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Sr. Project Manager / Scrum Master Resume

Plano, TX

EXPERIENCE SUMMARY:

  • A professional skilled at keeping teams motivated and focused on best practices of project management, strategic focus and tactical operations for the purpose of adding value that meet stakeholder objectives.
  • Experienced at evaluating, recommending and implementing projects, processes and standards that promote quality, risk management, compliance, profitability and growth.

SKILLS:

  • MS Office, MS Visio, MS SharePoint, MS Project, MS Teams
  • PM tools: MS Project, Liquid Planner, PowerSteering, PRISM, Jira
  • ServiceNoW
  • Remedy

TECHNICAL SKILLS:

PM tools: MS Project, Liquid Planner, PowerSteering, PRISM, Jira, Remedy

Database management systems, Business Intelligence and analytics tools: SQL server, Business Objects, Micro - Strategy, Power B.I

ETL Tool: SQL Server Integration Services (SSIS), Informatica SDLC, Waterfall and Agile

PROJECT MANAGEMENT SKILLS:

  • Assess technologies and create Road Maps for technological solutions and projects
  • Project Planning, work performance measuring and reporting (artifacts, milestones)
  • Scope, Schedule & Financial Management (Budgeting, Forecasting, Value /ROI & Cost)
  • Quality, Risk and Change Management
  • Resource management, Vendor management and Procurement administration.
  • Communication and Relationship (stakeholder) management
  • Project close out and Process improvement
  • Data Analysis & Reporting; MicroStrategy, Alteryx, Tableau, PowerBi
  • Business Case Modeling & Business Analysis
  • Competitive Analysis & Strategic Planning
  • Earned Value management (schedule, Cost)
  • Supply Chain and Revenue Management
  • Product Management
  • Financial analysis / Profit Line Management

CHRONOLOGICAL SUMMARY OF EXPERIENCE:

Confidential, Plano, TX

Sr. Project Manager / Scrum Master

Responsibilities:

  • Analytics center of excellence (COE) scrum master; worked with analytics and data science scrum teams to refine product backlog stories, to undertake sprint planning, sprint reviews, sprint retrospective, run daily scrums and manage team work performance including sprint work burn down KPIs, team velocity, interruptions, emerging work, and team effectiveness.
  • Responsible for planning, monitoring and execution of team projects and related support activities. Supervised technical resources, including contingent workers, associates and 3rd party vendor staff as appropriate. Estimated resource needs and performed resource leveling to support big data initiatives.
  • Developed and maintained productive working relationships with project sponsors, stakeholders and key systems users.
  • Developed, managed and reviewed project documentations including project plan, budget documentation, creation and publications of monthly newsletter, presentations for KPIs and status reports
  • Managed Training activities for Power Bi and related installations and provided work coverage and administrative notification for personnel illness, absences or vacation of team members.
  • Responsible for process improvement activities (Kaizens); illustrating them through flowcharts and overseeing their executions and related knowledge transfer.
  • Managed support activities for various Business intelligence products offered and supported through the analytics center of excellence (COE); Power Bi, Tableau, Alteryx, OBIE (Oracle Business Intelligence enterprise edition)
  • Worked closely with accounting and finance to to ensure that project expensing and project capitalization is compliance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP)
  • Collaborated with data governance team to effect proper gateway access and proper database controls and approvals that safeguarded the team’s data mining efforts.

Confidential, Irving, TX

Sr. Project Manager

Responsibilities:

  • Managed implementation of multiple Ms. Power BI client projects for big data initiatives; analytics and reporting, creation of data warehouse (EDW) models, cubes and master data (MDM) baselines for data mining
  • Liaised with project team to identify and manage list of client projects; identifying and expounding on related assumptions, issue management and escalation processes, mitigation of risks, and resolution of conflicts.
  • Worked with teams to manage project planning, monitoring and execution; project plans, issue and risks logs, test plans, deployment plans, etc.
  • Planned and leveraged project resources and helped teams with resource levelling
  • Managed project execution; escalated deviations and managed changes to minimize conflicts
  • Ran daily scrum meetings and held weekly status meeting with teams, and with client; prepared and communicated status
  • Compiled executive status reports for portfolio of IT
  • Provided project teams with documentation templates and helped them to use the templates for documentations and project monitoring
  • Worked closely with accounting and finance to to ensure that project expensing and project capitalization is compliance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP)
  • Negotiated on behalf of project team regarding business resource availability for requirements, deliverables, testing and collaboration

Confidential, Frisco, TX

Sr. Project Manager/ Client Manager

Responsibilities:

  • Managed agile EDW Projects for data mining, data modeling and building of an EDW Warehouse; integrating electronic identification security, middleware, data marts and ETL work.
  • Liaised with project team to create and manage project plans with detailed work breakdown activities, milestones and dependencies, and provided periodic project plan updates (including Gantt insight)
  • Managed multiple simultaneous client projects of medium to large scope and of varying complexity; adjusting to changes in priorities, and availing proactive client status reporting.
  • Managed a Big Data Gold Standards project plan for standard Revenue Management reporting for over 100 hospital facilities; availing to them B.I and analytics capability for ad hoc reports, standard reports and dashboards, alerts and various workflows and user experience enhancements.
  • Supervised, mentored, trained, and managed the development of assigned team members.
  • Worked closely with teams across the organization: Analytics, Design, Product, Engineering, and Marketing; to design and develop state-of-the-art, data-driven exploratory analysis to solve business problems across the healthcare services industry and for specific clients
  • Managed business activities of project; scope, schedule, burn rates, scrums, sprints, deliverables, change request, meeting client deadlines and securing project signoffs
  • Managed project expensing and project capitalization is compliance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP)
  • Coordinated acceptance from business stakeholders for technology design, testing and rollout
  • Coordinated and managed onshore and offshore teams to build and evaluate data driven solutions that got deployed in production systems for operational reporting and data mining
  • Managed the full customer lifecycle; from post-contract (SOW) negotiations, through subscription and support.

Confidential, Frisco, TX

SR. Project Manager

Responsibilities:

  • Managed internal and external technical resources in projects implementing applications and solutions that were strategic enablers to Confidential ’s corporate business goals and standards, as well as, to specific domain objectives relative to Data Mining, Sales Planning, Sales Execution (including Trade Promotions) and Reporting.
  • Managed an external data modeling team to ensure the analytics used within the Sales Planning tool provided highly predictable results.
  • Liaised with Sales Planning, Category Management and Demand Planning to define and deliver technology roadmaps related to Sales Planning.
  • Managed IS technology Projects within Sales Planning and Trade Promotion Management (TPM); scope documentations, Request for Proposals (RFPs), Statements of Work (SOW), GAAP based project categorization, Budgeting and Budget Management, PO Management, Invoicing and Payment approval, and financial forecasts and reporting.
  • Liaised with external applications providers (vendors) to identify gaps within their applications and to implement.

Confidential, Irving, TX

SR. Project Manager

Responsibilities:

  • Managed large, agile, web-based healthcare analytics projects for hospital facing business intelligence applications that rolled out supply chain commercial products targeted at helping hospital use data to assess the impact of spend and budget choices, contract negotiations for their expiring contracts and related replacement contracts.
  • Managed big data and related mobile technology projects that designed, tested and migrated analytics application to mobile tools like iPhones and iPods; including mobile alerts and a mobile notification center.
  • Managed these projects’ lifecycle from inception and data preparation for data modeling and mining, through elaboration and construction, to final transition; leading project teams to gather requirement, design and present proof of concepts (POC) prototypes, undertake effective scrums and peer reviews, design and deploy solutions utilizing data analysis and ETL workflows, interactive dashboards (transaction services) and reports.
  • Managed project planning; schedules, scope and change (CR) requests; managing financial forecasts, Project Capitalization vis-à-vis expensing in accordance with GAAP, invoice approvals and resource management of data, ETL, development, QA and deployment resources.
  • Managed $5M+ departmental budget portfolio of projects and maintenance for corporate roadmap strategy.

Confidential, Atlanta, GA

Project Manager / SR. Business Analyst

Responsibilities:

  • Managed cross functional teams and committees: stakeholder management and team communications
  • Actively monitored project progress, ensuring that milestone deliverables were met on time and within budget.
  • Undertook root-cause analysis of legacy Electric Data Interchange (EDI) processes and made recommendation
  • Led and managed a new EDI vendor on-boarding system and error ticketing tool.
  • Streamlined vendor compliance scorecard application and communications programs; reduced disputes 50%.
  • Managed a scorecard project that revamped vendor performance for Fill rates, lead times and data quality
  • Created process maps, service level (SLA) based reporting dashboards, and team performance metrics reports.
  • Facilitated procurement by guiding business cases with contract type analysis and details
  • Prioritized and implemented process improvements; and developed and executed training.
  • Worked with vendor management office (VMO) in statement of work (SOW) contract decisions and helped the PMO in capitalization and expensing of projects in accordance with GAAP
  • Managed a project portfolio of $5M+ million

Confidential, Juliette, GA

Project Manager

Responsibilities:

  • Managed key stakeholders, keeping them informed of project status and scope changes and potential risks.
  • Monitored, analyzed, and reported on financial/accounting activities associated with major capital construction on environmental compliance projects of $20+ million
  • Managed project compliance: with company and project policies as well as with federal environmental guideline
  • Worked closely with accounting and finance to to ensure that project expensing and project capitalization is compliance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP)
  • Tracked and forecasted project costs, forecasting cash flow projections and budget goals.

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