US Auto Parts Network (Phils.), VP - Project Management
April 2008 - February 2013, Mandaluyong City, Philippines
Provided leadership for the Project Management Office (PMO); perform staff management duties, e.g. hiring and firing, goals and KPIs setting, performance evaluation, and career development of staff.
For almost 5 years, assumed roles such as scrum coach to direct reports within the PMO team, and also as scrum master on assigned projects. Some of the major projects are listed below. Approximately 50% of my time are spent on these projects, while the remainder is leadership/mentoring role within the PMO team.
- Scrum Master for a UI redesign of the company's flagship e-commerce site (www.autopartswarehouse.com): April 2008 to Nov 2008
- Scrum Master for the development of a portal designed to provide vehicle owners on how to fix their cars (www.automd.com): Dec 2008 to Dec 2009
Scrum master for the development of various "discount sites" (e.g www.discountautomirrors.com, discountbrakes.com, and many more): January 2010 to September 2010
- Scrum Master for integrating a "purchased site" (www.jcwhitney.com) to work with the company's back-end systems: October 2010 to June 2011
- Scrum Master for a automated "product description generator" project: October 2011 to June 2012
Rivereo, Inc., General Manager
July 2006 - March 2008, Makati City, Philippines
Managed the offshore development facility in the Philippines. Spanned areas such as project delivery, client relationship management, human resources and recruitment, and I.T. infrastructure management. Helped oversee the growth of the organization from its inception to a manpower complement of 60 team members.
Lakeside Technologies International, Senior Program Manager
March 2005 - June 2006, Makati City, Philippines
Led a group of project managers responsible for managing multiple software development projects. Directly managed software development projects, and led a 30+ strong team of software development professionals, in maintaining the online test delivery system of the company’s largest client, Assessment Technologies Institute (www.atitesting.com).
Wallem Innovative Solutions (formerly Devco Philippines), Senior Manager – Project Management Office
June 2004 - February 2005, Angeles City, Pampanga, Philippines
Overall direction of a Project Management Office (PMO) which provided services to the organization's portfolio of projects such as processes, planning, scheduling, estimating, costing, and risk assessment.
Corebuilt Technologies (formerly part of Pacific Consultants Int’l Asia), Program Manager
March 2003 - May 2004, Makati City, Philippines
Managed various types of I.T. projects including customized application development, re-engineering and independent testing services
Great Plains Software (acquired by Microsoft in 2001), Program Manager
September 1999 - February 2003, Pasig City, Philippines
A major completed project is the Employee Profile and Employee Pay modules for the Human Resource Management (HRM) Self Service Suite. The modules were designed to help employees review their HR and payroll information, review paycheck and benefits information, and easily change their employee profile information. Furthermore, the suite uses a workflow-based transaction engine for approving change requests and data updates. The suite integrates with Microsoft Great Plains payroll and human resource applications.