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CV, Switzerland Based IT Project Manager Targeting Selected Countries

I am currently available for work
Serial No: 20702

List top 5 skills: communication management, financial services, project management, scrum and pmp
Short Bio:

Highly qualified, results and process driven IT Project Manager
A record of developing highly productive and effective teams
Expertise in full lifecycle management within complex IT projects

Current location: 

Zürich, Switzerland - View on map



Preferred Sector of Employment: 

accounting and finance, Banking Insurance and Financial Services, IT and Technology

Spoken languages: 

english, german, Italia, spanish

Locations I am interested in working:

Argentina, Asia, Australia, Bolivia, brazil, canada, Chile, Colombia, Indonesia, Japan, Malaysia, Mexico, Peru, philippines, Russia (Russian Fed.), Singapore, United States

List of countries I have a visa to work in:

Italy, switzerland

Qualifications & Training


Master of Science in Information Technology,
Università degli studi di Bologna, Italy, 2010

Bachelor in Information Technology,
Università degli studi di Bologna, Italy, 2007

 Certified Associate in Project Management (PMI), 2012

 Project Management Workshop, Switzerland, 2012

 PMP Exam Power Preparation, 2012

 Agile development, Switzerland, 2011

 Influencing and Negotiation for Project Management, 2013

 Software architecture and industry best practice, Switzerland, 2012

 Financial Industry Standards and Regulations (ISO20022, ISO15022, SEPA)


 PMI – Project Management Institute


 A confident and highly skilled professional with extensive experience in system design, implementation and configuration

 Experienced in analysing, designing, planning and implementing operational performance through technological solutions, increasing revenue and reducing costs

 Solid experience negotiating, collaborating and working with third party service providers for the functionality development of core bank services

 Thinks strategically and incisively, taking a broad view of the full range of variables that could impact on the success of the organisation

 Excellent stakeholder management with clear influencing capacity and an effective communicator

 Committed to coaching teams, setting performance goals and measuring results to achieve and improve operational productivity levels through collaboration and continuous improvement

 Experience with project based roles tasked with re-designing and re-engineering processes and systems to improve performance, reduce costs and ensure compliance

 Outstanding communication and influencing skills with a demonstrated ability to build and manage collaborative stakeholder relationships at both senior management and local office levels

 Able to clearly see both the big picture and the fine details of business requirements to develop solutions that are articulated and responsive to business needs


 Re-designing and re-engineering business processes

 Extensive cross-functional project management

 Strong ability to motivate and encourage others

 Ability to manage critical and challenging tasks

 Efficiency and effectiveness focussed

 Reputation for open and honest communication

 Ability to understand and integrate the needs of the business to satisfy customer requirements

 Agile methodology expertise

Career Summary

Project Manager,
UBS AG, Zurich, Switzerland

Responsible for the Program Management Office and the management of project phases.

 Managed the project lifecycle, budget forecasting, change management, scope and timing

 Successfully developed a process to gather information, defined roles and responsibilities within the program team by applying Agile methodologies, creating a 400 page document, involving over 60 internal stakeholders and SMEs. The process was approved by executives, managing directors and the service provider. The streamlined approval process was significantly more effective and efficient

 Managed an End of Life project to replace legacy hardware and software components by applying bank standards (Security and IT Policies). Analysed all project management tasks and reduced costs by more than 300k CHF for new hardware and resources

 Aligned and enhanced the communication between the program team and service providers by planning and executing a collaborative communication management plan

 Manage and negotiate the outsourced core bank functionality development with third party service providers

 Lead, coordinated and facilitated workshops for formal document approval

 Manage external subcontractors and third party suppliers including contract negotiation

Project Manager,
AS Infotrack AG, Aarau, Switzerland

Commenced as a Senior Software Engineer and quickly progressed to Project Manager. Managed projects to enhance client’s legacy DB2 database systems.

 Applied an Agile development approach that allowed an active response based on client feedback

 Managed the scrum backlog based on the negotiation outcomes

 Coordinated project requirements and negotiated with international customers

 Proposed, planned and executed a professional software development process based on a fully automated standard and scalable platform that reduced team conflict, building, testing and deployment time reduced by 70%, proven scalability and reusability improvement

 Introduced a quality assurance framework and delivered an automated process for UAT and SIT

 Planned, built and maintained the development and test environments

 Engineered and rebuilt high performance legacy systems with low bandwidth network connections

 Mentored trainee and junior software engineers

Business Analyst / Project Manager,
Credit Suisse AG, Zurich, Switzerland

Commenced as a software engineer and progressed Business Analyst/Project Manager.

 Planned and executed the rebuilding of the Enterprise Multi-Banking Payment Hub applications with state of the art enterprise architectures. Recognised as “Best employee for personal and business process enhancement”

 Managed a project, built a team, planned and implemented the rebuilding of a core business application applying the Scrum development methodology. The project was implemented as the first standard to apply the Agile development process

 Enhanced the SDLC and overall Software Department deliverable quality by introducing an integrated environment for quality control, reporting, fully-automated build and UAT testing

 Successfully migrated and supported a legacy Financial Message Transformation Hub to high-performance scalable and ISO standard platform

 Initiated a systematic process of gathering requirements, planning, executing, monitoring and control

 Designed and developed financial message systems (high availability / real-time) for B2B and B2C Banking services

Paccanaro Lab, Royal Holloway University of London, United Kingdom

Researcher in computational biology and machine learning techniques to help predict the protein functions of DNA.

 Established a project to plan, design and develop a new framework to obtain and gather information from sources worldwide, correlate the information, analyse and report

Project Manager,
UBS AG, Zurich, Switzerland July 2014 to present

Project Manager,
AS Infotrack AG, Aarau, Switzerland Feb 2014 – Jun 2014

B2 Certification in German (Common European Framework), Berlin, Germany Aug 2013 – Jan 2014

Business Analyst / Project Manager,
Credit Suisse AG, Zurich, Switzerland Jul 2011 – Jul 2013

Paccanaro Lab, Royal Holloway University of London, UK Sept 2009 – Mar 2010

Software Training Instructor,
Au.Ser, Cesena, Italy Jan 2009 – Jul 2009