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Project Manager Resume

Westborough, MA

CAREER SUMMARY:

  • 15 + years of core IT experience with 9 + years of experience in Program/Project management of ERP applications
  • Successfully managed multiple Oracle EBS Implementation, upgrades and business transformation programs/projects (End - To-End)
  • Thorough understanding of the business processes across HCM, Finance and SCM
  • Hands on approach to program/project management by virtue of in-depth techno-functional knowledge
  • Rich experience in Program management of business transformation programs involving multiple ERP systems
  • Skilled in program/project tracking, monitoring and forecasting through earned value analysis
  • Significant experiencein identifying and managing program KPI’s in a global delivery model
  • Experience in client stakeholder management in a multivendor environment
  • Possess sound knowledge of Human Capital Management (HCM) space and have played lead roles in different Oracle HCM engagements in the past
  • Extensively worked as functional consultant for HCM for modules like Core HR, Performance Management, and Advance Benefits etc.
  • Vast experience in leading presales activities for Oracle EBS Programs especially Oracle EBS R12 upgrades, implementations and Oracle Fusion HCM suite implementation
  • Subject matter expert in Oracle EBS upgrades, successfully managed and delivered multiple Oracle upgrades
  • Skilled in managing and enhancing business user experience and productivity leveraging OBIEE’s capabilities in predictive analytics for Asset Management, inventory and HR
  • In-depth Domain knowledge of the retail, utilities and oil and gas industries
  • Rich experience in managing projects for quasi government organizations
  • Experienced in MS Project Server for tracking and managing dependencies and constrains across multiple projects
  • Played various roles in 15 + years of IT career span starting from developer, tech architect, solution architect, functional consultant, project manager and program manager
  • PMI certified Project Management Professional (PMP)
  • Certified Oracle Fusion HCM implementation specialist

AREAS OF EXPERTISE:

  • Overseeing end to end project management from conceptualization and visualization to technology mapping, budgeting, resource & task scheduling and final execution of projects.
  • Extending post-implementation and maintenance support to the technical support team and client
  • Monitoring / tracking projects with respect to budgeted cost, demand forecasts, time over-runs and Senior Management reporting.
  • Managing and enhancing PMO organization and processes.
  • Managing and implementing Oracle HRMS solutions
  • Hands on functional experience in implementing Oracle Performance Management and Oracle Advance Benefits along with core HR
  • Solution design for complex extensions and customization in Oracle Performance Management.
  • Designing, implementing and deploying Oracle HRMS solutions for modules such as, Core HR, Performance Management and OAB modules
  • Business process and solution design in Procure to Pay cycle in EBS with tight integration with Kofax Markview
  • Consulting with clients to define business requirements; conducting gap analysis between delivered functionality & client requirements and recommending solutions.
  • Helping clients achieve high performance with Oracle Solutions by combining world-class technology experience with business expertise.
  • Integration of Oracle EBS solutions with real time integration technology of Oracle SOA
  • Developing specs for analytic reporting for leveraging the capabilities of the OBIEE tool.
  • Spearheading full life cycle Oracle ERP implementations; implementing projects including planning, analysis & design, configuration, development, conversions, system testing, cutover and production support. Designing, planning, and implementing systems as they relate to Oracle Applications.
  • Creating functional requirements as an input to application design; developing and testing detailed functional designs for business solution components and prototypes.
  • Supervising application build, test, and deploy activities; designing and specifying functional & technical solutions; providing project management through solution implementation.
  • Undertaking Post Implementation Review of Oracle Application.
  • Subject matter expert and single point of contact in Energy Utilities and Services domain for responding to Oracle upgrade and implementation RFPs, led many client pre sales presentations and solution design sessions with potential clients
  • Coordinating with the Onsite Engagement Manager for driving pre-sales initiatives, handling complete bidding for new sales opportunities and providing responses to various RFPs
  • Understanding Client’s Strategic Targets and Roadmaps and align / educating the Sales Team accordingly to ensure a successful attempt to partner the Client in various Technology implementation and consolidation
  • Workshops and Demos on Oracle Fusion HCM.
  • Leading, mentoring & monitoring the performance of team members to ensure efficiency in process operations and meeting of individual & group targets.
  • Communicating with Onsite & Offshore Program Managers on planning and scheduling of project activities.
  • Setting achievable goals / targets for the team members, conducting performance appraisal’s for the team members & defining growth paths for the team members based on aspirations.
  • Developing competency among the team members; conducting interviews to recruit the right talent and resources and developing employee competency.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Confidential, Westborough, MA

Project Manager

Responsibilities:

  • Provide oversight in setting up and running of PMO, establishing project processes, templates and best practices
  • Provide key updates in the program steering committee meetings
  • Guide the business team with data validation processes
  • Review of cutover planning and go live preparation
  • Personally supervise the cutover nascent care activities
  • Periodic project health check audits
  • Responsible for developing performance metric for measuring program’s efficacy

Project Manager

Application Software Package used: Oracle OBIEE 11g

Confidential, Houston

Responsibilities:

  • Closely work with and guide the client’s business process optimization team of leveraging the capabilities of OBIEE tool in facilitating capital efficiency
  • Guide the OBIEE reports development team on report structure, graphs and presentation
  • Responsibility for Org wide uniform enterprise data dictionary the efficacy of the program
  • Responsible for developing performance metric for measuring program’s efficacy
  • Providing key updates to the program steering committee
  • Managing the OBIEE team( onsite and Offshore)

