David Gwazah
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Construction manager 300 000
Job Type: Full-Time

Education

From 0 to 2008
University of Salford UK
From 0 to 2006
University of Bolton UK
No added languages

Experience

Senior Building Officer
National Agency for Science and Engineering Infrastructure Abuja
March 2012 - Present Day (5 years 2 months)

I work as part of a team in the Engineering Maintenance department largely responsible for undertaking development and management functions especially input in areas of design specification, tender and procurement and project management. Key tasks include the following:

 Management of external consultants and contractors in all civil/building works to be carried out by NASENI;

 Assist the senior engineer in reviewing and evaluating bids received for construction work ;

 Preparation of estimates costs and evaluation of other alternatives;

 Assessing and reporting safety hazards associated with maintenance of equipment;

 Perform specific and overall project management responsibilities for all NASENI developmental projects;

 Organising planning and managing of all construction works;

 Monitoring and evaluating project progress periodically and certification of work done;

 Planning work schedules, cost as well as material specification

Project Manager
Bauhaus International Ltd Abuja
November 2010 - February 2012 (1 year 3 months)

I worked as part of a team in this real estate development firm. Key tasks included:

 Reviewing and evaluating bids for construction work;

 Preparing cost reports, estimates and monthly cash flow requirements;

 Supervising and coordinating all subcontractors on site on behalf of the client;

 Overseeing all procurement issues related to the project development;

 Monitoring and evaluating the project’s progress periodically; and

 Certifying the work done - planned versus actual - and reporting to the Head of operations;

 Carrying out of cost-benefit analysis on projects;

 Preparing tenders, prequalification, evaluating contractors.

Construction Manager
Footmark Engineering and construction
June 2009 - October 2010 (1 year 4 months)

Worked as part of a team in the construction of a 150 capacity students’ hostel for the Nigerian College of Petroleum Studies (NCPS). Key tasks included:

 Planning daily work schedules and budgets, as well as strict adherence to the construction program;

 Preparing project execution plans with cognizance to quality and cost control;

 Site supervision and making sure the project is properly executed according to the design;

 Preparing reports for site meetings and work progress; and

 Providing input and advice on our day to day procurement of all goods and services required for construction work.

 Making sure that all documents related to payment meet the contractual obligations.

 Making sure all risks associated to the project are properly identified, assessed and necessary control measures are taken.

 Represented Footmark in all site meetings with client and consultants, presentation and defense of our monthly reports.

Junior Project Manager
Savant International London
September 2008 - March 2009 (7 months)

Worked as part of a team in a Project Management Consultancy Firm. Key tasks included:

 Planning schedules of work, managing and updating the risk register;

 Organizing client meetings with subcontractors for various projects;

 Preparing project execution plans and project designs and flow diagrams;

 Writing out monthly reports on the progress of projects;

 Site work supervision and making sure all construction phases were completed to the correct specifications and within deadlines;

 Preparing and monitoring costs and project schedule; and

 Preparing RFP for various tenders.

Assistant Property Surveyor
Contour Housing Group Manchester
September 2006 - August 2007 (1 year 1 month)

Worked as part of a team that undertook the renovation of 206 council flats for Manchester City council key responsibilities included:

 Managing and supervising the maintenance contractors, and facilitate monthly meetings;

 Assisting in providing contract supervision for major and planned maintenance works;

 Analyzing reports and rectifying building defects, including feasibility reports to contracts manager;

 Verifying interim and final accounts;

 Assisting with management of service contracts, including asbestos and legionella management, lifts etc; and

 Conducting site visits, surveys, and snagging.