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Project Manager Management

Location:
Irvine, California, 92606, United States
Posted:
May 26, 2010

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***** ***** MBA, PMP, SCPM (Stanford University)

*** ********* ***, ******, ** 92606 ( 949-***-**** ( **********@*******.***

Results driven, high energy project management professional with over a

decade of experience, offers to take projects to higher levels of

performance.

CAREER PROFILE

. Experienced in managing projects for online marketing/ad agencies (e.g.

Local.com; Affiliatemedia.com).

. Strong understanding of the Internet, SEO, and web analytics.

. Experienced in guiding information architects and designers in wire

framing and designing how the web sites fit together and how the users

will navigate from one section to the next.

. Experienced in specifying and designing content management systems (CMS)

for back end integration.

. Successfully managed multiple IT projects from inception till

implementation.

. Excelled at managing B2C & B2B web based e-commerce projects, e.g.

FreeCreditReport.com

. Extensively used MS project over a decade for forecasting/scheduling and

tracking project timelines and deliverables

. Experienced in drawing business process models including as is and to be.

. Implemented agile (Scrum) software development methodology and doubled

the team throughput.

. Successfully implemented and institutionalized CMM increasing the success

rate of projects

. Leveraged offshore/remote development teams for cost/time savings.

. Created, implemented and improved PMO processes for increased throughput

. Elicited, analyzed, modeled and documented user requirements

. Modeled and designed logical and physical databases

. Implemented data warehousing and business intelligence projects

TECHNICAL SKILLS

Operating Systems: Windows NT/2000/2003/XP

Applications/Tools: MS project, @task, Visio, MS Office, Crystal Reports,

SalesForce.com (CRM), ERWIN, VSS, PowerBuilder, CMS, Go-To-Meeting; WebEx,

SharePoint, Lotus notes

Databases: SQL Server, Oracle, MS Access, MySQL

Languages: SQL, ASP.NET, HTML, XML, Visual Basic, C#, JavaScript, PHP

Methodologies: Scrum (Agile), SDLC, Rational Unified Process (RUP), JAD

APPLICATION/BUSINESS AREAS EXPERIENCE

Accounting and Finance, Automotive (KBB.com), Consumer credit reporting

(Experian), Web based advertizing, Telecom billing (Bell Atlantic),

Personnel and HR, Banking and Mortgage, Inventory and Order processing

CERTIFICATIONS

PMP-Certified Project Management Professional, Project Management Institute

SCPM - Stanford Certified Project Manager (APM), Stanford University

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Local.com, Irvine, CA

Consulting Project Manager (2/10 - Present)

Responsibilities include:

. Planning, scheduling, monitoring and controlling multiple ongoing

projects

. Streamlining project management processes and managing project risks.

. Maintaining share point site with common knowledge base and reducing

learning curve for new team members. This is also a common reference site

for all team members and stakeholders.

. Recommending and implementing state of the art tools and best industry

practices to meet project objectives and extending best practices to

other projects.

. Setting and managing stakeholders' expectations by effectively using WBS

packages, scheduling and reporting the project status.

. Perform risk management, change control and other project processes

. Coordinating and managing schedules and interdependencies with external

vendors

. Enforcing/documenting/improving project processes to meet project needs.

. Enhancing maturity of the project processes at Local.com to create and

sustain competitive advantage in their space.

. Enhancing project management capabilities of team by coaching/mentoring.

Affiliate Media Inc, Irvine, CA

Sr. Project Manager - PMO (6/09 - 1/10)

Responsibilities included:

. Prioritizing, scheduling and tracking multiple projects simultaneously

. Managing maintenance and enhancement of publishing websites

(Casinoaffiliateprograms.com, Pokeraffiliateprograms.com &

Affiliateprograms.com)

. Guiding information architects in wire framing and determining how the

web site fits together and how the users will navigate from one section

to the next and testing the configuration.

. Designing content management system (CMS) for back end integration.

