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Senior Project Control Officer Pmo Resume

SUMMARY:

  • Confidential has over fifteen (15) years of experience in project/program control and financials, setup of PMOs, and implementation & training of project management processes in private and healthcare environments.
  • Successfully brought the schedule for the WRHA SAP HR/Payroll Project back on track.
  • Successfully converted 5 out of 7 Project Managers to Clarity at Resmor Trust.
  • Successfully completed program schedule for $50 Million MES Implementation Program for Confidential .
  • Successfully completed the 25 Million dollar program for the implementation of SAP financials (FI CO and BW) for Investors Group in Winnipeg.
  • Successful implementations of Microsoft’s Microsoft Project/EPM
  • Authored End User Guides for EPM 2003.
  • Successful implementations of Project Workbench/Suite 5.0 now Open Workbench/Clarity.
  • Practised understanding of PMBOK’s methodology.
  • Practised knowledge of Waterfall, Iterative, RUP, and Agile development methodologies in relation to the creation of project/program schedules.
  • Skilled level of Project Management software and tools and PMO processes.
  • Setup and configuration of document management repositories (SharePoint & Lotus Notes.
  • Successfully completed IBM’s two (2) year Y2K program.
  • Successfully implemented three (3) Project Management Offices within the private sector.
  • Provided 1st level support to twenty - five (25) Hospitals.

TECHNICAL SKILLS:

  • Clarity (12.0.6.5471 )
  • MSOffice 2007
  • MSOffice 2003
  • ChangePoint Enterprise V12
  • MS Project 2007
  • EPM 2002/2003
  • SharePoint Document Management
  • International Learning Institute (ILI) 2003 Project Server, Project Web Access, MS Project Professional
  • MS Project Web Access 2003
  • MS Project 2003 Professional
  • MS Project 2002 Professional
  • MS Project 2002 Standard
  • MS Project Server 2002/2003
  • MS Project Web Access 2002/2003
  • MS Project 2000
  • Lotus Smartsuite 97
  • Lotus Notes 6.5
  • ABT Workbench 4.0 & ABT Suite 5.0 (now Open Workbench/Clarity)
  • PMBOK Methodology
  • MSOffice 97, MS Project 98
  • The Fundamentals of Project Management (Pape Management Consultants)
  • Project Workbench for Windows 1.07 (now Open Workbench)

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Senior Project Control Officer PMO

Confidential

Responsibilities:

  • Completed weekly status of the schedule utilizing actuals to update schedule
  • Mentored project resources on the completion of the weekly update/timesheets
  • Supported project leads with reference to updates of the WBS
  • Provided weekly analysis and status reports to the Project Management and Executive (Actual vs Baseline)
  • Monitored and reconcile allocation of resources to project with resource effort actually spent working on project tasks (Resource Utilization)
  • Coordinated the project level reporting ensuring reporting formats are consistent with varying target audiences

Senior Project Control Officer PMO

Confidential

Responsibilities:

  • Successfully converted 5 out of 7 Project Managers to Clarity
  • Managed Clarity Users and Security
  • Monitor and review enterprise-reporting packages (dashboards, adherence, etc.) and proactively engage PM’s to take corrective action where necessary
  • Mentored Clarity Users and Project Managers
  • Provided project managers support on usage of the MSProject interface to Clarity
  • Mentor Project/Program managers on the APEX Project Delivery process
  • Perform Process Assessments on all tier projects at required tollgates (2 & 3)
  • Support project teams on TeamRoom (Sharepoint) setup and usage requests
  • Monitor and reconcile allocation of resources to project with resource effort actually spent working on project tasks
  • Coordinate the program level reporting ensuring reporting formats are consistent with varying target audiences
  • Provided first line support for Clarity to all users
  • Worked on small to medium projects as Project Manager when needed

Senior Project Control Officer

Confidential

Responsibilities:

  • Document and distribute minutes for weekly meetings.
  • Follow up on scheduled and ad hoc change ticket approval
  • Maintain SharePoint repository of project information
  • Complete ad hoc requests for spreadsheets related to project deliverables
  • Complete project schedule updates in MSP 2003 as required
  • Completion of weekly project status report including actuals to forecast
  • Maintain project action and issue log
  • Create project management templates e.g.: Issue Log; Implement best practices
  • Follow up on deliverables to satisfy QA and Audit requirements

IT Project Scheduler

Confidential

Responsibilities:

  • In addition define and document some project management standards and processes in order to allow for regular status updates of the program schedule.
  • Utilizing the Technical Overview document, define the WBS along with input from the client, System Integrator, and the software vendor.
  • Defined Project and Resource calendars within MS Project 2000 along with related project defaults. Completed resource assignments along with the associated estimates of work and defined dependencies in order to achieve a resource balanced schedule.

Program Coordinator

Confidential

Responsibilities:

  • Assisted the Program Manager and Project Managers with modifications to time lines, budget and staffing requirements.
  • Attended program status meetings and ensure meeting notes/action items are clearly documented and communicated.
  • Managed the repository of program deliverables and templates.
  • Compiled weekly Program Status report and other regular reports, using input from multiple project teams.
  • Compiled monthly Clarity Program Dashboard report using input from multiple project teams.
  • Contributed to the development and implementation of standards for document naming conventions, version control within the program document repository.
  • Assisted in the creation/preparation of presentation material for the program.
  • Attended monthly Operations/Steering Committee meeting ensuring meeting notes/action items are clearly documented and communicated.

