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Bhargav RK Kudupudi Mobile: (91) 905 222 0835

Location: Hyderabad, India


Email: bhargav_k@yahoo.com
Skype: bhargav_sap
Gtalk: bhargav.kudupudi3

Overview

• Around 15 years of industrial experience, of which 6 yrs in Project Management.


Experienced in all project stages including Project Management, Pre-Sales, Project
Estimating, Requirements Determination, Gap Analysis, Business Process Re-
engineering, Issue Resolution, Configuration, Custom Code Specifications, Testing,
Training, Go-live Assistance and Post Implementation Support.
• Certified Project Management Professional (PMP®).
• Current Roles:
• Program Manager for SMB SAP Projects in IBM for Belgium region (Atlas
Copco & Delhaize),
• Account Manager for Fitch Ratings Inc,
• Project Manager for Nucor Corp Inc.
• SAP HCM Competency Lead for IBM, Hyderabad (50+ SAP HCM
consultants),
• AAO TAC Lead for Hyderabad, where we are working with 25
projects/clients and
• People’s Manager for 43 consultants.
• Previous Roles: Delivery Project Manager for SAP HRMS Application Development
Projects for Ericsson, Project Manager for SAP Global Rollout at GE Energy and same time
handled SAP Testing Automation & Training at Momentive Performance Materials &
GENPACT, Romania as Program Manager etc.
• Experienced on good number of SAP Global Projects (around 9 Implementation/Roll-out,
6 AMS, and 1 Migration)
• Used Project Management Tools like Primavera Team Play, IBM RPM (Rational Portfolio
Management) & SAP Solution Manager
• Followed ASAP Methodology & Phoenix Methodology on projects
• Managed SAP projects in HR, CATS, FICO, PS, MM, SD, mySAP PLM – cProjects, CS, PP,
MAM, BIW eCATT, Tutor etc. and Transition.
• Travelled to Indonesia, Australia, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia & Sweden on projects and
Singapore & UK on Pre-sales for huge SAP Implementation projects.
• Worked in wide range of Industries from Telecommunications (Ericsson- Global, Exelcom-
Indonesia & Telstra - Australia), Group of Industries - Chemicals, Steel Mill, Logistics etc
(SABIC, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia & Nucor Steels Corp, USA), Utilities/Energy (TATA
Power, India), IT (Satyam, India, TATA Technologies, India, Wipro, India, GENPACT, India
etc) & Chemicals (Momentive Performance Materials Inc., Global), Heavy
Machinery/Service Industry (Atlas Copco), Retail/Supply Chain (Delhize), Research (Fitch
Ratings, USA) etc
• Lean Thinking/Six Sigma experience and received “Lean Other Team Improvements
award” in GE Energy Rollout project. Executed Cross-Module ready Initiative by cross-
skilling within GE Energy project which has increased consultants productivity and
interpersonal relations.
• Knowledge Management (KM) Manager for SAP Track & Participated in KM Karnival 2006
& 2007 and got the awards in “Best Practices” and “Case Study” categories in GENPACT

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and received appreciation from the Software Leadership Team for the efforts in KM drive
in the SAP track, Time Sheet Management & Project Billing Cycle Administration.

Education & Certification:

• MHRM from Sir CR Reddy College, Andhra University, India – 1993 to 1995

• BA (Mathematics) from New Science College, Osmania University, India – 1989 to 1992

• PMP Certified from PMI – 2010

Training & Membership:

• mySAP PLM – cProjects from SAP Labs

• SAP HR270 – LSO from SAP Labs

• Member of PMI & NHRD Network

Work Experience:

Project Manager / Program Manager, IBM India June 2008 to


Present

Current Projects managed:


• SAP (AMS) Application Management Services for Atlas Copco & Delhaize, Belgium
• SAP AMS & Staff Augmentation for Fitch Ratings Inc, USA
• SAP HR Rollout for Nucor Steels Corp, USA
Duration: April 10 to Present
Team: 36 + onsite consultants (Geo)
Role: Account / Project Manager
Modules: CS, MAM, FICO, PS, MM, SD, PP, BIW, ABAP, HR, CATS etc.

