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Project Manager Resume

Woodland Hills, CA

SUMMARY:

  • PMI - PMP Certified Project Manager with extensive Project Management and Program Management Office (PMO) experience in Governance, Portfolio Management, Program Management, Financial Management, Vendor Management, Risk Management, Change Management, Scheduling
  • Successful track record of $1MM to $30MM technical and non-technical business projects and portfolios at small, medium and major corporations across multiple industries including Pharma-Biotech, Healthcare, Software, Technology, Finance/Banking, Aerospace, and Property and Casualty Insurance
  • Financial Management of budgets, forecasts, accruals, invoices, burn rate analysis
  • Vendor Management through contracts, change requests, status reports, invoices
  • Projects include developing a healthcare insurance exchange (HIX) for the Affordable Care Act (ACA), IT Software and Infrastructure implementation, Banking Regulatory Compliance and Oracle upgrades, Systems Alignment with Healthcare Revenue Cycle and Member Benefits, and Business Transformation
  • Advanced computer, math and spreadsheet data analytics to ensure regulatory compliance and informed strategic decisions
  • Excellent people skills, cross-cultural understanding and IT background needed to work effectively with business and technical teams
  • Experience working remotely on national and international projects with distant business and technical teams, organizing and conducting remote teleconference planning and status meetings for successful collaboration
  • Proficient with software applications including Microsoft Office, Project, Visio, Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Access, SharePoint, Lotus Notes, Workday, Clarity PPM, Box

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Project Manager

Confidential, Woodland Hills, CA

Responsibilities:

  • Business project manager on business transformation project to implement Guidewire Confidential for managing all aspects of insurance claims including financials and analytics
  • Initiated and managed a steering committee program with Directors in twenty work streams to manage the technology and procedures impacting the data environment including through data governance, new technology evaluation, and user
  • Established strong collaborative relationships with internal executives, stakeholders and vendors across business and IT organizations
  • Achieved alignment of business, information technology, data analytics, change management and teams
  • Accelerated interim reports development and defects resolution through risk management and vendor management across multiple business and IT teams
  • Developed project charters, program roadmaps, executive status reports, process flowcharts, timelines, project documentation libraries, etc.

Environment: MS Project, Visio, Excel, PowerPoint, SharePoint, Guidewire, Box

Project Manager Consultant

Confidential, Thousand Oaks, CA

Responsibilities:

  • Business project manager and business analyst for a large recruiting project
  • Aligned the hiring plan for 450 requisitions with Financial’s budget schedule, development, IT procurement, and site planning for a new Florida facility
  • From remote location, built strong relationships with executives, Big 4 PMO, national talent acquisition managers and recruiters located across the country
  • Identified risks and issues through advanced Excel data analytics of Workday reports and communicated to affected management teams
  • Controlled costs through monitoring salaries and position to market (PTM)
  • Developed and presented executive status reports
  • Volunteered for ad hoc reports, Visio flow charts, SharePoint site updates
  • Transitioned from project phase to operations monitoring and reporting

Environment: MS Project, Visio, Excel, PowerPoint, SharePoint, Workday, Box

Project Manager

Confidential, Claremont, CA

Responsibilities:

  • Technical program management to centralize network and telecomm services
  • Initiated and managed six steering committees each with CIOs and IT Directors from all seven institutions
  • Managed program governance, scheduling, change requests, reporting
  • Managed projects from initiation to closing using PMBOK and SDLC methodologies for information security (InfoSec), identity and access management (IAM), and IT service management (ITSM) implementations

Environment: MS Project, Excel, PowerPoint, Teamwork, Box, Workday

Project Manager

Confidential, Woodland Hills, CA

Responsibilities:

  • Project management of a startup national retail bank work stream
  • From remote location, built strong relationships and aligned the critical path schedules across multiple technical and business teams including software development, real estate development, marketing, staffing and

Environment: MS Project, Excel, PowerPoint

Project Manager

Confidential, Rancho Cucamonga, CA

Responsibilities:

  • National business and technical project manager and environment systems manager to implement updated Epic Claims functionality as part of the revenue cycle management strategy
  • Partnered with change management and business teams
  • Achieved completion of a previously stalled level of effort (LOE) assessments by negotiating prioritization with subject matter experts (SMEs)
  • Developed advanced Excel burn downs, pivot tables, logical and lookup formulas
  • Developed consolidated MS Project national program schedule

Environment: MS Project, Excel, PowerPoint, Epic

PMO Project Manager

Confidential, Los Angeles, CA

Responsibilities:

  • PMO project management and vendor management of $5 Million Comprehensive Capital Analysis and Review (CCAR) portfolio
  • Developed project charters for governance stage gate approvals
  • Produced status reports for CCAR Matters Requiring Attention (MRA) Remediation and Validation, Federal Reserve’s Matters Requiring Immediate Attention (MRIAs)

Environment: MS Project, Visio, Excel, PowerPoint, Clarity PPM

Senior Project Manager

Confidential, Pasadena, CA

Responsibilities:

  • Technical IT project manager for regulatory projects and complex IT system software upgrade projects to centralize data and integrate with several national systems
  • Stabilized critical path work streams that were previously out of control
  • Optimized and aligned schedules across business and technical teams
  • Ensured compliance with PMO SDLC standardized documentation and procedures

Environment: MS Project, Excel, PowerPoint, Clarity RPM

PMO Project Manager

Confidential, Los Angeles, CA

Responsibilities:

  • PMO project manager for $8 Million Basel / Advanced Approaches portfolio over business and technical work streams
  • Achieved Green status for all projects through frequent status meetings and project change requests (PCRs) to manage scope, cost, and schedule
  • Managed interim solution ahead of final Oracle update implementation
  • Achieved Oracle software update of Moody’s Fermat v10 to the required Moody’s RiskAuthority 2.0
  • Implementation of Basel III US Final Capital Rules in Risk Authority environment
  • Ensured governance compliance for documentation and SDLC gate approvals
  • Financial Management of budget, forecasts and accruals in CA Clarity PPM
  • Resource Management of contract labor and professional services
  • Vendor Management through reviewing statements of work (SOWs), status monitoring, managing change requests, and processing invoices for onshore and offshore software development and testing teams
  • Developed and presented status reports to PMO executives
  • Provided lessons learned summary report with closing documentation

Environment: MS Project, Visio, Excel, PowerPoint, Clarity PPM

PMO Project Manager

Confidential, Orange, CA

Responsibilities:

  • Project manager on Big 4 team to create and manage a PMO in a healthcare insurance and software firm developing ACA Health Insurance Exchanges (HIX/HIE)
  • Implemented PMBOK methodologies in Agile / Scrum / Waterfall environment
  • Analyzed current state assessment interview transcripts ahead of planning phase
  • Developed project plans, schedules, work flows in Microsoft Project, Visio and Excel
  • Scheduled Agile user stories and resources with level of effort (LOE) and resources with critical path and work breakdown structure (WBS)
  • Developed program roadmap of multiple project schedules and status
  • Analyzed Team Foundation System (TFS) data for Agile and Scrum status reports
  • Familiar with traceability to track progress of user stories with business requirements

Environment: MS Project, Visio, Excel, PowerPoint, Team Foundation System (TFS)

Project Manager

Confidential, Los Angeles, CA

Responsibilities:

  • Project management of several international software development projects
  • Managed scope, schedule, budget, change requests, reporting, communications
  • Conducted meetings with stakeholders, managers and vendors
  • Closed projects with lessons learned and executive presentations

Environment: MS Project, Excel, PowerPoint, SharePoint

Senior Project Manager

Confidential, Burbank, CA

Responsibilities:

  • Developed strong relationships with local and national team members while working on-site and remotely
  • Resolved show stopper resource management issues
  • Developed change request intake process and standardized forms
  • Successfully closed project with lessons learned and closure reports
  • Conducted advanced data analytics and ad hoc reporting

Environment: MS Project, Visio, Excel, PowerPoint

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