Zoran Grbic

Project manager

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Profile

Diligent project manager offering a proven record of success leading all phases of diverse technology projects; infrastructure, application, IoT, energy management and datacenter migrations.

Business strategist; plan and manage substantially sized projects aligning business goals with technology solutions to drive process improvements, competitive advantage and bottom-line gains.

Excellent communicator; leverage technical, business and financial acumen to communicate effectively with client executives and their respective teams.

People manager; ability to manage, coordinate and steer (global), operational teams to improve interaction, inspire co-workers through close collaboration, delegation and supervision.

Experienced in agile and waterfall project management methodologies. Known for ability to produce high-quality deliverables that meet or exceed timeline and budgetary targets.

Skills Summary

    Project Management
  • Custom Software Development
  • Systems Engineering
  • System Migrations
  • System Integrations
  • Enterprise wide implementations
    IT Project Lifecycle
  • Requirements Analysis
  • ROI Analysis
  • Costing & Budgeting
  • Project Scheduling
  • Testing/QA/Rollout & Support
    Value-Added Leadership
  • Cross-Functional Supervision
  • Team Building & Mentoring
  • Client Relations & Presentations
  • Business & IT Planning
  • Vendor Management

Languages

  • Dutch (mother tongue)
  • English (fluent)
  • French (fluent)
  • German (good)

Clients

  • ING Belgium
  • NMBS/ICTRA
  • UnifiedPost
  • Amplidata
  • Cereus
  • BNP ParisBas Fortis Belgium
  • Belgian Min. of Finance
  • Cisco Belgium
  • Eurocontrol
  • Eurocity
  • Cisco AS EMEAR
  • Federal Police Belgium
  • Sanofi Aventis France
  • HP Belgium
  • AXA Belgium

Representative Projects

Systems Engineering:

Led design and multinational rollout of robust, scalable and secure electronic file transfers (CFT), enterprise resource planning (ERP), data storage (EMC2, Hitachi) systems, network backbone- and datacentre migration, 3G/4G basestation implementation for clients including Renault, Bricorama, Belgian Ministry of Finance, AXA Belgium, Eurocontrol, Cisco Belgium and Dubai Telecom.

Results: Completed projects up to two months ahead of schedule, saved budget and to universal customer satisfaction.

Custom Software Developments:

Managed all phases of the software development lifecycle (SDLC) for dozens of custom on-line retail & private banking services and communications including ING Retail Banking, BNP ParisBas Fortis, UnifiedPost

Results: Delivered industry-leading software that strengthened clients on-line service portfolio, shortened processes, captured market share, simplified customer’s interaction with their client base and generated higher annual revenues within year one of launch.

Database Developments:

Guided teams in the development of relational database and document management systems for clients including Belgian Ministry of Finance and Amplidata.

Results: Improved the consistency, recoverability and accessibility of data, provided on-line access to customer’s knowledgebase.

System Integrations/Migrations:

Project-managed large-scale initiatives involving the transition of programs and systems to new platforms and the merger of disparate systems from acquired client companies for customers including AXA, Bouygues Telecom, Eurocontrol, HP Belgium, NMBS/ICTRA, Infrabel, Belgian Federal Police and Cisco US.

Results: Achieved seamless migrations and integrations that were transparent to client customers and accomplished with no unscheduled downtime.

Enterprise Implementations:

Directed global rollouts of new software and systems for clients including HP Belgium, AXA, Bouygues Telecom, Eurocontrol and BNP ParisBas Fortis.

Results: Ensured defect-free releases through careful planning, testing and QA efforts.

Business processes:

Simplified and hardened the customer’s ADR (Adverse Drug Reaction) Monitoring program through use of on-line tools while respecting the strict governmental laws; for Sanofi Aventis R&D IS.

Results: Provided the customer a bulletproof solution for their ADR program while streamlining existing processes. Simplified and sped up the reporting process and provided means to respect delays imposed by French laws.

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