Project Manager / Procurement Specialist / Business Transformation Architect –
Lead consultant and project manager on the Trade Finance Transformation initiative for a global bank to re-engineer processes involved in the negotiation and collection of foreign cheques from over 1,500 branches. Responsible for current state assessment, process mapping, overall business and resulting application architecture. Developed the business case, planned and executed the transformation strategy and undertook future state organizational and process design, functional specification of the bespoke solution, procurement strategy development, RFP creation, procurement management and vendor selection, contract negotiation, organizational re-alignment, training, testing and implementation management. Estimated and planned the project activities using Hoskyns Project Workbench software, managed budget, managed key risks and issues, change management, managed stakeholders and communications and directed the team.