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Relations Manager Project Scheduler

Location:
Houston, TX
Salary:
$45 per hr
Posted:
April 26, 2022

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RICHARD

AJAO - Project Manager / Project Scheduler

adqv6t@r.postjobfree.com

339-***-****

Houston, TX 77077

PROFESSIONAL SUMMARY

Experienced and highly personable Project Management and healthcare professional with experience in cost management, project operations, software and infrastructure within telecommunication, retail, organizations. Proven track record in successfully delivering high priority projects and sound business insight and professional judgment to make sound decisions.

• 8+ years’ experience in Project Management- Project Manager Scheduler

• Strong background in leading initiatives based on several methodologies (waterfall, agile, SDLC etc.)

• Experience in managing multiple projects at a given time.

• Industry Experience in Healthcare and Information Technology Industries.

• Experience in Application development and Network infrastructure solutions.

. Experience in Product Merchandising and Procurement.

. Experienced Public Relations Manager.

EDUCATION

University of Lagos November 2013

Public and International Affairs

University of Lagos

Philosophy, 06/2007

PMP-Project Management Professional (Certified)

KEY STRENGTHS

● Effective Communicator ● Excellent Technical Skills ● Exceptional Research and Analytical Skills ● SharePoint ● MS Project ● Leading Teams ● Visio ● Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC) ● Cost Control ●Agile (Scrum) ● Advanced Proficiency in Excel, Word, PowerPoint

Projects- Software Implementation Projects / Data Migration Projects / Application development and infrastructure solutions Implementation Projects / E2E Solution Management Delivery of all I.T Projects.

EXPERIENCE

THOMASOL GROUP LLC Houston, TX 11/2019 to Present

Project Manager (II)

•Successfully planned and tracked execution while maintaining profitable engagement stakeholders Work closely with all project stakeholder groups to coordinate the project milestones.

•Defined and lead financial management for the project.

•Tracked project actuals against defined milestones and revisit the plan as and when necessary.

•Understand and translate cross-team dependencies into actionable plans Identify and secure resources required to execute the plan and monitor resource utilization by continuously analyzing staffing requirements and resource allocations.

•Ensured delivered products meet defined business requirements and are of high quality.

•Proactively identified and managed risks. Plan for an effective risk mitigation.

•Lead and defined the change management process for projects.

•Tracked projects against approved budgets and report on forecasts and variances.

•Developed and managed project schedules in MS Project.

•Support the iterative business planning process.

•Provided periodic progress report on project status and create a dashboard for sponsors.

•Ensured senior management remains abreast of status and hold them accountable for facilitating mitigation of risks and resolution of escalated issues Inspire and lead through effective team management.

•Resolved issues in a timely manner.

•Worked with multiple stakeholders to meet the desired objectives and build a communications strategy and execution plan for the project.

Serenity Home HealthCare, Inc SKOKIE, IL 04/2018 to 10/2019

Project Manager (BrilliantMD, Ambra & Vendor Application Projects)

•Planned, prioritized, managed a medium to large project or team and exceed client expectations (scope, schedule, costs, risks).

•Brought high visibility and transparency into the team’s progress.

•Developed communication management plans, performs stakeholder’s analysis, identifies risks and take necessary actions including escalation.

•Utilized strong knowledge of information systems to assist technical SMEs on all technical issues.

•Influenced team members, peers and stakeholders to meet the objectives of the project.

•Managed and resolved conflicts within the team.

•Analyzed operational impact of customer requests, forecasting costs, equipment and resource requirements.

•Created and maintained a MS project schedule with 8,000-line items.

•Ensured project compliance for project-related training and work.

•Ensured adequate resourcing is available to meet project deliverables and milestones.

•Performed project contingency planning for all project risk.

•Led, facilitated, and possessed interpersonal skills with the ability to work effectively with a cross-functional team dynamic.

•Ensured all project tasks are completed in accordance with project plans and in compliance with standard Premier Researched processed, policies and procedures.

•Measured and reported progress frequently using agile metrics.

•Demonstrated knowledge in Agile Requirements Gathering methods, Story identification, breakdown and estimation techniques.

•Conducted coordinating practices in Agile methods such as Release Planning, Iteration Planning, Grooming, Daily Standup etc.

•Developed and managed project schedules in MS Project.

•Developed and maintained project charters, detailed project plans, weekly status updates and provides problem resolution.

•Created and maintained WBS, RACI, Stakeholder Register and detailed Project Management plan.

•Performs Root Cause Analysis.

Mopson Pharmaceutical Limited JULY 2015 – MAY 2017

Project Coordinator / Public Relations Manager

•Conducted all aspects of project initiation, planning, execution and closeout per industry standards and guidelines established for Project Management Professional (PMP) certification.

•Apprised PNC project management of issues that impact the project and require management decisions.

•Developed System Development plans, track activities to the plan, and communicate status, utilizing the latest MPL Project Management tools.

•Assessed variances from the project plan and developed and implement changes as necessary to ensure project remains within specified scope as well as time, cost and quality objectives.

•Tracked variances must be accessible by the MPL PM(s) for any reviews and approvals required.

•Maintained a collaborative environment with key stakeholders(s).

•Participated in the development of project standards, procedures and quality objectives.

•Utilized industry and established PMO project standards, procedures and quality objectives without requiring assistance from others. Provided all PMO documentation to the MPL PMO Director for approval prior to any implementation or changes.

•Developed and managed project schedules in MS Project.

•Identified artifacts needed to establish and maintain control of the project. Created and utilized those artifacts mandated by MPL PMO I.T standards.

•Communicated assigned responsibilities to project team members for developing artifacts and performing project activities.

•Reviewed project management activities with Senior Management on a periodic basis.

•Reviewed project-planning activities with the Project Team on a periodic and event-driven basis.

•Developed estimates for project’s effort, costs, and critical computer resources according to the specific application. Notify all affected groups of approved change orders.

•Developed Project Schedules that are deliverables-based and accurately depicted the work to be performed by the project. Ensured project compliance on project plans, WBS and schedule work product must be retrievable by the PMO PM(s) for any reviews and approvals required.

•Public Representation of the company and procurement of necessary products and merchandise.

MTN NIGERIA COMMUNICATIONS PLC Lagos, Nigeria. 02/2011 to 03/2017

Project SCHEDULER/HR Administrator

•Developed and maintained a Master Schedule in MS Project for monitoring new implementations, changes in demand requirements and taking action to minimize impact on production.

•Established efficient methods for scheduling multiple projects into a production environment and monitoring incoming site project impacts.

•Developed and status schedules in sufficient detail to assess program performance and identified schedule performance issues in a timely manner.

•Performed schedule risk assessments and supported program risk/opportunity process.

•Developed and coordinated schedule recovery plans to ensure program milestones were completed in accordance with contract requirements and financial plans.

•Schedule meetings and Interviews with qualified candidates.

•Documentation and Filing of important documents both hard copies and soft copies.

Travelex Retail Nigeria Limited 03/2008 to 09/2008

•Project Admin



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