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PRAVEEN KUMAR

PRAVEEN KUMAR

Bengaluru
Summary

Experienced Product/Project Manager with top-notch implementation, product management and project management abilities. Highly organized, methodical and skilled at overseeing daily milestones across high-performance teams. Well-versed in requirement gathering, business analysis, solution designing, planning and deployment.

Overview
3
3
Languages
10
10
years of professional experience
Work History

Senior Technology Manager

Business Consulting and Solutions, RXG Business Consulting and Solutions
2019-04 - Current
  • Closely collaborated with project members to identify and quickly address problems.
  • Adjusted project plans to account for dynamic targets, staffing changes and operational specifications.
  • Produced project Status and timeline reports each week, updating customers and senior leaders on progress and roadblocks.
  • Led technology selection and rollout, focusing on organizational planning, provider contracts and supplier service-level agreements.
  • Built, customized and repaired technology based on staff requests.
  • Communicated with executive team and CEO to maximize development efficiencies and resolve technology issues.
  • Conducted company-wide technology instruction, onboarding and education.
  • Guided organizational technology strategy and roadmaps.
  • Managed minimum of 10 projects each year while maintaining adherence to budget, schedule and scope requirements.
  • Investigated and corrected or escalated project problems.
  • Analyzed projects to determine resource requirements and procured necessary equipment and software.
  • Maintained tactical control of project budgets and timelines to keep teams on task and achieve schedule targets.
  • Reduced costs by negotiating on agreements strategically.
  • Gathered requirements, defined scopes, allocated resources and established schedules meeting or exceeding project demands.

Senior Consultant

Product Management
2015-01 - 2019-03
  • Spearheaded and developed applications for CRM, Retails Sales Management, Shelf Management, Inventory Management, ERP Modules for resource management.
  • Leads and supports the development, implementation, communication, and change efforts in enhancing our digital products supporting Retail’s strategic goals.
  • Designing the features and UI for development of Mobile App/Web application built as per market standards, creation of Test Plans, Test Cases and Test Scripts/Procedures for carrying out tests at various stages of SDLC.
  • Applying AGILE Methodology for software development Writing User stories and use cases for new requirement.
  • Verifying change requests and defects, documenting, tracking, and communicating the health of incremental builds to all stakeholders Conducting a scheduled meeting for each release with all the stake holders involved Handling the overall integration and product release.
  • This included co-ordination and control with all teams engaged in feasibility study, requirement analysis, design, and development, testing and end user training.
  • Project Management Requirement gathering, evaluation and scope definition of the project.
  • Preparation of project and program management plans, periodic reports and other records which are mandatory as per the set parameters.
  • Working with consultants in designing the solution along with documentation writing (BRD, FSD and Use Cases) Providing estimates based on the resources available.
  • This involves multiple overlapping projects with same set of resources.
  • Conceptualization and design of the solution proposed to customer.
  • Co-ordination with Engineering team for multi-stage development (AGILE Methodology) and QA.
  • Conducting review meetings to monitor progress of the project as per the schedule and ensuring timely completion and delivery of the project.
  • Coordinating with cross functional teams as Operations Teams and Engineering Teams to achieve the company’s goal.
  • Arranging different business development modules to achieve the company’s goal with each project.
  • Identifying and developing new streams for analysing company growth and maintaining relationships with stakeholders to achieve business.
  • E-Mail ID: praveenkumarjha27@gmail.com Mobile: 9886533241/7022631178 Business Analysis Understanding business needs, its strategic direction and identifying initiatives that will allow a business to meet those strategic goals Identifying and deploying KPI’s to calibrate the performance of the business Application Development Overseeing development of applications built as per Configuration Documents, creation of Test Plans, Test Cases and Test Scripts/Procedures for carrying out tests at various stages in the SDLC Verifying change requests and defects, documenting, tracking and communicating the health of incremental builds to all stakeholders Conducting a scheduled meeting for each release with the co-ordination of Product team Providing design expectation based on customer requirements Handling the overall integration and project release.
  • This included co-ordination and control with all teams engaged in feasibility study, requirement analysis, design and development, testing and end user training Solution Automation Gathering requirements from operation teams and their respective clients to automate all manual processes being implemented Writing Automation SPEC and Functional SPEC Evaluation and design of the automation requirements before passing on to the development process Initiating and managing UAT/SIT before releasing it to the Operation Team Project Management Requirement gathering, evaluation and scope definition of the project Preparation of project and program management plans, periodic reports and other records which are mandatory as per the set parameters Managing end to end project life cycle Conducting review meetings to monitor progress of the project as per the schedule, and ensuring timely completion and delivery of the project Arranging different business development modules to achieve the customer’s goal with each project.

