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Project Management Consultant Resume

Thousand Oaks, CA

HIGHLIGHTS

  • PMP - Project Management Professional with 18 years of IT application management experience
  • Microsoft E.P.M. Expert with over 8 years of Project Server implementation experience
  • Over 8 years experience integrating Project Management best practices and Microsoft EPM tools
PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Microsoft Project Server Consultant- Confidential - Boise, ID (Aug 2008 - present)

  • Installed Microsoft Project Server 2007 and Portfolio Server 2007. Directed client on best practices for integrating EPM processes using Microsoft Project Server & Portfolio Server. Created ad-hoc management status reports with SQL Server Reporting Services.

Microsoft Project Server Consultant- Confidential -Boise, ID (Dec 2008 - Aug 2009)

  • Installed Microsoft Project Server 2007 and Portfolio Server 2007. Directed client on best practices for integrating EPM processes using Microsoft Project Server & Portfolio Server. Created ad-hoc Portfolio Server 2007 reports using SQL Reporting Services.

Microsoft Project Server Consultant- Confidential - Boise, ID (Aug 2008 - )

  • Installed MS Project Server 2007 and provided installation documentation.

Microsoft Project Server Consultant- Confidential - San Diego, CA (July 2008 - Sept 2008)

  • Directed client on best practices for integrating EPM Budget and Cost Management processes using Microsoft Project Server 2007 & Microsoft Portfolio Server 2007.

Microsoft Project Server Consultant- Confidential - Santa Fe, NM (June 2008)

  • Assisted client with Microsoft Project Server 2007 configuration and provided training in project management best practices in a Enterprise Project Management environment.

Microsoft Project Server Consultant- Confidential - Los Angeles, CA (May 2008)

  • Installed Microsoft Project Server 2007 & Microsoft Portfolio Server 2007. Provide documentation for the installation process.

Microsoft Project Server Consultant- Confidential - Abbott Park, IL (April 2008 - May2008)

  • Assisted client with Microsoft Project Server 2007 implementation and configuration. Provide training and documentation support.
PMO Consultant- Confidential - Foster City, CA (Jan 2008 - Mar 2008)
  • Implemented a Project Prioritization tool & process to help the organization measure key business metrics. Presented a Scrum solution to the client to help manage the current Oracle Production system enhancement backlog.

Project Management Consultant- Confidential - Thousand Oaks, CA (Sept 2007 to Dec 2007)

  • Rolled out project scheduling best practices using Microsoft Project Professional and Project Server 2003/2007 for the Bank Reporting & Finance Team PMO. Helped the PMO implement best practices using PDM and trained Project Mangers and Team Members in Project Server best practices for time reporting and resource management. Customized Project Server for time reporting and provided custom reports for tracking utilization.

Microsoft Project Server Consultant- Confidential - Boise, ID (August 2007)

  • Installed Microsoft Project Server 2007 server & Portfolio Server 2007 in a small server farm pilot environment client's pilot implementation. Customized installation documentation and load tested the environment with smoke test tool.

Microsoft Project Server Trainer - Confidential -Redwood City, CA (July 2007)

  • Microsoft Project Server 2007 public training class Project Managers and Administrators. Instructed trainees using hands on examples and exercises and while demonstrating best practices for the installation and implementation of Project Server 2007.

Microsoft Project Server Consultant- Confidential - Lexington, MA (June 2007)

  • Microsoft Project Server 2003 server implementation for IT department production rollout. Customized the tool for client requirements and trained the project server administrator on functionality.

PMO Consultant- Confidential - San Francisco, CA (Dec 2005 - May 2007)

  • PMO support and project schedule management utilizing Microsoft Project Server 2003. Consolidated and maintained multiple master schedules for large $150 million remediation program and managed activities for contract construction projects with CH2M Hill. Developed Microsoft Project Server 2003 custom views for various project status reporting efforts.

Project Management Consultant- Confidential - Washington DC (Sept 2005 - Nov 2005)

  • Microsoft Project Server 2003 server implementation for Earned Value Reporting project. Installed Microsoft Project Server 2003, configured server for EVM reporting requirements and trained users on project server features and functionality. Created custom SQL Reporting Services reports for variance and earned value reports. Integrate PMI project management best practice methodology for the client using Microsoft Project Server.

