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As a skilled Project Manager with an outstanding background in successful technology development projects and large-scale IT strategies, I am seeking to align myself with a progressive company poised for strong growth. With extensive experience working with talented development teams, meeting tight schedules, and delivering first-class solutions on time and within budget, I am confident that I can help your company meet the challenges that you now face.
Comfortable with fast-paced projects and high-pressure settings, I enjoy a challenge and recognize the value of resourcefulness and teamwork in achieving goals and solving problems. In addition, the wealth of experience that I can bring to an organization is considerable as a result of my experience at GE Transportation Systems as well as an exceptional educational background. I’ve enclosed my resume for your review. Some of my key strengths include:
Ø Extensive experience in managing complex software development initiatives with the knowledge to balance the requirements for functionality, quality, timeliness, and market appeal, while translating business requirements into product specifications that are aligned with defined user experience.
Ø Proven ability to successfully analyze and capture an organization’s critical business requirements and provide innovative and cost-effective services and solutions.
Ø Experienced in the management and oversight of mission-critical projects as a result of working with very successful and highly competitive global companies.
Ø The ability to enter new environments and begin to produce clear-cut results right from the start with diverse project management skills that are easily transported between different industries and varied working environments.
Ø Demonstrated capacity to assemble, mobilize, and inspire cross-functional project teams in the rapid design, deployment, and implementation of advanced technology solutions.
I would appreciate an interview to discuss the ways in which I could assist you in accomplishing your goals. I will call your office next week concerning any questions you may have, and to arrange a meeting. Of course, you may contact me directly at any time. In the meantime, thank you for your consideration.