PROJECT MANAGEMENT COMPENTENCIES
- Project Planning & Execution
- Critical Path Schedule Management
- Global Development
- Stakeholder Analysis
- Earned Value Management
- Budget Development
- Risk Management
- Change Management
Management of the day-to-day aspects of projects to deliver high-quality, on-time and on-budget outcomes within the project scope. Leadership of the project team and supervision of deliverables. Project management with Fortune 500 Businesses; Information Technology, Industrial, Oil and Gas, Defense, Financial Services, Utilities and Consumer product industries. United States Navy Veteran.
PROJECT MANAGEMENT COMPENTENCIES
For NEC managed the deployment for point of sales systems for 7-Eleven; 8700 stores in the US and Canada.
Developed Project Management Methodologies including risk management and schedule development and management in support of the PMO. Used SmartSheet for project and portfolio management.
Managing Strategic Business Projects for Business Information Systems PMO. Project support 1500 independent financial advisers and their teams. Use SmartSheet for tracking and HP Quality Center.
Completed strategic Oracle Hyperion project tied to company’s transactional ERP system to implement new financial software for global long-range planning for the Company’s four product lines and acquisitions of new lines of business.
Investigated upgrades to existing products to enable sales. Collaborated with engineering and partners. Projects included Root Cause Failure Analysis, Product Improvement, and Product Extended Testing.
Lead projects to deliver new systems and upgrades to existing products for operational improvements. Projects included Digital design Engineering, Software and Firmware development and PCB board design with supplier coordination and manufacturing.
custom engineered equipment supporting Virginia class Navy Nuclear submarines with 20-person cross-functional teams totaling over $10 million. Design included PCB boards, hardware, cooling systems.
·Manage project initiation and project planning for initial scope and vendor selections managing customer requirements and needs.
·Manage operational and development projects to support business customers up to $100k.
·Create reporting and status for senior management at a monthly frequency.
·Support improvement projects such as cost reduction, Voice of Client and metrics development.
·Performed data analysis for application performance improvement project, as well as data gathering and analysis of server-level information and data gathering for web-usage / database information.
·Assembled and analyzed information using statistical methods, determining usage patterns and variance over time and region. Highlighted usage patterns for various queries on user data; determined improvement priorities and long-term strategic system needs.
·Responsible for project management of operational projects, such as server migrations, technology upgrades (.Net 1.1 to .NET 2.0), database security patches and upgrades, and quarterly application release schedule.
·Charged with supervisory responsibility to direct on-shore and off-shore Production Support teams of 30 persons in multiple locations and from multiple vendors.
Led quality efforts on Global Compensation Reporting project, which covered all ex-pats worldwide for GE and produced savings of more than $5 million annually by streamlining and digitizing the reporting process.
Performed root cause analysis using LEAN technique of process mapping in order to derive conclusions and make recommendations for continuous improvement, and drive simplification of financial data gathering, resulting in decrease in required FTE by 50%.
Used Six Sigma methods to determine potential process improvement areas and cost benefits for qualitative and quantitative biases
GE Capital Solutions / Xerox Capital Services,Rochester, NYIT Program Manager / Workflow Program Leader
·Project Manager for Xerox Sales Notification tool, eNotify – Managed vendor selection and development of phase one; developed Multi Generation Product plan and launched phase two of application.
·Workflow Leader for Xerox equipment Installs / Cancels – Drove Workflow logic for new application development using LEAN concepts of waste reduction and pull flow and Six Sigma tools to minimize flow variation. New tool increased productivity 20%.
Customer Service Manager
Project Manager, Deepwater Offshore Oil Production Projects
United States Navy, USS Benjamin Franklin, Submarine Squadron 6, Charleston, SC
Maintenance and Operations Supervisor, Nuclear
MACHINIST'S MATES (MM) operate and maintain steam turbines and reduction gears used for ship propulsion and auxiliary machinery such as turbogenerators, pumps and oil purifiers. They also maintain auxiliary machinery outside of main machinery spaces, such as electrohydraulic steering engines and elevators, refrigeration plants, air conditioning systems and desalinization plants. They may also operate and maintain compressed gas producing plants. Nuclear-trained MMs perform duties in nuclear propulsion plants operating reactor control, propulsion and power generation systems.
GW's Master of Science in Project Management (MSPM) program is among the oldest and most reputable specialized degree programs of its kind in the world. With over a decade of educating successful project managers, this unique program blends the study of project management with a grounding in general management principles, and guides students in mastering advanced project management techniques. The innovative curriculum balances practice and theory, developing the skills that professionals need to become effective project managers.
The Project Management program brings realistic examples from the workplace to the classroom and integrates those examples into the overall curriculum. Professors conscientiously approach and discuss the solutions and analyses at the practical level. The program is discipline independent and focuses on no single technical domain, allowing students from a wide variety of backgrounds to benefit.
The curriculum encompasses personal and qualitative issues, as well as the technical, quantitative aspects of managing projects. Courses cover teamwork and team dynamics, helping students develop the skills necessary for tackling complex projects involving diverse perspectives. In most classes, students form teams to complete a substantial portion of the coursework, an invaluable experience for project managers.
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