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Project Manager Resume

Denver, Co

SUMMARY:

  • Driven professional with solid experience managing complex, cross - functional initiatives in North & Central America, Europe & Asia. Hands-on leader in Enterprise Program / Project Management, Integrated Process & Technology Solutions, Strategic Finance and Change Management. Managed staffs (2-17) to global teams (200+).
  • Integrated Process Design & Technology Solutions
  • Change Management (OCM) - Communications, Stakeholder Engagement & User Adoption
  • Workforce Development & Training
  • Readiness Assessments, Action Plans & UAT
  • Master Data Management & Alignment
  • Business Intelligence & Performance Management
  • Project Management - SDLC (Waterfall & Agile)
  • Enterprise Program (PMO) & Portfolio Management
  • Risk Assessments, Feasibility Studies, Business Cases
  • Budget Management & Project Resourcing
  • Vendor Management, RFPs & Negotiations
  • Dev / Ops Release & Service Management (ITIL)
  • Compliance & Controls (GAAP, IFRS, SOX, COSO, IFRS)

TECHNICAL SKILLS:

ERP / CRM: SAP S4 HANA, ECC 6.0 & R/3 4.7 - FICO, PS, FA, SPL, PLM, SD, CS, QM, MM, PP, PM, HCM, SRM, SCM, Ariba; Oracle R12 & 10g Financials GL, AR, AP, FA, INV, OM, PO; Microsoft GP; Vertex, Avalara; SalesForce; ACT; Siebel; BSCS; CSG; ICOMS; and Integrations with Agile & SolidWorks.

BI / Planning / Consolidations: SAP BW/BI, ECCS; OutlookSoft; Brio; Discoverer; Hyperion 4.0 - HFM, HP, HPS, HSF, Essbase & MDM; Cognos 10 Reporting, Analysis & Query Studios, Cognos TM1, Blackline

General: MS Project, PowerPoint, Excel, Access, Word, Visio, SharePoint, DocuShare, Remedy, Quality Center

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Confidential, Denver, CO

Project Manager

Responsibilities:

  • Drove 17 implementations & improvement projects including ERP, CRM, SRM, SCM, PLM, HR, BI/BW, Planning & Consolidations systems - SAP (9 yrs); Oracle (4 yrs); Hyperion (3 yrs); Cognos (2 yrs) SalesForce.com (2 yrs).
  • Led technical & functional teams through requirements, design, build, QA, integration & performance testing, UAT, train-the-trainer & end-user training, data migration & alignment, cutover, hyper-care & ongoing support.
  • Worked closely with business SMEs and technical architects to deliver integrated solutions covering the Opportunity-to-Cash; Procure-to-Pay; Design-to-Manufacture; Hire-to-Retire and Record-to-Report cycles.
  • Engaged stakeholders in business readiness; training plans, content & delivery; and communications / adoption.

Confidential

IT Portfolio Manager

Responsibilities:

  • Setup EPMOs & IT governance structures for the Dev / Ops cycle including steering committees, stakeholder & BPO groups, project / super-user teams, change control boards, and IT help-desk / support functions.
  • Created framework of PMO and PM standards including: request / release management tools & processes; templates for project charters, scope change management, SDLC plans, risk assessments, budgets, resource availability & utilization tracking, requirements documentation, technical release documentation, integrated test scripts & tracking tools, stakeholder RACIs, sign-off controls, scorecards & communication plans.
  • Managed multiple software selection and IT development road mapping initiatives.
  • Compared functionalities to requirements, technical compatibility, scalability, total cost of ownership (TCO), licensing terms, vendor support model, and internal IT skills sets / training needs.
  • Created system portfolios, target architecture, and long-range development road maps with supporting business cases, ROI, TCO and risk assessments.
  • Drafted RFPs, analyzed responses and negotiated contracts with development, hosting and support partners.