Technical Solution Consultant

Zyme Solutions
2012-06 - 2014-12
  • Technical Analysis Understanding Technical needs, its strategic direction and identifying initiatives that will allow a business to meet those strategic goals Identifying and developing new streams for analysing company’s growth and maintaining relationships with stakeholders to achieve business through proper technical designing Identifying and deploying KPI’s to calibrate the performance of the business Application Development Overseeing development of applications built as per Configuration Documents, creation of Test Plans, Test Cases and Test Scripts/Procedures for carrying out tests at various stages in the SDLC Verifying change requests and defects, documenting, tracking and communicating the health of incremental builds to all stakeholders Handling the overall integration and project release.
  • This included co-ordination and control with all teams engaged in feasibility study, requirement analysis, design and development, testing and end user training E-Mail ID: praveenkumarjha27@gmail.com Mobile: 9886533241/7022631178 Solution Automation Gathering requirements from operation teams and their respective clients to automate all manual processes being implemented Writing Automation SPEC and Functional SPEC Evaluation and design of the automation requirements before passing on to the development process Initiating and managing UAT/SIT before releasing it to the OPERATION Product Management Gathering requirements from operation teams and their respective clients to develop the product involved in onboarding channel partners Providing data driven analytical results for development of efficient product.
  • Have discussion with developers and QA team on ensuring customer requirement is in alignment with the development during SDLC.
  • Writing User Stories and publishing it to the respected users Co-ordinating development, QA, UAT and production deployment.

Senior Analyst

Zyme Solutions
2012-01 - 2012-05
  • Requirement Handling Understanding Technical needs, its strategic direction and identifying initiatives that will allow a business to meet those strategic goals Identifying and developing new streams for analysing company’s growth and maintaining relationships with stakeholders to achieve business through proper technical designing Identifying and deploying KPI’s to calibrate the performance of the business Overseeing development of applications built as per Configuration Documents Verifying change requests and defects, documenting, tracking and communicating the health of incremental builds to all stakeholders Handling the overall integration.
  • This included co-ordination and control with all teams engaged in feasibility study, requirement analysis, testing and end user training.

Analyst

Zyme Solutions
2010-10 - 2012-05
  • Application Testing and UAT Represented Operations team in front of Engineering team.
  • Scheduled meetings with Release Managers/Scrum Managers/ Product Managers and Development team on different requirements requested by Operation Team for various parameters as Got involved in creating UAT environment, writing the test scenarios and preparation of test data Co-ordination with the respective stakeholders (Operation Teams) about the release and then updating the sign off condition with details Auditor Certified as an Internal Auditor by ISO 27001.
  • Went through all the risk and threat possibilities for operation of teams.
  • This included process audit and IT audit Audited almost all operational clients available for Zyme.
  • This included Logitech, Dell etc.
Education

Science

Motilal Nehru Public School
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Bachelor of Engineering Information Technology

Bangalore Institute Of Technology
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PGCM Business Administration And Management

XLRI - Xavier School Of Management
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Skills
AGILE
Automation
Business Analysis
Clients
Delivery
Designing
Direction
Documentation
ERP
Features
Functional
Processes
Product Management
Program management
Project Management
Requirement
Retail
Sales Management
SDLC
Software development
Stories
Strategic
Technical Analysis
User training

