Abdul Mannan

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Abdul Mannan

Banking, IT Project Management, IS Audit Professional

Silchar, India

His background

  • Today
    2014
    May 2009

    Managing Consultant

    InfoTech Finance Solution

    • Providing Techno-functional consultancy on IT, Banking, Financial Services & Insurance (BFSI) domain and development projects to a range of clients
    • Guiding & mentoring about 60 NGOs and Start-up Entrepreneurs in North East India
    • Empanelled as Monitor with National Minorities Development & Finance Corporation, Ministry of Minority Affairs, Govt. of India, Delhi, for North East states
    • Empanelled as Consultant with Small Farmers’ Agri-Business Consortium, Ministry of Agriculture, Govt. of India, New Delhi, for North East states
    • Registered as Expert with Consultancy Development Centre at Department of Scientific & Industrial Research, Ministry of Science & Technology, Govt. of India, New Delhi
    • Registered as Individual Consultant with NABARD (National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development) Consultancy Services, Mumbai
    • Registered as Individual Consultant with Asian Development Bank, African Development Bank, European Bank for Reconstruction and Development, Senior Industrial Advisor with EBRD
    • Registered as Consultant with World Bank, Microfinance Gateway - CGAP, Australian Development Gateway - AusAID, National Database of Consultants for SMEs
    • Independent Expert with European Commission, International Monetary Fund, MSME Mentor (joint initiative of Small Industries Development Bank of India and National Stock Exchange of India)
  • Today
    April 2009
    February 2009

    Deputy General Manager-Systems Audit

    Equitorial Trust Bank, Nigeria

    • Reported to Executive Director-Risk Management, Head Office and led a team of six IT auditors
    • Supervised execution of Systems Audit and regular General Ledger differences investigation
    • Identified activities significant to audit coverage, assessed the degree of inherent risk
    • Evaluated IT governance practices, e.g., authorizations, IT policies & procedures, segregation of duties, system access rights etc.
    • Supervised review of Server platforms at Datacenter, e.g. Problem Management, Configuration Management, Security Management, Performance Management and Capacity utilization
    • Supervised IT Security Assessment reviews, e.g. Virus Control, Logical/Perimeter Security, Firewall, Network Infrastructure, etc. – Liaised with External Auditors
    • Performed post-implementation review of IT projects, viz. e-Banking, ATM on Temenos Globus/T24
    • Handled Performance review of Service Level Agreements with IT vendors & service providers
  • Today
    January 2009
    February 2007

    Managing Consultant

    InfoTech Finance Solution

    • Provided Techno-functional consulting on IT, Banking, Financial Services & Insurance (BFSI) domain to a range of clients
    • Provided guidance to 15 NGOs and Start-up Entrepreneurs in Assam

    IT & Banking Systems Trainings/Workshops
    • RDBMS Oracle Training for Officers
    • Universal Computerization Project for Project Officers
    • MIS - Weekly Statement of Affairs
    • ATM Workshop – On the Job Training
    • Bankmaster User Programme for Project Officers on Annual Closing
    • Core Banking Solution (BaNCS) for Project Officers
    • Credit Information System and Annual Closing for Project Officers-CBS
    • Programme on Preventive Vigilance for Officers
    • Program on CISA (Certified Information Systems Auditor)
  • Today
    January 2007
    June 1984

    Project Officer (Core Banking & Universal Computerisation)

