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PROJECT MANAGER

Location:
Armed Forces, Northern Province, Sierra Leone
Salary:
90000
Posted:
October 18, 2018

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PROJECT MANAGER

Qualifications Profile

Detail-oriented, results-driven, and versatile professional, equipped with exceptional experience in program and project management; and staff training and supervision. Highly skilled at formulating and executing various projects, and overseeing and managing daily operations. Capable of cultivating and maintaining positive work relationships with clients, staff, and all levels of individuals in the organization. Articulate communicator; with strong interpersonal, organizational, time management, and multitasking abilities; able to work well under pressure and in deadline-driven environments. Technically proficient with Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint).

Core Competencies

Strategic Planning and Implementation Organizational Development Report Preparation Quality Assurance

Budget Administration Problem Solving and Decision Making Customer Service

Education

Bachelor’s Degree in General Studies, Major in Business and Client Relations Management

In Progress (Expected Completion Date: Dec 2018)

Drexel University, Philadelphia, PA

Associate’s Degree in Information Systems Technology, 2018

Community College of the Air Force, Montgomery, AL

Undeclared In Undergraduate Course, 2007

Rowan University, Glassboro, NJ

Professional Experience

United States Air Force, Ft. Riley, Kansas (2008–2014); Vilseck, Germany (2014-Present)

Tactical Air Control Party (TACP) 2008–Present

Ensure combat mission readiness for deployment within 72 hours’ notice

Provide advice and briefing to senior military leaders regarding capabilities of various Air Force platforms

Demonstrate first-rate performance in fulfilling various roles and responsibilities:

Joint Terminal Attack Controller (JTAC) 2012–Present

Assume full accountability of Air Force assets by executing air strikes on selected targets and managing airspace for multiple flying aircraft

Take full charge of ensuring the safety of ground and airborne personnel

Joint Terminal Attack Controller Instructor (JTAC-I) 2016–Present

Apply skills in training personnel regarding JTAC responsibilities as well as pilots of airborne assets

Deliver mass briefings for personnel at multiple organizations

Develop and coordinate multiple training events for personnel while training them on future duties

Strategically developed multimillion-dollar training events, consequently generating cost savings for all organizations and maximizing training time and value

Delivered more than 100 mass instructional events to several thousand personnel which increased the lethality of war fighting operators

Created and distributed more than 36 courses for various JTAC responsibilities, thus achieving academic requirements and war fighting mission needs

Joint Terminal Attack Controller Standardization and Evaluation Examiner (SEE) 2017–Present

Work as assistant to evaluation program manager by ensuring validity and effectiveness of program

Assess JTAC’s and JTAC-I’s on their ability to safely and effectively complete missions

Obtained selection for the position based on high level of competency in the field

Steered efforts in carrying out over 20 evaluations within one year thus guaranteeing the readiness of the organization for wartime contingencies

Unit Deployment Program Manager (UDM) 2012–2014

Hold responsibility in monitoring status of more than 100 readiness items for over 170 personnel, which involve reporting status, recommendations, and issues to senior leaders

Perform and offer monthly assessment of readiness on equipment amounting to more than $25M to the unit commander

Accomplish the validation of 326 separate items on relevance and the reorganization of the standard utilized by future program managers

Handled project for readiness tracking revamp, which involved determining and dealing with more than 150 shortfalls and introduced a new system for future program managers

Weapons Program Manager 2011–2014

Handle and check operational readiness of 228 weapons worth over $500K

Serve as sole custodian of 105 wartime deployed items amounting to $400K

Directed the restructuring of the program, thus identifying and resolving 12 shortfalls before inspection

Scheduling Program Manager 2016–2017

Facilitate training events for over 71 personnel and 22 mobile weapon systems, as well as $44M in assets

Optimized tracking system and reported metrics for over 90 events with new system and data critical for senior leader decision making

Devised new processes for work center consolidation efforts, consequently saving over 2,000 man hours yearly

Directed close air support training project in Corsica, France by supervising more than 14 participants, thereby achieving 100% of project goals

Weapons and Tactics Trainer 2017–Present

Design advanced training for over 71 personnel, focusing on instructors and evaluators within the organization

Offer direct reports to the unit commander on the status of advanced training

Formulate more than 10 training scenarios on new radical concepts

Function as a leader of multinational training project involving 40 multinational personnel from 18 separate countries

Act as an assistant with the training program rewrite project by rewriting three syllabi for training more than 46 personnel

Assume full responsibility for close air support training project in Denmark, which involved developing five separate training events and training over 20 personnel, including multinational participants

Steered efforts in maximizing and handling assets amounting to over $44M as well as mission essential equipment worth over $800K

Earlier Career

Landmark Americana, Glassboro, NJ

Clerk Stocker

United Parcel Service (UPS), Lawnside, NJ

Truck Loader

Certification

Project Management Professional (PMP) w Project Management Institute, In Progress

Affiliation

Project Management Institute (PMI)

Awards and Honors

Non-commissioned Officer (NCO) of the Quarter United States Air Force Commendation Medal (2)

United States Army Commendation Medal United States Air Force Combat Action Medal

Activities

Habitat for Humanity

Kansas State Football

Cooking Drive, Local Elementary School



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