Telecommunications Systems Manager Resume

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JIM SAUNDER
1280 The Alameda San Jose, California 95101
Home: (405) 777-7777Cellular: (406) 777-7777jimsaunder@internet.com

Voice & Data Communications, Information Technology,
Project/Budget Management, Strategic Planning

Expert in the design, development, and delivery of cost-effective, high-performance technology and communication solutions to meet challenging business demands. Extensive qualifications in all facets of projects from initial feasibility analysis and conceptual design through implementation, training and enhancement. Excellent organizational, budget management, leadership, team building, negotiation and project management qualifications.

Professional Experience

Commercial Food Systems, San Jose, CA 2000 – Present
Achieved fast-track promotion through positions of increasing responsibility for multibillion dollar international company with 30,000 employees worldwide.

Telecommunications Manager 2003 – Present
Responsible for management of $20 million department budget. Fully accountable for overall strategy for telecommunications technology acquisition and integration, vendor selection and negotiation, usage forecasting workload planning, project budgeting, and administration. Plan and direct implementation of emerging telecommunications solutions at all domestic locations consisting of 140 facilities. Provide direction regarding telecommunications technology to affiliates throughout U.S. Lead cross-functional project teams; supervise technical and administrative staff with 25 direct reports. Fully accountable for department’s strategic vision and leadership. Representative achievements include:
• Directed $50 million annual MCI network conversion at 200 locations within six months, saving company $20 million over three years
• Designed and managed implementation of network utilizing Lucent and Octel at more than 100 locations in 12 months, realizing annual cost savings of $2 million
• Served as technical project director for $15 million consolidation of East Coast headquarters with West Coast location
• Facilitated move of corporate headquarters involving 4,000 employees over a four-day weekend
• Implemented video conferencing technology at more than 65 sites
• Built a four-digit dialing network for Food Systems locations within a four-month period

Assistant Manager of Telecommunications 2001 – 2003

Management Trainee 2000

Education& Professional Development

BS in Political Science,San Jose State University, San Jose, CA
Professional Development/Continuing Education: Various American Management Association workshop and courses; BCR technical/technical management courses.

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