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Jim
Jimr.l@icloud.com
206-830-0684
Issaquah, WA 98006
Senior Program Manager/Project MANAGER (Project Based)
21 years experience W2
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Summary

I am a top-performing Senior Program Manager with extensive experience in overseeing large business and IT strategic initiatives on program/ project/product lifecycles. Highly skilled in developing and implementing critical business programs designed to achieve company goals. Working with leadership on establishing strategic direction on larger projects. Spearheading complex programs/projects; building cross-functional collaboration with teams to ensure effective program delivery. Consistently maintain communication with executive teams for increased transparency on risks, issues and decisions to ensure program is delivering the intended value. I will leverage effective leadership capabilities to facilitate and deliver on product life cycle initiatives.

Key Accomplishments:

  • Led multiple ERP implementations and upgrades, including PeopleSoft; FCM & HCM, Oracle and SAP; implemented financial consolidation business systems; executive dashboards, customer facing business systems; web and order management systems.
  • Program managing a company merger. I delivered this program in a short time frame as the company’s leadership had promised to the Board of Directors.
  • Program managed an SAP PI to SAP PO upgrade; product life cycle changes included two productions systems, eleven non-production impacting over 3,000 business partners and business communications channels in the company’s supply-chain management.
  • Implemented electronic EDI supply chain business operational system that resulted in $500K per annum reduction in operating costs.
  • Wrote a white paper and presented at Oracle App’s World – Implementing Oracle EDI on client’s Supply Chain.
  • This significantly reduced time, effort, and costs for implementing mainstay business operational processes and best practices in Supply-Chain Management.

Awards:

  • Received the KPMG Employee Achievement Award for successfully managing large business, finance and ERP implementations.
  • Received the Washington Mutual Operational Excellence Award for Project Management.

Areas of Expertise include:

  • Program/Product Management
  • Steering Committee & Project Reporting
  • Budgeting Oversight & Forecasting
  • Communication Skills
  • Problem Solving/Analytical Skills
  • Computer Science
  • Delivery Management (Waterfall, Agile)
  • Project Management
  • Cross-Functional Team Building
  • User Stories & Requirements Analysis
  • Infrastructure Builds
  • Web & Customer Facing Builds
  • Supply Chain Management
  • Accounting, Finance, Tax & Mergers
  • ERP & System Integration
  • Risk Management/Compliance
  • Coaching/Mentoring
  • Data Governance

Experience
Education
Attended in Equivalency in Advanced Project Management Software Engineering
STANFORD UNIVERSITY
Bachelor's in Economics, Business Administration & Computer Science
SIMON FRASER UNIVERSITY
Skills
Inventory Control
2023
20
Inventory Management
2023
20
Budgeting
2022
19
C-Level Management
2022
19
Construction
2022
19
COO
2022
19
Program Management
2022
19
Purchasing
2022
19
Vendor Management
2022
19
SAP
2021
17
Agile Methodology
2021
16
Budget Management
2021
16
Business Analysis
2021
16
Change Management
2021
16
ERP
2021
16
PMO
2021
16
Product Management
2021
16
Program Management
2021
16
Project Management
2021
16
Project Planning
2021
16
Requirements Gathering
2021
16
Scrum
2021
16
Stakeholder Engagement
2021
16
Waterfall
2021
16
Citrix
1990
1
Compliance
0
1
CRM
1990
1
Data Governance
0
1
Delivery Management
0
1
eCommerce Strategies
1990
1
Microsoft Excel
0
1
MS Excel
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1
MS Project
1990
1
MS Visio
1990
1
Requirement Analysis
0
1
Risk Management
0
1
SDLC
1990
1
Awards
Received the KPMG Employee Achievement Award for successfully ma, 0
Received the Washington Mutual Operational Excellence Award for , 0