Areas Of Expertise:
- Project and Program Delivery
- Stakeholder and Vendor Management
- Financial Management
- AgilePM Foundation, PMP and Prince2 Certified Practitioner
- Masters in Information Technology Management, (RMIT)
- Bachelor of Computer Science, (UNSW)
- ITIL – Foundation Level Certified
- Six Sigma Yellow-belt trained
About Rohini Verma
Rohini is a results-oriented Project Manager with substantial experience delivering complex projects within several industry sectors including finance, health, retail, consulting and telecommunications. Experienced working on complex, transformational projects of budgets up to $200 million.
End-to-end lifecycle experience working on infrastructure builds, software development, system integrations, business remediation and change management.
What Rohini brings
- Quality Management including Quality Assurance Reviews & Audit.
- Project scoping, planning and critical path analysis.
- Excellent stakeholder and vendor management skills
- Proactive issues and risk management.
- Business case development
- Macquarie Group
- Australia National Bank (ANZ)
- BT Global Services
As Senior Project Manager for Macquarie Group, Rohini was responsible for the day to day running of the Oracle Fusion Cloud implementation (replacing Macquarie’s existing PeopleSoft General Ledger) with over 300 resources and a budget of $150M. Working with Deloitte, Oracle Consulting Services and Macquarie Finance and Technology resources locally and offshore, Rohini managed seven streams with intricate interdependencies from design through to test, to deliver a solution that meets Macquarie Finance requirements, globally.
As Senior Project Manager for ANZ, Rohini managed the segmentation of records leading up to the sale to Zurich which involved the redaction of documents, segregation of emails, and access to systems. She also set up a standard reporting dashboard and process for multiple streams and was responsible for establishing a framework and structure to track business readiness for handover to Zurich.
As Engagement Manager for Practifi, (startup company on Salesforce platform) Rohini was responsible for the successful ‘on boarding’ of all new clients as well as larger implementations for clients such as Mercer.
As Project Manager for ArtMoney, Rohini managed the development of the ArtMoney website for Australia, New Zealand and the United States. She oversaw the global expansion of Art Money into New Zealand and the United States, managed the development of a CMS, integration to social media and SEO campaigns, assisted in improving the functionality and processes (delivery and support) of the Art Money Website and defined reporting requirements and implemented in Microsoft Power BI. Rohini defined processes to manage IT costs, improve vendor delivery, and to manage the pipeline of work and outsourced the testing function to improve quality and reduce costs.
As Program Manager for AMP, Rohini improved the quality of delivery of Networks projects by forming a program of networking initiatives and managing releases/changes. She rescued and delivered a failing WAN upgrade project. She developed and tracked a programme schedule involving AMP, change management and multiple vendors to successfully implement activity-based working (ABW)
As IT Program Manager for Prudential (UK), Rohini was engaged to resolve major issues with the Solvency II platform before transitioning the Program to Support. Responsible for interfacing with key stakeholders from Group Risk, Group Audit and Compliance and global representatives as a part of the Solvency II Delivery Management Committee and Program Change Board. She ensured delivery of IT infrastructure and software updates in accordance with business requirements and reporting cycles, and worked closely with Senior Actuaries to understand and prioritise system changes into releases. Rohini was also responsible for the build and incremental improvements to support the Internal Capital Modelling interface and the Risk Scenario Generator using Agile delivery.
As Senior Project Manager for Prudential (UK), Rohini was responsible for the delivery of Oracle Hyperion to a user base of 350 HFM and 50 Planning users globally. She delivered to Sarbanes-Oxley (SoX) and security requirements, liaising with Group Security and Audit teams, managed multiple suppliers including consultants from Deloitte and IBM. Rohini estimated project costs for input to Business Case and instigated controls to manage and report on project spend. She managed the full project lifecycle, from requirements workshops, design overviews, build, performance and operational testing (including backup and recovery, HA and DR testing) through to transition to support and managed the documentation and implementation of the Support Plan, and support processes. Through the project lifecycle, Rohini ensured the environments met the agreed production level SLAs, maximising availability for developers working to tight timeframes, included organising 24×7 support from the project team and coordinating multiple regional IT teams to ensure successful deployment.
As Project Manager at Telstra, Rohini managed the infrastructure requirements for a key business initiative involving the replacement of the Telstra Point-of-Sales systems at Telstra stores working with IBM and Accenture resources based locally and offshore. Rohini organised requirements workshops for the Retail IT Transformation project and successfully delivered 2 environments in a very short timeframe.
As Program/Portfolio Manager at BT Global Services, Rohini managed the test and production environment builds from design to the system integration of a ‘first in the world’ medical system. She was instrumental in turning around the failing Medical Image Archive (MIA) project within 5 months with the successful delivery of a dual (active-active) data centre with full disaster recovery and replication. She delivered PACS image sharing solution from concept to market in eight months reusing existing hardware to save the business £3M. She worked with several vendors (iSoft, Sectra, HP) and several internal teams within a matrix environment.