Ambuj Paliwal profiles

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  1. Ambuj Paliwal (TOGAF 9 Certified)

    Title
    Associate Director - Enterprise Application Services at Cognizant Technology Solutions
    Demographic info
    Greater Chicago Area | Information Technology and Services
    Current
    Associate Director - Enterprise Application Services at Cognizant Technology Solutions
    Past
    Consulting Manager - ERP at Cognizant Technology Solutions, Consulting Manager at CTS, Manager - Enterprise Applications at Deloitte Consulting, Pre-Sales Lead - SAP Retail & CPG at Tata Consultancy Services, Program Manager at TCS, Sales at Asian Paints
    Education
    K. J. Somaiya, Mumbai, Doctor Bhim Rao Ambedkar University
    Summary
    1> Large Global Project/Program Management in SAP space 2> Strong process understanding across consumer goods / Pharma industry. 3> Good grip over Sales & Distribution, Logistics and Materials Management Modules 4> Pre-Sales Area- Estimation, solutioning, planning, Proposals, Proposal presentations, project pricing models 5> Setting up innovative global delivery model, managing smooth transitions, setting up robust delivery proceses, standards & leveraging latest delivery tools. • Total approx 15+ years of strong experience in ERP (SAP) space across various industry domains coupled with rich functional experience in consumer products industry. with a balanced domestic and international (across US, Europe and APAC regions) exposure. • During 11+ years of SAP career, I have gained experience in engagements spanning across ERP life-cycle covering large end to end implementations, large global roll-outs, application management services (maintenance) and upgrades of ERP solutions with clear expertise in large global rollouts and implementations. • I have also managed large scale global engagements with strong Project Management skills covering project planning, resource planning, progress monitoring, status reporting, Risk/Issues Management, Change Management, Testing, Training, Go Live Readiness assessments, Cut over planning, Hyper care Help-desk set up, Post Live transition to support team. • As part of the sales/pre-sales efforts I have got good experience in creating service offerings, solution design, drafting proposals, responding to customer RFIs and RFPs, Proposal presentations, assessing opportunity scope, providing solution, estimating resources, designing delivery model, defining possible project delivery locations, working on various pricing models etc. • All engagements I executed based out of customer site, therefore developed rich skills around presentation, communications and customer facing skills. • I have strong Functional background in SAP Applications with specialization in Sales & Distribution and Logistics functional areas. • Successfully lead teams of size ranging from 30 to 100 multi-cultural, multi-lingual (Chinese, Japanese, Americans and Australians) consultants in my team. • Build good understanding of the various tools like Solution Manager, HPQC Testing Center, ARIS, Remedy, Share point etc.
    Ambuj Paliwal (TOGAF 9 Certified)
  2. Ambuj Paliwal

    Demographic info
    Singapore | Information Technology and Services
    Ambuj Paliwal