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Senior Project Manager / Consultant Resume

SUMMARY:

  • Over 11 years of experience conducting strategic analysis, mentoring change in consensus driven culture, and influencing management across business unit and client projects
  • Global Experience: Proven ability to collaborate and lead in culturally diverse environments to delivery mission critical projects. Experience includes working across America, EMEA and APAC regions
  • Strategic Planning & Execution: Value oriented analytical skills that lend insight to business problems and lead to measurable results. Proficient working with Executive Management team and Senior Managing Directors. Project management experience in Planning and Scheduling, manage Change Requests, Issue Escalation, Issue Resolution and Conflict Management, manage Triple Constrains avoiding scope creeps to deliver quality product.
  • Project & Team Management: Proven ability to drive consensus across diverse stakeholders, geographies and functional areas to identify, prioritize and design solution for business challenges
  • Project Delivery: Proficient in project management process groups and knowledge areas of Integration management, Scope, Schedule, Cost, Quality, Communication, HR, Risk and Procurement Management. Successfully implemented projects using both Agile (Scrum, Kanban) and Waterfall methodologies within CMMi standards set forth by organization PMO
  • Budget management: Proven ability at forecasting and managing multi - million dollar budget
  • Business Strategy + Planning
  • Regulatory Compliance
  • Business Intelligence
  • Client Engagement
  • Project Management
  • Vendor Negotiations
  • Process Improvement
  • Risk Management
  • Managed Services

TECHNICAL SKILLS:

Computer Skills: Microsoft Office Suite, MS Project, HP PPM Tool, Clarity, JIRA, Visio, SQL, ARIS, Business Objects XI, Test Tools, SharePoint, Confluence, HP Loadrunner, Bloomberg Terminal, Business Intelligence Tools

Project Management: PMP Course work, Six Sigma Yellow Belt, CMMi, Kaizen and Lean Methodology

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Confidential

Senior Project Manager / Consultant

Responsibilities:

  • Establish clear and coherent project setup, communication plan, and issue resolution processes through the entire SDLC/PMLC. Ensuring work-stream alignment with integration goals, project plans, risks handling & issues mitigation, cross-team interdependencies, and overall project schedule
  • Act as single point of contact for stakeholders - reconciling, negotiating and managing competing expectations ; facilitating issue resolution
  • Manage multiple vendors associated with projects executing in parallel; review vendor Statement of Work (SOWs) and responsible for project budget allocation and onboarding resources
  • Responsible for project planning and management functions such as project timelines, SWOT analysis, advised business units on risks & Cost-Benefit analysis, scheduling, timely release objectives
  • Hands-on in creating Project Initiation Document (PID), Funding Release document (FR), Application Requirement Document (ARD), and Functional/Nonfunctional Requirement Document (FRD/NFR), plan project deliverables by setting milestones with the team and meeting stakeholders expectations
  • Manage business/client relationships with senior business managers; implement consistent project process, controls, check-points & routines by establishing effective systems of project governance
  • Monitor, update and communicate project timelines and milestones; obtain senior management feedback; engage effectively to mitigate any chances of scope creeps; understand potential speed bumps and client true concerns
  • Ensure completeness, accuracy and effectiveness on project deliverables; Prepare project plans & charters, train and QA project leads to improve data quality & consistency of project status reporting
  • Responsible for cost-justification, product and vendor selection, contract negotiations, design, development, implementation, operations and transition to client personnel
  • Actively involved in transitioning continuous improvement project to agile methodology; Creating and managing product backlog by strong shareholder management and project intakes

Confidential

Project Manager / Consultant

Responsibilities:

  • Worked with Strategy and Finance teams to identify key indicators for monitoring Sales, Revenue, Performance and Growth from an organizational as well as regional standpoint
  • Led the business development efforts and facilitating the requirements gathering phase with multiple Sales and Finance stakeholders
  • Prepared project budget and timeline; Helping analysts in gathering requirement and documenting the business cases, requirements and use cases
  • Consulted regarding end-to-end onboarding procedure and created the project plan for integrating various stand-alone processes to streamline multiple product boarding
  • Prepared the Final Pitch/Plan to be presented to Senior Management which included marketing, sales and business development channel identifications

Confidential

Project Lead / Client Lead

Responsibilities:

  • Designed processes and modeled techniques for creating customer value and profit opportunities in entire business model: brand, customer relationships, business capabilities and products & services
  • Led a global cross-functional delivery team of 10 associates managing complete project in Agile through scope management, risk analysis, quality management and resource planning
  • Conducted competitive analysis of technical KPIs and delivered an optimized effective practice resulting in 27% increase in customer satisfaction and reduced $0.5M of annual-recurring cost
  • Architected framework for assured application compliance with regulatory standards and procedures; this led to 0 regulatory issues over 2 year period
  • Played key role in process improvement leading 30 member team to achieve and maintain CMMI Level 5 stature at external and internal audits

Confidential

Business Analyst / Team Lead

Responsibilities:

  • Led a 4 member team; Involved in software development life cycle for client reporting applications. A year post project kickoff, delivered over 35% lead time reduction and 25% reduction in cost
  • Negotiated successfully to shape a $3 mil project and helped define resource structure, contract and critical service level agreements
  • Orchestrated a knowledge maturity model at business unit level and trained auditors for implementation, increasing efficiency by 15% in a 6-month period
  • Worked directly with Chief Regulatory Officer to reduce implementation cycle time, and improve customer satisfaction; Project delivered 15% reduction in deployment time
  • Selected as critical client engagement contact; increased both leadership and engagement scores for the team achieving perfect CSAT of 7/7

Confidential

Software Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Performed qualitative and quantitative verification of applications and processes; reduced deployment time by 2 folds for application delivery thereby improving time to market significantly
  • Incorporated best practices in Web-based, Middleware, Database, SOA, XML and Performance testing
  • Designed, implemented and managed the global rollout of client’s internal order management portal to 3000+ users as well as their external portal for 1000+ distributors

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