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Ricardo Brasil

Ricardo Brasil

Sr. Program Manager

Independent consultant

Experienced Sr. Consultant

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Independent consultant

Sr. Program Manager

As an independent consultant, I am mainly acting as counselor for project and program management consultancy groups in Brazil and US, supporting on PMO start-ups, Project Management processes establishment, IT Governance and Shared Service Centers full deployment.

I am also involved in initiatives related to cost reduction projects, business operations process mapping and leadership development within managerial teams.Main projects during this period:
-> Shared Service Center advisory for Grupo Edson Queiroz (Fortaleze/CE-Brazil)
-> Senior Consultant, also playing the functional role of CFO/CIO for Alaska Inc, a trading company (Miami/FL-USA). Responsible for Financial and IT departments, as well as support to Marketing and HR, being accountable for these departments during the whole project.

Career medium 02
Career
Career medium 03

Alaska Inc

CFO/CIO

Responsible for redesigning the entire financial sector, focusing on Accounts Payable and Accounts Receivable, increasing the efficiency of the collection process.
Structuring the IT department, outsourcing 90% of operational labor through an exclusive contract with local partners in Miami, focusing on Information Security, Web Portal/E-commerce and Virtualization initiatives.
Acting as project leader to support post merger of Eplax company, and as CFO / CIO throughout the year of 2013/2014.

Career

Odebrecht

Operational Excellence Manager

Responsible for developing processes and governance practices, including administrative methods, contract management, R&S, RFP of services and implementation of the PMO within the Shared Services Center of Odebrecht. Under my responsibility were projects with significant P&L, bringing improvements in processes such as: accounting, legal, budget control and human resources.

Career medium 05
Career

Odebrecht

IT Governance Manager

Responsible for: IT Governance, Budgeting, Procurement, PMO, Process Indicators, Demand Management, Methods & Tools, and HR R&S.

Odebrecht

Contract and PMO Manager

Responsible for the entire selection process of the consulting integrator, from the time of RFP to hire. Developed in conjunction with the Program Manager the benefits and recognition policy of the entire staff, as well as acted as a focal point directly between Odebrecht and all third parties professional. In addition, I was responsible for defining and structuring the PMO that supported the entire implementation of the new ERP (Oracle EBS R12).

Responsible for Purchase Orders approvals and Service Orders approval within the scope of the project.

Career medium 03
Career

Odebrecht

Project Manager

Responsible for pursuing business improvements as well as trend analysis within Odebrecht organization (Six Sigma approach).

VIVO

Project Manager

Project management (PMI/PMBoK Best Practices) and Six Sigma process performance analysis.
Process improvement projects development and redesign of organizational structures.
Strategic Consulting, including operational efficiency analysis and action planing development.
In depth database analysis searching for voice of client process optimizations.
Six Sigma analysis and project development using tools related to it.
Development of project status report.

Career medium 05
Career

General Electric

IT Specialist

Project management of a network infrastructure migration (Windows 2000 Server with 3COM devices).

CEMIG

Intern

Handled the Windows 2000 server VPN POC and deploy.

Harvard Business School

Program for Leadership Development (PLD15)

Princeton University

Sociology

Sao Paulo University

Master of Business Administration (MBA), Business Administration and Management, General

Catholic University of Minas Gerais

BS, Computer Science

Military School of Belo Horizonte

Secondary School