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Santanu Ghosh

Phone: +91 33 25658179; Mob: +91 9830713256 / +91 9820949345;;
Top level assignments in Project Planning and Control with an Organisation of high repute in the
Construction Sector

Project Management

Over 21 years of experience in managing Construction Projects right from

development to delivery encompassing planning, monitoring, controlling

Quality Assurance
Contract Management
Commercial Operations
Liaison Work
Resource Management
Manpower Planning

phases of project lifecycle, overall inter-discipline coordination, administration

and resource planning. IOSH - Institution of Occupational Safety and Health
(U.K) certified safety Manager. A strategic planner with expertise in planning
and executing construction projects with a flair for adopting modern
construction methodologies in compliance with quality standards. Worked with
reputed organizations. Successfully executed various prestigious projects. Well
versed with MS Office and MS Project and AutoCAD. Excellent relationship
management, analytical and negotiation skills with deftness in swiftly ramping
projects in coordination with clients, architects, consultants and contractors.

General Administration
Developing project baselines; Project Execution Plan; Contract formulation and administration, monitoring
and controlling projects with respect to Cost, Resource Deployment, Time over-runs and Quality Compliance
to ensure satisfactory execution of projects.
Supervising the construction process from the conceptual development stage through final construction,
making sure that the project gets done on time and within budget.
Leading a team of professionals; ensuring suitable deployment and timely availability of manpower
(designers & engineers).
Overseeing the selection of contractors, consultants to complete specific sections of the project.
Evaluating & determining appropriate construction delivery systems and the most cost-effective plan and
schedule for completing the project.
Contract administration including pre-contract and post-contract activities, appointing consultants etc.
Preparing project estimate & tender, finalizing contractors, checking the bills with estimated quantities and
purchasing the materials for the site.
Managing bidding process from floating of bids to awarding of contracts; coordinating with bidders with
regard to negotiations.
Anchoring on-site construction activities to ensure completion of project within the time & cost parameters
and effective resource utilisation to maximise the output.
Very Well Conversant with FIDIC.
Inspecting field sites to observe and evaluate condition and operability of facilities and structures, and to
collect field survey data and measurements.
Designing and implementing stringent systems and quality plans / manuals to ensure high quality standards
during all the stages of project.
Liaising with consultants, contractors, sub contractors & external agencies for determining technical
specifications, approvals and obtaining statutory clearances.
Reviewing designs, drawings, specifications, BOQ & modifications required to suit to prevailing site
conditions, checking survey works with modern equipments.

GVK- Mumbai International Airport LTD, INDIA .General Manager - Projects

Since December 10

Project: Up gradation and Modernization of existing Mumbai International Airport.

Involved Teams: CH2MHILL as Project Management Consultant, L&T as EPC
contractor and others.

Heading the Airside Project Team as well as the part of Land side work for accessibility of Airport.
Heading Cargo Complex development project.
Preparation of Project Budget for Boards approval.
Contract Formulation and Administration.
Design review of Airside work as well as for Fully State of Art automated New Cargo Building.
Business strategy and design and commissioning activities of Aviation Fuel Hydrant system.
Design and Cost optimization.
Day to day co-ordination for the up-gradation and Runway extension with Operation and Maintenance team.
Control and manage the Safety norms.
Negotiation with Vendors and rate finalization.
Quantity and subsequently finalization of BOQ.
Preparation and review of DGCAs compliance report.
Co-ordination within various departments and customers.
Co-ordination with various external regulatory authorities, (e.g. AAI, DGCA, BCAS, MMRDA etc.)



Sr General Manager - Projects Since May08

Project: Development of Aerotropolis (comprised of Green Field Airport and

Integrated Township) Project, Durgapur-W.B.
Involved Teams: Changi Airport Planners and Engineers (CAPE) and others.
Heading the total Project Team; responsible for conceptualization of Project and its Objective and Budgeting
for approval; leading for Pre-Feasibility and Feasibility Studies.
Finalisation of the Master Plan and design basis.
Structure project funding in terms of Grant, Debt and Equity with their disbursement schedules.
Identifying the potential area for business and assessing the impact and profitability and accordingly share
it with Boards Members.
Leading Team for Land Acquisition; preparing related Acquisition Policy for Boards approval.
Leading the Team for Project Revenue Model Preparation for Financial closure.
Identifying and Finalizing Project Management Consultant; making decision about the Project execution
policy; making recruitment Policy and subsequently getting approval from the Board of Directors.
Contract Formulation and Administration.
Design review, and finalization of quality standards.
Coordinating with client & consultant / contractor
Managing all commercial contract related activities - Reviewing Tender Documents, Value Engineering Study,

Tender Analysis & recommendation.

