Project Description

Ian Salvador

Senior Project Manager

Areas Of Expertise:

  • Program & Project Management


  • Bachelor of Science in Computer (BSCS)
  • Certified Data Center Professional (CDCP)
  • Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (MCSE)

About Ian Salvador

Ian is a multi-skilled IT project manager with over 22 years of working experience. His technical background is with software development and project management handling large IT infrastructure projects for governmental agencies and multinational corporations.

What Ian brings

  • Strong experience with planned and scheduled project timelines, milestones, risks and risk mitigation plan.
  • Highly experienced in stakeholder management.
  • Demonstrated experience in MS Project, MS Visio, JIRA, Notes, Office365, and SharePoint.
  • Skills and experience in Cloud Migration/Data Center Migration, Servers, Storage, and Computer Networks.

Client feedback:

Manny Kopsaftis, Refrigeration Asset Specialist – 2023

Ian has been transparent, always willing to listen to all parties, has attention to detail, and has come across professionally and respectfully.”

National Asset Manager, Australian Multinational Retail and Finance Company – 2023

“Ian has effectively navigated objections and challenges and has advanced problem-solving skills. Ian is a highly effective communicator and engages stakeholders very well. Ian has taken time to understand our strategy and adds value to our organisation. I’ve really enjoyed working with Ian and I look forward to continuing to work with him on future projects.”

Key Clients:

  • Woolworths
  • Volt Bank
  • Colonial First State (CFS)
  • Globe Telecom
  • AXA Group Operations
  • Bank of the Philippine Islands
  • Hewlett-Packard Philippines Corp.
  • IBM

Key Achievements:

As a Senior Project Manager at Volt Bank, Ian recently executed an PMO uplift engagement. His role was to develop a detailed plan to deliver the required uplift in program and project delivery capability. Establish metrics to track progress and provide hands-on assistance to Volt to ensure that new processes, tools and templates are applied consistently, add value and make things easier.

As a Senior Project Manager at CFS, Ian in conjunction with the Program Director at CFS, developed an optimized baseline schedule for the Bedrock II project. His efforts included workshops and planning sessions to coordinate and engage all stakeholders and delivery teams from CBA, CFS, Simcorp to extract key tasks and deliverables in under 2 weeks. He also addressed the implementation plan to include Risk and Contingency measures as part of an integrated project schedule.

As Program Manager at Globe Telecom, Ian executed the workload migration workstream as part of the major objectives of the company’s digital transformation program. This included developing a cloud selection framework that was used in migrating workloads to cloud as well as ensuring the framework was effectively applied and migrating brownfield and greenfield platforms to Globe’s new cloud infrastructure. Ian was responsible for the overall management of the project’s key result areas (scope, time, cost, and quality) and led the end-to-end stakeholder engagements. Budget responsibility $7M USD.

As Regional Program Manager at AXA Shared Service Center, Ian led the end-to-end regional program management of AXA GO cloud migration projects using public and private cloud infrastructure. Ian managed and delivered components of client engagements that identified, designed, and implemented technology and business solutions for AXA entities in the Asia Pacific Region. Ian was responsible for managing teams in the identification of migration approaches, migration plans, tools, timeline and execution, developing and maintaining views into sprints/iterations and enabling proactive notification and action across the project portfolio. Also responsible for leading customer reviews with senior management and establishing trusted customer relationships with key technical decision makers and stakeholders. Budget $10M.

As Infrastructure Project Manager at Bank of the Philippine Islands (BPI), Ian was responsible for the Nationwide deployment of the entire rebrand of BPI, transition to new service provide. Budget $6M.

As Project Manager at Hewlett-Packard Philippines Corp. Ian provided project management services to customers as a resource for HPE’s consulting services group with Del Monte Pacific Ltd., STMicroelectronics, PLDT/SMART Telecom, Globe Telecom, and various Philippine government agencies as clients. Ian owned and managed the project development from hand-over to pre-sales, planning, execution through to customer sign-off. This included full responsibility for the revenue and cost plan based on the project’s financial guidelines, protocols, and tools, reporting to regional management on the overall status and health of the project, reporting to the regional PMO Head for portfolio and program management, managing stakeholders and effectively execute the project’s communication plan and managing the project team composed of vendors, 3rd party service providers, and HPE internal resources to deliver the project. Ian engaged vendors and suppliers as part of the project’s procurement plan, planned and scheduled project timelines and milestones and identified risks and created the appropriate risk mitigation plan.

As Project Manager at IBM Solutions Delivery, Ian managed delivery of a major integration project for a large governmental data center infrastructure venture. He handled data center assessment projects for the country’s two major energy companies (Shell and Chevron), working with different groups of vendors, subject matter experts, engineers and resources to execute and close the project.

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