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Personal Background

Here are some things that you should know about me.

Duc Tran, PMP®, MSc

Vietnam Site Manager / Delivery Manager at Star Global Consulting.
- A 35 years-old guy who has built his comprehensive knowledge through years of experiences working as a Graduate Research Assistant, Fullstack Software Engineer and Project/Team Leader, in both Vietnam and Korea. With 12+ years of experience in IT industry, Duc has involved into many projects from various domains such as eCommerce, smart healthcare/wearable devices, online advertising/social network, mobile & cloud computing, analytics, automotive, engineering tools, smart city/IoT solutions, etc. He also has experiences with Agile methodologies, Project management and Project planning, Team management and Pre-sales activities...

- Owns Master degree of Computer Science, with major of Mobile & Cloud Computing (Soongsil Uni., Korea). Being a certified PMP & PSPO.

- Possesses strong knowledge of Java, Mobile development, Web development and Cloud (Azure, AWS)

- His personality could be described shortly as below words...
  • Communicative
  • Adaptable
  • Passionate
  • Ambitious
  • Active
  • Responsible

Professional Experiences

Companies/Organization that I've worked for

Team-related responsibilities

  • Manage operating activities of a site with the size of 60 HC.
  • Coordinate the team throughout all project management phases
  • Ensure that all team members have the required information and resources to carry out their tasks effectively
  • Monitor the team’s work time and timesheets on a daily basis
  • Lead daily/weekly stand-ups and meetings
  • Meet with individual team members to find and fix any issues
  • Foster a culture based on accountability

Customer-oriented responsibilities

  • Stakeholders engagement.
  • Manage communication with external and internal stakeholders (clients, sponsors, executives, etc.)
  • Organize and participate in client meetings
  • Ensure compliance with client requirements and business needs
  • Ensure customer satisfaction

Project-related responsibilities

  • Create a detailed project management plan and other project documents
  • Provide solutions to project-related issues
  • Define the project’s scope
  • Set milestones and deadlines
  • Implement and manage changes
  • Detect, report, and fix issues whenever necessary
  • Identify, prevent, and manage risks
  • Track project performance using appropriate KPIs, metrics, tools, and techniques

Great contribution in initial phase of projects. Successfully build trust with customers and get very good feedback. Can independently lead teams without issue.​ – At software level, he take role as a consultant for all technical topics and can connect well with all team members.
Counterparts were astonished how quickly the team was able to take over transfer topic and successfully deliver the first independent release on time and with full aligned scope. Very high appreciation from management and stakeholders leading to excellent reputation.
Working with Duc was always clearly structured and well prepared, what lead to very beneficial meetings as well as team internal. I also enjoyed his very good English skills which made it easy to communicate and clarify difficult technical topics. His reliable and open minded personality was the key to many success stories he managed with his team.
Duc is an excellent communicator and team player. His communication is frank and candid, and there is mostly positive feedback from all of the crew who worked with him. Duc possesses and maintains strong self-motivation and the ability to flexibly work in difficult situations.

Projects

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