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Manager Project

Location:
Pune, Maharashtra, India
Salary:
250000 SAR
Posted:
February 19, 2020

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Mohammed Zafar Ahmed PMP, ASM, ITIL

Tel: +91-750-***-**** E-mail: adbupz@r.postjobfree.com

Profile Summary:

A pragmatic, clear thinking and outcomes focused SAP Project Manager who has extensive experience of successfully developing and managing SAP projects across a variety of business sectors. Zafar has a proven track record in the delivery of two, full-lifecycle projects, and is a charismatic leader who can successfully deliver to tight timescales and within demanding environments. Apart from possessing a strong desire to expand his SAP knowledge, he is also keen to share what he knows with his fellow colleagues. Has overall 15 years of IT experience out of which 10 years in SAP ERP and 3 years as SAP Project Manager. Zafar has, worked on 2 implementation, data migration, Interface development, Upgrade and production support projects in modules of MM, SD, FI and PLM (PPM Module Project and Portfolio Management).

Experience in multiple roles – Project Manager, Service Delivery Manager, Delivery Manager Project Lead, System Integration, Change Management for several Global Clients during different phases like System Study, Design, System Development, Unit Testing, System Testing, Implementation and System Support, Upgrade and Rollout projects Expertise of more than 5 years of Management experience as Transition/Project Manager in SAP projects for Global clients.

CERTIFICATIONS

PMP – Project Management Professional (Institute: Project Management Institute; PMP)

ASM – Agile Scrum Master (Institute: EXIN)

ITIL Foundation Certificate in IT Service Management (Institute: EXIN)

SAP Certified Associate - SAP Activate Project Manager (SAP SE)

COBIT – COBIT® 5 Foundation

WORK EXPERIENCE – CONTRIBUTIONS

Invenio business solution Client: Ministry of finance Qatar Oct 2018- August2019

Role

:

SAP Project Manager

Platform

:

SAP S/4HANA Cloud 1808 TRM Implementation

Summary

:

Invenio Business Solutions is an award-winning Business System Provider, head quartered in Reading, UK. The company supports over 45 customers in the government, media and manufacturing sectors, in areas that include industry-specific enterprise resource planning (ERP) focussed on SAP, tax and revenue management, business intelligence & big data, mobility, CRM, e-Commerce and Enterprise integration services.

Responsibilities

:

Determine the scope of the implementation solution and the resources required to successfully

complete.

Collaborate with product development regarding customer requirements and product and system modifications.

Reporting project status to the (Management/Client/) stakeholder in the Required Format on weekly basis.

Prepare and present estimation for implementation.

Oversee initial client service during product installation and implementation stages.

Directs coordinates and collaborate work within the implementation team.

Develop implementation plan and other deliverables as required in the client agreement.

Accountable for customer satisfaction, remarkable service, project profitability and employee satisfaction in projects.

Ensure implementation projects are delivered on schedule and on budget per the negotiated contracts with client. Efficiently manages communications with client, local and offshore project teams.

Ensure tracking and reporting costs, expenses, resource utilization, issues and risk on assigned projects. Own timely escalation to management.

Motivating the team member by organizing the performance awarding and organizing the team activity outside the work

Flexible to work with client as per the time zone

Build and Maintain positive relationships with customer, internal stakeholders and 3rd

party Vendors

Experienced in using different Project Management tool like MS Project, JIRA and EVM for financial reporting

Experienced in working different Methodology like ASAP, Agile methodology and waterfall

Campus Management International Client: Thomson Reuters Nov 2015 – Dec 2017

Role

:

SAP Project Manager

Platform

:

ECC 6, SD, MM and FICO

Summary

:

Thomson Reuters Corporation is a Canadian multinational mass media and information firm. The firm was founded in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Thomson Reuters was ranked as Canada's "leading corporate brand" in the 2010 Interbrand Best Canadian Brands ranking. Thomson Reuters operates in more than 100 countries.

Responsibilities

:

Determine the scope of the implementation solution and the resources required to successfully

complete.

Collaborate with product development regarding customer requirements and product and system modifications.

Prepare and present estimates for implementation.

Oversee initial client service during product installation and implementation stages.

Directs and coordinates work within the implementation team.

Develop implementation plan and other deliverables as per the Contract.

Accountable for customer satisfaction, remarkable service, project profitability and employee satisfaction in projects.

Ensure implementation projects are delivered on schedule and on budget per the negotiated contracts with client. Efficiently manages communications with client, local and offshore project teams

Ensure tracking costs, expenses, resource utilization, issues and risk on assigned projects. Own timely escalation to management.

Capgemini India Pvt ltd Client: Burberry UK Aug 2014 – Sept 2015

Role

:

SAP Project Manager

Platform

:

ECC 6, SD, MM, FICO, LEWM, Project System and HP ALM.

