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Opeyemi
agboola.opeyemi@yahoo.com
301-529-9067
44 Orchard Drive
Darnestown, MD 20878
Project Manager / Scrum Master
15 years experience W2
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Summary

  • Possess over 11 years experience in Project Management, Change/Configuration Management, and Release Management.
  • Functional experience in managing Technical Projects, Business Analysis, software development in Financial Services, Telecommunications, Retail and Healthcare industry.
  • Ability to interact with End users, Executives, Managers and Technical personnel.
  • Self-motivated, quick learner and team player with excellent communication and Interpersonal skills.
  • Strong analytical and problems solving skills with a good exposure to the key facets of leading teams to meet set objectives. Proven ability to prioritize and complete multiple tasks.
  • Excellent in Vendor Management, preparing RFP’s, RFQ’s, Contract Preparation and Management with excellent stakeholder relationship.
  • Highly experienced in managing end-to-end project lifecycles including Waterfall/Scrum/hybrid methodologies in Finance/Retail/Consumer industries, within budget and in a timely manner whilst meeting consistent high standards of quality, producing project deliverables and following PMBOK principles and guidelines.
  • Well versed with PRINCE2, PMI, AGILE, GIS, ASAP Methodology, SAP Documentation and Basic SQL queries, Power User/End User Training tools like GPMS, ESRI suite, MS Office suite, Visio, and MS Project.
  • Proficient in SCRUM, PMI, Waterfall, Iterative and Agile Methodologies. Ability to conduct daily scrum, sprint planning, sprint review meetings and creating SCRUM artifacts.

Business Skills

  • Project Planning
  • Business Analysis
  • Agile Practice
  • Business Acumen
  • Project Implementation
  • Self-Motivated
  • Quantitative Data
  • Qualitative Data
  • Analytical Skills
  • Market Analysis
  • User Relations
  • Working in Teams
  • Technical Presentation Skills
  • C-Suite Relationships
  • Product Development

Technical Skills

  • Extending SAP S4HANA with SAP HANA Cloud Platform
  • Scrum Fundamentals
  • SAP Solution Manager for S4HANA Implementation
  • PMP Training
  • Certified SCRUM Master CSM
  • ITIL v3 Foundation
  • PRINCE2 Project Management Certified
  • Certified Business Analysis Professional Training

