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Project Manager

Houston, Texas, United States
November 13, 2018

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Jerusalem K. Ghebretatios, PHR, PMP

E-mail Address:; Phone (C): 713-***-****

Seeking a challenging role as a Project Manager; SCRUM and PMP-certified specializing in business process improvement; top strengths include early scope creep identification, proactive risk mitigation, and balanced resource allocation enabling the project sponsor to confidently deliver within scope, budget, and time constraints. Experience


Senior Project Manager January 2016 – June 2018

• Managed the implementation of multimillion dollar projects

• Implemented full project life cycles from Initiation to Deployment/Cutover and adoption of Openlink software and services into a broad range of customer environments

• Created and maintained a project plan while allocating resources to meet the scope of work within budget

• Managed scope creep through change requests/change orders

• Identified gaps in the RTM (Requirement Traceability Matrix) and assessed the material impact on scope, schedule and estimates

• Scheduled and led weekly meetings regarding the project status, issue and change log, resources and budget

• Prepared presentations and reported weekly updates to management, project sponsors and stakeholders

• Identified, assessed and monitored risks based on impact to business and created mitigation plans

• Tracked and managed defects during test phase using HPQC and JIRA software HALLIBURTON

Senior Project Manager, Business Process Analyst January 2014 – December 2015

• Managed a team of 40 consultants, including coordination of three vendors for Landmark’s annual Innovation Forum and Expo with budget of $450,000

• Spear-headed a web-based pre-sales request management solution as an alternative to paper-based forms, decreasing sales prospect evaluation and mobilization time from 3 hours to 10 minutes (95% reduction in non-value-add activities)

• Enabled the organization to capitalize on opportunities that impact top-line revenue faster as a result of the tool, enabled

$100M in sales attributed to opportunities that originated in the new system over 12 months

• Led a process-improvement effort targeting sales operations that serves as a model for global regions and increased knowledge sharing, tracking of past engagements, and ensuring transparency within organization by eliminating silos

• Led a team of 2 consultants to create a dashboard for Senior Leadership (NA Region General Manager, VPs) presenting real-time KPIs of sales events, custom engagements, including revenue metrics

• Developed and implemented a Project Management Development Program aimed at the mentoring, training and growth of junior and entry-level project managers

• Recipient of 2014 Most Valued Player award based on on-time project delivery, staying under budget and maximizing service quality

Project Manager April 2013 – January 2014

• Managed Consulting and Project Management training while staying under budget

• Coordinated global learning center facilities and managed multiple vendors

• Managed competency assessments and determined training needs based on competency gaps

• As an internal auditor, evaluated training packages, including outline, text, and handouts written by instructors

• Implemented and facilitated the onboarding of a drilling engineer program, DEAL (Drilling Engineer Accelerated Learning)

• Mapped consulting and project management competencies to training

• Led a team of 3 subject matter experts for an internal project aiming at the realignment of Geomechanics curriculum Sr. Instructional Designer Specialist June 2010 – April 2013

• Wrote, edited, and produced a broad range of training and educational materials based on needs assessments

• Provided subject matter expertise for technical training, complex distant learning course development and business development curriculum

• Designed and developed skill demonstration exercises, applying knowledge of curriculum development utilizing e-Learning programming

• Performed assessments of course objectives vs. student diagnosis of performance gaps and integration of the competencies into course curriculum


Training Specialist July 2008 – June 2010

• Developed instructor-led and web-based courses, quizzes, instructor guides, student manuals, activity guides, and job aids

• Worked with subject-matter experts and instructors on the maintenance and improvement of technical instructor-led courses and associated instructional materials

• Managed training development projects, scheduled meetings, and coordinated tasks to be completed by training development teams; Completed projects on time and delivered final products that met, or even exceeded, the requirements of the project sponsors and stake holders

• Conducted formative and summative evaluation efforts independently and as part of project teams to ensure consistent quality for a variety of instructional materials

• Applied basic principles of copyright law and intellectual property protection in the development of instructional content

• Delivered technical training webinars for field personnel (WebEx) Developed, improved, and implemented new hire onboarding curriculum

ALIEF ISD Third Grade Teacher of an Inclusion/ESL Class August 2007 – July 2008

• Established a classroom environment which enabled a diverse student population to be successful

• Designed, adapted and implemented curricula and lesson plans for ESL and learning disabilities students

• Implemented instructional strategies that were aligned with the objectives, activities, student characteristics, prior learning, and work and life applications

• Analyzed competency gaps and learner needs and developed instructional plans to close gaps Education

MS in Human Resource Development, University of Houston, Houston, Texas August 2008 BS in Business Administration in Management, University of Houston, Houston, Texas December 2003

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