Project Description

Nik Eric

Graduate

Areas Of Expertise:

  • Project Management

Education:

  • Bachelor of Business (Project Management), Deakin University

About Nik Eric

Nik Eric is a graduate with a Bachelor of Business with a major in Project Management at Deakin University, having completed his Seven Consulting Graduate Induction program he is looking to apply his Project Management skills to deliver successful projects in the IT space.


What Nik brings

  • Eagerness to learn and develop.
  • Ability to think creatively when problem solving and critically.
  • Ability to work collaboratively in a team environment as well as independently.
  • Professional communication.
  • Easily adaptable to changing environments.
  • Solid fundamental knowledge of PMO.

Key Clients:

  • InvoCare
  • Commonwealth Bank (CBA)
  • Deakin University

Key Achievements:

As Graduate at InvoCare, Nik was involved in the successful migration of financial management from Excel spreadsheets to Project Management Software ‘KeyedIn’ for a program of work. Nik’s primary responsibility was to create a selection of ‘How to Guides’ for PMO processes which included things such as timesheet management, procurement management (PO’s and Invoicing), resource onboarding/offboarding and others. Nik was the owner of the ePMO SharePoint site which he was responsible for developing an interactive portal called the ‘PMO Library’ where all project resources can visit to get information on a variety of project processes, guidelines, steerco events, organisational structures, document templates and more. Nik was also responsible for general day to day duties of the EPMO and project support functions such as raising purchase orders, goods receipting, documenting minutes, steerco packs and any administrative activities.


As Graduate at CBA, Nik was responsible for daily reporting on testing status for UAT via Excel dashboards and communicating this up the line to relevant stakeholders. Alongside this, liaising with testing team and documenting passed and failed defects then reporting this to the Project Manager. Nik was involved in importing test cases from Excel spreadsheets to Jira and communicating and distributing this to the testing team. Nik applied Jira management practices by completing multiple Jira cleanups, ensuring all comments and statuses on test cases were kept updated.


As Team Leader and Scrum Master at Deakin University, Nik was responsible for creating a business plan to determine the feasibility of Whittlesea Community Connections succeeding as a new digital marketing agency in the market. He led a team of 8 management students as scrum master using the agile project management methodology in JIRA. Nik developed and prioritized specific user stories for marketing and operational deliverables for the client and conducted in depth analysis and research of industry, competition, clients, business models and financial forecasts for the proposed venture with key outcomes and recommendations outlined for the success of the business. He synchronised the team by delegating user stories to the core strengths of the members, as well as leading stand-up meetings to ensure the team was progressing appropriately and that that any conflict was resolved.


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