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Project Manager Management

Miami, Florida, United States
January 17, 2017

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Seth A. Goldfarb, PMP

Mobile: 216-***-****

Work: 786-***-****

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To direct, manage, and partner with a dynamic team of professionals to deliver IT strategy, quality service, and value to organizations of all sizes.


17+ years total extensive IT experience

12+ years project management experience

Certified Project Management Professional (PMP)

Project/Program Management Experience: Data Migration, Conversion, and Integration Expert, Software Implementation, IT Infrastructure Hardware, Software and Network Deployment

Exceptional communication, technical, and interpersonal skills

Worked in several industries: Manufacturing/Power Management, Retail, Healthcare, HR, Payroll, and Benefits, Health Insurance, Pharmaceuticals, SaaS, Management Consulting, Sales

Current level of employment: Sr. Project/Program Management/Aspiring to Director Level


Century Ship Services – Miami, Florida – 8/2016 – Present

Management Consultant/Project Manager

SCM (Supply Chain Management) Implementation

-Supply Chain Process Improvement

-SCM Software Selection, Implementation, and Integration with Accounting Systems

Carnival Corporation & PLC – Miami, Florida – 1/2016 – 8/2016

Management Consultant/Project Manager - Global IT PMO

Cruise Vessel Safety and Security Act (CVSSA) Implementation

- 5 Ships

- Budget $1.5 MM / Ship


- Resources – 10 (Including Vendor Project Managers)

SOX - Pentana Implementation

- Initiation, Investigation, Budgeting and Planning - In Progress

- Budget - Estimated $1MM

- Resources - Estimated 15

Skype for Business 2016 - In Progress

- Initiation, Budgeting, Planning and Design - In Progress

- Budget - Estimated $200k

- Resources – 20 (Including Vendor Project Managers)

Akamai - Kona(WAF), Prolexic, and ION

- Execution - In Progress

- Budget - $150k

Eaton Corporation – Cleveland, Ohio – 4/2014 – 12/2015

Sr. Project Manager - Corporate Systems

Financial Transformation:

Global Oracle 11i Financials consolidation and migration to Oracle R12 Financials and Global Upgrade – Test Management, Conversion, and Cutover Project Manager

Budget: $110 Million

Resources Managed: 30+

Manage and plan:

oTesting and conversion activities for 6 work streams

oAll testing project plans for 9 test cycles

oResource allocation for over 30 shared resources in a highly matrixed environment in several time zones globally

Member of the Program Leadership Team

Reported to Senior VPs, VPs, High Level Directors in several areas

SAP Global Trade Management Implementation

Budget: $5 Million

Resources Managed: 20+

Managed and Planned:

oSoftware implementation

oIntegration of 52 ERPs and Manufacturing Sites

oProject Financials

Reported to Eaton CIO, Sr. VP Global Corporate Systems, BRM Global Supply Chain and Sr. VP Global Trade Management

Took over a failing project and turned it around for successful completion

SAP Environmental Health and Safety - RFP

RFP Budget: $70 K

Proposed Project Budget: $6 Million

Resources Managed: 7+

Created capital and expense budget and 5 year TCO

Supplier Quality Management - RFP

Budget: $50 K

Proposed Project Budget: $4 Million

Resources Managed: 4+

Created capital and expense budget and 5 year TCO

Rosetta – Cleveland, Ohio – 11/2013 – 2/2014

Contract Program Manager

IBM WebSphere Commerce Implementation and Integration Program

Combined Budget: $3 Million +

Managed program consisting of 2 Sub-Programs/6 projects large and small

Worked closely with 6 Project Managers: External, internal and vendors to define and manage scope, cost, schedule, and quality

Reported directly to Executive Steering Committee

Created integrated program level project plan, communication plan, change control procedure

AdvizeX Technologies – Independence, Ohio – 8/2013 –10/2013

Contract Project Manager

Next Generation Data Center 2.0

Budget: $30 Million

Lead all application and hardware discovery efforts

Documented all current state and future state applications for migration

Managed VMware, SAN, and Backup & Recovery planning

Managed hardware logistics

JoAnn Fabrics – Hudson, Ohio – 2/2013 – 8/2013

Contract Project Manager

Next Generation Hand Held Project and Store Technology Refresh Project

Combined Budget: $5.5 Million

Report on a weekly basis to CIO, all IT Directors, and VP of Store Operations

Took project from red to green status in less than 3 months

Created complete project plan, vendor management, and deployment strategy

Managed analysts, consultants, vendors, internal hardware, software, and QA resources

