Pankaj Kumar

  

Head - Corporate PMO

Location: Bangalore


Certifications

Certified ScrumMaster

Biography

Pankaj Kumar

Education:

M.B.A. - Marketing Management from AIMA, New Delhi (India) –1998 (Top 1%)

B.E. (Gold Medallist) from M.I.T. Muzaffarpur (India) – 1994 (Top Position)

Certification:

PMP – Project Management Professional certification from PMI, USA

CSM – Certified ScrumMaster from Scrum Alliance, Inc, USA

Having more around 16 Years of IT Experience in the field of Product Development, Application Development, Application Maintenance and Support, Application Management Services, Infrastructure Support, Infrastructure Management Services, Transition Management, Migration Management, Presales & Proposal, Business Solution, Due Diligence, Technology Practice, Process/Technology Consulting, Offshore & Outsourcing Consulting, Global Delivery / Service Delivery etc.

Have worked in various Domains such as Banking, Reinsurance, Holidays/Tourism Portal, Garments Portal, US Court & Case Management System (Legal Domain), Accounting System, Manufacturing, Entertainment, PMO, Marketing & Sales Etc.

Have worked for Market Leaders like IBM, Fujitsu, Thomson Reuters, GM, TUI/Europe (World’s largest tourism and services group), Benfield Group/UK (World’s largest privately owned reinsurance and risk advisory business), Otto Group/Germany (World’s largest Mail Order Business) and Macrovision T V Guide (Large Entertainment Company).

Core Competencies : Program Management / Delivery Management

Plan & Establish Program Governance Structure / Manage Stakeholders expectation and resolve conflict

Program Initiation / Client Interaction / Workshop & Requirement Analysis / Project Set up and Stabilization

Program Planning / Schedule, Effort & Cost Estimation / Project & Program Budgeting

Project Scheduling and Staffing / Resource Management & Administration

Risk and Issue Management / Project Execution / Project Co-ordination and Status Tracking

Process Finalization and Management / Plan for Audit / Manage Program Procurement

SLA Management, Delivery Management  and Service Delivery Heading

Agile Methodologies, Running Scrum Teams

Core Competencies : PMO & Delivery Excellence

Establish & Set up of Corporate PMO

Adoption of common Processes, Metrics, Methodologies, Templates, Tools etc. across organization

Project Health Check, Project Health Reporting, Guidance throughout PLC - Preventive/Corrective Actions

Train & Mentor Project Managers, Increase project’s SPI and CPI and Increase overall Product Quality

Core Competencies : Presales  / Proposal / Transition Management

Presales – Estimation & Costing, Business Case/Solution, Proposal and Bid Management

Transition Planning, Due Diligence

Knowledge Transfer, Shadow & Reverse Shadow and Steady State Operations

Core Competencies : Technical Architecture

Preparation of Scope Statement, BRS, URS and Analysis Document (Use Cases, System Models Etc)

Preparation of System Design / Technical Architecture Document

Technical & Technology support to the Project Team