Curriculum vitae

PERSONAL PARTICULARS

Name : NORAZAM B. OTHMAN
Nationality : MALAYSIA
Date of birth : 16th OCTOBER 1963
Status : Married
Address : Department of Quantity Surveying
Faculty of Built Environment
Universiti Teknologi Malaysia
81310 UTM Skudai
Johor
Phone : Office) : +607-5537320; (Mobile) : +6012-7212914
Fax : +607-5566155
Email : Primary) b-azam@utm.my; (Secondary) azamothman1963@gmail.com

 

ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS

  • Diploma (Quantity Surveving) (Universiti Teknologi Malaysia) 1987
  • Bachelor (Quantity Surveving) (Universiti Teknologi Malaysia) 1989
  • LL.M (Master of Laws) (Reading University, UK) 1994
  • Ph.D (Quantity Surveying) (Universiti Teknologi Malaysia) 2016

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIP

Registered Quantity Survevor, Board of Quantity Survevors Malaysia No.2006/MF01316

DESIGNATION/POST

  • Assistant Lecturer ‘A’, Dec 1991 – Sep 1994
  • Lecturer, Oct 1994 – Dec 2009
  • Senior Lecturer, Jan 2010 – present

ADMINISTRATION COMMITTEE

  • Coordinator, Computer Lab (Quantity Surveying) (1999-2010)
  • Coordinator, BQs, School of Professional & Continuing Education (SPACE), UTM (2005-present)
  • Coordinator, Industrial Training, Dept of Quantity Surveying (1999-2000)
  • Committee Member, Curriculum for BQs and BSc (Construction) (2002-present)
  • Internal auditor, Quality system ISO9000:2000 Faculty of Built Environment (2005-2010)
  • Marketing officer, Faculty of Built Environment (2002-2009)
  • Student’s Academic Adviser (1999-present)

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

  • Assistant Quantity Survevor, KPK (Semenanjung), Johor Bahru (Nov 1983 – July 1984)
  • Quantity Survevor, KPK (Semenanjung), Kuala Lumpur (Dec 1987 – July 1988)
  • Quantity Surveyor, Biro Inovasi & Perundingan, UTM (May 1989 – Nov 1991)

CONSULTANCY : Quantity Surveying Services

  1. Restoran Melayu, Jalan Conlay, Kuala Lumpur for Perbadanan Kemajuan Kraftangan Malaysia (RM4milllion) (tender documentation, contract administration, progress payments, final account)
  2. Taman Teknologi Malaysia, Sungai Besi for Kementerian Sains, Teknologi dan Alam Sekitar (RM150million) (sub-contract works, cost advice at preliminary design stage)
  3. Urban Forest (Taman Bandar) Phase 1, Johor Bahru for Majlis Perbandaran Johor Bahru (RM5million) (tender documentation, contract administration, progress payments)
  4. Linear Park (Taman Linear) off Jalan Susur Tun Razak 2, Johor Bahru for Majlis Perbandaran Johor Bahru (RM2million) (tender documentation, contract administration, progress payments)
  5. Blok Tambahan  FKKKSA  Phase  3,  UTM  Skudai  for  Universiti  Teknologi  Malaysia (RM3.5million) (tender documentation)
  6. Muzium Nelayan,  Tanjung  Balau,  Desaru  for  Lembaga  Kemajuan  Johor  Tenggara (RM4million) (progress payments)
  7. Forensic engineering investigation on MRR2 for Biro Pencegah Rasuah (RM0.3million) (contractual matters) (BIP UTM Skudai)
  8. Landscaping works at Labis Hot Springs for Majlis Daerah Labis (RM0.9million) (tender documentation, contract administration, progress payments) (ends July 2009)

