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Project Manager

Brampton, Ontario, Canada
January 23, 2018

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Reece Caliph (BA) (MCDST) (MCP) (ITIL) (ACCA)

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Company: 8120269 Canada Inc London England

Work Term: October 2017 to Jan 2018

Job Title: Project Manager

Fly to London England and Project Manage the installation of an internet and voice security system to a private Property Company client in London USA and Canada.

Monitor and control weekly financial spend on IT Hardware and Software and third party vendor expenses to control the cost of the project using Microsoft Excel and Microsoft Project

Display weekly the key Milestone tasks in MS PowerPoint achieved at each stage of the projects lifecycle using PMP methodology to reshape the overall project plan performance created in MS Project to create new milestone tasks and deliverables and new Work Break Down Structures and human resource requirements.

Company: Hydro One Toronto Ontario Canada

Work Term: August 2017 September 2017

Job Title: Project Control Officer

Support Program Manager in delivering IT Windows 10 and Office 365 projects to external Client Hydro One.

Create Modify and maintain the Project Plans and WBS using Clarity PPM Software and create Human Resources plans for each milestone and milestone tasks.

Create high level deployment diagram of office 365 within Hydro One infrastructure.

Obtain collective agreement from Program Manager and Steering Committee and Project Executive Sponsors on Project Governance using meetings and progress reports to arrive at key decision points.

Participate in Change Management Process on the Change Management Board to review and approve changes.

Use Clarity CA PMM and Open Workbench to estimate, forecast and track resource allocations and perform reconciliation in-between forecasts and actuals for projects.

Prepare project status update reports for PMO, attend Integrated Project Team Meetings, and manage project files

Develop, consolidate and reconcile management and resource allocation reports.

Track and reconcile financials weekly/monthly/ad hoc requests

Agree the Financial Planning Agreements with the Primary stake Holders and Team Leads for each project

Showcase key mile stones achieved in each project to the Primary Stakeholder in the form of weekly and monthly status reports in excel and power point.

Company: Brokerlink Toronto Ontario Canada

Work Term: April 2017 May 2017

Job Title: Project Control Officer

Arrange for service providers and/or BrokerLink (BL) technicians to provide site survey and technology inventory for office to be acquired.

Provide and communicate Site Analysis recommendations so Broker Link can standardize the new office.

Ensure tech service contracts are transferred and cancelled or extended as needed.

.Be the key communicator for project plans, schedules, issue resolution and light weekly reporting to Head of Technology and Operational Support.

Participate in Change Management Process on the Change Management Board to review and approve changes for projects assigned to this position.

Taylor the project Plan to align to the financial funding agreement allocated to each project and adhering to collective agreement on decisions made with the Project Steering Committee and Program Manager and Project Sponsors

On a weekly basis using meetings and progress report presentations adjust and identify the key Project Milestones achieved so far to display the overall Project Program Performance using Microsoft Project and Microsoft Excel and Power Point to display the results.

Company: Crete Shipping London England

Work Term: October 2016 to April 2017

Job Title: Project Control Officer

Fly to London England to present a private Shipping Company client in London with a Cloud based CCTY security proposal project running on Microsoft Surface Pro Laptops installed with Windows 10 and HTC1 M10 Smart phones and Samsung Galaxy Tab Tablets installed with the Android operating system to be implemented across the UK, Canada and the USA for the clients import and Export business.

Plan supply Install and Execute and configure the above Windows and Android hardware configuration.

Prepare Statement of Work for Office 365 Migration Project to new buyers of the business.

Prepare a financial funding agreement to the Client of Project Services supplied and provide the Client with a fixed rate of return of value from the project.

Display weekly the key Milestone tasks in MS PowerPoint achieved at each stage of the projects lifecycle using PMP methodology to reshape the overall project plan performance created in MS Project to create new milestone tasks and deliverables and new Work Break Down Structures and human resource requirements.

Hand over all project artefacts to be maintained and controlled by Operations team representatives in three countries.

Company: Toronto Transit Commission (1910 Yonge Street)

Work Term: April 2016 to September 30th 2016

Job Title: Project Control Officer

Assist in the co-ordination of the Oracle Migration Infrastructure.

Report on Incident Management for Internet Explorer and .net software version problems and Problem Management for this application.

Request fulfilment process for standard change requests liaising with the Change Management Board and being a member of the change panel.

Assist in program / project coordination of Project Schedules / Status / Issues status and financial reporting, portfolio / project schedules maintenance, monitoring progress, assessing project status and recommending and managing corrective action, if required.

Monitor project progress and assess project status and recommend corrective action where schedule conflicts are identified in order to optimize the project execution plan

Gather requirements and develop, document and maintain Business Requirements, Functional Specifications, statements of Work, and related Requirements documentation for application upgrades and migrations

Present to steering committee the programs projects progress using pie charts and bar charts and percentages of work completed and deliverables achieved to promote consistency, productivity and shared stakeholder expectations.

Company: Rogers Brampton Campus Dixie Road Office

Work Term: November 2015 to March 31st 2016

Job Title: Project Control Officer

Create the project plan for each Project for the Program using MS Project and define the method for capturing the financial data in hours that will be tracked for each project on a weekly basis against appointed project human resources adhering to the agreed Governance Process.

Identify key Milestones Project Progress in percentages derived from Excel Spreadsheets and MS Project Reports and RAG reports for stakeholder agreement

Taylor the MS Project Plan for each Project based on new Scope, Time, Quality, and Cost data derived from weekly work in progress captured in Excel and MS project and Meeting Minutes with Team Leads and Project Sponsors.

