Ayodeji Dudubo, Project Manager in Lagos, Nigeria
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Ayodeji Dudubo

Verified Expert  in Project Management

Project Manager

Location
Lagos, Nigeria
Toptal Member Since
July 3, 2021

Ayodeji is a highly experienced technical project manager with 10+ years of expertise in delivering software and hardware solutions. He has an adaptive leadership mindset and a deep understanding of the software development life cycle (SDLC). Ayodeji has consistently achieved success in assisting organizations with the delivery of large and complex projects by implementing tailored project management methodologies, particularly emphasizing Agile methodology and its associated frameworks.

Project Highlights

Digital Agricultural Application for Farmers
Launched and managed the releases of the Digital Agricultural app (mobile and web) that catered to over one million farmers. The platform uses technology to boost farmers' yield and ensures farmers' participation in the agricultural value chain.
Farm Produce Digital Aggregation App
Generated $250,000+ in revenue by managing an aggregation app designed to seamlessly weigh and record farm produce through a Bluetooth scale with a robust web platform for data visualization.
Agent Banking Solution
Implemented the Agent banking solution for Access Bank Congo (West Africa), increasing the financial inclusion rate in rural communities by 25%.

Expertise

Work Experience

Technical Project Manager | Scrum Master

2022 - PRESENT
Singer Instruments
  • Coordinated a cross-functional R&D team, including software, and hardware to rapidly deliver prototypes utilizing the Scrum framework. This implementation approach resulted in a significant increase in feedback rate from the discovery community.
  • Managed various projects by collaborating with product managers to ensure timely, and high-quality delivery, through effective project planning, and resource allocation, thereby, enabling the Sales and Marketing team to meet sales targets.
  • Built strong relationships with stakeholders, including clients, technical teams, and senior management, to ensure strategic alignment on project objectives and increase overall confidence in project success.
  • Organized and facilitated Scrum events, ensuring transparent sprints for inspection and adaptation providing clear visibility for the strategy team to make effective decisions, and contributing to successful strategy implementation.
  • Provided coaching and guidance to the development team on the value and effective utilization of agile, resulting in an impressive 20% improvement in team productivity.

Technical Writer

2022 - 2022
Pluralsight
  • Collaborated with SMEs to document Pluralsight's decentralized identity technologies (SSI and SSO) on Confluence, thereby creating valuable technical documentation for users, such as newly hired developers, and promoting the document's use.
  • Documented runbooks for 57+ applications in Confluence for this global online education platform to support various cutover stages, ensuring they were complete, accurate, and easily accessible to all stakeholders, facilitating the smooth transition.
  • Facilitated requirement gathering and documented Pluralsight's Salesforce security best practices, contributing to developing and improving their definition of done (DoD), which supported the organization's adherence to best practices.
  • Documented Pluralsight's enterprise apps—Salesforce installed packages and business apps—in Confluence, ensuring accuracy and easy accessibility to promote efficient app use within the organization.
  • Collaborated with the team to facilitate the documentation strategy for the scheduled knowledge transfer between vendors and the Pluralsight technical team.

Agile Project Manager

2019 - 2022
Agromall Discovery & Extension LTD
  • Set up agile teams that deliver working software rapidly and iteratively using the Scrum framework; this, in turn, increased product feedback from customers by 20%.
  • Facilitated Scrum ceremonies that ensured sprints were transparent enough to allow inspection and adaptation, which increased teamwork and team collaboration by 30%.
  • Applied the Agile methodology to shorten the cycle time by 30% and achieve target margins.
  • Ensured all impediments (blockers) that could stop or slow down the sprint cycle were removed, which increased the team's velocity by 15%.
  • Collaborated with product owners, team members, technologists, and other scrum masters to define solutions and drive progress and delivery rate by 30%.

Product Delivery Manager

2018 - 2019
Appzone Group
  • Implemented the Agent banking solution for Access Bank Congo (West Africa): The objective was to ensure financial inclusion within the unbanked populace. Consequently, app deployment increased the financial inclusion rate in rural communities by 25%.
  • Implemented the CreditClub Cash-Out app: The app allows customers from different banks to use their debit card or token to withdraw cash at any agent location. The app was able to process a yearly transaction value of over one million USD.
  • Implemented the FarePay app: Designed to make daily commuting a pleasurable experience by allowing commuters to pay for their bus ride by tapping their card on the bus payment device. The app processed a yearly transaction value of over $800,000.

Project Manager

2017 - 2018
Oklan Best Limited
  • Responsible for software project management throughout the entire project lifecycle. This improved our project delivery rate by 50%.
  • Developed a detailed project plan to track the project progress, which ensures that the project's risk deviating from its goal is reduced by 70%.
  • Translated business objectives and needs to technical requirements that sped up the development process by 20% since all the requirements had been well documented.
  • Analyzed and resolved application issues in conjunction with the users and the client's technical team. This increased our customer satisfaction rate by 30%.

Project Manager

2013 - 2017
Precise Financial Systems
  • Planned, executed, and finalized software projects to achieve total clients satisfaction. My ability to efficiently plan projects and meet deadlines increased the company's revenue by 40%.
  • Defined project scope, goals, and deliverables that reduced the risk of project failure by 50%.
  • Tracked and reported the status of projects to stakeholders. This improved the project information determination rate by 60%, which in turn reduced the risk of project failure.
  • Translated business objectives and needs to technical requirements, which sped up the development process by 30%, since all the requirements had been well documented.
  • Analyzed and resolved application issues with the technical team. This increased our customer satisfaction rate by 35%.

Digital Agricultural Application for Farmers

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yH2uLR3TsHA&t=10s

Launched and managed the releases of the Digital Agricultural app (mobile and web) that catered to over one million farmers. The platform uses technology to boost farmers' yield and ensures farmers' participation in the agricultural value chain.

I introduced and implemented Agile project management methodology for this project, where I managed 11-20 cross-functional resources in different geographical locations to successfully launch the product. The goal was to administer best farming practices to farmers in remote locations through our agent network. The app was designed to function efficiently with or without the internet.

Farm Produce Digital Aggregation App

Generated $250,000+ in revenue by managing an aggregation app designed to seamlessly weigh and record farm produce through a Bluetooth scale with a robust web platform for data visualization.

The app was available on both mobile and desktop web platforms. I introduced and implemented an Agile project management methodology for this project, where I managed 6-10 cross-functional resources in different geographical locations to successfully launch the product.

Agent Banking Solution

Implemented the Agent banking solution for Access Bank Congo (West Africa), increasing the financial inclusion rate in rural communities by 25%.

The app's objective was to ensure financial inclusion within the unbanked populace.

I managed a 10-man project team that included developers, testers, and analysts, in two different geographical locations to launch the Agency banking app. The application was also offered in both English and French languages.
2020 - 2020

Certification in Product Design

Product School - Silicon Valley, California, USA

2008 - 2011

Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science with Economics

Lead City University - Oyo-State, Nigeria

APRIL 2023 - PRESENT

PMI Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP)

Project Management Institute

FEBRUARY 2021 - PRESENT

Professional Scrum Master Level I (PSM I)

Scrum.org

DECEMBER 2014 - PRESENT

ITIL Foundation Certification

EXIN

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