Jun 25, 2018 in Free Application

Application for a Position of Project Manager

I would like to express my interest for the position of a Project Manager (in training) currently available with your company. I believe my experience and education would complement the position. I am a performance-driven individual currently working as an Assistant Project Manager and pursuing studies for PMP certification. I have gathered vast experience at various institutions including: Poly Vision, Suwanee, GA, Stiefel Laboratories, Inc., Duluth, GA, American Cancer Society, Atlanta, GA, Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc., Ridge field, and CT among others. In these great organizations, I was deployed in project management areas. I have enclosed my résumé for your review and consideration. Thank you for taking your time to review my application and I am looking forward to get your reply.

Yours Sincerely,

Beverly Hughes

Enclosures: CV & Credentials


  • Performance-driven.
  • Client relation and team leadership skills.
  • Strong organizational, presentation, and customer service skills.
  • Exceptional computer skills.
  • Project risk identification and mitigations skills.
  • Strong sales and marketing skills focused on results.


  • Operating Systems:  MS-DOS, Windows 3.1, 95, 98, 2000, 2007, etc., Windows XP
  • Databases:  Some Oracle, Teradata, Microsoft SQL Server, DB2, IMS, VSAM, DB2, MS-Access, SQL/PL, SQL Plus.
  • Network Application Software:  SQL 6.5, 7.0 & 2000.
  • Hardware:  IBM, HP, Compaq, Dell.
  • Programming Languages: COBOL II, MVS/JCL, IMS DL/1 Programming, SQL, C Programming, FOCUS, VSAM, DB2.
  • Mainframe: VM, TSO, CLIST Dialog Manager, File Aid, IBM Mainframe, QMF, TSO, Easytrieve, Endevor, REXX program, CA7, ISDN, ISPF, MQ Series, VTAM, MVS/JCL.
  • Desktop Application Software:  Microsoft Office Suite, Net meeting, Lotus Notes, Webex, SAP, Share point, Visio, and Peachtree Accounting.


2010 – Present:                     PolyVision, Suwanee, GA

Position:                                Project/Program Assistant Manager

Key Responsibilities

  • Plan and oversee the implementation of projects.
  • Act as an assistant leader among the project team.
  • Ensure efficient utilization and management of time, risks, quality and other project resources.
  • Attend and hold meetings focused on customer service and satisfaction.
  •  Create standard operating procedures, metrics to track the progress of project developments, as well as labor standard such as shipping requirements for individual projects.
  • Create strategies for risk mitigation and contingency planning.
  • Plan and schedule project deliverables, goals, and milestones.
  • Direct and oversees project engineering, supply chain, quality, product, sales, and marketing teams.
  • Track, measure and report progress to cross-functional teams against global project schedules.

2005-2009:     Stiefel Laboratories, Inc., Duluth, GA

Position: Associate Marketing Manager

Key Responsibilities

  • Contributed technical expertise toward designing, developing and implementing strategic website and internet plans to maximize profits.
  • Cost-effectively allocated, administered and controlled $570K budget for conferences.
  • Attended major conferences to promote the company and to establish strong public relations and image.
  • Innovatively designed promotional materials, working collaboratively with the Advertising Agency.
  • Monitored the proper documentation required for PRC submittals, ensured critical compliance with all policies, procedures and regulations.

2004-2005: American Cancer Society, Atlanta, GA                                                                          

Position: Project Coordinator (Temp)

Key Responsibilities

  • Strategically planned and coordinated core projects.
  • Maximized resources while controlling costs and meeting organizational needs. 
  • Managed all logistics for multiple meetings, with strong focus on optimizing efficiency.
  • Applied advanced communication contact point for clients, vendors and participants.
  • Handled clients’ inquiries and resolved issues.

2003-2004: Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc., Ridgefield, CT                                      

Position: Project Coordinator (Temp)

Key Responsibilities

  • Successfully hired, trained, developed, and evaluated a high-performance support team.
  • Managed all aspects of office administration.
  • Educated staff on: HR policies, purchasing, recordkeeping, risk management, and contract administration.

2003: Sikorsky Aircraft/Boeing, Bridgeport, CT

Position: Project Coordinator (Temp)

Key Responsibilities

  • Created initial asset tracking system for location of computer equipment given to employees.
  • Queried real-time inventory levels and maintained Excel spreadsheets to track company assets, utilizing a mainframe database.
  • Managed all computer system and equipment reviews, proactive repairs, and upgrades.

1987-2002:     Southern New England Telecommunications Corporation, New Haven, CT

1999-2002:     Technical Team Lead – Hands-on

  • Developed and led a top-performing team to ensure proper management of multiple IT projects.
  • Strategically defined, developed and executed corporate-wide hardware and software standards.
  • Steered the structuring and implementation of results-driven information system policies and procedures.
  • Conducted comprehensive review and analysis of current technological trends and products to identify and implement targeted plans to boost system performance.
  • Updated DB2 databases as inbound and outbound interface for data in MQ Series Que.
  • Spearheaded data modeling, warehouse performance and tuning activities.

1994-1999:     Senior Analyst

  • Maximized critical security and integrity of operations by designing and executing proactive disaster recovery and business continuity plans, procedures, enhancements, and audits.
  • Successfully applied IT expertise, administrative talents, and policies to contain risks and vulnerabilities.
  • Appointed as Subject Matter Expert on extracts and loads (ETL) compliance in the Y2K effort.

1987-1994:     Project Coordinator


2011:   Project Management Professional Certification -Approved to take the test in April 2011.                                           

2007:   Master of Business Administration - University of Phoenix, Duluth, GA. GPA 3.8.

1998:   Bachelor of Ministry/Counseling - Trinity College and Seminary, Newburgh, IN.

Academic Honors, GPA 3.9

1996:   Associate of Science, Business Management – Albertus Magnus College, New Haven, CT.

Dean’s List, GPA 3.8

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