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SANDESH M.

Sourcing and Procurement Expert in Mining, Power & Aviation
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Last activity Mar, 03, 2021 04:43 AM
Industry: Oil & Energy
  • India, Uttar Pradesh, Noida, UP-201304
  • Overview

    I am having 15 years of work experience in sourcing, project procurement, power projects, media buying, software procurement and aviation. Have written, administered and closed contracts with successful execution. As a registered custom broker in India, can help new companies/Startup for export /import. Undertaken several consultancy assignments in procurement and sourcing. Would be happy to explore this platform for new engagements.

Highlights

Total Work Experience :

15 Year(s)


Experience as a freelancer :

2 Year(s)


Total Experience in Procurement :

13 Year(s)


Languages with Professional working proficiency level :

English - Hindi - Punjabi

Countries i can cover :

China - India

Relevant Procurement Functional Skill/Categories
Supplier Development Engineering (SDE)/Supplier Quality Engineering (SQE) 5 year(s)
Mining and oil and gas services

Advisory Services 5 year(s)
Procurement Digitilisation
Training
Strategic Sourcing
Contracting/Legal

SAP 10 year(s)

Sourcing/Category Management 7 year(s)
Mining and oil and gas services
Mining services
Management advisory services
Specialized educational services
Structures and Building and Construction and Manufacturing Components and Supplies
Construction and maintenance support equipment
Structural materials
Education
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Business Management 2002-08-01 to 2004-07-01

    Operations & Marketing Management
    Symbiosys Centre of Management & HRD


  • B. Tech1997-08-01 to 2001-07-01

    Production Engg & Management
    National Institute of Technology

Certifications
Professional certifications :Certificate in "Contract Management" by World Bank Certificate in "Public Procurement" by World Bank Certificate Program in Export Management by Indian Institute of Foreign Trade, New Delhi Registered Custom Broker in India.
Other certifications :Basic Supply Chain Level by American Productivity Inventory Control Society , USA
Past Experiences
  • ABS | Consulting

    2015-04-01 - Today

    Co-founder

    • Contract & Negotiation - floating of enquiries for sub vendors and empanelling them for the execution. Contract drafting and negotiation. Also helping clients in different types of contract drafting and review - supplies, services, turnkey, software application, hardware and Solutions, Non Disclosure Agreement (NDA) etc

    • Program Management-Technology solutions - Devising different technology solutions like Drone based industry solutions, IoT based energy management solutions , Fatigue detection solutions for automobiles sector using Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning

    • Business Development - Policy advocacy , knowledge proliferations, Enquiry generation, Business development of new concept based solutions, exploring new avenues, financial model of payment, client acquisition and converting business into a recurring business.

    • Project execution - Execution of project with stated deliverables with partners and Statutory requirement compliance

    • Published paper & track speaker at UASG conference at IIT-Roorkee (Greater Noida Campus) in 2019.

    • Preparation of Risk and opportunities summary from the Contract and Risk mitigation recommendation to the client. Supporting customers to handle complex contractual issues. Assisting Customers in logistics issues (including export/import and transportation etc.

    • Providing bid advisory and process advisory to various developers in Power sector. Also a Consultant to Maharashtra Regulatory Commission (MERC) in Commercial domain, highlighting technical and commercial risk in the projects.

    • Policy advocacy and execution of Proof of Concept for new technological application.

    • Executed many process improvement ways by using Unmanned Aerial Vehicle(UAV) - Survey, Electrical stringing, volumetric calculation. Also involved in Project implementation of Artificial Intelligence based defect detection.

    • Published conference paper and designated speaker in Central Board of Irrigation & Power(CBIP) conference on Substation, R & D Conference by Central Electricity Authority(CEA) & SWITCH Global EXPO organised by Govt. of Gujarat, on various topic of innovation (Unmanned Technology and their application on process improvement in power sector.)


  • Sterlite Grid Ltd. | Oil & Energy

    2011-09-01 To 2015-03-01

    AGM - Commercial and Contracts

    • Responsible for commercial process for transmission line projects under Public Private Partnership on BOOM/BOOT basis

    • Major Involvement in the:

    o Reviewing and documenting main contract terms of concessionaire agreement. Project capex estimation, budgetary offer from vendors for the projects, negotiation and pre bid tie up with vendors,. Drafting and vetting all critical Contracts

    o Market analysis (SWOT, Porters etc) and Supplier analysis, Supplier Segmentation to adopt sourcing strategies to improve quality, delivery and cost.

    o RFQ/RFP preparation for the bidding of Concession Project as per TSA (Concessionaire Agreement ) in transmission sector. Providing assistance in floating the enquiry, evaluating offers & negotiating major packages and Contract drafting

    o Measure and monitor supplier performance (Vendor rating) and explore improvement area for future opportunities.

    • Involved in final award of contract after winning the contract along with contract drafting and logistics co-ordination.

    • Involved in O & M Contracts with targeting Costing

    Highlights

    o Successfully executed Procurement strategy for cost reduction and global sourcing of steel structures

    o Successfully completed transmission line LIDAR Survey which was done first time in India. Role involved project coordination with different internal and external stakeholders.


  • Vedanta Aluminium Ltd. | Mining & Metals

    2008-03-01 To 2011-08-01

    AGM/Manager/Associate Manager- Commercial and Contracts

    o Spend Analysis, conceptualization of scope (formulation of package and procurement strategy),Formulating bid documents. Developing package sourcing strategy and plan to optimize total cost of ownership.

    o Floating the enquiry, evaluating offers & negotiating major Aluminium smelter packages/Power Plant on EPC basis

    o Drafted Supply & Service contracts in Aluminium, Power, Aviation & Media sectors with special consideration on legal & Intellectual Property matters. Maintaining Risk Register and formulating Mitigation strategy for the same.

    o Posted in China & led strategic sourcing in China for Jharsuguda Aluminium Smelter Project.

    • Contract drafting, final award, and end to end material responsibility including inspection, quality, sea / air logistics, customs and inland logistics upto the project site. Contract reconciliation after execution of the contract.

    o Cap-ex Procurement of Aluminium Project for various packages ranging from USD 8 Millions. to USD 60 Millions

    o Aluminium Technology Package, Fabricated Steel Structures, Steel Plates, Air Compressor & Bus Bar etc.

    • Received Star of the Business Award in Sep’ 2007 


  • BALCO | Mining & Metals

    2004-06-01 To 2006-02-01

    Associate Manager -Commercial

    • Merit of being working as the youngest Divisional Commercial Officer for 540 MW Power Plant at BALCO.

    • Diligently handled commercial function of 4 X 135 MW Captive Power Project at BALCO mainly purchase and contract drafting, negotiation, contract execution and contract closure.

    o Adhered to payment norms as per billing schedule, contract enforcement, ordering, execution and final settlement of relevant commercial packages other than EPC.

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