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Sr. Project Manager Resume

IrvinE

PROFESSIONAL SUMMARY:

  • Over 15 years of experience managing multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Extensive expertise in managing software and infrastructure related projects utilizing the Waterfall methodology.
  • Highly skilled in managing on - shore and off- shore resources while providing clear and concise communications to the project team, executive management, and project stakeholders.

KEY SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES:

  • Excellent interpersonal, verbal, written, and collaborative skills
  • Proactive communication skills interfacing at all levels of the organization including technical and business sponsors
  • Communicating the vision and inspiring the team to achieve it to get work accomplished through others
  • Adaptability recognizing change and complexity and adjusting to it
  • Collaboration through fostering solutions to build winning relationships and working toward a common goal
  • Negotiating with contractors and suppliers for materials and services
  • Exceptional in developing and implementing communication plans, risk management plans, project budgets, and resource allocation/staffing plans
  • Knowledgeable and e xperienced in managing all phases of the SDLC methodology using the Waterfall project management methodology (Requirements Gathering and Analysis, Design, Build, Testing, Deployment, and Maintenance)
  • Knowledgeable in Document Management Systems technologies
  • Strong analytical and problem/conflict-resolution solving skills
  • Ability to work independently, with strong organizational and flexibility skills in a team-oriented environment

KEY PROJECT MANAGEMENT TOOLS:

  • MS Project
  • Service Now
  • MS Project Server
  • Clarity
  • Primavera
  • JIRA
  • PowerPoint
  • Visio
  • SharePoint

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Sr. Project Manager

Confidential, Irvine

Responsibilities:

  • Provide project management leadership for the various project teams that directly impact Confidential Students
  • Manage various projects across Confidential Business Units; Registrar, Admission, Financial Services, Graduate Division, etc.
  • Increase efficiencies across Scum teams
  • Responsible for managing project issues and risks, providing tracking and mitigation activities to ensure control and transparency to all key stakeholders
  • Responsible for identifying project risks associated with project changes and escalate risks to senior management and gather approval to move forward
  • Build relationship and gain commitment from key cross-functional team members to ensure tasks are completed
  • Facilitated project meetings to update and communicate project status, which includes action items, issues and risks as well as schedule performance

Sr. Project Manager

Confidential

Responsibilities:

  • Web Access Firewall (WAF),
  • Web Threat Detection (WTD
  • Device Finger Printing
  • Confidential ’s Trusteer Pinpoint Malware Detection.
  • Responsible for managing project issues and risks, providing tracking and mitigation activities to ensure control and transparency to all key stakeholders
  • Responsible for identifying project risks associated with project changes and escalate risks to senior management and gather approval to move forward
  • Partnered with client groups in the security organization to provide consultation, assistance, and technical escalation contact as they engaged the infrastructure side of IT for their portfolio and project work
  • Led project meetings to update and communicate project status, which includes action items, issues and risks as well as schedule performance

Project Manager

Confidential

Responsibilities:

  • Provided project management for a variety of infrastructure and software projects (e.g.MS Azure implementation; Web Threat Protection; Inside Threat Detection), Telecommunications, and VoIP
  • Developed detail schedules utilizing MS Project structuring the WBS, resource loading, resource planning, resource forecasting, and progress tracking
  • Managed project issues and risks, provide tracking and mitigation activities to ensure control and transparency to all key stakeholders
  • Identified risks associated with project changes and escalate risks to senior management and gather approval to move forward
  • Build relationship and gain commitment from key cross-functional global team members to ensure tasks are completed
  • Facilitated project meetings to update and communicate project status, which includes action items, issues and risks as well as schedule performance

Project Consultant

Confidential

Responsibilities:

  • Provide project management for a variety of infrastructure projects
  • Develop detail schedules utilizing MS Project structuring the WBS, resource loading, resource planning, resource forecasting, and progress tracking
  • Manage project issues and risks, provide tracking and mitigation activities to ensure control and transparency to all key stakeholders
  • Identify risks associated with project changes and escalate risks to senior management and gather approval to move forward
  • Build relationship and gain commitment from key cross-functional global team members to ensure tasks are completed
  • Facilitate project meetings to update and communicate project status, which includes action items, issues and risks as well as schedule performance

Project Consultant

Confidential

Responsibilities:

  • Change Agent, lead change management activities; Assessment of change impact
  • Creation of change management strategy; Enterprise Change Management
  • Application of a structured project management methodology
  • Consult and coach executive leader, senior leader, project managers, project teams, field supervisors; stakeholder management and field sub-contractor management
  • Create actionable deliverables (communications plan, sponsor roadmap, coaching plan, plan, and resistance management plan)
  • Program Management for infrastructure and telecommunication projects (implemented policies and procedures)
  • Mentor and coach Project Managers
  • Develop processes to improve project efficiencies
  • Identify, analyze, prepare risk mitigation tactics
  • Identify and manage anticipated resistance
  • Integrate change management activities into project plan
  • Define and measure success metrics and monitor change progress

