EPM Consultant, Deltek, Various

START Date: 
February, 2008
END Date: 
February, 2010

A U.S. owned Software Company specialising in the tools and processes to facilitate effective Project/Programme Management.

Internally

·       Helped devised and implemented the group’s European EPM strategy.

·       Provide support to the sales teams in toolset demonstrations.

·       Provide support for the sales teams in EVM, Project and Programme Management solutions.

·       Develop relationships with potential clients and provide them with advice in all Project Controls related issues.

·       Provide support to the marketing department via speaking at conferences and workshops about all subject project controls related.

Externally

·       Create/organise and run Project Management Offices (PMO) for various clients.

·       Define the PMO structure, processes and implement these.

·       Administration of Earned Value Management Systems for various clients and identifying key areas needing management attention.

·       Create and manage a cross work stream and customer dependency process, and identify any issues week on week.

·       Identify, implement and integrate the Risk Management process with the EVMS in order that a full project picture can be produced.

·       Implement a system to accurately escalate the issues through the organisation.

·       Provide guidance on the standards that can be used (UK APM Guide for EVM, ANSI 748, Aust 4817, PRINCE) and then provide compliance to the nominated process.

·       Define tactical and strategic solution for clients with regards to their Project/Programme Management and EVM systems, including toolset, processes and change management requirements.

·       Provide training for organisations at all levels from planners to project directors:

o   Interpretation of EV data

o   Project/Programme management

o   Basic EV

o   Scheduling

o   Toolsets including wInsight suite and COBRA

o   Ancillary role based training for functions that need appreciation of EVM (Finance, commercial and contracts dept.)

·       Provide technical toolset support both internal to Deltek and to clients.

·       Define and develop Project Management Office (PMO) roles, responsibilities and educate and train the team in their new roles.

·       Define appropriate end to end Project/Programme Management processes, and then implement the changes via formal change management processes.

·       Help the organisation improve the behaviours needed to manage effectively.

·       Support the management team at all levels of the organisation in the interpretation of the Project/Programme Management information.

Experience Hours (Planning & Scheduling): 
1000
Experience Hours (Cost Management): 
3000