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Irene O'Callaghan

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Last update: 14.11.2021

Freelancer Agile Coach/Project Manager Agile Transformation

Graduation: Dipl. Kff (FH) and Master in International Business
Hourly-/Daily rates: show
Verhandelbar je nach Lage und Projektdauer
Languages: German (Native or Bilingual) | English (Full Professional) | Russian (Limited professional)


Strategy consulting, project management, Prince2, Agile, Scrum Master, Waterfall, MS-Office, MS-Project, MS-Visio, Confluence, Jira, Contract Management, Lizenzing Management , Contract Negotitation, Contract Drafting

Professional Zertifications:
  • Prince2 Practitioner
  • Scrum Master(PMS1)
  • Agile Coach (ICP-ACC)

Project history

05/2020 - Present
Consultant/Agile Coach at Agile Spark
Freelancer (< 10 employees)
* Consulting and Project Management Services leading AgileTransformation and Process Improvements 
* Project management of software implementations using both agile and waterfall methodologies
* Software Contract Negotiations with a focus on IT security and data protection 
* Coaching and development of high performance teams

06/2018 - 04/2020
Senior Commercial Manager/ Scrum Master
AMP Services Ltd
AMP Services Ltd, Sydney, Australia
Multinational financial services corporation providing superannuation and investment products,
insurance, financial advice and banking.

Senior Commercial Manager Sep 2018 - Apr 2020

* Project managed the sourcing and implementation process of a new contract life cycle system (Apttus CLM).
* Offshored low value and repetitive procurement services to India.
* Lead the implementation process of Global Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).
* Lead the compliance project Prudent Standard CPS 234 Information Security across all vendors.
* Steerco member of the data protection and information security committee.
* Managed, mentored and developed direct reports.

09/2014 - 06/2018
Commercial Manager/Project Manager
* Project managed the commercial scope of major IT implementations such as Reinsurance platform, Salesforce CRM, Automated Credit Decisioning Software.
* Assessed the capability of suppliers and commercial proposals
* Conducted RFPs, RFI and market scans 
* Negotiated IT and professional services agreements.

06/2011 - 02/2014
Project Manager
SIEMAG TECBERG (Australia) Pty Ltd
SIEMAG TECBERG (Australia) Pty Ltd, North Ryde, Australia
Engineering Company focusing on design, engineering consulting and manufacturing of shaft and slope
hoisting system, winders and braking systems for the mining industry.

Project Manager Jun 2011 - Feb 2014

* Planned and controlled the development of heavy manufacturing projects from feasibility stage to handover to the client.
* Project managed all aspects of design, manufacturing and installation for new production winder and several upgrades and refurbishments for BHP Billiton, Newmont, Rio Tinto and Xstrata Copper across Australia.

09/2010 - 05/2011
Project Coordinator
Engineering Company focusing on design, manufacture and maintenance services for bulk material
handling machines within the mining industry.

Project Coordinator Sep 2010 - May 2011

* Coordinated and monitored all supply chain activities for material handling machines across Australia.

03/2006 - 10/2009
Procurement Manager
Producer of clay additives used by manufacturers of coatings, paper and catalysts.

Procurement Manager Mar 2006 - Oct 2009

* Managed all strategic enquiries for raw materials, packaging and transport categories.
* Researched and understood production costs and market trends for raw materials to negotiate the best cost for the company.
* Negotiated and managed contract terms with suppliers to combine value for money, quality standards and delivery terms.
* Developed procurement processes to improve business performance and savings.
* Prepared and managed end to end supplier tender processes.
* Conducted vendor audits and workshop inspections to ensure sufficient quality documentation and specification compliance.

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