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Senior It Project Manager Resume

Columbus, OhiO

SUMMARY:

  • Accomplished highly diverse professional with extensive expertise in IT managerial roles, including program management, project management, application development management, and application services delivery and support. Multiple years of successfully leading teams, programs and projects.
  • Recognized as an experienced leader with strengths in managing various types of IT teams and resources, including project managers, project controllers, business systems analysts, application developers, testers, and support analysts. Adept at project portfolio management and monitoring, budgeting and cost control, and communications with all levels from staff to executive.
  • Skilled in staff development, talent management, team building, and applying the right resources to achieve positive results to meet company initiatives and objectives. Results - driven IT Manager with exceptional track record in directing teams to successful completion of projects and activities. Proven ability to increase productivity, quality and customer satisfaction through well-managed, on-time projects. PMP-certified in 1999 with renewals thereafter with leadership roles in the PMI Central Ohio Chapter in recent years.

TECHNICAL SKILLS:

  • PMO Methodologies
  • Project Portfolio Management
  • Application Development Management
  • Strategic Project Planning
  • Program Management
  • Project Management
  • Talent Management
  • Staff/Resource Development
  • Budgets and Cost Control
  • Vendor/Contractor Management
  • Organizational Skills
  • Capacity Management
  • Staffing and Onboarding
  • Customer Relations
  • On-time and On-budget Projects
  • Cross-Functional Team Integration
  • Executive Communications
  • Integrated Resource Planning
  • Change Management Enabler
  • Risk/Issue Management
  • Portfolio Tools
  • Scrum/Agile/Waterfall
  • Multimillion-dollar budgets

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Confidential, Columbus, Ohio

Senior IT Project Manager

Responsibilities:

  • Assigned to the AEP Transmission blue-chip EcoSys / P6 Redeployment project based in New Albany, Ohio. Responsibilities include:
  • Project Manager/Scrum Master for large redeployment of two major applications
  • Managing all schedule-related activities between IT, Transmission, and external partners EcoSys and Oracle (P6).
  • Leading daily standups to assess project progress.
  • Chairing executive project sponsor meetings and IT management meetings.
  • Managing all financial aspects of the project, including all SOW, vendor invoice and contract processing.
  • Engaging the Security Ambassador and colleagues to complete applicable security functions, procedures, tests and data protection
  • Hiring necessary development staff and supporting the team’s cultural and development requests.
  • Ensuring the accuracy of all project records, including the match-up of our sprint story cards to ServiceNow, and communicating the status of the project to Transmission and IT management on a daily basis.
  • Developing collaborative relationships with the many Transmission departments supporting the project.

Confidential, Columbus, Ohio

Senior IT Project Manager

Responsibilities:

  • Responsibilities at Sears Home and Business Franchises included Project Management foundational aspects associated with delivery of a new point of sale system for Sears Home and Business franchises throughout the country Project cancelled in Initiation phase due to lack of funding .
  • Managed all aspects in the Initiation phase, including business case development, financial justifications, creation of project charter and numerous other early project artifacts.
  • Project to include a proof of concept phase, pilot phase, and an implementation phase, deploying at all franchise locations across the United States. Project application development would have been agile-based.
  • Project to also deliver a new content management system and the revision of all four major Sears Home and Business websites.

Confidential, Columbus, Ohio

Senior Project Manager

Responsibilities:

  • Short-term assignment responsibilities at Huntington National Bank included the management of multiple internal high visibility projects:
  • Senior Project Manager for the RegEd project to deploy a new investment banking application, including application development and multiple data interface efforts.
  • Senior Project Manager for the Beneficial Owner project to deliver products to meet regulatory requirements.
  • Daily management of the Sustainability Tracker, an application for the tracking of the company’s many ongoing risk and compliance initiatives and related milestones.

Confidential, Columbus, Ohio

Senior Manager

Responsibilities:

  • Responsibilities included the management of multiple projects for internal and external customers.
  • Project Manager/Scrum Master for the Ohio Department of Commerce License Issuance and Tracking System (LITS) implementation, an agile .net web development project to deliver a new application to track all applications and permits, as well as converting all their hard copy forms and transactions into electronic versions.
  • Project Manager for the American Municipal Power (AMP) Mobile project to convert the company’s existing hard copy member directory into an electronic mobile version, as well as a pdf version.
  • Project Manager for the MedVets project to support the company’s network infrastructure upgrade across various locations in the midwestern United States.

Confidential, Columbus, Ohio

PMO Director/PM Practice Center Manager

Responsibilities:

  • Established Project Management Office and implemented Project Management best practices, including standards, policies and procedures.
  • Screened and interviewed candidates for Project Management positions.
  • Participated in Business Development activities to assist company growth ventures in the PM space and other verticals.
  • Implementation of a $3M statewide electronic transcript system and data warehouse in collaboration with the Ohio Board of Regents
  • Implementation of a $500K data tools consolidation project
  • Implementation of an $600K initiative for the complete redesign of the ODE website
  • Implementation of a $1.2M project to deliver a website associated with the OhioMeansJobs initiative, involving both ODE, ODJFS and the Governor’s Office.