Senior Project Manager

Confidential

Responsibilities:

  • Continually create and manage the project schedule by identifying project dependencies and critical paths
  • Manage onshore and offshore project resources to the project timeline and deliverables
  • Identify risks associated with project changes and escalate risks to senior management and gather approval to move forward
  • Build rapport and gain commitment from key cross-functional global team members to ensure tasks are completed
  • Drive projects through all stages of development from concept to availability at local distribution centers
  • Responsible for planning, initiation and execution of strategic IT projects
  • Creation of detail schedules utilizing Primavera, structuring of WBS, critical path, resource loading, and resource planning, forecasting and tracking
  • Issues and risks tracking and mitigation activities to ensure control and transparency to all key stakeholders
  • Creating, publishing and facilitating meetings to communicate project status, which includes financial and schedule performance
  • Application of SDLC / waterfall project methodologies; manage the project through design, development, QA, UAT and release
  • Responsible for configuration and tracking defects in Service Now
  • Provide project management for medium and large scale software application projects
  • Manage project schedule using Primavera and provide weekly status reports to management
  • Track and maintain project budgets
  • Manage and track all project risks and issues using Primavera
  • Facilitate weekly project team meetings (onshore and offshore teams)

Senior Project Manager, Project Scheduler, PMO Subject Matter Expert (SME)

Confidential

Responsibilities:

  • Delivered consistent project management processes, schedules, templates and forms
  • Develop PMO Policies and Procedures
  • Implemented Microsoft Enterprise Project Management System
  • Provided System Administration and Customization for Project Server 2010
  • Provided End-user on PMO processes and project management tools, Project Professional 2010, Project Server 2010, and SharePoint Services
  • Document management using SharePoint Services; creating document libraries, lists, workspace templates, Issues and Risks templates
  • Define custom fields for projects, resources and tasks within Project Server
  • Led the development of the portfolio dash board views in Project Server for Executive Management
  • Responsible for providing project scheduling and cost reports for executive management
  • Coached and mentor Project Leads
  • Acting Program Manager for telecommunications and infrastructure projects within IT
  • Provide project management for major large scale financial application (Hyperion) implementation utilizing the “Waterfall” project management methodology

Senior Project Manager

Confidential

Responsibilities:

  • Provide project management for medium and large scale financial application projects
  • Responsible for managing the project schedule using Clarity and Open Workbench and providing weekly status reports to management
  • Responsible for tracking and maintaining project budget
  • Responsible for the management and tracking of all project risks and issues using Clarity and Open Workbench
  • Facilitate weekly project team meetings (onshore and offshore teams)

Senior Project Manager

Confidential

Responsibilities:

  • Acted as Project Manager for large scale implementation/deployment of Maximo 6.2, 7.2, Service Catalog, and Configuration Management (CMDB)
  • Manage project schedule and provide weekly status reports to management
  • Responsible for tracking and maintaining project budget
  • Responsible for the management and tracking of all project risks and issues
  • Manage User Acceptance Testing (UAT) and end user
  • Partnered directly with customer to ensure all elements in the SOW are covered/executed in the project

Program Manager, Senior Project Manager, Project Scheduler, PMO Subject Matter Expert (SME)

Confidential

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for the development and implementation of the Project Management Office (PMO) in accordance with PMI methodology for the Information Technology Division within the District (PMO project budgets totaling more than 300 million dollars annually)
  • Responsible for the development of consistent project management processes, schedules, templates and forms for infrastructure and telecommunications projects
  • Responsible for the development of policies and procedures for Document Control and Quality Assurance for the Project Management Office
  • Implemented Microsoft Enterprise Project Management System (EPM) utilizing Project Server 2003, Project Web Access, SQL and Windows SharePoint Services
  • Responsible for System Administration and Customization for Project Server 2003, 2007, and Server Farms
  • Educated end-users on PMO processes and project management tools, Project Professional, Project Server 2003, 2007, and SharePoint Services
  • Responsible for developing project files in Microsoft Project 2003 for PMO Project Managers and importing project data into MS Project Server and SharePoint
  • Developed and configured SharePoint Services creating document libraries, lists, workspace templates, Issues and Risks templates
  • Led the effort in defining custom fields for projects, resources and tasks within Project Server
  • Developed portfolio dash board views in Project Server for Executive Management
  • Provided project management for telecommunications and VoIP projects
  • Provided scheduling and cost reports for executive management
  • Responsible for coaching and mentoring Project Managers
  • Acted in a dual role capacity as the Program Manager for IT projects within the PMO
  • Upgraded MS Project Server 2003 to MS Project Server 2007, SQL and MOSS
  • Developed project files in Microsoft Project 2007 for PMO Project Managers and imported project data into MS Project Server and SharePoint

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