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Manager Project

Manama, Bahrain
November 02, 2019

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Core Competencies

Project & IT Management

Solution Architecture

IT & Datacentre Operations

Delivery Management

Estimation & Budgeting

New Technology Implementation

Thought Leadership

Technology Roadmap

Client Engagements


Offering over 18 years' experience in IT & Project Management, Solution Architecture, Software Development & Implementation; targeting top level assignments in the IT Industry, preferably in Gulf Countries Profile Summary

Strong visionary with verifiable year-after-year success in achieving business growth objectives with turnaround, & rapid-change environments Complete IT Solutions Provider with a merit of working on different technologies and structures

Currently working as a Sr. Project Manager with Khaleeji Commercial Bank for long-term reliability of solutions in a complex, globally distributed environment Acquired national & international experience for developing customized solutions for domain including Manufacturing, Finance, Travel, ERP, IT Manager, E-Commerce & so on

Translated business requirements into functional specifications and conducted client assessments and requirements gathering for scope definition; improved existing business by increasing profitability and client satisfaction Managed delivery frameworks and new technology implementation projects for streamlining related activities as per delivery quality standards Led multi-cultural cross-functional teams for delivering digital transformation roadmaps while adhering to organizational framework Provided business solutions for achieving corporate goals, aligning vision & steering growth initiatives; ensured alignment between business / technology plans & strategic initiatives at the top level

Career Timeline (Recent Experience)

Work Experience

Since Aug ‘16 Khaleeji Commercial Bank, Bahrain, as Sr. IT/Project Manager, Architect Key Result Areas:

Providing technological direction; proposing budgets for programs and projects, purchases and upgrades, supervising SMEs & specialists Spearheading planning & budgeting of IT infrastructure operations, control of operational & capital costs, technology implementation, transition & service delivery Creating execution roadmaps for budget controls, IT infrastructure, security, crisis / disaster & business continuity plans, software development/implementation to reduce overall operational costs of resources, infrastructure and applications Capgemini


India Ltd.





Rohit Mehta,




Product Ltd.


Care Ltd.




Dec ’03 – Aug ‘05 Aug ’05 – Feb ‘06 Apr ’06 – Nov ‘07 Nov ’07 – Jun ‘09 Jun ’09 – Mar ‘15 Apr ’15 – Jul ‘16 Aug ‘16 – Present Khaleeji



Working with cross-functional teams for developing customized projects as per the client’s requirements

Building & leading a high performing team of 20-25 members; enhancing cross- functional collaboration & guiding them through the project lifecycle Designing, implementing & providing support for infrastructure, solution integration, databases & various technologies such as SAP, Oracle, ERP & BI tools Working closely with third-party vendors to manage and coordinate projects with the business units and other IT departments

Aligning IT with business strategy, designed & driving IT solutions and translating complex business requirements into innovative technology solutions Highlights:

Worked on various projects in the retail banking, paid finance domains, including a critical project for Central Bank of Bahrain, delivered well within the timeline Pivotal in streamlining various processes at an organizational level, by undertaking various strategic measures

Delivered a critical projects within a strict timeline of 30 days, leading to cost-savings of USD 250K

Apr ’15 – Jul ‘16 Al-Hilal Group, Saudi Arabia & Bahrain, as Senior Project Manager Highlights:

Involved with various projects including Application/ERP Support, IT Infrastructure

& DR Solutions across Bahrain & Saudi Arabia

Managed various activities throughout the project lifecycle including planning, execution, budgeting, costing, estimation, risk analysis, monitoring and controlling

& documentation

Pivotal in setting up the help-desk center in Bahrain & Saudi Arabia Ensured timely & quality deliverables for meeting customer requirements; resolving/escalating client issues

Supervised delivery of projects for major clients

Converted IT project department/operations as profits center for the organization Jun ‘09 – Mar ‘15 NIIT Technologies, India, as Architect, Project Manager Highlights:

