Areas Of Expertise:
- Project Management Office
- Schedule Management
- Program Governance and Reporting
- Stakeholder Management
- Vendor Management
- Scope and Change Control Management
- Risk and Issues Management
- Resource Management
- Certified in PMBOK/PMI, PRINCE2 and Scrum (SMC)
- Master of Commerce
- Bachelor of Law
Sharon is a diligent PMO Lead offering a decade of experience in large-scale business and technology transformation projects. With an extensive background in PMO roles and scheduling she has a proven track record in delivering comprehensive business requirements in complex government and education environments.
What Sharon brings
- PMO establishment and processes set up; development of program master schedules.
- Extensive experience with resource management; leading teams; scope, change and quality control; risks and issues management; producing project documentation and status reports
- Track record in managing project lifecycle activities from strategic planning through to implementation
- Ability to quickly develop relationships with stakeholders, peers, and teams to enhance impact.
- WorkSafe Victoria
- TAFE NSW
- The University of Sydney
As a PCO Lead at WorkSafe, Sharon established the Program Control Office, and led the development and set up of the PMO functions, including Program Governance and Reporting, Risks and Issues Management, Scope and Change Control Management, Document Management, Financial and Cost Management, Resource Management, Schedule Management and Vendor Management.
As PMO Program Coordinator at NEC, Sharon was part of the project management of a new DMS SharePoint solution designed to deliver a storage and retrieval system for the TfNSW document acquisition phase. She developed and maintained the Program Master Schedule and did business analysis and ITIL processes updates. Sharon was also responsible for the Risk and Issues management, financial management including processing vendors invoices using SAP, and project reporting.
As Program Scheduler/Program Coordinator at The University of Sydney, Sharon developed, documented and implemented the process for maintaining the program schedule, including conducting training to stakeholders. She developed working relationships with teams throughout the SSP. Sharon worked on a regular basis with more than 10 managers and team leads to achieve program deliverables. She completed SharePoint site redesign. She also gathered requirements from program staff, implemented changes, liaised with ICT dedicated SharePoint developers, conducted workshops and training. During this time, Sharon was promoted to project manager role in recognition of high performance.
As Program Coordinator/Project Officer at The University of Sydney, Sharon collated hundreds of inputs from numerous stakeholders into a comprehensive self-audit review that was submitted to the Australian Universities Quality Agency. This report was specially commended by AUQA and is being used as a best practice model for the future. Several of her recommendations regarding product and pricing have been implemented, leading to improved performance.
As Project Manager at TAFE NSW, Sharon successfully led the implementation of Oracle Marketing Cloud (Eloqua), resulting in an increase of more than 10% in the number of leads/enrolments. She was part of the management team responsible for implementing Australia’s largest education sector Oracle CRM implementation and 5th largest globally (in education). Sharon’s personal performance was recognised through formal internal recognition for outstanding results, nominated by management and team members.
As Project Manager at The University of Sydney, Sharon was responsible for the delivery of several modules within agreed scope, schedule, cost and quality. She also successfully managed the university annual calendar rollover event of its core production system (SITS). The rollover impacted 10 other downstream systems, involved more than 30 staff members and spanned across two full days.