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Supply Chain Project

Milford, Massachusetts, United States
August 24, 2018

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Aubrey Prescod

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• Project Manager with 15 years of experience managing Professional Services projects for clients and internal IT projects, and driving development, UI/UX design, implementation, customization and migration. Manage client implementations of SaaS-based supply chain management systems for major retailers and supply chain partners. PMI-certified Project Management Professional with Master’s degree in Business, and Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science.

• Business Analyst. Experience in systematic analysis and resolution of complex problems and opportunities. Plan and manage high-value projects and align business goals with technology solutions. Ability to quickly adjust to changing and evolving business environments and emerging opportunities. SKILLS SUMMARY:

Project Management:

• System Migrations / Integrations

• Software Design & Development

• Enterprise-wide Implementations

• MS Project, SharePoint & Smartsheet

• PMBOK, SDLC, Waterfall

IT Project Lifecycle:

• Discovery and Initiation

• Requirements Analysis

• Estimating and Scheduling

• Execution and Control

• Testing/QA/Rollout/Support


• Cross-Functional Teams

• Decentralized Teams

• Client Services & Relations

• Business & IT Planning

• Client Vendor Management


CHECKPOINT SYSTEMS, Thorofare, NJ Aug 2017 – Dec 2017 Project Manager (Contractor)

Collected, analyzed and managed client implementation project requirements. Analyzed functional requirements documents, and managed Requirements Traceability Matrix document. Managed and documented test strategy, test plans, scenarios and cases.

AVERY DENNISON, Westborough, MA 2001 - 2016

Senior Project Manager (2006 - 2016)

Project Manager (2001 - 2005)

• Managed Professional Services / Client Services Implementations. Led client SaaS implementation projects that enabled retailers to optimize their global supply chain operations by transforming their product ordering and shipping processes and logistics, reducing costs, and maximizing revenue by streamlining merchandise flow from manufacturer to retail store floor. Clients included:

• JC Penney

• Nordstrom

• Cole Haan

• Nike

• Kohl’s

• Walmart

• Belk Stores


• Caleres (Brown Shoe)

• Quiksilver

• DC Shoes

• Bauer Hockey

• Coordinated systems integration with retail clients’ business supply chain partners (manufacturers, shipping logistics providers, freight consolidators, and financial services providers).

• Project-managed development and implementation of enterprise-wide systems. Managed projects from pre-sales through the initiation, planning, execution, deployment and training phases. Conducted client meetings, presentations and system demonstrations. Performed requirements analysis and created proposals, statements of work, project management plans, WBS and schedules. Managed client expectations and communicated weekly project status to client and business partners.

• Created rich (UX) user experience and (UI) user interface design for web and desktop applications.

• Created project management plans for managing scope, time/schedule, cost, quality and risk. Managed project schedules and resources, controlled scope, and escalated risks. Coordinated cross functional, globally-dispersed teams of functional managers, analysts, designers, developers, QA, Customer Service, and operations personnel. Initiated, planned, and executed projects, and also monitored and controlled project performance to ensure milestones were met on time, on budget and with the desired results. Developed test strategies, test plans, test scenarios, and acceptance criteria. EXAMPLE PROJECTS AND RESULTS:

• Retail Supply Chain Management System (SaaS) - Development and Implementation. Project managed analysis, design, and development of SaaS system that connects retailers with their trading partners

(vendors, factories, freight consolidators, shipping lines, de-consolidators, distribution centers, retail stores, and financial institutions). After development completed, project-managed implementations of system for the major retailers.

Results: Implemented 40+ retailers and 3000+ retail factories worldwide on system, generating $40M in annual subscription revenue. Increased % of factories that achieve compliance with retailer requirements from 30% to 95%. Increased average supply chain throughput 35%. Dramatically streamlined and optimized key operations for retail clients and their trading partners.

• Retail Supply Chain Management System - Client Migrations. Project-managed the migration of retail clients and vendors to new supply chain system platform (powered by GT-Nexus). Project added new modules for factory paperless invoicing and retailer financial payment and settlement (fund transfers). Results: Completed client migration on time with minimal disruption to client retailers’ supply chains (vendors, factories, logistics services providers, and financial services providers). Reduced shipment to payment time from weeks to days.

• WebSphere Commerce UPC Label Ordering System - Client Implementations. Project-managed the analysis, configuration, and deployment of ordering system for retail clients and their vendors & factories. Results: Increased customer ordering automation from 38% in 2013 to 65% in 2015.

• Compliance Express Ticket Ordering System - Client Migrations. Project-managed the migration of retail factory clients from Compliance Express system to new ordering system platform (IBM WebSphere Commerce).

Results: Completed retailer, vendor and factory migrations with minimal unscheduled downtime and delivered on time and within budget.

• Footwear Shoe Graphic Management System. Designed and managed development of system for Footwear retailers to manage, track and distribute image files to be printed on shoe boxes, UPC barcode labels, and RFID labels for delivery to factories. Design UI/UX design and wire-framed (UI) user interface. Results: Delivered system that replaced error-prone manual shoe label process. Reduced image errors and label reprinting, and resulting late factory shipments by 90%.

• Factory UCC-128 Shipping Carton Planning Module. Designed and managed development of complex module to enable retail vendors and factories to graphically view, plan and manage merchandise production and packing at the UCC-128 carton level.

Results: Reduced factory label order errors by 65%. Increased factory carton packing accuracy and ASN shipping data accuracy by 50%.

AVERY DENNISON, Framingham, MA 1997 - 2001

Senior Project Leader

• Led project team of in-house programmers and contractors in the design, development, and implementation of global Ticket Management system (TRIM) for retail clients. Installed system and trained users in 15 factory locations throughout Asia, South America, Europe and US. Developed factory operational procedures and trained factory personnel and upper management.

• Performed system data-modeling, data analysis, and database design. Designed system UI/UX & user interface. Created programming and technical specifications. Created technical white papers. EDUCATION AND CREDENTIALS:

• PMI-Certified Project Management Professional (PMP), 2016

• Master’s degree in Business Administration, Framingham State University (Framingham, MA), 2002

• Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Central New England College (Worcester, MA), 1987

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