Senior Project Manager

LONDON

I am a senior IT Consultant / IT Manager / Project Manager / Infrastructure Project Manager with many years experience, with Multiple Projects in multiple sectors including Time and Management Systems, Data Centre installations and Data Centre Migrations, Data Migration/Conversions and with introduction of multiple Systems. I have over the last years multiple concurrent tasks, an IT Consultant visiting Customers and Third Parties making Business Analysis for connectivity and Interfaces. As IT Manager I have been fully responsible for all IT matters including full budgetary control looking after multiple locations in Germany, Poland and the Czech Republic. As Project Manager I was responsible for the full project cycle for Internal and supplier required projects through to implementation. I have a wealth of experience operating at all technical and managerial levels within a variety of sectors including Hardware/Software Consultancy, system design and Management/Consultancy, Project Management and Multi National Infrastructure Projects with an emphasis in the IBM mid-range market and communications. A proven expertise in cross border projects, Multiple Windows Servers Management, AS400, System and Business Analysis, broad business knowledge and of late with Logistics, ERP Systems Air and Sea Freight Business and systems as well as programme and project management. I am used to Large to Medium Projects in the roll of Project Manager deploying a meticulous attention to detail in providing innovative solutions to identified problems. I seem to be able to communicate at all levels, and developed good internal and external relationships. I am highly motivated, self starter, self-confident and personable professional now seeking a new challenge within an organisation providing the scope for both personal and professional development. IT Skills and Exposure Prince 2 Certified PMBOK Agile ITIL Microsoft Server 2003/2008 Skills Microsoft Office 2003/2007/2010 skills Microsoft XP/Windows 7and 8 client skills Design and implementation of Active Directory Infrastructures Strong understanding of TCP/IP networks incorporating large scale DNS, DHCP and Wins. Infrastructure Management Data Management and Migration Skills Accounting Packages SOFTM, SAGE CRM Packages Super Office and Microsoft Dynamics SAAS Implementations Cloud Based Systems and Migrations Data Centre Migrations AS400 System and Technical Skills Strong Knowledge of EDI / EDIFACT Technical System and designs Qualifications and Training BCS in Computer Science 2.1 at City University London Member of the British Computer Society CITP Certified ITIL v3 Training Prince2 Certified by APM Group Languages Fluent in German and Dutch Conversational Italian and French

Key Skills
  • Project Management
  • Agile

Work Experience

Project Manager

ECS Inc1.5 Years

Contract IT Software and Agile Project Manager to Plan and manage the completion and roll out of a Cloud based CRM software solution and roll out to agreed Healthcare customers. • Project Manage development completion of a based CRM Software system. • Project Manage the planning and roll out of CRM Software


Senior Project Manager

Synel Industries UK Ltd10 months

Senior Project Manager to arrange and manage the Staffing (Technical and Non Technical), for all Projects within the company. Currently I have multiple projects running where I have to manage the staffing, timings, Budget/Cost and project planning for Customer Implementations and Migrations. Managing Teams in the areas of Accounting and Heath Care Implementations and after care services. • Customer Implementation of Time and Management Systems • Customer Migrations of Time and Management Systems • Implementation of HR Payroll Systems interfacing to Time and Management • Implementations of SAAS Environments • Manage teams of Software and Engineering Project Teams • Manage Azure System Migrations • MS Dynamics CRM Systems


Infrastructure Project Manager

ECS Worldwide Ltd1.5 Years

Contract Infrastructure Project Manager to arrange and manage the removal of the Companies Computer Centre from Germany to London and ensure go live within March 2014. The Computer Centre consists of Servers, Mainframe Communications equipment and the installation of some 100 Users. On completion of the removal of the Data Centre I have now taken over the implementation and migration of all desktop computers from Windows XP. • Migration and removal of Data Centre Hardware and Services. • Developed, implemented and Project Managed an Infrastructure Implementation of 8 Servers and 2 Mainframes with an MS Office implementation/conversion for Users. • Migration of all Desk Top systems. • Migration of AS400 Data Bases to Windows/SQL Servers • Implementation of New HR and Financial Software Systems


