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Jai Bharat Maram


Last update: 06.09.2022

Director, E2E Program Manager, Business Transformations, Program Manager, IT Project Manager

Company: Brainbox Consulting
Graduation: not provided
Hourly-/Daily rates: show
Languages: German (Native or Bilingual) | English (Limited professional) | Dutch (Limited professional)




SAP, Architectures, MS office, SharePoint skills, writing SQL statements, PL/SQL, UNIX shell scripts, PERL on UNIX platforms, SAP Source, Ariba, P2P, S2C, SLP, GB, CIG, SAP ERP, cloud, Exception handling, PaaS, databases, User Interface, Scrum, quality control, CMMI, test case, Regression, C#, VBScript, SQL Server, VB Script, Agile, Test framework, Test libraries, Python, Java, Oracle, test automation, Test scripts, bugs

Project history

03/2018 - Present
Ariba Project / Program Manager
Brainbox Consulting (10-50 employees)
Pharmaceuticals and medical technology
  • Primary point of contact for overall implementation and deployment
  • Responsible for successful execution of the planning, design, implementation & hypercare.
  • Lead the project plan to drive deliverables and meet milestones
  • Review and Contribute to a business and technical blueprint and solution Architecture.
  • Organize and conduct fit-gap, design and user acceptance testing sessions.
  • Oversees and provides direction and guidance to Process Experts, work stream leads, Functional consultants, technical consultants and  Ariba shared service center team to ensure strong co-ordination of efforts amongst them.
  • Manage project scope and utilize appropriate change control mechanisms from inception to closure.
  • Track and report project progress in an objective and consistent manner.
  • Identify, mitigate and resolve risks and issues leveraging escalation processes as appropriate.
  • Identify key internal and external project stakeholders, clarify roles/responsibilities and employ communication strategies to ensure stakeholder support and satisfaction.

08/2014 - 03/2018
Director, E2E Program Manager, Business Transformations
Philips International B.V
Accelerate! is our multi-year, worldwide business transformation program to
change the way we do business and unlock our full potential to become
more agile, innovative and entrepreneurial as a company to deliver
innovation that matters to our customers. I am responsible of various E2E
Transformation initiative:

* O2F2C Program (SAP ERP)
* Soure-2-Contract(S2C) Program(SAP Ariba)
* Procure-2Pay (P2P) Program(SAP-Ariba Guided buying)

Tasks and responsibilities:
* Setup Program as per the PMP methodology.
* Identifies stakeholders and develops adequate resource plan to
support program, ensures resources are mobilized across the Philips
organizations and Partners (Accenture, SAP, Wipro, Tech Mahindra
and CAP Gemini)
* Conducted scoping meetings and blueprinting sessions for gathering
requirements to identify all GAP's/RICEFW's needed by the business
and IT.
* Oversees and provides direction and guidance to various Process
Experts, Project managers of work streams and team to ensure
strong co-ordination of efforts amongst them.
* Ensure smooth deployment of processes and IT solutions in the
Markets and Business groups across the company.
* Established, documented and executed Design Authority, Change
Control board and Hyper care support.
* Consolidates and communicates project status to stakeholders as per
established governance model and ensures awareness of significant
changes to the program status in a timely manner.
* Identifies program risks, develops mitigation plans, monitors, and
controls project risks.
* Manages, monitors, and controls overall program performance,
makes necessary adjustments based on priorities and issues together
with Steering committee
* Maintains strong relationships and communication with Executive

03/2013 - 07/2014
Program Manager
Wolters Kluwer
Management within Philips and with partner companies.
Mar 2013 - Jul 2014
Wolters Kluwer, The Netherlands
Program Manager

I worked within the Global Platform organization group, which is responsible
for concentrating research and developments efforts in a single global
technology platform that enables Wolters Kluwer to focus on developing
products that are tailored to the needs of customers and supports mobile and
cloud applications.

Tasks and responsibilities:
* Led process improvement and organizational optimization efforts:
o Defining and creating repeatable Portfolio Management
o Defining and deploying Project Exception handling process.
* Acted as Product Owner/Manager in creating of Enterprise Project
Portfolio Management IT-System.
o Collaborate with nearly two-dozen stakeholders ( Technical,
Project Management, Tax, PMO financial and Executive
Management) to gather Business requirements.
o Created technical roadmap and defined releases times.
o Provided direction to Development on given features.
o Performed User Acceptance testing.
o Prepared training slides and demos to rollout the Web Portal
across organization.
* Portfolio Management (Annual Budget of 40M Euros) of Web /
Online Content Publishing projects for desktop / Mobile and Portal's,
which are provided as PaaS and /or Saas.
* Reported weekly to Vice-president on overall portfolio of the
* Facilitated key Management meetings.
* Provided and maintained project processes, procedures, templates and
guidance covering the different functional areas of a project (technical,
financial, project management, legal).
* Provided guidance to key stakeholders ( PM's, Directors, Senior
Leader) from a PMO process perspective.

