Vishal Jaiswal

Vishal Jaiswal

Studies at:

HKUST Business School

Location in:

Hong Kong, Hong Kong

Vishal Jaiswal

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Studies at:
HKUST Business School
Location in:
Hong Kong, Hong Kong

Bio

Internal and external consulting experience of 10 years in manufacturing and technology with focus on operations strategy and project management. Expertise in Sales, Finance, Human Resources, Information Technology and Supply Chain. Worked in India and the United States.

Also, managed many complex projects with team size, ranging from 5 to 23 members. Facilitated product selection, vendor management and contract agreement.

Currently, pursuing a full-time MBA from a top business school in Asia with a focus on China business, strategy and finance. Looking for an internship opportunity in manufacturing, retail or IT company, preferably related to business strategy and finance.

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Work

2008 – 2012

Project Manager / Senior Business Analyst - Human Resources and Finance

Roseburg Forest Products
  • ~ Liaised with VPs, and managers from Sales, Marketing, Finance, and Human Resources to discuss future growth plans, process improvement initiatives, and bottlenecks.
  • ~ Laid out business analytics for finance, enabling VPs, operations and sales managers,and department heads to gauge the health of all 8 product lines and 12 plants. New features such as balance scorecard and performance metrics would benchmark the business growth over different periods and regions.
  • ~ Established B2B compatibility with vendors and customers, leading to increased sales and efficient supply chain.
  • ~ Spearheaded software product selection; Designed a new, unique "product selection tool", which compares the product utility with business suitability and then offers product score based on such comparison and utility; Tool was later officially selected for all future product selections.
  • ~ Managed vendors from bank, consulting and auditing firm and software company; Worked with carrier, government and unions ; Faciliated contractual agreement in addition to request for quote and request for proposal.
  • ~ Worked in many critical projects that saved millions of dollars for the company; Managed team of 4 to 15 members.
2007 – 2008
(Aug – Oct)

Senior Business Analyst – Human Resources/ Project Manager

Roseburg Forest Products
  • ~ Renegotiated vendor contract and saved an additional 5-10% in the contract cost.
  • ~ Established a new decision-making analytics infrastructure, connecting various business segments across the company for the first time while reducing reporting delays from 7 days to 1 day and IT resource usage by 10%.
  • ~ Overhauled Accounts Payable's vendor payment processes, leading to 10% increase in productivity.
  • ~ Managed time-sensitive project to avoid federal penalty.
  • ~ Conceptualized and implemented a simple HR reporting infrastructure to streamline the complex reporting of labor statistics and affirmative action for federal and state entities, reducing time from 3 months to 1 week.
  • ~ Led KPMG auditing for IT department.
2005 – 2007

Business Analyst – Human Resources/ Project Lead

Roseburg Forest Products
  • ~ Overhauled entire Human Resources processes and systems, incurring one time saving of $150,000 USD but permanently curtailing overtime hours by an average of 40%.
  • ~ Designed and implemented a new change management in IT dept, which bridged the gap between the urgency of changing the business and the availability of IT resources who could address that urgency.
2003 – 2005

Business System Analyst

KPIT Cummins Infosystems Limited
  • Client - Affiliated Computer Services ( now part of Xerox)
  • ~ Provided HR consulting and support to the suite of HR products to ACS's customers.
  • ~ Directly interacted with ACS’s customers to get periodic feedback on product improvement.
  • ~ Managed offshore technical team with detailed instruction on work assignment
  • ~ Acted as a Release Manager, which required coordinated effort to get the release date, drafted functional documents, supervised development, performed thorough testing, and supported post-release.
  • ~ Instrumental in learning product development.
  • ~ Participated in Quality Control at ACS in getting CMM certification.
2002 – 2003

Analyst

KPIT Cummins Infosystems Limited
  • Client - Commonwealth Industries Inc ( now part of Aleris International Inc)
  • ~ Liased with functional analysts and business leaders to discuss technical feasibility of the complex functional process.
  • ~ Facilitiated software evaluation of document imaging software, saving storage costs and improving efficiency.
  • ~ Practiced and mastered project management philosophy
2001 – 2002

Programmer Analyst

IGATE GLOBAL SOLUTIONS
  • Client - GE Fleet Services (Japan) and GE Asset Management (USA)
  • ~ Developed many modules such as Fleet Maintenance schedule, Portfolio Analysis,etc, helping in understanding GE business globally
  • ~ Learned and applied contemporary computer languages such as JAVA to construct a functional business framework despite steep learning curve and no computer background
2000 – 2001

