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Naveen Jahagirdar

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 Naveen Jahagirdar
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Seeking assignments in Project Planning / Project Management / Project Management System Implementation / Site Management with an organisation of repute, preferably in Construction / Engineering /Cement / Metals Sectors

     A dynamic Project Management Professional with nearly 4 years of extensive experience in Project Planning, Project Management, Construction Management and Site Administration.
     Presently working with Metito Overseas Ltd., Sharjah as Planning Engineer.
     Experience in planning, executing & spearheading projects involving development, resource planning with a flair for adopting modern methodologies (EVP) in compliance to quality standards.
     Exposure in preparing manpower & equipment deployment schedule & reports.
     Expertise in Prima Vera (V 6.1 & V 3.0).
     Proficient in monitoring the progress, identifying shortfalls & preparing recovery plans.
     Well versed in preparing and submitting budget estimates, progress and cost tracking reports.
     Worked with reputed consultants like Bechtel, Parsons, Hill International Partnership, Halcrow, KBR, Mott Macdonald, Fichtner, Toyo Engineering and Engineers India Limited.
     Excellent relationship management, man management & analytical skills.

     Certified Project Management Professional (PMP) from PMI, USA.
     Internal Quality Auditor for ISO 9001:2000 (Certified by Lloyd’s Register Quality Assurance Ltd.) in 2008.


Project Planning
     Maintaining & preparing work force projections, tracking & reporting scope changes, project schedule, and budget.
     Assisting in the preparation of performance measures, logging and tracking work requests and completed tasks & representing the Construction Division at schedule meetings to coordinate the schedule with the subcontractors.
     Coordinating, tracking and reviewing project schedule, construction submittals, approvals, procurements and progress of activities.
     Planning, coordination, scheduling, conduct of the coordination meetings, documentation of issues and actions pertaining to construction schedule.
     Evaluating design changes and their effects on the project schedule.
     Generating performance reports required by the management and the client.

Project Management
     Supervising project activities and handling the complete project management cycle entailing requirement gathering and scope definition and setting up deliverables in execution of projects.
     Finalizing requirements and specifications in consultation with engineering consultants/ collaborators, external suppliers, contractors & clients.
     Controlling the project cost within the budget and monitoring of cash flow – cost control.
     Preparing programme of work for all projects and directing the executing team to finish the project in time & troubleshooting the all over problems.
     Managing communications among stakeholders and ensuring that common grounds are established.
     Undertaking periodical audits to evaluate process efficiency & suggest improvements.
     Documenting claim and provide data on extension of time and cost implications.

Construction Management
     Developing site organisation to suit the project needs; selecting construction methodology & implementation.
     Deploying suitable manpower & equipment/ materials and handling proper planning to ensure timely execution of projects.
     Anchoring on-site construction activities to ensure completion of project within the time & cost parameters and effective resource utilisation to maximise the output.
     Inspecting field sites to observe and evaluate condition and operability of facilities and structures, and to collect field survey data and measurements.

Techno Commercial Operations
     Procuring sub-contracts and settlement of sub-contractors accounts & assisting contract manager.
     Scrutinizing of contract/ tender documents for reviewing technical specifications, estimates, review of tenders and evaluations of day to day activities.
     Floating of tenders, fair price / market analysis, negotiation and selection of contractor / vendors.
     Preparing tender documents, specifications and bill of quantity for bidding purpose & evaluating tender bids and selection of Contractor.


Since Feb’09 with Metito Overseas Ltd., Sharjah as Planning Engineer

     Analysis of Project Management process, standardization and adoption of best practices for ERP implementation.
     Responsible for developing schedule in Prima Vera (V 6.1).
     Coordinating with engineering, procurement, shipping and construction team for timely completion of deliverables.
     Involved in preparing variance reports, analyse delays and advising higher management for decision making.
     Interacting with client / consultants and coordinating scheduled meeting.
     Preparing recovery plans in case of delays.

Projects Handled:
     Sewage Treatment Plant at Al YAS ISLAND Project, Abu Dhabi. Capacity: 54,000 cum / value 200 million Dhs.
     Pumping Stations for Lusail Development Project, Qatar - 80 million project.
     Waste Water Treatment System for Qatalum Project - 23 million project.

Aug’07 - Jan’09 with Wabag Ltd., Pune as Senior Engineer – Planning

     Scheduling and monitoring projects (P 3 Ver.3).
     Developing and maintaining:
o     Detailed project plan.
o     Engineering, ordering and supply schedule.
o     Construction schedule / WBS.
o     Detailed resource plan.
o     Project MIS.
     Assisting Project Manager in preparation of billing schedule and invoice plan / Forecast and Actual. Providing progress report to PM / Client.
     Coordinating & preparing annual budget / cash inflow – outflow.
     Recording project issues, scope management, and escalating where necessary.
     Identifying bottlenecks, analyzing and developing catch-up / recovery plan.
     Providing support and provision of Project Tools / Software.
     Short listing & interviewing candidates for the position of Planning Engineer & carrying out induction training.