10/2008 - 02/2013
IT Project Manager
Philips Healthcare
The 'Imaging, Clinical Applications & Platform' group. This group develops
and maintains the Medical Software Platform. This platform offers a family
of software components adopted by the Philips Healthcare product groups
for building their medical systems and applications. The functionality ranges
from infrastructure components like databases, connectivity software,
system services and viewing components to a Field Service infrastructure
and applications like medical viewers and diagnosis supporting tools. Within
this group I managed various type of projects as Overall Project Manager,
Project Manager - Testing.

Mainly Transfer(SIS) projects: The Projects that aim to support Philips

Healthcare product groups to integrate the platform.

Pre-development project: In Specification and design of software services for
the new generation platform User Interface.

Tasks and responsibilities:
* Managing multiple projects and its deliverables. ( lead time: +/- 1
year, staffing: +/- 40 FTE, budget:+/- 2 million Euro). Teams
composed of Different geographies (Netherlands, Bangalore-India,
and US) and Different BU stakeholders ( iXR, MR, DXR, ICAP,
* Setting budgets and agreeing project time scales and deadlines with
stakeholders together with Program Management.
* Managing multifaceted teams to ensure that all milestones are
achieved within the agreed timeframes.
* Responsible for identifying, analyzing, measuring and managing
project risks.
* Facilitating and conducting sprint planning meetings, daily scrums
sprint retrospectives and product demos for multiple Scrum teams.
* Report on project status, keeping all stakeholders apprised of status,
issues, and scope changes.
* Chaired of Technical Change Control board ( CCB) meetings, to
identify, analyses, plan requested Problem Report and Change
* Ensured effective quality control processes are in place to monitor
deliverables produced.
* Ensured that projects conform to PH Quality Management system,
FDA, CMMI standards.
* Managed and coordinating all testing activities across multiple sites.
* Ensured test case creation and linking, test execution, aligning
development support, defect management, and all status and
* Process ownership of Defect management, Customer integration
and Maintenance management.
* Acted as Account Manager for EII and CAI stakeholders.
* Performed process improvements for Project Management and
organization efficiency:
o Making Project teams customer focused instead of
Platform focused.
o Reducing defect reject rate.
o Developed SLA way of working b/w platform teams and
* Member of Clear Quest Philips Healthcare board.

11/2007 - 10/2008
Senior Engineer
Philips Medical Systems
Tasks and responsibilities:
* Developed / integrated Test automation Infrastructure (Code coverage,

Regression) using C# ,VBScript and SQL Server.
* Developed Test automation plan.
* Developing semi-automated test environments using VB Script and
Norton tools.
* Involved in process improvements of Code coverage.
* Leading Test activities related to Combine use cases, Safety and

04/2004 - 11/2007
R&D Engineer
Nokia Siemens Networks
I have been working within the "Operations support system (OSS) R&D
group". This group develops The Open EMS Suite (OES). This is a powerful set
of development tools for the network management platform and application
development platform. It provides a set of modern and efficient tools to develop
applications on top of the Open EMS Suite, as well as creating adaptations to
multi-vendor network elements.

Tasks and responsibilities:
* Worked in Agile- Scrum team.
* Design and develop Test framework and Test libraries using Python ,
Java and Oracle.
* Integration of open sources tools into the framework.
* Actively involved in decision on test/ test automation strategies
* Involved in writing requirements with customer
* Coached external consultants / Offshore teams on XP Practices.
* Acted as contact point for test managers, product managers and to
offshore teams.
* Actively Involved in process improvements on test automation,
continues integration and Agile methods.

01/2002 - 08/2003
Software Engineer
RA Information Technology LTD
Worked on different projects as an active member of development and testing

Tasks and responsibilities:
* Creation of Test plans, Test scripts.
* Execution of Tests, Reporting bugs.
* Defect management.
* Developing application using Developer 2000, Oracle.

Extracurricular * Conducting and organizing social events
activities * Playing volleyball

Local Availability

Available worldwide
Yes - Willing to travel

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