Confidential, Columbus, Ohio

Program Manager

Responsibilities:

  • Program Management Consultant at Confidential to manage enterprise projects/ initiatives in the Home Lending Division. Prepared a PMO-wide IRP (Integrated Resource Plan) for new CIO to better account for resource demand and capacities.
  • Entailed working closely with all application development and support managers to assess both demand and capacity for all 2011 initiatives.
  • Monitored and tracked enterprise releases on a quarterly basis to ensure successful deliveries. Worked collaboratively with all release managers to assure proper status of activities.
  • Project Manager for a project related to correcting loan information for U. S. service personnel.
  • Prepared business cases for strategic bank initiatives, which entailed working closely with project managers to obtain correct resource and financial estimates.

Confidential, Columbus, Ohio

PMO Manager

Responsibilities:

  • Managed both Project Managers and Project Controllers implementing projects for all AEP business units. Management responsibilities included ensuring Project Managers and Controllers followed established procedures, provided adequate cost, scope and schedule control, and maintained quality standards.
  • Served on the Alternative Development Initiative Team, with the primary goal of aiding AEP’s transition from standard waterfall methodology to alternate sources of delivery, including agile and iterative.
  • Provided all project resource staffing assignments for all Project Managers and Project Controllers ranged from a high of 56 individuals to a low of 36 individuals .
  • Directly responsible for oversight/management of the entire IT project portfolio (usually between 200-250 concurrent projects valued at $35-$40M) with a project success rate of 82%.
  • Conducted biweekly detailed project status reviews/consultations with all Project Managers and Project Controllers, focusing on the following parameters for each project: cost, budget, schedule, project plan, quality, testing, CPI, SPI, risks, issues and other pertinent indicators.
  • Chaired management biweekly project status review sessions for all AEP business unit areas.
  • Engaged on the PPM (Project Portfolio Management) project, which included a complete implementation utilizing Microsoft Project 2007 Professional, Project Server 2007, and Portfolio Server.
  • Performed all activities related to contractors, including: reviewing/screening resumes, interviewing, hiring and releasing contractors.
  • Worked extensively with all IT Planning Managers to ensure projects were staffed with appropriate Project Managers/Controllers to meet the needs of each project.
  • Participated in the Lessons Learned process by ensuring all Project Managers/Controllers observed and heeded past historical experiences.
  • Managed both capital and O&M budgets.

Confidential, Columbus, Ohio

IT Application Development Manager

Responsibilities:

  • Performed as Application Development Resource Manager for company billing applications, including MACSS (Marketing, Accounting and Customer Services System) and VA (Virtual Agent).
  • Also managed the development team for company GIS applications, based on the GE Smallworld platform.
  • Managed the ongoing daily development activities of 14 personnel for the following technologies: mainframe/COBOL, .net and Java.
  • Responsible for ensuring all staff followed approved development standards and ensured quality in all production deliverables.
  • Provided all project assignments for all development staff (employees and contractors).
  • Managed both capital and O&M budgets.

Confidential, Columbus, Ohio

IT Application Services Manager

Responsibilities:

  • Managed business-centric functional application services teams up to 18 individuals (BSAs, Project Managers, Support Analysts, Testers) dedicated to serving the application services needs of numerous internal business units, including Telecom, Real Estate Management, Office Services, Aviation Management, Fleet Services, and Facilities Management.
  • Application Services teams were responsible for all aspects of a project, including project approval, planning, development and support.
  • Managed all capital and O&M expenditures for all staff members and related project costs (budgets ranged from $2-3MM).
  • Mentored staff and conducted personnel annual performance appraisals.
  • Managed or oversaw the management of projects resulting from the merger of AEP and Central Southwest (CSW), including:
  • $1.5M Fleet Management System implementation at 52 locations
  • $500K Corporate Library System deployment
  • $1M Land Management System deployment

Confidential, Columbus,Ohio

Y2K Team Leader

Responsibilities:

  • Team Leader for a staff of 10-12 contractors for AEP’s Y2K project - responsible for ensuring Y2K readiness of many mission-critical client/server systems.
  • Developed detailed project schedules to ensure Y2K compliance for project teams. Responsible for: 1) selection and deployment of contractor resources, 2) reviewing evaluations prepared by subordinates, 3) management reporting, 4) weekly progress meetings/reports, and 5) interfacing with numerous business units.

Confidential, Columbus, Ohio

Project Manager

Responsibilities:

  • Successfully managed a $3.5 million DACS project implementation (Digital Access Control System), a major radiation protection computer system entailing a complete LAN system.
  • Project Management responsibilities included: developing and tracking project schedules; project budget tracking, administration of contracts/service orders and payment of invoices; directing completed hardware and software testing; deployment of hardware and software; and coordination of several AEP cross-disciplines and contractor organizations.
  • Successfully managed a $1.7 million electronic dosimetry project entailed of 1000 electronic dosimeters and related VAX-based hardware, software and communications equipment. Directed hardware and software testing utilizing standardized methodology based on AEP software quality assurance requirements.

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