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Project Manager Management

Anaheim, California, United States
January 12, 2017

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Varun Sharma

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Cerritos, CA 90703 Email:


A highly accomplished manager with a proven history of success supervising, planning, and managing multifaceted projects. Possesses strong communication skills leading to excellent working relationships with executives, managers and customers. Reputation as a resourceful team player working with integrity and professionalism, stimulate cooperation, and surpass expectations.

Areas of Expertise

Project Coordination and Management

Team Leads


Business Development

Microsoft Office

Troubleshooting & Problem Solving

Contracts & Negotiation

Microsoft Project


Staff Training

Financial/Budgetary Analysis

Project Implementation

Key Skills Assessment

Strategic Key Accounts Performance – Develop and implement strategic planning, management of budgets, hiring and interfacing with staff and clients during project cycle.

Management – Committed to quarterbacking internal teams through the exchange of knowledge, experience, and goal sharing to optimize results.

Professional Experience

West Coast University Anaheim, CA July 2015 - Present

Project Manager

Managed cross functional teams of stakeholders from sales, product marketing, and corporate communications groups to develop strategy and execute projects.

Assisted with contract proposals and negotiations and managed multiple priorities and deadlines.

Documented project activities to ensure project deliverables met target timeline and managed budget objectives of up to $25,000 to ensure the best possible pricing.

Designed a recruitment communication component that increased correspondence with prospective and accepted graduate school students.

Proven analytical and strategic thinker having researched synthesized along with recommending dozens of action plans to University.

Pro-bono Los Angeles, CA Jan 2015 – Aug 2015

Project Manager

Demonstrated ability to work with large quantities of statistical data and convert it into understandable results.

Delivering multichannel campaigns across e-mail, web, mobile, and social media. Identified areas of improvement.

Managed communications with internal and external stakeholders through drafting meeting-minutes, timelines, and numerous deliverables for projects the PMO team were working on.

Accountable for coordinating and supervision of all aspects of projects to support PMI volunteers, board members, and stakeholders.

Organized and supported the Project Manager with meetings for the Project Management Office (PMO), by scheduling conferences and tracking the progress of deliverables.

Education Management Corporation Los Angeles, CA May 2011 – June 2015

Assistant Director of Admissions

Accountable for managing the delivery of critical projects, and for providing managerial support companywide initiatives conducted by the company. Also worked closely with other departmental managers to promote overall company effectiveness.

Supervised, authorized, and controlled cost for projects with budgets up to $200,000 USD.

Scheduled and completed modification analysis to recognize trends effecting project performance.

Built and managed successful client relationships with Boeing and US military, ensuring all business needs were met.

Ensure consistent and integrated execution of service proposals across customer segments and business units. Provide the whole business solution on time and within cost.

Education & Training

Project Management Certificate U.C.L.A Los Angeles, CA

Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge

S.T.E.P. Program Education Management Corporation Pittsburgh, PA Graduated

Leadership and Management

Master in Business Administration Argosy University Los Angeles, CA Graduated

Developed management expertise through research and development

Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration Cal State Fullerton University Fullerton, CA Graduated

Financial Forecasting and Budgeting

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