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Project Manager

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United States
Posted:
October 16, 2018

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Kerry L. Finstad

ac7eg8@r.postjobfree.com

214-***-****

TOOLS AND AREAS OF EXPERTISE:

ServiceNow, Remedy, MS Office, Visio, Outlook, SharePoint, MS Project, Jira, Clarity, Work Front/AtTask, Lotus Notes, Plan View, QuickBase, Wrike, Microsoft Dynamics CRM, Ariba/SAP, Power Steering, Skype, WebEx/Webinar, Change Management, SDLC, Waterfall, Iterative, Agile, ITIL/ITSM, CMMI, PMBOK, Lean Six Sigma, Identifies and resolves issues, Project Change Order, Resource Management, Excel-pivot tables, charts /graphs, Creation of training materials, Ariba / SAP, PowerPoint, MS Project, SharePoint, Outlook, Project Management skills, Customer Relations, Vendor Management, Coordination of project teams, invoice processing, Project Lifecycle, Data Integrity

ROLES:

Project Manager I, IT Project Coordinator, Program Coordinator / Manager, IT Portfolio and PMO Coordinator, Project Administrator, Internet Commerce Support Lead

WORK EXPERIENCE

NTTdata Services (contract)/ Trinity Industry – Dallas TX – June 2018- present

Project Prog. Mgmt. Senior Analyst / Project Coordinator

Update the program schedule using MS Project and assist in determining the critical path.

Logging and Tracking Change Management requests

Analyze program schedule for errors, risks, and opportunities.

Analyze program resource allocation to determine constraints.

Support the Project and Program Manager in creating executive level reports and presentations.

Collect information from the various project teams, consolidate information, and create status updates.

Manage program risk and issue logs, decision log and change request process.

Create and update program process and procedures

On boarding/ Off boarding of resources – badges, Network access, VPN access etc.

Coordinating Meetings/Workshops – invitees, conference rooms, visitor access

Attend IT/ Apps/ Executive meetings, take meeting minutes, upload to SharePoint and distribute to related groups

Assist project team as need- access servers, SharePoint access, updates, record meeting minutes and distribute out to appropriate teams and SP sites

Calance (contract) / Toyota Financial Services - Plano, TX, - February 2018 – May 2018

Project Manager I /IT Project Coordinator

Chair – weekly Program Risk and Issues meeting

Chair Bi-weekly PMO Team meeting

Chair - weekly Project Leads team meeting

Input project tasks, assign resources, create Risk and issue and create reports in Clarity

Update the program schedule using MS Project and assist in determining the critical path.

Analyze program schedule for errors, risks, and opportunities.

Analyze program resource allocation to determine constraints.

Support the Project and Program Manager in creating executive level reports and presentations.

Collect information from the various project teams, consolidate information, and create status updates.

Work closely with budget management and scope management to ensure alignment

Manage program risk and issue logs, decision log and change request process.

Create and update program process and procedures

Creating, submitting and providing change management for project team requests

InSource (contract) / Pizza Hut Corporate - Plano, TX August 2017- February 2018

Program Coordinator / Manager

Coordinating with Implantation team to convert eight franchise POS systems to one POS system.

Coordinating the cabling installer and HW vendors to ensure on timely delivery to franchises stores

Creating and maintaining reports in QuickBase for communication with C level

Updating and creating process/procedure documents for Implantation team

Creating and running reports in QuickBase for E- Restaurant team

Creating project plans in Wrike for Implantation team and E- Restaurant team

Coordinating with E- Restaurant team on installation of new E- Restaurant software to franchise BOH systems

Set up training sessions for client for new software

Maintaining and updating eRestaurant Go Live Calendar

SkillStorm (contract) / PNC Bank - Plano TX - January 2016 – August 2017

Project Manager I / IT Project Coordinator

Provided Project Management, Project Lead and Project Coordination Support for 14 Project Managers for IT Financial Application projects to migrate to new data center and DR center for all 13 lines of business teams.