    +10,000 employees

    • Project Officer to Implement & supervise Core Banking Solution Project in Mizoram – Reported to AGM, Regional Office, Aizawl – Migrated 5 branches to Core Banking (Aug-2005 to Jan-2007)
    • Worked as Systems Administrator at Dimapur Bazar Branch, Nagaland (Nov-2003 to Jul-2005)
    • Project Officer to Implement & supervise Universal Computerisation Project in Nagaland – Reported to DGM, Regional Office, Dimapur – Migrated 5 branches to Bankmaster (Feb-2003 to Oct-2003)
    • Installed/configured Data Transcription & Signature-Image uploading software – trained staff
    • Supervised Hardware, OS & Application Software installation, configuration and networking
    • Provided handholding training to staff/officers on Bankmaster, BaNCS and FinanceOne software
    • Extended technical support to 5 Core Banking and 20 Bankmaster branches under Mizoram region and 44 Bankmaster branches in Nagaland region
    • Provided training to staff on MIS, Credit Information System, Real Time Gross Settlement, OnLine Tax Accounting System, Electronic Reconciliation, Integrated Computerized Currency Operations and Management System, Asset Liability Management software - troubleshooting
    • Coordinated & managed ICT vendors & service providers – assisted in Annual Closing exercise
    • Solved Internet Banking and ATM related problems – processed MIS data for branches
    • Deputed to branches in acting Branch Manager capacity
    • PA to CGM, Head Office, North East Circle, Guwahati – Secretarial work (Oct-1995 to Jan-2003)
    • Steno-PA to DGM, Zonal Office, Guwahati – Secretarial work (Jun-1984 to Sep-1995)
  • Gauhati University

    Bachelor of Arts
  • Board of Secondary Education, Assam

    Higher Secondary (Science)

His skills

  • Retail Banking
  • Core Banking
  • AML
  • IT Auditing
  • IT Risk Management
  • IT Service Management
  • KYC
  • Microfinance
  • MIS
  • Project management
  • Customer service
  • Credit management
  • Banking and finance technology
  • Banking Systems Implementation
  • Branch Management
  • Business Development
  • SMEs
  • Payment systems
  • Cash management
  • Business Analyst
  • Business Process Reengineering
  • IT Project Manager
  • Banking

His languages

  • Bengali
    ****Mother tongue
  • Hindi
    ****Mother tongue
  • Assamese
    ***Fluent*
  • English
    ***Fluent*
  • Urdu
    **Intermediate**

    His hobbies

    New Technology Development work Professional Networking Football Travelling.

    His keywords

    BankingIT Project ManagerIT Service DeliveryIT Infrastructure ManagementBusiness AnalystIT ManagerBanking Systems Implementation ExpertDevelopment ConsultantCore BankingBankmasterBusiness Process ReengineeringIS AuditIT Security.

    About him

    • Banking, IT Project Management, IS Audit Professional and Implementation Expert
    • A strategist & Senior Manager with 23+ years of rich & diverse experience in Banking and Information Technology, including 3 months of international (Nigeria) tenure
    • IT Service Delivery & Consulting expert, ensuring high availability of Information Services
    • Experienced in Information System Audit, internal controls and security
    • Analytical, Innovative, cross-cultural experience with effective leadership, communication and inspirational skills

    Achievements:
    • Led teams in solving INR 13.63 crores ATM Cash/Drafts Account/Cash/Technical Suspense A/c differences at three branches of State Bank of India in Mizoram in a very short period which saved the Bank from provisioning, loss or penalty
    • Formed IT Steering Committee at Equitorial Trust Bank, Nigeria to oversee its IT systems functions and Projects     
    • Provided Consultancy services for 4 major infrastructure development projects in Bangladesh

    IT Certifications:
    • Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (MCSE)
    • Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA)
    • Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator (MCSA)
    • Oracle 9i Database Administrator Certified Professional (OCP-DBA)
    • Microsoft Certified Database Administrator (MCDBA)
    • ITIL v.3 (IT Service Management) Foundation
    • IT Service Management (according to ISO/IEC 20000) Foundation
    • CompTIA Security+ Certified Professional
    • Computer Training Programme for Banks

    I am a Life Member of Indian Institute of Banking and Finance (IIBF), Life Member of Computer Society of India (CSI), Member of Information Systems Audit and Control Association (ISACA), Member of Global Association of Risk Professionals (GARP), Member of The Professional Risk Managers' International Association (PRMIA).

    I am here for Networking, Career opportunities, Consulting offers, New ventures, Expertise requests, Business deals/Partnership.

    I'm broadly available and willing to move for the right full-time opportunity.

    Email: manreh123@yahoo.com
    Mobile: +91-9706170713

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