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Chanakya Upadhyay

Infrastructure Business Development & Advisory

  1. SAI Consulting Engineers Pvt. Ltd.
  1. C and C Constructions Limited,
  2. Salmon Leap Associates India Pvt. Ltd,
  3. Shamir Construction Pvt. Ltd.
  1. National Institute of Construction Management & Research
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SAI Consulting Engineers Pvt. Ltd.

SAI Consulting Engineers Pvt. Ltd.

Assistant Manager-International Business

– Present

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Assistant Manager-International Business

SAI Consulting Engineers Pvt. Ltd.
– Present (1 year 6 months)Ahmedabad Area, India

To manage Proposals & EOIs related activities for donor funded consultancy assignments in Africa , South East Asia & CIS regions.
• Overall preparation of Expression of Interest & Proposal.
• Technical & Financial bid preparation
• Business Plan/ Project pipeline for focused countries.
• Identification & Tie up with suitable international & local consultant partners for joint bidding.
• Client Liaison & follow up activities

Assistant Manager

C and C Constructions Limited
(1 year 8 months)Gurgaon

To develop and execute strategic business plan for focus sectors and geographies.
• Business Plan for Infrastructure sectors like Highways, Railways, Buildings, Urban Infrastructure, Transmission, Power, Oil & gas.
• Responsible for identification of new projects in the government and private sectors.
• Study and analysis of tender documents, statement of qualifications, agency & consultancy agreements.
• Analyzing the pre-qualification criteria and arranging for strategic alliances with possible partners to leverage the joint capabilities.
• Interact with clients and secure project details to ensure a competitive bidding is done.
• Attending pre –bid meetings to ensure clarifications on technical and contractual criteria.
• Business due diligence & Market study for Africa, South Asia, GCC, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Iraq and Kurdistan.
• Developing relationship with businesses in Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Iraq & Sri Lanka for facilitating company’s entry into these markets.
• Engage with foreign delegation at international platforms in B2B discussions
• Participation in Business meetings, presentations, conferences, exhibitions and trade fairs.

Management Intern

Salmon Leap Associates India Pvt. Ltd
(2 months)Bangalore

As summer intern during my post graduate program , I worked on project titled “Profiling of Infrastructure projects based on Risk Return Matrix” .

Project Planning Engineer

Shamir Construction Pvt. Ltd.
(4 months)Mumbai Area, India

I started when most of the structural works were finished. My responsibilities were to identify , plan and co ordinate with various agencies & vendors for finishing works. The work included Inviting and comparing quotes from various vendors , Price negotiation and selection of various agencies, vendors and suppliers , Co-coordinating with client, architects, vendors and sub-contractors , Preparation of work orders and work contracts and Quality Management.
Project : Luxury Residential tower of G+8 floors at Pali Hill, Bandra

Project Engineer

Ravi Group Builders & Developers
(9 months)Mumbai Area, India

To oversee execution of construction activities for the residential township. These activities covered the whole building construction life cycle as different towers were at different stages of construction. During this period , the construction activities I was involved with were Pilling , RCC , Brick works , Plaster & POP , Plumbing , Tilling , Electrical , firefighting, grills and finishing works. I was also responsible for reconciliation for steel & cement consumption along with sub contractor’s work & bill checking.
Project : Residential Township comprising of 8 towers of G+8 floors at Mira Road


Cognizant Technology Solutions
(2 years)Chennai Area, India

To understand client’s business processes and develop applications on .NET platform.
• Development of windows and web based applications.
• Understanding of business process and requirements for manufacturing sector clients like Mitsubishi, BP etc.
• Design, coding and testing of deliverables.
• SQL database management.
• Budgeting, Forecasting, Estimation of Resources, Mapping of Clients Expectations and conducting training sessions were few added responsibility areas.



  • Business Development
  • Leadership
  • Strategy
  • Feasibility Studies
  • Risk Management
  • Project Estimation
  • Project Management


National Institute of Construction Management & Research

PGP, Construction Management

Activities and Societies: Placement Committee

Campion School, Bhopal


St. John's School, Varanasi


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