Annmarie Kennedy

Freelance Presentation Designer & Project Manager

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Location:Somerset, New Jersey, United States
Profile:https://www.freelanced.com/annmariekennedy
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COMPANY EXPERIENCE:
Wyndham, Credit Suisse, sanofi-aventis, MetLife, American Standard, Avaya, Lucent Technologies, AT&T

TOOL SUMMARY:
MS Project, Clarity (Niku), PeopleSoft, Access, FrontPage, MSOffice, MS OneNote, SharePoint, eRoom

SKILL SUMMARY:
Project Management, Six Sigma, Information Security, Vendor Management, Event Planning, Human Resource Management

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Information Security PMO Manager, Wyndham Worldwide Corporation (09/11 – present)
• Led multiple Information Security and Compliance Projects simultaneously within the Wyndham Worldwide's business units while ensuring projects were completed on time and within budget
• Managed all project scope, change, milestones, risks, issues and dependencies
• Communicated details of the project's status to project stakeholders including risks and issues
• Compiled metrics and reports relating to IT project success
• Organized and published project-related documentation in a variety of sources while analyzing impact of changes within the projects and presenting information to internal stakeholders
• Served as a liaison to the Compliance team and multiple business unit PMO teams

IT PMO Manager, Credit Suisse (11/09 – present)
• Managed multiple programs and projects globally providing governance and quality assurance in compliance with the methodology applicable to the line of business
• Provided ongoing project analysis and communicated project status to senior management and project sponsors
• Management of financials on projects and programs up to $18M
• Managed all project scope, change, milestones, risks, issues and dependencies
• Served as the subject matter expert for Project Management Human Resources policies and procedures
• Lead a team in reviewing multiple project management methodologies that are currently used across the firm and identifying the best practices as well as creating new processes, forms and templates where there are gaps

IT Project Manager, sanofi-aventis (2008-2009)
• Trained a global team of IT managers and data center managers through the seven phases for the lifecycle management projects
• Created project plans for all release and integration management projects
• Provided ongoing project analysis and communicated project status to senior management and project sponsors
• Management of project financials, scope and change, milestones, risks, issues and dependencies
• Ensured all regulations were met for documentation creation and tracking using eRoom and SharePoint
• Lead a task force to increase traceability with document management and migration efforts from eRoom to SharePoint

Project Manager, MetLife (2004-2008)
• Managed several projects simultaneously and ensure that all design, testing, training, documentation and prioritization objectives are met
• Lead a large corporate real estate geography analysis for the company’s largest sites
• Liaison for all space and corporate real estate programs
• Event management including satellite broadcasts to over 25 locations and 4000 associates; monthly site visits for our CIO; off-site leadership meetings with more than 100 management-level attendees
• Acting Communications Manager, responsible for our ITG planning calendar and our “IT News” communications
• Management of project financials, scope and change, milestones, risks, issues and dependencies

IT PMO Analyst, MetLife (2004-2007)
• Managed the Travelers Life & Annuity (TLA) acquisition “Renaming” project - financials, scope and change, milestones, risks, issues and dependencies
• Regular communication of project status to executive management teams
• IT Liaison with TLA for scheduling and tracking all communications prior to legal day 1
• Management of task force that selected, customized and implemented Clarity across the firm
• Created consistent project and program management methodologies to improve transparency

Executive Assistant/Project Coordinator, American Standard (2001-2004)
Provided general office duties for a management team of three (one CIO, one Sr. Vice President and one Director). In this role, I also managed the training process for all Supply Management Associates, and was responsible for website design and content management, the Six Sigma certification process for Master Black Belts and Black Belts, the indirect purchasing process, budget management and large conference and event planning.

Avaya (previously Lucent Technologies & AT&T)
11/00 – 9/01 Executive Assistant/Project Manager – Supply Chain/Purchasing
Responsibilities included: managing the reorganization of the company’s Purchasing Group in support of our strategic plan implementation and realigning the roles of individual Associates in an effort to maximize workplace productivity. Additional responsibilities included: Employee Relations oversight, the creation and management of programs for employee satisfaction and retention purposes, the oversight of all HR-related duties and the report and analysis of headcount, moves, attrition and vacancies, large conference planning, presentation development, budget tracking and analysis and travel.

12/98-11/00 HR Project Manager
Responsibilities included: tracking all expenses, making travel arrangements, developing presentations, maintaining databases, generating reports, facilitating meetings and tradeshows, web design and communications. I was also responsible for organizing Customer focus groups, maintaining relationships with outside vendors and compiling data and reporting analysis.

10/94 -12/98 Executive Assistant/Webmaster
Provided general office duties for a management staff of 22, where I was responsible for expense reporting, organizing meetings, maintaining the company’s internal database, all domestic and international travel arrangements and creating Power Point presentations.

9/93-6/94 Legal Administrative Assistant
Provided all aspects of legal and administrative support for 3 attorneys and 5 paralegals. Typed and edited legal documents, correspondence and presentations, maintained calendars, made travel arrangements and processed travel reimbursements, expenses reports and vouchers. Management of CMTS (Case Matter Tracking System) database.

PROFESSIONALCERTIFICATIONS
2005 Project Management Professional– PMP certification
2002 Six Sigma Fundamentals – Green Belt certification
1999 PeopleSoft, COMP21/XL (Merit Review)
1997 FrontPage/HTML