Sean Hull, Project Manager in Arlington, VA, United States
Sean Hull

Project Manager in Arlington, VA, United States

Member since November 27, 2018
Sean is a technologist, problem solver and strategic consultant leader with a 15+ year history of designing, planning and driving the delivery of strategic (transformation) programs, globally. As a trusted advisor, he drives program execution by collaborating with key stakeholders - people - at all levels to identify and bring to life innovative solutions that support the organizational strategy.
Sean is now available for hire

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  • Program Manager (contract)

    2017 - 2018
    Mountain West Farm Bureau Insurance
    • Brought in to help turn around a long-running core transformation program.
    • Worked with PMOs and project teams and to unpack, reevaluated and re-scope multiple workstreams/projects.
    • Advised internal stakeholders on vendor (and contracts) management.
    • Incorporated best practices into the PMO architecture to bolster project efficiencies and battle rhythms.
  • Program Manager (contract)

    2016 - 2017
    Allianz
    • Led and mentored a team of global project Managers in the planning, coordination, and execution of a complex international technology transformation program.
    • Organized and facilitated the transformation program across offices, time zones, and hemispheres with cross service and business teams.
  • Program Manager (contract)

    2016 - 2016
    Chubb
    • Established and coordinated a program to manage and track the merger of multinational business programs of two large global companies, including the associated technologies, processes and financial processes.
    • Organized and led the cross-functional collaboration with internal global team leads and management to drive project goals, timelines and identifying and deploying resources to meet target completion dates.
  • Sr International Project Manager (contract)

    2014 - 2015
    MetLife
    • Coordinated pre-sale/business development activities, including contract/statement of work (SOW) negotiations on $1+ million business process automation (BPM) implementations.
    • As a trusted advisor, worked with the client analyzing and understanding their business opportunities/needs, then delivering customized business process management (BPM) solution, implementation ready processes and metrics that supported those goals.
  • Business Implementation Consultant

    2012 - 2014
    Accenture
    • Managed multiple implementations of Accenture’s best in class insurance solution.
    • Collaborated with clients and Accenture resources to plan, design, test, validate, and deliver large ($5+ million) enterprise level solutions.
    • Provided front-line leadership of up to 15 resources during key engagements, domestic and international, coordinating stakeholders, outlining actionable solutions, selecting tools and techniques and managing to the project plan and budget.
  • Sr Consultant | Project Manager

    2011 - 2012
    Aptify
    • Accountable for multiple, simultaneous, small to mid-sized ($200,000+) global implementation projects.
    • Played a pivotal role in building a program management practice for the organization by standardizing documents and procedures. Advised client project managers on best practices.

Project History

  • Global Transformation Program
    Created a roadmap for a complex cross-functional acquisition project and led the execution.

    Created, owned and led globally dispersed teams through a roadmap for a complex international (acquisition) transformation program, including responsibility for  everything from high-level planning to financials and personnel management. Mentored junior-level project team leads/managers throughout. 

  • Process and Technology Transformation
    Drove a global process and technology transformation program.

    Created a comprehensive plan and drove execution around a major process modeling, analysis and design effort and the subsequent (enabling) BPM software implementation, while fostering relationships with the global team and client. Established a common understanding of the business environment in which the project was executed. 

  • Multinational Merger Program
    Implemented a program and best practices around the merger of two F500 global business programs.

    Established and coordinated a program to manage and track the merger of multinational business programs of two large global insurance companies, including the associated technologies and processes.

  • Program Consultant
    Rescued a failing transformation program and created a framework for future projects.

    Worked with the delivery teams, PMO and executives to audit, re-plan and then drive the in-progress core transformation program, including plans, budgets, resourcing, contracts and vendor management. Established a program framework, including an organizational change management (OCM) track, for future projects. 

  • Go-To Market Consulting
    Thought leadership, including a white paper and webinar with Forrester, on the insurance domain.

    Collaborated with the marketing and sales organizations on crafting strategy, tactics, and assets to grow into the insurance vertical. As a part of the effort, contributed to thought leadership, including a white paper and webinar with Forrester Research, to strengthen industry expertise recognition.

  • Improving a Project Delivery Methodology
    Created a robust project delivery method and tools for a technology solution provider.

    Brought in to strengthen the project delivery methodology for an ongoing stream of projects to clients, including processes, governance model and artifacts/templates. A large piece of this engagement is the mentoring/development of project management staff on those processes and templates. 

Education

  • MBA degree in Business Administration
    1993 - 1996
    Ashland University - Columbus, Ohio
  • Bachelor's degree in International Relations
    1988 - 1991
    The Ohio State University - Columbus, Ohio

Certifications

  • Certified Scrum Master
    JANUARY 2016 - PRESENT
    Scrum Alliance
  • Project Management Professional (PMP)
    JANUARY 2009 - PRESENT
    Project Management Institute (PMI)

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