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Project Manager Resume

New York, NY

Summary of Experience and Qualifications

  • Over 12 years of experience as a Project Manager, Functional Consultant and Technical Expert in implementing custom and packaged software and improving processes related to ERP operational and warehouse applications.
  • Extensive experience in ERP (PeopleSoft) Financials, HR, EPM, CRM applications system implementation with 3 full lifecycle implementations and 4 upgrade projects.
  • Comprehensive BI experience with 2 data warehousing projects and OBIEE project.
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills enhanced with management degree.
  • Persuasive communication and client management skills gained through extensive consulting assignments in energy, healthcare, technology and service industries.
  • Experience with offshore-onshore model design, implementation and support for PeopleSoft applications.

Work Experience:

Project Manager/Lead Consultant July 2009 - Present
Client: Confidential, New York, NY

  • Advising client on streamlining Procure to Pay, Project Costing, Cash Management, Accounts Receivables application processes.
  • Advising client on upgrading the PeopleSoft Finance system. The upgrade project includes system updating operating system from Windows to UNIX, PeopleTools upgrade and then the application upgrade.
  • Guide the resources in facilitating JAD sessions to gather key requirements from business users SMEs for the new requirements to the existing system. Review the design documents and help them build the system.
  • Advising client on setting up an offshore team to support existing PeopleSoft (FSCM 8.8) Project Costing, Cash Management, Accounts Receivables, Accounts Payables applications.
  • Responsibilities also include troubleshooting production issues arising in any of the existing PeopleSoft Project Costing, Cash Management, Accounts Receivables, Accounts Payables applications.

MANAGER, Confidential, Apr 2008 - May 2009
(Big 4 management consulting firm with a diversified portfolio of professional services)
Client: Confidential, Chicago, IL

  • Managed the implementation of Inter Company Billing system to bill upwards of $800 million dollars per year and gave the client data transparency they never had before.
  • Managed and guided the functional and technical team resources in a $17million project to accomplish the business requirement. Guided the resources to design, build, implement and support the system using PeopleSoft (FSCM 8.9) Project Costing, Contract, Billing, General Ledger and Allocation modules and delivered a quality system.
  • Guided the resources in facilitating numerous JAD sessions to gather key requirements from business users SMEs for the system implementation. Reviewed the design documents and provided feedback.
  • Guided the interface teams to design and build interface needs to get the feeds loaded through spreadsheets having gone through the code block derivations.
  • Defined and rolled out the system 2 months ahead of the schedule and under budget.
  • Responsibilities included creating project, resource, communication plan for project life cycle. Work with PMO to come up with overall project plan with detailed tasks and timelines for the milestones.

MANAGER, Confidential, Nov 2006 - Mar 2008
(Big 4 management consulting firm with a diversified portfolio of professional services)
Client: Confidential, Milwaukee, WI

  • Implemented PeopleSoft Finance system to streamline the Improved Business Process of Payable, Receivables, Procurement, Billing, Ledger, Treasury departments. To accomplish the business requirement designed a system using PeopleSoft (FSCM 8.9) Project Costing, Contract, Billing, Payables, Receivables, General Ledger and Cash Management applications.
  • Managed functional/technical team/resources and helped client implement eProcurement system and develop Accounts Payables enhancements, Payroll to AP interfaces for Garnishments data and expense system to AP interfaces.
  • Implemented and trained on software development processes and led the technical teams from project inception through release.
  • Worked extensively with Banks to design and build the interfaces using PeopleSoft Financial Gateway/Integration Broker setup.
  • Met with the client managers/sponsors for resource planning, project planning and provide updates to the steering committee on the progress made in the project and bring up all the issues and risk mitigation options.

LEAD, Confidential, May 2006 - Sep 2006
(Big 4 management consulting firm with a diversified portfolio of professional services)
Client: Confidential, Chicago, IL

  • To help business mergers and acquires built an automated Global Consolidations system using PeopleSoft EPM to consolidate the ledgers of various Business Units.
  • As a team lead helped implement Global Consolidations (PeopleSoft EPM) module at the client.
  • Gathered requirements for the reports to be generated and created specifications for Technical Team.

