Areas Of Expertise:
- Project & PMO Establishment & Control
- Planning & Scheduling
- Process Improvement
- Post Graduate Diploma in Business Administration (Operations Management), SCDL
- B.Tech in Mechanical Engineering, BCET
- Project Management Professional (PMP)
- PRINCE2 (Foundation)
- CSM (Certified Scrum Master)
- Certified SAFe® 5 Agilist
About Saurabh Kundi
Saurabh joined Seven Consulting’s Sydney team in May 2021. He is an accomplished, result-oriented project management professional with more than 13 years’ experience across various industries and environments. Saurabh brings expertise in establishing appropriate frameworks and project management processes as well as planning and scheduling management to achieve delivery on time, within budget, and to the agreed quality specifications.
What Saurabh brings
- Strong communication, leadership, and organisational skills that enhance service delivery and efficiency in overall project performance.
- Well-versed in a number of project management tools including Primavera, MS Project, WRIKE, GanttPRO.
- Strong analytical skills (data collection, compilation, and analysis).
- Skilled in leveraging knowledge and experience as well as industry best practices (i.e., Prince 2 & PMBOK) to solve problems and deliver process improvements.
- UBank / NAB
- B20 International Summit, 2020 (Evalueserve SEZ Private Limited)
- Reliance Jio Infocomm Ltd.
- Coastal Gujarat Power Limited (A Tata Power Company)
As Senior PMO Consultant at NAB, Saurabh was responsible for developing and maintaining the master schedule for the project including dependency management across the 9 work streams to drive final delivery dates in line with Steering Committee approval for the Digital Banking Integration project. He monitored project risks and issues and assessed the impact to the project timeline as well as produced weekly reporting on project progress and any impacts to critical path. Saurabh facilitated the implementation planning for one of the key project milestones and supported stream leads through the successful implementation.
As PMO Consultant at Evalueserve SEZ Private Limited, Saurabh was responsible for successfully conducting the B20 (Business 20) International Event from inception through to final Summit. His key role was to develop the project schedule by defining the main tasks and sub-tasks up to micro level, assigning the responsibilities and subsequently monitoring the progress against the baseline and carrying out critical path analysis and developing Gantt charts for the project. Saurabh developed a RACI matrix for Knowledge Partners (BCG, Accenture, PwC, and McKinsey) and B20 Secretariat, he also conducted detailed data analysis to finalise taskforce members from more than 50 countries and created the framework, plan, and processes to be used for risk management.
As PMO Lead at Reliance Jio Infocomm Ltd, Saurabh was responsible for leading a team of project managers and analysts to deliver and prioritise a set of projects in line with operating group strategies. Saurabh built a PMO by creating a standard framework, processes, and procedures to follow for all enterprise projects. He was involved in planning, execution, monitoring and controlling all project that included civil, mechanical, and electrical construction activities for enodeb erection and OFC execution. He prepared and maintained integrated master schedule and established project baseline and functional schedules and monitored the progress to ensure project delivery within schedule & budget. Saurabh monitored program risks through an on-going process of identifying, assessing, tracking, developing, and executing risk mitigation strategies and Developed project status dashboards, red flag reports, schedule analysis and other various MIS reports covering major project progress aspects and criticalities. Saurabh assisted in gathering overall project requirements and setting up the project budget, then monitored end to end execution of the same for timely delivery.
As Planning Executive at Coastal Gujarat Power Limited, Saurabh was involved in preparing project baseline schedule for construction of 4000 MW Ultra Mega Power Project from concept to commissioning and monitoring the progress against the same. His key responsibilities included, leading the discussions with cross functional stakeholders to produce integrated project schedule, performed earned value analysis, schedule variance analysis, and implemented corrective actions, developed progress measurement system by providing weightages to activities based on the man-hours required and the quantum of the work and created executive presentations on portfolio status for the Board of Directors (BOD) and Senior Management. Saurabh also was involved with various process audits, internal as well as external, and was involved in strategy planning for future expansion projects & submission of the proposed execution plan to local Government bodies and authorities.