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Expert in EU, KfW, EIB, EBRD and Worldbank Procurement, Construction Site Management, Civil Engineering

Expert ID: 725959 Turkey

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He has 20 years of experience in construction works: 6 years as consultant, 9 years as contractor and 5 years as civil servant.
As he worked so many years in a managerial position he also has experience in claim management, as he worked on-site he has experience in site engineering. Furthermore, he has worked 1 year as quality assurance manager which provided him expertise in ISO 9001.
In his last 5 years as contract manager in the CFCU he has obtained much experience in international tendering procedures, tender dossier preparation, tendering, tender evaluation, contracting and contract management on site.

Expert has 4 years of experience in engineering of buildings and roads. He also finalised 2 school buildings and a residental building whose total construction area was 12,000 square meters. While working on sites for several years he has made his own claims from the insurance companies. He also has much experinece in construction equipment and machinery.

Consulting in tendering/tender dossier preparation of EU funded and Wordbank projects. Tender Dossier Preparation, Tendering, Contract Management, Evaluation of TendersCost Estimation of Civil engineering WorksDesign of Roads, Highways, MotorwaysFIDIC and PRAG and Tendering Training

Education

Year Degree Subject Institution
Year: 1990 Degree: BS Subject: Civil Engineering Institution: GAZI University, Ankara, Turkey

Work History

Years Employer Title Department Responsibilities
Years: 2003 to 2008 Employer: CFCU Title: Contract Manager Department: Tendering and Contracting Responsibilities: He is responsible for Project Management of EU funded works and services in accordance with the rules of Practical Guide (EU) and FIDIC. Preparation of tenders, tendering, tender evaluation, contracting, contract management (up to final acceptance of works/services). Design, Cost Estimation, Tender Dossier Preparation, Tendering, Tender Evaluation, Contracting, Monitoring of Works and Service Projects.
Years: 2002 to 2003 Employer: IMA Engineering Title: Procurement Manager (Tendering) Department: Tender Responsibilities: Preparation of tender dossiers and cost estimations for local and international works tenders. Negotiations with the governmental authorities.
Years: 2001 to 2002 Employer: Vinsan Veziroglu Construction Co. Title: Procurement Manager (Tendering) Department: Tender Responsibilities: Preparation of tender dossiers and cost estimations for local and international works tenders. Negotiations with the governmental authorities.
Years: 1999 to 2001 Employer: Metis Engineering Ltd. Title: Civil Engineer at Headquarters/Quality Assurance Manager Department: Quality Assurance Responsibilities: Monitoring of ongoing works, preparation of their budgets, implementation of ISO 9001 Quality Assurance System. Negotiations with the governmental authorities.
Years: 1998 to 1999 Employer: ENER Construction Co. Title: Procurement Manager (Tendering) Department: Tender Responsibilities: Preparation of tender dossiers and cost estimations for local and international works tenders. Negotiations with the governmental authorities.
Years: 1995 to 1998 Employer: Yüksel Construction Co. Title: Site Manager Department: Various Sites Responsibilities: 1) AWSSP (Antalya Water Supply and Sewerage Project) Contract No: 25 - $ 13,000,000 worth World Bank Financed Project (FIDIC Contract-Red Book) (1997-1999) Pipe laying of 150,000 meters of concrete pipes sizes changing between 200 mm and 1,200 mm for the city network. Also 5,000 nos. of manholes 1,200 mm diameter was constructed. Aim of the project is transfer the wastewater to Antalya WWTP.
2) BAKAY (Big Ankara Sewer and Storm Water Project) Contract No: 1A (Southern Interceptor Sewer) $ 25,000,000 worth World Bank Financed Project (FIDIC Contract-Red Book) (1995-1997) Pipe laying of 2,000 meters of 2,600 mm and 4,500 meters of 3,000 mm pipes and 26 large manholes for collection of waste water discharging to river. Aim of the project is transfer the wastewater to Ankara WWTP. Pipe laying and construction of concrete pipes at a depth of approx. 6,5 m by sheet piling.
Years: 1990 to 1995 Employer: Temat Consultancy Co. Title: Design Engineer Department: Road Design Responsibilities: 1) Site Supervisor
ANKARAY [Ankara Light Rail (Railway) Project] - DM 650,000,000 worth Foreign Financed Project (FIDIC based Contract) (1994-1995) Construction of 8,5 km railway and 11 stations over the line. The project compromises also a post tensioned bridge and 2,5 km of boring tunnel. 160,000 m3 of excavation, 65,000 m3 of fill, 35,000 m2 of formwork, 2,600 tons of reinforcement, 54,000 m3 of concrete, 358 m of boring;
2) Design and Tender Preparation Engineer [COWI (DK)-TEMAT (TR) J.V],
Erzincan Earthquake Rehabilitation and Reconstruction, Project - [Infrastructure (storm water, sewer lines) Waste Water Treatment Plant and Sanitary Landfill Package], World Bank Financed Project (FIDIC Contract-Red and Yellow Book) (1993-1994) Preparation of stormwater and seweage network design as well as design of he Sanitary Landfill;
3) Highway/Motorway Design Engineer
FINISHED WORK : Design works of Toprakkale -Iskenderun Motorway (1990-1993) Design of road main alignment, side roads, underpass and overpasses, hydraulic structures such as culverts, drainage channels, pipelines, design of earthworks, landscaping, traffic markings, fencing.

