Bachelor's in Project Management and a postgraduate certificate in the same. Currently, she is responsible for managing multiple teams of writers and designers ...
Rachel Brown Project Manager • • • • • •
Age: 45 Occupation: Project Manager Field: Digital Media Location: Toronto, ON Skill level: Intermediate Company Size: 25 – 30 employees
Rachel is a project manager for a digital media company in Toronto. She has a Bachelor’s in Project Management and a postgraduate certificate in the same. Currently, she is responsible for managing multiple teams of writers and designers within the company, coordinating their tasks and ensuring all deadlines are kept. She has extensive experience with traditional project management methods and is looking for to migrate to a cloud-based digital management system. She is a fast learner and has experience with other project management tools like Asana and Trello (although not at her current place of work).
Skills • MS Office (Word, Excel, Powerpoint) • Email • Project Management Software (Trello, Asana) • Familiar with internet • Familiar with signing up for and using web-based software applications.
Goals • Increase efficiency of employee collaboration and coordination • Increase productivity of employees and teams • Reduce the number of missed deadlines • Improve cross-team collaboration and file-sharing • Improve ease of project status checks and task deadline adherence
Major Tasks • Check in on project status regularly and create reports • Assign tasks and deadlines to teams • Oversee file sharing and collaboration on projects
Frustrations • Current file-sharing system makes it difficult to organize and centralize. • Workplace only has email for internal communications and document sharing. • Verbal check-ins used to get project status updates • Too busy to check in with everyone all the time!