GINA CONTI

PO Box 536 214-0535 gconti1@verizon.net (M)973Westfield, NJ 07090

SUMMARY
An ambitious professional with a talent for implementing and supporting Human Resources System Solutions (PeopleSoft and otherwise) • A hard working, self-reliant, customer-focused individual who is accustomed to taking on projects under challenging circumstances and deadlines • A savvy business person who collaborates with users to create innovative solutions to complex problems

EXPERIENCE
Novartis Pharmaceuticals 2003 to 2009 Sr Specialist HRIS 2007  Same as below  Project Manager for Global PMP and OrgPublisher 2007 Upgrade HRIS Specialist 2003 Responsibilities include:  Analyze systems and probed solutions for processing and reporting requirements.  Test updates, fixes and reports for accuracy.  Troubleshoot production issues and provide solutions.  Involved in day to day support for customers in running SQRs, ad hoc reports (PS Query/Crystal), table maintenance and general use of the application.  Provided functional business analyst support to the entire HR community by creating system specifications for new business requirements, system testing strategy, communications, and project management.  PeopleSoft Security Administration (account creation, SOX documentation, LDAP).  HRIS Project Lead: 2003-2006 United eWay Campaign, Compensation Life Cycle Components- Sales Levels (biannual).  Lead analyst for application production support on PeopleSoft (including Contingent Wkfce module) and Org Publisher, which included upgrades, system training, troubleshooting, and problem-solving  Developed training materials and conducted training sessions for PeopleSoft v8.9 Intro to HR and PS Query Client and Web.  PeopleSoft 8.9 HRMS upgrade  Performed Fit-Gap analysis on various database elements

 Coordinated Unit, Acceptance, Parallel, and Stress Testing  Responsible for the creation, rollout, and maintenance of new Security model  Responsible for PS8 Query Strategy; including Security, Training, Documentation, User Groups, Query Conversion, and PeopleSoft Client rollout  Partnered with Company Help Desk to effectively document potential PeopleSoft user issues HR Systems point-of-contact for Company Help Desk problem tickets which vary from new user setup, LDAP password issues, process failures, data interface issues, PS Queries and general inquiries. Continued effort to improve PeopleSoft Employee Self Service usage at Company. Lead project to restore data integrity of the PeopleSoft Security Tree in order to publish company-wide on-line organizational charts.

Novartis Consumer Health Division – Parsippany, NJ 2002 Sr. HRIS Analyst Assisted in the planning, direction, and coordination of project related activities within the HRIS Department. Supported the development or maintenance of HR system applications (PeopleSoft, Peopleclick/Vision, ARIBA, Org Publisher). Maintained close relationships with cross sector business units to strengthened and enhance business processes. Functioned as project lead for developing an HRIS Training module involving multiple sites and departments. Developed, implemented, and maintained specially designed HRIS and related policies and procedures designed to obtain, record, and process employee information. Recommended project implementation and plans for improvements, enhancements and new applications to the HRIS, PeopleSoft, as well as other related systems to Human Resources. Provided direct support to HRIS Manager to produce employee information for analysis, decision making, statistical data and other employee-related reports as needed. Acted as HRIS Security Administrator back up to HRIS Manager. Maintained, developed, and revised all manuals, tables, code lists, and documentation needed to support multiple modules within PeopleSoft V8. Assisted in planning, managing and implementing Quality Assurance and User Acceptance Testing for HRIS enhancements. Provided training to HRIS end users and ensure HRIS user manual is up-to-date and accessible. Novartis Consumer Health Division – Parsippany, NJ 2001 HRIS Analyst Acted as primary HRIS Analyst for Human Resources Information Systems: PeopleSoft. First line of support to HRIS Manager in the specification, development, and implementation of new or redesigned systems, reports, policies and procedures for internal use. Ensured the development and delivery of proper training and documentation for system use to all functional users. Provided maintenance of data tables, structures, interface requirements, data integrity protocols, and reporting functions for ongoing administration. Direct support for all reporting functions, EEO, and Affirmative Action. Additional responsibilities include program management of Web Recruiting System: Peopleclick (Vision) and E-Procurement: ARIBA. Supported Benefits Department during Open Enrollment for all end-user and system issues Document Storage Systems Inc., Palm Beach Gardens, Florida Training Specialist

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Delivered client-specific, Graphical User Interface (GUI), and medical coding software training programs to Veterans Administration hospitals throughout the United States. NJ Healthcare Systems a.k.a. Department of Veteran Affairs, Lyons, New Jersey Supervisor, Medical Record Technician Unit Medical Records Technician Licensed Massage Therapist, Private Practice, New York-New Jersey Office Manager / Chiropractic Assistant, Dr. Melinda Keller, Brooklyn, New York

TECHNICAL SUMMARY
 PeopleSoft HRMS v. 7.56, v. 8.3 and v.8.9, PeopleTools v. 8..48, PS/Query  Vantive, a PeopleSoft Product  Aquire, OrgPublisher v6 & v7  MSWindows NT, MSWindows 2000  MSWord, MSExcel, MSProject98, MSPower Point, MSOutlook, Lotus Notes, Sametime 2.5

EDUCATION

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Raritan Community College, Raritan, New Jersey- Business Major Business Analysis Certified Professional, Courses PeopleSoft Intro to HR PeopleTools Overview Gathering User Requirements Management PS/Query Basic 8 Solving Skills Project Management

PS/Query Crystal Basic & Advanced PeopleTools Security Administration Time Creative Thinking and Problem

Community and Civic Activities ERG Steering Committee Member, NPC-GLBT Board Member, Residents Supporting Victorian Plainfield Vice President, Board of Directors, Lil’Tykes Learning Center Member/President, Federally Employed Women Volunteer (Hotline Services and Education), Hyacinth AIDS Foundation Committee Chairperson, Federal Women’s Program Volunteer, American Red Cross Volunteer, Therapeutic Massage, New York State

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