Basic Info

Fazlur Shah

7 years

Kolkata, India

Master's Degree

Manager

Work Experience

Business Partner at GAFI- Study Abroad

Experience Details

Business Partner

Administration, Sales/Retail, Business Development

Manager

GAFI (www.gafied.com), a pioneer in the field of 'GLOBAL EDUCATION' dispels all the myths usually associated with 'Study Abroad' and has brought the concept of overseas education to the doorstep of every student

• Profiling & University Selection: Guided more than 50 students in the selection of the right College/University for MS, MBA, and PhD with a full/ partial scholarship
• Generated lead through social media marketing, advertising campaigns, and several campus events; converted those leads to prospect and finally converted those to sales
• Interview Preparation: Supported students in preparing for interviews conducted by the universities and provided all the information for cracking the interview
• Ensured completion of admission and visa procedures along with accommodation and traveling bookings of 9 students accurately and within the restricted time


Company Details

GAFI- Study Abroad

Kolkata, India

N/A

Education

www.gafied.com

Feb 2016 to present (1 year 11 months)
Manager at P M Construction

Experience Details

Manager

Engineering - Construction/Civil/Architecture, Operations/Management

Manager

A construction company as a key infancy stage of development which specializes in industrial construction (warehouse, process room, and road).

Accountable for ensuring that the strategic direction of the company was clear and aligned to the business objectives. Negotiated with suppliers, built and led teams and ensured consolidation and leverage of purchases throughout the company.



• Successfully managed 4 projects, budget- $5 million; achieved all goals ahead of schedule and below budget
• Procured material worth $1million/annum and ensured timely and correctly placing of all purchase orders
• Negotiated contracts and maintained relationships with various stakeholders to achieve an overall average cost savings of 10% annually
• Pioneered a comprehensive change process to transform traditional ways of working to proactive and modern methods by adequate training resulting in a 20% increase in production rate
• Proactively and independently identified possible process and logistical optimization resulting in a 15% reduction in the raw material procurement time
• Accelerated Overall Equipment Effectiveness (OEE) to 87%, which was previously 82% by proper planning and coordination


Company Details

P M Construction

Kolkata, India

101-500 employees

Construction - Residential & Commercial/Office

N/A

May 2013 to Jun 2014 (1 year 1 month)
Assistant Manager at Vedanta Resources Plc

Experience Details

Assistant Manager

Engineering - Mechanical/Electrical, Operations/Management, Manufacturing/Production

Manager

Spearheaded comprehensive procurement activities—including supplier selection, contract negotiation, cost reporting, and estimating—while leading departments of up to 8 employees. Oversaw company's procurement and strategic sourcing with over $12 million/annum in spending.

• Analyzed the industry trends to minimize risk and explore emerging opportunities which resulted in 8 new sources of raw material suppliers in India, China, and Australia
• Reduced corporate budget more than $ 1 million in 2012 by accurately analyzing company needs and introducing strategic procurement plans
• Consolidated supplier base by 15% through the elimination of subpar suppliers by using established supplier performance measurement metrics.
• Reduced active inventory by 11% by implementing collaborative planning with Sales, Manufacturing, and Procurement
• Generated revenue of $500,000 by selling scrap metals sitting in a warehouse
• Retained a corporate supplier providing the annual income of $ 200K, after a botch up by a company representative
• Team leader of the Pot Revival Project, budget- $35 million; zero accidents during the term; project completed 6 days before the scheduled date and below budget (around 2%)
• Led more than 10 idea generation workshops with suppliers and internal stakeholders. Monitored the process and reduced the Cost of Production (COP) by 8.3%


Company Details

Vedanta Resources Plc (multinational)

Jharsuguda, India

More than 1000 employees

Manufacturing, Mining and Metals

www.vedantaresources.com

Sep 2009 to May 2013 (3 years 8 months)

Achievements


• Member of the company board composed of 4 members
• Initiated 4 projects exceeding $ 5 million in the first year of operation; all projects finished ahead of schedule and below budget
• Minimized cycle time of raw material procurement by 15% by effectively managing the logistics team
• Introduced a comprehensive change process to transform traditional ways of working to pro-active and modern methods by effective guidance resulting in a 20% increase in production rate
• Reduced overtime, leading to a decrease of 3% in costs.



