MONICA GANDHI

Empanelled trainer and facilitator with POSSIBLERS. A Certified Trainer & Coach, Change Management & Yoga practitioner. She is a dynamic Global Business Transformation Leader having 18 years of multi-faceted experience in CSR, Business Transformation, Change Management for Large Scale Implementations, Learning & Development, Corporate Communications, Corporate Social Responsibility, Diversity & Inclusion, and Stakeholder Engagement. Worked in leadership positions with prestigious organizations across FMCG, Consumer Health Care, IT, Telecom industries.

Educational Qualification:
  • Master in Computer Applications from IGNOU in 2000
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Business Administration (Hindu Institute of Management in collaboration with NMIMS, Mumbai)
  • 3 years Diploma in Computer Engineering
Specialized Trainings & Certifications:
  • Dale- Carnegie - Train the Trainer Certified
  • PROSCI Certified Change Management Practitioner
  • Certified Coach ACC, ICF
  • Internationally Certified Yoga Teacher
Work Experience (Training & Industry): Eighteen Years

She has worked with:

  • Hindustan Coca Cola Beverages Pvt. Ltd., National Head - Public Affairs & Communication, Apr 2015 – 28th Feb 2018.
  • Hindustan Coca Cola Beverages Pvt. Ltd., National Head - Organization Change Management (Business Transformation – SAP Implementation), Jul 2012 to Mar 2015.
  • Hindustan Coca Cola Beverages Pvt. Ltd., National Manager, Business Transformation Projects Oct 2009 to Jun 2012.
  • GlaxoSmithKline Consumer Healthcare Ltd., Gurgaon Deputy Manager – IT Mar 2008 to Oct 2009
  • NCR Corporation India Pvt. Ltd., Gurgaon Senior Consulting Analyst Aug 2005 to Feb 2008
  • SDI Technologies Pvt. Ltd., Gurgaon Project Lead Jun 2003 to Jul 2005
  • TCIL Bellsouth Ltd., New Delhi Sr. Software Executive Oct 1999 to Jun 2003

Strategic thinker and motivational speaker, equally well versed with systems and technology, having expertise in designing & delivering training programs on a variety of topics in international, multi-cultural environment. Highly skilled in facilitating training programs for Sales & IT personnel, besides others.Was hand-picked for sharing best practices of Change Management during India SAP deployment at Japan. Led and facilitated a number of training programs and skill development initiatives across the organization, for a wide range of audience from front line managers to top management functionaries.

Worked closely with business stakeholders and was nominated to speak in multiple forums, including international agencies like United Nations, and national skill development Summits on behalf of Coca-Cola.

After a successful career inning of 18 years in India, I have relocated to Australia (Sydney) and decided to work as freelance Trainer & Coach.

Other Achievements:

  • Designed and Led Women Empowerment Initiative which resulted in receiving first National CSR award for Hindustan Coca-Cola
  • Represented India in a pool of 40 women across the globe, in Coca-Cola University’s leadership development program in Atlanta.
  • My story has been amongst the first few published in the Global Women Initiative Portal of The Coca-Cola Company’s headquarter in Atlanta
  • Nominated & successfully completed 18 months long term development - LEAP (Leadership Excellence Accelerating Performance) Program in Coca-Cola
  • Change Management activities were recognized as the best in planning and execution globally by Global Leadership
  • Recipient of GSK Spirit Award for successfully rolling out project PULSE in GlaxoSmithKline
  • Recipient of Consulting Service Analyst Award for successfully handling maximum users globally in NCR Corporation
  • Merit of receiving Significant Contribution to IT Services Award in SDI Technologies