Mahendra Lathi

GM at Reliance Communications Navi Mumbai, India | Technology
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Profile Synopsis

Summary: Skills:
 Experienced Manager with excellent program management skills of large telecom projects.
 Thorough understanding of latest communication technologies
 Outstanding ability to plan and execute complex projects in close collaboration with senior management, vendors and customers.
 Demonstrated ability to meet deadlines. Highly dependable program leader with excellent organizational and time management skills.
 Participative leader and mentor, consistently bringing energy, decisiveness and equity to maximizing team performance
 Experience with presenting to senior management, representing senior management in discussions/meeting with other cross functional groups in the company.
 Able to work well on my own initiative and can demonstrate the high levels of motivation required to meet the tightest of deadlines. Even under significant pressure, I possess a strong ability to perform effectively.
 In-depth knowledge of Telecom Project Network planning, Engineering and Deployment, Operation, Customer Support, co-ordination, after sales services & AMC.
 Proven personnel management, motivational, team building, interpersonal, leadership skills, Mission Orientated, Creative, innovative, Customer focused, front Line Leadership, hard working, excellent communication skill and easily adapts to new People and environment.
 Good spoken and written communication skills.
 Trained Lead Auditor for ISO: 9001 – 2000. Working as Dy. MR for Network Planning dept..

What do I have to offer (Haves): Specialties :
Thorough understanding of latest communication technologies.
Experienced in Telecom ( CDMA / GSM / 3G / WiMAX / IPTV/ BWA etc) Infrastructure.
Project Planning, Implementation, Operation, Customer Support, co-ordination, after sales serv.

What do I seek (Wants):  Objective: A proactive, self motivated, achievement driven and highly competitive professional with B.E. seeking a position in a reputed organization to become a successful product, process and application oriented resource by making meaningful contribut.

Mahendra Lathi's Profile Overview

Current Company GM at Reliance Communications
Industry : Manufacturing/Industrial
Department: Technology, from Apr 2003 till now

Job Description : Thorough understanding of latest communication technologies.
Experienced in Telecom ( CDMA / GSM / 3G / WiMAX / IPTV/ BWA etc) Infrastructure.
Project Planning, Implementation, Operation, Customer Support, co-ordination, after sales services.
Reliance Communication is a Leading Telecomm Service Provider with latest art of digital Tech.
My primary job responsibility is:
• Setting the monthly and annual operating plans for all the Circles on Network Deployment.
• Development of project implementation plan and budget estimates in line with internal resource availability.
• Identification and selection of Turnkey Service providers for Network deployment.
• Project scheduling activities, and develop a standard work breakdown structure and schedule templates to improve tracking of large, multi-year project integration efforts.
• Project plans execution, on time error free and within budget delivery as per standard and agreed quality.
• Timely project status reviews and identification and abatement of risks.
• Staffing of organization with competent personnel, ensuring adequate training, management of subordinates growth – technical, performance and management skill and performance measurement
• Building and managing teamwork among subordinates and Team motivation.
• Cross-functional coordination with all the groups at Circles and NHQ for Network deployment across the country.
• Providing day-to-day support to Circles in achieving the Network deployment targets.
• Single point contact for Circle in resolving their issues related to Network deployment.
• Progress reporting and presentation to top Management on Network deployment.
Training: Project Management by Mr. K Rajaram ( Four day including MS Project

Past Company Asst. Manager - Network Media at GTL Limited
Industry : Telecommunication/Mobile
Department: Technology, from from Mar 2000 till Mar 2003

Job Description : GTL is a leading Information Technology Service company [IT], involved in Value Added Services Like Electronic Data Interchange [EDI], Electronic Commerce, Enhanced Fax Service [EFS], E mail, Internet Service Provider [ISP], Virtual Private Networks [VPN] to provide cost – effective, timely & world class info-solutions.
My primary job responsibility is:
 Handling Corporate Accounts Like GE, Carrier Aircon, Indus Software, Deepak Nitrite, Arthur Anderson, Gati Limited, Kirloskar Copland, Osho Commune
 Laisoning with DOT, VSNL Personnel for up keeping & new Lease Data & Telephone Line.
 Laisoning with STPI, British Telecom, London and Cable & Wireless, NY for commissioning and maintenance of international gateways.
 CNMG (Customer Network Management Group) services like technical & systems support, AMC, repair, maintenance, updating systems. Technical presentations and customer training.
 Capacity planning & asset feasibility management.
Also involved in:
Network monitoring and troubleshooting of the Frame relay and IBW circuits. Participation in customer end router configuration.
Training: Bay Router, Nortel Passport FR, ATM Switch, Cisco Routers, Communication & Presentation Skills.
. Executive Production at Global Wireless Technology Limited
Industry : Telecommunication/Mobile
Department: Technology, from from Jun 1994 till Feb 2000

Job Description : GWTL is a leading telecommunications company, involved in manufacture, distribution, installation and service of VHF/UHF/Digital Microwave Wireless Radio sets, pagers, VSAT and Nortel EPABX.
Primary job responsibilities:
 Identification and selection of machinery for manufacturing those products and selection of test and measurement instruments.
 Customer support activity like AMC, repair and maintenance of equipment etc.
 Testing, integration and deployment of those communication products.
 Project planning, project management, installation and commissioning.
 Technical presentations and customer training.
Also involved in:
 Inter-departmental co-ordination to ensure timely product development and deployment.
 Material purchase planning and execution.
 Developing and reviewing existing systems for additional features and other enhancements.
 Customer training with training models and post-training evaluation.
 Business development by pursuing contracts in public and private sector.
During the course of my job, I have updated my technical knowledge by attending technical seminars and training sessions in areas: GSM, ISDN, CDMA, Wireless in Local Loop, surface mount technology and ISO 9000 system quality standard.
. Senior Engineer Production at Manisha Engineers, Pune, India.
Industry : Electrical & Electronics
Department: Technology, from from Aug 1992 till May 1994

Job Description : Manisha Engineers is involved in the manufacture of distribution transformers and electronic control panels.
My primary responsibilities were designing electronic control panels as per the requirements of the customers and overall project management.
I was also responsible for developing test fixtures, production process flow, assembly fixtures, process control, quality control, general factory administration and maintenance of instruments and related machinery.
. Production Engineer at Videocon Industries Ltd
Industry : Consumer Durables/FMCG
Department: Technology, from from Mar 1989 till Jul 1992

Job Description : Videocon International is a leading manufacturer of consumer electronic products like Color TV, audio systems, VCRs, washing machines and other home appliances. These consumer products are manufactured in collaboration with Toshiba and Matsushita of Japan.
I was responsible for materials management, manpower planning, production and quality control for Videocon's audio products. I was also involved in the design and development of electromechanical jigs and fixtures. Also Involve in setting up Two Manufacturing Unit

Educational Information BE/B.Tech at College of Engineering, Pune
from Jan 1984 till Jan 1989

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