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NAILA L., PMP
Project Management Professional PMP with years of experience in project management in internet/intranet development, CMS creation, product launches, software development. Extensive and successful relationship building, coaching, motivating virtual and colocated teams. Valuable blend of analytic, creative and strategic thinking. Broad international experience and digital technology expertise. Extensive, established network of contacts worldwide in education, business, government, and media. Leader who creates collaborative, collegial work environments and cultivates lasting relationships. Highly motivated selfstarter able to ramp up immediately, and become quickly fluent in new technologies. Polished communicator and presenter who navigates comfortably at all organizational levels; sharply honed understanding of stakeholders&; needs and cultural nuances.
Strengths & Expertise
IT Project Management Software Development Life Cycle SDLC Team Building, Coaching, Motivation Strategies Negotiation & Conflict Resolution Oral / Written Presentation Needspecific Leadership Communication / Stakeholder Management Multiple Projects / MultiSite Implementation Organizational Strategies Comprehensive Software Knowledge
SelectProject and Process Management Work Experience Project Management Virtual August Present Project Manager & Executive Coaching Contract, Toronto, Ontario
Executive coaching to set the goals and objectives, and then project managing designated areas for executives to reach their professional and business milestones. Working with $******* projects in software integration. Process and project deliverables include development of workbook & audio programs, software implementations, product launches, print & online marketing materials, consolidating accounting practices for online portal. Jan March
Project Manager Contract, Toronto, Ontario In a PMO environment, managed colocated and virtual teams on intranet and internet website development, online software and content management systems. Managed or comanaged over projects; the majority of work was projectbased, with team meetings for each iteration, usually held every days, with team members reporting progress on a daily basis where possible. Led project teams using predominantly agile model of software development on multiple projects simultaneously, often with very tight deadlines. Interfaced with clients and internal teams to ensure that projects are delivered on time and within budget, mostly with very tight timelines that required extensive communication with stakeholders, sponsor, external userexperience teams.
Marketsp_ce Design Group
Generated organizational process structure and documents toward LEAN practices. Developed and deployed Quality Assurance protocols at various stages of website and software development. Managed the development of major applications and existing applications with offsite or onsite resources. Project Manager for development of ****** intranet and internet sites, which included content management systems, video productions, development of ticker site for internal offices. These projects totaled ******. The intranet site won an Innovation Award in for all the features the site included, like time/weather personalized by user profile at login for employees in regions. Project Lead for ************, which included their family of products related to online and webbased content: L&;Oreal&;s Fashion Week , Art of Possibility virtual magazines, Connected Magazines online content, Flare, Sweetspot, Chatelaine and Garnier promotions. Total Budget:*******. I lead the projects that dealt predominantly with flashbased programming. Oct Dec
Webmaster & Events Manager Contract, Milton Keynes, UK In an international notforprofit environment, managed the relaunch of websites and online communication model to grow the membership and scope of this organization by % over months Consolidated practices, processes, development schedules to meet company goals and set the goal statements for the next years Projects managed included media creation, book launches, weekend courses, halfday and fullday events
Empowered Living Foundation
Software Experience and Proficiencies
Microsoft Office including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, Access, Projects; Lotus, WordPerfect, Adobe InDesign, Adobe Acrobat, Visio Professional, Macromedia Dreamweaver, HTML, Simply Accounting, Bespoke software Servers: visitor servers, windows servers, web server engine IIS, Apache Databases: SQL, MySQL, JetEngine Databases MDB Languages: PHP, ASP classic, asp.net, coldfusion Frameworks: wordpress, drupal, sharepoint
Attained PMP accreditation Aug CTC Train Canada o Certification in Beginning HTML, MS Office XL Advanced Mount Royal University, Faculty of Science McMaster University o Faculty of Arts & Science, major: BioPsychology
Professional Affiliations & Voluntary Work
Assistant VP of PMI Lakeshore Chapter, Communication Infrastructure Adult educator with local, regional national notforprofit agency, creating & implement content and training for volunteers for over years. Extensive presentation and motivation skills necessary to engage widerange of volunteers, in groups ranging in size from to .