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Project Manager Management

Location:
Bradenton, Florida, United States
Posted:
January 07, 2018

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Michael K. Fraatz

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Bradenton, Florida, 34205 401-***-****

Experience

Principal Project Manager, Director of PMO

Principal Project Manager with significant experience leading complex programs across a distributed workforce. Areas of expertise include large scale IT projects, Central Systems, LAN, Communications networks, operations management within the Gaming Industry.

Director of PMO with large IT company responsible for managing the entire America Portfolio inclusive of Canada, U.S, Central America, and Latin America.

SKILLS & ABILITIES

Alignment (systems, strategy, execution)

Budgets (90+ million)

Business Development

Change Management

Client Collaboration (private & public)

Communications

Issues Management

Leadership

Loyalty Programs

Customer Facing

MS Office advance proficiency

Operations Management

Performance Excellence

Planning (Waterfall, and Agile)

Relationship Building

Reporting

Resource Management

Risk Management

Stakeholder Management

SDLC

Technical Expertise

Vendor Management

Conflict resolution

MS Project advance proficiency

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Director, Project Management Office, Americas

GTECH /IGT

International Gaming Technologies 2011 – 2017

Led a team of Project Managers to support IT projects within the regions in customer system deliveries with alignment to the Business team.

Defined and initiated programs and projects, managed cost, schedule and performance while ensuring ultimate success and acceptance of the overall contractual commitments aligned with the corporate strategy. Continuously aligned program scope with strategic business objectives and optimized efforts to minimize risk and enhance effectiveness toward business results or strategic intent. Cultivated relationships and championed program purpose and progress among internal and external stakeholders.

Conducted overall portfolio reviews and reporting to IGT Senior Management on a weekly basis.

Led overall monthly portfolio reviews with the Accounts team for each jurisdiction, Senior Management, Systems deliveries PM's, as well as all ongoing Services support PM's to ensure alignment with Accounts team, Budget, and Quality management.

Synchronized and led the successful implementation of comprehensive twenty-three state lottery Powerball and MegaMillions program. Program launched within Budget and on time and as originally envisioned.

Coached, empowered and motivated personnel within a technical environment. Developed employees, cultivated new skills and promoted several individuals into new roles

Regional Project Manager and Technology Director – Asia Pacific 1998 - 2010

GTECH Corporation

Managed multiple system delivery projects across the Asia Pacific region over this 12 year assignment. Sites for delivery during this tenure included, Philippines,Thailand, Taiwan,Singapore, Beijing, South Australia, New South Wales, and New Zealand.

Overall scope of these projects included, Facilities upgrades, Central Systems design and installation, BA Requirements gathering, Software, Quality Assurance, Communications Network, POS Installations, Training, and Operations support.

Technology Director responsibilities consisted of ongoing software support and

systems maintenance.

Project Manager 1992 - 1998

GTECH Corporation

Managed multiple system delivery projects across multiple sites including Texas State Lottery as communications Manager, Minas Gerras Brazil

Overall scope of these projects included, Facilities upgrades, Central Systems design and installation, BA Requirements gathering, Software, Quality Assurance, Communications Network, POS Installations, Training, and Operations support.

Cable splicer / outside cable maintenance 1982 - 1991

General Telephone of California

Responsible for outside plant construction and maintenance in telecommunications network upgrades as a Cable Splicer in the greater Los Angeles area.

Unites States Marine Corps (USMC) 1976 - 1982

Communications

Honorable Discharge – Cpl E-4

EDUCATION/CERTIFICATION

Project Management Professional (PMP), Certified in good standing, Project Management Institute.

Davies Vocational Technical School HVAC



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