LEAD, Confidential, Chicago, IL May 2004 - Apr 2006
(HR outsourcing and consulting firm with a diversified portfolio of professional services)

  • Led the upgrade of PeopleSoft Finance 8.4 to 8.8 for India operations. The India operations as using PeopleSoft for procure to pay functionalities.
  • Built an automated data warehouse solution for management reporting using ETL and reporting tools in addition to PeopleSoft EPM.
  • Designed the Informatica ETL processes to do a complete data flow to the marts for reporting purposes.
  • Responsible for designing, building and maintaining security of developed/existing reports so that right audience can view the reports based on the organization trees.
  • Designed and developed a process using UNIX shell scripts to automatically kick off Informatica sessions and cubes build processes.

LEAD, Confidential, Chicago, IL Jan 2000 - Apr 2004
(HR outsourcing and consulting firm with a diversified portfolio of professional services)

  • Led the team of resources to accomplish large upgrades like PeopleSoft FSCM 7.5 to 8.4 and HCM 7.5 to 8.3.
  • As a team lead responsible for creating project plans and assigning the upgrade tasks to the team members.
  • Assisted in resource planning, hiring new members and then train/mentor newer members of the team to understand PeopleSoft architecture.
  • Installed, configured & supported PeopleSoft Application Servers, Process Schedulers and Web Servers and Tuxedo. Tuned the middleware (Tuxedo) for appserver by customizing .ubx file. Automated the appserver cache building process.

DEVELOPER, Confidential, Chicago, IL Aug 1998 - Dec 1999
(IT consulting firm with a diversified portfolio of professional services)

  • Played an analyst and developer role in implementation of PeopleSoft HR and Payroll system to meet the business requirement of a Utility company. Project was assigned to IBM Global Services and I was part of the team implementing PeopleSoft HR system.
  • Made changes, fixes and enhancements to HR panels as per the user requirements. Solved some of the complex problems related to payroll process like check printing, direct deposit etc
  • Tested the First Sense software to make sure it is monitoring and capturing subtle performance deviations in PeopleSoft system.

Education:

  • Masters in Business Administration (major in MIS)
  • Bachelors of Engineering in Electronics

Software / Products:

  • PeopleSoft Architecture Financials, EPM, HR/Payroll (Project Experience)
  • PeopleSoft FN 7.5, 8.4, 8.8, 8.9, 9.0 (Project Experience)
  • PeopleSoft EPM v8.0, 8.4, 8.8 (Project Experience)
  • PeopleSoft HR/Payroll v7.5, 8.0, 8.8 (Project Experience)
  • Cognos Powerplay, Impromptu (Project Experience)
  • Hyperion Essbase and Reporting Tools (Project Experience)
  • Informatica (Project Experience)
  • PeopleSoft Security (Project Experience)

Development Tools / Languages:

  • PeopleSoft PeopleTools 7.5, 8.x (Project Experience)
  • Informatica (Project Experience)
  • Cognos Series 7,7.3 - Impromptu, Access Manager, Powerplay (Project Experience)
  • IBM WebSphere (Project Experience)
  • Segue - Testing Tool (Project Experience)

Hardware / Operating Systems:

  • UNIX (Sun Solaris) (Project Experience)
  • Windows 95/98/Me/2000/NT/XP (Project Experience)

Middleware / Databases:

  • IBM DB2/UDB (Project Experience)
  • Oracle (Project Experience)
  • Informix (Project Experience)

General Tools:Microsoft Project, MS Office (Project Experience)

Training:

  • Oracle SOA Suite (EBS, BPEL)
  • PMP Certification Exam
  • PeopleSoft 8.9 AR, BI Accelerated
  • Oracle OBIEE
  • PeopleSoft Integration Tools 8.4 (Application Messaging, CI, AE, File Processing)
  • PeopleSoft PeopleTools I/II 8.4 Delta
  • PeopleSoft Data Management Tools
  • Cognos Series 7.3 Powerplay OLAP Modeling/Transformer

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