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Consultant (scheduler/controller) Resume

Washington, DC

PROFESSIONAL SUMMARY:

  • Energetic professional with more ten years of experience in IT project management in the areas of software development, telecommunication, and healthcare.
  • Experienced in project management efforts and full life cycle systems implementations for several federal agencies.
  • Well - versed in tracking details, communicating, and managing my own work load by planning, prioritizing, and balancing priorities to ensure on time completion of deliverables and tasks.
  • A dedicated team player and highly skilled professional in assessing the needs of the clients, providing options, and implementing solutions in collaboration with team members, clients, and stakeholders.

TECHNICAL SKILLS:

  • Strong experience with MS Project 2013 & 2016 and PWA in creating and maintaining master schedules
  • Proficient in MS Office Suite (MS Word, MS Excel, MS Outlook, MS PowerPoint, MS Access, MS Project, MS Visio), Abode Acrobat, JIRA and SharePoint 2010 & 2013, Azure DevOps 2018
  • Knowledgeable in project management methodologies and resource management policies
  • Knowledgeable in agile methodologies
  • Well versed in computer science principles, i.e., networking, programming.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Consultant (Scheduler/Controller)

Confidential, Washington, DC

Responsibilities:

  • Develop detailed project schedule with collecting the data of tasks, durations, and relations/links.
  • Identifying critical path and critical tasks in the schedule and continuously monitoring the critical tasks.
  • Monitoring actual progress and updating schedule.
  • Supporting Project Managers in identifying problem areas and suggesting mitigation measures relating to schedule risk
  • Manages and tracks all changes, potential changes, ensuring estimates of schedule changes are given visibility
  • Integration of schedule data within the company’s enterprise project management system.
  • Controlling and maintaining project schedules in accordance with approved work plans, long-term strategic plans and other schedule and plan tools
  • Works closely with project managers on project risk assessment issues, manage conflict, and provide resolution
  • Collaborating with stakeholders and team members to analyze new projects and readiness for governance decisions
  • Supports the governance and project status review meetings.
  • Supporting project management team with portfolio management artifacts, decisions, communications, metrics, and reporting.
  • Support the creation of project management best practices, tools, and ways to drive efficiency for added value.

Agile Project Manager/Coordinator

Confidential, Washington, DC

Responsibilities:

  • Coordinate and scheduling project meetings, taking minutes to record accomplisments, issues, risks.
  • Facilitate technical and status meetings related to Cloud project(s) involving customers, management, and technical staff.
  • Create and maintain all related summaries that capture status, schedule updates, actions, and technical details in SharePoint for the Cloud team.
  • Support the creation, maintenance, and dissemination of information (Project Plan, architecture, etc.) to Cloud project team members.
  • Create and distribute various status reports and other customized reports as requested to comply with stakeholder needs and client deliverables.
  • Initiate collaboration with stakeholders and clients for project-related activities and tasks.
  • Monitoring and updating project schedules, project plans, risks, and issues to provide leadership with status.
  • Perform system analyst role (change requests, regression testing, etc.) for custom requirements/project management tool as needed relating to the Cloud projects.
  • Support in creating and maintaining process documentation and materials to support the of technical staff, management, and customers.

Project Scheduler / Sr. Project Coordinator

Confidential, Washington, DC

Responsibilities:

  • Created and managed project schedules with the project management group to support the Anti-Trust Office Automation Division.
  • Identified detailed tasks, durations, critical paths, and resources to build the project schedules with the PM and Team lead for each project.
  • Identified relevant information, patterns/inconsistencies, interdependencies, and potential risks that could impact the overall roadmap of all projects within the Office Automation Division.
  • Developed project status reports for the PM and Team lead and identify areas of potential high risks and provide corrective actions when necessary.
  • Created and managed weekly schedule status reports for review by the PM and Team Lead.
  • Evaluated and provided recommendation(s) on how to keep the project focus on tasks and deliver on time.
  • Evaluated project(s) to meet management needs, with the potential to increase data quality and improve efficiency
  • Communicated relevant and accurate information during formal and informal presentations with the project management group and senior management regarding issues and risks to the projects.
  • Participated in weekly project status and milestone reviews with the PM and project team.

Project Scheduler / Sr. Project Coordinator

Confidential, Washington, DC

Responsibilities:

  • Created and managed project schedules with the project management team to support the Customs Border Protection Entry Exit Transformation Office.
  • Analyzed how well the project was performing by reviewing the master schedule and any impacts on the project schedule.
  • Identified detailed tasks, durations, critical paths, and resources to build the project schedules for federal information management and technology programs.
  • Identified relevant information, patterns/inconsistencies, interdependencies, and potential risks that would impact the master schedule of projects.
  • Developed project status reports for the project manager lead and identified areas of potential high risks and provided corrective actions.
  • Created and managed weekly schedule status reports for the team and clients and assessed schedule performance.
  • Evaluated and made recommendations on how to keep the project focused on tasks and delivered on time.
  • Evaluated if the project would meet management needs, with the potential to increase data quality, improve efficiency, and cut costs.
  • Communicated relevant and accurate information during formal or informal presentations with the project management team to discuss the Schedule Baseline Reviews.
  • Documented the schedule progress and modifications process for the Entry Exit Transformation Office.
  • Participated and collaborated in many team meetings with the lead scheduler to perform Critical Path Analyses and address and resolve issues to make sure there are minimal task constraints.
  • Ensured that projects follow the Government Accountability Office best practices for scheduling.

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