Previous Project: SAP HRMS (AD) Application Development


Client: Ericsson, Global
Duration: June 08 to April 10
Team: 25 + onsite consultants (Geo)
Role: Delivery Project Manager
Modules: HR (including ASS, ESS & MSS)

Responsibilities:
• Managing scope, cost, schedule, and contractual deliverables, which include applying
techniques for planning, tracking, change control, and risk management.
• Responsible for managing all project resources, including subcontractors, and for
establishing an effective communication plan with the project team and the customer.
• Day to day direction to the project team and regular project status to the customer.
• Use of Project Management Tools and Techniques
• Project Initiation and Planning
• Project Leadership and Communications Skills
• Project Execution, Controlling, and Closure
• Use metrics to measure, track and report performance

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• Stake holder Management, etc..

Independent Consultant Mar 08 to May 08

As an Independent Consultant worked on an Indonesian & Saudi Arabian Customer on EDLM


(Enterprise Data Lifecycle Management) in SAP, where I was involved in Data Strategy, Data
Migration, Data Quality, Data Governance, Data Archival, Document Management etc

Project Manager, GENPACT, India Feb 06 to Feb 08

Projects:
SAP Global Roll-out for GE Engery, Global
SAP eCATT project for Momentive Performance Materials Inc., Global
SAP Tutor project for Genpact, Romania
Client: GE Energy
Duration: Feb 06 to Feb 08
Team: 32 + (at peek are 50)
Role: Project / Program Manager
Modules: FICO, PS, HR, CATS, SD, PP, eCATT, Tutor
Responsibilities:
• Managing scope, cost, schedule, and contractual deliverables, which include applying
techniques for planning, tracking, change control, and risk management.
• Responsible for managing all project resources, including subcontractors, and for
establishing an effective communication plan with the project team and the customer.
• Day to day direction to the project team and regular project status to the customer.
• Use of Project Management Tools and Techniques
• Project Initiation and Planning
• Project Leadership and Communications Skills
• Project Execution, Controlling, and Closure
• Use metrics to measure, track and report performance
• Stake holder Management, etc…

Project Manager/Consultant, Satyam, India April 05 to Jan 06

Project: SAP mySAP PLM – cProjects Implementation


Client: Satyam, India
Duration: Aug 05 to Jan 06
Team: 12
Role: Project management & Sr. SAP HR Consultant
Module: mySAP PLM – cProjects, HR
Responsibilities: Project Manager for the project and driven the SAP HR related
implementation.

Project: SAP Migration project from JD Edwards


Client: Telstra Business Systems, Australia
Duration: April 05 to Jul 05
Team: 16
Role: Sr. SAP HR Consultant
Module: SAP HR, CATS
Responsibilities: Lead a team and was part of implementation

Consultant, Wipro, KSA Oct 03 to Mar 05

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Project: SAP (AMS) Application Management Services & Enhancements
Client: Sabic, KSA
Duration: Oct 03 to Mar 05
Team: 6
Module: SAP HR
Role: Team Lead
Responsibilities: Leading the Support, Enhancement & Transition

SAP Functional Analyst, TATA Technologies, India Oct 02 to Sept 03

Project: SAP HR Implementation


Client: TATA Power, India
Duration: Jul 03 to Sept 03
Team: 4
Module: SAP HR
Role: Team Lead
Responsibilities: Leading & part of the implementation

Project: SAP HR CATS Implementation


Client: Exelcom, Indonesia
Duration: Mar 03 to Jun 03
Team: 2
Module: SAP CATS
Role: Team Lead
Responsibilities: Leading & part of the implementation

Project: SAP HR Implementation


Client: TATA Technologies, India
Duration: Oct 02 to Feb 03
Team: 8
Module: SAP HR
Role: Team Lead
Responsibilities: Leading & part of the implementation

SAP Associate/ Executive HR, Satyam, India April 00 to Oct 02

Project: SAP HR AMS


Client: Satyam, Global
Duration: Nov 01 to Oct 02
Team: 5
Module: SAP HR
Role: Team Member
Responsibilities: Part of the Support

Non SAP Experience:

• Manager HR, ESN Technologies, India Nov 97 to Mar 00


• Executive HR, Indosoft International, India Mar 97 to Oct 97
• Executive HR, Eenadu – MSMS, India Nov 95 to Feb 97

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