Alli Song Cover letter and CV
Address:Binzallee 23CH-8055 Zürich
Date of birth:March 5, 1981
Nationality:United States of America
Swiss residence status:B-permit
Mobile phone:+4179 136 29 69
Social Media Profile:https://ch.linkedin.com/pub/alli-song/92/34b/296
Project Coordinator Global BPA & Fin Ops., Novartis Pharma AG., based in Basel, Switzerland.
Exceptionally proficient in managing sensitive time milestones by utmost utilization of administrative and financial management, business development, analysis and implementation skills with ample dedication and exemplary leadership.
My Profile and Work Experience
A dedicated professional having comprehensive achievements in different organizational settings including corporate and venture startup. A highly motivated person having around five years work experience in project management at large in various IT infrastructure-related projects as well as many start-up product developments.A skilled project manager having proven track record of aligning business and technological skills to innovate and leverage the performance of end-to-end processes in various niches. Attained enhanced administrative experience as operational sales manager. Also have strong communication and leadership skills for allocating optimum resources for project executive within the provided timespan.
The hands-on experience of managing project teams with successful execution and delivery of tasks before the deadline.
Exceptional administrative skills including stakeholders’ correspondence, budgeting, evaluation of critical data and actively providing support for Chief Financial Officer.
Provision of cost effective measures for enhancing the financial viability of projects and put forward recommendations for cost savings during project planning and development phase.
Highly skilled in managing the performance of technical projects in accordance to set procedures as well as in including pilot projecting, proof of concept and feasibility testing of new applications and tools.
06.2014 – PresentFreelance Project Manager
Launching of new features for an e-learning platform (a remote project: head office in Germany, IT team in Indonesia). (Ongoing).
Global market research in Mobile Health App market / supporting management consulting firm to establish a competitive environment. (2 months).
Project recovery of delayed product development for Swiss start-up in the TV streaming business; working closely with CIO/ext. consultant. (Ongoing).
04.2014 – 05.2014Project ManagerF. Hoffmann – La Roche Ltd.
Basel Data Center Move (Assignment was intended to be six weeks. I delivered the project milestone on time).
Main Tasks &Responsibilities
Delivering of the AE&O application dependencies for the Basel Data Center Move Project in terms, timeline, scope, and the presented requirements.
Managed migration requirement process of AE&O applications by interviewing application owners, portfolio managers, functional supporters and technical owners, globally.
Executed on migration planning, coordination, and its implementation.
Completed the investigation of over 200 AE&O application dependencies within a harsh deadline.
Delivered the major project milestone on time without any interruption to the
Tools & Systems used
Problem Management SOP, HP CMDB (application & server database), AE&O (Architecture Engineering & Operations) applications, SharePoint, and MS Project.
01.2014 – 02.2014Project ManagerDYSIS Schweiz, Basel(Onboard for Novartis GIS IT project. The project was on hold and was not launched).
03.2010 – 11.2013Project Coordinator / Junior Project ManagerNovartis Pharma AG
Main Tasks &Responsibilities
Ensuring project delivery is done as per benchmarks and were delivered within the set scope, time, cost, quality, resources, and risk.
Development of a project charter, a work plan, and detailed resource requirements, in line with project toll gate approval for the project.
Provided quality leadership, coordination, monitoring, implementation and the execution of various activities related to numerous IT infrastructure projects, pilot project testing, and ad-hoc projects.
Created a project site in SharePoint and managed site contents throughout the project lifecycle. Tools and Systems used
MS Project, MS Office, Windows 7, SharePoint, Visio, GDDB, UDM, WSLog, Claris, CONNET EQ, GLPI (Novartis databases), Certified GxP RAPID.
ICE IT Project Management Bronze and SilverCertification. (ICE is a project management methodology commonly used in the healthcare industry adopted by Novartis).
Completed 19+projects (detailed project list are available upon request).
Star Award for successfully decommissioning M101 legacy domain.
Spot Award for the Co-Location Pilot Project.
08.2009 – 02.2010Took care family affair in United States of America
06.2008 – 07.2009Sales Operations Manager BridgeCo AG, Dübendorf
Organizing corporate contracts and sales orders while working closely with customers and sales team.
Administrating purchase orders, invoices and maintaining COGS and Inventory Roll forward for the annual audit.
Overseeing and managing warehouse inventory along with establishing contacts with Asian production facilities and logistics firms.
Facilitating executive support for Chief Financial Officer for general administrative tasks.
Tools& Systems used
MS Dynamics GP (formerly Great Plains), and MS Office
Received accommodation for significantly reducing DSO by 50%.
Reduced 30% of warehousing cost by creating and implementing the inventory tracking system.
01.2008 – 05.2008Immigrated to Switzerland
09.2006 – 01.2008Indirect Account Executive SouthernLINC Wireless, USA
07.2004 – 09.2006Account ExecutiveLevel IIEnterprise Rent A Car, USA
Education and Training Background
From 2014 – To Present:Project Management Institute
Currently undergoing a PMP certification process that will be finished by the end of 2015.
The Project Management PrepCast, OSP International LLC, CA, USA, certificate for 35 Contact Hours / PDUs, 2014
From 2012 – To 2012:George Washington University
(School of Business, D.C., USA). Achieved a Certificate in Business Analysis, Introduction to Project Management, and Agile Project Management
From 2000 – To 2004:Florida State University
Tallahassee, FL, USA, International Affairs, Minor in Economics
underBachelor of Arts
Professional Interest:Active member of Project Management Institute
Personal Interests:Snowboarding, horseback riding, traveling, and cooking
Personal References (Available any time upon request)