I am a Highly effective Scheduler and Project Coordinator with over 7 Years of Experience, both in IT and service industry, applying Agile (Scrum), and Waterfall processes. I have a track record of success multi-tasking in dynamic, deadline-driven environment. I offer an array of skills in schedule integration, monitoring milestone achievement, risk analysis and budget development.
Project Coordinator (Snr) June 2018 – Date
Loveworld Inc. Houston Texas
App development and enhancement Projects
Coast to Coast TV Implementation and Production
I facilitated daily stand up meetings for the app development team
I planned Capacity per release and maintained Load and capacity file while ensuring my teams capacity was always up to date in Rally
I tracked progress of the team by reviewing their burn down charts daily and removing impediments
I coached the organization on the importance of maintaining the integrity of scrum ceremonies
I facilitated team bonding activities e.g. birthday celebrations etc.
I facilitated Demo days and team retrospective meetings
I managed and escalated issues where necessary
Worked with the Product owner in ensuring that the Sprint Backlog was properly groomed by setting up backlog grooming sessions and inviting all resources needed.
Accomplishment: Successful execution of multiple sprint ceremonies and release of several product enhancements and applications leading to over 40% cost savings for the organization.
Loveworld Incorporated 2011 – 2018 – Projects include;
LPC, Johannesburg South Africa – Project Scheduler 2011-2012
HLC Cape Town, South Africa – Project Scheduler 2012 - 2013
Loveworld Exhibitions and Awards, Johannesburg, South Africa – Project Scheduler 2012 – 2013
HL Conference London, United Kingdom - Project Coordinator 2013-2014
International School of Ministry Ontario, Canada- Projector Coordinator 2014- 2016
International School of Ministry, Johannesburg, South Africa – Project Coordinator 2014 – 2017
Loveworld Music and Arts Festival, Johannesburg South Africa – Project Coordinator 2016-2017
WC Services London, United Kingdom - Project Coordinator 2017-2018
Documented events requirements and presented for review by key stakeholders
Prepared detailed event plan, production and delegate list.
Coordinated the timely design and deployment of all events portal.
Responsible for managing communication with all stakeholder and key production Directors.
Managed risks and issue log and escalations on these projects
Provided weekly reports on project status.
Implemented key scrum ceremonies on these Projects e.g. Daily stand-up, retrospectives and review meetings.
Managed resources (e.g., schedule, budget); maintained project artifacts in SharePoint
Mitigated risks and escalations from account teams by providing feasible solutions.
Worked to streamline processes and minimize bottlenecks within cross-functional activities
Accomplishment: Successful coordination and implementation of 8 global events within budget and time estimates while constantly mitigating schedule and Stakeholders conflicts.
Scheduler 2011 - 2013
Created and implemented project definitions, schedules, budgets, and objectives for medium to large sized projects of moderate complexity.
Created & maintained Integrated Master Schedule
Assisted Projected Manager in planning and documentation
Determined need for and impacted of changes in scope of project and makes recommendation based on determinations.
Produce progress reports on behalf of Project Manager, updated/maintained Team Calendar on Project Workspaces.
Identified appropriate resources for projects.
Organized project team members to ensure communication and understanding of deadlines, assignments and objectives.
POC with Vendor project managers.
Managed costs, schedules and quality by overseeing project deliverables.
Monitored, controlled and tracked Project schedule to ensure that team members are updating tasks per project plan.
Identified need for changes and revises within established guidelines/policies as appropriate.
Performed ongoing review of project status; identified project risks.
Developed, recommended and implemented risk mitigation solutions as approved and as appropriate.
Accomplishment: Timely implementation within project scope and approved timelines.
Mitigation of several communication issues between resources to ensure project success
AREAS OF EXPERTISE
EDUC University of Calabar Nigeria Bachelors in Genetics and Biotechnology
PMI -Member PSM I
AREAS OF EXPERTISE
MS Office suite
CA Agile Central
MS project server
Project Control Management
EDUCATION & CERTIFICATIONS