harshitha shetty

harshitha shetty

Studies at:

University of Nottingham

Location in:

London, United Kingdom

harshitha shetty

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Studies at:
University of Nottingham
Location in:
London, United Kingdom

Bio

Started a company named Rise Solutions along with a few friends using incubation facilities provided by university, to help business establishments around our college grow and expand using technology. Company is currently owned by Information science dept of university

Have been elected member of MBA Committee, responsible for organizing events

Elected as chairman cultural events council during in university – responsible for getting sponsorship and managing inter collegiate technical and cultural fests hosted by university

Sports house captain and member of debate team in school

Anchored program on All India Radio

harshitha has worked/studied in

  • India
  • United Kingdom

harshitha speaks

  • English
  • Hindi
  • Kannada
  • Telugu

harshitha has experience in

  • Consulting
  • Utilities

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Work

2010
(Jul – Sep)

Management consultant

E.ON Climate & Renewables , United Kingdom
  • Project: Responsible for developing a strategy to increase customer engagement and optimize operational cost of rolling out a new metering policy (smart meters)
  • Developed customer insight on smart meters through market research (face to face interviews and secondary research) and data analysis resulting in a 3 tier segmentation of customers with specific needs and communication channels
  • Formulated phased implementation strategy for customer engagement and communication pre, during and post smart meter roll out through competitive landscaping and customer needs analysis
  • Analysed impact of partnering with third parties providing a customised list of organisations which will provide E.ON maximum visibility and legitimacy
2010
(Mar – Jun)

Management consultant

PAREXEL , United Kingdom
  • Project: Evaluate impact of Paraxel changing their business model from on-premise software provider to on-demand (subscription based) software
  • Paraxel faced with the challenge to provide on-demand software for clients looking to reduce their upfront capital costs
  • Worked closely with SaaS (Software as service) implementation team to analyse Paraxel’s business, operational and cultural readiness for change
  • Analysed clinical trial management market and best practises of external SaaS providers identify key parameters applicable to Paraxel
  • Deliverables included recommendation on best revenue and sales models to capture small and medium size customer and establish long tail client base
  • Responsible for project management: defining scope, planning and delivery
2005 – 2009

Analyst

Aditya Birla Group , United Kingdom
  • Aditya Birla Minacs Limited (ABML) Business/Systems Analyst/ Consultant/ Project lead
  • ABML is a leading business solutions company that partners with global clients to deliver software and operational solutions primarily in the Financial Services sector.
  • Working with clients like Companies House, Northern Rock, Steria, Lawson in the UK on a variety of projects
  • Engaging with key client stakeholders across levels
  • Ownership of entire project lifecycle - initiation, analysis, design, development and implementation
  • Experience in tools(Enterprise architect, MS-office, Bugzilla, Test director, Calibre, Trac, Toad) and techniques(SQL,UML) to elicit requirements and project management
  • Delivering systems change compliant with change in regulation for Companies House- Cardiff, UK Consultant representing IBM at Companies House Aug 07- Sep 09
  • Analysed systems and business domains to integrate business rules into companies house system
  • Involved in estimating and sprint planning project modules, using agile(SCRUM) development framework
  • Designed and implemented Business rules which successfully reduced development effort through efficient Fit and Gap analysis
  • Mentored and supervised client teams; coached and supported implementation team and business users to ensure smooth transition
  • Excellent relationship management with customer led to extension of initial 3 month contract to 2 years
  • Delivering the next generation of online banking services to Northern Rock – Hemel Hempstead, UK Project lead Jan 07 – Jul 07
  • Project lead responsible for managing team, resources and co-ordinating communication between teams in UK and India to ensure seamless operations and timely delivery of quality product
  • Provided support during product launch and also responsible for change and risk management during the launch
  • Reverse engineering mature systems to develop Lawson retail ERP suite - Project analyst Dec 05- Dec 06
  • Reverse engineered existing system to scope, validate business needs and create functional requirements set. Quality and speed of delivery responsible for extension of contract by client.
  • Involved in planning and implementation of key modules
  • Responsible for change management- Received performance award for efficient implementation and management of change
  • Mentored and managed team

Work

2010
(Jul – Sep)

Management consultant

E.ON Climate & Renewables , United Kingdom
  • Project: Responsible for developing a strategy to increase customer engagement and optimize operational cost of rolling out a new metering policy (smart meters)
  • Developed customer insight on smart meters through market research (face to face interviews and secondary research) and data analysis resulting in a 3 tier segmentation of customers with specific needs and communication channels
  • Formulated phased implementation strategy for customer engagement and communication pre, during and post smart meter roll out through competitive landscaping and customer needs analysis
  • Analysed impact of partnering with third parties providing a customised list of organisations which will provide E.ON maximum visibility and legitimacy
2010
(Mar – Jun)

Management consultant

PAREXEL , United Kingdom
  • Project: Evaluate impact of Paraxel changing their business model from on-premise software provider to on-demand (subscription based) software
  • Paraxel faced with the challenge to provide on-demand software for clients looking to reduce their upfront capital costs
  • Worked closely with SaaS (Software as service) implementation team to analyse Paraxel’s business, operational and cultural readiness for change
  • Analysed clinical trial management market and best practises of external SaaS providers identify key parameters applicable to Paraxel
  • Deliverables included recommendation on best revenue and sales models to capture small and medium size customer and establish long tail client base
  • Responsible for project management: defining scope, planning and delivery
2005 – 2009

Analyst

Aditya Birla Group , United Kingdom
  • Aditya Birla Minacs Limited (ABML) Business/Systems Analyst/ Consultant/ Project lead
  • ABML is a leading business solutions company that partners with global clients to deliver software and operational solutions primarily in the Financial Services sector.
  • Working with clients like Companies House, Northern Rock, Steria, Lawson in the UK on a variety of projects
  • Engaging with key client stakeholders across levels
  • Ownership of entire project lifecycle - initiation, analysis, design, development and implementation
  • Experience in tools(Enterprise architect, MS-office, Bugzilla, Test director, Calibre, Trac, Toad) and techniques(SQL,UML) to elicit requirements and project management
  • Delivering systems change compliant with change in regulation for Companies House- Cardiff, UK Consultant representing IBM at Companies House Aug 07- Sep 09
  • Analysed systems and business domains to integrate business rules into companies house system
  • Involved in estimating and sprint planning project modules, using agile(SCRUM) development framework
  • Designed and implemented Business rules which successfully reduced development effort through efficient Fit and Gap analysis
  • Mentored and supervised client teams; coached and supported implementation team and business users to ensure smooth transition
  • Excellent relationship management with customer led to extension of initial 3 month contract to 2 years
  • Delivering the next generation of online banking services to Northern Rock – Hemel Hempstead, UK Project lead Jan 07 – Jul 07
  • Project lead responsible for managing team, resources and co-ordinating communication between teams in UK and India to ensure seamless operations and timely delivery of quality product
  • Provided support during product launch and also responsible for change and risk management during the launch
  • Reverse engineering mature systems to develop Lawson retail ERP suite - Project analyst Dec 05- Dec 06
  • Reverse engineered existing system to scope, validate business needs and create functional requirements set. Quality and speed of delivery responsible for extension of contract by client.
  • Involved in planning and implementation of key modules
  • Responsible for change management- Received performance award for efficient implementation and management of change
  • Mentored and managed team

Education

2009 – 2010

University of Nottingham

MBA (MBA)
2001 – 2005

Visvesvaraya Technological University (VTU)

Bachelor of engineering (Bachelors)

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