PMP and CSM certified Project Manager with overall 11+ years of experience which includes 5 years of Project Management and 6 years of Project Lead/development experience in implementation, upgrade and ongoing operations projects of Oracle Applications E-Business Suite (R12 and R11). Worked with Tier1 clients in the different geographies including America, Europe and APAC.
I have also worked on Oracle Fusion Cloud Procurement and Financials applications. Certified Oracle Procurement Cloud Implementation Specialists.
I have extensive work experience in Oracle Apps R12 and underlying Oracle Applications database architecture as well as Oracle Applications Methodologies. Plan and manage Supply Chain Management projects aligning business goals with technology solutions to drive process improvements, Competitive advantage and bottom-line gains.
Driving and managing end-to-end project lifecycle including Project planning, Requirements analysis, ROI analysis, Stakeholder management, Costing & Budgeting, Project Scheduling, Product development, Testing/QA, Rollout and Support. Expert in Agile, Scrum and Waterfall project management methodologies. Known for ability to produce high-quality deliverables that meet or exceed timeline and budgetary targets.
Managed projects worth 4-12M annually.
Experience in managing Fixed Price and T&M projects.
Project Management, Budgeting, Resourcing and IT delivery lead.
Managed Projects with proven PM Methodology’s ( PMBOK, SCRUM-Agile, Waterfall and Six Sigma methodologies)
Managed 18+ direct reportee (contract and full time) and handled a team of 78 including onsite and offshore.
Worked on Global implementations and managed teams internationally - USA, India, Poland, Singapore and China
Managed/Lead Multiple Implementations, Upgrades and Support of Oracle Applications.
Create and manage Project plans - consolidated program milestones, interdependencies and communication plans
Stakeholder, Project Plan, Scope, Risk, Schedule, Cost, Quality, Resource, Procurement and Communication Management.
Manage budget run rates, reporting and resolution of issues, risks and dependencies, proactively identifying potential planning gaps, suggesting mitigations to risks, actions to close issues or complete open items.
Data analysis, Tableau, Oracle BI Cloud, Dashboards and Excel analytics.
Work with vendor’s for resourcing needs, rate negotiation, resource allocation, mapping and onboarding.
Experienced with systems integration between Oracle ERP and third party or custom solutions on a variety of platforms
Oracle Procurement Cloud 2017 Certified Implementation Specialist
Expertize in Oracle Apps modules like Oracle Order Management(OM), Oracle Inventory(INV), Oracle
Purchasing (PO), Oracle shipping (SHP), Oracle ASCP and Demantra Demand Management.
Oracle Forms, Oracle Reports, BI Publisher and Oracle Workflow
Tableau, Informatica, SQL, PL/SQL, SQL * Loader, SQL*PLUS, UNIX shell scripting, awk and sed Programming.
Proficiency in MS Office Suite, SharePoint, Visio, Service Now, Remedy, JIRA, RALLY, Agile/Scrum Methods
Excellent verbal and written communication. Critical thinking, positive attitude, leadership, work ethics, innovation, flexible, adaptive and a good listener.
Project Manager 06/2013 to Current
Employer: Wipro Limited – Sunnyvale, California, USA.
Client: Cisco Systems – Sunnyvale, California, USA
Developed program plans, goals, objectives, and milestones for evaluating and measuring the effectiveness of operations.
Conducts Weekly Status Review(WSR), Monthly Status Review (MSR) and Quarterly Business Review (QBR) meetings
with business and regional operations teams.
Technological transformations helped reduce overall project cost by 25%. Got ‘Delivery Excellence Award' from a GSE business for this initiative.
Automation of IT processes helped to streamline and stabilize engagement. 11% overall manpower reduction.
Got ‘Kingping Award' for this initiative.
Worked on POC for Fusion Cloud Procurement.
Worked on QTR close process simplification and automation. Got appreciation from Cisco Central planning SVP.
Developed numerous executive presentations and reports to facilitate project evaluation and process improvement.
Planned and Implemented Value Added Processes (VAP) to improve data/process transformation. E.g. Tableau dashboard for shipment/finance metrics, OVT(Order Visibility Tool) tool, Job monitoring framework etc
Implemented a set of comprehensive tracking processes to monitor GSE project performance.
