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Project Manager Supply Chain

Location:
Irvine, California, 92604, United States
Posted:
May 26, 2010

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BARBARA ROBISON, PMP

Irvine CA ***** Mobile (949) ***-**** abmrat@r.postjobfree.com

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SUMMARY

IT Project Manager experienced in managing complex cross-platform projects

(NT servers midrange, and mainframe) in a large distributed environment

with globally located resources. Exceptional team building and management

capabilities. Strong background in internal and external customer support.

Skilled in eliciting project requirements, producing well-documented

design documents, managing project scope and change requests and

implementing solutions that result in innovation and savings for the

business community. Excellent analysis skills to drive to the real

business needs and implement cost-effective solutions. Expertise in the

Software Development Life Cycle, with experience in iterative

methodologies. Core competencies include:

Certified PMP / PMI and UCI Sarbanes Oxley compliance

Process management Change Management

Offshore resource oversight Risk Management

Third-Party collaboration Supply Chain applications

TECHNICAL SKILLS

Project Domain: Systems Integration, Performance Improvement, Corporate &

Operations Strategy, Business Process Re-engineering,

Application Development

PM Tools: MS Project, Rational Portfolio Mgmt, Clarity and Open

Workbench

Hardware: IBM iSeries (AS/400), IBM Mainframes, PCs, NT Servers,

WAS Servers

Operating OS400, Windows

Systems:

Comp Languages: RPG ILE, RPG IV, RPG III, HTML, JavaScript, Java

RDBMS: DB2/400

Applications: MS Office (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Project),

Access, Visio, Lotus Notes

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

IBM GLOBAL SERVICES, Irvine, CA 2005 - 2009

Project Manager

Controlled scope, assigned resources, monitored and reported progress and

issues, and ensured that deliverables met quality and SOX requirements.

Validated and approved supporting project documentation including business

and technical requirements, high and low level designs, test plans, test

results and implementation plans. Managed multiple projects concurrently

with globally located resources.

. Managed year-long project to track movement of drugs within the State

of Florida. Collaborated with Verisign and interfaced with their

system to provide electronic pedigrees for drugs in compliance with

state regulations. Received annual company monetary award for project

success.

. Consulted in the migration of Pedigree repository data from Verisign

to Axway and participated in changes with EDI, iSeries, web inquiry

application and infrastructure. Interfaces with Axway include MQ SSL,

AS2 (Axway proprietary interface), EDI and web service calls.

. Directed 14 matrixed teams in developing major application

enhancements to a custom application that provided on-demand catalogs

with customer-specific product pricing for thousands of customers.

Changes were made to web application components and mainframe

application components using DB2 and SQL databases.

. Appointed to take over politically charged project to manage

transition of production support from on-shore subject matter experts

to off-shore developers. Worked with SMEs to develop and deliver

training that shortened production outages and prevented a breach in

service level agreements.

. Co-administered the annual audit process and ensured process

compliance fulfilling the contract obligations and retaining the full

value of the contract.

AmerisourceBergen CorpORATION, Orange, CA 1988 - 2005

One of the world's largest pharmaceutical services companies and is a

comprehensive pharmaceutical services provider. Amerisource and Bergen

Brunswig merged in 2001.

Project Manager (1997 - 2001; 2004 - 2005)

Supervised team of eight local and remote software developers developing

and supporting divisional warehouse inventory applications on a 24/ 7 basis

in a distributed environment with 30+ distribution centers.

. Managed multiple application development projects concurrently to

support consolidation of legacy customers and distribution centers

onto the STAR ERP system and ensured SOX compliance.

. Managed applications including receiving, order entry / processing,

invoicing, price stickers, shelf labels, sales history, returns and

claims and financial feeds to accounts payable and receivable.

. Developed and implemented Web Invoicing for customers and customer

service with a matrixed team which replaced the microfiche saving the

company $200,000 annually in microfiche charges.

. Implemented Electronic Proof of Delivery (ePOD) with cross functional

in-house team and coordinated software modifications with a third-

party vendor.

. Supported supply chain applications and managed projects on

AS400/iSeries for 30 distribution centers nationally with a team of

direct reports.

. Managed and supported applications for an Internet fulfillment center

for dot.com drugstores.

. Participated in industry meetings with drug manufacturers,

distributors and customers held in Washington, D.C. with the FDA, DEA

and HDMA regarding changes to regulations for the electronic ordering

of controlled substances.

Systems Specialist (1996 - 1997; 2001 - 2004)

. Strategized with other Systems Specialists to modernize proprietary

supply chain applications.

. Conceptualized intranet / internet application to retrieve and display

images of customer invoices and various reports. Persuaded CIO's Lead

Team to approve and fund web invoicing project.

. Analyzed applications for streamlined processing and modernization.

Business Analyst (1994 - 1996)

. Participated in the business process re-engineering of contracts

application eliciting the business requirements internally and visits

with vendors, customers and buying groups' sites.

Programmer Analyst III (1988 - 1994)

. Modified and supported (24x7) distribution center supply chain

software applications.

. Collaborated on rewrite and systems assurance validation of

modernization of order processing and end-of-day processing

applications resulting in faster throughput and fewer problem

tickets..

. Participated in standards committees for AS/400, CASE, and

Encyclopedia Standards.

EDUCATION

Bachelor's program, Computing Technology emphasis in Business Systems

Administration (in progress), Chapman University College, Irvine, CA

A.A.S., Data Processing, Erie Community College, Williamsville, New York

Certificate in Project Management, University of California, Irvine, CA

Certificate in Advanced Software Technologies: Object Oriented Technology,

UCI, Irvine, CA

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS

Project Management Institute - PMI OC

Irvine Toastmasters - Vice President Education



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