Winston Deane | Elance
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Winston Deane

PMP and 6 Sigma BB 15yrs international experience
   United States


Fifteen (15) years of global IT and telecoms management experience with multidisciplinary teams with major international companies as a consultant, Senior Project Manager and Senior Manager including the 5th largest insurance group in the world, the global agribusiness company, one of the Top 4 US banks and a global ICT services provider/carrier. A technically sound PMP and Six Sigma Black Belt and PMI LIMC alumni. Specific areas of expertise include a wide range of Information and Communications Technology (ICT) solutions delivery, infrastructure design and implementation, RFP and proposal management, enterprise-wide process development/improvement, enterprise project/program management, ICT policy planning, strategic management of PMOs (project management offices) and PM methodology. Experienced on projects in the manufacturing (agribusiness), financial services, banking, healthcare, insurance, telecommunications and IT service industries

Service Description Electrical and Computer Engineering.
Project .Management Institute: Project Management Professional Certification (PMP# 65521).
Six Sigma Black Belt.
Nortel Networks Certified Design Specialist Data (NNCDS).
Certified Siemon Cabling System Designer.
Certified Systimax Structured Cabling System Design and Engineering.
Certified in Fiber Optic Installation, Splicing and Testing.
Conflict resolution and negotiation skills for managers.
Project contract management has developed, implemented and managed several RFPs.
Especially skilled at Program Management, ICT Planning, Strategic Management, PM methodology, Leadership, negotiation and Implementation Management of ICT Infrastructure including data center buildouts.
Proven ability to manage/mentor junior project managers, realign troubled projects, manage vendors, subcontractors and consultants, international RFP management, leadership of large strategic projects/ programs and develop/improve enterprise-wide processes for world class organizations.

Project Management Institute (PMI)
Project Management Professional (PMP)
Awarded: 2003
UWI, St Augustine
Bachelors Electrical and Computer Engineering
1991 - 1997
Signature Consultants
Contract project manager
2010 - 2011
Contracted to a leading international financial services company. Managed the development of an enterprise-wide Tier 1 Network Services Process Project for all Network Services supported devices across the whole enterprise and the implementation of an Enterprise configuration drift management process. End to end management of enterprise network services projects arising from the merger of two major financial services organization for our partners groups such as Data Center Implementation/Management, F5 Load Balancing Team, Network Security and Network Architecture team. Improvement of the Network Engineering group's implementation management methodology according to best practice.
Robert Half Technology
Consultant Project Manager
2008 - 2008
Simultaneously managed three (3) strategic IT and telecommunications related projects across Aviva North America (Aviva USA and Canada) providing status reports as required to Aviva Headquarters in the UK, the C-Level executive team for Aviva North America and various other project stakeholders.
ICT Division, Govt of the Republic of Trinidad
Senior Manager, Telecommunications and Infrastructure
2006 - 2007
Managed the work & conduct of project specialists. Strategic planning and management, project/programme management, guidance and mentorship to Project Managers and development of infrastructure and telecommunications policy. Provision of guidance to executive management to the level of the Minister on all related ICT issues.
School of Business and Computer Science (SBCS).
Part-time lecturer
2004 - 2007
Delivered project management and fiber optics installation/design courses to evening class students at SBCS. Created courses in the area field of fiber optic technology.
Telecommunications Services of Trinidad and Toba
Senior Project Manager , Execution
2003 - 2005
Project managed capital projects and projects of strategic value for TSTT. Implemented an Enterprise-wide Project Management Information System, business case preparation and provision of guidance to assigned project team and junior project managers within the Strategic Project Office. Also ensured alignment of assigned projects with Company strategic objectives. Cultivation of a project management culture within TSTT.
Cable and Wireless
Pre-sales Systems Engineer/Project Manager
1999 - 2003
Managed projects arising from proposals, project implementations and implementation teams through the use of a project management framework. Designed and engineered IT infrastructure solutions with special emphasis on network infrastructure design, structured cabling systems (CAT5e, CAT6), UPSs, Wi-Fi networks, fiber optics and network devices (switches, routers and firewalls). Developed/formulated budgeting, proposals and responses to requests for proposal (RFPs) and tender documents on both local and regional opportunities.
C.C.S. Information Technology Ltd (Illuminat)
Systems Coordinator.
1996 - 1999
Supervision of the installation and outfitting of the general network and data center infrastructure for PRT Barbados. Designed and engineered networking systems using Lucent Systimax and ITT Cannon solutions with both CAT 5e copper and fiber cable. Managed the delivery of network infrastructure installation projects including ordering and inventory for network infrastructure projects. Provided presales engineering assistance the Account Managers on presenting and demonstrating cabling products. Installed voice and data cabling using both copper and fiber, and associated networking hardware when required.
Payment Terms
A payment schedule will be agreed based on the milestones and the acceptance of deliverables at the milestone points.
Winston Deane | Elance

Winston Deane