Christopher M Harrison

Navy 1320 O-4, Active Duty

Anacortes, WA

Years of Service: 26 years, November 1993 - Present

ETS'd December 2019


Experience

Division Project Officer, U. S. Navy,
June 2016 - Present

Operations, Project Manager, U. S. Navy,
September 2014 - May 2016

Division Project Officer, U. S. Navy,
March 2012 - September 2014

Education

Master of Science, Boston University,
March 2010 - January 2012

Work Experience

Division Project Officer June 2016 - Present

Navy | 1320 | O-4 | Oak Harbor, WA, USA

  • Led and executed all special projects and initiatives in the organization, serving as the primary teacher and coach for all project teams.
  • Provided recommendations on the selection of key projects and which organization members should staff the project teams.
  • Determined the specific tasks and instructions required to conduct a special project.
  • Developed project communications and presentations to ensure that leaders and team members understood the purpose and scope of all projects.

Operations, Project Manager September 2014 - May 2016

Navy | 1320 | O-4 | Greenville, SC, USA

  • Consulted leaders on the capabilities and statuses of all special projects.
  • Recommended project leaders and members to staff each special project team.
  • Provided the project management leadership to deliver projects on-time and on-budget, while capturing the learning and integration that the organization needed.

Division Project Officer March 2012 - September 2014

Navy | 1320 | O-3 | Kaneohe Bay Drive, Marine Corps Base Hawaii, HI, USA

  • Consulted leaders on the capabilities and statuses of all special projects.
  • Provided recommendations on the selection of key projects and which organization members should staff the project teams.
  • Determined the specific tasks and instructions required to conduct a special project.

Director of Division Operations June 2009 - March 2012

Navy | 1320 | O-3 | Kaneohe Station, HI, USA

  • Synchronized division operations by effectively communicating with all the relevant people, business units, and coordinating all relevant inputs to ensure production output and on time delivery goals were achieved.
  • Planned, scheduled, reviewed, and approved the workload of ## team members to ensure production output, quality, and on time delivery goals were achieved in a cost-effective manner.
  • Developed human resource planning models to identify competency, knowledge, and talent gaps and developed specific programs for the filling of the gaps.
  • Coordinated directly with organizational leaders at all levels to provide HR advice and counsel and developed appropriate policies and programs when needed.

Division Project Officer April 2006 - April 2009

Navy | 1320 | O-3 | Jacksonville, Florida, USA

  • Consulted leaders on the capabilities and statuses of all special projects.
  • Developed project communications and presentations to ensure that leaders and team members understood the purpose and scope of all projects.
  • Controlled and maintained all intelligence collection equipment to include communications and digital assets.

Top Skills

Skills Verified by Purepost

AWARDS

Meritorious Service Medal

August 2019

Navy & Marine Corps Commendation Medal

July 2018

Humanitarian Service Medal

August 2017

Defense Meritorious Service Medal

July 2016

Air Medal

September 2014

Navy & Marine Corps Achievement Medal

March 2009

Training and Certifications

Production and Quality Management Level 1

March 2016

EDUCATION

Master of Science, Computer and Information Systems

Boston University, Boston, MA, USA

March 2010 - January 2012 , GPA: 3.4

Bachelor's of Science, Computer and Information Science

University of Maryland University College, Adelphi, MD, USA

August 2000 - August 2002 , GPA: 3.4