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Project Manager

Location:
Houston, TX
Posted:
October 07, 2018

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CHIOMA ‘KATE’ ANYANWU

Mobile: +1-832-***-****

Email: ac7az7@r.postjobfree.com

LinkedIn https://www.linkedin.com/in/chioma-kate-anyanwu

Language: English (Fluent)

Knowledge of refineries

PROFESSIONAL PROFILE

Globally mobile with MSC and MBA from a world-leading university. Results-driven PMO Analyst/Master Project Scheduler/Planner with over thirteen years’ experience in the Oil and Gas sector. Proven track record of leading and working with diverse teams, and in the cost, time and quality management of programs/projects. Excellent customer relationship, leadership, outstanding team player, consultative and problem-solving skills.

CAREER OBJECTIVE

To leverage MSC and MBA, leadership and technical skills and experience to add significant business value and build a successful career in a Senior Management role for an innovative and flexible organization globally.

KEY COMPETENCIES GAINED THROUGH EXPERIENCE AND MSC/MBA PROGRAMME

Program/Project Management

Strategy Management

Agile Methodology

Financial Management

Operations Management

Netpoint Proficient

Pert Master(Proficient)

Business Analysis

MS Project

PMO Compliance

Visio 2010

Project Scheduling

Microsoft Office Waterfall Methodology Primavera P6

EDUCATION

MSC, International Oil and Gas Management (MSC) Scotland, United Kingdom

MBA, Business Administration Wales, (MBA) Wales, United Kingdom

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Shell Global Solutions Houston Tx January 2018-Till Date

PMO Analyst/Master Project Scheduler

• Works closely with Project Managers and Project Controls Analyst to develop and maintain cost.

• Coordinate with project managers and other stakeholders to ensure project schedules are complete

• Develop and maintain quality project schedules in alignment with company best practices

• Measure and track progress to activities and milestones using Netpoint

• Gather project schedules information and data from key project stakeholders

• Analyze project schedule performance trends by comparing plan against actual and baseline data;

• Attend and participate in project status meetings

• Maintain project documentations on the SharePoint site

• Manage project information and data within various software and databases

• Liaise with project managers to ensure budgets are managed and reported accurately

• Support PMO to include governance & controls, implementing standards across the projects/programs

• Facilitate meetings such as stage gate reviews, change control review etc

• Track and monitor change control and issues/Risk log

• Prepare and track financial reports to ensure alignment with goals and targets

• Manage portfolio budget, maintaining accurate financial records and producing reports

• Work with geographically distributed team to gather requirements and update master project plan

• Scheduled regular meetings with stakeholders as needed and documented meeting minutes

• Participated in project planning process by working closely with project team to gather requirements

• Generated project progress reports for project manager, program manager and PMO Director

• Ensured that Project adhered to company Standard/Governance.

• Created and standardized project templates.

• Train team members on how to use the right scheduling tools like MS project, Primavera P6

• Created and maintained a dashboard report for both the PMO director and program manager capturing all the portfolio projects.

Rack Space, San Antonio Tx August 2017-January 2018

PMO Analyst/Project Scheduler

• Create/maintain multiple project plans and master schedule with over 6,000 line items in MS project 2010.

• Maintains/carries out project schedule activities from project preparation to timely completion of the project consisting of activity definition, activity sequencing, activity resource estimating, activity duration estimating, schedule development, and schedule control

• Supports project team efforts toward the development of the project plan.

• Translating the project plan into the project schedule/master schedule

• Develops and provides analysis of project schedules, including, as applicable time impact and delay analysis, schedule Health Analysis, review of periodic schedule updates, and risk assessments

• Ensures and validates the credibility of the information contained in the schedule

• Assist with the preparation of project time and/or cost claims

• Develops and records project historical schedule information and lesson learned

• Applies methodologies, techniques and tools, software, knowledgeable in applicable of scheduling software and application of the software-MS Project and Primavera P6

• Ensures that required project planning/scheduling controls are appropriately implemented and maintained

• Extensive knowledge in building schedules with meaningful and measurable tasks

• Providing timeline and tracking for the manufacturing line.

• Ensure maintenance of appropriate level of details for the Risk Register for all projects

• Provide process, tools and template training to various team members involved in the project and within the PMO

• Tracks and monitors Risk/Issues and documents all of them accordingly on the SharePoint site

• Use of Netpoint to build and visualize project scheduled more easily on graphical timeline

• Scheduling and cost control using Primavera P6.

Tesoro Corporation, San Antonio, TX April 2016- July 2017

Project Scheduler/Planner

• Provide full cycle project control service from initial planning through detail scheduling and change management

• Utilize Primavera P6 Professional daily and demonstrate full proficiency

• Create construction, production and inspection schedules for quotes and projects, and then calculate physical % complete as well as overall percent complete for projects.

• Implement consistent planning, scheduling, and resource management processes to meet varying project sizes, scope, and needs

• Create WBS and maintain baseline schedule; perform critical path analysis

• Lead project planning and schedule review meetings

• Ensure compliance to the planning & scheduling processes, procedures and systems of Tesoro and contractors; Monitor compliance against WBS and take corrective action

• Validation of all schedule; Create weekly and monthly reports including baseline schedule / forecast, milestones charts, progress and productivity curves, as well as look ahead for large projects

• Assure maintenance of schedule contingency, review impacts, identify schedule risk, issues and create schedule risk analysis

• Update and upload all project documents, meeting minute and slides on the SharePoint site

• In charge of sending out most confidential agreement form to signed up team members identified to be on the project and updates their names on the list and have the list uploaded on the SharePoint site

• Created the data room folder on the project SharePoint site and walk each work stream owner through it and answer all questions that may arise

• Grant access to all signed up team member with SharePoint permission and ensure they have the right software installed on their PC’s and hard/soft token

• Report project status to upper management and other stakeholders using Netpoint for better visualizing.

