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Sap Hcm Consultant Resume

New Jersy, NJ

SUMMARY
Experience Overview

  • 11+ years of total experience with over 7 years in SAP, across all project stages including pre-sales function, requirements determination, gap analysis, documentation, configuration, data-migration, testing and issue resolution, training, go-live assistance and post implementation support
  • 4+ years experience in various facets of Human Resource functions like selection, recruitment (campus, walk-ins and advertisements), induction and competency management with good understanding of HR Operations like MIS, policies & procedures, separations and full & final settlements
  • Recent role summary: Functional Specification Writer for the State of California; Project Manager for GE Energy Services; Onsite Stream Lead for The Nielsen Company; Lead Configurator for The Home Depot
  • Participated in four full-cycle implementations on releases 4.7, ECC 5.0, ECC 6.0 and EP 7.0.
  • Experienced with functionality, implementations and regional rollouts {US/Canada/Europe (22 countries), APAC (14 countries), Latin America (7 countries), APIMEA (4 countries)}
  • Experience covers Pharma, Retail, Energy & Utility Services industry and the State Government (State Controller’s Office, California)

Skill Summary

  • Understanding of full-service PHRO (Platform Human Resource Outsourcing) and global rollout
  • Hands-on experience with Organizational Management, Personnel Administration, Time Management, Training & Event Management, Recruitment and Personnel Development (PD) sub-modules
  • Good understanding of the end-to-end Enterprise Compensation Management (ECM) module process
  • Knowledge of standard configuration of SAP ESS-MSS business packages (through PCRs)
  • Working knowledge of integration between SAP HR with BPO and 3rd party payroll processes
  • Good understanding of SAP support activities
  • Experienced in working with global teams across various project tasks. Managed up to 14 team members globally
  • Detail-oriented, delivery-focused and able to motivate teams
  • Excellent written and verbal communication and presentation skills
  • Experience in fit-gap analysis for product selection, responding to project proposals, timeline determination and staffing plans
  • Experienced with global delivery model including offshore development
  • Excellent in client relations
  • Comfortable in Steering Committee discussions regardingSAP\'sfunctional and integration capabilities, project plans and deliverables
  • Hands-on industry and consulting experience with best practice HCM processes

Experience Detail

Feb 2011 – Present: SAP HCM Consultant
Confidential,

  • Review SAP HCM functionality at existing affiliates in US, UK & Canada; Identify Global data elements and prepare a well-defined, standardized Global Template
  • Roll out SAP HCM functionality to affiliates in Mexico and Brazil using the Global Template
  • Consult with customer affiliate stakeholders and centralized HR Teams to gather requirements for managing employee information.
  • Combine existing knowledge of local practices with third party advice to identify local best practices for maintaining HR information.
  • Configure PA processes for all 6 countries (US, UK, Canada, Mexico, Brazil and Singapore)
  • Unit Testing PA configurations for all 6 countries (US, UK, Canada, Mexico, Brazil and Singapore)
  • Develop process flows, data models and work instructions for managing employee data for new affiliates in Mexico and Brazil using SAP HR.
  • Coordinate functional implementation activities for multiple systems to support HR activities, including portal, talent management, talent acquisition, and learning management applications
  • Prepare RICEFW inventory for Brazil and Mexico
  • Prepare Functional Specification documents for all related RICEFW objects
  • Act as first level point of contact for issues and questions regarding HR systems and processes, eventually transitioning ongoing support activities to permanent team.
  • Act as liaison to team members of the IT team to facilitate prioritization of work, test results, and resolve development issues. .
  • Plan, document, and execute Testing and approve system configuration changes.
  • Develop forms, processes, and work instructions for special handling / manual activities as required.
  • Participate in Training and Change Management activities related to the use of HR applications.
  • Upon completion of the project, summarize lessons learned and transfer process knowledge to HRIM team.
  • Additional duties and responsibilities as assigned.

July 2010 – Jan 2011: SAP HCM Consultant

Confidential,SAP HCM Consultant – Personnel Administration team

  • Interact with State Government employees (process owners) to understand the legacy system functionalities and requirements
  • Work with the implementation partners (SAP America) to understand the scope of project, configurations and develop Functional Specification docs
  • Develop Functional Specification documents for various custom (RICEFW) objects interfacing SAP with 3rd party vendors like:
    • TALX corporation
    • California Bargaining Unit Reps (Roster & In/Out)
    • Capitol Weekly newspaper
    • US Bureau of Labor Statistics and
    • Employment Development Department
  • Review Functional Specification documents
  • Work with the technical team to get the FS completed, reviewed and approved by Clients
  • Involved in Unit testing specific infotypes (standard & custom) in the Personnel Administration module
  • Proof-read configuration documents for the Personnel Administration module

July 2005 – May 2010: IT Analyst - Confidential,

Confidential,, Feb 2010 – May 2010
Project Manager, SAP QA Testing

  • Managing 9 member offshore team based in Mexico, India and China
  • Drafting and managing the QA testing project plan, aligning it to the overall project plan and delivering against it
  • Provide inputs during design workshops to finalize test requirements and test cases
  • Manage delivery of test scripts for 12 key processes (across various modules of SAP like MRS, PS, MM, FI and HCM)
  • Write integration test scripts for HCM module
  • In charge of integration test execution
  • Manage test requirements, cases and scripts in Mercury Quality Center (QC)
  • Manage the defects cycle in Mercury QC