Strengthened developmental methodologies by introducing a code quality, coding standards and peer reviews templates.
Synthesized financial and budgetary information to solve problems and develop alternative solutions.
Reduced employee turnover by 30% through cross skilling, automation, data analytics etc
I have upgraded Demantra system in Cisco from 7.3.0 to 7.3.1 & 7.3.1 to 12.2.2 version and Kinaxis RapidResponse system from 10.1 to 2014.1 versions.
Part of Supply Chain finance team to close the Cisco books for the month and revenue recognition to publish QTRly margins.
Production support of Oracle tools/ modules as Demantra, Kinaxis, Order Management, Purchasing, manufacturing, Oracle Trade Management, Account Payables/receivables etc
Developed Informatica ETL’s for data transformations.
Provided architectural suggestions to solutioning team for process/technological improvements.
Worked with Oracle Product support team to resolve many vanilla system bug fixes.
Patch analysis and implementation. E.g. Shipset split issue, ASCP worker lock issue etc.
Involved setting up of Workflow Notification Mailer for inbound and outbound processing, Workflow administration.
Technical Lead 03/2011 to 03/2013
Employer: Oracle India Pvt Ltd – Bangalore, India
Client: ALCOA – Hungary, Europe.
As a part of the team, I was responsible for Inventory Convergence from OPM Inventory to Discrete Inventory.
I was handling reports, forms, all conversion objects and pre-migration validations scripts. I have worked on remediation of RICEW objects in SCM track for OM, PO, INV and Shipping.
Peer review of code and MD-60, MD-70, MD-120 documents.
Created and maintained Materialized View for GDW space.
Creation of pre-migration script to detect and correct problems in OPM inventory to detect all Inventory issues
before actual migration. This script was one of the major steps in R12 upgrade.
Developed shell script to send the log/output file of a concurrent program through mail. This is been used by many
R12 customized objects.
Worked on form personalization on many forms like Batch creation, Lot creation, Mass move forms etc.
Inbound interface from QTS (Quality Transport System) to Oracle E-biz
Outbound interface from Oracle EBS to Oracle Interconnect for batch processing.
Upgraded many reports and forms from 6i to 10g as part of this upgrade project.
Implemented BI reports for Inventory Reconciliation, Lot statistics, Supplier payment summary etc.
Extensively worked on custom.pll for form customizations.
Worked on Oracle Data Integrator (ODI) tool for data transformation and integration between SAP and JD Edwards.
Participated in systems integration between Oracle APPS and third party Applications. Resolved various issues related to Oracle APPS and data flow between other legacy systems.
Consultant 09/2007 to 10/2010
Employer: IBM India Pvt Ltd – Pune, India
Client: SAPA – Europe.
Understanding Application Domain from SAPA Profiles perspective.
Based on requirement analysis preparing Understanding (UD), Technical (TD) and Deployment (DI) documents
Creation of Unit Test Cases, Test Results, Code Review Check Lists and Defect Log Sheet.
Effort Estimation on technical components and base lining of solution delivery
Development of the new objects like Shell Scripting programs, Interfaces and Conversions
Development of database tables, views, triggers, packages, procedures and functions
I have developed a full flow of inbound to outbound invoice creation interface for CONCUR enhancement
Experience in registration/migration of concurrent programs, creation of Users, responsibilities, forms,
Functions, menu, values sets, request sets, request-groups and Printer type/style/driver registration.
Developed Workflow in Purchasing for approval hierarchy level.
Created SQL, PL/SQL & Shell Scripts for data retrieval and validation during the upgrade process.
Bachelor of Engineering, Computer Science: University of Pune, India (June 2004 – May 2007)
Diploma in Computer Engineering: Government Polytechnic Jalgaon, India (June 2001 – May 2004)
PMP (Project Manager Professional) Certified
Oracle Procurement Cloud 2017 Certified Implementation Specialist (IZO-963)
OCA: Introduction to Oracle9i SQL®: (IZO-007)
OCA: Introduction to Oracle9i PL/SQL: (IZO-147)
RPM (Rational Portfolio Management)
‘Vision/Ambition Evangelist’ in the Cisco Account
‘Kingping Award’ in the Cisco Systems.
Three times ‘Delivery Excellence Award’ in the Cisco Systems.
‘Rising Star’ Award in the IBM.