• Act as focal point between technical teams, upper management and customer

Seabulk Offshore Operators, Houston, TX January 2012 – March 2016

Project Scheduler/Planner

• Planned, Monitored and Controlled Software upgrade, Procurement, and Pipeline installation Projects.

• Implemented processes and systems for tracking SAP project costs, including reconciliation of vendor invoices against time tracking data and statements of work.

• Was responsible for taking input from IT managers and developing a project management framework within MS Project (MS Project Server).

• Estimating and tracking labour and material resources using Primavera P6

• Providing logistics support for product manufacturing.

• Validated billing information from vendors and communicate to vendor and IT Managers.

• Developed, implemented and monitored the processes in support of operations, services and financial management of the IT services.

• Managed escalation of cost and billing issues and effectively document issues to successful closure.

• Derived improvement potential to create efficiencies in IT spending.

• Established financial performance measurement system to be able to constantly control and report end-to-end process performance

• Effectively managed PMO, and provide weekly status report to senior management using Primavera P6 Professional.

• Planned several activities and ensured milestones were met according to schedule.

• Daily use of Netpoint to illustrate project status during daily scrum meetings

• Used Pert Master (Primavera Risk Modeling Software) to manage Project risk

Logistics Square Ltd-Oil &Gas, Houston TX August 2009-January 2012

Project Master Scheduler/Planner

• Provide full cycle project control service from initial planning through detail scheduling and change management

• Utilize MS. Project Professional 2013 daily and demonstrate full proficiency

• Pert Master (Primavera Risk Modeling Software) to analyze and model Project risk

• Create construction, production and inspection schedules for quotes and projects, and then calculate physical % complete as well as overall percent complete for projects.

• Created, maintained, monitored & controlled Project Plan with 2900 line items.(MS Project)

• Implement consistent planning, scheduling, and resource management processes to meet varying project sizes, scope, and needs

• Create WBS and maintain baseline schedule; perform critical path analysis

• Lead project planning and schedule review meetings

• Worked as an integral part of the Project Management Office creating, maintaining, and monitoring the master project schedule.

• Ensure compliance to the planning & scheduling processes, procedures and; Monitor compliance against WBS and take corrective action

• Assure implementation of engineering contractor’s established progress measurement processes and procedures; Validation of engineering and procurement earned progress.

• Validation of all schedule; Create weekly and monthly reports including baseline schedule / forecast, milestones charts, progress and productivity curves, as well as look ahead for large projects

• Assure maintenance of schedule contingency, review impacts, identify schedule risk, issues and create schedule risk analysis.

• Resource levelling for Labour and Material resources using Primavera P6

• Act as focal point between engineering, upper management and customer

• Prepare and facilitate daily work schedule review during meetings

• Create procedure manual for team members and as part of enterprise process asset

• Train team members on project software’s including the use of Netpoint for effective visualization

• Support project close out activities; Provide data to populate data book for schedule performance

• Worked with Project Manager to manage/monitor deliverables and milestones as defined in the WBS/project schedule.

• Worked with Project Manager to identify and communicate potential risks and mitigation plans

• Created and maintained prescribed project management artifacts in SharePoint throughout the lifecycle of the engagement.

• Successfully managed and monitored progress to ensure project objectives are delivered on time and within budget, and business results are realized.

• Administered the Time Tracking of the projects and recommend best practices on utilizing the tool the most effectively.

Total Oil and Gas Limited, London UK, January 2006- June 2009

Project Coordinator

• Facilitated the review and approval of project plans, scheduling, funding, project procedures, staffing, risks, contingency plans, and resource allocation.

• Technical liaison with business partners, vendors and stakeholders. Engage directly with internal clients to understand their business objectives and translate them into delivery plans.

• Monitored ongoing project feedback from IT staff and cross-functional team members. Collaborate across IT staff and functional / channel management to manage expectations and improve relationships.

• Participated in project procurement activities both internal and external, to deliver coordinated supply chain expertise to achieve cost effective results.

• Ensured deployments meet established scope, deliverables, budgets, and timelines.

• Provided financial views of individual programs with ability to roll up to global view.

• Monitored overall IT project portfolio versus expectations, prepare status reports, lead global reviews, and insure management, clients and others are informed of project or program status and related issues, including on¬ site visitation of global offices.

• Created and updated the project schedule with the input from project managers and project team leads, maintaining the schedule and baseline.

• Utilized established framework in capturing requests, costing, resource estimations and project durations

• Updated all relevant systems and project data sheets required for closure to planning phase.

• Developed and deploy progressive IT portfolio and project management methodologies, processes, and tools.

CAREER SUMMARY 2006 – 2018

• 7+ years’ experience in Project Management.

• Background in SDLC and Agile Methodologies.

• Experience in IT Projects – Network infrastructure (Voice & Data) and Oracle ERP implementation/Integration.

• Assist with the implementation of project standards, project management tools and techniques, develop project documentation for scope, time and budget, including but not limited to forms and templates, status, tracking and financial reports.

• Experience in Refinery projects-Planned Shutdowns, Plant Turnaround, and Maintenance etc.

• Set and manage project expectations ensuring all applicable functional areas are fully engaged on the project.

• Initiate and lead project-planning activities such as Scope Definition and Management, Stakeholder Identification Management, Risk & Issues Management, Communication Management, Vendor Management etc.



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