Documentation and reporting

Reporting template development

Teamwork

Conflict resolution

Supervision

Leadership

Critical thinking

Training & Development

MS Office

Accomplishments
  • Created innovative new UI designs for Mobile Application to support sales force management.
  • Designed Feet On Street (FOS) and In-store Promoter (ISP) modules to support sales force management for HP.
  • Designed features like Geo Fencing, Geo Tracking and Live Location tracking to track the sales team and their activities.
  • Designed and integrated HCM/Payroll/CRM Modules as a single application for all the sales employee and lead management.
  • Modified the UI for Mobile Application and Web Portal to increase the adoption/efficiency of the application Enhance Application (Product Management) 3M/ Britannia.
  • Created Application for FMCG and Hitech Industries.
  • Established Strategic product development direction and creative leadership for Retail Stores.
  • Designed features for Distribution Management, Self Management and Sales and Inventory Management for Merchandise.
  • Modified the UI for Mobile Application and Web Portal to increase the adoption/efficiency of the application Globalization of Product Pricing (Plantronics) Plantronics.
  • Designed the global pricing currency system to replace the single currency system.
  • Designed and Configured Distributor level pricing system to have better pricing visibility for each of the channel partner.
  • Created a configurable pricing system to allow customers to modify the pricing for any channel partner with minor changes to the partner's configuration in the system.
  • Managed project budget of $0.11 million Incentive based on sales performance across globe (Plantronics) Plantronics.
  • Managed multi-layer implementation of the project following the Agile Methodology.
  • Designed a Global Location Cleansing algorithm to minimise variations in location names globe.
  • Created a robust incentive calculation process based on Global Location cleansing algorithm for partners pay-out.
  • Managed project budget of $1.02 million Adoption Management (Logitech/Microsoft/Sonicwall) Logitech, Microsoft, SonicWall.
  • Adoption Management was one of the important projects which aims at adopting a new application and co-ordination on providing user friendly application through different levels of feedbacks being added to backlogs or sprints.
  • Collecting Feedbacks, adding to Sprints, getting the backlogs developed and co-ordinating UAT.
  • Weekly user training (customer and Operations Team) on the existing features and new features coming up AUL Metrics Dashboard Dell, Logitech.
  • Designed and developed AUL (Auto-Upload) Metrics dashboard using Qlikview which aims at providing the complete feed level monitoring of customer and partner’s reporting from across world.
  • AUL Metrics dashboard provides the complete details on Distributors and Retailers reporting pattern and their feed status.
  • This further helps in analysing the Point Of Sale (POS) and Inventory (INV) calculations.
  • AUL Metrics dashboard aims at analysing the resource and effort of Operation team on different set of parameters defined on this dashboard POW Application (Product Management) Fujitsu, Dell, Logitech, HPE/HPI etc.
  • Worked with product team in designing Partner Onboarding Workbench (POW), which is DSD (Dynamic Spec Driven) application that provides flexibility in changing the setup to accommodate changing reporting pattern from different partners around world.
  • Designed automation framework for all the possible types of reporting files (CSV/Excel/Text/Json/Aspen/Fixed width).
  • Configured of more than 20 clients (20K files) on this POW tool and backend automation framework Reporting Tool (Yellow Fin) - Project Implementation Symantec, Avaya, Fujitsu, Bang and Olufsen.
  • Configuration and On-boarding of clients on Yellow Finn, which is a BI tool that aims at providing access to customized reports for clients across geography.
  • Configured and on-boarded multiple clients on this new application.
  • BETL mapping configuration for DB and Data Mart.
Software

Microsoft Office

JIRA, Qlikview, Lucid Charts

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Languages

English

Hindi

Maithili

Quote
Far and away the best prize that life offers is the chance to work hard at work worth doing.
Theodore Roosevelt
Timeline

Senior Technology Manager

Business Consulting and Solutions, RXG Business Consulting and Solutions
2019-04 - Current

Senior Consultant

Product Management
2015-01 - 2019-03

Technical Solution Consultant

Zyme Solutions
2012-06 - 2014-12

Senior Analyst

Zyme Solutions
2012-01 - 2012-05

Analyst

Zyme Solutions
2010-10 - 2012-05

PGCM Business Administration And Management

XLRI - Xavier School Of Management
-

Bachelor of Engineering Information Technology

Bangalore Institute Of Technology
-

Science

Motilal Nehru Public School
-