VP director of projects

Name : Pento
Industry Type : Real Estate Developers
City & State : Potomac,MD
Job Title VP director of projects
Relocation Preferences :
Objective : managing projects that require high level of organization-, time-,cost and quality control.
Resume :  

Distinguished record of accomplishment with strong leadership, strategy/vision development, international business development, team building, and problem solving experience and always interested in taking on new challenges. Look for solutions opportunities in every challenge, and creative ideas from self, team members, and consultants. Lead through example, for results, not glory. Proven track record of success in delivering world-class, complex, large scale, one-of-a-kind, mixed-use land and real estate development valued in the hundreds of millions dollar, on time and within budget, reducing corporate exposure and liability, cutting costs and achieving regulatory compliance throughout Asia, Middle East and Europe. Establishing and maintaining effective working relations in a multi-cultural, multi-ethnic environment. Effective in building and sustaining productive relationships with the workforce, clients, government and political organizations.

Strategic Planning & Alliances
Revitalization & Renovations
Global Business Development
Trained & Experienced Public Presenter
Procedure Development & Implementation

Program, Project & Construction Management
Site Selection, Pre-Development & Development
Budgeting & Monitoring
Startup & Growth Operations
Networking & Sourcing
Profit/Loss Responsibilities
Administer Large Projects
Master planning

Acted successfully as the CEO of Arc-P consult LLC for 17 years in Munich Germany and was the primary liaison for business development in Europe and the Middle-East region. Arc-P consult was providing project and program management services in the construction field of administration and hospitality projects and was able to secure long term businesses with global players such as Marriott-, Hilton- Ramada, Renaissance Hotel groups. In January 2000 Arc-P joined Bovis Lendlease as a European local partner to develop large scale construction projects for international clients like NCR, L3 communications, BEA Systems, Fujisawa, Pecunet, Symantec, etc.
The main task was developing and maintaining relationships with a portfolio of distinguished international clients including potential firms in the oil producing countries in the Middle East, specifically in Abu Dhabi and Dubai.
The challenge of developing the worlds tallest residential building encouraged the decision to join Trident International Holdings after 17 years of Arc-P. With a value of USD + 500Mio and its unique protruding penthouse concept, this project is considered one of the most sophisticated structures among high rise residential buildings. Trident is one of the most successful luxury real estate developers in the Middle East.
One year later, maintaining the same level of challenging projects, started to develop the World island Rio De Janeiro in the Waters of Dubai which is also one of the reputed mammoth projects in the region.
Other projects followed in Oman, India and China so that the total projects amount increased to over USD 1.5 Billion.
Create and foster highly-efficient workplace and field operations environments that motivate team members to perform at top proficiency and ensure consistent compliance with best corporate practices
Create and maintain processes and procedures that increase customer satisfaction, improve public and client relations, and place focus on the technical, project management, and compliance/regulatory-based needs of the client
Successfully managing multi-discipline & multi-culture/national workforce of over 100 engineers and technicians
Succeeded in winning market share in the face of extremely harsh competition
Provided advisory services to some of the high profile individuals and royalties in the UAE.
Strong ability to achieve results in a matrix environment and energize a virtual team to deliver in a collaborative manner

Trident Intl Holdings, Dubai UAE (Feb.2007 Feb.2009)
Senior Vice President, Director of Projects Dept.

Arc-P consult LLC, Munich Germany (1989 2007)
CEO and founder

Walter Dywidag, Munich Germany (since 85 via Saidely & P. consult.)(1980 1989)
Project Architect,

University of Augsburg, Germany 2002
Master Degree in Construction/Project Management, full time accredited study.
University of Engineering Technology, Baghdad Iraq 1976
B.S. Degree, Building Engineering
Implementation of the German VOB in the international contract forms
Leadership training and seminars
Parsons Brinckerhoff project management/document controlling program, Trident
Fire safety in high rise buildings seminar, Dubai Civil Defense Authority.
FIDIC-Cornerstone Contracts workshops.
Speaker in many conferences.

Professional Architect, licensed member Chamber of Architects, Germany
Member of The American Institute of Architects (AIA)
Member of the Project Management Institute (PMI)
Professional Engineer, Dubai Municipality, UAE
Professional Engineer, Engineers Union, Iraq
Member of the Chamber of Commerce Munich, Germany

Soft Skills:
Remarkably structured thinker and strategic planner, team builder, masters effective presentation, negotiation skills, problem solving, decision making knowledge and experienced with different International cultures, excellent Multilanguage: English, Arabic and German and basic French.

MS-Project, Excel, Word, Visio, PowerPoint MS-office-Access and AutoCAD

Germany, France, Sweden, Denmark, Holland, Belgium, Spain, Italy, Russia, Thailand, United Kingdom, Turkey, Iraq, Kuwait, Qatar, UAE, Egypt, Saudi Arabia, Jordan, Lebanon, Oman, Qatar, United Arab Emirates, China.

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