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Mostafa Elsheikh

Planning/Cost Control Section head , PMO at Al Rashid Trading & Contracting Company Ltd.

Work experience


Monitor the
productivity of labors and equipment in order to improve the estimation and the planning processes. ▪ Liaise with the client to defend the extension of time claim or any matters relevant to the planning. ▪ Prepare regular reports, provide a complete analysis of the major deviations in terms of planning and cost and propose appropriate suggestions to optimize the project's cost. ▪ Coach planning & cost control engineer/officer at lower levels in order to integrate them in the work and train them to ensure their continuous skill level improvement
Jun 2014Present

Cost Control Section Head

Planning/Cost Control Section head, ▪ Apply PMI" Project Management Institute" standards. ▪ Prepare Project plan for mega projects(Scope Statement, Schedule model, Cost baseline, reporting templates, Risk management plan, Communication, Procurement and HR plan) ▪ Ensure, during the initial phase after contract award, the implementation of the Projects ControlSystem ▪ Establish the overall projects breakdown structure and relevant coding system to meet all control requirements ▪ Organize and maintain the best integration between scheduling and cost control and Risks Management functions ensuring that any activity is carefully planned and controlled in terms of time, budget and scope of work. ▪ Assist the Projects Managers to complete Projects on time and within the approved budget ▪ Support the project Manager's decision-making process providing all information necessary for a rapid identification of any unfavourable trend or any potential problem in time in order to start immediate corrective actions. ▪ Prepares reports and dashboards on project statues, operations and activities, recommending preventive and corrective actions, improvements and modifications. ▪ Supervised the work of team members, offering constructive feedback on their work performance. ▪ Monitor & Focus on projects performance. ▪ Assist PMO Manager in implementing PMO. ▪ Preparing Planning Manual and Planning KPI's ▪ Improve Project/Program management methodologies in the planning and cost control department.
May 2013Jun 2014

Senior Planning

Senior Cost control Engineer ▪ Study and understand all relevant project documents relating to the cost management of allocated project. ▪ Setting up project/projects within Computerized Cost System to agreed format ▪ Establishing project control budgets based on the client approved Project Control Estimate. ▪ Assisting Project Management in identifying and gaining approval of Estimates/Change Requests ▪ Perform a variety of costengineering functions including cost control, budget preparations, forecasting, and cost reporting under limited supervision. ▪ Reviewing cost commitment and expenditure information(for all cost elements), for input to the computerized cost control and reporting system on a weekly basis. ▪ Producing regular cost reports and advising management of any forecast cost overruns as soon as possible, Maintaining comprehensive accessible registers of financial approvals, variations and Page 1/4 change orders. ▪ Establish Cost Breakdown Structure(CBS) and integrate with WBS. ▪ Review all PO's as issued for cost committed. ▪ Any other duties appropriate to this position ▪ Report turnaround and project actual vs. baseline cost status as required ▪ Report earned value and identify trends that impact the final cost projections ▪ Prepare final cost report and invoice/bill to client ▪ Review proposed cost changes with construction personnel, client and contractors ▪ Review project man? hours and the allocation of man? hours in conjunction with planning on a weekly basis.
May 2010May 2013

Senior Planning

Saudi Tampune Company Limited, Riyadh Saudi Arabia
Senior Planning and Cost control Engineer) ▪ Prepare the project's baseline schedule including the relevant needed project resources(Human and equipment)-according to internal standards, technical and contractual requirements-review it with the PM for final approval in order to optimize the project's cost(time, resources) and meet the contractual completion date. ▪ Prepare the project's budget, update it and review it with Project Manager for final approval in order to ensure project profitability and prevent unexpected expenses. ▪ Monitor Project schedule, analyze any identified delays/discrepancies and propose appropriate solutions to prevent exceeding the project completion date. ▪ Perform cost control activities(quantities, past expenses and delays, present and future commitments and variation orders), prepare the cost breakdown and the cash flow in order to highlight and analyze budget deviations for future deviations prevention. ▪ Check on the cost allocation of resources(by reviewing invoices, time sheets,…) to make sure they are well entered on the System and analyze any identified expenses that are affecting the budget. ▪
Jan 2009May 2010

Scheduler Engineer

Tallat Mostafa Group, Cairo Egypt
Scheduler Engineer ▪ Assist in preparation of programme master schedule and performs critical path analysis. ▪ Manages the planning & scheduling parts of assignedprojectsas part of the overall programme ▪ Integrates project budget and schedule to support EVM analysis and reporting. ▪ Prepares schedule performance measurements reports, forecasts and studies. ▪ Prepares project plans and detailed manpower utilization plans. ▪ Assist in preparation of the monthly progress report. ▪ Performs special analysis for resource loading and performance progress. ▪ Analyzes drawings, specifications and statements of work in the preparation of activity networks for project resource planning and scheduling. ▪ Analyze progress reports against current baseline schedules. ▪ Establish and monitor project controls KPI's 28/6/15 Page 2/4
Mar 2008Jan 2009

Scheduler Engineer

Scheduler Engineer management & information systems Job description: A key member in the Project planning team. Planning projects using primavera(P3).
Aug 2006Jan 2008

Site Engineer

Oryx Construction
Site Engineer Cairo(Egypt)




Menofia University

Project Management Institute PMI

Project Management Institute PMI

Postgraduate Diploma

Menofia University


Menofia University