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  • Amin Alwi

    Senior Manager

    Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

I am a Singaporean currently in Riyadh pursuing design & project developments opportunities. Looking for new challenges and employment opportunities. Will undertake short term project basis and freelance assignments.

Work Samples

  • Portfolio2010

  • Container Homes

  • Modular Resort Villa

Work History

• Dynamic Project Design Manager who utilizes creativity, leadership and teamwork to design and execute solutions that creates customer value. • Backed with 30 years experience in the Architecture, Interior Design and Construction fields. • Successfully manage and completed the design development and project coordination works for a USD 2 million prestigious show apartment in Jakarta – Keraton at the Plaza • Highly articulate, confident and persuasive team-builder, able to motivate and communicate to achieve exceptional business performance. • Dependable and reliable in supporting and enabling team effort to produce genuine long-term sustainable development. SENIOR MANAGER - PICO International Saudi Arabia Nov 2012 – Present Project & Design Management Key Projects: Estimated Project Value • Event Management - International King Fahd Security Conference in Riyadh SAR 1.75 million • National Water & Electricity Gallery in Riyadh (D&B) SAR 5.50 million • Reporting directly to the General Manager • Undertake key role in the ensuring design development are on time and within budget. • Monitoring site works & documentations according to company ISO standards • Prepares cost evaluation for P&L for sub-contractors, suppliers and materials pricing. • Advise Clients on design elements and cost saving issues • Establish marketing & pitching strategies for new projects and targeted sales. PROJECT DESIGN MANAGER - PT. Design Ideas International Dec 2010 – Oct 2012 Key Project: Estimated Project Value • Modular Eco-resort in Lombok, NTT - Design Conceptualization USD15 million • Reporting to the CEO • Developed and directed new project assignments from Developers and Consultants. • Monitored production and maintenance of design deliverable programs • Design management process from pre-planning to construction stages. • Reviewed design and package implications during preconstruction phase and upon build ability issues • Assessed value management, project specifications and maintaining the design brief within cost restraints. COUNTRY MANAGER - PT. DP Indonesia Sept 2009 – Dec 2010 Key Projects: Estimated Project Value • AIA Corporate Offices in Jakarta IDR 125-300 million • Motorola Regional HQ office in Jakarta IDR 1.5 billion Mainly office interiors- design & build, fitting out works • Reporting to the Regional Director • Managing and oversee the operation of Singapore representative office in Indonesia. • Identify, develop and direct the implementation of business strategy and design development in the local building industry • Plan and direct the organization’s activities to achieve stated/agreed targets and standards design & build performance and quality finishing. • Restructuring executive team members • Maintain and develop organizational culture, values and reputation in the design industry markets and with all staff, customers, suppliers, partners and regulatory/official bodies PROJECT MANAGER - PT. Plaza Indonesia Realty Tbk. May 2007 – Aug 2009 Design and Fitting Out Key Project: Estimated Project Value • Approx 220,000m2 extension of an existing high end USD 200 million Shopping/ hotel complex including 5 storey basement parking, 7 storeys High end Retail Podium, links to/from adjacent facilities, 47 storey residential and a 41 storey office tower. • Reporting to the Chief Development Officer • Working closely with Consultants for overall complex signage implementation & installations • Project coordination with Consultants, Contractors and Suppliers. • Direct and manage design and project development for 5 star service apartment show unit from conceptualization to construction. • Recommend Capex proposals and subsequent budget changes for respective projects • Effectively communicate project expectations to team members in a timely manner • Estimate the resources and participants needed to achieve project goals. • Set and continually manage project expectations with team members Identify and resolve issues and conflicts within the Contractors/Suppliers Plan and projects schedule. DESIGN MANAGER - PT. Japfa Indoland, Tbk Dec 2004 – Apr 2007 Key Projects: Estimated Project Value • Private resort villa in Bedugul, Bali, (Interiors Works) IDR 5.3 billion • Entertainment Bar & Lounge in Jakarta, (Interiors Works) IDR 3.0 billion • Resort Villa in Anyer (Interiors Works) IDR 1.5 billion • Reporting to the Group Vice President • Heads the design studio comprises of Architect, drafters, 1 estimator, site supervisors providing training • Initiate new implementation of working system and approach to designing & site coordination • Reviewed project budgeting and material control from local and overseas suppliers. • Managed residency projects for Company CEO and Directors. ART DIRECTOR - Right Space Pte Ltd Jan 2001 - Nov 2004 Key Projects: Estimated Project Value • MTV Asia Awards - Stage Design & Construction SGD 450,000 • Mediacorps Studio - Set Designs for TV Productions SGD 50,000-180,000 • Reporting to the Managing Director • Stage Design Coordination & construction with international technical crews and staff. • Heads the design department. • Monitored the work flow and design conceptualization, liaison with clients and technical personnel. DESIGN DIRECTOR - Design Vision Pte Ltd Jan 1993 - Dec 2000 Key Project: Estimated Project Value • 25,000sqft Office & Recreational facilities for SGD 350,000 Cycle & Carriage Industries (Interior Works) • Reporting to the Managing Director • Manage team of 5 professionals within the Design Team • Undertake local and international projects for Residential, Commercial and Hospitality projects. • Identify, develop and direct the implementation of design development for local projects • Initiated 3D software for design conceptualization and implementation of detailed drawings and animated presentation. SENIOR DESIGNER - J-Plan & Associates Jan 1991 - Dec 1992 Key Project: Estimated Project Value • Kuala Lumpur Golf and Country Club (Interior Works) RM 15 million • Reporting to the Managing Director • Hospitality and residence projects • Leads a team of 6 designers for design implementation & conceptualization. • Develop construction detailing in coordination with site conditions DESIGN COORDINATOR - Hyundai Engr'g & Constrn Co. Ltd Sep 1983 - Dec 1990 Key Project: Estimated Project Value • Changi Airport Terminal 2 - (Arch Interior & MEP) SGD 35 million • Reporting to the Department Head • Monitored Arch & M&E co ordination works for airport terminal with Jurong Engineering & Civil Aviation Authority Singapore. • Monitored and coordinate Architectural ceiling installation and interior finishes with Nominated sub contractors. • Monitored and coordinate Exterior facade cladding and glazing installation works. • Preparation of shop drawings for construction • Site inspection and monitoring installation works for hotels architectural and interior finishes. AMIN ALWI Updated : March 2013


Singapore Polytechnic Architecture Technology University of Technology, Malaysia Mechanical Engineering ALISON Project Management