Devang Shah is a results driven, self-motivated and resourceful Agilist with 20+ years of experience handling complex cross sector projects delivering superior performance. Strong leadership and presentation skills with proven ability to partner with stakeholders cross functional teams and vendors to define business strategies, mitigate risks, and resolve problems through open communication and team-building skills.
Responsible for managing clients IT project portfolios, including cross-functional and interdepartmental projects. Manage, in conjunction with other leaders, the project approval and selection process. Ensure that all initiatives in the IT portfolio have clear business goals and success metrics. Monitor and report on the performance of the IT portfolio including actual vs expected results, budgets and project duration.
Recruit and develop the best IT talent. Work very closely with client HR organization to enhance their recruiting, onboarding, and training programs.
Donlen, Vice President
October 2016 - Present, Bannockburn, IL, US
Proactively lead PMO delivery and approvals for multiple concurrent Project Managers, tracking completion of action items, resolving issues, mitigating risk while monitoring financial performance of projects
Lead and direct PMO to deliver project deliverables & documented scope on time and within approved budget
Partner with the leadership team to secure required resource assignments to project tasks
Ensure PMO negotiates across multiple functions to resolve project conflicts and competing priorities
Communicate as required to meet PMO objectives and goals
Continuously assess PMO based on key metrics to achieving goals
Ensure best practices and project management tools & processes are applied to address unique situations
Influence executive leadership within the business areas to create and maintain alignment around the PMO business objectives, measurable benefits, success criteria, scope, and constraints impacting PMO delivery
Review internal project management processes, make recommendations for process changes, communicate changes with senior leadership and implement appropriate processes