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Alexander Weekes

Alexander Weekes

Bristol, United Kingdom
Member since July 26, 2018
Alex's skills as a project manager helped integrate athlete management tech into many UK universities such as Birmingham City University. He joined Toptal to add his expertise in Agile methodologies and best practice leadership techniques to help complete innovative projects and add value to end users' products. As a PMI member, he is proficient at operating within a varied company structure from SMEs to enterprise organizations.
Alexander is now available for hire
Project Highlights
  • Led the development of an iOS app that connects athletes to a central development portal and their coaches.
  • Organised and led the development team to deliver buyer and agent solutions for off-market properties.
  • Integrated custom software into large educational institutions to improve athlete performance and reduce staff workload.
Expertise
  • Agile
  • Agile Project Management
  • Agile Sprints
  • Jira
  • Kanban
  • Scrum Master
  • Slack
  • Sprint Planning
Education
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Employment
  • Agile Project Manager
    2018 - 2019
    Unite Students Plc
    • Created processes for income optimization.
    • Built systems for business analysts to assess portfolio income.
    • Integrated systems into BAU.
  • Project Manager (Contract)
    2017 - 2018
    Locum Meds
    • Led multiple concurrent projects in website development, marketing, and internal process restructuring.
    • Managed projects using Agile methodologies.
    • Liaised with multiple departments to develop legal and compliance processes.
    • Spearheaded compliance projects in preparation for GDPR regulation.
    • Led rebranding projects, including outsourcing creative and development work.
    • Managed remote teams for software and process-based projects.
  • Project Manager
    2013 - 2017
    The Physique Factory
    • Implemented the use of Kanban boards.
    • Started and ran daily stand ups.
    • Created user training documentation.
    • Built development team (designers, testers, BAs, UX designers, and software engineers).
    • Created function requirements documents.
    • Conducted sprint reviews.
    • Managed sprint/release planning meetings.
    • Held stakeholder review meetings.
    • Conducted project discovery workshops.
Project History
  • iOS Mobile App
    Led the development of an iOS app that connects athletes to a central development portal and their coaches.

    I worked as the project manager for an iOS app that enabled the user to self-assess their athletic capabilities with subsequent tailored training programs based on a database of similar performing athletes as well as connecting them their coach. I built the development team and liaised with the client's product owner to determine the requirements and the priorities features in an iterative and incremental project. In total, I delivered four releases over a three-year period.

  • Real Estate Platform
    Organised and led the development team to deliver buyer and agent solutions for off-market properties.

    Listing Loop is an innovative company based in Australia that required help coordinating and organizing its development team. I built ceremonies using a various set of tools to help plan, execute and deliver incremental change in the products that Listing Loop offered.

  • Membership Platform
    Sourced and integrated a bespoke online membership platform for a business fraternal organization.

    I was tasked with leading the development of a membership platform to manage the subscriptions, membership applications, and internal communications within the organization. This included sourcing the most suitable development partner, leading the platform development, and integrating it into the organization's system. This also included producing the correct user guidance documentation and support documentation.

  • Athlete Management Platform
    Integrated custom software into large educational institutions to improve athlete performance and reduce staff workload.

    The web platform needed to alleviate the burden of administrative work for sports coaches as well as provide the necessary tools to improve athlete output. Working closely with the product owner with a number of clients, I was able to lead the development of the software, integrate it into the institutions, and connect it to the existing mobile device software.

Education
  • Bachelor's degree in Political Science
    2005 - 2008
    Queen Mary University of London - London, UK
Certifications
  • PRINCE2
    JULY 2018 - PRESENT
    AXELOS
  • PMI Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP)
    APRIL 2018 - APRIL 2021
    Project Management Institute (PMI)
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