Program Manager

Application Software Package used: Oracle EBS R12, Oracle EBS 11i

Confidential, Chicago

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for EBS and testing tracks in the PMO, tasks includes planning, WBS creation, estimation, task allocation status monitoring and reporting
  • Develop test strategy and do detailed planning for system integration testing & user acceptance testing
  • Jointly work with the client integration & test lead for effective execution and monitoring of multiple test cycles
  • Closely work, guide and monitor 15 + third party vendors for meeting the project objectives of single global instance and financial process changes.
  • Final reviewer and approver for technical solution design in EBS and OBIEE
  • Program Risk management including identification and mitigation planning
  • Monitor and guide the team on R12 Remediation using Agile software development methodology

Project Manager

Application Software Packages: Oracle EBS R12

Confidential, Fayetteville, NC

Responsibilities:

  • Project planning, estimation, work scheduling, prioritization, task allocation, monitoring, delivery and scope management
  • Develop communication plan and manage key communications between all stakeholders
  • Functional configuration and solution design for Performance management module
  • Risk identification and mitigation activities
  • Project dashboard creation and status review and steering committee update
  • Review and guide the pre-sales team in preparing RFP response
  • Work with the team in optimizing the proposed solution for Oracle HCM and Procure to Pay
  • Review the proposed effort and staffing in the RFP response
  • Prepare project plans for the proposed sales pursuit
  • Present the program/project management and technical solution sections during client presentations.
  • Work closely with the sales team in planning for the response of upcoming RFPs

Project Manager

Application Software Package: Oracle EBS R12, Oracle EBS 11i

Confidential, Houston

Responsibilities:

  • Project planning, estimation, work scheduling, prioritization, task allocation, delivery and scope management
  • Develop staffing plans, distribute resources and identify skill-sets requirements
  • Manage and owned HCM related solutions, enhancements and analytics
  • Risk identification and mitigation activities with customer
  • Guide the team on R12 upgrades especially on CEMLI components remediation
  • Develop communication plan and manage key communications between all stakeholders
  • Co-head the change management team which streamlined the client business processes leveraging R12 features.
  • The project was completed on time, within budget and became a project for R12 upgrade for Confidential

Offshore Program Manager

Confidential

Application Software Package: Oracle EBS R12, Oracle EBS 11i

Responsibilities:

  • Bottom line accountability for offshore project delivery of all Oracle EBS projects under retail domain.
  • The projects were in Finance and HCM tracks
  • Lead the team on solution design, fit gap analysis and implementation of HCM and Procure to Pay project
  • Conducting periodic review to ensure that the entire program along with its project are aligned to the business KPI’s
  • Earn value analysis to ensure that profit margins and productivity is on track
  • Internal Resource and sub-contractor management for the program co-located in USA, India and China

Offshore Program Manager

Confidential

Application Software Package: Oracle EBS R12, PeopleSoft, Siebel, java based applications, mainframe applications

Responsibilities:

  • Managing project interdependency under the Confidential program, so that all the nine projects are in sync to achieve the larger objective, and nothing falls through the cracks
  • Release and Build Management: Working with the teams to identify the release environments, components, scope and sequence of the build
  • Handling large change requests which span across multiple projects and technologies. It evolves change effort and cost estimation, solution design validation and monitoring of execution across teams
  • Program level risk analysis and risk mitigation plan development
  • Performance measurement at a program level through earn value analysis

Project Manager

Confidential, Long Island

Application Software Package used: Oracle EBS R12, Oracle iStore, Oracle JDeveloper, Java, JSP, Servlet.

Responsibilities:

  • Solution analysis and system architecture review
  • Effort and cost estimation of the entire project based on waterfall and agile development methodologies
  • Got the budget approval of 2.5 MUSD for the phase 1 of the project specifically for the RICE work through RFCs
  • Client stakeholder Management, conducting Face to Face meeting, workshops. Status and performance review meetings
  • Technical architecture & solution design reviews: Review the entire high level design and helped in optimizing the solution design
  • Risk analysis and risk mitigation plan development
  • Directly responsible for the quality and timeline of the project deliverables
  • Came up with smart solutions based on sound understanding of the internet world
  • Project performance measurement.
  • My key in this project was to take up this delayed project and get it to meet the cost and schedule. I managed a geographically distributed team (resources in US, UK, Hong Kong and India) and used my project management skills to plan and organize activities efficiently. This project was delivered on time.

Project Manager

Confidential

Application Software Package/Tools: Oracle EBS 11i

Responsibilities:

  • Analysis of the existing code base and identifying/documenting the customization
  • Estimation of customizations and extensions using Oracle OAF
  • Risk analysis and Risk Mitigation Plan
  • Review of high level design
  • Project Planning and execution
  • Client stakeholder management
  • Change request approval and tracking
  • Test cycle execution and getting client signoff
  • In this project, we successfully did the reverse reengineering by gathering the requirements by going through the existing code and then successfully recreating the customizations on top of Oracle 11i
  • I came up with the patching mechanism which made patching possible even without doing away with customizations.

Project Manager/Tech Lead

Confidential

Application Software Package/Tools: Oracle Developer with Oracle ADF Oracle EBS 11i, Java and JSP.

Responsibilities:

  • Technical feasibility analysis of the requirements
  • Estimation of development components using Oracle ADF
  • Review of high level design
  • Project Planning and execution
  • Change request approval and tracking
  • I got trained in Oracle ADF at Oracle’s Orlando center during this project
  • In this project, I managed to convince the clients about the benefits of Confidential ’s Global delivery model with respect to cost, quality and time. Infosys got many other projects from Stanford because of the success of this project.

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