Discover infrastructure & 265 applications functioning with .net that are in scope

Report of overall migration feasibility

Report on the maintenance of software applications on legacy server environments to be taken out of support

Report on the incident management of software that will not be compatible with new server environment.

Guide offshore team in application testing / remediation and overall migration

Company: 8120269 Canada Incorporated

Work Term April 2015 to November 2015

Job Title: Project Manager

Initiate Plan and Execute Monitor and Control and Close the sale and acquisition of UK fixed assets to purchase Canadian fixed assets for a UK based Private Client working in the United Kingdom.

Set up Office 365 and Windows 10 in client site offices for 1000 users utilizing Office 2016 and collaboration in the cloud with SharePoint to overcome clients infrastructure limitation and promote anytime anywhere access to applications

Company: Ministry of Community and Social Services Cluster MCCS

Work Term: December 2014 to March 2015

Job Title: Project Manager

Project Manager and Project Co-Ordinator for IT Rationalization Project to consolidate all CYSSC servers across the province of Ontario in to two primary data centres of Guelph and Kingston or third party hosting and the bullet points below.

Report on the maintenance of the software applications operating on the server environment and storage server environment.

Create Work Plans with agreement from Release Management Co-ordinators in MS Project

Update Plainview Project Status Report for Project.

Discuss in Meetings the Current and Future Project State changes with ITR Project Team.

Company: Scotia Macleod

Work Term: August 2013 to October 2014

Job Title: Project Coordinator and Application Manager

Create, access, design and redefine the Projects Business Requirements Document for presentation and discussion with Directors and Primary Stakeholders within the Wealth Management, Private Bankers, iTrade, Private Investment Council and Taxation Candian Departments and coordinate overseas vendor and SME activities within the Caribbean and Minneapolis USA.

Act as SME Product Manager for applications that require remediation and software re-configuration to work with Windows 7 and versions and report on the maintenance of the software applications within the Scotia bank environment.

Engage with the Primary Stakeholders to agree the current state and future state of the business operating system environment with agreement and signoff from each primary Stakeholder in group and one to one meetings for three application migration projects; Wealth Management, Scotia iTrade and Scotia Private Client Group during the projects life cycle.

Engage with application SME’s and Third Party Vendors for remediation and testing of e-commerce and e-trading platforms within agreed Service Level Agreements.

Consult with third party software Vendors to Design and Build applications for applications in line with the different Scotiabank departmental infrastructures using Waterfall and or Agile ISTQB techniques.

Company: Manulife Financial

Work Term: March 2012 to April 2013.

Job Title: Project Coordinator

Co-ordinate and schedule testing plan and methodology with testing teams within an AGILE environment by engaging directly with the overseas India Cognizant SME’s and JP Hancock Boston USA SME’s and also acting as the SME if no SME was available.

Engage with Project managers in telephone conference meetings to agree the process of migration, testing, packaging and certification, scheduling, tracking and documentation, deployment and training for 130 business applications.

Track daily actual performance of business critical applications to ensure that solution is on schedule with estimated completion dates in line with the project to prevent scope creep and re base lining the project.

Chair daily, weekly and monthly telephone, virtual and in person milestone progress meetings of the projects current status and milestones achieved to primary stakeholders, application team owners and team members.

Communicate daily with application owners and application teams to discuss remediation strategies to complete work outstanding with associated application system owners, UAT teams, third party vendors and Project Managers.

Company: eHealth Ontario

Work Term: July 2011 to March 2012

Job Title: Project Coordinator

Schedule the deployment of desktop and software packages to work teams with a clear work break down structure.

Negotiate with the Primary Stakeholders through Program and Project Managers in weekly meetings to agree on the Planning and Execution of the Project based on the BRD report.

Meet with Users and testing teams to gather the findings required for formulating the Business Requirements Document for the Project.

Coordinate and schedule for testing bespoke applications with UAT team and also perform the UAT processes by creating the use test cases and testing plan and testing strategy.

Company KPN A Microsoft Gold Partner IT Outsourcing Company

Work Term: February 2005 to May 2011

Job Title: Project Coordinator and Business Analyst

Provide Project Management and Business Analysis Service Support to Multiple global customers, Life Insurance Companies Sun Life, American Express, Deuche Bank, Barclays bank, and G4S each having 10,000 international users conforming strictly to an ITIL and Prince2 environment.

Company: Deloitte

Work Term: November 2004 to February 2005

Job Title: Business Analyst and Product Manager

Investigate, create, document, and present to primary Stakeholders within the Boston Consulting Groups company called Monitor why Lenovo Laptop hardware should be purchased globally for the Monitor Company Group

Professional Training

2017 Clarity PPM Training

2017 ITIL Version 3 Training

2017 ITSM Training Remedy

2016 Primavera P6 scheduling Training

2015 - Release Management 101 training

2015 - Plan View Training

2015 - BMC Remedy Asset Management Training

2012 - CNST 701 Project Management Principles

Professional Certifications

2008 - Microsoft Certified Desktop Technician

2007 - Microsoft Certified Professional

2006 - Information Technology Library ITIL Foundation Issuing Company Getronics KPM

1995 - Association of Certified and Chartered Accountants Level 1 and 2.

1993 - BA Business Studies Degree Studied in Brunel University Buckinghamshire England Major Marketing and Corporate Strategy

1992 - Higher National Diploma in Business and Finance Studied in Brunel University Major Marketing

Professional Associations

Project Management Institute Membership ID: 2211753

Microsoft Certified Professional MCP ID#6602220 Certified Since 2008

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