I am Self- motivated, innovative and goal oriented IT Project Management professional.
I am a dedicated team player with proven track record of hands-on management and getting into the weeds to understand complex projects from the bottom up. Prefers Agile life cycle but understands every project has its own unique needs and objectives.
Project Lifecycle Management
Project Budgeting and cost control
Project planning, scheduling and development
Strong problem solving ability
Strong communication skills
Earned Value Management
Team building and management
PMI Project Management processes and techniques(PMBOK)
Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel(expert), Access, PowerPoint and Outlook), Microsoft Project(expert), VBA, Macros, Quality Assurance, SharePoint, Extract/Transform/Load (ETL), VBA, Macros, Avaya, Excel, Pivot table, VlookUp, CMS.
Business Modeling Tools: Rational Rose, MS-Visio.
Change Management and Version Control Tools: Rational Clear Quest, Rational Clear Case.
Project Manager / Sr. Business AnalystJan 2014 to Current Exelon / Baltimore Gas and Electric BGE
Assisted in managing a multi-billion dollar project where smart meters were installed for 2.5 million customers with the objective of improving meter reading for both the customers and BGE.
Determine appropriate IT solutions and strategies that support business unit strategies and accomplish goals.
Understand the Full Systems Development Life-cycle (SDLC).
Generate statistical information to ensure the most effective utilization of personnel, equipment and/or materials for business operations for Baltimore's Smart Grid Initiative.
Manage Business Analysts to create User Cases in half the time.
Knows the business, and accounts for how decisions and actions impact the business and all stakeholders.
Take smart risks including trying new and different ways to get work done and encourages others to do the same.
Monitor project risks and scope creep to identify potential problems and proactively identifying solutions to address them in advance.
Facilitate project teams meetings and work closely with Java/J2EE Developers and business intelligence report writers to follow consistent configuration management procedures.
Recommend and implement the use of Version Manager for document and code control.
Create and implement SQL queries report/data validation.
Evaluate and summarize weekly project(s) reports for management, identifying successful completions of milestones and deliverables, change management process, and any risks or issues and any follow-up action required.
Develop metrics to be used during the Project Planning activity.
Core metrics that will be monitored include: Deliverable / schedule variance; budget variance; work effort variance (earned vs.
burned); estimated time to complete; and estimate at completion.
Maintain and enhance engagement with business, IT partners and other stakeholders.
Conduct User Acceptance Testing (UAT).
Assure software delivery meets all requirements and expectations of final UAT test plan.
Oversee the analysis, design, implementation, testing and documentation of all end user applications and supporting project documents Accomplishments Developed metrics on the Opt out fees for customers which was accepted by the Public Service Commission and published in the Baltimore Sun.
Client Sales SpecialistApr 2013 to Dec 2013 Capital One Bank － Laurel, MD
Created and analyzed banking reports and metrics.
Designed, developed, planned and implemented MS Excel reports.
Ensured that issues that affected customers are communicated appropriately.
Supervised the work of eight team members, offering constructive feedback on their work performance.
Defined clear targets and objectives and communicated them to other team members.
Business/ Data AnalystMay 2010 to Apr 2013 Bank of America － Baltimore, MD
Gathered and analyzed requirements.
Accessed and manipulated information and data that is stored in the database using SQL.
Supported in the creation of standard metrics that provide overall status and progress related to schedule, budget, resources and deliverables.
Appropriately used a variety of decision making and problem solving approaches.
Developed project dashboards and views that provided clear monitoring.
Master of ScienceUniversity of Maryland University College － Adelphi, MD
Technology Management Project Management2014
Bachelor of Science2009Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology － Kumasi, Ghana
Certificate of Achievement in Project Management Professional (PMP Prep)
Agile, Avaya, banking, Basic, Budgeting, budget, Business Analysis, business intelligence, Business Modeling, business operations, Change Management, CMS, Strong communication skills, configuration management, cost control, Version Control, data validation, database, decision making, delivery, documentation, ETL, XML, HTML, IT Project Management, J2EE, Java, Team building, Macros, managing, materials, meetings, Access, MS Excel, Excel, Microsoft Office Suite, Outlook, PowerPoint, Microsoft Project, SharePoint, Word, personnel, Pivot table, problem solving, processes, progress, Project Management, Project Leadership, Project Planning, Quality Assurance, Quest, Rational Rose, reading, Risk Management, scheduling, SDLC, Self- motivated, SQL, Sun, Systems Development, team player, unique, Visio, VBA