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Senior Project Manager Resume

Plainsboro, NJ

SUMMARY:

  • DIRECTED AND MANAGED MULTIPLE PROJECTS, STAFF AND VENDORS
  • A PMP and TQM certified professional with rapid career progression in the Computer Information Technology, Management and Consulting fields.
  • Experience with Portfolio Management and in forming, creating and promoting from the ground up a Program Management Office (PMO).
  • Wide experience managing projects and staff.
  • Managed staff varying from 3 to 173 professionals in a large range of industries and technical environments.
  • Mentored and supported staff. Managed and controlled major infrastructure, business development and conversion projects.
  • Communicated effectively with management, business partners, vendors, peers and staff.
  • Discerned user’s needs and requirements.
  • Earned reputation for inspiring, organizing, and controlling teams to deliver quality work, on time, and within budget.
  • Included internal checks and controls for process and system integrity.
  • Kept projects on track and retained allotted resources.

AREAS OF STRENGTH:

  • Portfolio/Program management, business re - engineering, benefits realization, strategic/tactical decisions, hiring/mentoring staff, budget management and overall leadership.
  • Portfolio Management
  • Source Suppliers
  • Outsourcing and Vendors
  • Projects, Resources and Budgets
  • Staffing, Evaluation and Mentoring
  • PMO, PDDs, RFPs, SOWs, SLAs
  • PMI, PMP Certified, PLC, SDLC
  • Curb Project Creep
  • User Satisfaction
  • Current with HW/SW Systems

HARDWARE AND SOFTWARE EXPOSURE:

PC: Windows NT, Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows 2000, Windows Vista, Extra, Flowcharting III, Visio, Workbench, MS Project, EXCEL, PowerPoint, Adobe, Access, Word Perfect, E-Mail, Remedy, Clarity, SharePoint and Lotus Notes.

WEB/PC: Internet, Intranet, E-Mail, C, C++, VB, JAVA, Solaris, FOCUS, SAS, Easytrieve, Corba and HTML.

IBM: TSO/ISPF/SDSF, VM, COBOL, COBOL II, IDMS, VSAM, JCL, JOB, CICS, MVS/XA, SQL, DB2, BAL (Assembler), PL1, RPG, FORTRAN, GSERV, PROFS, GUI, UNIX and Utilities.

Burroughs: CANDE, WFL, COBOL, DMSII, ISAM, GEMCOS, MCP, NDL, and Utilities.

Honeywell: COBOL and MSR.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Confidential, Plainsboro, NJ

Senior Project Manager

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for the management of the full lifecycle of product implementation, for both new and existing clients.
  • Oversee the product development process that enables a successful development and launch of client's programs and web sites.
  • Governed and managed umbrella of web projects for various clients.
  • Managed customer relationships, vendors and staff

Confidential, Somerset, NJ

Consultant / Senior Project Manager

Responsibilities:

  • Managed governance of project portfolio, staff and external customers in matrix organization.
  • Governed and managed umbrella of projects for Confidential.
  • Managed the customer relationship between Confidential and Confidential Wireless
  • Coordinated and directed across multifunctional lines

Confidential, New York, NY

Assistant Vice President

Responsibilities:

  • Managed project portfolio, staff and vendors in matrix organization with multimillion dollar budgets.
  • Directed Oracle 9i to 10G upgrade throughout the network that increased speed and reduced errors in the system
  • Led the implementation and deployment of Network Access Control (NAC) System which improved network security
  • Controlled installation of Wide Area Acceleration Servers which improved transmission speed of data for business partners
  • Formed and created a PMO from the ground up.
  • Established and provided consistent standards and tools for managing projects which resulted in raised efficiencies
  • Coached / mentored CVPs, AVPs and Project Managers on how to follow standards resulting in improved quality and shortened lead time
  • Drove consistent project execution process for tracking, reporting and measuring (metrics) for an increased return on investment (ROI). Completed 802 projects out of 576 expected to complete in a year, giving a 1 to1.39 ratio advantage or 39% increase in project completion productivity

Confidential, Mountain Lakes, NJ

Consultant / Engagement Manager

Responsibilities:

  • Managed 173 different Confidential & Confidential managers across country
  • Managed 2 different vendors, Information Balance in Canada and Reasoning in California
  • Coordinated and directed across multifunctional lines. Defined budget and hired staff as needed

Consultant / Engagement Manager

Confidential

Responsibilities:

  • Hired and directed staff ranging from 3 to 20 professionals
  • Managed multiple projects such as tracking inventory, construction, renovation, testing, implementation and deployment of various insurance applications across multifunctional lines. Defined budget and kept budget on track

Confidential, Somerset, NJ

Consultant / Engagement Manager

Responsibilities:

  • Managed conversion of 6 million LOC for back-end transaction posting.
  • Project was done Confidential two different sites. Analysis, construction and renovation.
  • Testing, quality assurance and implementation were done
  • Conversion included Legacy Systems (Online and Batch), UNIX, Middleware, PCs, Laptops, Internet, Intranet and WEB applications.
  • Managed and directed a staff of 22 professionals, 6 of them Confidential client site in Washington D.C.
  • Defined budget and hired staff

Consultant/Engagement Manager

Confidential

Responsibilities:

  • Created mainframe download to server and provided a UNIX based PC access with update and retrieval capabilities from server to PCs.
  • This was a teacher student class grading system. Ensured system was compliant.
  • Conversion included Legacy Systems, UNIX, Middleware, LAN Servers, PCs and Laptops.
  • Managed and directed a staff of 6 professionals, 2 of them Confidential client site in Jacksonville, Mississippi
  • Defined budget and hired staff

Confidential, New York, NY

Senior Technical Specialist

Responsibilities:

  • Managed production support, maintenance and development of Underwriting Processing System (UPS). System included Legacy Systems (Online and Batch), UNIX, Middleware, LAN Server, GUI Interface, PCs and Laptops.
  • Managed and directed staffs of 5 and 35 professionals in two different outsourcing firms.
  • Reviewed, changed and accepted statements of work from both ISI and Syntel resulting in budget savings
  • Defined budget, hired staff and made recommendations to accept or decline staff being provided by both consulting firms thereby forcing improved methods and enhanced operations
  • Mandated to outsourcing managers that a project life cycle methodology be used Confidential all times. No program change was permitted to go in production without proper quality assurance testing and final signed approval resulting in increased customer satisfaction
  • Influenced and demanded proof of validation, verification and program correctness from outsourcing groups which improved quality of work

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