. Managing development of web based value add tools/features using scrum

agile methodology

. Eliciting, analyzing, modeling and documenting user requirements

. Managing multiple vendors for design & development across globe

. Maintenance and enhancement of B2B e-commerce web sites for

capturing/tracking and selling leads using affiliate network.

. Streamlining project management processes at Affiliate Media Inc.

Experian Consumer Direct, Irvine, CA

Sr. Project Manager - PMO (8/07 - 4/09)

. As a PMO project manager successfully managed multiple end to end cross

functional projects to enhance/maintain FreeCreditReport.com site, a core

offering by Experian Consumer Direct, resulting in multi million dollars,

on-going revenue increase

. Extensively used MS project server for forecasting/scheduling and

tracking timelines and deliverables.

. Managed projects from inception till implementation from all aspects such

as scope, cost/budget, time/scheduling/forecasting, risks, quality and

customer satisfaction.

. Successfully managed day to day production support activities to keep the

lights on

. Created/updated number of PMO processes to enhance project management

effectiveness/efficiency

. Reviewed and guided user experience design

. Guided and moderated reviews of use cases, technical design, test plans

and test cases

. Performed various product feature presentations/briefings to educate

Experian colleagues in ECD product line.

Consulting Project Manager at KBB.com (10/02 - 8/07)

. Managed successfully, end to end projects to create and implement LVIS

product, to capture, store and disseminate new car configuration and

pricing information to Kelley Blue Book (KBB.com) web site

. Managed onsite/offshore project teams for cost/time saving

. Elicited, analyzed and documented requirements using use cases

. Created data models and designed databases

. Created process models and prototypes

. Developed/reviewed test plans and test cases

. Conducted multiple review sessions with stake holders

. Managed and coordinated enhancement projects and production support

activities using Scrum (agile) methodology and doubling the team

throughput

Silverline Technologies Inc, Piscataway, NJ

Project Manager (09/95 to 10/02)

. Managed successfully multiple full life cycle projects from inception

till implementation in the areas such as utility services production,

posting, A/P, A/R, order processing, inventory management, warehousing,

sales and shipment systems.

. Managed teams as big as 35 in onsite/offshore development settings

. Designed and developed systems using VB6/SQL Server /Crystal Reports.

. Elicited, analyzed and documented requirements using use cases and other

tools and techniques.

. Designed and Implemented data warehousing and business intelligence

projects using SQL server

NexGen Inc Inc, Mumbai, India

Project Leader (01/94 to 09/95)

. Managed, designed and coded successfully the effort to, reengineer

inventory and stores management system, correspondence tracker and Human

Resource Information System (HRIS)

Manipal Institute of Technology, India

Systems Analyst/Manager (08/88 to 12/93)

. Designed and coded multiple systems such as University Exam scheduling

System (UESS), Library Management System (LMS), General ledger and daily

cash transactions accounting system

. Taught computer science, DBMS and MIS

EDUCATION

MBA - Karnatak University, Dharwar, India

PG Diploma in Computer Programming- Karnatak University, Dharwar, India

Bachelor's in Engineering - Karnatak University, Dharwar, India

TRAINING

Converting strategies into action, Stanford University

Mastering the project portfolio, Stanford University

Leadership for strategic execution, Stanford University

Mastering the integrated program, Stanford University

Project Risk Management, Stanford University

Managing without authority, Stanford University

Scrum Methodology Training at KBB Irvine

Dot Net & C# training at KBB Irvine

CMM training: KPMG, Piscataway, NJ

Administering SQL Server: Alpha Tech. Piscataway, NJ

Mastering Visual Basic Development: Alpha Tech. Piscataway, NJ

Computerized Financial Management: TA Pai Management Institute, Manipal,

India

Keywords: Senior Consultant, Senior Project Manager, Program Manager,

Project Development Manger, Director of PMO, PMP, SCPM, Certified Project

Manager, Scrum, e-commerce



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