Shikhar Anand

Shikhar Anand

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30 years

A dynamic professional with a rich experience of 7.5 years in managing teams across Technology Consulting, Project Management, Automation QA, and Training & Mentoring in Financial Services Domain.

  • IT / ITeS

... Functional Expertise

  • Consulting
  • Finance

... Committee

  • Career Development Cell

... Achievements

  • Elected executive member of Corporate Development Cell at XLRI Jamshedpur.
  • Awarded with “(S)miles Award” for going over and beyond the project deliverables during the pandemic, and participating in TCS recruitment drive.
  • Felicitated with 20+ awards such as “Special Achievement Award”, “Star of the Quarter”, “Star of the Month”, “Best Team” and numerous “On the Spot” while at TCS.
  • Shortlisted among top 20 mobile-photographs in All India Sony’s Corporate Photography Contest’18.
  • Secured one of the top positions in Google India Mapathon 2013.

... Certifications

  • Accounting Fundamentals by Corporate Financial Institute.

Work Experience | 91 months

... Career Highlights

IT Analyst - Tata Consultancy Services
IT Consulting

  • Saved $0.5 Million and applauded with “Ally of Business Award” in May’20 for analysing challenges and identifying a solution to considerably reduce remote system set-up time.
  • Piloted QA in agile methodology for data-inputs across different client’s UIs, identifying ways to use a central-rules engine ushering consistent user-experience.
  • Developed business cases by factoring in execution time to adaopt new automation tools in the team.
  • Volunteered actively for beach cleaning activities under TCS’s Purpose4Life, and in Ascend program of Harvard Business Review.
  • Assisted the management team in streamlining the operations related tasks, reducing 2 days in onboarding of new associates.

Project Management

  • Led QA teams for a digital transformation project of a US-based Wealth-Managment client, optimising their client-onboarding time by 20%.
  • Managed team’s compliance by supporting internal audits thereby avoiding penalties of upto $200K biennially.
  • Mentored and coached 50+ associates by onboarding them in the wealth management domain.
  • Recruited 20+ talents from engineering Institutes and lateral hires for TCS.