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Does this resume seem too "fluffy"? I'm worried that potential employers might overlook some of my technical accomplishments and focus on the high level achievements. Any other opinions would be appreciated as well.======================================================================SummaryVersatile, goal-driven project manager equipped with leadership intelligence, financial expertise and technical know-how. Over 9 years building, consulting and leading high performance business units and project management offices. Strong track record of launching high-impact initiatives and consistently delivering measurable results. MBA in Finance and PMP certified.EXPERIENCEFeb 06-Jan 07 Boutique Consultancy Chicago, IL Boutique Consultancy provides specialized technology and business consulting to trading firms, hedge funds, banks, clearing firms and financial exchanges.Manager• Increased monthly revenues over 35% by restructuring service delivery at high-risk accounts.• Accountable for 25% of organization's yearly revenue stream and closed 40% of organization's new business for FY06.• Managed the design, implementation and support of electronic trading, financial backend, and exchange connectivity systems at clients in the equities and futures industries.• Worked as a technology partner to Microsoft, Cisco and HP to shape and apply their technologies to the financial industry.• Introduced new quality management and accountability standards that doubled customer satisfaction and reduced employee attrition by 10%.Jan 04-Feb 06 IBM Global ServicesInternational Business Machines Corporation is a leader in Information Technology and business consulting services.PMO Startup Manager (Jun 05-Feb 06) Orlando, FL / Los Angeles, CA • Chosen by executive management to oversee the startup of a $750 million strategic outsourcing engagement at the second largest entertainment company in the world.• Early adopter of a cutting-edge program management system reducing administrative staffing by 25%.• Coordinated 750 employees to achieve 100% compliance on 5 program management and financial audits.• Managed on-shore and off-shore resources to introduce a portal system providing essential information to internal and client executives.• Recognized as one of the top 10% of performers in the IBM organization.Strategic Outsourcing PMO Manager (Jan 04-Jun 05) Windsor, CT• Managed $250 million consulting engagement at the nation's largest targeted home-delivered print advertising provider, with yearly revenues in excess of $1.2 billion.• Devised complex financial models used in winning a $180 million contract extension.• Led the internal and client's financial teams to forecast and allocate $30 million in yearly revenues and expenditures.• Oversaw $15 million project portfolio and introduced integrated change control process to streamline the approval of several multimillion dollar SOWs and hundreds of project change requests.• Mentored project managers to ensure projects delivered business value and met budget, scope and quality expectations. Jan 98-Dec 03 ABB Inc Windsor, CTABB provides power and automation technologies to utility and industry customers worldwide.Project Manager (Jun 00-Dec 03)• Championed international collaboration by leading 10 global resources to advocate and implement technology standardization.• Negotiated contracts in excess of $10 million, including Microsoft, HP and Lotus, slashing acquisition costs by 10-15%.• Explored the viability of reducing operating costs by outsourcing and ultimately led the transition of all IT operations to a strategic partner.• Developed a central software license tracking system for 96,000 employees in 24 countries, creating visibility previously unavailable to management.Technical Specialist (Jan 98-Jun 00)• Reduced division labor costs 25% through a complex Microsoft Systems Management Server implementation that streamlined user support and helpdesk processes.• Consulted extensively worldwide, architecting Microsoft NT domains to accommodate the needs of 100+ business units with over 25,000 users.• Led Y2K server and desktop technology assessment and contingency planning for US subsidiaries.CERTIFICATIONS2007 Project Management Professional (PMP)Project Management InstituteEDUCATION2005 Master of Business Administration in FinanceUniversity of Connecticut, Storrs, CT1997 Bachelor of Science in Physiology and NeurobiologyUniversity of Connecticut, Storrs, CT
Your resume is basically OK.You do not state a position objective. I presume you want a business management position, but can you be more specific? P&L responsibility? In a technical/IT field? Executive postion? More project management? Bigger projects?If you have had P&L responsibility, you should say so clearly. You seem to imply, but don't say so.You clearly are a responsible person who can communicate with the executive ranks. Have you managed people? How many? How long? What rank? Professionals?Are you destined to be a line manager? Or are you a staff manager?Your summary is a bit long. The last sentence "MBA in Finance and PMP certified" has the most impact. So you might try compressing the other verbage a bit. Stress education and experience.
Thanks for the insight - I have typically taken positions that require a broad range of skills. I'm trying not to limit or pigeonhole myself by being to specific about a position, but maybe I can be more directed in the way I present my skills.
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