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Farmington, Michigan, United States
June 27, 2019

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***** **** ****** **** ********** Hills, MI 48331

248-***-**** Residence 313-***-**** Cellular Email: GEORGE VARGHESE, PMP




Procure a leadership position to utilize my accumulated expertise in IT, project management, product, process and best practice development, budget management, R & D strategizing and team building. P R O F I L E

Over 25 years of IT consulting experience.

Strategic planner with the ability to deliver creative solutions and improve operational efficiency.

Well experienced with IT Operations, SLA and

vendor management.

Success in planning and execution of n high

complexity projects with budgets of $10k to $11.5M.

Best practices using SDLC and PMI Methodology.

A proven talent for bridging the gap between

business and IT functions.

Proficient in coaching and mentoring teams,

improving team performance to meet client goals

and business ROI objectives.

High-energy with exceptional work ethic and

motivational enthusiasm; excels well in diversity as well as adversity.

Proficient in conveying Project Management

methodologies and best practices

Public Sector experience


Leadership and Team Building

System Development Life Cycle (SDLC)

IT Policy and Procedure

Application Development

SAAS and Cloud deployment

Budget Development

Data warehouse and Business Intelligence


Business Processes and Development

Project Management


Database technologies (Oracle, DB2)

ERP Implementations

Excellent Written and Verbal Communication

Oracle PeopleSoft

MS Project and Office tools

Project Management (Agile-scrum, Waterfall)

Jira and Sharepoint PMO / PPM tools

RFP & Proposal Development

HR systems – Recruit to Retire

Finance and Supply Chain –Procure to Pay


Post Graduate Diploma 1988 Computer Studies

(National Computing Centre, UK)

Bachelor of Science 1987 Mathematics

(University of Kerala, India)


Certified Scrum Master (CSM) 2019

Project Management Professional (PMP) 2004

Six Sigma Green Belt 2005


28087 Golf Pointe Blvd Farmington Hills, MI 48331

248-***-**** Residence 313-***-**** Cellular Email: GEORGE VARGHESE, PMP




Program Manager VisionIT July 2007- March 2019 Client: Detroit Public Schools Community District

Report to: Executive Leadership

Oversight of all IT Application, Data Warehouse and Web projects which included the upgrade of an ERP Oracle PeopleSoft HCM and Finance and Supply Chain systems to version 9.2. Managed and built tight integrations between different applications bringing efficiencies and ease of use to the business community. Collaborate with business executive leadership team to leverage strategies to utilize technology to drive enterprise goals and objective. Direct operations for complex and advanced Information Technology environment. Resolve escalated system issues utilizing in-house staff and third party consultants. PMO lead with experience in standardizing templates and project prioritization and execution. Developed, reviewed, and presented Project Management Deliverables

(Project Management Plan, Risk Management Plan, Issue Management, Change Management Plan) Highlights

Hired and Supervised multiple resources including offsite project and operations teams

Project management using Agile PMI methodology and best practices and the ability to lead large cross-functional teams to achieve common goals

Implementation of ERP (Finance, Supply Chain and HCM) upgrade and enhancement projects

Responsible for SLA and Vendor Management of multiple IT areas that included Network, Data center, Service Desk and Field Services

Implemented a Change Control Board to support Change Management processes for IT

Single point of contact for external auditors and IT Contact for Benefit vendors.

Experience with building Data warehouse content store with Digital and Cloud solutions Major accomplishments include leading an agile project transforming the company to a new business entity within 6 weeks based on a legislature change and keeping both companies operational. Project included migrating all employees to a HCM/Payroll environment under the new company and setting up a new Budget and Finance and Supply Chain system. Technology Program Manager CompuSystems 1996 – 2007 Client: Detroit Public Schools

Manage resources and budgets in the implementation and operations of ERP HR/Payroll interfaces; Financial; Supply Chain, Inventory, Food Service, Transportation and Student Information Systems. Highlights

Leads technical implementation teams in analyzing requirements and contributes to ERP implementation. Assigns project tasks including installing and configuring ERP customization, development, testing, debugging, data migration, UAT, problem management, Root Cause analysis and deployment support to project team members

Relationship management, negotiations of schedule, scope and cost, Consultation with delivery managers. Follow Software Life Cycle (SDLC) and best practices including configuration management and requirement analysis and design documentation. Major accomplishments include converting legacy HR and Financial system to web-based ERP Oracle PeopleSoft HCM, Finance and Supply Chain system.


28087 Golf Pointe Blvd Farmington Hills, MI 48331

248-***-**** Residence 313-***-**** Cellular Email: GEORGE VARGHESE, PMP



Lead Analyst Syntel Corporation 1993-1995

Clients: Meldisco, New Jersey

Safeway Corporation, California

Team Lead in the technical development phases of implementation projects on IBM AS400, IBM 3090 and DB2 technology using RPG and COBOL. Diagnose and resolve problems during testing and implementation

Sr. System Analyst Union Carbide 1992-1993

Design and development of an in-house invoicing system using Synon/2e, RPG, COBOL and DB2 on an IBM AS/400

System Analyst Information Management Resources 1991 – 1991 Lead project at Kraft General Foods, Responsible for the design and prototyping of an integrated Order Entry and Management System on an IBM AS400 using RPG, COBOL and DB2. Programmer Analyst Systime Computers 1988- 1991 Worked as a programmer/analyst at different client sites like SKF Bearing, Siemens Engineering, Ballarpur Industries etc. using IBM AS400 and RPG/400 R E F E R E N C E S

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