Experience
Enterprise Project Manager
Education
Jan 2019 - present
  • Achievements – Delivered 3 core projects within the first year at the organization; received the best newcomer award and High Performer award.
  • Ensured project objectives were attained according to scope, on time, and within budget. Exceptional experience in scheduling projects using MS Project. Managed development of user stories, tracked burn down, issues, and progress using Rally.
  • Managed business/functional requirements and testing for new system development in Salesforce. Utilized Agile Scrum practices, leading a team of 9 persons, and helping the team increase their velocity.
  • Maintained trusted advisor relationships with project stakeholders by providing vision and future product roadmap.
Agile Methodology MS Project MS Visio Project Management Scrum Stakeholder Engagement Rally
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Agile/Scrum Master
Information Technology
Oct 2018 - Jan 2019
  • Worked onsite as contract team lead at the Department of Labour on the DINAP & YouthBuild, CMS projects.
  • The primary point of contact between the contract staff and the OIST and the Business customers.
  • Facilitated communication between the program areas and the development team.
  • Facilitated status reporting frequency and content - Collects status, progress, risk, and issue information from the development team and reports to stakeholders.
  • Identified and reconciled roadblocks through collaboration with stakeholders.
Agile Methodology Scrum Scrum Master Stakeholder Engagement
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Project Manager
Professional/Consulting Services
Oct 2017 - Oct 2018
  • Scoped and managed multiple projects for various clients.
  • Ensured project objectives were attained on time and within budget. Exceptional experience in scheduling projects with the help of Microsoft Project. Tracked burn down, issues, and progress in Jira.
  • Managed business/functional requirements and testing for new product development. Utilized Agile Scrum practices to help the team increase their velocity.
Scrum Master Scrum Capacity Planning Agile Methodology MS Project Project Management
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Agile Project Manager
Banking/Financial
Jun 2017 - Sep 2017
  • Led day to day processes of Business Unit Information Security related incidents using Agile methodology.
  • Led day to day Entitlement / Information Security / Data Leakage related programs, including all processes and procedures in adherence with the Global Information Security Program Policy for digital platforms Integration.
  • Coached team members on Agile processes and facilitated planning meetings and retrospectives. Maintained task board and produced daily burndown charts.
Project Management Agile Methodology Scrum Information Security Risk Analysis
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Project Manager
Professional/Consulting Services
Jun 2016 - Jun 2017
  • Worked with the WWB Project team to manage the implementation of digital payment platform integration projects with various organizations ranging between $500,000 - $2Million.
  • Planned business value analysis and led customers towards measurable ROI in compliance with WWB standards.
  • Worked with business representatives, technical specialists and users to define business and technical requirements for effective delivery of Digital Financial Services solutions using the Agile methodology.
  • Advised on selection criteria, contractual agreement, negotiation, and management of partnerships in the delivery of projects
  • Successfully delivered a mobile payment platform with the TGI group in record time in line with scope and budget and the company reported a 10% growth in revenue due to the automated payment process.
Scrum Project Management Agile Methodology Scrum Master Technical Specifications Stakeholder Engagement DFS Business Analysis Compliance Analysis
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Program Manager/Strategic Partnership Manager
Telecommunications
Nov 2011 - Jun 2016
  • Managed the Mobile Money initiative project with a budget of over $100Million to facilitate Financial Inclusion in developing areas. Launched the Digital Financial Services platform in partnership with several Banks.
  • Managed multiple projects; the development and launch of an ERP banking solution with Ericsson; and delivery of the Microsoft Cloud based ERP solution, XAAS; and launched the Diamond Yello Account Product.
  • Developed a segmentation model for the Mobile Financial Inclusion market, identified key segments to address sales, coordinated product development projects for the Mobile Money market. Planned Business Value Analysis and leading customers towards measurable ROI.
  • Assisted in the development of an information asset strategic plan that supported Digital Financial Services processes, Strategy & Investment Planning, business objectives, and the strategic business plan.
  • Collaborated on setting standards, direction, and practices for Digital Financial Services with a focus on building an ecosystem for Mobile Financial Services.
  • Worked as a liaison between the business and Information Technology (IT), Revenue Services, field organizations, and others to ensure the MFS strategy was implemented in the most efficient and productive manner.
Agile Methodology Program Management Scrum Scrum Master Data Warehousing Data Access Requirements Gathering Business Intelligence ETL Oracle Project Management Stakeholder Engagement Business Analysis ERP Analysis