PMO Consultant- Confidential - Bonita Springs, FL (May 2005 - Sept 2005)

  • Implemented project management best practices with Microsoft Project Server 2003 for the organizations IT Department. Installed Project Server, Sharepoint Server, configured pilot features and trained the pilot project team on the tool's features and functionality. Created custom training guides and mentored project managers on scheduling best practices. Developed PMO (Project Management Office) processes for integration with Microsoft Project Server 2003.

Microsoft Project Server Trainer - Confidential -Redwood City, CA (June 2005)

  • Microsoft Project Server 2003 public training class Project Managers and Administrators. Instructed trainees using hands on examples and exercises and while demonstrating best practices for the installation and implementation of Project Server 2003.

Project Management Consultant- Confidential - Jasper, IN (March - April 2005)

  • Implemented a new project management methodology with Microsoft Project Server 2003 server and project management best practices. Customized the processes and tool for client IT department requirements and trained the project server administrator on the tool's functionality.

Microsoft Project Server Consultant- Confidential - Duluth, GA (Feb 2005)

  • Microsoft Project Server 2003 server implementation support and coaching for project managers on large SAP deployment project. Debugged configuration issues on 12,000+ task plan and created compliance reports for project managers and executives.

Microsoft Project Server Consultant-Confidential -Austin, TX (Sept 2004 to Jan 2005)

  • Installed and configured Microsoft Project Server 2003, Microsoft Portal Server, Microsoft Reporting Server, and Microsoft Analysis Services. Coached client on Project Server 2003 configuration, administration and reporting functionality. Worked with PMO (Project Management Office) to define and integrate best practices into the Microsoft Project Server.

Microsoft Project Server Consultant- Confidential - Sunnyvale, CA (Aug 2004 - Sept 2004)

  • Consulted on Microsoft Project Server 2003 implementation. Trained and coached client on Project Server 2003 configuration, administration and reporting functionality.

Microsoft Project Server Consultant- Confidential- Elk Grove, CA (Aug 2004 - Sept 2004)

  • Installed and consulted on Microsoft Project Server 2003 implementation. Trained and coached client on Project Server 2003 configuration, administration and reporting functionality.

Microsoft Project Server Consultant- Confidential- San Jose, CA (July 2004)

  • Consulted on Microsoft Project Server 2003 implementation. Trained and coached client on Project Server 2003 configuration, administration and reporting functionality.

Microsoft Project Server Consultant- Confidential - San Francisco, CA (Feb 2004- July 2004)

  • Microsoft Project Server 2003 server implementation support and coaching for project managers on Microsoft Project 2003 best practices in an EPM environment.

Project Management Consultant- Confidential - Westfield, OH (Sept 2003 to Feb 2004)

  • Implemented project management best practices with Microsoft Project Server 2002. Helped the client integrate current project management best practices and processes for Information Technology department. Assisted client on troubleshooting end user day to day issues. Completed data migration, resource pool migration, report/view development, documentation and coached users.

Microsoft Project Server Administrator - Confidential - San Francisco, CA (April 2003 to Aug 2003)

  • Microsoft Project Server 2002 administrator responsible for administrating the day to day activities on the Project Server. Primary focus was migrating data to the server, cleaning the project server data, managing the resource pool management, creating new reports and Project Center Views, providing documentation on new processes and training all users. Worked with PMO to integrate PMI best practices into project management processes.

Microsoft Project Server Consultant - Confidential (May 2002 to Jan 2003)

  • Microsoft Project Server 2002 trainer for project managers, team members and administrators covering server configuration, Project Professional functionality, team member web access, migration and deployment plans. Fluent in all aspects of the server including server configuration (Project, SQL, Share Point, and Analysis Services), Project Professional functionality, team member web access, customization and resource planning functions.
  • Installed and configured Microsoft Project Server 2002, SQL Server, OLAP Services and SharePoint
  • Coached clients on Microsoft Project 2000 in the healthcare and drug development industry. Developed Project Management handbook documentation and coached Project Managers.

Microsoft Access Developer - Confidential (March 2002 to July 2002)

  • Developed a Microsoft Access 2000 database application to aggregate telecommunication information for reporting and analysis. Built reports, created GUI forms for I/O and MS Excel spreadsheet file uploads. Work with the client to make modifications to the database including new tables, new reports and new input screens.

