Raymond brings 23 years’ experience in the IT industry, of which the last 13 years were dedicated to project management. Raymond has 10 years’ experience of hands on technical roles in IT Infrastructure and Software development. He has extensive knowledge and experience in project management practices of which he has used in a variety of projects including; SAN Upgrades, Application upgrades, Network upgrades, Cloud Computing, SharePoint upgrades, System upgrades, VM upgrades etc..
He has worked across various industries including; Financial, Retail, Mining and Educational services and in both complicated matrix and direct reporting structures. Raymond has been part of and/or led cross-functional teams and virtual team of up to 10 resources within matrix structures/shared services. He has proven ability to effectively engage and manage stakeholders and resources at varying levels of the organisation including CEOs, CIOs, Senior Management and business and technical teams, in local and international environments.
He is passionate about Project Management and has accreditation in; PRINCE2 Practitioner certification and is a Certified Practising Project Manager (CPPM) from the AIPM. Raymond is currently studying for the PMP Certification. Raymond also has a Diploma of Project Management from Swinburne University; ITIL V3 certified and is a certified SCRUM Master (Agile) Practitioner.
Raymond has a proven track record of successfully delivering quality outcomes, within agreed timelines, budget and managing to Stakeholder’s expectations. Raymond 10 years’ experience as a technician has built the foundations for; an outstanding ability to listen, translate technical speak into business language, the ability to understand and question highly technical documents to ensure that the project requirements are met, resource quotes are accurate and the best technical solutions are available.