Project Management and Business Development Manager

A bright, talented and ambitious project manager has the required qualifications along with comparable experience of working to the highest standards. Having long track record of ensuring projects are delivered to the highest quality, within budget by effectively organizing, managing and utilizing all resources. Always wanting to be actively involved in all aspects of the project life‐cycle, I can deliver high‐value projects in matrixed organizations and across different geographies. Taking right direction and working hard to manage stakeholder expectations.

Deft in conducting analysis to assess the results & profitability implications, identifying business risks & implementing effective mechanisms to mitigate the same. Did Research, analysis of market and competitive information to develop effective strategies for account growth. Coordinate with core group scientists to formulate required techno-commercial information in order to develop sales and business development pursuit strategies. Provide direction and guidance for process improvement and account governance policies and represent the account to various customers and stakeholders. Identify, effectively communicate, and resolve project issues and risks. Develop risk mitigation plans. Effectively communicate project status to project stakeholders. Coach, mentor, and motivate team members, influencing them to take positive action and accountability for assigned work. Handled projects ranging from $10M to $50M.

Work History

Work History
Jan 2011 - Present

Associate Manager

Dabur Research Foundation
Associate Manager at (4 years 8 months) Accountable for managing the delivery of projects, and for providing managerial support for all the projects conducted by the company. Also responsible for providing monthly financial and technical updates to Senior Manager and Management. Working as an interface between clients and internal research & technical teams to allow transition of project from planning to completion. Initiate and provide leadership for a diverse cross functional project teams to speed#up the momentum of project and achieve the goals. Preparing Project Initiation documentation. Responsible for ensuring best value is obtained for the project including supplier base, use of internal and external resources. Maintaining and completing Project Key Performance Indicators. Writing detailed and summarized project progress reports. Identifying, costing and processing any contract variations. Tracking activities against the detailed project plans. Updating project plans to include agreed changes. Monitoring actual expenditure figures against project budgets. Organizing and facilitating Project Steering/Operating Committees meetings. Managing the projects via established team meetings with resources, identifying road blocks and competing priorities, managing changes and creating mitigation plans as needed. Working closely with Management & BD teams to discuss and evaluate the status/capabilities of the present and future projects.
Sep 2008 - Dec 2010


Vimta Labs
Scientist at (2 years 4 months) I was associated with Vimta R&D and Pre-clinical CRO activities and actively took part in the following: Toxicology studies and other Pre-clinical services. Prepared and communicated capability presentations/ budget proposals/Study outlines to clients. Coordinated the telecons & virtual meetings with clients. Closely associated with business development and senior management in a techno-commercial way. Prepared and standardized costing structures for projects. Negotiating contracts for sales and processing all relevant Page1 business documents(Project contracts/Master Services Agreement/NDAs and MOUs). Ensuring timely preparation of study reports and submission of the same to regulatory authorities according to plans and agreed timelines..
Jun 2006 - Aug 2008

Jr Scientist

Virchow Biotech
Jr Scientist at (2 years 3 months) As a part of Research & Development, worked on bio-similar products like GM-CSF, BNP, rhPTH. Coordinated the activities with R&D and regulatory departments to commence the pre-clinical part of the product development. Monitored various out-sourced studies at different CRO's as a Monitoring Scientist. Identified the qualified CROs, effectively communicated and negotiated the CRAMS & CRO Projects. Submitted & presented various pre-clinical study reports & data to the regulatory authorities(DBT, RCGM, and DCGI) for approvals. Prepared regulatory dossiers in CTD formats for Local and International submissions for all the preclinical projects of the organization.
Jul 2004 - Jul 2006

Associate At

Virchow Biotech
Project Associate at National Institute of Nutrition (2 years 1 month) Prepared Laboratory Standard Operating Procedures(SOPs). Preparation of toxicology study protocols as per the regulatory guidelines. As a study personnel involved in conducting various preclinical studies for Biopharmaceutical products, antibody production of monoclonal antibodies, rDNA vaccines and anti-cancer peptides. Test compound administration through various routes totheexperimental animals. Documentation, recording of observations during the experiments. Skills & Expertise Preclinical Drug Discovery Project Management


2010 - 2013


Nalsar University of Law
2002 - 2004


Kakatiya University
1999 - 2002


Kakatiya University