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Professional Services Consultant, Program Manager, Project Manager

Location:
Union City, California, United States
Posted:
January 29, 2017

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BHARAT KUNDAJE

****, ***** ***, ***** ****, CA **587

Mobile: 510-***-****

Email: acyjjs@r.postjobfree.com

(Just moved in to Union City, from SoCal in the second week of January) EXECUTIVE PROF ILE

Senior Professional Services Consultant with experience in designing and implementing several projects involving ERPs, BI / Performance Management and BESPOKE solutions, with extensive business and human resources management experience. EXPERIENCE and SKILL HIGHL IGHTS

Several years of experience in implementation of variety of ERPs solutions, including SAP Business One (MS SQL and HANA databases), SAP R3, Microsoft Dynamics.

Experience with Cloud and On-Promise applications.

Expertise in requirement gathering, business analysis and creating effective and complex system designs.

Experience in full cycle project management.

Experience in managing customer relationships at C-levels and operational levels.

Effective communication and user training skills.

Deep functional knowledge and experience in business and HR processes

B/I Performance management implementation in HR, Productivity and related domains.

Proficient in Microsoft Office Products. Designed and Implemented fully menu driven performance management system in Microsoft Access.

Designed and implemented diverse BESPOKE solution – Full cycle project management.

SQL server management and technical knowledge required to support functional consulting role.

EDUCATION

Post Graduate in Management – Finance and Information Systems, Indian Institute of Management (IIM), Bangalore, India. Bachelors in Engineering, Bangalore University, Bangalore, India. PROFESSIONAL TRAINING

SAP Business One 9.0 Certification

Business Analysis course

SAP R3- SD functional training

MS Dynamics AX 2012 training.

Diploma in computer programming.

WEB designing course

Trained and Certified ISO 9002 Internal Auditor. PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

SAP Business One Consultant - Sapphire Systems Inc, California (SAP Gold Partner) Jan 2015 – Nov 2016 In the last 2 years-Full cycle ERP implementation of several projects. Projects implemented:

Multinational solar panel manufacturer, trader and turnkey solar projects implementer, with HQ in Korea Company- Full cycle Implementation-11 companies- multicurrency, respective localizations

China based multinational performance tires and wheels manufacturing and trading company with multiple franchise locations in USA- Full cycle implementation, for the HQ and franchisees.

Mid-sized toys manufacturer and trader in USA and Canada- Full cycle implementation.

Multinational Digital and CD media music producer based out of Holland- Full cycle implementation - 6 worldwide locations- multicurrency, respective localizations.

Research and development unit of a sports goods manufacturer in USA- Full cycle implementation.

Multinational Healthcare and Nutritional products producer based in USA- Full cycle implementation - 8 worldwide locations- multicurrency, respective localizations.

Multinational Cosmetics and beauty products producer based in USA- Full cycle implementation - 13 worldwide locations- multicurrency, respective localizations.

Multinational Advertising and Digital Media company with HQ in USA- Full cycle implementation - 5 worldwide locations- multicurrency,respective localizations.

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Modules Implemented: Finance and Accounting, A/R, A/P, Production/MRP, Business Partner Management, Inventory Management, Prices, Taxes,HR and CRM.

Full Cycle Implementation process:

Full cycle Project Management.

Interacting at C-Level and with other users and business analysts to gather requirements.

Connecting with local and overseas teams to understand business processes, analyze and document business requirements.

Doing gap analysis of the business processes of the client, and those available in SAP in order to come up with the most optimal design, considering SAP best practices and client requirements.

Evaluating the resulting multiple solutions with the user groups and making recommendations.

Creating System Design Document with enhancements, configuration and reporting requirements.

Working closely with users groups, stake holders and project sponsors to answer their queries, coach them with SAP Best Practices and enable them to manage changes in their business processes for smooth cut over from their legacy systems to SAP. Making amendments to the system design, as finally required by client groups, until System Design sign-off.

Building / Configuring the SAP as per the system design: o Creating customized multistage document approval processes. o Custom reports creation using complex queries using SQL and stored prcedures. o Creating customized print layouts in Crystal reports using queries, commands, sub-reports. o Self-learned and created HANA KPI, Pervasive analytics and Dashboards. o Self-learned specialized add-ons like Boyum, Coresuite to customize features and functionalities beyond those available in SAP; involving user defined fields, validations, auto-population of field values, function buttons, customization of screen layouts including hiding & controlling levels of field access to various users and automation of multiple stages of procedures. o Data migration from legacy to SAP- Master data, set-up data and historical transactional data. o Integration of SAP with E-commerce, HCM and other applications using SAP Data Transfer Workbench and scheduler.

User Training

Assisting Users in UAT and capturing any enhancements, reporting and analytics requirements.

Coordinating with project managers to manage implementation plans and creation of change management requests, based on the enhancements that the clients need.

Working closely with IT teams to prepare for production.

Assisting clients in creating required data migration files using SAP data migration and Excel templates and migrating the data.

Training users & IT manager in backing up & restoring databases, creating data backup strategies & scheduling backups.

Creating / building demo systems and participating in pre-sales demos to prospective clients.

Making presentations of features of new releases of SAP, to internal consulting teams and customers. Professional Services Consultant (Independent) – Performance Team, California 2013 to 2014 Designing, developing and implementing MS Access Based Warehousing and Distribution BI / Performance Management system for their multiple warehouses, dedicated to Home Goods Inc.

Secured this independent consulting engagement using my close relationships and confidence that I had developed with senior management of the company, during my earlier full time job with them in the years 2005 to 2007.

