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Project Manager Management

Location:
Falls Church, Virginia, United States
Posted:
November 03, 2018

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AWARD-WINNING PROJECT MANAGER – VETERANS AFFAIRS & CASE ANALYSIS EXPERTISE

Detailed Project Manager with over a decade of experience guiding high-profile projects to obtain strategic objectives. Specific expertise in managing projects for the Department of Veterans Affairs (DAV) and case analysis.

Outstanding relationship builder and collaborator acknowledged for the ability to communicate with clients, teams and stakeholders from diverse cross-functional disciplines to define and achieve project goals while persistently improving efficiencies and controlling costs.

Skilled problem-solver adept at making quick but sound decisions and prioritizing details in fast-paced environments. Eligible security clearance (formerly held Top Secret clearance).

CORE COMPETENCIES

Project & Program Plan Development • Risk Mitigation & Reports • Project Financial Management

Systems Development Life Cycle (SDLC) Methodologies • Staff & Resource Allocation • COTS Integration

Strategic Information Planning • Change Management • Agile/ Scrum Project Methodologies •

Requirements Analysis & Documentation • Budget Management • JIRA • MS Project & SharePoint

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

CASE ANALYST: DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS (VA) – Creative Business Solutions 2017; Herndon, VA

Reviewed, evaluated and verified Service Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business (SDVOSB) and Veteran-Owned Small Business (VOSB) applications submitted to the VetBiz verification program. Served as primary application contact to veteran owners.

Select Accomplishment:

Earned Department of Veterans Affairs Certified Case Analyst, passing at 100% in a field of 75% lawyers. Certification enabled one-on-one work with Veteran applicants to secure small business VA verification.

MANAGEMENT ANALYST: VA CENTER FOR VERIFICATION & EVALUATION (CVE)

TASK MANAGER: VA CENTER OF EXCELLENCE

Addx Corporation 2013 – 2016; Alexandria, VA

Managed projects, analysis and task completion for Department of Veterans Affairs (DAV) projects inclusive of projects involving the Veterans Health Administration (VHA) and Veterans Benefit Administration (VBA).

Select Projects & Results:

DVA SDVOB & VOSB Application Support: Provided applicant support and continuous improvement of business systems for review, verification, monitoring and evaluation of SDVOSB/ VOSB applications submitted through the VetBiz VIP Verification Program. Assisted with quality control (QC), beneficiary identification records location subsystem (BIRLS), excluded parties list system (EPLS), reverifications, workflow, withdrawal recommendations and initiation, follow-up, record management, escalation and stakeholder analysis. Recipient of 2016 I CARE Award from DAV, voted on by the Board of Directors, and 2016 Award of Excellence from Addx Corporation.

DVA Project Management Center of Excellence (PMCOE) Systems Engineering Knowledge Area (SKA): Facilitated SKA development, planning, milestone development, lifecycle and PMO support within matrixed organization to create standard for VA. Developed SKA draft charter and assisted with work stream efforts including customer data integration (CDI), strategic program items (SPIs) and enterprise business and data integration (EBDI). Led monthly joint meetings of SKA and DVA, ensuring completion of action items and organization-wide promotion of best practices. Grew SKA stakeholder base from zero to 125 over six months.

PROPOSAL WRITER & SECTION LEAD – Millennium Corporation 2011 – 2012; Arlington, VA

Drafted and led proposal efforts for Army small arms equipment, including request for proposal (RFP) assessments, performance work statement (PWS) evaluations, task order (TO) responses, past performance development, color team reviews and best practices assessments. Developed fundamental process action team (PAT) charters for centralization of indefinite delivery, indefinite quantity (IDIQ) efforts, customer relationship management (CRM) implementation and past performance consolidation.

Select Accomplishments:

Improved decision-making ability regarding which proposals to pursue as well as providing documentation for showcasing proposal qualifications by developing a past performance data center. Consolidated past company contracts and data enabling easy access through broad search criteria including buzzwords, dates and project manager.

Increased number of IDIQ contract tasks awarded to organization through creation of Process Action Team (PAT) charters to centralize indefinite delivery, indefinite quantity (IDIQ) contract efforts.

IT PROGRAM MANAGER/ PROPOSAL WRITER & SECTION LEAD – CSC, Inc. 2007 – 2009; Fairfax, VA

Oversaw four TOs including civil, civil rights, Environmental and Natural Resources Division (ENRD) of Department Of Justice (DOJ), PMO and help desk under Justice Consolidated Network (JCON) Infrastructure Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA) development and operations at Department of Justice. Provided budgeting, planning, administration and cost and price analysis support.

Select Accomplishment:

Assisted in pursuing $100M+ annual Air Traffic Control Main Thrust contract of strategic importance by researching past performance efforts applicable to the proposal content.

PREVIOUS POSITION as PROJECT MANAGER at Northrop Grumman IT.

CERTIFICATIONS & TRAINING

CERTIFIED CASE ANALYST – Department of Veterans Affairs 2017

PROPOSAL TRAINING – Shipley Associates 2012

PROJECT MANAGEMENT PROFESSIONAL (PMP) – Project Management Institute (PMI) 2010

IT PROJECT MANAGEMENT COURSE – University of Virginia 2010

EDUCATION

MASTER OF SCIENCE, BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION (MSBA) – Central Michigan University Mt. Pleasant, MI

BACHELOR OF SCIENCE, BIOLOGY – Pennsylvania State University State College, PA



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