Senior Project Manager
Transitioned from PMO Project Management and promoted to Senior IT Project Manager.Responsible for managing HR-related IT projects/programs, business process modeling and directing production support activities.
•Managed a program encompassing 20 subprojects in conjunction with the upgrade of Oracle E-Business Suite to release 12.Provided oversight to 30-member team comprised of project managers, business analysts and developers across the organization.Technologies utilized included .NET, Java, web portals, and an underlying SOA-based platform utilizing Tibco, SOAP and web services.
•Led various development efforts as a certified ScrumMaster utilizing the Agile development methodology.Projects successfully provided automated, web-based solutions for previously manual business processes.Led daily standups and tracked multiple 3-week iterations using Version One.Created a customized sprint tracking tool in addition to burndown metrics to track project progress.
•Conducted Business Process Modeling efforts, including training Business Analysts in the use of BPM tools.Led the effort to prototype BPM methodology at Mirant resulting in the development of reusable processes across the organization.
•Coordinated merger and conversion activities of HR-related data and processes resulting in a seamless transition from Oracle E-Business Suite to SAP.
•Managed the selection, customization and implementation of a new, third party compensation application utilized by management to capture employee performance, merit increase and bonus recommendations.
•Liaise with clients to manage expectations, promptly and efficiently respond to questions as well as offering quick and effectual solutions to business issues.Built superior rapport with clients.Created and conducted client training.
•Led project planning activities such as scope definition, WBS creation, change control, stakeholder identification, risk and issue management, communication planning, and defined project approach.
•Continuously tracked project progress using metrics such as critical path, milestones, burndown charts, comparing actuals to estimates, etc.Held regular status meetings, proactively resolved issues.