Projects Handled:
     DM Water Plant and Condensate Polishing Unit for Diesel Hydrotreater Project (BRPL, Assam) - capacity DM Plant – 3620 cum / Day -CPU Plant – 41 t/ Hr.
     Condensate Treatment Plant (Toyo) - Capacity – 120 cum / Hr.
     Potable Water Passivation Unit (RIL, Jamnagar) - capacity – 491 cum / Hr.
     RO-DM Plant for MCPI (MCC PTA, Haldia).
     Sea Water Desalination Plant (Adani Power Projects) capacity 20 MLD.
     Supply of DM Plant for BHEL, Sudan.
     DM Plant for Damodar Valley Corporation, Mejia.

Oct’08 - Jan’09 with NICMAR, Pune as Prima Vera Trainer

Trained students & working executives (On Weekends) on Prima Vera (V 3) and Planning concepts & practices at NICMAR (National Institute of Construction Management & Research, Pune)

Feb’06 – Jun’07 with Punj Lloyd Limited, Gurgoan as Senior Engineer - Planning

Projects Handled:
SBU          :      Pipeline
Project          :     Dhabol Panvel Pipeline (Phase II) – 128 Crore LSTK Contract
Client          :     GAIL
Consultant     :     Engineers India Limited
Department     :     Planning
Designation     :     Senior Engineer
Role          :     
o     Planning and scheduling (Using P3 Ver. 3).
o     Developing project planning, control and monitoring system in consultation with the consultant.
o     Coordinating between Engineering (Simon Carves India Ltd.), purchase, quality control as well as execution team.

Project          :      Pune Solapur Pipeline Project (Rs. 88.80 crore)
Client          :      Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Ltd.
Consultant     :      Engineers India Limited
Department     :      Planning
Designation     :      Management Trainee
Role          :
o     Scheduling and monitoring project progress (Microsoft Excel).
o     Collecting data on expenditure and generating Cost Control Reports of the Project.
o     MIS reporting to the top management.
o     Coordinating with client / consultant and communicating their requirement to various departments and ensuring conformance.
o     Assisting Project Manager in Client Billing.
o     Preparing sub-contractor agreement.

Organization     :     SMEC International Pty. Ltd., Bangalore
Role          :     Trainee in Contracts Administration Dept.
Duration     :     May 10 – July 15, 2005
Project Title     :     Karnataka State Highway Improvement Project (KSHIP)
Client Name      :     Karnataka Public Department Work.

Responsibilities     :     
o     Contract Administration under FIDIC ‘87/92 edition.
o     Analyzing validity and authenticity of contractor’s claims and preparing reports for the Team Leader.
o     Studying various other issues like project progress.

     PG Diploma in Advanced Construction Management (Infrastructure Development) from NICMAR, Pune in 2006.
     Diploma in Human Resource Management from National Institute of Labor Education and Management, Chennai (Correspondence Course).
     B.E. (Mechanical) from B.V.B College of Engg. and Tech. Hubli, Karnataka University in 2002.

Academic/ Other Accolades
     X Std. (Karnataka Board) - 20th rank to the state.
     XII Std. (State Level) - 20th rank to the state.
     Got 419 rank in the National Level Science Talent Search Exam in 1992.
     Efficiently lead the school cricket team for a year. Played for B.V.B. College of Engg. and Tech.
     Coached the junior team in 2002. The team reached the finals of State Level Inter College tournament at Bangalore.
     Attended Coaching Camp under Syed Kirmani in 1995.

Thesis Topic:
     Performance Based Contracting and Rating of Contracts.

     Project Management Institute, USA (Membership ID 1355995) from PMI,
     Member of PMI Deccan Chapter, Pune.

     Well versed with Prima Vera (V 6.1 & V 3.0), Microsoft Project and Microsoft Office.

Date of Birth          :      19th Jan 1977
Current Address     :     Flat No. 108, Al Manakh, Sharjah
Permanent Address     :      Naveen Jahagirdar, ‘Indira’ Building, Malmaddi, Dharwad - 580007, Karnataka
Languages Known     :     English, Hindi, Kannada & Marathi

Professional Since: 
Feb-2006 (16.0 yrs experience)
Oldest experience: 
Apr 2010 (11.8 yrs experience, WARNING: 4.2 years variance with Professional Since)
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