Project Manager

Kintetsu World Express GmbH5 Years

I was requested to take over as Project Manager for an Internal Worldwide Freight Software Package which I was involved from the Gap analysis/requirements through to the Installation in Czech Republic, Poland, Belgium and Holland (through 2008) and Germany (Continuously). This Japanese/US System did not fit the requirements of these countries therefore many changes were required and additional design and Satellite Systems had to be developed to complete these projects. With my developer background I was involved in the design, some development and the implementation of all these systems. • Experience of managing, leading and working on application development projects • Understanding of the full Software Development Life Cycle and experience managing projects with a waterfall methodology • Proven experience in gathering high level business requirements, developing business requirement documents • Senior Project Management experience • Successfully managed on shore and off shore development within timescales and budgets • Data Centre and Infrastructure installation and removals • Infrastructure Projects: 2004 KWE Stuttgart. This was initially a decommission and removal of an existing local Data centres and local Office to a complete new building consisting of the installation of 4 Windows 2000 Servers within an Office configuration. This was with existing Racks, Cabling, Switches, Routers, and telephone PBX with the installation of new data lines. Desktop PCs were removed and installed for 40 Users. The project ran for 3 Months from the decommissioning of an old existing office to a complete installation an operational concern with minimum disturbance to business. 2005 KWE Hamburg. This was initially a decommission and removal of an existing Data Centre and local Office to a complete new building consisting of the conversion of 4 Windows 2000 Servers to Windows 2003 within an Office configuration. This was with existing Racks, Cabling, Switches, Routers, and telephone PBX with the installation of new data lines. Desktop PCs were removed and installed for 40 Users. The project ran for 3 Months from the decommissioning of an old existing office to a complete installation an operational concern with minimum disturbance to business. 2006 KWE Frankfurt. This was an enhancement of existing data centre and local systems and conversion of 4 Windows 2000 Servers to Windows 2003 within an Office configuration. The project ran for 1 month to a complete installation an operational concern with minimum disturbance to business. 2006 KWE Dusseldorf, Stuttgart, Hamburg, Nurnberg. This was an enhancement of existing systems and conversion of Windows 2000 Servers to Windows 2003 within the local Data Centre and the client conversions from Windows 2000 to Windows XP and Office 2000 to Office 2003. Training was given to all users on the difference of the operating systems and the changes to the Office packages. The project ran for 5 months to a complete installation an operational concern with minimum disturbance to business. 2008 KWE Dusseldorf. This was an enhancement of existing with additional Linux Servers, Blackberry Servers and Exchange Email Servers within the Main Data Centre. This was also an conversion from Outlook Express to Outlook 2003 and the implementation of Blackberry Mobile Phones. The project ran for 4 month to a complete installation an operational concern with minimum disturbance to business. 2009 KWE Frankfurt, Stuttgart, Hamburg, Nurnberg, Prague, Pilsen, Wroclaw. This was also an conversion from Outlook Express to Outlook 2003 and the implementation of Blackberry Mobile Phones. The project ran for 4 month to a complete installation an operational concern with minimum disturbance to business. 2011 KWE Nurnberg This was initially a decommission and removal of an existing Local Data Centre and Office to a complete new building consisting of the installation of 4 Windows 2003 Servers within an Office configuration. This was with existing Racks, Cabling, Switches, Routers, and telephone PBX with the installation of new data lines. Desktop PCs were removed and installed for 40 Users. The project ran for 3 Months from the decommissioning of an old existing office to a complete installation an operational concern with minimum disturbance to business. 2012 KWE Pilsen Czech Republic. This was a decommission and closure of the local Data Centre and offices in Pilsen and operations moved to Prague. The equipment on lease was cancelled with other equipment deinstalled and moved to other destinations. The project ran for 2 Months for the decommissioning and run down of the office. 2013 KWE Frankfurt, Dusseldorf, Stuttgart, Hamburg, Nurnberg, Prague, Wroclaw. This was an enhancement of existing systems and conversion of all the client machines from Windows XP to Windows 7 were possible of otherwise replaced with new machines and Office 2003 to Office 2010. Training was given to all users on the difference of the operating systems and the changes to the Office packages. The project ran for 10 Months from the decommissioning of an old existing office to a complete installation and training with minimum disturbance to business


IT Manager

Kintetsu World Express GmbH7 Years

In 2004 I was also given the assignment of IT Manager running a department covering multiple countries. This position was additional to running the Project Manager Task and I had to merge the two departments into a more structured define team. This was manageable until 2008 where due to the financial crisis I had to stream line the manpower down from over 40 people to 11 people and relinquish all non German projects. Again I had to take over the additional rolls of development, infrastructure management as these functions were missing from my IT team. From this time the roll in which I was working was a multifunctional roll where budgetary constraints and service levels had to be maintained with all Customer requests having priority and 3rd party involvement where necessary. • Designed and implemented an Aircraft Pallet Scanning System for control and tracing purposes. • Successfully combines several roles, on reduction of staff, negotiating with 3rd Party Suppliers (Vendors), Customs and Accounting as well as providing systems and business analysis • Installation of J-SOX Compliance into Company • Company roll out of Windows Servers including Windows 2000/2003 and 2008. • Windows XP roll outs of 200 plus PCs, Laptops and Office systems during this period including Windows Server, Client and Office software implementation. • Multiple company Office installation and removals with complete Infrastructure changes and enhancements


Developer

Kintetsu World Express GmbH4 Years

I joined Kintetsu in 1999 as a developer to initially work on a 6 month contract for the Y2K project. This was then extended to work on Customer requirements with interfaces and EDI analysis and programming as well as providing support and enhancements for accounting, airfreight transportation, import and export systems. I was involved with the migration to the Euro with the enhancements for multi currency transition. I was also involved at this time in the migration and roll out of Windows 2000 and Office 2000 for over 200 users. • Developed, implemented and Project Managed a worldwide transportation system, into Europe, with effective interfaces into numerous accounting and customs systems • Developed and enhanced European Customs Systems and Accounting Interfaces • Developed Customer EDI/EDIFACT system and dataflow to link various systems for success data transfer • Windows 2000 Roll out of 200 plus PCs, Laptops and Office systems during this period including Windows Server, Client and Office software implementation


Project Manager

National Nederlanden 9 months

Contracted to implement and install a private VPN system in Greece over the internet into their pool of AS400. • Project managed the implementation and installation of some 3500 Greek agents/dealers through a private VPN system over the internet and into the pool of AS400 • Ensured the security of the new system was in excess of 95% and that the dealers could access the AS400 database twenty four hours per day • This implementation cut down lead time of information for customers and agents from weeks to minutes.


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