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Project Manager  Resume

Greenbelt, MD

SUMMARY:

  • Experienced, focused, and proactive Program Manager with diverse experience in collaborative, fast - paced, and changing environments. Knowledge in leading and communicating goals, strategies, and objectives to best promote a shared vision. Strong expertise in Federal Government policy and guidance to assess levels of program compliance and deliver recommendations for closing gaps, mitigating risk, and achieving desired outcomes.
  • As Senior Program Manager, tasked with developing program management policy and a guidance framework for a Department of Homeland Security ( Confidential ) Integrated Project Team (IPT), developed Subordinate Performance Work Plans, which included Confidential Core Competencies, and detailed descriptions of performance standards aligned with National Continuity Program (NCP) strategic goals. Perform Business Development tasks such as gathering RFQ/RFP information for capture review, and networking to identify potential clients and teaming partners.
  • As Project Manager provided oversight to Matrix project teams composed of client and contractor staff. Developed project management plans, identifying accountability of tasks and ensuring timely implementation and execution of tasks. Led status meetings and documented potential risks, issues, and resolution strategies. Developed and proposed IT PMO process improvement strategies to senior Leadership.
  • Developed and executed project management plans, effectively monitoring and controlling project scope, budget and schedule from initiation to completion and acceptance.
  • Developed project documentation to support the Acquisition of IT systems and networks; documenting activities within the Confidential Acquisition Life Cycle framework delineated in the Confidential Acquisition Management Directive 102-01-001.
  • Met regularly with Division’s Branch Chiefs and other Program Managers to gather project status information. Developed and used project dashboard templates to document, track and communicate weekly project performance to Division Leadership team.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Confidential, Greenbelt, MD

Project Manager

Responsibilities:

  • Develop and implement best practice strategies for IT Project Management Office (PMO) process improvement across ECON Directorate. Establish PMO guidance and standards for managing IT projects. Develop briefs and other forms of communication to present proposed PMO strategies to ECON Leadership staff for vetting and sponsorship support.
  • Provide Project Management support in the execution of IT projects. Meet with Product Owner and Developers to track project status and communicate progress to IT PMO Leadership. Identify and document risk using the agency’s Enterprise Risk Register.
  • Attend weekly strategic meetings with Directorate’s IT PMO Leadership.
  • Establish Directorate IT Risk Review Board to oversee the Directorate’s E300 risk management and reporting process. Develop and brief Review Board Charter and Risk Management Plan to senior Leadership; propose Board framework and membership.

Confidential

Senior Program Manager, Alexandria, VA

Responsibilities:

  • Developed and assisted with developing Confidential Systems Engineering Life Cycle (SELC) systems project requirements documents. The creation of this documentation significantly increased the Division’s level of compliance and overall awareness of Program/Project Management requirements.
  • To Support the Division’s PMO, assisted in the successful completion and submission of the Confidential annual IT Investment Business Case submission, developing justification narratives and gathering and updating key program information into the Confidential IMS and INVEST systems. Responded to inquiries and resolving related issues communicated by Confidential Acquisition and FEMA CPIC staff.

Confidential

Project Manager

Responsibilities:

  • Led 13-member multidisciplinary project team, providing project updates to Program Management staff. Presented project status briefings to Program Director and key program management staff.
  • Developed Project Management Plans and utilized Earned Value Management (EVM)-based execute and control tool to monitor project cost and schedule throughout project lifecycle.
  • Conducted staff meetings to ensure project team level of effort aligned with project deliverables.
  • Reviewed project team annual Individual Development Plans (IDP) to ensure career development goals aligned with project and corporate goals and objectives.
  • Developed and implemented Semi-Annual Self-Inspection program, an internal control management tool used to assess level of audit readiness, increasing from an initial rating of 72% to 100% compliance in the third year, a 28% increase over this period.
  • Assessed Internal Controls within program’s Business Operations to ensure audit readiness, compliance with established policy, and adherence to GAO and IG recommendations and industry best practices.
  • Used FEMA’s financial and accounting system to monitor program’s annual obligations and expenditures (average of $29.7 million from FY10 - FY12) to ensure actual cost aligned with planned spending objectives.
  • Provided on-going research and analysis to ensure program met agency’s Quarterly Review and Validation requirements for Undelivered Orders (UDO). Reduced aged UDOs from 15 to 2, approximately 85%.
  • Developed 12 Local Operating Instructions (LOIs), which greatly increased the awareness and use of control activities, ensuring compliance with OMB, Confidential and FEMA policy and guidance to sustain audit readiness, and help meet program goals and objectives.
  • Performed timely contract closeout administrative audit review for over 50 program and support service contracts. Successfully identified approximately $2.96 million of unspent funding over a 3-year period.

Confidential, Bethesda, MD

Management Consultant

Responsibilities:

  • Spearheaded systems test scripts to support implementation of Momentum based financial management system for the Department of Justice (DOJ) Program Management Office (PMO).
  • Performed cost analysis for the New Jersey Turnpike Authority (NJTA) to support IT budget cost reductions. Developed review and analysis management tool, which provided road map for cost cutting strategy to reduce annual budget by 7.5%.

Confidential, Springfield, VA

Senior Management Analyst

Responsibilities:

  • Created the program’s FY 2012 OMB and Congressional Justification (CJ) budget submission, gathered narratives from engineering and PMO staff to support budget request decision processes.
  • Executed financial management analysis to forecast and track program salary and benefits cost through the fiscal year, created what-if scenarios, and compared appropriation to Program Spend Plan.

Confidential

Senior Program Manager

Responsibilities:

  • Assisted program management staff and agency Program Analysis and Evaluation (PA&E) Division to provide program performance information to meet Congressional reporting requirements.
  • Assisted program management staff and agency Program Analysis and Evaluation (PA&E) Division to provide program performance information to meet Congressional reporting requirements.

Confidential, Gaithersburg, MD

Senior Analyst

Responsibilities:

  • Teamed with staff to develop FY 2006 Operating Budget and Advanced Acquisition Plan (AAP) developed the annual Spend Plan, and tracked commitments, obligations, and expenditures.
  • Collaborated between the agency and OMB to support compliance of OMB Apportionment procedures and budget execution reporting requirements through MAX A-11 Schedules.

Confidential, Washington, DC

Budget and Financial Specialist

Responsibilities:

  • Coordinated budget formulation and execution activities, reviewed the annual operating budget plans, evaluated results, and evaluated outcomes related to strategic plans.
  • Assisted in building the budget accounting classification code structure within Momentum system.
  • Allocated budget authority apportioned by OMB, processed funding and transfer requests, worked on the quarterly budget review process, and aligned obligations and expenditures with the Spend Plans.
  • Liaised with the central budget office and program management staff on ongoing budget analysis.

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