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Candidate ID: 2229005

Career Summary

Engineering Graduates/PG with 18 years experience in Energy /Nuclear /Solar /Power/ Other Energy functional area

Skill Set


Professional Information

Total Experience : 18

Nationality : India

Qualification Level : Engineering Graduates/PG

Job Function : Energy /Nuclear /Solar /Power/ Other Energy

Work Location Preference : Kuwait, Bahrain, Oman, Saudi Arabia, Qatar, UAE

Detailed Profile

Vishal B Walunj
Senior Manager – Project Management (Mining)
PMP®, B.E. (Production S/W)
Mobile: +91-9881464407

Project Management professional with deft experience of Senior level assignments of turn-key projects along with high Techno-Commercial acumen and successful demonstration of such attributes with an organisation of high repute
Key skills
PMP ® (PMI, USA), Project Management, Claims Management, Project Scheduling and Monitoring, Budget Control, Project Execution, Expediting, Handling Government projects, PSUs, Effective Communication skills, Vendor / Contractor Management and Project Billing

• PMP® certified professional with 18 years of deft experience in Project Management and Techno- Commercial Affairs
• Currently working with thyssenkrupp Industries India Pvt Ltd, Pune as Sr Manager in Project Management Division (Mining - Material Handling)
• Experienced in Project planning, execution, Monitoring and controlling and closing of project, resource management, with a flair for adopting modern methodologies
• Demonstrated expertise in executing turnkey projects (greenfield & brownfield) with complete adherence to quality standards
• Successfully executed projects for Government organizations and private players
• Experienced in managing project activities from conceptualization to closure including progress monitoring and manpower planning and cost controlling
• Managed large size projects (including turnkey projects) with changing priorities and strict deadlines
• Maintained excellent relationship with all stakeholders throughout

Project Management
• Managing all aspects of Engineering Procurement Construction (EPC) projects, including risk assessment cost to complete, schedule monitoring and prepare look ahead schedule & quality aspects
• Responsible for the day-to-day successful execution of contracted EPC scope in the areas of performance, financial metrics, planning, schedule, quality, contractual compliance, safety, and client satisfaction
• Managing and leading teams of multidisciplinary professionals
• Coordinating and integrating activities associated with EPC and commissioning till closure of projects
• Developing technical solutions and offering commercial recommendation to increase competitiveness through improved cost and schedule for project execution

Commercial Operations: -
• Solving all techno-commercial disputes / clarifications during execution of project resulting in avoiding substantial cost overruns
• Coordinating with external agencies for techno-commercial negotiations, including billing, variation / deviation proposals, Claim management etc.
• Interpreting contractual obligations & rights and evaluating potential technical / financial issues for the management reporting

Highlights: -
• Received Business excellence award for FY 21-22 from MD & CEO of tkII for optimising engineering and on time completion of the Pipe conveyor project @ MAHAGENCO Chandrapur

• Received appreciation letter from State Govt Client for demonstrating outstanding PM skills during throughout project execution period

• Successfully achieved cost saving on a/c reduction in structural weight by way of innovative & standardisation of design, effective negotiation and meticulous risk planning and timely review of Cost to complete tune of 60 MINR

• Maintained close monitoring & controlling measures throughout the Project lifecycle resulting project completion without any L/D & with increase profit margin along with settlement of extra claims

• Successfully managed to receive Additional compensation from client on account of additional Man-hours & Price variation on the supplies due to delays attributable to Client

thyssenkrupp Industries India Pvt. Ltd., Pune
• Senior Manager – Project Management – Feb’11 – till date
The organization is involved in EPC business in the Power, Boiler, Sugar and Cement sector.

• Planning, scheduling & monitoring of the Project activities ensuring Time, Cost and Quality aspects
• Acting as a single point of contact for the project, interacting with Client / Consultant / Supplier/ In-House Department regarding techno-commercial aspects of the Project
• Ensuring proper follow-up with various stakeholders of the project for timely delivery
• Arranging timely Inspection calls and coordination with Inspection agencies, obtaining clearances such as IR, MDCC, Invoicing and Payment follow-up with Client
• Leading Project review /Target setting meetings with Client / Consultant for project progress status
• Responsible for overall project closure activities including settlement of In/Outbound claim


Sr No Project Name Client Project Value (MINR/ USD MIO) Brief Description Current status Achievement
1 Conveyor package @ TSL Noamundi M/s Tata Steel Ltd 1500 MINR/ USD 20 MIO Conveyor package Ongoing
2 Apron Feeder package @ Joda & Noamundi M/s Tata Steel Ltd 162 MINR/ USD 0.2 Apron feeder with scraper chain conveyor Ongoing
3 Twin WT Package at 1X660 MW SAGARDIGHI TPP - UNIT - 5, West Bengal M/s BHEL ISG/WBPDCL
(2020-Ongoing) 470 MINR/USD 6 MIO EPC project- Twin Wagon Tippler Ongoing
4 Pipe conv package at Chandrapur, Maharashtra M/s MAHAGENCO
(2017-Ongoing) 1500 MINR/ USD 20 MIO EPC project consists of Single flight of 5.5 km Pipe conveyor system for transportation of coal from Bhatadi mines to Padmapur WLS Under commercial operation Successfully realised additional claim of 150 MINR in the form of PV & reimbursement from Client due to route changes. GM enhanced by due to various cost saving measures and extra claims. Received O
&M Package order.
Received appreciation letter from client for excellent PM skills.
5 Stacker cum reclaimer including CHS of Coal Berth Augmentation package at Trombay Power station, Mumbai Maharashtra M/s TATA POWER CO LTD
2013-2020 EPC project consists of Stacker cum reclaimer including Coal handling system Closed Successfully realised claim of 13 MINR from Vendor for faulty supply of material. Project closure done without any LD and ended with positive GM. Received O&M Package.
6 Rotary Wagon Tippler and Train positioner package -Kalinganagar Odisha TATA Steel Ltd
2012-2017 1000 MINR/USD 13.5 MIO EPC Project consists of Rotary Twin & Single Wagon Tippler, First of a kind in Asia ,under revised guideline of RDSO G-33 Rev-1 Closed Project closure done without any LD and ended with positive GM
Received prestigious order from Doosan Obra & Jawaharpur & BHEL Sagardighi based on system performance at TATA KPO