Chair Weekly PM Forum meeting – project owner updates / status

Chair Weekly Risk and Issue Meeting – providing escalations as needed

Coordinate and update Risk and Issue for programs, master project and sub projects

Produce bi-weekly Data Quality reports and assist Project Managers in correcting issues

Create projects, sub project, project plans, and WBS in Clarity

Logging and Tracking Change Management requests

Configure and generate reports in Clarity for cost plans, resource, milestones, deployments, etc.

Provide Clarity assistance and training

Create status reports for master project – weekly

Generate reports for level 2 managers, CIO weekly meeting, Program Manager meeting, Senior Managers / Project Managers meeting, etc.

Perform other tasks as requested/assigned by Resource managers, Senior Project managers and Program managers

Attend meetings, create meeting minutes, prepare meeting materials and presentations, update project status, project plan, project budget updates, etc.

MedAssets - Plano TX - April 2014- December 2015

Project Coordinator / IT Project Lead

Provided IT Project Management Support for 3 Project Managers.

Chair Weekly Technology Services Program Update - Project Owners

Chair Weekly IT Environmental Request Prioritization Meeting and Coordinate all the Environment requests, follow-up and follow through on the ER’s.

Work Front updates and assist PM with projects in Work front (AtTask)

Provide timely support/service delivery for any Ariba/ Solomon setup requests

Timely and accurately coding of SCM and Technology Services invoices (over 9 Million per quarter).

Logging and Tracking Change Management requests

Run weekly missing time reports and notifying individuals that their time is late.

SharePoint administration-of any other tasks/projects/requests.

Assisted in gathering requirements and preparing project scope

Run Monthly Project reports in Solomon/ Ariba

On-boarding and Off-boarding of resources

Track Change management requests on Excel spreadsheet

Basic understanding architecture drawings

Update Best Practice and Lessons learned Documents

BizNet Software, Inc. Consulting - Dallas TX - January 2014 - March 2014

Project Manager / Project Coordinator- Services and Content Development

Manage all Services & Content Development Projects

Responsible to track project changes, action items, milestones, and updating SharePoint portal

Create/coordinate all required documentation needed for service projects

Assign all required resources to content development projects /Service Projects

Assist staff with scheduling of service projects

Set up training sessions for client for new software

Assisted in gathering requirements and preparing project scope

Manage/Create all quotes, estimates, and Statement of Work request from Sales

Track Change management requests

Act as Services and Content Development liaison to Other Departments

Update Best Practice and Lessons learned Documents

iForward (contract) / NEC/ 7-Eleven - Irving Texas TX - April 2012 to Dec 2013

Junior Project Manager / IT Project Coordinator

Provided Project Management Support for 7-8 Project Managers.

Meet with clients (7-Eleven) to review project s financials, review current project status and potential project

Review project budgets (10K- 20M), monthly chargeback reports and coding and processing of all invoices for vendors with Project Managers and Accounting,

Ensure the weekly Project Status reports are completed in a timely manner.

Track and update resource (180on–shore/160 off shore) allocation for all projects across the company (10K-20 Million)

Creation of department process and procedure documentation.

Assist Project Manager in setting up Agile project plans

Contract management-ensure contracts and change requests are signed and uploaded in to SharePoint project folder and hard copy returned to client.

Sub-Contractor / New Hire on boarding and SOW extensions for on-shore and off shore resources

Responsible to track project changes, action items, milestones, and updating SharePoint

Assisted in gathering requirements and preparing project scope

Update Best Practice and Lessons learned Documents

TEKsystems (contract) / XO Communication – Plano, TX - January 2012 to April 2012

IT Portfolio and PMO Coordinator

Matrix (contract) / VHA - Irving, TX - June 2011- December 2011

IT Portfolio & PMO Coordinator

BCS (contract) / Dallas Area Rapid Transit - Dallas, TX - June 2009 – June 2011

Project Coordinator/Construction Safety/ QA Specialist

EDUCATION

Bachelor of Business Administration/Project Management - In progress

Amberton University, Frisco, TX

Certification, Project Management / Management Development

Collin County Community College - Frisco, TX - 12/2007

Associate of Arts, Business

Rochester Community College - Rochester, MN - 06/1985

Memberships:

PMI (Project Management Institute) since 2006



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