Confidential,New York City, NY, Oct 2007 – Jan 2010
Functional consultant HCM / Onsite Stream Lead

  • Along with the offshore Project Manager, managed 12 member offshore team
  • Rolled-out Portal and Enterprise Compensation Management (ECM) to 47 countries in 4 regional releases {US/Canada/Europe (22 countries), APAC (14 countries), Latin America (7 countries), APIMEA (4 countries)}
  • Interacted with various 3rd party payroll providers (similar to ADP and Ceridian) to build custom inbound/outbound interfaces with SAP
  • Interacted with 3rd party vendor Taleo (similar to BrassRing and People Click) to integrate applicant tracking / recruitment / selection requirements with SAP’s Recruitment module
  • SME to offshore on overall HCM solution – review configurations and documentation for both ECC 6.0 (R/3) and EP (ESS/MSS)
  • Conduct requirements gathering workshops for Europe, Canada, APAC and Latin America (Brazil, Mexico, Argentina, Venezuela, Colombia, Chile and Puerto Rico)
  • Prepare the Global Business Blueprint for 12 major processes including the country specific requirements (delta)
  • Configure specific scenarios/prototypes across the HCM module for the Conference Room Pilot (CRP)
  • Testing Lead for Integration Testing and User Acceptance Testing (from offshore and on-site)
  • Conduct End User Training (train the trainer) in SAP ECC and EP, for Regional country reps (regional core teams) in Canada, Europe and LATAM (Brazil, Mexico, Argentina, Venezuela, Colombia, Chile and Puerto Rico)
  • Conduct User Acceptance Testing (UAT) in SAP ECC and EP, for Regional country reps (regional core teams) in Canada, Europe and LATAM (Brazil, Mexico, Argentina, Venezuela, Colombia, Chile and Puerto Rico)
  • Single Point of Contact (SPOC) on-site for the clients as well as offshore team (12 members)
  • Work with TCS and Nielsen PMO teams to firm up High Level Project Plan (HLPP) and closely monitor for deviations
  • Coordinate with offshore team on a daily basis to check on progress against HLPP
  • Work with the Nielsen country reps and TCS offshore teams to identify FRICE objects, prepare impact analysis documents, understand risks and plan to mitigate them
  • Review cutover execution workbooks with TCS and Nielsen teams
  • Assist and/or prepare Change Request documents and present it to the Change Control Board for approval (Change Management viz a viz HR processes)
  • Represent the HR team at Steering Committee meetings to update milestones, achievements, risks/issues and key next steps

Confidential,Atlanta, GA, Feb 2007 – Oct 2007
Functional consultant HCM

  • Preparing Activity documents, Scenario Definition documents, Visio diagrams and Business Requirement documents for Country Reassignment process
  • Maintaining / updating Activity documents, Scenario Definition documents, Visio diagrams and Business Requirement documents for all other HR processes within the PA module
  • Participated in discussions with 3rd party vendor BrassRing (similar to Taleo and People Click) to integrate applicant information with the SAP HCM module
  • Configured the following in English for USA, Spanish for Mexico and French for Canada:
    • All PA infotypes & menus including country specific for USA, Canada & Mexico
    • Personnel Actions and Info group settings for USA, Canada & Mexico
    • All other infotype values with drop down list
    • Features and dynamic actions
  • Configured the following:
    • Prototype of the Country Reassignment process
    • Personnel Number Ranges and Feature NUMKR
    • Maintained Feature IGMOD
  • Used Mercury Test Director tool for defect management
  • Conducted Unit Testing and User Acceptance Testing of different scenarios
  • Used RWD Info Pak tool to prepare training material for the Country Reassignment process
  • Prepared Functional Specification documents for certain RICEF elements

Confidential,India, Nov 2006 – Feb 2007
Functional consultant HCM

  • Preparation of business blueprint for Recruitment and Training & Event Management components of SAP HCM module
  • Configuration of following components of SAP HCM module
    • Recruitment
      • Configure Workforce Requirements & Advertising – Positions, Media, Recruitment Instruments
      • Configure Applicant Structure
      • Configure Applicant Selection – Status, Actions & Activities
      • Configure Infotype & Action menu
      • Designing Custom Tables and Infotypes
      • Preparing Functional Specifications for R.I.C.E. components
      • Integration
      • Manage Reports
    • Training & Event Management
      • Configure Business Event Preparation
      • Configure Business Event Catalogue
      • Configure Reasons for Day-to-Day activities & Recurring Activities
      • Designing Custom Tables and Infotypes
      • Preparing Functional Specifications for R.I.C.E. components
      • Integration
      • Manage Reports
    • Personnel Development
      • Configure Appraisal Templates and Evaluation (MBO method)
      • Configure Qualification Catalogue
      • Integration
      • Manage Reports
  • Create LSMWs, prepare templates for data migration and upload legacy system data, for the above modules
  • Preparation of test scripts for Recruitment and Training & Event Management components of SAP HCM module
  • Conducting UAT / Training for Recruitment and Training & Event Management components of SAP HCM module
  • Assisted in preparing business blueprint for OM, PA & TM components
  • Assisted in the realization phase of OM, PA & TM components

Education

    • Masters in Business Administration (MBA - HR)

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