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Gerald
ggrier21@gmail.com
314-808-0837
Saint Louis, MO 63199
Project Manager (Consultant)
14 years experience W2
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Professional Summary

  • Senior Technology Leader and Program/ Project Manager, experienced delivering innovative, operational and customer focused, business initiatives. Skilled implementing Infrastructure, Application Development, Business Intelligence and Data (Warehouse, Lake, Mart), solutions. Align Project Management Body of Knowledge processes with Corporate best practices and procedures.

Recent Accomplishments

  • Refined Innovation evaluation process and procedures for Leaders and Marketing stakeholders.
  • Delivered $500K cost saving to Charter Billing Sponsor upon delivery of Hawaii Billing Conversion
  • Completed 3-year cost structure plan with Edgewell's Business Leaders to address an expected annual gross saving of $225 to $240 million.

TECHNICAL SUMMARY

  • Project Management: Agile, SDLC, Clarity, MS Project 2016, Project Server (PWA),
  • Planview PPM Pro (Innotas), JIRA
  • Productivity Tools: MS Office, 365 Suite (PowerPoint, Visio, Word, Excel, Outlook),
  • Confluence, Tableau, DropBox, SharePoint, Power BI, Hyperion EPM
  • Software: Angular, Java (Script, Beans, Swing), COBOL, WebSphere WCM, ASP.net,
  • SAP Business Objects, Bitbucket, Jenkins, SSRS, MS Dynamics GP ERP, XML, HTML,
  • ServiceNow, Tivoli, Kronos (Workforce Management, Human Capital Management)
  • Operating Systems: Unix, Linux, IBM AIX, Microsoft Windows, z/OS
  • Database: SAP Hana S4 (Material Management), Palantir Foundry, Oracle, DB2,
  • CA IDMS, Teradata, Netezza, Essbase, MS SQL Server, SSIS

Experience
Project Manager (Consultant)
Professional/Consulting Services
Mar 2020 - Apr 2020
Maryland Heights, MO

Led innovation program using IdeaScale, a cloud-based crowdsourcing innovation software management platform, to gather proposals. Collaborated with Product Owners and Team to prioritize backlog, plan sprints and implement quality product deliverables. As a result of coronavirus, all projects placed on hold.

  • Motivate Product Owner, Teams through Agile/Scrum to define User stories, prioritize backlog and deliver Sprints features of new line of business, proof of concepts.
  • Responsible for Marketing Project Management Office Innovation program and projects 1. Building Information Modeling 3-D drawings libraries for supplier products 2. eCommerce Credit Card payment integration 3. Service Van Application, stock supply and replenishment.
Agile Methodology eCommerce Strategies Product Owner Project Management Scrum
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Project Manager (Consultant)
Information Technology
Nov 2018 - Jun 2019
Maryland Heights, MO

Managed multiple Agile and Waterfall projects for Information Technology, Project Management Office implementing 1. Conversion of Oceanic Biller Customer accounts to CSG Biller 2. Spectrum Business Packaging and Pricing for Hawaii 3. Work Order Code Standardization 4. Daugherty Business Solutions, Launchpad 2.0, crowdsourcing ideation software.

  • Successfully implemented legacy Time Warner Hawaii customers to Charter CSG billing system.
  • Implemented Spectrum Business Packaging and Pricing project.
  • Facilitated Data Center build-out of LaunchPad 2.0, Development, Test, User Acceptance and Production environments, i.e. servers, databases, firewall,
  • Initiated Planning Phase for Billing and Work Order standardization projects.
  • Drive Agile Sprints deployment of Daugherty crowdsourcing innovation software.
  • Implement NICE and Alorica Call Center upgrades services for inbound, outbound customer care and technical support, fulfillment, and technology services, in the Philippines, Hawaii.
Agile Methodology Data Center Project Management Waterfall
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Project Manager (Consultant)
Professional/Consulting Services
Aug 2018 - Nov 2018
Chesterfield, MO

Created project plans aligning conus and international Senior Leaders, 3-year initiatives with corporate quarterly financial cost savings commitments. Provided baseline plans for Information Services, Human Resources, Finance and Operations.

  • Establish and maintain financial alignment for work streams using K2.
  • Managed multiple projects for NA, Europe, LATAM and EMEA Senior Leaders.
  • Create Power BI custom dashboard and report project visualizations.
  • Transitioned to FTE support staff.
Project Management Project Planning
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Project Manager
Information Technology
Jul 2017 - Jul 2018

Initiated and led Project Management Office, programs and projects, incorporating Lean Six Sigma processes, for the Global Pricing department.

  • Collaborated with Product Managers from North America, Germany and other Merck worldwide locations, gathering country specific pricing model requirements to update SAP HANA Material Management database, for upcoming fiscal year.
  • Initiated Palantir Foundry 3 RD party vendor data extraction software interim solution.
Materials Management Project Management SAP
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Project Manager
Information Technology
May 2017 - Jul 2017

Assigned to Office of CIO, Project Management Office in the planning and delivery of Application solutions for Faculty, Staff, Administrators and Students.

