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Program/project Manager Resume

PROFESSIONAL SUMMARY:

  • I am a Professional ERP Project Manager.
  • I began my career as a Development Engineer for PeopleSoft where I was able to fine - tune my PeopleCode and SQR skills.
  • Once my time with PeopleSoft ended I began consulting as a Functional/Technical Analyst.
  • I served as a PeopleSoft Implementation PM/Functional lead for CB Richard Ellis (HCM and FSCM implementation), and RPC (FSCM, HRMS)
  • I held a position as ERP Manager/Director for Stater Brothers Markets from where I managed the implementation of PeopleSoft HCM (8.8/9.0) and their upgrade of PeopleSoft FSCM (7.5/9.0).
  • I also worked as a Proposal Manager at a Consulting Firm where I created high level project plans for bidding purposes, met with end clients to fine tune projects and strategy plans, and created project plans for PeopleSoft 9.1 and 9.2 upgrades/implementations. I managed a Workday Implementation in 2016 for a Health Care client and have spent 2017 implementing Oracle HCM Cloud.I have deep knowledge with ERP HCM with domain experience in the following key functional areas: Core HR, Self Service, Benefits, Payroll, Compensation, Performance Management, Absence Management and Time & Labor.
  • I have deep knowledge with ERP FSCM with domain experience in the following key functional areas: General Ledger, Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, Budgets, Purchasing, Order Management, Cost Management, Inventory, Asset Management, Contracts, eProcurement, Project Costing, Billing, Production Management, Bills & Routings.
  • I have implemented Global Oracle HCM Cloud, Workday and PeopleSoft
  • I have 2 years’ presales experience that includes the evaluation, response and bid margins for PeopleSoft RFP’s; including v9.2
  • I have 2 years of Salesforce experience as a user.
  • I have 2 years of data warehousing experience.
  • I have 6+ years of PeopleSoft functional experience, 8+ years of PeopleSoft technical and integration experience and 14+ years of project management experience.
  • I have 8+ years of experience evaluating, negotiating and managing systems integrators, software and hardware vendors and contractors.
  • I have 10+ years of experience with systems roll-outs, facilitating change management, scheduling user training and providing on-going systems support.
  • I have 15+ years of experience implementing, designing and enforcing project management methodology and controls.
  • I have 7+ years of experience managing direct reports including performance evaluation, mentoring, education and training
  • I have 6 years’ experience selecting and managing third party vendors.

TECHNICAL SKILLS:

Software Primary: Oracle HCM Cloud, PeopleSoft, Workday, Claimscape

Software Secondary: Taleo, SAP, Oracle EBS, ADP, Kronos, Ceridian, Hyperion and JDE

Databases: Oracle, Sql Server, DB2 AS400, MS Access

Tools: SharePoint, Microsoft Project, Visio, Microsoft Office Suite (Outlook, Work, Excel, PowerPoint), Lotus Notes SQA Robot, Mercury testing suite (Win-Runner, Load-Runner), MS Tes

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Confidential

Program/Project Manager

Responsibilities:

  • System Integrator selection with emphasis on SOW negotiations
  • Working With HR and Finance SVP & Payroll Director for Functional configuration
  • Lead Discovery & Design workshops
  • Managing Technical integrations
  • Multiple Vendor Management and Negotiations
  • Implemented ADP SmartCompliance for Employment Tax, Wage Payments, Wage Garnishments
  • Selected Paycard provider and managed Paycard implementation
  • Change Management, Communications Management, Issues Management, Scope Management, Quality Management, Risk Management, Stakeholder agreement management, Cost and Budget Management, Work-Plan management
  • Resource forecasting and scheduling, including organizing and prioritizing work
  • Managing, organizing and communicating project documents
  • Developing and maintaining Project Plan.
  • Ensuring completion of all project management documentation as required, including Daily Flashes and weekly reports

Confidential

Project Manager

Responsibilities:

  • Working closely with Workday integration team to manage test schedule and lead testing teams
  • 62 Internal/External Integrations including Taleo and Kronos
  • Created and communicated the test plan across project teams and coordinated all resources to ensure successful execution of phased testing
  • Ensured testing milestones, activities and tasks are communicated properly and completed as scheduled
  • Monitored, measured, controlled and reported on test progress, product quality and testing results
  • Ensured test data and environments are both available and appropriately prepared for testing activities
  • Partnered and consulted with functional users and key stakeholders to define and help validate test conditions and test scripts
  • Assigned work and directed test specialists in creation of test scenarios, test cases, and requirement traceability
  • Reviewed and provided feedback on the test artifacts developed by the test specialists
  • Helped when needed in test script creation, execution, and validation
  • Responsible to drive all testing including parallel testing, system testing, and UAT through the approved project testing tool (Quickbase)
  • Reviewed defects and determined whether or not Vendor is required to help resolve the issue; informed the integration team manager and assigned the issue to the appropriate resources for resolution
  • Reviewed defects, provided status via daily testing meetings, and assigned as appropriate
  • Identified, communicated, and tracked risks and issues associated with all testing
  • Collaborated with HRIS Director in coordinating HRIS activities on inter-dependent projects as needed
  • Owned Testing strategy with deep collaboration with workstream leads
  • Worked independently and in a team environment, provided direction, guidance and planning for more than 40 testers
  • Lead data validation track for data conversion from PS to Workday and Workday to Workday
  • Provided excellent organizational skills with the ability to balance multiple demands and thrived in a collaborative and fast paced environment

Confidential

PeopleSoft Project Manager

Responsibilities:

  • Identified and documented goals and objectives for internal and external projects to automate and streamlining business processes.
  • Presented business solution options and influenced management on best business solutions
  • Established work assignments priorities.
  • Identified opportunities to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of the systems and process being developed including the design and implementation of new processes, along with enhancements & modifications
  • Managed and implemented multiple projects concurrently, including identifying, maintaining, and adjusting the schedule, cost, scope, and resources, and overseeing the formal planning, tracking, and reporting of project performance
  • Developed and monitored detailed project plans using PMI project methodology
  • Interfaced and collaborated with team members, management, and external stakeholders to develop solutions
  • Consulted with clients to identify their needs, developed action plans, identified deliverables and presented results
  • Managed risks appropriately, developed and executed business plans, managed information, and provided exceptional service to internal and external customers
  • Met operational targets and SLA’s with respect to System Release, Support and Maintenance

Confidential

Program Manager

Responsibilities:

  • Created templates/macros/forms to streamline proposal responses
  • Translate content into GFOA/other required formats
  • In corporate impact of accelerators into estimates
  • Create WBS including project timelines
  • Build preliminary Margin/Deal Sheet for each proposal
  • Designed and Developed SharePoint process to automate and track the status of all proposals
  • Answering and editing all PeopleSoft RFP’s and RFI’s.
  • Ensuring that all RFP responses are accurate and up to date and comply with the company’s standards of excellence
  • Working with subject matter experts to understand the competitive environment for the proposal opportunity, and assist in developing competitive strategies as related to area of expertise
  • Coordinated, collected and assembled RFP materials and responses into a professional format
  • Managing the proposal production process ensuring the final proposal product was of high quality, meets all specifications, and delivered to the customer on time.
  • Resource forecasting and scheduling, including organizing and prioritizing work
  • Responsible for performance evaluation, mentoring, and training for all team personnel
  • Managing, organizing and communicating project documents
  • Milestone and project phase completion sign-off
  • Maintaining Forecasting vs Actuals

Confidential

Development Manager

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for product release, enhancements and support of entire commercial product
  • Managed development team including Engineers (System & Security), using a combination of SDLC and Agile methodologies
  • Responsible for Department Budget including performance reviews, Department Staffing & Resource Allocation, Project Budgeting, Project & Resource Forecasting, 2 year Roadmap, Risk Analysis and IT strategy
  • Responsible for performance evaluation, mentoring, education and training for all IT personnel
  • Responsibilities also included business development with clients in Dubai
  • Acted as account manager for new and existing clients driving change & managing expectations
  • Set multi-year roadmaps and made cost/benefit trade-off decisions that balanced tactical and long-term strategic objectives.

Confidential

ERP Manager/Director

Responsibilities:

  • Functional Analysis and Technical Design of custom PS app to process HR step and grade, benefits and pay scale changes for 14 unions that had 49 different contracts and rules that were constantly changing.
  • Employees are members of several unions. They work multiple jobs in potentially more than one union per work day. The new app automatically processed HR steps that could include a pay raise mid shift. It also managed raises and benefit accruals before processing pay checks.
  • Data Center Relocation - Responsible for all aspects of moving internal applications including PeopleSoft, Kronos and Databases including DB2, Oracle 10G, Oracle 9i, MS SQL Server.
  • Security/Process review and re-engineering to meet SOX requirements.

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