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IT Project Manager – An Overview
Around 17 years of cross cultural experience in the areas of:
Project Management Business Analysis Client Relationship Management
ERP System Implementation Design, Testing & Implementation Technical Support / Troubleshooting
Quality Assurance / Compliance Hardware Assembly & Networking Resource Planning & Control
ü Proficient in end-to-end planning and implementation in Global Delivery Model from scope management, to activity sequencing, effort & cost estimation to system development & testing and quality management in adherence to guidelines and norms.
ü Thorough understanding of the SDLC – requirement mapping client, risk evaluation & management, scope management, activity sequencing, technical documentation, application design, development, testing and quality assurance in compliance with pre-set guidelines.
Domain Expertise: Banking, Finance & Accounts and Healthcare
ü Possess broad competence in strategic management of technical matters with the distinction of launching and driving new initiatives, managing portfolio of projects and achieving organizational objectives.
ü Well versed with ISO Quality Guidelines, Rational Unified Process, OOAD Techniques and hands on experience in using IBM Rational Tools, Requisite Pro, Rational Rose, Test Manager and Robot.
ü An effective communicator with exceptional analytical, inter-personal, presentation and problem solving skills and proven abilities in leading teams during the project phase, training & guiding team members and enabling knowledge sharing among the team.
Oct’05 till date RS Group of Companies, Mauritius Manager, IT & Systems
Jan’04 to Sep’05 CCS Technologies Ltd., Kottayam, India System Analyst
Nov’02 to Jan’04 Software Development Company, Cochin, India Business Analyst
Sep’00 to Apr’02 Sing-Gulf Electronics, Sharjah, U.A.E System Architect
Nov’98 to Aug’00 Cochin Info Systems, India Project Manager
Nov’95 to Jun’98 Alliance Insurance, H.O, Dubai, U.A.E Technology Officer
Aug’93 to May’95 Universal Computers, Dubai, U.A.E Analyst / Programmer
Jul’89 to Jun’93 Business Information Systems, India Analyst / Programmer
ü Mapping business / client requirements and providing best IT solutions involving evaluation and definition of scope of project and finalisation of project requirements.
ü End to end management of application development projects from conceptualisation and visualisation to technology mapping and final execution of projects.
ü Managing and leading team members; allocating resources among team members and guiding team members during the project, till final delivery.
ü Holding review meetings to monitor progress of the project as per schedule, and ensuring timely completion and delivery of the project to the client.
ü Handling various technical aspects like project documentation, system design & integration, coding of modules, monitoring critical paths & taking appropriate actions.
ü Designing and executing test plans and test cases, gap analysis to ensure that business requirements and functional specifications are tested and fulfilled.
ü Verifying change requests and defects; tracking and reviewing test plans, test results and unresolved problems; reviewing test reports & taking corrective actions.
ü Delivering and implementing the project as per scheduled deadlines; extending post-implementation and maintenance support to the technical support team and client.
Operating Systems : Windows 9x / ME / NT / 2000 / XP, DOS
Languages : Visual Basic 6.0, Clipper, COBOL, BASIC
Database : MS SQL Server 2000, Oracle 8/10g, MS ACCESS
Reporting Tools : Crystal Reports 7.0 / 8.5 / 9.0
Others : PB 6/9, FoxPro, FoxBASE, Dbase, MS Office, Lotus Notes
Project Management : IBM Rational Unified Process (RUP), Requisite Pro, Rational Rose,
& AnalysisTools MS Visio 2000
Testing Tools : IBM Rational Test Manager, IBM Rational Robot
At RS Group of Companies, Mauritius
ü ERP System for Garments Manufacturing Industry
Team Size: 9 Period: Oct’05 till date
Environment: Windows 2000 Enterprise Server, 2000/XP/98 Clients, Visual Basic 6.0, SQL Server EE, Crystal Reports 8.0
Scope: The project involved the design and implementation of ERP System comprising of various modules viz. Merchandising, Purchase, Stores, Production Planning, Production, Warehousing, Exports Management, Payroll, Financial Accounting, Security and MIS.
Role: As Manager IT & Systems, responsible for the functioning of the entire IT Department, ERP Development & Maintenance, SRS Review & Finalisation and IT Infrastructure Management.
At CCS Technologies Ltd., Kottayam, India
ü Media Plus
Team Size: 6 Period: Jan’04 to Sep’05
Environment: Windows 2000 Enterprise Server, 2000/XP/98 Clients, Power Bulder6.0/9.0, Oracle 8.0, 10g
Scope: The project involved the design and development of a comprehensive and integrated Business Application Solution which can effectively manage the Advertisement, Circulation, Subscription, and Sales & Accounting Systems of any segment of the Publishing Industry. The application is useful not only to Newspaper Publication but also to Book Publishers, Magazine & Periodical Publishers, Television and other Broadcasting Networks.
* The package has been developed in coordination with Malayala Manorama, one of the topmost Newspaper Publishers in India.
Role: As System Analyst / Project Leader – Sales Module, responsible for Project Management, System Analysis & Design, Monitoring, Implementation and Deployment at client’s site.
ü As Coordinator & Team Member, involved in defining and implementing ISO Procedures in the company using IBM Rational Unified Process (RUP).
Other System Implementation Initiatives
ü Decision Support System for National Institute of Technology (NIT), Calicut, India.
ü Analysis, Equipment Tracking & Inventory Control System for Motorola.
ü Financial Accounting & Payroll System for Manufacturing Companies, Building Contractors, etc.
ü Financial Accounting & Inventory Control System for various trading industries.
ü Financial Accounting & Share Movement Analysis System for Share Brokers.
ü Financial Accounting & Analysis Program for exporting companies.
ü Banking Solutions for District Co-operative Banks.
ü School & Campus Automation Software
ü Medical Centre Management & Financial Accounting System
ü Dental & General Clinic Software
ü Customer Tracking System for marketing & sales organizations
ü Employee Benefits Survey & Analysis System
ü Land Transport Management System
ü Diploma in Relational Database Management System from SQL Star International, Kolkata in 1998.
ü Diploma in Computer Applications from Computer Point, Cochin, Kerala in 1989.
ü Bachelors Degree in Chemistry from University of Calicut, Kerala.
Contact Address : “Sree Padmam”, Civil Station P O, Kozhikode. PIN Code – 673020. (Kerala)
Passport Number : A7292683 (Valid up to 21st February 2009)
Date of Birth : 30th May 1965