Experience

  • Head - Compliance & Contracts

    at Bahrain National Gas Co.

    December 2017 - at Present

    Capital Governorate

    Coordinates and works closely with all business units to review tender documents, Scope of Work, pricing strategy, payment conditions and ensures clarity of scope and completeness of all related documents before issuance of RFPs; Reviews controls in procurement and recommends improvements; Reviews legal aspects of the tender (procurement and sales) documents and drafts appropriate clauses as and when required; Reviews all tender recommendations to ensure compliance to pre-agreed evaluation criteria; Reviews the contract templates and conditions of contracts from the perspective of contract risk and recommends suitable amendments; Reviews all contractual notices, claims and associated communications having potential commercial impacts and recommends if legal advice is necessary; Creates standard tender templates and maintains a tender repository as reference documents for various business units preparing tender documents;

  • Chief Executive Offic

    at Claim & Solutions

    September 2017 - October 2017

    Calcutta - West Bengal

    FUNCTIONAL ROLE Contract Management: Review of contract document and preparation of contractual “Dos and “Don’ts” to be followed by the client during contract execution; Identify all claim events Claim Management: Identify the key defaults / delay of client’s employer and key disputes between client and employer; Provide discovery assistance – identification of critical communications in the contract repository that would work as substantive evidence; Provide quantification assistance and validation of claims; Identify claim heads and assist client to identify demonstrative evidences to raise claims through critical communication analysis – exhibit preparation for claim support; Assist client in preparation of claims Dispute Management: Advise client to initiate mediation, conciliation, DAB – if applicable; Advise and assist client to invoke arbitration if mediation, conciliation fails; Assist client in Arbitration and/or court proceedings

  • Head of Contracting & Procurement

    at Qatar Fertiliser Co. (S.A.Q)

    April 2011 - June 2017

    Al Wakrah

    Was responsible for driving the contracting & procurement function covering diverse CAPEX & OPEX spend categories including but not limited to EPC, engineered assets, technology, professional services, IT, insurance, manpower, logistic services, software licensing, licensed services, facility management, engineering services, O&M Frame agreements, construction works and plant shutdown works; Ensured compliance with contract pre-execution deliverables including insurance policies, parent company guarantees and bank bonds; Advised on all contractual issues during the life cycle of the contract; Had been focal point to respond to all audit queries on commercial matters; Reviewed, challenged, negotiated claims and variations, represented senior management in key meetings with contractors to contest claims; Participated in contract review meetings with Project teams to discuss conflicts, commercial issues affecting project schedule and potential solutions;

  • Lead Contracts Engineer

    at Qatar Fertiliser Co. (S.S.Q)

    June 2007 - April 2011

    Al Wakrah

    Had overseen full contract cycle from pre-qualification of potential bidders, selection of contractor through competitive Tendering, drafting contracts and closing contracts; Engaged with stake holders to understand scope of work and determine right contract strategy; Performed commercial analysis of tender bids; Resolved conflicts between tendered and bidders' terms and conditions; Identifying potential commercial risks during contract formation and mitigating risks; Contested post contract commercial claims; Counseled under-performing contractors; Identified potentials for continual improvement in contract terms and conditions, performed knowledge sharing and lessons learned discussions with contracting team

  • Sr. Procurement Officer

    at Qatar Fertiliser Co. (S.A.Q)

    October 1999 - June 2007

    Al Wakrah

    Managed various mechanical spend categories; Engaged with stake holders to strengthen procurement specification; Engaged with suppliers to institute performance improvement programs; Expedited orders to ensure plant turn-around material availability; Coordinated logistic related issues with the freight forwarding & Clearance team; Performed commercial evaluation of tender bids; Recommended commercial awards; Analyzed price trends for negotiation and commercial intelligence

  • Procurement Officer

    at Oman Fiber Optic Co. (S.A.O.G)

    October 1998 - September 1999

    Musandam

    Performed global sourcing of Raw Materials and Spares (OPEX) involving imports from Europe, USA, Middle East and Australia; Prepared contracts for plant modification works; Performed Local procurement of plant consumables; Prepared import documentation, liaised with vendors and clearing agent; Preparing procurement budget; Planned procurement schedule in collaboration with Production; Implemented purchase and storage procedures, Inventory norms; Made significant contribution (as a member of the Steering Committee representing Materials Department) towards achieving ISO 9002 Certification- interacting with Management Representative and ISO Consultant for preparation of Quality System Documents.

  • Asst. Manager Materials

    at Polar Fan Industries Limited

    May 1998 - September 1998

    Calcutta - West Bengal

    Was responsible for the total material management and logistic functions of the unit. Prepared OPEX procurement budget, Bill of Materials; Planned procurement, supervised ordering, scheduling deliveries; Monitored inventory, analyzed stock reports, initiated corrective actions to optimize stock levels Controlled warehousing logistics - receipt, issue, obsolescence, preservation; Identified non moving and dormant items, forecasted shortages and excess; Controlled stock transferring to other manufacturing units; Resolved quality issues mediating between Quality Control department and suppliers; Controlled direct spend portfolio of key Materials & Components - Al Ingots, Al Die Castings; Copper Wire; Paints; Sheet Metal components; Bearings; Fasteners & Plastic Items

  • Asst. Manager Materials

    at Hindustan Motors Limited

    April 1996 - April 1998

    Calcutta - West Bengal

    Was responsible for procurement of trim, body shop & paint shop items required in the Body shop, Paint shop, Trim assembly line / Carline / Final view of Ambassador; Ambassador 1800ISZ and Contessa cars; Purchasing all items under proprietary and non-proprietary category – rubber and plastic, sheet metal and finished machined components; Interfaced with stores for computation of shortage and excess items on the assembly line; Developed vendors in collaboration with Vendor development department & R&D; Facilitated implementation of engineering changes; Resolved quality issues in coordination with Quality Assurance, Inspection and vendors; Took active role in Value Engineering program to reduce cost; Managed JIT deliveries for “A” class items

  • Sr. Purchasing Officer

    at Modern Agencies Limited

    March 1987 - March 1996

    Calcutta - West Bengal

    Managed a diverse CAPEX & OPPEX Procurement portfolio consisting of Castings (CI Casting, Steel casting, Manganese Steel Casting, Bronze casting and other non-ferrous castings), fabricated & forged mechanical components, pipes & fittings, Electrical & Electronic components and bearings, Structural Steel and construction materials, acids, dyes, chemicals, industrial Gases and packing materials; Developed vendors Expedited deliveries; Evaluated and analyzed market trend of different merchandise and prepared Management Reports & Statistics on price trends; Managed transportation of materials to various production units situated in different parts of India

Education

  • Chartered Engineer

    at Institution of Engineers (India)

    2015 - 2015 (1 year) Calcutta - West Bengal

  • Construction Law & Arbitration

    at Aberdeen Business School

    2012 - 2015 (3 years)

  • MCIArb

    at Chartered Institute of Arbitrators

    2014 - 2014 (1 year)

  • MCIPC

    at Chartered Institute of Procurement & Supply

    2013 - 2013 (1 year)

  • Contract & Commercial Management Practitioner (CCMP)

    at International Association for Contract & Commercial Management

    2012 - 2012 (1 year)

  • Mechanical Engineering

    at Institution of Engineers (India)

    1988 - 1996 (8 years) Calcutta - West Bengal

  • Graduation

    at St. Xavier's College, Calcutta

    1984 - 1986 (2 years) Calcutta - West Bengal

Languages

  • English Negotiation

  • Hindi Conversation

  • Bengali Native

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