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Procurement Manager - Mep

Sharjah, Sharjah Emirate, United Arab Emirates
AED 20000
December 04, 2019

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Over 27 years (20 years in UAE & 7 years in India) of accomplishments in:

Delivering sustained organisational growth in dynamic, highly competitive environments

Defining Procurement/Contract Management consistent with business strategy and challenges

Aspiring challenging assignments in Procurement/Contract Management– MEP in Construction


A dedicated senior management professional having wide experience in MEP Procurement & Contract Management.

Skilled in technical evaluation, quotes comparison & techno-commercial negotiations to ensure maximum profitability

Exceptional ability to apply a broad understanding of financial management principals and other quantitative information to ensure decisions are fiscally responsible and based on procurement budget.

Proficiently qualified in developing sourcing strategies & assessing materials to curtail inventory-holding expenses

Highly experienced in preparing Monthly Commercial Report (MCR) and Project Cash Flow with accountability of conducting profitability without hampering project progress.

Gained significant experience in investigating, analysing & correcting problems in quality at supplier’s location; track record of implementing cost saving measures like Value Engineering to achieve reduction in budgeted parameters

Strategically skilled with Inco terms 2016, Electrical Cable Production and MEP works in EPC.

Strong interpersonal skills to establish rapport & develop relationships with all key stakeholders: suppliers, customers & colleagues.

Rich knowledge & gained significant experience in ERP Procurement based ORACLE release 12, SAGE 300, Horizon EBS, Build Smart & CANDY for Estimation.


Responsible for obtaining the best quality equipment, goods and services for a project at the most competitive prices

Working closely with site-team for project requirements to ensure that key processes are running efficiently and cost-effectively

Coordinating & building good rapport with both internally and with key suppliers

Developing procurement strategies, handling processing payments & invoices to confirm suppliers are aware of business objectives

Identifying & updating key functional metrics to reduce expenses & improve effectiveness

Maintaining relationship with reliable subcontractors & suppliers and managing quantity and timing of deliveries in a project

Performing research evaluation to ascertain best products and suppliers in terms of best value, delivery schedules & quality

Identifying potential suppliers, visiting existing suppliers and building & maintaining good relationships with them for Project Specifications and the Conditions of Contract.

Negotiated Contracts with vendors.


United Technical Electromechanical Contracting -Sharjah – UAE, Klampfer Electromechanical Contracting L.L.C (Sharjah-UAE),

–KBW INVESTMENTS LLC as Procurement Manager - MEP

Aug’17 - Till Date


Understand the business requirement of the organization in all aspects, Procurement, Contract Management and Estimation.

Lead Procurement team to efficiently carryout its duties and responsibilities in sourcing, ordering / purchasing, ensuring the best prices as per the specifications, delivery timelines and payment terms.

Provide adequate support for Estimation team to obtain proposal in line with the Tender requirements and in order to upload data’s in CANDY.

Proper verification of Material Request (MR) from the respective Project, review the quotations and comparison are in line with Project requirements, Project Budget, approve to proceed for the Purchase Order and also review the PO is created in compliance with the Project requirements are compiled as per respective Project Documents.

Negotiate all quotations for Suppliers and Subcontract works in order to obtain best competitive price in terms of quality and better payment terms especially open credit.

Proper verification of Suppliers or Subcontractor invoices against Deliver order and monitor the GRN and invoices timely entered in CCS (Build Smart) and prepare Payment Certificate for the Subcontractor invoices as per the issued agreements or Purchase Orders.

Prepare Monthly Commercial Report (MCR) and Project Cash Flow summary and submit for Management approval every month.

Establish Encouraging and inviting new suppliers or subcontractors, Processing vendor approval including credit application with open credit terms and updating the vendor list upon approval of the same

Preparing LOI upon selection based QCS approval for respective Subcontractor/Supplier in compliance with Project specifications & Project requirements and update the log accordingly.

Preparing Supply & Subcontract Agreement upon approval of material submittal from Consultant with respective scope of work & also issue BCN (Budget Control Notice) to PM if it exceeds the Project Budget & update the log accordingly.

Future Metro L.L.C (Dubai-UAE) as Assistant Procurement Manager - MEP

Sept’16 – August ‘17


Lead Procurement team to efficiently carryout its duties and responsibilities in sourcing, ordering / purchasing, ensuring the best prices as per the specifications, delivery timelines and payment terms.

Develop lead and execute procurement plan and strategies to achieve organizations objectives.

Develop negotiation strategies to attain procurement goals for all company sourcing activities.

Conduct research on reliable vendors and suppliers and establish strategic partnerships and maintain vendor database.

Initiates appropriate actions to ensure most suitable product at competitive rate is utilized on Projects in coordination with Project team and in compliance with respective scope of work.

Establish vendor performance and vendor development programs with the Projects and other departments to ensure continuous improvement in vendor delivery quality.

Review of Quote Comparison Sheet (QCS) in line with the Project specification & requirements and negotiate with the Subcontractor/Supplier in terms of better payment and delivery.

Preparing LOI upon selection based QCS approval for respective Subcontractor/Supplier in compliance with Project specifications & Project requirements and update the log accordingly.

Ensure the material submittals are prepared in accordance with the Project Budget and specifications.

Preparing Supply & Subcontract Agreement upon approval of material submittal from Consultant for scope of work and also issue BCN (Budget Control Notice) to Project Manager if it exceed the Project Budget & update the log accordingly.

Monitoring the delivery order & invoices updated in ERP for the smooth functioning of supply chain management.

