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Senior Project Manager Resume

Gaithersburg, MD

SUMMARY

  • Result oriented professional wif overall experience of 10 years in Project Management, having an outstanding track record of success in business intelligence, financial reporting, streamlining operations and software development
  • Certified PMP, ITIL® V3 Foundation certified, and Certified Scrum Master (CSM)
  • Master’s Degree in Management (MBA), and a Bachelor’s of Engineering degree in computer science
  • Seasoned to lead, manage and deliver results on both strategic and tactical levels, wif domain expertise in Healthcare and Pharmaceutical industries
  • Master in Agile ceremonies such as sprint planning, backlog grooming, daily stand up, retrospect and review
  • Extensive background managing technology projects having cross functional and cross - cultural teams wif Waterfall, Agile, RAD, Prototyping etc. methodology
  • Expertise in leading all phases of diverse technology projects (development, migration, integration, support, testing, Transitions and handover projects)
  • Analytics thought leader for BI engagements supporting multiple global applications covering teh full Application life cycle data management, maintenance and support
  • PMO experience in Internal Controls, Risk Management, IT Risk/IT Security, Compliance, Quality Assurance, Vendor Governance and Change management/ business process improvements
  • Seasoned leader, has managed large team of 30+ individuals (offshore, onshore) including developers, BA, architect and QA
  • Proven experience in creating project management documents such as cost, budget and schedule baseline, communication plan, issue log, RACI matrix and status reports for stakeholders
  • Understanding of Lean Six Sigma methodology and applicant for teh certification
  • Technical Expertise in Data warehousing concepts, Integration tools (TIBCO, EDI, etc.) and BI Tools (SAP BW, Qlikview, SAP business Objects, SAP BODS, Tableau and Informatica)
  • Efficient in drafting business and functional requirements relevant to teh development methodology followed - User Cases/User Stories, Business Requirement Document (BRD), Functional Requirement Document (FRD), Process Diagrams, Flow Diagrams, Wireframes using tools like MS Office Suite, MS Visio, MS Project, Lotus etc.
  • Worked in multiple domains like Retail, pharmaceutical, Manufacturing and Banking

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Senior Project Manager

Confidential, Gaithersburg, MD

Responsibilities:

  • Served as teh lead project manager, streamlining project design from inception to reality for teh WorkDay integration, managing 3 project managers as direct reports and wif a budget of $ 2M
  • Defined Project scope, goals and deliverables that supported business objectives in collaboration wif senior management and stakeholders for HR services
  • Conducted requirement understanding and validation sessions wif Legacy systems and WorkDay to establish teh cutover events and milestone details
  • Prepared teh project management plan complete wif schedule, cost and scope baselines
  • Created roadmaps for establishing secure connections wif existing vendors (Banks and Benefits Partners)
  • Collaborated and communicated wif multiple vendors like WorkDay, NGA, Multiple banks (Wells Fargo, Citi Bank etc.), Benefit partners (Fidelity, Equifax etc.) to institute teh future schedule of files (inbound and outbound)
  • Consolidating various project performance indicators such as SPI, CPI, percentage completion and open issues for weekly status report
  • Closely worked wif HR Operations Director to prepare teh Transition plan and work on process maps for each operation
  • Orchestrated and implemented Desktop Procedure documentation (New to AstraZeneca) which enhanced teh documentation processes and was a re-usable artifact for future
  • Successfully designed and presented 7 Keys reports to global PMO highlighting project risks, issues and mitigation activities
  • Conducted monthly Steering committee meetings wif Senior Management and highlighted teh current challenges, focusing on strategies to resolve and transform
  • Worked wif communications manager to draft updates on hiring, transitioning and de-boarding of members as and when required
  • TEMPEffectively negotiated wif vendors and software partners which led to teh completion of teh project on time and 5% under budget
  • Developed a contingency plan, which would keep teh legacy systems working up to teh task, as a risk mitigation measure, if in case teh integration didn’t go as planned
  • Supervised and coordinated decommission of legacy systems, investigated and streamlined multiple systems as part of client strategy implementation reducing infrastructure costs by $ 1M

Project Manager

Confidential, Houston, TX

Responsibilities:

  • Created teh end to end project transition plan for all analytics applications (SAP BW, SAP HANA, SAP BO, Design Studio, Web Intelligence reports etc.)
  • Responsible for facilitating proper knowledge transition, to insure knowledge retention for critical applications
  • Scheduled all teh cutover events and toll gates, while working wif vendors to determine teh vendor score and readiness and present teh same to Business
  • Stabilized operations to meet performance and cost targets by creating Service improvement plans (SIP) for continuous service improvement (CSI) thereby improving teh TEMPeffectiveness and efficiency of processes and service delivery
  • Managed a technical team of 25+ (Offshore and onsite combined) and cleared all teh backlog tickets of incumbent vendor. Teh move was highly appreciated by teh client
  • Achieved incident resolution per month of 90 percent of all applications combined
  • Managed project issue log and risk plan wif focus on cost, schedule, scope, business and technical risks for all major tollgates (secondary, Primary and steady support)
  • Maximize productivity by setting clear expectations and proactively communicating project status, issues and risks to internal stakeholders and top management

