Project Controls Manager

Last Updated: 5th January 2021 (about 1 year ago)

United Kingdom


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Age Range
55 to 64

Qualification Level

English, Hindi


Over twenty plus years of Project Controls experience in Cost Management, Financial Planning, Progress Measurement, Planning and Scheduling. I have managed and delivered Projects ranging from small, mid-size and multi-billion dollar projects in USA, Saudi Arabia, India and Canada. I have worked in Home Office and at Site. Experience spans Mining, Oil & Gas, and Chemical plants verticals across three continents for corporations such as Fluor Corporation and Teck Resources.

Have built high-performance teams and provided stewardship to successfully deliver complex projects, while maximizing revenue, profitability, quality & client satisfaction. Led a team of 25 people to consistently surpass corporate, stakeholder and client expectations. Described as a natural leader, inspiring motivator and effective communicator. Leverage a management style that balances empowerment and accountability, to routinely deliver exceptional results.


University Of Mysore
Mechanical Engineer

   Jun 1980
— May 1986


Fluor Corporation
Principal Project Controls Specialist

   Dec 2019
— Current

Working on a lump-sum $14 Billion USD at Kitimat project in partnership with JGC. Managing the Change Management and Forecasting for the overall Project at the Directorate.
Subject matter expert in Cost Management for Fluor Canada.

Teck Resources Limited
Functional Manager

   Sep 2012
— Nov 2019

Involved in all aspects of pre-feasibility estimate development including multi-contractor interface, third party estimate reviews, internal estimate reviews and presentation of the estimate to Executive leadership team on a project comprised of an open pit mine with a matching bitumen extraction plant The purpose of the project is to develop and produce pipeline-quality bitumen product of 270,000bpd. The project will be an oil sands mining and bitumen extraction facility in a multi-train and multi-phase operation.
Led review of EDS estimates, baseline schedules and forecasts for a mineable oil sands complex project to produce bitumen from oil sands at a production rate of 180,000 bpsd.
Managed department budgets, staffing forecasts, recruitment of personnel. Financial planning including Annual Budgets, 5-year budget plan, Life of Mine plan, Staffing Plans, Appropriation Requests for stage approval and Project Control Procedures, with emphasis on invoice coding structure and master level schedules development
Projects include Quebrada Blanca, Neptune Allison, Fort Hills and Frontier

Fluor Corporation
Project Controls Manager

   Nov 1996
— Sep 2012

Experience includes all aspects of Estimation, Planning, Scheduling, Cost Control, Change Management, Progress and Performance Measurement. Major projects include LNGC Phase 1, Suncor Voyageur, Kearl Lake Initial Development, OPTI Nexen Long Lake and Valero.

Development and implementation of the complete Project Controls program on the projects, including Work Breakdown and Project Coding structures.
Analyze variances in cost and schedule performance against the plan and communicate the reasons for variances; proposed mitigation plans and Project Margin Analysis
Managed multi disciplines, viz., Estimation, Project Controls and Information & Document Management and provided guidance and training for the project controls and IDM team on methods, procedures and systems
Support transferring project lessons learned, project set-up reviews, and continuous improvement processes
Hands on knowledge of the automated Cost Management, Scheduling and Progress measurement systems. Proficiency in SAP, Cost Systems–Cobra/Prism/FD Cost/Convero, MS Office, Visio, Primavera and other computer applications.
Preparing written Management reports, Project Status Reports & Project Margin Analysis Reports and presenting in Management Meetings.
Preparation of estimates for the Project.
Conduct project set-up reviews and health checks.
Develop procedures and continuous improvement processes

Lurgi India Limited
Estimating Engineer

   Feb 1995
— Oct 1996

Responsible for sales and marketing, estimation, proposals, techno-commercial and price negotiations. Projects handled include Sinter plants for Steel Authority Of India Limited – Bhilai Steel Plant, Nippon Dendro, MESCO, Bellary Steels and Alloys and Jindal Steels and Electro-static Precipitators for Thermax and Indo-Gulf.

Otto India Limited
Sales Engineer

   Feb 1988
— Oct 1994

Responsible for sales and marketing, estimation, proposals, techno-commercial and price negotiations. Projects handled include coke oven batteries/machines and by-product plants for SAIL and TISCO.
Undergone training at Thyssen Still Otto, Bochum, Germany in Project Management. The training included working on Coke Oven Projects at Bethlehem Steel Corporation and at Browns Island.

Enviro Control Systems Private Limited
Sales Engineer

   Jan 1987
— Jan 1988

Responsible for sales and marketing, estimation, proposals, techno-commercial and price negotiations for pollution control projects.

Seaton sales
Sales Engineer

   Nov 1986
— Jan 1987

Responsible for sales and marketing, estimation, proposals, techno-commercial and price negotiations for metal spraying equipment.

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