SUPERVISION : Postgraduate’s dissertation

  1. The postgraduate’s dissertation is exclusively focused on topics related to construction law and administration with a legal research methodology The following list is some of the areas concerned:
    1. EZLINA MOHD ANUAR (2005) Designer’s liability for variation Unpublished MSc dissertation. Faculty of Built Environment, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia
    2. WONG YUEN HWA (2006) Equitable remedy : Unpublished MSc dissertation. Faculty of Built Environment, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia
    3. YOW KAH LUN (2006) Voidable and void construction Unpublished MSc dissertation. Faculty of Built Environment, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia
    4. LEE SHIAU MEI (2007) Judicial interpretations on the phrase ‘regularly and diligently’ in the construction Unpublished MSc dissertation. Faculty of Built Environment, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia
    5. LEE SHIH YIN (2007) A repudiatory breach in the construction industry – non-payment. Unpublished MSc Faculty of Built Environment, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia
    6. TAN EE LEN (2007) The conclusiveness of final Unpublished MSc dissertation. Faculty of Built Environment, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia
    7. NATASHA SAHIL (2008) Novation agreement in design and build Unpublished MSc dissertation. Faculty of Built Environment, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia
    8. UMI KALSUM ZULKIFLI (2008) Termination of architect’s Unpublished MSc dissertation. Faculty of Built Environment, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia
    9. FARAZIERA MOHD RASLIM (2008) Differing site Unpublished MSc dissertation. Faculty of Built Environment, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia
    10. MOHD YUSRI RIPIN (2008) Payment issues of architect’s professional Unpublished MSc dissertation. Faculty of Built Environment, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia
    11. NOOR HASIKEN BORHANUDIN (2008) Termination of contract by the Unpublished MSc dissertation. Faculty of Built Environment, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia
    12. DESTILLA MOHD AZAMI (2009) The power and authority to issue to approve variation order – the legal implications. Unpublished MSc dissertation. Faculty of Built Environment, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia
    13. ENEGBUMA WALLACE IMOUDO (2009) Duty to disclose : extent of contractor’s obligation to provide information and permitting access to his own Unpublished MSc dissertation. Faculty of Built Environment, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia
    14. LAWRENCE YAP SIE KIONG (2009) Breaches of contract in the construction Unpublished MSc dissertation. Faculty of Built Environment, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia
    15. LEE KAH CHUONG (2009) An approach to a fair and reasonable extension of time Unpublished MSc dissertation. Faculty of Built Environment, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia
    16. NASYIRA IBRAHIM (2009) The application of “pay when paid” provisions in construction sub-contract. Unpublished MSc dissertation. Faculty of Built Environment, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia
    17. NORWATI MOHAMAD ALI (2009) Judicial interpretations of the term “lump sum” in construction Unpublished MSc dissertation. Faculty of Built Environment, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia
    18. NURUL SAKINA MOKHTAR AZIZI (2009) The extent of the contractor’s effort to mitigate Unpublished MSc dissertation. Faculty of Built Environment, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia
    19. ROSLINDA ROSLY (2009) The profile of construction contract termination Unpublished MSc dissertation. Faculty of Built Environment, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia
    20. YOW LI PING (2009) “Letter of acceptance/award” as an unqualified acceptance. Unpublished MSc dissertation. Faculty of Built Environment, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia

CONSULTANCY : Facilitating short courses in managing construction projects

  1. In total, approximately 40 short courses have been conducted (by end of 2008) since 2002, ranging from 3-5 days, with each course fees of between RM10,000 – RM12,000. Biro Inovasi & Perundingan UTM acts as the project managers and most clients are from the various government bodies that are involved in preparing individuals to embark on or start on construction as a business model. These courses are strategised to expose participants to construction technology, financial management of the construction business and contract management

RESEARCH

  1. An investigation into the use of contractual procedures in dealing and coping with variations to construction work, Research Management Centre (RMC) UTM, Principle Researcher, RM5,000.00 [2002] Vot 71622
  2. The study on the effectiveness of on-site detention facilities (above ground storage tank) in controlling stormflow at Taman Wangsa Melawati, Research Management Centre (RMC) UTM, Researcher, RM19,300.00 [2004] Vot 64253