Summary

:

Burberry Group plc is a British luxury fashion house, distributing outerwear, fashion accessories, fragrances, sunglasses, and cosmetics. Its distinctive tartan pattern has become one of its most widely copied trademarks. Burberry is most famous for its trench coat, which was designed by founder Thomas Burberry

Responsibilities

:

Create and manage the Project Schedule/Charter in co-ordination with stakeholders.

Manage communication and information flow between all teams involved in the project (Engg, QA, BA, SCM and DBA).

Lead Project planning and management activities on multi-million-dollar initiatives for tactical as well as strategic approaches.

Responsible towards estimation, scheduling, planning the deliverables for the release.

Lead projects on multiple initiatives including System Configuration, Enhancements, Testing and Process Implementation on SAP IS Retail (ECC 6.0).

Leading team of Functional Designers (Architects), Business Analyst, SAP technical (ABAP), Quality Assurance (onsite and offshore) testers and Business Validations.

Involved in project activities with vendors including Accenture, Capgemini, Delloite and SAP to provide technical architecture and implementation of SAP solution.

Managing project deliverables (RICEFW components) for project and have them signed off with various stakeholders.

Conduct daily/weekly meetings with respective stakeholders.

Manage Checkbook in terms of hours consumed, remaining and available resource capacity.

Weekly budget tracking in terms of actual vs. planned efforts.

Work with Resource Managers to secure resources (soft and hard scheduling).

Leverage Project Leads to produce the work breakdown structure for project schedules and to optimize resource allocations and levelling.

Monitor and Evaluate progress and communicate the same via dashboards and reports to all project stakeholders and to L1 Management as needed.

Ensure project-related issues are worked to resolution with proper plan.

Manage change controls to the project and ensure any impacts are factored into the schedule, budget, and resourcing plan.

Manage project risks through appropriate contingency, planning, forecasting & communications.

Work with Sales Management to coordinate custom software modification (CSM) requests and Change Requests (CR).

Provide performance feedback to Resource Managers regarding resource productivity and effectiveness.

Manage Schedule and Cost variance. Metrics Management.

Capacity planning for available resource bandwidth. Create and maintain Leave/Travel Plans.

Manage Project Portfolio.

Plan and Manage Post Delivery Support activities in co-ordination with Internal and External Stakeholders.

Polaris S/W Lab Pune Client: Pentax and John keells Nov’10 – Aug’13

Role

:

SAP Test Manager

Platform

:

ECC 6, SD, MM, FICO, LE/WM and HP ALM.

Summary

:

Pentax is a brand name used primarily by Ricoh Imaging Company for cameras, sport optics (including binoculars and rifle scopes), and CCTV optics. The brand is also used by Hoya Corporation for medical products & services

John Keels Holdings PLC (JKH) is Sri Lanka’s largest listed conglomerate in the Colombo Stock Exchange. From managing the largest number of hotel rooms in Sri Lanka to owning the largest private-sector-owned transportation business in the country, providing port and marine fuel services to IT solutions, manufacturing of food and beverages to running a chain of supermarkets, tea broking to stock broking, banking to real estate, JKH has made its presence felt in virtually every major sphere of the economy.

Responsibilities

:

Involved in effort and resource estimation

Established a team, assigned responsibilities and set team direction

Understood, communicated and managed the overall direction of projects to ensure that client objectives are met

Managed client expectation and satisfaction and ensured deliverable content and quality

Managed project scope, proactively identified and resolved client challenges

Managed changes to scope and project plans

Identified risks, issues, mitigations and managed these during the life cycle of a project

Signed off entry and exit criteria for components for which they are responsible

Planned testing projects and tracked against plans

Worked closely with the client to ensure expectations are met

Provided status reports and updates on project deliverables

Managed and motivated team members

Ensured appropriate test processes and methodologies, implemented enhancements where appropriate

Signed off entry and exit criteria for different phases and Prepared project closure reports

Ensured knowledge is recorded and shared, Calculated Actual, ETC and EAC on monthly basis

Fore casted every project on monthly basis, provided financial updates to stake holders

Participated in weekly/bi-weekly meetings with stake holders for scope, schedule and cost

Synechron, Pune Client: BAT (British American Tobacco) Malta and Cyprus Apr’09-May’10

Role

:

Associate Manager

Platform

:

SAP SD MM FICO and HPQC and QTP.

Summary

:

British American Tobacco plc (BAT) is a British multinational tobacco company headquartered in London, United Kingdom. It is one of the world’s five largest tobacco companies.

BAT has a market-leading position in over 50 countries and operations in around 180 countries. Its four largest-selling brands are Dunhill, Lucky Strike, Kent and Pall Mall, with others including Kool, Benson & Hedges and Rothmans.

