Magnolia, TX *****
Proven leader with over experience ensuring the success of diverse IT and Operations projects with cross functional and multi regional teams. Expert problem solver with strong analytical skills. Recognized for the ability to hold teams accountable for project timelines/sprint plans. Expertise includes, but is not limited to:
Finance Outsourcing Transitions
AVITAS SYSTEMS – BAKER HUGHES/GE VENTURE OCT 2018 – JUN 2019
Project Manager (Contract - Collabera)
Planned, organized, and facilitated IT related meetings as needed to ensure a successful outcome of the Project
Provided high-level coordination across multiple vendors, contractors, other agencies, and stakeholders for IT projects.
Coordinated third-party contractor procedures to meet import/export requirements.
Researched and identified qualified 3rd party vendor to assist with artificial intelligence system training.
Advised on, and escalated key project risks/issues.
HEWLETT PACKARD ENTERPRISE (HPE) FEB 2016 - FEB 2018
Project Manager (Contract - Modis)
Managed operational transformation project to implement outsourced, industry-standard solution which replaced legacy applications and processes world-wide.
Drove IT work streams to meet aggressive deliverable timelines while managing and communicating progress, risks and issues SAP Treasury transition.
Implemented improved change request processes and procedures from business request through approval process, funding, and implementation.
Managed IT / BI integration for acquisition project to ensure all required data sets migrated to data warehouse within tight timeline to SAP.
Coordinated system and data mapping to support integration of acquired company assets and data.
Planned system decommissioning per data conversions, and transaction completion.
HEWLETT PACKARD MAY 2015 – NOV 2015
Project Manager (Contract - Modis)
Managed multi-country, multi-system payroll separation projects to meet strict deadline requirements.
Developed and executed project plans with multi-regional IT development and Business teams to ADP eTime and Payroll, Workday
Kept global stakeholders informed via MS SharePoint, daily Scrum meetings and status reports.
COGNIZANT TECHNOLOGY SOLUTIONS AUG 2014 – MAY 2015
Served as Product Owner of financial outsourcing projects.
Coached and guided teams in Agile Project Management methodology.
Facilitated daily stand-up meetings, tracking sprint progress and removing impediments.
Interfaced with other teams regarding sprint task dependencies and schedule constraints.
Created, managed and reported sprint burndown.
Tracked and reported Scrum team velocity and managed Sprint capacity.
I/O CONSULTING, LLC JAN 2014 – AUG 2014
Project Manager – (Contract)
Led project team to successfully design new non bank payment processing network.
•Developed plans that supported the business objectives, timelines, budgets, resources, milestones, and deliverables, as well as end of project success criteria.
•Lead the integration management effort.
•Managed project execution to achieve project deliverables within the budget
•Gathered and documented requirements, scope, and risks.
•Tracked progress against schedule developed with work stream leads; communicated status accordingly.
•Created process diagrams and procedural documents for new process.
BRAMBLES / IFCO COMPANIES, INC. FEB 2013 – SEP 2013
Project Manager (Contract)
Completed project to outsource financial processing within the schedule and budget requirements.
Converted various finance systems to SAP HANA Finance
Managed 3 teams (20 members) distributed on-site, U.S. remote and off-shore; 5 BA, 4 QA, 11 programmers.
Planned, organized, and facilitated sprint backlog planning, story estimation, and retrospective meetings.
Collaborated with QA regarding unit/regression testing, user acceptance testing, and implementation readiness.
Worked with development and business analyst team to create user stories for upcoming sprints.
Facilitated production support needs with team and Product Owner identifying work, sprint impact, and solution prioritization.
Developed and managed project schedule and deliverables.
Tracked project status and managed change requests ensuring all changes captured and reviewed for approval or rejection.
Presented project status, issues, and potential solutions to project stakeholders.
CEVA LOGISTICS NOV 2011 – DEC 2012
IT Project Manager (Contract)
Successfully completed multiple, simultaneous domestic and international contract logistics and freight management projects ranging from $500K to $5M Completed full SDLC projects meeting Project Management (PM) methodology requirements in a highly matrix organization.
Stepped in to manage a late, over-budget custom development effort. Re-baselined the project and brought it in on time and within the revised budget.
Implemented SAP Supply Chain.
Managed project control activities including budgets, schedules, risk mitigation, and communication in accordance with PM standards and processes.
Led Transportation Management System (TMS) re-alignment project to SAP to correct for years of ad-hoc development practices.
Prioritized projects based on ROI, business cases, and resource availability.
CMX CONSULTING MAR 2009 - JUL 2011
US Customs Compliance Analyst (Contract)
Developed processes across multiple departments; Import/Export/Manufacturing for various oil and gas companies to implement and support the US Customs duty drawback programs.
Trained regional US Customs Compliance Specialists on SAP MM and BOM reporting and processes to support the drawback programs.
Assigned HTS codes to parts not previously coded for oil and gas companies.
Special notation: Voluntary personal time APR 2007 – FEB 2009
STAPLES / CORPORATE EXPRESS MAR 1997 - MAR 2007
Operations Project Manager
Managed multi-vendor strategic supply chain projects for a $5 billion corporation, including ERP implementation, software development, systems integration, and operational process changes, by defining project scope, and requirements through implementation of the completed solution.
Led software development and integration projects to convert from various legacy systems to standardized Oracle based warehouse management system (WMS), radio frequency (RF) technology, and pick-to-voice (PTV) order fulfillment.
Managed delivery routing software and POD implementation project with integration to Oracle ERP and WMS.
Led teams to align and document processes to achieve ISO certification.
Developed and instituted a company-wide quality tracking system which identified the root cause of errors across multiple departments resulting in increased customer satisfaction by 20%.
Operations/Logistics Training Manager
Led team of technical writers, trainers and web developers to document, develop and deliver classroom and online training for all warehouse operations and delivery system projects.
Developed comprehensive user guides, classroom presentations, quick reference guides, etc., for nationwide WMS and TMS implementations.
INTERNATIONAL MULTIFOODS 1993 - 1997
Managed inventory levels for assigned product categories.
Trained divisional buyers across the country on AS400 purchasing module for company-wide AS400 conversion.
EDUCATION AND TECHNICAL SKILLS
BS, Business Administration/Finance Colorado State University 1993.
Proficient with Microsoft Office; Project, Project Server, SharePoint, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint and Visio.
Working knowledge of Microsoft Access.