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Chandrakant Jadhav

Project Control Manager

Summary

    • Project Management Professional, offering nearly 12 years of multi-cultural & international experience of working in multifarious domains like Proejct Management, Contract Management, Cost Estimation & Control and Supply Chain Management
    • Skilled 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 compliances / difficulties, delivery schedule and ensuring smooth execution of projects
    • Workabale knowledge of various complaince standards such as ATEX, UL, BS, IEC, IEC/Ex, O&G, ANSI, EMS, QMS, OHSAS
    • Skilled 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 with the responsibility to manage successfully the execution of the LV/MV distribution project, on time, on scope, on budget, improving profitability, ensuring Quality execution and customer satisfaction. Supported by 10 direct reports; Project Engineers, 4 Design Engineer and 2 Jr. Engineer. Indirect reports include 2 Team Leaders and 25 ‘blue collars’.

Responsible for AED 150 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 centres, 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
  • Ensuring customer input for the project is received to meet project objectives, schedules and delivery
  • 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 and make sure main contractor/client confident enough on project delivery timely and at par customer expectation level

 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 2016
  • 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 Standardisation which reduced response time from 48 hours to 24 hours
  • Established a new division such as Medium Voltage Busduct from scratch and etablished seamless operations functions without problems such as poor customer satisfaction due to late delivery, quality issues in project delivery
  • Introduced ERP Software Integration, IFS Project Management ERP, MS Access Database for various queries ike 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 2016-2017
  • Reduced lead times by 1 week from 4-3weeks with model and options, Group SOP for next 45 days rolling month.
  • Achieved 13.43% margin over and above quoted margin for AED 150 million+ project 2015-2016
Jan 2009Apr 2013

Sr Contracts Engineer

Lucy Switchgear FZE, Dubai
Nov 2006Dec 2008

Supply Chain Management Executive

Legrand(India) Pvt. Limited
Jul 2005Nov 2006

Service Executive

Videocon Industries Limited, Mumbai

Education

B.Eng

Polytechnic

Diploma

S.S Polytechnic
20122013

UL
2012

Certified

20012005

M.Sc

Swami Ramanand Teerth Marathwada University S.S Polytechnic

Skills

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Project Management

Manage successfully the execution of the LV/MV distribution project, on time, on scope, on budget, improving profitability, ensuring Quality execution and customer satisfaction.

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Contracts Management
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International Dubai