Profile of Horace Grant

Horace Grant Program/Project Management Leader
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Program/Project Management Leader with over fifteen years of experience specializing in successfully delivering solutions in projects ranging in size from small work efforts to large scale multi-million dollar projects within the automotive, retail, healthcare, and state government sectors.  Versatile, reliable, and efficient professional with a proven diversified skills set that include client engagement, strategy, offshore resource management, high emotional intelligence, design thinking, project budgeting, operations management. Excellent soft skills.

Highlights

Business Analytics

Agile Management

Infrastructure

Large Scale Projects

Business Strategy

Web Applications

Delivery Management

Change Management

SAAS Integrations

Phone Number:678-378-8939
Linkedin URL:www.linkedin.com/in/horacegrantmba

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Work Experiences

  • Advanced Analytics Senior Project Manager – Contract

    Bridgestone Americas

    February 2018 - March 2019

    Delivering large scale Advanced Analytics projects with a team of highly skilled data scientists and data analysts for an innovative global company. Setting and maintaining expectations and relationships with internal and external stakeholders to continue the adoption of Advanced Analytics within the company.  Facilitating design thinking sessions to frame business and manufacturing analytics ideas and problems into projects.  Leading cross-functional teams on projects that project to add immediate value in the millions to the company.
  • Senior Technical Project Manager – Contract

    Tractor Supply

    June 2017 - January 2018

    Executed senior level project management and leadership across multiple workstreams to a retail client that is steadily increasing its footprint within the continental United States. Established collaborative relationships with both vendors and business to deliver sustainable deliverables, expectations and processes.  Managed complex infrastructure and data center work efforts that impacted the client’s overall store operations.  Led software development work efforts to provide vital enhancements and streamline work processes.  Collaborated with business leaders to distribute clear and concise expectations and deliverables.
  • Senior Technical Project Manager – Contract

    Ardent Health Services

    January 2017 - June 2017

    Delivered project management and organization change management leadership to a client that is experiencing growth through mergers and acquisitions. Proactively engaged the client and vendors to remediate issues that could potentially constrain the project success. Launch and utilize a baseline to gauge and reset client expectations.  Led a highly technical team in migrating multiple domains into a single, robust, scalable domain.  Strategically facilitated the organizational change management associated with the domain migration.  Engaged and partnered with the client to streamline processes and standardizes documentation procedures.
  • Senior Technical Project Manager

    E+Cancercare

    November 2015 - December 2016

    Managed over 8 projects simultaneously totaling over $1.5M in accounts. Defined and managed projects, budgets, and led change management processes to drive effective project execution (e.g., launches, deployments, revisions, and change control).  Served as the leading project management resource for clinic staff, providers, internal departments, and external partners regarding project management, change management, vendor management, and process improvement.  Implemented key tools and processes within 4 months that resulted in over $175,000 annual telecom savings.  Led design thinking sessions to strategize and scale key business initiatives.
  • Senior Technical Project Manager

    Emdeon

    March 2014 - October 2015

    Effectively led over 20 infrastructure projects valued at $3M+ that impacted mid-to-large web/enterprise applications. Increased cross-functional team collaboration by 90% while dismantling established silos.  Scope creep reduced by 80% by executing streamlined project processes and documentation practices  Facilitated project planning, forecasting, and cost development for distribution to upper management.
  • Senior Technical Project Manager – Contract

    Tennessee State Government

    March 2013 - February 2014

    Provided strategic product and operational leadership for the State of Tennessee. Directed the implementation of project management solutions across multiple educational clients focusing on workforce planning, metric validation, survey design, stakeholder engagement, vendor management, and change management.  Led internal project support which included status reports creation, labor and fiscal management of workforce structure components, deliverable management and execution, communications, and risk management.  Managed staff members and all phases of projects covering concurrent work streams.
  • Technical Project Manager

    Comprehensive Health Services

    December 2011 - March 2013

    Led the creation and implementation of commercial strategy services and projects totaling more than $2M for clients focusing on the wellness healthcare technology industry and within Comprehensive Health Services.  Served as lead project manager over electronic medical records application upgrade project and implementation.  Oversaw the quality of client engagement and managed front-line projects and orchestrated programs in support of strategic objectives.
  • Technical Project Manager

    Healthways

    May 2009 - December 2011

    Utilized the full range of IT project management responsibilities, which included planning, determining strategic goals, delivering milestones, and monitoring the effectiveness of deliverables within the organization.  Headed the execution, launch, and implementation of several key web application platform upgrades totaling more than $2M.  Re-engineered the change management process to provide standardization, clarity, and document traceability.

Certification

  • Scrum Product Owner (CSPO)

    Scrum Alliance

    March 2013 - October 2019

  • Scrum Master (CSM)

    Scrum Alliance

    March 2013 - October 2019

  • Project Management Professional (PMP)

    Project Management Institute

    December 2016 - December 2019

Education

  • Master of Business Administration, International Business

    BELMONT UNIVERSITY

    January 2014 - May 2016

  • Bachelor of Business Administration, Management

    THE UNIVERSITY OF GEORGIA

    August 1998 - August 2003