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Project Lead Resume

SUMMARY:

  • Project Management / Performance Improvement / Internal & Consulting
  • Improved Efficiency, Reduced Costs, Budgeting & Scheduling, Developed Staff
  • Seasoned IT professional with experience in telecommunications, insurance, manufacturing, and consulting.
  • Strong leadership capabilities with a hands - on approach to accomplishing objectives within deadlines and under budget.
  • Performs best under challenging circumstances and situations requiring technical expertise, intensive customer interaction, crisis management, and decisive decision-making skills.
  • Manage multimillion dollar budgets and build, motivate, and supervise project teams of up to 40+ members
  • Manage Insurance, Billing and Distribution projects
  • Administer contracts for consulting services, hardware and software purchases
  • Communicate well with technical and non- technical staff and customers
  • XP (eXtreme Programming) development methodology
  • Excellent sales, marketing and customer relationship skills
  • Extensive knowledge of Microsoft Office tools, including Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Project
  • Personnel Management skills including interviewing, hiring, training and supervision

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Project Lead

Confidential

Responsibilities:

  • Entire Project Life Cycle management of Personal Property Insurance projects consisting of state specific rate revisions, compliance and regulatory and enhancement and maintenance.
  • Scheduling, resource allocation and budget responsibilities.
  • Customer interaction with product development teams, state teams and pricing and actuarial managers.
  • Development environment utilizes IBM mainframe COBOL, IMS and DB2 database systems as well as MicroFocus COBOL for desktop application development.
  • Responsible for Change Management for department utilizing Peregine software and Mercury Quality Center.
  • ITIL Methodology used for Change Management and Incident Management Functions.
  • Manage Disaster Recovery and Business Continuity planning for large application area using the LDRPS data repository.
  • Facilitate JAD sessions to develop and refine business requirements.
  • Managing multiple development projects using Niku Workbench for resource and schedule tracking.
  • Responsible for Consumption Savings project to find and report computer charge savings throughout the unit.

Technical Project Manager

Confidential, Columbus, Ohio

Responsibilities:

  • Drove the creation of project requirements, priorities and deadlines for ISP based projects.
  • Coordinated staff resources across one or more projects.
  • Developed use cases to define multiple scenarios for business rule clarification and test planning.
  • Lead multi-disciplinary Web application project teams to deliver solutions on time, at budget and in scope according to user requirements.
  • Managed Business Unit expectations and deliverables with business partners.
  • Lead Service Quality team to resolve high priority member affecting issue.
  • Developed and implemented project management process.
  • Managed infrastructure projects to bring several key functionalities in house: including increased server functionality and capacity, web services and hosting.
  • Used Primavera for resource and schedule tracking

Lead IT Project Manager

Confidential, Dublin, Ohio

Responsibilities:

  • Drove the creation of project requirements, priorities and deadlines.
  • Coordinated staff resources across one or more projects.
  • Led multi-disciplinary project teams to deliver solutions on time, at budget and in scope according to user requirements.
  • Managed Business Unit expectations and deliverables with business partners.
  • Managed infrastructure projects to implement the use of data bus functionality, web services usage and master data file utilization, implementation of upgraded servers, MS Outlook conversions and consolidation of software configuration platforms.
  • Managed development projects using .Net, XML, Data Bus and Web Services tools.

Senior Staff Manager

Confidential, Columbus, Ohio

Responsibilities:

  • Conducted technical interviews, hired, assessed and placed consultants.
  • Marketed consulting services to local and national clients.
  • Prepared proposals for consulting services for both software projects and requests for preferred vendor lists.
  • Contributed and developed branch processes and procedures.
  • Installed and maintained internal network systems and software.
  • Worked closely with corporate IS department to contribute to corporate wide systems.

Programming Manager

Confidential, Westerville, Ohio

Responsibilities:

  • Managed a staff of 10 programmers and analysts in an HP3000 environment.
  • Hired staff, performed budgeting and salary review functions.
  • Designed and developed on-line distribution systems.
  • Directed the rewrite of the order processing system.

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