Senior Techno-Functional Professional with 15 years of experience in delivering enterprise level solutions for projects along with business analysis for more than $2 Million for Capital Market Domain

Career Abstract
• Subject Matter Expert in Capital Market with 15+ years of experience in managing the entire technology operations with a successful track record of delivering on/ before time and budget with vast experience ranging from IT Consulting, Implementation, Business Analysis, Project Management and Pre-Sales.
• Skilled in grasping the big picture, conceptualizing, developing, implementation solutions & partnering closely with business leaders, various stakeholders and C-level executives
• Insightful professional with notable success in directing a broad range of corporate IT initiatives, while participating in planning, analysis & Implementation of solutions in support of business objectives.
• Adroit in performing stakeholder management role, ensuring closer collaboration between the delivery teams by proper liaising and coordination
• Excellent communications, interpersonal skills, ability to relate to people at any level of business, possess cultural awareness and sensitivity with a mature thinking and strategic business approach.

Skills Summary
o End-to-End Project Management o Testing/Rollout/Support o Client Relations & Presentations
o Scheduling o Risk Management o Business Analysis
o Budgeting / Costing
o Requirement Gathering o Communication
o Product Reengineering o Leadership
o Team Building & Mentoring

Knowledge Purview
Gained Exposure in Capital Markets:-
o Equity o Equity Derivatives o Currency Derivatives
o Commodities o Mutual Funds o Risk Management
o Anti Money Laundering (AML) o Demat o Forex(FX)
o NBFC Margin Funding o Arbitrage o Know Your Customer (KYC)
o Collateral Management o Regulatory Reporting o Span & Exposure Margining

Core Accomplishment:-
• Rebuilt Project that had fallen apart, large in house front office online trading software project was running behind schedule. Rewrote statement of work and detailed scope planning, negotiated changes into phases and rebaselined schedule. Turned imminent failure into business reference object.
• Applied project management process to implement enterprise level software resolving biggest pain point of one of the top broker in India having 2000+ branches resulting in revenue of $0.5 Million every year
• Successfully implemented Software at 10+ top Most brokers in India from Pre-Sales,Installation,Planning to go live phase amounting to more than $1.5 Million
• Spearheaded software development project for Equity Bank, Kenya for Nairobi Securities exchange from Pre-Sales stage to Closure with gap analysis, solution mapping and detailed business analysis techniques like brainstorming, interview, test cases, user stories etc
• Initiated, Researched, Developed and Directed strategy for launch of a new product with various business analysis techniques for Real Time Risk Monitoring system connecting frontoffice and backoffice that became #1 in the market place 11 months after launch generating revenue for $0.5 Million
• Over-all responsibility of the pre-sales function across Apex Suite of Products which resulted in winning 4 tender of nationalized banks in India & 1 tender in Kenya
• Continuous product improvement with innovative 200+ business intelligence reports and adapted changes in software which resulted in ensuring delivery of high quality services to customer’s business needs & achieving continued high customer satisfaction and service standards for business excellence
• Lead various large, technically diverse and complex solutioning, due diligence and transition efforts at major brokerage House in India like Religare Securities, Standard Chartered Securities, Bonanza Portfolio, Nirmal Bang Securities etc
• Active participation in manual testing using functional testing, regression and scenarios based testing

Professional Experience

Choice Equity Broking Pvt Ltd ? Mumbai ? Sep 2015 To Present
Choice Equity Broking Pvt Ltd is a subsidiary of Choice International, a listed company in BSE and is headquartered in Mumbai, India and has offices at 80 locations in India. Choice Equity is a full-fledged financial services firm offering Investment Banking, Stock Trading, Mutual Funds, Insurance and wealth management services to its client

AVP – Project Development, Sep 2015 - Present

• Overall Responsibility of Projects for Online Trading, Post Trade Back office and Risk Management(Middle Office) , Online Mutual Funds & Wealth Management
• Ensured that the project team delivers the project as per the contractual obligations of time, cost and scope
• Responsible for smooth progress and completion of the project.
• Monitoring and coordination of activities with all internal and external Stakeholders

Apex Infovision Pvt Ltd ? Mumbai ? June 2000 – Sep 2015
One of the widely accepted information technology company with a brand name of “Lidha Didha”, providing a portfolio of products for Capital Markets from last 22 years which includes trading front office, broking backoffice, depository backoffice, real time risk management system and portfolio management solution.

AVP - Sales, Nov 2014 – Sep 2015
Prepared strategy for International Business Development along with business analysis & trends in India & African
Region for overall market capitalization of Rs 125 Cr. Supported the marketing, pre-sales & product development

• Developed and Integrated market plans to efficiently position the company brand and value proposition within 4 months in African Market in stiff competition for which company was struggling from last 4 years
• Handled entire gamut of operations for Pre Sales like client presentations, sales materials, marketing collateral, brochure, website creation, technology demos and other client-facing messaging tools to increase profitability and product presence in the market

Project Manager/Sr. Business Analyst, Jun 2005 – Nov 2014 (9 Yrs & 6 Months)

• Executed Project more than $2 million from Pre-Sales, Initiation, Planning to go live phase
• Complete knowledge of Capital markets front to back office process with strong domain of Settlements, Reconciliation, Post trade operations, equities and derivatives
• Prepared and presented timely status reports to client and internal senior management.
• Contract negotiation, execution, SLA tracking, Escalation Management & Management Reporting
• Successfully Implemented & Delivered large-scale projects for major corporate clients
• Analyze customer orders, set delivery priorities and make schedule adjustments to meet timely delivery goals
• Building subject-matter-expertise on programs/applications and supporting business & operations in defining processes & best practices
• Requirement Elicitation
• Client Engagement on Sign Off
• User Acceptance Testing
• Created Gap Analysis Document
• Training to Business Users and Co-Staff

Project Implementation Manager/Business Analyst, June 2001 – May 2005 (4 Years)
Implementation Engineer, June 2000 – May 2001

Education
o Pursuing MBA in Marketing & Finance from Symbiosis, Pune
o Project Management Professional (PMP) from PMI
o Bachelor of commerce, University of Mumbai, 2001

Technical Skills
Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite, Oracle 10g, PL/SQL Queries, PL-SQL Stored Procedures, VFP 9.0