Haydon Mechanical & Electrical Contractors LLC (Dubai-UAE) as Procurement Manager

Oct’14- Aug’ 16

Growth Path:

Assistant Procurement Manager; Oct’14- Apr’15

Procurement Manager; 2015- Aug’ 16


Managing the MEP scope of work in line with main contract scope of work and creating procurement tracker which includes all list of materials for the first fix, second fix and long lead items

Reviewing and maintaining the complete MEP tender drawings & MEP specifications in line with IFC drawings

Listing out all the changes from the tender to IFC and forward the same to commercial team to submit variation in coordination with Project QS

Working closely with site team (PM, CM, QS & Site Engineers) for project requirements and providing better services in line with project specifications and the conditions of contract

Maintaining BID TAB for finalizing all the materials for supply items and subcontractor packages within the Project Budget and in compliance Project specification, requirements and respective scope of work

Rich knowledge and gained significant experience in ERP Procurement based on SAGE 300

Preparing LOI upon selection of respective supplier, subcontractor packages and proceed for prequalification & material submittal submission for consultant/main contractor or client approval

Documenting Supply Agreement and Subcontract Agreement upon approval of material submittal from Consultant/Main Contractor/Client in line with respective scope of work and issued the same for signature and stamp from respective supplier/subcontractor & also update the Supply/ Subcontract Agreement tracker accordingly

System Construct LLC (Dubai-UAE) as Senior Procurement Engineer - MEP

May’01 - Oct’14 (13 years & 6 months)

Growth Path: MEP Project Coordinator; 2001- 2004, MEP Procurement Engineer; 2004- 2006

Senior Procurement Engineer; 2006- 2009, Assistant Procurement Manager; 2009- 2014


Preparing key procurement schedules for commodities as per all contractual & statutory needs

Collaborating with vendors to procure essential materials at reasonable price and listing suppliers for better cost, quality, delivery & increased volumes for business consolidation

Rich knowledge and gained significant experience in ERP Procurement based on ORACLE (applications release 12).

Monitoring end to end execution of projects from the stage of tendering to handover, involving preparation of project schedules and overlooking projects with respect to cost, resource deployment, time over-runs & quality compliance

Handling projects with complete accountability including strategic utilization & deployment of available resources to achieve organizational objectives


Held exceptional credit for finalizing & procuring equipment worth US $ 1.5 Million value, as single indent order and sub contract agreement of US$ 60 Million value of MEP Project

Effectually resolved many suppliers’ differences with the help of compliance statement and providing alternative proposals justifying the quality of the proposed product or items to be used for the project requirements which reduces cost & time of the project

Significantly contribution in:

oMaintaining positive savings as per budgeted CAPEX requirements

oModifying existing system by finalizing strategies

oImplementing documents that all Subcontractors’ should stamp including duly filled Bill of quantities immediately after finalization of Contract

oResolving contractual conflicts & undiagnosed items in the later stage of the Project duration which in turn reduces the incurred losses to the Company

Conducted training to a team of 20 members & subordinates for technical & commercial evaluations and led a procurement team of 10 people since January 2009 at System Construct LLC., Al Quoz, Dubai, UAE


Southern Gen. Services & Maintenance Co. (Sharjah-UAE) as MEP Project Engineer (10 Months) Jun’00- April’01

Hertz Electrical Contracting Co. (Sharjah-UAE) as Electrical Engineer (4 Months) Jan’00- May ‘00

Al Zuhur Electro Mech& General Maint. Co. (Abu Dhabi-UAE) as General Electrical Engineer (5 Months). Jul’ 99- Dec’99

Incab Cable Industries Ltd. (Pune – India) as Production Foreman (3 years & 7 Months). Dec’95- Jul’99

EEL Engineering Co. Ltd. (Pune – India) as Site Engineer (1 Year & 6 Months) May’94- Nov’95

Shrinath Engineering (Pune – India) as Trainee Engineer (1 Year) Apr’93- Apr’94


Licensed Electrical Engineer from Federal Electricity & Water Authority (FEWA) ID No.-2351

Issued Date: 18/01/2005, Renewal date: 07/05/2014

Expiry date: 06/05/2015 (can be renewed yearly).


Active member of Society of Engineers - Affiliated Member No: 35448 – Electrical Engineer – Expiry date on 01/05/2020.


Well versed in:

oOracle applications release 12 (Procurement Module), SAGE 300 ERP & Horizon EBS (Enterprise Business Solution).

oBuild Smart -Procurement Module

oCANDY for Estimation

oAconex, MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook & Access) and ERP / MRP

oAdobe Acrobat, Java, HTML and AutoCAD.


2009 MBA in Operations Management from Indira Ghandi Open University (IGNOU-Dubai), New Delhi

1998 BE in Electrical Engineering from Pune University, India

1992 Diploma in Electrical Engineering from Government of Kerala, India


Date of Birth: 16th April 1971

Current Address: United Technical Electromechanical Contracting (UTEC), Sharjah, P.O. Box; 1595, UAE.

Permanent Address: Chiramel Kunjavu House, Mechoor Road, P.O. Chiyyaram, Thrissur Dist, Kerala-680026, India

Languages Known: English, Hindi, Malayalam, Marathi and Tamil

Passport Details: K8438832 (Issued at Dubai & valid up to 19/02/2023)

Visa Details: Employment Visa valid up to 28/05/2021

Driving License Details: Valid UAE Driving License – 645079 (issued at Dubai & valid up to 13/10/2022)

Marital Status: Married

Number of Dependents: Two


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