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Project Manager
Banking/Financial
Aug 2011 - Nov 2011
  • Managed the implementation and delivery of the To-Be Processes, Organizational Structure, Architecture/Design, and Prototyping stages of SAP FICO with Bankers Warehouse Finance system on the Central Bank of Nigeria’s Cash-In-Transit program.
  • Coordinated FICO design, testing, and implementation of important new functionality such as assigning Cost Centers and Profit Centers to various departments, data migration, and designing a new organizational structure.
  • Ensured mapping of the budget structure of the Bankers Warehouse in the master data of the Financial Accounting and Controlling components.
SAP Scrum Project Management CRM Documentation BMC Remedy Analysis Project Planning SAP Implementation SAP FICO
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Project Manager
Banking/Financial
Oct 2010 - Aug 2011
  • Managed and delivered successfully multi-million dollar projects with Stanbic IBTC Bank.
  • Managed the deployment of the Core Banking system Finacle v10 by managing multiple interface integration to the Finacle system.
  • Managed MasterCard and VISA debit and credit cards acquiring Projects under the CBN Interoperability Directive Project within time, scope, and budget for Stanbic IBTC Bank.
  • Managed successfully and delivered to various business units, core IT projects; Maven System Project to deliver Insurance premium system to Bancassurance team; Pin Mailer Decentralization Project to decentralize the production of Pin Mailer to Bank Branches and reduced the Bank’s production and logistic cost by 55%; NIBSS Faster Payment Project to enable account number based real-time online money transfer increasing revenue for the Bank by 32%.
Project Management Requirement Analysis Data Migration Vendor Management PMO Project Planning Maven
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Operations / Project Manager
Information Technology
Apr 2009 - Oct 2010
  • Managed the implementation and delivery of Infrastructural projects with multiple Broadband Technology partners.
  • Managed daily operations to maintain VSAT & E1 fibre links set up and wireless Networks at the client sites.
  • Instituted cost-effective solutions, determined high margin markets that propelled quality of performance and profit margins.
  • Monitored and maintained systems data center.
Project Management MS Visio Provisioning Data Center
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Change, Configuration and Release Manager
Telecommunications
Aug 2007 - Mar 2009
  • BT/NHS SPINE Software Development Program delivered to the UK National Health Services (NHS). Produced multiple releases for the NHS Electronic Medical Records and Data management for doctors and patients.
  • Coordinated the Software Development Lifecycles for Electronic Medical Records and CRM Integration for NHS.
  • Worked with senior-level managers to attain Capability Maturity Model Integration (CMMI) level 3 for BT.
  • Performed Release CM Audits on Product Breakdown Structures (PBS) in StarTeam and System Development Life Cycle (SDLC) Phases to a defined procedure with frequency as per the Audit schedule and liaised with Change Manager.
Auditing Configuration Management Release Management Data Migration Project Management PMO Capability Maturity Model (CMMI) CRM
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1 recommendation
Project Management Officer
Education
Feb 2007 - Jul 2007
  • Provided support for a UK educational quality improvement program for a non-profit organization.
  • Worked with the project team to launch data reports for the British Education board, worked with QIA (Quality Improvement Agency), and collected data from both internal and external (NIACE & AOC) stakeholders.
  • Organized Networks, Training, Conferences, and Events for LSN; ensured communication takes place between teams.
Business Intelligence Project Management Stakeholder Engagement Project Planning
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Edit Skills
Non-cloudteam Skill
Education
Doctoral in Veterinary Medicine (DVM)
University of Ibadan 2004
Certifications
SAP Solution Manager for SAP S/4HANA Implementation
SAP, 2017
Extending SAP S/4HANA with SAP HANA Cloud Platform
SAP, 2017
Certified Scrum Master
International SCRUM Institute, 2016
Scrum Fundamentals Certified
SCRUMstudy, 2018
ITIL
EXIN
Prince2
APM Group
Skills
Project Management
2021
12
Agile Methodology
2021
8
Scrum
2021
8
Stakeholder Engagement
2021
7
Scrum Master
2019
6
Analysis
2017
5
Business Analysis
2017
5
Business Intelligence
2016
4
Data Access
2016
4
Data Warehousing
2016
4
ERP
2016
4
ETL
2016
4
Oracle
2016
4
Program Management
2016
4
Requirements Gathering
2016
4
Data Migration
2011
2
MS Project
2021
2
MS Visio
2021
2
PMO
2011
2
Business Requirements
2015
1
Auditing
2009
1
Capability Maturity Model (CMMI)
2009
1
Capacity Planning
2018
1
Compliance
2017
1
Configuration Management
2009
1
CRM
2011
1
Data Center
2010
1
DFS
2017
1
Project Planning
2011
1
Provisioning
2010
1
Rally
2021
1
Release Management
2009
1
Technical Specifications
2017
1
BMC Remedy
2011
1
Documentation
2011
1
Information Security
2017
1
ITIL
0
1
Maven
2011
1
Microsoft Excel
0
1
PMBOK
0
1
PRINCE
0
1
Problem Solving
0
1
Requirement Analysis
2011
1
Risk Analysis
2017
1
SAP
2011
1
SAP FICO
2011
1
SAP HANA
0
1
SAP Implementation
2011
1
SQL
0
1
Vendor Management
2011
1
Waterfall
0
1
Languages
English, Fluent/Bilingual
Yoruba, Fluent/Bilingual