Senior Project Manager available for all size projects and engagements available

Senior Project Manager available for all size projects and engagements

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  • Graduation: Masters Degree - Electronic Engineering
  • Hourly-/Daily rates: not provided
    Negotiable
  • Languages: English (Native or Bilingual) | Japanese (Elementary)
  • Last update: 30.10.2019
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PROFILE PICTURE
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SKILLS
“A globally experienced stakeholder and vendor management professional, this Senior Project Manager has an adaptable and pragmatic approach that draws experience from multiple industries. He is able to blend complex portfolios with  multi-disciplinary teams to deliver projects successfully against expectations, schedules and budgets. Comfortable in waterfall or hybrid agile roles to deliver traditional software development, online mobile applications or large system integrations ..”

Top Skills:
Stakeholder Management
Vendor Management
Project Delivery
Business Change
Contract Management
Team Leadership
Budget & Financial Control
System Integration
Risk & Issue Management

Industry Experience:
Airlines - Emirates  - Cathay Pacific
Publishing - Pearson Education Asia
Oil - Shell
Beverage & Hospitality -Eskye Solutions
Public Utilities -Eastern Electricity
Insurance -IWIX.net
Education - Pearson  Vue  - Promissor

Systems Delivery skills:
Airline -Res / Inventory / Departure Control Systems
ERP - Publishing  (BookMaster) / SAP Retail
SaaS, B2B, B2C  Web & Mobile Applications


Certifications:
2008-2011 - PMP
2007 - Prince2 foundation 

Advanced MS Office Skills:
Word, Excel, PowerPoint, MS Project, 

Technology skills:
Java, Javascript, VBA, HTML, CSS, XML, SharePoint
PROJECT HISTORY
Solution Delivery Manager (Contract) – Emirates -  Dubai, UAE
Contract Solution Delivery Manager role responsible for successful set up and initiation of the largest and most complex program in EK. Using new generation business intelligent solutions to deliver opportunity, insight and competitive market advantage
 
Achievements
?    Conducted successful vendor evaluation and selection process via RFT
?    Negotiated contract terms, including commercial terms and service level agreements
?    Managed stakeholder engagements to VP, SVP & Steering groups producing timely reports, updates and relevant information
?    Managed internal software development, solution architects, infrastructure and solution design teams 
?    Full responsibility for implementation budget (27M AED)
?    Provided leadership to the delivery team and vendors to ensure resulting system design met contract deliverables and stakeholder expectations.
?    Primary Vendor Contact managing day to day activities and escalated risks and issues
?    Derived initial delivery and business change plan
?    Responsible for all project management functions

Selected Projects
2014/15 IROPS – Re-accommodation and Disruption Handling System - Major Replacement Airport, Reservations and Network control system

Sep10/Jul14
Project Manager  - Cathay Pacific  - Hong Kong
This role was responsible for delivering back office systems within the Passengers Service System (PSS) program. Building from Amadeus (1A) Customer and Flight Altea suite, this engagement delivered complex solutions with business change


Achievements
*    Delivered multiple on time on budget projects successfully across application and infrastructure areas under a 300m HKD program budget 
*    Direct Management of vendors across development test and support functions
*    Successful Finance System Mainframe Integration 
*    Directed 30+ Business Change team for solution definition activities 
*    Managed all project management functions throughout SDLC 
*    Responsible for Stakeholder Management to director level
*    Accountable for project budgets

Selected Projects
2013/14  - Application / Infrastructure Security Remediation / Infrastructure Test & Performance Environments 
2012 - Customer Management / Split System Integration / IATCI & Regulatory Implementation 
2011 - Service Transition BAU Process / 2011 PSS Phase 1 Performance Measurement / PSS P1 Recoverability Testing 

Jul07/Sep10
Project Manager Asia - Pearson Education Asia  -  Tokyo/Hong Kong
Based in Japan and Hong Kong, This position was central to the Pearson Education Asia publishing business to deliver business process change and system improvement

Achievements
*    Delivered 8 full system implementations and upgrades on time and under budget (20m USD)
*    Regional role responsible for implementing, overseeing and managing all ERP (Bookmaster) system implementation and upgrades in Asia
*    Fully responsible for vendor management and system delivery
*    Stakeholder Management up to VP and Country Manager
*    Full Budgetary control
*    Fully implemented system and organisational change program across Japan and Korean Offices, including localisation of systems
*    Full implementation and upgrades across Taiwan, Hong Kong, Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand
*    Successful rescue of distressed European system implementation across Benelux, Spain, Germany, Poland
Selected Implemented modules: Business Intelligence, Order Processing and Billing, Inventory/Returns Management, Accounts Payable/Receivable, General Ledger, EDI, e-Commerce and Digital Delivery, Editorial and Book Production, Royalties, CRM, Third Party
Logistics (3PL), Fixed Assets, Advanced Warehouse Management

2003/2007
Program Manager -  Pearson Vue  - London – UK -  Chicago - USA
Direct account management responsibility for largest vocational education 
organisation in the United Kingdom (City & Guilds) 
Achievements
*    Successful SaaS implementations for Institute of Accountants, ASET (Education)
*    Cultured the growth in assessment service delivery from initiation to over 750,000 computer based exams p.a. in 7000 test centres worldwide 
*    Prepared, negotiated and managed over $3M USD of significant functional & service improvement projects against the service road map
*    Direct management of 12 person Help desk, remote software development teams for project and custom development
*    Responsible for contractual management, SLA, Service Management functions

Prior Engagements
2001/2003 Consultant - Shell – UK/NL 
*    Delivered Knowledge Document Management System (Opentext Livelink) 
security alignment projects for 40,000 users across 25 Shell Companies
*    Managed intra-company SLAs including negotiation and RFP activities

2001 UK Project Manager – eSkye Solutions  -  UK/USA
*    Delivered UK Pilot SaaS online hospitality ordering solution to major distributor & 15 client sites
*    Delivered Hand-held scanning statistical analysis software (“InfoFactory”)
*    Prepared and delivered commercial proposals - Bass, Heineken & Carlsberg

2000/2001 Software Development Manager -  IWIX.net - UK/USA
*    Managed development, network support and digital design initiatives for start up company
*    Full responsibility for all development activities & budget

1998/2000 Technical Project Manager – Shell - – UK/NL
*    Delivered $4m USD of service improvements in online & web application 
projects
*    Implemented SAP e-commerce / e-catalogue online management systems 

1988/1994 Customer Service Manager – Eastern Electricity - UK  
TIME AND SPATIAL FLEXIBILITY
Based in UAE- but available worlworldwide. Global experience in Japan, Hong Kong, USA, UAE, EU
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Able to travel to US, Europe Asia if required
OTHER
UK National
Japan work visa
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