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Project Manager, II

SUMMARY

  • A certified PMP and CSM wif experience as a Project Manager and Business Analyst.
  • A proven track record of building and directing cross functional teams to deliver both business and IT projects.
  • Diverse industry experience including Education, Pharmaceutical, Communications, Banking and Shipping industries.
  • A strong financial background resulting in delivering projects wifin or under budget.

TECHNICAL SKILLS

  • Manage project utilizing both Waterfall and Agile methodologies
  • Create and execute project schedules utilizing MS Project Server
  • Lead large cross - functional teams
  • Ensure project scope is maintained utilizing Change Logs and approvals
  • Develop project scope and charter documents
  • Create and manage project budgets
  • Facilitate Scrum meetings to determine progress and next steps
  • Create RACI charts to document project responsibilities
  • Create Project Communication Plan
  • Perform risk analysis to create mitigation plan
  • Utilize JIRA to track Scrum progress
  • Follow best practice guidelines of teh CPMO to create artifacts of Project Management Life Cycle (PMLC)
  • Ensure all relevant project documentation stored on project SharePoint site
  • Adhere to guidelines provided by Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK)
  • Create weekly status reports detailing accomplishments, issues and risks

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Confidential

Project Manager II

Responsibilities:

  • Managed On time, under budget projects
  • Managed cross-functional teams of IT, test developers, statisticians, designers and halp desk to support teh GRE Strategic Business through all phases of SDLC
  • Create online test preparation increasing annual revenue by $1.5MM
  • Develop new online delivery platform
  • Create accessible version of GRE for visually impaired
  • Coordinated work of telecommunications, facilities and outside vendors to upgrade to state of teh art conference rooms. President’s award nominee 2016
  • Managed 2 development teams utilizing Agile methodology to update statistical database application
  • Managed statisticians, test developers and Strategic Business Unit to make TOEIC English language assessment relevant in today’s environment
  • Interviewed business operations to determine their expectations and project scope
  • Developed business and system requirements for Aggregate Spend application
  • Created training scenarios for key users of new application
  • Developed processes for expense collection used in compliance reporting
  • Established and documented processes to ensure all applicable vendors are identified using MS Visio
  • Developed requirements for Master Data Mart (MDM) used to facilitate compliance reporting

Confidential

Project Manager

  • Managed all phases of projects through Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC) process
  • Worked wif technical experts to determine appropriate resource requirements
  • Ensured project scope and deliverables meet business goals an stakeholders requirements
  • Created and managed project plan using MS Project including tracking milestones and timely deliverables
  • Prepared weekly status reports and dashboards for project sponsors, stakeholders and PMO
  • Developed Project Charter to specify scope and assumptions
  • Produced user survey to ensure new application meets user requirements
  • Coordinated vendor milestones to guarantee their project parallels our timeline
  • Prepared change request for increased resources and budget
  • Identified project risks and developed mitigation plans when necessary
  • Prepared software comparison guidelines used to select new provider
  • Designed reports and processes to audit application effectiveness
  • Created presentation of new software for Architectural Review Board approval

Confidential

Project Manager/Business Analyst

Responsibilities:

  • Supported King Pharmaceuticals, Gilead Sciences and Abbott Labs
  • Managed entire customer relationships for pharmaceutical aggregate spend clients
  • Developed business requirements based on client interviews and state law interpretations
  • Created gap analysis
  • Identified action items and risks, ensuring timely assignment and completion to maintain project timeline
  • Created and managed Project Plans in MS Project to ensure timely completion of all required tasks
  • Generated RFPs for potential new clients including cost, schedule and deliverables in response to RFPs
  • Developed business relationships to extend client engagements and generate additional $100K revenue
  • Performed as Subject Matter Expert to train and coach new Business Analysts

Confidential

Senior Project Manager

Responsibilities:

  • Simultaneously managed 2 projects, each in excess of $750K, both projects completed on time and under budget
  • Developed project budget wif assistance of subject matter experts
  • Monitored actual spending versus budget to ensure proper authorization
  • Developed and tracked scoping estimates, project plans, schedules, and resource allocation / assignments utilizing teh SDLC
  • Worked wif users to develop user acceptance test plans and scenarios
  • Managed teams consisting of employees, contractors and global off-shore development team
  • Created testing scenarios used during user acceptance testing (UAT)
  • Implemented wide area networks for 8 international clients
  • Developed project implementation schedule based on customer requirements and available resources
  • Designed Customer Handbook containing details of implementation process and deliverables
  • Trained new team members in processes and application usage

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