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Senior Management Consultant Resume

Albany, NY

SUMMARY:

Project management and performance improvement experience providing an outstanding background for Senior Management Consultant positions within the consulting industry. Offering 7 years of direct experience working within various IT systems, establishing Project Management Offices (PMOs) and understanding Business Operations. Possess leadership ability to identify business challenges and develop a solution. Enjoys traveling domestically and internationally to gain a better understanding of business cultures.

TECHNICAL SKILLS:

Skills: Advanced expertise in Microsoft Office Applications 2007 & 2010 Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint, Publisher, Visio, and Project Professional and Project Server. HRIS Applications Taleo, OSS, Novient.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Senior Management Consultant

Confidential, Albany, NY

Responsibilities:

  • Provided creative insights to help identify, clarify, and resolve complex issues critical to the clients’ strategic success. Coordinated activities between work streams and identified changes in scope. Conducted multiple what - if analyses and developed implementation strategies.
  • Led a small team focused on the implementation and operation phases of the project.
  • Engaged with project stakeholders and developed communications. Responsible for delivering PMO expertise.
  • Redesigned the Risk Management tracking system and transferred from spreadsheet format into a web based drop down format on Project Server.
  • Operated in collaborative team environments and have the ability to work independently.
  • Documented program progress including implementation, timelines, issues, risks, and successes to maintain project course. Designed and deployed improved processes and performance metrics. Used flow mapping to capture new business process designs.
  • Reviewed project deliverables to ensure the quality met defined objectives and product specification, reduced repetition on information unless required by design, and tracked and communicated errors.
  • Tested the daily, weekly, and monthly reports in COGNOS to verify consistency in each report could be generated and designed according to the design specifications. Edited each test case from SharePoint and completed validation for each test case that was applicable to the design. Updated the status of the test case based on the appropriate outcome of the test case.

Senior Management Consultant

Confidential, Falls Church, VA

Responsibilities:

  • Led the Confidential Operations Transformation team in creating 13 new internal website pages to align with new Confidential Transformation Model.
  • Generated 40 analytical Performance Management reports for 250+ Consultants.
  • Provided methodologies and process improvement recommendations to enhance the Performance Management Cycle for FY13.

Senior Management Consultant

Confidential, New Carrollton, MD

Responsibilities:

  • Conducted regular impact analysis in order to assess the health of the project schedule.
  • Created and refined the baseline change request process to better align with the rhythm of the project.
  • Participated in gathering business requirements through workshops, work sessions, and interviews.
  • Created and tracked project performance metrics which were used to align client and project expectations. Established targets for project performance.
  • Provided advice on project alternatives and assisted the senior management team in structuring a plan to deliver results.
  • Displayed strong problem solving and troubleshooting skills with the ability to exercise mature judgment.
  • Displayed strong oral, written, and presentation skills by communicating daily with customer as well as presenting the weekly status reports.

Management Consultant

Confidential, New Carrollton, MD

Responsibilities:

  • Designed and implemented a scheduling process for collecting weekly status from Project Managers. Created a schedule collection spreadsheet that improved the accuracy of weekly status submitted by 65%.
  • Identified areas where resources were over or under allocated and where potential schedule issues may arise as a result, escalating unresolved issues as needed. Provided ongoing training and mentorship to Project Managers as needed ensuring adherence to project planning standards and guidelines.
  • Created work instructions and trained co-workers in project planning, metrics reporting, and project management procedures.

Management Consultant

Confidential, Alexandria, VA

Responsibilities:

  • Participated in Project Management Office (PMO) standup to enhance opportunities and new business ventures with the Confidential client.
  • Assisted developing Microsoft Project Server 2010 training class by researching the new functions of Microsoft Project 2010 and creating step by step instruction for new users.

Management Consultant

Confidential, Bethesda, MD

Responsibilities:

  • Developed executive level briefings for monthly program reviews critical to the client’s strategic success within the Confidential .
  • Managed and updated project timeline commitments to monitor critical path and resource conflicts.
  • Consulted with clients to identify, clarify, and resolve complex issues critical to clients’ strategic and operating success within the Confidential community.

Confidential, Manassas, VA

Master Planner

Responsibilities:

  • Served as Risk and Opportunity Manager. Created technical briefings for Monthly Contract Performance Reviews and Executive Briefings.
  • In control of Program Management Baselines, Integrated Master Plans, and Integrated Master Schedules for various multi-million dollar development and productions programs.
  • Assisted in conducting gate review by making sure deliverables were approved, budget/schedules were reviewed, and review of project risks took place before moving to the next phase in the project.

Embedded Software Engineer

Confidential

Responsibilities:

  • Conducted gap analysis to gain more knowledge and document the discrepancies the customers’ functional requirements and the current system functionality.
  • Facilitated software deliveries and release of numerous maritime and aviation systems.
  • Defined a common approach for processes such as build schedules, deployments, release requests, environment outage tracking and resolutions.
  • Generated testing reports to document results of User Acceptance Testing. Collaborated with teams to integrate COTS products.
  • Developed detailed test cases based on functional requirements. Coordinated testing effort with customer and development team. Developed detailed test cased based on functional requirements and coordinated testing effort with development lead.

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