Ramkumar Ojha, PMP

  • Indore Area, India, IN

Engines Chief Project Manager

Work experience

Work experience
Aug 2011 - Present

Chief Project Manager - Medium Duty Engines Project

VE Powertrain, a division of VE Commercial Vehicles Ltd
Lead a diversified team of project managers and engineers spread across continents in Europe & Asia to Plan, develop & launch new emission (Euro 4/ 5) Medium Duty Diesel engine for Trucks and Busses. Major tasks cover Requirements management, Business case & analysis, One point Customer contact (stakeholder management), Project execution as per Global Development Process (GDP), Project cost & risk management. As a CPM also responsible and accountable to report project & gate status or recommending a decision to Steering Committe. Added responsibility of representing site Project Office in Volvo Global fora for process improvement and other platform decision making
Jun 2009 - Jul 2011

Manager - Business Development and Program Management

Mahindra Navistar Engines Pvt Ltd (now known as Mahindra Heavy Engines Pvt Ltd)
A. Lead as a Program Manager to plan, develop & launch of - 4 & 6 Cylinder diesel engines (BS3) for Truck for new range of Mahindra Trucks 4 Cyl. engines for Genset (CPCB Stage 2), Construction (CEV Stage) & industrial applications 6 Cylinder diesel engines (BS4) for new Mahindra truck range Core member of strategy development team for off-highway market development Developed strategy execution plan using program management principles Key strategy models used BCG matrix, GE matrix &, ADL matrix Key account manager for Automotive engine application Major customer Mahindra Navistar Automotive Ltd (MNAL) for Trucks Key task covered Volume and engine pricing, new engine application & resource planning
Nov 2008 - Jun 2009

Dy. Manager - Program Management

Tata Johnsons Controls Automotive Ltd
Lead responsibility as Program manager to launch seating projects for Tata Motors Ltd Key tasks included Preparation of quotation as per RFQ received, Program & resource planning after receipt of LOI, Program execution using Program LaUnch System (PLUS) and SDT (Simulataneous Development Team), Program status reporting to senior management, Customer point of contact on status update and change management Added responsibility of developing Program Management information system for review of projects at Senior Management (TJC) and Group level (TACO)
Jun 2007 - Nov 2008

Manager - Program Office

Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd
Lead as Program Manager in PDRDS (Product Development and R&D Services) for new technology project Key tasks included identifying new technologies in Tractor aggregates like alternate fuel, considering market and development requirement, Business case development & approval from PDC (Product Development Council), Project planning using MS-Project, Scope defining, finalization & control, Engineering Launch management (productionization) for all project across sectors Added responsibility of Long term development plan and PDRDS budget monitoring


2010 - 2013


S.P. Jain Institute of Management & Research
2009 - 2009

Advance Certificate

Indian Institute of Management, Kozhikode
Project undertaken - Euro vs Dollar as an international currency
2006 - 2006


Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi
No special projects undertaken
1997 - 2002


North Maharashtra University



Product Development


New Product Development

Medium & Heavy duty diesel engines development

Strategic Planning

Business Process

Team Building


Team Management

Automotive Engineering

Requirements Analysis

Business Development


Engineering Management


Business Strategy

MS Project

Continuous Improvement

Cross-functional Team Leadership

Project Planning

Project Management

Program Management



Certificate in Operations Management

Advance Certificate in Finance

Project Management Professional (PMP)®