AZHAR KHWAJA

AZHAR KHWAJA

Work History

Work History

Senior Project Manager

HCL Technologies
Prague Czech Republic _ Senior Project Manager
Jan 2016 - Present

Senior Project Manager

Novartis International IT
OKIN BPS-Prague Czech Republic _ Senior Project Manager
Jun 2015 - Present

Specialist-Project Manager

SunGard Availability Services, LLC
TESCO Account-Verizon PM Team-Pune'_ Specialist-Project Manager
Jan 2016 - Present

Project Manager

HCL Technologies
PROJECT MANAGER-) End to end project management Novartis pharmaceuticals IT. Manage multiple projects across the program. Lead & direct outputs to the project team, often across locations. Manage and represents the project from initiation to closure. Plan and organize the project, allocate internal and/or external resources to accomplish project tasks. Responsible for achieving the project objectives. Manage quality, timeliness and cost of the deliverables. Maintain control over the project's status and budget. Report project status and issues to PMO & management. Adhere to the ICE methodology and governance wherever applicable. Ensure the Information Management Lifecycle is adhered to(i.e. including Clarity compliance, update project or engagement information and information system in accordance with appropriate SOPs and standards). Day to day management of project & its tasks ensuring it's in line with the schedule, budget and quality requirements. Identify & manage RISK's and ensure project status report is provided to the management and PMO.
Jun 2015 - Dec 2015

Project Manager

TESCO
PROJECT MANAGER-OKIN BPS E2E Project & Program Management TESCO adhering to PRINCE2 & ITIL framework. Stream Leader of Transformation stream with 3 Junior PM Reportees. Project Initiation, Planning, Reporting & Scheduling. Project Integration; Procurement; Vendor Management & Closure. System Integration, Facilitating Stakeholders & Steering committee meetings. Sound knowledge on Telco environment, order processing, data monitoring & tracking. Ensures project documents are complete, current, and stored appropriately. Ensures timely and accurate internal reporting. Work closely with project management colleagues to coordinate interdependent tasks, projects and programs. Risk & Issue management. Chase & track the developments on identified risks & issues.
Apr 2012 - May 2015

Project Manager

MphasiS
Service Transition), an HP Company(ITO)-Pune _ Project Manager
Apr 2012 - May 2015

Specialist Project Manager

Availability Services
SPECIALIST PROJECT MANAGER-SunGard Delivery of multiple projects running simultaneously from design and development to production. Identify & document project scope, gather requirements & initiate the project phase. Define & communicate requirements to the project teams, maintain project documents & track project activities. Plan and schedule project deliverables, goals, and milestones. Project execution, monitoring & controlling various risks/issues. Lead kick-off calls with clients & arrange status meetings with project stakeholders. Day to day management of the project ensuring it meets the scope, budget, milestones and quality of the project. Monitor project performance, report status, facilitate the creation of action plans to promote adherence to project schedules. Effective communication to stakeholders and management of project risks and issues Create and assign tasks to the teams and responsible to ensure these tasks are completed on time. Maintain project artifacts by ensuring all client information/documentation is stored in central repository, and client folders are up to date and contain correct data. Design and maintain technical and project documentation. Be the liaison between the stakeholders, business units, technology teams and project team. Obtain sign-off from stakeholders on the specifications. Contract management and distribution.
Dec 2008 - Feb 2011

Project Manager

MPHASIS
PROJECT MANAGER(PM/PMO)- an HP Company Single point of contact for end-to-end delivery of a project. Monitor project deliverables & milestones. Responsibilities included conducting project kick off meetings, creating milestone chart, planning, and creating project plan, engaging resources, conducting weekly meetings with stakeholders. Project status reporting to clients & senior management. Perform Initiation, Planning, and Scoping work for the subsequent releases at the projects level. Create IMACs as per requirements, lead and drive every RFC from start to end. Risk/Issue log management on a daily basis, implementing change requests mechanism at the program level. Conducting Weekly meetings to discuss next steps and maintaining Project schedule. Ensure that changes to the Project Scope, Deliverables, Timescales or Resources are formally defined, evaluated and approved prior to implementation. Participate in governance & CAB meetings. Coordinating migrations status review meetings.

Education

Education
2010 - 2012

M.B.A

Goa University
2007

B.Eng

Padre Conceicao College of Engineering