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Burlington, Ontario, Canada
Posted:
May 28, 2018

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Senior Program/Project Manager

Email: ac5nav@r.postjobfree.com

Address: **-**** ******** *****, **********, Ontario

Postal Code: L7M 4H6

Phone: 905-***-****

URL: https://www.linkedin.com/in/BertBeaudin

INTRODUCTION

20+ years in IT working in Banking, Insurance, Retail, Logistics and Healthcare sectors.

In financial services, worked for: National Trust, Commcorp / Newcourt Credit (10.5 years FE)

FirstOntario Credit Union (2.5 years), Manulife and Travelers Insurance (4 years)

In retail sector, worked for Canadian Tire Corp. and Sears (4.5 years)

In Logistics sector, worked for UPS SCS Canada and Livingston Logistics over a period of 6 years

In healthcare sector, worked for Cancer Care Ontario (1.5 years)

Managed and coordinated application development projects, package integration and Infrastructure services projects using internal

resources, Off-shore resources and 3rd party vendors.

Coordinated all project related meetings, communications, presentations, status reports, dashboards and financial reports.

Planned, scheduled and managed the execution of a Disaster Recovery Test at Travelers. Also planned, scheduled and managed

the shutdown of a Datacentre (Q9) and the interim migration of applications to the Toronto location and then developed scheduling

of migration to the U.S. based on the overall migration targets, project team capabilities as well as physical constraints in Infrastructure.

Program/Project Management 20 years

PowerPoint strong analysis, excel and MS office 15+ years

65% development projects- 35% Infrastructure projects 18 years

PMO experience 7 years

PMP PMP certification in progress). 10 years experience in project frameworks based on PMBOK.

AGILE SCRUM training from Berteig Associates.

Solid communication dealing up to senior executive level presentations 10+ years

Project metrics/analyze, critique and audit documentation 10 years

On sabbatical April 2017 thru September 2017

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

CONTRACT ENGAGEMENTS

Travelers Canada Feb 2015 to Nov 2016 (22 months) Migration Project

Senior Engagement Manager

Environment: AIX LINUX ORACLE SQL SAS WebSphere INTEL

Budget Range: $25MIL

Skills Utilized:

Project planning and management

Coordination of activities

Communication

Negotiation

Presentation

Financial Reporting

Status Reporting

Tools:

SharePoint

Visio

MSOffice (2010)

CLARITY

Duties:

1.Coordinated the scheduling and sequencing of a complex migration program and projects based on committed delivery, application change requirements and operational, infrastructure and financial constraints.

2.Managed Infrastructure support of all development activities creating and maintaining multiple integrated test environments in Canada.

3.Worked collaboratively with Infrastructure and Security, US and Canada, App Dev project managers, business leads and IT senior management to plan and complete a platform and geographic migration and contribute to the transformation to DEV OPS environment and Release methodology.

4.Planned, scheduled and managed a Disaster Recovery test for all applications deemed to be critical to the ongoing business.

5.Managed the currency and vulnerability patching of the all AIX ORACLE and WebSphere environments in Canada

6.Assisted in the management of the Travelers Canada enterprise Infrastructure environments.

7.Managed Infrastructure project resources in Canada, the U.S. and off-shore (India).

8.Managed the de-commission activities in Canada.

Sears Canada Aug. 2014 to Feb. 2015 (6 months) Retail development

Senior Project Manager

Environment: AIX ORACLE SQL WebSphere INTEL. DATASTAGE

Budget Range: $500K - $2M

Skills Utilized:

Project planning

Package Integration/vendor management

Managing virtual teams

Coordination of activities

Communication

Presentation

Status Reporting

Tools:

SharePoint

Visio

MSOffice (2010)

CLARITY

Quality Centre

Duties:

1.Work collaboratively with IT teams, 3rd party vendors and the business leads in Finance and Merchandizing to successfully install HYPERION and provide essential data to a new Merchandizing system.

2. Manage the development of new inventory modules as part of the revitalization program.

3.Manage off-shore development teams (Philippines) in high volume, high performance SQL extraction for time sensitive data warehouse daily feeds for analytics on orders, shipments and inventory.

Canadian Tire August 2010 to June 2014 (46 months) Retail Development

Senior Project Manager

Environment: IBM ISERIES (AS400) SYNON COBOL MQSERIES SQL SAS JEE

Budget Range: $350K - $2.5MIL

Skills Utilized:

PLC based on PMBOK Ver. 4

Project planning and management

oWaterfall

oIterative

oAGILE SCRUM

Negotiation

Coordination of activities

Communication

Presentation

Status Reporting

Tools:

SharePoint

JIRA (Limited)

Visio

MSOffice (2010)

PLANVIEW

Quality Centre

Duties:

1.Work collaboratively with Dealers (store owners), the Dealers Association, Corporate business leads and technology departments, Retail Systems development teams and Infrastructure to provide strategic and operational improvements to the experience within the stores.

