Santanu Das

Snapshot & Profile Summary

Innovative, profit-oriented Project Manager with demonstrated success in increasing productivity, achieving cost reductions and improving client satisfaction in large diverse organizations. Exemplary change agent with the ability to analyse issues, devise continuous process improvements and incorporate project process initiatives to increase efficiency, streamline executions and decrease aggregate expenses with optimal resources. Consistently identify and accelerate strategic measures to strengthen performance with sustained operational results. Forge long-lasting client and business partner relationships for mutual benefit of project stakeholders in line with the corporate regulations and expectations.

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Skills assessment

Key Skills

Strategic Management 90%
Team Leadership And Budget Management 90%
Process Improvements 80%
Soft Skills 95%

Office Skills

MS Excel 85%
MS Word 90%
Powerpoint 80%
MS Project 75%
MS Access 65%
AutoCAD 70%

Creative Skills

Music 60%
Photography 65%
Reading 85%
Travelling 70%
Web Development 50%

Language Skills

English 85%
Hindi 80%
Bengali 95%

Key Achievements

  • Driven the 132/11kV GIS Substation Project (Madina SS) at Mudon area of Dubai and 7.65% ahead of the schedule, within budget and with control over all the claims towards client and from sub-contractors and left while nearing completion.
  • Successfully completed the Electrical Installation works at 330/132kV Ikot Abasi Substation within stipulated timeframe working carefully during the critical monsoon season.
  • Successfully completed Installation, Testing & Commissioning of 2x132kV Bay Extension in 3x60MVA, 132/33/11kV Old-Calabar Substation within 4 months in year 2014.
  • Successfully commissioned 2x30/40MVA, 132/33kV Substation along with LILO at Tamburawa (Nigeria) within a short duration after arriving Nigeria without presence of commissioning engineer in 2013.
  • Successfully ensured three bay 132/11kV Sub-station completion for Calcom Cement, Assam including supply of all items, installation and pre-commissioning checking within 3 months
  • Diligently completed the 80kM 400kV D/C Indore – Indirasagar Project with final reconciliation, final invoicing and payment along with Provisional Acceptance certificate and closed down the project within one year from the date of Award.

Work Experience

  • Asst. General Manager Nov, 2017 - Present

    Kalpataru Power Transmission Limited, Mumbai

    Responsible for Execution of Projects from Start to finish and P&L of the projects. Meeting target revenue as per the Annual Operating Plan. Ensuring Quality & Safety Standards implementation. Developing & Training the people. Ensuring positive cash flow throughout the projects tenure.

  • Site Manager Nov, 2015 - June, 2017

    Emirates Electrical Engineering LLC, Dubai, UAE

    Responsible for Site Execution, Monitoring & Controlling with proper planning. Prepared manpower requirement histogram, making startegis to get room access in time. Directing the sub-contractors and own team for day to day activities. Updating Issue Log, Preparing Weekly & Monthly progres reoport.

  • Project Manager Nov, 2012 - Oct, 2015

    Nespak Nigeria Limited, Abuja, Nigeria

    Participated in preparing the Project charter, created work scope and identified the project stakeholders. Created work breakdown structure and project schedule. Finalised vendors and sub-contractors for executing the activities. Delegated the site works to the concerned Engineers and reviewed the progress on weekly basis and took corrective actions, in case of delays.

  • Manager (Proj.) Dec, 2010 - Nov, 2012

    Sterling & Wilson Limited, Kolkata, India

    As Manager - Projects, I was responsible for several projects in Eastern Region of India. Finalised several work scope and created project charters for different projects. Made work breakdown structures and project schedules for different projects and got approved from Clients. Directed Engineers and Sub-Contractors and manage the resource allocation for the projects. Prepared Financial Reports and took corrective measures for reducing the variances. Successfully Handed over a few projects to client clearing final invoices as well.

  • Executive (PI) Jan, 2008 - Nov, 2010

    Siemens Limited, Mumbai, India

    As regional project coordinator managed the site related activities with the active supports from the site-in-charges and engineers, supervisors and sub-contractors and extended timely support with resources. As site in-charge managed all activities for execution of electric switchyard projects of assigned projects leading a team of supervisors, site safety officer & site commercial officer.

  • Asst. Manager Apr, 2006 - Dec, 2007

    Areva T&D India Limited, Kolkata, India

    Site in-charge for electric substation projects in West Bengal for WBSETCL 132 KV/33 KV new substation at Contai and 132 KV substation bay extension at Egra & New Haldia under NABARD scheme

  • Engr. (Elec) Aug, 1997 - Nov, 2005

    Larsen & Toubro Limited, Chennai, India

    Planning(Scheduling), Procurement & Billing Engineer for Overhead Transmission Line projects for electricity companies & railway electrification projects


  • DEE 1994 - 1997

    APC Ray Polytechnic, Jadabpur

    Diploma in Electrical Engineering from West Bengal State Council of Technical Education India, 1997 – obtaining First rank in the Electrical branch of the polytechnic.

  • BSc 1991 - 1993

    Calcutta University

    Graduation from RBC College Naihati, under University of Calcutta, India, 1993