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Portfolio / Pmo Senior Manager Resume

Mequon, WI

SUMMARY:

  • A proven technology leader. Highly focused on building effective teams and developing direct reports to support business growth and transformation. A deep passion as a problem - solver and highly skilled in conceptualizing, leading, developing, implementing, and breaking down complex business challenges into scalable solutions through collaboration.
  • Experienced in partnering with executives, department leaders and vendors. Solid project and program management discipline. A successful track record of delivering cost effective and scalable global solutions.

TECHNICAL SKILLS:

PPM Tools: Microsoft Project / Portfolio; DAPTIV; CA ; JIRA ERP (Program implementations / Upgrade): SAP; Oracle; QAD

Business intelligence: Self Service ETL (Talend, Informatica); Visualization (Tableau, BO); Data Blending (Alteryx), Data Literacy

Certifications: PMP; Green Belt; Black Belt; Agile/SCRUM; Scrum Master (CSM)

COE Management: ERP; Web ; Business Intelligence ; Quality; Legacy

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Confidential, Mequon, WI

Portfolio / PMO Senior Manager

Responsibilities:

  • Increased company’ maturity level by redesigning portfolio intake and project delivery capabilities.
  • Led several multi million dollars programs including Enterprise design, ERP implementations (Oracle EBS), BI and analytics modern stack adoption across all divisions.
  • Responsible for Portfolio and PMO function increasing the processes and governance maturity from a level 2 to a level 3 reducing the number of aborted projects or projects going above budget or time by more than 30%.
  • Liaison with executives to provide IT portfolio updates and align the portfolio with business strategic objectives.
  • Responsible for building an entirely new process for refreshing the IT strategy on a yearly basis
  • Member of the team in charge of selecting a strategic partner for Charter IT (onshore and offshore model) resulting in over $1.5M of savings the first year
  • Reduced number of IT vendors in application development and project management space from over 20 to less than 5.
  • Oversaw program team in charge of several at risk OTM upgrades as well as Oracle EBS, introducing more discipline into the program execution, reporting / monitoring
  • Led implementation of Agile framework and member of leadership team driving the implementation of DevSecOps at Confidential
  • Revamped the capacity planning process for IT by taking better care of demand and supply and prioritization of projects at the Enterprise level which lead to a reduction to an improvement in project delivery by ensuring projects about to start are adequately staffed.
  • Improved the speed to delivery and quality and cost of IT solutions being delivered by 20% year/year
  • In charge of building an entirely new process for refreshing the IT strategy on a yearly basis
  • Brought in an onshore / offshore strategic partner for support and small projects function and flex and scale of larger initiative leading to 1.5M$ savings on the first year.
  • Oversaw the implementation of a new BI and Analytics model based on modern techniques that enable self-service for BI for the Supply Chain, Manufacturing, Finance and Commercial functions

Confidential, Milwaukee, WI

IT Enterprise Resource Manager

Responsibilities:

  • Designed a global solution for Project Portfolio Management including Demand intake, Portfolio Execution. Help identify and implement Portfolio Scoring and Sequencing enhancements.
  • Assist company directors building business cases for project requests and gain leadership approval
  • As part of their $2B SAP unity program, lead the globalization for IT enterprise resource management to make sure that all global resources for the entire company could be leveraged to support this top priority program
  • Member of the committee in charge of reviewing large project requests and their associated business cases and would support the requestor in rewriting their request if insufficient documentation provided
  • As member of the Enterprise PMO, lead multiple continuous improvement efforts to facilitate the move from project demand to project delivery and project benefits tracking
  • Worked with global IT departments to build risk management monitoring for large projects initiatives and dependencies
  • As part of Confidential divestiture between two division and simultaneously merger between one of the division and a new, responsible for program segment related to planning service agreements required to ensure continuity of services on day 1 for any program and project related activities.

Confidential, Milwaukee, WI

IT Enterprise Portfolio Manager

Responsibilities:

  • Performed as member of Strategy and Planning Team in charge of annual planning and portfolio prioritization and optimization.
  • Drove PMO internal processes continuous improvement efforts including maturity modeling, value stream mapping and implementation of a release management process for SAP projects
  • Program manager for several SAP projects to drive cost rationalization effort (portion of 750M$)
  • Oversaw implementation of a PCI compliant solution as mandated by credit card companies to be able to receive payment from customers.
  • Led implementation of a cloud based agile solution for Confidential to be able to manage product placements within all major US and Canada professional sports venues and drove more sales.

