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Senior IT project manager, scrum master

Paola Carotta , London, United Kingdom


Experience

15 - 24 years

Other titles

scrum master programme manager business analyst portfolio manager

Skills

Agile project management Scrum master Change control PMO Prince2 + 6 more

I'm offering


Markets

United Kingdom

Language

English
Fluently
Italian
Fluently

Ready for

  Smaller project
  Larger project
  Ongoing relation / part-time
  Full time contractor

Available

Typically available right away

My experience

2019 - 2019   job
HEAD OF GOVERNANCE REFINITIV.
Technology Jan 2019 - current
Achievements
● Established governance for a $36m portfolio of technology initiatives
● Established a project governance framework from project acceptance to project completion
● Change programmes delivered: tollgates to govern budget approval (for Technology); reporting to monitor spend and a process to submit and approve reforecast (for Finance); new process and IT
tooling for business applications to move to the Cloud (for Product Management)
Responsibilities
● Provide MI reporting on project pipeline and portfolios performance to the Technology leadership team
● Improve project management methodologies and coach project and program managers
● Review project plans, ensure projects change control and reporting are in line with governance
framework and best practices
● Build and mentor a team of 8 comprising of project coordinators, business and change analysts and reporting analysts
● Manage, administer, support the PPM platform (WorkFront)
Projektledelse, Budget, Cloud, Mentor, Leadership, Ledelse, Finans, Technology, It, Support, Coach, PPM, IT governance

2018 - 2018   job
HEAD OF PROGRAMME AND PROJECT SUPPORT THOMSON REUTERS Financial and Risk.
Achievements
● Delivered on time and on budget a software integration between ServiceNow and WorkFront (PPM platform) to automate a key 'Change Request' process (based on standard and custom APIs, managing an Agile software development team based in Poland)
● Revised the entire set of business and technical processes within the department and built
corresponding project templates to streamline project planning
● Put in place a function to support a 300+ user base on WorkFront, governance, delivery processes
● Produced and published a comprehensive user-friendly documentation of the department's processes

Responsibilities
● Lead a team of 8 comprising of project coordinators, business analysts and reporting analysts
● Develop and deliver annual roadmap for governance, process and tools improvements
● Provide support to the Technology Operations department user base
● Provide reporting to the Technology Operations leadership team
Softwareudvikling, Budget, Agile, Leadership, Integration, Technology, Support, Development, ServiceNow, Software, Planlægning, PPM, Processes, Change management

2016 - 2018   job
SENIOR PROJECT MANAGER THOMSON REUTERS Financial and Risk..
Achievements
● Delivered on time and on budget an integration between ServiceNow and WorkFront to enable better

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project initiation (based on standard and custom APIs, managing an Agile software development team based in Poland)
● Delivered several initiatives aiming at improving governance and reporting (introduced project toll gates, designed a set of performance and audit reports)
● Prepared business case and obtained approval for a multi-year high-profile rationalization programme
Responsibilities
● Improve tools and processes for the project and programme managers community
● Main go-to person for complex queries related to WorkFront
● Lead an Agile development team based in Poland
Project Manager, Softwareudvikling, Budget, Agile development, Agile, Integration, Business Case, Community, Development, ServiceNow, Software, Audit, Go, Processes, Direktør, Agile coach


My education

2001 - 2003
Kansas University
MBA, Business Administration

1993 - 1998
University of Padua
Master, Politics / International Relations


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