Interacting with users and requirements gathering.

Understanding the various processes by interacting with their ERP and WMS implementation teams.

Documenting the Business Requirements

Making recommendations of best practices using my in-depth Warehousing and Distribution domain knowledge.

Creating System Design for a fully menu driven BI/Performance Management system in the following areas: o Labor hours and overtime- Warehouse level, drilled down to department and associate level. o Absenteeism, vacation analysis.

o OSHA reporting

o Productivity- Warehouse level, drilled down to department and associate level. o Dashboards-Company level with comparative performances of other warehousing facilities offered by the company. o Year-to-year, month-to-month, daily performance charts, trends at warehouse level, drilled down to department level

Creating automatic import and export of .CSV files for data import and export from WMS systems.

User Training.

User application testing.

7 enhancements as requested by users, during the course of 1 year. Profile of Bharat Kundaje

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Emerging Solutions Lead Consultant (Microsoft Dynamics –AX) – FieldConnect Inc, California (Microsoft Gold Partner) 2012 to 2013 Creating and implementing MS Dynamics AX solutions for clients and enabling mobile and web access, by leveraging company’s core competences in mobility and web technologies.

Managed the full cycle project implementation of MS Dynamics ERP solution and custom built mobile application. The client offered specialized services of inspection and certification of aircraft engine, body, electronic and communication parts supplied by outsourced suppliers, to aircraft and aero engine manufacturers.

Initiation of the project, including participating in project initiation meetings to assess the purpose, scope and vision of the project by talking to the key stakeholders in the organization and project planning.

Preparation of a Vision Artifact which outlines the key features of the system being envisioned on their MS Dynamics AX 2012 platform, through interviews, brainstorming sessions, and workshops with the key stakeholders.

Gathering high level requirements by conducting requirement workshops with the key users.

Extracting functional, non-functional, user-interface and data requirements from the high level requirements.

Identifying Use Cases from the functional requirements.

Identifying the gaps between standard MS Dynamics functionality and user requirements.

Coordinating with development team to define functions that are to be custom developed and implemented within AX 2012, to overcome the gaps.

Working with internal mobility and web design teams to expose required functionality through web services and other interfaces available in AX for access and updation through web / mobile enabled applications, without having to create and maintain a separate database outside AX.

Designing user interface, creating proof of concept including screen mock-ups, screen transitions and creating demo of the proposed solution and user approval.

Defining additional entities/classes that are required to be created within AX 2102

Designing landing screen and navigation to subsequent screens/functions for mobile and web access. Testing the functionality in coordination with mobile and web development teams.

Creating detailed functional requirements and system design document to address specific requirements of the client.

Creating required functions and configuring business processes, system build in MS Dynamics AX.

Coordinating development and implementation of mobile and web enabled enhanced MS Dynamics AX 2012 application, with mobile and web design and development teams.

Supporting and helping the test teams in understanding the enhanced features resulting in overall better team output.

Creating effective application documentation for users for this mobile and web enabled enhanced MS Dynamics AX 2012 application.

Conducting training for internal teams and users in client organizations.

Go live support in coordination with mobile and web design teams. Senior Solutions Consultant (Manufacturing, Retail, Distribution and Supply Chain Div Patni Americas Inc, USA 2007 to 2012 Designed and implemented projects involving several full cycle ERP and other customized solution involving SAP R3, Red Prairie WMS, Oracle/OTM, BESPOKE applications, reporting and analytics.

Initiation of the project, including participating in project initiation meetings to assess the purpose, scope and vision of the project by talking to the key stakeholders in the organization and project planning.

Preparation of a Vision Artifact which outlines the key features of the system being envisioned through interviews, brainstorming sessions, and workshops with the key stakeholders.

Gathering high level requirements by conducting requirement workshops with the key users.

Extracting functional, non-functional, user-interface and data requirements from the high level requirements.

Identifying Use Cases from the functional requirements.

Creating detailed functional requirements and system design document to address specific requirements of the client.

Creating required functions and configuring business processes in coordination with respective ERP or BESPOKE development teams.

Coordinating custom development and implementation functionalities, with development teams.

Supporting and helping the test team in understanding the enhanced features resulting in overall better team output.

Creating effective application documentation for users understanding.

Conducting training for internal teams and users in client organizations.

Go live support in coordination with supporting teams. Profile of Bharat Kundaje

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Business Analysis Manager - Performance Team Inc, California 2005 to 2007 Full cycle system design, configuring and implementation of Actuate’s “Performancesoft Views”, involving HR, OSHA financial, productivity and compliance, metrics definition, dash-boards etc, for Performance Team Inc, CA, USA, multi-location company.

Initiation of the project, including participating in project initiation meetings to assess the purpose, scope and vision of the project by talking to the key stakeholders in the organization and project planning.

Understanding functions and processes; and key performance indicator (KPI).

For achieving the above, preparation of a Vision Artifact which outlines the key features of the system being envisioned, through interviews, brainstorming sessions and workshops with the key stakeholders.

Creating KPI metrics for C-Level, Department Head level, Operating level user groups, encompassing Time and Expense, Human Resources, OSHA reporting, Finance, Accounting, Operations productivity and costs

Validating the metrics details with respective users groups.

Working with ERP and other applications to extract and interface required data inputs into “Performancesoft Views”

Creating System design document and getting signoff.

Designing and building “Performancesoft View” system application.

Testing automatic and manual data import functionality of the application.

User Training and UAT support.

Go Live and monitoring and issue resolution on an ongoing basis.



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