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Andreas Barekas

Candidate ID: 628193

Career Summary

Offering treasure of experience and success-oriented background in high-risk multi-million dollar building & infrastructure projects in GCC & Europe at various stages of a project life cycle in a career spanning almost 30 years.

Skill Set

Strategic EPC Project Management Project Planning & Scheduling Quality & HSE Management Continuous Process Improvement Vendor Management/ Negotiation Site Functions Administration Value Engineering & Cost Saving Risk & Conflicts Management Design & Engineering Coordination Team Building & L

Professional Information

Total Experience : 30

Nationality : Greece

Qualification Level : Post Graduate

Job Function : Engineering

Work Location Preference : Kuwait, Bahrain, Oman, Saudi Arabia, Qatar, UAE

Detailed Profile

• Currently leading a team of 50 members & driving them towards process efficiency; managing the complete business portfolio worth 1.0 Billion $ annually
• Executed numerous projects such as Building, Infrastructure, Roads & Bridge, Industrial, Energy & Solar Power Projects; specialized in civil/structural works & designed the special reinforced concrete structures such as Shell, Hangar & Cable Bridges
• Knowledge of FIDIC contracts, British standards, European Codes and local codes in the Middle East
• Track record of method engineering / method statement, development, contract administration, fit-out functions and resource planning with a flair for adopting modern construction methodologies in compliance with quality standards
• Fronted EPC functions for construction and commissioning of projects; managed the P&L of EPC division
• Proficient in ramping up projects with competent cross-functional skills and ensuring on-time deliverables within preset cost parameters; reviewing drawing, and resolving day-to-day problems
• Hands-on experience in managing entire construction project lifecycle right from development to delivery encompassing planning, monitoring, inter-discipline coordination, resource planning and documentation
• Regions Managed: GCC & Europe
• Expertise in heading technical coordination with external and internal stakeholders for the project work as per approved Project Management Plan and maintaining quality standards as per quality management plan
• Drove value engineering initiatives, workshops and brainstorming sessions which facilitated the identification of viable design solutions, procurement alternatives and constructability solutions
• Competent in ensuring smooth integration of engineering design, construction activities and transferring into operational phase, while working closely with internal & external advisors and client representatives
• Extensive exposure of managing all techno-commercial aspects of complex contracts involving liaison with various departments for smooth operations of contracts
• Success in delivering projects in compliance with schedule & budget by maintaining strong relations between client, contractor & project staff
• An effective communicator with strong relationship management skills with the capability to relate to people at any level of business and management across the globe; possess excellent analytical and negotiation skills