Konstantine Shengelia, Project Manager in Tbilisi, Georgia
Konstantine Shengelia

Project Manager in Tbilisi, Georgia

Member since November 30, 2018
Konstantine is a team-oriented agile leader with a successful track record and experience spanning project management, technical management, agile coaching, product management, and UX. Having worked with numerous companies from digital agencies to leading a national commercial bank on the agile transformation path, Konstantine understands how to identify a starting point and adjust to organizations and teams with various agile maturity levels.
Konstantine is now available for hire

Project Highlights

Education

Employment

  • Agile Coach | Project Manager

    2017 - PRESENT
    TBC Bank, JSC
    • Led seven high-performing concurrent teams of up to 60 people to maximize their performance, enable agility, and keep a constant pace.
    • Coached various organizational levels to ensure an agile environment in the overall organization.
    • Trained 12 teams during the agile transformation process.
    • Managed an intranet project by transforming it into the productivity platform optimizing business-critical processes for HR and IT departments (managing a remote team while doing so).
    • Implemented organization-wide Jira architecture for up to 70 agile teams and ensuring scalability while maintaining a balance between flexibility and security.
  • Head of Project Management

    2014 - 2017
    Webintelligence GmbH
    • Managed large-scale projects from the biggest national news platform to leading German enterprises.
    • Worked with a remote team as a vendor on highly critical, high-budget and ambitious projects.
    • Led a project management team, overseeing quality and client satisfaction.
    • Ensured technical excellence by closely cooperating with the technical team.
    • Managed the accounts for national businesses such as the biggest wine exporter, multiple media organizations, leading NGOs, and the biggest national holding of 40+ companies.
  • Project Manager

    2014 - 2014
    YES AYS, LLC
    • Created an online platform which became the main client acquisition tool.
    • Managed online activities and digital marketing channels.
    • Organized events and training sessions for up to 500 attendees.
  • IT Consultant

    2012 - 2014
    Freelance IT Consulting
    • Worked with various clients in eCommerce, hospitality, and B2B industries to create an online presence.
    • Coached clients in digital solutions.
    • Utilized open source technology in the work.

Project History

  • Georgian Public Broadcaster
    Created a new mobile-first platform for a leading media organization.

    Created a new, mobile-first, accessible, seven-language platform for a leading media organization. The goal of the project was to reflect the digital character of the organization by creating a mobile-first, multimedia platform which would increase interaction with tens of thousands of target audience.

    Deliverables:
    • Ran a discovery process involving up to 100 people from multiple departments and top management.
    • Created the initial concept, wireframes, and user flows.
    • Collaborated with an award-winning UX agency.
    • Managed a remote team of UX designers.
    • Created the first professional Georgian text-to-speech module for users with visual impairment.
    • Gave tens of thousands of citizens access to the national archive of thousands of historical images, audio, and video footage by creating and integrating a separate, modern web-based software for an organization's archive department.
    • Created a child platform for national artists with a focus on poetry and prose.

  • EU-Georgia Association Agreement
    Built a platform for citizens of Georgia to monitor day-to-day progress of the country towards joining the EU.

    The goal of the project was to increase transparency between government and citizens by creating a platform where any visitor could easily track the status of the EU-Georgia Association Agreement. Ordinary citizens could check the progress of initiatives relevant to them, journalists could filter initiatives by various criteria such as due date, businesses could see the status of specific initiatives related to their industry.

    Deliverables:
    • Collaborated with the Parliament of Georgia and Open Society Georgia Foundation.
    • Created product concept, wireframes, mockups, and user flows.
    • Presented the product to a wide audience alongside the Chairman of Parliament, the CEO of Open Society Georgia Foundation, and representatives of the government of Romania. The presentation of the product was broadcasted on all major TV stations.

  • Intranet for TBC Bank
    Rebuilt an intranet for 7,000+ employees of a leading commercial bank.

    I rebuilt an Intranet for 7,000 employees and transformed the product from a low-interest news platform to a productivity tool that made life easier for thousands of employees.

    Deliverables:
    • Took over a failed project and rebuilt it from the ground up including the project plan, Agile team coaching, and expectation alignment with the top management.
    • Created the product concept, MVP, wireframes, and user flows.
    • Collaborated with multiple departments and units during the discovery process.
    • Led a partially remote team by successfully utilizing high-performance infrastructure to enable ease of communication needed for agility.
    • Integrated an intranet with a new HR system to provide automatized HR services to the employees.

  • Web Platform for Fortuna Radio
    Launched a web platform for a leading radio corporation—combining 4 radio stations targeted at different user audiences.

    Fortuna Radio has been a leader of the radio industry for 19 years. The inevitable rise of the digital channels such as websites, mobile applications, and social media pushed the organization to reimagine itself as digital.

    The goal of the project was to create a new web platform which would reflect the needs of the colorful audience spread across four child channels.

    Deliverables:
    • Created the product concept, wireframes, and user flows.
    • Collaborated with the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) as a partner of Fortuna Radio.
    • Integrated legacy audio streaming software to stream radio content on the website.

  • Open Society Georgia Foundation
    Revamped the 7-year-old web presence of a leading non-governmental organization.

    Open Society Georgia Foundation works to build a vibrant and vocal civil society capable of holding government accountable to its citizens. Part of this mission is to reach a big audience using various channels, the most important of which is digital. The goal of the project was to create a new web presence for an organization with a story to tell.

    Deliverables:
    • Participated and won the project by convincing the client in the ability of my company to meet and exceed their expectations.
    • Created the product concept, wireframes, and user flows.
    • Built an online application form which helped grant seekers save time on visiting the office.

Education

  • Bachelor's degree in Business Administration
    2012 - 2016
    Tbilisi Open University - Tbilisi, Georgia

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