Gaurav Beniwal

Gaurav Beniwal

13 Years 9 Months Overall Experience
Process-oriented Procurement Leader with proven capability to lead sourcing of Indirect Materials and Services. Extensive experience in developing sourcing strategies, negotiating CAPEX and OPEX contracts, Change Management, Vendor Management, Logistics, Payables requirements, and Contract closure.

Functional Areas



Rajasthan University, Rajasthan
B.E. – Electrical Engineering
Symbiosis Center for Distance Learning
PGDBA in Operations Management (Post Graduate Diploma in Business Administration)


Selected in Chairman’s Taskforce - RIL
Selected in Career Acceleration Program (CAP) - RIL
Guru Award for nurturing Young Talent in RIL
Exceptional Paper Presentation in RIL
Training faculty for Risk Management and Materials Management in RIL
Recognized as Young Talent in Degremont Limited – Assigned to then CEO of M/s Gabriel India Ltd.


Implementing Supply Chain Management
Effectively leading Digital Transformation
Pricing Strategy
Transitioning from Manager to Leader


Reliance Industries Limited, Mumbai, India

9 Years 7 Months

Senior General Manager

Sep’12 – April’22

Strategic Assignments:

•Member of Chairman’s Taskforce for Oil to Chemicals business – worked with leadership of RIL on multiple strategic projects including Procurement Operating Model, Man power optimization, renewables projects (Hydrogen opportunity), GET program optimization, etc.

•Member of Taskforce responsible for drafting of LSTK EPC Terms and Conditions.

•Historical database development and Analytics for Estimation.

•Internal Faculty for Risk Management in Procurement & Contracting and Materials Management Boot Camp.


Operational Assignments:

•Project Procurement Manager for ACN Plant Revival, responsible for spend of over INR 100 Cr.

•Experienced in handling a team of 10 including Manager and Senior Manager level members.

•Procurement lead for end to end finalization and contracting execution of LSTK EPC orders (more than $ 200 million) of LNG/Cryogenic Ethane Storage Tank of 165000 m3 and its Balance of Plant (BOP).

•Responsible for Procurement of Packages, Equipment, Detailed Engineering Contracts of Jamnagar Hydrocarbon Projects.

•Responsible for Supplier Qualification & Registration, Supplier selection for RFQ, Supplier Performance Rating and Master Supplier List management.

Category Procurement Manager for HVAC System of Jamnagar Project (for more than 150 buildings.

Degremont Ltd., Gurgaon, India

4 Years 2 Months

Senior Engineer

July’08 – Sep’12

  • •Project Buyer for domestic and international water and waste treatment projects.
  • Cross-Cultural exposure at early stage of career - Handled the local procurement in Vietnam.