Ahmed Mohamed

Contract Administration, Project Management, Career and Personal Development and Other Topics.

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FIDIC 99 Rainbow Contracts Suite: Choosing the Right FIDIC

According to Wikipedia, FIDIC is defined as: The International Federation of Consulting Engineers (commonly known as FIDIC, acronym for its French name Fédération Internationale Des Ingénieurs-Conseils) is an international standards organization for the consulting engineering & construction best known for the FIDIC family of contract templates. The fact that the organisation has a French title…

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How To Write a Better CV - Top 8 Tips

CV stands for curriculum vitae, which is Latin for 'the course of your life'. The CV, or the resume as the Americans name it, is the marketing document that you market your skills and get your self an interview with. Given that a a job vacancy is usually competed for by more that 200 applicants on average, writing…

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FIDIC Redbook 2017 vs 99: Top 11 Changes

FIDIC Redbook 99 is the go to conditions of contract in construction projects of works designed by the Employer in Egypt and perhaps all across the world. The new 2017 edition of the FIDIC contracts is of extreme importance to Employers, Engineers and Contractors as this new edition treats many of the issues of its…

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Most Common Causes of Construction Disputes in the Middle East

ARCADIS have published their annual Global Construction Disputes Reports for 2019, in which they share their findings about construction disputes around the world. Globally, it is seen that the average dispute value is declining, while the average dispute length is increasing. Unsurpisingly, British and North American disputes have the lowest average value, standing around 18 Million USD, while…

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5 Tips to Be a Better Contract Administrator

A contract is like a marriage, a long undertaking that requires a lot of understanding and effort to reap its rewards. Contract administration is the process of monitoring and managing a contract, and other legally enforced agreements, during its execution phase. This includes monitoring of contractors, construction, suppliers and other service and goods providers during…

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