Zoltán Kiss available

Zoltán Kiss

MBA, BSc IT

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  • 08015 Barcelona Freelancer in
  • Graduation: MBA with faculties of Management, Finance and Economy; IT Engineer with faculty of IT Management
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  • Languages: English (Full Professional) | Italian (Limited professional) | Spanish (Full Professional) | Hungarian (Native or Bilingual)
  • Last update: 22.04.2021
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SKILLS
Accomplished and results-driven leader with extensive international experience overseeing all phases of the large-scale programme, project, and IT initiatives in a fast-paced environment. Proven track record in managing IT development, BPR projects and business change programmes through Agile and Lean programme/project management methodologies. Adept at negotiating effectively with all levels of management, staff, external consultants, and third-party stakeholders. Skilled in maintaining the execution of the contract both sub-contractor(s) and Service Level Agreements (SLAs); identifying/resolving issues and risks, and leading international/cross-functional teams. Instrumental in supervising and ensuring high-quality control of the work team, including self-performed and subcontracted work. Articulate and refined communicator with fluent in English, Spanish, and Hungarian along with intermediate level in the Italian language.

KEY SKILLS
  • Strategic Planning & Implementation – Actively contributing to devising and implementing effective strategies/plans, project schedules, cost estimates, and budgets.
  • Programme/Project Management – Spearheading and finalising IT projects and programme from initiation to completion stage within time and budgetary constraints, while meeting and exceeding the expectations of the clients.
  • Process Redesign/Change Management – Designing and leading operational and business change management initiatives, including business process redesign and control of change at an operational and business level.
  • Process Automation & Improvement – Enhancing efficiency within internal procedures by identifying and executing best practices and opportunities for continuous improvement.
  • Risk Management – Streamlining organisational processes and optimising operational efficiency through identification and mitigation of potential risks in a timely and efficient manner.
  • Regulatory Compliance – Performing overall programme management and IT operations in compliance with company and regulatory authorities’ standards and regulations.
  • Incident Management – Managing issues that impact the delivery from internal/external suppliers, including coordination, communication, and development of subsequent action plans.
ATTRIBUTES
  • Comprehensive knowledge of the project portfolio, programme, project, risk, and value management theories, principles, specifications, and standards.
  • Adept at building and fostering productive relationships with clients, team members, and contractors through advanced interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Proficient at communicating verbally and in written form in a professional and polished manner.
  • Superior communicator and presenter with an aptitude to lead and assist colleagues. Enthusiastic personality with a positive and team-oriented attitude. Deft at prioritising and multitasking within a deadline-driven environment.
EDUCATION
  • Master of Business Administration (MBA) Specialised in Management, Finance & Economy – Budapest University of Technology & Economics, Budapest, Hungary
Cutting-Edge Management Agile & Lean Methodology
Learned Modern Management Mentality & Management Best Practices
  • Bachelor of IT Engineering Specialised in IT Management – Dennis Gábor College, Budapest, Hungary
PROFESSIONAL CERTIFICATIONS & COURSES
  • Monetary Direction | Financial Risk Management | Bank Professional | PRINCE2 Practitioner | ISO 27001
  • Scrum Par la Pratique – SPP | Basic Security in the Field – BSITF II | Advanced Security in the Field – ASITF
  • Project Management Professional – PMP | Programme Management Professional – PgMP
  • The Future of Leadership | Management of Risk – M_o_R | Management of Value – MoV | Agile Portfolio Management
  • Management of Portfolios – MoP | Agile Programme Management – AgilePgM | Managing Successful Programme - MSP
  • ITIL 4.3.3 Foundation | Directing Successful Projects with PRINCE2 | Agile Project Management – AgilePM | DSDM Atern v2
TECHNICAL PROFICIENCIES
  • Alfresco, LifeRay, Digitalisation & OCR, J2EE, R, Java packages, HP servers, C++, DHTML, JSP, WEB, XML, Business Objects, SQL
  • Lotus Notes, Domino, Apache server, WebSphere, SQL servers, PostgreSQL, Axway, Appian, SalesForce, Oracle, Cloud, DB2
  • Data Retention & Knowledge Management, Team Viewer, Adobe Illustrator & Photoshop, OECD Harmonised Templates, XML
  • Statistical Working System, Life400, Policy400, Smart400, Query400, IBM AS400 (iSeries, System i), COBOL, CL, MQ SERIES
PROJECT HISTORY
  • 04/1998 - 04/2018

    • Please take a look at the describtion
    • >10.000 employees
    • Internet and Information Technology
  • Programme/Project Manager
  • PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

     

    PROJECT MANAGER – UN-FAO, Rome, Italy                                                                                    2017 to 2018

     

    • Negotiated and communicated with stakeholders to ensure the delivery of the project within budget and time constraints.
    • Redeveloped and led a cross-functional team of 10 to 15 people to meet the project deadline.

     

    Achievement: Spearheaded entire aspects of the project by managing and delivering a strategic project facing major difficulties through the utilisation of AgilePM methodology.

    Key Project: Statistical Working System

     

    PROGRAMME MANAGER – Pattopo Kft, Budapest, Hungary                                                                                    2016 to 2017

     

    • Utilised AgilePgM methodology to successfully deliver a strategic outsourced programme of 5 projects within all deadlines.
    • Played an active role as a programme manager for the insurance clients by managing overall programme activities and directly reporting to the company owner and client.
    • Headed 5 project managers and led 14 people to deliver new capabilities and benefits on the budget.

     

    Achievement: Improved 40% operational efficiency of administration of online sold insurances, while extending capabilities.

