Erdem Seherler, MBA, PMP


(10.2009 – …) Eteration – Project Office Manager

  • Managing PMO, Member of Management Board
  • Responsibilities included:
    • Success and profitability of project portfolio
    • Ensuring project management policies, standards and procedures are consistently followed.
    • Resource Management (Project resource pool).
    • Where required, negotiate with other department managers for the acquisition of required personnel
    • Provides consolidated information and transparency with relevant reports that help in tracking and managing project, program and portfolio performance.
    • Coach, mentor, motivate project team members and contractors, and influence them to take positive action and accountability for their assigned work.
    • Supporting pre sales and proposal preparation activities.
    • Identifies linkages and dependencies, detects systemic disconnects and bottlenecks, resolves communications and interface issues across departments, and develops and manages relationships with stakeholders.
    • Facilitates portfolio management, highlighting information to assess risk, resource capacity and demand management, and enabling decision support for business alignment, benefits realization and value management.
  • Achievements:
    • Managed multimillion $ budgeted software portfolio
    • Made company prefer signing time & materials contracts instead of fixed price contracts
    • Used company’s selected PMIS as a dashboard and documentation repository for projects
    • Adapted Weekly PMO Meetings, monthly executive reports and project reports to company’s culture.

(06.2007- 11.2008) Treda Information Systems – Professional Services Group Manager

  • Reported directly to CEO
  • Directed Project Managers, Business Analysts, Quality & Test Specialists, a total of 13 people
  • Responsibilities included:
    • Driving and ensuring project management policies, standards and procedures are consistently followed
    • Recruiting, developing & managing staff
    • Organizing education activities for increasing the knowledge and skills of staff
    • Selecting tools, technologies, methodologies
    • Increasing the quality of project management process and deliverables,
    • Managing PMO
    • Supporting pre sales & post sales activities
  • Achievements:
    • Managed multi Million $ budgeted software portfolio
    • Implemented Microsoft Project Server as PMIS, Scrum Processes for managing projects agile
    • Set SPI&CPI as KPI for PMs
    • Used PMBOK as a guide for Project Management
    • Collected Business Analyst processed, tools, and templates under Treda BABOK
    • Collected Quality & Test processes, tools & templates under Treda Quality & Test Book
    • Implemented;
      • Performance assessment principles at company
      • Quarterly portfolio selection & review meetings
      • Issue & status reporting systems
    • Made company sign time & materials contracts instead of fixed price contracts

(10.2006- 01.2009) Treda Information Systems – Non-Holding Projects, Project Manager

(08.2005- 07.2007) Treda Information Systems – Project/Account Manager

  • Reported directly to CEO
  • Managed Project Team size of from 8 to 11
  • Managed more than 30 projects at various sizes ;i.e. B2C, B2B, marketing, call center, operations projects
  • Managed TEYDEB.Tubitak projects
  • Managed Support Team of

(10.2004- 08.2005) Treda Information Systems – Business Development & Solution Specialist

  • Reported to Business Development & Sales Manager
  • Consulted sales team at presales activities for CRM, SRM, SCM, B2B and B2C projects.
  • Business development team member of e-Commerce and CRM products.
  • Worked in the creation of process and information structure framework called Treda Process Infrastructure (TPI)
  • e- business consultant at e-transformation project of Turkish Football Association

(03.2004- 10.2004) Treda Information Systems – Requirement Analyst

  • Reported to Project Manager
  • Elicited & managed requirements of &
  • Documented the requirements of new generation Orbis Trading Platform

(10.2003- 03.2004) Mobilera – Project/Product Manager

  • Reported directly to Managing Partner
  • Worked as product/project manager of SMS related software which was in the list of Turkcell’s Mobilişim. My duties related to this position were divided into two: Product/Project Sales & Product/Project Management. My sub duties related to these major duties are shown below:
    • Product/Project Sales: Customer management, Requirement analysis of customer, Preparing offer and contract documents, Follow-up of given offers
    • Product/Project Management: Competitor analysis, Project management, Use case writing, Coordinating software developers, Assuring quality of software developed
  • Signed & managed a software project with FritoLay Turkey

(06.2000- 09.2001) Global Securities – Project Assistant / Manager

  • Reported to Technology Integration Director
  • Analyzed business processes for online trading & call center. Worked on both business and technical sides.
  • Worked on the following projects:
    • Project Manager of Business Development of Online Fund Trading
    • Project Manager of Online Help Center development and design
    • Project Manager of Statement Printing Software Development
    • Project Manager of Developing Online Stock Game (Stock321)
    • Project Manager of Customer Database Clean-up
    • Direct Mailing & Prospect Database Design
    • Personalization of different modules
    • Segmentation of customers

(1998- 2004) – Co-Founder/ Co-Owner

  • Responsible for coordination of projects.
  • Responsible for Marketing & Relations with customers.
  • Signed banner advertisement contract with Software-AG Turkey.
  • Developed various modules of portal.
  • Editor and writer for Java, C++ pages between 1998-1999

(02.1998- 11.1999) Emek Bilgi İşlem – Computer Engineer

  • Reported directly to Managing Partner
  • Member of Software Development Team / Responsible for developing part of insurance software package
  • Developed & analyzed MIS programs for various (EGE, EGS, UNIVERSAL, GÜNEŞ HAYAT) firms’ managers
  • Developed special reports like Risk Analysis, Profitability Analysis, and Revenue Analysis
  • Developed client server Java Application that talks with AS/400 with IBM Visual Age for Java
  • Developed at RPG and Java for DB2 and MS Access


(1999 – 2001)Master of Business Administration, Koç University , İstanbul

  • Focused at Marketing, Operations & MIS
  • Scholarship: Koç MBA 2nd Year by Global Securities
  • Projects:
    • Marketing Models: Segmentation & Clustering of members according to their visits to the pages.
    • Business Policy and Strategy: Developed Business Strategy Report for Koray Holding –
    • e-Commerce Project: Business Plan Development for a company that has a strategy to be event market place of the Turkish Web
    • Consumer Behavior Project: Understanding the importance of consumer behavior at an online non-profit community
    • Marketing Project: Developed Marketing Strategy for the Internet Banking of
    • MIS Project: Analyzed the advantages of opening Anadolu Hayat’s Information to Internet & reported the benefits of integrating to Internet in Insurance Sector
    • Micro Economy Project: Analyzed the ISP market from its emergence to the present and made forecasts about future development

(1994 – 1998) Bachelor’s Degree, Computer Engineering Department , İstanbul University , İstanbul

  • Vice-president of Computer Club at 1997
  • Final Project: Developed Client/Server Computer Game (Spade98) with Visual C++. The game included chatting, and artificial intelligence for the computer players.
  • Internship -Nortstein Imtas Sigorta (Insurance) 06/1995 -09/1995
    • Developed various RPG programs
    • Developed reporting software for magnetic card enabled gate with C under MS-DOS platform.

(1991 – 1994) Kocaeli Körfez Science School, Kocaeli

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