Confidential April 2000 to February 2002

Software Account Manager

  • Coached clients on QuantumShift\'s Microsoft SQL Server 2000 Analysis Services web application "Telecom and Financial Analyst". Trained clients on software features and functionality. Provided financial analysis for client's telecommunications cost and decreased client's monthly spend using the QS software.
Business Technology /Project Manger
  • Project Manager for Microsoft SQL Server 2000 Analysis Services "Telecom and Financial Analyst" OLAP cube project for web-based financial analysis. Installed, configured implemented and administered the OLAP web application and presented the project to the Executive Team. Managed all aspects of design, development, testing and training.
  • Project Manager for Rapid Application Development effort using Microsoft SQL Server 2000 Analysis Services "Revenue Data Mart" project to predicted month-by-month revenue for Finance. Managed Joint Application Design sessions to gather requirements and prioritize enhancements from the end users. Installed and configured multiple instances of Microsoft SQL Server Enterprise edition and Microsoft Analysis Services (OLAP).
  • System Administrator for Actuate Reports Server. Installed and configured multiple Test, Development and Production instances of the server. Developed reports in Actuate Workbench and was in charge of all server upgrades, server troubleshooting, configuration, hardware and performance tuning. Supervised three Actuate report developers, Project Manager for all report related projects, worked with end users to develop and design web based reports.

Confidential May 1999 to March 2000

Manager of Project Financial Analysis

  • Implemented Hyperion Essbase server and developed OLAP cubes used in network capacity planning which extracted data from an Oracle transactional database to provided key information to manage DSL network.
  • Project Manager for a Business Objects 5.0 Reports implementation project to develop universes from Oracle database for analysis and reporting on port utilization and hardware inventory.

Confidential September 1996 to April 1999

Project Manager

  • Project Manger responsible for the technical implementation of a Hyperion Essbase server which was used for KPI financial and operational reports. Responsible for developing reporting system for Finance and Operations to track performance metrics for fulfillment/customer service.
  • Developed reports in Essbase, Business Objects, Oracle Reports and Microsoft Access 98 for Marketing and Finance to extract corporate data for analysis and financial reporting.

Confidential May 1993 to August 1996

Manager of Customer Quality Analysis
  • Produced a monthly Analysis of Service Performance metrics for a National Call Center and presented the results to the C.O.O. in monthly reporting meetings.
  • Provided data analysis on key call center statistics using MS Access and MS Excel.
Project Finance Manager
  • Project Manager for new Dedicated (T-1) Service sales program incentive training program which increased early T-1 new product sales. Worked with the outside sales force to analyze special pricing requests for prospective high volume customers to determine margins, product costs, and generated proposals for field sales.
Sales Operations Analyst
  • Analyzed monthly sales, installation and disconnects for 35 branch locations. Created an MS Excel financial model to track trends and inform C.O.O. on branch performance.

Confidential May 1988 to March 1991

Facilities Project Manager

  • Assistant Project Manager for small construction projects in 5 floor build-out at 1 Chase Manhattan Plaza and supervised sub-contractors project plans.
Telecommunications Manager
  • Managed staff of 3 technicians for daily operations of company\'s PBX network and systems including adds moves and changes, floor build-outs and new office construction. Trained personnel on new telephone systems and managed help desk for trouble issues and programming moves/adds/changes on PBX. Provided billing analysis ACD call reporting to Accounting and Finance for client invoicing.
Purchasing Manager
  • Supervised 5 Purchasing Agents for the purchasing of computers supplies, telecommunications equipment, PC software and equipment. Developed Request for Proposals for major company relocation and build-out projects. Project manager responsible for relocation projects that included designing and office design.
CERTIFICATIONS:

P.M.P. - Project Management Professional (PMP)
M.C.P. - Microsoft Certified Professional- Microsoft Project Server
M.O.S. - Microsoft Project Microsoft Office Specialist Certification
M.C.T.S. - Microsoft Project 2007, Microsoft Project Server 2007
M.C.I.T.P - Microsoft Project Server 2007

EDUCATION:

Masters of Business Administration, Technology Management.
Bachelor of Science, Business Management.
Associate of Science, Business Management.

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