Paras Shah

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Angestellt, Global Project Management Leader - CFO Transformation / PMO Group, PANDORA A/S

Abschluss: Masters, York St John University

Zürich, Switzerland

About me

Senior professional with over 15+ years of global experiences in Project and Process Management driving the five P's: People, Product, Premises, Processes and Profit by leading transformation via change management (helping change the How and Why) within fast-paced organizations ensuring commercial and organizational excellence. I am an agile and creative partner who is solution-oriented and proactive with my entrepreneurial mindset helping translate visions into reality within multi-cultural environments. Expertise: Achieving Commercial Excellence and driving transformations in B2B and B2C environments. Bridging functions of the business and removing barriers. Program and Project Leadership. Passion: Finding solutions to business challenges and integrating people, processes and systems. Focus: On the people-side of change; including changes to business processes, systems and technology, roles and organizational structures.

Skills

Program Management
Project Management
Global Sales Operations Management
Business Process Management
Business Process Reengineering
Business Intelligence
International Business
Business Strategy
Marketing Strategy
Brand Management
Key Performance Indicators
Team Leadership
Strategic Consulting
Training
Budgeting Process
Demand Forecasting
Data Analysis
Insights Management
Organizational Development
Performance Management
Commercial Excellence
Retail
Change Management
Business administration
English Language
Interim Management
MS Office
Project management office
IT Project Management
Project Planning
Project Controlling
International Project Management
Process Consulting
Organizational consulting
Sales Processes
Technology
Organisation (social entity)
Efficiency
International experience
Leadership
independent
Responsible
Reliability
Motivation
Mindfulness
Creativity
Entrepreneurship
Understanding
Team work
Enthusiasm
Communication skills
Commitment
Friendliness
Intercultural competence
Leadership skills
Soft Skills
Organizational skills
Conflict Management
Empathy
Customer orientation
open minded
Patience
Curiosity
Analytical skills
problem solving skills
Professional experience
Conceptual thinking
self-confidence

Timeline

Professional experience for Paras Shah

  • Current 2 years and 2 months, since May 2022

    Global Project Management Leader - CFO Transformation / PMO Group

    PANDORA A/S

    PMO / Luxury Goods

  • 7 months, Oct 2021 - Apr 2022

    Project Management Consultant - Integrated Risks

    The Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria

  • 10 months, Oct 2020 - Jul 2021

    Senior Operations Manager - Team Leader

    The Kusnacht Practice AG
  • 2 years, Sep 2018 - Aug 2020

    Senior Global Project Manager Retail Operations-Systems, Processes and Projects

    D. Swarovski KG
  • 1 year and 8 months, Nov 2016 - Jun 2018

    Corporate Business Trainer

    WIFI WKO Wirtschaftsförderungsinstitut der Wirtschaftskammer

    Establishing developmental programs and delivering training to international companies helping attain organizational effectiveness

  • 2 years and 11 months, May 2012 - Mar 2015

    Global Sales Operations Manager

    D. Swarovski KG

    Defining and understanding global sales processes bringing the organization to a higher level of effectiveness and efficiencies. Driving sales support, budgeting, forecasting and planning activities with reporting structures. Ensure implementation of projects, processes and lead change intiatives. Drive performances, metrics creation and increase communication quality and efficiency between HQ and Markets – interface and center of expertise.

  • 6 years and 4 months, Jan 2006 - Apr 2012

    Business Management Consultant and Project Coach

    ComDirect Bank / ERGO Direkt

    Coached the Quality Improvement (QI) culture, defining key metrics, creating baselines, analyzing challenges, and identifying improvement opportunities for the delivery of the International SAP General Ledger Solution project (ERGO Direkt) and designed and facilitated workshops and sessions with department leaders to refine organizational structures after change implementations and provided training on resilience leadership methods.

  • 3 years and 7 months, Jun 2002 - Dec 2005

    District Operations Manager

    Target Corporation

    Retail Risk Operations

Educational background for Paras Shah

  • 3 months, Jan 2018 - Mar 2018

    Lean Management and Six Sigma (Green Belt)

    ExpertRating

    Lean Management, Six Sigma, Business Process and Organizational Improvements

  • 1 year and 7 months, Nov 2016 - May 2018

    Business Administration

    York St John University

  • 4 months, Feb 2016 - May 2016

    Financial Operations Management

    University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

    Understand the role of operations management. Relate underlying principles to operations management frameworks and techniques. Synthesize information to make strategic operations decisions. Evaluate processes on different dimensions . Apply analytical techniques for tactical operations decision

  • 2 months, Jul 2007 - Aug 2007

    Pedagogy and Training

    University of Oxford, Trinity College

    Certification of Teaching (TEFL/TEOSOL) Business English and English as a Second Language and Pedagocial Training

  • 1 month, Jul 2002 - Jul 2002

    Database Admistration and Management

    University of California, Los Angeles

    First level of Database Management Administration and Programming utilizing SQL.

  • 3 years and 10 months, Sep 1998 - Jun 2002

    Information Systems and Decision Sciences

    California State University Fullerton

    Information Systems and Business Management utilizing scientific methodology along with leadership.

Languages

  • English

    First language

  • German

    Intermediate

  • Spanish

    Intermediate

Interests

Surfing
Music
Traveling
Flying Lessons
Hiking
Basketball
Cooking

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