Contracts/ Procurement Manager - SCM Division

Last Updated: 28th April 2018 (over 4 years ago)



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Age Range
55 to 64

Qualification Level

English, Hindi


Since graduating in 1983 in Mechanical Engineering from prestigious IIT-Kanpur, my exposure has been in the Supply Chain Management Division (SCM) of various large sized companies. I have been involved from concept to close out in Procurement and Contracts of high value multi-disciplinary complex projects ranging from USD 50 Million to 1.5 Billion USD. I am a team player. I have strictly adhered to companies guidelines and policies. My due diligence, farsightedness and thoroughness has mitigated many risks. I have made significant savings in variations / claims due to my sound negotiation skills.


Institution of Engineers India (Mechanical)
Life Member

   May 1988
— Current

Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Kanpur, India
Degree in Mechanical Engineering

   Aug 1978
— Apr 1983

Five year integrated course in the prestigious IIT Kanpur wherein entrance percentage is less than 2 % of the applicants (nearly 1,000,000).


AbuDhabi Gas Liquefaction Co. (ADGAS)
Lead Contract Engineer

   Apr 2010
— Sep 2016

• Lead the efforts of managing contracts to a tune of US$ 1.1 billion with a team of 26 members
• Responsible for formulating high value contracts, equipment and long lead items for major projects, O&M contracts in the Oil/Gas domain
• Managing areas such as performance guarantee management, change order management and correspondence management for contractual correctness and parameters post awarding the contract
• Finalizing Contract document, reviewing and approving sub-contractor arrangements, adhering to the compliance of HSE
• Following through with the contractor in procurement register, invoice processing, claims, variations and interpretation of contractual terms and agreements
Few Major Projects Handled
• Flare Emission and Reduction Project (Package 2 & 3; CO2 & SO2 reduction) (EPC + PMC)
• LG7- New Power Generation Project (EPC : CEGELEC – USD 78 Million)
• Replacement of Substations Phases 1, 2 & 3 (4 Projects were undertaken) (EPC + PMC) IGD Project USD 1,096,463,280
• IGD (Hyundai –USD 999 Million)
• IGD-E1 +E2 (PMC - Integrated Gas Development Project-Extension) USD 48,063,000 IGD-E1 Project - EPC USD 398,456,000
• IGD E1 ( Technimont – USD 398 Million)
• IGD-E2 Project – EPC was placed on hold in March 2016 after receiving Commercial Bids.

Contract Manager - PMC OAG Project

   Nov 2006
— Apr 2010

Was involved in Offshore Associated Gas Project.
Client: ADGAS
EPC Contractor: Technip
Contract Value: USD 667 Million
• I was responsible for Contracts, Procurement & Administration
• Offered support to the Project Team & the Interfacing Team in timely fulfilment of their contractual obligations
• Contributed substantially to the entire procurement cycle including material planning, floating tenders, working with suppliers, finalising contracts, awarding contracts, expediting material and assuring conformance of the supplied material to the contractual terms
• Spearheaded successful completion of project within the approved contractual budget and pre-defined timelines
• Negotiated and delivered US$ 50 million in savings from reduced cost variations
• Successfully renegotiated claims saving US$36 million from disputes


   Dec 2001
— Sep 2006

• Responsible for developing standard templates in each stage of tender, floating tenders and finalising the progress and payment milestones
• Handled commercial negotiations, offered contractual support and coordinated variation claims
• Successfully negotiated variations claims to a value between 40% - 60%
• Directed a team of 15 Contract Engineers and associated to develop, finalise tendering procedures and formats to achieve the contractual objectives


   Nov 1998
— Sep 2001

Handling Tenders from RFQ to Close out.
Preparing Tender Documents, Shortlisting of Bidders, Receipt of Bids and evaluation.
Post Award: Contract finalization, variations handling and dispute rsolutions

Oil & Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC), Bombay High
Various Positions - Final CHIEF MM Officer

   May 1983
— Jun 1996

Was posted in Offshore Engineering & Construction Group.
Handled high value complex multi-disciplinary offshore Construction Projects.
Laying of Submarine Pipelines, Process Platforms, Wellhead unmanned platforms, Topside modifications etc.

Was involved from Feasibility Study to finalizing Tenders, floating tenders, evaluation, contract administration, arbitration, Variations etc.

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