Rajesh Bhandari

Senior Director – Academics
Blue Ocean Academy

Rajesh Bhandari is a supply chain, procurement and contracts professional with more than 30 years of experience as a practitioner, manager, consultant, public speaker and trainer. His approach integrates training and consultancy, value analysis and business process re- engineering. He has helped several organizations to harness the skills of their employees and achieve long-term goals. He ensures that professionals are able to apply supply chain knowledge in real-life scenarios, align between business strategy, supply chain strategy and departmental levels and earn better profit margins from purchasing and sourcing operations. He is also a functional expert when it comes to the implementation of SAP and Oracle ERP Systems.The training sessions conducted by Rajesh are appreciated for the interactivity and the focus on enabling trainees to achieve their learning goals.

Sectors Trained
Logistics & Supply Chain, Hospitality, Healthcare, Banking & Financial Services, Manufacturing, Construction, Retail, Oil & Gas, Telecommunication & Media, Insurance, Food & Beverages, Real Estate, Facility Management, Government, Automobile.

Professional Experience:

  • V.P | General Manager – Envitech Middle East
  • Sr. General Manager- Kapico Middle East
  • Parts & Procurement Head– Al Futtaim Trading Enterprise
  • Global Procurement Head - Mercedes Benz-Germany / India


  • Bachelor of Mechanical Engineering
  • MBA in Finance & Marketing
  • Diploma in Procurement and Supply – Chartered Institute of Procurement and Supply (CIPS)
  • Post Graduate in Manufacturing Management


  • CIPS Level 4 Diploma in Procurement and Supply, 2019 – The Chartered Institute of Procurement and Supply (CIPS), UK
  • Certified Purchasing Professional (CPP) - American Purchasing Society (APS)
  • Certified Professional Purchasing Manager (CPPM) – American Purchasing Society (APS)
  • Certified International Purchasing Consultant (CIPC) – International Purchasing and Supply Chain Management Institute (IPSCMI)
  • Certified International Commercial Contracts Manager (CICCM) - International Purchasing and Supply Chain Management Institute (IPSCMI)
  • Certified Six Sigma Green Belt, 2011 – International Quality Federation (IQF), USA
  • Certified Supply Chain Consultant, 2011 – IIPSCM, USA


  • Logistics & Supply Chain Management | Warehousing & Inventory Management
  • Purchasing & International Sourcing | Contracts Management and Administration
  • Diploma in Procurement and Supply– Chartered Institute of Procurement and Supply (CIPS)
  • Diploma in Aviation Logistics, Maritime Logistics, Freight Forwarding (CILT- Level 5)

Participant Feedback
“Mr. Rajesh is a person with great command in his subject with charming and charismatic personality. His method of teaching was very good and easy to understand, practical examples which he had quoted, were splendid and knowledgeable.”
Ajlal Naseem, Supply Chain Planner, Nawah HealthCare
“About the course, I will give much credit to Mr. Rajesh for his outstanding delivery of the lectures. He supported all his lectures with real-life situations that made it interesting and fun to be his student.”
Yousaf Bari, Procurement Manager, Khonaini International Company (DHPD)