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Nebojsa Pavlovic

MSc Civil Engineering

Nebojsa has more than 20 years of experience working in major civil engineering and resources, water infrastructure projects throughout the Middle East, Cyprus and Balkans as a designer and as a consultant gaining hands-on experience from the ground up. 

His expertise lies in the analysis of delay claims in engineering & construction projects for the Engineering, Procurement Construction (EPC) contracts. Nebojsa is a Chartered Civil Engineer specializing in applied hydraulics with experience in Design, Project & construction management, contract management including claims & project planning, forming the basis for his current role and as a Technical Expert and Delay Claim Expert. Prior to working in the consulting field, Nebojsa worked as a hydraulic civil engineer, resident engineer, and project manager on major civil and water infrastructure projects. Currently, Nebojsa is working as a Delay Claims Expert, specialized in the Forensic Delay Analysis. 

Nebojsa acted as a technical expert witness appointed by the claimant for pumping stations. He has prepared the technical expert report (witness statement), conducted joint site visits, that lead to the formal hearing at the Arbitral Tribunal in London where he has given evidence, resulting in the case win for the claimant.

Nebojsa has enhanced his competence by obtaining the LL.M in Construction Law and Arbitration, Project Management Professional (PMP), with the aspirations becoming a Chartered Arbitrator in the near future. 

Area of Expertise

  • Forensic Delay Analysis

  • Prolongation and Disruption Analysis 

  • Claims Management 

  • Construction Programmes Preparation

  • Preparation of Prolongation Claims

  • Analysis of Project Delivery Problems

  • Analysis of Project Risks

  • Transient Analysis of Pressurized Systems

  • Technical Expert Evidence

  • Detailed Design of Pumping Stations

  • Detailed Design of Pipelines and Networks

  • Optimization of Water System Operations

  • Detailed Design of Wastewater Treatment Plants 

  • Open Channel & Pressurized Systems Modelling

  • Master of Construction Law and Arbitration, Robert Gordon University
  • Fellow of Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, London, UK
  • MSc, Faculty of Civil Engineering (Applied Hydraulics), University of Belgrade, Serbia 
  • Chris Carson’s Programme Forensic Schedule Delay Analysis Training, Project Control Academy
  • Project Management Professional, Project Management Institute, USA
  • Certified Primavera P6 Use
  • Claim Consultant for Water Supply Project in Hargeisa, Somaliland (financed by KfW)
  • Claim Consultant for Water Supply Project in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia (financed by ADB)
  • Resident Engineer for DS233/1 Terminal Pumping Station & Sea Outfall, Dubai, UAE
  • Expert Witness (Pumping Stations) appointed by HJB, Oman
  • General Manager Al Mansoor, O&M Contract for an entire Water Transmission System of Oman
  • Design Manager & Hydraulic Expert of Qurayyat Tie in Pumping Station (2,000l/s @386m), Oman
  • Design and Bid Evaluation Manager of Al Misfah Sewage Treatment Plant (32,000m3/d), Oman
  • Project Manager for the Sea Outfall and Wastewater Pumping Station in Salalah, Oman
  • Contract and Design Advisor for Desalination Plants and Wastewater Treatment Plants and manager for preparation of the first concession agreement for MODON, KSA
  • Risk Manager: RBCA for Ras Tanura & DMMM-2 Groundwater Study for Saudi Aramco, KSA
  • Hydraulic Expert for Transient Analysis for 40 Pumping Stations of various capacity
  • Design Manager for Ras Al Hamra Infrastructure including the School & the Golf Course, Oman
  • Design Manager for Detailed Design of Buraimi Water Distribution System, Oman
  • Principal Hydraulic Engineer for the Optimization of the TSE System in As Seeb Scheme, Oman
  • Principal Hydraulic Engineer for Potable Water/Irrigation/Wastewater/Stormwater Scheme for the Blue City Phase 1 development, Oman
  • Preliminary Design for the Irrigation Transmission System of the Muscat Expressway, Oman
  • Detailed Designer (for the Contractor): Process Water Transmission System in Sohar, Oman
  • Detailed Designer (for the Contractor):  Common Cooling Water System in Sohar, Oman
  • Project Manager for the Water Services for Steel Factory in Sohar (Design & Supervision), Oman
  • Consultant in Directorate of Water, Ministry of Housing, Electricity and Water, Oman
  • Hydraulic Designer for the Sohar Water Transmission Project, Oman
  • Hydraulic Modeller of 28 villages’ wastewater gravity networks and 14 pumping stations, Cyprus


AUG 2020 – PresentGeneral Manager, Ad Litteram Consultancy FZ-LLC, UAE
APR 2018 – AUG 2020Resident Engineer, Stantec, Dubai, UAE
SEP 2017 – APR 2018Freelance Water and Utilities Consultant, Muscat, Oman
APR 2017 – SEP 2017General Manager, Al Mansoor Int. Co LLC, Muscat, Oman
FEB 2014 – MAR 2017Engineering Manager, Arcadis, Muscat, Oman
JUL 2013 – JAN 2014Head of Utilities, Renardet SA and Partners, Muscat, Oman
SEP 2011 – JUL 2013Senior Project Manager, KEO International Consultants, Oman
JAN 2007 – AUG 2011Project Manager, Parsons International, Muscat, Oman
JAN 2005 – JAN 2007Hydraulic Engineer, Energoprojekt Entel LLC, Muscat, Oman
OCT 2003 – DEC 2004Hydraulic Engineer, Sogreah, Nicosia, Cyprus
JAN 1999 – OCT 2003Hydraulic Engineer, IWA Consalt LLC, Belgrade, Serbia

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