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It Project Specialist (consultant) Resume

Islandia, NY

SUMMARY:

A result driven, self - motivated and resourceful experienced project coordinator professional with a flexible attitude and the ability to adapt quickly to changing priorities. Exceptional interpersonal, communication and motivational skills resulting in leading, engaging and building confidence in project staff, stakeholders and senior management. Effective time management, multi-tasking, planning and priority setting supporting service delivery, business readiness and continual improvements with the ability to stay within budgets, schedules and achieve objectives.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

IT Project Specialist (Consultant)

Confidential, Islandia, NY

Responsibilities:

  • Provide support and assisted Project Managers on all phases of the project (initiation, planning, executing, monitoring and controlling, and closing).
  • Coordinated team activities and ensured all project phases are documented and compliant.
  • Assisted in the management of risks, actions and issues logs for the project team.
  • Assisted in the development and/or coordination of project deliverables, and documentation
  • Performed other duties as assigned

Project Coordinator/Associate Manager

Confidential, New York City, NY

Responsibilities:

  • Coordinated communications with all areas of the IT and Tax organizations that impacts all program/project e.g. Data Center migration, Tax Transformation program with scope, budget, risk and resources work effort being managed.
  • Maintained detailed project work plans in PPM and MS Project
  • Compiled project status reports, coordinated project schedules and meetings, and oversee the remediation of risk(s), and action item(s) log.
  • Coordinated collaboratively and constructively the relationship between the Project and key business stakeholders
  • Managed implementation of the project management methodology (SDLC) and project governance.
  • Responsible for overseeing and ensuring the quality assurance and overall integrity of the Project
  • Administered Project and Portfolio management (PPM) for the IT department for time tracking, resource management, project management and project/program level reporting.
  • Established, monitored, and maintained resources within the Resource Management application to reconcile with both headcount requirements and project-level budgets
  • Coordinated multiple IT projects and ensured company resources were utilized appropriately.
  • Developed, configured and maintained document libraries/repositories, enterprise lists and site collections in SharePoint globally.
  • Coordinated project activities and ensured all project phases are documented and compliant.
  • Managed artifacts, ensuring project documents are accessible and archived in SharePoint for easy reference
  • Coordinated all testing activities (DEV/QA/UAT)
  • Oversee all aspects of the end to end release process
  • Assisted development daily Scrum team move towards the full Agile framework, including user story creation, release planning, backlog estimation, sprint planning and sprint reviews.
  • Managed the administration, creation, updating and promotion in Visual Studio/Team Foundation Server
  • Coordinated activities of build and test environment teams and release teams
  • Ensuring teams follow ADM policies and procedures
  • Supporting service release and deployment policy and planning
  • Overseeing release package testing to predefined acceptance criteria
  • Participated in Change Advisory Board ( Confidential ) meetings.

Project Coordinator/Associate Manager

Confidential, New York City, NY

Responsibilities:

  • Coordinated with the Senior Enterprise Risk Management Data Analyst to ensure accurate and relevant ADM reporting and compliance.
  • Performed data collection, analysis, validation, cleansing, and reporting.
  • Maintained and developed PPM pivotal reports for decision making.
  • Worked with large data sets to extract actionable trends and relevant insight.
  • Provided timely feedback to senior management regarding data analysis.
  • Administered Project and Portfolio management (PPM) for the IT department for time tracking, resource management, project management and project/program level reporting.

Project Coordinator/Associate Manager (Global PMO)

Confidential, New York City, NY

Responsibilities:

  • Provided support services and coordination under the direction of the Functional Area Deployment Manager to execute the OnePPM program ( Confidential Clarity).
  • Coordinated, communicated and scheduled application deployment in the functional area.
  • Assisted the support staff with stakeholder coordination, preparation of various communications, scheduling and logistics meetings.
  • Planned, maintained and prepared minutes, agendas regular status reporting/progress in the OnePPM application ( Confidential Clarity).
  • Tracked training registration, attendance, major milestones, resolution of program issues, deployment program progress monitoring and metric/key success indicator measurement.

Sr. PMO Analyst/Project Coordinator

Confidential, Islandia, NY

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for coordinating, monitoring (auditing) and formally identified set of programs and/or projects which form a portfolio with defined goals and objectives.
  • Collaborated, provided support and counsel to project and program teams and arbitration when multiple projects have competing demands for the same resources.
  • Ensured all required data for making portfolio decisions is completed and available for decision-making, working with functional managers, program managers, and project managers to do so.
  • Established standard templates, milestone, issues, risk tracking and reporting process and including reports to use across the organization and governance meetings.
  • Created a Best Practice Library to maintain all controlled project management tools - i.e. templates, job aids, samples etc.
  • Lead and attended regular project and program reviews, lesson learned and kick-off/status meetings with Project Managers/stakeholders as necessary.
  • Provided, collected, analyzed and presented project data, reports and queries to IT management to monitor and measure project and staff performance.
  • Maintained, administered and housekeeper of the PPM System ( Confidential Clarity)
  • Maintained detailed project work plans in PPM System ( Confidential Clarity) and MS Project
  • Monitored project progress against cost objectives and consolidate, manipulate and organized detailed financial data.
  • Assisted and guided the Project Managers with generation of project status and financial analysis reports, including, but not limited to analyzing actual, scheduled and budgeted metrics.
  • Manage implementation of the project management methodology and project governance.
  • Coordinated the facilitation, analysis and design tasks related to the development of an Enterprise Architecture
  • Supported the Enterprise Architecture process and architecture review process
  • Explored technology industry and market trends to determine impact on the enterprise
  • Assisted and gathered architecture design and analysis work
  • Worked with project teams to support defining details, definitions, and requirements of systems to create solution architectures across a broad range of technology domains
  • Administer the Change Management process in accordance with standard corporate procedures.
  • Review submitted change requests to ensure that they are completed with adequate quality.
  • Process change requests using the corporate change tool
  • Participated in Change Advisory Board ( Confidential ) meetings.
  • Conduct change conflict resolution and production readiness review meetings.
  • Maintain change and release management related metrics
  • Communicated architecture standards, patterns, and practices that guide the technology decisions of the enterprise
  • Assisted the exploration of emerging technologies for applicability to Confidential solutions, and document recommendations for adopting new or emerging technologies
  • Participated in pilots and proofs of concept to evaluate new technology
  • Assisted with the creation and reviews of RFIs, RFQs, and RFPs to facilitate the technology standards management process

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