Accomplished, seasoned Sr. PMO Project Manager brings a wealth of knowledge and expertise to the field of strategic Project Management in a complex environment, development and execution, enhancements or upgrades to existing systems, assessment of business requirements, development of proposals, and managing large to Enterprise size projects. Has worked with companies like IBM Corporation, Argent Mortgage, Linkyo Corporation, Value Creation Institute and Avery Dennison where he efficiently met unique organizational & technological constraints to produce significant achievements in systems planning and implementing migrations for new solutions. Extensive experience managing IT budgets ranging from $ 300 K to $ 27 M. Managed Technical teams of up to 125 + resources, domestic & offshore. Extensive working relationships with cross-functional groups on solution business transformation strategies, discovering and scoping the technical requirements of complex solutions that will meet business requirements, excellent negotiation skills, and knowledge of escalation procedures (when necessary), development of system solutions and their required training, with a solid background in systems implementations & change management. Key competencies include: Proficient in PMO methodologies, product or systems planning, conducting projects, defining project scope and facilitating technical/operational requirements, developing detailed project plans, managing projects to successful completion, communicating status, issues and risks to project stakeholders, providing leadership to cross-functional project teams, and maintain project documentation. Proficient in managing the triple constraints - cost, schedule, scope/quality - of the project. Experienced in IT Portfolio Management, PMO Techniques, Change Management, Mobile Device Management, Collaboration Video Conferencing, eCommerce, Business Intelligence and Lotus Notes migration to Google. Software development life-cycle (SDLC) expertise in all software engineering and management disciplines, PLM Applications, Waterfall, Agile, Scrum and RUP Methodologies. Excellent experience managing very complex IT projects & integration environments with competing priorities, constraints, risks, and high visibility in the Corporation. Developed patent "Method & System for Analyzing Application Needs of an Enterprise", with the objective to recommend a standard estimating methodology and develop the adoption plan including training, deployment across the enterprise, communications and buy-in of the various functions within IT. Exceptional expertise in software selection including drafting proposal requests, negotiation & contracting. Proficient in developing process flows, gathering/documenting requirements, facilitating systems and analysis discussions and becoming the subject matter expert for all best practice initiative solutions. Superior expertise in managing geographically dispersed teams (India, Singapore, Russia, Canada, Hong Kong). Knowledgeable in industry Best Practices, different vendor offerings / COTS packages & software evaluation. Proficient in working directly with senior management and C-level executives. Superior leadership, presentation, facilitation, communication, collaboration and project management skills.
Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, Visio, and Project); IBM Rational Suite ClearQuest, Six Sigma, Microsoft Project Server 2007, CA Clarity and Mobile device management (Mobile Iron) execution.
*Process improvement: Rational Unified Process (RUP), iterative development, PMBOK, BABOK, ITIL, SOX
Saved more than $ 2 Million by outsourcing non-critical programming work.
Directed projects for several 500 Fortune companies, each with more than 20,000 users in each project.
Led a successful system migration in Singapore and the subsequent technology integration in under 10 days.
Took over eCommerce project which was late to implementation and $500 thousand Dollars over budget, and successfully launched in just 3 months. Spearheaded a company-wide innovation initiative at Argent Mortgage Co. resulting in a Fraud Detection system in under 3 months.
Engineering & Systems
Management of Arts in Management.
Adobe, Agile, Application Development, art, AI, B2B, benefits, budget management, budget, Business Intelligence, business processes, business strategy, change management, CA, hardware, consulting, content, contract negotiations, contracts, Credit Analysis, CRM, client, clients, customer service, customer care, data analysis, data warehouse, data base, delivery, direction, Documentation, drafting, eCommerce, ebusiness, Edge, EDI, ERP, feasibility study, Finance, Financial, focus, forecasting, IBM, information security, inventory, ITIL, J2EE, JSP, JBoss, Linux, Loan Processing, logistics, Lotus Notes, managing, management development, Excel, Microsoft Office, Office, Outlook, PowerPoint, Microsoft Project, Word, migration, modeling, needs assessment, negotiating, Enterprise, network, operating systems, operating system, optimization, Oracle, dB, order management, Organizational, PCI, PeopleSoft, policies, problem solving, Processes, Process improvement, Project Management, project planning, project plans, proposals, quality, quality assurance, QA, Reporting, Research, RUP, Rational Unified Process, SAP, SAP R/3, Sarbanes-Oxley, SAS, scheduling, Scrum, servers, Siebel, Six Sigma, SLA, Software Dev, software developers, software development, SQL Server, strategic, strategic plans, strategic planning, Supply chain, system design, system integration, phones, trend, UML, upgrades, vendor management, Video Conferencing, Visio, web application development, Web Development, Websites, Weblogic, Web Master, Workflow, Y2K
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