Alvaro Velez

Bogota , Colombia

Alvaro Velez
Civil Engineer
Cra 7 B N 127 – 45 Apto 505
Bogota, Colombia
(57) 320 211 7796 (cell)
(57-1) 7598840 (Home)
alvarovelezuribe@gmail.com

SUMMARY OF QUALIFICATIONS

• More than 26 years on Construction experience , most of them with focus as project Manager for diverse Areas, including Steel Industry, Construction Companies and Retail Companies.
• Coordinator of the successful simultaneous development of several projects.
• Experienced in Planning, staffing, Budgeting, Scheduling, Monitoing, Control techniques and Closing Projects.
• Delegating responsibilities and designing time schedules
• Expert, Project Planning, Strategic Planning, Systems Analysis and troubleshooting, Quality Control, Forecasting, Scheduling and Planning, and Tracking of results.
• Highly knowledgeable in software as Projects, Outlook, Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Mind Manager.
• Ensured that objectives were accomplished in accordance with outlined priorities.
• Strong communication, presentation, analytical and problem solving skills
• Ability to manage multiple simultaneous projects and prioritize work, and lead entire team to do so

EDUCATION

Santo Tomas University Bogota, Cundinamarca
Civil Engineer, December

Piloto de Colombia University Bogota, Cundinamarca
Master Degree Project Management, July 2005

Queens College New York, USA
English as a Second Language

ATTENDANCE AT SEMINARS

• EuroShop Düsseldorf, Germany
• FMI Chicago, USA
• Global Shop Orlando-Chicago, USA
• Management Development Seminar (MDS)2010 Topeka, USA

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

PAYLESS SHOESOURCE DE COLOMBIA LTDA Bogota, COLOMBIA April 2008 – Present
International Construction Project Manager
New Stores , and Store into Stores: Exitos and La 14 -17
• Area: 224,400 f2
• Cost: U$ 24,48 MM
• Number of Stores: 102 Stores, Colombia, Barbados, Jamaica, Dominican Republic, Panama, Honduras and Ecuador.

Store into Stores: Exitos and La 14
• Area: 20,400 f2
• Cost: U$ 1,10 MM
• Number of Stores: 17 Stores

  • Work
    • Payless Shoesource
  • Education
    • Civil Engineer, Master Project Management