Responsibilities

:

Development and Maintenance of Test Scripts during Migration & Rollout Projects in SAP Version Upgrade.

Coordinating with Team in Automation Code reviews, Debugging and End to End Automation Execution.

Coordinating / Tracking with the Functional team in the User Acceptance Testing Completion process against the New Change Request in SAP.

Adaptation of the existing 850 Test Scripts of SAP 4.7 to the New Upgraded SAP System of ECC 6.0.

Coverage of Test Scripts Consists of various SAP Modules such as FICO, SD, MM, WM, PP, QM PM, HR & CRM

Manage automation testers’ daily activities and ensure testing is completed within specified timelines.

Facilitation within the Team for code reviews and ensure team follows the automation guidelines and standards

Plan and Conduct Integration testing for the entire End to End Business Process in SAP

Coordinate with the respective System Owners for the smooth data Transfers between Systems against the Test Scripts which involve System Integration testing

Track/Analyze/Resolve - Defect Management during the Regression Testing execution Phase. Escalation of defects for resolution and Retesting by the Team

Understanding of New SAP Business Processes from Functional and mapping the requirement in Automation

Enhancement of the automation test scripts as per business needs with the help of QTP developers

Conducting KT Sessions to SMEs and Sharing technical issues among team members

Usage of Testing Tools such as HP Quality Center 11.0, Quick Test Professional 11.0

Scheduling, Managing and Reviewing the Daily Test Status Report prepared by the Test Team and Subsequent Submission of the Status Tracking Sheet on daily basis to the Project / Release Management.

Coordinating with the test team while Functional and Regression Testing execution cycles.

Ensure Proper Updating of the Manual Test cases during Regression Testing activity.

Preparing various Test Approval Documents such as Test Report / Test Protocol.

S1, Pune Client: FRS Global USA Apr’07 – Jan’09

Role

:

Team Lead

Platform

:

SAP SD MM FICO and HPQC.

Responsibilities

:

Define and Implement QA processes for QA Team.

Conduct daily/weekly Status meeting with QA Team and Project Manager.

Represent QA Team in Project meetings.

Conduct Defect Triage meeting with Customer and Development team.

Mentor team members. Provide Product Demos to client.

Onsite UAT Co-ordinator. Create System Test and SIT plans.

Create Test Validation Document and System Test Estimates for new Change Requests.

Conduct trainings onsite/offsite for Customer and Internal team.

Conduct internal team trainings offsite.

Update daily testing progress (Dashboard) to management.

Dell Inc. – Austin TX/USA Client: DELL Inc July’05 – Aug’06

Role

:

Software Testing Analyst III

Platform

:

SAP SD HPQC QTP

Summary

:

Dell, Inc. and its subsidiaries engaged in the design, development, manufacture, marketing, sale, and support of a range of computer systems and services worldwide. The company provided products and services that enabled customers to build their information-technology and Internet infrastructures

Responsibilities

:

Study Clients Requirement.

Study of Business Solution Design / Technical solution Design.

Preparing Test Execution Strategy.

Writing of Test Scripts based on Requirements.

Integrated System Testing to test the overall functionality.

Uploading of scripts and evidence in HPQC.

Raising defects on HPQC for development team.

Retesting of defects patched by development team.

Regression done to ensure functionality.

Writing test closure report and Creation of end user manual

.

LAB QC New York, NY/US Client: Kaltech Industries Group Inc May ‘99 -Dec‘04

Role

:

QA Engineer

Platform

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JAVA, WEBLOGIC SERVER, TIBCO, Windows NT/2000, Test Director, Oracle8.x

Summary

:

Dynegydirect was an internet-based energy trading system. It utilized a java application for allowing internal traders to post markets for registering external traders to act upon. It also allowed the external traders to post their own markets for Dynegy Traders.

Responsibilities

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Gathering business requirements and using cases for writing Test Plans and Test Cases from Business Analyst. Creating Test Report from Test director for pass and Fail test cases.

Tracking the results in the Test Director and report the defects and bugs using PVCS defect tracking system

Performing GUI, System, Integration, and Data & Regression Testing using MS Excel.

Writing SQL statements in test script language as well as performing back-end testing on Oracle database.

Testing:

- The rolling term product, end of day product, product expiration, deal sheet, OCO (One Cancel Other) as well as the trading floor data validation using the Access SQL.

- Different Time Zone (UK Power and GAS) and Show Me Mine Activity History (User or Company).

EDUCATION

Dr. Pune University

Master of Business Administrator – Apr 2016 – 55%

Dr. BAMU

Bachelor of Computer Science Engineering – Apr 1998 – 57%

MAHARASHTRA BOARD

HSC – MAR 1992 - 77%

MAHARASHTRA BOARD

SSC – Mar 1990 - 63%

REFERENCES

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