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Joanne Podzamecki


Last update: 01.07.2021

Project Manager

Graduation: Project Manager, BaCom
Hourly-/Daily rates: show
Languages: English (Native or Bilingual)




Accomplished Project Management Professional with 25 years experience most recently in the financial & medical sectors. Experience includes: Full Project Life Cycle Management, development of solutions, creation of charters, project plan development & scheduling, budget management, reporting, vendor management & contract negotiation, stakeholder & executive communication, risk assessment & mitigation planning, communication planning, implementation coordination, issue resolution, chairing project, program & steering committee meetings, developing appropriate project artifacts, gathering PIR’s (post implementation review) & lessons learned, developing & executing customer service & retention strategies, budget management (tracking, management, forecasting, invoices, next fiscal projections)
As a resource manager, with direct reports, is a proven team builder & motivator. Strong communication & leadership skills cultivated trust in teams. Developed each team member by mentoring, empowering & leading by example. The teams in turn adopted ethical, quality & service oriented delivery models & demonstrated high standards of professionalism.  In conjunction with sound business acumen, this directly contributed to the success of projects.
With a natural ability to easily adapt to organizational cultures, becomes quickly productive in new environments. Able to capture precise & detailed requirements, build aligned plans to strategically benefit the growth & profitability of an organization.  Proven team builder, motivator with strong communication, creative problem solving & leadership skills. Works well under pressure & is proficient at managing multiple projects at a time.

Project history

Service Agreements
Critical Project Management & Delivery
Process Improvement · Service Standards
Budget Management ($250 K - $6M)
Data Migration
End-User Training
Retail branches
Corporate offices
Call centers
Firewall (builds, upgrades)
Merger & Acquisitions
Contracts negotiations & renewals
Network & Platform Security
Network- new  & upgrades
Migration of Legacy Systems
Business Partners
Sales & Marketing
Customer Retention & Satisfaction
Project Management
Customer Experience
Infrastructure Projects
Vendor Management 

Time and spatial flexibility


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