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Selcen Tuncer Ozer is a 'partner-level' professional, having extensive experience with international and high-profile projects, providing consultancy/expertise services to architectural design & project management companies and clients around the world. She takes pride in having long-term trust-based professional relationships through 20+ years of her experience involving significant projects in Belgium, UAE, Qatar, KSA, Kazakhistan and Turkey. 

She has joined Tabanlıoğlu Architects in 2006 and assumed the responsibility of Project Management Director in 2010. She was responsible for managing national and international tenders; both overseeing the preparation of bids, contracts, work scopes, design schedules; and conducting the overall coordination for projects.

 

Her duties covered a broad spectrum of organizational and financial areas, ranging from coordinating the client, consultants and sub-contractor teams; overviewing the quality of design documents to pursuing competitions, potential projects, pre-qualification processes, and sectoral representation opportunities for the firm; from delineating projects’ technical and material specifications to budget estimates and value engineering studies. 

She has worked for a number of projects since 2002, such as; Qatar Lusail Orientalist Museum, Qatar Balhambar Library, Brussels European Union Mixed-Use Competition Project, Zorlu Levent Tower, Dubai Crystal Towers, Dubai Finance District Residence Project, Istanbul Natural History Museum, Zorlu Center, Marmara Forum, Antalya Pedestrian Bridge, Istanbul Sapphire Tower, Astana Expo Center, Biocity Residence Project, Avea Headquarters Project, Kartal Office Tower Project, Istanbul Luxury Outlet Center Project. 

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Selcen Tuncer Ozer M. Arch.
Project Management Consultant 

Business Development

Bid Management 

Contract Administration 

Design Process Management 

Architectural Specifications Writing 

Email:

Address:

34433

Cihangir, Beyoglu
Istanbul, 
Turkey 

EXPERIENCE

EXPERIENCE

2021-Present

Consultant

Bid Management | Contract Administration

Design Process Management

FREELANCE CONSULTANT

She has been working as a consultant for architectural practices, project management companies and clients and giving design process management services such as; business development, preparation of tender/prequalification files, bid writing, workscope writing, planning/scheduling, project coordination, contract administration & contract drafting, budget estimate and technical specification writing. Key values of her professional services are; 

  • Giving utmost importance to confidentiality. 

  • Passion for design led architecture and great interest in the acquisitions side of the profession. 

  • Establishing long-term trust-based professional relationships.

2022-Present

OZYEGIN UNIVERSITY,

DEPARTMENT OF ARCHITECTURE

Instructor of ARCH 462  “Professional Architectural Design Practice”

Selective Course

This course focuses on “Professional Design Practice” in architectural design business with a holistic attitude, starting from the first client meeting until the construction (end product) is delivered. The focus is how to run the practice as a business and manage the design process; In-house office functions, business development, proposal preparation, scope definition, contract preparation & negotiation, team planning, time schedule monitoring, cost control, claim management, design documentation, control on-site service are the key themes of the 14-week course program.

2006-2021

Director of Project Management Department

TABANLIOGLU ARCHITECTS

The field of her responsibilities have been;

Business Development

  • Overseeing potential new business enquiries for Tabanlıoğlu Architects from initial enquiry through to contract signature. Being active in business development activities for ongoing and potential projects in Turkey, in Montenegro and in Middle East (Dubai, Doha, Bahrain, Mekkah). 

  • Research & follow-up of national & international competitions, investments, tenders and sectoral fairs & conferences.

  • Official Representative for DEIK (Ministry of Foreign Affairs-Foreign Economic Relations Council) 

Planning, Coordination & Control

  • Structuring the design brief (for various types of projects such as stadium, airport, culture buildings, residential towers) by analyzing the building program, client expectations, project context, location, history and legislation. 

  • Develop, implement, manage project management plan, progress tracking, communication management and reporting (progress and cost).

  • Developing multi-discipline team structure necessary for design production. Monitor / guide / coordinate engineers and consultants. Participate in tendering and bid evaluations.

  • Provide reports to the client / higher management / project management company to oversee overall program status. Identify deviations / inconsistencies and advise on corrective actions if required.

Proposals & Contracts 

  • Manage the overall workplan for the team, creating reports and managing submissions and opportunities to bid for potential jobs.

  • Prepare & coordinate prequalification documents, bids & technical proposals. 

  • Prepare & follow-up contracts & design schedules. 

  • Develop / implement / change management. Evaluate each change, report to client / executives for appropriate action. 

  • Responsible for professional indemnity insurance procedures & yearly renewals.

  • Reviewing the subcontractor’s programme, project control systems, procedures, organisation and personnel to ensure they meet contractual requirements.

EDUCATION

EDUCATION

2001-2003

Master's Degree

MIDDLE EAST TECHNICAL UNIVERSITY

Department of Architecture,

Master of Architecture 

1997-2001

Bachelor's Degree

MIDDLE EAST TECHNICAL UNIVERSITY 

Department of Architecture

SKILLS

SKILLS

Strong Communication &

Coordination Skills

Dedicated Self-starter with Teamworking and Collaboration Skills

Ability to Deliver High-quality Work on Demanding Deadlines

Teaching & Coaching on Project Management Skills

EXPERTISE

EXPERTISE

TENDERS
BID MANAGEMENT
PREQUALIFICATION DOCUMENTATION 

CONTRACTS
CONTRACT ADMINISTRATION
CONTRACT MANAGEMENT 

DESIGN MANAGEMENT
PROCESS MANAGEMENT
ARCHITECTURAL SPECIFICATIONS WRITING 

CONTACT
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