  • Implemented International SOS travel advisory software for traveling abroad.
  • Initiated Canvas and Schoology, Learning Management System replacement evaluation for Blackboard.
Project Management
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(Consultant)
Information Technology
Feb 2017 - May 2017
Project Management Office in the planning and delivery of Application solutions for Faculty, Staff, Administrators and Students.
  • Implemented International SOS travel advisory software for traveling abroad.
  • Initiated Canvas and Schoology, Learning Management System replacement evaluation for Blackboard.
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Senior Project Manager (Consultant)
Aug 2016 - Feb 2017
Provide Wealth Investment Management, Information Technology Project Management Office, project management of the Client Segmentation for Community Banks and other Wells Fargo subsidiaries, effect by the implementation of the Department of Labor, fiduciary ruling on retirement fund investments.
  • Worked on RFP, MSA with SAP Supply Chain Vendors for 3rd Party Tools selection.
  • Completed initiation and planning for $10m DOL fiduciary client segmentation project.
  • Implemented Community Bank, client facing application changes to retirement funds.
Project Management RFP SAP
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Project Leader
Information Technology
Apr 2013 - Jun 2016
Maryland Heights, MO

Supported Client Service Group, Information Services, Project Management Office, software application and infrastructure initiatives for Branch and Home Offices.

  • Led Asset Sharing Banking Products Retirement Services and Compliance projects.
  • Facilitated requirement with Business, Operations and IT Stakeholders.
  • Oversaw budgeting and allocations using MS Project, Clarity and Tableau reporting.
  • Established and maintained communication standards with stakeholders.
MS Project Project Management
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Executive Consultant (CIO) - Fashion Fair Cosmetics
Information Technology
Dec 2011 - Dec 2012

Partner with Executive Leadership providing digital, network, eCommerce, Data Center and telephony, strategic solutions for publisher, suppliers, warehouse and retailers.

  • Implemented MS Great Plains ERP solution for Fashion Fair cosmetic line of business.
  • Supported home office Chicago), publisher office (New York) and cosmetics (London).
  • Installed Network Bridge, Avaya VOIP and HQ Card Entry security systems.
  • Supported offices in Chicago, New York, London and Field Sales Representatives.
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London and Field Sales Representatives
Information Technology
Sep 2011 - Dec 2011
Hoffman Estates, IL

Responsible for 7x24 systems administration, application development, ETL, data analysis and quality, for Sears and Kmart stores.

  • Led Business Intelligence/Datawarehouse teams which included; data analyst, system admins, developers, quality assurance and project managers.
  • Provided 7x24 supports for 112 Retail Store application systems.
  • Established PMO for enterprise-wide BI/DW projects.
  • Managed operations in Chicago, Michigan and Pune, India.
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Systems Manager
May 2009 - Sep 2011
London and Field Sales Representatives. Systems Manager Responsible for 7x24 systems administration application development data analysis and quality, for Sears and Kmart stores.
  • Led Business Intelligence/Datawarehouse teams which included data analyst, system admins, developers, quality assurance and project managers.
  • Provided 7x24 supports for 112 Retail Store application systems.
  • Established PMO for enterprise-wide BI/DW projects.
  • Managed operations in
Application Development Business Intelligence Data Warehousing PMO Quality Assurance
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Director IT, Business Leader
Mar 2007 - Sep 2008
Development leader for Data Warehouse, analytical and financial systems.
  • Aligned program priorities and budgets with business stakeholders in Purchase, NY.
  • Implemented regulatory and functionality enhancements for financial reporting.
Data Warehousing Project Management Stakeholder Engagement
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Manager Portal Services
Mar 2006 - Dec 2006
Saint Louis, MO
Managed external portals development teams supporting programs and projects for physicians and consumers.
  • Deployed IBM Web Content Management System for Sales and Marketing.
  • Managed Client Services Portal development and support team.
  • Enhanced portals for pharma, physicians and client services applications.
Content Management
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Business Leader/Director
Jan 2004 - Jan 2006
Saint Louis, MO
Provided leadership to development teams for Cardholder Service programs.
  • Implemented Open Systems, Mainframe, Client support application systems.
  • Managed Credit Bureau Reporting, Cardholder Services and Financial Reporting.
  • Support 7x24 cardholder services systems. TECHNICAL SUMMARY *
Project Management
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Non-cloudteam Skill
Education
Attended in Executive MBA program
Washington University, St Louis, MO Attended Executive MBA program
Record has not been verified.
Bachelor's in Management Information Systems
University of Northern Colorado, Greeley, CO
Record has not been verified.
Skills
Project Management
2020
9
Data Warehousing
2011
3
MS Project
2016
3
Application Development
2011
2
Business Intelligence
2011
2
PMO
2011
2
Quality Assurance
2011
2
Materials Management
2018
1
SAP
2018
1
Stakeholder Engagement
2008
1
Agile Methodology
2020
1
Content Management
2006
1
Data Center
2019
1
eCommerce Strategies
2020
1
ERP
0
1
JIRA
0
1
Microsoft Excel
0
1
MS SharePoint
0
1
MS Visio
0
1
Office 365
0
1
Product Owner
2020
1
Project Planning
2018
1
RFP
2017
1
Scrum
2020
1
SDLC
0
1
Waterfall
2019
1