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Sr. IT Project Manager

Location:
Cupertino, California, United States
Posted:
October 17, 2016

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SOREN SMEDEGAARD RASMUSSEN

***** ********* ***, *********, ** 95014 408.***.**** acw3g4@r.postjobfree.com

INTRODUCTION

Executive business professional with extensive experience and strong track record as Program/Project Manager on both technical and non-technical program/projects, Supply Manager for global suppliers, and Operation Executive in large scale operations. Relocated to California in 2014 when my wife accepted a position, and have been voluntarily lending my expertise in technology startups while awaiting work authorization. I am now a green card holder and actively seeking new leadership/management opportunities.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Operations Manager, Volunteer: YOSHI INC., Palo Alto, CA (May’15 – Present)

Startup company providing on-demand gas delivery through disruptive technology

Advise in key business areas such as management day-to-day operations and marketing strategies in order to secure growth

Consult on design and build of gas service trucks, software beta testing, fuel delivery and scheduling of daily orders

Driving prototype, full-time, four day weeks

Consultant, Volunteer: INSIDEMAPS INC., Redwood City, CA (Nov‘14 – May’15)

Startup company using DSLR camera technology to create 2D layout plans/3D virtual tours of real estate properties

Advise VP client services and CEO during infant stages to develop business strategies within real estate and pre-construction clients

Build database with 1500+ individual leads within real estate and pre-construction

Analyze competitive landscape to establish company’s reputation as viable alternative in the market

Work cross-functionally with camera technology experts in Czech Republic

Senior Project Manager – Emergency IT Division: FALCK A/S, Copenhagen, Denmark (Feb’93 – Nov’14)

Worlds largest private provider of healthcare, assistance, safety and emergency services

Executive Program manager for nationwide implementation project (software + hardware) of Tetra based radio solution used in Fire and Ambulance services

Global Supply Manager for critical vendors such as Motorola, Sepura, Airbus, Intergraph, Swissphone, etc.

Lead development project of new software platform for 6 nationwide dispatch centers (fire services), using Agile Project Management

Lead sales portfolio of radio hardware and accessories of $3M+ annually

Department Lead, Mobile & Infrastructure – Emergency IT division, FALCK A/S, Copenhagen, Denmark

Lead a highly specialized crew of IT technicians spread throughout the country; maintaining all IT infrastructure operations for 12 dispatch/call centers handling 911 calls, assistance calls (like AAA) and Healthcare service calls in the entire country (population 6M)

Under my management, we upgraded 90% of all IT infrastructure hardware communication platforms to state-of-the-art using triple redundancy in our setup, securing no breakdown windows and still receiving live 911 calls throughout the upgrades

Executive Project manager for project “DOA AMS”; a business critical software project handling all fire alerts in 50% of Danish municipalities

Executive Project manager for project “optimizing paging system”; a business critical turnover project changing pager platform from analog to digital using latest Pocsag technology. New digital platform reduced time by 10-30 sec. per incident; saving lives and limiting underlying expenses and damage

Lead Project Manager on several medium-size projects, such as E-learning, quality assurance systems, tablet implementation

Operations Execution Manager Greater Area of Jutland, FALCK A/S, Aarhus, Denmark

Served as On Duty Officer, ensuring emergency response operations from dispatch center handling all 911 and assistance (like AAA) in area covering the size of greater bay area

Acting Chief of all operational matters and highest ranking officer during evening and night shifts, as well as on-site Chief of Staff in large-scale incidents, liaison between fire services; emergency services and law enforcement

Station Base, Area Manager, FALCK A/S, Skive, Denmark

Head of staff for 80+ personnel, managing departmental budget, operations, vehicle maintenance, staffing, payroll, etc.

Firefighting Battalion Chief

EDUCATION

Certificate for Leaders, AVT Institute of Executive Education, Harvard Business School Publishing (Dec’08)

Advanced Executive Education, Aarhus Business College (Nov’06)

Diploma, Specialized Business Studies, Ringkøbing Business College (Jan’01)

ADDITIONAL SKILLS & QUALIFICATIONS

Prince II Certified Project Manager. AMPG - International License: P2R/960854 - 02695065-01-TZC6; (PMP equivalent)

Agile and Waterfall PM methodologies

TCP-IP/VoIP/RoIP communications technologies; Tetra radio communication, POCSAG paging technology

Computer Aided Dispatch (CAD); signal/alarm management

Value based leadership; strategic and tactical management

Languages: Danish, German and English



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