LIZ the LIST Project Management
I cover all aspects of a project lifecycle, from requirements gathering, business analysis and specifications, design and development (including Agile iterations), through testing, implementation and post project maintenance.
I have worked in project management for more than 25 years in a variety of roles including: Programme Manager, IT Project Manager, Business Project Manager, Agile Project Manager and Scrum Master, Development Manager as well as project team roles including Business Analyst, Technical Analyst, Web Developer, Support Engineer.
QUALIFICATIONS AND TRAINING
BSc in Computing, Maths and Electronics, including Project Management, Oracle PL/SQL+ and several other database management languages, UNIX Shell scripts,Ab Initio,Business Objects,Web languages, Prince2 Foundation Course and Practitioner Course, Certified Agile Scrum Master, MENSA measured IQ of 162
PROJECT MANAGEMENT SKILLSET
Managing multiple large and small projects using Prince 2 and Agile methodologies. Project management framework governance. Scrum Master using Agile techniques incl. scrums, product and sprint backlogs for iterative development and product and service implementation, and agile team management. Management of Risk, Actions, Issues and Decisions and dependencies. Planning using MS Project and high value budget management. Day to day management of teams of business analysts and IT developers, analysts and testers. Creating all documentation including project initiation documents and work package specifications. Reporting to senior management up to and including board level.
Full lifecycle project management through analysis, development, testing, implementation and warranty including iterative development phases and regular customer interaction and reporting. Responsible for time and budget management with some project budgets in excess of £8 million. Worked extensively with offshore development teams in India, Vietnam, America, and Europe. Mentoring and training project managers in Waterfall and Agile methodology and scrum team members in Agile processes and training for Scrum Master qualifications.
SPECIALIST TECHNICAL SKILLSET
Sage X3 ERP, Certified Scrum Master, ERP/CRM implementation, Responsive Web Design, Agile Project Management, Prince 2 Waterfall project management, Ecommerce setup and maintenance, implementation and population of EPOS systems, Data warehouse design and build using Oracle, Teradata, Netezza SQL Server, Business Objects, Ab Initio, Oracle and Cloud Computing. Data Management from legacy systems via extraction, transformation and loading (ETL) tools, MI Reporting data extraction including report templates, Offshore Outsourcing, basic security clearance.
SOME PREVIOUS PROJECTS
Sage X3 ERP system | Electronic Document Management | Responsive website redesign | outsourcing offshore | EPOS | eCommerce | Data ETL | HTML5, Wordpress and other web technologies |Data warehousing including ERD, design, ETL and MI | data process synchronisation | call centre setup | bespoke Cloud database