Government Experience

Years Agency Role Description
Years: 2003 to 2008 Agency: Central Finance and Contracts Unit Role: Contract Manager-Coordinator (Head of Section) Description: Project Management of EU funded works and services in accordance with the rules of Practical Guide (EU) and FIDIC. Preparation of tenders, tendering, tender evaluation, contracting, contract management (up to final acceptance of works/services). Design, cost Estimation, Tender Dossier Preparation, Tendering, Tender Evaluation, Contracting, Monitoring of Works and Service Projects.

International Experience

Years Country / Region Summary
Years: 2008 to 2008 Country / Region: Germany Summary: Tender Preparation of a Wordbank Project, Training on tender evaluation of Service and Works Tenders

Additional Experience

Expert Witness Experience
Expert has worked as Contract Manager which is equivalent to Procurement Expert in Central Finance Unit which was established for tendering, contracting and payment of Service, Supply and Works tenders funded by EU for the pre-Accession of Turkey to EU. He finalised tens of tender dossiers, tendered and contracted and managed them up to final acceptance. In the private sector he has wide experience in cost estimation of construction works especially infrastructure works. He also worked on-site as Site Manager and finalised 2 big infrastructure works (construction of a trunk sewer (USD 25,000,000) and sewerage network (USD 13,000,000)) and 3 building works in a total area of 12,000 m2. HE has 4 years of experience in design of roads and buildings.
Training / Seminars
Developed: Training on Practical Guide (PRAG) tendering procedures, tender evaluation, FIDIC;
Delivered: IS0 9001 Internal Auditor,
ISO 9001 Education and Documentation Preparation,
Project Cycling Management (PCM),
Risk Administration,
FIDIC
Other Relevant Experience
Project Management in accordance with the rules of Practical Guide and FIDIC.
Works Tenders: selection of the design consultant, preparation of the design, technical specifications, payment conditions and the cost estimation, selection criteria for the tender, insertion of these documents in the tender dossier and launching the tender(publishing the tender dossier and attachments on the internet, attendance and chairing the site visit/information meeting, answering the clarifications), tendering (as being chairperson of the evaluation committee), tender evaluation (sending clarifications to the tenderers, preparation of the evaluation report), contracting, contract management (chairing the monthly progress meetings, giving approvals for the variation orders, giving final decision for the problems not solved by the consultant, approval of the interim/final payment reports, attendance to provisional (taking over) and final acceptance committees of the works, preparation of the provisional (taking over) and final acceptance certificates), wide experience regarding the Employers/Beneficiaries i.e tender negotiations, feasibility report, EIA report cost – benefit analysis, master plan, land allocations, steering committee management. Collecting and analyzing information on the infrastructure sector, identifying, screening and development of the new financing opportunities, follow up project progress and manage related correspondence with Turkish authorities, participation in meetings with government, EU staff in Brussels and in Ankara, municipalities, line ministries and other coordinating partners, regular reporting to headquarters.
Service Tenders: Analysing the needs of the required service, preparation of the selection criteria, launching the tender (publishing the Procurement Notice on the internet), tendering (chairing the evaluation committee of the Expression of the Interest) tender evaluation (sending clarifications to the tenderers, preparation of the shortlist report), elaboration of the Terms of reference, sending the tender dossier to the shortlisted companies, tendering (as being chairperson of the evaluation committee), tender evaluation (sending clarifications to the tenderers, preparation of the evaluation report), contracting, contract management (attendance to progress meetings, approval to short term experts, approval to progress reports)
Construction on site: Experience in railway construction, tunnel construction, post tensioned bridge, cut-cover tunnels, civil works in the station constructions, and construction of sewer network/collector lines more than 150kms. between sizes 200 mm to 3000 mm . Experience in motorway construction. Worked as a resident site engineer in a metro project and site manager in two infrastructure (sewerage nework and collector lines) project.

Language Skills

Language Proficiency
English He has excellent use of English.
German Expert has a basic level of knowledge of German.

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