Olby Shaju, , , , , & Project Server 2013

About me

Summary

Advisor – PPM | PMO / SAFe Agile Coach | Business Transformation / Trainer – PPM | Agile | EPPM Tool with 23+ years of experience. Some of the major highlights are as below:

  • Built, lead and managed EPPM competency team and delivery on Oracle Primavera P6 and Microsoft Project Server/ Online.
  • Built, lead and managed PMO, Project Controlling, IT Governance, PMIS team for managing projects and programs. Adoption (Change Management) and hand holding for Project Managers and project controllers. Advisor on PPM, Metrics, process and adoption of agile from waterfall.
  • Defined, developed and implemented enterprise wide IT Project/ Program Management practices, IT Governance standards, Processes and Metrics.
  • Reviewed and audited projects, programs and portfolios and Analyzed Earned Value Management.
  • Resource & Capacity management, reduced legacy application usage based on redundancy, analyzed & reduced license cost of software during implementation.
  • Held different Leadership positions like Practice Head, Business Head, Resource Manager, Presales, and Freelance PPM Consultant.
  • Held different Project related positions like Advisor, Consultant, Global Support Head, Program Manager, Project Manager, Project Scheduler/ Project Controller.

Achievements

  • Improved customer base and implemented Project Management standards and EPPM using Microsoft Project and Primavera P3 & P6 to more than 100+ corporate and 1000+ corporate individuals. Achieved YoY target and shown 31% growth.
  • Managed 8 different office locations and managed 200+ team members with multiple BU’s.
  • Developed & Managed team of professionals in CAD, Multimedia, and Interior Design, Development, R&D, Training, EPPM Implementation, presales, sales, business and admin.
  • Successfully negotiated and tie-up for CADD Services with US client and for PPM services with Saudi Client.
  • Built EPPM (Oracle P6 EPPM and Microsoft EPPM) Competency teams in 5 Organizations. Built PMOaaS (PMO As A Service) and its PPM service catalogue.
  • Successfully converted most of the excel based reports to Microsoft Project and Primavera for more than 25 to 30 different clients by automating and reducing the effort and time.
  • Improved the Project Management Maturity level to the team of PM's, Program Managers, IT Managers, CIO's and Controllers by mentoring and coaching.
  • Developed & Introduced Cost Estimation tool which reduced estimation effort from 1 week to a day.
  • Reduced annual license numbers by 700+ users and saved on the recurring subscription license cost.
  • 20+ years’ hands-on exp. using Oracle P6 & Microsoft Project Online & Server in implementation, training and support for 10+clients.
  • Reduced legacy application from 170 to 30. Mentoring & coaching of Project Managers, Project Controllers and Program Managers.
  • Developed 30+ different programs, 7 materials related to Project Management & EPPM.
  • Developed 20+ different Project plan templates, PMO process & methodologies.
  • Developed EVM process and KPI's for PMO measurement and Agile- SDLC hybrid process guidelines.

Education

  • P. G. Dip. In Materials Management from Annamalai University in the year 2001
  • Master of Business Administration from Madurai Kamaraj University in the year 2000
  • Bachelor of Engineering (Mechanical) from National Engineering College, (Kovilpatti) in the year 1996

Professional Certification

  1. Project Management Professional (PMP) Certification from Project Management Institute (PMI)
  2. SAFe SPC (SAFe Program Consultant) Certification from Scaled Agile Inc.
  3. Portfolio Management Professional (PfMP) Certification from Project Maagement Institute (PMI)
  4. MCP - Microsoft Specialist Certification on managing projects using Microsoft Project 2013
  5. MCP - Microsoft Specialist Certification on managing projects and portfolio using Project Server 2013

Professional Membership

  1. Member of Project Management Institute, USA, Chennai Chapter & SIG Consulting Group
  2. Life Member of Project Management Associates, India

Skills

  1. Oracle Primavera P6 EPPM (Enterprise Project Portfolio Management)

  2. Microsoft Project, Microsoft Project Server and Microsoft Project Online.
  3. UMT360 Financial Module, Primavera Project Planner (P3)
  4. Sensei- Agile, JIRA, Azure DevOps (ADO), Microsoft Planner
  5. Power BI, Steelray Project Analyzer Auditing Tool - DCMA 14 Point Assessment, Fluentbooks fluent Pro
  6. Knowledge on Oracle Primavera Risk Analysis, @Risk
  1. CAPM Preparatory / PMP Preparatory 
  2. Primavera Project Management 6 / Primavera Web
  3. Primavera P6 Workbook
  4. Microsoft Office Project 2007
  5. Microsoft Office Project Workbook with Specialization in Mechanical, Civil, Electrical, Management and IT Professionals individual books.
  6. Microsoft Project and Project Server 2013 with Process for Oil & Gas client for each role – Project Manager, Project Controller, Resource Manager and Team Member.
  7. Project Management IT Services Catalog for Oil & Gas Client.
  8. Developed Quick lessons on MS Project, Project Server, Sensei Agile, PPM Process & UMT360 Financials.
  1. Project Management/ PMP Preparatory
  2. Importance of Scheduling and usage of Tools.
  3. Primavera and MS Project
  4. Presentation on EPPM and its importance using Primavera P6 EPPM, Microsoft Project Online, UMT360.
  5. Presentation on Project Portfolio Management and its importance
  6. Reviewed the PMI Software Extension standards.
  7. Reviewed the Earned Value Management (EVM) practice standards.