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Sr. Program Manager Resume

San Diego, CA

PERSONAL SUMMARY:

A proven leader, driven, goal oriented, educated and knowledgeable in all phases of program management. Possessing a verifiable record of delivering positive results on time, while surpassing expectations. Exceedingly successful in cost reductions and addressing schedule overruns. Excelling in resolving challenges with state - of-the-art solutions, increasing project efficiencies, customer satisfaction and the bottom line. Pro-active able to track multiple tasks without losing focus on the big picture.

AREAS OF EXPERTISE:

  • Program Execution (Excess $350 M) Establishment of PMO Organizations Continuous Process Improvement
  • Cost Account Management (CAM) Integrated Master Schedules (IMS) Risk Management & Avoidance
  • Six Sigma Green Belt (Cert) Requirements Identification Proposal Development
  • Presentation & Public Speaking Budget Setting & Forecasting Leadership
  • Corporate Strategies Compliance Regulations Cost Reduction
  • Complex Problem Solving Difficult Communications Team Building/Mentoring

PROFESSIONAL EXPERTISE:

  • PMP Trained (Graduate/) Earned Value Management (Certified) Risk Management/Mitigation
  • Project Start-up/Close-out Contract/Sub-contract Management Project Planning
  • Work Breakdown Structures (WBS) Organizational Breakdown Structures (OBS) Basis of Estimates (BOE)
  • Change Control Technical Transfer Control (TTC) Feasibility Studies
  • Configuration Management (CM) Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR) Certified Coach

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Confidential, San Diego, CA

Sr. Program Manager

Responsibilities:

  • Designed, implemented and executed a $170K Mass Notification System “AlertUs” for the Commission and satellite facilities. Real-Time communication executed through multiple sources to a staff of over 500 employees.
  • Authored the Commissions Security Plan and Policy Procedures.
  • Develop strategies for managing program operations to include planning and directing project portfolios.
  • Provide project portfolio strategy consulting including aspects of program planning, change management, auditing, assessments and evaluations.
  • Facilitate project portfolio planning, organization and management of integration, regulatory and operations projects across the agency.
  • Engage with project sponsors and stakeholders to develop project plans including scope, statement of work, breakdown structure, master project schedule, and communication plans.
  • Work with agency department leaders to ensure resource availability, workload and performance as well as to drive project vision through effective risk management and manage changes through a defined change management system. Implements the approved actions and workarounds required to mitigate project risk events in order to minimize the impact of the risks on the project.
  • Author Request of Proposals (RFP) and Request for Information (RFI) for vendor response and return submission.
  • Developed a comprehensive program on Project Scheduling
  • Conducted a three-year deep dive on agency projects “Lessons Learned” applied captured metric results to improve overall agency efficiencies.

Confidential, San Diego, CA

Master Program Scheduler / Project Manager

Responsibilities:

  • Established a fully resourced loaded IMS, while establishing metrics reporting procedures.
  • Created CANEs Integrated Master Schedule (IMS), developed internal, vendor and supplier directed schedule deliverable format ensuring ease of consolidating into Program IMS. Reduced negative slack by 70 percent.
  • Created one cohesive IMS incorporating four major ACAT II Programs.
  • Developed metrics collaboration, interpretation and reporting plans and procedures resulting in increased program proficiency.
  • Developed an integrated master plan’s, integrated master schedule’s IAW current DOD and industry standards.
  • Coordinated closely with program managers and cost account managers to status tasks and activities using Earned Value techniques. Driving overall all costs down by 15 percent.
  • Performed evaluations of contract budget and baseline resource assignments.
  • Reviewed health and resource metrics to identify and resolve problems (Deltek/DCMA 14 point assessments).
  • Developed internal and external project Flow Controls.

Confidential, CA

Senior Estimator

Responsibilities:

  • Initiated detailed ships repair bids utilizing site visits and subject matter experts input.
  • Achieved costs savings of 35% by developing a database that applied lessons learned, worker experience, and costs from previous similar/same repairs. Collaborated with management to implement a cross-functional program of ship repair personal in order to reduce required job site personnel.
  • Doubled bid submissions in two months by automating processes, resolved turnaround time for bids to hours’ vice days by creating and implementing a specific repair database.
  • Negotiated contract agreements with subcontractors and shipyards achieving a 10 percent increase in contractual s.

Confidential, San Diego, CA

Project Manager

Responsibilities:

  • Reduced program/project issues from issues in less than three months by instituting weekly coordination meetings and implementing metrics and earned value procedures.
  • Produced automation tools to track/manage and coordinate project status.
  • Led and mentored engineering staff in conducting feasibility studies.
  • Produced, trained and led staff personnel in the development of quad charts focusing on one-page reports that addressed status, risks and opportunities, budget, and schedule to Senior and Mayoral Staff.

Confidential, San Diego, CA

Program Manager

Responsibilities:

  • Turned around a $350M Program with major negative Schedule Variance (SV) and Cost Variance (CV) and in 18 months results where positive (SV & CV).
  • Reinvested $4.23M of Cost Savings back into the program increasing customer’s capabilities, keeping program sold.
  • Achieved Blue and Purple CPAR Scores.
  • Used innovative communications in order to communicate with team members and vendors throughout the world.
  • Coordination: Confident communicator in presenting and addressing program issues and status with Senior Officers and Governmental Officials of both the United States and Taiwan.
  • Reconciled program costs: Slashed program cost overruns and schedule delays by 13% ($4.23M) by realigning staff, implemented Earned Value methods, and leveraging lessons learned from other program delivery orders and review of sub contracts and vendors.
  • Leadership: Led a matrixed organization/team of 150 personnel in the development of hardware designs, engineering reviews, governmental reviews, production, installation and selloff of hardware and integrated systems/solutions.
  • Team Building and Communication: Innovative leadership method in monitoring and directing personnel covering 5 countries and 18 time zones. Implemented team SharePoint sites, Web Blogs, twitter accounts and team web pages.
  • Structure: Ensured adherence to contractual requirements, master plans and schedules.
  • Negotiated contracts with government agencies, subcontractors and vendors.
  • Delivered monthly program status reports to Executive Level personal addressing risk, opportunities, contract status, schedule and earned value metrics.

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