Confidential, Racine, WI

IT Solution Delivery Director

Responsibilities:

  • Developed a Portfolio / PMO structure to manage the demand intake to prioritization and delivery processes leveraging vendors for cost effective solution on a $20M budget.
  • Participated in annual planning to ensure strategic alignment with strategic goals.
  • Drove IT supplier rationalization program (from in less than 1 year) and legacy applications reduction (>100 applications eliminated).
  • Lead multiple implementations as a program manager of SAP in Brazil, Europe, and NA for several of the divisions including FICO, MMPP, PM (Maximo), SD.
  • Served as liaison with executives, member of steering committee, managed relationship with implementation partners and regional IT teams.
  • Responsible for implementation of a CRM solution for one of the NA division ensuring that high level requirements were gathered, prioritized, product selection and vendor selection as well as writing the appropriation request
  • Lead SOX remediation of over 100,000 items down to less than 10 for the global organization with implementation of better monitoring and proper compliant approval of production access.
  • As business relationship manager for global HR, helped streamline the number of benefits, payroll, time entry, travel and expense tracking applications worldwide cutting by 50%
  • Program managed the migration of the old campaign management system operating on a mainframe to a robust cloud-based solution meeting cost and functionality requirements from the customers.
  • Led OTM upgrade for Europe and North America with optimization of communication with our customers by implementation of a customer portal.
  • Shifted the entire support SAP organization to an onshore/offshore follow the sun model with savings way over $1M a year in operating cost.

Confidential, West Bend, WI

Director of Information Systems and PMO

Responsibilities:

  • Director of IT in charge of the application development and maintenance and infrastructure team with 6 direct reports -
  • Developed a Portfolio / PMO structure to manage the demand intake to prioritization and delivery processes leveraging vendors for cost effective solution on a $20M budget.
  • Participated in annual planning to ensure strategic alignment with strategic goals.
  • Drove IT supplier rationalization program (from in less than 1 year) and legacy applications reduction (>100 applications eliminated).
  • Program manager for a JIT plant implementation in GZ, China integrated with a Nokia phone assembly involved in plan design, negotiation with local government, working with contractors and integration with Nokia supply chain systems
  • IT Leader for M&A activities with two businesses purchased in China and India including due diligence and integration.
  • Designed and led implementation of a B2B solution for Arby's NA to order their point of purchase material by creating a web solution leveraging .Net and a CMS solution which also integrated with Confidential ERP system as well as Arby’s helping this business to grow over 20% first year

Confidential

IT Program Manager

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for developing a Manufacturing Execution System strategy for Confidential Battery NA to support implementation of smart manufacturing solutions such as automation of movements within plants, AGV, testing equipment data flowing into QAD, reducing significant manual transactions and increased use of scanners within plants reducing transactional errors as well as enhancing safety around lead heavy stations
  • IT lead for acquisition / integration of the Delphi Battery business, supporting the due diligence by making sure that we were ready on day 1 to integrate all their systems (network, security, desktop, laptops, TSA, software and hardware vendors contracts ) but also support ERP integration with finance for monthly reporting, inventory, supply chain, warehouse management among others
  • IT Program Manager for implementing QAD at two large national warehouses including slotting, new picking services and automated integration with trucking companies for inbound and outbound.

IT Program Manager

Confidential

Responsibilities:

  • Led multiple ERP programs in Europe to integrate with existing Kohler global SAP footprint, championing process changes locally to facilitate the integration.
  • Program managed the implementation of Oracle TMS for Europe in partnership with my counterpart in Asia including truck load optimization to support objective of transportation cost reduction by 20%.
  • Led product selection for a CRM solution for Confidential and drove it to a successful implementation on time and on budget.
  • IT lead for multiple M&As activities in Europe during due diligence as well as the actual integration including Spain, Portugal, Greece, France, and UK.
  • Represented Kohler IT Europe in the overall European and Global annual planning and strategy work performed by the company.
  • Designed with the assistance of supply chain engineer an inventory optimization tool to report proactively opportunities
  • Led two of the French plant supply chain and transportation process re-engineering initiatives leading to significant savings in handling material, inventory, and transportation cost.
  • Program managed implementation of TMS with Oracle and truck load optimizer for the main locations in NA.
  • Conducted assessment of European IT organization personnel and developed career and training plan aligned with the overall company strategy.

Confidential, Waukesha, WI

Business Manager

Responsibilities:

  • Led the globalization of the GE Medical system global helpdesk leveraging an offshore partner and a follow the sun model
  • Designed and led team of engineers to develop a new innovative platform to automate the testing of the CT scanners computer line and deliver results 30% faster and 50% improve quality
  • Responsible for new product introduction (manufacturing engineering) for new CT scanner visual software used by doctors to review images leveraging a global team of software engineers.
  • Production manager for several lines at the Waukesha county facility with significant reduction of overtime by introducing improvements in standard operating procedures and flex time.
  • 6 sigma blackbelt for manufacturing and supply chain with one of the project getting one of the three project of the year award for reduction false positive errors during XRAY tube failures in the field saving over 2M$ / year and resulting in a patent with the US Board of patent.
  • Program managed
  • Global inventory manager for the entire company reporting to COO driving significant improvements to inventory reporting to facilitate decision making by leadership team.
  • Implemented visual dashboard for the entire Waukesha south facility to help proactively predict parts shortages for material handlers - This innovative solution was patented by GE
  • Member of the Oracle EBS 11i implementation team for the CT division, tower lead for Manufacturing and Supply chain
  • Trained in Japan with Shingijutsu Lean company and brought back several process improvements via kaizen to many of their facilities
  • Implement eKanban solution between multiple warehouses and main assembly line to support Just In time production and avoid lines shutdown

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