Experience

NATALIE MUYRES, is a progressive change and project management professional with a passion for people and culture transformation. She is a proactive strategic thinker with the ability to conceptualize and implement organizational and project goals while oriented to building sustained capacity. Natalie is a creative and committed team player that values collaboration. While a proud and passionate leader Natalie is also a proud and passionate learner.

Natalie is a graduate of the University of Calgary, Mount Royal University, is a Project Management Professional (PMP), certified Change Management practitioner and an Associate of two organizations, Culture Strategy Fit and the Human Venture Institute. She has been a volunteer board member of the Human Venture Institute since 2008 and values community engagement.

PROFESSIONAL HIGHLIGHTS

Natalie’s experience spans industries, is customer centric and includes process and technology driven change. With many years leading large cross-functional, enterprise impacting projects and programs, she has also designed, developed and led a strategic project management office.

  • Change leader committed to disrupting human trafficking in Alberta and Canada by implementing awareness and education programs in the transportation sector including Canadian airports, the trucking industry, and ride-share services.
  • Business and culture transformation consultant for small to medium size businesses – in a variety of industries including hospitality, construction and wholesale distribution. Provided executive leadership for organizational change.
  • Project Manager and Change Lead of operational excellence initiatives for a major oil and gas organization. Established program and change strategies for operational excellence projects and network opportunities. Led a multi-year process and technology implementation improving enterprise maturity of operational management of change.
  • Established and led an organizational change management strategy and plan for multi-year technology transformation programs in the telecommunications and health care industries. Identified and established stakeholder partnerships and transformational activities supporting the vision and innovative work environment. Collaborated and led cross-functional teams in the development of communication and training strategies that facilitate deployment readiness. Incorporated change and Agile practices into a new project management framework.
  • Directed a team of project managers and business analysts within a corporate PMO. Responsible for linking organizational projects to corporate strategy and reporting project portfolio metrics. Implemented sound business case comparisons, project selection and prioritization processes. Established and maintained a standard project methodology, governance model and benefit review process achieving improved project results.
  • Successful at planning and executing a strategically planned portfolio of projects and change initiatives. Personally led and successfully implemented various projects and change initiatives across functional areas achieving business value and strategic goals. Successful at developing cross functional project teams responsible for major change initiatives with wide organizational impact.
    • Multi-year enterprise technology project involving a redevelopment of a legacy application into a flexible and adaptable platform with multiple systems and applications. Large data conversion, training and redevelopment effort successful with minimal disruption and exceptional stabilization of customer experience standards post change. Ongoing leadership of application development, implementations and change management.
    • Full-fleet implementation of satellite television on Boeing 737 aircraft. Led the organizational development and transition of new operating and service standards. The project team supported the integration of new technology and service requirements while maintaining a minimal impact to daily operations. Project of the Year finalist, PMI-SAC 2005.
    • Led an organizational change team in preparation for an enterprise wide application development and implementation. Established a change strategy, champion network, communication and training plans that supported readiness activities cross functionally.
    • Developed new and continuous improvement of existing business processes resulting in cost savings, improved customer experience standards and achievement of revenue targets.

More about Natalie’s experience can be found on her LinkedIn profile.