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Chandrakant Jadhav

Project Manager

Summary

  • Project Management Professional, offering nearly 12 years of multi-cultural & international experience of working in multifarious domains like Project Management, Contract Management, Cost Estimation & Control and Supply Chain Management
  • Expertise in managing Techno-Commercial and Contract Management Operations which include finalizing bid documents bid evaluation, preparation of comparative statements, negotiations with contractors & consultants, cost & value engineering, contractual correspondence and billing
  • Rich experience in executing various projects with expertise in monitoring all site related activities like technical compliance / difficulties, delivery schedule and ensuring smooth execution of projects
  • Workable knowledge of various compliance standards such as ATEX, UL, BS, IEC, IEC/Ex, O&G, ANSI, EMS, QMS, OHSAS
  • Proficient in interacting with different subject matter experts specially Risk and Contract Managers, ensuring the contracts’ terms and conditions are same as discussed during negotiations and are in line with company’s internally decided terms & conditions
  • Merit of administering projects for clients: ABB, Schneider, ADCO, ZADCO, ADMA, DEWA, SEWA, BP, ADDC, KEC and SBLT
  • Excellence in leading the entire functions of risk management with hands-on experience in conducting in-depth risk analysis and assessment, identifying & evaluating risk and reporting the same with focus on mitigating risk across projects
  • Skilled in scheduling & adjusting each stage of the project to meet time and budget targets, contributing to value engineering, providing the management with comparative analysis and implementing cost efficient method
  • Team-based management style coupled with the zeal to drive visions into reality

Organizational Experience

May 2013Present

Project Control Manager

Powerbar Gulf RAK (E&I Engineering Ireland)

Reporting to the General Manager and Director & supported by 10 direct reports; 4 Project Engineers, 4 Design Engineer and 2 Jr. Engineer. Indirect reports include 2 Team Leaders and 25 ‘blue collars’.

Responsible for AED 130 million annual projects turnover. Project Control & Planning of LV/MV Busbar distribution (according to IEC, ATEX, BS,UL standard requirement) turnkey Projects @ Oil & Gas, Industrial applications, Data centers, residential tower Projects in UAE, GCC countries, Europe, Asia, South Africa

Key Result Areas:

  • Administering array of project operations such as planning & scheduling, resource allocation, project accounting and control, while providing technical direction and ensuring compliance with quality standards
  • Managing the project team, coordinating and interfacing with customer, third party vendors / sub-contractors and managing all aspects of the contract scope delivery
  • Identifying upcoming projects, reviewing the scope and estimating the high level scope, size of the project and associated risk
  • Working with Finance and Operations to identify opportunities for early invoicing and production planning order to payment
  • Monitoring performance weekly/monthly basis and reviewing estimated costs versus actual costs to continuously improve operational metrics
  • Defining and optimizing resources allocation to the project; securing task execution subcontracted to internal or external service center (service team, external subcontractor, service partner and so on)
  • Participating in estimate review process prior to projects being quoted to ensure that special requirement/labor estimates are correct and that work is achievable from a technical perspective
  • Communicating with end users, Consultants, Contractors, Operations, Finance, Field Services and Sales in a time
  • Ensure compliance applicable various standard such as ATEX, UL, BS, IEC, IEC/Ex, O&G, ANSI, EMS/QMS/OHSAS according to project specific requirements
  • Travelling across GCC, Middle East and Asia to meet main contractor/client and ensuring on time delivery of the project as par customers’ expectations

Highlights:

  • Achieved monthly business volume approaching 8 Million AED since 2013 with no negative margin in single project now projected to reach between 12 and 14 million per month by the end of Dec 2017
  • Designed & introduced the rolling three monthly sales & operation plan and the integration of dynamic changes to ensure a quick response to client
  • Introduced BOM generator, Cad-duct and Design Standardization which reduced response time from 48 hours to 24 hours
  • Established a new division such as Medium Voltage Busduct from scratch and established seamless operations functions
  • Pioneered additional business revenue of 1.5 AED Million for Site support to clients sites
  • Introduced ERP Software Integration, IFS Project Management ERP, MS Access Database for various queries like BOQ, WO, shop orders, stock management and MIS reports
  • Achieved cost savings of 413k AED for the last year through various projects, including alternative suppliers, improved processes and continuous negotiations; planned cost saving target of 500k+ AED for 2017-2018
  • Reduced lead times by 1 week from 4-3 weeks with model and options, group SOP for next 45 days rolling month
  • Achieved 15.13% margin over and above quoted margin for AED 130 million+ project 2016-2017
 Jan 2009Apr2013

Sr Contracts Engineer

Lucy Switchgear FZE, Dubai

Highlights:

  • Steered efforts in updating:
    • Sales & operation plan in SAGE for next 3 months based on the data provided from Sales Team
    • STD cost, price, drawing revision, material structure and created item master
  • Played a key role in creating Bills of Materials (BOMs) in the Enterprise Resource Plan (ERP) in SAGE and reviewed the drawings
  • Maintained the warehousing concepts in ERP, based on manufacturing facilities at different warehouses.
  • Achieved OTD (On Target Delivery) by 80-85% in 2010-2011 which resulted in cost savings
  • Merit of reducing OTD time (98%) from 5 weeks to 3 week by impeccable stock management and inventory control
  • Represented the department in ISO audits and closed the NCRs and comments
  • Improved forecasting methods and introduced:
    • Multifarious KPIs
    • Factored BOM scheme to reduce inventory
Nov  2006 Dec 2008 

Supply Chain Management Executive

Legrand(India) Pvt. Limited

 Reported to the Supply Chain Manager, with one Junior Supply Chain Executive reporting

Jul 2005 Nov2006

Service Executive

Videocon Industries Limited, Mumbai

Reported to the Zonal Sales Manager, with one Office Assist and around ten members of the franchise team reporting

IT SKILLS

8
MS Office 

Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access and Outlook

9
ERP 

MAPICS IBM / AS 400 (EPDM), ERP SAGE Line 500

7
Product Life Cycle Management - 

Teamcenter 2007

8
 ERP (Project Management)

IFS - Project Management

7
Microsoft Project

Personal Details

Languages Known: English, Hindi and Marathi

Nationality: Indian 

Marital Status: Married | No. of Dependents:

Passport No.: H2084267 | Validity: Dec’18

Visa: Resident | Visa Validity: Jun’18 

Driving License Details: Valid UAE / India Driving License

Present Address: 201 Royal Breeze,- 5, Al Hamara, RAK (UAE)