations to Existing Excelsius Nurses College at Klerksdorp in North West Province Price R270 million…….Client Department Of Health
  •  RDP Development in Palm Ridge Price R 82 million……Client DBSA
  • Construction of New Community Health Centre with Accommodations, Including All Related Site Works At Maquassi Hills In The Maquassi Hills Municipality, Volmaransstad- Bid price R157 million……Client Department Of Health
  • Construction of The New Walmansthal Shooting Range-Bid price R166 million….Client Department of Public Works
  • Refurbishment and Upgrade Of The Pretoria Luxury Terminus-Bid Price R 84 million…..Client PRASA
  • Construction of Lichtenburg Weighbridge- Bid Price R43 million…..Client Department of Public Works
  • Proposed renovations of Kenya Embassy building, existing staff houses and construction of ambassador’s residence at Waterkloof , Pretoria-Bid Price R45 million……Client Kenya High Commission
  • Bryntirion: Construction of Accommodation, Infrastructure Services and Security- Bid Price      R65 million……Client Department of Public Works
  • Pilanesburg Airport: Rehabilitation of Runway, Apron & Storm water-Bid Price R33 million…..Client Department of Public Works
  • Upgrading of Mafikeng International Airport Runway Safety Area (RESA) & Turning Roads- Bid Price R62 million……..Client Department Of Public Works
  • Upgrading from Gravel to Surface Standard of Road D520 From Makolokwe to Bethane –Bid Price R58 million……….Client Department of Public Roads & Transport
  • Construction of The New Boitekong Secondary School- Bid Price R 47million……….Client Department of Education
  • Construction of New Mabeskraal Primary School- Bid Price R44 million……….Client Independent Development Trust
  • Construction of New Reagile Primary School In Koster- Bid Price R41 million…….Client Orbit College
  • Construction of Northwest Provincial Disaster Management Centre Bid Price-R 36 million…...Client Client Independent Development Trust
  • Upgrading of Roads & Stormwater Drainage For Boiitekong Ward 18,19,21,22-Bid Price R31 million……..Client Rustenburg Local Municipality
  • Additional Upgrading of Hostels to Moedwil Combine School-Bid Price R25 million……..Client Independent Development Trust
  • Klipgat Water Reticulation Phase 1- Bid Price R27 million……….Client Madibeng Local Municipality
  • Tsitsing Roads & Stormwater Drainage: Phase 2- Bid price R23 million……..Client Rustenburg Local Municipality
  • Construction of Wellness Centre: Phase 2- Bid Price R20 million….. Client Department of Public Roads & Transport
  • Construction of Tweelgate Water Supply- Bid price R8 million….. Client Rustenburg Local Municipality
  • Construction of New Madikwe Sub-District Offices- Bid Price R16 milliion……… Client Department of Public Roads & Transport
  • Construction and Upgrading of Internal Roads Serutube- Bid Price R12 million……. Client Rustenburg Local Municipality
  • Freeedom Park Road & Stormwater : Phase 2- Bid Price R10 million………….Client Rustenburg Local Municipality
  • Construction of Roads & Stormwater In Marikana: Phase 2- Bid Price R8 million………Client Rustenburg Local Municipality
  • Various Randwater and Umgeni Water Pipeline Tenders.
  • Various EThekwini Municipality and Municipalities around Kwazulu Natal tenders.