• Procured material worth $ 12 million/ Annum (Approx 65 items)
• Analyzed the industry trends to Minimize Risk & Explore Emerging Opportunities in terms of raw material sources which resulted in additional 8 new sources of raw material suppliers within India
• Generated revenue of $1.5 million by way of sale of scrap materials
• Increased sales revenue by approaching new foreign customers (based in Singapore, Middle-East, Africa), resulting in signing new contracts with 5 clients
• Analyzed market trend and designed a new sales strategy which increases the company’s market share, achieve sales target by 107% in 2013
• Slashed payroll/benefits administration costs 20% by negotiating pricing and fees, while ensuring the continuation and enhancements of services
• Team leader of the Pot Revival Project, budget- $35 million
• Played a key role in Game Changer Initiative. Monitored and review the process and reduced the Cost of Production (COP) by 8.33%




Personal Achievements: • Planned and promoted one successful fundraising event (for the crisis in Syria) including a dinner and cultural program which generated around $5000 in pledges • Actively involved with Barada Social Welfare and Public Research Centre (NGO), India, which deals from planting trees to eradicating female foeticide to imparting education among poor children • Participated in Vedanta Group’s “Khushi” program with the focus to influence people towards care for the underprivileged and deprived children • One of the organizing members of the college festival and brought in corporate sponsorship worth $800

Education

MBA in Management

Education Details

MBA

Management

University of Strathclyde, United Kingdom

C / Good / 65 - 75%

Operations Management, Marketing Management, Financial Management, Strategic Analysis and Evaluation, Making Strategy, Strategic Consulting in Practice, Analytical Support for decision Making

N/A

University of Strathclyde
2014 - 2015
B.Tech in Applied Electronics and Instrumentation Engineering

Education Details

B.Tech

Applied Electronics and Instrumentation Engineering

West Bengal University of Technology, India

B / Very Good / 75 - 85%

N/A

N/A

West Bengal University of Technology
2005 - 2009
High School - Other

High School Details

Other

Ranichawk Govt. Sponsored Vivekananda Bidyabhawan

India

2005

B / Very Good / 75 - 85%

N/A

Ranichawk Govt. Sponsored Vivekananda Bidyabhawan
2005

Training and Courses

Training/Course Details

Industrial Traininng

Oct 2008

Steel Authority of India Limited

N/A

Training/Course Details

Industrial Traininng

Jul 2008

Haldia Petrochemicals Limited

N/A

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Profile Skills and Keywords

AdministrationAnalyticalApplied Electronics And Instrumentation EngineeringAssistant ManagerBengaliBuilding ConstructionBusinessBusiness DevelopmentBusiness PartnerBusiness PlanningBusiness Process Re-engineeringConstruction - Residential & CommercialCustomer-orientedDetails-orientedEducationEnglishFootballFundraising ActivityHindiIndustrial TraininngInnovativeLeadershipLogisticsMBAManagementManagerManufacturingMarketing ManagementMicrosoft ExcelMicrosoft OfficeMicrosoft PowerPointMicrosoft WordMining And MetalsNegotiatorNetsurfingOfficeOperationsOperations ManagementPlaying (CricketProcurementProductionProject ManagementReading Spiritual BooksRetailSAPSalesSales And Business DevelopmentSkilled TradesStrategic Research And AnalysisSupply ChainSupply Chain ManagementTravelingUrduVedanta Resources PlcVolleyball)

Self-assesed Skills

Languages

English

English

: Fluent

: Fluent

: Fluent

: Fluent

Hindi

Hindi

: Fluent

: Advanced

: Fluent

: Fluent

Bengali

Bengali

: Fluent

: Fluent

: Fluent

: Fluent

Urdu

Urdu

: Beginner

: Beginner

: Fluent

: Fluent

Tools and Technologies

Microsoft Office

Microsoft Office

: Expert

: Extreme - I love it!

:

More than 7 years

Microsoft Word

Microsoft Word

: Expert

: Extreme - I love it!

:

More than 7 years

Microsoft Excel

Microsoft Excel

: Expert

: Extreme - I love it!

:

More than 7 years

Microsoft PowerPoint

Microsoft PowerPoint

: Expert

: Extreme - I love it!

:

More than 7 years

Business Planning

Business Planning

: Expert

: Extreme - I love it!

:

3-5 years

Business Development

Business Development

: Expert

: Extreme - I love it!

:

3-5 years

Supply Chain

Supply Chain

: Expert

: Extreme - I love it!

:

3-5 years

SAP

SAP

: Intermediate

: Extreme - I love it!

:

3-5 years

Fields of Expertise

Leadership

Leadership

: Expert

: Extreme - I love it!

:

5-7 years

Supply Chain Management

Supply Chain Management

: Expert

: Extreme - I love it!

:

5-7 years

Business Process Re-engineering

Business Process Re-engineering

: Expert

: Extreme - I love it!

:

3-5 years

Procurement

Procurement

: Expert

: Extreme - I love it!

:

5-7 years

Sales and Business Development

Sales and Business Development

: Expert

: Extreme - I love it!

:

5-7 years

Operations Management

Operations Management

: Expert

: Extreme - I love it!

:

5-7 years

Project Management

Project Management

: Expert

: Extreme - I love it!

:

5-7 years

Marketing Management

Marketing Management

: Expert

: Extreme - I love it!

:

5-7 years

Strategic Research and Analysis

Strategic Research and Analysis

: Expert

: Extreme - I love it!

:

5-7 years

Logistics

Logistics

: Advanced

: Extreme - I love it!

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3-5 years

Key Skills

Analytical, Negotiator, Customer-oriented, Details-oriented, Innovative

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