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Project Manager

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North Brunswick, NJ
Posted:
September 26, 2018

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LABIB D. ALI, PMP

732-***-**** ac66mw@r.postjobfree.com North Brunswick, NJ 08902 www.linkedin.com/in/labibdamilolaali

PROFESSIONAL PROFILE

Project management professional with 7 years’ experience in business development, supply chain, process development & improvement, operations, marketing and third-party vendor management.

Extensive experience in evaluating and re-designing operating models, developing strategic recommendations and building project execution roadmaps to take strategy to effective execution.

Significant experience leading teams to achieve project goals and exceed client expectations.

Proficient in conducting workshops and training sessions, gathering requirements, developing action plans, dashboards, and balanced scorecards to track and improve KPIs.

AREAS OF EXPERTISE

Project Management

Business Development

Vendor Management

Product Development

Change Management

Risk Management

Supply Chain Management

Procurement

Agile & Waterfall Methodologies

TOOLS

Desktop Applications: MS Office Suite, MS Project, Visio, SharePoint.

Data Analysis: SPSS

WORK EXPERIENCE

AMAZON.COM INC. New Jersey, USA

Fulfillment Associate September 2018 - Present

PROJECT MANAGEMENT INSTITUTE, NEW JERSEY CHAPTER – Non-Profit New Jersey, USA

Shop Manager Café-Press.com August 2018 - Present

oEstablished Café-Press PMINJ shop and lead management to support the shop.

oDeveloped novel products and executed plans to promote PMINJ shop.

oTracked shop performance and prepare monthly reports for senior management.

ENIGMA MINDS LIMITED EnigmaStores™ Lagos, Nigeria

Co-founder/Program Manager – Projects, Ecommerce, Retail April 2014 – May 2018

Co-founded a product retail and e-commerce organization, with a focus on outdoor ambiances, hospitality design, security and commercial furnishing.

oDrove the establishment of a PMO office to ensure the successful execution of various procurement and product development projects. Spearheaded the execution of the PMO office and transitioned to organization staff.

oLed a team of 38 third-party vendors to successfully execute a time-constrained commercial furnishing project of $350,000.

Led & managed the large-scale procurement of home improvement products to the value of over $700,000 dollars.

Developed project plans, identified key milestones, activities and resource requirements.

Prepared and facilitated risk workshops, managed risk log, communicated project risk and tracked risk mitigation.

Created and maintained weekly project status reports detailing project progress against key business milestones and highlighting issues/risks that need to be addressed.

Prepared & managed financial accounts and project financial reports.

oIdentified new business opportunities that enabled the organization to expand into new markets such as online sales platform.

Conducted research and innovated new niche of products that significantly generated over 1,000 new clients and increased revenue stream by 56%.

ETISALAT NIGERIA Lagos Nigeria

Team Lead/Customer Care - Telecommunication August 2013 - April 2014

Gathered requirements from over 20,000 customers through interviews and surveys. Conducted data analysis with product development team to enhance products, customer services, and experience.

Resolved problems by clarifying customer complaint, troubleshooting, exploring alternative solutions, and implementing solutions that exceeded customer expectations.

oReceived the ‘WOW EXPERIENCE’ award for exemplary customer service delivery and was used as a benchmark for quality assurance.

ENIGMA ENTERTAINMENT CONSULTANTS Lagos, Nigeria

Project Manager/Team Lead - Music Industry Sept 2011 – July 2013

Led a team of 43 (including music artists, publicists, A&R, producers, managers, marketers, and vendors) to execute a $300,000 music concert across three countries.

oDeveloped an actionable one-year program of work for artist (with cost estimates).

oReviewed local regulatory requirements to mitigate risks and ensure compliance with music regulations in each country.

oSupervised artist bookings, marketing, and promotional activities which led to a $100,000 increase in revenue.

oCollaborated with media houses and vendors to subsidize promotion cost by 65% and reduced artist rider compliance cost by 30% respectively.

UNITED BANK FOR AFRICA (UBA) PLC Lagos, Nigeria

Intern Customer Service Representative – Banking Operations Dec 2010 – Sept 2011

EMMS CONSULTING ENGINEERS Lagos, Nigeria

Trainee Structural Design Engineer – Construction Engineering July 2007 – Jan 2008

EDUCATION & TRAININGS

University of Lagos, Nigeria

B.S.Ed. Building Technology

Lagos Business School, Pan-Atlantic University, Nigeria

Entrepreneurship Support Program

VOLUNTEER EXPERIENCE

Manager/Marketing Team

oProject Management Institute, New Jersey Chapter – Non-Profit

PROFESSIONAL CERTIFICATION AND MEMBERSHIPS

oProject Management Professional (PMP).

oScrum Fundamentals Certified (SCRUMstudy)

oAgile at Work: Building Your Agile Team

oProject Management Institute (PMI) & New Jersey Chapter (PMINJ).



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