RICARDO

PANTOJA

Olympic and Paralympic Researcher
Project and Sport Manager
Innovative Software Engineer
 rickpantoja75@gmail.com
+49 173 4074909

ABOUT ME

Project and Process Manager with wealth experience managing complex projects and developing creative solutions to increase organizational performances. Ability to manage organizations through people development, process improvement, knowledge management and strategic planning, always seeking innovative solutions to facilitate integration and communication within and outside the organizational environment. Solutions developer using technology tools to improve processes and promoting business on internet and social networks. Manager of projects of mega-events with complex operations and socio-educational activities with sport.

SPORT PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Rio 2016 Organizing Committee for the Olympic and Paralympic Games (2015 – 2016)

Venue Operational Manager responsible to manage and integrate operations for more than 30 functional areas of the Arena Carioca 3, where were hosted the competitions of Fencing, Taekwondo, Paralympic Judo and Wheelchair Fencing.

Before the Games, coordinated the operational planning of Carioca Arena Precinct, composed by three arenas in the heart of Barra da Tijuca Olympic Park where we host 10 sports events during and 12 Test Events before the Games, with more than 900 professionals working in those events.

One of the great challenges of this project was the change of the field of play between Fencing and Taekwondo in Olympics, and in Paralympics between Judo and Wheelchair Fencing. I leaded the planning and execution of the both changes, with the time as big obstacle, on the Olympics we just had 14 hours with more than 13 operational areas involved.

Brazil Olympic Committee – COB (2010 - 2014)

Project and Process Coordinator, managed operational processes to improve service demands in the areas of sports development, events and relationships with Sport Confederations. Planning and execution of projects for organizational improvement through the modeling of new processes and/or automation of existing ones, such as:

- Confederations Extranet, one web platform to communication with all Brazilian Sport Confederations and monitoring of their projects;
- COB Knowledge Management, a study and project plan to implement process for knowledge management inside the organization with IOC support.

SPORT VOLUNTEER EXPERIENCE

World Archery (2017)

Organizing Committee Assistant supported the competition and the venue manager with operational activities during the Fourth Stage of the Archery World Cup in Berlin, Germany, and in the Finals Stage of the Archery World Cup in Rome Italy.

Wroclaw 2017 Organizing Committee for The World Games (2017)

Venue Manager Assistant supported of the Venue Manager on the archery competition. Staff to set up the two competition venues to receive the modalities of field and compound archery. Managing operational activities during the competition.

Deutsche Jugendkraft - DJK Sportverband (2017)

Archery Assistant supporting and teaching archery techniques in events of the organization. Staff responsible to mantainance the archery material and recommendations to buy new materials. 

Sport Pastoral of the Archdiocese of Rio de Janeiro (2012 – 2016)

General Coordinator managed and monitored the creation of sports activities groups, as well as planning and executing social projects with sport for all of Rio de Janeiro.

Archery Federation of Rio de Janeiro (2104 – 2015)

General Secretary responsible to create and develop projects to improve the sport in state of Rio de Janeiro and may represent the federation in case of absence of the President. Athlete of recurve bow since 1999, have competed in 4 Archery Brazilian Championships (1999, 2000, 2001 e 2012).

Rio de Janeiro State Secretariat of Sports and Leisure (2015)

Member of Sport Projects Supported Council of Rio de Janeiro analyzed and approved of bids for projects to be supported by government of Rio de Janeiro.

World Youth Day Rio 2013 (2011-2013)

Communication and Sport Coordenator worked with the Archidiocese of Rio de Janeiro to organized the events before and during the WYD. I helped to organize the Communication department and choose the offical brand of the event. During the event, I was responsible for the Pope Francis meeting with brazilian athletes and the bless gave to the Olympic and Paralympic flags.

NON SPORT ORGANIZATIONS PROFISSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Bank of Brazil Health Insurance (2008 - 2010) – Brazilian Corporation of Health Assurance

Coordinator of Strategic Management and Project Portfolio elaborated and monitored of strategic planning, project portfolio and knowledge of BB Health Insurance. Technology projects coordinator responsible for coordinating projects for the realignment and process automation of all areas of the company.

Vale (2003 – 2008 and 2014 – 2015) – Brazilian Multinational Corporation of Mining

Senior IT Analyst and Head of Functional Front Projects responsible for deploying solutions in integrated management and business intelligence systems. Functional analyst responsible for the survey procedures and technical development of solutions for automating business management processes.

Oracle (1999 - 2003) – American Multinational Corporation of Technology

Junior IT Analyst responsible for servicing accounts linked to the public sector, as well as conduct studies of adherence of products integrated management business to meet the demands of public sector projects with an emphasis on intelligence and business analytics.

ACADEMIC

German Sport University Cologne (Deutsche Sporthochschule Köln):

Master of Arts in Olympic Studies (2016 – Present)

Federal University of Rio de Janeiro (UFRJ):

Master in Project Management – COPPE (2005 – 2007)

Bachelor in Design (1994 – 1999)

Veiga de Almeida University – UVA:

Bachelor in Computer Science (2003 – 2007)

EXTRA COURSES AND CERTIFICATIONS

Mater Ecclesiae School (Archdiocese of Rio de Janeiro):

Theology Formation for Catechetical and Pastoral Purposes (2012 – Present)

Brazilian Olympic Institute (IOB/COB):

Management of Olympic Sport Organizations – IOC certified (2012 – 2013)

Sport Administration Fundamentals – IOC certified (2011)

Pontifical Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro (PUC/RIO):

Business Process Management (2009)

Project Management Institute (PMI):

Project Management Professional Certification – PMP (2008)

LANGUAGES

Portuguese
(Native) 
English
(Full Professional Proficiency) 
Spanish
(Limited Working Proficiency)
German
(Elementary Proficiency)

TECHNOLOGY SKILLS

Front End: HTML | CSS | Javascript | Wordpress | Vue.js

Back End: PHP | Node.js

Database: MySQL | Oracle | PL/SQL

Design: Inkscape | Gimp

Office and Project Management: MS Office | Project Builder

PUBLICATIONS

WEB DEVELOPMENT

Website and Application: Sportofollow
Website: Missão Católica Portuguesa de Krefeld
Website: Empreender no Exterior
Website: Brasilien in Köln
Website: Cristo Teppiche Köln
Website: Aline Lima Design
Website: Luzes do Brasil - Adriana de Souza Events
Website: Brasilianische Kulturmesse
Website: Missão Católica de Expressão Portuguesa de Colônia
Website: Europaqui
Website: Pastoral do Esporte da Arquidiocese do Rio de Janeiro
Website: Simpósio Matéria 2016
Website: Tracel Sistemas Eletrônicos