Senior Project Control Officer

Confidential

Responsibilities:

  • Together with the Program Director, Project Managers, various team members and the vendors build an integrated program schedule for the FileNet Consolidation Program that effectively aligned scope, time, cost, quality, resources, risk, communication and procurement in a manner that enabled highly coordinated execution and control, utilizing MS Project Professional 2003 and Changepoint V12.
  • Assisted the Program Director and Project Managers in tracking, monitoring and following up on appropriate risk management practices throughout the project lifecycle.
  • Proactively escalated project issues and risks that require Project Manager and Program Director attention, in addition managed the change management process.
  • Chaired weekly status meetings and update the appropriate Issue/Action Log.
  • Assisted the Program Director and Project Managers in the preparation of weekly schedule updates and status reports.
  • Assisted the Program Director and Project Managers to ensure that change, acceptance and approval management is proactive and effective on all sub projects.

Senior Project Control Officer

Confidential

Responsibilities:

  • Together with the Project Sponsor, System Architect, and members of the development team; build a project schedule for the Oracle Infrastructure Migration project.
  • In addition defined and documented some project management standards and processes in order to allow for regular status updates of the project.
  • Utilizing the Technical Overview document, defined the WBS.
  • Defined Project and Resource calendars within MS Project 2007 along with related project defaults. Completed resource assignments along with the associated estimates of work and defined dependencies in order to achieve a resource balanced schedule.
  • Amalgamated four (4) individual project streams into an integrated program schedule that reflected the overall project strategy; including project dependencies at a task and milestone level in MS Project Professional 2003.
  • Analyze the schedule by performing "what if" scenarios, proactively identifying where resource allocations are problematic (over committed resources, under committed resources) and identify and recommend strategies to address resource allocation issues.
  • Responsible for keeping track of the schedule priorities (critical path) in each stream including QA and ensuring (with the PM responsible for each stream) that the team is aware of the top priorities at all times.
  • Definition and tracking of data conversion schedules from unsupported IBM mainframe technology MVS/CICS and applications in legacy code to client server technology and as well define the dependency on this schedule in relation to the overall program.
  • Responsible for ensuring that implications resulting from any change requests are reflected in the schedule, and for keeping the schedule "current and refreshed" based on actuals and any other factors that may cause the schedule to need updating.
  • Prepared and follow up on the delivery of the monthly IT status report to the office of the SVP of IT.
  • Work exclusively with the Program Manager, the four (4) PM's and the vendor providing assistance in the managing their related streams of work and the execution of the change management process.

Senior Project Control Officer

Confidential

Responsibilities:

  • Consolidate and integrate work breakdown structure data into a comprehensive schedule utilizing MS Project Professional 2003.
  • Develop, manage, and control project schedules by updating and making mitigation decisions and escalating as appropriate to the project manager.
  • Develop, consolidate, and reconcile management and resource allocation reports. Update project repository ensuring version control.
  • Tracked progress and made recommendations on responses for identified risks, resolution plans for issues, results on action items and make decisions on required escalation. The above mentioned documents were maintained within a SharePoint environment.

Senior Project Control Officer

Confidential

Responsibilities:

  • Coordinate all team activities from start to end.
  • Responsible for the set-up and organizing planning sessions.
  • Follow up on the deliverance of all required status reports and documentation.
  • Maintained the team’s usage of conference numbers and coordinated high level conference calls and follow up on outstanding items/issues.
  • Act as a liaison between the all Team related requirements. Ensured the set-up of new team members were expedited through the appropriate channels.
  • Team management.
  • Ensure team had what was required in order to complete their tasks within the required timelines.
  • Maintained document and set up versioning control via SharePoint.
  • Tracked invoices and payments (actuals vs forecast), set up PO and year end accruals.

Senior Project Control Officer

Confidential

Responsibilities:

  • Administer/maintain project schedules (in Microsoft Project 2003); maintain issue/action log; project change log, risk log and decision log on a weekly basis.
  • Create/Maintain project resource plan and organization chart on a weekly basis.
  • Complete a weekly schedule consolidation in Microsoft Project in order to present a Program view of the WTIS-EMPI project.

Project Comptroller

Confidential

Responsibilities:

  • Updating the project book of record, provide financial forecasting, accruals, compile information for the project dashboard reporting, and program status reports for the Confidential project.
  • Ensure project work days are loaded/tracked in Multitrack, coordinate stakeholder reviews and sign offs.
  • Maintain project repository (SharePoint) with all recent versions/copies of project documentation; maintain project schedule utilizing MS Project Professional 2003; maintain issue/action log; project change logs, communications/minutes.
  • Manage and consolidate the schedules comprising the Rainbow program; providing Program level reporting relative to Program Milestones and Resource Utilization.
  • Monitor and complete schedule updates; report on resource utilization; track project milestones; coordinate Program team meetings; maintain Rainbow staff vacation schedule and maintain Project Control Book.
  • Coordinate weekly project manager review of schedules, issues, and risks. Together with the Project Managers track issues and resolutions for each of the projects.
  • As required provide MS Project Professional 2003 consulting and mentoring to Project Managers and Program Management.

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