My professional goal is to help organizations realize and leverage their full potential from a technological perspective. Particularly around the areas where business needs and requirements must meet today’s evolving changes and challenges to which they are constantly faced with.

Experience

  • Senior Project Manager (Managed budgets of over 4.8 million)

    at Calgary Airport Authority (YYC), Calgary

    December 2013 - June 2016

    Alberta

    Consulting services rendered to the Calgary Airport Authority. Leading and managing various business critical initiatives for the existing and new International Terminal. Successfully managed and delivered passenger processing and airport security programs and facilitating project initiatives between Construction and IT department. Key accomplishments and Deliverables: - Managed and lead the overall Passenger Processing improvement program and projects from commissioning, control and successful delivery of all projects. Focus driven by Airport Terminal Management System/Call to Gate/Interactive Directory Boards as well as building construction elements included in scope. - Responsible for overall management and realignment of the automated Swing Gate system for the new International Terminal Building. Security driven Analytics project based on inbound and outbound passengers segregation

  • Senior Project Manager (Managed budget of over 1.8 million)

    at Cenovus Energy

    August 2013 - November 2013

    Alberta

    Consulting services rendered to Cenovus Energy. Lead, planned and managed several project teams in the realignment and reassessment of high exposure projects to the business that were experiencing certain deficiencies on scope, schedule, budget and stakeholder expectations. Key accomplishments and Deliverables: - Managed and re-alignment several in-flight projects under one program. - Responsible and accountable for coordinating and managing the SharePoint 2010 Program, directed toward strategic business and organizational decisions. - Identified the root cause of certain project deficiency related to gaps in business requirements, numerous assumptions, planning as well as communication gaps. - Successfully and gracefully closed out the Program upon the business decision to cancel the Program following recommendations provided to sponsor and senior executives, resulting in cost savings over the span of 5 years.

  • Senior Project/Program Manager (Managed budget of 2.5 million)

    at IBM, Canada

    December 2012 - July 2013

    Québec

    Consulting services rendered to IBM Canada. Lead and managed multiple client infrastructure projects on (Mainframe zOS, HPNS, AIX, and Midrange) while meeting stakeholder expectations and ensuring overall quality management of various deliverables. Program assessment, audit, and recommendations made on internal IBM delivery department and ensuring projects were in alignment with PMO processes. Key accomplishments and Deliverables: - Management of multiple infrastructure projects on (Mainframe zOS, HPNS, AIX, and Midrange). Program management assessment and recommendations on internal IBM projects in alignment with PMO processes. - Managed multiple Projects while evaluating impacts on Program level for each individual projects. - Produced, managed and maintained project plans as well as monitored, resource scheduling and quality assurance.

  • Project Manager/Business Analyst (Managed budget of 1.2 million)

    at FPInnovations

    April 2012 - November 2012

    Québec

    Consulting services rendered to FPInnovations. Lead and managed corporate scale SharePoint Program across North America aimed at introducing collaborative sites Integration for (Internet, Extranet, and Intranet). Implement project management processes and standardization such as Risk Management, Change Management, and Agile methodology across the organization. Key accomplishments and Deliverables: - Managed and implemented multiple SharePoint 2010 projects on (The Internet, Extranet, and Intranet) modules. - Lead and coordinated activities of (12) resources linked to collaborative projects. Ensured quality of work and meeting deadlines and budgets. - Implemented project management methodology across the entire organization, improvement and recommendation on project management practices in order to optimize business processes as well as contributed to the achievement of business objectives.

  • Project Manager (Managed budget of 5 million)

    at National Bank

    January 2011 - March 2012

    Québec

    Project Manager (Managed budget of 5 million) Consulting services rendered to the National Bank of Canada on the MAX Program. Managed and planned Infrastructure, SAP (Sandbox Solution Manager) and SOA Infrastructure integration projects. Participated and managed the organizational transformation framework for the Teller Transactional Platform. Key accomplishments and Deliverables: - Developed and managed project plans through all phases of each project. - Ensure ongoing communication with project stakeholders and functional managers - Optimized and tracked deliverables through project health check reports - Planned, coordinated and controlled the activities of 25 resources assigned to several projects - Managed and enhanced project related documentation in a centralized SharePoint site (developed and updated documents such as: Project Charter, Project Management Plan, WBS dictionary, Release Governance).

  • Project Manager/Business Analyst (Managed budget of 3.5 million).

    at Astral Media

    March 2010 - December 2010

    Québec

    Consulting services rendered to Astral Media. Managed organization-wide migration and upgrade program, aimed at centralizing core infrastructure in new Data Center location. Managed and coordinated recent radio station acquisition migration on corporate domain. Key accomplishments and Deliverables: - Successfully delivered Active Directory migration towards Windows 2008 R2 to new Data Center - Coordinated and implemented work processes project related deliverables - Planned, organized and monitored project progress and resources assigned to each project. - Conduct follow-ups, progress reports and ensure deliverables are met as per stakeholder expectations - Implementation and Active Directory migration towards Windows 2008 R2 to new Data Center - Migration of the existing messaging infrastructure to Exchange 2010, implementing to the new Data Center.