Vetted newest hand held technology with Honeywell and Motorola for a 6 store pilot and 260 store rollout

GTail/VIPerks – Cleveland, Ohio – 10/2012 – 2/2013

Contract Project Manager/Operations Consultant

Start-up company focused on corporate employee perks provided through a private channel

Managed operations activities

Created logistics process documentation

Logistics integration implementation with 3rd party logistics provider

oIngram Micro

Worked with product providers to provide automated bi-directional feeds comprised of product information and sales data:

Newell Rubbermaid



Harley Davidson Dealer Systems – Cleveland, Ohio – 7/2012 – 10/2012

Contract Sr. Project Manager

Budget: $1.1 Million

Managed business analyst and subject matter experts to create:


oScope documentation

oFacilitated vendor selection and acquisition

Project Objectives:

oCreate and execute an external vendor management strategy

oDirect and manage implementation of BETA certification process

oOrganized large maintenance release

oUtilized SDLC

oManage a network infrastructure migration

Premier Equipment – Cleveland, Ohio – 11/2011 – 6/2012

Interim Director of IT Operations and Sales Executive

Directed and manage all website development projects and IT vendor efforts

Facilitated software selection and assisted with implementation of CRM applications

Consulted on project protocols, processes, and methodologies utilized to implement information systems

Sold and managed customer accounts of all sizes from multinational to local

Closed $500,000 worth of sale order value

CVS Caremark – Scottsdale, Arizona – 8/2011 – 10/2011

Contract Project Manager, Facets Enrollment Systems Integration and Migration

Budget: $6.5 Million

Lead for initiating and planning processes

Managed internal and external resources

oProject team: 7 internal analysts and collaborating with up to 7 external IT and business area teams

Responsible for:

oReporting project progress and risk mitigation

oProject communication

oProject management documentation

oScheduling and leading weekly internal and external status

oGap analysis and discovery efforts

oIssue resolution

oSchedule, scope, integration, and quality management

Worked with third party vendors data feeds and software integration

University Hospitals – Cleveland, Ohio – 9/2010 – 6/2011

Contract Project Manager

Budget: $5 Million IT infrastructure / $25 Million construction

Responsible for:

oIT Infrastructure Deployment and Construction

oHardware/Software Scoping and Deployment

oDepartment Relocation and Consolidations

oProject scoping

oBudget creation and management

oResource time and allocation management

oHardware, software, medical device procurement

oNetwork connectivity

All projects on time and under budget

oProposed over $300k in value engineering with no impact to functionality or quality

Worked closely with:

oUH construction managers and general, cabling, electrical, telecommunications contractors and architects

oNetwork engineers, desktop, telephony, wireless

oClinical and business application owners

Projects worked:

oAhuja Medical Office Building:

In Vitro Fertilization


Neurological Institute

Corporate Health and Wellness

Integrative Medicine

oAhuja Twinsburg Freestanding Emergency Department

oUniversity Hospitals Akron Transplant

oUniversity Hospital’s first remote transplant facility

oUH/St. John’s West Shore:

Neurological Institute


oUH Comprehensive Pediatrics

oUH Seidman Cancer Center – Geauga

oDepartment Consolidations:

Over 300 work stations, associated hardware, and network

oApplications Scoping:

Bariatric Department

Pediatrics Continuing Medical Education online

DimpleDough - Independence, Ohio – 1/2009 – 6/2010

Sr. Project Manager - Implementation

DimpleDough was founded in 2005 as a software service provider, for financial institutions and retail companies to allow their customers to personalize their credit cards and/or gift cards online. DimpleDough, also, offers a dashboard management console for their customers to manage all of their card campaigns in one place and to glean powerful metrics and analytics to get the most value out of their campaigns.

