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Kenneth
kdavis904@hotmail.com
904-982-0810
12119 Jade Point Ct.
Jacksonville, FL 32218
Project Manager
14 years experience W2
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Summary

  • Military Veteran, deliberate and energetic professional with excellent planning skills & proven success with project planning, management & implementation.
  • Well versed in the SDLC & Agile methodology disciplines. Demonstrated proficiency in the use of labor, cost management and project tracking and management tools such as MS Project.
  • Dynamic, visionary leader and problem solver with a proven ability to foster relationships throughout a variety of organizations and outside entities.
  • Ability to Lead/Facilitate project team status meetings to obtain schedule, issues, risk and dependency updates

Experience
Operations Project Management
Aerospace/Defense
Aug 2016 - Mar 2017

Responsibilities:

  • Project Manager for the construction of the E-2D Advanced Hawkeye Fuselage section. This section encompassed 42% of the entire build.

  • Oversaw and managed the operational aspects of projects and served as liaison between project management and planning, project team, and line management.

  • Reviewed status of projects and budgets; manages schedules and prepares status reports using MS Project.

  • Assessed project issues and develops resolutions to meet productivity, quality, and client-satisfaction goals and objectives.

  • Developed mechanisms for monitoring project progress and for intervention and problem solving with project managers, line managers, and clients.

Project Management Business Intelligence MS Project
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Lead Project Manager
Information Technology
Sep 2014 - Jul 2015
  • Responsibilities: Assisted with small project management tasks to help underperforming businesses succeed in a challenging economy by using business intelligence solutions, Lean/Six Sigma, and other business resources to improve profitability.
  • Served as Scrum Master leading daily stand-up meetings.
Project Management Business Intelligence SSIS Agile Methodology MS Project Scrum Master Scrum
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Project Management Consultant (Worked Concurrently)
Information Technology
Jul 2012 - Jun 2014
  • Small privately owned business designed to help under-performing businesses succeed in a challenging economy by using business intelligence solutions, Lean/Six Sigma and other business resources to improve profitability.
  • Responsibilities: Project Manager for a Full SDLC of a comprehensive sports statistics database accessed by web based and Android applications for "N the Game", an athlete tutorial service.
  • Maintained strategic planning and launching of projects, including requirements, schedules, resources, plans
  • Conceptualized and wrote reports and technical artifacts, documentation, including brochures and manuals.
  • Built and managed strong relationships with internal and external project stakeholders and contributors.
  • Helped small businesses analyze problem areas, marketing, and refined company vision and strategic direction.
  • Improved their overall cost-effectiveness, profitability and organization models.
  • Presented advice and recommendations from a variety of industry professionals on behalf of the business.
  • Devised marketing strategies, including branding, product placement and advertising services.
Business Intelligence Project Management Strategic Planning SDLC UI MS Visio Stakeholder Engagement
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Department Head/Navigation Electronics Chief Petty Officer
Aerospace/Defense
Aug 2007 - Nov 2011
  • The Submarine Base is the U.S. Atlantic Fleet's homeport for U.S. Navy Fleet ballistic missile nuclear submarines armed with Trident missile nuclear weapons. Responsibilities: Mentored and training to 3 managers and 25 sailors and civilians of various levels of experience.
  • Project Manager for a 5 Million dollar engineering upgrade of US and United Kingdom Electronic Security System (ESS), led all areas of the projects including requirements definitions through the user acceptance testing.
  • Administered the System Development Lifecycle and budget controls of a BAE installed Nuclear Weapons Security System. Managed contracts of assigned contractors including hiring, qualifying and dismissing of technicians.
  • Managed a secure system that connected 200 stations and 80 buildings.
  • Project manager for the ring down Telecom operation and upgrade, which included a rip out of 50,000 ft of copper wire and replaced it with fiber optic cable. 6-month project with a budget of $1.5 million.
  • Promulgated a training curriculum for 185 Alarm Control Center watch standers that reduced the amount of false and nuisance alarm rates by more than 85%.
  • Enforced strict procedural compliance through audits against standards to ensure proper and safe operation of the ESS vital to the Atlantic Fleet's assets worth $2.5mm. Administered annual $600k budget for three divisions. USS Rhode Island is a United States Naval Ballistic Missile Submarine
Project Management
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Education
Project Management
Keller Graduate School of Management-Devry University 2013
Master's in Project Management
Keller Graduate School of Management, 2012 - 2013
Lean/Six Sigma Green Belt
United States Navy SWFLANT 2011
Business Management
University of Phoenix 2010
Bachelor's in Business Management
University of Phoenix, 2003 - 2010
Project Management
not provided
Situational Leadership, Operations Risk Management
United States Navy Courses/Certifications
Certifications
PMP Certification
EXIN - ITIL Certification
United States Navy - Top Secret Clearance
Home Builders Institute - Pre Apprenticeship Certification Training Construction
OSHA 10 Certification
Skills
Project Management
2017
7
Business Intelligence
2017
3
MS Visio
2014
2
Stakeholder Engagement
2014
2
MS Project
2017
1
SDLC
2014
1
Strategic Planning
2014
1
UI
2014
1
Agile Methodology
2015
1
Microsoft Excel
0
1
Project Planning
0
1
Scrum
2015
1
Scrum Master
2015
1
SSIS
2015
1