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Purnima Fernando

Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

Purnima Fernando is an experienced and detail-oriented Project and Program Manager. Hailing from Australia, she has over 20 years of experience working with global companies in various sectors, including online application development, systems integration, business function outsourcing, independent business analysis, and infrastructure design & implementation. She has managed budgets up to $34 million and teams sizes of 100+. Throughout her career, Purnima has worked with several technologies, including .NET, JAVA, CMS, Peoplesoft, SAP, Citrix, SMS, SQL, Oracle, Weblogic, Crystal Report, LMS (Canvas), and Oracle Financial Services Analytical Application (OFSAA). She is well-versed in development methodologies such as Agile, XP, Iterative, and Waterfall.

Purnima has delivered projects for numerous established clients, including NAB, Swinburne University, Sensis, Macquarie Bank, ANZ, Medibank Private, SP AusNet, State Library of Victoria, Merryl Lynch Investment Managers, First Marblehead Education Resources, and CSX World Terminals. She has a proven background in implementing processes and improving team performance through mentoring and ensuring adherence to methodology. Purnima has managed the integration of 15 disparate systems with both real-time and batch interfaces at Macquarie Bank, including delivery of all software related aspects of the project. She has also negotiated contracts with clients and 3rd party suppliers successfully, leading to her growing a 300K initial engagement into a $1M+ account, boosting revenues by 600%.

Purnima's qualifications include Certified SAFe 5 Agilist, Scaled Agile (2020), PRINCE2 Practitioner Project Management Certification from PMPartners (2008), and a Bachelor of Computer Science from Monash University (2000).

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