Senior Commercial Manager

Last Updated: 21st December 2018 (over 4 years ago)



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Age Range
45 to 54

Qualification Level

English, Hindi


 A well experienced (Working in GULF since 1997 for a period of over 21 years) in Quantity Surveying, Contracts & Commercial background, a graduate civil engineer with MBA in Project Management and worked in the Construction field for different types of Mega Construction Projects like Oman LNG, Sea Water Intake & Return Structure, Power & Desalination Plant, Sohar Aluminium Smelter Project, DHDS Project for ORC, PDO EMS Project, International Convention & Exhibition Centre (Doha), High Rise Commercial & Residential Buildings, Dubai Lifestyle City Project in Dubai Land, 2nd Asian Beach Games Muscat 2010, Civil Aviation HQ Building at Muscat Airport (RO 38 Million), Supreme Court Building (RO 25 Million), Jotun Factory Building ((RO 10 Million), Muscat Bay Residential Project (RO 39 Million), Sandan Industrial Park (RO 40 Million) etc., in different capacities as QS, Senior Quantity Surveyor, Chief Estimator, Manager – QS & Contracts, Senior Commercial Manager for past 30 years and successfully have completed more than 22 Projects.

 Have Sound experience on both Pre-Contract & Post Contract and particularly majority of experience on post contracts on all kind of projects as mentioned above. I am associated & worked directly on site during my tenure in all above projects.

 In my span of experience, work experience encompasses Post Contract functions like scrutiny & analysis of Contract documents including but not limited to evaluation of risk factors, preparation of monthly & final payment applications, variations / extra items, acceleration, Extension of Time & other claims, contract administration & correspondences, sub-contract management, procurement etc.

 I have excellent command on Oman Standard Conditions of Contract, FIDIC, SMM7, CESMM3, POMI and Local Standards.

 Have high level of Commercial, technical & analytical skills with commitment to perform quality works for improving efficiency.
 Evaluation of project execution plan and risks associated with different requirements depending on the scope of works.
 Preparation of cash flow for the project


MBA In Project Management

   Apr 2010
— Oct 2012

Post-Graduation: MBA In Project Management Passed out with Grade 'A" in 2012 from Sikkim Manipal University, India.


   Aug 1983
— Jul 1988

Bachelor of Engineering in Civil passed out with First class in 1988 from RV College of Engineering, Bangalore, Bangalore University.


A. M/s Towel Construction & Co. LLC (A W.J.Towell Group Company)
Senior Commercial Manager

   Dec 2011
— Current

This company is a leading engineering, construction and technology company in Oman. I’m reporting to the Project Directors and CEO.
W.J. Towell and Taylor Woodrow, A UK based company were in partnership in Oman and active in construction from 1968 to 1999. Towell Construction was formed in 1994 as a wholly owned subsidiary of W. J. Towell.
The company is full-fledged with Multi-Disciplinary Team Offering Professional Construction & Engineering Services in following areas
 Residential Projects – High End Apartments and Villas
 Commercial Projects ,Offices & Showrooms
 Industrial Structures & Projects
 Warehousing and Storage Facilities
 Project Management & Turnkey Projects
 Electro Mechanical Services
I am working as Senior Commercial Manager taking complete responsibilities of Commercial and Contractual matters for all Post Contract jobs.
I am responsible & taking care of commercial, contractual & QS activities of all Projects and individual project quantity surveyors are reporting to me. At present 8 QS, 1 Contracts Engineer & 1 Cost Controller are reporting to me.

The MC4A project comprises of G + 3 structures housing the Ministry of Transport & Communication Head Quarters. The building includes an auditorium with a seating capacity of 600 persons with a foldable partition in between thus enhancing the use for a smaller gathering as well.
The structure has arcades thus giving sense of space as one enters the building. The offices are finished with carpet tiles and ducted air conditioning thus creating a silent work environment.
Penthouse with its sloping curtain glazing renders the building a unique appearance.

The total value of the Project is RO 25 Million and expected revised contract value around RO 38Mn. The nature of duties is almost similar to my previous assignments but attached with more responsibilities in dealing with Client / Consultants & Subcontractors, Identification, Preparation & Submission of various types of Claims. Also, I am supporting the Project Manager in meeting the scheduled deliverables.
At MC4A, I am leading a team comprising 3QS (Civil Works), 2 (MEP works) & 1 Cost Controller.

B. M/s Larsen & Toubro (OMAN) LLC
QS & Contracts (Projects)

   Apr 2009
— Dec 2011

This company is a leading engineering, construction and technology company with global operations over 30 countries and joint ventures with world leaders.

‘2nd Asian Beach Games Muscat 2010 – Construction of Permanent Buildings (Package 3) comprises of Hotel (5 Star, 234 Rooms), Apartment, Games Command Centre, Athletes Village & various utility buildings and Package 5 – Infrastructure (From April 2009 to date): The total value of the Project was approximately RO 80 Million. The total plot area of the project is 1 Million Sft & Built-up Area is 45,000 Sqm (Pkg 3), the total revised value for the Project under our Contract RO 39 Million.
I was leading a team comprising 3QS (Civil Works), 1 (MEP works) & 1 Billing Engineer and My responsibilities includes but not limited to the following. I was reporting to the ‘Senior Project Manager’ and Sector Project Manager.

 Scrutinize the measurements prepared by the QS-team for both Civil & MEP works
 Preparation of Monthly Progress Payment Applications & obtaining approval from Consultant & Client.
 Prepare & submit notification to Engineer differences between Tender & IFC drawings
 Developed and prepared various formats required for the Project like ‘Work Completion Format’, ‘Day Work Sheet’, ‘Final Bill’ etc.,.

 Floating enquiries for all provisional sum items like Finishes (Marble flooring, Joinery works, False Ceiling works, Glitterite finishes etc., specialized works like Aluminum & glazing works, SS Handrail, Partition Works, etc., preparation of comparative statements & BOQ, preparation of Technical qualifications, Commercial & Contractual qualifications, compiling all documents & submit the same to Engineer / Employer for approval.
 Preparation of Letter of Intent, Work Orders & Sub-contracts agreement.
 Scrutiny and Certification of all Supplier & Subcontractor Invoices
 Material Reconciliation Statements
 Guiding & improving the sub-ordinates through giving continuous feedback, helping in areas of improvement and follow-up.
 Preparation of Final Bill and Settlement of variation with Consultant/Client.
I left the above organization since my Children were studying in higher standards and I was not in position to shift to new location as posted.

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