OBJECTIVE Proactive, Result oriented, and goal driven Professional with experience as a Project Analyst, Project Coordinator, Planner Scheduler, Billing Analyst & Account Manager
EDUCATION BS Management, University of Legon, 1995 P3E Project Planning, Evans Technology, 2001 BS Finance, Georgia State University, 2009
SUMMARY OF DUTIES Project Planner & Scheduler within the Steam & Gas Turbine Contract Performance testing Team. Responsible for supporting the Team in planning and execution of Performance Testing. Duties include understanding the scope of supply for the contract, developing level one schedule for Customer Proposals, and developing Project specific level two/three schedules for progress tracking and reporting. Work in conjunction with the Customer and Lead Performance Engineer to develop integrated schedules for installation of contract specific equipment.
Planner (CIBER INC) State Farm Inc., Bloomington IL. 2007 Present Develop, Maintain and Manage Project schedules and monitor Project progress Prepare and analyze reports on project status, Cost & Schedule Trends Perform analysis on Planned Performance and Actual Performance Manage & Maintain Project team members time entries for offshore associates Performs analysis of schedules for variances in scheduled vs. actual work and escalates potential issues that may affect effort dates Organizes and facilitates planning sessions for Project Status and Progress Analyze Project issues and develop resolutions to meet project goals Maintains Project/Component performance metrics Makes recommendations to SMs, PMs, & DPMs Resource Planner General Electric Energy, Marietta GA. 2006 - 2007 Responsible for the planning and follow-up of 300 annual performance events for 240 global sites Responsible for the Financials of each event, managing the resulting bonus or Loss Damage (LD) and actual cost for each event. Assist in the re engineering of the previous manual process into a completely digitized and automated Work Flow system Directly responsible for forecast process of test events based on contract Participate in weekly project meetings; revise internal schedule, and advice the Team about the impact on the internal schedule as a result of actions/deficiencies. Responsible for preparing, monitoring and controlling of project schedules for proposals, project specific and installation projects. Assist the assigned project manager in tracking the project against its baseline schedule & budget
Project Analyst Planner General Electric Energy, Norcross GA. 2004 2005 Prepare Project Progress report for project management Track project contracts and invoices Consolidate status and metrics reporting Provide overall support for the project teams such as project schedule development/maintenance, financial reconciliations, issue management and meeting administration Set up budget in Project Baseline database on scope of work as directed by project management Update project schedule and Baseline project % complete as required by Site Managers Perform monthly Financial analysis, project forecasting, subcontractors forecasting and internal and external rental forecasting Perform Pre-Mobilization, Mobilization & close out task for Projects as necessary
Analytical Billing Specialist, Lucent Technologies, Alpharetta GA, 2002-2003 Responsible for Bank and Account reconciliation Provided accounts report development and maintenance Assisted accounts department managers research and resolve accounting issues Assisted in the review of the budget to ensure that it is in compliance with financial goals Responsible for invoicing, adjustments, & resolution of disputes
Project Planner/Scheduler Lucent Technologies, Roswell GA, 2000-2002 Provide project planning and scheduling services during development and execution phase of projects Schedule orders received from customers and provide all members of the Program Team with information to identify program variance and develop corrective action plans to ensure a successful development Exercise independent judgment within defined practices and procedures to determine appropriate action Prepares reports for upper management regarding status of project, & written correspondence to customers, vendors and others as required Maintain customer completion dates working directly with Engineers and Project Managers
KEY SKILLS & KNOWLEDGE Experience with Primavera (P6) Project Planning, Experience in Project Planning 5 years experience in Project Coordination, Planning & Scheduling Excellent verbal and written communication skills Excellent customer relations and business presentation skills Able to effectively prioritize work loads to meet deadlines Strong orientation to detail and good organizational skills Knowledge of Microsoft Word, MS Exchange, MS Outlook, Excel, Access, PowerPoint, Email, Internet, Service Link, Legacy System, Lotus Same time, Lotus Notes, Oracle 11i, JD Edwards, AS400, Project Baseline & Work Flow.
(Strengths include Excellent Organizational Skills, Negotiation skills, Strong Sense of Urgency and Ownership)