Dynamic achievement-driven professional with more than 20 years of experience looking for a suitable management/program-management position in high-tech. ERP, CRM, Business Intelligence and Data Warehouse applications
Communications at Executive and Team level (inbound and outbound)
People Management and Team building
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Romita Dey Cell-510-364-2674.
Sr. Program Manager01/2006 to 01/2012Cisco Systems, IncCA
Cisco Capital offers flexible financing options for Cisco technology solutions including hardware, software and services.
As the overall Program Manager of Leasing & Financing, I lead the multi-year transformational initiative to enable a global sales and operations platform - Completed three successful major releases and two minor releases.
Currently working on Release 4.0.
Responsibilities include : Works closely with the sponsors in establishing the Program Vision and then tirelessly communicates it to multiple audiences (program team and stakeholders).
Drives delivery of the overall program while actively driving the Program stakeholder management and alignment separate and beyond the Project Manager.
Stakeholder engagement spans across Cisco Capital Global Operations, Accounting, Finance, and internal IT partners Act as the central point by working with process owners, business operations and IT Drives engagement with Oracle product Development team Owns the success of the overall program in terms of the scope, schedule and budget.
Responsible for ensuring each project/track in the program adheres to the agreed upon scope, schedule and budget, or escalates appropriately.
Drives the governing of the ROI, critical success factors and metrics for the program, documenting unknowns and assumptions at the beginning and then continually refining them as more information becomes available.
Ensures the Project Life Cycle is followed, Gate Reviews are held and stakeholders support the vision and scope of each one of the projects.
Acts as an escalation point for the project managers.
Advocates on behalf of the sponsors and stakeholders and Attends all stakeholder meetings, including Gate Reviews.
Responsible for driving Execute Commit and Readiness Review meetings Works with the project managers to ensure everything possible is being done to deliver the projects on time, to scope and budget, when issues arise.
Delivers presentations to various audiences to communicate program activities progress and issues.
Ensures all inter-project dependencies are met and any risks and issues known to the stakeholders.
Ensures enterprise wide testing is planned and executed by responsible test coordinators and that test cases are tied to business requirements.
If requirements are not tied to test cases, ensures the stakeholders know the associated risks.
Update senior executives on all aspects of program status Overall accountability for Quality Assurance and Production Support.
Project Manager01/1997 to 01/2005Sun Micro SystemsNewark, CA
Ensured successful delivery of a multi-phase Customer Fulfillment project while serving as Project Lead and liaison between business and IT team.
Automated Demand Replenishment, PO Decommit and Recovery, Supply Alignment due to decommits, and Supply Creation for Part Substitutes modules.
Oracle Shipment Planning Project: Served as Project Manager to create a business systems capability within the Oracle ERP application to support rules-based reservation and prioritization of backlog and order release to third-party logistics.
Developed and managed Project Plan / Schedule, Contingency Plan, and Management Review Presentations, ensuring a project delivered on time and within budget.
Customer Fulfillment Project: As Global Test Lead and Core Functional Team Member, automated Sun's Fulfillment business initiative.
Reduced costs by leveraging Supply Chain advances to minimize touch points, and streamlining fulfillment processes.
Reduced inventory holding time by shipping direct from supplier to customer, and by executing orders based on information rather than on-hand inventory.
Managed and coordinated testing efforts across multiple time zones.
01/1991 to 01/1996
Worked for 4 years in various leading roles as a consultant of Tata Consultancy Services ,one of the largest IT consulting firms in India.