PMO Lead/Project Manager
Areas Of Expertise
- IT Project Management
- Vendor Management
- Stakeholder Management
- Bachelor of Science in Mathematics, University of the Phillipines
- Amdocs Philippines Inc.
- Interactive Management Corporation
- RCG IT
- People’s Credit and Finance Corp.
- Infinit Outsourcing
- SPI Technologies
About Lousiene Samonte
Lousiene is a skilled PMO Consultant (Master Scheduler) who joined Seven Consulting’s Manila Practice in 2015. She has expert knowledge in project management practices, processes and standards and how these are applied to IT programs.
Lousiene ensures collaboration and communication between developers and business subject matter experts to establish a systems technical vision, balancing business needs and system performance.
What Lousiene brings
- PMO establishment, development and support.
- Project reporting and detailed project scheduling.
- Delivering IT Release, Change and SLA management for Business Process Outsourcing.
- Financial services industry & Telecommunication industry experience.
- Works well under pressure and to deadlines.
- Manages stakeholders at all levels of the client organisations.
- Effective project team building and motivation, and training and development ability.
- Lean Six Sigma.
As Master Scheduler at QBE, Lousiene worked with global Workstream Leads across 35 countries to develop and update a master schedule for a global transformation program focused on transitioning 35 countries to a standard, global HR processes. Moreover, Lousiene was responsible for the Project Management Dashboard, Critical Path Analysis and Look Ahead Reports. During the Service Rehearsal Testing, she leads, oversee and produces status & issues report during testing activities of several countries. During the implementation phase, she assisted the Workstream Lead in updating the cut-over plan and monitoring cut-over activities and also provided PMO support in coordination with the PMO Director. She also created and managed transition plan for the GSSC Team in QBE.
As PMO Lead for a major Telecommunication provider, established PMO and provided support for a $200M BSS and BI data warehouse IT Transformation program. She was created detailed project plan and developed and managed project schedule. Lousiene was the key interface for the Scheduling team in liaising with senior project managers and stakeholders.
As a PMO Lead for a Major Telecommunications provider, Lousiene was appointed War Room Manager during deployments as part of a large IT Transformation program. In addition, she held accountability for identifying, analyzing and preparing risk mitigation strategies and tracking these with a risk register.
At Amdocs as a PMO Lead for a Telecommunications client, deployed JNetX Convergent Service Platform to streamline the rollout of new applications and customer promotions.
As a PMO Lead, Lousiene provided PMO support for a complete data center move for a Telecommunications client. The data center move was followed by implementation of a new fit for purpose system. Lousiene provided PMO services for the management, maintenance and retirement of the Legacy System.
For Interactive Management Corporation, Lousiene successfully developed an online casino. She also had key responsibility for establishing and implement project management processes to the digital program.
As a Senior Project Manager on a Financial Services Project at Infinit Outsourcing, Lousiene created detailed work plans which identified and sequenced activities required for successful project completion. Due her track record of project delivery, Lousiene was appointed Team Leader for the Data Quality Team. This saw her lead several data conversion projects for client projects.
As Team Leader – Data Quality at Infinit Outsourcing, Lousiene managed a large team, project staff and budgets for key client projects. She was accountable for building high performing teams and established robust processes and governance for executive reporting.
As IT Project Officer for People’s Credit & Finance Corporation, Lousiene successfully established the delivery PMO for key IT projects. She also provided PMO support to the Program Delivery to for a high-profile E-Learning project.
At People’s Credit & Finance Corporation, Lousiene actively participated in business development activities, Bids for IT projects, and managed vendor / supplier responses to RFPs for the company.