Walchandnagar Industries Ltd., Pune
- Manager-Projects - Mining & Bulk Division – Oct’08 to Jan’11
• Executed Project single handedly within time & cost by meticulous Planning, scheduling & monitoring of projects
• Single point contact for Client / Consultant / In-house dept. / Supplier
• Responsible for Invoicing, Account receivable from Client

Sr No Project Name Client Project Value (MINR/ USD MIO) Brief Description Current status Achievement
1 Feeder Breaker & Conveyor System for ISBL Package, Vadinar, Gujrat M/s ESSAR OIL LTD
(2009-2011) 85 MINR/USD 1.15 MIO EP project- Supply of Feeder Breaker & Conveyor System for ISBL Package Closed Project closed with increased GM

Thermax Ltd., Pune
• Sr. Executive Engineer - C&H (Projects) – Sept’07 to Oct’08
• Executed multiple Projects with various customer needs, expectations & in tighter deadlines
• Responsible for Planning, scheduling & monitoring of projects
• Communicating with Client / Consultant / In-house dept / Supplier for smooth execution
• Responsible for Invoicing, Account receivable from Client.
• Site coordination start from mobilisation till site closure
Sr No Project Name Client Project Value (MINR/ USD MIO) Brief Description Current status Achievement
1 Bidrum Boiler + BOP Package, Aurangabad, Maharashtra M/s SKOL Breweries Ltd 35 MINR/USD 4.7 EPC project consists of BD-180 + BOP Accessories Closed Project closed with same GM
2 SM-400 & 800& TPM-25 +BOP accessories Kolhapur, Maharashtra M/s Abhishek Mill 23 INR/ USD 3.1 MIO EPC project consists of SM-400 & 800+ BOP Accessories & TPM-25 +BOP accessories Closed Project closed with improved GM
3 BDFB 260 + BOP Accessories, Solapur, Maharashtra M/s Lokmangal Agro 39 MINR/ USD 5.27 MIO EPC Project consists of BDFB 260 + BOP Accessories Closed Project closed with same GM
4 CPFD-100+BOP Accessories, Aurangabad, Maharashtra M/s South Asia Breweries Ltd 15 MINR/ USD 2 MIO EPC project consists of CPFD-100+BOP Accessories Closed Project closed with +ve GM
5 3000 TR test Bay,Chinchwad , Maharashtra In-house project of Thermax Ltd In-house ambitious project for producing chiller capacity up to 3000 TR Closed On time & within budget

• Recognition:
• Thermax Fighter card twice in a year for extra-ordinary effort.
• Appreciation letter from Client (SKOL Breweries) for timely submission & presentation of MRP.
• Certificate for excellent work for completing Thermaxs’ ambitious In-house project (3000 TR test bay) in tighter deadline.

ThyssenKrupp Industries India Pvt. Ltd., Pune
- Executive Engineer (Project Execution)- Mar’04 to Aug’07

• Worked in a team handling turnkey projects in Bulk Material Handling Plant-mainly for Thermal Power Plant.
Mainly involved in project planning, execution, inter department followup for project deliverables, Inspection coordination till receipt of MDCC, Invoicing, site coordination for Erection.
Sr No Project Name Client Project Value (MINR/ USD MIO) Brief Description Current status Achievement
1 Pipe conveyor package, Panipat, Haryana M/s IOCL Ltd 50 MINR/USD 6.7 EPC project consists of Pipe conveyor for transportation of coke Closed Project closed without LD
2 Coal Handling Plant, Sipat, Chhattisgarh M/s NTPC Ltd 192 INR/ USD 25.95 MIO EPC project consists of Coal handling plant for transportation of coal Closed Project closed without LD
• Certified Project Manager Professional, (PMP®) PMI, USA -Year 2019 (Certification valid till June 2025)
• IPMA Level-D, PMA, India –Year 2007
• B.E. (Production S/W) from AISSMS’s COEP-1in May-2003 (Secured First Class- 65.30%).
• HSC from Nav Maharashtra Junior. College, Pune in March-1999 (Secured Distinction-78.67%).
• SSC from SFJV, Chinchwad, Pune in March-1997 (Secured Distinction -78.66%)

Softwares : MS Office, ORACLE APPS, SAP Module-6.0.
CAD/CAM Tools : Ideas8m, ProE-2001
Project Planning : MS Project (Fluent), Primavera (Basic)
Permanent Address : Pimple Saudagar, Pune – 411027
Date of Birth : 2nd May 1981
Languages Known : English, Hindi, Marathi (proficiency in reading, speaking and writing)
Marital status : Married
Passport No : N7300235 (Valid till March 2026)