2.Manage Retail Systems projects (ranging in value from $350k to 2.5 mil.) from inception to project close.

Project portfolio includes:

1. Automated in-Store Deal Management (Change to Ordering Process) $550k

2. APAP Parts forecasting sub=project $6 mil. (Retail Systems portion $1mil)

3. Fineline forecasting $650k (AGILE)

4. EQUITY System Enhancements $750k (AGILE)

5. Back to back deal order processing including the creation of store-based analytics (AGILE)

6. Weighted Average Costing of Store products $600k (AGILE)

7. Self-Checkout unit upgrades $500k

Managed vendor upgrade to self-checkout machines in stores

Coordinated with Marketing, Legal, Dealers and IT to schedule and manage changes and upgrades in tandem with server upgrades in the stores.

Managed training of staff in the support of the self-checkout kiosks.

Supported the implementation of upgrades based on negotiated schedules.

Manulife Financial January 2008 to Dec 2009 (24 months) Financial Services Development

Senior Project Manager

Environment: IBM ISERIES (AS400) IBM Mainframe SQL Server

Budget Range: $500K - $3M

Skills Utilized:

PLC based on PMBOK Ver. 1

Project planning and management

Negotiation

Coordination of activities

Communication

Presentation

Status Reporting

Tools:

SharePoint

Visio

MSOffice (2010)

HP Portfolio Manager

Quality Centre

Duties:

1.Work collaboratively with Marketing and Policy administration business leads, IT security and Infrastructure, development teams and 3rd party developers to re-design the contract amendments process and create re-marketing materials for group benefit holders who have terminated group coverage.

2.Manage Group Insurance Systems projects (ranging in value from $250k to 2.5 mil.) from inception to project close.

Project Portfolio includes:

1. FOLLOW ME project – integrating data from disparate sources to enable ongoing customer

service beyond the term of Group benefits $500K

2. Contract Amendments – A project using SharePoint and Intelligent Work Flow to streamline the

amendments processes. $3MIL.

During that time, I also assisted in the development of processes covering Post Implementation Reviews. Additionally, I completed PIRs on three projects.

UPS Supply Chain Solutions Canada April 2004 to September 2007 (40 months) Logistics Development and Infrastructure

Program Manager/Contract Development Manager

Environment: IBM ISERIES (AS400) AIX UNIX SQL JEE

Skills Utilized:

Program Management

PLC based on PMBOK Ver. 1

Project planning and management

Negotiation

Coordination of activities

Communication

Presentation

Status Reporting

Tools:

SharePoint

Visio

MSOffice (2010)

PLANVIEW

Quality Centre

Duties:

Work collaboratively with executive management, business leads and the IT department to provide system improvements that supported increased sales and reduced operating costs.

While at UPS SCS, I created Program/Portfolio business cases, presented the underlying projects to senior management and reported on the overall program progress and project dependency issues within the programs. Some key accomplishments are:

1.Managed a Program to improve the cost-effectiveness of the integrated systems. The Program also entailed a means of measuring unit costs to track the degree of improvement

2.Restructured software engineering; improved efficiency, quality and responsiveness to client needs.

3.Reorganized software development department; established goals, created focus and instilled software release methodology.

4.Directed successful software development projects to support the handling of large U.S. Healthcare clients.

5.Directed successful software development projects to support the expansion of services to the Medical/Surgical equipment marketplace in the U.S.

6.Modified applications; expanded functionality, enabling win of 3 key contracts in highly competitive space; $2.6 million budget.

7.Spearheaded system integration for 2 major US clients, achieving all deliverables and meeting $462K budget.

8.Owned technical integration following 2 new client acquisitions, increasing volumes 150%.

9.Directed the efforts of the Application Development groups in both Canada and the U.S.

10.Determined skill requirements to fulfill the maintenance and development needs and hired personnel accordingly.

11.Mentored and coached project managers and line managers.

12.Managed the migration of the Call Centre to a new software platform (ACD, predictive dialing, and metrics reporting) and a new location in the U.S.

FirstOntario Credit Union: June 2001 to January 2004 (30 months) Financial Services Integration

Source and implement new Banking System Solution

Program Manager/ Senior Project Manager

Livingston Logistics: August 1998 to June 2001 Logistics Development and Infrastructure

Contract Program Manager

Cancer Care Ontario: May 1998 to January 2000 Healthcare Development and Infrastructure

Contract Tech Support Manager/Program Manager

Prior experience as a full-time employee

NEWCOURT CREDIT GROUP (Aug 97 to Feb 98) Financial Services IT Management

Vice President of Canadian Systems

COMMCORP FINANCIAL SERVICES (Jun 95 to Aug 97) Financial Services IT Management

Managing Director of Information Technology Services – Provided IT Services to the Commcorp family of companies (Commcorp, CIBC Finance, MFP, BML)

NATIONAL TRUST (Jun 87 to Jun 95) Financial Services IT Management

Vice President and CIO

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