    Key Project: MIS/BI, New Business Process, Document Management System, System Integration, and Back Office | Programme Budget: ~€750K

     

    PROJECT MANAGER – EFSA (European Food Safety Authority), Parma, Italy                                                                                    2016

     

    • Planned and delivered one stage of a key strategic project, including key IT and business change components as per needs.
    • Built, trained, and managed international and cross-functional teams of 48 people in a well-organised manner.
    • Established and managed a professional relationship with all stakeholders, including all levels of management to achieve corporate objectives.

     

    Achievement: Increased more than 30% efficiency by redesigned stages (BPR) for 36 business processes.

    Key Projects: BPR, Web, Data and Document Structuring, Salesforce, International Collaboration & Communication.

     

    PROGRAMME MANAGER – Jun Ma Digital Company, Tongxiang, China                                                                                    2015

     

    • Administered a strategic programme of digital transformation, including 5 projects by using Agile programme management.
    • Efficiently managed 5 project managers as well as led teams of 33 people for delivering new capabilities under budget.

     

    Achievement: Maximised more than 100% orders’ administration capability.

    Projects: Paper Production Machine Acquisition & Installation, Machine Control System Upgrade, Intranet, MIS/BI, BPR, System Integrations, IT Infrastructure Development | Programme Budget: Yuan 45M

     

    PROJECT MANAGER – EUIPO (European Union Intellectual Property Office), Alicante, Spain                                                                                    2011 to 2014

     

    • Headed multiple IT strategic projects, including non-IT components simultaneously by ensuring the execution of all projects within budgetary and time constraints.
    • Led cross-functional and international project team along with stakeholders in an efficient manner.

     

    Achievement: Mitigated paper-based processes to 0% through the development of a fully electronic office environment.

    Projects: Secured Areas of the Website for Specific Workgroup, Content Digitalisation & Categorisation, and Document Management System Development | Projects Budget: €500K to €1.5M

     

    SENIOR PROJECT MANAGER – Pattopo Kft, Budapest, Hungary                                                                                    2011

     

    • Introduced Agile programme management best practices as well as supervised 3 project managers and a team of 14 people to lead IT projects in accordance with all specifications.
    • Held responsibility for the execution of all projects by reporting to the CEO and client on time.

     

    Achievements: Enhanced 10% to 15% of sales by executing strategic plans to sell insurance online. | Streamlined projects and risk management expected benefits with the strategy of the client. | Projects: Intranet, Web, and BPR

     

    ADDITIONAL EXPERIENCE

     

    FREELANCER – Self-employed (2000 to Present)

     

    LIFE400 CONSULTANT – (2007 to 2010)

    Key Clients: NN - former ING, Amsterdam, The Netherlands | De Goudse Verzekeringen, Gouda, The Netherlands | ING Poland, Warsaw, Poland | Commonwealth Bank of Australia, Sydney, New South Wales | Postbank, ING Group, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

     

    PROJECT MANAGER & TEAM MANAGER / ANALYST PROGRAMMER – Formula/400 Kft, Budapest, Hungary (1998 to 2006)

    Key Clients: AVIVA, KH Bank and Insurance, AEGON, Winterthur Insurance, Allianz Insurance & Bank, and Porsche Bank Group

    Delivered Projects: Delivered 40+ Life400 System Development Project on IBM AS400 (iSeries), plus WEB, Intranet, Document Management System, Incident Management System, Workflows with BPR, MIS/BI, Call Center, System Integrations, Disaster Recovery, System Upgrade, Data Security, IT Infrastructure Upgrade projects on time and budget. Took part in ISO project.


TIME AND SPATIAL FLEXIBILITY
I'm flexible considering traveling.
I can relocate with no problem preferably to Spain, Italy or Portugal.
I can be on board within 3-4 days.
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Zoltán Kiss, MBA, BSc IT
Programme Manager
Barcelona, Spain
+34-664-617-187 • zoltan.kiss@gmx.com
www.linkedIn.com/in/mrzoltankiss

Dear Hiring Manager,
In response to your recent advert for the position of Programme Manager, I believe my skills, qualifications and directly related experiences make me the perfect candidate for you.
My key qualities include:
  • Spearheading IT development, BPR projects and business change programmes through the utilisation of Agile and Lean programme/project management methodologies.
  • Leading large-scale programme, project, and IT service/initiatives from inception to completion within set timeframe.
  • Overseeing and finalising IT project and programme from initiation to benefit realisation within time and budgetary constraint, while meeting and exceeding the expectations of the clients.
  • Improving operational efficiency within internal procedures by identifying and executing best practices and opportunities for continuous improvement.
  • Administering overall programme management and IT operations in compliance with company and regulatory authorities’ standards and regulations.
  • Delivering high-quality results in a fast-paced environment by using exceptional analytical capabilities.
  • Adept at building and fostering productive relationships with clients, team members, and all levels of management through advanced interpersonal and communication skills.
  • In-depth knowledge of the project portfolio, programme, project, risk, and value management theories, principles, specifications, and standards.
  • Maintaining the execution of the contract both sub-contractor(s) and Service Level Agreements (SLAs); identifying/resolving issues/risks, leading international/cross-functional teams, ensuring high-quality control of the work team.
With my previous exceptional professional experience, coupled with my enthusiasm and dedication to achieving outstanding success for the enterprise, I believe I could swiftly exceed your expectations as your next Programme Manager.
I would welcome the opportunity to meet you and further discuss my credentials for this exciting role.
Yours faithfully,
Zoltán Kiss, MBA, BSc IT
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