CrimTrac, NPRS Program Manager
March 2011 - Present, Canberra, ACT, Australia
*Provide technical project management services for a number of software development and infrastructure implementation projects.
*Manage and report multiple complex IT projects, including the management of third parties
*Define and implement Scrum processes within CrimTrac for the Program
*Coach and mentor project managers in the application of Scrum practices
GeoScience Australia, NEO Change Programme Manager
December 2009 - March 2011, Canberra, ACT, Australia
*Provide project and programme management services for an IT-led business change programme to implement a large scale image processing capability in GA.
*Define and govern effective project management practices across the four direct report project managers.
*Build an eight person Java development team, including the implementation of a Scrum development process, and configuration control and testing capabilities.
Hays Specialist Recruitment , Data Migration Project Manager
November 2008 - December 2009, Sydney, NSW, Australia
*Support the global rollout of the recruitment case management system through the provision of a data migration tool and capability for over 80 unique source databases.
*Manage three .NET development teams with Scrum processes, including teams of Business Analysts and Testers. Implement Scrum processes and artefacts across the teams.
*Effectively manage project scope, resources, and issues/risks in a large programme environment.
Web Technology Group, Solution Delivery Project Manager
September 2007 - October 2008, London, England, United Kingdom
*Plan and manage commercial software development and business process projects.
*Exercise effective time management skills to balance the process implementation and system engineering projects to successfully achieve the objectives of both projects.
*Manage a multi-disciplinary .NET development team with Scrum processes. Implement Scrum processes and artefacts within the team.
*Define the templates and manage the quality of delivered software and infrastructure artefacts, including conducting technical reviews and inspections of requirements, design, and testing documentation.
*Manage the structured functional, performance, and user acceptance testing using IEEE828 standards and tools (including Quality Centre/TestDirector and LoadRunner).
PR Newswire, Software Development Project Manager
March 2007 - September 2007, London, United Kingdom
*Conduct analysis and develop project documentation for multiple software projects.
*Manage multiple small waterfall development projects (.NET and Siebel) using offshore development teams based in India and America using project management office techniques based on the PRINCE2 framework.