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Project Manager Resume

Leawood, KS

Roles:

  • Construction Manager
  • Project Manager
  • Group Manager
  • Training Liaison
  • Network Engineer
  • Implementation Engineer

Tools/Methods:

  • PIMBOK Project Management
  • SDLC
  • EDP (Sprint)
  • MS Project
  • MS Excel
  • MS Power Point
  • Visio
  • Fast-Track project life cycle
  • Return on Investment
  • OPX2 Project Tracking tool

PeopleSoft Tools
Primavera

Industry Application:

  • Architecture
  • Engineering
  • Construction

Education:

  • BS Electrical Engineering
  • MBA - Management

Additional Training:

  • Project Management Professional
  • Total Quality Management

Experience Summary
Energetic professional with extensive experience managing large project management and engineering initiatives. Ten years certified Project Management Professional (PMP) orchestrating projects from Concept phase through Launch. General contracting and DOD experience. Experience leveraging Finance requirements to achieve successful deployment. Negotiated vendor contracts and secured company-wide resources to achieve project completion on-schedule and on-budget. Communicates well with all levels of management from IT developers through senior management. Created and managed entire program management office. Have extensive international business experience and taught master level course at a university.
Skills Inventory
Project Management

  • Project Planning and Scheduling
  • Risk Management & Mitigation Strategies
  • Project Budget Management
  • Project Milestone & Timelines Management
  • Best Practices & Lessons Learned
  • Project Tracking/Reporting
  • Resource Management
  • Problem Solving
  • Program Planning & Management
  • Staff Management / Coaching

Analysis/Design:

  • Project Cost Analysis
  • Return on Investment Analysis
  • Facilitate requirements review and sign-off sessions
  • Balanced Scorecard
  • Vender selection (incl. RFP Process)
  • Schedule and facilitate meetings, minutes, tasks, and resources

Quality Assurance:

  • Total Quality Management
Chronological Summary of Experience

Project Manager
Client: Confidential, June 2007 - May 2008
Facilitated the migration/outsourcing of Network Operations surveillance systems to 3rd Party supplier.
  • Led team of 15 project managers, developers and 3rd party coders from concept through launch. Project budget $3M.
  • Created and managed detailed project plan
  • Negotiated 3rd party contact for migration services
  • Developed and presented daily project status to Sr. Management
  • Defined and scheduled training for key migration team members
  • Responsible for overall migration budget and time-line

Project Manager
Client: Confidential, May 2008 - Oct 2008
Led team of 12 peers in the successful deployment of industry mandated system upgrade from concept through launch. Project budget $1M.

  • Coached team through the fast-track development life-cycle
  • Created and managed detailed project plan
  • Developed and presented weekly project status
  • Created project budget requirements and obtained funding

Project Manager/Training Liaison
Client: Confidential, Nov 2007 - Dec 2008
Liaison between new Project Management system/tracking tool team and Network Services organization

  • Facilitated the creation of functional requirement from a project managers perspective
  • Ensured all project managers (23) were trained and proficient with new system
  • Defined changes and functionality required from Project Managers during on-going maintenance of system
  • Served as departmental single point of contact for system issues

Project Manager
Client: Confidential, June 2004 - May 2006
Led team from Network Services organization in the spin-off of Sprint Local division to new company (Embarq).

  • Led team in creation of deliverables and services Embarq required from Sprint
  • Created and managed detailed project plan and time-line
  • Drove team in the creation of service contracts between companies
  • Facilitated service contract dialog between team and Legal department
  • Developed and presented daily project status to Sr. Management
  • Led team in successfully launched of new company

Group Manager- Program Management Office
Client: Confidential, Jan 2001- Oct 2001
Created and managed program management office for second generation technology deployment

  • Led evaluation of second generation technologies
  • Defined roles for functional areas supporting deployment
  • Facilitated the identification of key processes and tasks owners
  • Created standardized project tracking tool
  • Developed and presented weekly project status to Executive management team

Project Leader
Client: Confidential, Apr 2000- Jan 2001
Created and managed cross-functional project team with the objective of migrating current Sprint customers to a new internal Network.

  • Led Network Integration, Finance and team members in developing in-depth analysis of issues driving economics of migration.
  • Developed and presented weekly project status to Directors
  • Created detailed migration plans to move large business customers from legacy systems to the new network saving the corporation approximately $800M in annual operational cost.

Program Manager
Client: Confidential, May 1998- Mar 2000
Orchestrated a portion of enterprise-wide Year 2000 compliance program with a budget of $380M for three major business units comprised of over 11,000 employees.

  • Facilitate business unit training of Y2K compliance process
  • Developed and presented weekly project status to Executive management team
  • Project was completed 9 months ahead of schedule and on budget

Project Leader
Client: Confidential, Apr 1996- Apr 1998
Led a team of software developers, network engineers, access & capacity managers with support personnel on the Long Distance International/Sprint Canada Program Management team.

  • The result was a strengthened alliance and gross-revenue increase from $100M to $800M in a 2-year period.

Network Engineer- Government Division - DOD
Client: Confidential, Dec 1990- Apr 1996
Created custom network and engineering solutions for the FTS2000 US Government contract valued at $10B.

  • Supervised the implementation activities of installers, field engineers and contractors in the deployment of hardware.
  • Created over 250 detailed installation specifications for US Government locations worldwide requiring voice, data and video services.

Implementation Engineer
Client: Confidential, Jun 1987- Dec 1990
Ledteam of 30 engineers in the creation of relocation project plans for the two corporate headquarters located in Mt. Kisco, New York and London, England.

  • Facilitated data center relocation plans including; network topology, implementation, testing of mainframe applications
  • Developed detailed personnel relocations project plans including: real-estate requirement, workstations, PC and telephone cabling to over 700 workstations in 3 building; power-plant and generator requirements for the complex
  • Created the overall move strategy for the 500+ employees
  • Orchestrated the move of the headquarters over a 2 week time span.

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