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CV, Multilingual IT Project Manager seeking work in London

I am currently available for work
Serial No: 8993

List top 5 skills: business transformation, excellent communication, influencing, interpersonal skills, management skills, strong analytical skills
Short Bio:

A proven IT project management professional with solid track record over 14 years in diverse and challenging international projects in middle and senior roles. Plans diligently and leads people effectively to achieve success. Recognized professional expertise and strong performance

Advanced Project Management and Leadership
Acquired from trainings, project management experience in all project phases, turnaround of troubled projects. Mentor and auditor of project managers. Leader of project management organizations, onsite / offshore teams
Management Skills
Experience in setting up companies and organizations, managing businesses and people
Excellent Communication, Interpersonal Skills, Influencing
Acquired from education, trainings and leading cross-cultural projects, reporting to C-level
Strong Analytical Skills
By natural disposition, honed in study of engineering disciplines
Business Transformation
Experience in leading complex Business Process Improvement initiatives and projects for HP and other companies in senior roles. Trained in Six Sigma methodology
Software Development and Financial Services
Projects for banks and financial institutions, including in the City. SW development background. Agile and traditional project management. Proficient with MS Office and MS Project/Server. Cloud, Java, We

Current location: 

England, United Kingdom - View on map

Spoken languages: 

bulgarian, english, polish

Locations I am interested in working:



CAREER EXPERIENCE 

Director of Portfolio – UK, Financial Services

Sirma JSC (http://sirmasolutions.com)

03.13 – Present

Achievements

– Established and led a strategic for the company banking software services division serving customers like Temenos UK, City of London

– Successfully managed several challenging, first of their kind, and critical projects developing banking middleware stepping also into a team lead role, receiving accolades from customer

– Developed the business with entrepreneurial attitude being the key driver to a joint-venture agreement with a UK company

Director of Projects

Sirma JSC

02.13 – 09.13

Achievements

– Successfully led 20 project managers and team leads, head of ~30 SW dev. projects – UK/US

– Established key project management processes at the company within only 6 months: resource management, demand management, project reporting, cost management, time tracking

– Implemented Project Server 2013 and intranet SharePoint to be used for all projects

– Mentored and taught direct reports in good project management practices

Senior Customer Project Manager

Hewlett-Packard

02.07 – 02.13

Achievements

– Successfully managed two IT workplace transformation projects for 8000 users at Cambridge University Hospitals in a challenging contract pursuit situation

– Set up and managed Account Project Management Office (APMO) delivering industry’s biggest Cloud Computing projects for ING Bank Netherlands. Took over a portfolio of 13 troubled projects and obtained acceptance from customer and HP Delivery influencing senior management

– Managed a Pilot Application Migration project for Danske Bank Denmark contributing to the negotiations of a ~£100M contract

– Improved professional performance of project managers as a team Champion and project auditor

– Completed successfully 8 strategic projects for HP call centres at EMEA level, reporting to HP EMEA Director, working with 8 sub-regional managers (e.g. UK&I) and global programme managers

IT Project Manager

Latona and Daisy Multimedia

12.04 – 02.07

Achievements

– Managed big IT projects for state administration and government funded by PHARE and the World Bank. The project for the National Revenue Agency had a team of 30 people and budget of £2M

– Took over and rescued a troubled project for the Public Prosecutors Office

– Managed successfully project proposals obtaining funding from the National Innovation Fund

Founder & CEO

Semanit

04.05-12.10

Achievements

– Established an experimental company and managed it to successful completion of several challenging software development projects

– Led the team to develop a unique online advertising monitoring system

Director of Operations, board member

Metamining JSC (software development)

11.01 – 12.04

Achievements

– Established a subsidiary of the parent French company, built a team and managed the business

– Ensured successful completion of innovative software development projects – components of a professional imaging system

EDUCATION & CERTIFICATES

– Project Management Professional (PMP No. 536492)

– Six Sigma Green Belt training at HP

– Java programming certificate

– Master’s (MA) degree in Linguistics

– Engineering Physics study

– Vocational qualification in Electrical Engineering

Languages

– English (fluent)

– Polish (fluent)

– Bulgarian (fluent)