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Project Manager Resume

Durham, NC

SUMMARY:

  • I am an experienced Information Technology professional with more than 30 years experience specializing in project management and technical team management with extensive experience in SAP implementation, upgrade, and enhancement projects, and strategy and assessment projects.
  • My project management and technical experience spans all phases including request for proposal and sales support, project preparation, blueprint, realization, testing, go - live, hyper-care support, and project plan development and execution.
  • I have provided professional instruction and training for SAP, professional consulting skills, and various PC software packages.
  • I have 20 plus years experience in SAP implementations, consolidation, upgrades, enhancements, and system support as a Project Manager, Technical Team Lead, Senior Technical Consultant, and Functional Consultant.
  • I am highly motivated and have a will-do, energetic, flexible style and approach to management and projects that includes: quickly coming up to speed with new technologies, tools, and process; quickly adapting my style to the client and project culture, and individual team members; providing knowledge transfer to client team members; and coaching and mentoring project team members.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Confidential, Durham, NC

Project Manager

Responsibilities:

  • Managed Technical and Process teams
  • Developed and managed project plan
  • Managed budget and team project travel schedule; and Provided process improvements to ensure an on-time successful Design phase.

Confidential, Durham, NC

Project Manager

Responsibilities:

  • Assessing the status of the deliverables; and Developed Focus Task Sub-Plans/ Trackers and supporting project management processes associated with the Sub-Plans/Trackers.

Confidential, Durham, NC

Technical Project Manager & Project Manager

Responsibilities:

  • Assessed As-Is SAP ECC, Infrastructure, and Enterprise Applications;
  • Provided recommendation for the To-Be SAP, Infrastructure, and Enterprise applications environments and landscape; and Provided green field implementation and Carve-Out project timelines.
  • As a Technical Project Manager, For Empire Merchants North, a fine wines and spirits wholesale distribution corporation, for an SAP ECC 6.0 implementation project. Responsibilities included: Managed the Technical Team, which include the Development, Basis, Security, and third party Hosting provider, and their requirements; Successfully delivered all requirements on time; Worked directly with client IT Manger to ensure integration with 15 enterprise applications; Co-development of the cutover / go-live plan; Co-managed cutover / go-live plan; and Successful implementation was delivered on-time, providing client with their SAP ERP and enterprise applications solutions.

Confidential, Durham, NC

Technical Project Manager & Project Manager

Responsibilities:

  • Managed all technical team resources on-site and on-shore;
  • Developed, and delivered all technical team deliverables;
  • Developed and managed to all technical team project plans on-time and meeting budget
  • Co-managed final integration testing cycle and cut over / go-live for the third successful implementation; and Managed the successful carve out project which included managing two third party vendors.

Confidential, Durham, NC

Project Manager

Responsibilities:

  • Confirming the project scope, creating and managing project plan, and conducing project start-up and kick-off activities;
  • Conduct multiple workshops and manufacturing and distribution site assessments, review current documentation, and review Contract Manufacturing Organizations readiness assessments; Document Assess phase findings which included Gap Analysis, System inventories,
  • As-Is Landscape, Business, and Process flow diagrams, and change readiness assessment;
  • Confirm As-Is state of business and technology with client, and produce Strategy document including high level plan; Approve Strategy Document, present Strategy and plan to Steering Committee, and receive project sign-off. Managed project on time and under budget.

Confidential, Durham, NC

Technical Manager

Responsibilities:

  • managed the SAP Development team for a SAP ECC 6.0 Orders To Cash, Warehouse Management, and Logistics Execution implementation project.
  • This included integration with a production SAP EEC 6.0 Purchase to Pay and Finance system.
  • Managed the Development Team resources (23) against the 225 RICEF requirements during the build, realization, integration testing phases of the project.

Confidential, Teaneck, NJ

Program Manager

Responsibilities:

  • As a Technical Applications Manager, for Merck, a pharmaceutical company, managing the Technical team for a global Applications Management Support (AMS) project.
  • Successfully implement four waves of a multiple wave project.
  • Responsibilities included managing all Technical team activities, working in parallel with functional and client business unit managers to ensure a successful implementation
  • Managed four Process Improvement initiatives; and participated as a team member in two Process Improvement initiatives.
  • The Technical team was composed of over 70 Development, Basis, and Security team members in seven global locations.

