Sandy Tamraz

Senior Cost and Contracts Consultant

Beirut, Lebanon
English,
Arabic,
French,
Spanish
Fields of Expertise

Contracts and Process Management

Cost Estimation

Quantity Surveying

Software Knowledge
Microsoft Office
AutoCad
MS Project
Primavera
CAREER SUMMARY
I provide clients with cost and contracts’ consultancy services to control and monitor their budget, incorporate the essential contract terms and achieve the required deliverables.
My comprehensive understanding of the common project route enables me to intervene and get involved in any/all project phases from concept to handing over.
During my 11 years of experience I operated inhouse within a multinational firm (AECOM) as well as a Freelance Consultant (BEIT MISK).
My polyvalent skills and experience in addition to my ability to work as a Third Party allows for flexible terms of engagement.
The Consultancy Services Provided:
• Budgeting
• Cost estimates (throughout all the design phases)
• Value Engineering
• Pre-tender Estimate and BOQ
• Tender Procedures and Conditions of Contract
• Financial Reports and Budget Control
• Payment Certifications
• Variation Orders Assessment
• Claim Consultancy
WORK EXPERIENCE
Senior Cost, Contracts and Claims Consultant
2015 - 2016
HIGHLAND (EMAAR), LEBANON (real estate company currently managing and executing BEIT MISK, a residential community spreading over 655,000 sqm)
Metn, Lebanon
• Drafting Conditions of Contract, Tender Procedures, Letters of Acceptance and Purchase Agreements for
several main and trade contractors.
• Supervising and managing the development of tender estimates and budgets for several packages.
• Assigned as a Director of Claims, assessing the particulars, negotiating with the contractor and reporting
directly to the General Manager.
• Developing tender evaluation reports with detailed assessment and recommendations.
Senior Cost Manager/Team Leader
2006 - 2015
DAVIS LANGDON AN AECOM COMPANY, LEBANON (multi-national firm specialized in the fields of project and cost management)
Beirut, Lebanon
• Commercially managed and lead a team for issuing the detailed estimate and BOQ for a 250 million USD
regional shopping center. Attended workshops, coordinated with the design team and reported directly to
the Client.
• Commercially managed a team for assessing variation orders, certifying payments based on progress of
work and advising on claims. Chaired meetings, coordinated with all project parties, negotiated with
subcontractors and reported directly to the client for the 60 million USD high-end residential project in
Beirut Central District throughout a period of 3-years during execution (Site-based).
• Coordinated with design personnel to develop bills of quantities for several trade contractors. Monitored,
followed up and reported the progress of issuing bills from overseas offices for a 4
billion USD educational project in KSA (Client-based office).
EDUCATION
Masters in Engineering Management
2011
American University of Beirut
Bachelor's Degree in Civil Engineering
2006
Beirut Arab University
FIELDS OF EXPERTISE
Contracts and Process Management
Cost Estimation
Quantity Surveying
 
Area of focus
Proposals
Tendering & Pre-Contracts
Communication Management
Contracts Administration
RFP
Specializations
Conditions Of Contract
Instructions To Tenderer
Annexures To Tender Documents
Compilation Of Tender Documents
Bid Evaluation
Tender Evaluation
Negotiation & Contract Award
Document Control Processes
Lines Of Communication
Insurance Policies
Engineers Determination
Monitoring Of Defect Liability Period Works
Claims – Variation Orders
Reporting System
Project Management Plan
Value Engineering
Contractual Follow-up
Area of focus 3
Financial Claims
Extension Of Time
Variation Orders
Services
Consultation
Report Writing
Software
Microsoft Office
 
Area of focus
Cost Estimation
Cost Accounting
Software
Microsoft Excel
 
Area of focus
Civil
Architectural
Electrical
Mechanical
Software
Microsoft Excel