Managed internal and external project resources

Project teams consisting of 3 to 10

Worked with third party vendors for software integration

Created and developed:

oImplementation methodology and protocol

oAll project documentation templates

oChange management methodology

oProcess and documentation to bridge gaps from sales to implementation

oInformation management strategy

oVAR(Value Added Reseller) management strategy

oImplementation test and audit processes

oEscalation Procedure

oPost–Implementation Surveys

Worked on several high end implementations with clients such as:


American Express

First Data

Canadian Tire


First Community Services (Third largest issuer of MasterCard in the US)

Ceridian - Broadview Heights, Ohio - 11/2002 – 1/2009

Project Manager - National Migration Team – 7/2004 – 1/2009

Ceridian services over 110,000 clients in 38 countries and 75% of the Fortune 500 companies

Combined Budget: $6.5 million +

Managed approximately 50 projects - Migrations and new installs

Managed internal and external resources - Project teams consisting of 5 to 15 resources

Responsible for:

oProject planning and execution

oThird party vendor management and outsourced projects

oImplementation of:

Core product - HR/Payroll Web

Time and Attendance

Self Service

Recruiting Solutions

oMigrations, Company copy, and ID Format change projects for companies such as:

Lifetime TV



Contract Data Integration Specialist – Ceridian Empowerment – 10/2002 – 6/2004

This project involved intensive client interaction and required exceptional communication skills. Implemented a data loop for each customer which involved sending data from a client site SQL Server database to a hosted website and back again via the Internet.

Responsible for:

Online automation

Custom SQL


Lotus Enterprise Integrator

Data export and import

Software configuration and implementation

Data integration

Data encryption and decryption

Accenture (Formerly Andersen Consulting) - Cleveland, Ohio - 08/2000 - 08/2002

Senior Analyst

AstraZeneca Pharmaceuticals – Wayne, Pennsylvania

Projects worked:

Operations website development and support – Team Lead

ClickCommerce Implementation – Data Integration Lead

Sales force information management strategy – Technical Team Lead

Accenture Training Faculty – St. Charles, Illinois

Faculty member at the Accenture training facility in St. Charles, Illinois. Managed a participant group of nine and taught classes of thirty six. At the conclusion of these courses, participants were able to program Active Server Pages, HTML, JavaScript, VBScript, create eCommerce software applications, perform quality assurance and create and execute test plans and test scripts, use Microsoft web development tools: Visual Source Safe, Visual InterDev, and Microsoft Java development environment. They were able to use the firm knowledge base, work as a cohesive team, and use analytical processes to solve software issues.

Taught Accenture methodologies, web development and deployment strategy, web development tools, IDE, and current technologies, quality assurance practices and methodologies

The Maxim

Group - Cleveland, Ohio - 10/1999 - 08/2000

Staff Consultant

Worked on projects ranging from application and quality assurance testing to web development.

Progressive Insurance – – Cleveland, Ohio

Office Max - – Cleveland, Ohio

Key Corporation – - Cleveland, Ohio





Project Management Software


MS Project - Advanced




Liquid Planner


Data Base Management Software

Oracle, SQL*Plus, Microsoft SQL Server, Microsoft Access

Data Integration Software

Microsoft DTS (Data Transformation Services)

Lotus Notes LEI (Lotus Enterprise Integrator)

Microsoft SQL Server Import/Export Utilities

Online Collaboration and Presentation Software

ATT Connect


Adobe Connect


General Software

Microsoft 2003, 2007, 2010, 2013

Operating Systems

Windows: 7, 8, 10

Mac OS


BA, CIS / MIS, Kent State University 1999


Project Management Professional (PMP) 2012


Published - PM Network Magazine - July 2012 Issue


Eaton ProLaunch – Project Management Methodology

PMI - How to Mitigate Project Risks

PMI - Change Intelligence

PMI - Architecting the Future Through Project Management

PMI - 5 Visible Signs Your Project Will Deliver Expected Results

Cheetah Learning - PMP Prep Course

Agile Project Management Guide – CC Pace

PMP – PMBOK training

Ceridian Project Management Boot Camp

Six Sigma – White Belt

Accenture at AstraZeneca - Delivery Excellence Workshop

Oracle University - Oracle PL/SQL 1 workshop

Oracle University - Oracle PL/SQL 2 workshop

Requirements Analysis Modeling

Effective Business Writing

Effective Communication

Implementing Business Systems

Business Integration Considerations

Implementing Business Systems and Applications

Application Testing


Cleveland Jewish Federation Digital Marketing Advisory Group


PMI South Florida Chapter

PMI Northeast Ohio Chapter


Miami Jewish Federation

Mentor – LaunchHouse, (

Cleveland Jewish Federation (

H.E.L.P. Children (

The Cleveland Lost Boys Of Sudan (


Available upon request

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