Confidential, Bloomfield, NJ

Manager - Consumer Product Goods / SAP

Responsibilities:

  • Responsibilities included managing all technical team activities; implemented Functional and Technical Specification completion and approval process improvements; and implemented multiple tracking tools to assist in the management of the completion and approval process for over 150 RICEF requirements.
  • The Technical team was composed of over 35 Development, Basis, and Security team members in the USA and India.

Confidential, Atlanta, GA

Managing Consultant

Responsibilities:

  • Consolidating various legacy systems and a SAP 4.5B system from Europe and North America to SAP ECC 5.0. Managed all Technical team resources for the project’s Reports, Interfaces, Conversions, Enhancements, Forms, and Workflow (RICEFW) requirements in Europe and North America.
  • The budget for these 100 plus RICEFW requirements are over 2.0 million US dollars and I managed on-time and under budget.
  • Managing the Functional Design Specifications and Technical Design Specifications through the creation and approval process; managing the EDI and Interface requirements and activities as the Global EDI / Interface Coordinator; co-managing all Technical team Cutover/Go-Live activities for the project’s two Go-Lives.
  • Responsible for managing the Technical team during the post Go-Live phase. This includes production support activities and Parking Lot requirements.

Confidential, Fort Washington, PA

Senior Consultant - Consumer Product Goods / SAP

Responsibilities:

  • As a Senior Consultant for Amerigas, a propane company, managed the Sales Logistic Cockpit enhancement project.
  • Finalized requirements, finalized Functional and Technical specifications, managed remote technical resources, completed a portion of the technical development and functional configuration, completed Unit Testing, supported and applied updates during Integration testing, and obtained sign-off on-time and under budget.

Confidential, Durham, NC

Manager

Responsibilities:

  • Ensured SAP Partner applications were updated; Verified PCOE documentation was accurate and updated; Ensured PCOE support staff certifications were obtained successfully; and Managed testing activities and certification process with SAP staff. Audit approval was obtained from SAP a month ahead of schedule without a formal Audit review session with SAP.
  • Successfully completed skills and capabilities, and resource allocation assessment that resulted in budget savings for the CIO. Successfully implemented multiple process and procedures, which aligned with the new corporate ITSM tool, and improved relationships with IT, BW and the Business communities.
  • Specific responsibilities included: Creating test schedules for the three Integration test cycles; Manage team resources to ensure each site had sufficient coverage; Conduct daily status meetings; and Manage the resolution of defects.
  • Specific responsibilities included: Conducted design review sessions to finalize RICEFW requirements for Finance and Order To Cash teams; Completed functional and technical specifications for requirements; Technical development of multiple requirements; Reviewing requirements with on-shore development team members and support on-shore team; and Mentor and coach new team leads.
  • Specific responsibilities included: Verifying the specific solution with process team members; Created specific solution; and successfully activated the solution. The Pharmaceutical Best Practices solution environment provides the firm’s clients with an accelerated environment for their implementations and provides the firm with a solution demonstration environment for potential clients.
  • Specific responsibility included: Meeting with customer’s proposal team to gather detailed requirements; Compiling specific requirements from internal subject matter expert and entering specific requirements into customer’s RFP portal; Assisted in the development of the final RFP response; and Participated in the final oral presentation.
  • Specific responsibilities included: Identifying capabilities that were relevant to Shire based on their user requirements; Identification of nine key vendors that were evaluated against the identified capabilities which determined splitting the vendors into two unique categories of Edge to Enterprise and Pack and Ship; Provided vendor recommendations for Edge to Enterprise and Pack and Ship; and Provided a detailed Findings and Recommendations document with supporting documentation.
  • Managed the technical team and their RICEFW requirements and the Basis team. Managed the Dry Run activities. Co-Managed the development and execution of the Cutover and Go-Live project plan.
  • Technically assessed the SAP R/3, SAP Web Dynpro Front End Portal, webMethods middleware, and Governance. Developed and delivered the assessment findings report and formally presented the assessment findings report to client’s executive management.
  • Managed the project budget, client and consulting functional and technical resources. Assisted the client project management with the evaluation, classification, and prioritization of incidents. Managed the assignment of incidents. Managed and tracked the progress of incidents to ensure they were completed on time and on budget. lead the complete life cycle of a SAP ECC 5.0 Implementation project. Determined budget, and managed all technical team resources for the projects RICEFW and Radio Frequency (RF) requirements. Managed the Functional and Technical Specification development to approval process. Managed the Technical Team resources against the 150 plus RICEFW and RF requirements. Assisted in the development of the Cutover and Go-Live project plan. Co-managed the Cutover Go-Live plan during the one month Cutover/Go-Live period.

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