Formulating sourcing strategies, vendor identification / development.
Liaising with various Govt. and statutory Authority for NOC of this project.
Preparation of RFP, RFQ, Bid documents, etc.
Evaluation and Negotiate with Bidders.


Asst. General Manager Apr06-May08

Airside & Landside

Heading the project planning and scheduling activities.

Project: Construction of Green Field International Airport, Hyderabad
Consultant: COWI STUP / EPC Contractors
Role: Supervising the construction activities with responsibilities towards
- Leading the Design for Airside Facilities with Cargo Building, Air traffic control Tower and other utility
buildings, Interface Issues and Progress Review meetings periodically.
- Deputy Project Manager for execution and commissioning of INR 200 Crore NOVOTEL Hotel -

Evaluation and appointment of Contractor and Project Management Consultants and

Project Management.
- Reviewing Design basis, Drawings, Q.A.P and Vendors credibility and approving the same.
- Reviewing project contracts and procurement strategy planning.
- Handling Fuel Hydrant System
- Finalizing and subsequently certifying the Milestone Payment Schedule for various activities.
- Rate analysis and cost estimation and subsequent negotiation with the Contractor.
- Reviewing and finalizing the awarding process for various contractors.
- Liaising with National and International Statutory and Local government bodies like DGCA, AAI, ICAO,
OISD etc., for getting final approval of project related events.

Project Engineer
Road & Bridge


Accountable for project planning and scheduling; advising on contractibility and schedule preparation.
Responsible for preparation of Construction related budget, rate analysis and overseeing pre-qualification of
Sub-contractors suppliers, etc.
Preparing Bar Bending Schedule and Method Statement of various activities, and resources planning for
related activities.
Project: Alternative Route from Sarjah to Ras Al Kaimah, (Under Pass and Six Lanes Road)
Client - Ministry of U.A.E.
Consultant: Halcrow
Bridge: Multi celled Pre Stressed Deck Slab (Post Tensioning Method)
Client Dubai Municipality
Consultant Ital Consultant
Palm Jumeirah Access way Construction of Bridge-Multicelled Pre Stressed Deck Slab (Post
Tensioning Method), Under Pass, and Roads
Client Dubai Municipality
Client: Reliance Petroleum Limited
Consultant: BECHTEL
Key Projects Handled
Project on Asia's Largest Grass root Refinery and Petrochemical Complex, Consultant - Bechtel.
Supervising 3 nos. 200 mtr. high concrete stack construction by Slip form shuttering method
and resource and progress planning for the same.
Construction of Sulphur Recovery Unit, Amine Treatment Plant and underpass under railways
with close monitoring of construction and installation of various Pre Cast concrete Structural
Member (apart from cast in situ concrete structure), fabrication and erection of Heavy steel
Structure for Coke Drum Platform, Catalyst Hopper and Reactor Structure in F.C.U etc, Piping
and Equipment Erection.
Jetty construction, Mooring point construction and intake canal for Port for Refinery.
Preparing internal reports, e.g. Weekly Progress Reports and Monthly Progress Reports.
Successfully developed quality management and crisis management system in civil construction
project (Jamnagar Refinery and Chemical Plants Group).
Developed shortest route in various cases where proper Isometric drawing were not available (Reliance
Refinery Project) after studying P&ID.



Responsible for construction, supervision of strengthening and widening of National Highway - 8 (Delhi Jaipur section).
In-charge of the material-testing laboratory.
Safety Training Program and Completion of Course-Certified by Institution of Occupational Safety and Health
-IOSH of U.K; Certificate No. 177741
ISO 9000 Awareness seminar by BVQ in Reliance (Jamnagar), by Quality Management Group of Reliance.
Seminar on Durability of the Concrete, by Ambuja Cement.
Training workshop on Behavior and mode of failure of structure and remedial measure by L&T.
EDUCATION: B.E (Civil Engineering) from Bengal Engineering College, Calcutta University in 1993.

IT SKILL SET: Project Management Software like Primavera P3 version, Auto Cad and Microstation
Date of Birth
: 16th May 1969
Passport No
: Z 2268164
License No
: 784717, GCC Driving License Holder, Issued from Dubai
: Kalyanpur, Post: Agarpara, Distt: 24 Parganas (N), Kolkata -700109.
Joining Time Reqd. : Minimum 3 months
Preferred Location : Kolkata or All big Cities in India and Abroad.
Reporting To
: Sr. VP / President