IT Project Manager

Name : TJ_Alexander
Industry Type : Engineers
City & State : Alpharetta,GA
Job Title IT Project Manager
Relocation Preferences : Mobile, Al
Objective : I am a seasoned certified Project Manager and Project Controls Lead with extensive knowledge of CPM scheduling, cost control, risk management, and life cycle costing. Recognized for leadership, communications, and interpersonal skills. Certified in Primavera P5/P6. Top-notch track record and experience with multiple large full-scale, full life cycle implementations, managing both functional and technical teams while assisting other production support groups in achieving corporate goals.
Resume :  
Tonia J. Alexander
Tonia.Alexander[at]Gmail.com
Phone: 251-259-0033
OBJECTIVE
A seasoned certified Project Manager and Project Controls Lead with extensive knowledge of CPM scheduling, cost control, risk management, and life cycle costing. Recognized for leadership, communications, and interpersonal skills. Certified in Primavera P5/P6. Top-notch track record and experience with multiple large full-scale, full life cycle implementations, managing both functional and technical teams while assisting other production support groups in achieving corporate goals.

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

10 plus years ERP, Engineering & Project Management / Scheduling expertise
Cellular Point of Sale (POS)
Retail PMO
SOX Significant Systems
SDLC project management
Inventory planning and optimization experience
Solid industry experience in a Project Management role (engineering, design, construction, maintenance, start-up, commissioning, etc.)
High proficiency in planning/scheduling, production control, and production planning
SME on Microsoft Project and VISIO
Cost Engineering /Primavera P5/P6

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

MATRIX RESOURCES, Atlanta, GA 1/06- PRESENT
Senior IT Project Manager Consultant for AT&T Mobility

Retail PMO, POS SDLC, OASYS, CASS, GRS, TELEPOS, GCS, E-Check
Responsible for driving delivery of IT initiatives which have dependencies across multiple internal IT development projects
Project manage multiple large full-scale, full life cycle implementations, managing both functional and technical teams
Lead Project Manager and primary project contact for finance and accounting, information management, human capital, supply chain management, legal and internal audit
Program/project planning, cost estimates, scheduling, coordinating, tracking, monitoring, evaluating, directing activities throughout the SDLC for Cellular Point of Sale (POS)
Work with internal/external customers and IT development silos to negotiate scope, define/manage budgets, understand project interdependencies, and define overall delivery timelines/milestones
Apply in-depth functional knowledge of the business applications, while working closely with IT peers, customers, vendors, senior management, related development teams and other stakeholders in determining user requirements and solution options
Delivered project management artifacts and manage project schedule, budget, quality and communication plans
Plan code migration, and user acceptance activities, track status against milestones, as well as manage issues and risks
Develop project plans that identify tasks, schedules, dependencies and resources

TRC STAFFING, Duluth, GA 9/05- 01/2006
Program Manager /Project Scheduler Consultant for Datapath

Provided leadership for planning and execution of various satellite communications projects
Tracked project schedules, progress curves, and time phased actuals via Microsoft Project and Primavera (P5/P6) and Earned Value Analysis (EVA)
Developed and managed Work Breakdown Structures and work packages. Maintained and adjusted Estimate at Complete (EACs) accordingly. Reviewed weekly and monthly labor reports for accuracy of charges and corrections as required
Responsible for the planning, cost controls and forecasting for a $57 million dollar satellite communications project
Established mitigation plans to minimize exposure to identified risk. Develop and implement project scheduling and cost control procedures, and initiate corrective measures as necessary
Insured all planning, cost control and forecasting such as schedule development, updating progress reporting and problem analysis activities comply with company and clients requirements

SBC, Dallas, TX 09/02-09/05
Senior Project Manager

Developed project scopes and execution plans for program initiatives
Manage multiple projects cross-functional resources anticipate and manage risks associated with projects, communicate with management, project team members, and key directors
Established project schedules and prepared project cost estimates
Developed detailed production planning and scheduling plans
Established and maintained quality data for budgets, contracts, change orders, trends and actual costs
Interfaced with external/internal customers, IT Development Manager, IT support, test teams, SQA/Software Process Improvement teams for pre-sales project planning
Entered and maintained project budgets/estimates in the ERP system
Managed the work of the Program Controls group to develop valuable program control databases Integrated, coordinated, reviewed, and reconciled reports for major infrastructure programs
Responsible for delivering project management artifacts and manage project schedule, budget, quality and communication plans

CISCO SYSTEMS, Dallas, TX 02/00-09/02
Project Manager
Project Manager supporting the Optical Engineering Team

NORTEL NETWORKS, Atlanta, GA 08/98-02/00
Project Coordinator
Provided engineering documentation, project coordination and project management support to the Systems and Network Engineering project team

LUCENT TECHNOLOGIES Atlanta, GA 07/96-08/98
Project Planner/Scheduler
Lead planner and scheduler for the Project Management Organization (PMO)

THE BECHTEL CORPORATION Houston, TX 12/94-01/96
Procurement Specialist/Scheduler
Project scheduler and procurement specialist for global petrochemical projects

EDUCATION
Bachelor of Science; Electrical Engineering, Prairie View A&M University 1994

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

PMP Exam Prep Training / PMI
SAP Certification Training
Primavera P5 and P6 / Project Planner / SureTrak
MS Project
Cost Analysis / Cost Controls / Work Breakdown Structures (WBS)
Project Controls/ Project Management
SDLC
ITUP
Planning and Scheduling/ Resource Planning
Business Analysis/Analyst


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