Babajide Bayo-Yusuf

Babajide Bayo-Yusuf

IT Programme/Project Manager

Specialisations:   Programme Manager     Project Manager    

| Thursday, December 12th, 2019

A versatile and MBA educated IT Program/Project Manager with over 10 years’ experience delivering complex end-to-end IT and non-IT projects. Commercially-astute and tenacious with proven IT acumen and the ability to create and execute project plans, continually meeting milestones and deliverables in line with stakeholder expectations. Skilled in test and business analysis, test management, time management, prioritisation and progress and risk tracking through to project close. Possesses excellent problem solving, stakeholder management, workflow coordination, incident management and leadership skills in pressurised environments. Demonstrates an ability to communicate at all levels both to understand individuals’ needs and objectives and to achieve optimal performance from multi-disciplinary teams. Now looking for a challenge in a new industry to utilise transferrable skill-set and expertise.

Client summary: Ford Motor CompanyDataPharmEuropean Medicines Agency
Ford Motor Company (April 2013 - Present)
  • Implement portfolio of IT projects to support engine production including client onboarding, application updates, upgrades and deployment and infrastructure and network implementation
  • Utilise SDLC and Agile to manage projects and MS Project and Clarity to track program and project plans
  • Manage supplier relationships including price negotiations and PO management per organisational standards
  • Responsible for program/project communications and expectation management with stakeholders at all levels
  • Establish proper communication channels to support stakeholders across globe including US, Europe, India and Asia
  • Ensure timely delivery and implementation of agreed IT solutions per agreed budget and scope of work
  • Coordinate adherence to change management processes for issued change requests
  • Ensure resource availability and support and completion and transfer of all IT projects to Application Support team during project closure phase
  • Completed projects include planning, managing and completing Windows 10 upgrade on 5 major organisational applications and data migration project from legacy to advanced application
DataPharm (April 2012 - December 2012)
  • Responsible for timely delivery of small, medium and large IT and non-IT projects to specification and budget
  • Designed and developed test, change and project management methodologies including supporting documentation
  • Managed stakeholder relationships, consultation and communication
  • Managed and coordinated change requests, application upgrades and bug-fixing
  • Collaborated with technical team to ensure smooth lifecycle of application deployment
  • Managed 3rd party eDMS application suppliers including price, requirements and product negotiations
  • Worked with end users to ensure smooth transition of all implemented changes
  • Rolled out application changes and upgrades into production environment
  • Planned, managed and executed projects including DMS, eMC, eMC mobile-friendly website, eMC Widget, Project Management, Testing and Resource Management Infrastructure implementation and On Demand version of JIRA
European Medicines Agency (August 2008 - February 2012)
  • Managed all projects using Agile, Prince 2, SDLC and RUP project management processes
  • Ran pilot phase of PRS application including business requirements gathering, creation of detailed project management plans to ensure timely delivery to budget and quality and service delivery process
  • Developed understanding of human medicines application review process to translate into technical requirements
  • Created and managed various project management artefacts
  • Developed and implemented comprehensive UAT plan to support PRS and eCATs end users
  • Planned, organised and coordinated UAT session and application training of PRS and eCATs systems to end users
  • Created detailed test management documents including strategy, plan, script and report documentation
  • Oversaw test execution processes
  • Managed vendor relationships
  • Managing Successful Programmes (MSP) – Foundation
  • PRINCE II (Project Management Practitioner Certified)
  • Primavera (P6) Training
  • PMP Training
  • Business Analysis (ISEB Certified)
  • ITIL v3 (Certified) Foundation
  • Software Testing (ISEB Certified)
  • MCP (Microsoft Certified Professional) Installing, Administering and configuring windows XP
  • OCA (Oracle Certified Associate) Oracle 10g Administration 1
  • Platforms: all Windows Operating Systems
  • Oracle 9i and 10g RDBMS, Clear Quest, SQL server, Test Director, QTP, MS Access, SharePoint, MS Dynamics CRM, Documentum (EDMS), CRM, Dreams, Infra, Oracle E-Business, JIRA, Clarity, Primavera, Rally
  • Programming Languages: SQL, PL/SQL, JavaScript, VB.Net, Java, HTML, TOAD, XML, XHTML, XSL, UML, PHP
  • Microsoft Office versions (Word, Excel, Visio, Project, PowerPoint), SharePoint, Primavera (P6)