Trainee

Concio Technologies

Work

2008 – 2012

Project Manager / Senior Business Analyst - Human Resources and Finance

Roseburg Forest Products
  • ~ Liaised with VPs, and managers from Sales, Marketing, Finance, and Human Resources to discuss future growth plans, process improvement initiatives, and bottlenecks.
  • ~ Laid out business analytics for finance, enabling VPs, operations and sales managers,and department heads to gauge the health of all 8 product lines and 12 plants. New features such as balance scorecard and performance metrics would benchmark the business growth over different periods and regions.
  • ~ Established B2B compatibility with vendors and customers, leading to increased sales and efficient supply chain.
  • ~ Spearheaded software product selection; Designed a new, unique "product selection tool", which compares the product utility with business suitability and then offers product score based on such comparison and utility; Tool was later officially selected for all future product selections.
  • ~ Managed vendors from bank, consulting and auditing firm and software company; Worked with carrier, government and unions ; Faciliated contractual agreement in addition to request for quote and request for proposal.
  • ~ Worked in many critical projects that saved millions of dollars for the company; Managed team of 4 to 15 members.
2007 – 2008
(Aug – Oct)

Senior Business Analyst – Human Resources/ Project Manager

Roseburg Forest Products
  • ~ Renegotiated vendor contract and saved an additional 5-10% in the contract cost.
  • ~ Established a new decision-making analytics infrastructure, connecting various business segments across the company for the first time while reducing reporting delays from 7 days to 1 day and IT resource usage by 10%.
  • ~ Overhauled Accounts Payable's vendor payment processes, leading to 10% increase in productivity.
  • ~ Managed time-sensitive project to avoid federal penalty.
  • ~ Conceptualized and implemented a simple HR reporting infrastructure to streamline the complex reporting of labor statistics and affirmative action for federal and state entities, reducing time from 3 months to 1 week.
  • ~ Led KPMG auditing for IT department.
2005 – 2007

Business Analyst – Human Resources/ Project Lead

Roseburg Forest Products
  • ~ Overhauled entire Human Resources processes and systems, incurring one time saving of $150,000 USD but permanently curtailing overtime hours by an average of 40%.
  • ~ Designed and implemented a new change management in IT dept, which bridged the gap between the urgency of changing the business and the availability of IT resources who could address that urgency.
2003 – 2005

Business System Analyst

KPIT Cummins Infosystems Limited
  • Client - Affiliated Computer Services ( now part of Xerox)
  • ~ Provided HR consulting and support to the suite of HR products to ACS's customers.
  • ~ Directly interacted with ACS’s customers to get periodic feedback on product improvement.
  • ~ Managed offshore technical team with detailed instruction on work assignment
  • ~ Acted as a Release Manager, which required coordinated effort to get the release date, drafted functional documents, supervised development, performed thorough testing, and supported post-release.
  • ~ Instrumental in learning product development.
  • ~ Participated in Quality Control at ACS in getting CMM certification.
2002 – 2003

Analyst

KPIT Cummins Infosystems Limited
  • Client - Commonwealth Industries Inc ( now part of Aleris International Inc)
  • ~ Liased with functional analysts and business leaders to discuss technical feasibility of the complex functional process.
  • ~ Facilitiated software evaluation of document imaging software, saving storage costs and improving efficiency.
  • ~ Practiced and mastered project management philosophy
2001 – 2002

Programmer Analyst

IGATE GLOBAL SOLUTIONS
  • Client - GE Fleet Services (Japan) and GE Asset Management (USA)
  • ~ Developed many modules such as Fleet Maintenance schedule, Portfolio Analysis,etc, helping in understanding GE business globally
  • ~ Learned and applied contemporary computer languages such as JAVA to construct a functional business framework despite steep learning curve and no computer background
2000 – 2001

Trainee

Concio Technologies

Education

2012 – 2014

HKUST Business School

Master of Business Administration (M.B.A.)
2012

UCLA

Business Statistics
2009

UC Berkeley Ext, CA

Financial Accounting
1996 – 2000

Pandit Ravishankar Shukla University

Bachelor of Engineering (B.E.)
1994 – 1996

Delhi Public School - Korba

Clubs

2012 – present

Consulting Club

President

Additional Info

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