  • Project Manager/Business Analyst (Managed budget of 1.2 million)

    at Axcan Pharmaceutical Canada

    April 2009 - February 2010

    Québec

    Key accomplishments and Deliverables: - Technical and comparative study conducted on SSL/VPN solution, part of a restructuring of the entire security infrastructure to three different sites (Canada, and France) - Technical and comparative study conducted on Monitoring & Reporting solution aimed at providing Axcan Pharmaceutical with on overview of traffic on all MPLS links and VoIP (consisting of 4 Sites) - Technical and comparative study conducted on Wan Acceleration solution for all distant sites focused on optimizing bandwidth, applications throughput, and centralized backup - Developed and managed implementation plans and external suppliers (budgets, schedules, QoS, SLA’s, RAID) - Documented and analyzed each solution in detail and propose final solution withheld. Deliver comparison results on different technologies (Cisco, Juniper, Riverbed, Wild Packets) according to business needs. - Detailed actual infrastructure and reviewed system requirements for the entire network

  • Project Manager/Infrastructure Coordinator (Managed budget of 2.1 million)

    at Transat Tours Canada

    March 2008 - March 2009

    Québec

    Managed the following projects: - Successfully managed and delivered airport terminal infrastructure relocation project across Canada (closure process definition, end of life cycle equipment decommissioning, telecom link upgrades) - Set up and managed a Microsoft BizTalk 2006 R2 project as part of an enhancement of SAP systems - Managed internal infrastructure enhancement leading into impact assessment based change management process. - Establishing and managing plans required in the internal office relocation project. Resource capacity planning for internal and external suppliers (budgets, timelines, quality management) - Coordinated and managed a team of (20 internal resources) and Suppliers working on entrusted projects - Assume responsibility for project delivery and manage internal resource work schedules - Construction site follow-up and telecom installation coordination relating to each department requirement

  • Project Manager/Infrastructure Analyst (delivered and met expectations)

    at Bombardier Aerospace

    November 2007 - February 2008

    Québec

    Key accomplishments and Deliverables: - Optimization of services and processes related to published applications under Citrix 1.8 - Assessed and resolved Citrix issues in production environment - Assessed and resolved infrastructure issues (Firewall/DNS/AD, SoftGrid, VMware) - Assessing impacts and constraints of a possible migration to the new Citrix farm, according to functional requirements of the various departments - Analysis of common issues resolved and produced target scenarios according to findings - Apply and propose improvements in order to meet business requirements - Identified and revised business requirements and needs analysis for several departments (Finance and Engineering)

  • Project Manager – Infrastructure, Active Directory, and Telecom

    at Guildan Activewear

    June 2006 - October 2007

    Québec

    Previous experience details can be provided upon request:

  • Project Manager/Business Analyst – Network Upgrade, Active Directory, Telecom

    at Brink’s

    September 2005 - April 2006

    Île-de-France

    Previous experience details can be provided upon request:

  • Operations Manager

    at Le Figaro

    June 2004 - August 2005

    Île-de-France

    Previous experience details can be provided upon request:

  • Team lead / System Administrator

    at Credit Lyonnais

    December 2003 - May 2004

    Île-de-France

    Previous experience details can be provided upon request:

  • Systems Administrator

    at Société Générale

    April 2002 - November 2003

    Île-de-France

    Previous experience details can be provided upon request:

  • Systems Administrator/ Team Lead

    at Marks & Spencer

    February 2000 - March 2002

    Île-de-France

    Previous experience details can be provided upon request:

  • Systems Administrator

    at Group MIR - (Telecommunications Industry),

    March 1996 - December 1999

    Québec

    Previous experience details can be provided upon request:

Education

  • Primavera (P6) Training

    at Project Management Center

    2011 - 2012 (1 year) Québec

  • Advanced Microsoft Project

    at Plan 2 Deliver Institute

    2010 - 2011 (1 year) Québec

  • Project Management Certification

    at International Institute of Learning

    2006 - 2007 (1 year) Québec

  • Project Management Training

    at National Management Training Center

    2003 - 2004 (1 year) Île-de-France

  • Citrix Metaframe MPS 3.0

    at Miel Institute

    2001 - 2002 (1 year) Île-de-France

  • College Certification

    at CDI College

    1992 - 1995 (3 years) Québec

  • Collegial Diploma

    at St Laurent College

    1989 - 1992 (3 years) Québec

  • High School Diploma

    at Ladoversiere

    1984 - 1989 (5 years) Québec

Services offered

  • Project Management Consulting

    Experienced in several industries and technologies with a strong focus on project delivery and continuous business improvements; Cumulating over 17 years of experience in the field of Information Technology, including 10 years in Project Management and Business Analysis, as well as 7 years as IT manager, System Administrator, Solution Architect, Integration lead and Technical Support specialist.

Languages

  • Arabic Conversation

  • Spanish Negotiation

  • French Native

  • English Native

  • Italian Conversation

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