Peter Trout

Freelance HR Manager & Project Manager

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Location:La Quinta, California, United States
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Peter Trout

Project Management IT Systems Procurement and Deployment

Project Management Professional

Summary

A strategic thinker who leads service organizations towards world-class status, achieving company growth while in alignment with overall company strategy and business plans. Outstanding global leadership abilities. Able to coordinate and direct all phases of project-based efforts while managing, motivating and leading project teams. Proven ability to achieve dramatic increases in productivity and cost savings through improved process management efforts and reducing head count. Strong program management skills gained through the responsibilities of leading technology projects using a variety of technology platforms. Effective in the delivery of projects by providing end to end guidance from solution, design and requirements negotiation through the development cycle to final customer acceptance and beyond.

Professional Experience

P&I Investments
2008-2011

Launched and managed financial trading business to identify trading opportunities in the index futures market.

Utilized quantitative analysis skills to identify trading opportunities
Monitored and analyzed market conditions and risks
Experience in compiling relevant data, utilizing decision making tools and analyzing results
Strong analytical skills used to determine trends, minimize risk and maximize gain

Chubb Group of Insurance Companies
2000-2009
Human Resources Technology Manager

Responsible for sourcing vendors, developing and executing project plans, managing budgets and resources for several enterprise wide applications supporting HR specific requirements and business initiatives.

Managed multiple team’s deliverables to achieve successful implementation of major upgrades to critical HR applications.

Adhered to Lean Six Sigma processes when leading enterprise level projects through entire life cycle from concept to deployment ensuring all schedules and budgets were

Adhering to the “DMAIC” Six Sigma model enabled departmental restructuring that realized $4.1 million savings over three years.

Translator of business requirements to charters, service agreements (SLA's) and key performance indicators (KPI's).

Oversaw and led all aspects of Six Sigma deployment infrastructure including project selection, tracking and reporting, communications, resources, etc.

Influential in reviewing and decisioning of architectural design, system usage and requirements based on business needs and corporate requirements.

Partnered with key stakeholders on an ad hoc basis to define opportunities for process improvements.

Manage the UAT cycles conducted by business owners to assure product needs are satisfied.

Pioneered innovative measurement dashboard that enables senior managers to identify and target opportunities for improvement in process and structure.

Employing Lean Six Sigma Methodologies, reduced expenses on external vendors by $1.2 million over three years.

Committee member Instrumental in planing and implementing departmental restructuring resulting in savings of $4.2 million over three years

Coach, mentor and lead personnel within a technical team environment.


Innovative Consulting (I/T Consulting Company)
1997-2000

Responsible for large application deployments at Commpaq Financial and Fordham University.

Major contributor on Six Sigma DMAIC initiatives at both Fordham and Compaq

Created value stream map with metrics enabling project identification.

Responsible and accountable for the coordinated management of the deployment of web based email system impacting 15,000 faculty, staff and students on two campuses. (Fordham)

Developed and provided Executive dashboard of project status to all stakeholders and technology
leaders (Fordham)

Responsible for project plan development and execution supporting the pilot roll and out of an on line document management system. (Compaq)

Sourced temporary help desk support for deployment (Compaq)

Partnered with client to define scope of pilot (Compaq)

Collaborated with vendor and client regarding process, procedures and business rules for electronic filing (Compaq)

Determine the effectiveness of existing internal controls and ascertain compliance with and adherence to established internal policies and procedures. (Compaq)

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Delivered measurable improvements to workflow processes through implementation of Lean methods and maximization of workspace efficiency. (Compaq)

U.S. Air Force
1977-1997

Relevant Responsibilities And Accomplishments

1990-1995
Departmental And Project Manager

Project manager for aircrew scheduling program that ultimately impacted approximately 2,000 aviators at multiple global locations

Employed TQM project management principles to ensure the needs of all stakeholders were met

Participated in roll-out presentations and training

Managed a department of 12 enlisted and commissioned aviators.

1995-1997
Aviator Training Manager

Responsible for the ground and in-flight training requirements for 150 aviators

Collaborated with training department and aircrew schedulers to develop training application to monitor and track all training requirements

Developed Kaizen process improvement initiative to ensure all aspects of the training application were constantly reviewed and enhanced

Developed and deployed training metrics and reports for senior managers

EDUCATION

B.A Embry Riddle University, 1983

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Skills (2) Rating
HR Management
Project Management