Confidential, San Francisco, CA

Business Intelligence Project Manager

Responsibilities:

  • Started project from a single page business case and built detail project plan including budget, schedule, quality, requirement configuration management, issue tracking and communication plans
  • Worked wif business and logistic teams in solidifying teh detail requirements. Involving solution architect and operation support team for identifying hardware and software requirements during teh initial phase
  • Conducted daily stand up, sprint planning, retrospective and review meetings in teh Agile work environment
  • Worked wif Business to get teh functional specifications and subsequently managed a team of 20+ for implementation
  • Maximize productivity by setting clear expectations and proactively communicating project status, issues and risks to internal stakeholders and top management
  • Prepared detailed work breakdown structures (WBS) and instilled shared accountability for achieving project milestones
  • Wif continuously changing customer requirements and Agile environment, was successful in delivering teh project wifin stipulated timeframe and 10% below teh estimated budget
  • Obtain requirements sign offs, budget approvals, UAT sign offs and project sign off after defined success criteria was met

Confidential, IL

Project Manager

Responsibilities:

  • Managed $ 5M initiative on Data migration & business intelligence integration, wif cross functional teams of 20+ across various applications under enterprise information management (EIM) landscape
  • Worked wif cross-functional team of 30+ across various sites for more than 15 Applications, defined project strategy, timeline, tasks and deliverables. Developed business cases, managed budget and resource allocation, established and managed vendor relationship
  • Worked wif Hardware vendors to analyze risks and develop contingency plans to prepare for worst case scenarios
  • Reconciled Funding limits wif cost estimates by refining scope and schedule of project activities
  • Worked closely wif other vendors and teams to execute a streamline cutover, often requiring war room communications between Infrastructure and application teams
  • Tracked project progression and improved predictability and control over implementation of program objectives
  • Handled escalations, managed stakeholders and reported at teh executive level on metrics-based performance
  • Worked wif business & IT leadership teams to create strategies and roadmap to align migrated Applications to newer markets globally
  • Converted teh Business demand into functional specifications which could be understood by technical as well as business analysts
  • Lead development team of 20 offshore members. Representing application development team in stakeholders meeting wif PMO and cross functional program managers
  • Despite cross cultural teams, managed project plan, timelines, project milestones and communication to business stakeholders wifin time frame
  • Consolidating various project performance indicators such as SPI, CPI, percentage completion and open issues for weekly status report

Confidential

Service Transition Project Manager

Responsibilities:

  • Proposed and acquired teh support for SAP TFM module (previously wif HP) for 5 years (Contract worth more than $3M)
  • Managed teh complete transition of teh application from vendor Hewlett Packard to Infosys Limited
  • Responsible for end to end planning and execution of teh transition wif respect to budget, schedule, effort and quality
  • Responsible for weekly status reports and communication regarding teh project schedule and budget.
  • Ensuring teh completion of successful knowledge transferred
  • Ensuring implementation of transition project plans per client specification and expectations thereby meeting teh success criteria and getting teh customer sign off on teh transition
  • Timely achieved all toll gates (Milestones) as planned by Customer
  • Executed end to end activities from effort, resource and budget allocation and analyzing risks
  • Interaction wif all teh stake holders and communicating teh scope and expectations
  • Team management to handling client expectations and escalations
  • Saved $40K per wave wif TEMPeffective resource management in a matrix based structure
  • End to end Planning and analyzing of all releases going into multiple applications every 6 Months, wif a budget of $ 250K per release
  • Chair teh Change Advisory board (CAB) meetings and managed quality deliverables underbudget for 3 consecutive releases
  • Conducted frequent Trainings for teh client community on Change and release process and ITSM tools as a part of Quality Management

Project Manager

Confidential

Responsibilities:

  • Worked wif business & IT leadership teams to create a strategy and determine budget of over $ 3M
  • End to end responsibilities of cross functional team of 30+ across various sites for more than 6 modules
  • Held conference wif teh vendors to select an economic vendor, thereby saving money to teh company
  • Negotiated wif SAP to get license for servers, in teh process reduced teh cost
  • Was actively involved in Process improvement as a part of Quality assurance
  • Handled escalations, managed stakeholders and reported at teh executive level on metrics-based performance
  • Completed teh implementation before schedule and at par wif teh budget allocated, promoting customer satisfaction

TECHNICAL SKILLS

Project Management Tools: MS Excel, MS Power Point, MS Project, MS VISIO, Liquid Planner, Merlin Project (MAC OS), Tableau, Epiance, Epiplex, Trello, Sharepoint

IT Service Management tools: Service Now, Remedy, HP ITSM tool, HP My Test Tool, HP Quality Center, SAP Solution Manager, JIRA

Languages and Technologies: Worked and managed teams wif SAP Business warehouse, SAP HANA, Tableau, Qlikview, SQL, PLSQL, ABAP, Java, C#, .NET, C, C++, SAP Business Objects, Cransoft, SAP BODS, SAP BO, SAP design studio, Oracle, EDI, TIBCO

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