Confidential

Restructuring & Start-Up Project Manager

Responsibilities:

  • Drove turn-around initiatives for two struggling high-tech manufacturers:
  • Outsourced manufacturing, service & logistics. Closed costly plants. Retired unprofitable products lines.
  • Implemented ECN, sales forecast & production planning tools to better meet delivery times, control production costs and inventory levels. Re-aligned duties and re-trained staff on streamlined processes.
  • Setup a global Shared Service Center in China (annual savings $400K). Realigned workforce and systems to automate the integration of engineering, manufacturing, sales, logistics and service functions world-wide.
  • Managed global restructuring project to reduce effective tax rate by 20% with ROI of $95M over 5 yrs.
  • Managed RFP for selection of tax and legal partners. Evaluated restructuring options and global risks.
  • Worked with Deloitte & Booze Allen to create new China Trust entity & dissolve 2 entities.
  • Facilitated IP valuation and global transfer price study. Setup intercompany trade agreements.
  • Setup Finance and Accounting functions for multiple start-up and post M&A companies. Established department governance structures, policies and procedures, staffed and trained teams.

Confidential

Director of Global IT Strategy & Development, Longmont, CO

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for global ERP strategy, development & user support in U.S., Europe & Asia.
  • Set 5-year IT deployment roadmap & business case aligning to company strategy ($40M, 700 users, 8 sites).
  • Managed IT development & support teams consisting of steering committee, super-users, business analysts, developers & system administrators. Adapted help-desk function to support global users.
  • Managed vendor RFPs, negotiations and contracts for global ERP development and support.
  • Oversaw system architecture - insured alignment across integrated technical platforms, adherence to business policies, and optimization of global processes.
  • Created change control processes to manage new development releases following SDLC / ITIL principles.
  • PMO oversight of 7 global system projects (SAP 4.7 rollout in Taiwan & U.S., HR & Security upgrades; DMS, SolidWorks, Consolidation & Reporting implementations)+ continuous Dev/Ops improvements.
  • Project managed SAP 4.7 rollout of SD, CS, MM, QM, PS, FICO, SPL for Taiwan manufacturer - scope, team setting, requirements, design, development, QA/UAT testing, training, data migration, go-live & support.
  • Responsible for SOX-compliant IT processes: backup, recovery, retention, security, licenses & system changes.
  • Post-acquisition: integration of HR, Accounting & Sales systems. Transitioned IT support to off-shore partner.

Confidential

Senior PMO / Project Manager

Responsibilities:

  • Reviewed and prioritized projects to IT dept budget (technology integration, sourcing, business case / ROI).
  • Managed IT projects: budget; vendor RFPs / contracts; team resources ( 5 - 30 members); scope, requirements; design; integration; development, testing, training, data migration, conversion / go-live and support.
  • Automated procure-to-pay process with main equipment vendors
  • Upgraded FICO, PS, PM, MM, FA modules
  • Implemented technical monitoring controls over the integrated telecom network, rating, billing and customer service functions including interconnection with outside carriers.

Senior Manager

Confidential

Responsibilities:

  • Led user teams in SAP FICO, MM, PM & FA implementation for cell-site construction & maintenance, capex planning, procurement, supply chain, asset tracking, field services.
  • Developed rolling cash forecast process utilizing SAP treasury module.
  • Drove Hyperion Essbase implementation for planning and reporting functions.
  • Responsible for SEC 6-K and 20-F filings converting financial statements from IFRS (IAS) to US GAAP.
  • Coordinated USD 450M high-yield bond offering and due diligence review with Merrill Lynch.
Confidential

Senior Internal Audit & Process Improvement Manager, Englewood, CO

Responsibilities:

  • Led internal audit & process improvement engagements for cable, wireless & fixed-line telecom providers in the US & Europe. Followed a risk-based, COSO framework for analysis & testing of internal controls.
  • Network capex spending and asset / inventory management controls for $1B + budgets.
  • Revenue assurance reviews of customer-to-cash processes through network, billing & ERP systems.
  • HR & Financial compliance: accounting, reporting, payroll, benefits, stock options, EOE, etc.
  • System change controls, security, disaster recovery & business continuity assessments

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