Gillen - Project Manager - Sydney, NSW, Australia

Majella Gillen

Sydney, NSW, Australia

Services

Project Manager

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Work History

Project Manager/Support & Development Consultant

ShipNet AS

June 2011 - October 2012

Along with the Project Management and Development tasks mentioned below, I added First Line Support in the Australasia region for the ShipNet Liner System.

Project Manager/Technical Lead for Liner Software

ShipNet AS

June 2008 - October 2012

Project Manager & Technical Lead for all development projects on the Liner Software, using the Agile (DSDM) Methodology.

I managed all of the Development projects in LINER for new and enhanced functionality, such as the enhancements of the Quotation, Booking and Documentation modules. The implementation of the EU Tax Law 2010 updates in the Freight Invoicing. Multiple Electronic Data Messaging Projects, Accounting Interfaces and many more.

I managed the development teams both locally and internationally (staff in Chennai).

I managed the defining of requirements for customer applications and support applications. Provided feasibility analysis of requests and documented the Functional and Technical Specifications for Design, Testing and implementation.

I assisted with the maintenance and improvements for the existing software.

As Technical Lead, I managed the Code Reviews, and development standards. System Developed using Team Developer (aka SQL Windows or Gupta) on Oracle and SQL Server, with .NET plugins.

3G Project Project Manager

Meteor Mobile Communications

May 2007 - June 2008

Implementation of 3G Network at Meteor Mobile in accordance with comreg regulations.

The PMI Project Management Guidelines were used for all of these projects.
Following which I Project Managed both the IT and Technical elements for the 3G Mobile Broadband Implementation Project. This involved co-ordinating with other project areas which were affected by timelines and readiness of the 3G Mobile Broadband & Portal projects, including supporting the vendor selection process.

IT Project Manager

Meteor Mobile Communications

January 2007 - June 2008

Managed a number of IT projects delivering solutions to internal departments. The PMI Project Management Guidelines were used for all of these projects.
Developed a tool to assist IT Project managers to report on the progress of projects to the Steering Committee weekly meeting.

Project Manager/Senior Developer

ShipNet (Oceania)

August 2005 - January 2007

Role included Project Management, Feasibility Analysis of requests, Programming, application and database (SQL Server) upgrades and new installations. A large portion of this work was carried out remotely using Remote Desktop and Citrix to access the servers to access the required code and files.

Successfully upgraded all client installations without any adverse effects or down time.

I assisted clients with their process re-engineering and re-development of their reporting needs.

Project Manager

Eagle Datamation International

May 2003 - August 2005

Responsible for new clients, assisted in gathering their requirements and ensuring that the client successfully implemented the EDI system to meet their requirements. Also to gather the information for any interfaces and work with a team to get these requirements developed and included in the system for maintenance upgrades.

As a Project manager, using the Agile methodology (SCRUM, XP), I worked with various development teams to assist the Product Managers to ensure that work was completed on time and to ensure that the teams worked cohesively and remained focused on the tasks at hand.
Some of the Projects I managed were the development and implementation of the Shipping Manager, Warehouse Manager, CFS Manager and Local Transport Manager systems.

Plus I managed to set up the new support team and developed new procedures to speed up the support processes for the newly developed Enterprise system.

Project Manager/Technical Services Manager

Europacific Logistics Solutions

March 1998 - May 2003

Assisted with the development and implementation of an intranet solution developed in ASP.NET running on SQL Server version 7. This was the migration of an old Access system to a web based intranet system.
Agile Methodology (SCRUM) was used for this project.

Managed the upgrading of a 16bit Centura application to a 32bit version for a Third Party Container Park product. This involved upgrading with add-ons for various Account Package interfaces, additions for fumigation requirements (mad cows disease).

Developed two combined interface solutions from the Operational System to the SUN Accounting system, based upon the client’s requirements. This was carried out while on site at the client office and involved initial talks with the client for their requirements, documenting the specification, prototyping, developing the complete solution in CTD 2.1, implementing and creating a user guide.
PMI/SSADM methodology was used for this project.

Assisted various clients with Process Re-engineering of their procedures (process mapping) in order to ensure that their businesses correctly and efficiently utilised the system. Advised clients in relation to their proposed purchases of hardware, networking and other client software, including communication between them and third parties.

Managed the interfacing needs for the implementation of JD Edwards ERP system for a client. Developing all the interfaces needed between ShipNet and JD Edwards System.
PRINCE2 Methodology was used for this project.

Senior Analyst/Programmer

Crest Int'l Solutions

January 1996 - January 1998

Senior Anayst/Programmer

The Accounting House (TAH)

January 1995 - January 1996

Analyst Programmer on various Projects using Gupta SQL Windows as the development tool. Main projects were for a large Insurance company and another for BBC Radio

Analyst/Programmer

Bull Information Systems

January 1992 - January 1995

Projects

Project Manager

LinkedIn Link: linkedin.com/in/majellagillen010

Technical project manager, with ten year proven delivery experience. Capable all-rounder with significant commercial and technical expertise in software development and analysis and the System Delivery Life-Cycle (SDLC).

I have worked on multiple projects in software development within the Shipping, Logistics & Supply Chain Management, Telecommunications, Media, and Insurance Industries. .

I am PMP Certified and PRINCE2 Registered Practitioner, with years of experience using Agile Methodologies DSDM, SCRUM & XP.

Developed and delivered Interfaces between systems especially to and from Financial Systems, Custom Brokers and Port Authorities, plus between customer specific systems.

Specialties
• Project Management.
• System Development & Implementation.
• Risk Management.
• People Management.
• Stakeholder Management.
• Co-ordination of large development projects with various teams involved (Cross Functional and Regional teams).

IT Project Manager - System Development & Implementation

au.linkedin.com/in/majellagillen010

IT/Technical project manager, with ten year proven delivery experience. Capable all-rounder with significant commercial and technical expertise in software development and analysis and the System Delivery Life-Cycle (SDLC).

I have worked on multiple projects in software development within the Shipping, Logistics & Supply Chain Management, Telecommunications, Media, and Insurance Industries. Using the Project Management methodologies PMI Framework, Agile (Scrum, XP & DSDM) and PRINCE2.

I am PMP Certified and PRINCE2 Registered Practitioner.

Developed and delivered Interfaces between systems especially to and from Financial Systems, Custom Brokers and Port Authorities, plus between customer specific systems.

Specialties

• Project Management.
• System Development & Implementation.
• Risk Management.
• People Management.
• Stakeholder Management.
• Co-ordination of large development projects with various teams involved (Cross Functional and Regional teams).

IT Project Manager

IT/Technical project manager, with ten year proven delivery experience. Capable all-rounder with significant commercial and technical expertise in software development and analysis and the System Delivery Life-Cycle (SDLC).

I have worked on multiple projects in software development within the Shipping, Logistics & Supply Chain Management, Telecommunications, Media, and Insurance Industries. Using the Project Management methodologies PMI Framework, Agile (Scrum, XP & DSDM) and PRINCE2.

I am PMP Certified and PRINCE2 Registered Practitioner, plus experienced in using the Agile Methodologies - DSDM, SCRUM & XP.

Developed and delivered Interfaces between systems especially to and from Financial Systems, Custom Brokers and Port Authorities, plus between customer specific systems.

Specialties

• Project Management.
• System Development & Implementation.
• Risk Management.
• People Management.
• Stakeholder Management.
• Co-ordination of large development projects with various teams involved (Cross Functional and Regional teams).

Qualifications & Certifications

HND - Higher National Diploma

West London Institute of Higher Education, College of Brunel University

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