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John
johngilchrist001@gmail.com
205-902-6071
2121 Lane Parke Court
Birmingham, AL 35223
Global IT Manager
17 years experience W2
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Program manager, project manager, business professional and self-starter with a career spanning more than 12 years across IT, Security, Construction, Banking, and Healthcare. Demonstrated track record of coordinating the implementation of processes, systems, and tools designed to optimize performance, efficiency, and cost control. Adept at engaging with stakeholders and achieving results by setting expectations and planning for risks. Proven ability to manage the full project lifecycle and achieve core milestones for financial control, on-time delivery, and final execution. Program Management

  • Project Management
  • IT and Physical Security Management
  • Business Development Enterprise Resource Planning
  • Construction Project Management
  • Risk Management
  • Building Components Strategic Planning
  • Quantity Take Off
  • Budget Management
  • Change Management
  • Sub Contractor Solicitation Technical Implementations
  • Business Analysis
  • Federal Acquisition Regulations
  • Stringent Reporting Viewpoint
  • Primavera P6
  • CAD Software
  • OSHA 10 Certified
  • Salesforce
  • SmartSheet
  • JIRA MS Teams
  • MS Project
  • MS Sharepoint
  • MS Office Suite
  • PMP

Experience
Global IT Project Manager
Information Technology
Apr 2017 - present

in commercial building management and physical/ IT security solutions for the world economy

Project Management
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Business Analyst
Information Technology
Aug 2016 - Dec 2016
A Benefit Procurement and Administration Company (Contract)
  • Spoke to clients on a daily basis to field concerns, manage risk, and negotiate if necessary.
  • Milestones and Risk were managed and reevaluated to ensure client satisfaction remained 90% or better.
  • Collaborated with project managers, account managers, and upper management in a matrix environment to align client need with project plan.
  • Set client expectations to help plan and manage resources, timelines, and a budget in excess of 500K.
  • Performed data testing, data mapping, and system integration tasks to ensure the existing software of 47 different customers integrated seamlessly ahead of 2017 implementation.
  • Worked on a project for temporary employment designed to initiate and integrate over 500 employer pharmacy benefit plans with internal healthcare management software.
  • Managed weekly and daily status meetings with internal stakeholders and clients to keep organization agile and make sure project was aligned with client expectations.
  • Managed a resource budget in excess of 220K for contract employees ensuring budget concerns were planned for and mitigated. Resume
Business Analysis Data Mapping Timeline Systems Integration Stakeholder Engagement Project Planning Project Management Procurement Employ Agile Methodology
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IT Project Manager
Banking/Financial
Mar 2016 - Aug 2016

BANK A financial holding company with $65B in total assets, BBVA Compass is the 34th largest bank in the United States. Project Manager / Business Analyst (Contract) Planned and executed complex system and software integration projects in a matrix environment with budgets in excess of $1M involving multiple stakeholders. Refined project goals and direction through ongoing market research and customer feedback. Managed teams, ran meetings, and maintained excellent relationships with software vendors. Utilized detailed knowledge of the SDLC and presented to upper management on project challenges.

  • Managed 5 projects designed to customize, integrate, and improve software for Commercial Loan Origination. Projects were large in scope with budgets in excess of $1.5M impacting 33K employees and millions of customers worldwide. Project phases were driven by ongoing market research.
  • Software resulted in ROI's for the bank in excess of 2.25M during my tenure.
  • Influenced team members to work hard by making them feel tied to project success. Negotiated with stakeholders and clients to ensure project alignment with customer goals and needs.
  • Worked hand in hand with developers, testers, and business analysts on the software development process in an Agile environment to adjust quickly while staying on time and on budget.
Agile Methodology Business Analysis Microsoft Excel Project Management SDLC Stakeholder Engagement
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Project Manager
Sep 2004 - Mar 2016
Federal government institution focused on administration of national retirement and disability benefits.
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Education
Higher Education Administration
The University of Alabama 2015
History
The University of Alabama at Birmingham 2004
History
Auburn University 2000
Commercial Security Professional Organization
Project Management Institute PMI
Certifications
PMP
Viewpoint * Primavera P6 * CAD Software * OSHA 10 Certified * Salesforce * SmartSheet * JIRA
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CRM
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Customer Service
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Data Analysis
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Data Mapping
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Employ
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JIRA
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Microsoft Excel
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Microsoft Office
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Microsoft PowerPoint
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MS Project
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MS SharePoint
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OLAP
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Primavera
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Process Improvement
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Procurement
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Program Management
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Project Planning
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Public Cloud
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Risk Management
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SDLC
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Social Media
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Stakeholder Engagement
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Systems Integration
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