Arif Kabir

Managing Consultant Experienced in UX and Agile Project Management

Project Mgmt Experience

Marriott International HQ – Project Management Strategy Consultant

  • Work with the Vice President of Marriott Reservations IT Development to manage the integration of ten Starwood reservation projects and associated resources and data into Marriott
  • Coordinate with program directors and project managers to track Starwood program delivery milestones, cross-channel dependencies, release management artifacts, and project change requests.
  • Create bi-weekly strategy scorecards for executive leadership to share high-level updates of program schedules, scope, resources, dependencies, SDLC phase gate reviews, and leadership actions

United States Agency for International Development (USAID) – Web Project Manager & ScrumMaster

  • Managed the Bureau for Legislative and Public Affairs (LPA) team responsible for USAID design and social media efforts. Maintained project schedules, oversaw execution, and presented status in meetings and deliverables.
  • Prepared and submitted Project Change Requests (PCR), bringing in over $5M to IBM, in coordination with project technical leads and service delivery managers. Compiled the approach, gathered basis of efforts, created pricing exhibits, gained approval from project executives, and presented final submissions to the client.
  • Served as the ScrumMaster for an enterprise database agile project, and facilitated daily scrums, maintained the burndown charts, and conducted sprint planning sessions, retrospectives, and sprint reviews.
  • Coordinated the tracking, reporting, and documentation of open program-level risks, issues, and mitigation/closure action items as the program’s Risk Manager.

Enterprise Holdings Inc – Project Manager & Financial Analyst

  • Coordinated deployment efforts as Project Manager to upgrade 335 kiosks in 70 locations within 6-week timeframe by managing project schedule, forecasts, delivery logistics, and time & material financials
  • Prepared financial reports and reconciliations of $20M account as the Financial Analyst, presented updates to client executives on weekly basis, and streamlined auditing process efficiency by 60%
  • Conducted data security & privacy activities, including on/off-boarding for project resources, risk assessments, and workplace inspections
  • Designed Visio process maps on project governance and prepared research on the Mobility CarSharing industry for Delivery Partner and PMs

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