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Project Management Manager

Location:
Chappaqua, New York, United States
Posted:
April 05, 2018

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MAUREEN FARRELL, MBA, PMP

** ****** ****** 914-***-****

Tarrytown, NY 10591 ac41uc@r.postjobfree.com

Strategic Planning and Program Management Professional with extensive experience leading strategic initiatives, operational efficiencies and process improvements across industries. Recognized for the ability to distill and synthesize information into viable business strategies, lead global, cross-functional teams and manage complex projects. Superior business analysis, process improvement and project management capabilities. Excellent marketing, relationship management and problem solving skills.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

STATE OF NY METROPOLITAN TRANSPORTATION AUTHORITY 2015 - 2018

Strategic Planning/Project Management Consultant

Consulted with the Office of the CIO to integrate several legacy organizations as part of an IT Transformation

Led the creation of the MTA IT Strategic Business Plan to align with corporate goals and achieve $1+ billion in savings by 2020

Evaluated RFPs and SOWs for web based Certificate of Insurance Management, eDiscovery solutions and Management Consulting Services

Led enterprise wide process improvement and mobile product development projects. Responsibilities included analyzing and flow charting existing processes, evaluating vendors and presenting recommendations to MTA senior management

Identified KPIs and metrics for strategic planning and process re-engineering projects

OLAFE, LLP 2014 - 2015

Adviser

Identified business strategy and growth opportunities for a cloud computing business

Increased web traffic by 20% by enhancing marketing message and increasing brand awareness

Created marketing strategy, value propositions and consistent messaging

INFORMA INVESTMENT SOLUTIONS 2009 - 2014

Vice President, Strategic Planning & Project Management Office

Led the strategic planning and project execution of a $50 million financial information services vendor targeting the institutional wealth management space

Developed a process that aggregated customer feedback across the organization. Defined and implemented product strategies that decreased attrition by 15% per annum

Directed global cross-functional teams to deliver integrated product offerings and customized client solutions. Project portfolio averaged 25 initiatives, 30 cross functional internal and external team members and 40 stakeholders.

Managed all facets of the SDLC from inception through implementation utilizing waterfall, agile and hybrid project management methodologies

Transformed existing PMO by implementing operational efficiencies that decreased execution costs by 30% while improving project success rates by 25%.

Grew revenue of existing accounts by 10% annually by leveraging cross-selling opportunities across product lines, creating business cases and client testimonials emphasizing value propositions

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914-***-**** ac41uc@r.postjobfree.com

STANDARD & POOR’S 1995- 2008

Senior Director of Program Management & Strategic Planning (2002-2008)

Identified and led initiatives to obtain new sources of revenue for a $500 million global capital markets information services division by partnering with business leaders to develop growth and cost reduction strategies for web based subscription product lines

Created strategy to grow revenue by $7 million; led global client research to better understand how clients derive value from using Standard & Poor’s products. Enhanced product packaging, pricing structures and data value propositions to penetrate new markets.

Led the business unit’s entry into the international fixed income data and pricing market. Coordinated the efforts of IT, sales, product management, operations and multiple external vendors while providing fixed income subject matter expertise.

Improved operational effectiveness of business unit by evaluating the strategic fit of product portfolio, analyzing revenue trends, customer buying patterns and the competitive environment

Managed the development of IT solutions within scope, timelines and budget while adhering to established guidelines

Director of Distribution & Marketing, Capital Market Services (1999-2002)

Directed the marketing and product distribution efforts of a $160 million global fixed income and foreign exchange business

Cultivated, managed and negotiated third party vendor relationships totaling $80 million in annualized revenue

Grew revenue by $8 million in 18 months by executing the business unit’s first international strategic alliance

Globalized business unit by creating and implementing a strategic plan redirecting a domestic business with limited growth potential to one that targeted comprehensive global solutions

Data & Product Manager, Standard & Poor’s JJ Kenny (1995-1999)

Managed a staff of 20 responsible for the data operations and product commercialization of a $30 million municipal bond business

Reduced cost by 60% by streamlining production process

Managed the migration of products from legacy to web distribution

EDUCATION

FORDHAM GABELLI SCHOOL OF BUSINESS, New York, NY

MBA Marketing & Finance, Omicron Delta Epsilon

HERBERT H. LEHMAN COLLEGE, CITY UNIVERSITY OF NEW YORK, Bronx, NY

BA Business Management, Phi Beta Kappa, Magna Cum Laude

PROJECT MANAGEMENT INSTITUTE

Project Management Professional (PMP)

UNIVERSITY OF VIRGINIA, DARDEN SCHOOL OF BUSINESS

Executive Development

AMERICAN MANAGEMENT ASSOCIATION

Leadership, Financial Statement Analysis, Product Development & Competitive Intelligence



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