Designed & implemented, Oracle, SAP, MFG/PRO ERP & DB2 application databases o Involved with Warehouse Database for Holiday Autos website in London, for Last Minute (Travel website) and Saber Inc. in travel domain with Sabre Updated project status on project server/SharePoint; interfaced with stakeholders for proper communication about the project progress Migrated the datacenter & version migration for Progress/Oracle Database; migrated the datacenter from UK to Cyprus with 1 datacenter in US Extended 24x7 live site support (L1, L2 & L3) as DBA & Lead Production Support Worked with a major client & coordinated with multi-cultural teams from all across the world

Received the Excellence Award in 2012 out of 60,000+ employees across global NIIT teams for superior performance and management skills Nov ’07 – Jun ‘09 Capgemini Consulting India Ltd., as Senior IT-ERP Consultant, Datacenter Leader


Implemented, administered & tuned a 1000+ GB database for UK & Ireland based offices of Marks and Spencer ERP

Extended production support of various store applications, including General Merchandise (Mainframe) applications, SAP basis, Oracle DB Ensured adherence to customer quality policy for PMBOK/PMO/PMI process Involved with implementation & support of the following: o Oracle-ERP/Progress database of PeopleSoft ERP instances for Schneider & GE Electrical, France

o Progress-ERP database & data warehouse system with >2 TB 1200 database instances; worked as a Database Administrator for support activities related to applications having the Oracle/Progress MFG/PRO DB2 database Apr ’06 – Nov ‘07 TATA Consultancy Services (TCS), India, as IT Analyst (DBA/ERP Leader) Highlights:

Administered the APEC division for implementation of QAD’s MFG-PRO customized ERP

Extended post-implementation customization support for MFG/PRO eB2 data center; maintained database for offshore development & testing Supported all servers (UNIX, Windows, Web Servers, Tomcat, and Apache) and interfaces (Command Line, GUI, Web interface) for online demo and imparting training to clients using the B2B approach

Designed & implemented MFG/PRO ERP for Uttam Galva o Implemented standard modules of MFG/PRO eB2, while managing the MFG/PRO environments setup in Unix AIX 5.3 cluster environments with Desktop 2.8 (Web interface)

Previous Experience

Aug ’05 – Feb ‘06 Sarvotham Care Ltd., India, as IT/ERP Manager Dec ’03 – Aug ‘05 Godrej Consumer Product Ltd., India, as IT/ERP Administrator, DBA Apr ’02 – Dec ‘03 Martin & Harris (P) Ltd., India, as IT Admin, ERP – DBA Analyst, DBA Apr ’00 – Mar ‘02 H P Expert Systems, India, as Sr. Software Developer Certifications

PMP from Project Management Institute, USA, in 2017 Certified Software Engineering from Cap Gemini University, UK, in 2009 ITIL Information Technologies Infrastructure Library – ITIL Institute, UK, in 2008 OCP-Oracle certified Professional from Oracle University, USA, in 2006 Trainings/Presentations

PMP Member &Practitioner

Oracle/Progress DBA Trainer

Open Edge V10 Technologies

QAD’s ERP DBA Trainer

Performance Tuning of databases

UNIX/LINUX administration for DBA’s

Upgrade Your Services- Ron Kaufman


MBA (Information System) from Manipal University, in 2013 M.Sc. (Computers) from Maharishi Dayanand University, in 2004 Diploma in Software Engineering from APTECH, in 2000 B.Sc. from Himachal Pradesh University, in 1999

Personal Details

Date of Birth: 27th July 1977

Languages Known: English & Hindi

Address: Flat #51, Bldg# 1675, Road# 3738, Block 337 BAHRAIN Nationality: Indian

Passport No.: Z4841804 (Valid till Sep’ 28)

VISA Status: Resident Permit (Bahrain)

Marital Status: Married

No. of Dependents: Three

Driving License: Bahrain & India

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