Prachi Agarwal

  • Project Manager
  • Minneapolis, MN, USA
  • Feb 13, 2018
Full time Banking Consultant Finance Information Technology

Personal Summary

CANDIDATE SUMMARY

A highly motivated certified Project Management Professional (PMP) with 9+ years of IT/Business Projects experience including 6.5 + years of Project Management experience spanning across multiple industry verticals.

DEMONSTRATED SKILLS AND ACCOUNTABILITIES

·       Worked with various fortune 25 to fortune 500 clients, multi-team projects and large teams from inception of the project through closure

·       Well versed in Project Management processes and standards and strong experience working with SDLC methodologies: Waterfall and Agile

·       Successfully delivered various client’s projects within defined scope, cost and time baselines

·       Proficient in developing documents like SOW, Project Charters, Project Plans, Risk Registers, Status Reports, Resource Management plan, Communication Plan, Procurement plan, Budget & Forecast report, Training Plan

·       Diversified background working with wide range of industries:  Banking, Finance, Retail, Pharma and Consultancy for following clients:  Wells Fargo, Ameriprise Financial, GMAC Rescap (Ally Bank/Ditech), Target, Eli Lilly, McKinsey, Eaton and New Growth Market Banks.

·       Tested and reviewed new systems prior to implementation, and developed user training procedures

·       Have extensively worked with developers right from giving walkthrough of the requirements while driving the application development, application testing, successful deployment and hand-over, managed development team on a day-to-day basis to understand their challenges/blockers and finding out the optimal solution.

·       Worked with Sr. Management (Directors, Sr. Directors, VP's and C level executives) for project status and driving decision making to keep project on time and in budget and provide recommendations.

 

EXPERIENCE HIGHLIGHTS

·       Experience doing end to end PM work from project start through implementation including handover and business readiness.

·       Used extensively tools like Jira, Visio, MS Office Suite, MS Project ,Clarity for creating various deliverables as Project Manager.

·       Experience managing multiple project in fast paced matrix environment

·       Worked with multiple business units as Project Manager for various clients

·       Received various appreciation and awards from executives and senior management for smooth project delivery, customer satisfaction, risk management, change management, best team and process improvement.

 

Work Experience

Project Manager
Jul 2017 - Nov 2017 Wells Fargo

Education

Masters of Computer Science
Jul 2003 - Jun 2006 S.N.D.T University
Bachelor of Science Dual Honors
Jul 2000 - Jun 2003 Banasthali University