Erwin J.

Summary

A dynamic leader to take responsibility in a senior role for the development and realization of challenging projects on the International market and to manage multicultural teams, clients, contract partners and stakeholders to achieve successful completion of projects.

I am a highly experienced Senior Project Manager with >20 years' experience in taking the lead and overall responsibility during all phases (end to end) of large critical and multidisciplinary projects at Tier 1 Managing Contractors.
I have a demonstrated history of working on drinking water-, waste water-, oil and gas-, marine-, offshore wind-, highway-, bridges-, railway-, nuclear-, hotel and hospital projects.
My key competences are: self-reliant, reliable, creative, curious, flexible, decisive, persuasive, structured, pro-active, hands-on, organizational aware, coaching leadership and customer orientated.
My worldwide experience includes doing business and country and market exploration in The Caribbean, Middle-East, Africa, South East Asia and GOS Countries. This involves frequent travelling and long term expat assignment.

Experience

Senior Project Manager
Ballast Nedam International Projects
Netherlands
March-2014 - Present

Main achievements:
Successful application and fixing of a USD35M subsidy from The Netherlands, including the setting up and approval of the Environmental and Social framework (water supply project in Myanmar).

Building a network of partners and external stakeholders and establishing legal and fiscal frameworks for in-country establishment (Myanmar, Georgia, Qatar and Trinidad & Tobago).

Projects:
Project development of 5 bridges and connecting roads in Guinea

Project Development of a 32,000 m3/day drinking water intake, treatment and distribution system in Mandalay, Myanmar. Leading the preparation of Employer Requirements, gathering of site data, prepare concept design, prepare ESIA study, prepare, negotiate and agree the main contract, application and fixing of a subsidy and subcontracting the Works to local and global companies. Project value USD 70M.

Preparation and start up for the Design & Build of 5 modular Car Parks, in Hamad Medical City, Doha, Qatar

As Tender Manager leading all aspects of various tenders / bids including:
• Ship Lock Extension Södertalje, Sweden
• Cable Stay Bridge sub-structure, Ghana
• Cable Stay Bridge, Guyana
• Off Shore Wind farms Vesterhav, Denmark and St Brieuc, France
• Port quay and container terminal Anaklia, Georgia
• New extension and renovation of a 5 star hotel, St Lucia
• Fishing Port, Trinidad & Tobago
• Chemical plant, Trinidad & Tobago
• Study for an Oil Support port in Berbice Guyana and a Cruise Jetty in Malaysia
• Study for a Gravity Based Liquid Natural Gas jetty, Sakhalin, Russia

Senior Project Manager
Ballast Nedam Suriname
Suriname
October-2012 - March-2014

Main achievements:
As interim and follow up Project Manager setting up and successful execution of a delay recovery program and restructuring of the project’s organization and procedures resulting in an in-time completion of the project and significant improvement of financial results.

Setting up of major claims and following dispute resolution including the preparation, follow up and winning of an ICC litigation on multiple contractual and financial disputes

Projectmanagement of:
Civils Works and Steel Piling Works Package of the Refinery Expansion Project at Staatsolie, Paramaribo - Suriname, project value USD 55M.

Tender Manager
Ballast Nedam International Projects
Netherlands
February-2010 - October-2012

Leading all aspects of various international tenders / bids including:
• Multiple packages for oil refinery expansion project Paramaribo, Suriname
• Engineering, Procurement and Construction of 80 no. Jacket type Off Shore Wind foundations for Hohe See, Germany (ENBW).
• Transport and Installation of 93 no, foundations (MP+TP) for Off- Shore Wind Farm Borkum Riffgrund, Denmark
• Design (Fidic White assignment) and estimating of an oil jetty, Cyprus

Project Director / Project Manager
BAM Civil Projects
Netherlands
January-1998 - January-2010

Main achievements:
Setting up of major claims and following dispute resolution (multiple projects)

Leading the solution of a large geotechnical problem resulting in a significant redesign while leading a team of appr. 40 highly qualified staff from multidisciplinary consortium partners by maintaining a good spirit and cooperation (railway substructure project in The Netherlands)

As interim and follow up Project Manager setting up and successful execution of a delay recovery program and restructuring of the project’s organization and procedures resulting in an in-time completion of the project and significant improvement of financial results (Nuclear treatment and storage facility in The Netherlands)

Projects:
Project Director of the Joint Venture and Discipline Manager for Concrete Works of Hanzelijn Nieuweland (NL). Tender-, Design and Construction phase of 25 km railway substructure including 42 bridges and tunnels, Project value >USD 100M.

Interim Project Manager of Covra HABOG project: Design and Construction of a treatment and storage facility for high active nuclear waste in Borssele (NL). Civil, Building and Architectural works with clean room / bio-hazard type of facilities.

Other projects performed as responsible Project Manager
• Design and Construct railway bridge, A2 Den Bosch
• Construction of Highway Bridges and Sound Barriers, A30 Ede
• Civil Works for Chemical Industry, Dow LHC-3 project
• Construction of auxiliary railway, Calandverbinding
• Execution of Civil Works Chemical Industry, Shell MSPO-2

Site Engineer
Hollandsche Beton- en Waterbouw
Netherlands
August-1990 - December-1996

Planning, preparation and coordination (Site Engineering) of:
• Civil and Utilities Works for multiple Refinery and Chemical plants, Shell Pernis
• New Construction and Renovation of a Waste Water Treatment Plant, Leiden
• Renovation of a Glass production factory at PLM Dongen

Site Engineer
Bredero Bouw
Netherlands
August-1988 - July-1990

Planning, preparation and coordination (Site Engineering) of:
• New Hospital, Flevo Hospital Almere

Support for Estimating and Planning Department (1988)

Education

Bachelor of Science, Civil Engineering
University of Applied Science (HTS)
Netherlands
January-1984 - July-1988

Graduated BSc