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Assistant Project Manager

Toronto, ON, Canada
March 17, 2020

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Bhargav Pai

647-***-**** EDUCATION

Rotman School of Management, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada MBA Candidate, 2021

Entrance Scholarship, 2019

GMAT: 720

Member of Rotman Business Technology Association and Management Consulting Association Jain University, Bangalore, India

Bachelor of Engineering, 2013

Specialization in Mechanical Engineering

Captain of the University Soccer Team, 2011 - 2013

First place in IEEE white paper presentation on biogas engines, 2013

Runner-up in Baja SAE chassis design, an intercollegiate design competition, 2012 EMPLOYMENT EXPERIENCE

NTT Data Americas, UK & India

A North American tech consulting firm with business operations in 50+ countries and an annual revenue of US$14.6B. Assistant Project Manager, 2017 – 2019

Managed project portfolios worth US$50M for clients across Hong Kong, Singapore, Liege, Paris, and Frankfurt

Spearheaded cross-functional teams to redesign enterprise architecture of a London Market clients and accommodate BREXIT related regulatory changes

Created statements of work and project plans to ensure vendor-client engagement is well defined

Conducted qualitative research to help clients identify the most viable actuarial reporting suite; the subsequent maintenance project created an additional revenue stream for the organization

Improved client engagement by hosting monthly service review meetings with the IT Heads of clients' regional offices in the UK and ensuring deliveries were in compliance with SLAs

Designed a project delivery mechanism using a hybrid of DevOps and Agile models, reducing project timelines by 35% Team Leader, 2015 – 2017

Drove the implementation of core business modules for one of the largest specialty insurance companies in the world; the success of this project led to an extension in the Master Contract and generated of US$10M in revenue

Performed business requirement analysis and prepared functional specification and software architecture documents.

Collaborated with client Business Heads in Europe and Asia to craft a system to run credit control checks and optimize cash allocation performance

Implemented an account-specific data-driven recruiting strategy to optimize hiring time; conducted interviews and improved bench-strength by 25%, helping the company win new projects

Introduced competency-based training to ensure faster induction of recruits into mainstream business; the new curriculum reduced training timelines by 20%

Associate Consultant, 2013 – 2015

Addressed client’s pain points by conceptualizing and designing an efficient quarter-end finance reconciliation module; this initiative helped clients engender savings of US$15,000 every quarter

Received recognition from client teams in Belgium, Paris, Singapore, and London for innovative recommendations to real-time CRM and RELM (Relationship Management) Systems

Developed process integration and orientation programs for incoming employees during the acquisition of Dell Services, making induction and transition seamless ADDITIONAL INTERESTS AND SKILLS

Proficient in databases and reporting using MS SQL, MS Excel, MS Access, Tableau and SAP BusinessObjects

Certified in London Market Insurance (LM-1); only 1 among 2000+ NTT employees in India to hold this certification

Soccer enthusiast; Former Nike U-19 state team player, currently developing talent at grassroots level with a U-14 team

Organize expeditions and treks over weekends for travel enthusiasts

Math teacher to Chartered Accountancy entrance exam aspirants, 2010-2019

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