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Project Manager Management

Buffalo, NY
March 14, 2018

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Rock Merineau, Project Manager

**** ******* ******* 716-***-****

Hamburg, New York, 14219

Professional Summary

Project management leadership of large, complex IT projects achieving strategic organizational goals and objectives in various fields of expertise (IT, Healthcare, Banking, Manufacturing and Automotive)

Enables appropriate initiating, planning, executing, monitoring and controlling and closing across the projects in the program to achieve program benefits.

Develops and maintains relationships with Business Unit leads and leadership to manage expectations of service, including work products, timing, and the value to be delivered for those programs/projects under his/her domain.

Consistently adheres to the organizational program and project management standards and methodologies defined by the EPMO/PMO to assigned programs and projects

Reports progress and health of the program and incorporate feedback from all stakeholders

Proactively identifies and manages program risks and issues and escalated risks and issues from

Supports the portfolio management decision process through the creation of project charters, scope statements, risk assessments, budgets and IT Value discussions.

Ensures appropriate governance practices are in place and followed for the projects within a program

Tracks and shares lessons learned with project teams

Assists in the establishment of standards for project and portfolio management including processes, methodologies, metrics and tools to ensure the development and use of project management throughout IM – Architect of Project Portfolio protocols in Banking, Services and Healthcare organizations

Demonstrated integrity within a professional environment

Advanced proficiency in MS Project, MS Word, Visio, MS Excel and PowerPoint

Holds comprehensive knowledge of relevant software development life-cycles

Monitor the effectiveness of project management disciplines and processes to identify and implement improvements.

Professional Experience

ECMC Trauma 1 Medical Center/Hospital May 2017-Now

Sr Project Manager, IT Department

Management of complex medical IT applications and software throughout all departments. Managed the recovery of 212 applications following a ransonware that brought down the entire hospital. Worked with major vendors and suppliers for remediation. Assigned to projects for laboratories, oncology and case management projects.

STR, Williamsville NY April 2016-Mar 2017

IT Product Development Manager/PMO Lead

Responsible for the preparation and project delivery of customized VMS applications for various clients. Completed migration of SAP to new provider, implemented Cognos as standard application. Managed QA/BA direct report staff and the IT design team. Developed and implemented basic PMI processes and reports.

Fidelis Care, Buffalo, NY February 2014 – April 2016

Sr. Project Manager - Healthcare

Led projects/programs related to compliance, data infrastructure and new application implementation (ICD-10, Peoplesoft, Facets). Preparation of various proposals, business plans for PMO implementation

SNC-Lavalin, Rochester, NY April 2011 – January 2014

Sr. Project Manager and PMO Lead – Utilities

Full cycle project management including estimation, cost control and financial reporting, project planning, procurement and project documentation for a $1.7B utility upgrade program

M&T Bank, Buffalo, New York November 2007 – February 2011

Sr. Project Manager - Banking

Led the delivery of various full cycle central technology IT projects and programs. Elaboration of project tracking tools, reports and metrics. Elaborated and implemented the project portfolio module for central technology PMO department direction. Managed $42.0M/yr project portfolio with 125 on/off-shore resources

Adeptiv Solutions, Williamsville, New York September 2004 – October 2007

Project Manager – Shared Services Financial

Managed various IT and financial projects, business development, service level services, and process analysis and implementation of two new distribution centers. Daily usage of MS-Project for managing projects and resources

Alstom/General Motors

Sr. Project Manager/Consultant October 1991 – September 2004

Sr. Project Manager in charge of development of new projects, configuration of production lines and processes Responsible for delivery of full cycle projects for manufacturing GM products, automotive and locomotive, and supply chain programs. Provided master planning for unionized plants, assisted executives in the elaboration and management of the 5-yr business plan for two major manufacturing plants in Canada and USA Completed implementation of satellite warehouses for five GM plants (Capital Spares Program 1999-2001) Achieved the completion of the six-sigma training program and WST language program certification

SNC-Lavalin - Various Corporations in Canada and USA May 1985 – September 1991

Sr. Project Manager/Consultant at client’s locations – Energy, Consultant PM

Developed and led projects/programs for various industrial clients. In charge of preparation of business plans (initiation), estimates and execution of full cycle project charters of wastewater treatment plants construction, maintenance centers and station upgrade projects. Secured the delivery of projects creating PMO governance Worked with financial organizations for program funding (leasing programs) and overall financing


University of Ottawa

Bachelor Science – Business Management, 1985

PMP Certified, EVS,

Six Sigma Green Belt 1996


MS-Project, Innotas, Peoplesoft, FACETS, All Microsoft Office Applications (Visio, Powerpoint, etc)

Win-10, CA-PPM, Clarity, SQL, Cognos, MS-Dynamics-CRM Primavera, Deltek Insight, Planview, Yodiz, etc

Project Management Professional (PMP) PM Body of Knowledge 1994

Trizetto University Certification (IT and Software Dev)

Fluent in French and base in Spanish.

Single Engine Aircraft Pilot and owner (VFR)


716-***-**** or at

Business Digital, Portal, Real-Time, Web, Earned Value, WBS, SAP, Scope, Waterfall, SDLC, Clarity, Sprint, User Story, Yodiz, Financial. Income, Direct report, P&L, identification, iteration, system testing, accrual, CAPEX, Roadmap, investment, functionality, Implementation, Post Implementation Review, Critical Path, Gate, GANTT, CPM, Health, Fast Track, Delivery, Project Planner, Escalation, Estimate, Project plan, Work Package, UAT, System Testing, Capital Project, Waste Water, Treatment Pl an, Utilities, Iberdrola, Engineering, Technical, Drawings, CAD, slippage, Baseline, compliance, architecture, x-page, SQL, Java, TM1, Microsoft Dynamics, SAP, client, customer, demo, governance, goal, KPI, metrics, ACWP, BCWP, EAC, physical progress, CA-PPM, Clarity, Innotas

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