Tuesday, July 01, 2008

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HENRY C. WILL IV, PMP

henrywill4.com


PROGRAM MANAGEMENT / SENIOR PROJECT MANAGEMENT

A results-oriented Project Management Professional who builds, leads and motivates multiple top performing teams. A hands-on leader, with a history of excellent communications with clients, sponsors and technical team. Technical background (applications software development, database, architecture, infrastructure, and network) provides insight necessary to manage technical projects. A proven track record of achieving successful project completion, satisfying executive stakeholders, and managing change. Business solutions strategist skilled in identifying and executing profitable productivity gains. Extensive background in:

Financial, Insurance, Government

Manage Web and Client-Server apps

Project Plan Creation and Tracking

Executive Level Reporting

Stakeholder communications

Project Methodology Development

Technical Documentation Review

Technical Team development

PMO development experience

Methodologies (XP, RUP, SCRUM)

Client Communication

Metric development / reporting

Conflict Resolution and Negotiations

Technical background

Resource management


An expert in identifying business needs, creating solution strategies that work, and implementing successful projects.


PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

IBM - PTP – Englewood Cliffs, NJ 2006-present

Mortgage solutions firm specializing in web based applications development for major mortgage companies include:

PMO MANAGER – Wachovia Bank Mortgage Application Project – Aug. 2007 to present

Establishing and improving Project Management Processes for the Wachovia client project team. Contributions include metrics for quality and team productivity

ENGAGEMENT MANAGER – Jan. 2006 to July. 2007

CLIENT: CBAC (Commercial Mortgage Lender)

Rescued a troubled project. Established an improved business relationship with client by managing development team, business analysts and subject matter experts to bring project back on budget, schedule, and acceptable quality standards..

CHC COMPUTER HORIZONS CORP Mountain Lakes, NJ 1998 to 2005

A solutions project consulting firm specializing in IT application development in the financial, insurance, pharmaceutical, telecom and manufacturing markets (NASDAQ: CHRZ). Assignments include:

CHC: DELIVERY MANAGER 2004 to 2005

CLIENTS: THE HARTFORD INSURANCE COMPANY, WebMD

Managed successful completion of project on time and within budget. Successfully sold client on company capabilities and subsequently closed $0.5 MM project. Mentored Project Managers while managing executive shareholder expectations. Took responsibility for a high paced, tight deadline project. in trouble and managed it to closure including weekly reporting of progress and status. Solved highly technical issues. Responsible for communicating with Business and IT management at client and employer (issues, risk management, status, metrics, plan progress) , managed human resources (allocation, ramp-up to 20 members, roll-off). Managed requirements gathering, design, development, QA and release. Technical: Rapid Application Development (RAD) using MS .NET Web based application, C#.NET, ASP.NET, web services and JavaScript application, Oracle Database: Model, SQL and stored procedures, Rational Rose, Visual Studio .NET, VSS source control.

CHC: SENIOR PROJECT MANAGER 2001 to 2004

CLIENTS: TD WATERHOUSE; AFM&EPF PENSION FUND; AVENTIS PHARM.

Supported sales force in successfully selling client on $3MM project. Led team of 7 technical staff to produce winning proposal Led 2 month technical phase of legal negotiations to close project contract. Managed multiple clients and projects simultaneously to maximize company productivity. Managed Scope Change and was instrumental in negotiating additional project funding. Financial project included portal for online brokerage functions. Pharmaceutical project was a custom developed Portal application. Technical: Java and .NET, Oracle and MS SQL Server, stored procedures, .NET wrappers, Interwoven content Management, Client-server and Web Based dynamic UI.


HENRY C. WILL IV, PMP

CHC: SENIOR PM AND MANAGER BUSINESS PROCESS ANALYSIS 2000 to 2001

CLIENTS: LEBHAR-FREEDMAN, ARROW ELECTRONICS, G.O.D., ELECTIONS.COM, OUTSOURCING.COM

Managed multiple projects simultaneously; managed Business Analysts assigned to these projects as well as application architects and designer. Technical: BEA Weblogic, Java (Multi-tier Architecture J2EE, Java Beans, JSP, Servelets, JDBC), HTML, DHTL, XML, all in a Windows operating system environment.

CHC: SENIOR PROGRAM MANAGER (PMO) 1998 to 1999

CLIENTS: AT&T, IBM GLOBAL SERVICES

Advised AT&T acquisition team in purchase of IBM GLOBAL SERVICES. Successfully delivered on-schedule business-critical application projects via Program Management Office. Personally received favorable statement from 3rd Party Audit of PMO with regard to self-initiated issue management and tracking process. Delivered project status tracking and metrics for senior management.

VESTCOM INTERNATIONAL CORPORATION Randolph, NJ 1993 to 1998

A Marketing and Communications service corporation specializing in e-CRM, fulfillment and Direct Marketing

Vestcom: DIRECTOR OF INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY AND SERVICES

Responsible for $500K e-CRM project. Moved company into Internet Age of Marketing.

Reduced expenses 10% and increased revenue 100% for IT department

Initiated, planned and executed web enabling of inventory ordering and checkout application including shopping cart system

Planned, controlled and executed an on-going CRM, OLAP project for Clairol and Wunderman Cato Johnson (a division of Young & Rubicam)

Coordinated and participated in migration of legacy systems

Facilitated JAD (Joint Application Design) sessions with business users

Implemented systems including order fulfillment, accounting, order taking, electronic commerce, warehouse tracking,

postage, shipping and rebate fulfillment systems

Managed team of programmers, and network engineers, plus entire operations group

Technical: Oracle, C, SQL, PERL, KORN shell, UNIX (HPUX) and Windows, PLSQL, Java

ABSOLUTE ENTERTAINMENT Upper Saddle River, NJ 1990 to 1993

A publicly traded entertainment software publisher and developer (formerly NASDAQ: ABSO)

Absolute: TECHNICAL DIRECTOR

Member of executive team overseeing projects for one-third of company product line. Managed multiple simultaneous deadline-critical projects to successful completion. Involved in successful IPO

Responsible for multi-team management for rapid software application design and development (RAD) resulting in one third of company's product line being delivered on-time

Initiated and implemented design and development of object oriented libraries that were utilized in all company consumer electronic software products

Technical: Assembly Language

JAMES WICKSTEAD DESIGN ASSOCIATES – Cedar Knolls, NJ 1981 to 1990

A privately-held, product solutions provider to Fortune 500 corporations

JWDA: SENIOR SOFTWARE DESIGNER AND PROJECT MANAGER

Managed and participated in research, design and implementation of several successful projects.

Ø Developed and patented first Blood Chemistry Analyzer for Veterinarian use

Ø Managed and participated in development of several successful consumer entertainment software products

EDUCATION, AFFILATIONS AND PROFESSIONAL RECOGNITION

  • New Jersey Institute of Technology Bachelor of Science in Computer and Information Science
  • Certified Project Manager Professional (PMP) by the Project Management Institute (PMI), 2000 to present
  • Symposium Speaker at the NJ Regional PMI Symposium – Raising the Bar of Project Management, May 2002
  • Trustee and Officer for a non-profit organization with $2 million annual budget, 1989-present

Monday, June 09, 2008

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