PUBLICATIONS

  1. Othman, (1994) Variations in construction contracts. Unpublished LL.M thesis, Dept of Law, University of Reading
  2. Norazam Othman (2001) (terjemahan) Borang kontrak standard binaan Skudai, Penerbit UTM
  3. Norazam Othman (2001) Kajian kos (teaching module). Jabatan Ukur Bahan, FAB, UTM
  4. Norazam Othman (2002) An investigation into the use of contractual procedures in dealing and coping with variations to construction Final report, Research Management Centre, UTM
  5. Norazam Othman (2002) Pengurusan dan pentadbiran kontrak (teaching module). Jabatan Ukur Bahan, FAB, UTM
  6. Norazam Othman (2003) Pengiraan tuntutan dalam industri binaan (teaching module). Jabatan Ukur Bahan, FAB, UTM
  7. Norazam Othman (2003) Penyerahan, penilaian dan  penyediaan lapuran tender (teaching module). Jabatan Ukur Bahan, FAB, UTM
  8. Kamarul Azlan Mohd Nasir, Norazam Othman (2004) The study on the effectiveness of on-ste detention facilities (above ground storage tank) in controlling stormflow at Taman Wangsa Final report, Research Management Centre, UTM
  9. Norazam Othman (2004) Pentadbiran kontrak (teaching module). Jabatan Ukur Bahan, FAB, UTM
  10. Norazam Othman (2004) Penyediaan pengiraan akaun muktamad (teaching module). Jabatan Ukur Bahan, FAB, UTM
  11. Norazam Othman et al. (2009) Strategi pengurusan firma pembinaan menangani kenaikan kos bahan binaan semasa pelaksanaan projek pembinaan. Research Monograph (Paper ID515), Research Management Centre, UTM

PROCEEDINGS/JOURNALS/PRESENTER

  1. Othman, N. (1997) Management of variations in construction contracts. 13th Annual Conference and General Meeting of ARCOM, 15-17 September, King’s College, Cambridge
  2. Khairul Anuar Mohd Basit, Norazam Othman (2004) Ownership of unfixed materials – who owns them when the main contractor becomes insolvent? Construction Contracts Workshop, 24-25 September, Fakulti Alam Bina, UTM Skudai
  3. Mohd Saidin Misnan, Norazam Othman, Zakaria Mohd Yusof (2004) Program latihan kemahiran sumber manusia sebagai laluan kerjaya keusahawanan dan menyediakan tenaga kerja mahir tempatan dalam industri Conference on Engineering Education (CEE 2004), 14-15 Disember, Hotel Renaissance, Kuala Lumpur
  4. Norazam Othman (2004) Kandungan dokumen kontrak pembinaan : perbandingan antara teori dan Jurnal Alam Bina, 6(1), 55-65
  5. Norazam Othman, Mohd Saidin Misnan, Zakaria Mohd Yusof (2005) Linking research questions to an appropriate research methodology : a construction management researcher’s experience in conducting a qualitative 3rd International Qualitative Research Convention, 21-23 August, Hotel Sofitel, Senai, Johor
  6. Zakaria Mohd Yusof, Norazam Othman, Mohd Saidin Misnan, Muhammad Rashid Rajuddin (2005) Taburan tenaga kerja binaan tempatan dan asing – tinjauan terhadap tapak 3rd International Qualitative Research Convention, 21-23 August, Hotel Sofitel, Senai, Johor
  7. Norazam Othman (2006) Sources and causes of disputes in construction contracts with specific references to issues pertaining to variations to the International Conference on Construction Industry (ICCI), 21-25 June, Universitas Bung Hatta, Padang, Sumatera Barat, Indonesia.
  8. Norazam Othman (2007) Discovering meanings from transcribed interviews : discussion on the use of ’content analysis’ (as the primary data collection technique). In I Said and A Sani (eds) Proceedings of the 2nd Faculty of Built Environment, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, Post-Graduate Seminar, 6 March, Rumah Alumni, Johor Bahru, 142-147
  9. Norazam Othman (2007) Coding data and linking it to the research’s questions : a discussion on the use of computer software in the analysis of transcribed In I Said and A Sani (eds) Proceedings of the 3rd Faculty of Built Environment, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, Post-Graduate Seminar, 3 September, Rumah Alumni, Johor Bahru, 1-8
  10. Norazam Othman (2008) Standard forms of contract and its influence on construction In MR Majid and DR Ossen (eds) Proceedings of the 4th Faculty of Built Environment, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, Post-Graduate Seminar, 19 March, M Suites Hotel, Johor Bahru, 57-68
  11. Norazam Othman, Rosli Mohamad Zain, Lee Cen Ying and Chong Heap Yih (2008) Clarity issues in drafting construction contracts : guidelines to future contract Proceedings of the Quantity Surveying International Convention (QSIC 2008), Hotel Istana, Kuala Lumpur
  12. Norazam Othman (2008) Standard forms of contract and its influence on construction professionals. Jurnal Alam Bina, 11(2), 45-60

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