Project Description

Mohammad Ramezani

Mohammad Ramezani

Senior Project Manager

Areas Of Expertise

  • Business process Transformation
  • IT Systems/ Infrastructure Transformation
  • Regulatory Compliance
  • IT Operations Outsourcing

Education

  • Certified Scaled Agile Framework practitioner
  • PRINCE2 Foundation / Practitioner Certificate
  • Project Management using Primavera
  • Bachelor of Science Industrial Engineering

About Mohammad Ramezani

Mohammad is a skilled Project Manager, joining Seven Consulting’s Sydney Practice in 2010, he is highly experienced in various aspects of project management, from managing key stakeholder and leading large teams, to hands on engagement in project governance set up and planning. Mohammad’s experience encompasses delivery of large projects in IT Systems and Business Process Transformation, Regulatory Compliance enhancement, and Outsourcing.


What Mohammad brings

  • Strong capability in leading delivery of large, multi-release program of work in complex environments.
  • Proven track record in understanding and navigation of competing stakeholders’ expectations and priorities in the interest of delivery targets.
  • Extensive experience across various industries; financial sector, oil & gas, governmental and non-profit.
  • Valuable experience in setting up and establishing program governance structure.
  • Hands on experience in running scoping, planning and risk review workshops.

Key Clients

  • SURA (Part of AUB Group)
  • Lifestyle Solutions
  • Revenue NSW
  • Woolworths
  • NAB Wealth
  • Department of Justice
  • Oil Search Limited
  • BPAY
  • MLC
  • CBA
  • Westpac

Key Achievements

As Program Manager at SURA, Mohammad led the transformation initiative to replace the core underwriting and finance platform across 13 agencies. As SURA’s most critical program at the time, it spanned over more than two years and over twenty releases and was directly reported to the CEO as the sponsor, with high visibility to AUB Board. Mohammad was highly successful in managing competing priorities of stakeholders across various agencies and business units towards successful delivery.


As program manager at Lifestyle Solutions, Mohammad established and led a wide-ranging practice improvement program across the organisation, containing technology implementation as well as business process improvement. As a project manager, Mohammad delivered a highly critical compliance project, reporting directly to CEO and the Board, involving external auditors and regulatory bodies.


As project manager at Revenue NSW reporting directly to CIO, Mohammad set up and established the project to implement new payment platform across all government agencies.


As project manager at Woolworths, Mohammad led the transformation of Asset Management solution at the new fully automated Distribution Centre, by rolling out IBM Maximo as the first roll out in Woolworths asset management transformation program.


As project manager at NAB, and as part of a large compliance transformation program, Mohammad established and delivered the project to completely transform NAB Wealth Advice regulatory compliance framework. Managed a large number of senior stakeholders as part of establishing a new accountability model within NAB Wealth regulatory compliance framework.


As project manager at Department of Justice, performed a complete review of NCAT (NSW Courts & Administrative Tribunal) project – with the scope to transform courts and tribunal services across NSW- including review of Business case and delivery approach, and providing recommendation to ensure achieving objectives within the timeline.


At Woolworths Asset Management Portfolio, Mohammad established a project delivery governance structure including reporting, financial tracking, resource allocation, etc.


As project manager at Oil Search, Mohammad performed a complete review of the ICT processes with the view of enhancing the working processes and provided recommendations. Moving on from there, set up and delivered the initial phase of ICT Enhancement Project, including Configuration Management Data Base (CMDB), Service Catalogue and tool enhancement.


As PMO manager at a large Australian banking group, set up and established project governance for a major outsourcing initiative engaging three large service provider companies. Also, ran and managed the Data Room as part of the RFP process during the extensive provider selection process.


As PMO Lead at BPAY, Mohammad established the PMO office and project governance processes. Also, managed the scoping/ planning workshops with stream leads to establish detailed baseline working plan.


As PMO manager at NEXUS program (budget over $130m); the second largest program in CBA, implemented program governance across multiple releases. Thee process spanned across 9 work streams and included regular reporting from streams all the way to the Steering Group- chaired by the CEO’s direct report.


As PMO consultant at MLC, managed the release readiness process, including managing the relevant stakeholders, from Enterprise risk to Operations and internal/external auditors, for Superstream project.


Other Team Members