A digital transformation portfolio leader with 11 years of experience in handling end to end delivery of large scale IT global implementations, software products and applications across Life Sciences and Supply chain domains. Expertise in managing all aspects such as capital and resource budgeting, release planning, stakeholder management , team building and vendor management; PMP, ITIL, OCA credentials.
Currently leading Product Delivery management and Technology PMO function in the organization which includes laying a vision of long term portfolio growth strategy. Providing strategic guidance to delivery and engineering managers to maintain balance between scope, technical excellence and project schedule.
Consistent track record of maintaining healthy stakeholder interaction including customer, functional organization and executive leadership thus ensuring synergy in the system.
Excels in fast paced, demanding and highly dynamic business environment. liaising between business and technical areas to achieve on-time, on-budget and on-spec project completions.
9 years of Life Sciences Domain experience with exposure across Clinical Data Management and Clinical Trial Management applications and 2 years in supply chain procurement systems.
Proven leadership in all aspects of IT application development, product implementation, maintenance and Infrastructure support.
Develop and Implement PMO processes and policies, manage Organization level Resource forecasting, planning and hiring. Report technology KPI metrics to management and work with all engineering teams to meet company goals.
Well versed with Cloud technologies like Microsoft Azure
Project Management methodologies like Agile (Scrum, Kanban), Waterfall.
Portfolio, Program, Project management; Schedule, resource, risk, communication, collaboration and issue tracking : MS Project, JIRA, Excel, Powerpoint, PMO
ITIL Framework: IT Service Management - Incident, Problem and Change Management
Vendor Management, Client Relations and Presentations
Team Building & Mentoring
Business & IT Planning
Excellent problem-solving abilities
PMI – Project Management Professional (PMP)
ITIL Foundation in IT Service Management.
Oracle Certified Associate in Database Administration.
Oracle Certified Associate in Solaris Operating System.
Introduction to Oracle 9i: SQL –Oracle Certified Associate.
Program with PL/SQL –Oracle Certified Associate.
SCJP (5.0) - Sun Certified Java Programmer
Presented with the "Operational Excellence" Award by Cognizant in November 2016 for consistently exceeding Customer expectations and Service Improvements throughout the year.
Successful product implementation with seven key Customers within a span of 2 years.
Completed EDC infrastructure Capacity enhancement project on tight timeline and within budget. This provides capacity to deploy additional 70 Clinical Studies.
Lead multiple Life Sciences R&D program s globally with diverse teams meeting >98% SLA's /KPI's
Lead the effort of deploying more than 60 Clinical Studies Defect free in production.
Directed Study Migration to vendor Cloud hosted environment to support company divestiture deadline.
Actively worked for Corporate Social responsibility program during India working experience.
Bachelor of Technology: Mechanical Engineering, 2007 YMCA Institute of Engineering - Faridabad, India
Senior Delivery Manager, 03/2017 to Current Nb Ventures Inc – Clark, NJ
Leading Delivery Management function consisting of Delivery managers and Quality Assurance team responsible for all product implementations across organization.
Overseeing the planning, implementation and tracking of multiple projects with defines end dates, as well as coordination and administration of ongoing highly strategic programs.
Lead technology PMO function with focus on Engineering quality, productivity, implement best practices, resource forecasting, planning and hiring working with shared services team.
Liasion between organization management and technology teams for goal setting and tracking, KPI reporting. Establish quality goals and processes for the program in collaboration with cross functional teams.
Work with product and Engineering scrum teams for product development requirements prioritization , tracking and reporting to Customers.
Client relationship management, collaboration on product roadmap
Project Manager, 08/2015 to 03/2017 Cognizant Technology Solutions – US and Canada
Leading a multi-million project to migrate all Clinical systems from internally hosted model to Cloud Hosted environment.
Direct all phases of following projects - Inform Capacity enhancement by adding new servers, Oracle Client re-installation, Study Migration across in-house Servers, CRF submit upgrade from 3.1.2 to 3.1.4.
Responsible for project Risk and Issue Management, time and budget tracking, status reporting, negotiating with stakeholders.
Organize and Facilitate Scrum Meetings, provide direction and training to Team members, prioritize work deliverables.
Direct and Lead Informatica ETL resources to extract data from Cloud systems using web services and load into internal Data warehouse.
Oversee day to day operational work of Team supporting Business users and Clinical Applications.
Develop project charter, RACI chart, detailed project work plans using MS Project 2010, coordinated project activities and identified resources needed to complete project tasks.
Make Vital decisions and drive decision making across projects. Streamline and automate application processes.
Co-ordination of Onsite-Offshore, product vendors and Infrastructure Teams.
Collaborate with Clinical Programming and Data Management department on operational work and IT issues.
Project Manager, 02/2014 to 07/2015 Cognizant Technology Solutions – New Jersey, USA
Client: Eisai Pharmaceuticals
Develop data mapping standards and validation process control across all incoming data sets (including CTMS, EDC, IVRS, and financial data) providing an integrated global analysis from the portfolio to site level.
Manage the support team and ensure all EDC applications are up and running for Business.
Monitor the progress of the project and make adjustments as necessary to ensure the successful completion of the project
Set clear expectations and goals for project teams.
Track progress against timeline, milestones and budget.
Communicates project status, milestones and issues to the project sponsors
Work with technical managers to define and schedule resources required for implementations, upgrades and other projects as needed.
Medical and Drug Dictionaries Upgrade and Maintenance.
Streamline processes and reduced administrative efforts by integrating live data into standard reporting and dashboards so analysis was available immediately.