Finding it difficult to write a CV that succinctly showcases the best of your Project - Program Manager?
Are you finding it time-consuming to write a CV that showcases the best of your IT Project - Program Manager career?
Do you have too much information and too little space on two pages?
Can you separate the best from too much detail?
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Projects can be diverse and require multiple, vitally important skill-sets.
Central to success is to select the best and write succinctly, providing the information key decision-makers need.
A two-pager is usually sufficient. Be selective - the reader won't have the time to read dated detail - less is more!
Here is a guide to format with examples of text to assist you write a perfect CV and get new offers.
Identify and focus totally on what your audience is seeking in a candidate in terms of career, skills and character traits. For example: technical expertise, size, type and value of projects / programmes.
Select and place a varied selection of your greatest accomplishments in a prime position - again matched to your target audience.
Keep it brief. Structure examples using the STAR format:
Situation (the challenge), Action (what you did), Result (the positive outcome).
" ... Led the full life-cycle design and delivery of global SAP Financial systems project; resolved long outstanding technical issues and added £MM value to blue chip client's corporate organisations
" ... Architected and delivered ITinfrastructure to host the banking platform in seven EU Wealth Managementlocations ... generated €25M cost savings ..."
"... Created an open communicative environment that facilitated collaborative knowledge-sharing and the over-achievement
"... Designed and rolled out globally a tool that resolved high-risk working practices and improved customer service in a complex financial environment ... "
Give a quick overview - include 'trigger' keywords relevant to what the reader values in a candidate.
Commence with the present, the company background,the project scope, purpose and value, with brief details of each project. Weave into the language your skills and character; for instance,
Client Engagement ... supports client business strategy, builds relationships with key stakeholders ...
Leadership ... builds and inspires cross-functional teams to buy-in to organisational goals ...
Project planning - scopes, plans resources, maps processes and embeds new applications and processes to deliver projects to budget and timescale - adding real value to enhance performance
Project Management ... coordinates multiple client projects requiring the resolution of problems arising during organisational transformations
Finance - commercial acumen and the ability to manage costs within budgets
Governance - proactively manages and mitigates risk
Degrees and relevant training courses / seminars
Depending on assignment's requirements, include up to date software / technical skills
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