Al Khuwair, Muscat, Oman
Alternate Mobile: +91-994*******
LinkedIn: http://ae.linkedin.com/pub/ivan-babu/31/8b/138 EXECUTIVE PROJECT MANAGEMENT AND CONTROL
Engineering Procurement Contracting Construction Versatile, decisive and result oriented techno commercial professional handling multifaceted responsibilities for over 20 years in Infrastructure, Industrial and EPC Projects. Successfully negotiating bids and finalizing multi- million dollar contracts. Entrepreneurial and tactical leadership initiating comprehensive strategies to achieve team KPI’s and objectives within the budget and resource. Capitalising the available opportunity optimally by contributing acumen in technical specifications, commercial regulations and contract management. CORE COMPETENCIES
Project Lifecycle Management
Profit & Loss Management
Risk Assessment & Management
Estimation & Proposal
Budgeting / Cost Control
Teambuilding & Leadership
Strategic Resource Planning
Design & Development
Process Design Optimisation
Sub Contracting & Procurement
PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE - CURRENT
Haya Water Oman, Muscat. Since Nov 2015
Oman Wastewater Services Company SAOC
Develop detailed design, SOW, BOQ, TOR and tender documents based on conceptual engineering, operational requirements, prescribed standards and project management principles for design and construction projects. Participate in techno commercial contract evaluation and vendor selection.
Interface management with internal stakeholders to ensure compliance with standards and coordinating contractors, suppliers, consultants, ministries & agencies to eliminate conflict with external stakeholders.
Define execution strategy, project plan and establish milestones in line with PMO procedure to ensure project needs & department goals. Manage in-house supervision of construction & design contracts by monitoring and reporting as per project management plan. Directing and motivating project team.
Ensure mitigation of current & potential project risks by identifying, assessing, developing contingency plans and initiating timely preventive action to avoid project delays. Chair project meetings; oversee preparation and implementation of recovery plans by consultants and contractors. Administer contracts and manage time to achieve project delivery, asset handover to O&M Division, department milestones and Corporate KPI’s.
Comply QHSE procedures, prepare quality plan to attain quality targets. Organize HAZOP, SIL & HSE review. Follow commercial guidelines to prepare & control budget, pursue cost optimisation, certify payment, review variations & claims.
Liaise with the executive to agree contract strategy, seek necessary approval, overall direction and execute with integrity the assigned large-scale projects.
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PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE - CAREER PROGRESSION
Drake & Scull International LLC Oman, Muscat. Oct 2012 – Nov 2015 Contracting Company for Industrial and Infrastructure Construction PROJECT MANAGER: Managed an integrated team contracting and executing $25 million worth of infrastructure development projects both residential and industrial. Take ownership of project and establish new contracts by mobilising the required manpower, material and machinery. Review detailed design of package and process equipment. Involving all stakeholders to continually define and confirm project scope. Optimize available budget and resource. Devise strategy, work procedure and time-lines for FEED, detailed engineering, procurement and construction considering project objectives, deliverables and constraints. Identify critical path activities and develop risk mitigation/elimination plans. Monitor project quality and HSE requirements. Meet contractual obligation and obtain necessary statutory approval. Manage change by identifying, recording and submitting claims and change order. Maintain project cash flow by effective cost control techniques. Follow-up supplies and customer payments. Monitor installation and commissioning activities through site supervision team. Conduct periodic review meeting with Clients to resolve any issues. Prepare monthly progress and analysis report of the project. Close out project through clearing snag list and issuing project handover report. Manage Project teams KPA’s through motivation, delegation, supervision and conflict management. Contribute to estimation and proposal of bids. Finalise contract as per INCOTERMS / FIDIC regulations. ETA Zenath Contracting & Environmental Engineering Services, Dubai. Jan 2009 – Apr 2012 EPC CONTRACTING COMPANY FOR MEP, WATER & WASTEWATER TREATMENT Project Management: Obtaining new projects. Project cash flow budgeting. Mobilize and manage site team. Ensure completion of targeted work. Liaise with consultant for material and work approval. Follow up of material delivery to site. Work allocation as per planned schedule. Coordinate monthly bills submission and certification. Contract amendment record for all variation works. Maintain health and safety requirements. Prepare management and handing over reports.
BGR Energy Systems Limited, Chennai. Jan 2008 – Dec 2008 EPC CONTRACTING COMPANY FOR THERMAL POWER PROJECT
Manager Project: Part of core team handling corporate functionality of profit loss management and achieving targeted monthly invoicing. Coordinating all inter divisional activities for smooth flow of the project. Sub contract and Vendor management for timely delivery of material and completion of works. Organising inspection call for material and site works. Maintain cash flow for the project. Material and cost control through SAP. Need based site visit to ensure milestones are on time and attend client review meeting to clear bottleneck. Zener Engineering Pvt. Ltd, Chennai. Apr 2007 – Dec 2007 DESIGN & MANUFACTURING COMPANY FOR FIRE PROTECTION SYSTEM & PUMPS Manager Project & Design: Established and managed a fully functional project design office. Comply with all the mandatory legal and administrative regulations. Facilitating technology transfer required for design and manufacture of pumps. Finalise the BOQ, specification and vendor work order for the manufacturing projects. Generating detailed management reports.
