Maria Derdevanis

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Program/Product Manager

Seattle

PROFESSIONAL SUMMARY Resourceful manager known for end-to-end, high-quality delivery that meets timeline and budgetary targets. Excellent  communicator and problem solver with demonstrated ability to promote a positive work environment and collaborate with  diverse teams. Strong background at navigating and resolving escalations as well as presenting to client executive leadership and  technical and business stakeholders.

RELEVANT EMPLOYMENT HISTORY

Accenture, Product and Program Manager, Seattle, WA  May 2014 – Present; Past 3 years’ experience is as follows:

SAP Platform and Custom Integration / Client: Fortune 500 Company  2019
● Drove end-to-end the creation, implementation, training, and adoption of the integration between SAP and the client’s  executive leadership reporting platform as the Senior Solution Delivery Lead  ● Orchestrated the turn-around and successful delivery of a program with previously missed milestones and in critical  status, leading a team of 6, and saving the client about $ 700k  ● Maintained the test error log for the SAP Focused Build module and the integration; drove resolution of critical errors,  unblocking the SAP platform’s test team, and successfully handed off the error log to them, to self-manage and maintain  ● Managed the SAP Focused Build open customization requirement log and drove fulfillment, by minimizing customization  and creating effective workarounds (saving the client 1 resource from our team)

GDPR Enablement / Client: Fortune 500 Company  2017-2018
● Successfully managed and onboarded 4 Senior Leadership transitions in the span of 20 months  ● Drove, facilitated, and oversaw 100% on-time program delivery for application teams (about 100 applications), including  high-risk systems, for GDPR compliance before the time GDPR went into effect (May 2018)  ● Translated GDPR user stories into consumable, actionable asks for business-managed applications (SaaS applications,  Vendor,3rd party managed, and/or inhouse created by satellite engineering teams)  ● Transformed the Program to ‘Run State’: Successfully re-designed and re-launched the GDPR program for the client’s  FY19

 

Microsoft (vendor), Incentive Compensation Operations Analyst, Redmond, WA Dec. 2013 – May 2014
Responsible for managing compensation, financial, and HR data to support the incentive compensation process. This included  implementing the compensation plans using internal tools; managing the group’s quotas, revenue, and HR information; providing  general support of the plan to the sales force and Field Compensation Advisor (FCA). Worked directly with the Business Program  Manager, supporting Microsoft’s US East Compensation Group – the largest compensation group at the time-. Calculated and  reviewed, Incentive Plans (Revenue-Based and Performance-Based).

CERTIFICATIONS & EXPERTISE

● Complex Program Delivery: 5+ years’ experience

● Certified Data Architect, (2019) by Accenture in  collaboration with MIT

● Certified Scaled Agile Framework Agilist (2016)

● GDPR (Expert)

● Azure DevOps (Expert)

● Requirements Gathering and Writing

● Complex Stakeholder Management

● Resource & Team Management

● Agile Methodologies (SAFe, Scrum, Kanban, Lean, XP)

● Software Development Lifecycle (SDLC)

● SAP Activate (SAP’s Agile Methodology)

● Waterfall Methodology

● AWS Cloud Certification – Candidate 2020

  • Updated 2 years ago

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