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Sr Project Manager, It Business Technology, Engineering/design Resume

San Francisco, CA

SUMMARY:

  • Accomplished project manager with 15+ years of driving cross - functional teams (IT, finance, sales, marketing, operations)
  • 10 years of experience in leading SaaS projects (SAP & Salesforce) consisting of 10-500 people, $1,000,000 + in budget
  • Demonstrated successful execution of complex projects ( integration, process re-engineering, data conversion, data migration )
  • Tech skills: CSM (Scrum Master), PMP training, Salesforce, SAP (WM, MM, BPC, FICO), Jira, HPQC, MS Project & Visio
  • Exceptional Negotiations & (C-level ) Stakeholder management skills: alignment at all levels for successful execution
  • Strong Financial Background : Financial Operations, Budget/ Forecasting, Due Diligence, Investor/Stakeholders Reporting
  • Cross-cultural sensitivity & global network (lived in 5 countries, worked with 15+), fluent in French, Russian, Spanish
  • Solid people & distributed teams’ management experience , coaching & problem-solving skills, hands-on experience
  • Multi-industry expertise: Online Payments, Investment Banking, Lending, Consulting, SaaS, FinTech, Pharma, Energy

EXPERIENCE:

Confidential, San Francisco, CA

Sr Project Manager, IT Business Technology, Engineering/Design

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for the full operational aspects of the development, including requirements gathering, establishing development framework, reporting, risk management, capacity planning, resource management and budget
  • Managing hybrid project (agile & waterfall tracks) of automating 10 complex electric calculations, including development of new front & back end (Online Payments, DocuSign, Customer Portal, sAp, GIS, TLM, CYME, AWS, Cloud Solutions)
  • Deploying Critical Operating Equipment Integration between 5 systems - SAP WM, ILIS, EI, GIS & FAS Mobile App
  • Driving projects to successful & timely execution with $3,000,000+ in budget & multiple teams of 50+ people

Confidential, San Francisco, CA

Consultant, Small Business Advisor

Responsibilities:

  • Scaled OSC (bike shop) startup from (idea) inception to opening retail operations and increasing NOI by 40% in 4 month
  • Reengineered business processes, operations, financial reporting and forecasting, go to market and (debt) financing strategies
  • Mentored entrepreneurs using agile project management principles & experience with lean startup, business models, NLP

Confidential, San Francisco, CA

Program (Project) Manager, Reengineering Sales Operations

Responsibilities:

  • Lead successful Salesforce (Sales Cloud) implementation project and trained the team on new sales process
  • Created performance measurement system to track adoption, utilization, resistance to change and performance improvement
  • Managed cross-functional team of 6 people (sales, marketing, operations, finance), scaled sales from $3M to $6M

Confidential

Project Manager/Scrum Muster, Co-Founder

Responsibilities:

  • Managed creation of Payments Processing MVP using Agile principles: wrote stories, facilitated sprint planning, lead daily scrum meetings, sprint reviews and retrospectives, ensured effective communication with engineers & non-technical staff
  • Re-engineered organizational processes, value proposition & business model, identified KPIs, shaped go-to-market strategy
  • Identified strategic partnerships, prospected with 10 potential clients & partners in Canada, Switzerland, France and Russia
  • Pitched MVP and discussed regulatory frameworks with local governments and real estate developers

Confidential

Program Manager, Project Finance & Financial Reporting Reengineering

Responsibilities:

  • Redesigned financial reporting and investors reporting, leading to 80% conversion & 90% investor retention rate
  • Built financial models to benchmark company’s performance to international peers & validate equity research rankings
  • Managed Lending/ Debt Structuring deals (over $300M) & managed lender relations (with the Banks) - RFPs, legal screening, negotiations, monitoring, equity research, financial analysis
  • Introduced and conducted Hedge Portfolio Analysis & made sure that unhedged portfolio is below 10%

Confidential

Program Manager

Responsibilities:

  • Re-engineered process of adjusting Confidential offers in project’ portfolios, industry publications, White Papers, etc.
  • Designed & conducted market research on wealth characteristics of high-net-worth individuals around the world
  • Generated market research on Asian market (Singapore, Hong Kong, China), resulted in opening 2 branches in Asia
  • Performed due diligence on 10+ NGOs, resulting in 30% expansion of Confidential ’s Non-Profit Projects’ Portfolio

Confidential

Program Manager

Responsibilities:

  • Created cross-functional team to introduce the best GPO practices, designed measurement system to track adoption, resistance to change & corrective measures - resulted in 90% increase in process efficiency & adoption
  • Managed SAP (MM, BPC & FICO) records conversion & data cleansing projects - resulted in 100% reduction of double data entries; Drove re-organization of supplier base, reduced payments without PO (by 95%)
  • Controlled $10M+ budget of Marketing & Professional Services categories & maximized savings (15% annual discount)

Confidential

Project Manager, SAP Implementation/Integration/Data Migration & Procurement Procedures Re-engineering

Responsibilities:

  • Re-engineered Audit & Procurement Procedures by implementing HQ Global Policies, ensured 100% financial compliance
  • Drove SAP (MM, BPC & FICO) implementation and integration with legacy systems (1S Accounting & Finance, Lotus): using waterfall methodology to ensure 100% accurate financial and suppliers records migration into the new ERP
  • Implement system to track adoption & utilization, identified resistance & performance gaps, implemented corrective actions; supported global project team with change management activities and trained internal clients
  • Managed Procurement of Marketing, PR, Travel, IT, Professional Services and Equipment ($10M+ budget)
  • Re-negotiated contracts with 200+ suppliers (within 90 days timeframe), achieved annual savings of 12%

Confidential, San Francisco, CA

Director of Business Development and Operations

Responsibilities:

  • Re-designed full logistic cycle resulting in 50% increase in efficiency of customs clearance and claims management
  • Managed marketing and custom clearance budgets resulting in 15% annual savings and 50% increase in brand recognition
  • Opened new regional trading unit (Far East of Russia) from scratch, took sales from zero to $3M per annum in the first year

Confidential

Director of Business Development and Strategic Sourcing, Process Redesign Program Manager

Responsibilities:

  • Redesigned import, logistics and marketing processes; re-negotiated contracts resulting in annual discounts of 30+%
  • Drove improvements in key metrics (cost, quality, reliability of supply, cycle-time, inventory), outperformed KPIs by ~20%
  • Developed strategic marketing campaigns & international participation in Trade Fairs (Lyon, Cologne, Stuttgart, Abu Dhabi)

Confidential

Project Manager, Import & Marketing

Responsibilities:

  • Managed complex logistics projects (import of equipment & commodities); negotiated 20-30% savings on import contracts
  • Identified & improved KPIs (cost/quality by 15%, reliability of supply by 80%, cycle-time by 50%, inventory by 20%)
  • Drastically expanded supplier base: recruited 30+ new suppliers in 15 countries
  • Re-engineered logistics, customs clearance, improved quality control, resulted in reducing claims by 70%

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