Pioneer Wincon Private Limited, Chennai. Jul 2006 – Mar 2007 WIND FARM DEVELOPER & OEM OF WIND TURBINE GENERATOR Assistant Manager Projects: Prepare detailed project schedule for site activities and monitor site execution. Manage Sub Contractors and material inventory at the centralised stores. Manage projects at two geographically distinct locations. Maintain ISO procedure for prompt management information system. Solve technical and safety issues. Execute substation work. Utilise ERP for Cost and Material management. Contd...
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PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE - CAREER PROGRESSION
ANDRITZ Separation Pvt. Ltd, Chennai / Singapore. Apr 2004 – May 2006 MNC PIONEERING WATER, WASTEWATER TREATMENT & FILTRATION EQUIPMENT Project Engineer: Make design and detailed drawing for machine shop and new product launch. Customise product and optimise its cost to suit project requirement. Prepare process P&ID, piping and machine layout. Manage project Execution and Services team.
Beacon Weir ltd, Chennai. Jun 2002 – Mar 2004
LEADING OEM FOR INDUSTRIAL & DOMESTIC PUMP
Engineer (E&D Dept): Pump application engineering. Maintain documentation for ISO. Product development and trouble shooting for cost reduction of manufacturing. Prepare technical documents and CAD designs. Analyse work and time study. Comply with API 610 requirements. Numeric Electronics Private Ltd, Chennai. Mar 1999 – May 2002 LEADING ISO9002 COMPANY MANUFACTURING UPS
Design & Quality Engineer: Sheet Metal Design & Drawing, Conduct time study for costing and product development. Prepare ISO procedure for documentation. Quality inspection and dimension check of product Sudhir Control Gear and lighting equipment Pvt.Ltd, Chennai. Nov 1997 – Jan 1999 EXPLOSION PROOF SWITCHING PANEL MANUFACTURER
Trainee Engineer: Involved in Design, Product and manufacturing process planning of Castings. HIGHLIGHTED ACHIEVMENTS
Closed out EPC Project of value $180 million on behalf of client, liquidated project punch list and amicably settled all claims and disputes.
Lead the task force team to expedite and complete all equipment installations in STP within planned duration.
Completed techno commercial evaluation of bids and recommended for award after seeking all hierarchical approvals within 3 months.
Turned around a Pumping Station Project from being a break even project to accomplish 20% profit through cost reduction and efficient resource planning.
Achieved an all time high invoicing for a month amounting $23.5 million by adopting strategic coordination.
Established a full functional engineering BPO providing satellite support to the main operations.
Successfully commissioned about 200 Wind Turbine Generators spread over various wind farms across different geographical locations within a period of 6 months.
Completed design and prototype of an entire new range of product which would be an economical variant of the original equipment series.
Economised existing products by converting the design to meet current industry norms and standards. Contd...
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PROJECT / PACKAGES HANDLED
Sewage Treatment Plant SBR type of capacity 60,000 m3/d and MBR type of capacity 37,000 m3/d.
Raw sewage and Treated water Pumping Stations.
Construction of Villa, Commercial, Mixed use and Industrial Buildings.
Design and execution of MEP works integrated with ID design.
MEP of Town water pumping station extension (ADWEA) inside Umm Al Nar Refinery including HVAC, Fire Protection System, Chemical dosing, Material handling, Piping network, and Compressed Air Packages.
Infrastructure development works for new town development at Jumeirah Village South.
EPC for balance of plant in a 500 MW Thermal Power Plant consisting of static and rotating equipment.
Supply and erection of Wind Turbine Generators for Wind Farms.
Water & Wastewater treatment packages and associated piping system.
Design and delivery Pumps and Filter press used in wastewater treatment and food industry. EDUCATION
Bachelor of Engineering in Mechanical, University of Madras, Chennai, India 1993 – 1997 MBA in Project Management, Alagappa University, Karaikudi, India 2008 – 2010 PROFESSIONAL ACCREDITATION
Fellow of The Institution of Engineers, Kolkata, India December 2019 Chartered Engineer, IEI, Kolkata, India January 2020 SOFT SKILLS
Software Application : MS Office, MS Project, Primavera, Pro-E, IDEAS, Auto CAD Languages Known: English, Tamil, Malayalam and Hindi PERSONAL DETAILS
Date of Birth: March 18
Status: Married, 2 children
Present Location: Muscat, Oman.
Joining Time: 30 Days
Driving Licence: Oman & India
Passport No: U0765611
Place of Issue: Muscat, Oman
Valid Until: February 12
Available on request